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Texas Judge Rules That Suspension Of Black Student For Long Hair Isn’t Discrimination

Americans are currently honoring the annual Black History Month. But for one African American student in Texas, the celebration, dedicated to honoring and recognizing the achievements, contributions, and struggles of African Americans throughout history, was brutally overshadowed by disappointment after a judge ruled against his challenge to the school dress code regarding hair length. This incident has since highlighted a greater issue regarding marginalized people’s cultural identity.A Texas judge ruled on Thursday…

taiwan japan chip revival: Japan takes Taiwan’s helping hand on long road to chip revival

Chipmaker TSMC formally opens its first Japanese plant on Saturday, highlighting the Taiwanese firm's critical role in Tokyo's multi-billion dollar efforts to reboot its once-mighty semiconductor manufacturing industry.That Japan turned to TSMC for help on an industry it once dominated reflects the Taiwan chipmaker's dominant position in the foundry business and Tokyo's heightened concern over China's growing prowess in a wide swathe of technology.Elevate Your Tech Prowess with High-Value Skill CoursesOffering…

Byju’s EGM in focus; Elevation’s long Paytm bet

Seeking to oust Byju's founder and his family from the edtech firm’s board, a group of investors will hold an extraordinary general meeting today. However, founder Byju Raveendran and his family said they will not attend the meeting. This and more in today’s ETtech Morning Dispatch.Also in this letter:■ RBI’s plans to revolutionise credit system■ Space industry cheers revised FDI rules■ Uber signs MoU with ONDC Face-off likely at EGM over plan to oust Byju’s CEO Dubbing the EGM scheduled by Byju’s investors today…

Skyrim enemies can now outsmart your cheesy long range attacks with this clever mod

If there’s one thing many of us know about Skyrim, it’s that the NPCs are not the brightest around. Enemy AI is usually pretty easy to manipulate, but this one modder decided that better NPC reactions make for a better experience. Back once again with another of their trademark TES5 improvements, Nexus Mods user JaySerpa has made it so Skyrim enemies are a little bit smarter during fights. If you’re the kind of Dragonborn that likes to cheese bandits and the like, you may have to rethink your approaches from now on.…

Fortnite DOWN – How long is Fortnite and LEGO Fortnite offline for update 28.30 | Gaming | Entertainment

Fortnite developer Epic Games is taking everything offline for server maintenance as part of the launch of update 28.30. Coming to PS5, PS4, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, Android and PC, update 28.30 will be available to download on the morning of February 22. It will be accompanied by a period of server downtime, which means you won't be able to play Fortnite (not to mention LEGO Fortnite, Rocket Racing and Fortnite Festival) for at least a couple of hours. If you want to know when you can log back into Fortnite, check out the…

Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats has long been in flux, new research finds

Utah geology graduate student Jeremiah Bernau, on top, operates a coring device with Ben Marconi while extracting cores from the Bonneville Salt Flats in 2019. Both were University of Utah graduate students at the time. Credit: Elliot Jagniecki (Utah Geological Survey). It has been long assumed that Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats was formed as its ancient namesake lake dried up 13,000 years ago. But new research from the…

Sculptures about to Land on the Moon Join a Long History of Lunar Art

February 21, 20243min readA lunar lander nicknamed Odie carries 125 small moon sculptures by artist Jeff Koons that could become the first authorized artwork on the moonBy Meghan BartelsClose-up of a memorial plaque on the Moon at Hadley-Apennine site, honoring 14 deceased NASA astronauts and USSR cosmonauts. Astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin installed it during Apollo 15's lunar surface activity. The figurine symbolizes fallen space explorers. If all goes smoothly, the moon’s robotic population will increase

How Long Was Frodo’s Journey in ‘The Lord of the Rings’?

Over the course of three incredible movies, early 2000s audiences were given a glimpse into one of the best fantasy stories ever told. In the years since their release, the Lord of the Rings films have only grown in popularity. They continue to maintain status as a shining example of everything a film should be, from their actors and direction to their setting, plot, and delivery. Each of the first three films are genuine work of art in the eyes of their fans, successfully carrying three incredible, historic books to a…

How Long Was Tom Hanks’ Chuck on the Island in ‘Cast Away?’ How Tom Hanks Almost Died Shooting ‘Cast Away,’ Explained

The Tom Hanks starrer Cast Away is perhaps one of the most heartbreaking films out there as his character gets marooned on a desolate island, with no rescue in sight, and no way of getting back home. Yes, there are many films out there that have a similar plot, but they didn’t have Hanks or the fact that it is hard to dislike his character Chuck and not feel all wrecked when the fate of his love life is revealed. But while watching the film was just traumatizing for us, it almost became life-threatening for the…

How Long Is The New ‘Demon Slayer’ Movie 2024?

The second compilation film in the popular anime series Demon Slayer has hit the Japanese screens to kick start the month of love with action. Offering the final glimpses of the Swordsmith Village arc and a stunning preface to the subsequent story, To the Hashira Training is now set to awe the global audience. Unarguably the most revered dark fantasy anime of the current decade, Demon Slayer is nearing the release of its second last arc before the grand finale of Tanjiro Kamado’s story in season 5. The anime adaptation…