U.S. airlines may need to start weighing passengers in order to comply with FAA rules. For safety reasons, carriers need to calculate an aircraft’s weight and balance, and it has to be within allowable limits for the plane. However the assumptions they’ve been using for passengers are outdated.

Fuel hoarders risk life and limb

Never spare a chance at hoarding shit you don’t need for no reason.

Colonial Pipeline restarts after hack, but supply chain won’t return to normal for a few days

Colonial Pipeline restarted operations Wednesday at approximately 5 p.m. ET after a ransomware attack last week forced the entire system offline on Friday evening. The company did warn, however, that its pipeline would not be fully functional immediately.

“Following this restart it will take several days for the product delivery…

Yesterday, I wrote about how Russian hackers infiltrated the largest fuel pipeline on the East Coast. A dummy argued with me about it.

Gas stations along the U.S. …

Colonial Pipeline was hacked by Russians

WASHINGTON — A U.S. energy company says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast.

Colonial Pipeline said the attack took place Friday and also affected some of its information technology systems. The…

If you thought Rudy was sweating then, wait til you see him after the indictments!

The extraordinary FBI raid on Rudy Giuliani’s New York apartment and office has sparked debate about what criminal charges Giuliani may face, and signals a widening criminal investigation into his Ukraine drive to help Trump in 2020 by sullying Joe Biden, former prosecutors say.

The high-profile nature of the raid…

After weeks of coronavirus patients flooding emergency rooms in Michigan, the worst Covid-19 hot spot in the nation, hospitalizations are finally falling.

On some recent days, entire states, including Wisconsin and West Virginia, have reported zero new coronavirus deaths — a brief but promising respite from the onslaught of the…

So I would not trust her, ever. But she’s right (of course) when she says the 2020 presidential election was not stolen.

The 2020 presidential election was not stolen. …

Widely circulating coronavirus variants and persistent hesitancy about vaccines will keep the goal out of reach. The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore normalcy.

Now, more than half of adults in the United States have been inoculated with at least one…

Ethics? What are “ethics,” says Texas’ Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz was blasted for being the colossal dick that he is. Walter Shaub, former ethics czar for the Trump and Obama White House, said this about Cruz:

Walter Shaub’s castigation came after the Republican said his party will no longer give special treatment to deep-pocket corporate donors if they…

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