Carnival and Royal Caribbean’s Drink Packages Compared

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By Daniel Kline Both cruise lines offer “unlimited” alcoholic drink packages, but there are some major differences. When you book a cruise on Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) – Get Carnival Corporation Report or Royal Caribbean International (RCL) – Get Royal Caribbean Group Report, you’re only paying for your room, many onboard activities, most entertainment, basic dining options, and a very limited selection of beverages. You can, of course, cruise without buying any extras, but most passengers opt to pay for things like internet access, specialty dining and soda, higher-end coffee, and adult beve… Read More “Carnival and Royal Caribbean’s Drink Packages Compared”

Paul Finebaum Reveals His Top 4 Teams Following Week 1

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By Andrew Gould Not much happened to drastically rock the college football landscape during a fun opening Saturday. The top contenders who have taken the field took care of business. As a result, Paul Finebaum isn’t making any major changes to the College Football Playoff picture just yet. Appearing on ESPN’s SportsCenter Sunday morning, via Saturday Down South’s Adam Spencer, the analyst shared his top-four schools. While Clemson commences its season Monday night against Georgia Tech, Finebaum anticipates a “pretty easy” victory at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. A November meeting at Notre Dame could… Read More “Paul Finebaum Reveals His Top 4 Teams Following Week 1”

Joel Klatt Releases His New College Football Top 10 Rankings

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By Daniel Bates A wild first weekend of college football means changes to Joel Klatt’s top-10. On Sunday, the FOX college football analyst released his revised list of the nation’s 10 best teams, with Alabama and Georgia still looking like the top dogs but a few other shakeups: Despite not playing a game yet, Klatt has the Clemson Tigers at four. With teams like Michigan, Texas A&M, USC and Baylor scooting up the rankings. Even though Notre Dame lost its Saturday night game vs. Ohio State, the Fighting Irish defense very much controlled that game for long stretches and proved they can hang wit… Read More “Joel Klatt Releases His New College Football Top 10 Rankings”

Look: Bubba Wallace Shares 4-Word Message Before Tonight’s Race

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By Daniel Bates Bubba Wallace’s No. 45 era begins Sunday at Darlington. Ahead of the Cook Out Southern 500, Wallace shared a four-word message to his nearly 470,000 Twitter followers: “Let’s go to work.” Wallace’s fans were right there with some words of encouragement. “Can’t wait!!! Let’s go!!!” one user said. “Lfg!!!!” “Couldn’t watch the last Darlington race, but everyone said that you had a rocket ship!” another commented. “Let’s bring one again tonight for this owners title!” “Have fun out there!! We’ll be rooting on the #45.” Engines start at 6 PM ET down in South Carolina. Read More “Look: Bubba Wallace Shares 4-Word Message Before Tonight’s Race”

UK’s business minister says Truss will aim to get to 2.5% trend growth- FT

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(Reuters) – Britain’s business minister Kwasi Kwarteng believes Liz Truss will make it her aim to get to 2.5% trend growth, if appointed as the prime minister, he wrote in Financial Times on Sunday. Truss, who is the front-runner to become the next prime minister, will be “fiscally responsible” and will work to reduce the debt-to-GDP ratio over time, he added. (https://on.ft.com/3TGUYbE) (Reporting by Shivani Tanna in Bengaluru; Editing by Lisa Shumaker) Read More “UK’s business minister says Truss will aim to get to 2.5% trend growth- FT”

Look: MLB Team Trolled Its Rival During Rain Delay

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By Daniel Bates What’s an MLB division rivalry without a little trolling? While fans sat through a rain delay in Atlanta, Braves Vision tossed up a stream of the Mets vs. Nationals game. After the final out was recorded, sealing the Mets fate, Truist Park employees started blasting “Narco” across the stadium. If you’re unfamiliar, that is Mets closer Edwin Diaz’s now-famous entrance song. Fans reacted to the scene out of Atlanta on social media. “Video proof!” replied Mark Owens. “Gotta love it.” “THIS IS GOLDEN,” another user commented. “Lol.” “THIS IS FANTASTIC!!! WELL DONE,” another tweeted… Read More “Look: MLB Team Trolled Its Rival During Rain Delay”

Artificial Intelligence: UK’s Supreme Court to rule on letting robots patent inventions

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By Louis Goss The UK’s highest court is set to decide whether artificial intelligence (AI) robots should be allowed to patent their own inventions. Britain’s Supreme Court has agreed to hear a computer scientist’s bid to list his AI machine as the sole inventor of two separate products, in an application to the UK’s patent office. The Supreme Court will hear Dr Stephen Thaler’s bid to overturn an earlier ruling from a lower court, banning him from filing a patent application on behalf of his DABUS robot. The case comes after the UK’s intellectual property office refused two patent applications… Read More “Artificial Intelligence: UK’s Supreme Court to rule on letting robots patent inventions”

Oscar Slapgate: Elon Musk Will Open a Chris Rock Show

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By Luc Olinga Tesla’s billionaire CEO just landed one of the hottest gigs. Elon Musk is currently the most influential CEO in the World with colossal responsibilities. He is involved in four companies that each have the ambition to disrupt and dominate their industry: Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report, SpaceX, The Boring Company and Neuralink. The promises made by his companies are enormous. Within the next two months, EV maker Tesla has promised to roll out to at least 100,000 people the latest update of Full Self-Driving (FSD), its driver assistance system, which has advanced features and… Read More “Oscar Slapgate: Elon Musk Will Open a Chris Rock Show”

The iPhone is brilliant. The iPhone 14 will be boring

If there’s a constant in the run-up to the announcement of new iPhones, it’s probably theoretically tech-focused commentators complaining that the smartphone is boring. Occasionally that’ll be leavened with some “Apple has lost its way” nonsense, but the most common thesis is just that the smartphone, the most exciting invention of the past couple of decades, is now not very exciting. Well, duh. We’re in Year 15 of the iPhone now. After a few years of breathless innovations from Apple and its competitors, things have been moving incrementally for some time. That’s what happens with any mature … Read More “The iPhone is brilliant. The iPhone 14 will be boring”

Is the getting worse? 3 ways our work-life balance and education have gotten better – in data

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Most people in the World hate their job, especially their boss, according to a 2019 global poll conducted by Gallup, the US analytics and consulting company. The statistic is staggering, but if you could put things into perspective, you would feel much better. If you look at hard facts, work-life balance is much better than it used to be. Back in 2017, a psychologist and American best-selling author by the name of Steven Pinker gave a TED talk discussing how the World was getting better in areas spanning from homicide to health, and defying the “intellectuals who detest progress”. Is humanity … Read More “Is the getting worse? 3 ways our work-life balance and education have gotten better – in data”