Trump as undecisive as ever, after cancelling the date he really wanted to go on Abortions blamed for school shootings? Only in America
Two days ago Trump announced that he has cancelled the meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after deciding that he'll play the chicken game and be the chicken. He was afraid that after the attacking remarks the North Korean leader made, Kim would cancel the summit, and Trump wanted to be the first to do th... continue reading
There is a lie in each of Trump's tweets
But abortions aren't the only culprits. There's also removal of religion from schools, too many entrances to schools, unarmed teachers, irresponsible gun owners, and violent video games. Obviously, it's not the guns and the ease of buying them. Never. That's if you choose to believe Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
Here'... continue reading
7 weird American things
And there's a lie in this title. He doesn't lie in all of his tweets, maybe just half of them. Although sometimes he does lie multiple times in one tweet. For example, yesterday between 9:04 am and 9:37 am he managed to tweet five times (probably while watching Fox & Friends). What is he tweeting about? Well, if you've... continue reading
The thing called Estonian e-Residency
Whenever a friend of mine comes back from the United States, I hear some things that to me sound totally ridiculous. Maybe it's just me but many things simply don't seem to make any sense at all.
Prices in shops
When you go shopping, the price you see on an item is actually not the real price you pay at checkout. ... continue reading
Stranger Things creators sued for theft of concept
A few years ago the small country Estonia announced that they will be offering e-Residency to everyone in the world, to everyone who wants it. E-residency is sort of a borderless digital society for global citizens. The e-Residents have access to the EU business environment and they can use e-services by using their di... continue reading
Artificial Meteor Shower? Sure, just pay $40 000
After two seasons of Stranger things, someone has finally decided that the authors of Stranger Things stole the idea from him. What took him that long is a good question. If there's any merit to the claim at all.
The lawsuit was filed on Monday by Charlie Kessler. He's accusing Matt and Ross Duffer of "misappropriat... continue reading
Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe
A company in Japan, Astro Live Experience (ALE), is developing technology to create the world's first artificial meteor shower. And the first artificial meteor shower should be seen in spring 2020 over a 200-kilometer area on the sky of the Setouchi Region.
To do that, the company is placing microsattelites 350 kilo... continue reading
The difference between Finnish and the rest of us
According to Reuters, Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French President, has been taken to police custody and is being questioned about Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign.
Judicial inquiry into the allegations that Sarkozy benefited from funds from Muammar Gaddafi was opened back in 2013.
Sarkozy served as... continue reading
Stephen Hawking, the last smart man on earth, dies at the age of 76
The Finnish people have always been a weird crowd.
When it's +15C (it's as warm as it gets in Finland, so let's start from here)
Spanish wear winter clothes and gloves. Finnish are sunbathing.
When it's +10C
French are trying to get their central heating to work. Finnish are planting seeds in their gardens.
... continue reading
Stormy Daniels offers to pay back $130,000
Stephen Hawking, world renowned British physicist, and possibly the smartest man on earth, died at the age of 76 early hours of Wednesday morning.
"Stephen Hawking's integrity and scientific dedication placed him above pure brilliance," said Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Hawking was famed for his work with ... continue reading
Nuclear fusion not as far away as you might think
Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who allegedly had an affair with Trump, has offered to pay back the $130,000 she was paid to keep her silent about his involvement with Trump. She has done so in order to be able to freely talk about Donald Trump and release any text messages, videos, and photos.
The offer was ma... continue reading
Living on flat earth? So where's the edge?
According to MIT scientists, nuclear fusion will be reality within 15 years.
"The aspiration is to have a working power plant in time to combat climate change. We think we have the science, speed and scale to put carbon-free fusion power on the grid in 15 years," said Bob Mumgaard, CEO of the private company Commonw... continue reading
Sometimes four does equal five
Although it's now year 2018 not year 200, there are still enough people who think that round earth is just a conspiracy theory and that the earth is actually flat. Among them are also some more known people who maybe couldn't be called celebrities, but whose name might be somewhat familiar to at least some. People such... continue reading
ICC, what is it good for?
A company in New Zealand has announced the creation of a workplace that is fit for purpose for the 21st century. What is means is that it has granted its employees four-day work week while paying for five.
