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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Friday, July 23

It’s Friday. We are tired, but we have links. Boot camp starts in less than a week, so we’ve got plenty of camp-centric content to digest while ignoring emails. Rest in peace, Greg Knapp Sad news for the Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets yesterday as it was announced that …

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Fallout Worlds brings custom servers to Fallout 76

Bethesda is bringing custom servers to Fallout 76 through a new feature called Fallout Worlds. Like existing private worlds, these custom servers will be part of the Fallout 1st paid membership, but the developers also plan to roll out a rotating selection of unique world types for all players for …

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New World Enters Closed Beta, Instantly Reaching Nearly 200,000 Steam Players

Amazon Game Studios’ latest project, New World, has just entered closed beta, and early interest is huge. The beta hit nearly 200,000 concurrent players within hours of going live, and it’s currently the best game on Twitch by any order of magnitude. Time will tell what players ultimately think of …

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COVID19: “Eleven Madison Park goes MEAT-FREE”

by Ashish KalraBS (UT Austin), Masters (Cornell), MBA (University of Chicago)The headline of a fantastic article by Anderson and Gross in the New York Times on May 3, 2021 boldly stated, “New menu at Eleven Madison Park will be meatless.” Michelin-starred chef Daniel Humm proclaimed “The current food system is …

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Windows 10 gaming PCs will get NVMe SSD enhancement DirectStorage API after all

Microsoft’s announcement of Windows 11 came with gaming features that were originally supposed to be exclusive to the new operating system, but in an unusual 180-degree turn, that no longer appears to be the case. The developers of DirectX have since revealed that the DirectStorage API will actually arrive on …

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Trump describes himself as ‘wonderful person’ while complaining about open championship site

Former President Donald Trump called himself a “wonderful person” on Saturday, denouncing the Open Championship for refusing to return to his golf course in Scotland. Six days after the Capitol riot, the R&A, organizers of the world’s oldest golf tournament, announced that it had no plans in “the foreseeable future” …

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Reviews | What the White House doesn’t understand about disinformation

It is hopeless that disinformation about Covid and other topics takes hold so easily and demands constant monitoring and refutation. Misinformation – false stories and falsehoods – has always been with us, but it only really began to flood our political debates after the 2016 presidential campaign, as Donald Trump …

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla devs explain how missile reversal works

Eivor gets a lot of abilities in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, but none are as cool as Missile Reversal, which lets you snatch arrows (and other projectiles) into the air to send them back at your enemies. Ubisoft developers are raising the curtain on the game’s creation in a series of …

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“No one should trust Wikipedia,” warns co-founder Larry Sanger

Wikipedia can no longer be considered a source of unbiased information since the online encyclopedia has left-wing volunteers who removed all changes meant to ensure balance, according to the site’s co-founder. Larry Sanger, 52, co-founded Wikipedia in 2001 alongside Jimmy Wales, said the crowdsourcing project betrayed its original mission by …

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