Month: September 2020

The world’s southernmost tree hangs on in one of the windiest places on Earth – but climate change is shifting those winds

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea In 2019, my research team and I found the world’s southernmost tree on an island at the edge of South America. The diminutive tree is 42…

/ September 30, 2020
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The billion-dollar eSports business | DW Documentary

The fan community for global computer game championships is growing rapidly. Computer games have become a booming economic sector. All the big soccer clubs have their own online FIFA teams and young plyers dream of careers as stars. "Dreamer Ace"…

/ September 30, 2020
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North Macedonia: Protecting the Sharr mountains | Global Ideas

The Sharr mountain range lies near what was once the Iron Curtain on a ribbon of land designated the European Green Belt. But over the past two decades, threats to this scenic wilderness - such as farming and construction -…

/ September 30, 2020
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How coronavirus increases conflicts in fragile states | COVID-19 Special

The pandemic is set to spark famine, riots, instability, and civil war. The virus spreads, when tens of millions flee violence in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In March, the UN Secretary-General called for a global ceasefire. But the…

/ September 30, 2020
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The Global Development Commons – A digital ideas platform to support child-focused SDGs | UNICEF

Join the global conversation at https://gdc.unicef.org The Global Development Commons is an open-access digital platform to crowdsource real-time evidence and innovations to support child-focused Sustainable Development Goals. The platform is a space for cross-sectorial discussion and problem-solving. It is publicly…

/ September 30, 2020
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Latest case of gang rape in India causes outrage | DW News

There's shock and anger in India after a 19-year-old gang raped and left for dead by her attackers, died in hospital. The victim belonged to the Dalit community, the lowest in India's caste system. She was left paralysed and severly…

/ September 30, 2020
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Why the US presidential debate saw no winner | DW News

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden have faced off in what's being being called the worst presidential debate ever. The chaotic, 95-minute, televised clash touched on on issues including the coronavirus, race relations and the economy.…

/ September 30, 2020
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Honest Government Ad | Good Economic Managers

The Australien Government has made an ad about the recession, its cuts to Jobseeker/Jobkeeper, tax cuts for the rich, cuts to the Environment Act; and the 'Gas-led Recovery' - and it’s surprisingly honest and informative. 👉 Watch the podcast companion…

/ September 30, 2020
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Tax returns shed light on entanglements between Donald Trump and Deutsche Bank | DW News

The explosive New York Times report on the tax situation of US President Trump is raising some uncomfortable questions for Germany's largest lender, Deutsche Bank, namely: why did Deutsche Bank loan Mr Trump 2 Billion dollars at the same time…

/ September 30, 2020
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Trump refuses to denounce white supremacy | US presidential debate analysis

With just weeks to go until the November 3 election, Donald Trump and Joe Biden went head-to-head in a debate that sought to energize supporters and win over undecided voters. Interruptions, tense exchanges and insults dominated the debate, with moderator…

/ September 30, 2020
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Shopify Data Breach Affects E-Commerce Merchants and Exposes Customer Information

E-commerce company Shopify recently disclosed the discovery of a data breach that affected customer data and transaction details for fewer than 200 merchants who use their platform. Shopify has reported the data breach to law enforcement including the FBI and…

/ September 29, 2020
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Turning the tide in the Caribbean | DW Documentary

Climate change is warming the seas, sea levels are rising and storms are increasingly severe. This affects people and as well as marine ecosystems. The indigenous Guna people of Panama fear their islands are doomed. More and more often, rising…

/ September 29, 2020
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How coronavirus lockdowns disrupted education systems worldwide | COVID-19 Special

The coronavirus pandemic is the largest disruption of global education systems in history. When the pandemic first hit, around one-and-a-half billion students around the world were sent home as schools closed their doors. Some have since re-opened. But class isn't…

/ September 29, 2020
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Kali Linux Windows App (WSL 2 with sound)

WSL2 Kali Linux now supports sound on Windows 10! And a shared clipboard, multiple sessions and more! Need help? Join my Discord: http://discord.davidbombal.com Menu: Overview: 0:00 Prerequisites: 0:41 Enable WSL2: 1:56 Reboot PC: 3:10 Install Kernel Package: 3:26 Set WSL…

/ September 29, 2020