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The week that was

Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy
Sending this out early before I go off the grid. I’m off to the mountains outside Seattle to catch my first bit of live music since lockdown. Time to reconnect with society.

Trump’s $20 billion border wall that has been circumvented by $5 ladders, is now partially washed away by torrential rains along the Arizona border.
Spencer Elden, who was was posed as a baby swimming after a dollar bill on the cover of Nirvana’s Nevermind album, is suing the band for child pornography.
The famous leaning tower of San Francisco shifted dramatically just as a massive shoring up project was kicking off. Engineers are regrouping to figure out their next move.
A Russian man defected to Japan by swimming.
The drought in the Western United States is so bad they are airlifting water to animals by helicopter.
Someone is building a near-earth space station but the company contracted to build the life-support system will not say who.
A Swedish firm announced they have successfully figured out how to produce carbon-free steel, a huge step forward to cleaning up the environmentally unfriendly steel industry. The first customer? Volvo.
Someone pranked Newsmax and called in to an interview posing as Former United States Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz to say “The next time we have two trillion dollars lying around, let’s spend it on something useful like health care or education.”
Enjoy the last weekend of Summer and see you next week. 🎶
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