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July 21, 2019

How to make digital copies of your VHS tapes

There are countless ways to remind your family members that you love them. Preserving your home movies, entombed in rapidly-decaying VHS tapes, by converting them into digital files is a thoughtful (and often tear-jerking) way to do that. It’s one of those gifts that’s appropriate at any time in the year, whether you’re celebrating Father’s or Mother’s Day, a birthday, or any other occasion.
July 21, 2019

Jeanine Pirro, Once Condemned by Fox for Tirade Against Ilhan Omar, Now Says Lawmaker is ‘Weaponizing Hate’

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro once again launched into a tirade against four progressive congresswomen on Saturday night, accusing Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and of presenting a dangerous threat to American values.
July 21, 2019

Man Denies Telling Georgia Lawmaker Erica Thomas ‘Go Back Where You Came From’ in #IStandWIthErica Incident

A Georgia state congresswoman ignited the #IStandWithErica trend on social media this weekend after she recorded an emotional video claiming a man told her to "go back to where she came from" at a grocery store — and now the man accused of the bigoted verbal attack has responded.
July 21, 2019

Fisherman rescued off the coast of Nantucket

The Coast Guard rescued a 55-year-old man from his fishing boat off the coast of Nantucket at 3 a.m. on Saturday, according to a Coast Guard tweet.
July 21, 2019

Brain-machine interfaces are getting higher and higher – and Neuralink’s new mind implant pushes the tempo

Elon Musk grabbed a lot of attention with his July 16 announcement that his company Neuralink plans to implant electrodes into the brains of people with paralysis by next year. Their first goal is to create assistive technology to help people who can’t move or are unable to communicate.
July 21, 2019

A large leap for humankind – future Moon missions will embody various astronauts and extra companions

As NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Moon landing with a live TV broadcast and events, there is a focus on recognizing the contributions of the thousands of men and women who made the Apollo 11 mission possible. This year is particularly significant for the legacy of the Apollo program because of the president’s Space Policy Directive 1, which tasks NASA with returning to the Moon by 2024. This time, the mandate requires establishing a permanent lunar base and advancing space exploration to Mars and across the solar system.
July 21, 2019

Commercial supersonic plane may return to the skies

Flying faster than the speed of sound still sounds futuristic for regular people, more than 15 years after the last commercial supersonic flights ended. The planes that made those journeys, the 14 aircraft collectively known as the Concorde, flew from 1976 to 2003. It traveled three times faster than regular passenger aircraft, but the airlines that flew it couldn’t make a profit on its trips.
July 21, 2019

U.S. Could Build Tent Facility For Asylum Seekers in Flood Plain At The Border

Officials from the Texas border city of Laredo recently went to Washington, D.C., to request four different federal agencies not build a tent facility for asylum seekers near Bridge 2 in town.
July 21, 2019

Trump Defends ‘Send Her Back’ Chanters with Retweet of Katie Hopkins, Far-Right Commentator Who Called Migrants ‘Cockroaches’

President Donald Trump continued to defend himself and his supporters after racist chants broke out at his North Carolina campaign rally earlier this week, releasing a torrent of tweets and retweets Saturday morning that attempted to justify his inaction when those in attendance began to yell "send her back" in reference to Somali-born Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
July 21, 2019

#IStandWithErica Trends on Twitter after Black Georgia Lawmaker Erica Thomas Says She was Told ‘Go Back Where You Came From’ at Supermarket

Erica Thomas, a member of the Georgia state legislature, said that she was "verbally attacked" while grocery shopping with her young daughter on Friday by a man who called her a "lazy sonofabitch" and told her to "go back where you came from."