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Woman Found Dead With A Python Around Her Neck in House Full of 140 Snakes

In a residence purportedly housing 140 other snakes, an Indiana woman was found dead Wednesday evening with an 8-foot-long python hanging around her neck.Read more...
Tags: Python, Science, Police, Animals, Indiana, Snakes, Thats A Lot Of Snakes


WeWork, Former CEO Adam Neumann Accused of Rampant Pregnancy and Gender Discrimination

WeWork and its chief investor, SoftBank, recently paid out WeWork co-founder and self-declared candidate for “President of the World” Adam Neumann to the tune of $1.7 billion just to get his ass out the door amid the company’s disastrous collapse. And he’s left quite a mess behind, with a proposed class-action…Read more...
Tags: Startups, Misogyny, Science, Technology, Sexism, Softbank, WeWork, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Adam Neumann


How To Play Games Sober

Games lend themselves surprisingly well to drinking, even though your hands are full most of the time. Drink while tweaking your settings. Drink during the opening cutscene (it’s always too long anyway.). Drink during load screens. Drink when characters on the screen drink. Drink before you even start playing. Come…Read more...
Tags: Science, Alcohol, Drinking, Kotakucore


Heads Up: Replicants May Already Be Among Us

Hey, do you have a creeping sense that some people are actually ruthless, homicidal androids merely posing as humans? I have some bad news. According to the documentary film Blade Runner, which takes place in November 2019, replicants have already arrived on Earth.
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Rudy Giuliani Had to Ask an Apple Genius to Unlock His iPhone Right After Trump Named Him Head of the Cyber

With the growing number of bumbling mistakes that Rudy Giuliani makes as Donald Trump’s attorney, it’s easy to forget that in early 2017 the President enlisted the maladroit fraudgoblin to be the White House cybersecurity czar. Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Cybersecurity, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, The Cyber


Try Bruce Campbell's Fake Blood Recipe...If You Dare

Halloween is the perfect time for horror, gore, and blood—but most of us are sadly limited to around five liters, which is not nearly enough supply to decorate a spooky party. That’s where the fake stuff comes in!Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Video, Science, Interview, Horror, Blood, Practical Effects, Bruce Campbell, Fake Blood


The Teens Are Making History on TikTok

In 1911, the San Francisco Examiner published a guide titled: “How to Make Really Funny Jokes.” According to author Professor Korski, a true joke is a “very pleasant absurdity contrasting with one’s habitual expectation.” A joke does not “merely cause laughter.” “Falling downstairs” is not a joke. A joke is not…Read more...
Tags: Science, Teens, San Francisco Examiner, Korski, Tiktok


More Leaks Surface of Moto's Slick Razr Reboot

One of the most tantalizing smartphone rumors this year has been about Motorola’s reboot of the iconic Razr. And thanks to a recent slew leaked images, we might now have a better idea of what Moto will announce on November 13th. Read more...
Tags: Android, Motorola, Science, Smartphones, Moto, RAZR, Foldables, Moto Razr 2019 Leaks, Razr 2019


How China Is Helping Drive Deforestation in Brazil and Indonesia

This has been a watershed year for tropical forests—and not in a good way. Massive fires have burned through hundreds of thousands of acres of rainforests in Indonesia and Brazil. The result is huge uptick in greenhouse gas emissions due to carbon being released from not only trees, but also degraded carbon-storing…Read more...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, China, Brazil, Forest Fires, Tropical Forests


AT&T Is Selling 4K Apple TVs For Half Price, Just In Time For Apple TV+

To celebrate the launch of Apple TV+, AT&T is currently offering the Apple TV 4K streaming box for $90, the best cash discount we’ve ever seen on the thing.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Apple TV, Apple deals, Att Deals, Apple TV AT T


This Appears to Be Donald Trump's Hand-Curated Campaign Rally Spotify Playlist

President Donald Trump on Monday was running behind schedule, but the officers at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference were pleasantly occupied enjoying the music.Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Science, Donald Trump, Playlists, Macho Man


Interior Department Grounds Drone Fleet Over Fears of Chinese Spying

The United States Interior Department is grounding its fleet of more than 800 drones over concerns that the Chinese is using the devices to spy or facilitate cyberattacks, according to the Wall Street Journal.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Spying, Drones, Uavs, Interior Department Grounds Drone Fleet, United States Interior Department


The 10 Best Deals of October 31, 2019

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...
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LAX Airport Found a Way to Make Ride-Sharing Even Worse

LAX is one of the busiest airports in the world, and anyone who’s passed through its terminals understands that waiting is a big part of your LAX adventure. But yesterday lines and delays were especially nightmarish for travelers using ride-sharing services as the airport officially started a new program requiring…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Lyft, Uber, Science, Airports, Ridesharing, Lax, Lax It, LAX Airport Found


3-2-1-Cookoff! Astronauts to bake cookies with new test oven

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Forget reheated, freeze-dried space grub. Astronauts are about to get a new test oven for baking chocolate chip cookies from scratch. The next delivery of supplies for the International Space Station — scheduled for liftoff this weekend — includes the Zero G Oven. Chocolate chip cookie dough is already up […]
Tags: Science, News, Ap, Nation, International Space Station, CAPE CANAVERAL Fla, Cookoff Astronauts


