Minimum wages, BAFTA and Bowie’s Blackstar + this day in history w/Hollerith punch cards and our song of the day by Pillar Point on your Morning Monarchy for January 8, 2016.
Where The December Jobs Were: Minimum Wage Deluge Continues
What White House officials will discuss with Silicon Valley executives today
Flashback: ISIS Twitter Accounts Traced Back to UK Government by Hackers (Dec 2015)
4 injured in explosion at Massachusetts chemical plant
#NavigatingNetflix: #BAFTA Nominees Announced With @CIA Dupe @TomHanks’ CIA Flick, @BridgeofSpies Leading
James Corbett on Guns And Butter Discussing ‘How Big Oil Conquered the World’
New York Public Library Lets You Download 180,000 Images in High Res
Attention vinyl geeks: Portland series goes extra-rare with 33-run LPs
David Bowie releases new album ‘#Blackstar’ on 69th birthday
Video: David Bowie – “Blackstar”
What Is David Bowie’s Blackstar Really About?
#ThisDayInHistory: #January8 – Elvis, Bowie, Shirley Bassey
1889 – Herman Hollerith issued patent #395,791 for punched card calculator
1963 – Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa exhibited in US for the first time, at the National Gallery in DC
1973 – Trial of seven men accused of illegal entry into Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate begins
2011 – Attempted assassination of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords in AZ
#SongsOfTheDay: Pillar Point – “Part Time Love”
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