Andrew Yang’s money giveaway gimmick undermines Universal Basic Income

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is an aspiring politician. But his angle in the 2020 campaign is that he’s an outsider, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who sees the future and shares the general population’s mistrust of professional lawmakers.
His major promise has been Universal Basic Income, a $1,000 monthly check from the government for Americans to spend as they see fit, and tonight at the third round of Democratic primary debates he said in his opening statement that he’d begin by giving 10 American families that amount for a year.

Author J.K. Rowling Donates $18.8 Million to Research Into the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

(LONDON) — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother.
The 15.3 million-pound ($18.8 million) donation announced Thursday will be used for new facilities at a research center based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. The author’s mother suffered from the disease and died at the age of 45.
The new gift follows a major donation Rowling made in 2010 that started the Anne Rowling clinic at the university.

Millie Bobby Brown Apologizes for Pretending to Apply Her Skincare Products in Recent Video

Millie Bobby Brown is apologizing to her fans for pretending to apply skincare products in a recent demo video.
The Stranger Things star, 15, previously posted a video meant to portray her going through her nightly skincare routine — however, fans were quick to point out that Brown wasn’t actually using the products, or even water, and her makeup stayed perfectly intact throughout the entire video.
But Brown seems to have taken the criticism in stride, saying in her apology that she hopes fans will keep the “feedback” coming.

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Polycystic kidney disease, the most common genetic kidney disorder you’ve probably never heard of

Written by: Karen Dwyer, Deputy Head, School of Medicine, Deakin University
If one parent has ADPKD, their child has a one in two chance of getting it. From shutterstock.com
Autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common genetic kidney disorder, and the fourth most common cause of kidney failure in Australian adults. It affects about one in 1,000 Australians.
In people with ADPKD, a mutation in one or two genes leads to the development and progressive growth of cysts in the kidneys, causing a decline in kidney function.

Bitcoin Adoption Looms as Watford FC Pins BTC Logo on Sleeve – BitcoinNews.com

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Popular English Premier League (EPL) football club Watford FC confirmed earlier today on its official website that the Bitcoin logo would appear on its custom shirt sleeve sponsored by Sportsbet.io this season, as part of an ongoing awareness campaign to further Bitcoin adoption.

Video shows tender goodbye between dying Indonesian president and Timor-Leste leader

Former Timor Leste president Xanana Gusmão hugs BJ Habibie, whose actions paved the way to independence
The first president of Timor Leste has paid a touching visit to the bedside of the Indonesian president who granted the region a referendum on independence in 1999, before his death on Wednesday night.
A video circulating on social media shows Xanana Gusmão, who became president of Timor Leste after the country achieved independence in 1999, visiting BJ Habibie in hospital in Jakarta.
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Harvard says it received $8.9M in donations from Jeffrey Epstein

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MIT’s media lab director resigns after report on his ties to Jeffrey Epstein
The director is standing down after admitting to taking over 1.5 million dollars from Epstein, for himself and the media lab.

Harvard University received nearly $9 million in donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein over a nine-year period, the Ivy League university’s president disclosed in an email Thursday night.

California’s concrete skateparks come alive in a new photography book

<img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d8/d81349f7b061b32f309e1866842235c1...." border="0" /><em>The Bauhaus arrived in Dessau with a bang.

A model presents a creation from Taoray Taoray SpringSummer 2020 collection during the New York Fashion Week

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