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Thursday October 21st, 2021 day edition

image for Nearly 20,000 pounds of trash removed from one of the biggest accumulations of ocean plastic in the world

They conducted a series of tests over the course of 12 weeks, each one consisting of the system being taken offshore to safely gather plastic from the ocean.

The organization completed its final test of the system last week, and on Thursday, The Ocean Cleanup tweeted it had gathered 9,000 kilograms — more than 19,841 pounds — of debris.

This is what 9000kg of ocean plastic looks like inside the retention zone and on deck.

"Holy mother of god," Boyan Slat, the founder of Ocean Cleanup, tweeted after the organization recovered its massive trash haul on October 8.

The Ocean Cleanup says the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of the largest marine debris patches in the world.

If properly deployed, the organization predicts it could remove 90% of all floating ocean plastic by 2040.

"Once plastic has gotten into open ocean, it becomes very expensive and fossil-fuel intensive to get it back out again," Goldstein said. »

Report: Sinema May Destroy Biden Rather Than Tax the Wealthy

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Her opposition is reportedly “pushing Democrats to more seriously plan for a bill that doesn’t include those major revenue increases.”.

If Sinema refuses to support any tax increases on the wealthy, there’s no financing available to come anywhere close.

CNBC’s Kayla Tausche likewise reports that Sinema has endorsed small, but not nonexistent, increases in rates on the wealthy. »

God of War (2018) is coming to PC

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We’re thrilled to announce that God of War (2018) will be coming to PC on January 14, 2022!

We appreciate your continued support of God of War and hope that this version of the game will create a one-of-a-kind cinematic experience for returning and new God of War fans alike.

If you would like to pre-purchase God of War for PC, it is now available on both Steam and Epic Games Store. »

Apparent human remains found after Brian Laundrie's possessions located in Florida nature reserve

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A senior law enforcement official said that what appear to be partial human remains have been found in Florida's Carlton Reserve in a location that had previously been submerged.

"Chris and Roberta Laundrie were at the reserve earlier today when human remains and some of Brian’s possessions were located in an area where they had initially advised law enforcement that Brian may be," Bertolino said in another statement Wednesday evening.

"Chris and Roberta will wait for the forensic identification of the human remains before making any additional comments.". »

Museum Starts OnlyFans Account After Its TikTok Is Banned for Posting Nudes

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The so-called “Vienna Laid Bare” initiative was launched by Vienna’s tourism board late last week along with its OnlyFans account.

As of writing subscribers can receive a complimentary Vienna City Card, or a ticket for one of the museums featured on the account.

In July, the TikTok account of the city’s Albertina Museum was banned for posting photographs from Japanese artist Nobuyoshi Araki depicting obscured breasts. »