News and other Things I’ve found interesting June 16th 2020

It’s yet another terrible Tuesday. No matter how honest I am it never seems to be rewarded. I just get to watch dishonest people who care little for others and who love screwing people over – walk through life and take all it’s treasures.

Amtrak plans triweekly service for almost all long-distance trains as of Oct. 1

Amtrak Auto Train Savannah Georgia

Amtrak Passenger Rail Stations Museums Trolleys High Speed Rail Commuter Trains

Florida East Coast brings rocket boosters to NASA

NASA Railroad

Investigations begin into cause of UP derailment, explosion

Double-track project in Indiana will generate $2 billion in private investment

Tar sand, methane gas could spike cost of L.A.’s Purple Line extension

Metro-North Railroad to begin construction to replace two New Haven Line bridge spans in Port Chester

US casinos push for cashless gambling payments, citing virus
Found @JeffRichgels

Why Andreessen Horowitz is investing in games Found @marccanter4real

The Multiverse Network, Inc. was an American startup company creating a network and platform for Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) and 3D virtual worlds

Model S Long Range Plus: Building the First 400-Mile Electric Vehicle

Tesla Megapacks help Alberta, Canada push towards sustainability

Tesla’s Powerpack farm expansion in South Australia takes a big step forward

Flushing ‘can propel viral infection 3ft into air’

Coronavirus symptoms: What are they and how do I protect myself?

Can the coronavirus survive on money?

Norway suspends virus-tracing app due to privacy concerns

New Zealand no longer free of coronavirus as two women test positive

New Zealand’s first Covid cases in 24 days came from UK

New Zealand ends Covid-free run with two cases from UK

Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

Tokyo confirms 27 new coronavirus cases, above 20 for sixth day

Texas and Florida, Please Put Masks On or We’ll Never Get Out of This

Partygoers have been packing Arizona bars. Now the state is a coronavirus hot spot

As coronavirus cases pass 2 million, what’s the impact of reopening?

St. Charles County lifting virus restrictions today, following governor’s statewide plan

Covid-19 pandemic is ‘fire drill’ for effects of climate crisis, says UN official

Coronavirus recommendations ignored as case numbers rise

Bangladesh fears a coronavirus crisis as case numbers rise

Marcus Rashford: Food voucher U-turn after footballer’s campaign

War, algae, virus: The beach that won’t be beaten

Coronavirus: The town facing the greatest economic hit

Coronavirus: Prince Charles’s sense of smell and taste still not back

More black people than white die in police encounters involving tasers: report

Could this latest police shooting have been prevented?

Atlanta Police Officer Shoots, Kills Black Man at Wendy’s Drive-Thru

Rayshard Brooks: What happened before police shot him dead?

The intertwined histories of the African American freedom struggle and Ethiopia’s war against fascism

3 NYPD cops hospitalized after complaining of bleach taste in milkshakes

Partner of California ‘Karen’ Lisa Alexander fired from wealth management firm

Padma Lakshmi has always talked to her daughter about racism

Robert De Niro opens up about raising 6 biracial children

Atatiana Jefferson: ‘Why I will no longer call the police’

Boston considers removing Abraham Lincoln statue with freed slave

US embassy in South Korea takes down Black Lives Matter banner

Kashmir clash: 20 Indian troops killed in fighting with Chinese forces

Congress Steps Up Pressure as Trump Administration Evades Bailout Oversight

Mary Trump: Why has president’s niece penned damning memoir?

US police reform: Trump signs executive order on ‘best practice’