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City Sinking Into Sea Welcomes Bitcoin Miners

Miami is scheming for ways to become the U.S. bitcoin capital. Mayor Francis Suarez told CNBC last week that his city would welcome bitcoin miners with open arms, as China picks up its nationwide crackdown on miners. What’s more, Suarez also said that the city was looking into lowering energy prices to further entice…Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, China, Environment, Cryptography, Bitcoin, Miami, Cryptocurrencies, Suarez, Cnbc, Digital Currencies, Florida Power and Light, Bitcoin Cash, Payment Systems, Francis Suarez, Economics Of Bitcoin


The Boys Showrunner Says Season 3 Will Explore How 'Politics Are Turning Us on Each Other'

In The Boys’ first and second seasons, the Amazon Studios show drew from both Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s original comic series and also the realities of our present world, telling a story about a mega corporation and other power players hellbent on fundamentally reshaping the world to better suit their …Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Supernatural, Jensen, Kripke, Amazon Studios, Stormfront, Darick Robertson, Garth Ennis, Jensen Ackles, Eric Kripke, The Boys, Fictional Characters, Dynamite Entertainment, Homelander, American Television Series


Dan Bongino Returns to Twitter With Tail Between His Legs

Dan Bongino—former NRATV blowhard, Fox News whackjob, and wannabe social media magnate—said he’d be quitting Twitter forever. Like many other obsessively online conservatives, Bongino claimed a round of censorship was coming and Republicans needed to evacuate to safe spaces like Parler, the far-right site he’s…Read more...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Science, Software, Fox News, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Alexa, Real Time Web, Youtubers, SimilarWeb, Mobile Applications, Dan Bongino, Rebekah Mercer, Parler, Bongino


What We Do in the Shadows Spin-Off Wellington Paranormal Is Already Our Favorite Comedy of the Summer

If The X-Files tossed aside all the government-conspiracy stuff and just concentrated on wacky monsters—and injected everything with the driest, most deadpan humor imaginable, and a bit more bumbling—that’s kind of exactly what Wellington Paranormal looks like. The New Zealand series, a spin-off of What We Do in the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Karen, New Zealand, Flight of the Conchords, What We Do In The Shadows, Taika Waititi, Clement, Jemaine Clement, Shadows, Human Interest, Urban Fantasy, Jojo Rabbit, Wellington Paranormal, Mike Minogue, Maaka Pohatu


American Airlines ‘Unprecedented Weather’ Excuse for Canceling Flights Into July Sounds Suspect

With vaccination rates for covid-19 on the rise, U.S. airlines are seeing a surge in demand. Yet American Airlines has already or will soon be canceling hundreds of flights. The airline is blaming recent “unprecedented weather” that has led to hundreds of flight cancelations through mid-July. The reality, though, is a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Aviation, Airlines, US Airways, Airline, Flight Attendant, American Airlines, EL AL, Andrea Koos, Human Activities


NYC Advises Orgy Goers to Get Vaccinated ASAP

The New York City Department of Health wants the next few months to be a #hotvaxsummer just as much as everyone else. In a new, released today, health officials tout the covid-19 vaccines as the best way to avoid catching covid-19 while getting up close and personal with others. And while everyone…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, World Health Organization, Immunology, Tropical Diseases, Medical Records, Passports, New York City Department of Health, Demetre Daskalakis, Disease Control, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, New York City Smallpox Outbreak


Evil Chomps Into Season 2 With Sinister Glee

The season one finale of Evil—formerly of CBS, now on the newly-dubbed Paramount+ streaming service—aired all the way back in January 2020 (here’s a recap if you’ve since forgotten its finer points). is finally here and “N Is for Night Terrors” picks right back up with our trio of supernatural investigators…Read more...
Tags: Science, Evil, Cbs, Catholic, Paramount, Kristen, Luke Cage, Marx, George, Sheryl, Aasif Mandvi, Mike Colter, Christine Lahti, Peter Scolari, Michael Emerson, Exorcism


