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This index analyzes the overall differences in the time people spend in front of screens while watching TV, playing video games and browsing social networks.


Mister Spex conducted data analysis (methodology below) to study screen time spent on leisure in different countries around the world. A total of 25 OECD countries were selected and analyzed. The analysis also focuses on screen time for the phone to give an idea of ​​how much time people spend watching it in each country. With the global Covid-19 epidemic forcing more activities to be moved online, the total time people spend in front of a screen is expected to increase dramatically.

Although there are no official recommendations yet on the maximum number of hours adults should spend in front of a screen, we are learning more and more about the negative consequences of a lifestyle characterized by sitting in front of a screen and its impact on our health and general well-being. It is important that we are all aware of the overtime we spend in front of the screens“,
declared Benny Bendt, optician at Mister Spex.
In order to ensure that you take the best possible care of your eyes, we recommend that you keep your eyes moist by using appropriate eye drops. Adopt eye relaxation techniques such as palming and consider wearing blue light-blocking glasses, especially if you spend a lot of time in front of screens at night“.

Screen time in comparison – France in the middle of the general classification

Analysis of the data shows that France occupies 13th place in the Screen Time Index. It is in 3rd place among the countries which watch television the most “traditional“with 151 minutes per day. Compared to other countries with a developed economy, France hardly watches online television. Only 29 minutes are dedicated to online streaming services, which is half as much as in the United States . When it comes to screen time for games, France spends a little more time than other European countries like Germany and Italy. With 56 minutes of video games per day, Ireland ranks first with 74 minutes of screen time for video games while Israel sits in last place. Americans watch the most television in the world. They watch it for 175 minutes a day in medium.

# Pays TV
min / day
Streaming
min / day
Video games
min / day
Social networks
min / day
Smartphone
min / day
Score total
1 United States 175 80 69 123 150 100
2 Colombia 139 54 53 225 262 89.98
3 Mexico 118 62 73 205 236 89.79
4 Turkey 132 55 58 171 235 74.89
5 UK 156 67 57 102 133 66.04
6 Ireland 119 61 74 109 155 58.50
7 Canada 135 62 53 109 135 50.39
8 Israel 134 40 22 122 364 48.00
9 Spain 127 49 54 111 147 39.02
10 Poland 137 48 43 120 139 38.47
13 France 151 29 56 102 95 33.24

Other observations

Methodology

All member states of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) were analyzed for a selection of influencing factors in the following areas: “Screen time spent on leisure per day“.

The OECD member states of Chile, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia have could not be included in the analysis due to a lack of data to ensure compatibility.

The data was collected on 10/15/2020. More information.

Calculation

In order to be able to compare the results in all the countries examined, the results were standardized on a scale of 0 to 100. The country with the highest overall score for the respective influencing factors received a score of 100. The country with the lowest overall score for the respective influencing factors received a score of 0. The score of all other countries was determined according to their scores and ranged between 0 and 100. The final score relating to a domain of investigation was the sum of the points of all influencing factors in the respective investigation area.

For example, the evaluation result of the first area of ​​investigation was a sum of the results of the following factors: “TV“, “Streaming“, “Video games“, “Social networks” and “Smartphone“.

The final results were the sum of the scores of the two domains which were also standardized on a scale of 0 to 100 to calculate the final ranking.

The following normalization formula was used for standardization: Formula

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This index analyzes the overall differences in the time people spend in front of screens while watching TV, playing video games and browsing social networks.


Mister Spex conducted data analysis (methodology below) to study screen time spent on leisure in different countries around the world. A total of 25 OECD countries were selected and analyzed. The analysis also focuses on screen time for the phone to give an idea of ​​how much time people spend watching it in each country. With the global Covid-19 epidemic forcing more activities to be moved online, the total time people spend in front of a screen is expected to increase dramatically.

Although there are no official recommendations yet on the maximum number of hours adults should spend in front of a screen, we are learning more and more about the negative consequences of a lifestyle characterized by sitting in front of a screen and its impact on our health and general well-being. It is important that we are all aware of the overtime we spend in front of the screens“,
declared Benny Bendt, optician at Mister Spex.
In order to ensure that you take the best possible care of your eyes, we recommend that you keep your eyes moist by using appropriate eye drops. Adopt eye relaxation techniques such as palming and consider wearing blue light-blocking glasses, especially if you spend a lot of time in front of screens at night“.

Screen time in comparison – France in the middle of the general classification

Analysis of the data shows that France occupies 13th place in the Screen Time Index. It is in 3rd place among the countries which watch television the most “traditional“with 151 minutes per day. Compared to other countries with a developed economy, France hardly watches online television. Only 29 minutes are dedicated to online streaming services, which is half as much as in the United States . When it comes to screen time for games, France spends a little more time than other European countries like Germany and Italy. With 56 minutes of video games per day, Ireland ranks first with 74 minutes of screen time for video games while Israel sits in last place. Americans watch the most television in the world. They watch it for 175 minutes a day in medium.

# Pays TV
min / day
Streaming
min / day
Video games
min / day
Social networks
min / day
Smartphone
min / day
Score total
1 United States 175 80 69 123 150 100
2 Colombia 139 54 53 225 262 89.98
3 Mexico 118 62 73 205 236 89.79
4 Turkey 132 55 58 171 235 74.89
5 UK 156 67 57 102 133 66.04
6 Ireland 119 61 74 109 155 58.50
7 Canada 135 62 53 109 135 50.39
8 Israel 134 40 22 122 364 48.00
9 Spain 127 49 54 111 147 39.02
10 Poland 137 48 43 120 139 38.47
13 France 151 29 56 102 95 33.24

Other observations

Methodology

All member states of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) were analyzed for a selection of influencing factors in the following areas: “Screen time spent on leisure per day“.

The OECD member states of Chile, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia have could not be included in the analysis due to a lack of data to ensure compatibility.

The data was collected on 10/15/2020. More information.

Calculation

In order to be able to compare the results in all the countries examined, the results were standardized on a scale of 0 to 100. The country with the highest overall score for the respective influencing factors received a score of 100. The country with the lowest overall score for the respective influencing factors received a score of 0. The score of all other countries was determined according to their scores and ranged between 0 and 100. The final score relating to a domain of investigation was the sum of the points of all influencing factors in the respective investigation area.

