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  • 5 days ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Dislodged Suez Canal cargo ship held amid $916 million claim

    A mammoth cargo ship that blocked the Suez Canal last month is being held in the waterway as authorities pursue a $916 million compensation claim against its owner, according to the vessel’s insurer. The UK Club, an insurer for the Ever Given, said in a statement Tuesday that the ship's Japanese owners received a claim from the Suez Canal Authority (SCA), which runs the canal, on April 7. The claim includes $300 million for "loss of reputation."

  • 6 days ago
    Current Event Nelson

    This Is the Worst Smartwatch I've Ever Used

    It’s rare for a flagship gadget to fail on every single front, and yet the OnePlus Watch has managed to pull it off. Every little thing went wrong when I tested this watch. It tracked every activity inaccurately. It said I was sleeping when I was awake. My step counts were off by more than 10,000 steps. I changed my measurements to the imperial system, but sometimes it showed me data using the metric system anyway, just for fun.

  • 7 days ago
    Current Event Nelson

    ETF investors say the Coinbase listing will cause an explosion in cryptoasset investing

    The pending Coinbase direct listing is exciting a broad base of the investment community outside the usual cryptocurrency crowd.

  • 10 days ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Prince's Sister on Honoring Her Brother's Vault of Unreleased Music

    Following Prince’s death in 2016, Tyka Nelson, the musician’s younger sister, has been tasked with helping preserve the Purple One’s legacy. She shares one-sixth of Prince’s estate, with thousands of unreleased songs reportedly stowed away in Prince’s vault. Fans have eagerly demanded a taste of what the artist never got the chance to release on his own.

  • 11 days ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Particle mystery deepens, as physicists confirm that the muon is more magnetic than predicted

    A potential chink in physicists’ understanding of fundamental particles and forces now looks more real. New measurements confirm a fleeting subatomic particle called the muon may be ever so slightly more magnetic than theory predicts, a team of more than 200 physicists reported this week.

  • 12 days ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Nearly half of new US COVID-19 infections are in just 5 states

    Nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in just five states — a situation that is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot spots.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Cybercriminals Hacked GitHub's Servers for Crypto Mining

    GitHub's electricity bill likely skyrocketed in recent months. The code-hosting company, owned by Microsoft, is investigating a series of attacks against its cloud infrastructure that allowed cybercriminals to hack into its servers and use them for crypto-mining operations, a report by The Record explains.

  • 3 weeks ago
    Level Up Nelson

    Level 39

    Nelson is now level 39 with 6,605,520 XP.

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    • Save Credits The maximum amount of save credits you can store has been raised by 2 to a total of 58.
    • Image Submission The maximum amount of images you can submit to a unique social gallery has been raised by 1 to a total of 11.
    • Following The maximum amount of users you can follow has been raised by 50 to a total of 650.
  • 3 weeks ago
    Analysis Nelson

    Why Nearly All Mass Shooters Are Men

    This week, a shooting attack at a grocery store in Boulder, Colo., left 10 people dead. Just days earlier, eight people were fatally shot in a rampage targeting spas in the Atlanta area. As with almost every mass shooter in recorded U.S. history, both of the suspects in the recent attacks are men.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    'It gave me chills': Letter tossed into ocean 25 years ago lands in Cape Breton

    Two strangers separated by decades and thousands of kilometres are now forever connected by a message in a bottle. The ripped and wrinkled letter was found inside the glass vessel last fall by a Cape Breton boy. It was uncovered in his Chéticamp backyard near the Petit Étang, a body of water backing onto the Atlantic Ocean.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    French startup lobby to file privacy complaint against Apple

    France Digitale will file a complaint against iPhone maker Apple with data privacy watchdog CNIL on Tuesday over alleged breaches of European Union rules, France’s leading startup lobby said in a statement.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Being 'godless' might be good for your health, new study finds

    In recent decades, a number of studies have found that being religious can be good for your health. People who regularly attend services are less likely to smoke, may be less likely to use drugs or be obese and may live longer than those who don’t attend services. Those findings have led some to conclude that, if religion is good for you, being an atheist will be bad for your health.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    'Miracle on Ice' team star Pavelich found dead

    Mark Pavelich, who assisted on the game-winning goal to beat the Soviet Union in the 1980 Olympics, was found dead at a treatment facility in Minnesota.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    With 'WandaVision' Streaming Finally Gets Water-Cooler TV Moment

    “It’s essentially like a new opening weekend every week,” Marvel boss Kevin Feige says of episodes dropping each Friday Disney+ has done something even more heroic than the Avengers taking down the mighty Thanos: It made streaming series like “WandaVision” and “The Mandalorian” weekly appointment viewing.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Sir Kazuo Ishiguro warns of young authors self-censoring out of 'fear'

    Young authors may be self-censoring because they worry they will be "trolled" or "cancelled", according to celebrated writer Sir Kazuo Ishiguro. Sir Kazuo, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017, warned that a "climate of fear" was preventing some people from writing what they want.