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164 Sickened and 1 Dead in Ongoing Turkey Salmonella Outbreak, CDC Says

Just two weeks out from the biggest turkey-focused day of the year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday that 164 people across 35 states have fallen ill from Salmonella-tainted raw turkey. Read more...
Tags: Science, Thanksgiving, Cdc, Turkey, Outbreak, Salmonella, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Bad Bird


Ninja's Fallout 76 Stream With Rick, Morty, And Logic Did Not Go Well

People say they want good gameplay from streams, but what they’re really looking for is acceptable gameplay paired with great chemistry. Top Twitch streamer Ninja, rapper Logic, and cartoon characters Rick and Morty unfortunately do not have that.Read more...
Tags: Science, Logic, Streaming, Kotakucore, Twitch, Morty, Rick, Rick Morty, Rick And Morty, Ninja, Fallout 76


Manhunt begins for brutal killer of mother of two: Part 2

The grisly scene at the family home where Kelley Clayton was killed led investigators to quickly look for her killer, and her husband told police he was at a poker game.
Tags: Science, Kelley Clayton


7-year-old daughter becomes key eyewitness in attack on mom: Part 3

Charlie, who was at home at the time of her mother Kelley Clayton's murder, described to police what she thought the intruder looked like.
Tags: Science, Charlie, Kelley Clayton


Here's What It's Like to be Passed By a Tesla Semi on the Highway

Somebody spotted an electric Tesla Semi in the wild and all I can think is that conspiracy theorists are going to have a field day with these giant silent future-looking trucks.Read more...
Tags: Science, Tesla, Tesla Semi


Former hockey player found guilty in murder of his wife: Part 6

Thomas Clayton was sentenced to life in prison without parole and has since appealed his case, claiming that prosecutors did not prove that he was guilty of his wife's murder.
Tags: Science, Thomas Clayton


Facebook Launches Lasso, Its Short-Form Video Competitor to TikTok

With seemingly little fanfare, Facebook has launched its new app Lasso, a standalone short-form video platform that’s been billed as a competitor to TikTok. According to TechCrunch, the app is Facebook’s attempt at winning over its dwindling demographic of teens.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Video, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Lasso, Tiktok


Keeping sacred mud sturdy as the land quakes

High in the Andes Mountains, in Peru, conservators are testing traditional methods for strengthening adobe buildings.
Tags: Science, News, Peru, Andes Mountains, Nation & World


What’s life like after depression? Surprisingly, little is known.

Most research on depression focuses on the afflicted, a new paper argues, overlooking a potentially informative group: people who have recovered.
Tags: Health, Science, News


He Almost Died Doing One of the Riskiest Jobs in Firefighting. Inside the Lives of California's Wildfire Bulldozer Operators

Two bulldozer operators have already died this yea
Tags: Science, California


Matt Whitaker Doesn't Want You to See His Tweets About Taco John's Now That He's Attorney General

Matthew Whitaker, who’s acting attorney general now that Jeff Sessions has resigned, is a pretty good Twitter follow. Or so I’ve heard, because unfortunately I don’t follow him. And now I can’t, because Whitaker took his account private on Friday afternoon. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Iowa, John, Whitaker, Jeff Sessions, Matthew Whitaker, Taco Johns, Matt Whitaker


Some Researchers Thought This Drug Could Treat the Polio-Like Illness Sickening Children. A New Study Says It Probably Doesn't

Fluoxetine, a promising treatment for the rare, polio-like illness AFM, likely doesn't work after all, a new study says
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Sprint Offers Weak-Ass Denial in Response to Accusations of Skype Throttling

A multi-university study released this week concluded that Sprint has been throttling the bandwidth of customers using Skype, Microsoft’s popular internet-based video chat service.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fcc, Net Neutrality, Sprint, Skype, Skype Microsoft


This Is What California's Terrifying Wildfires Look Like After Leaving 5 Dead and Entire Towns Destroyed

Together, the Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires have burned 86,000 acres, and are continuing to spread across the state of California.
Tags: Science, California, Camp Woolsey


The 10 Best Deals of November 9, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science


