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Tuesday August 6th, 2019 evening edition

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Men on Tinder do not appear to be intimidated by highly educated women, according to new research.

New research has found no evidence that men have an aversion to a highly educated romantic partner in general.

The study, published in the journal Economics of Education Review, indicated that both men and women on Tinder tended to prefer better educated partners — though women were far more selective.

The researchers created 24 fake male and female Tinder profiles located in several cities in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.

This effect was mostly driven by female Tinder users, who displayed a strong preference for highly educated men.

Of course, there could still be some men who are intimidated by women who are better educated than themselves.

The study, “Are men intimidated by highly educated women? »

Uruguay issues U.S. travel warning after mass shootings

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Uruguay issued a travel alert for the United States on Monday, warning its citizens of “indiscriminate violence” and a rise in hate crimes after 34 people were killed in a series of mass shootings in Texas, Ohio, and California.

It also urged its citizens to avoid cities with high rates of crime, such as Detroit, Baltimore, and Albuquerque.

The travel warning follows a series of deadly shootings in the United States. »

#MyPresident Trends For Barack Obama After His Viral Message On El Paso and Dayton Shootings: 'This Is What A Real Leader Sounds Like'

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In his message, published to Twitter on Tuesday, Obama said that both he and former first lady Michelle Obama were grieving with the families in El Paso and Dayton after the hours-apart mass shootings that collectively saw 31 people killed.

And until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening.".

"This is what a real leader sounds like," Amee Vanderpool, a lawyer and commentator wrote. »

Japan successfully tests flying car which hovers steadily for a minute

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A flying car has been tested in Japan and was able to hover steadily for about a minute using its four propellers.

Electronics firm NEC unveiled the technology at a facility in the city of Abiko, situated around 22 miles from Tokyo.

There are also hopes to use flying cars to connect islands in the Mie resort area, which is frequented by Hollywood celebrities. »