NBA Hypocrisy over China

from the Blaze:

NBA shuts down CNN reporter who dares to ask stars if they’re going to stop speaking about social justice after the China fiasco

The players suddenly are silent about ‘political and societal affairs’

Scania’s AXL Driverless Mining Truck

Scania's AXL concept provides a preview of the driverless mining truck of the future
Scania’s AXL concept provides a preview of the driverless mining truck of the future

There is no doubt we’re headed towards a driverless future, but Scania’s AXL is the company’s first concept that does away with the cab altogether. read more

China and North Korea aren’t the Only Ones with Big Scary Missiles

from Zero Hedge:

US Military Tests ICBM Hours After Beijing Parades Missiles Through Tiananmen Square

Mere hours after the latest missile test by North Korea and Beijing’s parading of its ICBM arsenal through Tiananmen Square during the 70th anniversary celebration of Communist Party rule, the US military decided to carry out a missile test of its own on Wednesday, testing an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM.

The Minuteman was launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:13 am Pacific Time. The missile, which was equipped with a ‘reentry vehicle’, traveled 6,750 kilometers across the Pacific Ocean before touching down on the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command.

A photo of the test shows the missile in a brilliant purple hue.

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Vision Venture Autonomous Driving Camper

A more relaxing way to travel and glamp
A more relaxing way to travel and glamp
Erwin Hymer Group

Hymer made quite a splash at this year’s Düsseldorf Caravan Salon with the Vision Venture, an exceptional plus-sized camper van concept that foretells a very capable, comfortable camping future for the year 2025. But it didn’t drop the crystal ball after designing that Mercedes-badged van, traveling a little farther into the future to show how autonomous driving will recast the vehicle camping experience. read more

WND Exclusive – Defending France from the Climate Crisis Kids

from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:

The Golden Child of the current climate movement, Greta Thunberg, isn’t quite finished with her 15 minutes of fame.

After her scripted diatribe at the Climate Strike, she and 15 other misguided and misinformed youth headed to the United Nations Climate Summit, where the 16, ranging from age 8 to 17, hailing from 12 different countries, proceeded to lodge, “a landmark official complaint to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to protest lack of government action on the climate crisis.”

I’m not sure what constitutes an “official” complaint to the U.N., but I assume it’s anything that advances socialism, communism, hatred of Israel or America, and radical leftism. And the climate crisis complaint pretty much checks most categories – ergo, it’s official.

That and the kids have their own legal representation, courtesy of global law firm Hausfeld LLP and Earthjustice whose motto is … ready for it … “Because the Earth Needs a Good Lawyer!” Wonder who’s paying these two? Just asking. read more

Video Podcast – California Cops Run Out of Juice – Taking the Ham out of Hamburger

by: Brent Smith

Segment One:
If you’re a police department, what is more important – catching bad guys, or fighting the apocalyptic scourge of global warming?

Well, if you’re in Fremont California, global warming appears to be more important than public safety.

A Fremont California police officer was recently forced to abandon a chase after the officer’s all-electric Tesla patrol vehicle runs low on battery. I’m sure the criminal was happy about that.

Segment Two:
Burger King in South Africa is dropping the name Hamburger from its menu because the word “Ham” might offend Muslims. The fact that there is no ham in a hamburger is evidently lost on the South African Muslims.

Yet at the same, they are adding bacon to the menu.

I wonder if they realize the irony? read more

Is Nessy Just a Giant Eel?

The majority of the environmental DNA found in the study came from eels – although not necessarily giant ones
The majority of the environmental DNA found in the study came from eels – although not necessarily giant ones

Last year, we heard about a scientist who was headed to Loch Ness to search for the monster’s DNA. Well, the results of his study are now in, and he believes the creature might be a type of giant eel. read more

BBC Gender Benders

from the Daily Wire:

BBC Tells School Children Aged 9-12 That There Are More Than 100 Genders

Rosemary Calvert / Getty Images

You may think there are two genders, male and female. After all, there are just two bathrooms and just two choices on official forms.

But apparently you’d be wrong — way wrong.

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has released a series of educational videos targeting school children aged 9-12. In the series, the network instructs kids that there are more than 100 “gender identities.” People who disagree with that, the BBC tells children, “just don’t know any better yet” — and could go to jail. read more

Weapon Wednesday – New Combat Robot

The latest version of the THeMIS UGV has beyond visual line of sight control capabilities
The latest version of the THeMIS UGV has beyond visual line of sight control capabilities
Milrem Robotics

At a recent live-fire exercise in Tapa, Estonia, the latest version of Milrem Robotics and ST Engineering’s ground combat robot showed off its ability to operate under Beyond Line Of Sight (BLVOS) control. In the April tests, the THeMIS Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) equipped with the ADDER DM Remote Weapon Station was armed with a 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher and a 12.7mm Heavy Machine Gun. read more

WND Exclusive – The Myth of Poverty in America

from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:

Bernie Sanders says, “If I’m not mistaken, China has made more progress in addressing extreme poverty than any other country in the history of civilization. They’ve done a lot of things for their people.”

Yes they have, unless you are one of “their people” who just happens to be part of the Chinese Muslim community, for example, or not part of the Maoist cultural revolution, which killed an estimated 20-45 million.

But what should we expect from Bernie the Red? This is the same guy who trumpeted the Cuban Communist health-care system. read more