Sunday, December 4, 2022

POLITICS

How to take stock of the metaverse and understand business opportunities

While the opportunities in the virtual worlds known collectively as the metaverse will look different for every business, the core value that organizations have...

SIRENS detect distant earthquakes | Nature

Floating observatories record seismic waves to help study Earth's interior. ...

Twitter labeled factual information about covid-19 as misinformation

comment this storyCommentOver the past week, Twitter has flagged dozens of tweets with factual information about COVID-19 as misinformation and, in some cases, suspended...

US theaters to sell $3 tickets for National Film Day event

While the excitement of the summer movie season is over, U.S. theaters are looking to reinvigorate interest in moviegoing with National Movie Day, a...

Time for Salman Rushdie’s Nobel Prize

In 1901, the Swedish Academy awarded the first Nobel Prize for Literature to Sully Prudhomme, a French poet of modest distinction in his day...

17 Offensive Movies These Actors Should Have Been Stayed Away With A 10-Foot Pole

Even in the 2010s, there was a LOT of yellowface in Hollywood, and it wasn't that long ago that Blackface was common as well....

BUSINESS

Biden Student Loan Admission – WSJ

Has the Biden administration admitted that its student loan forgiveness is illegal? That's what it looks like after his move late last week...

A 95-square-foot apartment in Tokyo: ‘I wouldn’t live anywhere else’

TOKYO — At the end of a long day at work in the offices of Japan's professional baseball league, Asumi Fujiwara returned to her...

These job training programs work and can show others the way

For Amber Mitchell Ikpe, learning computer software skills was just one part of the experience at Year Up, a nonprofit job training program.The course,...