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America's Smug Elite Is Harming Our Kids

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The push to decouple skepticism from science turns schoolchildren into victims
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Los Angeles has nation's worst air quality; SoCal counties get F grades for ozone pollution

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura counties all received F grades for particle and ozone pollution.
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The Oscars: The Strides Towards Inclusivity And The Set Up For Disappointment

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

The 93rd annual Oscars ceremony will take place on April 25, and as it has been every year since the past couple of years, it will be another opportunity for the Academy of...
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Supervised vs. unsupervised learning: What's the difference?

Supervised vs. unsupervised learning: What's the difference?

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Here are the differences between supervised, semi-supervised, and unsupervised learning - and how each is valuable in the enterprise.
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Blackstone's Jonathan Gray says the private equity giant likes the travel, sustainability, and housing sectors amid the economic reopening

Blackstone's Jonathan Gray says the private equity giant likes the travel, sustainability, and housing sectors amid the economic reopening

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In an interview with Bloomberg's Sonali Basak on Thursday, Blackstone's President and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Gray said his firm invested in the...
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Google's college-alternative programs have already trained 50,000 people. Silicon Valley hiring needs to catch up

Google's college-alternative programs have already trained 50,000 people. Silicon Valley hiring needs to catch up

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Monique Harley was a 27-year-old single mother working an hourly-wage job at a call center outside Washington, DC, when she learned about Google's online...
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Ankle exoskeleton enables faster walking

Ankle exoskeleton enables faster walking

4 hours ago   |   Stanford

In lab tests, researchers found that an optimized ankle exoskeleton system increased participants' walking speed by about 40 percent compared with their regular speed. The...
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NASA extracts breathable oxygen from thin Martian air

NASA extracts breathable oxygen from thin Martian air

5 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

NASA has logged another extraterrestrial first on its latest mission to Mars: converting carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen, the US space...
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Peter Thiel-backed psychedelics company plans to raise $100 million in an IPO

Peter Thiel-backed psychedelics company plans to raise $100 million in an IPO

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Health start-up Atai Life Sciences is planning to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, according to filings submitted to the US Securities...
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US lawmakers back $100 billion science push to compete with China

US lawmakers back $100 billion science push to compete with China

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

A bipartisan group of US lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation calling for $100 billion in government spending over five years on basic and advanced technology research...
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'He Was A Prince': Grief And Anger At Daunte Wright's Funeral In Minneapolis

'He Was A Prince': Grief And Anger At Daunte Wright's Funeral In Minneapolis

Mourners gathered to pay their respects to Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., earlier this month. Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Tom Brady is completely flipping out over NFL's ‘dumb' jersey number rule

Tom Brady is completely flipping out over NFL's ‘dumb' jersey number rule

Tom Brady isn't a fan of the NFL's rule change that allows players to change their jersey number based on position, saying that it's "dumb," and is "going to make for a lot of... Read more ...

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States passed with a vote of 94-to-1. Read more ...

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

LONDON - British lawmakers on Thursday approved a parliamentary motion declaring that China's policies against its Uyghur minority population in the far western Xinjiang region... Read more ...

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

The Senate on Thursday passed an anti-hate crimes bill aimed at addressing a surge in attacks on Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure, which would create a... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

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An explosion was heard across several New England towns. Police believe it...

An explosion was heard across several New England towns. Police believe it came from a gender reveal

The blast rattled a number of houses, causing potential damage to some. Read more ...

DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

A social justice group has filed a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis two days after he signed a bill to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent... Read more ...