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CDC: Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce Until We Can Figure Out What the Hell Is Going On

The Centers for Disease Control has an ominous warning for the nation this week: Please, for the love of god, do not consume romaine lettuce of any kind.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Cdc, Epidemics, Food And Drug Administration, Disease, Fda, E Coli, Salad, Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control, Outbreaks, Foodborne Illness, Romaine Lettuce


C. Africa's forest rangers in rebels' line of fire

The forest rangers of Central Africa's Bamingui Bangoran park cannot focus only on saving the region's dwindling wildlife: they have themselves to protect too. Often armed with little more than Kalashnikov assault rifles, these men must contend with rebel groups who can be far better equipped. Added to their woes are poachers who prey on the wildlife they seek to protect.
Tags: Science, Africa, Central Africa, Bamingui Bangoran


The Attempt to Block Nancy Pelosi From Becoming Speaker of the House Is Hitting Some Speed Bumps

Simultaneously, Pelosi announced that Fudge would chair the Subcommittee on Elections
Tags: Science, House, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi


Rep. Fudge, Pelosi's Main Challenger for the Speakership, Just Gave Her Support to the Minority Leader

Simultaneously, Pelosi announced that Fudge would chair the Subcommittee on Elections
Tags: Science, Pelosi, Fudge Pelosi


How Did You Do on This Marvel Movie Trivia Quiz?

Everyone knows HQ, right? The live mobile game show that was ridiculously popular a few months back? Well, it’s ongoing, and Monday night it did a full Marvel Movie quiz to honor the late, great, Stan Lee. Twelve questions, all about the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with the winners splitting $5,000.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Stan Lee, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, HQ, Stan Lee Twelve


BOGO Pet Food and Treats Is Your Furry Friend's Favorite Black Friday Deal

Black Friday is going to the dogs. And the cats. For a limited time, a bunch of varieties of American Journey brand pet food and treats are buy one, get one free. You could buy your pets some toys on Black Friday, but let’s be honest, they’ll like the food more.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Black Friday Deals, American Journey, Chewy Deals, American Journey Deals, BOGO Pet Food


Trump: Saudi Arabia Decision Is About 'America First'

President Donald Trump has said that the U.S. stand on Saudi Arabia is all about 'America First'
Tags: Science, Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump


Tidy and quiet teens live the longest, scientists say

Quiet and tidy teenagers are more likely to live to old age, the results of a 48-year study suggest. A vast data analysis found strong links between these old-fashioned virtues, as well as calmness and empathy, and a reduced risk of early death. Conversely, the research, published Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, found that impulsive teenagers were less likely to make it into their late 60s. Researchers believe the links may be explained by the fact that people who are quiet and tidy ...
Tags: Science, Journal of Epidemiology Community Health, University of Rochester New York


Teen Vaping May Have Led to Less Teen Smoking, Study Finds

The FDA calls teen vaping an “epidemic,” but the influence of e-cigarettes on teens’ overall health might be more complicated than assumed, according to a new study out Thursday in the journal Tobacco Control. It suggests that while teens and young adults in the U.S. did start flocking to e-cigarettes these past few…Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, Teens, Drugs, Public Health, Fda, Vaping, E Cigarettes, Tobacco Control It


FCC to Release Report Wednesday Telling You If Your Broadband Provider Is Screwing You

The Federal Communications Commission plans to publish a report on Wednesday that will purportedly reveal whether internet service providers are providing the broadband speeds they claim they are.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fcc, Internet, Internet Service Providers, Federal Communications Commission


President Trump Submits Written Answers to Mueller's Questions in Russia Probe

Lawyers for President Donald Trump say they’ve provided the special counsel’s office with written responses to questions on Russian election interference.
Tags: Science, Russia, Donald Trump, Mueller


A Brief Guide to the Comics History of Spider-Man PS4's Three New Suits 

Another batch of Spider-Man DLC is out today, and you know what that means—hot new spider-threads to collect, and take pictures (pictures of Spider-Man!) with. This time around, all three new suits are actually from the comics, so here’s a quick little primer to their origins on the page.Read more...
Tags: Costumes, Comics, Science, Video Games, Marvel, Sony, Playstation 4, Marvel Comics, Spider Man, Insomniac Games, Marvels Spider Man, Spider Man DLC


Skeletons of new species of vegetarian dinosaur discovered in South America

Bones of a newly discovered species of vegetarian dinosaur have been dug up in Brazil. Three “astonishingly well preserved” skeletons were uncovered and shed new light on one of the earliest of the long-necked dinosaurs that lived more than 225 million years ago. The new species, which lived before giant dinosaurs had emerged, would have weighed about 16st and grown to around 12ft long and 5ft tall.
Tags: Science, Brazil, South America


The tech that could make water use sustainable

Scientists in Finland and the UK have built a computer model that visualises groundwater levels in real time.
Tags: UK, Science, Finland


Insulin shortage could affect 40 million people with type 2 diabetes

Millions worldwide may be unable to access the drug by 2030, scientists predict About 40 million people who will need insulin to manage their type 2 diabetes in 12 years’ time will not get it unless access to the drug is significantly improved, according to new research.Diagnoses of type 2 diabetes are soaring worldwide, linked to the obesity epidemic. Not all of those diagnosed will need insulin, which is essential to keep people with type 1 diabetes alive, including UK prime minister Theresa M...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Obesity, Society, World news, Diabetes, Theresa, Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology


'Mary Poppins Returns' songwriters on the challenge of creating the sequel's music

