Elon Musk’s Boring Company unveils its first tunnel

At CES 2021, we might be moving around in underground Teslas. Image: The Boring Company Elon Musk’s Boring Company has been selected to build an underground “people mover” tunnel for the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).  The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors recommended that the contract be awarded to the Boring Company back in March, and it voted to approve it on Wednesday.  The total value of the contract is $48,675,000.  SEE ALSO: Elon Musk gives us first look at the Boring Company’s car elevator The tunnel, called the LVCC Loop, will allow people to quickly move between the LVCC’s New Exhibit Hall, North Hall, Central Hall and South Hall. The Boring Company claims the …

A young girl was afraid of IVs. So she invented a teddy bear to disguise them

(CNN)A young girl from Connecticut turned her time spent in the hospital into a chance to help ease the fear of many other young patients. “When I had my first infusion, I was surprised and a little bit intimidated by the look of the amount of tubing and medical equipment on my IV pole,” Ella said in a statement on her website. Ella stared down her fear and came up with a creative solution to disguise the medicine. “So, she cut up a stuffed animal and used a hot glue gun and made her very first Medi Teddy,” Casano said. Seeing how delighted the nurses were with the idea, Ella and her mother started the process to patent, manufacture and …

Facebook Removes Conspiracy Site Natural News

Facebook on Sunday removed the page for Natural News, a far-right conspiracy outlet that had nearly 3 million followers. The page violated Facebook's policy against spam, the social media company told The Daily Beast on Monday. Natural News founder Mike Adams wrote on fellow-right wing conspiracy site Infowars that his site was permanently banned from posting. He told the Gateway Pundit, another far-right site, that the apparent ban is evidence of a conspiracy against his website. Facebook issued a new ban against Jones, plus bans against far-right figures like Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos, as well as anti-Semitie and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. (The bans also applied to Facebook-owned Instagram.) We've always banned individuals or …

Sciatica SOS Review

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is the term used to describe nerve pain in the buttocks, legs and feet. It is caused when the sciatic nerve – the longest nerve in the body – becomes compressed or irritated. If you’re suffering with pain that radiates down the back of your leg and into your feet, it could be sciatica. Do you prefer a video? Click here to fast view. What is the Sciatic Nerve? The sciatic nerve starts at the lower spine before running through the buttock, down the back of the thigh and into the foot. It’s an important nerve that sends signals from the spinal cord to the entire lower body. Because of its location and length, the sciatic …

Overweight Mom Shrinks Waist By 5 Inches Thanks To This Unusual Audio

#1 Reason Hypnosis For Weight Loss FAILS…(And What To Do Instead) Hi, my name’s Sarah. I’m a 42 year old stay at home mom living in Kentucky. Recently, my friend told me about this weird little fat loss method she read about in a woman’s magazine. When she told me what it was, I was very skeptical. I mean… How many times have we been told about a new ‘miracle’ method that can help you ‘drop a dress size’? Ugh. If you’re anything like me, you’ve tried everything under the sun–fad diets, ab crunches, eating nothing but popcorn (yeah I got that one from Madonna!) But this method is something else. I’m living proof of that, and so are these …

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first mass since fire

(CNN)A small mass will be held at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday evening — the first since a fire destroyed the structure’s spire, parts of the roof and vault in April. The mass will be led by Michel Aupetit, the Archbishop of Paris, who said in a statement, “May all those who have mobilized since April 15 and all those who continue to work every day for Notre Dame, be they donors, architects, construction workers, political leaders, be warmly thanked for their efforts.” Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

The Shirk Report Volume 529

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 20 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Digg, Kottke, Facebook, Twitter, and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 20 IMAGES – Friday! – Thought I was watching a Marvel movie for a sec – This guy stuck in traffic – Choose wisely | Also, new Apple mug! – That’s why he’s the manager – And he’s the foreman.. – This was almost cool – Savage – A+ for creativity – Meanwhile, Dad – If I fits, I sits – Smashing – Cooler than I thought – Now let’s …

Baby Makes Hilarious Attempts To Eat A Banana While Wearing Floaties

This is just a precious video that depicts an example of the adorable kind of actions that little children do on a daily basis that bring pure joy to the child’s parents, not to mention everyone else around them! This child is videoed while trying to eat a banana. Normally, this might not be a scene that anyone would think to record. However, there is just one extra detail happening in this situation that made it so special and absolutely hilarious. That detail is the fact that this child is wearing arm floaties. These silly floaties are making it so very difficult for this child to enjoy his snack! This is hilarious! Floaties come in many forms for children. Arm …

Bradley Cooper & Irina Shayk Split! – Perez Hilton

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have called it quits. According to a People insider on Thursday, the Hangover actor and the model have officially decided to end their relationship, and are amicably working out how to share custody of their daughter Lea De Seine, who was born in March 2017. The thespian and the catwalk star began dating in the spring of 2015. Of course, this news isn’t entirely surprising. According to an Entertainment Tonight insider on Wednesday: “Bradley and Irina have been unhappy in their relationship for some time and have tried to make it work. They both want the best for their daughter, but seem to be coming to terms with the fact that staying together might not be for the …

‘The heart is here’: why the Warriors’ success is more bitter than sweet

Although the teams move to San Francisco is only across the Bay, longtime Warriors fans based in Oakland are feeling left behind As fans streamed into the Oracle Arena in Oakland for the third game of the NBA Finals, the excitement for the Golden State Warriors was tinged with melancholy a victory parade that could feel, at times, like a funeral march. In a few weeks, the team will no longer call Oakland home, moving across the Bay to the $1bn Chase Center in San Francisco. The move is only 16 miles by car but for many fans of the Warriors, who have been playing in Oakland for 47 years, it feels much farther representing a betrayal of the city …

Suspect in Lyra McKee murder arrested in Northern Ireland

(CNN)Police investigating the April murder of Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee arrested a suspect on Thursday. McKee was standing close to a police vehicle on April 18 when she was wounded by a single gunman firing shots into a residential area. She died soon after from her injuries, police said. She is the first journalist to be killed in the United Kingdom since 2001, according to nonprofit organization the Committee to Protect Journalists. McKee had been identified as a rising star in journalism, and spent much of her career reporting on the reverberations of sectarian conflict in her home country. Her funeral in April was attended by leaders of British and Irish politics, and a mural dedicated to her has …

These Starbucks Drinks Are The Prettiest Sips Made For The Gram

Courtesy of Starbucks 6 Instagram-Worthy Starbucks Drinks That’ll Give Your Feed A Pop Of Color By Lara Walsh a day ago Now that the unofficial start of summer has come and gone, you can catch me sitting on a patio with a refreshing drink in hand as often as possible. In my opinion, Starbucks has some of the prettiest options around if you’re looking to brighten up your Instagram feed, while also pulling double-duty on fueling up your day in the most delicious way possible. Looking for some inspiration? These six Instagram-worthy Starbucks drinks are sure to give your feed a pop of color and draw plenty of “likes” this patio season. While I’m all for ordering a classic cappuccino …