How to help with the Georgia Senate runoff elections

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All eyes are on Georgia. There are two contested Senate seats in Georgia, and, depending on the outcome, these seats could determine which party controls the Senate. More about Georgia , Election 2020 , Social Good , Activism , and Politics.

Georgia School in Viral Photo Closes Indefinitely Following Covid-19 Outbreak

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Administrators at a Georgia High School got a taste of the Streisand Effect last week when they suspended two students for shared images of students navigating packed hallways between classes while a pandemic rages across the state. coronavirus schools covid 19 georgia

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Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff never deleted his dorky music tweets from 2012

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The Georgia Senate runoff election is all but over. More about Georgia , Jon Ossoff , Culture , Web Culture , and Politics. Georgia Jon Ossoff Culture Web Culture PoliticsAt time of writing, while the major outlets are being understandably cautious about making big calls, Rev.

Misinformation spreads on Facebook just weeks ahead of Georgia runoff elections

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With two runoff elections in Georgia deciding which party has control of the Senate, all eyes are now on the state. More about Georgia , Misinformation , Tech , Social Media Companies , and Politics. Georgia Misinformation Tech Social Media Companies PoliticsThe U.S.

Netflix's 'Ginny & Georgia' is utterly unique yet wildly predictable

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Netflix's Ginny & Georgia has all of this, yet somehow manages to be almost boring even as it flies by. but the reference is only for show; Ginny and Georgia couldn't be more different from their alliterative namesakes, and we learn that quick enough.

Facebook's Ban On Political Ads Will Resume Following Georgia Senate Runoffs

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After temporarily pausing its nationwide ban on political advertisements to allow campaign messages about the Georgia senate runoffs, Facebook abruptly reversed course on Tuesday, announcing in a blog post that the ban would resume following the election’s conclusion on Wednesday.

Netflix's 'Ginny and Georgia' trailer gives off sinister 'Gilmore Girls' vibes

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The trailer for Netflix's Ginny and Georgia introduces a self-proclaimed Gilmore-esque mother-daughter duo trying to make themselves at home in a new town where the past seems determined to catch up with them. Being 15 is hard enough without a past full of pain and secrets.

Hundreds of Kids in Georgia Tested Positive for Coronavirus After Summer Camp

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It details an outbreak of covid-19 at an overnight summer camp in Georgia this past June, in which hundreds of children of all ages and teenage staff… Read more.

Dramatic 'Ginny & Georgia' finale leaves us with plenty of questions

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Netflix's Ginny & Georgia is nothing like Gilmore Girls. Not because Ginny & Georgia has a particularly strong identity of its own, but because it has thrown everything at the wall over 10 episodes in the attempt.

Georgia Tech built a ‘slothbot’ that slowly climbs through trees — Strictly Robots

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‘SlothBot’ mimics the movement of sloths and travels between two large trees on a cable using solar panels for power. Read more. More about Tech , Science , Robots , Mashable Video , and Strictly Robots. Tech Science Robots Mashable Video Strictly Robots

Georgia's Dumbass Governor Abolishes Local Mask Requirements as Covid-19 Cases Soar

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order on Wednesday banning all cities and counties in the state from requiring people to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

World’s Largest Iceberg Now Ominously Close to Sensitive Island

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A scary situation is developing in the southern Atlantic Ocean, as iceberg A68a is now within striking distance of South Georgia island. oh crap icebergs south georgia iceberg a68a islands conservation british antarctic survey science

Child Skull of Enigmatic Ancient Human Found in South African Cave

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A Large Chunk of Ice Has Torn Away From Menacing Iceberg A68a

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The world’s largest free-floating iceberg appears to have lost its northernmost section, a possible result of it slamming into the shallow continental shelf surrounding the ecologically sensitive South Georgia island. just the tip iceberg a68a south georgia icebergs conservation science

Good Luck to the Judge Who Sealed a Ballot Machine Vulnerability Report in Georgia

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Facing a quintessential damned-if-I-do-damned-if-I-don’t scenario, a federal judge in Georgia has moved to seal a 25,000-word report said to outline vulnerabilities in the state’s ballot-marking machines.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and David Tennant

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A modern interpretation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde , from the showrunners/producers of Agent Carter and starring David and Georgia Tennant?

