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Predator Turns 35: A Look Back at Sci-Fi’s Most Subversive Creature Feature

John McTiernan’s 1987 science fiction-horror hybrid Predator, apart from being the source of one of the funniest interactions in my immediate family, is one of the few late-20th century films featuring muscle-bound men shooting big guns that I feel I can make a case for actually being intelligent. Coming out near the end of the […]

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UN elects first female tech agency secretary-general

She will be taking the reins of the oldest UN agency, which is responsible for many facets of international communications. These include assigning satellite orbits globally, co-ordinating technical standards, and improving infrastructure in the developing world.

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King Charles ‘stepping into political territory’ by ‘pushing green issues’

Broadcaster and writer Esther Krakue says if King Charles wants to “keep this push towards green issues” he needs to remember “there are consequences”. “You’re stepping into political territory, people’s cost of living is going up astronomically, there’s a huge swath of this country that thinks net zero is suicidal and undemocratic because we didn’t […]

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Golden Knights hope for NHL postseason return under new head coach

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! One year after missing the playoffs for the first time in the franchise’s existence, the Vegas Golden Knights are eyeing a return with their third coach in six seasons. Bruce Cassidy replaced Peter DeBoer after both were fired from their respective jobs after last season. Cassidy arrives […]

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Do Democrats And Republicans Agree On Anything About Climate Change And Immigration?

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY FIVETHIRTYEIGHT / GETTY IMAGES The last few weeks have been tumultuous for the issues of climate change and immigration. Record-setting summer temperatures, historic floods and devastating hurricanes have raised the stakes for the climate-change provisions contained within the Inflation Reduction Act. Meanwhile, Republican governors in Florida and Texas have attracted media attention […]

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Meta details its text-to-video AI generator, called Make-A-Video, which can produce five second videos with no audio; the model is currently private (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge: Meta details its text-to-video AI generator, called Make-A-Video, which can produce five second videos with no audio; the model is currently private  —  AI text-to-image generators have been making headlines in recent months, but researchers are already moving on to the next frontier: AI text-to-video generators.

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Why are there demonstrations in Iran and what is different this time?

As demonstrations in Iran continue following the death of a young girl in custody, Euronews looks at why this is such a momentous time in Iran. Why sparked the demonstrations? The unprecedented protests in Iran were sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22 year old woman from Kurdistan. She was arrested by the […]

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‘PHL must raise more $ vs US rate-hike effects’

THE Philippines can only “adapt” to the effects of US interest rate hikes by raising more dollars, House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Joey Sarte Salceda said. In theory, there is no level in which the Philippines can raise interest rates without some damage to aggregate demand, said the economist-lawmaker. “After all, the purpose […]

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Diniyar Bilyaletdinov: Former English Premier League summoned to fight for Russian military amid ‘partial mobilization’ efforts

CNN  —  Former Everton and Russian national team soccer player Diniyar Bilyaletdinov received a summons from Russia’s military registration and enlistment office, his father, Rinat Bilyaletdinov, told Russian state news agency RIA Novosti. “Diniyar really received a summons. It’s hard to talk about emotions, because he didn’t serve, although he did military service, but it […]

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Putting a quarter in a cup of frozen water during a storm like Hurricane Ian can protect your health

How to use a quarter in a cup of frozen water during a storm like Hurricane Ian to protect yourself from spoiled food Hurricane Ian has cut a path of destruction across Florida – leaving at least 2.5 million without power   Floridians will soon be wondering if the food in their fridge is still safe […]

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