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Discovered a free and powerful Bible study software - Unique Bible App. It runs on all platforms - Mobile, Windows, Mac, Linux. Getting it to run on the computer requires installing Python and some modules.

I've already contributed some features to the code - dark mode theme, text-to-speech language detection, and disabling Bible update check on startup.

I've also converted my Transliteral Bible that I'm currently working on into Bible and lexicon modules.

More details at Unique Bible App discussion.


Posted: 2021-01-01 11:17:00

Coronavirus update Dec 5

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise
- U.S. surpasses 250,000 coronavirus deaths as virus mortality rate surges
- More than 3 million people in U.S. estimated to be contagious with the coronavirus
- US sees highest Covid-19 death toll in months as deaths top a quarter of a million
- Virus Surge, Once in the Nation’s Middle, Gains Steam All Around
- "I Humbly Ask For Your Forgiveness" - Yet Another Democrat Leader Busted Breaking His Own COVID Rules
- Doctor Who Demanded Mandatory Mask Law Pictured Partying Maskless On Boat Surrounded By Bikini-Clad Women
- Los Angeles County Issues Stay-At-Home Order as COVID-19 Cases Surge in California
- Pence tells governors coronavirus vaccine distribution could begin in 2 weeks

Business/Economics
- COVID Unleashes The Undead Army: 20% Of All US Corporations Are Now Zombies
- U.S. Economy Stumbles as the Coronavirus Spreads Widely
- Americans Raid Savings To Prop Up Spending As Incomes Slide In October
- Q3 GDP Unchanged At Record 33.1% In First Revision; Profits Soar 27.1%

Food
- "Largest Distribution Ever" - Thousands Of Cars Lined Up At Texas Food Bank
- Growing Food Bank Lines Across America Signal Economic Crisis Far From Over
- Two million expected to go hungry today amid unprecedented demand for food banks

Crypto
- Bitcoin Hits $18,000

Posted: 2020-12-05 21:01:50

Queen's Gambit Miniseries

Chess

Links:
- Wikipedia
- World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov on What The Queen’s Gambit Gets Right
- The Queen's Gambit: That ending explained and all your questions answered
- The Queen's Gambit Is Based on the True Story of Several Chess Players Including the Book Author
- Column: So many lives would be different if we’d had ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ 50 years ago. Including mine

Chess games:
- Harmon vs Borgov final game - Agadmator
- Borgov vs Harmon - Agadmator
- Harmon vs Beltik - Agadmator
- Final game on Stackexchange
- Vassily Ivanchuk vs Patrick Wolff - Biel Interzonal (1993)

Posted: 2020-11-21 08:52:59

Coronavirus update Nov 8

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- When the Virus Came for the American Dream
- Boris Johnson's ministers expect England's coronavirus lockdown to be extended into next year
- France Reports 50k+ New COVID-19 Cases In Latest Daily Record
- Texas records highest number of total COVID-19 cases in US
- Covid 19 coronavirus: 'Bleak midwinter' in Europe as 250 million face lockdown
- Counties with worst virus surges overwhelmingly voted Trump
- World Suffers Most Deaths In A Day
- US breaks daily record of new coronavirus infections, topping 118,000 cases
- U.S. daily coronavirus cases top 100,000 for the first time

Politics
- Joe Biden leads President Trump by double digits nationally, USC poll suggests
- Final Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Biden leads Trump by 10 as voters fear a chaotic Election Day
- More than 96 million Americans have voted with one day to go until Election Day
- Biden narrowly leads Trump in six swing states before Election Day, poll shows
- Your Last Minute Election Night Preview: Here's All You Need To Know
- Trump turns angry and despondent as possible defeat looms
- Trump’s lead shrinks to 2,500 over Biden in Georgia
- Trump, Biden coalitions show race, class divide
- Trump pushes bogus fraud allegations as vote count moves away from him
- North Carolina Republican Madison Cawthorn, 25, will be the youngest member of Congress
- America's Disastrous Drug War Is Finally Unravelling
- ABC, CBS, NBC all cut away from Trump's news conference on the election
- Oregon becomes first state in US to decriminalize possession of all drugs
- Biden overtakes Trump in Georgia count as tally nears completion
- AP FACT CHECK: Trump fabricates election corruption
- Biden defeats Trump for White House, says ‘time to heal’
- Donald Trump vows not to attend inauguration of 'phoney President' as White House staff light rose-scented candles to improve the toxic atmosphere
- Americans flood streets to celebrate Joe Biden's win
- Biden addresses nation for 1st time as president-elect: 'This is the time to heal in America'

