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L.A. could not recover the onside kick

There was a lot of talk about who could overtake the Kansas City Chiefs in a new-look AFC West. The other three teams in the division made big-time additions to their rosters in the offseason, but two weeks in, and the Chiefs are still the kings of the best division in football. Thursday night, Patrick Mahomes and Co. downed the Los Angeles Chargers 27-24.There was a lot of talk about who could overtake the Kansas City Chiefs in a new-look AFC West.…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 16 September 2022 op 5.49 — Geen reacties

The commissioners also called for the WHO to be empowered

'Untrustworthy and ineffective': Panel blasts governments' covid response

A global panel of experts Wednesday blamed the World Health Organization, the U.S. government and others for serious failures in coordinating an international response to covid-19, while laying out recommendations to protect against future pandemics and reviving disputed claims about the virus's origins.

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 15 September 2022 op 22.20 — Geen reacties

The U.S. government has openly renewed its interest

The skies over Kyiv are swarming with unidentified flying objects (UFOs), according to a new report from the Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Of course, given that Russia and Ukraine have been locked in a months-long war that relies heavily on aircraft and drones, it's likely that many of these so-called UFOs are military tools that appear too fleetingly to identify, a U.S. intelligence agency has speculated.…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 15 September 2022 op 11.30 — Geen reacties

Richard Sherman appeared on stadium

Denver Broncos' Russell Wilson agrees with call to attempt 64-yard field goal to end game

There will be many games still to come in Russell Wilson's Denver Broncos career.

But in his first start with his new team as well as his first return engagement to the city where he played his first 10 NFL seasons, the quarterback the Broncos traded five draft picks and three players for -- the one they signed to a $245 million extension earlier this month -- was the second choice with…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 13 September 2022 op 10.12 — Geen reacties

The immaculately planned city, with endless rows of baked brick walls,

A robot named Mr. Bah can sense when the elderly are about to lose their balance — and catch them before they fall

Mister Bah is a robot that catches people who are about to fall over and helps people sit and stand.

In a clinical trial with 29 patients over 3 days, Mister Bah was able to prevent all falls.

In the US, falling is the leading cause of injury-related death among adults aged 65 and older.



Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 11 September 2022 op 20.17 — Geen reacties

BTS’ collaborative track with Benny Blanco

BLACKPINK: courtesy of YG Entertainment, IVE: courtesy of Starship Entertainment, Girls' Generation: courtesy of SM Entertainment

K-pop girl groups are steadily growing their global prowess and with multiple successful debuts in the past year, they are being widely loved by the audiences for their varied concepts and grasp on uniqueness. The month of September also saw similar growth in the most popular girl groups competing for the top spot.…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 11 September 2022 op 12.12 — Geen reacties

Allen fired a dart to him

Bills look exactly like a Super Bowl favorite should look in blowout of the Rams

The Buffalo Bills were far from perfect on Thursday night. That's what should scare the rest of the NFL.

Things won't turn out well for any other team in the NFL that plays at the Los Angeles Rams this season, turns it over four times and doesn't hit an explosive play for three quarters. Any other team doing that will likely lose. The Bills won by 21.…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 9 September 2022 op 6.23 — Geen reacties

Archaeologists located the skeleton in 2020 after returning to the site

Scientists find evidence of oldest known surgical limb amputation that occurred 31,000 years ago

Scientists have discovered remarkable evidence that the first known successful limb amputation on a human occurred about 31,000 years ago, according to a new study.

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 8 September 2022 op 7.04 — Geen reacties

The comparison revealed genes involved in DNA replication

Scientists unlock the key to immortality… in jellyfish

Humans fear death so much that some of us would willingly trade our immortal souls — if such a thing exists — and become vampires for a chance to keep wandering the world a little longer. You can quench your thirst for vampire lore with the upcoming Vampire Academy series (streaming on Peacock Sept. 15), but in the meantime jellyfish might be teaching us how to live forever without needing to drink the blood of unsuspecting…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 5 September 2022 op 5.29 — Geen reacties

Always thinking about what digital life will be like

An AI startup is selling tech to let call center agents change their accents. They say it's to protect workers from racism, but critics say it's a form of 'digital whitening.'