For example, the evaluation result of the first area of ​​investigation was a sum of the results of the following factors: “TV“, “Streaming“, “Video games“, “Social networks” and “Smartphone“.

The final results were the sum of the scores of the two domains which were also standardized on a scale of 0 to 100 to calculate the final ranking.

The following normalization formula was used for standardization: Formula

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By Beatriz Magalhães and Rachel Mello*

It’s the end of the world as we know it, sings the REM song. And I feel good, follow the lyrics. It starts with an earthquake. It was like that at the Central Bank. Calmly, the earth did not shake under the structures of monetary policy. The institution remains solid and reliable — and now independent, comme il fault. The world as we knew it shook in the field of Communication. To strengthen your performance in internal communication, what did the bank do? It ended the internal communication area! Yes, and the results are great (and I feel fine, like in the song).c

The Central Bank of Brazil had the courage to break all the boxes of communication. Really integrated their teams. Not in speech, but in practice. There are no more specific areas within the communication. The dynamic is horizontal: with internal, social media, press, website. The people on the team are the same. The head is pure 21st century: content and channels are 100% aggregated and aggregateable.

Makes a lot of sense. Today, with social networks, it is no longer possible to extend and bold a dividing line between what is internal and what is external. We’re at work, we’re at home, our laptop windows are in our corporate email inbox, on the website of the newspaper we like to read, and on our personal Instagram. It’s the end of the world as we know it.

The change made by the Central Bank communication seeks to understand precisely that. We are in and out, all the time, always hyper connected and attentive to a lot. Area integration reduces asymmetries. External communication and internal communication have the same weight, the same importance. It just gets a different tone or a closer lead from the Bacen team.

What organizes all the work is consistent planning: annual, monthly. The head of communication sits on the Bank’s board, along with the other directors and the president. For this reason, it has a broad and deep understanding of the institution’s priorities, of a structuring nature for the country’s economy, with sensitive and desired information. An annual communication plan gathers the themes and audiences that will be the focus of actions.

And long live Pix, the work of the bank, clearly shared and quickly adopted from North to South (this week I bought a pack of gum from a guy on the street with Pix). Public communication!

On a day-to-day basis, planning takes on content and forms. The longer projects, the campaigns save time to be elaborated in an integrated way, creative theme, neat design, choice of channels: externally and internally. Integration is such that the decision about the means of sharing becomes almost “natural”, fluid.

There are also contents with a shorter cycle, which are in the weekly plan, always in line with the Bacen board.

An editorial board, agile and well-informed, helps to design what will be published, how and in which channels. News that reaches the newspapers always reaches the internal audience first. The face, voice and stories of the Bank’s employees gain the institution’s social networks, bringing more credibility to the information. A group of Whatsapp takes light and fast information and helps put all employees on the same page.

Inside, the intranet took on the appearance and appearance of a social network, because it is what employees consume and also know as citizens, outside of working hours. “Internal” content can be enjoyed and posted on individual social media freely. Thus, employees share Bank information with family, friends, professional colleagues.

Another common thread of integration is permanent monitoring and evaluation. The team knows, in a short period of time, what works, what needs to be improved. Thus, the communication team accumulates knowledge about the importance of content that combines information, editorial positioning, but also entertainment, hobbies (the bank promotes a rock festival and a run on the stairs of the imposing 27-story building at its headquarters in Brasília- six of them underground).

You’ve come this far in the description, but to really understand how Bacen’s communication works, the best way is to follow the bank on social networks. There are debates about monetary policy, about digital banking transformation and there is also the ex-in logic of a courageous public institution. It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel good.

*Bia Magalhães is a specialist in Internal Communication with a degree in Organizational Communication. He has been at FSB Comunicação for 7 years working in digital and corporate communication projects and Rachel Mello she is a journalist, master in Social Communication and director of Planning at FSB Comunicação. Isabel’s mother and Atletico Mineiro supporter

This is a content of Bússola, a partnership between FSB Comunicação and Exame. The text does not necessarily reflect Exame’s opinion.

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By Beatriz Magalhães and Rachel Mello*

It’s the end of the world as we know it, sings the REM song. And I feel good, follow the lyrics. It starts with an earthquake. It was like that at the Central Bank. Calmly, the earth did not shake under the structures of monetary policy. The institution remains solid and reliable — and now independent, comme il fault. The world as we knew it shook in the field of Communication. To strengthen your performance in internal communication, what did the bank do? It ended the internal communication area! Yes, and the results are great (and I feel fine, like in the song).c

The Central Bank of Brazil had the courage to break all the boxes of communication. Really integrated their teams. Not in speech, but in practice. There are no more specific areas within the communication. The dynamic is horizontal: with internal, social media, press, website. The people on the team are the same. The head is pure 21st century: content and channels are 100% aggregated and aggregateable.

Makes a lot of sense. Today, with social networks, it is no longer possible to extend and bold a dividing line between what is internal and what is external. We’re at work, we’re at home, our laptop windows are in our corporate email inbox, on the website of the newspaper we like to read, and on our personal Instagram. It’s the end of the world as we know it.

The change made by the Central Bank communication seeks to understand precisely that. We are in and out, all the time, always hyper connected and attentive to a lot. Area integration reduces asymmetries. External communication and internal communication have the same weight, the same importance. It just gets a different tone or a closer lead from the Bacen team.

What organizes all the work is consistent planning: annual, monthly. The head of communication sits on the Bank’s board, along with the other directors and the president. For this reason, it has a broad and deep understanding of the institution’s priorities, of a structuring nature for the country’s economy, with sensitive and desired information. An annual communication plan gathers the themes and audiences that will be the focus of actions.

And long live Pix, the work of the bank, clearly shared and quickly adopted from North to South (this week I bought a pack of gum from a guy on the street with Pix). Public communication!

On a day-to-day basis, planning takes on content and forms. The longer projects, the campaigns save time to be elaborated in an integrated way, creative theme, neat design, choice of channels: externally and internally. Integration is such that the decision about the means of sharing becomes almost “natural”, fluid.