Business/Economics
- Boarded-up windows and extra security: Retailers brace for the worst ahead of Election Day
- US economy grew a record 33.1% annual rate last quarter but the pandemic remains an enormous threat
- Fed Makes No Changes To Policy, Sees Economic Activity "Continuing To Recover"
- Another 751,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

Global
- New Zealand Appoints First Indigenous Female Foreign Minister

Posted: 2020-11-08 07:00:14

Coronavirus update September 18

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- Virus America, six months in: Disarray, dismay, disconnect
- Eight People In Indonesia Caught Not Wearing Masks Punished By Having To Dig Graves Of COVID Victims
- The Latest: United Nations chief: Virus is ‘out of control’
- Global coronavirus cases pass 30 million

Business/Economics
- Las Vegas is a ghost town where even the strippers put up signs­ saying, 'Sorry, we're clothed'
- US Industrial Production Big Disappointment In August As "V" Evaporates
- A Staggering 84% Of All S&P500 Assets Are Now Intangible
- Manhattan Rental Market Sees Another Record Plunge For August With 15,000 Empty Apartments
- A Depression For The 21st Century
- Fed To Continue "At Least" $120BN In Monthly QE To "Support Flow Of Credit To Households"
- Federal Reserve sees rates near zero at least through 2023
- More than half of businesses that closed during the pandemic won't reopen
- Yelp Reveals 60% Of Business Closures Are Now Permanent
- US Retail Sales Disappoint, Online Spending Growth Hits A Wall As Government Handouts End
- 860,000 Americans Filed For First-Time Jobless Benefits Last Week

Government/Politics
- Scientific American Makes First Presidential Endorsement In Its 175-Year History
- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead At 87

Global
- Bank of England eyes sub-zero rates in face of virus, Brexit
- Belarus president closes some borders, puts army on alert

Crime
- Chicago Logs Whopping 52% Jump In Homicides From 2019: 'Five Times Any Prior Year'

Race
- Breonna Taylor’s Family to Receive $12 Million Settlement From City of Louisville

Culture
- Self-censorship in the US

Education
- GW University Reports 17% Enrollment Drop As Students Opt Out Of COVID-Restricted Campus Life
- College leaders deserve a flunking grade for their reopening

Weather
- ‘Huge rainmaker’: Hurricane Sally threatens historic floods
- Sally is leaving widespread flooding in parts of Alabama and Florida, and rescues are underway

Wildfires
- Smoke from US wildfires spreads across country and into Europe
- Yosemite National Park closes as wildfires scorch West Coast
- Wildfires, smoke continue to impact the West Coast

Posted: 2020-09-18 22:29:35

Coronavirus update September 12

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- 'Play it down': Trump admits to concealing the true threat of coronavirus in new Woodward book
- The COVID-19 pandemic is about to enter its most treacherous phase
- Fauci says US life won’t return to normal until deep into 2021

Business/Economics
- A majority of young adults in the U.S. live with their parents for the first time since the Great Depression
- Continuing Jobless Claims Disappoint As Part-Time Jobs Recover, Full-Time Lags
- New job postings are slowing, another sign the economic recovery is losing momentum
- A Farewell Letter From An Independent Restaurant Owner

Government/Politics
- Hopes Dim for More Stimulus as Democrats Block Narrow G.O.P. Plan
- Budget Deficit Hits Record $3 Trillion As US Spends 100% More Than It Collects YTD
- Federal Spending Tops $6 Trillion for First Time; Deficit Tops $3 Trillion for First Time

Global
- Global Economic Recovery Shows Signs of Slowing

Protests
- Black Lives Matter Protestors Overwhelmed by Counter-Demonstrators in Springfield, Oregon
- Riots Have Hit 48 Of America's 50 Largest US Cities, New Study Finds

Race
- "I Absolutely Cancel Myself": GW Professor Under Investigation After Disclosing That She Is Not Black
- The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies

Wildfires
- Dramatic aerial photos reveal the devastation caused by 200 wildfires raging across West
- Half Million People Evacuated in Oregon As Wildfires Spread, Arson Concerns Grow
- This is what the Bay Area's skies looked like today during the wildfires
- Wildfires Blot Out Sun in the Bay Area
- Wildfires closing in on Portland suburbs force massive evacuations


