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Hang On, Is This Mets Outfielder Playing in Prada Shades?

When it comes to fashion, and probably also a handful of other things, baseball tends to stick to convention. For decades, most ballplayers stuck to nylon necklaces of dubious health benefits and extraterrestrial wraparound sunglasses. In recent years, though, players have really taken advantage of the league’s relatively high tolerance for accessorizing, making delightfully icy …

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Takram & Hitachi Map the Journey to Climate Stability

Innovation Design studio Takram co-developed with Hitachia beautiful interactive web experience offers practical optimism in the face of climate crisis. Avoiding climate catastrophe and environmental destruction can seem like an unfathomably complex and insurmountable task. From governments and organizations down to individuals, now of us recognize that change is urgently needed, but many don’t know …

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Granting programs available in BC for projects at the intersection of arts and technology – BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

The deadline is approaching for the Interactive Fund, a partnership between Creative BC and the BC Arts Council. The Interactive Fund supports the creation of high quality, original interactive digital media projects that support diversity in artistic expression, demonstrate clear connections between art and technology, and provide opportunities for access, dissemination, and engagement with audiences …

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The Pentagon is committed to understanding UFO origins, says US intelligence official

A senior US defense department intelligence official said on Tuesday the Pentagon is committed to determining the origins of what the government calls “unidentified aerial phenomena,” in the first public congressional hearing in more than 50 years on what are commonly known as UFOs. Two top US defense intelligence officials appeared before a US House …

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Frustrated students appear to score small people-power victory against China’s draconian COVID restrictions

Beijing – Administrators at an elite Beijing university have backed down from plans to further tighten pandemic restrictions on students as part of China’s “zero-COVID” strategy after a weekend protest at the school, according to students Tuesday. Graduate students at Peking University staged the rare but peaceful protest Sunday over the school’s decision to erect …

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