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General election 2019: Labour pledges billions for home energy upgrades

The party says a huge programme to fund household energy-saving would reduce bills and create jobs.
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Jane Fonda spends night in jail after demonstration arrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress and activist Jane Fonda spent a night in a local jail after her fourth arrest in as many weeks while participating in a climate change demonstration on Capitol Hill. The 81-year-old Oscar winner was among more than 40 people arrested Friday while sitting in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office […]
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Halloween Was Two Days Ago But I Can't Stop Thinking About Cardi B as Poison Ivy

The Halloween season has officially ended, but it takes time to fully process the number of good costumes out there. Celebrities, especially, have it particularly good when it comes to Halloween and often get amazing costumes as a result. After all, not all of us can afford to have a costume made for us and…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Supervillains, Batman, Cosplay, Cardi B, Poison Ivy


Airbnb Bans "Party Houses" After Five Die in Shooting at a California Listing

Airbnb is cracking down on “party houses” after a Halloween shooting at a California residence rented through the service left five people dead earlier this week.Read more...
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Airbnb Bans "Party Houses" After 5 Die in Shooting at a California Listing

Airbnb is cracking down on “party houses” after a Halloween shooting at a California residence rented through the service left five people dead earlier this week.Read more...
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Climate change: Asia 'coal addiction' must end, UN chief warns

António Guterres says Asian countries must use greener energy sources to tackle the climate crisis.
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Police Ask Alexa Whodunit in Suspicious Death Case

Alexa may be the key to solving an already somewhat bizarre Florida case where a woman was killed by a footlong spear to the chest. Police have secured a search warrant for recordings from an Amazon Echo and Echo Dot in the home, which they believe may have witnessed the possible murder, according to the Sun Sentinel.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Echo, Science, Echo Dot, Alexa Crack The Case


Watch Horror Master Junji Ito Tour One of the World's Creepiest Houses

Junji Ito is known for his horror writing. But how does he handle some real-world spooks?Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Horror, Cartoon Network, Crunchyroll, Haunted House, Winchester Mystery House, Junji Ito, Uzumaki


Crews battle last stubborn Southern California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews fought a pitched battle against the last remaining large wildfire in Southern California as the stubborn flames threatened nearly 2,000 homes and other buildings. The fire that erupted on a hilltop northeast of Los Angeles headed for what would be its third day Saturday and firefighters were finding it hard […]
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Robert Rodriguez Is Moving Forward With Hypnotic, a Sci-Fi Thriller Written With the Writer of Kong: Skull Island

Alita: Battle Angel didn’t do as well as it could or maybe, in this humble writer’s opinion, should have, but that’s not going to stop Robert Rodriguez from getting into the big-budget science fiction game. Read more...
Tags: Science, Hypnotic, Robert Rodriguez, Max Borenstein, Kong Skull Island


A new experiment may help us figure out what ‘dark energy’ actually is

All evidence indicates that music plays a significant role in every human society, both past and present. When we gather to celebrate, rejoice or mourn, music moves us in powerful ways. Caregivers around the world sing to infants to soothe, play with, and teach them. And yet we are just starting to uncover the profound impact music has on our brain, our emotions and our health. Laurel Trainor is the director of the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind and plays principle flute in the Burlin...
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Space shipment launched with sports car parts, cookie oven

A supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday with sports car parts, an oven for baking cookies and a vest to protect against radiation. Northrop Grumman launched its Cygnus capsule for NASA from Wallops Island, Virginia. The 8,200-pound shipment (3,700 kilograms) should reach the orbiting lab Monday. “Good launch all the way […]
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Cygnus cargo ship heads to space station with satellite built by students in Seattle

Northrop Grumman launched a robotic Cygnus cargo capsule to the International Space Station today, marking one giant leap for a small satellite built by students at the University of Washington and Seattle's Raisbeck Aviation High School. The 7-pound HuskySat-1 was among 8,200 pounds of supplies, equipment and scientific payloads packed aboard the Cygnus for liftoff atop Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket at 9:59 a.m. ET (6:59 a.m. PT) from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Virgin...
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Tim Miller Thinks There's a Simple Reason Why Other Terminator Sequels Weren't as Good as Dark Fate

Beyond the obvious reasons, you know. Bad directing, bad writing, a lack of clear ideas, those are all problems that can torpedo any movie, and that the Terminator franchise post the first two films have had in spades. But according to Tim Miller, the director of Terminator: Dark Fate, there was one core element…Read more...
Tags: Science, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terminator, Tim Miller, Sarah Connor, Linda Hamilton, Terminator Dark Fate


I overcame my dependence on Instagram after my model photos made me a hit

My Instagram posts made me a role model for average-sized women. But overuse left me feeling overwhelmed and lostMy longest relationship began seven years ago. I think I can say that I’ve been a dedicated partner. Like any relationship, we’ve had our fair share of ups and downs. There have been times that felt like nothing could possibly come between us. Then there have been times that felt so dark I thought the only choice we had was to go our separate ways. For better or worse, we have always ...
Tags: Psychology, Fashion, Science, Instagram, Life and style, Health & wellbeing, Models


Brazil oil spill: Greek-flagged tanker believed to be source

The spill has stained 2,500km (1,553 miles) of coastline, affecting marine life and beaches.
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Meet Erika the Red: Viking women were warriors too, say scientists

Researchers re-create the face of a woman buried with an impressive collection of weaponry for a National Geographic documentaryThink of a Viking warrior and you probably imagine a fearsome, muscular, bearded man. Well, think again. Using cutting-edge facial recognition technology, British scientists have brought to life the battle-hardened face of a fighter who lived more than 1,000 years ago. And she’s a woman.The life-like reconstruction, which challenges long-held assumptions that Viking war...
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When Work Knocks You Down, This Feature-Packed Standing Desk Mat Will Get You Back Up

Genius Mat by Sky Mats | $51 | Amazon | Promo code GENIUSMAT15Read more...
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Facebook Says UK Political Candidates Are Cool To Lie Too. Joy.

American politicians aren’t the only ones Facebook’s given free rein to lie in political ads on its platform. Per a , the company’s extending its widely panned policy across the pond as well, right in time for the UK’s general election. And here I thought I’d have to wait a whole year to see the fallout of…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Brexit, Political Ads, Defamation Knows No Borders


The Hubble constant: a mystery that keeps getting bigger

Scientists have found a discrepancy in estimates for the rate of expansion of the universe. Why is this and what does it mean?Astronomers have reached a fundamental impasse in their understanding of the universe: they cannot agree how fast it is flying apart. And unless a reasonable explanation can be found for their differing estimates, they may be forced to completely rethink their ideas about time and space. Only new physics can now account for the cosmic conundrum they have uncovered, many b...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, Physics



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