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Rescued piglets served up as sausages to firefighters
Farmer Rachel Rivers wanted to thank the firefighters for saving the animals from a barn fire.
[BBC News UK]

YouTube 'made wrong call' on Syria videos
Thousands of videos taken down for showing violence will be "reinstated".

YouTube 'made wrong call' on Syria videos
Thousands of videos taken down for showing violence will be "reinstated".
[BBC News]

Walmart teams up with Google to tackle Amazon
Watch out, Alexa! Walmart and Google are joining forces to offer hundreds of thousands of products through voice shopping.
[CNN Money]

Firefighters served up rescued piglets as sausages
Pigs whose bacon was saved during a barn fire become a barbecue reward for firefighters.
[BBC News UK]

Flying from Cancun to Los Angeles with Delta
Adrian Schofield flies DL938, from Mexico, to the USA The plane: Boeing 737-800, a type you'll see a lot of in the US. The seat: 24C, about four rows back from the wife and kids. I didn't plan it that way, honest. The seat...
[ - travel]

US health chief lauds China for help with opioid control
BEIJING (AP) " China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Monday during (...)
[ - world]

Thousands are flocking to the little town of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in the US, to watch Monday's solar eclipse.
[BBC News Americas]

Boston demonstrations: How the day unfolded.
Tens of thousands of people were in the US city to oppose a right-wing rally.
[BBC News Americas]

Usakos, a community scarred by apartheid
A new exhibition of photographs shows how apartheid changed this small Namibian town.
[BBC News Africa]

Google to release Android O on 21 August
On August 21st, a solar eclipse will sweep across the entire United States for the first time since 1918. Android is helping you experience this historic natural phenomenon so you can learn more about the eclipse and count down to the big day - when you’ll meet the next release of Android and (...)

Smart electrical grids more vulnerable to cyber attacks
Electricity distribution systems in the USA are gradually being modernized and transposed to smart grids, which make use of two-way communication and computer processing. This is making them increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks. In a recent paper in Elsevier 's International Journal of (...)
[WebWire High tech security]

The social media blackout behind the UVa vigil
A flash gathering of thousands of people at the University of Virginia on Wednesday evening was organized the old-school way: Offline. "Safety was a huge concern."
[CNN Money]

L'estime de soi : une controverse éducative
Qu'est-ce que l'estime de soi ? Sur quels présupposés fondamentaux repose l'engouement pour la promotion de l'estime de soi, et pourquoi est-il aujourd'hui remis en cause ? Existe-t-il un lien causal direct entre estime de soi et réussite scolaire ? Elever l'estime de soi des élèves est aujourd'hui (...)
[EVENE - Actualité du Livre]

James Damore, Google, and the YouTube radicalization of angry white men
Damore became an ‘alt-right’ hero after Google fired him over his views on women. Did Google-owned YouTube play a role in reinforcing those ideas? For the YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, the Google manifesto was personal and painful. After reading the news of engineer James Damore’s 10-page memo (...)
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