Archive | October 2017

THE SPHINX—-HALLOWEEN

The Editor:   Is Halloween still your favorite day, LL ?

http://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-halloween

It sure is, a lot of the Millennial’s are also getting on board the Witch Train.

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-millennials-are-ditching-religion-for-witchcraft-and-astrology-2017-10-20

http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/pop-culture-halloween-costumes-2017-poll-1202592655/

Strange things can happen.

THE SPHINX—-NEWS BITS

The  Editor:   What is new, LL ?

First Responder Cat:  Photos of Hillary’s campaign have been uncovered.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4754996/halloween-display-ocean-county-new-jersey-car-crash/

The NFL is still losing viewers.

http://www.sportingnews.com/nfl/news/nfl-tv-ratings-2017-through-week-7-cbs-fox-nbc-espn-mnf-snf-tnf-goodell-kaepernick-trump/kyfaiyz0x9rm19cxtn994edwr

Here is some tax news.

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/omb-top-20-pay-95-of-taxes-middle-class-single-digits/article/2638746

The Saudis give citizenship to a robot, some say it has more rights than women in Saudi Arabia.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/saudi-arabia-grants-citizenship-robot-11419297

The Air Force has discontinued its attempt to save money by only putting 99 % of parts on the F-16s.

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2017/10/27/Missing-engine-parts-caused-F-16-crash-USAF-says/6341509108383/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=8

THE SPHINX—HEALTH SPECIAL

The Editor:  Is this a serious warning, LL ?

Black Death Cat:  It sure is, our loyal readers should be careful about their traveling or they won’t be loyal readers much longer.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4765804/black-death-warning-in-nine-countries-including-brit-holiday-hotspots-amid-fears-plague-could-spread-on-flights-from-madagascar/

Here is a problem that will eventually kill every person on Earth, except those that adapt and can eat plastic.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/26/shocking-photo-shows-caribbean-sea-choked-death-human-waste/

https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&ei=Gh_zWYfQG4WpjwTXnbegCg&q=caribbean+sea+map&oq=carribean+sea&gs_l=psy-ab.1.1.0i10k1l10.81438.86858.0.90160.13.13.0.0.0.0.174.1730.0j13.13.0….0…1.1.64.psy-ab..0.13.1714…0j0i131k1j0i10i46k1j46i10k1.0.R46HQgp1DDM

This is a major dope dealer.

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2017/10/26/Pharmaceutical-CEO-arrested-for-bribing-doctors-to-prescribe-powerful-opioid/2841509067792/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=11

Here is how colors can affect you.

https://www.webmd.com/balance/ss/slideshow-colors-affect-you

THE SPHINX—–THE LIGHT

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Trump saw the light.

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/357603-trump-says-hell-release-all-jfk-files-to-put-conspiracy-theories-to

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The Editor:   What does that mean, LL ?

Not Much Cat:   Nothing,  Mueller’s crimes are finally coming to light.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/10/draft-mueller-has-legal-obligation-to-recuse-himself-if-not-he-should-be-charged-and-punished/

The Saudis might be seeing the light.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/saudi-arabia-mecca-great-mosque-islam-holy-muslim-isis-historical-sites-umbrella-colours-a8017686.html

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/saudi-arabia-return-moderate-open-11400298

The drive to shine the light on racism continues.

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2017/10/25/NAACP-issues-advisory-for-black-passengers-on-American-Airlines/6361508928319/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=5

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2017/10/25/kelloggs-replace-racially-insensitive-corn-pops-boxes-following-twitter-rant/797911001/

THE SPHINX—-MY GOODNESS

The Editor:  What is going on in Tampa, Florida, USA, LL ?

Vigilante  Cat:   They think a serial killer is on the loose.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/10/26/tampa-mayor-tells-cops-in-search-for-killer-bring-his-head-to-me.html

The mayor seems to be supporting vigilante justice.

http://nypost.com/2017/10/26/tampa-mayor-on-hunt-for-serial-killer-bring-his-head-to-me/

Trump caves in on the JFK records.  The CIA and FBI need another 54 years to destroy more records implicating themselves.  What a corrupt government.  The mob in the previous link should be in D.C.

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/26/jfk-assassination-files-release-244227

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-jfk-assassination-files-20171026-story.html

THE SPHINX—-BAD PUBLIC RELATIONS OR NOT POLITICALLY CORRECT

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Thanks for the thrill, Fats.

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/legendary-musician-fats-domino-died-89/story?id=50707748

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The Editor:   What is not politically correct, LL ?

Staying Alive Cat:  The Rockettes discriminate in hiring.

https://www.rockettes.com/christmas/auditions/

https://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/Photos/Rockettes-practice-for-Christmas-Spectacular/fp/11253/?spt=rel_sp&cnt=7&or=scn

https://www.rockettes.com/

Here is a brief history of the Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party in the World.  The schools discourage use of that title.

https://flgajax.com/history/

Here is why some science isn’t science.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/universe-exist-cern-universe-matter-bizarre-behaviour-scientists-a8015216.html

Arf, Arf:

THE SPHINX—NEWS ITEMS

The Editor:  Is the news interesting, LL ?

Ceiling Cat:  It sure is, California is in the news again.

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2017/10/23/westfield-mall-food-court-rat-droppings/

Here is where large crashing satellites end up.

http://www.businessinsider.com/spacecraft-cemetery-point-nemo-google-maps-2017-10

Here is an Australian driver knocking himself down ( their steering wheels are on the right side ).

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4745222/dash-cam-footage-malabar-road-rage/

Amigo needs one of these.

https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2017/10/23/Australian-cyclist-invents-magpie-proof-bike-helmet/1791508777879/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=7

Michigan State is making progress.

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2017/10/23/Michigan-State-scientists-develop-transparent-solar-cell-technology/5991508784807/?utm_source=fp&utm_campaign=ts&utm_medium=16