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Doctor Strange 2 Has Picked Up Loki’s Head Writer

More shakeups for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the sequel to 2016’s Doctor Strange and one of the most anticipated heralds of a more, well, multiversal Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Marvel Studios, Loki, Sam Raimi, Michael Waldron, Disney Plus, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


Facebook and Twitter Refuse to Take Down Donald Trump’s Edited Nancy Pelosi Speech Ripping Video

Facebook and Twitter declined to take down a modified video posted to President Donald Trump’s accounts on both platforms that creates a questionable mash-up of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s viral speech-ripping moment during the State of the Union address. The dispute with the social networks was made public by Drew…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Misinformation


Coronavirus global death toll overtakes Sars epidemic

Further 81 deaths confirmed in China’s Hubei province, taking global total past 800The number of people killed by the coronavirus outbreak has overtaken the global death toll of the Sars epidemic, with at least 800 deaths now confirmed.A daily update from Hubei province’s health commission said a further 81 people had died since Friday. The majority of people who have been killed, 780, are from the province. It includes a doctor, Li Wenliang, who died last week and was one of the first people to...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Hubei Province, Coronavirus outbreak, Li Wenliang


'Resurrected' mammoth DNA helps explain why the species went extinct

Reviving the woolly mammoth is still a tall order. However, technology might be far enough along to help explain why the elephant ancestor went extinct in the first place. Scientists have 'resurrected' genes from a population of mammoths that survived on a Siberian island until around 4,000 years ago to see what might have contributed to this relic herd dying out. After resurrecting a mammoth's genes through cells in culture, they compared it against both other mammoths and Asian ...
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Four Endangered Gorillas Killed By Lightning Strike in Bizarre Accident

Four rare mountain gorillas have died after being struck by lightning in an equal parts peculiar and unfortunate turn of events for an endangered species that only recently topped 1,000 individuals. Read more...
Tags: Science, Gorillas, Conservation, Endangered Species, Critically Endangered Species, Mountain Gorilla


With more than 800 dead, the Wuhan coronavirus has killed more people than the SARS outbreak

The Wuhan coronavirus death toll has surpassed that of SARS, another deadly virus that originated in China in the early 2000s and killed 774 people.
Tags: Science, China, Wuhan


How to Get Your $100 From Yahoo After All Those Breaches

The folks behind the largest known hack of user data to date are finally paying up. Yahoo, now owned by Verizon, recently agreed to pay $117.5 million as part of a proposed class action settlement stemming from a series of breaches in the 2010s that affected 3 billion people—basically Yahoo’s then-entire user base.Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Yahoo, Data Breach, Data Breaches, Equifax, Privacy And Security, Userdata


12 photos show the chilling futuristic tech being used to find people with the Wuhan coronavirus

Screeners have deployed sanitary accessories like gloves and masks, in addition to more advanced technology like thermal imaging.
Tags: Science, Wuhan


The Wuhan coronavirus has officially killed more people than the SARS outbreak did

The Wuhan coronavirus death toll has surpassed that of SARS, another deadly virus that originated in China in the early 2000s and killed 774 people.
Tags: Science, China, Wuhan


Snow to bring slick travel, delays for Monday morning commute in Northeast

A storm system racing through the northern U.S. the beginning of the week will bring a quick accumulation of snow to parts of the Northeast, before the Monday morning commute.The same quick-hitting storm that spread accumulating snow to parts of the Upper Midwest on Sunday approached the Northeast Sunday night. The fast-moving nature of the storm, and marginal temperatures, will limit the duration, amount and coverage of wintry travel in the Northeast. Still, a significant part of the snow is...
Tags: New York, Science, Washington, Boston, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Ohio, Accuweather, New England, Northeast, Upper Midwest, Philadelphia New York City, DirecTV Frontier


Storm targets Northeast US, threatens slick conditions for Monday's morning commute