There are also contents with a shorter cycle, which are in the weekly plan, always in line with the Bacen board.

An editorial board, agile and well-informed, helps to design what will be published, how and in which channels. News that reaches the newspapers always reaches the internal audience first. The face, voice and stories of the Bank’s employees gain the institution’s social networks, bringing more credibility to the information. A group of Whatsapp takes light and fast information and helps put all employees on the same page.

Inside, the intranet took on the appearance and appearance of a social network, because it is what employees consume and also know as citizens, outside of working hours. “Internal” content can be enjoyed and posted on individual social media freely. Thus, employees share Bank information with family, friends, professional colleagues.

Another common thread of integration is permanent monitoring and evaluation. The team knows, in a short period of time, what works, what needs to be improved. Thus, the communication team accumulates knowledge about the importance of content that combines information, editorial positioning, but also entertainment, hobbies (the bank promotes a rock festival and a run on the stairs of the imposing 27-story building at its headquarters in Brasília- six of them underground).

You’ve come this far in the description, but to really understand how Bacen’s communication works, the best way is to follow the bank on social networks. There are debates about monetary policy, about digital banking transformation and there is also the ex-in logic of a courageous public institution. It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel good.

*Bia Magalhães is a specialist in Internal Communication with a degree in Organizational Communication. He has been at FSB Comunicação for 7 years working in digital and corporate communication projects and Rachel Mello she is a journalist, master in Social Communication and director of Planning at FSB Comunicação. Isabel’s mother and Atletico Mineiro supporter

This is a content of Bússola, a partnership between FSB Comunicação and Exame. The text does not necessarily reflect Exame’s opinion.

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Since July 21, the health pass is mandatory to access the Millau media library. A collective of citizens strongly denounced this measure and asked for explanations from the elected officials present on the market and from the mayor of Millau through the press.

At the end of the morning this Friday, August 6, a citizen collective made up of about fifteen people came to the Millau media library to protest against the implementation of the compulsory health pass at the entrance of the establishment, “ while the Saint-Affrique library has so far chosen to reduce the tonnage to 49 people and everything is going very well. »

“Why so much zeal? “

On behalf of the collective, Camille Valabrègue denounced “An excess of zeal of the municipality which had decided to put it in place almost the day after the speech of the President of the Republic when it was not yet an obligation and regretted this rupture of equality between the citizens”.

She confides the concerns of the collective, generated by the municipal posture.

Why is the town hall so zealous? Access to culture and to a public place is a fundamental constitutional right. The fact that we cannot enter the media library while we are members, that we pay our taxes, it is very serious and discrimination at the entrance to a place of public service is heavily punished by the law. We want to ask the town hall: how was this decision taken? Has the entire municipal council been solicited? “

An assumed choice

Jean-Pierre Mas sports assistant and first assistant Thierry perez responsible for the permanence of elected officials on the Millau market were “Not fully aware of the details of the implementation of the measure” and could not immediately provide the requested responses.

They took the collective’s complaints and assured them that they would respond to them as soon as possible. It is since done, a message was sent to the representative of the collective.

“The city has chosen not to adopt this posture for the following reasons: legally, it is simply not viable, denying access to the 51st person who will show up with his valid pass is not defensible and not controlling the pass means potentially letting contaminated people in and it is not safe for vulnerable and vaccinated people who wish to take advantage of the city’s cultural and sporting facilities and who have been deprived of them for a long time ”.

The mayor of Millau reacts

The mayor of Millau Emmanuelle Gazel also reacted ” fully assuming this choice and specifying that the measure had not been implemented in advance ”.

We have chosen to apply the law imposed in the ERP (Establishments Receiving the Public) without reducing the tonnage to 49 people to protect and not endanger the most vulnerable and the staff, and on the other hand not to penalize the employees. vaccinated people ”.

The mayor of Millau explained that between the government announcements and the implementation of the measure, the municipality had only had a handful of days to react: “ a municipal council to decide on its application was not possible in terms of time limits, the decision was therefore taken in consultation with the elected officials concerned ”.

Emmanuelle Gazel also specified that the municipal teams were conducting a reflection to ensure “A degraded loan service accessible to all so as not to penalize people who have not yet had time to be vaccinated and not to penalize them”. It should be in place between August 15 and at least until mid-September.

“We are all dependent on the laws, we try to be consistent without depriving citizens of public service.”

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Since July 21, the health pass is mandatory to access the Millau media library. A collective of citizens strongly denounced this measure and asked for explanations from the elected officials present on the market and from the mayor of Millau through the press.

At the end of the morning this Friday, August 6, a citizen collective made up of about fifteen people came to the Millau media library to protest against the implementation of the compulsory health pass at the entrance of the establishment, “ while the Saint-Affrique library has so far chosen to reduce the tonnage to 49 people and everything is going very well. »

“Why so much zeal? “

On behalf of the collective, Camille Valabrègue denounced “An excess of zeal of the municipality which had decided to put it in place almost the day after the speech of the President of the Republic when it was not yet an obligation and regretted this rupture of equality between the citizens”.

She confides the concerns of the collective, generated by the municipal posture.

Why is the town hall so zealous? Access to culture and to a public place is a fundamental constitutional right. The fact that we cannot enter the media library while we are members, that we pay our taxes, it is very serious and discrimination at the entrance to a place of public service is heavily punished by the law. We want to ask the town hall: how was this decision taken? Has the entire municipal council been solicited? “

An assumed choice

Jean-Pierre Mas sports assistant and first assistant Thierry perez responsible for the permanence of elected officials on the Millau market were “Not fully aware of the details of the implementation of the measure” and could not immediately provide the requested responses.

They took the collective’s complaints and assured them that they would respond to them as soon as possible. It is since done, a message was sent to the representative of the collective.

“The city has chosen not to adopt this posture for the following reasons: legally, it is simply not viable, denying access to the 51st person who will show up with his valid pass is not defensible and not controlling the pass means potentially letting contaminated people in and it is not safe for vulnerable and vaccinated people who wish to take advantage of the city’s cultural and sporting facilities and who have been deprived of them for a long time ”.

