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Vice President Harris breaks tie to confirm key labor appointee, this week in the war on workers

The National Labor Relations Board has a new general counsel after Vice President Kamala Harris broke a tie in the Senate to confirm Jennifer Abruzzo, 51-50. President Joe Biden fired Donald Trump’s NLRB general counsel, Peter Robb, on Inaugu
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Vice President Harris breaks tie to confirm key labor appointee, this week in the war on workers

The National Labor Relations Board has a new general counsel after Vice President Kamala Harris broke a tie in the Senate to confirm Jennifer Abruzzo, 51-50. President Joe Biden fired Donald Trump’s NLRB general counsel, Peter Robb, on Inauguration Day after Robb refused to resign. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions also moved forward with two of Biden’s NLRB nominees this week. For context: xA remarkable stroke of good luck and hard work by pro-NLRA forces, which should have all Senate confirmations finished by Labor Day. This will be the first time a Democratic President has *ever* gotten his Board majority and hand-picked GC in office in the first year of his term. https://t.co/p0tciCZP94— Brandon Magner (@BrandonMagner) July 21, 2021

Bilingual orders & no more gas: Police slapped with new RESTRICTIONS after George Floyd protest settlement in North Carolina

Civil rights groups are celebrating a settlement with the city of Charlotte, North Carolina imposing new bans on police dispersing protests, stemming from a 2020 George Floyd demonstration where CS tear gas was used. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Bilingual orders & no more gas: Police slapped with new RESTRICTIONS after George Floyd protest settlement in North Carolina

Civil rights groups are celebrating a settlement with the city of Charlotte, North Carolina imposing new bans on police dispersing protests, stemming from a 2020 George Floyd demonstration where CS tear gas was used. Read Full Article at RT.com

Gay rights activist Tatchell leads ‘Reclaim Pride’ march in London to protest ‘too corporate’ Pride events

A ‘Reclaim Pride march – led by British politician and LGBT rights activist Peter Tatchell – took place in London on Saturday to support gay rights in Africa and protest larger Pride events, which he says are more “corporate.” Read Full Article at R
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Gay rights activist Tatchell leads ‘Reclaim Pride’ march in London to protest ‘too corporate’ Pride events

A ‘Reclaim Pride march – led by British politician and LGBT rights activist Peter Tatchell – took place in London on Saturday to support gay rights in Africa and protest larger Pride events, which he says are more “corporate.” Read Full Article at RT.com

Tokyo athletes warned to ‘assume everyone’s at risk’ as many Olympians choose to stay unvaccinated

Five out of six U.S. athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics have been vaccinated against COVID-19, leaving at least 100 unvaccinated, according to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s medical chief. “Eighty-three percent is actually a substantia
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Tokyo athletes warned to ‘assume everyone’s at risk’ as many Olympians choose to stay unvaccinated

Five out of six U.S. athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics have been vaccinated against COVID-19, leaving at least 100 unvaccinated, according to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s medical chief. “Eighty-three percent is actually a substantial number and we’re quite happy with it,” medical director Jonathan Finnoff said. According to the Associated Press, the information was pulled from the health histories that 567 athletes filled out before departing for Japan. There is a total number of 613 athletes competing on behalf of the U.S. Finnoff shared the news Friday, the same day as the opening ceremony of the Games.