The company Perpetual Guardian announced this six-week trial for all of its 200+ employees.
A philanthropy... continue reading
Trump says UK's National Health System doesn't work. Common sense answered.
ICC or the International Criminal Court was created in 1998 and began functioning on 1 July 2002. ICC is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague in the Netherlands. Its role is to prosecute individuals for the international crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide. I... continue reading
Trump says foreign aid is only for HIS friends
Trump tweeted that "The Democrats are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because their U system is going broke and not working. Dems want to greatly raise taxes for really bad and non-personal medical care. No thanks!"
Politicians and protesters on the streets on London... continue reading
Trump says he'd apologise for his retweets, yet doesn't
While in most other countries in the world, when their leader says something, he is representing the entire country, and the country's people accept it, when Trump says anything, often even his strongest supporters feel like hiding their faces for a moment. On Tuesday night Trump told the Congress that he wants to rest... continue reading
Farage suggests a second Brexit referendum
While many media channels are shouting that Trump finally apologised for something he's said or done, that's not exactly right. What we are talking about here are his retweets of anti-Muslim videos from Britain First, a British far-right group.
Trump was interviewed on ITV, a UK television channel, by his old buddy ... continue reading
Trump grumpy about Obama deal that was actually made by Bush
Nigel Farage suggested yesterday that a second EU referendum should be held, should the parliament reject the current Brexit deal negotiated with the EU. His call comes as a surprise to many, considering he has always been pro-Brexit, and actually still is.
His point is that a second Brexit vote would lead to a more... continue reading
Disgraced Sheriff Joe Arpaio shows his true EQ/IQ once again
Trump has just just cancelled his trip to London to open the new billion dollar embassy. It would have been his first official trip to UK as a president. He said that Obama Administration had sold the best located embassy for nothing to build a new one which is located in a worse place.
He tweeted that "Reason I can... continue reading
Navalny officially barred from running for president
Just as you thought it might be over, another person brings up the topic of Obama's birth certificate. Thank you for that, formerly known as disgraced sheriff Joe Arpaio, now the Senate candidate.
Arpaio has once again said that Obama's birth certificate is a fake and that there's no doubt about that whatsoever. He... continue reading
Trump wants Washington Post reporter fired
Alexei Navalny has now been formally barred from running for president of Russia by The Central Election Commission due to his conviction in a fraud case. This doesn't come as a surprise to anyone, as such a move was long expected, but it does show the state of Russia today one way or another.
Navalny for his part h... continue reading
Fairy tale controversy arises as all other world problems have been solved
Trump called for a Washington Post reporter to be fired for a (almost) misleading tweet which the reporter deleted just 20 minutes later.
David Weigel, the reporter in question, tweeted a photo of the crowd at Pensacola Bay during Trump's speech. The photo showed numerous empty seats. After being told by others that... continue reading
As all other problems in the world disappear, the Pope wants to change the wording of a book of fiction. People are outraged.
The pope suggested that believers of the book written by a team of copywriters, and edited by more, are often confused by the Lord's prayer called "Our Father" and said it's time to change it... continue reading
Climate change & sea level rise - confused how melting ice can cause water levels to rise?
Sexism is a "prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex." But lately, when you follow the news, you can't help but wonder, isn't the outrage over portrayal, or non-portrayal, of women, often misplaced?
Nikon recently ran an ad campaign featuring a team of 32 professiona... continue reading
Another whackjob set to prove the earth is flat
There are many people out there, both people who believe in climate change and people who might not, who don't understand at least one important aspect about it. When talking to a good friend of mine recently, while he was agreeing that what we are doing to out planet can cause problems, he told me that the rising sea ... continue reading
End of days coming this weekend, numerologists claim
The number of people who haven't heard about the theory that the earth is flat is decreasing every day, since the controversial topic has been in the news quite a bit lately.