The mayor of Millau reacts

The mayor of Millau Emmanuelle Gazel also reacted ” fully assuming this choice and specifying that the measure had not been implemented in advance ”.

We have chosen to apply the law imposed in the ERP (Establishments Receiving the Public) without reducing the tonnage to 49 people to protect and not endanger the most vulnerable and the staff, and on the other hand not to penalize the employees. vaccinated people ”.

The mayor of Millau explained that between the government announcements and the implementation of the measure, the municipality had only had a handful of days to react: “ a municipal council to decide on its application was not possible in terms of time limits, the decision was therefore taken in consultation with the elected officials concerned ”.

Emmanuelle Gazel also specified that the municipal teams were conducting a reflection to ensure “A degraded loan service accessible to all so as not to penalize people who have not yet had time to be vaccinated and not to penalize them”. It should be in place between August 15 and at least until mid-September.

“We are all dependent on the laws, we try to be consistent without depriving citizens of public service.”

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We learn about it every day at the demonstrations of the anti sanitary pass. Obviously, science infuses the veins of some demonstrators, especially those who speak like this Thursday evening in Montceau-les-Mines on the forecourt of the town hall.

A former business owner buried “his daddy” who was in prison in the hospital. “One person could see it for 30 minutes, once a week. I blame the state for preventing us from seeing our dad. Today, we will be forced to present a health pass to eat, go to the movies, it’s appalling ”.

This man lives next to the old demarcation line (speaks to him about the Maginot line). “We will have to present an Ausweis (pass) every day. Our conscience tells us to be free and we have a duty to refuse. Vaccination, I don’t care. If people want to get vaccinated and play with five bullets in a barrel! It is important to show our leaders that we do not agree ”.

A well-known figure in the Mining Basin arrives, Bernard Delabre, with a committed speech in the image of a political party leader candidate for the next presidential elections. “We are not obscurantisms, we are not conspirators, we are positive, we are not opponents of science. We have the right to choose between different scientific knowledge ”.

François Rabelais said: “Science without conscience is nothing but the ruin of the soul”.

This Thursday evening, everything goes there, the health pass and 5G. “The health pass is our digital identification via 5G” states Dany Poullet. But the best comes with a doctor who presents himself as an infectious disease specialist who has made a fantastic discovery, “there is a French variant”. Phew! honor is safe. His explanation is when choppy. In short, if you inject a vaccine into someone who is contaminated with covid then they make a variant.

We also learn thanks to this doctor in infectious disease that according to a study carried out in Spain, “the Pfizer vaccine is composed of 99% graphene oxide” which could kill people according to followers of the theory. “I still have to check,” he said. Everything seems to indicate that this information is a fabrication. “Those who have been vaccinated have been tricked,” adds the doctor, however. Everyone is free to believe or not.

This Thursday evening in Montceau-les-Mines, they were 203 people according to the count of traffic jams (one traffic jam, one protester). After the speeches, they marched through the city center.

Next meeting, Saturday 10 am, same place.

Jean Bernard

" } ["summary"]=> string(90) "We learn about it every day at the demonstrations of the anti sanitary pass. Obviously,..." ["atom_content"]=> string(20188) "

We learn about it every day at the demonstrations of the anti sanitary pass. Obviously, science infuses the veins of some demonstrators, especially those who speak like this Thursday evening in Montceau-les-Mines on the forecourt of the town hall.

A former business owner buried “his daddy” who was in prison in the hospital. “One person could see it for 30 minutes, once a week. I blame the state for preventing us from seeing our dad. Today, we will be forced to present a health pass to eat, go to the movies, it’s appalling ”.

This man lives next to the old demarcation line (speaks to him about the Maginot line). “We will have to present an Ausweis (pass) every day. Our conscience tells us to be free and we have a duty to refuse. Vaccination, I don’t care. If people want to get vaccinated and play with five bullets in a barrel! It is important to show our leaders that we do not agree ”.

A well-known figure in the Mining Basin arrives, Bernard Delabre, with a committed speech in the image of a political party leader candidate for the next presidential elections. “We are not obscurantisms, we are not conspirators, we are positive, we are not opponents of science. We have the right to choose between different scientific knowledge ”.

François Rabelais said: “Science without conscience is nothing but the ruin of the soul”.

This Thursday evening, everything goes there, the health pass and 5G. “The health pass is our digital identification via 5G” states Dany Poullet. But the best comes with a doctor who presents himself as an infectious disease specialist who has made a fantastic discovery, “there is a French variant”. Phew! honor is safe. His explanation is when choppy. In short, if you inject a vaccine into someone who is contaminated with covid then they make a variant.

We also learn thanks to this doctor in infectious disease that according to a study carried out in Spain, “the Pfizer vaccine is composed of 99% graphene oxide” which could kill people according to followers of the theory. “I still have to check,” he said. Everything seems to indicate that this information is a fabrication. “Those who have been vaccinated have been tricked,” adds the doctor, however. Everyone is free to believe or not.

This Thursday evening in Montceau-les-Mines, they were 203 people according to the count of traffic jams (one traffic jam, one protester). After the speeches, they marched through the city center.

Next meeting, Saturday 10 am, same place.

Jean Bernard

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Video length: 5 min.

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O. Poncelet, L. Lemoigne, T. Edelin, D. Chevalier

France 2

France Televisions

In Vendée, it is possible to board old locomotives. A way of traveling through time while discovering magnificent places.

On board a locomotive dating from 1948, tourists can enjoy the Vendée landscapes. The vehicle struggles to reach 30 km / h. Previously, it transported coal from the Pas-de-Calais mines. “We see magnificent things. It’s a bit of a vestige so I like it“, says Léa, a young passenger on the train. Inside, passengers have to deal with the lack of air conditioning.

When making the final adjustments before making the return journey, the passengers admire the work of the railway workers. They are delighted to be on board a train which “lives. We hear the noise there“, confides a tourist. On board the train, it is possible to enjoy a wagon where food and wine are served. A way of recalling the atmosphere of the mythical Orient-Express. If all goes as planned, the walk lasts about two and a half hours to cover about twenty kilometers.

