Author: Adrian Garrett

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Study Finds Cannabis Use Disorder Common Among Medical Marijuana Users A recent study conducted in Washington state, one of the first states to fully legalize cannabis, has revealed that cannabis use disorder (CUD) is relatively common in the state, even among medical marijuana users. This challenges the widely held perception that medical marijuana users have a lower risk of developing CUD. To be diagnosed with CUD, a person must exhibit symptoms such as cravings for marijuana, developing tolerance, using more than intended, using it despite negative consequences, using it in high-risk situations, experiencing withdrawal, and being unable to quit. The…

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Title: Meghan Markle Set to Make a Comeback on Instagram, Reports Suggest According to recent reports, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, may be preparing to make a return to Instagram. Fans have noticed an account named “meghan” with an impressive following of 86,000 and featuring a picture of pink peonies, which are believed to be Meghan’s favorite flowers. A source close to her team has hinted at an imminent announcement, stating, “Yes, that’s her. Expect an announcement very soon. She’s coming back.” This news comes after Meghan and Prince Harry closed their SussexRoyal Instagram account in 2020 following their…

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Scientists from the University of California San Diego have made a groundbreaking discovery about the link between the topography of the human genome and the presence of mutations in human cancer. Their findings, recently published in the journal Cell Reports, suggest that certain regions of the genome act as hotspots for the accumulation of mutations. This discovery highlights the potential influence of the human genome’s 3D structure in the development of cancer. The human genome has a rich topography with different structures, shapes, and features, much like Earth’s diverse landscapes. The researchers conducted a comprehensive study to understand how the…

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Title: Long Island Native Jasmin Moghbeli Leads SpaceX Crew-7 Mission to Inspire and Conduct Groundbreaking Science Experiments in Space NASA SpaceX Crew-7 achieved a triumphant launch from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center yesterday, carrying a diverse crew of four astronauts from four different countries. Among them is the accomplished and eagerly-awaited Long Island native, Jasmin Moghbeli, a former Marine pilot who now leads the Space Crew 7 mission as the commander. Moghbeli’s journey to space has been nothing short of extraordinary. As the crew’s SpaceX capsule embarks on its journey to the International Space Station, Moghbeli and her fellow astronauts will…

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Title: Netflix’s New Jewish Comedy Film Celebrates Bat Mitzvahs and Provides Much-Needed Representation Netflix has recently released a new Jewish comedy film titled “You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah,” which has been hailed as a must-watch for Jews of any age. Starring the talented Adam Sandler and his real-life wife Jackie Sandler, the film also features their daughters Sunny and Sadie. The heartwarming movie centers around 13-year-old Stacy as she prepares for her Bat Mitzvah, highlighting the excitement around her party and her quest to find a boyfriend. While some may critique the portrayal for focusing more…

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Title: Hollywood Studios and Writers Guild of America at Odds over AI, Staffing, and Transparency Issues Word Count: 376 Hollywood studios and streaming services have presented a proposal to the Writers Guild of America (WGA) in an effort to address concerns revolving around artificial intelligence (AI), data transparency, and minimum staffing. However, the offer has been met with resistance from the WGA, as they remain steadfast in their intention to continue their strike. The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) president expressed a strong desire to end the strike and protect the creative community. A meeting was held…

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Title: iPhone 15 Series Unveils Exciting Updates, Faces Tough Competition Word Count: 335 In a much-anticipated announcement, Apple has revealed some exciting updates for its upcoming iPhone 15 series. The new generation of iPhones is set to feature several notable changes that are expected to enhance user experience. One of the most significant changes is the transition to USB Type-C, a move that will allow for a single cable to charge multiple devices. This will surely be a game-changer for Apple enthusiasts who have been craving a more convenient charging experience. Moreover, the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max will…

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Title: S.S. Rajamouli’s “RRR” Dominates India’s National Film Awards with Six Wins In a triumphant night for the Indian film industry, director S.S. Rajamouli’s magnum opus “RRR” secured six prestigious honors at the 2021-22 National Film Awards. Celebrating excellence in filmmaking, the awards recognized outstanding achievements across various categories. “Rocketry,” the directorial debut of versatile actor R. Madhavan, clinched the highly coveted Best Film award. This heartfelt and inspiring biographical drama tells the remarkable story of Indian scientist Nambi Narayanan, marking Madhavan’s successful foray into directing. Nikhil Mahajan’s “Godavari” garnered immense praise for its meticulous direction, earning Mahajan the Best…

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General Motors’ Ultium Cells has reached an agreement to raise worker pay at its battery plant in Ohio by an average of 25%, marking a significant victory for the United Auto Workers (UAW) union. This battery plant is the first major organized battery plant in the entire country, making the pay increase a milestone for the UAW. Negotiations between the UAW and Ultium have been ongoing for approximately 1,100 workers at the plant since last year when a majority of employees decided to organize with the union. Currently, Ultium workers receive wages ranging from $20 to $25 per hour for…

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Startup Midjourney has recently introduced a groundbreaking feature in the world of image editing that is creating quite a buzz. The new feature, known as generative infill, is being touted as a potential game-changer in the industry. This innovative feature allows users to add new elements to existing images in a style that seamlessly fits the original image. With Midjourney’s generative infill, users can simply select a portion of the image and provide a description of what they would like to add. The AI algorithm then automatically generates the new objects or subjects, giving users the ability to create stunning…

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