Around two months ago the "rapper" BoB started a GodFundMe campaign to "purchase and launch multiple weather balloons and satellites into spa... continue reading
Great Mad TV sketches of Steven Segal before he became a Russian citizen
If the news about the upcoming doomsdays would have been true, the world would have ended at least a dozen of times already. But last I checked, we're still here. However, that doesn't mean that the conspiracy theorists couldn't come up with dozens of new dates and the latest "prediction" has been made for this weekend... continue reading
Virginia's famous "middle-finger-cyclist" just got fired
Steven Segal was given Russian citizenship last year by Vladimir Putin, in 2016. He has been a huge supporter of Putin for a while now. He has called him "one of the greatest world leaders if not the greatest world leader alive today." While these days, you might actually be able to say he's a among the smartest world ... continue reading
71% of Americans believe politics have reached a dangerous low
On October 28, Juli Briskman, a Virginia cyclist, was photographed showing her middle finger at Trump's motorcade as it drove past her. Now she's been fired by her company, Akima L.L.C.
She raised her middle finger after she had seen Trump's motorcade going past her. She said that it was a totally spontaneous gestur... continue reading
Mueller reportedly obtained the first sealed indictment on Friday
According to a new poll by Washington Post and University of Maryland, 71% of Americans believe politics have reached a dangerous low. With Trump's average approval rating floating at around 36% and disapproval rating at 58% (according to Gallup), that's not really anything unexpected.
Some 1,663 adults were intervi... continue reading
Small two-man Montana company to get Puerto Rico's power back on
Robert Mueller, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, reportedly filed the first criminal charges on Friday, according to CNN. The charges are part of the inquiry into Russia's interference during the 2016 presidential election.
It's currently not known who has been charged exactly or whether ther... continue reading
What would you do if there was no tomorrow?
Small, just two-year old company from Montana, has just landed a deal to get Puerto Rico's power back on. The company that had just two full-time employees during the time Hurricane Maria made landfall, signed a $300 million contract with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority last week.
Whitefish Energy will be r... continue reading
Strange things people can bet on
If I told you today that there's no tomorrow, would you do the same things today as you initially intended? Would you keep to your preset routine you've probably unknowingly established for yourself? Or would you got nuts, would you do something completely different for a change? If you chose the latter, the question i... continue reading
The Ultimate Man Cave!
There are some very strange things going on in this world, and as it turns out, there might be a way to bet on most of them.
Back in 2013 people in the UK were betting on the future heir's name. This bet was offered by an Irish paddy power betting site. They gave out 500:1 odds on Fergie. The top candidates were Ale... continue reading
When news of the world doesn't make much sense any more
As anyone who lives with their wife or girlfriend will tell you, you don't get much of a say in how the house looks. Not unless you have a particular passion for interior design, at any rate. No matter what you say, the missus isn't going to let you mount the dartboard in the living room and your big leather recliner c... continue reading
Is Jared Kushner dangerously inadequate or simply lying?
They say that the grass is always greener on the other side. Or at least that's how it often looks to us while usually being so only in our delusional minds. However, looking at the news lately, while there definitely have been times with even weirder news cycles, what's happening these days is becoming more and more p... continue reading
Republican Senators have no idea why the health care repeal bill is good
With Trump family you can never know. Lying, or presenting alternative facts as they like to say, is a family thing, Trump family thing. But when those same people also seem to be totally inadequate when doing the simplest of tasks, that should get people worried. After all, these people are currently in charge or the ... continue reading
Last chance to get your cut of the $35 million up for grabs
VOX reporter Jeff Stein asked 9 Republican senators some easy questions. For instance what problems would the Graham-Cassidy proposal solve in the health care system? And also, what's the policy explanation for the Graham-Cassidy bill?
The nine senators questioned were Pat Roberts, Jim Inhofe, Ted Cruz, John Kennedy... continue reading
Weird products of Trump, all on one page
The internet is full of different offers of different sorts. And so are the online gaming hubs. But Party Poker's Powerfest with $35 million guaranteed prize pool is pretty noticeable compared to a lot of other offers our there. Powerfest lasts until September 24, and until that time is up, you can have a chance to win... continue reading
What does a perfect woman look like?
