May 2022

New Timberwolves president of basketball operations Tim Connelly plans to make Minnesota a destination for top talent

MINNEAPOLIS — Riding the momentum of a return to the NBA playoffs, the leaders of the Minnesota Timberwolves are determined to further elevate a franchise long mired among the dregs of the league. Tim Connelly is the first big catch. They’re counting on others to follow. “There’s a reason these coastal cities have a leg …

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10 Ways White Knight Is The Best Alternate Universe Batman Series

Batman and The Joker’s rivalry is the most iconic hero-villain dynamic in comic book history. Joker is anarchy incarnate, spreading violence and mischief for fun, while Batman personifies justice, attempting to maintain order based on a strict moral code. Batman is the hero and Joker is the villain, but what if it was not so …

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USMNT’s Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie rave about resurgent Haji Wright

The United States national team’s Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie said they’re excited to be reunited with former teammate Haji Wright. Pulisic and Wright played together at the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup, and seven years later now are playing together with the full team ahead of a quartet of games over the next two …

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‘There is a line, we are human beings’: Maguire opens up on threats and boos Harry Maguire

Harry Maguire has opened up on his season of misery and insisted he will bounce back, beginning in England’s upcoming Nations League program which begins on Saturday. The Manchester United captain has been jeered by fans of his own team at club and international level as his form has nosedived. But the 29‑year‑old defender made …

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Netflix’s anti-password sharing experiment in Peru reportedly leaves users confused

Netflix’s test to crack down on password sharing has reportedly left some users confused, according to a report from Rest of World. The streaming service started experimenting with password-sharing solutions in Peru, Chile, and Costa Rica in March, prompting subscribers in these markets to pay an additional fee to enable streaming for others outside their …

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Scientists Sort Out Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Shades of Blue

Uranus and Neptune both have the blues, but Uranus is a little less blue than its solar system neighbor. An international team of researchers investigated the atmospheres of the two ice giant planets that seem like they should look like twins and discovered why they wear different hues of blue. In visible light (what we …

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‘This team can do something special.’ Connelly takes over Timberwolves

Tim Connelly watched this season as the Timberwolves beat his former team, the Nuggets, three times, and he also watched as the Wolves pressed the Grizzlies in a playoff series the Wolves should have won, if only they could have gotten of their own way. As Connelly takes over as Wolves president of basketball operations …

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Energy experts sound alarm about US electric grid: ‘It’s not designed to withstand the impacts of climate change’

CNN — As heat ramps up ahead of what forecasters say will be a hotter than normal summerelectricity experts and officials are warning that states may not have enough power to meet demand in the coming months. And many of the nation’s grid operators are also not taking climate change into account in their planning, …

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