There were an estimated 3.5m EU citizens in the UK before the Brexit referendum, although it is impossible to know the true figure because Britain has no registration or ID card system. Mexican president rejects mask wearing after COVID 19 recoveryMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would not wear a face mask after his recovery from COVID 19, in spite of widespread support from top officials and the public for the measure. In his first news conference since testing positive for COVID 19 on Jan.
Spanning 30km, the entire trek took me a good seven hours, including a break in the middle. Running through a spectacular ravine, you walk with the sound of the sea in your ears. At one point, two eagles swooped low over the road, hunting the ever present Canarian lizards, then soared upwards to circle high above, calling to one another as they did so..
The United Arab Emirates’ orbiter reaches Mars on Tuesday, followed less than 24 hours later by China’s orbiter rover combo. NASA’s rover, the cosmic caboose, will arrive on the scene a week later, on Feb. 18, to collect rocks for return to Earth a key step in determining whether life ever existed at Mars.
That hasn’t stopped the Biden administration from demanding another $130 billion. But let’s ignore the currently unspent billions of dollars for a moment and ask the essential question: Will more funding help? In fact, the schools that are currently open five days a week in America are parochial schools, which generally have less per pupil funding than their public counterparts, and public schools that don’t compete with the per pupil wealth of closed but well funded districts such as Chicago, Fairfax County, San Francisco, and others. The issue is will, not resources.
[Images: courtesy Mario Klingemann]Right now, Klingemann is focusing on oil portraits from before 1900. He built a face generator, based on NVIDIA pix2pixHD by training it on a few thousand paintings from predominantly European artists before 1900. The resulting faces, created by a machine trying to see the world as an Old Master might, veer between believable and laughable..
Kevin Chaffee, senior editor of Washington Life magazine and a longtime observer of the city’s social scene, says the Bidens have an opportunity to bring back the kind of diplomatic, bipartisan gatherings that were common in past administrations. Both Bidens are sociable people, he notes. And they won’t have trouble attracting the kinds of glittering guests that traditionally have glammed up wonky crowds, unlike the Trump administration, which was anathema to most of Hollywood and the arts crowd..