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France’s COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000

France’s COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000

The number of people killed by COVID-19 in France climbed past 100,000 on Thursday, with the virus claiming a further 300 lives in the past 24 hours, the country’s health authority said. Medical staff members tend to a patient infected with COVID-19 lays in a bed in the intensive care unit at the Saint Camille…
Accused members call for Civic Party’s dissolution

Accused members call for Civic Party’s dissolution

Four former Civic Party politicians facing national security charges over their involvement in last year’s Legco primaries have made a public call for the dissolution of the pro-democracy party – saying it has already completed its historic mission. Former lawmakers Alvin Yeung, Kwok Ka-ki, Jeremy Tam – who are all on remand – and district…
Few Americans Who Identify As Independent Are Actually Independent. That’s Really Bad For Politics.

Few Americans Who Identify As Independent Are Actually Independent. That’s Really...

If you’ve ever been in a conversation about politics, you’ve probably heard someone say, “I don’t like either party” or “Politics is just so ugly these days.” That person also may have claimed not to identify as a Democrat or a Republican but as an independent instead. Today, that person is pretty representative of how…
Are Ambitious Parts Of Democrats’ Agenda Good For Democracy … Or Just The Democratic Party?

Are Ambitious Parts Of Democrats’ Agenda Good For Democracy … Or...

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarah (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): With unified control of the White House and Congress, Democrats are pushing a number of sweeping legislative priorities, from an expansive voting-reform bill to weakening the filibuster to now possibly adding (or at least studying the possibility of…
CEOs Speak Out on Politics and the Future of Digital Currencies

CEOs Speak Out on Politics and the Future of Digital Currencies

Rawi, Rebecca, and Mihir discuss how and why CEOs are speaking out on politics and what China’s digital renminbi means for economics and politics.
Is Stagflation Coming?

Is Stagflation Coming?

Lost in the debate over whether today's ultra-loose fiscal and monetary policies will trigger painful inflation is the broader risk posed by potential negative supply shocks. From trade wars and de-globalization to aging populations and populist politics, there is no shortage of inflationary threats on the horizon.
Researchers convert a 3D printer into a sandwich making machine

Researchers convert a 3D printer into a sandwich making machine

Mechanical engineer Yuto Kuroki of Meiji University and colleagues hacked a 3D printer head to use as a 3-axis robotic manipulator to enable more advanced fabrication techniques like assembling and actuating parts as opposed to merely printing them. They call it the Functgraph and to demonstrate it's abilities they did what all serious researchers do:…
Facebook reaches its target of using 100 percent renewable energy

Facebook reaches its target of using 100 percent renewable energy

Facebook says it has reached its target to power its global operations entirely on renewable energy, though it fell shy of its end of 2020 deadline. The company is now focusing its efforts on the broader goal of reaching net-zero emissions across its entire "value chain" by 2030, including suppliers and business activities like travel…
Twitch is purging 7.5 million bots that inflated view and follower counts

Twitch is purging 7.5 million bots that inflated view and follower...

Twitch has discovered over 7.5 million bot accounts that have been inflating streamer stats, the Amazon-owned company tweeted. It has now started removing those accounts and warned users that "you may see sudden decreases in your follower and viewer count over the coming days."  The bots were doing actions called follow-botting and view-botting, the company…
Ubisoft delays Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s first major expansion to May 13th

Ubisoft delays Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s first major expansion to May 13th

Assassin's Creed Valhalla's first major expansion, Wrath of the Druids, will come out a couple of weeks later than expected. It was supposed to be available on April 29th, but now Ubisoft has announced on Twitter that it will be released on May 13th instead. The video game developer said it pushed back the release…

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Doctors at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver have a new tool in their fight against afflictions of the lungs: a robot.
Muntinlupa City mayor gets first jab of AstraZeneca vaccine

Muntinlupa City mayor gets first jab of AstraZeneca vaccine

Muntinlupa City Mayor Jaime Fresnedi received his first jab of Covid-19 vaccine after President Rodrigo Duterte allowed the inoculation of mayors in “high risk” cities and towns. Fresnedi, who is also a senior citizen at 70 years old, has been vaccinated with the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine together with other healthcare workers and persons…
Good news! CHED says HEI frontliners, personnel now elevated in COVID-19 vax priority list

Good news! CHED says HEI frontliners, personnel now elevated in COVID-19 vax priority list

In recognition of the essential services they provide amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) confirmed that frontliners in public and private higher education institutions (HEIs) are now classified under the A4 category by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF). (Photo by CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via…
Retired elementary school teacher now teaches others how to garden through tutorial videos

Retired elementary school teacher now teaches others how to garden through tutorial videos

It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together. It allows people to do what they love and eventually influence others’ lives for the better.  Such is the case of Haydee Escobañez, 61, a retired elementary school teacher from Navotas City. When she retired, she began growing plants in her home. …
France’s COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000

France’s COVID-19 deaths pass 100,000

The number of people killed by COVID-19 in France climbed past 100,000 on Thursday, with the virus claiming a further 300 lives in the past 24 hours, the country’s health authority said. Medical staff members tend to a patient infected with COVID-19 lays in a bed in the intensive care unit at the Saint Camille…