DeepMind’s AI predicts almost exactly when and where it’s going to rain

First protein folding, now weather forecasting: London-based AI firm DeepMind is continuing its run applying deep learning to hard science problems. Working with the Met Office, the UK’s national weather service, DeepMind has developed a deep-learning tool called DGMR that can accurately predict the likelihood of rain in the next 90 minutes—one of weather forecasting’s toughest… Read More DeepMind’s AI predicts almost exactly when and where it’s going to rain

How Ivermectin Saved Louis Gossett Jr. from Dying of COVID-19

Academy Award-winner Louis Gossett Jr. is best remembered as the tall and straight-as-a-sword, old-school Marine Corps drill instructor in An Officer and a Gentleman, barking commands at fresh-faced Naval Officer aviation wannabee Zack Mayo (Richard Gere). Late last December, Gossett created national news for walking out of a suburban Atlanta hospital. Sick with COVID-19 for about… Read More How Ivermectin Saved Louis Gossett Jr. from Dying of COVID-19

Virginia Democratic gov candidate McAuliffe: Parents shouldn’t be telling schools what to teach

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe says he doesn’t think parents “should be telling schools what they should teach,” sparking backlash in his deadlock race with GOP nominee Glenn Youngkin in which Critical Race Theory curriculum is a key issue. McAulifee, who was Virginia’s governor from 2014 to 2018, made the statement in his second… Read More Virginia Democratic gov candidate McAuliffe: Parents shouldn’t be telling schools what to teach

Michigan Election Security Proposal Advances With Strong Voter Support

LANSING, Mich.—The Michigan Board of State Canvassers has approved petition language for a citizens’ initiative that, its supporters say, will help stamp out election fraud in this important swing state. The initiative requires all voters to present a valid Michigan driver’s license, passport, or state ID card when voting in person. A signed affidavit by a person not… Read More Michigan Election Security Proposal Advances With Strong Voter Support

FBI Narrative About the Jan. 6th Capitol ‘Insurrection’ Is IMPLODING

An explosive report over the weekend claims to show that alleged Capitol riot organizers were actually government informants and that, far from being in the dark, the FBI knew in advance it needed to harden the target and didn’t. The New York Times reported Saturday that “records, and information from two people familiar with the matter,… Read More FBI Narrative About the Jan. 6th Capitol ‘Insurrection’ Is IMPLODING

Treasury Department Seeks to Track Financial Transactions of Personal Bank Accounts Over $600 – Peter Jacobsen

In May, the Treasury Department released the Biden administration’s revenue proposals for fiscal year 2022. One aspect of this document that has gone under-reported is the administration’s new plan for reporting requirements for financial institutions. The document is unequivocal about the administration’s goal for financial reporting, stating, “this proposal would create a comprehensive financial account information reporting… Read More Treasury Department Seeks to Track Financial Transactions of Personal Bank Accounts Over $600 – Peter Jacobsen

Rediscovered Medieval Manuscript Offers New Twist on Arthurian Legend

Thirteenth-century manuscript fragments discovered by chance at a library in Bristol, England, have revealed an alternative version of the story of Merlin, the famed wizard of Arthurian legend. A team of scholars translated the writings, known as the Bristol Merlin, from Old French to English and traced the pages’ medieval origins, reports Alison Flood for the Guardian. The manuscript… Read More Rediscovered Medieval Manuscript Offers New Twist on Arthurian Legend

SR-72: The U.S. Military’s New Insanely Fast Spy Plane (Or Strike Aircraft)?

The Lockheed Martin SR-72—also nicknamed the “Son of Blackbird”—is a potential hypersonic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concept that is being developed under the aerospace company’s Skunk Works or Advanced Development Programs. This next-generation aircraft has been selected to be the highly anticipated successor to SR-71 Blackbird spy plane that retired from service in the U.S. Air Force back in 1998. Speed Rules… Read More SR-72: The U.S. Military’s New Insanely Fast Spy Plane (Or Strike Aircraft)?

‘We are in the process of Islamising France, and it is happening perfectly naturally’

Remember: anyone who expresses concern about the decline of French society and culture and the growing influence of Sharia provisions denying equality of rights to women, the freedom of speech, and more is just a racist, bigoted “Islamophobe.” “We are Islamizing France and it is happening naturally,” translated from “On est en train d’islamiser la… Read More ‘We are in the process of Islamising France, and it is happening perfectly naturally’

Massachusetts police union says DOZENS of state troopers have quit over Gov. Charlie Baker’s COVID vaccine mandate

 A Massachusetts police union said on Friday that dozen of state troopers have resigned over a COVID vaccine mandate for state workers.  The mandate requires state workers to get the vaccine shot by October 17 or may face termination from their jobs.  A lawsuit was filed by The State Police Association of Massachusetts – a union that… Read More Massachusetts police union says DOZENS of state troopers have quit over Gov. Charlie Baker’s COVID vaccine mandate