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Day: June 15, 2022

A Female Buddhist Turned One Of Asia’s Most Respected Chefs.
Travel

A Female Buddhist Turned One Of Asia’s Most Respected Chefs.

It's a bustling Saturday morning for Jeong Kwan, a South Korean Buddhist priest. After her initial morning reflection practice and breakfast, she keeps an eye on her nursery inside Baekyangsa, a sanctuary at the picturesque Naejangsan National Park, south of Seoul. The air is loaded up with the fragrance of blossoming coriander blossoms. A wild deer snack on the leaves in the nursery. The eggplants and green peppers are developing. The cabbages she established in the colder time of year are stout and fit to be collected. "It is wonderful on the grounds that it has a ton of energy - - it has developed through the virus winter," the priest tells CNN Travel through an interpreter, pulling her palms separated to exhibit the size of the current year's cabbages. THE ACCIDENTAL STAR ...
No, Google’s AI Is Not Artificial.
Tech

No, Google’s AI Is Not Artificial.

Tech companies are constantly advertising the advances of their artificial intelligence. But Google was quick to debunk unverified claims that one of its programs had become sentient. As per an educational story in the Washington Post on Saturday, one Google engineer expressed that after many connections with a bleeding edge, unreleased AI framework called LaMDA, he accepted the program had accomplished a degree of cognizance. In meetings and public articulations, numerous in the AI people group pushed back at the designer's cases, while some brought up that his story features how the innovation can lead individuals to dole out human credits to it. In any case, the conviction that Google's AI could be aware seemingly features both our feelings of trepidation and assumptions for what ...
Serena Williams Was Granted A Wild Card Entry For The Wimbledon Return.
Sports

Serena Williams Was Granted A Wild Card Entry For The Wimbledon Return.

Serena Williams, a seven-time Wimbledon champion, will make her expected return to the grass courts of SW19 when the tournament starts later this month, after being given a wild card entry to arguably the most famous tennis tournament in the world. She will compete in ladies’ singles, according to Wimbledon's announcement Tuesday. American tennis player Serena Williams hinted at the highly anticipated news on Tuesday: "SW and SW19. It's a date. 2022, see you there." SW19 is the postcode district in Southwest London incorporating Wimbledon, among other boroughs. The social media post showed her standing on a grass court with white sneakers on. Williams has not played competitively since an injury forced her to retire in a first-round match at Wimbledon last year. The 23-time major champi...
China And Russia Are Building Bridges To One Another. The Symbolic Significance Is Clear.
Politics

China And Russia Are Building Bridges To One Another. The Symbolic Significance Is Clear.

For over a century, the Amur River has divided modern China and Russia -- its waters cutting through nearly 1,000 miles of their roughly 2,500 border miles. But the bridge connecting its banks has been a constant pipe dream. As Russia's economic isolation due to its invasion of Ukraine pushes it closer to China, the two countries are working on new infrastructure links. Last Friday, Beijing and Moscow opened another bridge between them -- what state media on both sides have called the first highway bridge over the Amur River. Rockets trailed colorful smoke bursting overhead, and local officials applauded from the riverbanks, while their superiors beamed in from Moscow and Beijing on giant television screens specially brought in for the day. A second crossing — only a railway bridge conn...
Pope Francis Wonders If One Way Or The Other The Ukraine Conflict Was Set Off Or Prevented.
Business

Pope Francis Wonders If One Way Or The Other The Ukraine Conflict Was Set Off Or Prevented.

Pope Francis has said that it is not necessary to attribute the Donbass conflict to "one or the other" in remarks published by Italian newspaper La Stampa on Tuesday. The Pope reportedly said that what we are seeing in the war in Chechnya is "the brutality and ferocity with which this war is waged by the troops, generally mercenary, used by the Russians." He said that the Russians "prefer to send Chechens, Syrians, mercenaries forward. But the danger is that we only see this, which is monstrous, and we do not see the whole drama that is unfolding behind this war, which was perhaps in some way either provoked or not prevented." Pope Francis spoke inaccurately when he stated, "I'm neither for Putin nor against reducing the distinction between good and bad, without thinking about roots ...
Nicole Berrie Created Body Harmony, A Health And Wellness Cookbook.
Life Style

Nicole Berrie Created Body Harmony, A Health And Wellness Cookbook.

