There are plenty of automotive zombies, those vehicles that are still made but that no one really cares about anymore.
-- John Pearley Huffman, Car and Driver
The explosion happened near the production area of the facility, Heisner said. But the cause is unclear. Firefighters were on scene for several hours Friday night to go through the facility.
-- WPSD-TV Paducah, Kentucky
The interwebs are all in a tizzy over South Dakota's new anti-meth marketing campaign, as if the goal of a marketing campaign was...not to get noticed and shared among friends? "Meth. We're on it." is brilliant, and it is a good example of why marketing is best left to the professionals. 99% of people would have rejected this campaign...the one all of America is talking about.
Three months later, the results were clear: all the traffic that had previously come from paid links was now coming in through ordinary links. Tadelis had been right all along. Annually, eBay was burning a good $20m on ads targeting the keyword 'eBay'.
-- Jesse Frederik and Maurits Martijn, The Correspondent
the ODNI confirmed agencies stopped collecting cell phone location data last year after the Supreme Court limited the practice by law enforcement agencies.
-- Jack Corrigan, Nextgov
Of course, these agencies also desperately want Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act to be renewed. It expires on December 15th.
This clumsy marketing blitz is an embarrassing exercise that turns ostensible reporters into stooges. It’s also a stark example of just how flimsy ESPN’s editorial vision has become.
-- Laura Wagner, Slate
No, I do not typically post anything politically-related, but damn! ABC was just busted for spiking the Epstein story, and now one of their political analysts is attacking (I do not think that verb is too harsh) NY Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, as a millennial woman, seemingly bereft of leadership skills. Obviously ABC has a major "bro culture" problem that it needs to deal with.
UPS will deliver packages by electric-assist tricycle in a year-long pilot on the campus of Portland State University.
-- Joseph Gallivan, Pamplin Media
The battlefield is Shiner, the home of Shiner Bock, where signs at a recent music festival blared, rather indiscreetly, "There’s a new Bock in town." Billboards around the tiny town (pop. 2,171) also showed up to promote Crawford Bock, a beer launched by Karbach Brewing, a once-independent Houston brewer now owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev, or ABInBev.
-- Erin Douglas, Houson Chronicle
You’ve just booked the first trip with your new boo. Exciting! What could go wrong? Number one on that list: number two.