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Why Counties Build Bigger Jails: Architecture Firms | TOME

All over the country, architecture firms make the case for bigger jails — then get hired to design them.

The post The Little-Known Reason Counties Keep Building Bigger Jails: Architecture Firms appeared first on The Intercept.

Tech Official Could Profit from TikTok Ban Amid U.S.–China Cold War | TOME

From his perch on a government commission, Jacob Helberg fearmongered about TikTok in Congress. He also works for a giant defense contractor.

The post Tech Official Pushing TikTok Ban Could Reap Windfall From U.S.–China Cold War appeared first on The Intercept.

Social Security Office Flyer Contains Scam Phone Number | TOME

Scammers have infiltrated a Social Security Administration building in New York, imperiling your personal information.

The post A Real Social Security Office Gave Me a Flyer With a Scam Phone Number On It appeared first on The Intercept.

“Vingegaard and Pogacar Battle for Tour de France Victory”

BILBAO, SPAIN: Defending champion Jonas Vingegaard leads the Tour de France out of the Basque port of Bilbao on Saturday on a 21-day adventure crammed with peaks, postcard panoramas and an eye-catching showdown on a massive dormant volcano on the 3,404km route to Paris. The 30 mountains on the route lend Vingegaard of Jumbo-Visma an edge over two-time champion Tadej Pogacar backed by a reinforced Team UAE squad.

Mayar Sherif: Highest-Ranked Egyptian in Tennis History by Design

In a recent conversation with her psychologist, Egyptian tennis star Mayar Sherif was asked what was driving her the most. “She was asking me, ‘What is your motivation right now? Because motivation can move mountains’,” recalled Sherif in an interview with Arab News on Monday. “I told her, ‘I’m dying to pass Ismail’s career-high mark of 34,’ so that was definitely a goal I had in my mind.” Sherif was referring to Ismail El-Shafei, who, until Sunday, was the highest-ranked Egyptian in Open era history, having peaked at No.34 in the world back in 1975.

NEOM Aims to Preserve Natural Environment with Ambitious Target

RIYADH: As part of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainable living, NEOM has pledged to allocate 95 percent of its total area for preservation. It will also develop a facility in Al-Asilah to preserve the Arabian oryx, the Arabian sand gazelle, the mountain gazelle, and the ibex. The reserve will be home to one of the biggest wildlife restoration programs in the world and will allow visitors to learn about NEOM’s programs for the development and rehabilitation of vegetation and wildlife.

NEOM’s First International Exhibition in Venice

RIYADH: NEOM launched its first international exhibition in Venice while presenting the key design principles underlying The Line, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday. Called “Zero Gravity Urbanism — Principles for a New Livability,” the exhibition plays host to more than 20 of the world’s leading architects and innovative designers. 


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