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'Heartbreaking' single-vehicle incident at Vancouver fast food restaurant leaves one dead

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Vancouver police say the victim was pinned by his own vehicle while attempting to pick up an item dropped at the drive-thru at an East Vancouver McDonald's Wednesday morning.

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lamontcg
78 days ago
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Millennials hate this one strange trick to avoid turning into Anton Yelchin: make it a habit to always engage your parking brake when you leave your vehicle, every single time (no arguments, no exceptions).
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Why You Suddenly Need to Delete Google Chrome

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lamontcg
89 days ago
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Firefox+uBlock Origin+Privacy Badger+Facebook Container+ClearURLs+DecentralEyes+DuckDuckGo. Stop being lazy about privacy and put a bit of effort into it.
rndcodeglitch
89 days ago
Or try Brave, which has all that functionality built in
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MotherHydra
89 days ago
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Yeesh. I wonder if people use the new Edge in meaningful numbers.
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Pfizer Shot Just 39% Effective Against Delta Infection, Israel Study Suggests

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lamontcg
94 days ago
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This is from the leading edge of delta and there's many methodological issues with the study and it needs to get redone with the counfounding factors controlled for.
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What is your favorite last line in a movie?

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This week’s question comes from assistant editor Laura Adamczyk:

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lamontcg
96 days ago
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"Louis, i think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
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Rantz: UW Medicine pulls heart transplant patient from list after refusing COVID vaccine - MyNorthwest.com

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Rantz: UW Medicine pulls heart transplant patient from list after refusing COVID vaccine  MyNorthwest.com
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lamontcg
100 days ago
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so get a vaccine if you want to live.
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Twitter is Killing Fleets, Its Expiring Tweets Feature

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Say goodbye to Fleets, the row of fullscreen tweets at the top of the Twitter timeline that expire after 24 hours. The ephemeral tweet format is shutting down due to low usage after launching widely just eight months ago. From a report: Starting on August 3rd, users will instead just see active Spaces -- Twitter's live audio chat rooms -- at the top of their timelines. And the composer for traditional tweets will be updated with more camera editing features from Fleets, like text-formatting and GIF stickers over photos. Twitter's decision to axe Fleets is not just an admission that the feature didn't work but that the company still hasn't figured out how to get people tweeting more. For years, Twitter has struggled to get new users to post regularly and not just consume other people's tweets. Fleets was its shot at using Stories, the popular social media format invented by Snapchat and further popularized by Instagram, to lower the pressure around tweeting. "We hoped Fleets would help more people feel comfortable joining the conversation on Twitter," Ilya Brown, Twitter's vice president of product, said in a statement. "But, in the time since we introduced Fleets to everyone, we haven't seen an increase in the number of new people joining the conversation with Fleets like we hoped."
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lamontcg
135 days ago
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re: "For years, Twitter has struggled to get new users to post regularly and not just consume other people's tweets."

Well, if you drown everyone's timeline in topics and promoted stories and ads, then new user's posts get zero engagement and people get bored shouting into the vacuum.
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jepler
135 days ago
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Say goodbye to Fleets, the feature designed with a built-in expiration date
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