Bombardier bombs

Subway's newest $740M train breaks down in less than a day - NY Daily News

The R179 model from Bombardier that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority tested Sunday couldn't last a day on the rails before it was yanked, a source told the Daily News.

(Sorry, couldn't resist.)

Follow the money

Big donors threaten to bolt from Democrats — and that's a good thing - Salon.com

In a recent interview on MSNBC, Democratic Party megadonor Stephen Cloobeck blasted his party's leadership for embracing the populist rhetoric of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, and threatened to cut off funds to the party if it moves too far left. "It drives me nuts," complained Cloobeck…


No, really…

Here's the deal with all those turkeys terrorizing the suburbs - The Washington Post

The birds of late have been accused of cracking roof tiles outside Sacramento, dangerously disrupting traffic in western New York and "terrorizing" residents near Akron, Ohio.…

Today’s nomination for the Darwin Award

This man is about to launch himself in his homemade rocket to prove the Earth is flat - The Washington Post


Mission creep

Before the new addition it was the plain old county courthouse. Now, it's the Justice Center.

I expected to see Batman and Wonder Woman wandering around the premises, but they must have been out on a mission or something.

He qualifies for public housing

Trump organization worth one-tenth of previously reported value
Boing Boing

While the Trump Organization claimed $9.5 billion in sales last year, Mr Trump's public filings suggest revenues of less than a tenth of that amount, between $600 million and $700 million. Read the full story

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Trouble in Superland

From The Washington Post

Rotten Tomatoes under fire for timing of 'Justice League' review
Critics and fans alike question the review site's role