CA Gov Newsom Shuts Down Majority of State’s Wineries for 4th of July – But Not His Own – Mysterious Times

As we’ve previously covered, California Supreme Ruler Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an unprecedented shutdown order, effective immediately and lasting for at least three weeks, for food and entertainment-related businesses in 19 counties on his coronavirus “watch list.” The closures affect approximately 70 percent of the state’s residents, covering the entirety of Southern California except for San Diego County, […]

America’s Pandemic War Games Don’t End Well – Mysterious Times

One simulation of an uncontrolled disease outbreak concluded with riots and the National Guard on the streets. n June 22, 2001, a group of well-known U.S. officials and a handful of senior policymakers gathered at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland for a senior-level exercise that simulated a biological weapons attack—an outbreak of deadly smallpox—on […]

The Social Dilemma | Official Trailer | Netflix – Mysterious Times

We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen. ABOUT THE SOCIAL DILEMMA […]

Why China censors banned Winnie the Pooh – Mysterious Times

The blocking of Winnie the Pooh might seem like a bizarre move by the Chinese authorities but it is part of a struggle to restrict clever bloggers from getting around their country’s censorship. When is a set of wrist watches not just a set of wrist watches? When is a river crab not just a […]

California Has Lost Control – Mysterious Times

The Golden State was in better shape than most of the country. Now the outbreak there is going from bad to worse. California is on the verge of breaking a pandemic record from the darkest days of the spring: With 17,750 COVID-19 patients hospitalized yesterday, the state is closing in on New York’s single-day high […]