Measles saps kids’ ability to fight other germs

WASHINGTON (AP) — New research shows yet another reason to vaccinate children against measles. After a bout of measles, youngsters are more vulnerable to other germs such as flu or strep. It turns out the measles virus erases much of the immune system’s memory of prior infections, hampering its ability to quickly react if those […]
Tags: Health, Science, News, Washington, Ap, Nation


Measles makes body 'forget' how to fight infection

The virus can cause 'immune amnesia' which shifts our defences back to a 'baby-like' state.
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How Industrial Explosions Are Helping Us Understand Supernovae

Scientists have debuted a theory using the explosions seen in industrial accidents to understand supernovae in a new paper.Read more...
Tags: Science, Explosions, Supernovae, Combustion, Detonations


Measles wipes out immune system's memory, study finds

Scientists say threat posed by measles is ‘much greater than we previously imagined’Measles causes long-term damage to the immune system, leaving children who have had it vulnerable to other infections long after the initial illness has passed, research has revealed.Two studies of unvaccinated children in an Orthodox Protestant community in the Netherlands found that measles wipes out the immune system’s memory of previous illnesses, returning it to a more baby-like state, and also leaves the bo...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, Society, Medical Research, Netherlands, MMR, Immunology


The Top 10 Horror Movies of the Last 10 Years

Horror movies have a long history of sneaking commentary about real-world issues into their tales of slashers and ghouls—and even those that aim only to entertain help us escape our actual fears by letting us shriek at terrors that never leave the screen.Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Zombies, It, Witches, Hereditary, It Follows, Karyn Kusama, Jordan Peele, Diablo Cody, David Robert Mitchell, Jennifer Kent, The Witch, Robert Eggers, James Wan, Adam Wingard


Scientists Say New Research Tracing the Origin of Modern Humans to Botswana Is Deeply Flawed

A new paper claiming that modern humans originated in northern Botswana some 200,000 years ago is being criticized by experts, who say the researchers relied on unproven and outdated techniques while also excluding competing lines of evidence. Alarmingly, the paper is also being criticized for its colonial undertones. Read more...
Tags: Science, Genetics, Anthropology, Junk Science, Botswana, Human Evolution, Human Origins, Archaeogenetics, Paleogenetics


Happy Halloween from Hubble Telescope: Otherworldly ‘eyes’ glow in ghostly galaxy

Now here's something really scary for Halloween: Imagine two galaxies slamming into each other and creating a monstrous wraith with ghostly glowing eyes. It's not that far of a stretch. The Hubble Space Telescope captured just such an image, for a team of astronomers based at the University of Washington. The visible-light picture, taken in June by Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys, shows a galactic smash-up that took place about 700 million light-years away in the constellation M...
Tags: Science, Hubble Space Telescope, University of Washington, Advanced Camera for Surveys, Arp Madore, Arp Madore Catalogue


This Perfect Shitstorm Crystallizes the Climate Crisis We Face

On Wednesday, Chile announced it would no longer host an international climate conference despite it being a little more than a month out. The move comes as protests over inequality roil the country. The only reason the conference was scheduled in Chile in the first place is that Brazil backed out of holding it after…Read more...
Tags: Science, Chile, Brazil, Climate Talks, Paris Agreement, Cop25


In the New Trailer for The Witcher, Foul Beasts and Fouler Men Abound

You know how it is in dark times—it’s not just the monsters that are capable of being monstrous.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Netflix, Streaming, Henry Cavill, Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra


Spain offers Madrid as host of December UN climate summit

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s interim leader has offered to have Madrid host an international U.N. climate summit next month that was originally scheduled to be held in Chile. Chilean President Sebastián Piñera on Wednesday canceled plans to host the Dec. 2-13 climate gathering, as well as a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders, to focus on restoring […]
Tags: Business, Science, News, Spain, Ap, Nation, Asia Pacific, Chile, Un, Madrid, Sebastián Pinera


Incredibly Stable Company WeWork Appears To Be Investing In Incredibly Stable Industry: Esports

With its dying breath, it looks like startup-turned-laughing-stock WeWork is investing in esports.Read more...
Tags: Science, WeWork, Esports


Quarter of world's pig population 'to die due to African swine fever'

World Organisation for Animal Health warns spread of disease has inflamed worldwide crisisAbout a quarter of the global pig population is expected to die as a result of an epidemic of African swine fever (ASF), according to the intergovernmental organisation responsible for coordinating animal disease control.In the last year the spread of the disease has taken policymakers by surprise, and has been particularly devastating in China – home to the world’s largest pig population. The disease is al...
Tags: Food, South Korea, Europe, Science, China, Animals, Environment, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Belgium, Pork, Vietnam, Veterinary Medicine, World Organisation for Animal Health


Rudy Giuliani's Crime Buddy Apparently Named His Company 'Fraud Guarantee' to Trick Google Search Results

Have you heard the news about Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and the company Fraud Guarantee? It’s even dumber than you can imagine.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fraud, Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump Rudy Giuliani, Fraud Guarantee


Wrap Yourself In One Of These Discounted Merino Sweaters, Starting at $40

60% Off Merino Sweaters | Jachs | Promo code FLASH60Read more...
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The Keystone Pipeline Spilled Oil (Again)

Pipelines were made for transporting oil. But some, it appears, were made for leaking. The Keystone Pipeline System is one of those.Read more...
Tags: Science, North Dakota, Oil And Gas, Keystone Pipeline, Pipelines Suck, TC Energy, Keystone Pipeline Spilled Oil Again



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