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Sunday January 1st, 2023 night edition

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He leaves behind a legacy of climate denial that might be laughable if it weren’t so embarrassing and dangerous.

Speaking on the Senate floor, Inhofe produced a snowball from a plastic bag — proof, he argued, that global warming is not real.

“We keep hearing that 2014 has been the warmest year on record,” he said, gripping the softball-sized chunk of frozen water.

Inhofe continued to shamelessly carry the torch even after many fossil fuel interests began to distance themselves from outright climate denial.

Let's get back to policies that actually help the American people, not hurt them. — Sen. Jim Inhofe (@JimInhofe) July 20, 2022.

In his farewell speech last month, Inhofe touted his efforts to chip away at climate action and environmental protections.

But thanks in no small part to Inhofe, Americans will be forced to continue sifting through a mountain of climate misinformation and disinformation. »

Elon Musk Becomes First Person Ever To Lose $200 Billion

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Elon Musk was the second person ever to amass a personal fortune of more than $200 billion, breaching that threshold in January 2021, months after Jeff Bezos.

Musk, 51, has seen his wealth plummet to $137 billion after Tesla shares tumbled in recent weeks, including an 11% drop on Tuesday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Meanwhile, with pressure on Tesla intensifying, Musk has been preoccupied with Twitter, which he acquired for $44 billion in late October. »

Horizon Zero Dawn remake for PS5 is not being developed by Guerrilla Games – Rumour

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Horizon Zero Dawn may have a PS5 remake in the works, but it would not be developed by Guerrilla, according to an insider.

According to him, he heard that some other team is working on a remake of Horizon: Zero Dawn, but did not disclose who exactly, so as not to substitute his source.

The original Horizon: Zero Dawn was released in 2017 on the PlayStation 4 and received a port for PC in 2020. source – paywalled via Patreon. »

Russia’s New Winter War

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The Swedes were neither the first nor the last European army to suffer the ravages of “General Winter” on Russia’s frontiers.

Exacerbated by the vast expanse of the Eurasian landmass, winter fighting there has often proved to be the downfall of great armies.

The Russian idea of urban warfare had still not evolved from World War II, with their artillery, the “god of war,” smashing everything to rubble. »