Energy Roundup: Iron batteries vs. fossil fuels, nuclear vs. climate change, drought vs. life

Back when I was, unfortunately, working for the world’s largest coal company, employees were regularly made guinea pugs for the various propaganda pitches that the industry concocted to combat clear evidence that fossil fuels were generating enormous harm a
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Energy Roundup: Iron batteries vs. fossil fuels, nuclear vs. climate change, drought vs. life

Back when I was, unfortunately, working for the world’s largest coal company, employees were regularly made guinea pugs for the various propaganda pitches that the industry concocted to combat clear evidence that fossil fuels were generating enormous harm at all levels. One of those pitches what that coal-powered electricity was the only way to provide energy to Africa. The core of that pitch was simply this: Coal is cheap. Because it was cheap, it was the best option to get power to people who were currently without power. So, anyone who campaigned against coal was really campaigning to keep millions of people shut out of modern society, subject to living a pre-industrial age life, and consigned to cooking their meals over dung.  I particularly remember the part about cooking over dung. One of the presentations had extensive statistics about how many people still used dung as a form of fuel. Of course, it wasn’t as if someone was going to actually supply those people with electricity from coal. Coal plants come in only two sizes—enormous and Brobdingnagian—and actually getting the power where it wasn’t would mean building thousands of miles of transmission towers and switching stations. There was also the little matter of transporting the coal from mines in South Africa, Australia, or North America. No one was stepping up to make those investments. Everyone knew it wasn’t going to happen, but hey, why do you want sad children cooking over stinky dung fires? Africa-hater! was the refrain. That was then. These days, new solar or wind installations cost less than just maintaining an existing coal-fired plant. That’s leaving aside the cost of building the plant. Or paying for the coal itself. Just keeping the plant running cost more than it does to do everything necessary to create renewable energy from scratch. Now you’re getting stories like this one from Renewable Energy World, on the Nigeria Rural Electrification Project, and how real funding is cropping up to connect thousands of people—who have never had electricity before—to renewable energy, distributed using micro-grids. Coal is no longer a cheap solution. Renewables are. But don’t worry. I’m sure the propaganda wing of fossil fuel companies still has plenty of dung.

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Simone Biles at Olympics 2021: How to watch her events, start times - CNET

Simone Biles is up for a total of six gold medals. Here's when and where you can watch her gymnastics events.
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Simone Biles at Olympics 2021: How to watch her events, start times - CNET

Simone Biles is up for a total of six gold medals. Here's when and where you can watch her gymnastics events.

Old, Snake Eyes aren't streaming on HBO Max, sorry - CNET

HBO Max has become linked in the idea of streaming new movies when they hit theaters. But this weekend's big releases, Old and Snake Eyes, aren't available there.
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Old, Snake Eyes aren't streaming on HBO Max, sorry - CNET

HBO Max has become linked in the idea of streaming new movies when they hit theaters. But this weekend's big releases, Old and Snake Eyes, aren't available there.

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Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza to fly (safely) by Earth Sunday

An asteroid about as long as the Great Pyramid of Giza is tall will make a «close» approach with Earth on Sunday (July 25), according to NASA calculations.
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Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza to fly (safely) by Earth Sunday

An asteroid about as long as the Great Pyramid of Giza is tall will make a «close» approach with Earth on Sunday (July 25), according to NASA calculations.

The DL on CockroachDB

As college students at Berkeley, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis created a successful open-source graphics program, GIMP, which got the attention of Google. The duo ultimately joined Google, and even personally got kudos from Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Kimb
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The DL on CockroachDB

As college students at Berkeley, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis created a successful open-source graphics program, GIMP, which got the attention of Google. The duo ultimately joined Google, and even personally got kudos from Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Kimball and Mattis quickly rose to prominence within the company, and then chose to leave it […]

Sequoia’s Mike Vernal outlines how to design feedback loops in the search for product-market fit

«Finding product-market fit is not a deterministic process. Most of the time, it requires iteration. It requires constant adaptation.»
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Sequoia’s Mike Vernal outlines how to design feedback loops in the search for product-market fit

«Finding product-market fit is not a deterministic process. Most of the time, it requires iteration. It requires constant adaptation.»