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Posted

Video length: 5 min.

Article written by

O. Poncelet, L. Lemoigne, T. Edelin, D. Chevalier

France 2

France Televisions

In Vendée, it is possible to board old locomotives. A way of traveling through time while discovering magnificent places.

On board a locomotive dating from 1948, tourists can enjoy the Vendée landscapes. The vehicle struggles to reach 30 km / h. Previously, it transported coal from the Pas-de-Calais mines. “We see magnificent things. It’s a bit of a vestige so I like it“, says Léa, a young passenger on the train. Inside, passengers have to deal with the lack of air conditioning.

When making the final adjustments before making the return journey, the passengers admire the work of the railway workers. They are delighted to be on board a train which “lives. We hear the noise there“, confides a tourist. On board the train, it is possible to enjoy a wagon where food and wine are served. A way of recalling the atmosphere of the mythical Orient-Express. If all goes as planned, the walk lasts about two and a half hours to cover about twenty kilometers.

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" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1628269954) } [5]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(43) "offline hobbies – Portuguese Celebrities:" ["link"]=> string(72) "https://wikileaksisdemocracy.org/offline-hobbies-portuguese-celebrities/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Betty Foster" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Fri, 06 Aug 2021 16:24:39 +0000" ["category"]=> string(96) "Hobbiesbut what can they do onlineCelebritieshobbiesofflinePortuguesethe hobbies they do offline" ["guid"]=> string(72) "https://wikileaksisdemocracy.org/offline-hobbies-portuguese-celebrities/" ["description"]=> string(90) "We know the famous for their careers and for their frequent presence on magazine covers..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(7066) "

We know the famous for their careers and for their frequent presence on magazine covers and websites about celebrities. However, when it comes to relaxing, there are introverts coming out of the shell and vice versa. In some of your hobbies the famous have already passed them on to the digital world, and we’ll look at some of those examples.

These tips will be equally helpful for us ordinary mortals to catch up on the awesome things that the Internet provides us and make the transition from offline to online. After all, what will celebrities do in their spare time? And which of these activities can be performed through a screen? Between us and the socialite there is more in common than we might initially think.

the famous and their hobbies

We know that there are several other personalities behind each of these activities and they are easily identifiable according to your preferences.

sports betting

Many famous people like to watch sports and some of them place bets, mostly on football, in online bookmakers. There are also more and more ordinary citizens who venture into this world, to test their knowledge of the sport and for the adrenaline of earning money when an analysis is right!

Casino

Casinos are places associated with the glamour, to the association of the most famous and wealthy people and to the transactions of huge amounts of money. The favorite games are the famous Slot Machines and table games, such as Blackjack, a Roulette it’s the Poker.

play in a casino Live it’s not for everyone because they sometimes have high minimum stakes. already in the casino online this inequality in access to this type of leisure is eliminated, with a minimum bet of just a few cents, in various games and modalities, which makes this a market in great growth. For example for those who register at Betano win 25 free spins, no deposit required, to try your luck!

Purchases

The famous Portuguese are caught countless times by the paparazzi to go to restaurants, supermarkets, malls, etc. The need to buy something leads them to get caught by the camera lens when they’re not working and don’t want that kind of exposure.

To avoid exposure, many can opt for purchases online and these come to your door. Nowadays you can buy practically everything without leaving your home: groceries, ready-to-eat meals, clothing, accessories, electronics, appliances, furniture, sweets, books and even some celebrities sell their clothes second-hand.

courses

Being famous is being one of the best professionals in areas of media exposure with the public, in some cases. This professionalism is achieved with a lot of work, but also with a lot of study, although it is difficult to reconcile the two. Technology allows us to have classes without having to be in person or live, and this makes time management much easier, that is, it is easier to successfully reconcile a main activity with a course.

They exist courses Online about everything and more: music, dance, sports, arts, languages, cooking, gardening, agriculture, communication, etc. There are other celebrities, including foreign ones, who can be our teachers in a certain area that we want to be excellent professionals.

To write

Many of the famous are creative minds with a lot of information and lived stories that deserve to be told. Today it is possible for books to be published exclusively online, without the approval of a publisher, through a site personnel or platforms for the purchase and sale of ebooks.

Influencer

They have this designation because they effectively influence people’s opinions and actions. Fans often follow their tips, because they trust them and brands also assume that they resort to some well-known personalities or those with many followers to be able to promote their products. These famous people have gained this authority in certain subjects quite naturally, due to the exposure they have on television, magazines, etc. This influence can impact even more people with the help of Internet.

It is possible for an unfamous person to create authority through absolute zero, exclusively through the Internet, as long as you talk or write about a topic in your specialty. The most popular topics are: food, fitness, fashion, beauty, make-up, decoration, travel, books, series, movies, technology, business, among others.

To be influence has everything to do with lifestyle and fans. To make yourself known to the world you need a Blog, a channel on Youtube and/or an account on Instagram. The objective is to give your opinion, advice, tips, in order to help followers in this area, with informative or entertainment content.

To read

Books are a great way to learn new things and stories, while relaxing and “getting out” of our world, or as they say, reading is dreaming with your eyes open. Currently there are books in digital format, the ebooks, which can be read on your mobile phone, tablet or computer.

in bookstores online physical books and their digital versions are easily found.

Conclusion

It is common to think that famous people have chaotic days and that they don’t have time for anything, but that’s precisely why they need to make time for themselves, to feel in balance. They are always in the spotlight, unable to relax, so they find their pastimes a way to relieve tension. Many of the famous people still do most things in a traditional way, others have already been updated.

One thing is certain: replace some things from the online fur offline allows them to have more privacy, time and rest.

Follow VIP Magazine on Instagram

.

" } ["summary"]=> string(90) "We know the famous for their careers and for their frequent presence on magazine covers..." ["atom_content"]=> string(7066) "

We know the famous for their careers and for their frequent presence on magazine covers and websites about celebrities. However, when it comes to relaxing, there are introverts coming out of the shell and vice versa. In some of your hobbies the famous have already passed them on to the digital world, and we’ll look at some of those examples.

