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No more green tea, vaping or drinks ending in ‘-ccino,’ Mormon Church tells members – The Washington Post

September 23, 2019 No Comments

After Mitt Romney, a prominent member of the Mormon Church, attracted attention in 2012 for drinking Diet Coke, the church clarified that it has no rule against caffeine. (Rick Bowmer/AP) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wants to make clear that vaping, green tea and fancy coffee drinks are off limits under the […]

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Editorial: Apple’s use of ‘iPhone Pro’ is a marketing label, not a personal description

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Editorial By William Gallagher and Mike Wuerthele Friday, August 16, 2019, 08:36 am PT (11:36 am ET) Rumors of Apple releasing an ‘iPhone Pro’ are again sparking debate over who is a Pro user and who is ‘just’ a consumer. This is a pointless yet damaging argument to have, and always will be.Mac Pro 2019…

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Inside the drama in Goldman Sachs’ private-investing unit; KKR turns to data for an edge

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Dear Readers, We had a slew of stories this week that showcased our deep reporting on big banks — we’re not just following the news as it breaks, we’re also finding out what’s going on in key departments, who is calling the shots, and even what life is like on the floor for traders. One…

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Kurbo by WW Is a Weight Watchers Diet App for Kids – Eater

September 23, 2019 No Comments

I went to my first Weight Watchers meeting around the age of 10. Like many fat girls my age, it was my initial foray into the world of dieting. In my particular group, I was the only young person and was surrounded by a crowd of adult women, all crying over their inability to drop […]

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Amazon states its facial acknowledgment tech can now find fear

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Amazon has announced that its facial recognition system can now detect “fear” by reading a person’s face. Dubbed Rekognition, the software offers a comprehensive range of tools for face detection, analysis, and recognition in images and videos. It’s one among several services it offers to developers as part of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud…

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A former FBI representative examines the body movement of notorious mobsters

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Joe Navarro is a body language expert and a former FBI agent. In this Wired video, he explains the body language and facial expressions of mobsters like Bugsy Siegel, Mickey Cohen, and John Dillinger. See also: A former FBI spy catcher shows how to read body language Image: YouTube/Wired Watch this student’s perfect eye-roll behind…

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Biden debate gaffe sends audiences in digital circles

September 23, 2019 No Comments

By Elizabeth CullifordSAN FRANCISCO, July 31 (Reuters) – Minutes after Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden bungled his closing statement in Wednesday’s debate by telling voters to go to a campaign website that did not exist, a college student was using the URL for a spoof election bid.Biden misspoke by directing viewers to “go to Joe30330″…

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Biden debate gaffe sends viewers in digital circles

September 23, 2019 No Comments

By Elizabeth CullifordSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Minutes after Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden bungled his closing statement in Wednesday’s debate by telling voters to go to a campaign website that did not exist, a college student was using the URL for a spoof election bid.Biden misspoke by directing viewers to “go to Joe30330” rather than…

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The FCC says 5G is safe, but that won’t stop conspiracy theorists

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Most of the scientific community has already concluded that the latest generation of cellular technology, 5G, is at least as safe to human health as the 2G, 3G, and 4G technologies that became globally ubiquitous over the past two decades. But once radio emissions safety questions were raised in the United States, the Federal Communications Commission…

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Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., leaves the Senate floor after presiding over the longest roll call in history, an amendment to require approval from Congress before President Donald Trump could order military strikes against Iran, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, June 28, 2019.Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP“Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to…

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