Steve June 23, 2021

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Steve June 23, 2021

Johnny Enlow says that when it comes to Dr. Anthony Fauci, “the level of evil is the highest I can imagine” and that “if there is any person on the planet that should receive the maximum judgment, it is Fauci.” The American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Kellogg’s because “each box of […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Black and Hispanic people in the United States are at higher risk for cognitive decline, and at a younger age, a new study suggests. Photo by Joshua Woroniecki/Pixabay June 23 (UPI) — Racial and ethnic minorities in the United States are more vulnerable to memory loss earlier in life than White people, a study published Wednesday […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Peace and human rights advocates joined the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday in their annual condemnation of the United States’ disastrous economic embargo against Cuba. For the 29th straight year, the members of the General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution demanding an end to the 60-year U.S. economic blockade on Cuba. This […]

Steve June 23, 2021

If you’ve ever formatted a hard drive or USB thumb drive, you might have seen the “Allocation Unit Size” setting. This is set by default, but you can change it if you want. Should you? If so, what should you set it to? What does allocation unit size even mean? There are multiple answers to […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Are you looking for some earbuds that work similar to the pricey ones but don’t want to break the bank to get them? You’re in luck with the Lenovo Live Pods LP1 Wireless Earbuds. They’re wireless, IPX4 waterproof, work with Bluetooth 5.0, and more, and you can get them for more than half off once […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) just signed into law SB 1128/HB 919, “Preemption Over Restriction of Utility Services,” which was pushed through the legislature. It prevents local governments from deciding which energy path they want to take. In other words, Florida towns and cities are now unable to switch to 100% clean energy because they can’t […]

Steve June 23, 2021

The European Commission (EC) and the Batteries European Partnership Association (BEPA) have announced a memorandum of understanding to research and develop battery technologies for production in Europe. The co-programmed partnership is being called BATT4EU, and it’s aimed at bringing value and competitiveness to the EU’s battery chain. The European Commission exists as the executive branch of the European Union, […]

Steve June 23, 2021

In the days leading up to the Senate vote on the House-passed elections bill, Republicans offered several misleading talking points about the Democratic bill, and made other statements that required more context. Republicans said the bill would direct taxpayer money to publicly finance federal campaigns. The matching campaign money would come from a new surcharge […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Britney Spears told a court she wants her conservatorship to end during rare public testimony Wednesday, saying she’s been traumatized by the people who have controlled her life for 13 years. The singer expressed her feelings to Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny in the first public testimony since scrutiny heightened around her […]

Steve June 23, 2021

A gun violence prevention group has released videos in which they trick famous pro-gun figures into addressing a sea of empty chairs, representing children and teenagers who were shot and killed before they could graduate from high school. Change the Ref, a gun safety organization founded by Patricia and Manuel Oliver, whose son Joaquin was […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Texas Republicans are not backing down from their call to pass legislation restricting the participation of transgender students in school sports despite its failure in the state House last month. In a Wednesday email to constituents, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) said he is still pushing for the state legislature to require trans student-athletes to […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Seems just about everyone has their favorite (and least favorite) season of “American Horror Story” ― including one of the series’ most indelible stars, Sarah Paulson.  Appearing on this week’s episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter” podcast, Paulson reflected on her storied stage and screen career, as well as her professional relationship with writer and producer […]