Rescuers untangle humpback whale stranded in hundreds of feet of fishing line




Rescuers on Saturday managed to free a humpback whale entangled in hundreds of feet of fishing line, and it swam away southwards.

“We hope we gave this whale a second chance at life,” said Kelly Terry, a spokeswoman for SeaWorld in San Diego, which sent a rescue team to free the huge mammal.

The adult humpback, estimated to be 35 to 50 feet long, was spotted Friday off the Orange County coast about 45 miles south of Los Angeles. It was entangled from its mouth to its tail and what appeared to be nylon rope streamed behind it. Read more…

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Jack Dorsey’s Fail Whale: Twitter hits a new stock low


Let’s all pause and have a nice Internet slow clap today for Chris Sacca.

The concern-trolling Twitter investor who Dick Costolo helped make extraordinarily wealthy when he increased Twitter’s valuation by some 30x in just five years. The Chris Sacca who thanked Costolo by publicly attacking him— in the nicest “bro, I BLEED AQUA” way—  until, ultimately, Costolo left.

Sacca wasn’t the reason Costolo stepped down, but he was certainly part of the public narrative that lead to it. And it was behavior I’ve never seen from an early stage investor before…

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