Thursday, December 7
The avalanche of abandoned dogs during the pandemic: “They wanted them only to bypass confinement”
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The avalanche of abandoned dogs during the pandemic: “They wanted them only to bypass confinement”

In the protector of animals Doghorsecity (Méntrida, Toledo) there is a German shepherd named Drac. He's quiet in his fenced-in area until Alba, the photographer from The newspaper of Spain, comes close to portraying it. Then the animal starts to get nervous. He stands guard and starts running left and right along the fence. In the protector they tell their story: "We rescued this dog from the street, they had slit his neck to remove the chip and they abandoned him. We don't know why, but he is trained to attack only women. That is why he gets so nervous when he sees one." Like Drac, in Doghorsecity there are many dogs with harsh stories behind them. What the pit bull that ended with 27 stab wounds when he i...
Spring is the best season, no debate!
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Spring is the best season, no debate!

Beautiful bloom Spring is Nirvana: the sun is shining, the world is blooming, and beautiful flowers float in the air like perfect little parachutes. It is perhaps the most refreshing time of the year, and you can almost taste its vibrancy. Spring represents the miracle of rebirth, bringing incredible colors and beautiful landscapes that are perfect for photography and wider visual enjoyment. Each season has its own unique qualities, of course, but spring stands out as a joyous celebration of life. Finally, a break from the cold weather Although I have lived in the Northeast for most of my life, I have never acclimatized to the cold. Winters here are dry, lifeless, and often hellish; the world seems as monotonous as it feels. Snow can be a wonderful pleasure, but I have always ...
Twitter reacts after Jimmy Garoppolo fight against 49ers Titans: ‘No one to blame but himself for this loss’
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Twitter reacts after Jimmy Garoppolo fight against 49ers Titans: ‘No one to blame but himself for this loss’

Jimmy Garoppolo struggled immensely in the 49ers' 20-17 loss to the Titans on Thursday night. While he finished with 322 yards through the air and a touchdown, Garoppolo threw two costly interceptions, nearly threw two more picks and missed an open teammate for a touchdown. His first interception came with San Francisco in the red zone, when Garoppolo forced a pass to George Kittle who had no chance of reaching tight end. MORE: How the 49ers' loss affects the NFC wild-card race"[It was] George and I are not on the same page, "Garoppolo said after the game." I have to get it right, complete it and it should be a touchdown. He played the corner quite well. We should have had a touchdown there. " Garoppolo also missed an easy chance to hit fullback Kyle Juszczyk for a touchdown, which ...
Soviet Union: what were the hours before the collapse of the powerful communist bloc 30 years ago
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Soviet Union: what were the hours before the collapse of the powerful communist bloc 30 years ago

Norberto Paredes @norbertparedesBBC News World8 minutesImage source, Getty ImagesCaption, Mikhail Gorbachev consulting his watch before the televised speech in which he announced his resignation on December 25, 1991.It was for decades the only power that could rival the United States, until the night of December 25, 1991, it ceased to exist. "By this means I interrupt my activities as president of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics", announced Mikhail Gorbachev from the Kremlin, in a speech that went around the world. For many, that moment marked the end of communist power and the Cold War, but for others the Soviet Union (USSR) had already died weeks before with the Belavezha Treaty. However, the vast majority agree that after the coup in August of that year the Union had its days...
More than ten million families will pay this year for electricity 20% more than in 2018
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More than ten million families will pay this year for electricity 20% more than in 2018

More of 10.5 million households they are going to pay this year a electric bill around 40% more expensive than last year and almost 20% more than 2018 (so far the year with the highest price in history). They are around four out of ten of all domestic customers in the country and they are those who have contracted the electricity supply with the regulated tariff, which is traditionally cheaper than the free market rates offered by power companies, but it will not be this year. It is those more than ten million households that will clearly see how the promise of the Prime Minister is not fulfilled for them, Pedro Sanchez, that it promised that the measures of its shock plan to contain the electricity bill would...
Raquel Pozo: a call, a field and a burned room in the place that disappeared
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Raquel Pozo: a call, a field and a burned room in the place that disappeared

