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#MorningMonarchy: January 16, 2019


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#MorningMonarchy: January 16, 2019The best men, the DNA pioneers and the avalanches + this day in history w/Boy George jailed and our song of the day by The Decemberists on your Morning Monarchy for January 16, 2019.

Notes/Links:

US service members killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Syria
https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/16/politics/syria-attack-us-patrolled-city/index.html

The company behind YouCam Makeup app launches a new set of AR tools for beauty brands like Ulta
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1083438107154759680

Samsung is using computer vision to tell you what’s in your fridge
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1083864403622080512

Going to the hospital just got worse for patients and workers: AT&T is creating a 5G hospital
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1083730034299269120

Here’s your guide to the upcoming biotechnology takeover wave
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085207959922139137

Even bicycles have Alexa now 🚴‍♂️
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1083467743536525312

IBM Wants to Use Your Smartphone to Better Predict the Weather
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1083374119603777537

Chinese lander’s cotton seeds spring to life on far side of the moon
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085183212735717377

Repeated radio signals are coming from a galaxy 1.5 billion light years away
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1083363793026015232

Flat Earth Cruise Announced
https://twitter.com/coasttocoastam/status/1084907669704634376

Check this out: A vending machine that makes bread; The BreadBot can make as many as 235 loaves a day and takes only 30 minutes to clean
https://twitter.com/evloginv/status/1085019758242615297

'1 in 30 million': Incredibly rare calico lobster turns up at a Maryland fish market
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1085239681564913664

World awash in sustainable palm oil, but consumers unwilling to pay premium for environmentally friendly supply
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1084732975667802112

The White House staff is furloughed so he’s alone serving cold fast food. This picture is worth 5.1 billion words.
https://twitter.com/zachbraff/status/1084994959453769728

Trump served fast-food burgers and pizza to Clemson students at the White House — here’s how they rate on antibiotics
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085205094319087621

Coca-Cola’s political influence in China: documented evidence
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085184665130954752

Conservatives are overreacting to the Gillette ad. It merely asks men not to bully, hurt, or harass other people. Why is this offensive?
https://twitter.com/reason/status/1085269899688108034

We Believe: The Best Men Can Be | Gillette (Short Film) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/citizensgateway/status/1084970228361113600

Rodents of Unusual Size—Meet the invasive, orange-toothed pests of coastal erosion
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1084910826195116032

Parents ‘sickened’ after chocolate treat for children contains ‘KKK’ surprise
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1084725949008990209

DNA pioneer James Watson stripped of honors over "reprehensible" race comments
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1084548378753564673

#DecodingWatson/#JamesWatson Preview | @PBSAmerMasters | @PBS (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085396713538506754

Remember: #JamesWatson also worked for the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (@CSHL) for nearly 40 years. You might remember them for their involvement in something called #MKUltra
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1084548383316955136

Canada Sells Out - Canada sees no cancer risk from Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085189042231099392

'Farm Warfare': Israel urged to stop spraying dangerous herbicides over Gaza
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1084493869495001089

Artwork depicting Ronald McDonald as Jesus sparks violent protests in Israel
https://twitter.com/IndyWorld/status/1084556858914934785

‘McJesus’ statue sparks riot at museum in Israel as protesters call for removal of ‘offensive’ art
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085313367177289728

Iowa Ag Workers Can Now Film Animal Abuse on the Job
https://twitter.com/BioTechDirt/status/1083195928553709568

Vegans ‘have twice as many sick days as their meat-eating colleagues’
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1084959148549169152

Johnson & Johnson acquires supplement company Zarbee’s Naturals
https://twitter.com/ImperatorTruth/status/1083909188491845632

Sugar's sick secret: How industry forces have manipulated science to downplay harm.
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1083886081966133249

Beer, not bombs: A new brewery is set to launch in a Cold War-era missile command center near Pittsburgh.
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1083863930265526272

Metallica Prep New Beer Brand, ‘Enter Night’
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1084920269494464514

JUST IN: @budlight becomes first U.S. beer to list nutritional information on its packaging.
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1083746182973874178

Police in Canada can now demand breath samples in bars, at home
https://twitter.com/99freemind/status/1083522033319841794

Last chance to comment on 2030 food and nutrition objectives
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1084815208076492801

