Archive for February, 2023

Yes, Ten percent of the US Population Live in the Ohio River Basin

Following the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment, which saw the release of a fiery plume of toxic chemicals on Feb. 6, 2023, several Twitter accounts — often those associated with conspiracy theories — reminded their followers that 10% of the entire U.S. population lives in the watershed — the Ohio River Basin — in which […]

Object Shot Down Over Alaska Airspace was PR Stunt

  Real Raw News on Feb. 14, 2023, published an article claiming that the U.S. government shot down a drone over Alaska to make President Joe Biden look good:   Alaska Shootdown Was PR Stunt   The “object” shot down over Alaskan Airspace on Friday was a USAF “aerial target drone,” not a balloon or […]

David Bowie Say This in 1999 About the Internet

  David Bowie Say This in 1999 about the internet, “I think we’re actually on the cusp of something exhilarating and terrifying.” The famed singer made some prescient remarks about the internet before it became as ubiquitous as it is now.   Bowie gave a famous interview on BBC Newsnight in 1999, and made some […]