Posted: 2020-09-12 11:23:23

Coronavirus update September 5

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- Global coronavirus cases exceed 25 million
- Google searches for ‘panic attack,’ ‘anxiety attack’ hit all-time high during coronavirus pandemic
- US Passes 6 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Business/Economics
- Pinterest Pays $89.5 Million To Abandon Upcoming Lease In San Francisco
- Devastating Consumer Financial Cliff Coming Right Up
- The Fed Just Printed More in Six Months Than It Did From 2008-2016
- One In Four Workers Say They Are Working Entirely From Home: Gallup
- In Unprecedented Move, CDC Halts Most Rental Evictions Until End Of 2020
- "Option Insanity" Leads To Furious Meltup: Apple Bigger Than Russell, Emini New Record High
- The S&P500's Valuation Just Surpassed The Dot Com Bubble
- 881,000 Americans Filed For First-Time Unemployment Benefits Last Week
- Stocks walloped as September selling sets in; tech stocks swoon
- "We Should Be Concerned" - Fed Spooked By Biggest Market Crash Since March

Global
- Hundreds of protesters arrested by Belarusian police as 100,000 rally against Lukashenko
- Thousands demand Belarus president resign in massive protest on his birthday
- Tanks Move Into Minsk As Police Hold Back Massive Protest At Gates Of Lukashenko Residence
- Australia Plunges Into First Recession In 29 Years Following Biggest GDP Drop On Record

Gold/Precious metals
- $16 Billion Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund Approves A 5% Allocation For Gold

Protests
- Kenosha Or Kosovo? Shocking Images Reveal Destruction After Race Riots Leave Buildings In Ruins
- Suddenly Fear Of Social Unrest Is Everywhere

Police/law enforcement
- Know their names: Black people killed by the police in the US
- Video in Black man’s suffocation shows cops put hood on him
- 7 police officers involved in Daniel Prude's death suspended

Food
- World Food Prices Rise For Third Consecutive Month In August

Posted: 2020-09-05 06:28:45

Coronavirus update August 29

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- Hong Kong Confirms First Case Of COVID-19 Reinfection Anywhere In The World
- Germany Imposes Fine For All Non-Mask Wearers In New National Crackdown
- Hawaii's COVID-19 Outbreak Spirals Out Of Control As Gov Revives Lockdown
- India Smashes Global Record For Most New COVID-19 Cases Reported In A Day
- US and UK are bottom of the pile in rankings of governments' handling of coronavirus pandemic

Business/Economics
- In Historic Reshuffling, Exxon, Pfizer & Raytheon Kicked Out Of Dow Jones Industrial Average, Replaced By Saleforce, Amgen & Honeywell
- US Consumer Confidence Re-Plunges In August To 6 Year Lows
- Record GDP Plunge Revised Slightly Higher: US Economy Contracted 31.7% In Q2
- Initial Jobless Claims Above 1 Million Again Last Week
- US Cargo Thefts Erupt As Violent Crime Spreads Across America
- MGM Resorts To Fire 18,000 Employees, A Quarter Of Its Workforce

Government/Politics
- Pence reinvents Trump's presidency on a disorienting night of crises
- 7 takeaways from the Republican convention
- Democrats Beat Republicans In Convention Television Ratings

Global
- Shinzo Abe, Japan's Longest-Serving Postwar Leader, Resigns As Health Deteriorates

Protests
- Gov Evers Declares 'State Of Emergency' As Wisconsin Braces For 3rd Night Of Violence
- Protests Over Shooting Of Jacob Blake Turn Deadly In Kenosha, Wisconsin
- Jacob Blake protests: Timeline of unrest over police shooting
- Literal Battle Zones Are Erupting All Over America
- Chaos Erupts In DC After GOP Convention; Rand Paul And Wife Chased Down Street By BLM Protesters
- Teenager in Wisconsin shootings charged with six criminal counts -complaint

Weather
- Double Tropical Trouble Brewing For US Gulf Coast
- Hurricane Laura Upgraded To "Catastrophic" Category 4 With "Unsurvivable" Storm-Surge

Food
- Hungry New Yorkers form quarter-mile line for free food in Queens

Religion
- Jerry Falwell Jr. may get $10.5 million payout from Liberty University

Posted: 2020-08-29 08:35:53

Coronavirus update August 22

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- Georgia, Texas and Florida lead the country in coronavirus cases per capita
- Sweden's Lead Epidemiologist: Wearing Face Masks Is "Very Dangerous"
- Covid is Now the Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

