Wednesday, October 7, 2020

'Trump defeats COVID' commemorative coin goes on sale

Did they finally melt down their unsold 'Dewey defeats Truman' coins?

Friday, October 2, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Monday, September 7, 2020

Sunday, August 30, 2020

TikTok Deal Is Complicated by New Rules From China Over Tech Exports

Will America be allowed to take TikTok tech?

Friday, August 28, 2020

Mask not worn and left with a car, Delhi Police cut off faces

This seems a bit drastic, even for 2020.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Institute of Directors loses second chairwoman in two-and-a-half years as Charlotte Valeur resigns

As Lady Bracknell might say: To lose one chairwoman may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness.

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Epic Games CEO speaks out against Apple, Google app store 'monopoly'

Apparently, he doesn't understand 'Monopoly'.

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Why are humans so curious?

Now, there's a headline that defies you not to click on it.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Pentagon bans Confederate flags on military installations

...apart from the ones the US Army captured.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

What In The World Has Hubble Just Captured?

Nothing, I hope: that's not its job.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020

A Booming Airline Business: Shipping Pigs to China in 747 Jumbo Jets

Strange times indeed: who would have thought that pigs could fly?

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Retired nurse Winnie, 98, calls on South Tyneside community to support Clap for Carers

Oh, so gonorrhea will protect them against coronavirus?

Monday, April 13, 2020

Meghan will stop Harry hunting, says wildlife expert

Fair enough: she's caught one and doesn't need another.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Comet of a generation set to light up the night sky

As a portent of "disaster", isn't it a bit behind schedule?

Monday, March 30, 2020

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Stunning photos show Pope Francis praying to an empty St. Peter's Square amid the coronavirus

After praying unsuccessfully to God, Jesus and the Virgin Mary, he'll try anything.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020

Passengers on a Virus-Stricken Cruise Ship in Japan Speak About Life Under Quarantine

"Now I am cabin'd, cribb'd, confined, bound in to saucy doubts and fears."

Tuesday, January 14, 2020