Liberate Justice: “In a do-over for the government, a federal jury Tuesday convicted two men charged with plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer out of anger over her handling of the pandemic, ending a dramatic trial that highlighted the growth of violent extremism in America.” While we’re watching the Jan 6 hearings, it pays to remember that Trump was stirring up violence long before that sad day.

+ Goal Oriented: “No fans will be allowed in the 65,000-capacity downtown stadium for the 1 p.m. local time kickoff and the players must be rushed to bomb shelters if air-raid sirens sound.” Ukraine soccer league defies Russian war to begin season.

+ Space Jam: In case you were wondering, this is what a black hole sounds like.

+ Whale Splotching: Maybe this story caught my attention because I recently got a kayak, which I may never go out on again. After a humpback whale crashed on top of me in my kayak, I set out to learn how they communicate.

+ Finnish with a Bang “Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin has apologized for a topless photo of guests at her official residence. It comes days after she deflected accusations of having an excessive party lifestyle, by voluntarily taking a drug test – which came back clean.”