Morning Brief: December 29
Morning Brief: December 29 [flickr, tomo nosi]
The year 2016 will actually last a second longer than the average year. Thanks to a slight slowing of the Earth’s orbit caused by ocean waves, we have to catch our clocks up a leap second to stay on track. [read more]
NEED TO KNOW
Asked about Russia sanctions, Donald Trump says ‘We ought to get on with our lives’
Trump touts previously announced Sprint, OneWeb hiring pledges [Politico]
With new monuments in Nevada, Utah, Obama adds to his environmental legacy [The Washington Post]
Why New York’s new Second-Avenue subway changes nothing [Business Insider]
8 roles that prove Debbie Reynolds was born to be an entertainer [E News]
The Knicks lost to the Hawks 98-102.
The Nets lost to the Bulls 99-101.
The Devils lost to the Penguins 2-5.
The Islanders play the Wild at 8pm.
The Rangers play the Coyotes at 9pm.
The Devils play the Capitals at 7pm.
Rain and Breezy, high near 45. [full forecast]
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Galactic, Tauk @ Playstation Theater
A Special Bowl Train ft. DJ Talib Kweli @ Brooklyn Bowl
Bonobo @ Output
Gogol Bordello, Low Cut Connie @ The Space at Westbury
The Lone Bellow @ The Bowery Ballroom
Dar Williams @ The Bell House
Phish @ Madison Square Garden
Letters to Nepal @ Mercury Lounge
Macy Gray @ Iridium Jazz Club
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1997, Hong Kong began slaughtering all its chicken to prevent bird flu.
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