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Tina Turner, a symbol of talent triumphing over adversity, has died at 83

The pioneering vocalist, who played a pivotal role in the history of rock and soul music, had suffered a litany of health issues in recent years.

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Razer Blade 14 laptop refresh features powerful Ryzen 9 and RTX 4070 chips

Razer is back with a refresh for its popular Blade 14 ultra-premium gaming laptop line and the specs are beefier than a trip to the meat-packing plant. There had been speculation as to what chips would power Razer’s latest and greatest, but those questions …

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ITV News journalist Emily Morgan dies, aged 45

Broadcaster’s ‘talented and kind’ health and science editor had been recently diagnosed with lung cancer Tributes have been paid to Emily Morgan, ITV News’ health and science editor, who has died aged 45, the broadcaster announced.Morgan, whose career with th…

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KE zatwierdziła polski program wsparcia rolnictwa o wartości około 1 mld euro

Komisja Europejska podała we wtorek, że zatwierdziła polski program wsparcia producentów rolnych o wartości 1 mld euro w kontekście wojny Rosji z Ukrainą.

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"Nieprzeciętna żywotność bojowa" po trafieniu z rosyjskiej wyrzutni Grad. Ukraińcy publikują zdjęcia

Wiceminister obrony Ukrainy Hanna Malar opublikowała w czwartek zdjęcia amerykańskiego bojowego wozu piechoty Bradley po trafieniu z rosyjskiej wyrzutni Grad. Malar napisała, że "załoga bezpiecznie się ewakuowała, a kierowca-mechanik ugasił pożar. Wynikiem zd…

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Koszmary senne u ośmiornicy? Naukowcy zarejestrowali nietypowe zachowanie głowonoga

Badacze z Uniwersytetu Rockefellera w Nowym Jorku zaobserwowali nietypowe zachowanie u ośmiornicy. Costello podczas snu był nerwowy, zmieniał kolory i wystrzelił strumień sepii. Naukowcy wysnuli wniosek, że to mogła być reakcja na koszmar senny.

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How riding rockets going 4,000 mph into suborbital space could slash international flight times from 22 hours to 2

Companies like SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Rocket Lab are exploring the possibility of using rockets to transport cargo across the globe in record time.

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Dudu Tassa & Jonny Greenwood: Jarak Qaribak review | Global album of the month

(World Circuit)The Radiohead guitarist teams up with the Israeli bandleader and guests from across the region for an uplifting survey of songs from Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and moreOn their debut album, Israeli bandleader Dudu Tassa and Radiohead guitarist Jon…

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The history and role of fashion in the software industry

The French have a very intimate relationship with clothing. This should not be a surprise, given the sheer size and impact of their renowned fashion industry, arguably one of the biggest contributo…

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Pharrell Williams hits Paris catwalk with Louis Vuitton menswear debut

Guests included Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Rihanna, illustrating creative director’s cultural capital is part of allureThe Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris, hosted on Tuesday evening something new: Pharrell Williams’s first menswear collection for the luxury bra…

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Hygge for the heat: Max Mara’s Scandi show signals shift in fashion zeitgiest

Younger consumers view fashion week carousel of Paris, Milan, New York and London as increasingly irrelevantForget the Hot Girl Summer – this year is set for a cool Scandi girl summer. Hygge is back, but this time it is heatwave-friendly.Oversized soft blazer…

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A dairy research center is hiring a paid food taster who should be willing to try 12 pizzas and 24 cheese samples a week

A research center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is hiring a food taster, who will be paid $15 per hour to test different cheeses and pizzas.

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‘A gastronomic experience’: the US schools serving local veggies and edible flowers over frozen food

With locally grown Valencia oranges, watermelon radish and broccolini, kids enjoy nutritious meals – while small farmers and the community also benefitMature grapefruit and avocado trees line one side of Magnolia elementary school in sunny Upland, California,…

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Even prisons serve regular meals – yet in our camp, Rohingyas go hungry | Yasmin Ara

Prevented by Bangladeshi authorities from working, refugees in the Cox’s Bazar camp are dependent on food aid, which is being cut again and again. We cannot carry on like thisFor a Rohingya refugee, food rations are everything. We are not allowed to work. We …

