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#MorningMonarchy: February 8, 2022


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#MorningMonarchy: February 8, 2022Honest NFTs, flight trackers and trojan asteroids + this day in history w/Del Shannon runs away and our song of the day by Tunnelmental on your Morning Monarchy for February 8, 2022.

Notes/Links:

Canada's truckers turn to Bitcoin
https://finbold.com/canadas-truckers-turn-to-bitcoin-as-gofundme-ceases-9-million-in-donations/

El Salvador angrily rejects IMF call to drop Bitcoin use
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/el-salvador-angrily-rejects-imf-call-drop-bitcoin-82588223

Boston Fed, MIT give a glimpse into Fed's crypto future
https://news.yahoo.com/boston-fed-mit-sketch-out-theoretical-fed-crypto-coin-224631196.html

Boston Fed, MIT unveil model for electronic cash
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/boston-fed-mit-unveil-model-for-electronic-cash-as-policymakers-mull-whether-to-launch-it/ar-AATs01l

Digital currency makes Olympic debut
https://www.rt.com/business/548171-china-digital-yuan-olympics/

PayPal Crashes Most On Record After Shutting Millions Of "Bad Actor" Accounts, Abandons Long-Term User Goal
https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/paypal-crashes-most-record-after-shutting-millions-bad-actor-accounts-abandons-long-term

Metaverse real estate sales top $500 million
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/01/metaverse-real-estate-sales-top-500-million-metametric-solutions-says.html

Florida home to be sold in novel non-fungible token deal
https://apnews.com/article/technology-business-lifestyle-florida-property-rights-664d7954af93ed9fbb04c07a9228ac8c

NFT museum opens its doors in United States
https://news.yahoo.com/nft-museum-opens-doors-united-022631060.html

Video: If NFTs Were Honest (Audio)
https://youtu.be/sG_v4bb2e4k

Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines to merge, creating nation's 5th largest carrier
https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/frontier-and-spirit-to-merge-creating-nations-5th-largest-airline

US govt to look into Microsoft-Activision Blizzard deal
https://www.rt.com/pop-culture/547991-ftc-microsoft-activision-blizzard/

Lazarus hackers use Windows Update to deploy malware
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/lazarus-hackers-use-windows-update-to-deploy-malware/

Twitter begins a global test of a new feature: a downvote button
https://news.yahoo.com/twitter-begins-global-test-feature-040358899.html

Jeff Bezos's tuition-free preschool is expanding to new locations
https://www.businessinsider.com/jeff-bezos-free-preschool-bezos-academy-locations-curriculum-eligibility-2022-1

Flexible gig - Scan License Plates to Earn $$$$$ - labor gigs
https://morgantown.craigslist.org/lbg/d/clarksburg-flexible-gig-scan-license/7440463455.html

Mark Zuckerberg loses $29bn overnight as people abandon Facebook
https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/mark-zuckerberg-loses-24bn-overnight-141005961.html

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy devices will be made partly from recycled plastics
https://news.yahoo.com/samsung-ocean-bound-plastics-230024368.html

Lujan might be first politician to get the neural link
https://discord.com/channels/311625265627529216/379774652719038466/939227554429169674

The Plan to Put Bitcoin in Mouse DNA With a Genetically Engineered Virus
https://www.vice.com/en/article/5dg5az/the-quest-to-put-bitcoin-in-mouse-dna-with-a-genetically-engineered-virus

Teen Who Tracked Elon Musk’s Private Jet Stirs Security Response
https://www.forbes.com/sites/douggollan/2022/02/02/elon-musk-private-jet-tracker-likely-to-stir-industry-response/

Video: Report: Musk offered teen $5K to shut down flight tracker (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQykKaR9u_w

Tesla Suspends Solar Roof Installations; Blames "Supply Chain Issues" Not SEC Investigation
https://www.activistpost.com/2022/02/tesla-suspends-solar-roof-installations-blames-supply-chain-issues-not-sec-investigation-on-solar-panel-fires.html

"Tesla Recall" Search Trend Erupts To Record Highs
https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/tesla-recall-search-trend-erupts-record-highs-amid-quality-control-woes

National Covid pass hit by tech bug
https://www.rt.com/news/548123-national-covid-pass-bug-france/

Board of Health Issues First Known U.S. Cease and Desist Order for Cell Tower Due to Ongoing Residential Health Complaints
https://www.activistpost.com/2022/02/board-of-health-issues-first-known-u-s-cease-and-desist-order-for-cell-tower-due-to-ongoing-residential-health-complaints.html

Mystery as gold cube worth $11.7 million 'pops up' in NYC's Central Park
https://www.the-sun.com/news/4604672/gold-castello-cube-central-park/

Earth being buzzed by Trojan asteroid
https://www.rt.com/news/548249-asteroid-earth-orbit-close/

"Orbital stability analysis and photometric characterization of the second Earth Trojan asteroid 2020 XL5"
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-27988-4

Video: A Second Trojan Asteroid Discovered Sharing Earth’s Orbit (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PsDge4vXUg

#ThisDayInHistory: 1990 - Del Shannon dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (Audio)
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/del-shannon-dies-of-a-self-inflicted-gunshot-wound // https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Opu1CLfx9aw

'Crime Story'
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crime_Story_(American_TV_series)

Flashback: Russians Analyze Data To Confirm Reached Lake Vostok (Feb. 8, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/russians-analyze-data-to-confirm-reached-lake-vostok/

Flashback: Going Rogue: Giant Wave Damages Cargo Ship In Pacific Northwest (Feb. 8, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/going-rogue-giant-wave-damages-cargo-ship-in-pacific-northwest/

Flashback: Cargill Set to Exploit Stevia Worldwide (Feb. 8, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/cargill-set-to-exploit-stevia-worldwide/

Flashback: Grave Robbers Desecrate Florida Cemetery, Stealing Bones (Feb. 8, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/grave-robbers-desecrate-florida-cemetery-stealing-bones/

Flashback: Penn St. Update: Sandusky Watches Children From Back Porch (Feb. 8, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/penn-st-update-sandusky-watches-children-from-back-porch/

Flashback: US/China Drone War: Chinese Hacked RQ-170 Drone Over Iran (Feb. 8, 2012)
https://mediamonarchy.com/us-china-drone-war-chinese-hacked-rq-170-drone-over-iran/

#PumpUpThaVolume #TruthMusic: Nigel of Tunnelmental (@tunnelmental) - "Where Are You Now?" (No Fear Remix) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/PumpUpThaVolume/status/1490134816683180032

#MorningMonarchy: February 8, 2022