Admit it. You were dreading the inevitability of talking about Trump and DC politics at your 4th of July gathering. Well, good news. You can talk about Chris Christie instead. NPR: Chris Christie Closed New Jersey’s State Beaches — And Then Went To The Beach. (This is proof that you’re addicted to political news. They’re showing you pictures of Chris Christie on the beach and you still don’t turn it off…)

+ Here’s a headline that gets right to the point: I Could Kill You with a Consumer Drone.

+ In case you need any ideas to spice up your Fourth, there’s this: “On the Greek island of Chios, two churches host an ancient ritual in which residents on either side of town fire some 100,000 handmade rockets at the bell tower of the opposing church — while worship takes place inside.”