#MorningMonarchy: July 31, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: July 31, 2018'Quiet Skies', 3-D guns and blockchain warnings + this day in history w/Black Tot Day and our song of the day by The Orb on your Morning Monarchy for July 31, 2018.

Notes/Links:

Fact Check: Does a 'NASA Study...Pay You $100,000 to Stay in Bed for Sixty Days'?
https://www.weeklystandard.com/holmes-lybrand/fact-check-does-a-nasa-study-pay-you-100-000-to-stay-in-bed-for-sixty-days

@TSA is tracking regular travelers like terrorists in secret surveillance program called #QuietSkies
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1023725512043065345

More Surveillance: @TSA’s ‘#QuietSkies’ Exposed ✈️👮‍♂️ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1024312716997976064

Pentagon Accepting Bids for Its Controversial $10 Billion War Cloud
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1022500454331109376

New York to kick Spectrum cable out of state for 'failures to serve New Yorkers'
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1023047818217512960

Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall (Audio)
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1022532992101535745

Facebook's nearly 20% plunge marks worst day ever for a publicly traded company
https://twitter.com/MarketWatch/status/1022589481331900422

.@harleydavidson reveals its first electric, adventure and streetfighter motorcycles
https://twitter.com/DeeLunarfox/status/1023954194972205057

U.S. judge denies gun control groups' attempt to block 3-D gun blueprints
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1023034203405991937

8 States Sue Federal Government, Defense Distributed Over Gun-Making Computer Files
https://twitter.com/reason/status/1024048999341281281

At least 8 states sue to block release of #3Dprinted gun blueprint (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1024313372836159490

"Print Guns Not Money" T-Shirts For Sale!
https://twitter.com/DustinDry1st/status/1023706693182672896

Have #Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1022729006586777600

Decade-old #Bluetooth flaw lets #hackers steal #data passing between devices
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1022351900967096320

How to Stop Your Smart TV From Tracking What You Watch
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1022008634119794688

MH370 was probably "manipulated" off course to its end
https://twitter.com/TimWherry/status/1023928528193159169

Trump’s Space Force Will Have to Wait
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1022175091906371584

A space station built by the Chinese military in Argentina raises concerns that the base could enhance China’s intelligence gathering capabilities in the hemisphere
https://twitter.com/nytimesworld/status/1023196355655811072

Smart bots: China's sex doll makers jump on AI drive (Audio)
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1022533789401022464

Futurama: Don't Date Robots! (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x36ge2W7QOs

#Chinese Citizens Are Using #Blockchain to Warn Each Other of Unsafe #Vaccines
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1022353767096823810

NBC: Home DNA test results from the 5 million customers of 23andMe will now be used by drug giant GlaxoSmithKline to design new drugs
https://twitter.com/joshdcaplan/status/1022584343812812805

GlaxoSmithKline strikes $300 million deal with 23andMe for genetics-driven drug research
https://twitter.com/whitwt/status/1022207053023129600

GlaxoSmithKline (@GSK) announces $300 million equity investment in @23andMe (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1024314332123787264

#ThisDayInHistory: #July31 w/The last day of the officially sanctioned rum ration in the Royal Navy was called #BlackTotDay in 1970 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1024347596800765953

+ 1st US patent issued, NSDAP gets 38%, #JimReeves dies in plane crash, UK's #OperationMotorman/#OperationBanner, "#DontFearTheReaper" released, #Selena gets posthumous #1, #FidelCastro hands over power
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1024347597857669120

Flashback: Boulder/NIST Plutonium ‘Mishap’ Draws Stern Rebuke (Jul. 31, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2008/07/bouldernist-plutonium-mishap-draws/

+ #FredQuimby, #MiltonFriedman, #AhmetErtegun, #KennyBurrell, #Lobo, #DanielAsh, #BillBerry, @FatboySlim, @JimCorrSays, @ZacBrownBand birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1024347598985912320

#PumpUpThaVolume: The Orb - "Doughnuts Forever" (w/Jah Wobble) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1024149142627483648