The soil of the Amazon is filled with fungi – and we should do more to protect it

Just a teaspoon of Amazonian soil contains as many as 1,800 microscopic life forms, of which up to 400 were classified as fungi, a new study found. Researchers described the fungal diversity as the “dark matter” of life on Earth, calling for further protection of the Amazon to study it. Fungi are a key component of tropical biodiversity. However, due to their inconspicuous and largely subterranean nature, …

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Colin Kaepernick to be subject of new six-part Netflix series | NFL News | Sky Sports

Colin Kaepernick is one of the most iconic figures in sport right now Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay have teamed up for a Netflix series exploring the American football star’s teenage years. Kaepernick was the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers when he received worldwide attention in 2016 for kneeling during the US national anthem to protest against police brutality and racial injustice. His actions sparked an …

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New Orleans BBQ Shrimp – Food So Good Mall

This is one of our favorite recipes. The shrimp are not actually barbecued, but are cooked in a super savory Cajun style BBQ sauce. These shrimp are cooked with shell on and peeled at the table and served with crusty French bread for dipping. Believe me these shrimp will be the best you have ever tasted. As a bonus you may also prepare this sauce for other uses. …

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Google, It’s Time for a Pixel Watch

Back in 2019, after learning that Google was close to releasing its first Pixel Watch alongside the original Pixel phone, I made the argument that it was the right call then to distance themselves from Wear OS and that they also shouldn’t release a Pixel Watch that year either. The reason there was pretty simple – there was no way to make a good enough smartwatch until …

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Fuser Is a Rhythm Game for the Spotify Era

When I spoke with the developers over at Harmonix about their upcoming “rhythm-action” game , they did all of the things a development team does during one of these E3-style meetings. They told us about their goals (“make music more accessible”). They told us about their inspirations (“Each game at Harmonix feeds directly into the next. There’s a lot of [in Fuser]”). They told us what the …

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Food insecurity hits middle class amid Lebanon’s economic crisis

For several months, Georges Jassous and his family have had to give up buying certain foods, as Lebanon experiences unprecedented inflation. Jassous has earned nothing for months, but still has to provide daily meals for his 5 grandchildren, whose parents are unemployed. “A pat of butter costs 16,000 Lebanese pounds (€9.4),” Jassous said. “We go without. As for vegetable oil, we buy it as needed. Cans are …

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Want a tech job? Try buying an employee referral

Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images These are dark days for those strange souls who actually enjoy networking. In just a few months, conferences, cocktail parties, and career fairs have all evaporated. If you’re applying for a job, that means you’re going to have a tough time meeting someone who can vouch for you.  Enter Rooftop Slushie, a marketplace where applicants can buy referrals to the likes of Amazon, …

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