"The days are very long, the nights are endless. It is a nightmare, this has no explanation." Bernarda is the mother of Raquel Pozo. Since May 16, 2017, he has fought the worst of battles: that of waiting, at his home in Puerto Real (Cádiz). The one of not knowing. The news does not come. "We are always thinking, waiting for news, trying to keep hope, but it is also lost." Bernarda has lived with her daughter for four years. "I know if she comes back, she will be here. I have been waiting for her in her living room since the day she disappeared." Luis, his father, "is broken." They are many months waiting. Fight the pain as you can, "some days are bad, others, even worse." ...
NFL Playoffs Image: How the 49ers’ Loss to the Titans Affects the NFC Wild-Card Race in Week 16
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NFL Playoffs Image: How the 49ers’ Loss to the Titans Affects the NFC Wild-Card Race in Week 16

The 49ers blew a 10-0 lead and lost to the Titans by a final score of 20-17 on "Thursday Night Football" to open Week 16. While Tennessee urgently needed that victory and is heading for another NFL title. AFC South with 10-5. , San Francisco's record fell to 8-7 as it tries to chase an NFC wild-card spot. Let's take a look at the implications of the 49ers' loss on the picture of the NFL playoffs with two games remaining on their 2021 schedule. SELECTIONS OF THE WEEK 16: Direct | Against the spreadNFL Playoffs Image: 49ers NFC Wild Card OpportunitiesThe 49ers did not change positions as a result of their loss. They remain the No. 6 seed in the NFC playoffs. That state is unlikely to change much (if all) with the results of the weekend games of Week 16. However, San Francisco may say ...
The Lakers pay tribute to the STAPLES Center, reliving the best moments in the history of the iconic stadium
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The Lakers pay tribute to the STAPLES Center, reliving the best moments in the history of the iconic stadium

Starting on Christmas Day, the iconic STAPLES Center will cease to exist. When the Los Angeles Lakers host the Brooklyn Nets, a new era will begin in downtown Los Angeles with Crypto.com officially taking over the arena naming rights. NBA League Pass: Sign up to unlock games outside the live market (7-day free trial)Crypto.com paid more than $ 700 million for the naming rights over the next 20 years, with the valuation of the deal, making it one of the largest in professional sports history. Playing the San Antonio Spurs in the final game on "STAPLES," the Lakers paid tribute to the home that Shaq and Kobe built with a tribute video, reliving some of the building's most iconic moments. Over the past 22 years, the STAPLES Center has hosted seven NBA Finals series with the Lakers, along ...
How a former Bankinter employee created a cybersecurity company valued at 1,300 million euros |  Business
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How a former Bankinter employee created a cybersecurity company valued at 1,300 million euros | Business

Pedro Castillo was bored at the “start” that he occupied back in 2011 at Bankinter. He felt in a "golden cage" and the policy established in the entity after a change in management no longer fit with his philosophy. It was time to seek new airs. That same year he created Logtrust. After a decade, that cybersecurity and data analysis company built on 380,000 euros has another name, Devo, and it has become the new Unicorn (companies worth more than 1,000 million dollars) of Spanish origin after closing a financing round of 215 million euros and reaching a valuation of 1,300 million.In his office at the Madrid headquarters, Castillo, founder and director of Technology, prefers not to reveal the billing, "when we make the public offer of sale in two, three years," he says with a laugh, ...
Astronomers detect at least 70 “rogue” planets adrift without a star
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Astronomers detect at least 70 “rogue” planets adrift without a star

The study suggests that there could be many more of these starless "rogue" planets yet to be discovered. Photo: Jeremy Müller / Pexels A team of astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has discovered at least 70 new wandering planets in our galaxy, the largest group of these celestial bodies detected to date. Wandering planets are cosmic objects with masses comparable to those of the planets in our Solar System, but which do not orbit a star.but they roam freely. "We did not know how many we could find and we are excited to have detected so many," says Núria Miret-Roig, an astronomer at the Bordeaux Astrophysics Laboratory and the University of Vienna and the first author of the new study published in the journal Nature ...