Trump has been bragging a lot about how rich and successful he is, besides the fact that he's always branded himself as a being a self-made man although most of us could be self-made men and women if we were given millions to get started with. But let's forget the latter for a moment. What are the businesses Trump has ... continue reading
Donald Trump Jr. to give up Secret Service protection? Please don't
Around a year ago, a plastic surgeon Dr Julian De Silva identified the world's most wanted female face, according to women, that is. The guy took the top requests of 1000 female patients and based on a data, created a photo.
So what does a perfect woman look according to women? Based on the requests he's had over ... continue reading
Bernie Sanders to introduce universal health care, Medicare for All
According to New York Times and Washington Post, Donald Trump Jr. wants to give up Secret Service protection due to lack of privacy.
Catherine Milhoan, Secret Service spokeswoman, when asked about it, said that "To ensure the safety and security of our protectees and their families, we will not confirm who is curre... continue reading
Big things start with a small idea
Bernie Sanders will be introducing legislation today that would expand Medicare into a universal health insurance program. While the legislation doesn't stand a chance of actually passing, it does have the backing of at least 15 Democratic senators.
"Right now, if we want to move away from a dysfunctional, wasteful,... continue reading
Officers fingering an "innocent" suspect did no crime
Whether you're currently working for yourself, are employed by some company, or are still looking for your perfect employer, I bet that in the back of your head you're always thinking of a great business idea, something that, if realized, would set you up to life, as well. Most likely you don't care whether the idea is... continue reading
Cheers! Beer helps to avoid dementia in your old age
If it was you, not police officers, and you'd drag a woman out of the car, pushed her partially underneath her own car, yanked her pants down, and for the next 11 minutes probed her vagina with your fingers, ignoring her protests, you'd be convicted of assault, sexual assault, among other things. The police officers wh... continue reading
Nude dating show on Britain's Channel 4, what's that about?
We recently published a story about how beer, or regular alcohol intake, can be good in terms of lowering your risk of developing diabetes. Now there's yet another study, one that was done by University of California, San Diego, that claims that moderate to heavy alcohol drinkers are more likely to reach the age of 85 ... continue reading
Trump admits to collusion attempt without knowing it
At first thought, it makes me think of an offline version of Tinder. Or rather just a TV version of it. Imagine if Tinder wasn't an app but a TV show...hmm, no, actually now to think about it, if Tinder was a TV show, it would start pretty innocently, you'd just be swiping, or beating the men or women walking towards y... continue reading
Trump happy to leave American voters without healthcare
Trump said on Wednesday that had he know Attorney General Jeff Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the investigation into his connection with Russia, he would have never appointed him. But by saying that, wasn't he actually saying that he appointed the man in hopes that he would end the investigation without ... continue reading
A young woman in Saudi Arabia got the world talking
The last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare without a replacement failed yesterday. Trump is now saying he will just let Obamacare fail. He said that "We'll let Obamacare fail, and then the Democrats are going to come to us."
He also said that "We're not going to own it. I'm not going to own it. I can tell you the Re... continue reading
Unbolted – the alternative to traditional pawnbrokers
And that's a good thing.
A video of a woman walking in skirt in Saudi Arabia outraged the men in the country, most of whom are now asking for the woman to be arrested.
While the couple of seconds long video might have become 'famous' because of the local outrage, after all, the local girl was walking on a stree... continue reading
The day I met George Bush
It would seem that the pawnbroker industry is getting a reasonable amount of coverage at the moment. A recent television series takes a look at Posh Pawn and some of the characters that frequent these businesses in various parts of the country. There is also a lot of negative press coverage surrounding payday loans and... continue reading
Planet Earth: planes fly without pilots and researchers find out *unthinkable* things
The other day I was sitting in the same room with George W. Bush. It
wasn't a fancy restaurant or anything; even the prices were below the
average. The tables were covered with sexy red table-cloth and lots of
oysters were on them, not to mention loads of Tequila and 4 definitely
natural blonds with definitely real... continue reading
I’ve always thought that planet Earth is a very insane place to live
on. Up until now I just said it, but then I started thinking… which is
not very common for me, I know. I was going through the news today and
it really hit me – there’s nonsense around us EVERYWHERE. Well, I knew
that, but still, why? Who needs it... continue reading