These tips will be equally helpful for us ordinary mortals to catch up on the awesome things that the Internet provides us and make the transition from offline to online. After all, what will celebrities do in their spare time? And which of these activities can be performed through a screen? Between us and the socialite there is more in common than we might initially think.

the famous and their hobbies

We know that there are several other personalities behind each of these activities and they are easily identifiable according to your preferences.

sports betting

Many famous people like to watch sports and some of them place bets, mostly on football, in online bookmakers. There are also more and more ordinary citizens who venture into this world, to test their knowledge of the sport and for the adrenaline of earning money when an analysis is right!

Casino

Casinos are places associated with the glamour, to the association of the most famous and wealthy people and to the transactions of huge amounts of money. The favorite games are the famous Slot Machines and table games, such as Blackjack, a Roulette it’s the Poker.

play in a casino Live it’s not for everyone because they sometimes have high minimum stakes. already in the casino online this inequality in access to this type of leisure is eliminated, with a minimum bet of just a few cents, in various games and modalities, which makes this a market in great growth. For example for those who register at Betano win 25 free spins, no deposit required, to try your luck!

Purchases

The famous Portuguese are caught countless times by the paparazzi to go to restaurants, supermarkets, malls, etc. The need to buy something leads them to get caught by the camera lens when they’re not working and don’t want that kind of exposure.

To avoid exposure, many can opt for purchases online and these come to your door. Nowadays you can buy practically everything without leaving your home: groceries, ready-to-eat meals, clothing, accessories, electronics, appliances, furniture, sweets, books and even some celebrities sell their clothes second-hand.

courses

Being famous is being one of the best professionals in areas of media exposure with the public, in some cases. This professionalism is achieved with a lot of work, but also with a lot of study, although it is difficult to reconcile the two. Technology allows us to have classes without having to be in person or live, and this makes time management much easier, that is, it is easier to successfully reconcile a main activity with a course.

They exist courses Online about everything and more: music, dance, sports, arts, languages, cooking, gardening, agriculture, communication, etc. There are other celebrities, including foreign ones, who can be our teachers in a certain area that we want to be excellent professionals.

To write

Many of the famous are creative minds with a lot of information and lived stories that deserve to be told. Today it is possible for books to be published exclusively online, without the approval of a publisher, through a site personnel or platforms for the purchase and sale of ebooks.

Influencer

They have this designation because they effectively influence people’s opinions and actions. Fans often follow their tips, because they trust them and brands also assume that they resort to some well-known personalities or those with many followers to be able to promote their products. These famous people have gained this authority in certain subjects quite naturally, due to the exposure they have on television, magazines, etc. This influence can impact even more people with the help of Internet.

It is possible for an unfamous person to create authority through absolute zero, exclusively through the Internet, as long as you talk or write about a topic in your specialty. The most popular topics are: food, fitness, fashion, beauty, make-up, decoration, travel, books, series, movies, technology, business, among others.

To be influence has everything to do with lifestyle and fans. To make yourself known to the world you need a Blog, a channel on Youtube and/or an account on Instagram. The objective is to give your opinion, advice, tips, in order to help followers in this area, with informative or entertainment content.

To read

Books are a great way to learn new things and stories, while relaxing and “getting out” of our world, or as they say, reading is dreaming with your eyes open. Currently there are books in digital format, the ebooks, which can be read on your mobile phone, tablet or computer.

in bookstores online physical books and their digital versions are easily found.

Conclusion

It is common to think that famous people have chaotic days and that they don’t have time for anything, but that’s precisely why they need to make time for themselves, to feel in balance. They are always in the spotlight, unable to relax, so they find their pastimes a way to relieve tension. Many of the famous people still do most things in a traditional way, others have already been updated.

One thing is certain: replace some things from the online fur offline allows them to have more privacy, time and rest.

Follow VIP Magazine on Instagram

.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1628267079) } [6]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(133) "IN IMAGES, IN PICTURES. At the Deauville-La Touques racecourse, the departure of the horses from the stalls offers another spectacle" ["link"]=> string(163) "https://wikileaksisdemocracy.org/in-images-in-pictures-at-the-deauville-la-touques-racecourse-the-departure-of-the-horses-from-the-stalls-offers-another-spectacle/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Betty Foster" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Fri, 06 Aug 2021 16:08:42 +0000" ["category"]=> string(85) "HobbiesDeauvilleLadeparturehorsesimagesofferspicturesracecoursespectaclestallsTouques" ["guid"]=> string(163) "https://wikileaksisdemocracy.org/in-images-in-pictures-at-the-deauville-la-touques-racecourse-the-departure-of-the-horses-from-the-stalls-offers-another-spectacle/" ["description"]=> string(93) "By Marie-Madeleine Remoleur Published on 6 August 21 at 17:34 The Pays d’Auge See my..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(7831) "
The Meeting de Deauville Barrière began on Tuesday August 3, 2021, at the Deauville-La Touques racecourse. The public can watch the start of the races from the starting stalls.

the Meeting of Deauville Barrière started Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at the Deauville-La Touques racecourse (Calvados). Throughout August, the public can watch the races kick off from the starting stalls. Ten minutes of spectacle under high tension. Reportage.

“On the screen it’s one thing, but when you’re going to be right next to the stalls, you’ll hear the noises, feel other emotions: it’s something else, it has nothing to do with it”. For the start of this race, on the launch day of the Meeting de Deauville Barrière, our guide is Eric Press, starter of the race.

Eric Presse, starter of the race.
Eric Presse, starter of the race.

We move away from the stands where the spectators, well seated, scrutinize the starting line from afar: towards the stalls, these compartments in which the horses come to stand before the start of the race.

It is 1:40 pm, the start will be given in 10 minutes and, near these starting “boxes”, life is not lacking. A final test verifies that the stall locking and unlocking system is operational. “It’s important because everything is connected,” insists the starter. In fact, the trigger button placed in a small box, at the top of the stepladder where Eric Presse will be installed, depends on the opening of the stalls which triggers the stopwatch. In short, everything must be ready and everything working, to ensure that the start of the race goes smoothly.

Shooters and pushers

It is 13:43, horses and jockeys approach the stalls. For this 1,300-meter speed race, they will be sixteen starters.

