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NYC Mayor De Blasio “Urgently” Calls on Residents to “Immediately” Reduce Electric Use to Avoid Blackouts Amid Heatwave

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio “urgently” called on New Yorkers to reduce electric use to avoid blackouts amid a sweltering heat wave. “Our electric system is dealing with real strain right now because of the severity of heat we are experiencing today, after four days in a roll of intense heat,” de Blasio said….

China Tells Cabin Crews To Wear Diapers And Avoid Using Bathrooms On Risky Covid Flights

In one of the most absurd post-covid developments,  last week China’s aviation regulator recommended that cabin crew on charter flights to high-risk Covid-19 destinations – such as the US – reduce the risk of infection by using the bathroom. Their solution: use disposable diapers. The advice, first reported by Bloomberg, was published in a 38-page…

Microsoft Asia’s A.I. ‘Girlfriend’ Has A State-Imposed Filter To Avoid Sex & Politics

Meet the Artificial Intelligence (AI) ‘girlfriend’ which is seducing lonely men and giving them companionship: “Unlike regular virtual assistants, Xiaoice is designed to set her users’ hearts aflutter. Appearing as an 18-year-old who likes to wear Japanese-style school uniforms, she flirts, jokes, and even sexts with her human partners, as her algorithm tries to work…

Germany Wants To Avoid “Yo-Yo Shutdown” Of Economy With 4-5 Months Of “Severe” Lockdown

By Tyler Durden Germany is among the latest large European countries to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions nationwide, alongside France, Germany and the UK as cases rise across the continent. While this has included shutting down pubs, restaurants, cafes and potentially crowded night venues, the latest restrictions stopped short of school closures or retail outlets. German officials…