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How Nothingness Became Everything We Wanted

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Even before the pandemic, American culture was embracing numbness as an antidote for the overload of digital capitalism. But is it a real escape - or another trap?
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Toya and Zag Games team up for Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir adventure game on Roblox

Toya and Zag Games team up for Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir adventure game on Roblox

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

EXCLUSIVE: Israeli game studio Toya has teamed up with Zag Games to create a new game for Roblox: Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir. The game is based on the animated TV series...
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A stunning art installation of nearly 200,000 US flags has filled the National Mall, representing Americans who can't attend Biden's inauguration

A stunning art installation of nearly 200,000 US flags has filled the National Mall, representing Americans who can't attend Biden's inauguration

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, nearly 200,000 American flags were installed on the National Mall, representing the tens...
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Grondahl: Walter Simpkins, a force for Schenectady's Black community 

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Walter Simpkins and I sat in his Schenectady living room, surrounded by African folk art and books on Black history, Curtis Mayfield softly...
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Postmates salaries revealed: Here's how much software engineers, robotics engineers, and data scientists make at the last-mile delivery company now owned by Uber

Postmates salaries revealed: Here's how much software engineers, robotics engineers, and data scientists make at the last-mile delivery company now owned by Uber

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Uber, the parent company of Uber Eats, bought Postmates in an all-stock deal valued at $2.65 billion last month. The merger was the second consolidation...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's departing message to the US is that 'multiculturalism' is 'not who America is'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's departing message to the US is that 'multiculturalism' is 'not who America is'

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On his last full day as the top US diplomat and just one day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mike Pompeo deemed multiculturalism as...
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Kim Davis: Equality in NHL a ‘movement, not a moment'

3 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

She chatted with Anson Carter about Willie O'Ree and how NHL players and teams are working to make hockey more inclusive in pursuit of equality.
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Critical Fire Weather Due to Dry Offshore Winds

Critical Fire Weather Due to Dry Offshore Winds

4 hours ago   |   KSBW

KSBW 8 Meteorologist Art Jarrett has your local forecast.
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SEE IT: Trader Joe's manager artfully stops anti-maskers from entering store, claps back with Constitution

4 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

A Trader Joe's manager has gone viral for his artful dodging of a bunch of anti-maskers who he eventually turned away from the store after 8 minutes of cajoling and firm refusal.
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Hungary Targets Pro-LGBTQ Children's Book in Orban Campaign

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Hungary's government chided the publisher of a children's book that includes a lesbian Cinderella for not warning readers of content referring to non-traditional gender roles.
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McConnell said Trump 'fed lies' to mob about Biden election

McConnell said Trump 'fed lies' to mob about Biden election

WASHINGTON - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday saying the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was “fed lies” by the president and others... Read more ...

Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV

Eric Church, Jazmine Sullivan to sing national anthem at Super Bowl LV

NEW YORK - R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month's Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer... Read more ...

2 National Guard troops were pulled off security for Biden's inauguration...

2 National Guard troops were pulled off security for Biden's inauguration over ties to far-right groups

Summary List Placement Two National Guard members were pulled off the security mission for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, the Associated Press reported Tuesday... Read more ...

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

Mets general manager Jared Porter was fired Tuesday after sending graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago... Read more ...

Joe Exotic's legal team 'absolutely confident' he will receive presidential...

Joe Exotic's legal team 'absolutely confident' he will receive presidential pardon

The legal team fighting for his release believes President Donald Trump will issue a pardon for the man known as “Joe Exotic.” Read more ...

Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender...

Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender person confirmed by the Senate

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Dr. Rachel Levine , a physician and Pennsylvania's current secretary of health... Read more ...

Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary

Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first... Read more ...

‘Zero tolerance': New York Mets GM Jared Porter FIRED as four-year-old ‘d*ck...

‘Zero tolerance': New York Mets GM Jared Porter FIRED as four-year-old ‘d*ck pics' come back to bite him

The New York Mets are in damage control mode after announcing they have fired their recently-appointed general manager Jared Porter amid reports that he sent a series of... Read more ...

Biden will move to implement his $2 trillion climate plan on day 1 to...

Biden will move to implement his $2 trillion climate plan on day 1 to bolster the economy and kick off the new administration's fight against climate change

Summary List Placement Climate change is at the top of President-elect Joe Biden's funding agenda once he assumes office on Wednesday, as the new administration looks to add... Read more ...

Steve Cohen responds to ‘cancel culture' tweet after Mets' Jared Porter firing

Steve Cohen responds to ‘cancel culture' tweet after Mets' Jared Porter firing

Mets owner Steve Cohen didn't stop at his Twitter statement announcing the firing of GM Jared Porter for reportedly sending a stream of inappropriate texts to a female reporter... Read more ...