The war in Ukraine at home and abroad, contraband bologna, and the Brooklyn man lost in the wilderness.
Ukrainian agitprop, contractual chili, and a molecular beverage printer.
A Ukrainian woman told off two heavily-armed soldiers and offered them sunflower seeds to put in their pocket so at least something will grow where they die. A Ukrainian driver pulled over to chat with a stranded Russian tank crew that ran out of gas and offered to tow them back to Russia. The tank […]
Mattress Mack lost his $4.5 million Super Bowl bet. Melania Trump’s auction of a piece of presidential history to raise some crypto had a winner. The former first lady. Tuscaloosa police were called in after a report of two “suspicious packages” on the front steps of the federal courthouse. After setting up a perimeter and […]
Scientists in Oxfordshire made a breakthrough in their work to create a self-sustaining fusion reactor doubling energy output from previous experiments. Due to pandemic-induced teacher shortages in New Mexico schools, the National Guard has been called in, as substitutes. Chimpanzees were observed treating each other’s wounds by applying dead insects to the wound, a unique […]
The sport of curling had its moment in the spotlight as the US curler John Shuster was the official flag bearer for the United States. This first time in US Olympic history. For about 30 minutes on Friday afternoon Russia had invaded the Ukraine. At least according to Bloomberg Financial News. Nearly half of all […]
Underscoring the need for President Biden’s trillion dollar infrastructure bill, a bridge collapsed outside Pittsburgh where the President was scheduled to give a speech later in the day, about infrastructure. The NYC Mayor’s office declared Sarah Palin a public health risk. The captain of the Crystal Symphony, a Miami-bound cruise ship, turned around and docked […]
A man attempting to break into a Maryland home by coming down the chimney got stuck and had to be extracted by the firefighters and police. Vaccination rates increased dramatically in Quebec after the government passed a law requiring proof-of-vaccination before you could purchase alcohol or cannabis. Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin […]
Amazon engineers scrambled to update Alexa’s library of “challenges” when a concerned parent reported the AI assistant suggested sticking a penny in an electrical socket. A meteor exploded in Pennsylvania with the energy equivalent to 30 tons of TNT. A three-ton Russian satellite plunged into the Pacific Ocean. It rained small fish in eastern Texas. […]
We made it! 2021 was a journey for all of us – even if you stayed in one place, hunkered down, as events of the world swirled around you. For the final post of the year I dug into the click data for all the TWTW posts and newsletter issues to bring you the annual […]