"Accent translation" startup ​​Sanas has faced allegations of racism and discrimination this past week after being accused of manipulating non-American accents to sound "more white." The company uses speech recognition technology to change the user's accent in near-real time; their primary target seems to be…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 4 September 2022 op 18.57 — Geen reacties

Webb has been referred to as Hubble's successor,

The James Webb Space Telescope is astronomy's shiny new toy, but the Hubble Space Telescope isn't old news — it's at its scientific peak

Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has made revolutionary achievements in astronomy.

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 28 Augustus 2022 op 20.52 — Geen reacties

Trump's team to respond to the Justice Department

In the minutes and hours after the FBI’s search of former President Donald Trump’s residence in Florida this month, his supporters did not hesitate to denounce what they saw as a blatant abuse of power and outrageous politicization of the Justice Department.

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 28 Augustus 2022 op 10.52 — Geen reacties

Most home runs in a single season

Aaron Judge home run watch: Tracking the Yankees slugger in 2022

With his prodigious home run power, Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees is on the verge of a historic season. He may not catch Barry Bonds' all-time record of 73 home runs in 2001, but several other important milestones could be attainable.

Judge could become just the sixth player in baseball history to hit 60 or more home runs in a season (joining Bonds, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Roger Maris and Babe…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 27 Augustus 2022 op 7.05 — Geen reacties

Pressure Reclamation to do its job

How are we supposed to save Lake Mead and Lake Powell now?

Eight weeks of negotiations didn’t get us anywhere near the 2 million to 4 million acre-feet of additional water conservation that must happen in 2023 to keep the nation’s two largest reservoirs on life support.

The federal Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees operation of the lakes, declined to offer any additional deadlines for new plans, after the seven states that receive Colorado River water were unable to agree…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 26 Augustus 2022 op 7.05 — Geen reacties

Recognising these subtle differences

One of the most touching moments of the 2022 Wimbledon tennis championships came from the women’s semi-final match between Ons Jabeur and Tatjana Maria.

Away from the tournament, the two players are known to be close friends. Jabeur is even known as “Auntie Ons” to Maria’s children, and has spoken of her affection for her rival. “I love Tatjana so much, and her family is really amazing,” Jabeur has said.

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 25 Augustus 2022 op 11.09 — Geen reacties

The NFL absolutely does not want that

The NFL wants Jon Gruden's lawsuit to go away; here's why it's important it doesn't

We can confidently speculate on its reasons, but the NFL really wants Jon Gruden to shut up and go away.

Which puts me in the supremely uncomfortable position of … having to root for Gruden to dig in and keep fighting the league? Ugh.

What a downright icky realization.

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 25 Augustus 2022 op 6.37 — Geen reacties

United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow

The next steps in the fight against climate change after the budget bill

Although the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which passed the House of Representatives on Friday, will be by far the largest federal action ever taken to confront climate change, it will fall short of the U.S.’s pledge in the 2015 Paris climate agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50-52% from 2005 levels by 2030. While President Biden reaffirmed that commitment at last year’s United Nations Climate…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 15 Augustus 2022 op 21.02 — Geen reacties

The massive 6-foot-7-inch, 275-pound rising junior received a scholarship offer

Gators left out of preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll top 25

The preseason USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll is officially out, and unfortunately for Florida football fans, the Gators were excluded from the initial rankings for the upcoming 2022 season.

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Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 10 Augustus 2022 op 5.42 — Geen reacties

Mace the measures are out of step with voters in her state

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ was ‘not supposed to be a road map’: GOP lawmaker warns party on abortion

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina said Sunday that abortion could hinder her party's chances in the midterm elections if it continues pushing harsh policies, such as a ban without exceptions for rape.

“I do think that it will be an issue in November if we’re not moderating ourselves — that we’re including exceptions for women who have been raped, for girls who are victims of…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 8 Augustus 2022 op 19.18 — Geen reacties

Climate change and other consequences of human activity

Great Barrier Reef showing highest coral cover in years

With Great Barrier Reef showing signs of recovery, Australia takes steps to combat climate change

In a dramatic shift, Australia took a step Thursday toward combating climate change when the lower house of its Parliament passed a bill committing to reducing carbon emissions by 43% from 2005 levels by the year 2030, and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the legislation would put…


Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 5 Augustus 2022 op 4.52 — Geen reacties

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