Biden DOJ Halts Trump Admin Lawsuit Against California Net Neutrality Rules

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The Biden administration has abandoned a Trump-era lawsuit that sought to block California's net neutrality law. In a court filing today, the US Department of Justice said it "hereby gives notice of its voluntary dismissal of this case." Shortly...

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Internet Archive’s Modern Book Collection Now Tops 2 Million Volumes

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Internet Archive Blogs: “The Internet Archive has reached a new milestone: 2 million. That’s how many modern books are now in its lending collection—available free to the public to borrow at any time, even from home. “We are going strong,” said Chris Freeland, a librarian at the Internet Archi...

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“Biologist Marco Candela and his colleagues recently sequenced ancient microbial DNA from 50,000-year-old Neanderthal feces found at the El Salt archaeological site in Spain.”

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annnnnnnd: “But some of the key players in modern gut microbiomes—the same genera and species swimming around in your intestines right now, modulating your immune system and breaking down your fiber intake—also lived inside Neanderthals.”
Take care of your gut biome.  I’m serious.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Doses: Selected Data Sources on Allocation, Distribution, and Administration

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CRS Insight – COVID-19 Vaccine Doses: Selected Data Sources on Allocation, Distribution, and Administration – February 8, 2021: “The selected sources below can help congressional staff track the progress of the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination campaign at the national, state, and local le...

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Data For 02/08/21

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Summary Excerpt: Regular Gasoline Retail Price (Dollars per Gallon) 2.461 .. U.S. 2.438 ... East Coast 2.446 .... New England 2.589 .... Central Atlantic 2.341 .... Lower Atlantic 2.362 ... Midwest 2.163 ... Gulf Coast 2.329 ... Rocky Mountain 3.001 ... West Coast 2.638 ... West Coast less California States 3.316 .... California 2.363 .... …

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Android 12 design mockup leak reveals radical visual overhaul, first features [Gallery]

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If Google follows last year’s precedent, the first Android 12 Developer Preview should be rolling this month. Ahead of that, a leak today of Android 12 design mockups show a radical visual overhaul of the Google operating system. more… The post Android 12 design mockup leak reveals rad...

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Jar Of 2,700-Year-Old Facial Cream Found In A Chinese Nobleman’s Tomb

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Archaeologists who opened and searched the 2,700-year-old tomb of a buried nobleman at the Liujiawa site in northern China found something unusual. 
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