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Idea
American Jobs Plan
The American Jobs Plan (AJP) is a proposal by U.S. President Joe Biden on U.S. infrastructure over eight years.
Story
Facebook on Disinformation
Facebook has traded moral accountability for commercial gain
Story
Donald Trump-era ban on TikTok
The ban faced a series of legal challenges and never came into force.
Organization
Internal Revenue Service
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government, which is responsible for collecting taxes and administering the Internal Revenue Code, the main body of the federal statutory tax law.
Story
2021 California gubernatorial recall election
The 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is an upcoming special election on whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom, scheduled to be held in-person on September 14, 2021
Story
2020 California Proposition 22
Proposition 22 was a ballot initiative in California on the November 2020 state election which passed with 59% of the vote and granted app-based transportation and delivery companies an exception to Assembly Bill 5 by classifying their drivers as "independ
Story
Timeline of the Joe Biden presidency
A timeline of the presidency of Joe Biden beginning from his inauguration as president of the United States on January 20, 2021.
Idea
Lottery Drawing Vaccination Incentives
Vaccination Incentives include lottery drawings
Story
Apple CSAM Scanning Plan
Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) Scanning
Bill
For the People Act
Summary of H.R.1 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): For the People Act of 2021
App
OnlyFans
OnlyFans is a content subscription service based in London, England. Content creators can earn money from users who subscribe to their content—the "fans". It allows content creators to receive funding directly from their fans on a monthly basis as well a...
People
Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka (大坂 なおみ, Ōsaka Naomi, born October 16, 1997) is a Japanese professional tennis player. She has been ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles. She is a four-...
Company
Apple Inc.
Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
Story
Withdrawal of United States troops from Afghanistan
The United States Armed Forces are scheduled to be withdrawn from Afghanistan by August 31, 2021
Organization
REvil
REvil (Ransomware Evil; also known as Sodinokibi) is a private ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operation. After an attack, REvil would threaten to publish the infomation on their blog 'Happy Blog' unless the ransom is received. The ransomware code used by R
Story
GOP ousts Liz Cheney from top post
House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on May 12, 2021.
Movie
In the Heights (2021)
The creator of "Hamilton" and the director of "Crazy Rich Asians" invite you to the event of the summer, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big... "In the Heights." Lights up on Washington Heights... The scent of a cafecito calien
Story
Activision Blizzard Sued Over Workplace Culture by California
The lawsuit says women at the gaming company were paid less and discriminated against, and it described a culture of sexual harassment.
App
Spotify
Spotify is all the music you’ll ever need.
Story
2021 Canadian federal election
Canada federal election 2021 will take place on September 20, 2021, to elect members of the House of Commons to the 44th Canadian Parliament after Governor General Mary Simon dissolved Parliament on August 15, 2021 at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's reques
Story
Biden administration rolling out COVID-19 booster shots
The Biden administration plan booster shots for Americans the week of Sept. 20
Story
Colonial Pipeline Hack
The Colonial Pipeline, an American oil pipeline system that originates in Houston, Texas and carries fuel oil to an area mostly comprising the Southeastern United States, suffered a ransomware cyberattack that forced them to shut down their system. The att
Story
Apple MacBook Pro Flexgate Issue
Flexgate refers to a design flaw in the ribbon cable connecting the body of the laptop to the display: that cable is supposed to flex with the opening and closing of the computer, but it’s wearing down too quickly with conventional use.
App
Clubhouse - Drop-in audio cha‪t app
Clubhouse is a space for casual, drop-in audio conversations - with friends and other interesting people around the world.
TV
Impeachment: American Crime Story - Season 1
The third installment of Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story anthology centers on how Monica Lewinsky (Beanie Feldstein), Linda Tripp (Sarah Paulson) and Paula Jones (Annaleigh Ashford) become embroiled in a scandal that almost ended the presidency of Bill
Story
Nirvana sued by the baby from Nevermind's album cover
Spencer Elden, the man who was photographed as a baby on the album cover for Nirvana's Nevermind, is suing the band alleging sexual exploitation.
Movie
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
App
Substack
Substack is a place for independent writing. Subscribe directly to writers you trust.
Story
Bob Dylan sexual abuse allegation
A lawsuit filed in New York City claims that Bob Dylan sexually abused a 12-year-old girl in 1965, according to court documents filed Friday.
Story
Nabisco workers on strike (2021)
The Nabisco strikes comes on the heels of a nearly three-week walkout by hundreds of Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, protesting back-to-back 12-hours shifts with only eight hours off in between.
Movie
Candyman
For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini-Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his name five t
Holiday
Juneteenth
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of African-Americans who had been enslaved in the United States. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it is now celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States, with increasing official recogniti
App
ProtonMail: free encrypted email.
ProtonMail is the world's largest secure email service, developed by CERN and MIT scientists. We are open source and protected by Swiss privacy law
Idea
Havana Syndrome
Havana syndrome is a series of debilitating symptoms that first affected U.S. intelligence officers and embassy staffers stationed in Havana, Cuba, in late 2016. In the following year, American diplomats in different parts of the world reported similar sym
Story
California Comeback Plan
California’s recovery is underway. But we can’t be satisfied with simply going back to the way things were. The California Comeback Plan outlines comprehensive strategies and major investments to address five of the state’s most stubborn challenges. ...
