A massive Utah Lake toxic algae bloom, 150 square miles in size, has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi river. The antifreeze colored phenomenon has sickening more than 100 people who reported vomiting, diarrhea, headache and rashes after coming in contact with the affected waters.
Farmers, who depend on the lake for fresh water, have been left scrambling for new sources of the wet stuff during some the hottest days of the season.
The bacteria commonly known as blue-green algae has spread rapidly to cover almost all of 150-square-mile Utah Lake, turning the water bright, antifreeze green with a pea soup texture and leaving scummy foam along the shore. Continue reading
Since last week, Pokemon Go players have been subjected to constant bugs, but now a new update for the game promised to fix some of the issues. But did it work? Most say “no.”
The update, which itself indicated it provided “minor text fixes,” appears to have fixed a minor error related to text. The addressed error message appears after catching Magikarps. The bottom line is, none of the game’s major problems appear to have been addressed by this update.
This three footstep bug, of course, is an issue players have been having for days whereby the “nearby” tracker is broken and displays every Pokemon as being three steps away, regardless of where it actually is. Continue reading
The company which claims to be the world’s last VCR manufacturer, has announced they will make the final unit this month.
At one time, Japan’s Funai Electric, who began manufacturing video-cassette recorders in 1983, sold 15 million units a year. Besides lack of demand, the company says it is becoming increasingly difficult to find parts.
A Funai spokesperson said that customers have been the company and asking where they can find the last few products. Continue reading
Gunfire erupted at a Munich shopping mall Friday evening. Several people are reportedly dead and multiple others wounded.
The shooting occurred at around 6 p.m. local time at the Olympia shopping mall. The shooter was neutralized according to a police spokeswoman. *Correction* the shooter or shooters have not yet been apprehended.
Lynn Stein, who said she works at the Jack Wolfskin store in the mall, told CNN that the shooter was inside the mall.
“I heard several shots,” Stein said. “(I) was just going to buy something while my coworker was still in the shop. Continue reading
Donald Trump’s full speech as prepared for delivery at tonight’s highly anticipated RNC convention appearance. The following text is according to a draft obtained by POLITICO Thursday afternoon.
TRUMP: Friends, delegates and fellow Americans: I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States.
Together, we will lead our party back to the White House, and we will lead our country back to safety, prosperity, and peace. We will be a country of generosity and warmth. But we will also be a country of law and order. Continue reading
RUPERT MURDOCH: ROGER AILES STEPS DOWN FROM FOXNEWS; STAYS ON AS CONSULTANT AT 21ST CENTURY UNTIL 2018
Letter from Roger Ailes To Rupert Murdoch:
With your support, I am proud that we have built Fox News and Fox Business Channels into powerful and lucrative news organizations that inform our audience and reward our shareholders Continue reading
Fox News beauty, Megyn Kelly, may be covering this season’s Republican National Convention, but as far as her clothing goes, she hardly covering anything!
From The Daily Mail:
There was plenty of drama at Wednesday night’s Republican National Convention, but it was Megyn Kelly’s spaghetti-strap dress that caused Twitter to be overrun with harsh criticisms about her ‘unprofessional’ appearance. Continue reading
The answer is of course, not, but still some folks on social media are accusing radio host and writer Laura Ingraham of ending her Thursday night Republican National Convention speech with a flat-hand, palm-down gesture that admittedly resembled the “Heil Hitler” Nazi salute.
Following up her gesture, Ingraham thanked Dutch politician Geert Wilders for his praise of her remarks.
Oh the heels of Gretchen Carlson‘s stunning claim that her boss, Roger Ailes, sexually assaulted her, now golden girl Fox News anchor, Megyn Kelly is also saying she was sexually assaulted by the media mogul.
Insiders say The Murdoch family is advancing on a bid to oust Ailes as CEO of Fox News. The Kelly revelation may be a hint as to the reason why.
Two sources briefed on the corporate investigation into Ailes told New York Magazine that Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has joined Gretchen Carlson in accusing the 76-year-old executive of sexual harassment. Continue reading
Gavin Long aka Cosmo Setepenra, the man who opened fire on Baton Rouge police officers killing three, posted a chilling tweet in the month leading up to the shooting.
Long, 29, who was killed by authorities in the shootout, took to Twitter in early june to post a photo of a black man shooting at an officer.
The now prophetic tweet, was retweeted by @ConvosWithCosmo, an account owned by Long, and captioned: Continue reading