Israeli Moon Lander Tweaks Orbit to Prep for Thursday Lunar Arrival | Space

Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander has almost made it to the moon. The 5-foot-tall (1.5 meters) Beresheet fired its engines for a little over a minute early this morning (April 1), altering its trajectory slightly to prepare for a planned capture into lunar orbit on Thursday (April 4). via Pocket
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The World Might Actually Run Out of People | WIRED

You know the story. Despite technologies, regulations, and policies to make humanity less of a strain on the earth, people just won’t stop reproducing. By 2050 there will be 9 billion carbon-burning, plastic-polluting, calorie-consuming people on the planet. via Pocket
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Donald Trump should expose Obama’s partisan Russia investigation roots

Special counsel Robert Mueller had become something of a messiah figure to the Trump haters. Like a god, he was remote, white-haired and reputed to work miracles. via Pocket
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Watch — Chicago Police Union Protest Jussie Smollett Case: ‘Foxx Must Go!’

The Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago is protesting outside the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office on Monday, demanding the resignation of top prosecutor Kim Foxx after her office dropped all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett. via Pocket
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Stephen Baldwin Calls Out Brother Alec for ‘Spirit of Hate’ over Abortion Boycott

Actor Stephen Baldwin called out his brother Alec Baldwin for having a “spirit of hate” after the Saturday Night Live star signing a letter threatening to boycott the state of Georgia if Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed a bill restricting abortion into law. via Pocket
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Companies Launch ‘High-Capacity’ Magazine Sales to Cali Gun Owners

A number of retailers, manufacturers, and distributors have announced they are now selling “high-capacity” magazines to Californian gun owners. Their announcement comes days after U.S. via Pocket
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Study: ‘Assault Weapons,’ Magazine Bans Do Not Lower Homicide Rates

A study on state-level gun control laws in the U.S. shows that bans on “high-capacity” magazines and “assault weapons” do not lower homicide rates. via Pocket
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92 Per Cent of Leave Voters Feel ‘Betrayed’ by Govt’s Handling of Brexit

The ComRes poll, commissioned by the ‘Leave Means Leave’ group and published in The Sun on Monday, also found that 60 per cent of all voters, both leave and remain, said that Brexit had damaged their trust in politics. via Pocket
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EU Plots ‘Proactive Approach’ for Boosting Legal Migration to Europe

Europe must take a “proactive approach” to increasing the level of immigration to the bloc, according to a new European Commission report proclaiming migrants would become “increasingly important” in the EU strategy for economic growth. via Pocket
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