Microbes Might Make It Easier to Produce Rocket Fuel on Mars

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Unprecedented Study of a Single Woolly Mammoth Shows Where It Roamed From Birth to Death

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Once the World’s Largest Iceberg, A68a Is Now a Shattered Mess

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The 10 Best 'Boring' Livestreams on YouTube

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DragonCon 2020 in Atlanta Is Officially, Finally, Going Virtual

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Updates From Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Black Adam, and More

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Get up close with Michael Myers’ new look in Halloween Kills. One of the charmed ones has called time on Charmed ’s next season. Game of Thrones prequel spinoff House of the Dragon has been hit with covid-induced production shutdowns. Plus, what’s to come on Rick and Morty. To me, my spoilers!

Robots and humans make surprisingly good dance partners – Strictly Robots

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Roboticists from the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology have teamed up with Kennesaw State University’s dance department to create this jaw-dropping collaborative dance performance between humans and robots

John Legend celebrates Biden passing Trump in Georgia with the perfect cover

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ET on Friday, and after hours of steadily closing the gap, Joe Biden pulled ahead of Donald Trump in the closely watched, key battleground state of Georgia in the presidential election, with 99 percent of votes in the state counted. It's finally happened. A little after 4 a.m.

Stephen Colbert unpacks the stinking desperation of Trump's leaked Georgia call

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Kicking off our 2020 redux, the Washington Post published a recording of a phone call in which Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to "find" 11,780 votes in his favour — enough to flip the state by a margin of one vote.

#912: Virtual Conference Lessons Learned from IEEE VR 2020 + Experiential Design Tradeoffs

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On March 6th, 2020, the IEEE VR announced a venue change on their website from Atlanta, Georgia to online in virtual reality for the academic. Podcast Archive

QAnon Is a Dangerous Echo of Conspiracies Past

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As the tragic events of January 6th, 2021 played out in glaring clarity on our televisions, laptops, and phones, it became remarkably obvious how disparate the goals were of the separate groups involved.

Rare ‘Earthgrazer’ Meteor Flew 186 Miles Over 3 States

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Skywatchers in Georgia and Alabama were treated to a glorious light show this Tuesday when a rare earthgrazing meteor zoomed across the night sky. Read more.

What you’re looking at is a soft, worm-like robot that can burrow through sand

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Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Georgia Institute of Technology showcased a soft robot that can swim under sand.

In leaked recording, Trump pushes conspiracy theories that spread on social media

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On Sunday, The Washington Post published a leaked recording of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Trump lost the state of Georgia to President-elect Joe Biden by 12,670 votes.

This robot changes its 'shoes' to adapt to new terrain — Strictly Robots

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Georgia Tech researchers developed a small mobile robot that swaps out its “shoes,” or “swappable propolsers” as it adjusts to different terrains.

The Green New Deal Didn't Sink Democrats

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The dust hasn’t even settled on the 2020 election (stares intently at Georgia’s two Senate runoffs), but the sniping has already begun.

Satellite Photos Show Gigantic Iceberg Possibly Drifting Away From Ecologically Sensitive Island

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Iceberg A68a—currently the world’s largest iceberg—is rotating and possibly moving in a westerly direction away from South Georgia Island, according to new satellite photos.

A Chain Just Cut Through A Capsized Cargo Ship Filled With Cars And The Process Is Fascinating

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Simons Sound just off the port of Brunswick, Georgia. Back in September of 2019, a 600+ foot cargo ship called the MV Golden Ray, which was apparently loaded in an unstable fashion with over 4,000 cars , capsized in St.

Twitter suspended Marjorie Taylor-Greene. Do you even have to ask why?

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Twitter moved to temporarily suspend Marjorie Taylor-Greene on Sunday, locking the recently elected Georgia Congresswoman out of her account for 12 hours.

Striking 3D Satellite Images Show Shattered Iceberg A68a, Which Still Threatens a Sensitive Island

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A68a, the world’s most famous iceberg , is still hanging out near South Georgia island, along with its recent offspring. Here’s what we know about these gigantic chunks of ice and how the situation might develop from here as ocean currents swirl the ‘bergs. Read more.

Stretch is an $18,000 robot that will try and help around the house

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The startup was founded by Google's former robotics director, Aaron Edsinger, and Georgia Tech professor Charlie Kemp, who met at MIT. Stretch is a robot with a strong grip and it's ready to do your laundry. Hello Robot launched the 50-pound bot on Tuesday.