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  • The weekend’s best deals: Steam Summer Sale, Apple Back to School promo, and more

    The weekend’s best deals: Steam Summer Sale, Apple Back to School promo, and more

    Ars Technica It’s the weekend, which means the time has come for another Dealmaster. Our latest roundup of the best tech deals from around the web is particularly heavy on video games, as Steam’s annual Summer Sale kicked off earlier this week. The PC gaming storefront’s latest mega-sale runs until July 7 and, as is often […]

  • Eat Better, Get Moving, but Don’t Fret Over Diabetes

    Eat Better, Get Moving, but Don't Fret Over Diabetes

    By Judith Graham Friday, June 24, 2022 (Kaiser News) — Almost half of older adults — more than 26 million people 65 and older — have prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How concerned should they be? Not very, say some experts. Prediabetes — a term that refers to above-normal but […]

  • Opinion | Elizabeth Warren and Tina Smith: We’ve Seen What Will Happen Next to America’s Women

    Opinion | Elizabeth Warren and Tina Smith: We’ve Seen What Will Happen Next to America’s Women

    The Supreme Court has spoken: Roe is gone. But the Supreme Court doesn’t get the final say on abortion. The American people will have the last word through their representatives in Congress and the White House. With its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, an extremist Supreme Court has overturned nearly 50 years […]

  • Yann LeCun’s big bet for building intelligent machines

    The Online Privacy Bill has gained support from the House of Representatives

    Melanie Mitchell, an AI researcher at the Santa Fe Institute, is also excited to see a whole new approach. “We really haven’t seen this coming out of the deep-learning community so much,” she says. She also agrees with LeCun that large language models cannot be the whole story. “They lack memory and internal models of […]

  • White hat hacker attempts to recover ‘millions’ in lost Bitcoin, finds only $105 By Cointelegraph

    White hat hacker attempts to recover 'millions' in lost Bitcoin, finds only $105 By Cointelegraph

    White hat hacker attempts to recover ‘millions’ in lost Bitcoin, finds only $105 Joe Grand, a computer engineer and hardware hacker known by many for recovering crypto from hard-to-reach places, spent hours breaking into a phone only to find a fraction of a . In a YouTube video released on Thursday, Grand traveled from Portland […]

  • Sentara Healthcare names Dennis Matheis next top executive

    Sentara Healthcare names Dennis Matheis next top executive

    Dennis Matheis will take over as president and CEO of Sentara Healthcare on Sept. 1, the integrated not-for-profit health system announced Friday. Matheis, president of Sentara Health Plans and executive vice president of Sentara Healthcare since 2018, will succeed Howard Kern, who plans to retire by the end of the year. Kern has worked at […]

  • ‘It’s now up to the states’: Republicans move to ban abortion after Roe falls

    'It's now up to the states': Republicans move to ban abortion after Roe falls

    “For 50 years, women have relied on their constitutional right to make their own medical decisions,” North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat who stands between his state’s Republican-controlled legislature and an abortion ban, said on Friday. “That means it’s now up to the states to determine whether women get reproductive health care.” And abortion […]

  • New bacterium roughly the size, shape of an eyelash smashes size record

    New bacterium roughly the size, shape of an eyelash smashes size record

    Enlarge / The bacteria, Ca. Thiomargarita magnifica, discovered in the French Caribbean mangroves is a member of the genus Thiomargarita. Tomas Tyml Clinging to sunken debris in shallow, marine mangrove forests in the French Caribbean, tiny thread-like organisms—perfectly visible to the naked eye—have earned the title of the largest bacteria ever known. Measuring around a […]

  • Rally In Oil Stocks Likely Over Should Support Break

    Gold Shaping Up | Investing.com

    For over 2 years, all prices did was go higher and higher. And consumers have been feeling this pain as the gas pump. Well, this month, crude oil prices turned sharply lower, joining the broad-based commodities selloff. Could this be the start of a long-awaited pullback? If so, oil-related stocks and sectors would likely also […]

  • Nearly 3 in 10 Americans Have Insomnia: Survey

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    June 24, 2022 – Hours go by with you tossing and turning, with no hope of escape into comfy, restful sleep. Or worse, you’re exhausted with no chance of dozing off before the dreaded morning alarm. If this isn’t you, it may be someone very close to you, suggest the results of a new survey. […]