News Links for the Week:
Elon Musk's brain implant is working -- in pigs: https://www.engadget.com/neuralink-pig-implant-tma-131802027.html
Hurricane Laura topples Confederate statue, two weeks after officials voted to keep it: https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/hurricane-laura-confederate-statue-louisiana-lake-charles/#app
Michigan woman discovered alive at funeral home was in body bag for two hours: https://www.mlive.com/news/2020/08/michigan-woman-discovered-alive-at-funeral-home-was-in-body-bag-for-two-hours-attorney-says.html
So much tear gas has been sprayed on Portland protesters that officials fear it's polluted the water: https://www.salon.com/2020/08/24/so-much-tear-gas-has-been-sprayed-on-portland-protesters-that-officials-fear-its-polluted-the-water/
The bizarre story of a man who tried to murder a 600-year-old tree: https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/30/us/treaty-oak-gbs-great-big-story-trnd/index.html
Vatican declares 'The Blues Brothers' a Catholic classic: https://m.jpost.com/breaking-news/vatican-declares-the-blues-brothers-a-catholic-classic/amp
Earth Oddity Extended:
Philippines government official caught having sex on Zoom: https://www.news.com.au/technology/online/security/philippines-government-official-caught-having-sex-on-zoom/news-story/adf5c0af88b12d6e2b1819b090287150
Mother, adult son charged with incest after his wife catches them having sex: https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/ny-mother-son-found-committing-incest-20200826-aes2m3zfqbamxlwepgulrcttrq-story.html
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