#MorningMonarchy: March 8, 2017


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Fetch-playing bumblebots, pipe-climbing superbugs and meal-replacing soylent + this day in history w/the “Evil Empire” and our song of the day by At The Drive-In on your Morning Monarchy for March 8, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Soylent Gets an AI Spokeswoman Ahead Of SXSW, Courtesy of W&K Tech Shop Lodge
https://twitter.com/adage/status/839506701824974850

Why is everyone licking their video game cartridges?
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/838448592868294658

Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably. Is That The Best Use Of Resources? Probably Not. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/837834179844808704

Turning the water on in a sink can launch pipe-climbing superbugs
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/838191820412628992

Ban on Irish butter in #Wisconsin sends shoppers across state lines
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/837483024195301376

Odd state law forces ‘illegal butter’ off store shelves (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgjO_gkP_c0

Landmark Bill Introduced in Congress Would Legalize Cannabis on Federal Level
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/837014305405022208

Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/839018895478521856

Civilization Was Built on Coffee and Alcohol
https://twitter.com/CY_Media/status/838105751763701760

Futurama: Fry’s Coffee Trip (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqZ1P-gDOKg

How much we eat of 10 “good” and “bad” foods linked to big portion of U.S. deaths, study suggests
https://twitter.com/APHealthScience/status/839187244909015041

Americans less eager to slim down even as poor diet claims more lives
https://twitter.com/RT_America/status/839222881368203264

Walk 7 MILES to counter desk job heart disease risk (Audio)
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/836996244790624256

Food scientists weigh in on 50% #Subway chicken test — it’s 100% weird
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/838189612946223104

DNA Test Shows A Subway Sandwich May Not Contain Even 50% Chicken (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-GyrkG1HGI

#ThisDayInHistory: #March8 w/#RonaldReagan’s #EvilEmpire speech (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/839537075862921216

+ #InternationalWomensDay aka #FebruaryRevolution, ‘Beavis & Butthead’ premiere
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/839539337465380864

Flashback: Homeland Security Revives Supersnoop (Mar. 8, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/03/homeland-security-revives-supersnoop/

Flashback: Israel Unveils Portable Hunter-Killer Robot (Mar. 8, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/03/israel-unveils-portable-hunter-killer/

Flashback: Wyden Pushes For Release of CIA’s 9/11 Report (Mar. 8, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/03/wyden-pushes-for-release-of-cia-911/

+ #NeilPostman, #GaborSzabo, #LynnRedgrave, #MickyDolenz, #GaryNuman, @GazCoombes birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/839539939117166592

#PumpUpThaVolume: At The Drive In – “Incurably Innocent” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/838728532914122752