On one side the shooters, on the other the pushers.
On one side the shooters, on the other the pushers. (© Le Pays d’Auge)

To welcome the riders, a team of ten people is getting ready, because getting the horses into the stalls is an art that cannot be improvised. It requires method, calm and complicity. On the one hand, there are six ” shooters “, Protected by a helmet, which hold” the horses on the side of the head “. Eric Presse specifies: “each fencer does not choose his horse, they each have their rope number, the organization is well established”. They are supported by four ” pushers », The shins well protected, whose mission is to push the recalcitrant horses which would refuse to settle in these starting boxes. “When you see the narrowness of the stalls, you understand better why some horses are not very happy to enter,” comments Eric Presse. Indeed, there is not much room and, once the equines have entered, the stalls are immediately closed.

Depending on the frames, we adapt to the time needed to fit them into the compartments, explains the starter. When you know horses, it’s fine, even complicated horses you know how to manage them. On the other hand, when we have new horses, we will take extra time.

Eric Press

Each horse has its own little quirk, its own character trait that must be understood so that everything goes well “and so that the teams take the minimum of risks”.

Each horse has its own little mania, its character trait that must be understood
Each horse has its own little mania, its character trait that must be understood (© Le Pays d’Auge)

Fortunately, mounts and jockeys will only stay locked in the stalls for a short time. It is 1:50 pm The starter climbs onto his stepladder, red flag in hand. “Careful,” he shouts. The silence is heavy, until the metallic click of the opening of the starting stalls. The silence is broken. The horses then set off on the fiber track which seems to vibrate, and leave the field of our gaze in a few seconds. Everything is going very fast. Eric Presse warned us, the show is not the same. The emotions felt either.

.

Has this article been useful to you? Note that you can follow Le Pays d’Auge in the Mon Actu area. In one click, after registration, you will find all the news of your favorite cities and brands.

" } ["summary"]=> string(93) "By Marie-Madeleine Remoleur Published on 6 August 21 at 17:34 The Pays d’Auge See my..." ["atom_content"]=> string(7831) "
The Meeting de Deauville Barrière began on Tuesday August 3, 2021, at the Deauville-La Touques racecourse. The public can watch the start of the races from the starting stalls.

the Meeting of Deauville Barrière started Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at the Deauville-La Touques racecourse (Calvados). Throughout August, the public can watch the races kick off from the starting stalls. Ten minutes of spectacle under high tension. Reportage.

“On the screen it’s one thing, but when you’re going to be right next to the stalls, you’ll hear the noises, feel other emotions: it’s something else, it has nothing to do with it”. For the start of this race, on the launch day of the Meeting de Deauville Barrière, our guide is Eric Press, starter of the race.

Eric Presse, starter of the race.
Eric Presse, starter of the race.

We move away from the stands where the spectators, well seated, scrutinize the starting line from afar: towards the stalls, these compartments in which the horses come to stand before the start of the race.

It is 1:40 pm, the start will be given in 10 minutes and, near these starting “boxes”, life is not lacking. A final test verifies that the stall locking and unlocking system is operational. “It’s important because everything is connected,” insists the starter. In fact, the trigger button placed in a small box, at the top of the stepladder where Eric Presse will be installed, depends on the opening of the stalls which triggers the stopwatch. In short, everything must be ready and everything working, to ensure that the start of the race goes smoothly.

Shooters and pushers

It is 13:43, horses and jockeys approach the stalls. For this 1,300-meter speed race, they will be sixteen starters.

On one side the shooters, on the other the pushers.
On one side the shooters, on the other the pushers. (© Le Pays d’Auge)

To welcome the riders, a team of ten people is getting ready, because getting the horses into the stalls is an art that cannot be improvised. It requires method, calm and complicity. On the one hand, there are six ” shooters “, Protected by a helmet, which hold” the horses on the side of the head “. Eric Presse specifies: “each fencer does not choose his horse, they each have their rope number, the organization is well established”. They are supported by four ” pushers », The shins well protected, whose mission is to push the recalcitrant horses which would refuse to settle in these starting boxes. “When you see the narrowness of the stalls, you understand better why some horses are not very happy to enter,” comments Eric Presse. Indeed, there is not much room and, once the equines have entered, the stalls are immediately closed.

Depending on the frames, we adapt to the time needed to fit them into the compartments, explains the starter. When you know horses, it’s fine, even complicated horses you know how to manage them. On the other hand, when we have new horses, we will take extra time.

Eric Press

Each horse has its own little quirk, its own character trait that must be understood so that everything goes well “and so that the teams take the minimum of risks”.

Each horse has its own little mania, its character trait that must be understood
Each horse has its own little mania, its character trait that must be understood (© Le Pays d’Auge)

Fortunately, mounts and jockeys will only stay locked in the stalls for a short time. It is 1:50 pm The starter climbs onto his stepladder, red flag in hand. “Careful,” he shouts. The silence is heavy, until the metallic click of the opening of the starting stalls. The silence is broken. The horses then set off on the fiber track which seems to vibrate, and leave the field of our gaze in a few seconds. Everything is going very fast. Eric Presse warned us, the show is not the same. The emotions felt either.

.

Has this article been useful to you? Note that you can follow Le Pays d’Auge in the Mon Actu area. In one click, after registration, you will find all the news of your favorite cities and brands.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1628266122) } [7]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(66) "The lizard Jesus Christ, this reptile that learned to run on water" ["link"]=> string(99) "https://wikileaksisdemocracy.org/the-lizard-jesus-christ-this-reptile-that-learned-to-run-on-water/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Betty Foster" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Fri, 06 Aug 2021 15:52:39 +0000" ["category"]=> string(47) "HobbiesChristJesúslearnedlizardreptileRunwater" ["guid"]=> string(99) "https://wikileaksisdemocracy.org/the-lizard-jesus-christ-this-reptile-that-learned-to-run-on-water/" ["description"]=> string(97) "Last name : Jesus Christ lizard, green basilisk or Basiliscus plumifrons Location : Evolved in..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(4678) "

Last name : Jesus Christ lizard, green basilisk or Basiliscus plumifrons

Location : Evolved in Central America from Honduras to Panama

Special sign : Is able to run on water

Lizards are a very diverse group of reptiles that number no less than 6,000 species across the world. While the largest can reach three meters in length, the majority are relatively small. Which makes them, unfortunately for them, quite popular prey among the predators who live alongside them.

