1) Unexpected sighting of the day: an Emmy statuette in the lobby of an MIT laboratory.
2a) When you think about how AOL and Yahoo were the pillars of the Internet in the 1990s, and now they are limping along as subsidiaries of a corporate giant . . .
3) There are some people out there who are just losing their sh*t over the President hosting a state dinner for the President of France at Mount Vernon, saying that it sullies the legacy of Jackie Kennedy, etc. etc. etc. PEOPLE! The site must have been chosen to acknowledge the visit(s) that the Marquis de Lafayette paid there to George Washington. It's entirely appropriate to host a state dinner there.