Some things I noticed 06/28/2020:
  1. One flare caught, generated by a distant active supermassive black hole called J1249+3449, was pinpointed to the region of the gravitational-wave event S190521g.
  2. There are certain things whose number is unknown. If we count them by threes, we have two left over; by fives, we have three left over; and by sevens, two are left over. How many things are there?
  3. The United States has a large lead over all other countries in top-tier AI research, China is the largest source of top-tier researchers.
  4. The state will behave more like a portfolio investor, investing public capital in diverse enterprises, not necessarily being the majority shareholder in each of them
  5. Japan backs out of US missile system, would consider acquiring weapons able to strike enemy missile launchers, first-strike capability represents a fundamental shift
  6. European officials are trying to ascertain whether [examining options for withdrawing US forces in Germany] is part of a negotiating ploy ahead of a July 11-12 NATO summit.
  7. Zoox’s strategy does not rely on adapting existing cars with self-driving technology. It is developing a purpose-built vehicle with no steering wheel
  8. if there’s ever been a moment when I could have absolutely just formed a dictatorship, they all would have joined me… lucky I don’t have dictatorial impulses no.”
  9. The is a Reddit reader in the style of a certain well-known metropolitan newspaper.

Some things I noticed 06/26/2020:
  1. The president had trouble distinguishing between a good personal relationship with Mr. X and the truth about the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
    • “How thick is your skin?” — Stephen Colbert, 5 seconds in 😂
  2. fall of the Roman Republic and Ptolemaic Kingdom occurred during an extreme cold period resulting from a massive eruption of Alaska’s Okmok volcano early in 43 BCE
  3. Taiwan’s domestic Sky Bow III missiles have already been deployed around the nation
  4. World No. 19 Grigor Dimitrov and No. 33 Borna Coric both announced they had tested positive for Covid-19 after playing in the Adria Tour tournament organized by Novak Djokovic
  5. everybody who downloads anonymously also becomes a relay. Our work brings the Bittorrent tit-for-tat idea to darknets
  6. it’s such a monumental task to decide what to keep and what to lose
  7. Emma sent me out because I kept laughing. It just looked really strange.
  8. Ed Sheeran – Lego House (Merlin’s beard, the comments section! 😀)
  9. It struck me so violently when I looked at you.