How to turn the worst running economy ever measured into sub-3-hour marathon performance in only 14 years

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This is a longer post (apologies for the testing) that should be in excess of 275 characters. There will be no featured image so the link card should just be the link. This serves as a test to see if the API will accept a link card with an empty value for 'thumb' – if not I will … | Continue reading | 41 minutes ago

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I captured the first real snow this winter this morning ❄️ | Continue reading | 55 minutes ago

ChargePoint: EV Charging Happens More On Black Friday, Too

When we think of Black Friday in the United States, some crazy imagery probably comes to mind. The day after ... [continued] The post ChargePoint: EV Charging Happens More On Black Friday, Too appeared first on CleanTechnica. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Verlegerverband appelliert an Gewerkschaften

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More work on the blog->Bluesky API integration. As I understand it, a 'link card' will take priority over an image so you can't have both, but you can include an image with that card. This is, therefore a test to see if marking an image as featured (I give it the class 'feat') wi … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

The Fight for the Future of Publishing

Ideological fanatics and fear have crippled the major houses. But new book publishers are rising up to take the risks they won’t. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Biden Administration to Overhaul Welfare Following ProPublica Reporting

by Eli Hager ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for Dispatches, a newsletter that spotlights wrongdoing around the country, to receive our stories in your in … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Building an app that uses AI to interpret dreams

Pandemic isolation inspired Coco Chen to work on the spiritual health platform Dreamore. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Inside Foxconn’s struggle to make iPhones in India

Chinese engineers are flying to India to train the next generation of iPhone builders. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Embracing Global Collaboration for a Resilient Future

Dear Mattermost Customers, Partners, and Open Source Contributors, Today marks a significant milestone in our journey. I am thrilled to share that Mattermost has joined the World Economic Forum Global Innovators Community. This is more than just an accomplishment; it’s a testamen … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Simple Solutions to Meet Organizational ESG Targets

With corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals taking center stage, meeting and event professionals will need to prioritize stronger sustainability measures while carefully tracking their impact. Here are practical tools and resources that will help turn those g … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Witness the pain

When loved ones are traumatically lost, bereaved families become accidental activists by turning grief into grievance - by Chris Bobel Read at Aeon | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Looks Like Winter, Feels Like Winter, But It Sounds Like Autumn

The following piece was the first music playing on Apple Music HAUSER Radio when I began shoveling snow yesterday morning. While HAUSER Radio was a complete success for a morning walk, the selection of music after this one did not suit the occasion. Next time I’ll try more Vivald … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

73 pre-Incan mummies, some with 'false heads,' unearthed from Wari Empire in Peru

Several dozen burials from the Wari culture, which prospered in the region before the Inca took over, were unearthed in Peru. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Seven solutions to ease the UK’s housing crisis

Soaring rents and a looming election have put the UK’s housing crisis back in the spotlight. What levers can be pulled to address the problem? The post Seven solutions to ease the UK’s housing crisis appeared first on Positive News. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Konsolidierung im Zeitungsdruck: Expertenrunde diskutierte detailliert das Warum und Wie

Die hochkarätige Expertenrunde der gut besuchten Veranstaltung bildeten: Jürgen Schulze, Leiter Verkaufsservice und Produktionssteuerung bei der Süddeutschen Zeitung; Christian Siebert, Verleger des Hamburger Abendblatts (Funke Mediengruppe), und Christian Wilms, Geschäftsführer … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

29-euro Deutschlandticket announced for students in Germany

Federal and state-level governments have announced that a monthly 29-euro Deutschlandticket will be available to those studying in Germany. 29-euro Deutschlandticket for students... | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

A public meeting (tonight) about the pending closure of Mount Sinai Beth Israel on 1st Avenue

EVG file photo by Stacie Joy Mount Sinai officials are hosting a public forum tonight on the proposed closure of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel 16th Street campus on First Avenue. As previously reported, there's a pending July 12, 2024, closing date on the books. Last month, officia … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Is it time to get rid of CIOs? The rise of AI prompts organizational and hierarchical questions

The generative generation calls for a re-think of traditional tech power structures. But what do we replace them with? | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Romania’s potentially pivotal step away from coal

In January, Romania tried to expand production at a major lignite mine. Now it’s switching the fuel used at a key power station from coal to biomass. The penny appears to have dropped. In what could potentially become a pivotal moment for the transition to clean energy in Romania … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Company plans to cut out podcast ads

In Podnews today: It skips the ads automatically, and your podcast will probably be there. Visit for the story links in full, and to get our daily newsletter. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Kirby 4 is Here!

Exciting news: Kirby 4 is here. Upgrade now to save 20% on each license. Super happy for Bastian and the Kirby team to see the release as I know how much work it has been for them. And sooo many promising new features and enhancements. Have a look yourself. Excited to see if my p … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Openings: Rakka on 1st Avenue

Photo by Steven Rakka debuted last week before the holiday at 156 First Ave. between Ninth Street and 10th Street. As we mentioned earlier in the month, this is a return for the quick-serve Middle-Eastern restaurant that had outposts on St. Mark's Place and Avenue B. Rakka co … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

How to Prepare for Tough Times

There may be very little you can do to prevent tough times, but you can certainly prepare for them. Keep these 8 guideposts in mind. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

The New York Public Library Presents an Archive of 860,000 Historical Images: Download Medieval Manuscripts, Japanese Prints, William Blake Illustrations & More

Back when we last featured the New York Public Library’s digital collections in 2016, they contained about 160,000 high-resolution images from various historical periods. This seemed like a fairly vast archive at the time, but in the years since, that number has grown to more tha … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Episode 689 | How to Keep Your Remote Team Motivated and Engaged