Award-winning composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman said finding out they had been tapped for the project was "fantastic," but "then you have to write it," Wittman joked.
Tags: Science, Wittman, Mary Poppins, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman


Scientists Stabbed Cactus Spines Into Meat to Study Evolution

One benefit of working at a university with an agricultural school is the availability of meat. That’s especially useful if you need something to stab cactus spines into.Read more...
Tags: Meat, Science, Animals, Plants, Evolution, Biomimicry, Cacti, Porcupines


2 nanometer nanowire memristors is a breakthrough for low power memory

University of Massachusetts researchers have successfully made a 2 nanometer individually addressable memristors. It is capable of being mass-produced in conventional fabs. This could be great for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Science, Technology, Uncategorized, Innovation, Nanotechnology, University of Massachusetts, Nanowire, Memristors


NASA reviews safety at SpaceX and Boeing after Elon Musk smokes pot on video

NASA has ordered a review of workplace safety at SpaceX and Boeing, the two companies developing spaceships to ferry its astronauts to and from the International Space Station, in the wake of a video showing SpaceX CEO Elon Musk smoking pot and drinking whiskey on a YouTube talk show. The safety review, first reported by The Washington Post, could involve site inspections and hundreds of interviews. It’s not yet clear whether the review could hold up the first crewed demonstration flights of Spa...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Nasa, International Space Station, Boeing, The Washington Post


'They Weren't Deleted.' President Trump Defends Ivanka's Use of Personal Email Account

President Trump defended his daughter’s use of a personal email account Tuesday, the day after news broke that Ivanka Trump had used a personal account to send hundreds of emails to fellow Trump Administration officials last year.
Tags: Science, Trump, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Trump Administration


This Guy Has to Be One of the Best Drone Pilots in The World

A few years ago I wrote about how YouTube opened up rallying to the world in a way that it never had before, taking the sport out of forests and onto screens everywhere. I didn’t expect the same of drones and drifting but here we are.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, World, Drones, Drifting, Formula Drift, Car Culture, Gridlife


A Space Startup Wants To Put Mercury in Spacecraft Engines

Startup Apollo Fusion is looking to use mercury as a fuel source in its rocket engines.
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NASA orders review of SpaceX, Boeing after Elon Musk's pot-smoking upsets officials: Report

NASA's review of SpaceX and Boeing will begin next year, the Washington Post said Tuesday. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's pot-smoking upset high level NASA officials, the Post reported, causing the agency to take a look at the companies' cultures. NASA will conduct a safety review of Boeing BA and SpaceX, months after the latter company's founder and CEO Elon Musk smoked marijuana during a videotaped podcast , according to the Washington Post on Tuesday.
Tags: Post, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Washington Post, Nasa, Boeing, Boeing BA, SpaceX Boeing


Science Has Chosen the Absolute Worst Year in History To Have Been Alive

Bubonic plague, freezing temps, crop failures and a giant, black cloud in the sky.
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Blockchain Is Especially at Risk for Quantum Attacks, Scientists Warn

Blockchain is meant to be secure—but a new paper from quantum computing scientists warns that quickly advancing quantum technology poses a vulnerability for the much-hyped blockchain.Read more...
Tags: Science, Physics, Computing, Ibm, Algorithms, Blockchain, Quantum Computers, Quantum Internet, Quantum Algorithms


Samsung's Noise Canceling Bluetooth Headphones Are Just $60, If You Hurry

Samsung’s Level Ons are some of the best looking Bluetooth headphones on the market, and Samsung’s blowing them out for just $60 per pair on their website right now, less than half the price of buying them elsewhere. That’d be a great price for any name brand wireless headphones, but it’s incredible for a set with…Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Samsung, Black Friday Deals, Samsung Deals


Tesco’s “Easy-Peel” Avocados

With a corkier skin than normal avocados, the EasyAvo aims to make peeling and consumption simpler—and safer. Developed by South Africa’s Westfalia Fruit and already sold at Tesco stores across the UK, these easy-to-peel items cost roughly $2.50. There are no plans yet to known to distribute them elsewhere. Read more at Grub Street.
Tags: Food, UK, Science, Design, Tesco, South Africa, Food + Drink, Linkaboutit, Avocados, Westfalia Fruit


Deplatformed Russian 'News' Site Sues Facebook, Days After Its Accountant Is Charged by Special Counsel  

Earlier today, Evgeniy Lvovich Zubarev, the sole shareholder and General Director of a “domestic and international news” corporation called Federal Agency of News LLC, filed a suit against Facebook for booting his page from its platform this April. In and of itself, the lawsuit is unremarkable. People sue internet…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Ira, Internet Research Agency, Robert Mueller, Fan Llc, Federal Agency Of News, Evgeniy Lvovich Zubarev, Federal Agency of News LLC


Deplatformed Russian 'News' Site Sues Facebook, Days After Its Accountant Is Charged by Special Council  

Earlier today, Evgeniy Lvovich Zubarev, the sole shareholder and General Director of a “domestic and international news” corporation called Federal Agency of News LLC, filed a suit against Facebook for booting his page from its platform this April. In and of itself, the lawsuit is unremarkable. People sue internet…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Ira, Internet Research Agency, Robert Mueller, Special Council, Fan Llc, Federal Agency Of News, Evgeniy Lvovich Zubarev, Federal Agency of News LLC


The True Story Behind the Vincent van Gogh Biopic At Eternity's Gate

At Eternity’s Gate tells the story of Vincent van Gogh’s final years in the south of France leading up to his death. While based on…
Tags: Science, France, Vincent Van Gogh, Eternity



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