President Joe Biden signs the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act into law.
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After years of gridlock, Congress passed significant gun control legislation for the first time in the last 30 years.
Preventing people with domestic violence records obtaining guns would be a life-saver.
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Congress has pushed through its first gun control legislation in 30 years. Included in the legislation is a provision to expand a firearm ban to dating partners accused of domestic violence.
Entertainer and author Janelle Monáe performs during the 2019 Grammys flanked by android-like backup dancers.
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Even though Afrofuturist works are set in fictional worlds, they provide a blueprint for social, political and economic systems free from exploitation and oppression.
Photographing a bear in Yellowstone National Park at a distance the National Park Service calls safe – at least 100 yards from a predator.
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The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
A teacher works with students in a computer lab.
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Without university-level programs to provide teacher training for advanced computer science, states will not be able to offer high-quality computer science education to all students.
Protons and neutrons in an atom’s nucleus can be arranged in different configurations, creating nuclear isomers.
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Nuclear isomers are rare versions of elements with properties that mystified physicists when first discovered. Isomers are now used in medicine and astronomy, and researchers are set to discover thousands more of them.
The preference for lighter skin has its roots in colonial histories.
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A scholar of social work shares what he has learned about colorism by conducting research in more than 20 countries over the past few decades.
Elon Musk menjanjikan kebebasan berbicara di Twitter.
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Le compte Twitter d'Elon Musk, qui a acquis la plateforme le 25 mai 2022 pour 44 milliards de dollars américains.
Twitter, plus que tout autre réseau social, permet de suivre et de commenter les événements en temps réel. L'acquisition de la plate-forme par Elon Musk pourrait radicalement changer la donne.
Elon Musk’s moment of triumph is a moment of uncertainty for the future of one of the world’s leading social media platforms.
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Twitter, more than other social media platforms, fosters real-time discussion about events as they unfold. That could change now that Musk has gained control of the company.
Twitter may not be a darling of Wall Street, but it occupies a unique place in the social media landscape.
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Twitter, more than other social media platforms, fosters real-time discussion about events as they unfold. That could change if Musk gains control of the company.
For some, promoting cryptocurrencies is political activism.
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Many people promoting cryptocurrencies are looking for something bigger than the future of financial transactions. They’re aiming to break free of governments and corporations.
Soldados ucranianos en las calles de Kiev en 1917.
No es la primera vez que luchan para defender la ciudad de un ejército invasor más grande.
Ukrainian soldiers on the the streets of Kyiv in 1917.
A historian looks back at a time when Ukrainians battled for control of the capital, but succumbed to a superior Soviet army.
En el metaverso, los objetos digitales que se pueden poseer - tu avatar y la ropa del avatar, por ejemplo - son ‘criptoactivos’.
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¿Blockchain? ¿Criptoactivos? Dos investigadores que estudian las redes sociales y la tecnología de los medios de comunicación explican la tecnología que hará posible el metaverso.
Is all forgiven after someone has served their time behind bars?
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People who have had interactions with the criminal justice system as defendants continue to face barriers, even after paying their debt to society.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s iPhone selfies quickly went viral.
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A social media scholar says the authenticity, connection and immediacy of Zelenskyy’s appeal explains why his videos were so powerful.
Larry David, Lebron James and Matt Damon were notable celebrities hawking cryptocurrencies in Super Bowl ads.
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Whether the cryptocurrency hype makes you crypto curious or crypto skeptical, there are many ways your life could be affected by crypto’s underlying technology, blockchain.
Allium schoenoprasum, better known as chives.
Plants need light to feed themselves, so they grow in ways that help them collect as much of it as they can. Sometimes that’s straight up, but not always.
In the metaverse, your avatar, the clothes it wears and the things it carries belong to you thanks to blockchain.
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For the metaverse to work, people need to own their virtual bodies and possessions and be able to spend money. The same cryptographic technology behind bitcoin will make that possible.