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.

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 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.

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

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. The move comes as Georgia has experienced a steep rise in covid-19 infections over the past two weeks, with 3,871 new cases and 37 new… Read more. coronavirus covid 19 brian kemp donald trump president trump pandemics disease governors georgia florida texas kevin stitt icu beds icu capacity health

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

DragonCon 2020 in Atlanta Is Officially, Finally, Going Virtual

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dragoncon covid 19 coronavirus covid 19 reopening sars cov 2 conventions atlanta georgiaAnother of the biggest convention holdouts has just given up its battle with covid-19. DragonCon 2020, scheduled for September 3-7 in Atlanta, GA, has now officially been postponed and will be held virtually. This comes after months of assurance the event was “moving forward.on schedule,” according to the official… Read more.

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.

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.

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.

#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

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.

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.

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.

Facebook's Head of Ad Integrity Leaves Company

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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.

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?

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.

'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.

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.

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

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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.

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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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.

Apple is closing even more stores across three states due to COVID

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In-store retail has taken an obvious hit due to the pandemic, and even tech giant Apple isn't immune Apple is closing more than 20 stores in North Carolina, Texas, and Georgia, Bloomberg reports, because of the virus spikes in those areas.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

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15 – Georgia Tech vs. Georgia Southern. 5 – Ole Miss vs. Georgia Southern. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country. With over 700 locations across 17 states, quick service chicken restaurant Zaxby’s is giving college football fans a taste of something new while tailgating this season.

The world's most suspenseful iceberg is breaking apart

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While drifting through the Southern Atlantic Ocean, A-68a was on course to potentially run aground off of similarly-sized South Georgia Island, a biologically rich, remote British territory about 800 miles east of the Falkland Islands. Crack. Crack. Crack.

In the wake of allegations of forced sterilizations at ICE detention centers, here's how you can offer support

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In an explosive complaint filed on September 14, an ICE whistleblower alleged that unwanted hysterectomies, a surgical operation that removes the uterus, were performed on immigrant women in ICE custody at a Georgia facility without their consent.

Suspenseful journey of a colossal iceberg captivates scientists

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For over a month, it's gradually approached South Georgia Island in the remote Southern Atlantic Ocean. Meet the most suspenseful berg on Earth.