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The Whisperer War Begins on a Shockingly Great Walking Dead

I’ve probably said this before—I’ve been recapping this show for eight years, I’ve probably said everything before by this point—but I am done trying to make sense of whether The Walking Dead is a good show or a bad one. It’s clearly going to be both, forever. Because after four middling-to-garbage episodes in a row,…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Melissa Mcbride, Norman Reedus, Amc, Zombies, TV Recap, Khary Payton, Walkingdeadrecap


Ted Cruz announces self-quarantine after interacting with a person who tested positive for coronavirus

Cruz made the decision after a person who attended the Conservative Political Action Conference last month tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
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Stressed Pooches, Global Outbreak, and Immortality: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

With all this talk about the spread of COVID-19, I would blame you if you’re considering staying inside and away from people (more than usual, at least) until all this blows over. I know I am. Thankfully, if voluntary house arrest is in your future, the good folks at Gizmodo have plenty of amazing coverage to keep you…Read more...
Tags: Ebooks, Dog, Star Wars, Science, Climate Change, Dogs, Hiv, Joe Biden, Artificial Intelligence, Libraries, Ai, Biden, Gizmodo, Avengers, Quantum Computing, Honeywell


Archaeologists to dig up secrets of Roman amphitheatre in Kent

Excavation to begin at Richborough, one of England’s most important Roman sitesArchaeologists hope to unlock the story of an ancient amphitheatre by embarking on an excavation at one of England’s most important Roman sites.The amphitheatre at Richborough, Kent, is part of Roman Britain’s longest-occupied site. Continue reading...
Tags: England, Science, UK News, Archaeology, Kent, Roman Britain, Richborough, Richborough Kent


Twitter Slaps 'Manipulated Media' Tag on Bullshit Video that Trump Retweeted

Twitter’s new rules concerning manipulated content went into effect this week, and—not surprisingly—President Donald Trump has already proven why the platform needed them in the first place. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Donald Trump, President Trump, Trump Retweeted


The Coronavirus Outbreak Has Airlines Running Empty 'Ghost' Flights

Europe employs a “use it or lose it” system to determine an airline’s flight slots, so what are operators to do when a global outbreak tanks flight demands? The answer: “ghost” flights.Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Flying, Carbon Emissions, Greenhouse Gases, Coronavirus


Oil plummets 26% in biggest drop since Gulf War as Saudi cuts spark all-out price war

Oil markets tumbled sharply overnight on Sunday in a dramatic sell-off fueled by an OPEC+ price war amid coronavirus concerns.
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Oil plummets 31% in biggest drop since Gulf War as Saudi cuts spark all-out price war

Oil markets tumbled sharply overnight on Sunday in a dramatic sell-off fueled by an OPEC+ price war amid coronavirus concerns.
Tags: Science, Opec


Italy Puts Millions of People in Its Northern Region on Lockdown to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

Italy’s government took the most drastic measures outside of China to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, announcing that it would lock down much of its northern region. The rules restrict the movement of approximately 16 million people.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, China, Italy, Coronavirus, Covid 19




Facebook Will Ban Ads for Face Masks on Its Platforms to Keep People From Profiting Off The Coronavirus Crisis

Facebook announced this week that it’s temporarily banning ads and commerce listings for medical face masks on two of its platforms—Facebook and Instagram—in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Company officials said that they were against people exploiting this public health emergency to make a profit.
Tags: Health, Facebook, Science, Face Masks, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Facebook Will Ban Ads for Face Masks


Italy's coronavirus death toll rose by nearly 60% in a day as the country put 16 million people on lockdown

The 7,375 identified infections in Italy as of Sunday made it home to the most infections outside China, where the novel coronavirus originated.
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Italy's coronavirus death toll shot up to 366 in a day as the country put 16 million people on lockdown

The 366 identified deaths in the country make the country home to the largest number of infections outside China, where the virus originated.
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Coronavirus: Foreign Office advice over Italy confuses British holidaymakers

FCO updates advice after saying travel to Lombardy largely safe despite mass quarantineCoronavirus – live updatesLeaked plan to quarantine 16m Italians sparks chaosThe Foreign Office is facing a backlash over its lack of clear advice for British people with holidays booked in northern Italy and those currently in areas locked down as a result of the region’s escalating coronavirus crisis.Hours after a decree was approved to lock down the Lombardy region, the department was still advising it was ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Science, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Foreign Office, Fco, Lombardy, Coronavirus outbreak


The UK has reported 273 coronavirus cases and 3 deaths. Here's what we know about how the virus is spreading across Britain.

