Things I’ve found interesting January 30th 2020

Back up and running after Amazon Lightsail killed my website Instance last night. No warning or alert as to a problem. Hopefully readers will find a few things below of interest.

MoviePass is shutting down permanently and liquidating in bankruptcy

Metro seeks to accelerate Green Line extension to Torrance by 2028 LA Olympics

Amazon Lightsail killed this website last night

Brightline launches new Buzz Boxx Mobile Barbershop promoting rail safety and mental health awareness

Facebook may pay Illinois users a couple of hundred dollars each in $550 million privacy settlement

Cannabis stigma is unfair when ‘wine o’clock’ is widely celebrated by moms

How I quit Alcoholics Anonymous — and still got sober

An insane ‘feminist’ attack on Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol-related deaths in America doubled over past two decades

Ketamine could help alcoholics cut back: study

James Saint James Explains Ketamine

Michael Alig NYC Club Kids on Geraldo April 17, 1990

The Club Kids’ Field Trip to Washington DC in 1989

Party Monster (film)

Club Kids were a group of young New York City dance club personalities first established by Michael Alig, James St. James, Julie Jewels, DJ Keoki, and Ernie Glam in the late 1980s

The Phil Donahue Show- Marilyn Manson- Part 1

Porn star Jessica Jaymes’ cause of death revealed

16 cult pizzas in Chicago you don’t know — unless you’re part of the cult

‘Grit’ more important to success than brains and brawn, West Point study finds

U.S. files lawsuits over robocall scams, cites ‘massive financial losses’

New York Can Subpoena Ukraine Witnesses and Documents

How can we make sustainable transportation more fun?

Neelam Krishnamoorthy: The film tickets that destroyed a family

Trump Middle East plan: Palestinians reject ‘conspiracy’

Trump praises Pompeo for fight with NPR reporter: ‘You did a good job on her’

Government to help Canadians come home from coronavirus-hit region of China

Plane carrying over 200 Americans from coronavirus outbreak zone lands in California

Coronavirus: How are patients treated?

Scientists Have Already Developed a Coronavirus Vaccine

But the lab that produced it says the vaccine won’t be ready for human use for at least a year.

Brexit: French petition launched for Briton denied citizenship

Kunal Kamra: Airline ban on India comedian sparks fiery debate

Parnas asks court for permission to turn over more evidence to Democrats

Trump’s effort to block Bolton’s testimony makes little sense — unless he’s guilty

Dutch EV Demand Cliff Debunked

Electric scooters deserve another chance to win over Chicago

The World’s First LSD Microdosing Study Officially Begins

Get ready to eat bugs if you want to live beyond 2050

Tesla finds target area for Giga Berlin’s tree replanting initiatives

They should have never destroyed trees to build new factory to begin with. I’m sure Germany has plenty of brownfields that could have been redeveloped.

New Emails Reveal that the Trump Administration Manipulated Wildfire Science to Promote Logging

Video SpaceX Starship just aced another explosive tank test and Elon Musk has the results

Tata Nexon EV Launches In India, Starting at $20,000 — Will It Come To Europe?

Tesla Autopilot rival GM Super Cruise to roll out auto lane change–but there may be a catch

A Completely Deranged But Effective Way to Fix Sticky MacBook Pro Keys

Should you blow into your video game cartridges?

Myth debunked: Blowing in your Nintendo games never actually fixed anything

Why Did We Blow On Nintendo Games?

NES Game Pak Troubleshooting Nintendo Customer Service

Panda twins at Berlin’s zoo make adorable public debut

Florida day care worker fired after writing message on child’s stomach

Why MoviePass really failed

MoviePass is deader than ever as parent company officially goes bankrupt

MoviePass, Inc. was an American subscription-based movie ticketing service majority-owned by Helios and Matheson Analytics

MoviePass declares bankruptcy

Videos – The R. Josh Quarles Daily

The U.S. is no longer an actor for peace. Other nations must now pressure Israel.

Jail staff mocked a sick man and denied care as he begged for help, video shows. Days later, he was dead.

Chicago parents charged after telling false story of how 1-year-old boy was shot, police say

Former TV anchor Rafer Weigel says he shouldn’t have been fired after legal battle involving 2 ex-girlfriends and allegations of revenge porn

Chicago police sergeant wounded in wrist by suspect in fatal shooting, then continues pursuit and pulls gun on him

Jussie Smollett seeking dirt on Chicago’s ex-top cop Eddie Johnson in legal fight with city

Judge confines Chicago madam to home for posting help-wanted ad for ‘kink friendly’ fetish workers while awaiting prostitution trial. ‘We’re not talking about a kink in an electrical line.’

In setting bond, Valdez told Nesbitt she was forbidden from engaging in any fetish-related activities — including role-playing or use of sex toys — while awaiting trial.

Prosecutors want Chicago madam locked up for advertising her fetish business while awaiting trial