Today’s offerings of things I have found interesting and worth a read.
Is The Rivian ‘Tank Turn’ A Useful Feature Or A Party Trick?
Sourced from @RivianChat
Rivian takes over Uptown Normal Illinois
Is the Rivian Tank Turn Just a PARTY TRICK? video
New Jersey Passes Landmark EV Legislation Including $5,000 Rebate
Jeep Confirms All-Electric Rock Crawlers Are Coming
As expected, USBC extends contract of Executive Director Chad Murphy through end of 2024 An article from @JeffRichgels
Citrix rolls out patches for critical ADC vulnerability exploited in the wild
Your waist size may be more important than weight for multiple heart attack risk
US looks into over 100 complaints of Tesla cars suddenly accelerating and crashing
Mitsubishi Electric data likely compromised in massive cyberattack blamed on Chinese group
Amtrak Non Grata at Transit Center
Forget about trains. The national rail operator can’t even get a bus into the “Grant Central Station of the West”?
A Tour of the Transbay Train Box
If Madrid and Barcelona can build a high-speed rail connection, why can’t Toronto and Montreal
Amtrak To Drop $25,000 Ticket Price For 2 Wheelchair Users After Complaints
Behind the Gains in U.S. Public Transit Ridership
Missoula County to draft resolution for regional rail authority in push for passenger route
Prince’s estate quietly dismisses wrongful-death claims
Legal settlements likely in wrongful-death suits.
13 Photos of Decatur’s Joyland Amusement Park
55 YEARS LATER, GAME GOES ON dice game Bunco
These Decatur women started playing the game in 1965. They’re still at it.
Bunco (also Bunko or Bonko) is a parlour game generally played with twelve or more players
Live Line Demos 2013 Illinois State Fair
At Decatur training area, students learn lesson about danger of downed lines
Law Enforcement Officials Argue Rural Homeless Services Worsen Problem
66 Motel Flagstaff, Ariz. Building A New Community For The Rural Homeless
Titanic Wreckage Now Protected Under U.S.-U.K. Deal That Was Nearly Sunk
The Titanic will be protected by a treaty between US and UK
Australian bushfires scathe sanctuary for rare bee species
Australian Coal Company Says Bush-Fire Smoke Is Slowing Production
Face masks becoming scarce in China
Speaking at Davos, Greta Thunberg says that the worldwide environmental movement sparked by her school strike is only the “very beginning” in the fight against global warming.
Social mobility in decline in Britain, official survey finds
American voters worry they can’t spot misleading information, poll finds
Netflix to stream Studio Ghibli anime globally — with exception of Japan and North America
Tokyo to get major e-sports hub in Akihabara
Disney+ is coming to Europe a week sooner than expected
Disney+ to launch a week earlier than planned in the UK
For generations, the Hezhen people of China have passed down the ancient craft of making garments from the skin of fish
Hong Kong scientists warn of ‘super spreader’ disease in Wuhan, say more than 1,300 infected
China is trying to stop the spread of a deadly new virus at the worst possible time of year
Coronavirus explained: What you need to know
Should a teacher report a pupil for Extinction Rebellion activism?
Malaysia has sent back tons of plastic waste to rich countries, saying it won’t be their ‘garbage dump’
Thai court acquits opposition party of sedition charge
‘PigeonBot’ unveiled and can bend its wings like a real bird
James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead
‘Target Tori’ receives over $30K in donations after angry customer’s tweet backfires
‘Target Tori’ Receives Over $30K in Donations After Customer Complaint Goes Viral
Delonte West beaten up in video sparking worry among basketball peers
Delonte West Started Street Fight with Glass Bottle Attack, Witness Tells Cops
Google CEO Sundar Pichai: This is why AI must be regulated
The sorry state of US dental insurance led to the rise of direct-to-consumer orthodontia
Africa’s Richest Woman Is Barred From Her Bank and Under Investigation
NHS faces huge clinical negligence legal fees bill
China sentences ex-boss of Interpol to 13 years for bribes
Looks like the party’s over, folks: Global PC sales set to shrink as Windows 10 upgrade cycle tails off, says Gartner
Japan’s sole doll museum unveils collection of more than 5,000 items
A ‘who would’ve thought it’ moment: Brian May unveils Royal Mint’s Queen coin
Harry Belafonte: To realize Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, white America needs to change course
Watch Robert Kennedy’s moving remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.
WATCH: Trump, facing backlash over reported shithole comments, honors MLK Day
Could this plan make Facebook obsolete?
Who do you recognize in these 31 photos from the Herald & Review archives?
Recognize this? Remembering Decatur people and places
Looking back at Decatur’s Eldorado Street through the years
Weed World vans around NYC are selling phony marijuana pops that don’t contain cannabis
1967 Shelby GT500 Barn Find and Appraisal That Buyer Uses To Pay Widow – Price Revealed
American’s First Boeing B767-200 is Scrapped Found @nosilver
Blocksy WordPress Theme Provides a Solid Block-Editor Experience
High winds topple semi-truck pulling 2 trailers in Effingham County, police say
Woman gang raped in Plymouth in 1978 wants attackers to face justice
“Apparently, every single trial that has been held in the Senate has had witnesses. And public sentiment seems to be strongly in favor of having witnesses,” says @nyulaw professor @rgoodlaw
Ri Son Gwon, North Korea new foreign minister has hardline reputation