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  • 3 days ago
    Current Event sauce

    Current 11-Inch iPad Pro Now Been Available Longer Than Any Previous Model

    In April 2021, Apple introduced new 12.9-inch and 11-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ models featuring the M1 chip, a Thunderbolt port, 5G connectivity, Center Stage, and a mini-LED display for the larger model. They are still on sale and have now been available for over 18 months.

  • 5 days ago
    Current Event sauce

    ‘This is what a river should look like’: Dutch rewilding project turns back the clock 500 years

    On the way to being one of the most beautiful nature areas in Europe,” reads a sign overlooking a construction site near the village of Grevenbicht on the Meuse River in the southern Netherlands. Looking at the diggers, other bits of large machinery and bare soil, this is a stretch of the imagination. “You have to sell your story,” says Frans Schepers, managing director of Rewilding Europe, who was leading the largest river-restoration project in Europe.

  • 5 days ago
    Current Event sauce

    Rocket Report: SpaceX fires up seven Raptors; SpinLaunch raises big funding round

    Welcome to Edition 5.11 of the Rocket Report! Apologies for the lack of a report last week, but I was on assignment with the crew of the forthcoming Polaris Dawn mission. The upside is that this week's edition is extra-long—running to 2,500 words.

  • 9 days ago
    Current Event sauce

    Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II draws crowds of mourners so large they're visible from space

    Earth-imaging satellites have spied the massive crowds that gathered in London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Images taken by the WorldView-3 satellite operated by Colorado-based satellite company Maxar Technologies on Saturday (Sept. 17) show hundreds of thousands of mourners queueing up to pay their respects to the late Queen, who passed away at the age of 96 on Sept. 8.

  • 10 days ago
    Expression sauce

    On the Run

    Without any sort of power, no cars, airplanes, or any type of machinery, the world was filled by a complete lack of any noise, and even though I had been living with it for months, it was something that still bothered me. Especially early in the morning, when the first hints of light were making their ways through the trees. Most of the people in the camp were still sleeping, but Evan, Lauren and I were loading the truck.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event sauce

    Nuclear fusion reactor sustains plasma at 100 million C for 30 seconds

    Scientists in South Korea have managed to get a nuclear fusion reactor to operate a stable plasma for 30 seconds, marking another promising step toward unlimited clean energy. Nuclear fusion, a process that physicists and engineers have been working on for decades, involves merging two atomic nuclei to form one larger nucleus under intense heat and pressure.

  • 3 weeks ago
    Current Event sauce

    Sports stars "discouraged" from talking about mental health - Vettel

    Sebastien Vettel discussed how sports stars should talk more openly about mental health struggles, rather than it being seen as a sign of weakness. The German - who announced that he will be retiring from Formula 1 at the end of the year - says there is "no Superman" when it comes to how athletes deal with self doubt, believing that it would show off the humility of sport if conversations were more open.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event sauce

    Dee Snider Epically Rips 'MAGAT Fascists' Who Sing 'We're Not Gonna Take It': 'F**K OFF!'

    Twisted Sister rocker Dee Snider lashed out at "MAGAT FASCISTS" who've used the band's hit song "We're Not Gonna Take It" during campaign rallies for former Republican President Donald Trump and candidates that have received his endorsement.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event sauce

    Yelp to begin prominently labeling crisis pregnancy centers to avoid confusion

    Yelp on Tuesday said it is introducing a new label to more clearly identify crisis pregnancy centers, which do not perform abortions and typically attempt to persuade people from terminating pregnancies, in the latest example of tech companies adapting their policies in the wake of the demise of Roe v. Wade.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event sauce

    Were bones of Waterloo soldiers sold as fertilizer? It’s not yet case closed

    When Napoleon was infamously defeated at Waterloo in 1815, the conflict left a battlefield littered with thousands of corpses and the inevitable detritus of war. But what happened to all those dead bodies? Only one full skeleton has been found at the site, much to the bewilderment of archaeologists. Contemporary accounts tell of French bodies being burned by local peasants, with other bodies being dumped into mass graves. And some accounts describe how scattered bones were collected and ground u...

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event sauce

    Data recoverers finally crack the locked down Apple M1 chip

    Apple’s highly secure M1 chip is a tough nut to crack, but it appears the experts at DriveSavers have finally done it. The company announced they “may be the first” to recover data from the M1 in a recent press release. DriveSavers is confident in this because the company’s engineers successfully transplanted an M1 chip from a faulty logic board to a functional one, which enables them to access the data.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event sauce

    Apple no longer requires most corporate employees to wear masks

    Apple will no longer require corporate employees to wear masks at "most locations," according to an internal email from the company's COVID-19 response team seen by The Verge. "We are writing to share an update to our current protocols," the email reads. "In light of current circumstances, wearing a face mask will no longer be required in most locations."

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event sauce

    Debris from China rocket launch to crash-land — and no one knows where

    China’s latest launch of a rocket is, once again, raising alarm that the debris will crash into the Earth’s surface in an uncertain location and at great speed.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event sauce

    Twitter enforces its ban on calling people groomers as anti-LGBTQ hate speech

    This week, Twitter confirmed that the term “groomer” is banned as hate speech on the platform under its Hateful Conduct policy. Facing calls for the social media company to follow the lead of other platforms like Reddit, Facebook, and TikTok which ban the term when used to imply a link between the LGBTQ community and pedophilia, a Twitter spokesperson sent the following statement to The Daily Dot.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event sauce

    Wild tiger numbers 40% higher than thought, says conservation group

    There are 40% more tigers in the wild than previously thought, with as many as 5,578 around, though they remain an endangered species, according to a leading conservationist group. The jump in numbers was due to improved monitoring, with the population thought to be stable or increasing, said the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Habitat protection projects showed that “recovery is possible”.