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11.16.2017

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” 
– Robert Brault




 

Leonardo da Vinci Painting Sells for $450.3 Million, Shattering Auction Highs  After 19 minutes of dueling, with four bidders on the telephone and one in the room, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” sold on Wednesday night for $450.3 million with fees, shattering the high for any work of art sold at auction. - New York Times

Tesla's Electric Truck Is Coming—And So Are Everyone Else's  Tonight, on Musk will unveil Tesla's latest creation: a semi truck. Not as sexy as an affordable electric car, perhaps, but an electric truck will have more impact on Musk's larger mission, which is to make the world's transportation infrastructure more sustainable. - Wired

The First Trailer For Deadpool 2 Is Hidden in a Bizarre Tribute to Bob Ross  Ryan Reynolds has just dropped the first footage from Deadpool 2, but at first you might not realize it. Because the video starts—and goes on for an alarming amount of time—as an extended skit where Reynolds, in character as Deadpool, is... in character as beloved art icon Bob Ross? - Gizmodo

Facebook adds trust indicators to news articles in an effort to identify real journalism  Since the outbreak of its fake news crisis last year, Facebook has announced several initiatives designed to promote authentic, fact-based journalism. Today, the company is rolling out its latest: what Facebook calls a “trust indicator,” an icon that you can tap to learn more about the publisher of articles shared on Facebook. - The Verge

The RNC just dumped Roy Moore  The Republican National Committee is pulling its support of GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore after five women came forward to accuse Moore of sexual misconduct. All of the women said they were teenagers when Moore, then in his thirties and an assistant district attorney in Alabama, pursued them for dates. - Vice

Baidu Jumps Into Crowded Smart Speaker Fray With Raven  Baidu Inc. has unveiled a smart speaker designed to stake out a spot in a Chinese market bereft of competing Google or Amazon devices. The Chinese search giant’s palm-sized “Raven H” goes on sale December and relies on Baidu’s own DuerOS software to power services on the multi hued device. - Bloomberg

Miami-bound flight lands safely despite shattering nose on giant bird  When American Airlines Flight 1498 landed at Miami International Airport it carried an unexpected passenger — a bird that smashed through the plane's nose and remained lodged in the fuselage. - Business Insider

Charles Manson "on deathbed"  The 83-year-old inmate, serving multiple life sentences at a prison in Corcoran, Calif., has struggled with gastrointestinal problems and been shuttled back and forth to hospitals in recent years. TMZ reports that he was brought to a Bakersfield hospital three days ago and is facing life-threatening ailments. - Boing Boing
 
  COVER STORY: Elon Musk - Architect of Tomorrow 
Inside the inventor's world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars – and hopefully find love along the way. (Put the cool, in watercooler talk by reading this one).
  How to Change Your Life in One Month.
NL Advice: Never take anything at face value. Like this article title. But, always look for the positive -- as in, no, your life won't change that fast, but you can build a foundation by taking small steps that will certainly fork your life path in a slightly different direction in just 30 days, or your money back, guaranteed. 
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