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Jeff Garlin Boards ‘Never Have I Ever’ Final Season

Jeff Garlin has joined the cast of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever for its final season. Garlin will play a man who sparks the interest of Devi’s (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) grandmother, Nirmala (Ranjita Chakravarty). It marks the first series Garlin has joined since he was let go from ABC’s The Goldbergs a year ago following an […]

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Business

Disney board’s decision to replace Bob Chapek with Bob Iger makes everyone look bad

Bob Iger Stephen Desaulniers | CNBC The Disney board’s decision to swap out Bob Chapek for Bob Iger as CEO may be the right one for the company’s future. But the process to get to this choice makes everyone involved look less than stellar. No sudden CEO change is easy, but the specifics that led […]

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Science

Investigations of chemical incidents hampered by board’s staff shortages, report says

Staffing shortages and infighting among a dwindling number of decision-makers are hampering investigations of chemical fires, explosions and other petrochemical industry accidents in Louisiana and across the country, according to a new federal inspector’s report. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, commonly known as the CSB, has yet to fill three vacancies on […]

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Elephantech wants to create circuit boards that are kinder to the environment

Printed circuit boards (PCB), which perform essential functions in electronic devices, including displays and sensors, need a lot of energy to create. Moreover, traditional PCB manufacturing processes generate large amounts of liquid waste and high carbon emissions. Still, there are more environmentally friendly ways of producing PCBs, including additive manufacturing processes that use inkjet and […]

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Gaming

US safety watchdog warns against Onewheel boards after reported ejection injuries | Engadget

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) really, really doesn’t want you using a Onewheel board. The government watchdog has warned Americans against buying or using any of the self-balancing skateboards, ranging from the original through to newer models like the GT and Pint X. The vehicles can forcefully eject riders, the CPSC said. The […]

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Canada

English-language school boards argue Quebec’s secularism law should not apply to them | CBC News

English-language school boards argued before the Quebec Court of Appeal Wednesday they should be exempt from Quebec’s secularism law — known as Bill 21 — because religious diversity is part of the cultural heritage of English schools in Quebec. “The examples are countless as to the way religious diversity is celebrated in English schools. It’s part of the schools’ DNA,” Perri […]

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The Point, Nov. 7, 2022: Florida medical boards block treatment for trans youth

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. • Gainesville Sun ($): Sheriff Clovis Watson chose not to give employees 7% raise despite having funds to do so. “Alachua County officials are asking Sheriff Clovis Watson Jr. to account for millions of dollars intended for employee raises that never made it to their […]

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Science

Paranormal or Psychology? The ‘Spooky’ Science Behind Ouija Boards

Despite being around for more than 100 years, Ouija boards (a wooden board covered with the letters of the alphabet, the numbers 0-9, and the words “yes”, “no” and “goodbye”) continue to be a popular activity – especially around Halloween. To work, all participants must place their hands on the wooden pointer (or planchette) and […]

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UK

Charades boards Norwegian holiday horror romp ‘There’s Something In The Barn’ (exclusive)

French sales and co-production house Charades has picked up Magnus Martens’ Norwegian holiday horror romp There’s Something in the Barn. Produced by Norway’s 74 Entertainment, with US-based XYZ Films executive producing and co-financing, the film began shooting on October 24 and will make its market debut at AFM. Charades describes the offbeat title as “Gremlins […]

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Netflix Boards Untitled Adam Sandler-Safdie Brothers Project

While Adam Sandler hasn’t been shy about talking about his next project with Josh and Benny Safdie during his Hustle press tour, Netflix has now officially boarded the untitled feature, which is currently in development at the streamer. Sandler is attached to star with the Safdies writing, directing and producing. Netflix would not confirm any […]