Why Didn’t the U.S. Detect Omicron Cases Sooner?

Last Friday, just a day after South African scientists first announced the discovery of the Omicron variant, Europe reported its first case: The new coronavirus variant was in Belgium. Before the weekend was out, Australia, Britain, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Italy and other countries had all found cases. But in the United States, scientists kept …

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Here Are The Most Used Emojis of 2021

The pandemic has affected nearly all aspects of modern life, from the clothes we wear to the food we eat to how we spend our time. There is one thing, however, that has remained almost unchanged: the emojis we send. According to data from the Unicode Consortium, the organization that maintains the standards for digital …

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Top Emojis of 2021 – The New York Times

The pandemic has affected nearly all aspects of modern life, from the clothes we wear to the food we eat to how we spend our time. There is one thing, however, that has remained almost unchanged: the emojis we send. According to data from the Unicode Consortium, the organization that maintains the standards for digital …

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Facebook and Twitter Remove Accounts Connected to China

Twitter and Facebook said they have removed thousands of accounts connected to Chinese information campaigns, in the latest sign of Beijing’s ambitions to shape the global narrative around the country. In a notice posted early Thursday, Twitter said that it took action against two networks comprising more than 2,000 accounts that worked to undermine accusations …

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Best Dance of 2021

gia kourlas Turning the Dance World Back On This has been a strange year for dance: A quiet, dark winter followed by outdoor performances — a trickle in the spring and a flood in the summer. When fall happened, it was as if a switch had turned the dance world back on. My card was …

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