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Cosmic Ripples in Space and Time: Largest Number of Gravitational Wave Detections to Date

Two black holes merge to become one. Credit: NASA Key points: An international team of scientists, including Australian researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), have collaborated on a study released today, presenting the largest number of gravitational wave detections to date — 90 detections! Gravitational waves are cosmic ripples…

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Getting through a breakup and surviving it during the pandemic

When Carla Carreon and her boyfriend broke up in May 2020, a few months into the pandemic, “it was kind of like the worst storm”, she said. Carreon, 40, a marketing manager in San Francisco, had been with her boyfriend for three years. “Everything just seemed so heightened and intense and harder than normal, because…

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Entertainment
All Minecraft Championship MCC winners

Imagine via Noxcrew The Minecraft MC Championship rapidly rose to prominence as one of the best competitive Minecraft competitions. With great games modes, maps, and a passionate group of organizers and fans, it has grown to dominate the competitive Minecraft space. Created by Noxcrew, the competition is designed to challenge some of the biggest and…

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Technology
Africa’s new futures were showcased at this year’s Art X Lagos

“How will Africans protect our culture in unexplored places?”  This was one of the questions David Alabo, a Ghana-based artist with Moroccan heritage, was thinking about when he created “One Africa Three Futures”.  Alabo, an afro-surrealist, used 3D and virtual reality (VR) to help his audience at the recently concluded Art X Lagos to see…

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Sports
Bottas thwarts Verstappen, as Hamilton charges through sprint field

Valtteri Bottas jumped Max Verstappen off the line and held the lead all the way to claim victory in the sprint race at the Brazilian Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton charged through the field to take fifth.Verstappen started on pole following Hamilton’s disqualification, but he got a poor start and was jumped at the first…

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Mozambique: Rule of Law Prevails On Chang Extradition – but At a Price

The decision that Mozambique’s former finance minister be extradited to the US will test Pretoria’s relations with Maputo. Johannesburg’s High Court kept Pretoria legal, but also sent ripples of dismay among some quarters in Mozambique and no doubt across Southern Africa when it ordered Manuel Chang’s extradition this week. Mozambique’s ex-finance minister will face corruption…

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Business
Labor force participation “quite depressed” versus pre-pandemic levels, Yellen says

Please try another search Economy21 hours ago (Nov 12, 2021 08:15PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 3, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Friday that labor force participation was “quite depressed” compared…

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Entertainment
120 villages in Bali categorized as disaster-prone ‘red’ zones

More than a hundred villages in Bali are prone to disasters, with local authorities saying that they face multiple risks ranging from landslides and floods to earthquakes and tsunamis.  Acting head of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) in Bali, I Made Rentin, said six regions are categorized as “red zones,” or disaster-prone areas, across…

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COP26 climate deal reached in Glasgow after marathon talks

A revised deal was approved at the United Nations climate conference on Saturday after a last-minute change to the text regarding coal, which drew complaints from vulnerable nations wanting a more definitive statement on ending fossil fuel subsidies. Rich countries stood accused of failing at the COP26 summit in Glasgow to deliver much-needed finance to…

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Technology
Motorola Edge 20 smartphone review: Lightweight smartphone with fast display

Motorola Edge 20Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G, Adreno 642, 8192 767 Points ∼79% Motorola EdgeQualcomm Snapdragon 765, Adreno 620, 6144 589 Points ∼60% -23%Motorola Edge 20 ProQualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288 974 Points ∼100% +27%Samsung Galaxy A72Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144 555 Points ∼57% -28%OnePlus Nord 2 5GMediaTek Dimensity 1200, Mali-G77 MP9, 12288…