The week that was

The week that was

Boris is moving out of 10 Downing but the cat will stay.

Shinzo Abe, ex-prime minister of Japan, was assassinated by a homemade shotgun. This was a shock to the nation because guns are very difficult to procure in Japan.

Rhode Island State Senator Tiara Mack kicked off her election campaign by posting a video of herself twerking upside down at the beach.

Storms over the American Midwest turned the skies green.

Over 75 people in Nigeria were rescued from a church basement where their pastor instructed them to wait in preparation for the rapture. He said it would take place in April but when it didn’t, he said the rapture had been postponed to September. Some had been down in the basement since last year.

A Silicon Valley-based company began testing a smart display that can be embedded into a contact lens. The first beta-tester is the CEO of the company.

Finnish researchers have figured out how to store energy for months at a time in gigantic sand batteries.

Kanye West announced that he is working on a car made of foam. He hired a sneaker designer to head Donda Industrial Design, his company that will lead the project.

Amazon announced that it has evolved Alexa’s speech synthesis to the point where it can mimic anyone, including your dead grandmother.

The New York Yankees blew out the Pittsburgh Pirates, 16-0. This was the Yankee’s largest shutout win since 1960. Even the Pirates announcer threw in the towel after his team, trying to staunch the bleeding, put their second baseman on the mound. “This is ridiculous,” he said as the 15th run was hit in via yet another homer.

The Sierra Leone Football Association is investigating two second-tier matches that ended at 95-0 and 91-1 respectively. The general manager of Lumbebu United, the team that lost by 95 points, said he was “not aware of any match manipulation.”

The Las Vegas Raiders football team made history as the first professional American football team to have an African American woman as president.

Due to inflation, the Hakone Aquarium in Japan has been forced to switch the penguins from Aji to cheaper Saba and they are not having it.


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