Open Thread for March 2021

This is the Open Thread for March of 2021.

Please leave your tips, announcements, or other things below.

Alt-History: Imagine if the election of 1936 had gone differently…

Cool Car: Tesla certainly makes some really cool cars, even if their market cap feels like it lives in nosebleed territory…

Blown Away: For the first time ever, we can hear what a breeze on Mars sounds like…

He Did It: Nine years ago professional bowler Pete Weber celebrated winning the U.S. Open after fighting with a fan who tried to distract him during the game…

5 thoughts on “Open Thread for March 2021

  1. Root's Teeth Are Awesome

    FBI charges a New Hampshire libertarian group with Bitcoin money laundering: https://www.unionleader.com/news/crime/free-keene-leaders-arrested-for-money-laundering-in-fbi-raids-illegal-bitcoin-exchange-alleged/article_bc35a1fa-818c-50c4-a91e-717f6e66b929.html

    Six people involved with the libertarian Free Keene group are facing charges — including wire fraud and money laundering — related to an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange that federal prosecutors said processed some $10 million since 2016. …

    More details here: https://www.nhpr.org/post/libertarian-activists-including-nobody-arrested-nh-cryptocurrency-related-crimes#stream/0

    The accused includes a former gubernatorial candidate and libertarian activist who changed his last name to Freeman; a man with a lengthy criminal record who changed his legal name to Nobody; and a transgender woman who identifies as a Satanist who lost a bid for Cheshire county sheriff last year.

    So it seems that actual LP members and candidates are among the accused.

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