The NHL’s coronavirus pause: Possible playoff host cities, virtual draft, player concerns and more

Our weekly rundown of intel from around the league, including neutral sites that could host empty-arena games, next season’s salary cap and more.
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Why Some Cities Are Banning Facial Recognition Technology

A handful of US cities have banned government use of facial recognition technology due to concerns over its accuracy and privacy. WIRED’s Tom Simonite talks with computer vision scientist and lawyer Gretchen Greene about the controversy surrounding the use of this technology.
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Why Some Cities Are Banning Facial Recognition Technology

A handful of US cities have banned government use of facial recognition technology due to concerns over its accuracy and privacy. WIRED’s Tom Simonite talks with computer vision scientist and lawyer Gretchen Greene about the controversy surrounding the use of this technology.
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Shaping Smarter Cities – Global Solutions

We traveled around the world with Grant Imahara to discover global solutions to the challenges that most of our major cities are facing. Now it’s time to discuss what we uncovered.
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A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

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A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

Genre: Fiction & Literature

Publish Date: January 1, 2000

Publisher: Public Domain

Seller: Public Domain


The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several characters through these events.

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A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens

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A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

Genre: Classics

Publish Date: December 20, 2010

Publisher: Bookbyte Digital

Seller: Somerset Investments, Inc.


One of the most famous works of fiction ever written, A Tale of Two Cities presents a portrait of Paris and London in the years before and after the French Revolution. It follows a pair of protagonists, the French aristocrat Charles Darnay and the British barrister Sydney Carton, as their lives are dramatically altered by the wrath of the revolutionaries. A Tale of Two Cities addresses the fundamentally dual nature of humanity, and a reflects on what it means to do the right thing, regardless of how the world perceives it.

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Fun, Alternative Facts About Your 6 Favorite Cities!

Fun, Alternative Facts About Your 6 Favorite Cities!

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Pure Romance Unveils Top 25 Sexiest U.S. Cities

St. Joseph, Mo. is the sexiest city in the U.S. for 2017, according to Pure Romance, a leader for in-home sales of relationship enhancement products, in its annual list of the “25 Sexiest Cities in America.”
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Shaping Smarter Cities – Global Solutions

We traveled around the world with Grant Imahara to discover global solutions to the challenges that most of our major cities are facing. Now it’s time to discuss what we uncovered.
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Shaping Smarter Cities- Urban Farming in Tokyo

The second stop on the Shaping Smarter Cities tour is Tokyo, Japan, where MIRAI is helping to feed a growing population with limited farm land through vertical farming.
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WIRED October Issue Preview – Cities by Design

Cities used to grow (more or less) by accident. Today cities develop more intentionally. From Shanghai to Nairobi, designers, architects, and planners are using better materials, smart science, and big data to make cities better—and even a little magical.
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News in Brief: More Cities Providing Bins For Materials That Look Recyclable

WASHINGTON—Praising the initiatives for taking the guesswork out of the often confusing process of household waste disposal, a report released Thursday by the Environmental Protection Agency noted that more cities are providing bins to residents for materials that look like they’re probably recyclable. “We realize it can be difficult to tell whether those grease-stained pizza boxes or cardboard orange juice cartons with plastic spouts can be salvaged or not, so with the rollout of these new bins, we’re encouraging residents to just toss them in and not worry about it,” said Rosa Fernandez, a spokesperson for the city of Seattle, which has encouraged its citizens to use the new bins to discard any plastic bags, wrapping paper, or other articles that they think could conceivably be repurposed, and place them on curbs beside their usual recycling and trash receptacles. “Whether you’re trying to figure out if …




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PinkCherry Lists ‘Sexiest’ Canadian Cities

Online adult retailer PinkCherry has compiled its annual list of the top sex toy purchases per capita across Canada — and came up with some unexpected results.
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First Listen: Sleater-Kinney, ‘No Cities To Love’

The rock trio’s first album since 2006 sounds as fresh and vital as a debut, but also as nuanced and skillful as the work of three players with a decade-long, inimitable rapport betwixt them.

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