The Wild West of Apple Products on Amazon is Dead

Just in time for the holidays, Apple and Amazon have teamed up to stick it to the little guys. Namely, in exchange for a direct line to Apple’s goods, Amazon has agreed to cut out unauthorized third-party resellers.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Science, Amazon And Apple Play Nice


You Should Start Using Chrome’s Built-In ‘Read Later’ Feature

Pocket and Instapaper ain’t cutting it anymore.Read more...
Tags: Science, Instapaper, Read Later, Letter Of Recommendation


Healthcare.gov Breach Included Social Security Numbers and, Reportedly, Children's Info

New details have surfaced about a data breach first reported on October 19 involving a healthcare.gov portal, which is currently said to affect as many as 75,000 consumers.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Obamacare, Data Breach


Limiting social media use reduced loneliness and depression in new experiment

The idea that social media can be harmful to our mental and emotional well-being is not a new one, but little has been done by researchers to directly measure the effect; surveys and correlative studies are at best suggestive. A new experimental study out of Penn State, however, directly links more social media use to worse emotional states, and less use to better. To be clear on the terminology here, a simple survey might ask people to self-report that using Instagram makes them feel bad. A ...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Social, Mobile, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Snapchat, Depression, Hunt, Penn State, Facebook Snapchat, Melissa Hunt


How the Sun Set Off Dozens of Mines During the Vietnam War

An extreme solar flare triggered dozens of underwater explosions in the harbor of Haiphong.
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Following Google's Lead, Facebook Ends Mandatory Arbitration for Sexual Harassment Claims

With employee action creating creating pressure in the tech industry, Facebook has finally opted to end forced arbitration for employees seeking to file claims of sexual harassment. Where those cases would previously have been handled behind closed doors, allegations of sexual misconduct on the part of Facebook…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Labor, Sexual Harassment, Tech Reform


Two More Mysterious Rogue Planets Found

With no stars to illuminate them, rogues are mostly great big unknowns to scientists.
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The New Trailer for the Alien Invasion Film Captive State Feels Eerily Close to Real Life

In an alternate universe, Captive State is basically a sequel to every alien invasion movie ever. In our universe, humans always win in the end—but in this universe, they didn’t. Humans were beaten. The film picks up a decade later.Read more...
Tags: Science, John Goodman, Rupert Wyatt, Vera Farmiga, Ashton Sanders, Captive State, Alien Invasion


Everything’s Horrible and Exhausting, So Here Are 221 Great Dogs

It’s been a long week.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dogs, Chatroom, Good Dogs


Aftermath Video Shows Wildfire Turned Paradise Into an Eerie, Apocalyptic Hellscape 

California is battling chaotic wildfires all over the state today and the true toll it will take on residents has yet to be seen. In the northern town of Paradise, an eerie calm has settled over some areas as the burned out remains of civilization are surveyed.Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Apocalypse Now, California wildfires


Colourful dynasty

The endangered African wild dog will enthral TV viewers when it features in David Attenborough's new Dynasties series.
Tags: Science, David Attenborough


Most Teachers Running for Office Lost on Tuesday. Here's Why Educators Are Celebrating the 2018 Midterms Anyway

“We don’t have a magic wand, and things don’t change in a minute"
Tags: Science, Office Lost


The Long History of Law Enforcement's Support For White Nationalism

White nationalism is resurgent in the streets of America. It’s driving federal policy in the Trump administration. It’s leading to the murders of people like Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. White supremacists are gunning people down in synagogues and supermarkets.Read more...
Tags: Science, America, Fbi, New York Times, Trump, Far Right, Alt Right, Heather Heyer, Charlottesville White


The Space Shuttle Runway at Cape Canaveral Is About to Get a Second Life

The historic “runway on the edge of tomorrow ” gets FAA approval to launch spaceplanes and air-launch rockets, opening a new front in the battle for commercial spaceflight.
Tags: Science, Faa


EU moves to protect large carnivores

Farmers will receive 100% compensation for any damages caused by bears, wolves and other wild carnivores.
Tags: Science, Eu



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