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“Devastated” GOP Congressman Who Represents the Covenant School’s District Posed in Gun-Toting Christmas Card
In the wake of Monday’s shooting at Nashville’s Covenant School, which left at least three children and three adults dead, Tennessee representative Andy Ogles, who represents the school’s district, issued a statement, writing, in part: “My family and I are devastated by the tragedy that took
The Greenland Ice Sheet is close to a melting point of no return, says new study
Equilibrium states of the volume of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) (black dots) with respect to pre-industrial as a function of atmospheric CO2 concentration (top left) and corresponding temperature anomaly (top right).
Truth-by-repetition: No matter how outrageous, repeated lies become the truth
As early as the 1970s, studies have demonstrated that repeating a claim increases that claim’s truth value. In other words, the more often you hear a particular statement, the more likely you are to accept that statement as being true.
Russian whose daughter drew anti-war picture gets two years' jail but flees
March 28 (Reuters) - A Russian who was investigated by police after his daughter drew an anti-war picture at school was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in a penal colony on charges of discrediting the armed forces. But the whereabouts of the convicted man, Alexei Moskalyov, were unclear.
Elon Musk: Only paid subscribers will show up in your Twitter feed
Elon Musk has announced Twitter’s latest push to get people to pay $84 a year for the social network: Twitter will promote only paid subscribers’ tweets, and non-subscribers will not be allowed to vote in polls.
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A sexually-charged slice of history sheds its inhibitions to seize power on Netflix
A 25 year-old historical biopic based on a non-fiction book that flopped at the box office first time around and scored solid-but-unspectacular reviews winding up as one of the most-watched movies on the market-leading streaming service a quarter of a century later sounds unexpected, but it’s easy
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How Cigna Saves Millions by Having Its Doctors Reject Claims Without Reading Them
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GPT-4 can be used for FREE using this simple hack. Follow these 3 steps
2 min read . Updated: 25 Mar 2023, 04:42 PM IST Edited By GPT-4 can be used for free on Microsoft Bing Chat. (AP) Right now, GPT-4 is not accessible to free users, and only ChatGPT Plus users can access ChatGPT 4 Since its release, OpenAI's latest GPT-4 model has taken the tech world by storm.
Michigan GOP chair not apologizing after comparing gun reform to Holocaust: ‘We’re a different Republican Party’
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Sheriff’s Sales and Foreclosures
Where and When do Sheriff’s Sales Take Place? Mortgage foreclosure sales happen online on the Official Public Sheriff's Sale Website which is operated by Realauction online Wednesdays at 10 am. Follow this link for Key Points About Online Auctions.
How Scholars Are Countering Well-Funded Attacks on Critical Race Theory
Invoking Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in mid-December, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced new legislation that allows parents to sue schools for teaching critical race theory. “You think about what MLK stood for.
The FBI Used an Undercover Cop With Pink Hair to Spy on Activists and Manufacture Crimes
The young woman with long pink hair claimed to be from Washington state. One day during the summer of 2020, she walked into the Chinook Center, a community space for left-wing activists in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and offered to volunteer.
The US Invasion Was a Catastrophe for the People of Iraq
In March 2003, the US military launched a full-scale invasion of Iraq. The Bush administration promised to bring freedom to millions of Iraqis.
House Republicans pass Parents Bill of Rights
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Top lawyers defy bar to declare they will not prosecute peaceful climate protesters
Leading barristers have defied bar rules by signing a declaration saying they will not prosecute peaceful climate protesters or act for companies pursuing fossil fuel projects.
What to Know About the Gender-Affirming-Care Bans Spreading Across the Country
Only six states in the U.S. have not introduced a bill restricting LGBTQ rights during this legislative session, including Delaware and Illinois.
New IPCC Report Says 3.5°C Warming Imminent; Immediate Govt Intervention Crucial to Prevent Climate Disaster
We might not have flying cars and teleportation yet, but we've sure begun to find solutions to solve some of our tiresome problems. On one end, we have stuff like NASA's DART mission deterring future dinosaur-level asteroid extinction threats.
How Many Warnings Will It Take for the World to Wake Up to the Climate Crisis?
The United Nations’ latest climate report—via its Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—may, in many ways, seem familiar.
NASA Is Tracking a Huge, Growing Anomaly in Earth's Magnetic Field
NASA is actively monitoring a strange anomaly in Earth's magnetic field: a giant region of lower magnetic intensity in the skies above the planet, stretching out between South America and southwest Africa.
Cops Sue Afroman for 'Emotional Distress' After He Made Music Videos of Botched Raid
Afroman was never charged with a crime. The footage was taken by Afroman's wife and Afroman's home security systems, meaning that there are no copyright issues here.
Florida GOP’s New Anti-Trans Bill Is So Extreme It Could Ban Treatment for Breast Cancer
The bill passed the Healthcare Regulation Committee by a vote of 12–5 and now heads to the House for a vote. The measure is one of the cruelest in the country to target transgender and LGBTQ rights and care.
Idaho hospital will stop delivering babies as doctors flee state due to abortion ban
An Idaho hospital has planned to stop delivering babies, with the medical center’s managers citing increasing criminalization of physicians and the inability to retain pediatricians as major reasons.
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“You Know What? I’m Not Doing This Anymore.”
For three days last fall, Leah Wilson entered her pregnant patient’s hospital room and checked the fetus for a heartbeat. She was waiting for it to stop. The woman’s water had broken at just 19 weeks of pregnancy, well before viability, causing an infection in her uterus.
'Vampiric' water use leading to 'imminent' global crisis, UN warns
Humanity's "lifeblood" -- water -- is increasingly at risk around the world due to "vampiric overconsumption and overdevelopment," the UN warned in a report, published hours ahead of a major summit on the issue was set to begin Wednesday.
Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet
Human activity is changing the Earth’s climate in ways “unprecedented” in thousands or hundreds of thousands of years, with some of the changes now inevitable and “irreversible”, climate scientists have warned. Within the next two decades, temperatures are likely to rise by more than 1.
Scientists deliver ‘final warning’ on climate crisis: act now or it’s too late
Scientists have delivered a “final warning” on the climate crisis, as rising greenhouse gas emissions push the world to the brink of irrevocable damage that only swift and drastic action can avert.
We need the right kind of climate optimism
Climate pessimism dooms us to a terrible future. Complacent optimism is no better. Part of Against Doomerism from The Highlight, Vox’s home for ambitious stories that explain our world.
The 2 qualities that set introverts apart in job interviews: They're 'actually a strength'
The job interview is a social endeavor. Yes, its underlying objective is a professional one — to be offered the role you've applied for. But the success of the interaction itself comes down to chemistry, ease of conversation and a general feeling of fit on your side and theirs.
How Elon Musk's tweets unleashed a wave of hate
Image source, Social media BBC Disinformation and social media correspondentI had just finished my investigation into whether Twitter can protect users under Elon Musk's ownership, when - to my surprise - the man himself tweeted about it.
Fox News producer files explosive lawsuits against the network, alleging she was coerced into providing misleading Dominion testimony
A Fox News producer on Monday filed a pair of explosive lawsuits against the right-wing talk channel, alleging that the network’s lawyers coerced her into providing misleading testimony in Dominion Voting Systems’ $1.6 billion defamation case against the company.
Republicans use Trump’s playbook to defend him ahead of possible indictment
Donald Trump’s Republican allies in the House are doing what the former president taught them to do – use government power to try to keep his legal threats at bay.
The Guardian view on the IPCC warning: a last chance to save the planet
The world is only a few tenths of a degree away from the globally accepted goal of limiting warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. On current trends, we will shoot past the target within a decade.
“There will be no ‘fact checking’ today”: Fox News producer’s lawsuit makes it clear Fox is not a news organization
Ms. Grossberg claimed that Fox lawyers pressured her to downplay a text exchange between her and David Clark, then the senior vice president of weekend news, regarding a segment with Rudolph W. Giuliani, a lawyer for Mr. Trump. Mr. Clark texted: “There will be no ‘fact checking’ today.” Ms.
I Work for CNET’s Parent Company. Its AI-Generated Articles Disgust Me.
The AI is here, and it’s pumping out articles — inaccurate, messily copied, poorly disclosed ones — at a rate that I probably couldn’t achieve even if I skipped sleep, gave up eating, abdicated all hobbies and responsibilities, and forwent all those other annoying little human things that se
The Definitive Map of North America’s Most Strange and Wonderful Places
Atlas Obscura catalogs the most unusual, surprising, and amazing places around the world, thanks to the discoveries shared by our intrepid community of travelers and explorers.
From climate change ‘certainty’ to rapid decline: a timeline of IPCC reports
We were warned. From the “certainty” of rising greenhouse gas emissions in 1992 to “widespread” and “unprecedented” impacts on humanity by 2014, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been the beacon of climate science for the world. There were earlier warnings.
The genie escapes: Stanford copies the ChatGPT AI for less than $600
Six months ago, only researchers and boffins were following the development of large language models. But ChatGPT's launch late last year sent a rocket up humanity's backside: machines are now able to communicate in a way pretty much indistinguishable from humans.
I'm an AI-prompt engineer. Here are 3 ways to use ChatGPT to get the best results.
This as-told-to essay is based on conversations with Anna Bernstein, a 29-year-old prompt engineer at the generative-AI firm Copy.ai based in New York. The following has been edited for length and clarity.
Bill Gates says Warren Buffett gave the best advice he's ever received—it's 'maybe the most important thing' he's learned
Even artificial intelligence wants to learn from Bill Gates. When the Microsoft co-founder sat down for an interview with U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak last month, the two answered questions generated by a ChatGPT-like AI chatbot.
The 10 most expensive U.S. states to retire in — California didn't make the list
In addition to being home to the most expensive city to live in worldwide, New York is the least affordable U.S. state to retire in.
#DeleteFacebook : How to poison, obfuscate and purge your facebook data before deleting your account
Through the course of web design and development, whether it be interacting with frameworks such as Laravel or WordPress, it is sometimes necessary to develop unit, load or stress tests with certain aspects of the user interface.
MIT’s new AI can make holograms in real-time
Holograms could make virtual reality more immersive, improve our 3D printers, and even help doctors diagnose and treat patients — if only they weren’t so difficult to create.
YouTuber builds 'transparent' jet engine to show how it works
YouTuber, Warped Perception, wanted to illustrate how these powerful machines work.
Incredible Invention- This Drone Could Change Everything
These folks engineering a much better way to deliver your basically anything. If you want to engineer your own creations with me every month, just head to https://www.crunchlabs.com where you can get 2 boxes FREE!
5 jaw-dropping things GPT-4 can do that ChatGPT couldn’t
In the first day after it was unveiled, GPT-4 stunned many users in early tests and a company demo with its ability to draft lawsuits, pass standardized exams and build a working website from a hand-drawn sketch.
Elon Musk frequently told Twitter staff 'let them sue' in response to vendors and landlords complaining about unpaid bills, report says
Elon Musk has repeatedly said "let them sue," as unpaid bills for Twitter's vendors have piled up since his takeover, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing a former senior employee.
20 Touristy Things In Cleveland That Every Local Should Do at Least Once
Whether you have a free weekend, have visitors staying with you or are doing a staycation, there are surely things in your own city that you haven't done. These 20 tourist attractions are actually worthy of doing at least once in your life.
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