Month: December 2021

Gadget

Brickbat: Out of Sight

The University of Hong Kong, a public university in Hong Kong, has removed the Pillar of Shame, a statue honoring anti-democratic activists killed in Tiananmen Square by Chinese authorities in 1989. In a statement, university officials described the statue as “fragile” and said it was removed because of “security concerns.” Note Brickbat: Don’t see appeared […]

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World News

Biden is spending $1.2 trillion on infrastructure — here's what that means for Canada

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan infrastructure deal last month — a significant domestic achievement for an embattled president that will flow hundreds of billions of dollars in federal money to infrastructure projects nationwide. The plan is aimed at repairing crumbling U.S. infrastructure that has been ignored for decades. A failing Civil War-era bridge in […]

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The seventh RPS 2021 Christmas Cracker

Each year our appearance decreases, and Katharine spends the winter vacation copying all the information into a new body. Don’t worry: we can’t hear anything! Since our new forms are still coming online from the time they were in the old RPS Treehouse soup, we will not ship at Christmas, which is why we have […]

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World News

Year of reckoning for Big Tech: How U.S. lawmakers plan to rein in companies like Facebook and Google in 2022

If 2021 had been a war cry for US lawmakers facing major corporations around the world, it would have been: “Legislation is coming.” This year, lawmakers overtaken sales companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft, known as Big Tech. They issued new laws. New bills here before the US Congress include ways to […]

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World News

Wind-driven Colorado grass fire destroys hundreds of homes, displaces thousands

The blaze, which was triggered by winds, destroyed hundreds of homes, injured at least half and displaced thousands in two towns east of the Rockies near Denver, authorities said Thursday. Events mention reports Reuters. The rapidly spreading grass fire is believed to have been lit by power lines and transformers dropped by a hurricane on […]

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«Мы почти каждый год живем в какой-то новой стране». Кажется, жить в России в 2021 году было очень тяжело. Но так ли это? И будет ли лучше в 2022-м? Узнали у экономиста, юриста, политолога и историка

THIS MESSAGE (S) IS MADE BY (OR) DISTRIBUTED BY OBSERVATIONS OF ORDER OF THE OPERATORS OF OPERATORS, AND (OR) WOGWIRO WOGWO Save Medusa!https://support.meduza.io It seems that in recent years it has become increasingly difficult to live in Russia: the epidemic has changed despite the well-known trends, food prices continue to rise, human rights abuses and […]

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Умер старший брат патриарха Кирилла — протоиерей Николай Гундяев

THIS MESSAGE (S) IS MADE BY (OR) DISTRIBUTED BY OBSERVATIONS OF ORDER OF THE OPERATORS OF OPERATORS, AND (OR) WOGWIRO WOGWO Save Medusa!https://support.meduza.io His older brother Patriarch Kirill, the high priest and Rev. Rector of St. Transfiguration Cathedral of St. Petersburg Nikolai Gundyaev died on December 30 at the age of 82 after a long […]

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World News

On This Day: 31 December 1907

The First Times Square Ball Drop took place at midnight. (Dec. 31)   Original Article reposted fromSource link Disclaimer: The website autopost contents from credible news sources and we are not the original creators. If we Have added some content that belongs to you or your organization by mistake, We are sorry for that. We […]

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Smoke Fills Louisville Sky as Wildfires Rage in Colorado

On December 30, thick smoke billowed from the sky in Louisville, Colorado, on December 30, when a blazing fire forced people to evacuate and burn down their homes. Local authorities have ordered the evacuation of Louisville and Superior, both northeast of Boulder, within what the National Weather Service described as “life threatening”. According to government […]

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Omicron now the main Covid variant in France, say health officials

Omicron has become a major coronavirus problem in France where the number of infections has risen in recent days, the country’s health agency says. Original Article reposted fromSource link Disclaimer: The website autopost contents from credible news sources and we are not the original creators. If we Have added some content that belongs to you […]

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