How to tell if used electric car’s battery is worn out

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DPA

If you’re considering buying a used electric car, there are some things to bear in mind, in particular regarding the battery. Given the limited charging infrastructure in most parts of the World, you don’t want to end up with a worn-out battery that won’t hold a decent charge. That’s why the health status of the battery is most important, and older used cars with very low mileage can be risky, according to specialists. If the electric car you’re looking at was used only sparingly as a second car, it was probably often connected to the charger for long periods even when fully charged. This is s… Read More “How to tell if used electric car’s battery is worn out”

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Olympic Ski Jumper Nina Lussi On Importance Mixed-Gender Events

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Team USA ski jumper Nina Lussi is thrilled to participate in the first mixed-gender ski jumping event during the 2022 winter games because she believes it will help further gender equality in sports. “I’m super excited about it, they had it at the World championships in 2019 for the first time and it’s so cool because it brings some of the countries that favored their male team, it pushed them to spend more money and push the female team so together they can win medals on the largest stage.” Lussi is excited to be able to compete alongside some of her idols, now that the ski jumping event is m… Read More “VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Olympic Ski Jumper Nina Lussi On Importance Mixed-Gender Events”

Astralis extends partnership with Esportal

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Esports Insider

Danish esports organisation Astralis has extended its partnership with matchmaking platform Esportal. Astralis announced that the renewal of the partnership will include a number of new content pieces on social media and YouTube, as well as a variety of activations. RELATED: Astralis Group joins forces with CS:GO matchmaking platform Esportal Astralis and Esportal first signed a partnership in June 2021, resulting in the organisation hosting a series of tournaments on the platform. According to Astralis, the community reacted positively to the tournaments and the partnership was renewed to dou… Read More “Astralis extends partnership with Esportal”

We’re working to improve curbside access in Seattle as part of a national effort to develop new digital tools and provide data-driven insights

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The situation While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about transportation infrastructure, curb space serves a vital role in our system for activities like package deliveries, passenger pick-ups and drop-offs, and other loading and unloading needs. As our city and region continue to grow, alongside increasing demand for deliveries during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the efficient use of curb space becomes all the more important. There are currently more than 5,000 different curbside loading zones within the city of Seattle, which residents and businesses rely on … Read More “We’re working to improve curbside access in Seattle as part of a national effort to develop new digital tools and provide data-driven insights”

Meta-Facebook Has a Giant AI Supercomputer To Shape The Metaverse

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By Luc Olinga The machine will help the social media giant to create new services for the virtual World and to better moderate contents on its platforms. Meta (FB) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Class A Report formerly Facebook, has no intention of letting Microsoft (MSFT) – Get Microsoft Corporation Report, Samsung (SSNLF) or Nvidia (NVDA) – Get NVIDIA Corporation Report take the lead in the race to mold and shape the metaverse, a virtual reality construct intended to supplant the internet as we know it today. The social media giant has just unveiled a machine, which confirms its ambitions for thi… Read More “Meta-Facebook Has a Giant AI Supercomputer To Shape The Metaverse”

YouTube will explore NFT features for creators

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Reuters UK

By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – YouTube is exploring features for its video creators to capitalize on non-fungible tokens, its chief executive officer said on Tuesday, becoming the latest tech company to tap into a digital collectibles craze that has exploded in the past year. “We’re always focused on expanding the YouTube ecosystem to help creators capitalize on emerging technologies, including things like NFTs, while continuing to strengthen and enhance the experiences creators and fans have on YouTube,” wrote YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki in a letter on the company’s 2022 priorities. NFTs a… Read More “YouTube will explore NFT features for creators”

The ‘Sleepy Chicken’ challenge is TikTok’s latest dangerous trend

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NJ.com

The internet loves to feed on the culinary horrors of TikTok, and the “Sleepy Chicken” challenge is no exception. The “Sleepy Chicken” challenge, which has made the rounds on TikTok, involves cooking chicken in sedative cough syrup. The original video for the “Sleepy Chicken” challenge originated in 2020, from what looks to be a satire account from the artist Rob Flo, according to his connection. Flo’s “groundbreaking” recipe for “Sleepy Chicken” involves pouring “four-thirds of a bottle” into a frying pan with chicken breasts, and to boil the mixture for “five-to-30 minutes.” He also pours the u… Read More “The ‘Sleepy Chicken’ challenge is TikTok’s latest dangerous trend”

N.J. weather: Forecasters say N.J. could get 6 inches of snow from weekend winter storm

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Forecasters from AccuWeather say the upcoming weekend coastal storm has the potential to dump 6 inches of snow on most areas of New Jersey, based on the latest trends of computer guidance models. In addition to heavy snow, the Garden State could get hit with strong gusty winds and coastal flooding, AccuWeather says. But if this trend materializes, the storm would be even worse on Long Island in New York and in eastern New England, where heavier snow and stronger winds are predicted. However, forecasters from AccuWeather, other private forecasting weather companies and the public National Weath… Read More “N.J. weather: Forecasters say N.J. could get 6 inches of snow from weekend winter storm”

Odds and Ends in the Final SI99 Football Rankings

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Sports Illustrated

By John Garcia Jr. Trends, movers and developments as a bow is put on the SI99 rankings for the class of 2022 There was almost a sense of finality to publishing theclass of 2022 SI99 college football prospect rankings on Tuesday. Long months, and in some cases years of scouting wrapped up in a simple list. Pages and pages of evaluation notes, travel time to see the best and hours of cutting tape doesn’t do the list justice. When signaling the future of college football, the slotting lies within the margins, the little things that a casual observer may miss. Sometimes it’s a wide receiver execu… Read More “Odds and Ends in the Final SI99 Football Rankings”

Global data experts fire up government’s plans to promote free flow of data

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Representatives from Google, Mastercard and Microsoft among the 20 experts meeting today to launch International Data Transfer Expert CouncilComes as part of government ambition to unlock benefits of free and secure data flow after leaving the EUA group of experts combining the World’s leading academics and digital industry figures, including Google, Mastercard and Microsoft, will meet for the first time today to help Britain seize the opportunities of better global data sharing. The International Data Transfer Expert Council is launching to provide independent advice to the government to help… Read More “Global data experts fire up government’s plans to promote free flow of data”