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Business lobby raises concerns over Trump payroll…

The nation’s leading business group is raising serious concerns about President Donald Trump’s move to defer Social Security payroll taxes for American workers

Learning to Breathe Properly Can Help With School

Can breathing techniques be the answer for struggling students.

Truck Roles Over and Ends up Upside Down While…

This guy was attempting to cross an uneven terrain on his truck. Unfortunately, while he was on a specific part with huge rocks on his way, his ride lost balance and rolled over twice before ending up upside down. Thankfully, he was wearing a seatbelt and didn't get hurt and hopped out of the truck all by himself post the accident.

How to Break Free From 'Doom-Scrolling'

How to Break Free From 'Doom-Scrolling'. According to experts, , while "it might seem counterintuitive that we are hooked by bad news," . "our brains have actually evolved to pay more attention to negative news — and remember it longer — because it has a direct linkage to our survival.”. Doom-scrolling is an automatic behavior, where you lose the sense of time and you’re not consciously choosing to continue, Anne McLaughlin, Professor North Carolina State University, via 'The Washington Post'. Added to this, , with the infinite scroll “technology has become more addictive [by design],” by "playing on our primitive emotions — fear and outrage.". Becoming more conscious of how your technology hooks you can be key in helping you to break free of the doom-scrolling cycle. If you know what these platforms are offering to you and how the recommendation system works on the back end, then you can be a lot more critical and actively search for information, Sun Joo Ahn, Games and Virtual Environments UofG, via 'The Washington Post. The following tips for becoming more critical can be implemented immediately. Change your screen display to gray scale. Start clicking on different topics that interest you in order to retrain your algorithm. . Install screen-time limiting apps. Set timers to let yourself know when to put the screen down. Set your alarm to a favorite song to help keep you motivated

In a first, Airbnb takes action against guest for…

For the first time, Airbnb is taking legal action against a guest for violating its ban on unauthorized parties

Kamala Harris VP Pick Revealed

After months of speculation, California Senator Kamala Harris has been revealed as Joe Biden's running mate in the 2020 election. This video looks at the winners and losers of the V.P. stakes and assess why Harris may have been chosen.

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Burlington County hosts 10th pandemic food distribution event

'Street Fighter' Producer Yoshinori Ono Quits…

'Street Fighter' Producer Yoshinori Ono Quits Capcom. While the sixth game hasn't been officially confirmed, it's said to be in the early stages of development. . The next installment in the franchise is rumored for a 2022 release. Ono has said he can't wait to see how the "new 'Street Fighter' brand" is "going to be expanded.". I've been with the 'Street Fighter' brand for a long time, experiencing good times, bad times and even non-existent times, Yoshinori Ono, via statement. My heart is filled with appreciation to those players who've been giving warm and kind support on the brand especially little over the past decade or so as all the activities on the 'Street Fighter' brand regained sunshine and grew its liveliness, Yoshinori Ono, via statement. And now, after serving almost 30 years at Capcom, I am leaving the company in this summer. This means that I will resign my position as the brand manager for Capcom's various titles including 'Street Fighter.', Yoshinori Ono, via statement. Capcom staff in the new generation will continue taking care of the 'Street Fighter' brand and leading the World Warriors. , Yoshinori Ono, via statement. And, I do believe that they will continue making 'Street Fighter' extraordinary. I will look forward to seeing the new 'Street Fighter' brand and how it's going to be expanded, as just one of the regular gamers next time around, Yoshinori Ono, via statement

Chicago Police post looting videos to identify…

Chicago police are giving people another look at the looting that happened downtown and around the city this week in the hope that they will recognize suspects and provide their names and other information that will allow detectives to make arrests

Lawrence Tabas: In His Own Words - Subtitled

Nintendo Profits Soar More Than 400%

Nintendo Profits Soar More Than 400%. The gaming giant posted its earnings on Thursday, revealing $1.37 billion in operating profit for the second quarter of 2020. Nintendo's sales have also doubled since this time last year, raking in about $3.4 billion. The Nintendo Switch and its popular game, 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons,' continue to drive sales amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company sold about 5.7 million Switch's and 10.6 million copies of 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' from April through June. 22.4 million copies of the game have been sold overall, making it Nintendo's second best-selling game of all time after 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.'. Nintendo plans to release new games this fall, including 'Pikmin 3 Deluxe' and new content for Pokémon enthusiasts

How can Wall Street be so healthy when Main…

Wall Street is flying, with the S&P 500 now within a few points of its pre-pandemic record, while Main Street is teetering

COVID-19: Schools Reopening?

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Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to…

Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to Stop Hackers From Accessing Private Info . Twitter made the announcement via blog post. We recently discovered and fixed a vulnerability in Twitter for Android related to an underlying Android OS security issue affecting OS versions 8 and 9. Our understanding is 96% of people using Twitter for Android already have an Android security patch installed that protects them from this vulnerability. , Twitter, via blog post. For the other 4%, this vulnerability could allow an attacker, through a malicious app installed on your device, to access private Twitter data on your device (like Direct Messages) by working around Android system permissions that protect against this, Twitter, via blog post. To keep your Twitter data safe, please update to the latest version of Twitter for Android on all Android devices that you use to access Twitter. This issue did not impact Twitter for iOS or Twitter.com, Twitter, via blog post. The announcement comes just days after hackers viewed the private messages of 36 accounts

Former test administrator to plead guilty in…

A former college entrance exam administrator has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scheme that has ensnared wealthy parents across the U.S. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that Niki Williams will plead guilty to accepting bribes to help rig students' test scores

Biden's Vice President Pick Revealed - Subtitled

After months of speculation and countless interviews with many potential candidates, Joe Biden has revealed that Kamala Harris is his Vice President pick. Sound from campaign strategist Matt Klink.

City grad Sonnieboy Blanco fired up to coach at next level

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight…

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight Against COVID-19 Japan's Fugaku supercomputer recently surpassed a U.S. IBM machine as the world's fasted computer. Now, it's being used to help tackle the global health crisis. Satoshi Matsuoka, head of Riken Center for Computational Science, commented about the computer's capabilities. Satoshi Matsuoka, via statement Fugaku is already being used to develop a better understanding of how coronavirus can be halted in specific environments such as office spaces. Researchers hope it will help to identify potential treatments for the disease in 2021. Fugaku is able to carry out 2.8 times more calculations per second than the IBM computer known as Summit.

Lyft's 2Q loss $437M as virus spread and riders…

Lyft has posted a loss of $437 million for the second quarter, when the coronavirus outbreak meant few people were looking to use its ride-hailing service

Should You Take Fish Oil Supplements?

Fish oil's omerg3 fatty acids are crucial to a healthy body. But the science behind supplements is murky.

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player In 2017, the computer software company announced it would cease to produce updates for the Flash Player. Now, Adobe has confirmed that the flash player will no longer be supported after December 31. Adobe, via statement Adobe gave three years' notice to Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft so they could "migrate existing Flash content as needed to new, open standards."

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Tribune closing 5 newsrooms including NY Daily…

Tribune Publishing Company says it's closing the newsrooms of five newspapers including The Daily News in Manhattan, the Orlando Sentinel and The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland

Getting Better Sleep During A Pandemic

Getting sleep can be difficult for anyone, especially in the midst of a pandemic.

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