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7 Money Lessons, The US Tech War, and AI Questions Answered

By December 19, 2023No Comments

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Joke of the Day: What’s red and white and falls down chimneys?

Santa Klutz!

Keeping up with America

Jonathan Majors found guilty of assault and harassment, acquits him of other charges: The Marvel actor was convicted on two of four charges.

‘Powerful’ storm dumps heavy rain over East Coast with 59M under flood alerts: Flood alerts were issued from Virginia to Maine, and airports reported flight delays and cancellations as travelers prepare to head to their holiday destinations.

Locked out of local government – Residents decry increased secrecy among towns, counties, schools: Cheryl Geidner figured council members in Volant, a tiny borough north of Pittsburgh, would adopt a preliminary year-end budget despite no discussions at public meetings on the proposed financials.

Monsanto ordered to pay $857m to ex-students of Seattle school for toxic leaks: Parent volunteers and students claimed polychlorinated biphenyls leaked from the firm’s light fixtures made them sick.

Dick Van Dyke says he’s ‘lazy’ despite over 60-year career – ‘I’ve been very lucky’: Dick Van Dyke shared the surprising secret to his robust career, which spans over 60 years.

Around the World

Pentagon announces new international mission to counter attacks on commercial vessels in Red Sea: The U.S. and a host of other nations are creating a new force to protect ships transiting the Red Sea that have come under attack by drones and ballistic missiles fired from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced early Tuesday in Bahrain.

Israel-Gaza live updates – Hamas releases video of 3 elderly hostages: The temporary cease-fire between Hamas and Israel ended on Dec. 1, and Israel has resumed its bombardment of Gaza.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

5 questions about artificial intelligence, answered: Artificial intelligence is one of the most incredible tools mankind has ever created. It’s also one of the most controversial.

Amid US tech war, is China stuck in a middle-technology trap? Is it time to open its doors wider? Chinese Academy of Sciences says China faces a risk of being hamstrung at the low and mid-end of the global value chain.

40 Best Small Business Ideas to Start in 2023: If you are an entrepreneur just starting out, take a look at these 2023 small business ideas to get you inspired for your next venture.

Richer, Wiser, Happier

Californians are ‘pessimistic’ about their finances: With 2024 closer in view, two key economic hubs — New York and California — are seeing hefty blows to various sectors and industries.

7 money lessons you can learn from Prabhas’ Adipurush | Manisha Lakhe, MintGenie. Everyone knows the story of the Ramayana, but not even in your wildest dreams could you have imagined the awesome khichdi of special effects that this film could accommodate in 179 minutes of running time.

Why It May Pay To Rent Instead of Buy: When it comes to real estate, you’ll usually, but not always, come out ahead by renting instead of buying—but you might need to get a degree in economics to tell the difference.

Sports and Showbiz Shenanigans

NFL DFS Monday Night Football picks, stacks: Eagles vs. Seahawks fantasy lineup advice for DraftKings, FanDuel | Best of The Athletic 2023: Top sports stories for MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, and more

Millie Bobby Brown’s ‘Damsel’ is turning the fairy tale upside down | George Clooney laughs off reprising his famous role: ‘Not enough drugs in the world’

Comics Author James Tynion IV, Artist Christian Ward Team for Ghost Story ‘Spectregraph’  | Wax museum removes Gérard Depardieu amid sexual assault allegations

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5 Science-Based Tips to Boost Self-Motivation

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