Phone
Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
A full-sized smartphone that folds to fit small-sized pockets.
Idea
Federal Writers' Project
The Federal Writers' Project (FWP) was a federal government project in the United States created in 1935 to provide employment for historians, teachers, writers, librarians, and other white-collar workers during the Great Depression. It was part of the Wor
Phone
Google Pixel 6
All new. All Google.
Pickup
F-150 Lightning
Ford Motor Co. all-electric F-150 pickup truck
Story
Antitrust case against Facebook
FTC files monopoly lawsuit against Facebook
App
Shein
SHEIN is an affordable online shopping platform with a distinct tone focusing on women's fashion.
Organization
The Pulitzer Prizes
Honoring Excellence in Journalism and the Arts
Phone
Pixel 5a with 5G
We’re revealing the new Pixel 5a with 5G ahead of its arrival on August 26, 2021.
SmartWatch
Galaxy Watch 4
Galaxy Watch4 Classic works as an extension of your phone so you can talk, stream and text from your wrist on the go.
Movie
Flag Day (2021)
A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and con man in order to provide for his daughter.
Idea
Wave flag but donate to anti-LGBT+ politicians
Corporations are plastering their social media avatars with rainbows, sponsoring Pride parades, however, many of them are spending millions supporting the campaigns of anti-gay politicians at the federal and state level.
Tool
Segway Navimow
Segway Navimow is truly the first of its kind. This automated robotic mower uses a virtual boundary, eliminating the need for complicated perimeter wiring.
Documentary
The Reagans: Documentary Series on Ronald and Nancy Reagan
A four-part documentary series that explores the many surprisingly unexamined aspects of the Reagan White House and how Nancy Reagan's paper-doll image was at odds with the power she ultimately wielded throughout her husband's presidency.
Book
The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley's Pursuit of Power
A biography of venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel, the enigmatic, controversial, and hugely influential power broker who sits at the dynamic intersection of tech, business, and politics
Place
The state of Arizona
Arizona, a southwestern U.S. state, is best known for the Grand Canyon, the mile-deep chasm carved by the Colorado River. Flagstaff, a ponderosa pine–covered mountain town, is a major gateway to the Grand Canyon. Other natural sites include Saguaro Natio...
TV
Somos.
The lives of the people of Allende, a Mexican border town, are overtaken by a powerful cartel's operations, leading to tragedy. Inspired by true events.
App
Coinbase – Buy & Sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more with trust
Coinbase is a secure platform that makes it easy to buy, sell, and store cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more. Based in the USA, Coinbase is available in over 30 countries worldwide.
App
Tara AI | Define, plan & track mission-critical product updates
Define, plan & track mission-critical product updates, in one place.
Event
Microsoft Surface hardware event
Microsoft is holding a special Surface hardware event on September 22nd.
TV
The Chair
At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.
App
Telm.ai | Data Observability Platform
Telm.ai is on a mission to help Data Architects and Data Engineers to design, build and maintain robust and reliable data systems.
App
Duolingo - The world's best way to learn a language
With our free mobile app or web and a few minutes a day, everyone can Duolingo. Learn 30+ languages online with bite-size lessons based on science.
Music
Voyage (ABBA album)
Voyage is the upcoming ninth studio album by Swedish group ABBA, scheduled to be released on 5 November 2021.It is the group's first album of new material in 40 years following The Visitors (1981) and the group's subsequent disbandment in 1982.
Documentary
LFG
LFG is a no-holds-barred, inside account of the U.S. women’s national team’s ongoing fight for equal pay as told by Megan Rapinoe, Jessica McDonald, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara, Sam Mewis and others.
Book
Persist | Elizabeth Warren
The inspiring, influential senator and bestselling author mixes vivid personal stories with a passionate plea for political transformation.
Story
Beto O’Rourke run for Texas governor
Beto O'Rourke is set to announce his Texas gubernatorial bid
Tool
Google Chrome
Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser developed by Google. It was first released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows built with free software components from Apple WebKit and Mozilla Firefox.
Tool
Fastly | The edge cloud platform
Fastly's edge cloud platform delivers faster, safer, and more scalable sites and apps to customers. Elevate your edge CDN, video delivery, security, and more.
App
Shopify
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform. Entrepreneurs can use the software to design, set up, and manage their stores across multiple sales channels.
Idea
Right to repair
The right to repair electronics refers to proposed legislation that would provide the practical means for equipment owners to repair their devices, and not a new legal right. Advocates observe that while repair is legal under copyright law and patent law,
Book
All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon's Perspective on Climate Change
All Hell Breaking Loose is an eye-opening examination of climate change from the perspective of the U.S. military.
Webcam
Opal C1 webcam
The first professional webcam
Book
Renewal
From the acclaimed author of Unfinished Business, a story of crisis and change that can help us find renewed honesty and purpose in our personal and political lives
Book
Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir
Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir [Van Zandt, Stevie] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unrequited Infatuations: A Memoir
Book
When We Cease to Understand the World
Benjamín Labatut’s extraordinary imagination digs deep into the territory between fact and fiction, progress and destruction, genius and madness. Translated by Adrian Nathan West.