Business/Economics
- The Devastation Of The Middle Class: It Now Takes 53 Weeks Of Median Wages Every Year To Pay For Basic Needs
- Apple Hits $2 Trillion Market Cap
- Jobless claims climb back above 1 million
- Over One Million Americans Filed For Jobless Benefits Last Week
- Used Vehicle Prices Explode To All Time Highs After Plunging Just Months Ago
- As the Bubble Slowly Pops, the Economic Chain Reaction Is Now in Progress
- "These Are Staggering Numbers": Spending By Unemployed Americans Plunges As Fiscal Stimulus Ends
- This Is What The S&P Would Look Like Without The 5 Megacap Tech Stocks
- Existing Home Sales Soar By Record To Highest In 14 Years; Median Price Breaches $300K For First Time Ever

Government/Politics
- Democrats Nominate Harris for Vice President, as Obama Lashes Trump
- Joe Biden Accepts Democratic Nomination: ‘I Will Draw on the Best of Us’
- Watch: DNC Uses Duplicate "Fans" During Kamala Harris Livestream

Global
- Turkey Hit By Bank Runs, Currency Panic As Locals Sell Their Cars And Houses To Buy Gold While Lira Implodes
- World Trade Plunged To 'Lowest Levels' On Record In June

Disasters
- Fires, Blackouts, a Heat Wave and a Pandemic: California's 'Horrible' Month

Money/Currency
- Russian Bank Issues First "Precedent-Setting" Crypto-Backed Loan

Posted: 2020-08-22 07:38:38

Coronavirus update August 15

Current Events, Financial Crisis

Coronavirus
- Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts
- ‘It was chaos!’ Students get suspended for posting pictures of packed halls — now the high school is closing after 9 people were infected
- Global COVID-19 Pandemic Surpasses 20 Million Confirmed Cases: Live Updates
- The CDC issues a dire warning for the fall if coronavirus measures are not followed
- Paris Placed On "Red Alert", German COVID-19 Cases Spike, As 'Second Wave' Fears Rattle Europe

Business/Economics
- Mortgage rates fall to a record low for the eighth time this year, making buying a home more affordable for many Americans
- Job Openings Soar Amid Record Surge In Americans Quitting Their Job
- Here’s how record negative ‘real yields’ are driving a crowded rally in stocks, gold and everything else
- "Financially Devastated" - 83% Of NYC Restaurants Unable To Pay July Rent
- After "Big Jobs Numbers", Initial Jobless Claims Fall Below 1 Million For First Time In 21 Weeks
- AMC to offer 15-cent tickets on first day of reopening
- Ford Is Slashing 10,000 Positions And Closing 6 Factories In Europe
- $5,630,859,000,000: Federal Spending Has Already Set Annual Record; Deficit at Record $2,807,295,000,000
- US Bankruptcies Are Already At 10-Year High As Pandemic Takes Its Toll
- 1933 Friday – Best 100 Days Since the Great Depression – Markets Love Mayhem!

Government/Politics
- Trump extends unemployment benefits, defers payroll tax
- Mnuchin 'Willing To Listen' On Stimulus As Pelosi Calls Trump Executive Orders 'Unconstitutional Slop'
- Biden Picks Kamala Harris As Running Mate
- Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

Global
- Clashes Erupt in Beirut at Blast Protest as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over
- China Mobilizes Invasion Craft On Coast Near Taiwan As Top US Official Arrives In Taipei: Report
- Lebanon’s Government Resigns Amid Widespread Anger Over Blast
- China Faces Food Shortage As Droughts, Flooding, And Pests Ruin Harvest
- UK suffers record recession on virus fallout

Money/Currency
- Short on Money, Cities Around the World Try Making Their Own

Gold/Precious metals
- Precious Metal Pummeling Continues In Early Asia Trading
- Silver Crashes Most Since Lehman Bankruptcy

Protests/Riots
- Faculty, Students Across US Stage "Die-Ins" To Protest Return To Campus
- Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices
- Chicago Police Arrest More Than 100 People After Looting Batters Downtown

Food
- Car Line Stretches More Than A Mile At Fair Park Food Giveaway

Earthquakes
- Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits NC, most powerful quake state has seen in over 100 years

Sports
- Big Ten cancels football season; no games for Michigan, Michigan State in 2020

Posted: 2020-08-15 08:17:57


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