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How a fast-moving crisis fuels rumor and speculation

March 29, 2020 No Comments

When what was unthinkable yesterday is reality today Once President Donald Trump declared on Friday that he would use a federal law known as the Stafford Act as the basis for an emergency declaration to assist states with their coronavirus response, it wasn’t long before misinformation started circulating on social media and in text messages.…

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What you need to understand about CBD products

March 29, 2020 No Comments

As 2020 gets underway, the deluge of CBD products continues. Suddenly, CBD oil is everywhere: from CBD skincare to lattes to CBD-laced treats for Fido and Fluffy’s aging joints. But is the craze legitimate or is it all hype? We’ve delved into recent studies to get the facts on the current state of CBD products. What is…

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Why Is COVID-19 Taken More Seriously Than Climate Change?

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Clean Power Published on March 21st, 2020 | by Barry A.F. March 21st, 2020 by Barry A.F.  Climate change is an existential threat to humanity. We are on a trajectory to destroying a livable climate. This has been modeled, we know why it’s happening, how it works, and how to fight it. We also have…

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Not all CDB drops are created equivalent: I found the best

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I’ll admit to having been a CBD denier. I dismissed it as a bullshit trend; the second-most overrated after kombucha. The variety of products I’d tried always left me feeling somewhere between slightly nauseous and groggy. And mentally dull. It didn’t seem to matter what form the product took, or which sort of extra bells…

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Take a look at these 20 CBD-infused products

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Testimonials as to the health and wellness benefits of CBD continue to roll in. Whether it’s combating inflammation and pain relief for those battling arthritis, nerve pain, MS, or just general stress and anxiety management, many say that CBD supplements have provided them with a better quality of life. So far, the FDA and serious…

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Who’s Afraid of Bernie Sanders?

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Senator Bernie Sanders, 2020 presidential candidate, speaks during a Get Out The Vote Rally at Finlay Park in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Senator Bernie Sanders has a long road to travel before he becomes the Democratic Party’s nominee for president. But he’s inching closer with…

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‘The New York Times,’ The Unreliable Source And The Exposé That Missed The Mark

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The New York Times’ exposé of star litigator David Boies’ efforts against Jeffrey Epstein’s estate and social circle took inspiration from a source who appears to have lied. Did the reporting hold up? Carlo Allegri/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Carlo Allegri/Reuters The New York Times’ exposé of star litigator David Boies’ efforts against Jeffrey Epstein’s…

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How to act like a data scientist 1

March 29, 2020 No Comments

Today, I’m starting a series of posts that describe how data scientists may/should react to the use of data and information during this year’s U.S. Presidential election cycle. If you are not a data scientist, I’m hoping you’ll become smarter at detecting nonsense that comes online or on air. My head often explodes when I…

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The World’s First Open-Source Atomic power plant Blueprint Is Coming Online

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Nuclear power’s role in combating climate change is a contentious topic, but a Silicon Valley entrepreneur thinks he can sway the debate by releasing open-source designs for a small-scale reactor that could be built in two years for just $300 million. The argument for making nuclear power part of our response to climate change is…

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Bloomberg, in turnaround, states he’ll release 3 ladies from nondisclosure agreements

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By: New York Times | Las Vegas | Published: February 22, 2020 1:01:00 pm Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during the Democratic debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2020. After a poor performance in the debate, Bloomberg faced voters and the news media at an event Thursday morning. (Erin Schaff/The New York…

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