22: Rising Uber/Lyft etc Rates, Ellie Kemper and Jumping to Conclusions, SCOTUS and Roe v Wade


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  • Warning: The age of the Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy is over.
  • Will we continue using Uber, Airbnb, and other convenience apps now that rates are going up?
  • In some good news, the G7 nations have pledged to donate over 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses for the rest of the world.
  • Ellie Kemper of "The Office" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" fame is the latest celebrity to get dragged on Twitter based on incomplete information.
  • Starbucks is bringing back its reusable cup programs! Are we getting back into leading a less wasteful life?
  • SCOTUS has agreed to review a restrictive Mississippi abortion law, which could diminish or outright overturn Roe v. Wade.
  • Florida will no longer allow schools to teach Critical Race Theory... but were they ever teaching it in the first place?
  • Nevada is planning to jump the line and become the first state in the U.S. to hold its Presidential primaries. Iowa and New Hampshire have been SNUBBED!
  • Need some new entertainment? This week's recommendations have got you: Pocket Casts (Andrew), 'Are You Scared?' (Laura), and Lorde's 'Solar Power' (Pam).
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And in this week's installment of After Dark, available on Patreon:
  • How knowledgable are we on the topic of cybersecurity? Let's take this quiz from Pew Research to find out!
  • In a mini edition of THE NUMBER we learn which cybersecurity topics are the most commonly grasped, and the most elusive.
  • Have we ever been the victims of a cyber attack?

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