Monthly Archives: January 2020

  • Celibacy and Viruses in China

    Celibacy and Viruses in China

    Grind for January 21stFIRST SIP:“People don’t like to talk about victory and defeat anymore.” – John Bolton Get Off My Cloud The HeadlineRetired Pope Benedict XVI urges Pope Francis not to back down from celibacy rulesThe GrindIn his soon-to-be-published book, former ...
  • Sandmann and Climate Change Wins

    Sandmann and Climate Change Wins

    Grind for January 20thFIRST SIP:“Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.” – Laurence J. Peter Trending The HeadlineKentucky teen wins lawsuit against CNNThe GrindCNN this week agreed to settle a lawsuit with Nick Sandmann, a student from Covington Catholic ...
  • Deepfake and IKEA

    Deepfake and IKEA

    Grind for January 19thFIRST SIP:“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” – Henry Ward Beecher Good Move The HeadlineFacebook bans Deepfake videosThe GrindFacebook this week announced a ban on most Deepfake videos as part of its ...
  • Russia Shakeup, Mississippi Prisons

    Russia Shakeup, Mississippi Prisons

    Grind for January 18thFIRST SIP:“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson Planning Ahead The HeadlineEntire Russian government resigns as Putin introduces policy changesThe GrindRussia’s entire ...
  • Russian Hackers and the Iowa Caucus

    Russian Hackers and the Iowa Caucus

    Grind for January 17thFIRST SIP:“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” – Robert Frost A Turn Of Events The HeadlineRussia accused of hacking Ukrainian company that ...
  • New Laws For 2020

    New Laws For 2020

    Grind for January 16thFIRST SIP:“Snow is diamonds for a faery’s feet; blithely and bonnily she trips along, her lips a-carol with a merry song, and in her eyes the meaning…Life is sweet!” – Ruby Archer Oh Fun The HeadlineNew laws worth knowing for 2020The GrindWith ...
  • Why Less Americans Are Now Liberal

    Why Less Americans Are Now Liberal

    Grind for FIRST SIP:“The opportunity for doing mischief is found a hundred times a day, and of doing good once in a year.” – Voltaire Trending The HeadlineGallup polls suggest fewer Americans identify as ‘liberal’The GrindFewer Americans identify as ...
  • SECURE Act and Ukrainian Plane Crash

    SECURE Act and Ukrainian Plane Crash

    Grind for January 14thFIRST SIP:“Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Trending The HeadlineNew law will help small businesses offer retirement plansThe GrindLate last month, President Trump signed a law designed ...
  • Iraqi Parliament and Quds Force

    Iraqi Parliament and Quds Force

    Grind for January 13thFIRST SIP:“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost Moving Forward The HeadlineIraqi Parliament votes to expel foreign troops after airstrikeThe GrindIraq’s parliament this weekend voted to ...
  • California’s Light Bulb Ruling

    California’s Light Bulb Ruling

    Grind for January 12thFIRST SIP:“Don’t add new things in your life as a New Year’s resolution. Do more of what’s already working for you.” – Salil Jha Not So Fast The HeadlineFederal judge allows California to implement light bulb efficiency standards that ...