News and other Things I’ve found interesting May 13th 2020

Just another Wednesday – still sheltering in place. Bike still not repaired. No way to get it to shop and no funds anyway.

Gus Belt opened the first Steak ’n Shake at Main Street and Virginia Avenue in Normal (now home to Monical’s Pizza)

Just a short drive down road from Uptown Normal Illinois Amtrak station.

Current owner San Antonio-based Biglari Investment firm’s holdings also include Cracker Barrel, Western Sizzlin’ restaurants, as well as Maxim magazine and Southern Oil Co.

Route 66 dining history “Cruisin’ with Lincoln on 66″ Visitors Center

Steak ‘n Shake owner closed 51 locations in first quarter

Steak ‘n Shake owner closed 51 locations in first quarter

Steak ‘n Shake permanently shutters 51 stores in first quarter

The faded beauty of abandoned cars across Europe and the US

Simple Photoblogging with the Instapress WordPress Theme

How To Make COVID-19 Landing Page In WordPress With 1-Click Elementor Template

Saudi Arabia: Just how deep are its troubles?

Mohammed bin Salman How Saudi Arabia’s crown prince rose to power

Newcastle United takeover: Fans vow to raise Saudi issues despite support for deal

Colorado suspends license of Castle Rock restaurant that defied coronavirus public health order

Colorado restaurant sees license suspended after reopening in defiance of state order on Mother’s Day

Castle Rock restaurant reopens to Mother’s Day crowds in defiance of statewide public health order

Pritzker considering withholding funds from counties reopening early

Illinois fast-tracking $25 million for local government construction projects

Akorn, which has Decatur Illinois operations, reporting $256.7 million loss

Akorn Inc. is an American generic pharmaceuticals manufacturer based in Lake Forest, Illinois

The 24 most unusual town names in Illinois

Flick Fact: That B-N man who hit No. 1 in all of America

‘Come Over’ Lets You Stream Videos Together with Friends Through BitTorrent

Jeep Wrangler is first vehicle to tip over in small overlap crash test — twice

Deloitte Australia launches AWS Cloud Guild

Tunnel breakthrough marks Stuttgart 21 milestone

The one thing keeping me going in quarantine: Video games

10 great mobile games to pass the time

Video Games Are a To-Do List You Play

Recap: How has the coronavirus impacted the mobile games industry?

“The Sims” Is the Perfect Game for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter says staff can work from home forever

Germany’s daily coronavirus case count has nearly tripled as regions consider an ’emergency brake’ to reinstate harsher lockdowns

Coronavirus: New measures ‘a threat’ to Peak District

Coronavirus: Fauci warns Senate of ‘serious consequences’

Fauci Plans to Use Hearing to Warn of ‘Needless Suffering and Death’

Coronavirus: Israel turns surveillance tools on itself

Coronavirus and tipping: Will the outbreak make us more generous?

Quick and simple answer is NO. Customers who didn’t care before won’t suddenly change. And in many cases money could be much tighter for majority of people. So they might even tip less or not at all.

To tip or not to tip… or should it be banned?

Waiter Rant is a weblog written by ex-waiter Steve Dublanica

UK furlough scheme extended by four months

Coronavirus: What are the new travel quarantine rules?

Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?

Coronavirus: Lockdown eased in England as people return to work

Camping can resume at Colorado state parks. Here’s what you need to know.

Rapper 6ix9ine has $200k charity donation rejected

The No Kid Hungry campaign said it has a policy of rejecting funding from donors who do not fit with its values.

Afghan attack: US secretary of state condemns shooting at Kabul maternity ward

Afghan attack: Babies killed as gunmen storm Kabul maternity ward