Day: November 8, 2022

Before Wisconsin’s Midterms, Anxiety and Hope About Democracy
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Before Wisconsin’s Midterms, Anxiety and Hope About Democracy

On a recent autumn afternoon, Greta Neubauer picked up a stack of campaign flyers and signs at the Democratic Party headquarters in Kenosha and drove her car, loaded with election paraphernalia, to a middle-class street with neatly trimmed lawns and no sidewalks. Neubauer is a Wisconsin state legislator and the leader of the Democratic minority

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Posted in Sport

NBA Trades Fans Should Already Be Dreaming About

NBA Trades Fans Should Already Be Dreaming About0 of 4AP Photo/Frank Franklin IIThe actual NBA trade market may not heat up for a minute.Teams often wait until the quarter-mark of the campaign before running their self-assessments in hopes of avoiding any small-sample-size trickery. Not to mention players who inked pacts in the summer won’t become

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Posted in Science and Nature

Look inside Nemo’s Garden, a surreal underwater farm

Photographs ByLuca LocatelliText byMichael GreshkoPublished November 8, 2022• 7 min readAn hour’s drive from Genoa in northwestern Italy, off the coast of the picturesque village of Noli, nine transparent plastic bubbles appear to hover underwater—their trapped air fragrant with the scent of herbs.The installation, known as Nemo’s Garden, is an experiment meant to test the

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Posted in General

Week 10 Winners and Losers: Pivotal SEC duels shake up College Football Playoff race

We knew going into Week 10 that we would leave it with a lot more clarity regarding both the conference and College Football Playoff races. An action-packed slate of games, headlined by a pair of top-10 SEC showdowns, didn’t disappoint. Tennessee’s perfect start to the season and SEC title hopes came to an unceremonious end

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Posted in Business

DoJ Seizes 50,676 Bitcoin From Silk Road Hacker James Zhong 

After a decade of intense investigation, Silk Road hacker James Zhong has pleaded guilty to defrauding the then-famous darknet marketplace Silk Road. As a result, the federal government of the United States has obtained security keys belonging to 50,676 Bitcoins, currently worth approximately $999 million at prices of around $19,723. The announcement was a major

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Jonny Walker Wins Boise Round of EnduroCross

Main image by Jack Jaxson.The following press release is from EnduroCross:Jonny Walker Wins Big in BoiseColton Haaker and Ryder Leblond round out the podiumNampa, Idaho – The GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship Series visited Nampa Idaho for the penultimate round of the 2022 series. Jonny Walker took the overall win in another weekend of action-packed EX

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Posted in Entertainment

Leslie Phillips, Debonair British Actor of ‘Carry On,’ ‘Doctor’ and ‘Harry Potter’ Films, Dies at 98

Leslie Phillips, the British actor and Casanova of the Carry On movies who turned to serious supporting roles in Out of Africa and Empire of the Sun before voicing The Sorting Hat in the Harry Potter franchise, has died. He was 98.  Phillips died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, agent Jonathan Lloyd told the

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Posted in Technology

China-Made C919 Airliner Debuts at Air Show

The 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, which opened on November 8 in the southern city of Zhuhai, is now showcasing a range of advanced aerospace equipment. The C919, China’s first homemade passenger airplane, has made its debut, demonstrating a series of actions such as taking off at a high elevation angle and circling

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Remembering when Jeff Saturday got chewed out by Peyton Manning for calling plays during Colts game

The Colts on Monday became the second team of the 2022 NFL season to fire their coach, cutting ties with Frank Reich following a 3-5-1 start to the season. The man they announced as the interim coach has plenty of ties with Indianapolis, but not a lot (or any) NFL coaching experience. Indeed, the last

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Posted in Science and Nature

Biologists identify coral disease resistance traits

A U.S. National Science Foundation-supported study led by researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington provides a new framework for identifying coral disease resistance traits and examines the processes behind species survival. The analysis of how seven reef-building coral species in the Caribbean respond to white plague disease provides insights into the processes involved in

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