Canadian wildfire smoke reaches Europe as Canada reports its worst fire season on record
(CNN) Canada has officially marked its worst wildfire season on record, with smoke from the blazes crossing the Atlantic Ocean and reaching western Europe, with at least 19,027,114 acres already charred across the country. Wildfire activity in Canada typically peaks from June to August, leaving
A scuba diver has forged an unlikely bond with a wild fish and the pair meet up every summer beneath the waves for a reunion.
Rex Colubra made friends with the small mouth bass while on a fresh water dive in September 2021. The odd encounter ended with the 40-year-old naming the fish Elvis. The pair now see each other every year when Rex travels back to the Wisconsin lake where read more
“Let us protect our children; and let us not allow them to grow up into emptiness and nothingness, to the avoidance of good hard work, to introspection and analysis without deeds, or to mechanical actions without thought and consideration. Let us steer them away from the harmful chase after material things and the damaging passion for distractions… Let us educate them to stand with their feet rooted in God’s earth, but with their heads reaching even into heaven, read more
In his book Power vs. Force, Dr. Hawkins goes through the scale consciousness.
…from the lower levels of Shame, Guilt, Apathy, Fear, Anger, and Pride; to Courage, Acceptance, and Reason; all the way up to the more expanded levels of Love, Ecstasy, Peace, and Enlightenment. These “higher” energy fields are a carrier wave of immense life energy.
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‘It was pretty hairy,’ says cowboy who lassoed a rogue steer on a Michigan highway
Lester is home at his animal sanctuary and doing just fine thanks to cow catcher Ricky Littlejohn
When Ricky Littlejohn got the call that Lester the steer was loose again, he knew he was in for a challenging day. After all, it wasn’t the professional cattle-wrangler’s first read more
When a struggling Californian attempted to alleviate his financial stress by robbing a bank, Michael Armus Sr. recognized it was out of sadness and not malice. Stepping in with words, and eventually a hug, 69-year-old Michael diffused a situation potentially explosive situation, as the bank robber claimed he was carrying a bomb.
“I read more
A lawyer used ChatGPT and now has to answer for its ‘bogus’ citations
A filing in a case against Colombian airline Avianca cited six cases that don’t exist, but a lawyer working for the plaintiff told the court ChatGPT said they were real.
Lawyers suing the Colombian airline Avianca submitted a brief full of previous cases that were just made up by read more
The Glorious Return of a Humble Car Feature – Automakers are starting to admit that drivers hate touch screens. Buttons are back!
Unlike in most peer countries, American roadway deaths surged during the pandemic and have barely receded since. Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities recently hit their highest levels in 40 years… A growing number of automakers are read more
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Why the ‘Godfather of AI’ decided he had to ‘blow the whistle’ on the technology
“I’m just a scientist who suddenly realized that these things are getting smarter than us,” Hinton told CNN’s Jake Tapper in an interview on Tuesday. “I want to sort of blow the whistle and say we should worry seriously about how we stop these things getting control over us.”
Hinton’s read more
“Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” – Albert Einstein
“Mathematics is the music of reason.” — James Joseph Sylvester
“A mathematician who is not also something of a poet will never be a complete mathematician.” — Karl Weierstrass
“Nature is written in mathematical language.” — Galileo Galilei
“The pure mathematician, like the musician, is a free creator of his world of ordered read more
(CNN) – A geometry problem that has been puzzling scientists for 60 years has likely just been solved by an amateur mathematician with a newly discovered 13-sided shape. Called “The hat” because it vaguely resembles a fedora, the elusive shape is an “einstein” (from the German “ein stein,” or “one stone”). That means it can completely cover a surface without read more
Barrel-chested Lucas Helmke, 33, from Brisbane, Australia, has pushed his strength and stamina to their limits to break the most push ups in one hour world record. Lucas performed 3,206 push ups within one hour – that’s an average of over 53 per minute. The previous record of 3,182 was set by another Aussie, Daniel Scali, in April 2022. Lucas read more
“Hi, Joel? It’s Marty Cooper.” Engineer Martin Cooper cradled a bulky object to his ear, listening. The gray device had two rows of numbered buttons between the ear and mouthpiece. An antenna poked from the top, reaching skyward to pick up invisible signals from the city’s jangling atmosphere. Next to the sidewalk, cars and taxis zipped down read more