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Mom’s “Entitled” Supermarket Parenting Has People Angry As She Held Up The Line

A seemingly ordinary trip to the supermarket with a toddler sparked a viral debate on parenting etiquette and consideration for others, as a mom faced criticism for letting her child learn and contribute at their own pace, a pace that wasn’t to everyone’s appreciation.After posting a viral video on TikTok showcasing her one-year-old at the supermarket checkout, Amy was asked if teaching her child how to navigate life should be done at the expense of others.Amy, who did her weekly grocery shop with her partner and…

Science fiction awards held in China under fire for excluding authors | Hugo awards

A prestigious literary award for science fiction, which was hosted in China for the first time, has come under fire for excluding several authors from the 2023 awards, raising concerns about interference or censorship in the awards process.The New York Times bestseller Babel by RF Kuang, an episode of the Netflix drama The Sandman and the author Xiran Jay Zhao were among the works and authors excluded from the 2023 Hugo awards, which were administered by the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in Chengdu in…

New Research Challenges the Commonly Held View That Opioids Are the Most Powerful Pain Relievers

A University of Sydney-led study challenges the prevailing view of opioids as the most effective pain relievers for cancer, revealing significant evidence gaps and suggesting NSAIDs as a potential alternative. This research advocates for more informed choices in cancer pain management, emphasizing patient empowerment and the consideration of non-opioid options.Our understanding of the role of opioid medicines in cancer pain is challenged by a new review.Researchers studying opioid data for cancer-related pain discovered…

Arnold Schwarzenegger held at German airport after failing to declare expensive watch

By Elizabeth Wagmeister, Chris Stern and Jorge Engels | CNN Arnold Schwarzenegger will face criminal tax proceedings after failing to declare an item upon arrival to Germany, a Munich Customs press officer told CNN Wednesday. “He did not declare a product. A product that was imported from non-EU countries in order to remain in the EU. And this process applies to everyone,” the press officer Thomas Meister said. Meister said the former California governor and movie star was released and traveled on after being held for…

Meteorite Reveals The Young Moon’s Crust Held Far More Water Than We Ever Realized : ScienceAlert

When you think of the Moon, the adjective "damp" generally doesn't spring to mind.Earth's natural satellite is known to be very dry; a gray ball of gunpowder-scented dust and ancient volcanic rock. It's been a long time since anyone thought there might be an ocean of liquid water up there.Yet the Moon isn't as devoid of water as appearances suggest… and early in its history, it may have been wetter still.According to a new analysis of a meteorite determined to have originated on the Moon, the lunar crust was once far…

Arnold Schwarzenegger held at Munich airport over luxury watch | Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger was briefly held by customs officers at Munich airport on Wednesday after allegedly failing to declare a €26,000 (£22,000) Audemars Piguet watch the Terminator star was planning to sell at an auction in aid of his climate crisis charity.The Austrian-born actor and former governor of California, 76, was stopped at the airport for about three hours upon arrival from Los Angeles, according to the German tabloid Bild, which quoted customs officials.Schwarzenegger was taken aside by officers who searched…

Arnold Schwarzenegger held at Munich airport over luxury watch | Hollywood

Arnold Schwarzenegger was held at Munich airport on Wednesday for failing to declare an expensive watch, a customs spokesman told AFP. The Austrian-born actor and former governor of California, 76, was detained in the customs area on Wednesday afternoon after arriving from the United States, spokesman Thomas Meister said. Also read: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Natalie Portman, Mark Ruffalo and many Hollywood stars react to Hamas attack Former California Governor, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger facing charges for for tax…

Annie Nightingale didn’t only kick down doors in radio – she held them open | Music

When Annie Nightingale, who has died aged 83, first approached the BBC in the hope of getting on the radio, she was instantly rebuffed. Her qualifications were inarguable: as a young journalist working in local news in the early 1960s, she had interviewed the Beatles, and had gone on to host the pop culture show That’s for Me, where she booked then little-known bands such as the Yardbirds, and had appeared on the Friday night rock and pop series Ready Steady Go! But when she met BBC bosses about hosting her own radio…

America’s Ultra-Wealthy Held Trillions in Untaxed Profits in 2022

America’s wealthiest families held an astounding $8.5 trillion in untaxed profits in 2022. According to a report from the nonprofit Americans for Tax Fairness, which analyzed Federal Reserve data, “one in every six dollars (18 percent of the nation’s unrealized gains is held by these roughly 64,000 ultra-wealthy households, who make up less than 0.05 percent of the population.” The report comes as the Supreme Court gears up to decide a case that could preemptively block any efforts to tax the wealth of billionaires.…

Unpacked event to be held on January 17th

The Galaxy S24 series is launching a couple of days earlier than usual, as the S23 series was unveiled in February 2023. However, the Galaxy S21 series did also launch in January.Samsung Galaxy S24 series pre-orders now openAlongside announcing the Samsung Galaxy S24 series launch date, the company has also opened pre-orders without officially revealing details about the phones. The Unpacked microsite shows a countdown along with the tagline “Galaxy AI is coming.” The Samsung Galaxy S24 pre-orders are open and customers…