Author: John Spears

"Infuriatingly humble tv expert. Friendly student. Travel fanatic. Bacon fan. Unable to type with boxing gloves on."

In Game 1 of the playoff series between the Rangers and Capitals, 21-year-old Matt Rempe stole the show with his impressive performance on the ice. While he may have only scored a goal, Rempe’s discipline and composure in the midst of baiting from the Capitals set him apart from the rest. Despite being targeted by the opposing team to engage in unnecessary fights, Rempe remained focused on playing his game and not letting himself get swept up in the physicality of the matchup. Rangers coach Peter Laviolette commended Rempe for his ability to walk the fine line between tough play…

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Boxer Ryan Garcia shocked the boxing world recently by confirming that he had placed a $12 million bet on himself to beat Devin Haney in their highly anticipated fight. Despite being seen as the clear underdog leading up to the bout, Garcia showed confidence in his abilities by putting such a large sum of money on the line. However, Garcia’s confidence may have cost him a portion of his potential winnings as he was fined $1.5 million for being overweight at the weigh-in. This misstep led to Haney calling Garcia a “f–king clown” in response to his behavior prior to…

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Fighting erupts near Thai border as Myanmar military clashes with armed ethnic groups Tensions have escalated near the Thai-Myanmar border as the Myanmar military clashes with armed ethnic groups, with the Karen National Union (KNU) leading the attack on the town of Myawaddy. The KNU has reportedly captured army outposts in the area, triggering clashes that began when Karen groups launched an assault on Myanmar troops near the Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge. Approximately 1,300 people have fled into Thailand, where authorities are searching for weapons among the refugees. The armed groups involved in the conflict are said to be using 40mm…

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Google Messages is gearing up to introduce a new feature that will provide parents with powerful parental controls. This upcoming feature will allow parents to block their children from sending messages until they give their approval. The feature will work on a per-contact basis, meaning that parents will be able to enable or disable messaging for specific contacts. Unapproved messages will trigger a prompt asking for parental approval before they can be sent. This new functionality will likely be controlled through Google’s Family Link app, which already offers parents a range of tools to manage their children’s device usage. Notably,…

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Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Set for Crewed Test Flight to International Space Station Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is now attached to the Atlas 5 rocket in preparation for a crewed test flight to the International Space Station next month. The spacecraft rolled out from Kennedy Space Center to Space Launch Complex 41 on April 16, marking a significant milestone in the company’s space exploration efforts. NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams are set to be on board for the Crew Flight Test (CFT) mission, which is scheduled for a launch on May 6. The launch was originally planned for May…

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Sony’s Chief Engineer Advocates for HDR Technology Revival At a recent spring showcase event in March, Sony’s chief distinguished engineer, Toshiyuki Ogura, highlighted the importance of reintroducing HDR technology in their latest LED TV lineup. The event featured the unveiling of the flagship Bravia A9 mini LED TV and a range of new 2024 TVs, as well as an updated soundbar fleet and professional monitor, the HX3110. Sony also took the opportunity to simplify its 2024 home theater lineup by using the A-series moniker for all new OLED and LED TVs. However, confusion arose among consumers as OLED and LED…

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On March 8, a Florida home was hit by a chunk of space debris that originated from the International Space Station (ISS), NASA has confirmed. The incident caused damage to the roof and floor of the home, raising concerns about the risks posed by orbital debris. According to NASA’s investigation, the debris came from a cargo pallet containing spent batteries that was expected to burn up in the atmosphere upon re-entry. However, a section of the debris survived and hit the Florida home, highlighting the potential danger to spacecraft and satellites in low-Earth orbit. In response to the incident, NASA…

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The Financial Times, known for its quality journalism and in-depth coverage of global events, is offering a limited time deal for readers to access unlimited news for a mere $1 for 4 weeks. After the trial period, subscribers will be charged $75 per month for complete digital access to FT journalism on any device. With the option to cancel at any time during the trial period, this offer provides readers with the flexibility to try out the service without a long-term commitment. This is a great opportunity for individuals looking to stay informed with reliable and high-quality news coverage from…

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Google Pixel 8a Support Pages Briefly Appear on US Cellular Website Support pages for the highly anticipated Google Pixel 8a briefly appeared on US Cellular’s website, hinting at an upcoming launch. The leak was spotted by renowned leaker Evan ‘evleaks’ Blass, adding fuel to the speculation that the new device is on its way. According to the leaked information, the Pixel 8a is expected to be officially launched during Google I/O 2024, which is scheduled for May 14, 2024. The support pages revealed that the phone will be available in four colors: bay, Mint, Porcelain, and Obsidian. Rumors suggest that…

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As the Great American Eclipse approaches, many are preparing to witness one of nature’s most awe-inspiring events. However, what some may not realize is that a total solar eclipse can elicit overwhelming emotions in those who witness it. During a total solar eclipse, observers often experience physical reactions such as a racing heart and tears in their eyes. These reactions are a natural response to the sheer beauty and rarity of the event. As the moon completely blocks out the sun, observers try to take in as much as possible during the fleeting moments of totality. There are several factors…

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