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  • Update from Ukraine | Ukrainian Plan for Summer 2023 is to take Crimea back

    02/07/2023 4:01:07 PM PST · by · 8 replies ^ | 2-7-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Now we know the big Attack Direction of Ruzzia | It may happen very soon Follow on Instagram up to date uploads. ****SUMMARY Military MAPS & COMMENTS here:
  • Charles Silverstein, who helped declassify homosexuality as illness, dies at 87

    02/07/2023 1:56:52 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7th February 2023 | Emily Langer
    Charles Silverstein, a psychologist who helped achieve one of the most significant victories of the gay rights movement by persuading the American Psychiatric Association in 1973 to declassify homosexuality as a mental illness, died Jan. 30 at his home in New York City. He was 87. He had lung cancer, said his executor, Aron Berlinger. Dr. Silverstein spent decades of his life — as an activist, a psychologist and an author — advancing the cause of gay rights. He had felt the sting of discrimination and the burden of shame as a gay man who came of age at a...
  • Salman Rushdie publishing new book six months after stabbing attack

    02/06/2023 10:53:22 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/2/23 | Elad Benari
    Nearly six months after he was stabbed during a lecture in New York, author Salman Rushdie will be publishing a new book, “Victory City”, on Tuesday, Reuters reports. Rushdie, 75, was blinded in his right eye and his left hand was badly injured by the stabbing. After the attack, Rushdie was treated at a Pennsylvania hospital, where he was briefly put on a ventilator, his agent said last October. Rushdie's upcoming 15th novel will be published by Penguin Random House and takes the form of a translation of a mythical epic originally written in Sanskrit about the Vijayanagara Empire that...
  • Jill Biden Stuns In Metallic Dress As She Presents SOTY To Bonnie Raitt At The Grammys (yeah...I'm stunned...)

    02/06/2023 5:04:39 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 140 replies
    MSN ^ | February 6, 2023 | James Crowley
    First Lady Jill Biden was gorgeous as she presented two awards at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 5. Biden presented one of the major awards for the night when she announced the winner of the Song of the Year winner, which went to Bonnie Raitt for her song “Just Like That.” She looked absolutely stunning as she presented the major award. The first lady’s Oscar de la Renta-designed gown was shining silver and it also had some nature-inspired designs throughout it. Besides the sparkling silver, there were some gold leaves on the dress. She looked excited to...
  • Update from Ukraine | Now we know the big Attack Direction of Ruzzia | It may happen very soon

    02/06/2023 3:27:03 PM PST · by · 48 replies ^ | 1-6-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Now we know the big Attack Direction of Ruzzia | It may happen very soon Follow on Instagram up to date uploads. ****SUMMARY Military MAPS & COMMENTS here:
  • Update from Ukraine | Critical 72 hours for Bakhmut | Massive attack is planned in 10 days

    02/05/2023 5:23:13 PM PST · by · 111 replies ^ | 2-5-2023 | Denys Davydov
    Update from Ukraine | Critical 72 hours for Bakhmut | Massive attack is planned in 10 days Follow on Instagram up to date uploads. ****SUMMARY Military MAPS & COMMENTS here:
  • Want To Buy An EV? Warning: Charging Stations Are (Often) Broken

    02/05/2023 2:43:27 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 61 replies ^ | 1/15/2023 | Brooke Crothers
    I’m an EV proponent. The more EVs on the road the better. There’s a hitch, though. The more EVs that hit the road, the worse charging infrastructure reliability seems to get. Electrify America had a great buildout but bad follow-through I’ve been driving an EV since the dawn of commercial electric cars. That’s actually not a long time. A little more than 10 years. But it’s plenty of time to become an expert on the charging infrastructure in a city (and state) with high EV adoption. That would be Los Angeles. Electrify America has been building out its charging network...
  • 'Died suddenly' posts twist tragedies to push vaccine lies

    02/05/2023 1:01:20 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 41 replies
    Channel 3000 News/AP ^ | February 4, 2023 | AP Staff
    Results from 6-year-old Anastasia Weaver’s autopsy may take weeks. But online anti-vaccine activists needed only hours after her funeral this week to baselessly blame the COVID-19 vaccine. A prolific Twitter account posted Anastasia’s name and smiling dance portrait in a tweet with a syringe emoji. A Facebook user messaged her mother, Jessica Day-Weaver, to call her a “murderer” for having her child vaccinated. In reality, the Ohio kindergartner had experienced lifelong health problems since her premature birth, including epilepsy, asthma and frequent hospitalizations with respiratory viruses. “The doctors haven’t given us any information other than it was due to all...
  • Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg 'smoked a lot of marijuana' together in Amsterdam

    02/04/2023 6:08:37 PM PST · by CFW · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/4/23 | staff
    Willie Nelson reminisced recently about a memorable visit with Snoop Dogg in Amsterdam years ago when the two friends saw the sights and "smoked a lot of marijuana." "I love Snoop," the "On the Road Again" singer, who is preparing for a star-studded 90th birthday celebration, told People magazine in an interview published Saturday. "He and I are great friends — have been forever." The country legend said while he was in Amsterdam for work one time he decided to give the rapper a call.
  • Igor Mangushev, who performed with the “Skull of a Ukrainian”, was wounded in the head

    02/04/2023 4:15:52 PM PST · by vladimir998 · 16 replies
    News in France ^ | 02/04/2023 | Anon
    Political technologist and officer of the Russian army, Igor Mangushev, known for appearing on stage last summer holding, according to him, the skull of a slain Ukrainian soldier, received a serious head injury in the Luhansk region under unexplained circumstances.
  • The states that are falling behind in economic freedom

