Morgan’s Wonderland announces 2021 opening dates for theme park, sports complex

Morgan’s Inspiration Island and Morgan’s Wonderland are closed Saturday due to power outages from the storms overnight. Inspiration Island, the splash park built for people of all abilities was set to kick off its summer season on Saturday, but that celebration has been delayed until Sunday. The parks are scheduled to be open from 11 […]

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The Latest: Scientists in Vietnam identify new virus variant

HANOI — Vietnam has discovered a new coronavirus variant that’s a hybrid of strains first found in India and the U.K., the Vietnamese health minister said. Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said Saturday that scientists identified the variant while examining the genetic makeup of the virus that had infected some recent patients. He said lab […]

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Twitter is pausing its new public verification program a week after relaunching the process

Summary List Placement Twitter is pausing public verification requests for the coveted blue check. This comes eight days after the company announced it was reopening its verification process for the first time since 2017. Twitter announced on Friday that the public process has been paused to review the requests that have been submitted. The company announced […]

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TxDOT reminds drivers and passengers to buckle up ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest times on the road and TxDOT is anticipating more people will be traveling during the holiday weekend. “Obviously people are going to be doing a lot more traveling. They’re going to be visiting families and having celebrations,” TxDOT spokeswoman, Laura Lopez said. The agency is reminding people […]

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Civilians are rushing to sign up to space-travel competitions. Some are looking to push themselves to the limit, while others hope it will help their career ambitions.

Summary List PlacementThe recently announced winners of the SpaceX mission, called Inspiration4, will be the first-ever crew of people who aren’t professional astronauts to orbit the Earth for three days, in late 2021. Childhood cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux is among those set to board the SpaceX flight later this year. She said the mission appeals […]

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Shiba inu coin’s latest price predictions and expert forecast for the year ahead

Summary List Placement Shiba inu coin, known as a dogecoin spin-off, started off as a bit of a joke. But now it’s anything but.  According to analysts, the price of the ethereum-based meme token could double imminently as the cryptocurrency market recovers from the recent crash, per FXStreet. “Despite almost two weeks of consolidation, SHIB […]

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Home sales in Contra Costa County, May 29

101 Rudgear Drive, Walnut Creek; $1.93 million; 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms in 3,166 square feet; built in 1970 on 0.57 acres; house features views of seven cities and the nearby hills; main level includes living and dining rooms, primary suite and a gourmet kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops; stained glass skylight located over […]

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I used Robinhood, WeBull, and Public for the first time. They all have their advantages, but WeBull outshines the competition with its resources for new traders.

Summary List Placement Robinhood launched in 2013 and quickly gripped new and young investors wanting to try their hands at retail trading.  The trading app, which is seeking to go public with a valuation as high as $30 billion, had about 13 million users at the end of 2020.  But the app came under intense […]

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Kamala Harris becomes the first woman to deliver a US Naval Academy commencement address

Summary List Placement When Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the graduates of the United States Naval Academy on Friday, she became the first female commencement speaker in its 175-year-history. At the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, Harris told the graduates that they would be taking “an oath to support our Constitution and defend […]

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‘The Witcher’ by Henry Cavill scores high with the public despite reviews

Despite mixed reviews from critics, the Netflix series by Henry Cavill, The Witcher, scores big among the public in the United States. Earlier this month, Henry Cavill’s new Netflix show debuted and generated a mixed reaction from critics. The show currently has a 56% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes from critics, but has a 93% […]

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Do you want to start the new year? StarFlyer is giving away tickets

ORLANDO, Fla. – An attraction from International Drive hopes that you will start the new year with them. The Orlando StarFlyer organizes the New Year’s Eve party “The Soaring 20’s” on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. on January 1. The attraction, a 450-foot swing ride in Icon Park, promises a live DJ, food, […]

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Tottenham fans name the 13 transfer goals to replace Kieran Trippier as a right-back

After a summer that Kieran Trippier left Tottenham Hotspur to move to Atletico Madrid, fans urge Jose Mourinho to invest in a new right-back. It’s been two and a half years since Kyle Walker left Spurs for Manchester City. Serge Aurier was signed by Paris Saint-Germain as the successor to the England international. Kyle Walker-Peters […]