In episode 689, Rob Walling interviews Robert Cserti, co-founder of SessionLab. Robert and his team provide tools and resources for designing workshops and SessionLab operates fully remote. Rob and Robert discuss strategies for motivating remote teams, fostering team culture and … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Blank Street is down to 1 East Village location

Photo by StevenThe Blank Street outpost on Third Avenue between Ninth Street and 10th Street closed earlier this month.After an expansion tear, the V.C.-funded coffee chain launched in 2020 has closed two of three East Village locations (not including the kiosk in the Bowery Mark … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Glued-up Tabletops

The following is excerpted from Derek Jones’ new book “Cricket Tables.” Edge jointing narrow boards to make up a wider panel is the most common way to achieve large components. The technique is a constant theme among woodworkers working with solid timber because it forms the basi … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

YouTubers E-Biking Across The United States Show Need For Improvements

When I think about an e-bike, I usually think about fun rides on trails, and maybe short commutes and errands. ... [continued] The post YouTubers E-Biking Across The United States Show Need For Improvements appeared first on CleanTechnica. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

More Time Away

We have to attend a funeral on Thursday morning, which will involve us stopping overnight in a hotel quite close to London on Wednesday. So there will probably be no posts from me or comments on blogs I follow tomorrow or Thursday, just so you know. Don’t worry about Ollie, he wi … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

TV Star Apartment / Dorit Sela and Nitzan Horowitz

The TV Star Apartment, meticulously planned and designed by Dorit Sela and Nitzan Horowitz, is the epitome of refined chic and great taste. Continue reading | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

‘The Hundred Years War Vol 5’ by Jonathan Sumption review

The Hundred Years War Vol 5: Triumph and Illusion by Jonathan Sumption charts the English downfall and France’s triumph to bring the epic five-volume history to its conclusion. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Apple’s NameDrop Feature Sparks Privacy Warning

Some law enforcement officials think Apple's NameDrop contact-sharing feature could be abused as it makes it too easy for personal data to be shared. -Andrea Doyle | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

India hopes cloud seeding can wash away deadly smog

Indian scientists are preparing cloud seeding technology to clean poisonous smog in the capital with rain, but environmental critics fear it is an expensive distraction from tackling root causes. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Robot hand exceptionally 'human-like' thanks to new 3D printing technique

The hand was printed using a technique called slow-curing, which gives plastics more time to set and makes them more durable. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Why some experts say COPs are ‘distracting’ and need fixing

The yearly get-togethers are a critical centerpiece for international climate action. But critics say they have outlived their usefulness and are due for an overhaul. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Keeping fit to curb workplace deviance

If you feel that work is wearing you down, you are not alone. The economic value that modern organizations strive to create comes at a human cost to employees in terms of reduced physical fitness. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

No easy way to communicate the impacts of climate change, says study

In a new article titled "Using virtual simulations of future extreme weather events to communicate climate change risk and published in PLOS Climate," Singapore Management University Assistant Professor of Urban Sustainability Terry van Gevelt and his research team have completed … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Nederlandse PKM en Obsidian User Meet-Up 18 december

Over drie weken, op 18 december vindt de PKM / Obsidian gebruikers meet-up plaats! De Digitale Fitheid community en de PKM groep van de Nederlandse Vereniging van Informatieprofessionals (KNVI) zijn de gastgevers. Vanaf 19:00 duiken we bij S2M Utrecht in hoe we persoonlijk kennis … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Ultra-compact particle accelerator does a mile's work with four inches

The USA has only two accelerators that can produce 10 billion electron-volt particle beams, and they're each about 1.9 miles (3 km) long. "We can now reach those energies in 10 cm (4 inches)," said the CEO of TAU Systems, which has built an ultra-compact accelerator.Continue Read … | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Study groups

If I had to choose one metric that would determine how well someone would do in law school, it wouldn’t be the LSAT or another test. It would be whether or not they formed a study group, and who else was in it. Of course, the same is true for your project, or any sort […]       | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

What Really Went On Between Coppola and Sheen in that Hotel Room During the Filming of Apocalypse Now?

Late in July 1976, the Coppolas returned to the Philippines. Sofia was enrolled in first grade at a Chinese school where no one spoke English (“Francis said it would be a terrific experience for her,” Eleanor recalled), and, the day before production was to resume, Eleanor dreamt … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Small, Fun, Free

screenshot of opening level of the game I Have No Mouth, And I Must Create Blocks On All Sides Of Me"charming, handcrafted, fiendishly difficult puzzle games with a retro 8-bit feel": Lovingly Crafted Puzzle Games Since 2013, a passel of Puzzlescript, iOS and Android games to whi … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

“The Mousetrap”: Still Going Strong After 28,000 Performances

On the day Agatha Christie died in 1976, London theaters dimmed their lights for an hour in a show of esteem for her. While best known as the top-selling novelist of all time, Christie also set a record for the longest running stage production. The play she predicted would last 8 … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Literary Fiction Can Be Murder

For a bibliophile, there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book. The last place most booklovers want to be is stuck in the middle of a crowd. However, nothing can draw an introverted booklover into a crowd better than a book event. Book clubs, book conventions, book fe … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Delving Into the Real Story of Charlie Starkweather, Spree Killer, Demon of the American ’50s

In 1958, America was at the peak of the post-WWII boom. The country had emerged from the war as the strongest economic and military power in the world. Prosperity abounded. Returning soldiers went to college on the G.I. Bill, which also offered longer-term loans to allow the purc … | Continue reading | 3 hours ago