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Intel moves towards production quantum computing with new 17-qubit chip

Intel’s quantum computing efforts have yielded a new 17-qubit chip, which the company has just delivered to its partner in that field, QuTech in the Netherlands. It’s not a major advance in the actual computing power or applications — those are still in very early days — but it’s a step toward production systems that can be ordered and delivered to spec rather than experimental ones that live in a physics lab somewhere. Intel’s celebration of this particular chip is a bit arbitrary; 17 isn’t some magic number in the quantum…

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Carolina Panthers fan arrested, accused of punching spectator in video

A post shared by Sean Girvan (@seangirvan) on Oct 12, 2017 at 9:54pm PDT WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The assault began after the victim, a 62-year-old man, objected to the suspect’s refusal to sit down during the game, according to the Instagram user who posted the video. The Panthers fan in the video, since identified as Maraghy, landed numerous punches to the victim’s face, leaving him dripping with blood. He then left the seating section, accompanied by the woman sitting next to him. The person sitting next to the victim, wearing…

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‘Southern Charm’s Thomas Ravenel Has A New Girlfriend Who’s Crazier Than Kathryn Dennis

A few weeks ago, we broke that ’s Craig and Naomie were dunzo and it got us thinking: What the fuck is going to happen to our fave shit show other than ? Obvi they won’t be fighting anymore. Landon’s moved to Cali so that kills any chance of her obsessing over middle-aged rich dudes who act like they’re 17. Cam is having a baby, which is cool for but a little off-brand for tbh. And what else could happen with Thomas and Kathryn? We did the whole on again,…

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Why don’t women come forward after sexual assault? This comment nailed it.

“Why didn’t she say anything sooner?” It’s the question that frustrates sexual assault prevention advocates and discredits the victims who bravely come forward after they’ve been targeted. Stars Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow — who both disclosed to The New York Times they’d been sexually harassed by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein years ago — are among the latest women now having to trudge through a predictable wave of victim-blaming following their disclosures. Gwyneth Paltrow (left) and Angelina Jolie. Photos by Jason Kempin/Getty Images and Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images. Paltrow and Jolie’s…

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The ‘Hocus Pocus’ Remake Is Coming, So Start Practicing Your Spells ASAP

It’s been nearly 25 years since the Black Flame Candle was first lit and the Sanderson sisters were reborn to wreak havoc on Salem, Massachusetts, and now Disney is about to do it again! Disney Channel is currently developing a remake of  for a new generation, the network confirmed to Deadline. So start stirring your cauldrons, and get all the  remake details right here. The most important thing to note about the new  movie is that, sadly, it won’t include the original Sanderson sisters, the silly and scary witches who were…

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Pilot Says Stay on the Plane & Remain SilentWhen This Man Looks Out the Window, Everyones in Tears

ShareTweet “Land of the free, because of the brave” is a mantra that has often been reduced to a cliché tagline or a cute bumper sticker reminding us of our ‘Merican pride. We’ve all heard it a million times. But it’s moments like the one Mike Helm witnessed in Oklahoma City last week that remind us what it means to truly take on those words in flesh and blood. Window seats may be coveted real estate on a plane, as they offer us majestic views that no aisle- or middle-seater…

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Quentin Tarantino ‘heartbroken’ over Harvey Weinstein allegations

Director breaks silence on scandal surrounding the producer, who has collaborated on many of his films including Django Unchained Harvey Weinstein, declaring himself stunned and heartbroken by the allegations of sexual assault and abuse by the producer. The director made his comments via the Twitter account of Amber Tamblyn on Thursday, had asked her to share a statement on his behalf after the pair had a long dinner. The statement read: For the last week, Ive been stunned and heartbroken about the revelations that have come to light about my…

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Dear Husband, That Girl Never Came Back

ShareTweet By Danielle Gambino To my husband, after I’ve had babies, Can you remember the time we took that vacation. To a tropical island. We joked and laughed and drank fruity frozen cocktails. I wore a bikini and we had sex in the middle of the afternoon. It seems like forever ago. Before my stretch marks and C-section scar. Before I worried all the time about whether or not our babies ate enough vegetables and if they were going to sleep through the night. I can almost remember the confidence I had.…

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