However, no question for the lizards to let it go. These animals have developed a whole arsenal to escape the attackers. Camouflage remains one of the best known weapons. Some are also capable of losing their tails. Others prefer to rely on a good old technique: take the loose.

Green basil (Basiliscus plumifrons) belongs to the latter category. This species, native to Central America, can grow up to 90 centimeters long – including tail – and is recognizable by its verdant colors, bright yellow eyes and wide ridges positioned in males at the level of the head, back and tail.

The art of running away in style

This lizard spends most of its time perched in trees, never very far from a water point. As soon as he senses the threat of a predator, he lets himself go and that’s where the real show begins. Because B. plumifrons figured out how to escape in style. Rather than scampering on all fours on the ground, it stands up on its hind legs and … runs across the water.

This miraculous faculty earned the animal the nickname Jesus Christ lizard. You may have seen videos of a specimen dashing through the waters, bust in the air, milling its paws, all without ever sinking down or drinking the cup.

Needless to say, the ability is not very prevalent within the animal kingdom. Most animals (including ourselves) that attempt to walk or run on water invariably end up sinking into it. And for good reason, unlike the ground, water is an environment that offers little resistance.

For the lizard Jesus Christ, no problem. The ingenious reptile has found the tactic, as a 2004 study revealed. Examining the race from every angle, the authors discovered that the stride is not at all random. The legs strike the surface of the water in a way that creates air pockets.

The animal then uses these pockets to quickly gain support and stay out of the water. Thanks to its limited weight – it is generally around 200 grams in adulthood – and its large feet, the technique is devilishly effective. At least on condition of not stopping running otherwise he will end up in the water like (almost) all the others.

Up to ten kilometers per hour

According to the observations of scientists, the green basil can thus run for many meters at a speed of up to ten kilometers per hour. And when the path is too long, he simply lets gravity kick in and turns to his excellent swimming skills to continue his flight.

In a study published in 1996, scientists felt humans were too tall and too weak to reproduce such a feat. Their estimates suggest that it would take an 80 kg man to run on water at nearly 110 km / h with muscles about fifteen times more powerful than normal to achieve this.

Other researchers relaunched the calculations in work published in 2012. They concluded that humans may well be able to run on water … As long as they wear fins, do not weigh more than 73 kg and to be on the moon. Suffice to say that it will be difficult to match the formidable faculty granted by Mother Nature to the lizard Jesus Christ (and some of his cousins).

Read also :

⋙ The bull dung beetle, the strongest insect in the world

⋙ The kakapo, this New Zealand parrot who is unable to fly

⋙ The Philippine tarsier, a tiny primate that looks like a gremlin

" } ["summary"]=> string(97) "Last name : Jesus Christ lizard, green basilisk or Basiliscus plumifrons Location : Evolved in..." ["atom_content"]=> string(4678) "

Last name : Jesus Christ lizard, green basilisk or Basiliscus plumifrons

Location : Evolved in Central America from Honduras to Panama

Special sign : Is able to run on water

Lizards are a very diverse group of reptiles that number no less than 6,000 species across the world. While the largest can reach three meters in length, the majority are relatively small. Which makes them, unfortunately for them, quite popular prey among the predators who live alongside them.

However, no question for the lizards to let it go. These animals have developed a whole arsenal to escape the attackers. Camouflage remains one of the best known weapons. Some are also capable of losing their tails. Others prefer to rely on a good old technique: take the loose.

Green basil (Basiliscus plumifrons) belongs to the latter category. This species, native to Central America, can grow up to 90 centimeters long – including tail – and is recognizable by its verdant colors, bright yellow eyes and wide ridges positioned in males at the level of the head, back and tail.

The art of running away in style

This lizard spends most of its time perched in trees, never very far from a water point. As soon as he senses the threat of a predator, he lets himself go and that’s where the real show begins. Because B. plumifrons figured out how to escape in style. Rather than scampering on all fours on the ground, it stands up on its hind legs and … runs across the water.

This miraculous faculty earned the animal the nickname Jesus Christ lizard. You may have seen videos of a specimen dashing through the waters, bust in the air, milling its paws, all without ever sinking down or drinking the cup.

Needless to say, the ability is not very prevalent within the animal kingdom. Most animals (including ourselves) that attempt to walk or run on water invariably end up sinking into it. And for good reason, unlike the ground, water is an environment that offers little resistance.

For the lizard Jesus Christ, no problem. The ingenious reptile has found the tactic, as a 2004 study revealed. Examining the race from every angle, the authors discovered that the stride is not at all random. The legs strike the surface of the water in a way that creates air pockets.

The animal then uses these pockets to quickly gain support and stay out of the water. Thanks to its limited weight – it is generally around 200 grams in adulthood – and its large feet, the technique is devilishly effective. At least on condition of not stopping running otherwise he will end up in the water like (almost) all the others.

Up to ten kilometers per hour

According to the observations of scientists, the green basil can thus run for many meters at a speed of up to ten kilometers per hour. And when the path is too long, he simply lets gravity kick in and turns to his excellent swimming skills to continue his flight.

In a study published in 1996, scientists felt humans were too tall and too weak to reproduce such a feat. Their estimates suggest that it would take an 80 kg man to run on water at nearly 110 km / h with muscles about fifteen times more powerful than normal to achieve this.

Other researchers relaunched the calculations in work published in 2012. They concluded that humans may well be able to run on water … As long as they wear fins, do not weigh more than 73 kg and to be on the moon. Suffice to say that it will be difficult to match the formidable faculty granted by Mother Nature to the lizard Jesus Christ (and some of his cousins).

Read also :

⋙ The bull dung beetle, the strongest insect in the world

⋙ The kakapo, this New Zealand parrot who is unable to fly

⋙ The Philippine tarsier, a tiny primate that looks like a gremlin

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