LinkedIns degree problem

A couple of years ago, the co-founder and CEO of a blood-testing company was publicly taken to task for implying in articles and professional profiles that he has a PhD, when, in reality, he’d left a prestigious graduate group three years after enrolling, without a degree. The CEO is hardly alone in intentionally or otherwise sowing confusion around his credentials, however. Over the years, we’ve mistakenly believed that a number of founders have obtained specific college degrees based on their LinkedIn bio, only to learn offline that they enrolled for some period of time in a particular program that they…

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Wreck of Japanese aircraft carrier sunk in Battle of Midway discovered 77 years later

A starboard side gun on the Kaga wreck. (Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc.) The Kaga is one of four Japanese aircraft carriers that took part in the Battle of Midway, June 4-7, 1942. All four of the carriers, along with the Japanese heavy cruiser Mikuma, were sunk in the battle, marking a pivotal victory for the U.S. Navy. After the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Japan hoped to deal another major blow to the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Midway. However, U.S. codebreakers were able to get details of the Japanese plan, and the Navy prepared its own ambush.…

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The budding industry of cannabis tech

Brian Kateman It’s worth noting at this point that many of the health benefits of CBD and cannabis in general are not scientifically proven in statistically significant, peer-reviewed studies. This is for a number of reasons, most significantly that marijuana is still a Schedule 1 controlled substance under federal law in the U.S., making legality an issue in its study.

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Perfect and Forgiven by Zach Maldonado

Book Summary: What do you do when you feel unworthy? How do you find freedom from shame, guilt, and sin? We’ve boiled down the message of Christianity to being imperfect people who have been forgiven. But what if the message isn’t just about what Christ has done for us–forgiving our sins so we can go to heaven one day–but also about what He has done to us? Life is filled with shame, guilt, sin, and hurt. These things have convinced us that we’re flawed, we’re not enough, and that something is uniquely wrong with who we are. And quite honestly,…

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Hacking a voting machine is getting easier

Lock-picking a ballot machine used in previous U.S. elections at the DEF CON 27 Hacking Conference “Voting Village.” (Alex Diaz/Fox News) HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM RANSOMWARE USING WINDOWS 10 In many cases, physical ports were unprotected, passwords were either left unset or in their default configuration and security features went unused or in some cases, were disabled, the report added. Attendees were given access to over 100 machines at the event, including direct-recording electronic voting machines, electronic poll books, Ballot Marking Devices, Optical scanners and hybrid systems. One machine, based on an old PC hardware, had no BIOS password…

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I AM Manifesto by SB Hilarion

Book Summary: A book of 366 mantras or affirmations to raise and encourage the self-esteem and self-belief of children (plus adults), told through the eyes of young siblings Hao Finley Lee and Sabine Yi Lee. Written in the form of a journal and calendar, there is a mantra for each day of the month. For each mantra that Hao and Sabine want to focus on for their own personal growth, they share that with other fellow “philomaths” or knowledge-seekers through an illustration that describes for them that mantra. For them it’s to: SAY it. BELIEVE it. BECOME it. MANIFEST it.…

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Forgotten Real Housewives Who Need To Come Back | Betches

Now, you’re probably wondering what is a “one and done”? This is what I call a housewife who is only on for one season and then fired. Some need to go ASAP, and Bravo usually does a good job at realizing who has staying power and who doesn’t. But there are some who I feel deserved a second chance. It is hard for any housewife to come on and join an already established cast, especially when some cities have been on TV for 10+ years. What is the perfect recipe for a good housewife? You have to be confrontational, or…

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Trump Baselessly Claims Obama Asked Foreign Leaders For Intel On Him

Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced a Donald Trump on Wednesday attempted to turn the tables on his political opponents with a baseless accusation. “Well, that’s what he did, isn’t it?” Trump said in reference to Obama. “Really, when you think about it, that whole witch hunt was started, and hopefully that will all come out,” he said before trailing off with a list of books he said would back him up.  “That was all planned,” he said. “Like everything, that was all planned.” “It’s very sad what the Democrats are doing to this country,” he said. “They’re dividing, they’re belittling, they’re demeaning our…

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Twitter and Facebook are under fire for removing ‘vagina’ from ads for a gynecology book

London (CNN Business)Twitter removed advertisements for a book on gynecology because they used the word “vagina,” a prominent medical practitioner has claimed. “Our societal inability to say vagina like we say elbow is one reason I insisted on VAGINA in the title,” she said in a subsequent tweet. “When we’re not allowed to say a word the implication is it’s dirty or shameful. Not being able to buy an ad because of the word vagina for a book about vaginas is ridiculous.” Gunter’s initial tweet quoted an earlier post from Kensington Publishing, publisher of “The Vagina Bible.” The publisher shared…

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Rose McGowan wants Harvey Weinstein’s former advisor Lisa Bloom disbarred

Attorney Lisa Bloom, who briefly served as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein, is under fire in a new book called “She Said” about the disgraced mogul’s takedown. Actress Rose McGowan, who accused Weinstein of sexual assault, wants Bloom disbarred following her alleged conduct in the Weinstein case. (Getty) LISA BLOOM SAYS HARVEY WEINSTEIN ‘TOTALLY LIED’ TO HER, SAYS SHE DIDN’T KNOW SEVERITY OF ALLEGATIONS Toward the end of the memo, Bloom wrote, “A reminder: would you please connect me with David Boies so that I can get retained?” McGowan was the first person Kantor interviewed off the record, as is…

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