#MorningMonarchy: May 8, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: May 8, 2018Laser eyes, license scans and hacking fridges + this day in history w/Tom Waits' lawsuits and our song of the day by TWRP on your Morning Monarchy for May 8, 2018.

Notes/Links:

We might not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound like Superman, but there's one trait we could soon share with The Man of Steel: shooting lasers from our eyes.
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/992422471763546113

Palestinian protester takes down Israeli drone using 'high-tech weaponry' rock and slingshot
https://twitter.com/RT_com/status/993466728116977664

NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/992975238748139522

NASA Mars #InSight Overview (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993906198733701121

Every Warning Sci-Fi Writer Philip K. Dick Gave Us About Technology That Is Coming True
https://twitter.com/AeonByte/status/991908537902288896

The ‘Race to 5G’ Is Just Mindless Marketing Bullshit
https://twitter.com/BlacklistedNews/status/992454080176963585

Goodbye, credit history: Credit scores in the future may be determined by your Internet activity
https://twitter.com/MarketWatch/status/993006434060251136

'On the Rise of FinTechs - Credit Scoring Using Digital Footprints'
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993905881585565696

Virginia Supreme Court Takes Aim at Random License Plate Scans by Police
https://twitter.com/headisajar/status/992872469328515072

Tesla Burns $12 Million Per Day As It Scrambles To Ramp Model 3 Production
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/991830004479746048

Arts at CERN Announces Its 2018 Artist In Residency Awards:
https://twitter.com/ArtsAtCERN/status/977153184274829314

Facebook Co-Founder advocates stealing other people's money so he can feel better about himself
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/992609724477722627

Social Media Behemoths Sweep Alternative News into the Memory Hole
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993905377342189568

Walmart Takes on Amazon With $15 Billion Bid for Stake in India’s #Flipkart
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/992913544730427392

#Walmart Inches Closer To Sealing Deal With #Flipkart (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993905251307601922

Trump Circles Hired Israeli Spy Company 'Black Cube' To Dig Up Dirt on Iran Deal Negotiators
https://twitter.com/MoonofA/status/993368247343943680

Spy agency NSA triples collection of U.S. phone records
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/992820814092423168

Google launches Android Things for appliances as earlier spinoffs scramble to catch on
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/993651420661452800

#ThisDayInHistory: #May8 w/@TomWaits won $2.5 million when a Los Angeles court ruled that @FritoLay unlawfully used a Waits sound alike in its @Doritos ads in 1990 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993903848531021826

+ First #Westminster dog show in NYC held, @ParamountPics founded, '#LetItBe' released, #WoundedKnee standoff ends, @AssNatQc shooter in Quebec, #1AESS outage
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993903851030827008

Flashback: Putin Hands Presidency & Nuke Suitcase to Medvedev (May 8, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/putin-hands-presidency-nuke-suitcase-to/

Flashback: Olbermann Anti-War Rant Against CFR Member (May 8, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/olbermann-anti-war-rant-against-cfr/

Flashback: Nat’l Level Exercise - Terror Drills, Wargames & COG (May 8, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/natl-level-exercise-terror-drills/

+ Bomb-dropping Prez #ThirtyThree #HarryTruman, #Hayek, #SaulBass, #DonRickles, #JeanGiraud, #RickyNelson, #GaryGlitter, #KeithJarrett, #ChrisFrantz, #AlexVanHalen, #BillDeBlasio, #MichelGondry birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993903852125540352

#PumpUpThaVolume: TWRP - "Strike A Pose" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/993681127100399616