News and other Things I’ve found interesting April 24th 2020

It’s another Friday of shelter in place. Hopefully all of you lucky enough to work from home have your pants on. Sure wish I got paid for my efforts over the years. Today’s content I’m thinking will be mostly older stuff. Might throw something new in here and there. I tend to just go where the flow takes me on any given day.

UK school and hospital caterers vow to cut meat served by 20%

Some coronavirus stimulus checks were deposited into wrong bank accounts

Oil price collapses to below zero as demand takes a dive during pandemic

‘Where The Land Used To Be,’ Photos Show Louisiana Coast 10 Years After BP Oil Spill

A Decade After BP Oil Spill, Scientists Still Working To Save Bird Habitats

10 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, oil pollution found in thousands of fish, study says

Ten Years Later: Reflections on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Ted Danson: The BP oil spill should have been a wake-up call

Trump administration is rushing to gut environmental protections

Grassroots Opposition to Offshore Drilling and Exploration in the Atlantic Ocean and off Florida’s Gulf Coast

Dirty Drilling: Trump Administration Proposals Weaken Key Safety Protections and Radically Expand Offshore Drilling

Trump rolls back safety rules meant to prevent another Deepwater Horizon spill

BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

Former BP worker found guilty in Deepwater Horizon case

Trump’s oil-production pact may do little to help U.S. producers or drivers amid coronavirus

Oil price war ends with historic OPEC+ deal to cut output

15 deaths in the airline industry in 9 days linked to coronavirus. Why are planes still flying?

Flying during coronavirus is scary. Flight attendants want you to stop

L.A. County reports over 1,400 additional coronavirus cases amid huge backlog of tests

Some California communities are pushing to ease stay-at-home orders. Is it too soon?

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Glenna Goodacre, Created Vietnam Women’s Memorial, Dies at 80

Glenna Goodacre, artist who sculpted Vietnam Women’s Memorial, dies at 80

Victoria’s Secret vet Jill Goodacre pays tribute to sculptor mom Glenna who died at 80 as the model’s husband Harry Connick Jr calls the artist a ‘hero’

Editorial: Trump is playing a disgusting political game with our lives

You’ve seen the photo of Ohio protesters. Here’s the story behind it.

GOP lawmakers, protesters call on DeWine to begin re-opening Ohio

Coronavirus in Ohio: Schools out for rest of academic year; inmate cases explode at Pickaway County prison

US Navy accuses Iranian vessels of harassing warships in Gulf

California teen asks Obama to deliver virtual commencement address to the Class of 2020

Hospitals say feds are seizing masks and other coronavirus supplies without a word

Hundreds of thousands in L.A. County may have been infected with coronavirus, study finds

Newsom resists pressure to ease California’s coronavirus stay-at-home order

‘Tommy Boy’ actor Brian Dennehy dead at 81; won Tony for ‘Death of a Salesman’

Howard Finkel, legendary WWE ring announcer, dead at 69

Seth Rollins’ call for unity after WWE firings completely backfires

WWE’s coronavirus chaos now includes wrestler releases, furloughs

WWE pro wrestling deemed ‘essential business’ in Florida

XFL files for bankruptcy, won’t return in 2021

XFL suspends operations, lays off entire staff over coronavirus

Jimmy Webb, beloved eccentric of NYC’s Trash and Vaudeville shop, dead at 62

Jimmy Webb’s rock-themed boutique draws generations of rock luminaries

The Shop That Punk Built Trash and Vaudeville, Still Selling Punk’s Look After 38 Years

Trash and Vaudeville, a Punk Emporium, Leaves Its East Village Home

Trash and Vaudeville is a store located at 96 East 7th Street

Trash and Vaudeville opened in 1975, and has been providing Rock n’ Roll to wear ever since.


Can the coronavirus be spread through farts?

Oregon’s coronavirus sex PSA puts NYC’s to shame with graphic emojis

NYC declares war on ‘rim jobs’ in graphic health department memo

The do’s and don’ts of having sex during the coronavirus crisis

‘Masturbation will not spread COVID-19’: Solo sex is best option for pleasure during quarantine, especially if you live alone

Keep having that quarantine sex — you can’t get coronavirus from it.

Nurses suspended for refusing to treat coronavirus patients without N95 masks

This is the ‘safest place’ from coronavirus in America

Meghan Markle says she ‘understands’ elephants after spending time with them in the wild

Former Playboy Playmate Ashley Mattingly is found dead at home age 33 next to suicide note

Former Playboy Playmate Ashley Mattingly dead at 33

Marijuana retailer Medmen is laying off more than 190 workers, but it plans to grow in Chicago

$682M sale of Chicago pot company goes up in smoke, would have been largest deal in industry history

One of the biggest deals in the cannabis industry just fell apart. What the MedMen-PharmaCann breakup means for marijuana in Illinois.

Coronavirus deaths greater where Fox News viewers watched ‘Hannity’ more than Tucker Carlson, says U. of C. study

Obama’s health care guru has been right so far about coronavirus. His message: This will be over, but it’ll hurt.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Willie Wilson wanted millions in cash to buy masks; Wilson denies accusation

Audio of 911 calls reveals confusion as panicked partygoers hid inside and outside Barrington Hills home where fatal shooting happened

Chicago police officers tended to wounded boys in West Side barbershop shooting.