is a research lab based in San Francisco, California. Founded in 2015, the company's mission is to ensure that artificial general intelligence benefits all of humanity but more recently, they are making news headlines for their lack of openness.
in 2016, an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance, was signed and now ratified by 195 countries.
is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. It is typically associated with physical growth delays, mild to moderate intellectual disability, and characteristic facial features.
was the code name for the first detonation of a 25 kiloton plutonium nuclear weapon, conducted by the United States Army on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project tested in New Mexico. The movie Oppenheimer is based on this event.
is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, executive producer, screenwriter, and playwright who gained worldwide recognition for his role as Chandler Bing on the NBC television sitcom Friends, which ran from 1994 to 2004.
is the rapid increase in the use of prescription and non-prescription opioid drugs in the United States and Canada in the 2010s. Opioids are a diverse class of moderately strong painkillers, including oxycodone, hydrocodone, and fentanyl.
is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that primarily affects the nose, throat, sinuses, and larynx that may appear fewer than two days after exposure to the virus and people usually recover in seven to ten days.
created in 1891, it is a sport in which two teams of five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball through the defender's hoop while preventing the opposing team from shooting through their own hoop.
was founded as Confinity in 1998, acquired X.com in 2000, and went public as Paypal in 2002, operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods.
The Moon is an astronomical body orbiting Earth as its only natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest satellite in the Solar System, and by far the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size of the planet that it orbits.
is serving as the President of the People's Republic of China (PRC) since 2013 after rising through the ranks politically in China's coastal provinces including being governor of Fujian, vice president of the PRC and vice chairman of the CMC.
the day after Thanksgiving, is a shopping holiday in the United States and many other countries. It is a day when retailers offer promotional sales and discounts to kick off the holiday shopping season, sometimes with stores opening as early as midnight.
is a non-profit progressive research and information center started in 2004, dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the US media. Many large advertisers stopped their ads after Media Matters released a report about the social network X that is triggering a lawsuit.
In the United States, it is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November as a day to give thanks for the harvest and of the preceding year with family and friends. It is also celebrated in Canada, Grenada, the Philippines, Saint Lucia, and Liberia.
Is a Republican politician and U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district since 2017. On October 25, 2023, following the ousting of Kevin McCarthy, Johnson was elected as the 56th speaker of the House.
also known as Deepavali, is one of the most significant festivals in India, celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The festival symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. It is a five-day festival that is typically celebrated in October or November.
Is a chronic infectious disease caused by bacterium that attacks the skin, peripheral nerves, and sometimes the upper respiratory tract and eyes. It is a very slow-growing and is not as contagious as many people think. It is making headlines due to new case uptick in Florida.
Is a demarcation line in the contested territorial claims of the People's Republic of China (mainland China) and the Republic of China (Taiwan) in the South China Sea. On July 3, 2023 Vietnam banned the film Barbie over the map it used in the film.
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it is now celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States, with increasing official recognition.
Rupert Murdoch is an Australian-born American media mogul and billionaire who controls a global media empire that includes The Sun, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Fox News and the book publisher HarperCollins.
Cross Discipline Fitness is a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that combines weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio that started their first gym in Santa Cruz, California in 2000, and by 2018 has 15,000 gyms in 160 countries.
The Patriot Act was enacted in 2001 with the stated goal of tightening national security: expanded surveillance abilities of law enforcement, easier interagency communication and increased penalties for crimes and an expanded list which would qualify for terrorism charges.
Back in October 2016, Michael Cohen made a $130k payment to Stormy Daniels to not disclose an affair between her and Donald Trump, then multiple lawsuits occurred until 2023 when a Manhattan Grand Jury indicted Trump.
Back in 1980s, a small town by St. Louis, was evacuated after a chemical factory paid a local waste oil company that was unaware of proper handling and used the waste oil to spray on land as dust control.