Book
Competing with Idiots: Herman and Joe Mankiewicz, a Dual Portrait
A fascinating, complex dual biography of Hollywood's most dazzling--and famous--brothers, and a dark, riveting portrait of competition, love, and enmity that ultimately undid them both. One most famous for having written Citizen Kane (with Orson Welles, as
Movie
C'mon C'mon
Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) is a kindhearted radio journalist deep into a project in which he interviews children across the U.S. about our world’s uncertain future. His sister, Viv (Gaby Hoffmann), asks him to watch her 8-year-old son, Jesse (Woody Norman)...
Movie
I'm Your Man
In order to obtain funds for her research, Alma (Maren Eggert) is persuaded to participate in an extraordinary study. For three weeks she is required to live with Tom (Dan Stevens), a humanoid robot designed to be the perfect life partner for her, tailored
Idea
CellChorus: Dynamic single-cell analysis
CellChorus conducts dynamic single-cell analysis at scale. Time-lapse Imaging Microscopy in Nanowell Grids (TIMING) uses visual AI to evaluate how cells behave in a variety of environmental conditions.
App
Kettle
Balancing Risk in a Changing Climate.
TV
Foundation
Based on the award-winning novels by Isaac Asimov, Foundation chronicles a band of exiles on their monumental journey to save humanity and rebuild civilization amid the fall of Galactic Empire.
App
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wikipedia is an online free content encyclopedia project helping create a world in which everyone can freely share in the sum of all knowledge
Book
Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
What’s to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three hundred years ago, animals that broke the law would be assigned legal representation and put on trial. These days, as New York Times best-selling aut...
App
DoNotPay - The World's First Robot Lawyer
The DoNotPay app is the home of the world's first robot lawyer. Fight corporations, beat bureaucracy and sue anyone at the press of a button.
Book
Dopamine Nation
Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
Headphones
QuietComfort 45 Noise Cancelling Smart Headphones
The wireless Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones build upon our iconic noise cancelling headphones to offer the perfect balance of quiet, comfort, and sound, with battery life of 24 hours.
App
Kocomo
The smarter way to own your dream vacation home abroad
TV
Star Wars: Visions
Seven Japanese anime studios bring their unique talent and perspective to Star Wars: Visions, a collection of animated Original Short Films, streaming September 22 on Disney+.
Game
The Medium for PlayStation 5
The Medium for PlayStation 5 game reviews & Metacritic score: Become a medium living in two different worlds: the real one and the spirit one. Haunted by the vision of a child's murder, you travel to an abandoned hotel res...
App
Gusto
The All-In-One People Platform for Payroll, Benefits, HR
Organization
Karbon - corporate bank for cards, accounts and payment
Manage your expenses, cashflow and team with ease
App
Panorama Education | Supporting Student Success
Panorama Education helps educators act on data to improve student outcomes in social-emotional learning, school climate, family engagement, MTSS & more.
Phone
iPhone 13
The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini are a range of smartphones designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. They are the fifteenth-generation, lower-priced iPhones, succeeding the iPhone 12. They were unveiled at a virtually held Apple Special Event at App
Event
Apple Events, September, 2021
on 9/14September 14th at 10 a.m. PDT.
Movie
Blue Bayou
From award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the lov
Bike
Civilized Cycles Model 1
Next generation e-bikes that redefine the category. Effortlessly carry two adults in comfort and style, with fully integrated locking storage and automatically adjusting full suspension.
App
HoneyBee Employee Financial Wellness
We're a female-founded + mission-driven financial wellness company. We partner with HR to provide employees with tools to improve their financial health.
Idea
Luminate Medical - Preventing Chemo Hair Loss
Luminate Medical is developing LILY, the world's first pain-free and portable solution to prevent hair loss caused by chemotherapy.
App
Cameo - Personalized videos feat. your favorite stars
Get the Cameo app to view the latest content, DM your idols, share your Cameos + more. Just like that.
Book
Inter State: Essays from California
A debut collection of poetic, linked essays investigating the past and present state of California, its conflicting histories and their impact on a writer's family and life.
Book
After Cooling
This dazzlingly original work of literary nonfiction interweaves the science and history of the powerful refrigerant (and dangerous greenhouse gas)...
Book
Into the Forest: A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love
In the summer of 1942, the Rabinowitz family narrowly escaped the Nazi ghetto in their Polish town by fleeing to the forbidding Bialowieza Forest. They miraculously survived two years in the woods―through brutal winters, Typhus outbreaks, and merciless N...
TV
Cinderella (2021)
Cinderella is a musically-driven bold new take on the traditional story you grew up with. Our heroine (Camila Cabello) is an ambitious young woman whose dreams are bigger than the world will allow, but with the help of her Fab G (Billy Porter), she is able
Book
First Casualty: The Untold Story of the CIA Mission to Avenge 9/11
An award winning journalist reveals the dramatic true story of the CIA’s Team Alpha, the first Americans to be dropped behind enemy lines in Afghanistan after 9/11.