Brett Favre pressed for facility funding despite being told legality in question, court filing says (Anthony Olivieri/ESPN)

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Anthony Olivieri / ESPN: Brett Favre pressed for facility funding despite being told legality in question, court filing says  —  NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre continued to press Mississippi state officials for help in paying for new sports facilities at the University of Southern Mississippi months after being told …

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How do we calculate the true cost of hybrid work? | Mark Mortensen | TEDxSydneySalon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oFgOU8if_c There are many challenges to make hybrid work, work for both employees and their employers. Central to solving these, is a fundamental shift in our understanding of what "hybrid" really means. Mark Mortensen is Associate Professor of organisational behaviour at INSEAD and he specialises in non-traditional team dynamics in a way that speaks to the current radical shift in relationships between leaders and their staff. Mark is an associate professor of Organizational Behaviour at INSEAD. He researches, teaches, and consults on issues of collaboration, organizational design and new ways of working, and leadership. His area of expertise is organisational…

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Dark personality traits linked to a greater desire to enhance oneself using technological methods

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People with dark personality traits are more likely to want to enhance their brain power with futuristic technologies, according to new research published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. "Enhancement of human abilities has been a prominent topic throughout human history, but has received little attention from psychological research," said study author Elena Schönthaler of the University of Graz. "Nowadays, thanks to advanced technology, there are significantly more possibilities and means to optimize one's abilities. Finding out who would use enhancement methods has thus become an urgent question to answer. Our research aimed to shed more light onto individual differences,…

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Archaeologist narrows down the time range for the Theran eruption

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An archaeologist from Cornell University has applied a statical analysis to narrow down the time range for the Theran eruption in the Holocene epoch. The Theran eruption, also called the Minoan eruption devastated the Greek island of Santorini. The eruption deposited layers of pumice and ash, followed by pyroclastic surges, lava flows, lahar floods, and co-ignimbrite ash-fall deposits, leaving Santorini uninhabited for centuries. By parsing available data and combining it with cutting-edge statistical analysis, Sturt Manning, professor of archaeology, has zeroed in on a narrow range of dates for the eruption. His modeling identified the most likely range of dates…

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