In addition to meeting with Biden and Fauci, a White House official told CNN that Rodrigo will “record videos about the importance of young people getting vaccinated, including answering important questions young people have about getting vaccinated” during her visit. These videos will be shared to both the White House and Rodrigo’s social media channels.

“Where the country has more work to do is particularly with 18- to 26-year-olds. The reality is: Many younger Americans have felt like COVID-19 is not something that impacts them and they’ve been less eager to get the shot,” White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff

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A photograph supposedly showing an American soldier holding a giant jungle centipede in Vietnam is frequently circulated on social media:

The picture is real, but the centipede isn’t as large as it appears. This is an example of forced perspective, a type of optical illusion that makes objects appear larger or smaller due to their proximity to the camera and the other objects in frame.

Here’s how the photography website Shotkit explains this technique:

Forced perspective is a technique, in photography and movie making, that creates an optical illusion which makes objects appear larger, smaller, closer, or farther away than

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NEAR Protocol is working with blockchain gaming firm Web3Games and Chinese artist Heshan Huang to sell his non-fungible token (NFT)-based “real estate” during this year’s Taobao Maker Festival sponsored by Alibaba. 

The Alibaba-owned Taobao, one of the largest e-commerce websites in China, launched the festival in 2016 to encourage young Chinese artists and entrepreneurs to promote their art in its exhibition and sell their work through the website. This year’s festival will be held in the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from July 17 through July 25. 

NFTs, most of which are based on decentralized public chains with

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Of the 39 percent of adults who are unvaccinated, about half say they are completely unwilling. But even within that group, some say they would comply if required to do so.

Some are hesitant and may come around with the right persuasion from people they trust, while still others plan to be inoculated but say they have just not had the chance.

Politics is a driver for only some of these people, noted Dr. Richard Besser, a former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In New Jersey, where

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From the betrayed folkies who watched their hero go electric in 1965 to the polarized masses who heard him suddenly, bafflingly preach the word of God in the late ’70s, most Bob Dylan fans have a story about leaving one of his shows a little confused. For me—and, I imagine, many others who came to him in the 21st century—it involved seeing him at a baseball stadium in my hometown, where he spent the entire show facing away from the audience, playing mostly keyboard, and barking through nearly unrecognizable versions of the songs I fell in love with through his

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The final round in the final major of the 2021 golf season is underway with the last 18 holes of the 149th Open Championship off and running Sunday as The R&A prepares to name a Champion Golfer of the Year for the first time in 24 months. The beauty of Summer surrounds Sandwich, England, as The Open completes its return to the picturesque Royal St. George’s in Sandwich, England, for the first time in a decade.

Though there were some withdrawals before the event, this year’s tournament has featured a loaded field largely controlled by one man. 2010

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The 2021 Siena Creative Photo Awards, a global platform for artistic photography, has released the winners of this year’s competition recognizing and rewarding visionary artists using photographic processes and images.

This internationally prestigious contest, founded in 2015, honors contemporary unique visions and the photographer’s skills to translate them into exceptional and original work in 17 categories.

It “sits at the inventive and

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