Author Archives: Mark Schumacher

Facebook and Instagram are STILL down: Firm says it’s ‘working to resolve the issue’ as users around the world have trouble logging on 10 hours later

Daily Mail Facebook and Instagram are still down for some users around the globe, 10 hours after the outages were first reported around 7am ET (12pm GMT) on Tuesday. Users on both popular platforms were left unable to load the sites for hours, … Continue reading

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Beijing pioneering citizens’ ‘points’ system critics brand ‘Orwellian’

Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing’s municipal government will assign citizens and firms “personal trustworthiness points” by 2021, state media reported on Tuesday, pioneering China’s controversial plan for a “social credit” system to monitor citizens and businesses. The system’s rollout has … Continue reading

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Forklift driver causes an entire warehouse to fall like dominoes when he nudges a shelving unit

Daily Mail This is the dramatic moment a forklift operator caused an entire warehouse of goods to fall like dominoes when he bumped into a shelving unit. The clip, filmed inside an unnamed distribution warehouse, captured the driver as he made … Continue reading

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A Huge Migrant Camp Is Being Erected Near George Clooney’s Mansion

US Chronicle – by Phoenix Brooks Ultra-Liberal Hollywood A-Lister, George Clooney, is facing the prospect of seeing Europe’s refugee and immigration crisis first-hand as reports are surfacing that an enormous migrant camp has just set up near the actor’s Lake Como … Continue reading

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Here’s why researchers say breathing San Francisco air today is like smoking 11 cigarettes

SF Gate Breathing the smoke-filled air in San Francisco today is equivalent to smoking more than a half-pack of cigarettes, researchers say. San Francisco’s air quality on Friday registered “very unhealthy” levels of particulate matter, following public health warnings and mass closures … Continue reading

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Beware: Police now have a super-strength camera which can spot drivers using mobile phones or speeding nearly a mile away

Daily Mail Police have unveiled their new weapon – a camera that can produce clear images of people inside a car almost a mile away and dubbed ‘The Long Ranger’. The massive camera has been showcased at the launch of … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos Tells New Amazon Employees There Isn’t a Work-Life Balance. Here’s What He Says Instead

Time – by Zoe  Bernard Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos isn’t a fan of the phrase “work-life balance.” At an April awards event hosted by Axel Springer and Business Insider US editor in chief Alyson Shontell, Bezos revealed the counterintuitive advice he offers … Continue reading

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GoFundMe couple and homeless veteran knew each other for a MONTH before they made up story

Daily Mail The audacious New Jersey couple and homeless veteran behind a fraudulent GoFundMe campaign which raised $400,000 last year knew each other for a month before they dishonestly claimed to have met for the first time when the veteran … Continue reading

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Fury at Amazon deal in which New York taxpayers PAY the company $61,200 per job

Daily Mail Instead of opening their arms to welcome Amazon, some Queens residents are fearing a ‘Scamazon’. After the Seattle-based retail giant announced plans to build part of its second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, locals took to the … Continue reading

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Gillum & Nelson Lawyers Argue Non-Citizen’s Vote SHOULD Count

Flag and Cross Florida seems to be pulling out all the stops in an attempt to ensure Democrats Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson win their races. Despite conceding on election night, Gillum is back in play for the governorship. Likewise … Continue reading

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Mad Maxine tells Trump to ‘keep his mouth shut’ over California fires

The American Mirror – by Martin Walsh Rep. Maxine Waters, who has criticized President Donald Trump and Republicans for their “rhetoric,” has been cranking up her tone since Democrats won the U.S. House of Representatives last week. During an interview on Sunday … Continue reading

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Illegal immigrant families shattered record in October

Washington Times – by Stephen Dinan Illegal immigrant families shattered the old records and snuck into the country at record rates in October, according to new numbers released Friday. A staggering 23,121 parents and children traveling as families were caught … Continue reading

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AI News Anchor Makes Debut In China

NPR “This is my very first day at Xinhua News Agency,” says a sharply dressed artificial intelligence news anchor. “I look forward to bringing you the brand new news experiences.” China’s Xinhua News Agency has billed the technology as the “world’s first … Continue reading

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California Immigration Has Ruined The State – Wild Fires, Murders, Tent Cities Is The Sad Result

California has become the poster child for what happens when you let massive immigration into a state without any concern for safety. The state’s policies basically let anybody in, and show what will happen when you have zero regard for the … Continue reading

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UPS Freight prepping for potential strike by Teamsters-backed drivers

Overdrive – by James Jaillet UPS Freight says it is working “to empty [its] network of freight by Friday,” due to the potential for a work stoppage by its drivers. UPS Freight is the company’s less-than-truckload division, for which about 12,000 … Continue reading

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Woolsey Fire Still at Zero Containment, But Window of Calm Offers Hope for Firefight

NBC News A destructive 70,000-acre brush fire, pushed by strong Santa Ana winds, marched through Los Angeles and Ventura counties toward the sea, destroying at least 150 homes and forcing the evacuation of more than 200,000 people. Firefighters are looking … Continue reading

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FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes to curb teen use – as New York vows to BAN them altogether

Daily Mail US regulators plan to impose strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to curb children and teenagers from using the devices. The measures, including age verification controls for online sales, are expected to … Continue reading

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The DREAM TEAM hit the Bashfest 13 Oval!

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Republican Texas judge frees all criminals in court after losing bench to Democrat

Daily Mail A juvenile judge in Houston stunned everyone in his courtroom when he unceremoniously freed as many as a dozen young suspects who appeared before him the day after he lost reelection to a Democrat. Judge Glenn Devlin, who … Continue reading

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Cord cutting accelerates as pay TV loses 1 million customers in largest-ever quarterly loss

USA Today – by Mike Snider Scratch the theory that cord cutting might be decelerating. Cable and satellite TV providers lost about 1.1 million subscribers during the July to September period, the largest quarterly loss ever – and the first … Continue reading

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