Latest woes for Boeing’s grounded 737 Max: Predatory falcons and pigeon corpses

A peregrine falcon can be seen amid brackets atop the roof of the plant in Renton, Wash., where Boeing made 737 Max planes until production was suspended. (Richard Read / Los Angeles Times)

The falcons are messy eaters. After they dive-bomb their prey, severed heads, wings and feet plop onto the factory floor and a lunch area, soon followed by feathers.

Source: Los Angeles Times

How a fire in the Inland Empire could spell doom for the worldwide vinyl LP boom

A fire at Apollo Masters in Banning, Calif., on Feb. 6 has disrupted the supply chain for lacquers essential for making vinyl albums. (Cal Fire)

Some experts fear that a fire last week at a lacquer manufacturing plant in Banning, Calif., could lead to a worldwide shortage in vinyl LPs.

Source: Los Angeles Times