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Is deplatforming extremists effective or dangerous? Experts weigh in.

When Jesse Morton watched as the U.S. Capitol was stormed, he recalled the ferocious faith he once had — not as supporter of President Donald Trump, but as a jihadi recruiter on a mission from God. Like some of Trump’s most ardent backers, Morton was also deplatformed by social media companies like YouTube, where he […]

Sport

Tacko Fall bank in a three and the Celtics bench goes insane

Tacko Fall from three. Pure shooter. He called bank. The bench reaction is the best part of this. Boston was still shorthanded after being off for a week due to coronavirus protocols, but picked up where they left off with another win, 124-97 win over the Orlando Magic. Jaylen Brown led the way with 21 […]

Lifestyle

Scoring system to redefine how U.S. patients prioritized for liver transplant

Liver transplant priority in the U.S. goes to the sickest patients, which fails to consider other important factors, including how long patients are likely to survive post-transplant. Researchers with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are collaborating with faculty at the University of Pennsylvania to develop a risk […]

Business

Goldman Sachs to issue credit cards for General Motors

Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday it expects to become the issuing bank for automaker General Motors Co’s credit card business, starting September this year. Media reports in October said that Goldman had won the bidding over Barclays Plc for the automaker’s credit card business in a $2.5 billion deal. Goldman and GM did […]

Technology

GM shows off concept for an electric, single-seat VTOL aircraft at CES

GM claims its Ultium batteries will have the “highest nickel and lowest cobalt” content and will come in “large-format pouch cells.” Theoretically, this design approach should allow the cells to be stacked vertically or horizontally in an EV, paving the way for better-optimized battery layouts and reducing the design burden for vehicle engineers. Alongside the […]

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A Japanese Man Rents Himself Out To ‘Do Nothing’. He Has Thousands Of Clients

A man in Tokyo who rents himself out to other people “to do nothing” has been inundated with requests — and now he’s getting paid for it. Shoji Morimoto, 37, started advertising himself as a person who can “eat and drink, and give simple feedback, but do nothing more,” in June 2018. “I offer myself […]