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

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.

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An Emerging Virus Has Now Been Spotted in Georgia's Ticks

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Certain ticks in Georgia are carrying an emerging virus that can make people sick, new research shows. The study found traces of the Heartland virus, one of the most recently discovered tickborne germs in the U.S., in the state’s lone star tick populations.

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.

Megan Thee Stallion x Dua Lipa video is a terrifying Georgia O'Keeffe acid trip

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Amid a sea of butts, there's plenty of floral imagery too, giving major Georgia O'Keeffe vibes. It's a musical collaboration of our wildest dreams: Dua Lipa and Megan Thee Stallion. And the music video for "Sweetest Pie" is exactly the magical dreamscape you'd expect of these two powerhouses.

Somebody Blew Up America's Stonehenge

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A Georgia roadside attraction that became such a beacon for online conspiracy theorists it got The History Channel to take crackpot shots at it , is now devastated after an unknown person or persons reportedly blew up part of the structure Wednesday morning.

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

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.

Colossal Iceberg Spilled 168 Billion Tons of Freshwater Near Wildlife-Rich Island

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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?

Child Skull of Enigmatic Ancient Human Found in South African Cave

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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!

Marjorie Taylor Greene's Anti-Trans Tweet Allowed to Stay Up Despite Breaking Twitter Rules

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Marjorie Taylor Greene, an anti-trans bigot and congresswoman from Georgia, sent a hateful tweet on Monday, using the deadname of U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health, Rachel Levine, and referring to gender-affirming surgery using a derogatory phrase.

Captive Gorillas Started Using a Special Call Just to Summon Zookeepers

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Researchers in Georgia report that gorillas at zoos across the U.S. have come up with a special vocalization—something between a cough and a sneeze—to get the attention of zookeepers when they’re hungry. Read more.

#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

John Oliver's deep dive into 'rocks' is far more interesting than it sounds

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John Oliver starts his latest web exclusive for Last Week Tonight promising us rocks (not just any rocks, either, but "specific rocks"), before explaining that he'll need to "ramp up" to it by first talking about furries and Georgia politician (and recent loser in the race for governor) Kandiss Taylor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Says Climate Change Is 'Healthy for All of Us'

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That’s according to noted nutjob and QAnon Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia). Stop worrying, everyone! Carbon dioxide is actually good for us, and climate change is making our planet safer.

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.

Surging Bird Flu Cases in the U.S. Have Come for the Bald Eagle

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Three wild bald eagles found dead in Georgia were confirmed to have died from bird flu on Thursday, increasing the toll from a recent surge in avian influenza cases that’s caused the death of tens of millions of birds in total.

A Dredge Crew Found Pre-Civil War Cannons Near Downtown Savannah

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In late February, the Army Corps of Engineers was working to deepen the Savannah River abutting the city of Savannah, Georgia. Hauling up huge gobs with their clamshell digger, the team came across two cannons, the origins of which remain unknown. Read more

U.S. Concentration Camp Sent Undocumented Women to Be Sterilized According to Whistleblower

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concentration camp in Georgia were sent to be given unnecessary hysterectomies.… Why are the terms “Nazi Germany” and “Mengele” become trending topics on Twitter?

Great, We Gave Covid-19 to Otters

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Over the weekend, officials at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta reported that several of their otters became sick with respiratory symptoms and tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. Otters have joined the ever-growing list of animals known to be susceptible to the coronavirus behind covid-19.

Read the Fine-Print on Verizon's New 4G Home Internet

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Verizon announced today that it has launched a brand new 4G LTE home internet option for residents in parts of Savannah, Georgia, Springfield, Missouri, and the Tri-Cities of both Tennessee and Virginia.

World's Biggest Iceberg Is on a Collision Course With Wildlife-Filled Island

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The world’s biggest iceberg—called A68a—is heading directly towards the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, where it could wreak havoc on the local wildlife for years to come.

How a Bargain-Basement Internet Conspiracy Theorist Rode the QAnon Wave to the Edge of Congress

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In her heavily red corner of Georgia, the nomination… Read more. At an indoor, largely maskless victory party in August, Marjorie Taylor Greene had a message for her detractors.