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Bull elk entangled near Grande Prairie freed by ‘rodeo roping and deep sea fishing techniques’

Bull elk entangled near Grande Prairie freed by ‘rodeo roping and...

EDMONTON -- An Alberta Fish and Wildlife officer played the role of cowboy when he wrangled a bull elk whose antlers were entangled in a cable near Grande Prairie. “It was probably wrapped ten to fifteen times around his antlers and had his ear pinned back,” said Fish and Wildlife Officer Cody Bruneau. Two officers…
Creating 3D models of people from 2D images

Creating 3D models of people from 2D images

Continuing humanity's race towards potential deepfake hell, researchers have developed a way of creating 3D models from 2D images using neural networks. The full title of the project is PIFuHD: Multi-Level Pixel-Aligned Implicit Function for High-Resolution 3D Human Digitization and here's some gibberish from the researchers: Recent advances in image-based 3D human shape estimation have…
Landing at LAX in real life vs Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Landing at LAX in real life vs Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

This is a side by side comparison of what it's like to land an Airbus A320 at Los Angeles airport in real life compared to Microsoft Flight Simulator. It's one of those instances where the simulator looks more realistic than reality. If it wasn't labeled I think most people would have a tough time figuring…
Biden warns U.K. that Irish peace deal cannot become a ‘casualty of Brexit’

Biden warns U.K. that Irish peace deal cannot become a ‘casualty...

LONDON — The British government has for years hoped that President Donald Trump would give them the post-Brexit trade deal they crave.But Democratic candidate Joe Biden made it clear Wednesday that he will not support any trade deal with London if it endangers peace in Northern Ireland — an issue that has dominated the United…
Sony’s new $500 PlayStation 5 will launch Nov. 12

Sony’s new $500 PlayStation 5 will launch Nov. 12

Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 5 video game console will cost $500 and launch Nov. 12, the company said Wednesday, setting up a holiday battle with Microsoft’s Xbox Series X over whose new console will turn up under more trees this year.Video game fans have been chomping at the bit for the new consoles, and not just…
Here’s a comprehensive look at how younger voters are breaking in 2020

Here’s a comprehensive look at how younger voters are breaking in...

WASHINGTON — Young voters are backing Joe Biden over President Trump by 20 points or more.They’re down on Trump’s job performance. They’re not fans of Biden, either.And maybe most revealing of all, these voters aren’t monolithic, with men and white younger voters much more supportive of Trump than women and younger voters of color.These are…
Ex-model alleges Trump sexually assaulted her in 1997 at U.S. Open tennis tournament

Ex-model alleges Trump sexually assaulted her in 1997 at U.S. Open...

WASHINGTON — Former model Amy Dorris alleged in a new interview that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York in 1997 by forcing his tongue down her throat and groping her body."He just shoved his tongue down my throat and I was pushing him off. And then…
Around 860,000 people filed for first-time jobless benefits last week

Around 860,000 people filed for first-time jobless benefits last week

Another 860,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week, a slight decline from the previous week amid a sluggish recovery in the labor market.The number of continuing claims, which represents people filing for ongoing benefits, fell by almost 1 million, to 12.6 million, according to new weekly data from the Department of Labor."Economic hardship…
Whitmer: No enforcement of virus rules at Trump rallies

Whitmer: No enforcement of virus rules at Trump rallies

LANSING, Mich. — Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday that it is impractical for Michigan to try to enforce coronavirus restrictions at President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign rallies, while also pointing to people’s constitutional rights.Whitmer has expressed safety concerns with several thousand people, many maskless and close together, attending a Trump rally in the Saginaw…
Trump not ready to OK TikTok deal, admits U.S. won’t get cut

Trump not ready to OK TikTok deal, admits U.S. won’t get...

President Donald Trump said he expects to get a report Thursday about Oracle’s bid for the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok and admitted there is no legal path to letting the U.S. Treasury get a cut of the deal — a proposition experts had criticized as unprecedented and possibly illegal.“I’m not prepared to sign off on anything. I…

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Lara Trump on strategy for final stretch of campaign; Kate Bedingfield on civil unrest’s impact on race for White House

Lara Trump on strategy for final stretch of campaign; Kate Bedingfield on civil unrest’s...

This is a rush transcript from "Fox News Sunday," August 30, 2020. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.CHRIS WALLACE, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: I'm Chris Wallace.With the conventions behind us, President Trump and Joe Biden dig in for a fall campaign like none before.(BEGIN VIDEOTAPE)WALLACE: Fireworks and acquisitions that…

Growth-mode digital strategy: Modernize and transform

"Digital transformation" is overused, overhyped, and open to broad interpretation. Is transformation still relevant in a post-COVID world? I believe it is but only when mixed with a healthy dose of pragmatic digital modernization. Which strategy -- modernize or transform -- will depend on your firm's digital maturity and economic situation. My last post highlights the need…
Fantasy Football Picks 2020: 2-Round Mock Draft and Strategy Breakdown

Fantasy Football Picks 2020: 2-Round Mock Draft and Strategy Breakdown

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated PressMost fantasy drafts have been delayed as long as possible to accommodate what is most certainly a nebulous offseason, but big days are on the horizon. Come draft day, the first two rounds will set the stage for roster construction and season performance.The purpose here is to run through a mock draft…
2020 Fantasy football draft prep: Best tips, rookies, strategy, top 150 rankings from dialed-in experts

2020 Fantasy football draft prep: Best tips, rookies, strategy, top 150 rankings from dialed-in...

Denver's defense took a major blow on Tuesday, when word broke that star linebacker Von Miller will reportedly miss the season due to an ankle injury. Fellow linebacker Bradley Chubb is coming off a torn ACL and may be limited to start the year. Meanwhile, James Conner is reportedly a three-down back in Pittsburgh, but…
Twin Peaks Maximizes Proven Conversion Strategy to Revitalize Industry

Twin Peaks Maximizes Proven Conversion Strategy to Revitalize Industry

Ultimate sports lodge boosts development by making cost-effective solutions to rebrand buildings Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  In an effort to restore the restaurant industry, Twin Peaks is amplifying its development through a tested conversion strategy. Over the past eight years, Twin Peaks has refined a conversion program that takes available real estate with a kitchen and…