Month: August 2022

Brain implant uses only your thoughts to operate digital devices, researchers say

Millions of people around the world are unable to use digital technology because of physical impairments. However, what if they could send a text or email using only their thoughts? It may sound like wishful thinking, but new technology currently in clinical trials could make this a reality, according to researchers. At his home in …

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How the internet turned dadcore staple, ‘fish fear me,’ into viral fashion

It’s hard to pinpoint the origins of the “Women Want Me. Fish Fear Me” mantra, and it’s even harder to identify the exact time when it was co-opted by young people — particularly young queer people. In its early days, the phrase graced T-shirts and the backs of pickup trucks along with other goofy fishing …

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Meta Quest 2 Gets $100 Discount, Comes With Beat Saber

The Meta Quest 2 virtual reality headset has just received a discount, essentially dropping its rate back down to its original recommended retail rate. The Quest 2 128GB and 256GB models became significantly more expensive at the start of August, with those headsets increasing in price to $400 and $500 respectively. Right now, you can …

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A challenge to neoliberal economics and the myth of market supremacy | Letters

Taking back control of malfunctioning markets must mean challenging neoliberal economics and the myth of market supremacy (Editorial, 29 August). The market is not the sole source of money and wealth. The public economy is equally important – and vital when markets fail or in times of crisis. Even in normal times, the private sector …

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Cowboys’ Cooper Rush will serve as backup QB, get promoted to active roster ahead of Week 1 vs. Buccaneers

USATSI The Dallas Cowboys don’t have a single quarterback other than Dak Prescott on their 53-man roster as of now, but they welcomed back a pair of familiar faces as emergency depth Wednesday, re-signing backups Cooper Rush and Will Grier to their practice squad. Hours later, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said Rush will back …

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Ravens Move David Ojabo, Charlie Kolar to IR, Sign Kenyan Drake and Brent Urban

The Ravens’ running back corps is now JK Dobbins, Mike Davis, Justice Hill and Drake. The team kept rookie sixth-round pick Tyler Badie on the practice squad. Head Coach John Harbaugh said Drake’s addition isn’t an indication on Dobbins’ health status but more just the Ravens, a team that prides itself on its running game, …

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FiveThirtyEight’s Latest Player Projections Are Just a Teeny-Tiny Bit … Utterly Absurd

Zach LaVine – who is fresh off his second All-Star appearance and just signed a five-year, $215 million contract – is nothing more than an average starter. At least … that’s how FiveThirtyEight sees it. The popular stats-driven website released its latest batch of Player Projections for the 2022-23 season, and I have to say… …

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Brett Baty To Undergo Thumb Surgery, Potentially Done For Season

Mets infielder Brett Baty will undergo surgery tomorrow due to a torn UCL in his thumb, per Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. Baty is potentially done for the year, as the expected recovery time is five weeks, per Will Sammon of The Athletic. Sammon adds that outfielder Terrance Gore will also be joining the team. The …

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