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Oklahoma cop busted for racist Facebook threat against NFL players

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MRI Research Decodes The Brain
Mind Reading ⯀   Researchers have demonstrated how to decode what the human brain is seeing by using artificial intelligence to interpret fMRI scans from people watching videos, representing a technique of mind-reading. Using functional magnetic resonance i...

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A Galaxy S8 with a 4,000mAh battery? YES, PLEASE. 😍🔋

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Trump insists he's great at making deals, but he can't even describe what is going on inside his administration right now, (so he makes up more lies to cover his ignorance)..

With a brain vacant of any facts, utterly unprepared to answer questions, Trump continues rambling incoherently in all his unscripted talks..

Another interview this past weekend proves that even the opinion-mill FOX News can't make him look presidential.

From the article linked below:

...Donald Trump isn’t very fluent on questions of public policy, but his interview over the weekend with Fox Business Channel’s Maria Bartiromo is really a sobering reminder of the levels of ignorance and dishonesty that the country is dealing with.

Bartiromo is an extraordinarily soft interviewer who doesn’t ask Trump any difficult questions or press him on any subject. That makes the extent to which he manages to flub the interview all the more striking. He’s simply incapable of discussing any topic at any length in anything remotely resembling an informed or coherent way. He says the Federal Reserve is “important psychotically” and it’s part of one of his better answers, since one can at least tell that he meant to say “psychologically.”

By contrast, it’s often hard to make any sense at all of Trump’s words. Asked whether he plans to tie an infrastructure plan to his tax plan, Trump says, “I was thinking about tying it, but there’s too many honestly.” Too many what? He then continues: “You lose a few votes, you gain a few votes. I don’t want to take any chances ’cause I feel we have the votes right now the way it is.” There is, of course, no tax bill at the moment, so there’s no way Trump has the votes for it.

Trump doesn’t know anything about any issue

As a table setter, here is Trump attempting to tout a report by his own Council of Economic Advisers arguing that cutting the corporate tax rate to 20 percent will raise the average American household’s wages by $4,000:

[Trump]
"And I think that there’s tremendous appetite. There’s tremendous spirit for it, not only by the people we’re dealing with in Congress but for the people out there that want to see something — $5,000, almost. It can be $5,000 average per individual — per group. And so I’m really looking forward to it. Let’s see what happens."

Of course $4,000 and $5,000 are different amounts of money, as you will swiftly learn if you attempt to give someone $4,000 to discharge a $5,000 debt. And individuals aren’t households. Trump seems to have kinda sorta caught himself on this one and corrected himself from “per individual” to “per group.” But of course there are all kinds of groups.

That is Trump’s grasp of his administration’s analysis of his own No. 1 policy priority — he can’t remember either the amount of money involved or the unit of analysis. A bit later, Trump shows a similar grasp of detail in describing his view of the bipartisan health care legislation from Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN):

[Trump]
"Well, I’ve — I have looked at it very, very strongly. And pretty much, we can do almost what they’re getting. I — I think he is a tremendous person. I don’t know Sen. Murray. I hear very, very good things."
[Trump]
"I know that Lamar Alexander’s a fine man, and he is really in there to do good for the people. We can do pretty much what we have to do without, you know, the secretary has tremendous leeway in the — under the Obama plans. One of the things that they did, because they were so messed up, they had no choice but to give the secretary leeway because they knew he’d have to be — he or she would have to be changing all the time."
[Trump]
"And we can pretty much do whatever we have to do just the way it is. So this was going to be temporary, prior to repeal and replace. We’re going to repeal and replace Obamacare."

Trump has no information about, interest in, or knowledge of the substance of the bill. Instead, he judges it entirely on the basis of his personal impressions of the legislators involved. Except while he vouches that Alexander is “a fine man,” he hasn’t bothered to get to know Murray at all, even though she’s the top Democrat on the committee with jurisdiction over health care and health care was his main legislative initiative for the first nine months of his administration.

The article has more!

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/23/16522456/trump-bartiromo-transcript

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In taking the helm of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi not only made a career leap for himself, but a huge leap for indigenous representation behind the camera. With a budget of approximately $180 million, Ragnarok is the sort of opportunity that big studios almost never hand to an indigenous director – and so Waititi used his position to include others. From Easter eggs to shadowing opportunities for indigenous filmmakers, from an opening Karakia ceremony to avoiding appropriation, Waititi worked to bring better representation and inclusion to the Ragnarok set.

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NEW VIDEO - Google Pixel 2 Review: This Thing is Smart!

https://youtu.be/KvNis_A6UaI

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Steph Curry comforts Devin Harris' nephew, who lost his dad in a car accident: Stephen Curry offered prayers and condolences to Brayden Harris, whose father, Bruce, died in a car crash Thursday. http://dlvr.it/PxG69G

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OK TASHA! WE SEE YOU!!! #DCCSwim - Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

OK TASHA! WE SEE YOU!!!

#DCCSwim

Read more on: bit.ly/2xY1a94

#Sports #NFL #Cheerleaders

(Credit: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders)

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NGC 2903

Explanation: Barred spiral galaxy NGC 2903 is only some 20 million light-years distant. Popular among amateur astronomers, it shines in the northern spring constellation Leo, near the top of the lion's head.

That part of the constellation is sometimes seen as a reversed question mark or sickle. One of the brighter galaxies visible from the northern hemisphere, NGC 2903 is surprisingly missing from Charles Messier's catalog of lustrous celestial sights.

This colorful image from a small ground-based telescope shows off the galaxy's gorgeous spiral arms traced by young, blue star clusters and pinkish star forming regions. Included are intriguing details of NGC 2903's bright core, a remarkable mix of old and young clusters with immense dust and gas clouds.

In fact, NGC 2903 exhibits an exceptional rate of star formation activity near its center, also bright in radio, infrared, ultraviolet, and x-ray bands. Just a little smaller than our own Milky Way, NGC 2903 is about 80,000 light-years across.

Image Credit & Copyright: Tony Hallas

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Bill O'Reilly Is Losing It

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Tim Jernigan and Chris Long seem pretty fired up for this one. #FlyEaglesFly

Tim Jernigan and Chris Long seem pretty fired up for this one. #FlyEaglesFly

Watch video: bit.ly/2xZofbr

#NFL #Eagles +Philadelphia Eagles

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Back 2 The Liner Day 23 - Here is the next part of the story. To prevent early spoilers, please find the description of the episode below.







So sorry for the messy and crooked text in this episode, sleep deprivation makes for want of convenience... In plain English - I'm tired up to my eyeballs, and really couldn't be bothered to pick up a ruler this time. Still complaining? Tough! :)

Anyway, looks like a certain someone is "back from the dead" Lets say....In this episode, we see dagger run through a bay side market. They are very close to their goal, but are given dubious and set up directions...

For translation and clarity, the text reads: "Still steadfast, the pair run through a bay side market. Surely, they must be near now! Dagger's hopes are high, but he is also aware of the prospect of coming face to face with his brutal enemy. Defeating Poison won't be easy. Through the hustle and bustle, he hears people spreading JUICY gossip about a "grand ship" that's just moored in. Music to his ears, he talks to a woman and she points him in the direction of the harbour! With no time to waste, they both dash as fast as they can. They are heading the right way. However, Dagger would regret listening to the witch's directions for the rest of his life..."

A huge thank you to those who are following this loyally and who give me amazing feedback! You don't know how much that all means to me. I respect you all hugely!

It's 4am here AGAIN! I'm off to bed. Byeeeeeee!

I do hope I've done this episode justice... and that you enjoy as always. There's more to come! Thanks for viewing, my friends!

Stay Tuned for B2TL Day 24 "Blind". Cheers for now!

Artwork in this post is Copyright 2017 Lazfar. All rights reserved.

#Inktober #Inktober2017

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Study Finds Gray Matter Density Increases During Adolescence
For years, the common narrative in human developmental neuroimaging has been that gray matter in the brain – the tissue found in regions of the brain responsible for muscle control, sensory perception such as seeing and hearing, memory, emotions, speech, decision making, and self-control – declines in adolescence, a finding derived mainly from studies of gray matter volume and cortical thickness (the thickness of the outer layers of brain that contain gray matter). Since it has been well-established that larger brain volume is associated with better cognitive performance, it was puzzling that cognitive performance shows a dramatic improvement from childhood to young adulthood at the same time that brain volume and cortical thickness decline.

A study published by Penn Medicine researchers and featured on the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience may help resolve this puzzle, revealing that while volume indeed decreases from childhood to young adulthood, gray matter density actually increases. Their findings also show that while females have lower brain volume, proportionate to their smaller size, they have higher gray matter density than males, which could explain why their cognitive performance is comparable despite having lower brain volume. Thus, while adolescents lose brain volume, and females have lower brain volume than males, this is compensated for by increased density of gray matter.

“It is quite rare for a single study to solve a paradox that has been lingering in a field for decades, let alone two paradoxes, as was done by Gennatas in his analysis of data from this large-scale study of a whole cohort of youths,” said Ruben Gur.

“We now have a richer, fuller concept of what happens during brain development and now better understand the complementary unfolding processes in the brain that describe what happens.”

The study was led by Ruben Gur, PhD, professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Raquel Gur, MD, PhD, a professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology, and Efstathios Gennatas, MBBS, a doctoral student of neuroscience working in the Brain Behavior Laboratory at Penn.

According to Gur, the study findings may better explain the extent and intensity of changes in mental life and behavior that occur during the transition from childhood to young adulthood.

Journal article:
http://www.jneurosci.org/content/early/2017/04/21/JNEUROSCI.3550-16.2017

Source & further reading:
https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-releases/2017/may/penn-study-finds-gray-matter-density-increases-during-adolescence

#graymatter #adolescence #braindevelopment #neuroimaging #neuroscience #science

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The Dehydration of Water Worlds via Atmospheric Losses

"There are currently about fifty known exoplanets with diameters that range from Mars-sized to several times the Earth's and that also reside within their stars' habitable zone – the orbital range within which their surface temperatures permit water to remain liquid. A "water world" is an extreme case, an exoplanet defined as being covered by a deep ocean, perhaps as deep as hundreds of kilometers, and among these fifty are several that might be candidates for this category. Astronomers note that at least two of the terrestrial planets in our solar system, Earth and Venus, may possibly also have been water worlds early in their evolution."

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-10-atmospheres-worlds.html

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Megyn Kelly blasts O'Reilly, says Fox protected him

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the third sound - sister - 2013

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fishing trap IV © Holger Nimtz
Lake Müggelsee, Berlin
https://www.holge.de

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Seattle 2017
© Karolina Trapp

#BreakfastArtClub #storyphoto
#hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome
#HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos +HQSP Street & Documentary
#BTPStreetPro+BTP Street PRO . #BTPMonochromePro+BTP Monochrome Pro .
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The V&A Museum -- named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert -- was founded in 1852. Today it has one of the largest collection of decorative arts in the world, with a permanent collection of 4.5 million objects and more than 60,000 sculptures, ceramics and pieces of furniture on display across 145 galleries.

This is a vertorama of the main entrance to the museum, with a glass chandelier by Dale Chihuly suspended from the atrium's rotunda.

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Seattle 2017
© Karolina Trapp

#BreakfastArtClub #storyphoto
#hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome
#HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos +HQSP Street & Documentary
#BTPStreetPro+BTP Street PRO . #BTPMonochromePro+BTP Monochrome Pro .
#WBTPA's FEATURED STREET PHOTOGRAPHY +WBTPA's FEATURED STREET PHOTOGRAPHY by +Rinus Bakker

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Waiting for the nightlight boat

Ålstadoya steigen commune

#Landscape #nature #norway #visitnorway #mountains #nordland #autumn2017 #nikon #cold #sky #PhotoOfTheWeek #ocean #clouds #northnorway #fjord #Corona #nightphotography #northernlights #aurora #auroraborealis #Borealis #Nordlys #Night

#btplandscapepro +BTP Landscape Pro Rinus Bakker ,owned by Nancy Dempsey #hqsplandscape +HQSP Post of the Day +HQSP Landscape curated by olivier nelis, Volker Seifarth, Francisco H Camach, Peter Marbaise and me #promotephotography
#showyourbestwork #breakfastartclub #naturelovers #naturephotos #myfavpicoftheday #europeanphotography #bellesphotos #photomanianorway #landscapephotography #mothernature #europeanphotography #naturephotography #Amazingphotography #PhotoOfTheDay #Noorwegen #nordiclandscapes #hqsplandscape #norwegen #stunningmoment #europeanPhotography #arcticcircle #steigen
#LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography +LANDSCAPE Photos +Landscape Photography Show +Landscape Photography Show +Landscape Photography Community +Landscape Photography

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Snake Pass Is Now 50 Percent Off On Nintendo Switch https://mynintendonews.com/2017/10/24/snake-pass-is-now-50-percent-off-on-nintendo-switch/amp/

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Whales and dolphins have rich 'human-like' cultures and societies: Whales and dolphins (Cetaceans) live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, talk to each other and even have regional dialects - much like human societies. A major new study, published recently in Nature Ecology & Evolution, has linked the...... Read more » http://dlvr.it/PxGBnY

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There Goes My Everything #1 - Jack Greene
#purecountry #livemusic
There goes my only possession
There goes my everything
I hear footsteps slowly walking
As they gently walk across a lonely floor
And a voice is softly saying
Darling, this will be goodbye forever more
There goes my reason for living
There goes the one of my dreams
There goes my only possession
There goes my everything
As my memory turns back the pages
I can see the happy tears we had before
Now the love that kept this old heart beating
Has been shattered by the closing of the door
There goes my reason for living
There goes the one of my dreams
There goes my only possession
There goes my everything
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvtWohJ8WiQ

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Nice selection of manuscript editing software to check out.

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#PlayMusicV8.1
Play Music v8.1 form the Google App Store, dedicated Music App for Android TV.

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Eagles win, redskins and giants lose and cowboys fans are stunting about beating a winless 49ers team. Week 7 was nice. Go sleep on that

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Samsung Publishes Patent For Apple’s AirPower-Like Multi-Device Charging Pad

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this is cool...............a little monster love...with one of my favorite singers

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Trump Administration Causes Insurance Spike in Iowa and Blames It on Obamacare http://nym.ag/2latMWO

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Aldridge, Murray Help Spurs Power Past Raptors 101-97

LaMarcus Aldridge tonight scored 20 Points and grabbed 8 Rebounds to help the Spurs power past the Raptors in a evenly matched gritty game. Dejounte Murray continues his terrific start in his 2nd season by putting up 16 Points, 15 Rebounds, 6 Assists to help Aldridge fend off the Raptors tonight. Danny Green also put up 17 Points, 8 Rebounds while Rudy Gay scored 11 Points. As the Spurs remain unbeaten in the early start to the season joining Memphis and Washington as the only 3 undefeated teams in the NBA so far.

DeMar DeRozan scored a game- high 28 Points to led the Raptors tonight he and Aldridge were the only players tonight to put up 20+ Points. Ibaka and CJ Miles both scored 13 Points with a double- double off the bench from Poeltl with 10 Points, 12 Rebounds.

Spurs Record: 3-0
Raptors Record: 2-1

Boxscore: http://www.espn.com/nba/boxscore?gameId=400974797

#NBA #Spurs #Raptors #SanAntonio #Toronto
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