Month: July 2022

Kelis accuses Beyoncé, Pharrell of song ‘thievery’ on ‘Renaissance’

Kelis accuses Beyoncé, Pharrell of song ‘thievery’ on ‘Renaissance’

Comment on this story Comment Kelis accused Beyoncé and songwriter-producers Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo of “thievery” late Thursday after discovering a track on Beyoncé’s highly anticipated new album “Renaissance,” released overnight, contains an interpolation of Kelis’s hit single “Milkshake.” An Instagram fan page noted the usage earlier this week. On Thursday, Kelis commented on …

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911 Proxy Service Implodes After Disclosing Breach – Krebs on Security

911 Proxy Service Implodes After Disclosing Breach – Krebs on Security

The 911 service as it existed until July 28, 2022. 911[.]re, a proxy service that since 2015 has sold access to hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Windows computers daily, announced this week that it is shutting down in the wake of a data breach that destroyed key components of its business operations. The abrupt closure …

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An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics

An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics

Grab any physics textbook and you’ll find formula after formula describing how things wobble, fly, swerve and stop. The formulas describe actions we can observe, but behind each could be sets of factors that aren’t immediately obvious.   Now, a new AI program developed by researchers at Columbia University has seemingly discovered its own alternative …

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Octopath Traveler: Champions Of The Continent Is Better Than The Nintendo Switch Original

Octopath Traveler: Champions Of The Continent Is Better Than The Nintendo Switch Original

Image: Square Enix Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent, newly available on mobile, is a worthy sequel to the original 2018 Switch role-playing game. I had expected a watered-down combat system and a menu hell like many other gacha games on mobile devices. Square Enix proved me wrong. Champions retains the visuals and music that …

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Southwest Airlines Introduces A Perk Customers Will Love

Southwest Airlines Introduces A Perk Customers Will Love

The airline industry, as well as the world at large, was grounded once covid hit in March of 2020. Eventually some flights were available in 2020 with enhanced safety precautions, but relatively few people felt like taking the risk. So it was no surprise when the The International Air Transport Association confirmed that 2020 was …

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Carnival Cruise Line Drops Testing on Shorter Sailings and Updates Protocols

Carnival Cruise Line has announced today, July 29, that it will be removing all pre-cruise testing requirements for vaccinated guests on short cruises of 5 nights or less, effective August 4. The cruise line will be introducing further changes in phases.  Carnival will also be changing the amount of time that guests will need to …

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Kylie’s 17-Minute Flight Has Nothing on the 170 Trips Taylor Swift’s Private Jets Took This Year

As the world quite literally burns and floods, it’s important to remember that individualism won’t really solve the climate crisis, especially compared to, say, the wholesale dismantling of the brutal grip the fossil fuel industry has on modern society. Still, there are some individuals who could probably stand to do a bit more to mitigate …

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Space company Masten files for bankruptcy after struggle with NASA moon contract

Space company Masten files for bankruptcy after struggle with NASA moon contract

Lunar-focused company Masten Space Systems filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday, with the venture winnowed down to a handful of people after layoffs and furloughs. The space company declared as its debts ballooned, tracing back to a NASA contract awarded to Masten two years ago. Once seen as a major win for the …

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Dana White recalls Vince McMahon banishing him to cheap seats for WrestleMania, clarifies Josh Emmett ticket mix-up

Dana White recalls Vince McMahon banishing him to cheap seats for WrestleMania, clarifies Josh Emmett ticket mix-up

Dana White knows all about the chaos that comes with arranging for free seats at an event. The UFC president has been on both sides of the equation and recently recounted a miserable experience he had trying to be in attendance for a Ronda Rousey match at WrestleMania. (White did not clarify which WrestleMania he …

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How did a film about Marilyn Monroe end up as Netflix’s first NC-17 release?

How did a film about Marilyn Monroe end up as Netflix’s first NC-17 release?

A detail of the trailer for Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe film Blonde that may surprise some viewers is the NC-17 rating at the end. The film is clearly artistically shot, and seems to have an intense, dramatic tone, but in other respects it could pass for a traditional, tragic celebrity life story. What has earned it …

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