Here's Who Funds the Tech Think Tanks Asking Congress to Reconsider This Whole Antitrust Thing

A coalition of thirteen different think tanks and advocacy groups penned an to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday warning lawmakers about two major antitrust bills that lawmakers are set to vote on later this week. Instead of wrangling Big Tech, the letter says, these bills would “dramatically…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, Uber, Science, Microsoft, Etsy, Congress, Companies, Computing, Airbnb, The New York Times, World Wide Web, Koch, Pramila Jayapal


CCTV Company Uses 'Virtual Supervisors' to Spy On and Yell at Convenience Store Workers

A security company is offering businesses a very unique surveillance service: the voice of God. Well, not really. Actually, it’s just some contractor from India but the net effect—a booming, omniscient in-store narrator—is the same.Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, India, Articles, Techniques, Skills, Surveillance, 7 Eleven, Video Surveillance, Employee Monitoring, Crime Prevention, Applications Of Computer Vision, Closed Circuit Television, I Almost Got Away With It, Live Eye Surveillance, CCTV Company Uses Virtual Supervisors


Legends of Tomorrow’s Latest Melted My Heart With Star-Crossed Cuties

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow has had its share of wacky shenanigans this season. Talking candlesticks, an intergalactic sing-off, and the alien burger sauce episode that we are not going to talk about. But it’s also been about love, and in “Back to the Finale: Part II,” Sara (Caity Lotz) and Ava (Jes Macallan) took that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc, Barry, Legends Of Tomorrow, Oliver, Ava, Gary, Sara, Spooner, Nate, Constantine, Felicity, Dominic Purcell, Caity Lotz, Macallan, Television Shows


Amazon Trashes Millions of Products a Year at Just One Warehouse: Report

E-commerce titan Amazon destroys millions of items a year at just one of its fulfillment centers in the United Kingdom, according to an ITV report published on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Ipad, Publishing, Science, Environment, Articles, United Kingdom, Recycling, Boris Johnson, Packaging, Waste Management, Landfill, Greenpeace, Retailers, Dyson, Fife


Here Are the Labor Abuses Behind Prime Day

Prime Day is upon us, a 48-hour period in which to scoop great deals on ProactivMD Adapalene Gel Acne Kits, amongst other select items. But deal-hunters know that it’s always wise to read up on the seller, so we thought we’d compile a recent guide to Amazon’s business practices. You can find a shorter primer in this…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science


In Rick and Morty's Season 5 Premiere, a Greasy Clone of Marvel's Namor Stood Tall

Rick and Morty’s Rick Sanchez has made a number of enemies during his travels across the multiverse, and while many of them have fancied themselves his intellectual equal, he’s usually found a way to disabuse them of that notion before the end of each episode. But with Mr. Nimbus, a new character introduced in Rick…Read more...
Tags: Science, Warner Bros, Smith, Morty, Rick, Jerry, Beth, Rick And Morty, Justin Roiland, Rick Grimes, Human Interest, Nimbus, Fictional Characters, Television Series, Rick Sanchez, Creative Works


Create Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts to Do Anything on Windows and macOS

Keyboard shortcuts are your not-so-secret weapon for maximizing your productivity and blazing through tasks at top speed. From dropping GIFs into chats to searching Wikipedia in an instant and everything in between, keyboard shortcuts can come in really handy. You don’t just have to settle for the standard list of…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Wikipedia, Software, Windows 10, File Explorer, User Interfaces, Alfred, Shortcut, Autohotkey, Taskbar, Keyboard Shortcut, System Software, User Interface Techniques, Technology Internet, Context Menu


Cops Got Freebies to Sell Ring Doorbell Cameras

Los Angeles police officers who convinced their colleagues to purchase products from Amazon’s home security company, Ring, received compensation in the form of free and discounted Ring products, an arrangement that LAPD appears to deny violated any rules against officers accepting paid endorsements.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Security, Science, Los Angeles, Law Enforcement, National Security, Lapd, Ring, Smart Doorbell, Neighbors, Los Angeles Police Department, Television Series, Crime Prevention, American Television Series, Crime Mapping