    02/04/2023 12:19:57 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    The hill ^ | 02/04/2023 | ADAM B. SUMMERS, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR
    As people across the nation and indeed across the globe continue to struggle financially due to inflation, lingering coronavirus outbreaks and the effects of the Russian war on Ukraine, we could all use more economic freedom to fill our pocketbooks and improve our quality of life. That is the lesson from the Fraser Institute’s annual Economic Freedom of North America and Economic Freedom of the World reports. Drawing upon both its own results and a wealth of other economic research, the Economic Freedom of North America report concluded that “economic freedom is positively correlated with per-capita income, economic growth, greater...
  • Physician who claimed obesity can’t be treated with diet and exercise joins Biden administration

    02/03/2023 3:54:16 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 35 replies
    nypost ^ | Taylor Penley
    A physician who came under fire for comments claiming that obesity is more of genetics than lifestyle in a “60 Minutes” interview earlier this month is now a member of the Biden USDA’s 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which will help determine dietary standards for Americans over the coming years. Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, a doctor specializing in obesity medicine at Mass General Health in Boston, claims diet and exercise have little impact on the disease that affects nearly half of all Americans, so what does she think people should do about it? “The number one cause of obesity is...
  • President Biden: 'More than half the women in my administration are women'

    02/02/2023 3:37:03 PM PST · by McGruff · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 2, 2023 | Greg Wehner
    President Biden, who on Thursday spoke on the 30th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, said more than half the women in his administration are women, video shows. Once again, the president got his words mixed up, this time as he spoke about the evolution of the FMLA and his accomplishments when it comes to helping low-income families with working moms. "More than half the women of my cabinet, more than half the people of my cabinet, more than half the women in my administration are women," Biden said.
  • AOC on talking to GOP's Gosar during McCarthy speaker battle: I’m ‘uncomfortable’ serving with terrorists

    02/03/2023 8:46:10 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/3/2023 | Gabriel Hays
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., recently commented on the viral clip of her speaking with Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., during the extended vote to install Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as Speaker of the House. The congresswoman admitted to CNN anchor John Berman that the conversation between her and Gosar revealed their "alignment" on not wanting McCarthy to have the leadership role, though she declared she finds it "uncomfortable" serving with Gosar, and other MAGA-identifying members of Congress because they engage in "stochastic terrorism" against her.
  • CDC tracks a potentially dangerous coronavirus variant

    02/02/2023 6:48:16 PM PST · by xxqqzz · 51 replies
    local12 ^ | January 31, 2023 | Liz Bonis
    Just when we start to think the pandemic may be ending, the CDC is tracking another new potentially dangerous coronavirus variant called Orthrus CH.1.1. It got its name from a variant tracker in Australia. Orthrus in Greek mythology was a two-headed cattle dog. It looks very unique. So, does this new CH 1.1 variant. As of this week, it's at just under two percent of cases in the United States. While it comes from Omicron, the concern is that it has a mutation seen in Delta and that was a potentially deadly and dangerous strain. "Delta seemed to be a...
  • Tom Jones hit "Delilah" banned from Wales rugby matches due to 'problematic' nature of song

    02/02/2023 5:07:00 PM PST · by Nextrush · 63 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/2/2023 | George Ramsay
    (CNN)-Choirs have banned from performing Tom Jones hit "Delilah" during Wales' international rugby matches at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff due to the song's "problematic" nature, the UK's PA Media reported. The lyrics of the 1960's hit, which was taken off the half-time entertainment list at the Principality Stadium in 2015, allude to a woman being stabbed by her jealous partner....
  • Frustrated Texans endure winter storm with no power, heat

    02/02/2023 2:42:23 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 64 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 2, 2023 | By PAUL J. WEBER and KEN MILLER
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of frustrated Texans shivered in their homes Thursday after more than a day without power, including many in the state capital, as an icy winter storm that has been blamed for at least 10 traffic deaths lingered across much of the southern U.S. Even as temperatures finally pushed above freezing in Austin — and were expected to climb past 50 degrees (10 Celsius) on Friday — the relief will be just in time for an Arctic front to drop from Canada and threaten northern states. New England in particular is forecast to see the coldest...
  • Ocasio-Cortez explodes over vote to boot Omar, slaps notebook against podium: 'Targeting women of color'

    02/02/2023 1:13:36 PM PST · by conservative98 · 108 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 2, 2023 2:10pm EST | Gabriel Hays
    AOC claimed that ousting of Omar was 'extension' of America's 'targeting of Muslim Americans' after 9/11 [cut] The congresswoman smacked her notebook against the podium after her speaking time ended.
  • Jim Cramer says his group of FANG tech companies have lost their magic

    02/02/2023 11:07:31 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 37 replies
    CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Monday said that it’s time to acknowledge that his group of Big Tech FANG companies are no longer market leaders. The acronym, which was first coined by Cramer, stands for Facebook parent Meta Platforms, Amazon, Netflix and Google parent Alphabet.
  • Chicken Egg Yolk Antibodies (IgYs) block the binding of multiple SARS-CoV-2 spike protein variants to human ACE2

    02/01/2023 6:16:27 PM PST · by MNDude · 31 replies
    SARS-CoV-2 virus is still spreading worldwide, and there is an urgent need to effectively prevent and control this pandemic. This study evaluated the potential efficacy of Egg Yolk Antibodies (IgY) as a neutralizing agent against the SARS-CoV-2. We investigated the neutralizing effect of anti-spike-S1 IgYs on the SARS-CoV-2 pseudovirus, as well as its inhibitory effect on the binding of the coronavirus spike protein mutants to human ACE2. Our results show that the anti-Spike-S1 IgYs showed significant neutralizing potency against SARS-CoV-2 pseudovirus, various spike protein mutants, and even SARS-CoV in vitro. It might be a feasible tool for the prevention and...