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Wellness

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Have Come to the U.S. Will They Work? – Alejandro de la Garza / Florida Keys, Fl.

“Our Mosquito Project Takes Flight,” reads a baby-blue billboard off US-1 in the Florida Keys, alongside an image of an insect tracing a path in the shape of a heart. Sponsored by the local mosquito control board and U.K.-based biotech firm Oxitec, the ad promotes a contentious plan to release millions of genetically modified Aedes […]

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Lifestyle

Professional Soccer Player Ifunanyachi Achara Partners With Crypto Startup Bitwage to be Paid in Bitcoin – Kwasi Amaning Asare

Ifunanyachi Achara, 23, A fifth-year forward for Toronto FC, takes around fifty percent of his Major League Soccer (MLS) salary in bitcoin by syncing his accounts with a third-party exchange service. He switched to global payments leader Bitwage in February after months of self-executing his bitcoin trades with Binance. Achara, 23, is one of the […]

What Our Home Looks Like One Year After Moving In – Kate Arends

I’m sharing what our home looks like today, exactly one year after moving in! This post is chock-full of design details you won’t want to miss, including before and after photos, updated details on our design plans, and a couple of behind-the-scenes insights I haven’t discussed before. Continue reading What Our Home Looks Like One […]

For Startups, What Makes a ‘Good’ CFO? – Brian Garcia

Executive search firm Rosenzweig & Company has worked with Cyclica Inc., a leading biotech firm focused on accelerating drug discovery through AI, to place its new Chief Financial Officer, Pratik Shah. A supporting player in the search was Drive Capital, a prominent venture capital fund out of Ohio that backs Cyclica. Since Drive’s inception in […]

A Paradise Lost: Immigrant Artist Katya Grokhovsky Recreates America – FANTASYLAND, at Smack Mellon – Alexander Si

Katya Grokhovsky, Fantasyland, 2021, photo Walter Wlodarczyk. Katya Grokhovsky ‘s site-specific installation FANTASYLAND at Smack Mellon explores the rise and fall of a fantastical empire and its uncertain future. The artist scrutinizes the American Dream through an immigrant lens, exposing a desirable yet unattainable mirage. Katya Grokhovsky and I met during my fellowship at the […]

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Tech

Facebook says it’s testing a prompt that encourages users to open unread articles before sharing them, about a year after Twitter debuted a similar prompt (Mitchell Clark/The Verge) –

Mitchell Clark / The Verge:Facebook says it’s testing a prompt that encourages users to open unread articles before sharing them, about a year after Twitter debuted a similar prompt  —  The new pop-up is being tested starting today  —  Facebook has announced on Twitter that it will start testing a pop-up that asks users … […]

Tesla’s Autopilot may not have been available at the time of the ‘driverless’ Texas crash – Andrew J. Hawkins

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a two-page preliminary report on the deadly crash of a Tesla Model S in Texas last month in which local authorities said there was no one in the driver’s seat. There are several relevant disclosures in the NTSB report. The first […]

Apple suppliers linked to Uyghur forced labor in new report – Jacob Kastrenakes

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Several Apple suppliers may have used forced labor in China, according to The Information. Working with two human rights groups, the publication identified seven companies that supplied products or services to Apple and supported forced labor programs, according to statements made by the Chinese government. The programs target […]

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Finance

I No Longer Stress About Family Finances. Here’s Why

So life is good. Your family has a comfortable income and a manageable lifestyle to go with it. The kids are healthy and busy with fun activities, and though you occasionally complain about the hectic schedule, you really wouldn’t have it any other way right? But what if you tragically lost it all? Stop the […]

How to Maximize Social Security Benefits for a Married Couple – kmcdill@aol.com (Kent McDill)

Here is the scenario: You and your spouse are approximately the same age, and are asking yourselves and your financial guru about social security benefits. Chief in your minds is how to maximize social security benefits for a married couple. You are approaching the age when you need to make decisions about taking Social Security […]

8 Bad Driving Habits That Are Costing You – Alex Valdes

Photo by Vera Petrunina / Shutterstock.com The price of gas is rising. As of May 10, a gallon of regular gas cost $2.97, on average. Just a year prior, the average cost nationally was $1.84. The cost of gas consumption has a ton of variables: where you live, what you drive, traffic congestion, weather, geography, […]

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