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The Linguistics of Swearing Explain Why We Substitute Darn for Damn

The Linguistics of Swearing Explain Why We Substitute Darn for Damn

When Douglas Adams’s U.S. publisher asked him to substitute something less offensive for the f-word in in his novel  Life, the Universe, and Everything (one of the sequels to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), Adams made a cheeky decision to swap in the name of an entire country with a reputation for maintaining a…
Forest Service to Explore a New Frontier–Electric Trucks

Forest Service to Explore a New Frontier–Electric Trucks

As part of the push to electrify government fleets, employees at three national forests will test out Ford F-150 Lightnings for field operations in rugged and remote areasA Ford Lightning F-150 pickup truck next to a charging station during a media event in Healdsburg, California, US, on Friday, May 20, 2022. With the release of…
Construction of World’s Largest Radio Observatory Is Finally Under Way

Construction of World’s Largest Radio Observatory Is Finally Under Way

After 30 years of planning and negotiations, construction begins this week on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world’s largest radio-astronomy observatory. The giant instrument—to be built across sprawling sites in Australia and Africa—will collect the radio signals emitted by celestial objects and will hopefully shed light on some of the most enigmatic problems in…
Astronomers Grapple with JWST’s Discovery of Early Galaxies

Astronomers Grapple with JWST’s Discovery of Early Galaxies

In their quest to understand the first stars and galaxies that lit up the cosmos, astronomers are still in the dark—but getting closer to enlightenment one discovery at a time. That’s the almost inescapable conclusion from initial observations by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), the $10-billion observatory that began science operations in July. Designed…
The world agreed to a global plastics treaty. Now comes the hard part.

The world agreed to a global plastics treaty. Now comes the...

Last March, environmental advocates celebrated a landmark victory when United Nations negotiators agreed to write a binding global treaty on plastic pollution. As the meeting concluded, diplomats emotionally declared that multilateralism is “still alive,” and called the intergovernmental environmental deal the most significant since the 2015 Paris Agreement. The treaty couldn’t be more urgent, as…
Democrats make last-ditch effort to pass Joe Manchin’s energy permitting bill

Democrats make last-ditch effort to pass Joe Manchin’s energy permitting bill

When he voted to pass historic climate legislation this summer, West Virginia senator Joe Manchin demanded something in return: a subsequent bill that would reform and expedite the federal permitting process for big energy projects. Manchin’s view is that federal red tape constrains fossil fuels and renewables alike, preventing the U.S. from producing cheap domestic…
China-born chef takes over popular braised duck stall in Chinatown, gets seal of approval from customers, Lifestyle News

China-born chef takes over popular braised duck stall in Chinatown, gets...

December 05, 2022published at 5:40 AMByKimberly Anne LimChinatown Complex Food Centre mainstay Run Ji Cooked Food may have accumulated loyal regulars over the past three decades, but that doesn't mean that successor Guo Haozhang has had it easy. Fortunately, the 55-year-old, who hails from China, appears to be keeping the braised duck and kway chap…
Anushka Sen’s lifestyle and net worth is quite inspiring, check it out

Anushka Sen’s lifestyle and net worth is quite inspiring, check it...

Anushka is a social media star and apart from that, the actress is a fashionista whose style game is always on point. MUMBAI: Anushka Sen is one of the most popular actresses on the small screen and has a number of hit shows to her credit. The actress gained fame at a very young age…
Best Sonos Setup (2022): Which Speakers and Soundbars Should You Buy?

Best Sonos Setup (2022): Which Speakers and Soundbars Should You Buy?

Here at WIRED, we like Sonos speakers. We really do. Throughout the past decade, we’ve reviewed all of the company's wirelessly connectable speakers, from its small shelf speakers to its TV soundbars, and we've recommended every one of them. But turning your home into a Sonos-powered shrine to sound isn't cheap. Like Apple products, Sonos…
2023 Nissan Serena launches in Japan: Here’s what you need to know, Lifestyle News

2023 Nissan Serena launches in Japan: Here’s what you need to...

Nissan has just announced the launch of their all-new Serena MPV in Japan today, and it is set to become the company's next best-seller among families everywhere. Now in its sixth generation, the Serena now features a comprehensive list of equipment aimed squarely at providing the most comfortable and fuss-free experience for all occupants on…

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‘Destiny 2’ Has Stopped Any And All Seasonal Marketing And No One Knows Why

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Destiny 2Bungie Like much of the Destiny 2 community, I remain deeply confused about what’s going on with Bungie’s marketing strategy this year, in that it more or less does not have one when it comes to the seasons that are supposed to sustain it between major expansion releases. For the third season in a…