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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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'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

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

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

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

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DragonCon 2020 in Atlanta Is Officially, Finally, Going Virtual

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'The Walking Dead' Pokémon GO Knockoff Gets a Launch Date, More Details Revealed

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While it has been slower to arrive than a walker limping through thick Georgia mud, location-based augmented reality game Walking Dead: Our World finally has a confirmed launch date: July 12. Along with a release date, the game's publisher, Next Games, has provided a few more details on gameplay. We've known that the game will follow Pokémon GO's model, with first-person battles with zombies replacing cutesy sparring with pocket monsters.

Facebook's Head of Ad Integrity Leaves Company

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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?

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.

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.

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.

Fans Get A VR Tour Of LA Stadium Ahead Of Super Bowl LIII

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Image Credit: United Way, Futurus, Georgia University. “It’s Image Credit: United Way, Futurus, Georgia University. United Way, Futurus, and Georgia University also teamed up to provide their own Unity-built experience during the Fan Expo. Fans get a closer look at the future home of the Los Angeles Rams. This Sunday the Los Angeles Rams take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

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.

Facebook Removes 'Stop the Steal,' a Pro-Trump Group Behind Demonstrations

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Viral Video of Man Burning Trump Ballots Is Totally Fake

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Trump Facebook Ads With 'Real People' Actually Feature GOP Political Operatives

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