This Week in Apps: Clubhouse opens up, Twitter talks bitcoin, Snap sees record quarter

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global co
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This Week in Apps: Clubhouse opens up, Twitter talks bitcoin, Snap sees record quarter

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices […]

China Roundup: Kai-Fu Lee’s first Europe bet, WeRide buys a truck startup

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. Despite the geopolitical headwinds for foreign tech firms to enter China, many compani
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China Roundup: Kai-Fu Lee’s first Europe bet, WeRide buys a truck startup

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. Despite the geopolitical headwinds for foreign tech firms to enter China, many companies, especially those that find a dependable partner, are still forging ahead. For this […]

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Florida asks Supreme Court to lift COVID-19 restrictions for cruise ships

The state of Florida asked the Supreme Court on Friday to lift COVID-19 restrictions on cruise ships so the industry can start taking passengers back out to sea. “Today, we filed an emergency motion in the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure the cruise industr
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Florida asks Supreme Court to lift COVID-19 restrictions for cruise ships

The state of Florida asked the Supreme Court on Friday to lift COVID-19 restrictions on cruise ships so the industry can start taking passengers back out to sea. “Today, we filed an emergency motion in the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure the cruise industry can get back to work. We ...

An Innovative Drill-Bit Shaped Pen Holds Ink Around a Grooved Spiral

Inventive design and age-old craft converge in a simple writing instrument produced by the CNC-machining factory Shion. As its name suggests, Drillog is a drillbit-shaped pen that holds the ink in its thin grooves that spiral up the side of the nib. Whereas t
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An Innovative Drill-Bit Shaped Pen Holds Ink Around a Grooved Spiral

Inventive design and age-old craft converge in a simple writing instrument produced by the CNC-machining factory Shion. As its name suggests, Drillog is a drillbit-shaped pen that holds the ink in its thin grooves that spiral up the side of the nib. Whereas traditional quills require repeated dips and the more modern fountain pen suspends the pigmented liquid in an internal reservoir for longer use, a single dunk of the Drillog should retain enough ink to smoothly fill an A4 size paper. More

A Visit to Wangechi Mutu’s Nairobi Studio Explores Her Profound Ties to Nature and the Feminine

Kenyan-American artist Wangechi Mutu made history in 2019 when her four bronze sculptures became the first ever to occupy the niches of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s facade. Stretching nearly seven feet, the seated quartet evokes images of heavily adorne
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A Visit to Wangechi Mutu’s Nairobi Studio Explores Her Profound Ties to Nature and the Feminine

Kenyan-American artist Wangechi Mutu made history in 2019 when her four bronze sculptures became the first ever to occupy the niches of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s facade. Stretching nearly seven feet, the seated quartet evokes images of heavily adorned African queens and intervenes in the otherwise homogenous canons of art history held within the institution’s walls. The monumental figures are one facet of Mutu’s nuanced body of work that broadly challenges colonialist, racist, and sexist ideologies. More

A Dizzying Carpet of Crystals Blankets a Salon in the Royal Palace Amsterdam with Prismatic Patterns

The latest installation by Dutch artist Suzan Drummen (previously) masks a stately salon in the Royal Palace Amsterdam with a gleaming carpet of crystals placed in psychedelic swirls. A response to the Golden Age-era architecture, the bright colors of Drummen
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A Dizzying Carpet of Crystals Blankets a Salon in the Royal Palace Amsterdam with Prismatic Patterns

The latest installation by Dutch artist Suzan Drummen (previously) masks a stately salon in the Royal Palace Amsterdam with a gleaming carpet of crystals placed in psychedelic swirls. A response to the Golden Age-era architecture, the bright colors of Drummen’s work are intended to clash with the rich, muted hues of the furniture and walls. Because each individual crystal is laid by hand and left unsecured, the labor-intensive process took a team of four nine days to complete. More

Take a Swing Around ‘Par Excellence Redux,’ a Mini Golf Course of Playable Artworks at Elmhurst Art Museum

Now open at the Elmhurst Art Museum is Par Excellence Redux, a miniature golf course featuring a widely varied collection of playable artworks. Curated by Colossal’s founder and editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson as part of an open call, the two-part cours
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Take a Swing Around ‘Par Excellence Redux,’ a Mini Golf Course of Playable Artworks at Elmhurst Art Museum

