Tag: General

Mass Shootings & Mental Illness: Sloppy Reporting Paints False Connection

Here’s why the distinction is important and why sloppy reporting by both journalists and law enforcement paint a false connection between mental illness and mass shootings. Mental illness is something that approximately 1 in 5 Americans suffer. So you can understand the concern when politicians, law enforcement, and other well-meaning pundits suggest we need to […]

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Fans Plan To ‘Raid’ Sony’s Office To Protest Spider-Man’s Removal From The MCU

When it was announced that Sony and Disney would be working together to bring Spider-Man into the MCU, it was a huge deal. Sony has attempted several Spider-Man movies in the past, but due to the fact that it existed separate to other Marvel movies, it always felt that something was not right. Advertising The […]

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Third-Party Contractors Have Been Listening To Your Xbox Recordings

Voice-activated digital assistants sound like the convenience of the future that many of us have grown up seeing in movies, but is it really? Or rather, would you be willing to sacrifice some of your privacy in favor of convenience? Unfortunately, sometimes that choice seems to be made on behalf of the user. Advertising Recently, […]

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Families Impacted by Schizophrenia

Two guests join us. The first is Chrisa Hickey, who is the mother of an adult son with schizophrenia and started an online site for parents of children who have a severe mental illness. The other guest, interviewed by co-host Gabe Howard, is Janel Star Withers, mother of host Rachel Star Withers. Janel shares her […]

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Facebook’s Libra Association Is Already Being Investigated By Antitrust Regulators

Following all the privacy and data-related scandals of Facebook, we’re sure that there were many who were surprised that the company was still bold enough to announce its Libra cryptocurrency which probably involves giving the social networking platform a fair amount of your trust. Advertising It seems that not everyone is sold on the idea […]

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Spider-Man’s Future In The MCU Is In Jeopardy As Sony And Marvel Can’t Reach An Agreement

Following the success of Spider-Man: Far From Home and with the way the movie ended, it was largely assumed that there would be a third Spider-Man movie in the works. While there still might be, it seems that Marvel/Disney’s involvement with the movie could be at an end, at least according to a report from […]

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YouTube Originals Will Be Free To Watch After September 24

YouTube has largely relied on ads to generate revenue and to pay its creators. However, at some point in time, the company experimented with the idea of a paid service in the form of YouTube Premium, where for a monthly subscription, subscribers would gain access to features like YouTube Originals. Advertising However, perhaps the experiment […]

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MIT Researchers Come Up With A Way To Reduce Video Buffering On Slow Connections

These days, our internet speeds are usually fast enough where we can stream videos directly without encountering any buffering. However, there are times when the network might be especially congested, which is when we might experience videos starting and stopping due to buffering. Advertising It can be annoying, but it seems that thanks to the […]

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