White House Chief of Staff Jeff Kelly says he’s not quitting, getting fired or firing anyone else, “unless things change.”

(WASHINGTON) — White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says he’s not quitting, getting fired or firing anyone else, “unless things change.” Amid a swirl of reports that he’s frustrated in the job, the retired Marine Corps general told reporters Thursday at the daily White House briefing, “Unless things change, I’m not quitting, I’m not…

via White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Insists He Isn’t Quitting or Getting Fired — TIME

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Surreal Video of Postman Delivering Mail to Neighborhood Destroyed by Wildfire Goes Viral — TwistedSifter

Hours after the devastating California wildfires tore through Santa Rosa, professional drone pilot Douglas Thron filmed a postal worker delivering mail to the ravaged neighborhood of Coffey Park. Thron says while he was at the scene shooting aerial footage for NBC’s Today Show on Tuesday, he spotted the truck driving around the neighborhood. Thron…

via Surreal Video of Postman Delivering Mail to Neighborhood Destroyed by Wildfire Goes Viral — TwistedSifter

Hackaday Prize Entry: Bellcycles are Open-Source, Compact, and Unique — Hackaday

What do we want in a bicycle? It should be able to be constructed at home, even if your home is a New York apartment. It should be Open Source so our friends can make their own. It should be compact so it won’t clutter up our little apartments. It should be unique instead of…

via Hackaday Prize Entry: Bellcycles are Open-Source, Compact, and Unique — Hackaday

Hackaday Prize Entry: 3D Printed Linear Actuator Does 2kg+ — Hackaday

The rabbit hole of features and clever hacks in [chiprobot]’s NEMA17 3D Printed Linear Actuator is pretty deep. Not only can it lift 2kg+ of mass easily, it is mostly 3D printed, and uses commonplace hardware like a NEMA 17 stepper motor and a RAMPS board for motion control. The main 3D printed leadscrew uses a plug-and-socket […]

via Hackaday Prize Entry: 3D Printed Linear Actuator Does 2kg+ — Hackaday

White House Supporting Laws To Impede Consumers’ Ability To Sue Nursing Homes — Gronda Morin

I recently blogged on how after Hurricane Irma had passed through south Florida, staffers of a Hollywood Hills nursing home with a non-functioning air conditioning system, had been negligent in the deaths of 8 patients because they did not transport them, in a timely way, to the fully operational hospital with air conditioning which was […]

via White House Supporting Laws To Impede Consumers’ Ability To Sue Nursing Homes — Gronda Morin