Steve July 4, 2020

Home » Fact Check » The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/04/2020 The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact-checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Disclaimer: We […]

Steve July 4, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a ruling civil liberties advocates warned could make taxpayers “underwrite religious education” — opening a massive crack in the bedrock principle of church and state separation. The decision in the case, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, was 5-4, with the court’s conservatives in the majority. As NBC News put it, the ruling […]

Steve July 4, 2020

The Plastic Free Foundation launched Plastic Free July in 2011. Here’s how you can make a difference permanently. Think you’re not in a flood zone? Double check with this comprehensive new data website. Three things we can do to improve resilience efforts against rising sea levels — NRDC And more… In 2011, Rebecca Prince-Ruiz (the […]

Steve July 4, 2020

JK Rowling has broken her silence after two of the biggest Harry Potter fan sites distanced themselves from her “harmful and disproven” comments about trans people. The Leaky Cauldron and MuggleNet announced on Thursday (July 20) that they would no longer provide links to Rowling’s website, use photos of her, or write about her outside of her […]

Steve July 4, 2020

Vladimir Putin has implied that employees at the US embassy in Moscow must be secretly queer because they raised the Pride flag last month. The embassy raised the flag during Pride Month despite an order from Tweety McTreason forbidding embassies from doing so. “LGBT+ rights are human rights. Human rights are universal,” the embassy wrote […]

Steve July 4, 2020

We all have our own preferences when it comes to travel souvenirs — that little something that brings back the memories and feelings of a past holiday every time we look at it, whether it’s the cliché fridge magnet, some local speciality, or just the collection of photos we took. But then there are those […]

Steve July 4, 2020

The Ministry of Electronics and IT of the Government of India has launched ‘Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge’, an initiative to identify the best existing Indian apps that have the potential to scale and become world-class. The innovation challenge will offer cash rewards and incentives for app developers and entrepreneurs to ideate and build […]

Steve July 4, 2020

Weekend PC Game Deals is where the hottest gaming deals from all over the internet are gathered into one place, every week, for your consumption. So kick back, relax, and hold on to your wallets. The start of a new month means Humble has refreshed its Choice selections, rolling out a new pallet of games […]

Steve July 4, 2020

Something big just happened here at The Motley Fool. You see, market beating stock ideas aren’t new to our co-founder Tom Gardner. In fact, followers of his Stock Advisor service see an average return of 458.0%. But every so often, Tom and his team issue a rare ‘Double Down’ recommendation: a chance for investors who […]

Steve July 4, 2020

Madison Cawthorn spent the hours after polls closed in i North Carolina last week “in disbelief.” The 24-year-old real estate investor, a political newcomer, was trouncing his Republican primary opponent in the runoff race for the U.S. House seat vacated by Mark Meadows, who stepped down to become President Tweety McTreason’s chief of staff. Trump […]

Steve July 4, 2020

LONDON — Perhaps nothing is as quintessential to British culture as a pub. Beer-guzzling Brits have been deprived of their regular haunts since the country shut down abruptly in March, as the coronavirus pandemic spread. Dotted on almost every street corner, pubs are part of the fabric of British life — a place to gather, […]

Steve July 4, 2020

Studies of remdesivir — the most promising drug shown to treat COVID-19 so far — will soon enter a new phase of research, even before analysis is completed on the current phase of study. It’s a sign that work to find the right combination of drugs to treat the coronavirus has accelerated as cases are […]

Steve July 4, 2020

With many gyms closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, WFH is making way for WOFH: Working Out From Home. “I use a lot of makeshift materials to work out,” says Anne Barreca, of Brooklyn, New York. Without access to a gym or swimming pool, she uses what’s in her environment for exercise, including the stairs […]