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October 6th, 2021

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Caltech’s LEO Flying Biped Can Skateboard and Slackline

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Back in February of 2019, we wrote about a sort of humanoid robot thing (?) under development at Caltech, called Leonardo. LEO combines lightweight bipedal legs with torso-mounted thrusters powerful enough to lift the entire robot off the ground, which can han... More »

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U.S. Tech Salaries Grow, But Not For Everyone

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The median income for tech professionals hit US $154,443 in 2020, up from $148,500 in 2019. Adjusted to constant 2020 dollars, that's about a 2.8 percent increase. These numbers exclude overtime, profit sharing, and side hustles. That's particularly good news ... More »

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Biden pitch meets resistance in Michigan GOP stronghold

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HOWELL, Mich. — Hundreds of former President Donald Trump’s supporters lined the streets, held up signs and flags and honked in protest as President Joe Biden traveled to deep-red Livingston County this week. Biden came to the heavily Republican and mostly rur... More »

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A Decadent Venezuelan Arepa Recipe to Rule Them All

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Louiie Victa/Eater Baker Bryan Ford’s version of the reina pepiada is both an homage to a classic and an ideal party food It may not be the national dish of Venezuela (that honor is reserved for pabellón criollo), but it would be impossible to picture a Venezu... More »

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Pope expresses 'shame' at scale of clergy abuse in France

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Pope Francis expressed “shame” for himself and the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday for the scale of child sexual abuse within the church in France and acknowledged failures in putting the needs of victims first. The pope spoke during his regular audience at... More »

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Biden’s Approval Rating Isn’t Bouncing Back

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President Joe Biden spent the beginning of his term comfortably above water in the polls. On July 20, the six-month anniversary of his inauguration, his average job approval rating stood at 52.3 percent, and his average disapproval rating stood at 42.5 percent... More »

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