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Conference on the Future of Europe: a child-friendly introduction

A conversation between the EU and its citizens about the future of EuropeDespite its name, the ‘Conference on the Future of Europe’ is actually not a single event but a period of one year, where the institutions will reach out to EU citizens. The European Union wants to hear your opinion on how to make…

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Business
Cyber Security Today, Oct. 20, 2021 – Administrators urged to update PowerShell, ransomware reports to read and a hacker gets seven years in prison

Administrators urged to update PowerShell, ransomware reports to read and a hacker gets seven years in prison.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday October 20th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Attention system administrators: You need to update PowerShell as soon as possible to the latest version to make sure it can’t be…

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Entertainment
Top 10 Plays from The International – Highlights for your TI10 archives

Oh, did highlights Throughout the event, some notable moments will surely make the next True Sight, and plenty of content is available for The International Archives. To top it off, Illya “Yatoro” Mulyarchuk the carry player of TI Champions Team Spirit, was a highlight machine throughout the event. Here’s ten of my favorite highlights from…

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Technology
Surgeons have successfully tested a pig’s kidney in a human patient

The news: Surgeons have successfully attached a pig’s kidney to a human patient and watched it start to work, the AP reported today. The pig had been genetically engineered so that its organ was less likely to be rejected. The feat is a potentially huge milestone in the quest to one day use animal organs…

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Science & Nature
How Can an Elephant Squeak Like a Mouse?

Two female elephants who were part of a study of squeaking behavior, at the Tiger Tops Elephant Camp in Nepal. Credit: Veronika Beeck, University of ViennaNew research, using a camera that can “see” sound, shows some elephants can produce high-pitched buzzing with their lips.Karen Hopkin: This is Scientific American’s 60 -Second Science. I’m Karen Hopkin. Ask…

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Health & Medical
Obesity Made Even Mild COVID Worse

COVID-19 patients classified as overweight or obese had more symptoms of the illness, and their symptoms tended to last longer, researchers found. In a prospective study, 59% of COVID-19 patients who were overweight or obese were symptomatic versus 47% of those who were not, reported Pia Pannaraj, MD, of the University of Southern California in…

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Business
First Blockchain-Based Same Price NFT Marketplace Arrives

In recent years, the gaming industry is witnessing the rise of the Play-to-earn (P2E) model as developers are starting to embrace the concept of an open economy. Among all the P2E titles, one has been capturing the attention of the community and that is DeFi Warrior.  Being one of the first games to implement the…

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Technology
Google Pixel 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S21: stylish almost-flagship phones face off

Home News Mobile Phones (Image credit: Google / Samsung / TechRadar) The Google Pixel 6 is upon us, and it’s instantly jumped to the top (or near enough) of the desirable upper-mid-range smartphone charts. Or at least, it has in our hype-fueled minds.It’s going to have to contend with a seasoned veteran of the format…

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Sports
Tyron Woodley wasn’t contractually allowed to knock out Jake Paul in their fight, Dillion Danis claims

NO KO Alex McCarthy 20th October 2021, 1:57 pm Updated: 20th October 2021, 1:57 pm Tyron Woodley had the whole MMA world behind him when he took on Jake Paul back in August, but the former five-time UFC welterweight champion lost a split decision. There was a moment in the fight, though, where Woodley had…

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Science & Nature
Meet the rogue birding group blocking wind energy at every turn

Over the last two decades, New York state has repeatedly set some of the country’s most ambitious green energy benchmarks. But while the Empire State hopes to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, its most promising green energy source — wind — has remained stagnant for years, accounting for just 3 percent of the state’s…