Nicole Berrie begins her new cookbook, Body Harmony, with a journey through her past. Before the founder of food and wellbeing site Bonberi and plant-based New York convenience store Bonberi Mart shares aspirational pages of colourful, vegan recipes—from her go-to green lemonade to tomato coconut-milk bisque and Chunky Monkey Froyo—Berrie reveals snapshots from a lifetime of disordered eating. It started with the covert packs of Doritos she'd bring to bed at age seven, around "similar time my folks' marriage started to disentangle", she composes, and she started to experience constant verbal, profound, and on occasion actual maltreatment from somebody near her. "I would grip that foil sack like a familiar object in obscurity," Berrie recalls as one. In her teenagers, she intensified foo...
The Love Island Was Rife With Graft Without Addition Of New Clothing Accessories.
Fashion

The Love Island Was Rife With Graft Without Addition Of New Clothing Accessories.

When we read the headlines—Love Island Dumps Fast Fashion! Ebay Sponsor Saves Environment!—and buckle in for a series of feel-good clothing underscored by an “eat, sleep, rewear, repeat” mentality, we don’t expect much from it. But two weeks into ITV2’s holiday dating camp, how many repeat wears have we witnessed aside from the criminal espadrille wedges Love Islanders are wedded to, and the Yeezy-style slides even Kanye West struggles to pull off (sorry Luca)? This year’s ITV2 series got off to a promising start. With contestants wearing a mix of their own clothes and pre-loved pieces sourced from Ebay by stylist Amy Bannerman, we witnessed Dami wearing a blue Pleats Please Issey Miyake shirt, Tasha modelling an old-school studded Diesel dress, and Amber sporting a Chanel brooch on her wh...
Dakota Johnson Has Mastered The Art Of Wearing Sexy Suits.
Entertainment

Dakota Johnson Has Mastered The Art Of Wearing Sexy Suits.

Dakota Johnson’s style playbook is as eclectic as they come. She puts her uniquely gothic twist on red-carpet dressing, dazzling in a feathered pink Gucci gown at the Vanity Fair Oscars party this year, while also loving a good suit. Earlier that same day, she wore two precision-cut looks – both of which erred on the sultry side – during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Spotted out in New York City, the 32-year-old actor wore a velvety black suit by Patou that featured a double-breasted blazer and wide-leg tailored trousers. Johnson accessorised the look with black Jimmy Choo sandals, black square-frame sunglasses, and Patou circular brass earrings. At the premiere of her film Cha Cha Real Smooth at the Tribeca Film Festival, actress Dakota Johnson opted for another sexy tailored ...
When Big Oil Faces A Tax Burden, Joe Biden Pushes For An End To “Perverse” Incentives That Encourage Exorbitant Pricing Structures.
Business

When Big Oil Faces A Tax Burden, Joe Biden Pushes For An End To “Perverse” Incentives That Encourage Exorbitant Pricing Structures.

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is drawing up a surtax on Big Oil that seeks to restrain the industry's skyrocketing profit margins at a time when gasoline prices are at record highs. Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who seats the Senate Finance Committee, is drifting a 21% surtax on the overabundance benefits of oil and gas organizations that create more than $1 billion in income, as per a representative for the congressperson. "Our wrecked duty code is working for Big Oil, not American families," Wyden told CNN in a proclamation.   The proposition, revealed prior by Bloomberg News, likewise requires a 25% extract charge on stock buybacks and would close a bookkeeping proviso on inventories that pundits say permits oil organizations to downplay their benefits and concede burdens endle...