EXPLAINER: Why India won’t send diplomat to China Olympics

“NEW DELHI (AP) — India won’t be sending its top diplomat in Beijing to the Winter Olympics after the honor of carrying the Olympic torch went to a Chinese soldier wounded in a deadly border clash between the countries two years ago.” Pretty much what I’d expect from the Chinese, glorifying one of the losers from theirContinue reading “EXPLAINER: Why India won’t send diplomat to China Olympics”

Despite rising costs, Americans will still eat 1.2 billion chicken wings during Superbowl weekend

Think about it. Six-Hundred Million chickens will be walking around farmyards with no wings, just stumps. The horror! The horror! Click the link for the article: https://www.shorenewsnetwork.com/2022/02/02/despite-rising-costs-americans-will-still-eat-1-2-billion-chicken-wings-during-superbowl-weekend/

Apple’s Privacy Features To Cost Facebook $10 Billion

“Facebook’s FB -26.39% parent company served up a stark sign of how Apple Inc.’sAAPL -1.67% new ad-privacy policy is roiling the digital-advertising world.” “Meta Platforms Inc. FB -26.39% closed down more than 26% in Thursday trading—a $230 billion-plus loss in market capitalization—after Chief Financial Officer David Wehner on Wednesday said the company expects the Apple policy to cost it more than $10 billion in lost sales for 2022, equivalentContinue reading “Apple’s Privacy Features To Cost Facebook $10 Billion”

Tech Stocks Lead Market Lower

“Facebook’s parent company shed more than $230 billion in market value Thursday, a one-day loss that is the biggest ever for a U.S. company and increases pressure on a stock market long powered by technology shares.” “Meta Platforms Inc. FB -26.39% (formerly known as Facebook Inc.) gave a disappointing financial forecast, helping the major indexes snap a four-session winningContinue reading “Tech Stocks Lead Market Lower”

Woman ‘gang raped’ in VR Metaverse says tech advances made it feel like real life

Yeah, we’ve got another article on the Metaverse “Gang Rape.” Some woman logs onto the Metaverse and within 60 seconds, it’s “Wham Bam, Thank you, Ma’am.” I guess that’s what Incels do for fun. “Nina Jane Patel, the vice president of research for a rival metaverse company, claims she was ‘verbally and sexually harassed’ and even ‘virtuallyContinue reading “Woman ‘gang raped’ in VR Metaverse says tech advances made it feel like real life”

Chicken Infiltrates Pentagon

Wandering hen taken into custody at Pentagon security area “The loose hen was found early Monday morning near the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Virginia, wrote on social media”. “Chelsea Jones, a spokesperson for the organization, said in an email that she couldn’t reveal the precise location where theContinue reading “Chicken Infiltrates Pentagon”

Lockdowns Did Little Or Nothing To Reduce Deaths

“Lockdowns in the U.S. and Europe had little or no impact in reducing deaths from COVID-19, according to a new analysis by researchers at Johns Hopkins University.” “The lockdowns during the early phase of the pandemic in 2020 reduced COVID-19 mortality by about 0.2%, said the broad review of multiple scientific studies.” Of course the mainstream mediaContinue reading “Lockdowns Did Little Or Nothing To Reduce Deaths”

New Clues About Who Will Develop Long Covid

“Asthma. Unhealthy gut bacteria. The presence of autoantibodies, usually associated with autoimmune conditions.” “These are among the risk factors identified in new studies as potentially making someone at greater risk of developing long Covid, a condition in which wide-ranging symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog and racing heart rate persist months after an initial Covid-19 infection.”Continue reading “New Clues About Who Will Develop Long Covid”