News and other Things I’ve found interesting June 17th 2020

Wednesday again – middle of week has arrived with quickness. It has become very apparent over past few months that my efforts here are futile in regards to ever seeing monetary compensation. Obviously long time readers feel I’m unworthy – deserving of suffering or bullshitting about my situation since late September 2019.

Avon Theater seeking donations as it prepares to begin showing movies again

Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater cancels 2020 season; reschedules some acts for next season

Firefox I lost the bookmark star button from next to the address bar.

Accidentally removed the bookmark star button from address bar- how do I get it back?

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

Dear Amtrak: Where Is The Plan? Rail Passengers Association Washington, DC

What Is Rail Passengers Doing To Preserve And Expand Long-Distance Service?

INVEST Amendment Tracker – Rail Passengers Association Position

After Years in Development, Rail Reauthorization Poised to Advance QuickThe Lighthouse Pentecostal Churchly Through the House

Rail Passengers scored a number of wins in the Transforming Rail by Accelerating Investment Nationwide

Tesla Model 3 touch interface listed among ‘very worst’ design trends that need to stop

Car Design Trends That Need to Stop

How Elon Musk aims to revolutionise battery technology

Bose gives up on its augmented reality sound project

The PlayStation 5 may very well be the largest game console in modern history

Pokémon Presents announcement broadcast due tomorrow

No Wiggle room: Two weeks after angry bike shop customers report mystery orders on their accounts, firm confirms payment cards delinked

Wiggle investigating suspected cyber attack on customers’ accounts

845GB of racy dating app records exposed to entire internet via leaky AWS buckets

Report: Niche Dating Apps Expose 100,000s of Users in Massive Data Breach

You. Yeah you, in the beret. Drop that media file right now unless you’ve patched Illustrator or After Effects

Street Cat Named Bob: pet who inspired books and film dies aged 14

Aunt Jemima to change branding based on ‘racial stereotype’

The Aunt Jemima brand, acknowledging its racist past, will be retired

Aunt Jemima Will Change Name, Image As Brands Confront Racial Stereotypes

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian resigns from board, urges seat be filled by black candidate

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from coronavirus

Florida health care worker, 15 friends contract COVID-19 at bar

Coronavirus: Flushing the loo can create a cloud of virus particles which the next user might inhale, warns study

Singapore reports 247 new COVID-19 cases, including 5 in the community

Pence Misleadingly Blames Coronavirus Spikes on Rise in Testing

How our brains are processing the pandemic

Air Force One for Boris? RAF plane for VIPs gets a union jack makeover

Voyager Royal Air Force

Boris Johnson wants a plane as PM’s is rarely available – and too grey

A Philly court supervisor was fired after video showed him tearing down signs and saying he doesn’t care about black lives

24-year-old black man wanted for murder in connection with a 2018 Zion homicide was fatally injured Tuesday in Beach Park

‘Drunk Wives Matter’ T-shirt pulled at Virginia restaurant amid uproar

‘Of course not’: Fauci says he personally wouldn’t attend Trump’s Tulsa rally, citing coronavirus

Oakland McDonald’s workers sue, claiming unsafe conditions led to outbreak at restaurant

Coronavirus updates: Hospitalizations increasing in some California counties

Target Raising Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour, Giving Employees $200 Bonus

Over half of employees frustrated by remote tech issues during COVID-19 lockdown

The ultimate COVID-19 mystery: Why does it spare some and kill others?

The Lighthouse Pentecostal Church tied to Oregon’s largest coronavirus outbreak

US coronavirus outbreaks spur debate over personal freedoms

Amid death threats and anger, 7 Calif. health officials have quit since pandemic began

Brazil on the brink of virus catastrophe

NYC soup kitchens are now serving grad students, actors and musicians

Coronavirus: ‘India’s healthcare system failed my family’

At least 12 Indian soldiers killed in border clashes with China

India-China clash: Diplomats ‘strongly protest’ over border clashes

Tshegofatso Pule killing: South African man on murder charge

Prosecutor in Roger Stone Case Will Testify About Barr’s Intervention

Brute accused of shoving elderly NYC woman has been arrested over 100 times

Police bust man who shoved elderly woman to ground in NYC

Elderly victim shoved by brute ‘fearful to walk the streets alone’

George Floyd protests: Brother makes impassioned plea to UN

George Floyd death: Three police reform plans compared

George Floyd: Three generations of an African-American family on what needs to change

US policeman faces murder charge over Brooks death

John Bolton: Trump sought Xi’s help with re-election

Portugal finally recognises consul who saved thousands from Holocaust

The blogger who hit back against a hammer-wielding Russian ‘assassin’

Why Trump’s plan to withdraw US troops has dismayed Germany

Endangered cheetahs snapped in award-winning photos