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Seaweed could avert food crisis caused by extreme weather

Scientists believe Ulva can become a staple crop via undersea farming – once people acquire a taste for itExtreme weather events have been reducing crop yields across the world and many European countries that import a lot of their food could soon face a cris…

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Welcome to June’s Observer Food Monthly

This month we give you the best summery places to eat around the UK, picked by our favourite chefs and food writers, plus seaside recipes from Emily ScottNo one wants to miss that perfect cafe, restaurant or pub, the great little place you didn’t discover unt…

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As rising oceans threaten NYC, study documents another risk: The city is sinking

NEW YORK (AP) — If rising oceans aren’t worry enough, add this to the risks New York City faces: The metropolis is slowly sinking under the weight of its skyscrapers, homes, asphalt and humanity itself.

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The Morning After: Industry leaders say AI presents 'risk of extinction' on par with nuclear war

With the rise of AI language models and tools like ChatGPT and Bard, we've heard warnings from people involved, like Elon Musk, about the risks posed by AI. Now, a group of high-profile industry leaders has issued a one-sentence statement: “Mitigating the ris…

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Rishi Sunak races to tighten rules for AI amid fears of existential risk

PM pushes allies to draw up agreement that could lead to global regulator, as industry warns new white paper is already out of date• Is No 10 waking up to dangers of AI?Rishi Sunak is scrambling to update the government’s approach to regulating artificial int…

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Elon Musk, who wants to put chips in people's brains, says the Unabomber — who died last week — 'might not be wrong' that tech is bad for humanity

Elon Musk, the CEO of brain-implant company Neuralink, shared a meme on Ted Kaczynski's death and suggested his extreme Luddite beliefs weren't wrong.

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Top AI researchers and CEOs warn against ‘risk of extinction’ in 22-word statement

Top AI researchers and executives, including the CEOs of Google Deepmind, OpenAI, and Anthropic, have co-signed a 22-word statement warning against the ‘existential risk’ posed by AI.

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ChatGPT and Generative AI in Payments: Reality, Hype, What's Next, and How to Prepare

ChatGPT is the most talked-about technology of 2023 and has caught the attention of payments services providers.

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Apple's AirTag 4-pack is just $80 right now

If you've been debating whether to pick up some Apple AirTags, now might be the time finally to go for it. The AirTag 4-pack currently has a 20 percent discount, dropping from $100 to $80. Not only does this bring the pack close to its all-time-lowest price, …

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President Biden meets with AI tech leaders in San Francisco

While lawmakers in Congress (and soon, the Senate) call for a "blue-ribbon commission" to study the potential impacts of AI on American society, President Biden on Tuesday met with leaders in the emerging field to discuss and debate the issue directly. The Pr…

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ChatGPT – The Big Game Changer

Many years ago, keywords such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Chatbots, and big data sounded like parts of a mere conceptual world. The knowledge and use of these techniques had some role to play either for professionals or techno freaks. At lea…

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How Christopher Nolan Learned to Stop Worrying and Love AI

The Oppenheimer director says AI is not the bomb. His new movie might still scare you shitless.

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‘The public wants certainty’: why have Americans stopped trusting in science?

In a new book, Christopher Reddy tackles the problems faced by the scientific community during moments of major crisisIn the age of the anti-expert, Christopher Reddy has a daring proposition for scientists – put yourself out there.Reddy, a chemist at Woods H…

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How a Journalist Is Using Twitch Streams of Impossible Games to Counter Sexist Jerks

Jessica Body isn’t your typical Twitch steamer. The Chicago resident spends half of her days working as a multimedia editor at the magazine Popular Science, where she’s spent years helping craft health and science coverage, including at the height of the coro…

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Simulated ET to Phone Home From Mars this Afternoon

In science fiction movies, communicating with aliens is easy. In real life, though, we think it will be tough. Today, you’ll get your chance to see how tough when a SETI project uses the Euro…

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Disney just delayed a ton of upcoming movies

According to Comicbook.com, Disney just delayed a bunch of upcoming films. Disney is having a rough go of things. It was only a few years ago when it looked like Disney was going to own everyone's collective imagination after the shrewd acquisitions of Ma…

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