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Vancouver Canucks Season is Weird so Far

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” –Hunter S. Thompson For the Vancouver Canucks, “weird” is usually an epithet for unlucky bounces, identical twins, or the occasional goaltender. As the NHL comes back from the season’s break, it’s worth looking at some of the Vancouver Canucks season weird numbers, events, or just coincidences […]

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Lily Tomlin arrested in D.C. during climate change protest led by costar Jane Fonda

Following in the footsteps of her Grace and Frankie costars, Lily Tomlin is the latest to get arrested outside the Capitol during climate change protests led by her Netflix series counterpart, Jane Fonda. The arrest, which can be seen below, happened Friday during the 12th week of climate protests organized by Fonda. Tomlin was among […]

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New Russian weapons can travel at 27 times the speed of sound

In this photo taken from abstract videos distributed by the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service, an intercontinental ballistic missile rises from a silo somewhere in Russia. The Russian military said the Avangard supercar introduced the tax on Friday. The Kremlin has made modernizing Russia’s strategic nuclear forces one of its top priorities. (Russian Ministry of […]

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What exactly is the plan for the Minnesota Timberwolves?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are in a rut, with no discernible identity and an ugly cap situation. How can they build properly around Karl-Anthony Towns? Two years ago, the Minnesota Timberwolves made the playoffs for the first time in 14 years. It looked like it might be the beginning of something, with the acquisition of Jimmy […]

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Here Are a Few Things Lots of Liberals Believe That They Shouldn’t

What should I do to ring out the decade? I know! Let’s make people mad at me. With that in mind, here’s a (non-exhaustive) list of things that lots of liberals believe even though they shouldn’t. Head Start (and similar pre-K programs) raise student achievement. There’s evidence that they have positive effects on many things, […]

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Here Are a Few Things Lots of Liberals Believe That They Shouldn’t

What should I do to ring out the decade? I know! Let’s make people mad at me. With that in mind, here’s a (non-exhaustive) list of things that lots of liberals believe even though they shouldn’t. Head Start (and similar pre-K programs) raise student achievement. There’s evidence that they have positive effects on many things, […]

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The powerful $750 HP Elitebook X360 convertible Windows 10 laptop is only $480 on Amazon, today only

If you want a powerful new Windows 10 laptop with a touchscreen and a convertible form factor, you should definitely prepare to spend a hefty chunk of change. Unless you take advantage of Amazon’s one-day sale on Friday, that is. Even refurbished, the HP Elitebook X360 1030 G2 Windows 10 Laptop costs $750 thanks to […]

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Voboril: A grassroots art movement

On a monochrome evening, we descended the steep staircase of an unremarkable building. Humdrum from the exterior, the entrance door to the performance space was a portal into something altogether technicolor, the effect one of stumbling upon a speakeasy populated by bombastic characters of lore. This particular night, the hallway was jammed with the bodies […]

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Aaron Ekblad to Miss Games this Weekend for Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers announced that defenceman Aaron Ekblad is sidelined day-to-day with an apparent shoulder injury. #FlaPanthers D Aaron Ekblad (suspected shoulder) not thought to be out of lineup long. Will miss B2B this weekend, possible return on upcoming roadie (Cbus, Ott, Buff, Pitt) — George Richards (@GeorgeRichards) December 27, 2019 Aaron Ekblad to Miss […]

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Lee Mendelson, Producer of ‘Peanuts’ and ‘Garfield’ TV Specials, Dies at 86

Lee Mendelson, who produced several “Peanuts” and “Garfield” television specials, died at his home in Hillsborough, Calif. on Christmas Day after a battle with lung cancer, according to Palo Alto’s Daily Post. Meldson is also known for writing the lyrics to “Christmastime Is Here” from the 1965 TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The producer […]

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Grand finale? It’s all about 2020 for Mitch Trubisky

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky was never better this season than against the Cowboys on Dec. 5 at Soldier Field — he threw three touchdown passes and had a 115.5 passer rating — and rushed for 63 yards, including this 23-yard touchown. | Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images Bears beleaguered quarterback is searching for elusive consistency […]

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