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  • A tornado outbreak and powerful storm systems ripped across six southern and Midwestern states on Friday, with an estimated 100 people dead amidst complete destruction of towns and communities.
  • The Washington Post looks at the few cases where relatives reported to law enforcement that they feared their young family members were thinking of committing school shootings.
  • Millions of Americans have apparently only gotten one dose of a COVID vaccine and Vox explains why it’s hard to track them down.
  • Someone claiming to be the “Chinese Zodiac Killer” has contacted several upstate New York television stations though the FBI says there’s no current threat to the public.
  • An asteroid the size of the Eiffel Tower will pass by our planet this weekend at a significant 2.5 million-mile distance, but that’s close enough for NASA to call it a “near-Earth object.”
  • A protein pill could someday give you all the mental gains from exercise without having to actually do a thing.
  • A Houston man delights his neighbors with his coordinated Christmas lights display set to Lil Jon’s “Snap Yo Fingers.”
  • And finally, holy roly poly guacamole: