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NFL Player Compares Jerry Jones Telling Players to Stand for Anthem to Slavery

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Researchers Pinpoint Jealousy in the Monogamous Brain

"Understanding the neurobiology and evolution of emotions can help us understand our own emotions and their consequences," says Dr. Karen Bales from the University of California, USA. "Jealousy is especially interesting given its role in romantic relationships -- and also in domestic violence."

The research is in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. (full open access)

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tl;dr — Republicans are still shitbags, film at 11.

In Wisconsin, the intent of those who pushed for the ID law was clear. On the night of Wisconsin’s 2016 primary, GOP Rep. Glenn Grothman, a backer of the law when he was in the state Senate, predicted that a Republican would carry the state in November, even though Wisconsin had gone for Barack Obama by 7 points in 2012. “I think Hillary Clinton is about the weakest candidate the Democrats have ever put up,” he told a local TV news reporter, “and now we have photo ID, and I think photo ID is going to make a little bit of a difference as well.”

The strategy worked. While we’ll never know precisely how many people were prevented from voting, it’s safe to say that thousands of Wisconsinites like Anthony were denied one of their most fundamental rights. And with Republicans now in control of both the executive and legislative branches in the federal government and a majority of states, that problem will likely get worse.

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I've also drank beer with +Russell Holly many times. That means I trust him. A lot. Here's what he has to say about the screen of the Pixel 2 XL.

Color Shift: If you have a flat white background, say on a Google Search results page, you'll notice a subtle shift from white to blue to red when you rotate the phone in your hand. This means from some angles it will look a little funny, but you're never going to perceive this shift while holding the phone in your hand straight-on. This isn't unique to the Pixel 2 XL; unsurprisingly, the LG V30 has the exact same "issue" when looking at the display from various angles.

Grainy/Muddy colors: If you have the display brightness down as low as it can go, flat color spaces will have some grain to them. It makes flat white backgrounds look like they have a texture. You have to be really looking to see this, and with the screen brightness above 30%, I've yet to see this grain. This may be something that bothers you if you're looking for it. I can count the number of times I have set my phone to minimum brightness on one hand and still have three fingers left to do something else, so it's never a thing I'm going to notice, much less care about.

Washed out colors: Surprise! If you use a Galaxy S8 or Note 8 with factory settings, every display that isn't tuned to be extra saturated looks a little on the dull side. This has nothing to do with a "defect" in the Pixel 2 XL display, and everything to do with some folks preferring more saturated displays and setting two phones side-by-side. This couldn't be any less of an issue. Google calibrated this display to reproduce 100% of the DCI-P3 color space, and if you go in and turn off Samsung's display "improvements" you can get the exact same color gamut.

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Former President George W. Bush on Thursday chastised Russia for alleged cyberattacks during the 2016 election, charging it was an effort to turn "Americans against each other" and "exploit our country's divisions."

Bush urged America to "harden its own defenses" in the face of "external attacks on our democracy."

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Hey, so let's talk about Pixel 2 XL display issues! You know, now that the whole world has freaked the F out.

#android #pixel2 #pixel2xl

https://drd.life/2zABAUI

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Pixel 2 support page now shows for sure, that yes, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are getting a full 3 years worth of Android version and security updates.

#android #pixel2 #pixel2xl

https://drd.life/2zmNscf

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This update aligns "one of the world’s most functional calendars’ UI with its already exceptional functionality."

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During the telecom’s Q3 2017 earnings call, Rogers CEO Joe Natale stated that the carrier has experienced what he describes as an “anemic appetite” for Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

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#StarWars9 will tie directly into the prequel trilogy...Scared?

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Itsy Bitsy Phobia: Fear of Spiders and Snakes is Deeply Embedded in Us

Presumably, in industrialized countries, especially in middle Europe, most people have never come across a poisonous spider or snake in the wild. In most of this countries there are nearly no spiders or snakes that pose a threat to humans. Nevertheless, there are few people that would not shiver at the thought of a spider crawling up their arm, however harmless it may be.

The research is in Frontiers in Psychology. (full open access)

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Many of the NBA’s greatest players entered the league straight out of high school. Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Tracy McGrady and even Moses Malone went from high school gyms to NBA arenas. Those.....
#nbaoneanddone #collegehoops #nbatoday #frs

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Teddy Bridgewater: 'I definitely believe I will play this year': Bridgewater spoke to the media Thursday about his chances of playing this season. http://dlvr.it/PwZVWr

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President Xi's opening speech for the Chinese Communist Party Congress – expected to solidify his status as its most important leader in... https://trib.al/BjWuXbK

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Boston Celtics small forward Gordon Hayward infamously suffered one of the most devastating injuries in recent memory upon making.....
#bostonceltics #gordonhayward #nbainjuries #frsnews

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Google app for Android TV (Android TV) 3.0.1.172043791
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Ezekiel Elliott, NFL have discussed face-saving settlement, report says: There reportedly has been "dialogue behind the scenes … after each court ruling along the way" in the long-running legal dispute. http://dlvr.it/PwWP4d

So here's the score so far: the Republicans declared their first concern was to keep Obama to one term. So they obstructed and passed nothing to help the people. The Republicans spent millions chasing a Benghazi demon which was not there, all to defeat a Democrat in a single election. The Republicans denied Obama his Justice choice, giving it instead to Trump. And now the Republicans have control of the House, the Senate, and the White House, and the mess they currently make under their "governance" is phenomenally stupid and so very familiar. On top of that, the idiot in charge is saying that the Democrats are obstructionists. If it all weren't so very stupid, it would be entertaining. But as it is, there is a chance for nuclear war. There's a chance Puerto Rico will shift a large number of her three million residents to the mainland. There is a chance that medicine will be available only for the wealthy. And there is more than a chance that the next economic downturn will prove both devastating and permanent. Score...politicians nothing, the people less than nothing.

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#leavesonthursday +Leaves On Thursday
#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro
#btpmacropro +BTP Macro Pro

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Nelson, NV

Ghost Town Planet.
Don't stay overnight...

#tgsmu17

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Mad The Whole Time -- Fort Collins, Colorado
"People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us."
-- Iris Murdoch

A closeup view of a large, red Dinner Plate Hibiscus ( Hibiscus moscheutos ) in the CSU Annual Trial Garden in the late afternoon...

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Returning to South Georgia Island to visit with the Kings!

visit my Instagram for more www.instagram.com/ron_clifford
The Southern Ocean is calling
#oneoceanexp #kingpenguin #expedition

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{ From The Clothesline }

All These Things I used to Have


Yes, I stole the title from a song, I've been charmed by :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6CmJeenJgM

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Glowing in the setting sun

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An update on YouTube's work to fight violent extremism online

YouTube uses a combination of human flagging, machine learning and human review. Some stats:

* Over 83 percent of the videos YouTube removed for violent extremism in the last month were taken down before receiving a single human flag

* YouTube's teams have manually reviewed over a million videos to improve this flagging technology by providing large volumes of training examples.

* To reduce false positives, YouTube is working on ways to educate those who share video meant to document or expose violence on how to add necessary context. Learn more about the importance of context here:
https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6345162

* YouTube has added 35 NGOs to their Trusted Flagger program, which is 70 percent of the way towards their goal. These new partner NGOs represent 20 different countries.

* YouTube has put videos containing controversial religious or supremacist content behind a warning interstitial. These videos are not recommended, monetized, and don’t have key features including comments, suggested videos, and likes.

* YouTube is heavily investing in the YouTube Creators for Change program to support Creators who are using YouTube to tackle social issues and promote awareness, tolerance and empathy.
More information: https://www.youtube.com/yt/creators-for-change/

* YouTube is researching expansion for Jigsaw's Redirect Method to apply this model to new languages and search terms.
More information: https://youtube.googleblog.com/2017/07/bringing-new-redirect-method-features.html

Learn more on the YouTube Blog:
https://youtube.googleblog.com/2017/10/an-update-on-our-commitment-to-fight.html

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Self-portrait of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope marks critical test

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Perez Hilton goes on SAVAGE rant about Kylie Jenner

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Draymond Green injury update: Warriors forward's MRI exam on knee negative: Green landed awkwardly on the leg as he was fouled in the third quarter of Tuesday’s opener against the Rockets. http://dlvr.it/PwZ5KC

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THE FLASH EPISODE 4.2 "MIXED SIGNALS" REACT
"I'm back, I'm ready to work, I'm okay, and it's a beautiful day."
GRADE: A-

Captain Singh is alive? Apparently so. Also, Wally's new hair....this week and last week, I've thought it makes him look like a totally different character. LOL.

The villain of the week was a dude named Duncan who basically had meta powers that allowed him to infect anything computer coded. And he's on a quest for revenge. The first guy gets elevator milkshaked. (Nice touch with the dripping sound).
"WHY WOULD YOU SHOW ME THAT?" Cisco shrieks.
They, of course, set about stopping the no good nick.
Just one little bump in the road...Barry's having some issues.

You wouldn't think that with Barry dancing in his boxers, while simultaneously lip syncing, flipping pancakes, running out for coffee, catching up on all his favorite shows at super speed, and eating a massive breakfast....he'd be in a bad place. He's not quite. He just needs to a dose of reality. When he handed Iris their completed wedding planner binder...he completed it all....I was all "Uh oh."
The six months Barry was gone inflicted enough trauma on him that, while he doesn't remember it, he's also super happy to be past it. But he hadn't really stopped to think of how those close to him were affected and how dynamics would have changed. (Typical Barry). He cancelled training sessions and tried to pull the lone hero act. (I knew he'd have to take the car apart, another comic moment).

So it was actually a great relief to see Iris drag Barry to couple's therapy, which started off quite humorous. ("Oh, that's worth a writedown. He's actually dead too."). But it ultimately allowed Iris to get some stuff out that needed to be said. When Barry gushed about how much he loved her, Iris snapped.
"THEN HOW COULD YOU LEAVE ME!?" OH. SNAP. This applied not only to last season's finale but the season finale before that. The first time was worse. But Barry needed that verbal punch to snap out his Barryness.
Later on, Iris reminded him that they are a team.
"You are not the Flash, Barry. We are."

Great stuff. Iris is growing on me. That being said, the whole thing with Barry's suit being used against him and having a SELF DESTRUCT button was RIDONKULOUS!

The episode also made time for some Cisco and Gypsy. The former wound up in the "pandimensional doghouse" when he cancelled a date due to work. Of course, Cisco realized he had to talk to Gypsy about it. She revealed there was a special reason she wanted a date on that day.
"1-1-1 Day! You know when one soul plus one soul equals one soul!"
It's an Earth-19 thing.
Realizing that sometimes, black leather and all, Gypsy did like "schmoopy" things, Cisco rescheduled the date and made her the most realistic and likely to be kept romantic TV promise ever.
"I will always make it up to you."

Oh, and the meta who called himself KILGORE is now locked up in Iron Heights. The warden appears to be working for the Thinker. Who wants to find 11 more special metas too.
These metas also did not get their powers from the particle accelerator explosion, so there's an extra level of mystery. Who are these 12? Why were they chosen or how were they chosen? And what does the Thinker want with them?

#theflash
#falltv

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Eminem - The Real Slim Shady (Lyrics)

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Congress seeks transparent online political spending with Honest Ads Act http://engt.co/2x8vaKT

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Once launched in 2019, our James Webb Space Telescope will be able to see the first stars and galaxies formed in the early universe. Before it launches, we’re exposing it to extreme environments here on Earth. Join our experts today in a Reddit AMA at 1 p.m. EDT to ask them about testing this next great observatory! https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/77dwwk/we_are_scientists_and_engineers_testing_nasas/

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#StarTrekDiscovery: Season 1, Episode 6: Lethe Trailer [#CBS]

Star Trek: Discovery Lethe Trailer CBS‘s Star Trek: Discovery: Season 1, Episode 6: Lethe TV Show Trailer stars Sonequa Martin-Green. Burnham senses an old friend is in trouble, and the Discovery sets out to save the day.
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