The UK has confirmed three coronavirus-related deaths and 273 total cases. Experts say a British epidemic is highly likely.
Tags: UK, Science, Britain


Here's How 'Toss a Coin to Your Witcher,' the Catchiest Song on the Continent, Got Written

The Witcher had a good first season, mostly. But it had an even better breakout song, in the form of “Toss a Coin to Your Witcher,” a ballad sung by Jaskier (who I still call Dandelion in my heart, adaptation be damned) that becomes something of a theme song for the humble, grumpy Geralt of Rivia. Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Henry Cavill, Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher, JASKIER, Joey Batey, Toss A Coin To Your Witcher, O Valley Of Plenty


Wind-fueled wildfire destroys structures in Oklahoma

Residents in Beaver and Forgan, Oklahoma were urged to evacuate when a quick-moving wildfire ignited on Saturday.The National Weather Service in Amarillo detected a hot spot around 10 a.m., Saturday on Fire Temperature satellite imagery, and tweeted it asking people to avoid the area.> A hot spot has been detected as seen on this Fire Temperature satellite imagery. Please avoid the area. phwx okwx txwx GOESEast FireWX pic.twitter.com/wQzNAhUFBU> > -- NWS Amarillo (@NWSAmarillo) March 7, 2020"The...
Tags: National Weather Service, Texas, Science, Kansas, Oklahoma, Accuweather, Amarillo, Facebook Page, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Beaver, southern Plains, Oklahoma Texas, Beaver County, Oklahoma Forestry Services, Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma Kansas


Dozens Trapped After a Chinese Hotel Being Used for Coronavirus Quarantine Collapses (Updated)

A hotel in southeastern China collapsed Saturday, trapping 71 people among the wreckage, authorities said per a BBC report. According to local media outlets, the building had recently become a quarantine center due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Bbc, Quarantine, Coronavirus, Covid 19


The New TV Spot for Disney's Mulan Is Mostly Her and Donnie Yen Kicking Ass

Not that anyone’s complaining. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Mulan, Live Action, Donnie Yen, Liu Yifei


This Custom Animatronic Baby Yoda Is an Absolute Marvel

Baby Yoda toys may be harder to come by than the fandom for this wrinkly green child would like. What is a Baby Yoda stan to do? Well, you could try making your own. But Grant Imahara probably has you beat. Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Mythbusters, Animatronics, Grant Imahara, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Custom Animatronic Baby Yoda


Parents are struggling to cope as coronavirus worries shut down schools, leaving kids scared and confused

Nearly 300 million children worldwide are facing school closings due to the coronavirus. Parents say managing their kids' unstructured days is hard.
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Will wet weather erase the April-like conditions across the Northeast this week?

A storm will replace the sunny conditions in the Northeast with wet weather, but how will the recent mild conditions endure?The same storm spreading wet weather across the center of the country and into the Midwest on Monday will move through the Ohio Valley and Northeast for the first few days of the week."Mild air will surge ahead of the wet weather, bringing midspring warmth to cities along the I-95 corridor," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Jake Sojda. After an already mild Monday, tempera...
Tags: Science, Washington, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Great Lakes, Detroit, Accuweather, Pittsburgh, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Northeast, DirecTV Frontier, Jake Sojda


The UK has reported 273 coronavirus cases and 2 deaths. Here's what we know about how the virus is spreading across Britain.

The UK has confirmed two coronavirus-related deaths and 273 total cases. Experts say a British epidemic is highly likely.
Tags: UK, Science, Britain


An 88-year-old woman separated from her husband by coronavirus quarantine now talks to him through a nursing home window

The Life Care Nursing Center in Washington is under quarantine. 14 people affiliated with the center have died with the new coronavirus.
Tags: Science, Washington, Life Care Nursing Center


Watch Aaron Paul and Evan Rachel Wood Discuss Their Experiences Filming Westworld Season 3

There’s nothing so satisfying as being a fan of what you’re working on. Which makes it pretty fun when actors get authentically a bit geeky about their roles. Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Westworld, Aaron Paul, Evan Rachel Wood, Featurette


Why You Need a VPN and How to Choose One

The benefits of virtual private networks, or VPNs, are well-documented: They keep you safer on public wi-fi and help you access content not usually available in your region, among other useful . There are now dozens and dozens of VPN options to choose from, which can make it difficult to decide which one is the best…Read more...
Tags: Security, Mobile, Apps, Science, Privacy, Online, Desktop, Vpn, Vpns


It's-a Mario Day, so Save on Select Mario Titles

Super Mario Maker 2 | $40 | WalmartRead more...
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Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor?

What are the symptoms caused by the virus from Wuhan in China, how does it spread, and should you call a doctor?Follow our latest coronavirus blog for live news and updatesFind all our coronavirus coverage hereHow to protect yourself from infectionIt is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has come from animals. Many of those initially infected either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market i...
Tags: Science, Biology, China, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Wuhan, Coronavirus outbreak


Can a face mask stop it spreading? Coronavirus facts checked

The truth about how easy it is to catch Covid-19, who is vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infectionFollow our latest coronavirus blog for live news and updatesHow to protect yourself against coronavirusCoronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor?Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you won’t get sick – viruses can also transmit through the eyes and tiny viral particles, known as aerosols, can penetrate masks. However, masks are effective at ca...
Tags: Science, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Coronavirus outbreak


The story of Katherine Johnson, the scientist who helped NASA send humans to space

Katherine Johnson, who has died at the age of 101, was an amazing woman. But up until a few years ago, hardly anyone had heard of her or her achievements. She was a mathematician and she worked for NASA. But on paper, neither of those facts would make her stand out from the crowd. Add a few more facts – she was a woman, she was black and working in the US in the 1950s to early 1960s – and the scale of her success becomes more apparent. Johnson’s story and significant contributions to the US spac...
Tags: Startups, Space, Science, US, Tech, Nasa, Johnson, Katherine Johnson, Syndication



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