Hubble Space Telescope Takes Another Look at 'Weird' Galaxy That Seems to Lack Dark Matter

In 2018, a team of astronomers reported that a galaxy appeared to have no dark matter, the invisible, mysterious stuff that is known only from its gravitational effects. The team’s work was met with skepticism, but now, they’ve doubled-down on the hypothesis after additional observations of the galaxy using the Hubble…Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Hubble, Milky Way, Hubble Space Telescope, Galaxies, Dark Matter, Edwin Hubble, Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Pieter van Dokkum, Physical Cosmology, Ultra Diffuse Galaxy, Large Scale Structure Of The Cosmos, Ngc 1052 Df2


Steven Spielberg's Pretty OK With Netflix Now

Steven Spielberg has had an intriguing character arc as of late. He caused a little drama a few years ago for his purported belief that movies made for Netflix that get theatrical award season runs shouldn’t qualify for Oscars. Then he worked with Apple TV and whatever the hell Quibi was. Now, the lauded filmmaker has…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, California, Halo, Netflix, Showtime, Roku, Oscars, Ted Sarandos, Steven Spielberg, American Culture, Amblin Partners, Scott, Stuber, Amblin Entertainment, Amazing Stories


Werewolves Within's Quirky Characters Make It a Howling Good Time

The set-up for Werewolves Within is familiar: a newcomer to a small town realizes there’s something very strange about his new neighbors and surroundings. But the horror-comedy—directed by Josh Ruben, written by Mishna Wolff, and based on the Ubisoft VR game—leans into the “comedy” side of that genre designation,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Ubisoft, Mafia, What We Do In The Shadows, Finn, Rogers, Josh Ruben, Glenn, Betsy, Cheyenne Jackson, Rebecca Henderson, Michael Watkins, Werewolf, Sarah Burns, Werewolves Within


Everybody Loves Christopher Lloyd in This Exclusive Nobody Clip

There are so many good things to say about the new film Nobody that Christopher Lloyd playing a gun-toting badass in it barely cracks the list. Normally, seeing the man who made time travel possible with a Flux Capacitor and flying DeLorean doing anything is just about the best thing going in any movie. He’s a living…Read more...
Tags: Bob Odenkirk, Science, Films, Back To The Future, Clue, John Wick, Doc Brown, Christopher Lloyd, Roger Rabbit, Ilya Naishuller, Nobody, Human Interest, Hardcore Henry, Derek Kolstad, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Creative Works


The Worst Deals of Amazon Prime Day 2021

Plenty of other sites on the internet will clog your feeds today with all the somewhat decent on Amazon Prime Day. We tip our hats to them and thank them for their service. Gizmodo, however, has an annual tradition of charging one poor schmuck (me) with wading through the internet’s nightmare…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Albums, Fitbit, Gizmodo, Hallmark Channel, Tara, Tom Selleck, Jesse Stone, Jeffrey Bezos, Dime Trap


Buying a Car Improved My Life. It Shouldn't Have.

Before October 2020, I’d never owned a car, which I’d considered a point of pride. I live in Baltimore, which isn’t the country’s most walkable city—WalkScore gives it a 65%—but I got by.Read more...
Tags: Science, Craigslist, Environment, Companies, Transport, Automotive Industry, Nissan, Baltimore, Public Transport, Ford Motor Company, H Mart


Tuca & Bertie Got High and Heavy on the Fumes of Codependency

In Tuca & Bertie’s second season, the feathered friends are back and still a pair of hot messes living their best lives in a world filled with other anthropomorphic animals and glistening tomato strippers who are probably tired of being asked whether they’re GMOs or organic. However, last night’s episode, “Planteau,”…Read more...
Tags: Science, Tuca, Tuca Bertie, Bertie Got High


