UPDATED (1:50 p.m. ET) to include comments from San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. Just when you think Donald Trump could not make more plain how much he doesn't care about Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which hit 3 weeks ago, he threatened to pull aid from the island territory in a Thursday morning tweet spasm. SEE ALSO: The 5 most inappropriate things Donald Trump said at a Puerto Rico disaster briefing In a trio of tweets, Trump implied there's a limit to how much he's willing to spend on aid for the U.S. territory while taking an opportunity to still lob a couple of insults at the island because, I don't know, that's what leaders do, I guess? "Puerto Rico survived the Hurricanes, now a financial crisis looms largely of their own making." says Sharyl Attkisson. A total lack of..... — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 12, 2017 ...accountability say the Governor. Electric and all infrastructure was disaster before hurricanes. Congress to decide how … [Read more...] about Donald Trump threatens to take aid from Puerto Rico and, seriously, WTF
August 30, 2017
A little rocket will launch a clutch of tiny satellites to space for its next test flight. Rocket Lab — a U.S. and New Zealand-based company — has been working toward the second test flight of its Electron rocket since its first test in May. But unlike the first test, this second launch, which is currently slated for sometime next month, is actually expected to deliver some small satellites to orbit. SEE ALSO: Rocket Lab plans to launch its rockets off a cliff The Earth-observing satellite companies Planet and Spire are planning to launch two spacecraft each to orbit aboard the Electron rocket. "While we’re still very much operating in a test phase and can likely expect a few scrubs during the second test flight attempt, we’re incredibly excited about carrying Planet and Spire payloads on Electron," Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck said in a statement. "The data these companies gather has an increasingly significant role to play in how we … [Read more...] about A little rocket will launch some tiny satellites to space, and isn’t that cute
It feels like everyone comes out of mother! with a different takeaway, and that's one of the most intriguing things about it. This is a film that sparks discussion by opening itself up to all sorts of interpretations. SEE ALSO: So ... what is Jennifer Lawrence's 'mother!' really about? But if you're curious what its own creator, writer-director Darren Aronofsky, thinks it's about, you've come to the right place. Aronofsky's been hitting the press circuit in promotion of his new movie, which stars Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a couple disturbed by a couple of unexpected visitors. There's a lot (a lot) more to it than that, and the filmmaker's been happy to discuss exactly what it all means. Well, what most of it means. #mothermovie pic.twitter.com/rLaBwHmjdB — darren aronofsky (@DarrenAronofsky) August 2, 2017 Everything about mother! feels kind of mysterious, starting with that title – why is it spelled with a lower case, and followed by an exclamation … [Read more...] about Okay, but what does director Darren Aronofsky think ‘mother!’ is really about?