A storm system racing through the northern U.S. this weekend and into the beginning of the week will bring a quick accumulation of snow to parts of the Northeast, before the Monday morning commute.A quick-hitting storm system will spread accumulating snow to parts of the Upper Midwest this weekend, before taking aim at the Northeast to start the workweek.A strong west- to east-oriented jet stream is the mechanism pushing this storm along at a quick pace. After a dry and seasonal day on Sunday, t...
Tags: New York, Science, Washington, Boston, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Ohio, Accuweather, New England, Northeast, Northeast US, Upper Midwest, Philadelphia New York City, DirecTV Frontier


Devs Releases a Trio of Haunting, Quietly Paranoid Teasers

Devs, Alex Garland’s enigmatic new thriller, is releasing pretty soon, and yesterday we got not one but three new teasers, fleshing out the unnerving world of mysterious conspiracies and unjust deaths. Read more...
Tags: Science, Nick Offerman, Hulu, FX, Alex Garland, Sonoya Mizuno, Devs, Devs Alex Garland


2 experts debunk baby myths, from using a walker to putting honey on a pacifier

Doctors debunk common myths about raising infants and toddlers, like if baby walkers help babies walk and if certain toys make babies smarter.
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Benjamin Bratt Joins Ava Duvernay's DMZ as Parco Delgado

The comic book acting veteran will return as one of the DMZ’s most charismatic figures in HBO Max’s adaptation of the Vertigo book. Read more...
Tags: Science, Benjamin Bratt, Ava Duvernay, DMZ, Vertigo, Rosario Dawson, Brian Wood, HBO Max, Parco Delgado


Ongoing Coronavirus Outbreak Postpones Reopening of Apple Stores in China

Apple told its Chinese employees that although it would be working on reopening its corporate offices and contact centers in the country next week, retail stores would remain closed until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Health, Science, China, Apple Stores, Coronavirus


A supervolcano in Utah? It's 30 times larger than Yellowstone

A supervolcano was discovered in Southern Utah less than a decade ago. What do you know about this volcanic event that went off 30 million years ago?
Tags: Utah, Science, Yellowstone, Southern Utah


Hulu’s Utopia Falls Is About the Revolutionary Power of Art in a Dystopia

Art can change your life. Free expression can give you the power to understand yourself, your past, the world around you. It can even set off a revolution. Utopia Falls is hoping that premise makes for good drama when it comes to Hulu. Read more...
Tags: Science, Dance, Glee, Hulu, Dystopian Fiction, Utopia Falls


Wintry conditions may return to northern Texas early next week

A potent storm tracking across the southern half of the country through the beginning of next week will open the door for snow to return to parts of the southern Plains.The storm system moving through the Northwest on Saturday will be the main culprit for the winter weather spreading across parts of the nation through the beginning of the week.Once this storm brings coastal rain and mountain snow to the Northwest, it will begin to break into two pieces. The first piece will race across the north...
Tags: Texas, Science, Colorado, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Great Lakes, Oklahoma, Pacific Ocean, Northwest, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Flagstaff Arizona, Santa Fe New Mexico, Lubbock Texas, Northern Plains


Southern Rockies, Texas brace for the return of wintry conditions

A potent storm tracking across the southern half of the country through the beginning of next week will open the door for snow to return to parts of the southern Plains.The storm system that moved started in the Northwest over the weekend will be the main culprit for the winter weather spreading across parts of the nation through the beginning of the week.After breaking in two, the first piece of the storm raced into the Upper Midwest for Sunday, while the second piece dove into the Southwest br...
Tags: Texas, Science, Colorado, California, Arizona, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Accuweather, Northwest, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Southwest, Flagstaff Arizona, Santa Fe New Mexico, Lubbock Texas


Hospitals are stockpiling supplies amid fears a coronavirus-related mask shortage could endanger healthcare providers

Medical experts say most US citizens are more at risk from seasonal influenza than the coronavirus, but that hasn't helped quell fears.
Tags: Science, US


A few climate models are now predicting an unprecedented and alarming spike in temperatures — perhaps as much as 5 degrees Celsius

