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America’s Suicide Rate Declined in 2020 – Despite Lockdowns

CBS News reports: The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data. Death certificates are still coming in and the count could rise. But officials expect a substantial decline will endure, despite worries that COVID-19 could lead to more suicides. ... Read More »

Japan Poised to Approve Release of Fukushima Nuclear Plant Water Into the Ocean

New submitter evaverdeazul shared this report from Japan Today: The Japanese government is poised to release treated radioactive water accumulated at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea despite opposition from fishermen, sources familiar with the matter said Friday. It will hold a meeting of related ministers as early as Tuesday to formally decide on the plan, a major ... Read More »

LoRaWAN HAT for Raspberry Pi offers GPS, too

Seeed has launched a $19.90 “WM1302 Raspberry Pi HAT” to house an $89.90, Semtech SX1302 based WM1302 LoRaWAN Gateway Module. The HAT also supplies a GPS chip. For a total of $109.80, Seeed can set you up with its recently introduced WM1302 LoRaWAN Gateway Module, which is available on a new WM1302 HAT for the […] Read More »