When these guys say royal service they're not kidding

Royal treatment: Dutch King reveals he piloted KLM passenger flights - CNN.con

There's a place for everything

Cops: Man drives drunk in state police academy's parking lot


Is it just me or is there something weird here?

Police: Drunken driving suspect had lizard in bra

Still, not something you would take to the beach

Watch the British Library Digitize One of the World's Largest Books

"Obviously the atlas is rather a tricky thing to read — though it has wheels fixed onto it to make it easier to move around"


This is really a sad story…

The World: ship is 'most exclusive floating city' - CNN.com

Home to the world's only full-sized at-sea tennis court, a 7,000-square foot spa and fitness center, and 12,000-bottle wine collection, this ship has visited 1,213 ports and sailed 641,000 nautical miles.

…but somehow the idea of playing tennis on a ship at sea cracks me up.  Me, I can't even play it on flat, unmoving dry land.

Shedding a tear with the clown

AP Exclusive: The last days of the Ringling Bros. circus


The "gritty past" this story talks about is 1981

Street art photographer Martha Cooper immortalizes New York City's gritty past

Also there seems to be only one picture in the story, but maybe that’s just because I’m not counting right.

Unexpected? Not to anyone who's ever been to high school

Facebook promised to tackle fake news. But the evidence shows it's not working | Technology | The Guardian

“When Facebook’s new fact-checking system labeled a Newport Buzz article as possible 'fake news', warning users against sharing it, something unexpected happened. Traffic to the story skyrocketed, according to Christian Winthrop, editor of the local Rhode Island website."

Eww, I was reduced to eating veggies for breakfast

Peas and carrots. Ugly, right? Sure, I eat peanut butter for breakfast but that's where I draw the line.

My grocery schedule needs to be revised.

Profiles in CYA

Trump's intelligence slip-up may be the straw that breaks the camel's back


President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak during a meeting in the Oval Office last week, according to reporting by the Washington Post. 

"I think those same members of Congress will begin to speak out," said one senior Republican House member granted anonymity to speak candidly.

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No kidding

If Americans Can Find North Korea on a Map, They're More Likely to Prefer Diplomacy - The New York Times

Americans' geography skills remain poor

Can't get started without you…

…or at least a nice piece of leftover chocolate cake. It's anther chilly, damp morning in the Commonwealth. Maybe another cup of coffee too.


So they had an un-free speech rally?

Boston Common ‘Free Speech Rally’ sparks counter-protest | Boston Herald

"The man holding the Pepsi could be seen throwing at least one punch with the can of soda still in his hand."

Oh. Just another internet joke.

And make it something nice

Every Day, Your Mom Wasted 90 Minutes of Her Life On You, So Get Her a Present | FiveThirtyEight