Several important climate models are suggesting the Earth's temperature could climb even higher than scientists previously thought.
Tags: Science, Earth


NASA and the European Space Agency are launching the Solar Orbiter spacecraft toward the sun on Sunday — watch live

The European Space Agency and NASA are jointly launching the new Solar Orbiter spacecraft at 11:03 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 9. Watch it live.
Tags: Science, Nasa, European Space Agency


'Contact is limited': inside the world's coronavirus quarantines – video

People who are being held in facilities in dozens of countries explain what daily life is like and their hopes for returning home soon. China's Hubei province, where the coronavirus originated from, is under lockdown to limit spreading. The death toll has risen to 724, with 86 more people dying in mainland China, according to officials. This is the highest one-day jump so farCoronavirus: two deaths in Wuhan thought to be first of foreign nationalsWuhan facing 'wartime conditions' as global coron...
Tags: Science, China, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Wuhan, Hubei Province, Coronavirus outbreak


Demand for face masks is surging because of the coronavirus — but doctors say wearing one isn't the safest thing you can do

Medical face masks aren't as effective at protecting from coronavirus as most people think, according to doctors and scientists.
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Belgium's beautiful bike route, Australia's guerilla environmental group, Sweden's floating hotel and more from the web Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Returns to Earth Record-setting NASA astronaut Christina Koch has returned to her home planet after an incredible 328 days in orbit—the second-longest single trip into space by an American astronaut. During those 11 months among the stars, Koch took part in the first three all-woman spacewalks, …
Tags: Travel, Art, Apps, Space, Science, Design, News, Sweden, Internet, Australia, Hotels, Environment, Advertising, History, Nasa, Bacteria


Maybe Microsoft's Xbox Chief Didn't Say the Stupidest Thing About Cloud Gaming This Week

In a quote in Politico’s new technology-focused publication, Protocol, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer said something seemingly earth-shattering for any gamer: It isn’t Nintendo or Sony that Microsoft views as primary competitors in the gaming space, but Amazon and Google. That sounds deeply stupid. Google’s Stadia has…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Microsoft, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Cloud Gaming, Phil Spencer, Stadia, GeForce Now, Project xCloud


Second week of February to start on a quiet note across the Northwest

To say that it has been a wet start to the year across the Pacific Northwest would be an understatement, as numerous cities observed record stretches and amounts of wet weather. Looking ahead to the second week of February, a stretch of dry weather is finally in store for the region.The town of Forks, Washington, observed what seemed to be never-ending rainfall to start the year, breaking multiple January precipitation records, including most days with measurable precipitation (31) and wettest J...
Tags: Science, Washington, Oregon, Portland, Seattle, Accuweather, Pacific Northwest, Cascades, Medford Oregon, Seattle Portland, Great Falls Montana, Ted S Warren, Forks Washington, DirecTV Frontier, Littlerock Washington, Pacific Ocean Places


Americans quarantined at a US Air Force base over the coronavirus are teaching each other Zumba, boxing, and how to file their taxes

US citizens at March Air Reserve Base after flying from Wuhan described their lockdown experience to The Washington Post.
Tags: Science, US, US Air Force, Wuhan, March Air Reserve Base


A biomedical engineer created a mask coated in salt that he says could neutralize viruses like the coronavirus in 5 minutes

A research team says coating surgical face masks in table salt allows them to kill pathogens, thereby reducing disease transmission.
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If China valued free speech, there would be no coronavirus crisis

Country could have contained spread of disease if only it had learned lessons from Sars outbreak The death of the whistleblower Chinese doctor Li Wenliang has aroused strong emotions across China. Social media is awash with posts mourning the death of a martyr who tried to raise alarm over the coronavirus but was taken into a police station instead for “spreading false rumours” and “disrupting social order”.Grief quickly turned into angry demands for free speech. The trending topic “we want free...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Coronavirus outbreak, Li Wenliang, China Social



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