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CES to end a day early amid Omicron, cancellations

The organizers of CES said Friday that next week’s giant consumer electronics show in Las Vegas will go forward in person, but will end one…

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Ski resorts in France reopen. Vaccine passes and masks are required

After abruptly closing in March 2020, France’s alpine ski resorts have reopened. But this year you’ll need more than just goggles and a lift pass….

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The Best Smartphones of 2021 Ranked

The smartphone market has someone for everyone, whether you’re looking for a budget device that doesn’t compromise on features or a flagship model sporting the…

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How to Find the Day of the Week From a Date in Microsoft Excel

Do you have a date in your spreadsheet that you want to turn into the day of the week? If so, Microsoft Excel has multiple…

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Germany powers down half of its nuclear power plants

The final three plants will close later in 2022. Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/germany-powers-down-3-nuclear-plants/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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How to Disable the Pop-Up Blocker in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari

When a site requires pop-up windows to function, you will have to turn off the pop-up blocker in your web browser to allow the site…

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Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99

LOS ANGELES — Actress Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died. She was 99….

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Officials: No known casualties so far from devastating Colorado fire

The wind-fueled flames of the Marshall Fire dashed from house to house yesterday, torching entire neighborhoods and skipping others, indiscriminately destroying lives and capping a…

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As omicron heats up in the U.S., South Africa says its wave is on the way out

The variant caused fewer deaths and less severe infections than past versions of the virus in South Africa, but that could be different in other…

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M 4.9 – 109 km W of Hihifo, Tonga

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.9 – 109 km W of Hihifo, Tonga Time 2021-12-31 16:56:14 UTC 2021-12-31 16:56:14 UTC at epicenter Location 16.034°S 174.813°W…

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M 4.5 – 27 km NNE of Pucallpa, Peru

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.5 – 27 km NNE of Pucallpa, Peru Time 2021-12-31 15:35:30 UTC 2021-12-31 15:35:30 UTC at epicenter Location 8.145°S 74.478°W…

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South Africans line up to pay their last respects to Desmond Tutu

South Africans from all corners of retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s “rainbow nation” filed past his pine casket in Cape Town. The viewing line at St….

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As the world marks New Year’s Eve, celebrations are muted by omicron

In many places, New Year’s Eve celebrations were muted or canceled for the second straight year due to a surge of coronavirus infections, this time…

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The Landless Workers Movement’s fight for popular agrarian reform through land occupation in Brazil

This story originally appeared in De Olho nos Ruralistas on Oct. 30, 2021, and is shared with permission via the Progressive International’s Wire. Focusing their…

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Devastating Colorado wildfires “climate enabled and weather-driven”

The Boulder, Colorado-area wildfires — the most destructive in state history — were likely made worse by the effects of climate change, including extremely dry…

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Are we running out of time to save the Amazon rainforest?

With deforestation on the rise, scientists are raising the alarm about a looming ecological catastrophe. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/upfront/2021/12/31/are-we-running-out-of-time-to-save-the-amazon-rainforest Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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The Most Disappointing Gadgets of 2021

We review a lot of gadgets here at Gizmodo, and honestly, many of them are good. We detailed our favorites here. But we also see…

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A Basic Smart Home Doesn’t Need To Be Complex or Expensive

Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock.com Smart homes are probably the closest we can get to the futuristic dwellings seen in science fiction. The technology powering all of this can…

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Germany shuts down half of its remaining nuclear plants

Decision to close three facilities comes a year before decades-long use of atomic power winds down for good. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/31/germany-shuts-down-half-of-its-remaining-nuclear-plants Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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How leaded fuel was sold for 100 years, despite knowing its health risks

Enlarge / A 1960s Southern California gas station being restored. (credit: FarukUlay | Getty Images) On the frosty morning of Dec. 9, 1921, in Dayton,…

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The endless loop of reboots

There’s an inherent irony in the idea of rebooting the Matrix franchise. Anyone familiar with the series knows about the “glitch in the matrix,” where a repeated…

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Chinese property sector’s debt crisis to intensify in 2022

Developers owe $19.8bn in dollar-denominated offshore debt in the first three months of the year as issues that blighted Evergrande spread The crisis engulfing the…

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