Extra Extra: Map Visualizes All The NYC Noise Complaints In One Week
Photo by Romeo Banias

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  • The Democratic National Committee has rejected a proposal to host a single-issue debate on the climate crisis because it isn’t like it’s the single most important problem facing us right now.
  • Miley Cyrus got some stuff off her chest on Twitter today: “I got kicked off Hotel Transylvania for buying Liam a penis cake for his birthday and licking it.”
  • Keens Steakhouse in Midtown is removing “posters depicting actors in blackface and other overtly negative stereotypes” from its walls.
  • Of course Sarah Huckabee Sanders got a job at Fox News.
  • Reassuring headline of the day: “A Giant Volcano Could End Human Life on Earth as We Know It.”
  • Someone, please, I beg you, adopt this chonky cat.
  • I can’t believe this is not satire: News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service called Knewz.com to address publishers’ concerns about Google and Facebook.
  • Missy Elliott announced that she is releasing “a collection of new songs” called Iconology tonight.
  • An email sent from the Justice Department to all immigration court employees this week included a link to an article posted on a white nationalist website that “directly attacks sitting immigration judges with racial and ethnically tinged slurs.”
  • A body found at a Queens hostel has been confirmed to be the missing head chef from Cipriani Dolci Grand Central who had not been seen or heard from in four days.
  • After an outcry, Brooklyn venue Warsaw cancelled a planned event this weekend with a Holocaust revisionist.
  • A man fought back against a stranger who randomly attacked and then robbed him inside a Brooklyn subway station.
  • Here are noise complaints in NYC visualized.
  • The NY Times Magazine has a feature on how Venus Williams changed the game and never got her due.
  • And finally, this dog really deserves a trampoline of its own:

somebody get this dog a trampoline
(thepetcollective) pic.twitter.com/WMMYIrVAHS

— Humor And Animals (@humorandanimals) August 22, 2019

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