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Virtual Reality Bites: Oculus Quest 2 Now Part of Voluntary Safety Recall

News @yeah_books Jul 27, 2021, 5:28 pm EDT | 1 min read Peter Kotoff/Shutterstock.comFacebook has initiated a voluntary safety recall for its Oculus Quest 2, specifically for its removable foam facial interface. The recall is happening “in coordination with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC),” the company said in a statement. The recall affects…

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Health & Medical
The 32 Best Halloween Costumes for Every Kind of Guy

Every year, Halloween somehow finds a way to sneak up on us. And while it feels like quarantine has made everything speed up, it also gives you time to find your next Halloween costume stress-free and without having to wait until the last minute.But then comes the difficult part—choosing the costume itself. Are you looking…

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NY Times reporter acknowledges deleting ‘unclearly worded tweets’ about 1/6 committee (that weren’t unclear)

As we told you Tuesday afternoon, New York Times’ DOJ reporter Katie Benner tweeted in regards to the 1/6 commission that America faces a national security dilemma “unresolved by the Russia probe and two impeachments.” Those tweets have been deleted, apparently because they were unclear:I deleted unclearly worded tweets regarding the Jan 6. committee hearing.—…

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🇮🇳 India’s Olympics (pipe) dream

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Out-of-Favor Jack Ma Tops Forbes China Philanthropy List With $494 Million in Donations

E-commerce giant Alibaba founder Jack Ma took the top spot on the 2021 Forbes China Philanthropy List, showing the consistency of the entrepreneur’s generosity despite his empire being under strict government scrutiny for its business practices.The Forbes list, published last week, measures cash given by 100 Chinese entrepreneurs and their businesses in 2020.Last year, Ma…

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ICO ends its involvement in dispute between NatWest Bank and data breach whistleblower

The Information Commissioner’s Office has ended its involvement in a dispute between a data breach whistleblower and NatWest bank By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 27 Jul 2021 16:30 The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has ended its involvement in a dispute between NatWest and a former branch worker over confidential customer files…

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Nationals shortstop and trade candidate Trea Turner leaves Tuesday’s game after testing positive for COVID-19

Getty Images Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner, whose name has popped up in trade rumors in recent days, was removed from Tuesday night’s game with the Philadelphia Phillies (GameTracker) after testing positive for COVID-19, the team announced.Turner started Tuesday’s game at shortstop and in the No. 2 lineup spot. He beat out an infield single…

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Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

Misinformation has run rampant over the use of marijuana for decades. In 1936, the church group-financed movie Reefer Madness taught the public about the perils presented in using the drug — everything from attempted murder to suicide and madness. Around the same time, Harry Anslinger and others began the war on drugs, which was at…

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Police officer says Jan. 6 insurrectionists ‘perceived themselves to be Christians’

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Describing insurrectionists who attacked the U.S. Capitol as “terrorists” who “perceived themselves to be Christians,” District of Columbia police officer Daniel Hodges told a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection on Tuesday (July 27) that the crowd massing on the building’s West Terrace brandished banners steeped in Christian symbolism along with…