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MARK RALSTON | AFP | Getty Images There’s a pretty good chance — okay, an overwhelming chance — that you won’t win the $475 million Mega Millions jackpot. Then again, someone at some point has to win. And, there’s generally no harm in daydreaming. “Buying a Mega Millions ticket gives our players ‘permission to dream’
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Before Vitalik Buterin co-created Ethereum, he first learned about bitcoin in 2011, when he was 17 years old. Initially he dismissed it, but Buterin eventually connected with the idea of bitcoin after a second look, he told Wired in 2016. Like many bitcoin evangelists, Buterin, a Russian-Canadian programmer, was curious about the decentralized payment system.
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Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant are two of the greatest shooting guards in NBA history. On Saturday, Jordan introduced Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, at Kobe Bryant’s posthumous Hall of Fame induction. “Thank you for being here. Kobe admired you,” Vanessa said to Jordan. Jordan and Bryant were constantly compared by commentators and they were great
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Laurene Powell Jobs is set to deliver the commencement address on Monday to the University of Pennsylvania 2021 graduation class. Powell Jobs, who is Steve Jobs’ widow, is the founder and president of the Emerson Collective, an umbrella organization for her philanthropic and business endeavors that focus on education, immigration, climate and cancer research and
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With vaccines rolling out across across the world, travelers want to reclaim something most gave up during the lockdown era: the summer vacation. Travel searches are surging, and bookings aren’t far behind. But it isn’t happening uniformly across continents. Here’s who is booking, where people are traveling, and what’s beckoning travelers from their homes again.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious disease, will deliver Emory University’s 2021 commencement address for the Emory College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony on May 16. “During the past year, the name Fauci has become synonymous with truth, clarity, and medical expertise,” Emory president Gregory L. Fenves said in a release.
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On Friday, Dr. Anthony Fauci gave advice to Vanderbilt University graduates to never stop learning. “The scope of you what you have learned here at Vanderbilt, and importantly what you will need to learn after you leave here, is like a giant mosaic,” he said while delivering the “Graduates Day” address. “This mosaic of your
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The cryptocurrency dogecoin’s value has surged over the past few months thanks to the alignment of several important factors, including extra capital from stimulus checks, the popularity of free-trading apps like Robinhood and the backing of billionaire SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. But one reason has been understated in media reports, Billy Markus, the
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Ether, the cryptocurrency that runs on the Ethereum blockchain, hit a record high on Tuesday. Though it is still second behind bitcoin in market value, there is growing excitement surrounding Ethereum and its capabilities. According to billionaire investor Mark Cuban, “the number of transactions and the diversity of transaction types along with the development efforts
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