Day: September 23, 2022

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Shoes that are edible to sea creatures could help tackle plastic pollution, scientists claim

Leather can take 40 years to biodegrade, and rubber soles take up to 80 years. Meanwhile every piece of plastic you have ever worn still exists on the planet. That means the 600 million shoes that are thrown out every year in the UK could still be around in thousands of years – but your next […]

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Artist Spotlight: Jackie Cohen – Our Culture

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Jackie Cohen has been making records for half a decade, releasing her first solo EP, Tacoma Night Terror, Pt. 1: I’ve Got the Blues, in 2018. A native of the San Fernando Valley, Cohen moved to New York to study literature and creative writing at Marymount Manhattan College, using the poetry she […]

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Russians Bid Farewell to Families After Putin’s Mobilization Order

People in Russia said goodbye to their loved ones after President Vladimir Putin’s call-up for troops to fight in Ukraine. Some fled to nearby countries like Armenia in fear of being summoned to join the war. Photo: 14News Telegram Channel/Associated Press

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Socceroos legend Paul wade warns Australian fans about Tom Rogic ‘insult’ in countdown to Qatar World Cup | The Canberra Times

Melanie Dinjaski is an experienced sports journalist at the Canberra Times with a genuine love of all sports. She’s covered every code from NRL to NFL, and has experience in print, digital, podcasting, TV and video journalism, having spent time working in newsrooms at Nine, Fox Sports and Seven before moving to the capital. Melanie […]

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Rec Room announces new Studio creator tool at Rec Con

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Today was the first day of Rec Room‘s annual conference, Rec Con. The company revealed its latest features for Rec Room users and future plans. It’s also continuing […]

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Over 60% of low wage workers still don’t have access to paid sick days on the job

The pandemic highlighted vast inequalities in the United States, especially in the U.S. labor market. Striking disparities were magnified in who could work from home and who had to go into work in person, who was able to keep their job and who suffered from lost work hours or employment altogether, who had health insurance […]

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Vanuatu pushes for fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty, urges Australia to join

Vanuatu became the first nation to launch a diplomatic push for a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty, a proposed legal path to phase out coal, oil and gas globally by likening their threat to nuclear weapons. In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Nikenike Vurobaravu evoked the existential crisis caused by rapid global […]

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NRL Finals 2022: Mitchell Moses misses birth of child reactions, Cowboys vs Eels score, Bri Gardoni Instagram

Parramatta Eels halfback Mitchell Moses made the ultimate sacrifice for his teammates, electing to miss the birth of his first child to line up in Friday’s preliminary final against the North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville. The 28-year-old put the team first with a grand final spot on the line and his decision paid off, with […]

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The Jury Is In: James O’Keefe Is NOT A Journalist

Compared to the pending criminal investigation in which James O’Keefe’s shop is alleged to have paid a couple of goons to steal Ashley Biden’s rehab diary, a $120,000 civil verdict against the dipshit provocateur and his company Project Veritas is relatively small beer. And yet, a jury finding that what O’Keefe and his goon squad […]

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Iran unrest: What's going on with Iran and the internet?

The internet is cutting out and residents are unable to access social media in parts of the country.

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