Dippin' Dots CEO Leaked Ex-Girlfriend's Nude Photos to Her Mom, Lawsuit Claims

An ex-girlfriend of Dippin’ Dots’ CEO says the head of the frozen treat brand has spent the past year blackmailing and harassing her, according to filed in Oklahoma earlier this month. Read more...
Tags: Science, Molecular Gastronomy, Food And Drink, Websites, Pornhub, Oklahoma, Dots, Scott Fischer, Paducah Kentucky, Cause of Action, Human Interest, Amanda Brown, MindGeek, Dippin Dots, Law Crime


Young Physicists Are Shaping the Next Generation of Discoveries

This spring, a global collaboration of scientists released a measurement that had the potential to turn physics’ most important theory on its head. The number they revealed described the behavior of a subatomic particle known as the muon, and the big question was whether the measurement would fit with the predictions…Read more...
Tags: Science, Physics, Particle physics, Einstein, Fermilab, Components, Physical Sciences, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Muon, Neutrino, Muon G 2, George Floyd, Technology Internet, Sudeshna Ganguly, Leptons, Tammy Walton


New Snake Eyes Trailer Makes Cobra a Much Bigger Threat

One of the most promising things about Paramount’s upcoming Snake Eyes solo film is that it seemed very much like its story would focus mainly on its titular ninja hero, rather than dumping way too much information about the larger G.I. Joe franchise the way the studio’s 2013 The Rise of Cobra did. Though the new…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Paramount, Joe, Baroness, Jinx, COBRA, Fortnite, Henry Golding, Gi Joe, Snake Eyes, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Skullcandy Gi Headphoneheadset, Gi Joe Comics


Drinking From This Special Straw Promises to Cure the Hiccups 90% of the Time

For most of us, the occasional bout of hiccups is an annoyance that often goes away all on its own, or through some bizarre homegrown cure. For others, however, it can be a serious ongoing issue resulting from a medication or a side effect of surgery. When standing on your head in a kiddie pool full of water while…Read more...
Tags: Science, Anatomy, Mcdonalds, Straw, Hiccup, Vagus Nerve, Reflexes, Mcflurry, Branches Of Biology, Organ Systems, Epiglottis, Ali Seifi


Shazam: Fury of the Gods Reveals Its Marvelous Supersuits Before They Leak (Again)

In the internet age, how many times have we seen practically as much as we can of a new superhero movie’s snazzy suits and costumes before we get even a glimpse of an official look from a poster or a trailer? It happens all the time. Hell, it happened today. But director David F. Sandberg has…Read more...
Tags: Science, David F Sandberg


Bizarre Outbreak of Tuberculosis Linked to Donated Bone Grafts, CDC and FDA Officials Say

A contaminated batch of donated bone tissue is the likely source behind a strange outbreak of tuberculosis, according to federal health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Food and Drug Administration. As many as 113 people who went in for spinal repair surgery are thought to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Surgery, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Tuberculosis, Batch, Lot, Antimicrobial resistance, Aziyo Biologics, Clinical Medicine, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, J I P James


China's Crypto Crackdown Could Help Usher in a Return to Sanity for GPU Prices

Finding new graphics cards at reasonable prices has been almost impossible as of late, but that might be about to change after prices for GPUs in China fell by as much as 66 percent following a number of crypto mining shutdowns across Sichuan, Xinjian, and Inner Mongolia. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, China, Bitcoin, Computing, Nvidia, Amd, Gpu, Cryptocurrency, Video Cards, Inner Mongolia, South China Morning Post, Computer Architecture, GPGPU, Graphics Hardware, Graphics Processing Units


9 Quotes From Republican Politicians Next to Their State's Damning Heat Graphs

Happy #ShowYourStripes Day! For the past few years, meteorologists and climatologists have taken a day in June to show dramatic graphics on TV green screens, ties, masks, blankets, sweaters, and even a Tesla that illustrate how quickly the climate is changing. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Climate Change, Environment, Articles, Ted Cruz, Jerry Brown, Donald Trump, Mike Lee, Climate Change Policy, Natural Environment, Paul Gosar, Don Young, Devin Nunes, Jim Inhofe, Ken Buck