A first-edition copy of the U.S. Constitution from 1787 – one of only two still in private hands – is about to be auctioned off and is expected to fetch bids of up to $30 million. About 500 original copies of the Constitution were printed for delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787. Thirteen of them are still in existence, 11 of which are on display for the public at various locations. READ MORE.
Looks like the days of free porn on Twitter may be coming to en end. Apparently, Twitter is now working up a featured called “Paywall Video.” With it, creators will be able to charge money for access to their videos. While the actual verbiage kinda dances around it, it seems obvious that it’s aimed at predominantly adult content. With the paywall in place, content creators can charge $1, $2, $5, or $10 for video access, with also Twitter taking its cut. READ MORE.
A blood moon lunar eclipse will occur next Tuesday as Oregon ballots are set to be tallied for the Nov. 8 general election. The election day eclipse is the last total lunar eclipse the Earth will see for the next three years. A lunar eclipse occurs when the sun, Earth and moon align, with the moon moving into the darkest part of the Earth’s shadow. These lunar eclipses are sometimes referred to as “blood moons” due to the reddish hue that is cast onto the moon by refracted sunlight passing through Earth’s atmosphere. READ MORE.
No winning tickets were sold in last night’s drawing for the $1.2 billion jackpot. An estimated $1.5 billion is the new jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday.