News, After Noon

. February 12, 2015.

Sending Away Sorting: We can say "goodbye" to US Postal Service mail sorting in Toledo. 

If you happen to die before Facebook is supplanted with a more pervasive social networking medium, you can now add a "Legacy Contact" to curate your page after you're gone. 

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released several hundred new mottos to guide his East Asian country. One gem: "Let us turn ours into a country of mushrooms by making mushroom cultivation scientific, intensive and industrialised!" [sic]

Bad News: Press freedom took a hit internationally in 2014, according to the World Press Freedom Index. 

Religion in Cuba? During his state visit to Cuba, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested building a mosque in the secular communist nation.  

Owners v. Laborers: Shipping companies dispute with the dockworkers' union resulted in a 24-hour closure of sea ports along the West Coast.