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Digitally Recreated Image of James Dean Prompts Intellectual Property Questions

By Jonny Lupsha, News Writer | Nov 16, 2019

The image of famed actor James Dean will be digitally recreated for a role in a new film, Reuters reported. Photos and old film footage will be used to create his image while an actor will provide his voice. Stand-in actors will fill in to film body movements. Issues of the controversy surrounding this endeavor include questions of usage rights. […]

U.S. and WORLD NEWS

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Venice Flooding Causes Deaths, Major Damage to Historic City

By Jonny Lupsha, News Writer | Nov 18, 2019

Flooding in Venice has led to multiple deaths and devastating water damage, BBC News reported Thursday. The city announced plans to accelerate building structural protections for the city to safeguard it from abnormally high tides. Here’s what makes the lagoon city so famous. […]

HEALTH and LIFESTYLE

Christina Hunger's "talking dog" Stella with her sound board indoors.

Dog “Speaks” with Soundboard, Showing Canine Language Skills

By Jonny Lupsha, News Writer | Nov 15, 2019

A San Diego dog communicates with her owner via a custom soundboard, “People” reported. The owner, a speech-language pathologist, has conveyed the meaning of 29 words to the dog, so far. Canines not only understand words, but their barks hint at different meanings, too. […]