A Doctor Was Denied a Handgun over His (Legal) Use of Medical Marijuana. Now He's Suing the FBI and ATF
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1084945274676498433

Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study finds
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1084995449860182016

61 New Drug Approvals for Year 2018, An All-Time Record and a Watershed.
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085164210227740678

Judge dismisses opioid crisis lawsuits against drugmakers
https://twitter.com/mad_writer357/status/1083357977262915584

Johns Hopkins, Bristol-Myers must face $1 billion syphilis infections suit
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1084316071790702592

Caribbean cruise nightmare: Norovirus outbreak infects nearly 300 & forces emergency U-turn
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1083574571310166016

"Mystery Virus" Spreading Like Wildfire Across U.S. Population, Putting People in Bed for a Month… Is This a Depopulation Bioweapon Experiment?
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1084943670380441601

Leading cancer expert dies suddenly following routine yellow fever vaccination
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1083811072035995651

Feds ding LANL over performance but award lab $47.9M
https://twitter.com/thenewmexican/status/1083800967416594433

CERN’s New Collider Design Is Four Times Larger Than the LHC
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1085258127266598913

#PumpUpThaVolume: The Honey Pot - "Hadron Kaleidoscope"
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1085277020752408576

PG&E Accused of Violating Probation With 2018 Wildfires
https://twitter.com/CourthouseNews/status/1083185426217750528

PG&E Reportedly Planning Bankruptcy Announcement To Workers As Soon As Monday
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1084304402423398404

More heavy snow causes avalanches in Europe, weather-related death toll rises to 21
https://twitter.com/AP/status/1083842270422618113

Snow chaos hits southern Germany, Austria
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/1085054130056581120

#Alpine snowfall: Coping with the risk of #avalanche in the Alps (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085402649132969986

#ThisDayInHistory: #January16 w/@BoyGeorge sentenced to 15 months in jail for falsely imprisoning a male escort in 2009 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085611496808304641

+ #DonQuixote published, #LeagueOfNations meet in #Paris, #CaroleLombard plane crash, @PaulMcCartney arrested in Japan, @SundanceFest cancels '#KurtAndCourtney', STS #Columbia's final launch
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085611498007711744

Flashback: bush bids america farewell in final televised speech as president // related: bush's final press conference: 'things didn't go according to plan' (Jan. 16, 2009)
https://mediamonarchy.com/bush-bids-america-farewell-in-fina/

Flashback: obamessiah: inaugural emergencies & the end of the beginning // 'state of emergency' declared for inauguration // nasa to show off new lunar module at inauguration // obama to face nuclear crisis in 1st yr // ‘arrest bush 2009' plans inauguration day protest // chief justice john roberts meets obama in private // feds cite racist chatter for 'higher state of alert' in inauguration // online threat to kill obama leads to arrest // obama's high-tech inauguration day // 'molotov' mitchell strikes again: obama's not an american! // geithner faces tough questions on taxes & housekeeper // big govt is back as obama pledges that US will give a lead to the world // obama's intel adviser involved in security breach // obama's support among republicans grows // obama's neocon dinner // farmers wary of obama administration // obama picks cfr president to be foreign policy advisor/envoy // video: cfr prez richard haass on colbert // senate approves $350bn in bail-out funds requested by obama // video: yes we can... make real change // starbucks: 'are you in' obama’s civilian national security force? (Jan. 16, 2009)
https://mediamonarchy.com/obamessiah-inaugural-emergencies-end-of/

Flashback: “I am not a number!” Patrick ‘The Prisoner’ McGoohan dies at 80 // The icon of individuality who will live forever as ‘The Prisoner' // Farewell, number six // Death of star who will forever be more than number six // “We want information”: The database state (Jan. 16, 2009)
https://mediamonarchy.com/i-am-not-number-patrick-prisoner/

+ #EthelMerman, #DianFossey, #SusanSontag, @RonnieMilsap, @TheHorrorMaster, #DebbieAllen, #Sade, #StevieJackson from @BellesGlasgow, #KateMoss, #Aaliyah birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085611499068911617

#PumpUpThaVolume: The Decemberists - "Down On The Knuckle" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1085368660502499328

#MorningMonarchy: January 16, 2019