Google’s new California offices bank on in-person work

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Mountain View (United States) (AFP) – Roofs coated with canopy-like solar panels and indoor spaces awash in sunlight: Google has bet big on in-person work with its sprawling new Silicon Valley offices. AFP visited Google’s 1.1 million square foot (100,000 square metre) campus on Monday as the tech giant welcomes employees back after pandemic-era telecommuting. “Luckily, a lot of the things we were already planning kind of set us up for success with Covid,” said Michelle Kaufmann, Google director of development for built environments. “Thank god, because otherwise we would have built these buil… Read More “Google’s new California offices bank on in-person work”

King Edward VIII’s Reign Was Short, Brutal, And Full Of Secrets

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He was born into royal privilege, yet King Edward VIII’s reign ended in absolute infamy. Although he’s gone down in history as the man who sacrificed everything for love, the true story of his life reveals a much more complicated—and chilling—truth. For such a short-reigning king, Edward VIII left behind no shortage of controversy. King Edward VIII Facts1. His Name Was Completely DifferentEdward’s name wasn’t what you think it was. Born on June 23, 1894 to the future King George V and Queen Mary, the royal family was a tight-knit brood. So although Edward’s official name was Edward Albert Chri… Read More “King Edward VIII’s Reign Was Short, Brutal, And Full Of Secrets”

NJCU seeks $10 million in state aid to deal with ‘financial emergency’; president announces resignation

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NJ.com

After a decade of hundreds of millions of dollars in expansion in almost every direction, New Jersey City University is facing a “financial emergency” school officials say can only be solved with more state funding. At a board of trustees meeting on Monday, the Jersey City school announced it has less than 30 days of cash on hand. Later board Chairman Joseph Scott said state Sen. Brian Stack, D-Union City, will introduce a resolution for an additional $10 million in aid. NJCU Chief Financial Officer Benjamin Durant said the school should have at least 90 days of cash on hand. The appropriation… Read More “NJCU seeks $10 million in state aid to deal with ‘financial emergency’; president announces resignation”

Serena Williams Has Honest Reaction To First-Round Loss At Wimbledon

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The Spun

By Alek Arend Serena Williams showed plenty of heart in her return at Wimbledon this Tuesday, but it wasn’t enough to get past France’s Harmony Tan in the first round. Williams, 40, led Tan 5-4 in set three and was two points away from winning the match. But her legs grew tired, she missed shots the all-time great usually doesn’t and Tan took advantage. Williams managed to battle to a tiebreaker set and even took a 4-0 lead at one point. But Tan rattled off the five straight points and the over-three-hour contest proved to be too much for Williams. After the match, Williams accepted the fact t… Read More “Serena Williams Has Honest Reaction To First-Round Loss At Wimbledon”

Tampa Bay Lightning 2021-22 Season Recap

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Just five times in the 100-plus year history of the National Hockey League has a team won the Stanley Cup three straight seasons. The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up two games short of joining rare air, as they saw the Colorado Avalanche hoist the Cup in Amalie Arena two nights ago. Safe to say they weren’t last year’s Montreal Canadiens. Even with the superb postseason, Andrei Vasilevskiy put together, he could only do so much in the latter two rounds. Even before the Cup Final, the New York Rangers had them in deep trouble entering period three of game three in the East Finals. Ultimately, Tamp… Read More “Tampa Bay Lightning 2021-22 Season Recap”

Kreator’s Mille Petrozza – Albums Should Be a Piece of ‘Art’ + a ‘Statement’

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Kreator‘s Mille Petrozza was the latest guest on Full Metal Jackie’s weekend radio program, on hand to chat about the thrash legends’ latest album, Hate Über Alles. The band’s albums always seems to hold up a mirror to the ills of classist society and this latest release, the first since 2017’s Gods of Violence, does just that. Petrozza expresses that when a band writes an album, it should always be viewed as making a statement of some sort and that it be a piece of art rather than merely churning out new music for the sake of going back on tour. With a catalog totaling nearly 150 songs, Kreat… Read More “Kreator’s Mille Petrozza – Albums Should Be a Piece of ‘Art’ + a ‘Statement’”

The UK government launches competition to create a tech start up support scheme

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The UK government has launched a competition to create a tech start up support scheme. The Digital Growth Grant will award £12 million to one successful bidder who can put together a programme that will open up tech skills and improve regional support networks after it was found that the UK companies have attracted more investment than China with a total of £12 billion in the first five months of this year. Chris Philp MP, the Digital Minister said: “The success of our startups and scaleups has driven the UK ahead of Europe and China to be second in the World for tech investment this year. We … Read More “The UK government launches competition to create a tech start up support scheme”

How to Get Miles Teller’s “Top Gun: Maverick” Mustache

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InsideHook

By Logan Mahan It’s the summer of the ‘stache. Don’t believe us? Just head on over to TikTok, where it seems nearly every user is thirsting over one Miles Teller. Well, over Teller’s Top Gun: Maverick character Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster Bradshaw and, more specifically, the Lieutenant’s glorious mustache. Teller’s role in the blockbuster has cemented him as a sex symbol (according to some publications, anyway), and if you’ve seen the film or the many, many clips of the actor circulating the internet, it’s not hard to see why. Between his shirtless, slow-mo dance sequence, swoon-worthy piano p… Read More “How to Get Miles Teller’s “Top Gun: Maverick” Mustache”

Three-Year Abortion Trends Vary Dramatically by State

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California Healthline

Guttmacher, a research organization that supports abortion rights, noted that some of the state-level swings were interwoven, as women in states that have enacted laws restricting abortion access crossed into neighboring states to seek care. This is thought to be a driving factor behind the 103% surge in Oklahoma, where women from Texas — a state with some of the nation’s strictest abortion laws — sought care before Oklahoma in May adopted its own ban on nearly all abortions. The report’s authors cited other factors, as well, including state-level variations in access to government funding for… Read More “Three-Year Abortion Trends Vary Dramatically by State”

Three-Year Abortion Trends Vary Dramatically by State

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Kaiser Health News

A recent survey from the Guttmacher Institute documented an 8% rise in the number of abortions performed in the U.S. from 2017 to 2020, reversing what had been a nearly three-decade decline in women opting to terminate their pregnancies. But a closer look at the findings, drawn from a comprehensive survey of every known facility providing abortions in the U.S., reveals wide variation in abortion trends among the states. While 33 states reported a rise in abortion numbers, 17 states reported declines. And the swings up or down are striking. Among the states that saw the biggest increases: Oklah… Read More “Three-Year Abortion Trends Vary Dramatically by State”