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What Parents Are Now Spending Money on to Help Kids Win at Video Games Will Make You Fear For The Future

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One of the few spaces left in the world where a person cannot earn an achievement just by showing up to the field is video games. Alas, liberal parents, who are highly skilled in entitlement thinking, have managed to find a way to stroke the delicate egos of their own precious snowflakes and it’s ridiculous.

Apparently, parents are now hiring video game coaches to help kids get better at sitting on their butts and twiddling their thumbs. This is the world we live in now, ladies and gentlemen.

According to GameRant, there are more than 1,400 Fortnite coaches available for hire, most advertising on social media, including on the video game-centric social network, Twitch. For a three-to-four hour lesson, coaches can charge an average of $20 per hour, or $50 for a full, afternoon-long training session.

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In some cases, parents are even hiring the coaches for themselves, so they can see what the fury surrounding the epic “battle royale” game is all about (and so they can go toe-to-toe with their teenagers).

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It may sound strange, hiring a “coach” to teach a kid how to play a game that involves nearly no physical activity, but parents don’t just see personal success, they see dollar signs. Fortnite tournaments, where elite players battle each other, often in huge arenas adapted for “e-sports,” can earn winners upwards of $100,000.

One Fortnite streamer, codenamed “Ninja,” reportedly nets $500,000 every six months between tournament wins, sponsorships, and advertising sales. E-sports arenas are cropping up across the globe, and some of the top tier players — not just of Fortnite, but of other massively multiplayer online games like “League of Legends” — are expected to out-earn some professional athletes within the next several years.

In other words, rather than investing in kids for athletics, it’s nerdy parents investing in things they hope their kids will one day turn into a lucrative career, and given our culture’s obsession with gaming, entertainment, and technology, they just might be on to something.

Source: Daily Wire

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US Pop Star Offers to Pay Fines For Olympic Team Protesting Skimpy Outfits

The IOC wants the women to remain scantily clad, and this is undoubtedly on account of their incessant greed.

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The Olympics may have built themselves as some sort of prestigious and untouchable global event in years past, but the last few decades have revealed just what a shady cash-grab the games have become. It all began in the 90’s when the financially-struggling Winter Olympics added snowboarding to the games, in a move that was blatantly meant to generate ad revenue from the emerging sport and its fans.  In this quest to cash in, the International Olympic Committee refused to allow any actual snowboarding organizations participate in the operations, which drove several of the world’s best to boycott.  This, in turn, completely ruined the concept that the gold medalists were truly the best in the world, and exposed the IOC as nothing more than a marketing firm. Now, in 2021, a number of female athletes are complaining that they are being forced to wear skimpier clothes than their male counterparts, (often in the same discipline), to which the IOC responded with a “be quiet and play” sort of attitude. Again, the skimpier outfits equate to more ratings, so Olympic organizers are refusing to make accommodations. This has led US pop star Pink to step up.  US pop star Pink has offered to pay the fines handed out to the Norwegian women’s beach handball team, after they wore shorts like their male counterparts instead of bikini bottoms. The team was fined 1,500 euros (£1,295) for “improper clothing” at the European Beach Handball Championships last week. “I’m very proud of the Norwegian female beach handball team for protesting sexist rules about their uniform,” tweeted the singer on Sunday. “Good on ya, ladies,” she added. “I’ll be happy to pay your fines for you. Keep it up.” In doing so, the Olympics will get their coveted cash and these female athletes will be able to perform…

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GOP Rep. Says There’s ‘Credible’ Evidence of Wuhan Lab-Leak Theory

China has been avoiding any such investigation for months now.

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From the very moment that the COVID-19 pandemic began, there were concerns that China wasn’t telling us the truth. This was primarily based on Beijing’s horrendous record of dishonesty when it comes to the international community, which has been ever-so frequent in cases in which the Chinese government could be made to appear cruel or uncaring. To be fair, it doesn’t take long for most to realize that this is, in fact, reality, especially as we continue to receive credible reports of the nation’s use of concentration camps and ethnic cleansing. In the case of the coronavirus, not only did the world discover that the data coming out of Beijing was wholly incorrect, but that a laboratory specializing in the exact type of coronaviruses that caused COVID-19 happened to be just a few miles away from the epicenter of the pandemic. Now, despite numerous attempts to stall or stymy efforts to investigate the theory that pandemic began as a lab-leak, one US lawmaker is claiming that there is credible evidence of just such a possibility.  Sunday, on FNC’s “The Next Revolution,” Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) stressed the importance of investigating the origins of COVID-19, and in particular, China’s role. His statement was stern. “As you know, we still have yet to have any notice that there will be an investigation. And so I think, rightfully, we used the powers of oversight that we have in Congress and we convened a hearing. Unfortunately, none of the Democrats attended that hearing. But the expert testimony from the witnesses was quite profound and quite significant. “And I think as they said, and I would tend to agree that this virus came from the laboratory, whether it was a leak, whether it was accidental, whether it was intentional, whether it was manmade or whether it…

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