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Two investors apply for ‘Trump News Network’ trademark, offer a ‘No comment’ about it

[Richard Abbe, Wall Street investor]

We reached Leo Abbe this afternoon at the private equity firm Iroquois Capital, and asked him about an application he and Richard Abbe, Iroquois’s managing partner, made on January 20 to secure the trademark “Trump News Network.”

We asked him if he and Richard were actually connected to the former president, or []


Hollywood fixture Paul Barresi files lawsuit against Trader Joe’s for bizarre incident

[Paul Barresi]

In April, the Daily Mail described Paul Barresi as a “notorious private investigator” who had been hired by Amber Heard to dig up dirt on her ex-husband Johnny Depp. According to that story, Heard’s request backfired when Barresi not only couldn’t find anyone with a bad word to say about the Pirates of the []

Kenyan white giraffes killed by poachers in latest confirmation that humans suck

 On Tuesday March 10 the Ishaqbini-Hirola Community Conservancy of Garissa county in eastern Kenya posted the sad news that two of their three white giraffes had been found []

That’s no moon: Earth’s temporary mini-satellites may help protect against disaster

[The unstable orbit of Earth’s temporary satellite]

On February 25, Kacper Wierzchos of the Catalina Sky Survey at the University of Arizona tweeted that since February 15 his team had been observing a small object, now catalogued as 2020 CD3, to ascertain whether it was a natural satellite of the Earth. There is a lot of []

What daredevil ‘Mad’ Mike’s fatal rocket launch had to do with promoting a flat Earth

 “Mad” Mike Hughes, aged 64, died February 22 when his home-made steam-powered rocket crashed into the desert near Barstow, California. A video shot for an intended television show “Homemade Astronauts” to be aired on Discovery, Inc.’s Science Channel shows that the parachute which was supposed to brake the descent deployed prematurely and was torn off []

Kansas justice, where an unpaid medical bill can get you thrown in debtor’s prison

[Judge David Casement]

Coffeyville, in the southeast corner of Kansas, is best known for a botched double bank robbery in 1892 which cost most of the Dalton Gang their []

Protests in Iraq take a new turn, on gender issues

 “Revolution is not nakedness!” is not the kind of slogan one would hear most places. But political protests in Iraq have taken an odd turn this []

New Mars rover delivered to NASA for July launch, 2021 arrival

Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California (the institution founded by L. Ron Hubbard’s onetime colleague in magick, Jack Parsons) completed assembly of the newest Mars rover, provisionally designated “Mars 2020,” on []

Chinese government puts ‘citizen journalist’ in suspicious quarantine over virus reporting

 It is difficult to obtain reliable biographic info on Chen Qiushi. From the videos he posts he looks even younger than his 34 years. He has a law degree, if we can go by a troll who posted multiple times on his videos (denounced as a government hack in replies), saying that Chen is only []

Bad Vibrations: More Beach Boys agita, this time over Mike Love’s trophy hunters gig

[The president with Mike Love]

Brian Wilson is the best-known member of the Beach Boys, the 60s hit group with which he has had a contentious off-and-on relationship for years. Recently a petition was forwarded to him asking people to boycott the Beach Boys, and not even buy their old recordings any more. Wilson signed it, []