Now open at the Elmhurst Art Museum is Par Excellence Redux, a miniature golf course featuring a widely varied collection of playable artworks. Curated by Colossal’s founder and editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson as part of an open call, the two-part course pays homage to the wildly popular Par Excellence that opened in 1988 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The designs range from a challenging optical illusion to a maze-like castle with the potential for a hole-in-one to Annalee Koehn’s fortune-telling piece first shown 33 years ago in the initial exhibition. More

Precise Compositions by Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís Turn Architecture into Playful Portraits

Valencia-based duo Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda (previously) add a playful twist to mundane settings and architectural backdrops. Whether flaring a skirt into a wide, cheesy grin, posing to prop up a facade’s stripes, or gripping the tail of a balloon t
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Precise Compositions by Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís Turn Architecture into Playful Portraits

Valencia-based duo Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda (previously) add a playful twist to mundane settings and architectural backdrops. Whether flaring a skirt into a wide, cheesy grin, posing to prop up a facade’s stripes, or gripping the tail of a balloon that looks like a tethered sun, their minimal compositions turn geometric elements and open spaces into theatrical sets ripe with humor and joy. Devís tells Colossal that each narrative-driven image is the result of extensive planning that begins with an initial sketch, involves pairing a concept and location, and later constructing the props. More

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Columbus Crew unbeaten streak extends to six with a 1-0 victory over Atlanta United FC

Jonathan Mensah scored in the 65th minute, and goalkeeper Eloy Room made five saves as the Columbus Crew extended their unbeaten streak to six games in a 1-0 win over Atlanta United FC.
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Columbus Crew unbeaten streak extends to six with a 1-0 victory over Atlanta United FC

Jonathan Mensah scored in the 65th minute, and goalkeeper Eloy Room made five saves as the Columbus Crew extended their unbeaten streak to six games in a 1-0 win over Atlanta United FC.

Rougned Odor’s two-run RBI double helps Yankees take lead vs. Red Sox, 4-3

The New York Yankees took a 4-3 lead against the Boston Red Sox thanks to timely hitting from Rougned Odor and Gleyber Torres in the eighth inning.
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Rougned Odor’s two-run RBI double helps Yankees take lead vs. Red Sox, 4-3

The New York Yankees took a 4-3 lead against the Boston Red Sox thanks to timely hitting from Rougned Odor and Gleyber Torres in the eighth inning.

Nationals ace Max Scherzer reportedly being discussed in potential trades

The 36-year-old is 7-4 this season with a 2.83 ERA, 0.886 WHIP and 142 strikeouts in 105 innings over 18 starts. He has also tossed one complete game this year. 
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Nationals ace Max Scherzer reportedly being discussed in potential trades

The 36-year-old is 7-4 this season with a 2.83 ERA, 0.886 WHIP and 142 strikeouts in 105 innings over 18 starts. He has also tossed one complete game this year. 

Tokyo Olympics win kudos for honoring 'Munich massacre' victims in historic first

The Tokyo Olympics made history by honoring the Israeli team members killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics, marking the first time the games have recognized the slain athletes at an opening ceremony. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett led those commending or
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Tokyo Olympics win kudos for honoring 'Munich massacre' victims in historic first

The Tokyo Olympics made history by honoring the Israeli team members killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics, marking the first time the games have recognized the slain athletes at an opening ceremony. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett led those commending organizers for holding a moment of ...

Nationals ace Max Scherzer scratched from start due to triceps soreness

The late scratch came on the same day that it was reported that the Nationals were willing to listen to offers for Scherzer.
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Nationals ace Max Scherzer scratched from start due to triceps soreness

The late scratch came on the same day that it was reported that the Nationals were willing to listen to offers for Scherzer.

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