In Latvia, a massive building collapse at a supermarket in the country’s capitol, Riga, has killed at least 51. Dozens more remain trapped in the rubble. “There were torrents of water coming down off the roof. We headed into the back of the supermarket, the aisles were covered in produce and concrete and people lying on the floor,” one eyewitness said of the scene.
A sad tale from the world of baseball: On Thursday, Michael Weiner, the head of the Major League Baseball Players Association, died at 51. Weiner suffered from inoperable brain cancer, but notably stayed on the job despite his very visible condition.
In case you’re curious about what 3,700-year-old wine tastes like, go to Israel and get a taste of some stuff that predates Jesus. (EDIT: Take that back; the wine’s evaporated, but the recipe still lives.)
The problem with wind energy is that the giant blades kill golden eagles.
Spotify has a ton of money.
They witnessed a young man run by on the street. Chose him as the target.Duncan, Oklahoma Police Chief Danny Ford • Discussing the shooting death of Australian college baseball player Christopher Lane, who was shot and killed apparently at random by three teenage suspects—suspects who apparently were bored, so they decided to kill somebody. Ford was a student at nearby East Central University on a baseball scholarship. ”He’s left his mark as we know, and you know there’s not going to be any good come out of this, because it was just so senseless,” said Lane’s father, Peter, who was grieving from half a world away. ”It’s happened. It’s wrong, and we’re just trying and deal with it the best we can.”
Because baseball games are no longer used to settle land disputes and damages from horse collisions, they’ve become the battleground for deciding which U.S. city will be the first to move to the moon. Catch a nation-changing showdown with this GrouponLive deal.
The above is an actual quote from a Groupon deal for Mets tickets at Citi Field against the Phillies, White Sox, Pirates, and Reds. Yeah, i have no idea either.
Don’t believe me? Here’s the link to the Groupon deal.
A virtuoso study in up-selling? Although if baseball games decided issues of moon colonization you’d probably have to pay more than $8 for a ticket.