Las Vegas residents are outraged that free parking is disappearing on the Strip – LA Times

“Even the mob didn’t dream of charging people for parking on the Strip.” — Steve Sebelius, Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist

Source: Las Vegas residents are outraged that free parking is disappearing on the Strip – LA Times

NYPL’s Most Popular Check Outs of 2016 | The New York Public Library

Over 25 million items are circulated through our network of libraries each year, and among those items there are both expected front-runners and a few interesting surprises every year. For your perusal, we’ve compiled lists of the top books checked out systemwide and in The Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island in 2016.

Source: NYPL’s Most Popular Check Outs of 2016 | The New York Public Library

Indiana University tech tool ‘Hoaxy’ shows how fake news spreads – CSMonitor.com

You can see Hoaxy here or direct at
http://hoaxy.iuni.iu.edu/

Try a search on “Obama” and pick recent to see some “fake news” listings.. my check just now showed no one was fact-checking a reported post on Obama increasing the national debt… just one example…


Richard Drew/AP/File | Caption
Richard Drew/AP/File | Caption

A free tool known as ‘Hoaxy,’ developed by Indiana University’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, aims to provide a better understanding of how fake news makes its way across the internet.

Source: Indiana University tech tool ‘Hoaxy’ shows how fake news spreads – CSMonitor.com

Remembering Vera Rubin, Who Made Dark Matter Matter : NPR

Scientist Vera Rubin made the theory of dark matter a reality and, many say, created modern astrophysics. NPR’s Ari Shapiro discusses Rubin’s passing with fellow astrophysicist Risa Wechsler.

Source: Remembering Vera Rubin, Who Made Dark Matter Matter : NPR

Chris Matthews is America’s greatest champion of ‘Love Actually.’ So we watched it with him. – The Washington Post

See also, Love Actually… Is All Around ( Love Actually Intro)


The “Hardball” host can’t stop talking about the cheesy holiday rom-com. But let him explain why.

Source: Chris Matthews is America’s greatest champion of ‘Love Actually.’ So we watched it with him. – The Washington Post