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Trump Extends Travel Ban to UK and Ireland, Tests Negative for COVID-19

Now if only we could get him to stop shaking so many people’s hands.Read more...
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Following Italy, Spain Locks Down Entire Country to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

Days after neighboring Italy locked down the entire country because of the novel coronavirus, Spain declared a state of emergency and announced that it will become the second European country to impose these drastic measures to control the spread of the virus. The message to the public was clear: Stay home. Read more...
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Disney Has Released Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on Digital Platforms Several Days Early

Do you need something to do while you’re staying home, which is easily the best thing you can do to stem the tide of covid-19, the sickness caused by the novel coronavirus, which is currently spreading widely throughout a large swath of the world? Well, Disney has some help. Well, depending on how you feel about The…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Skywalker, Digital Platforms, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Above-average February temperatures set over 1,000 new records in US alone

After delivering waves of springlike temperatures across the globe and even toppling a few daily highs, February 2020 ranked globally as the second warmest on record, which date back to 1880.The month's global land and ocean surface temperature departure from average measured 1.17 degrees Celsius (2.11 F) above the 20th century average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climate Report. This falls less than a tenth of a degree from February 2016&#...
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"That is science."

View this post on Instagram w r o n g n e s sA post shared by Strange Planet (@nathanwpylestrangeplanet) on Mar 14, 2020 at 6:29am PDT [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Disney, Universal Shut Down Film Production Over Concern About the Novel Coronavirus [Update: The Batman, Too]

Shutdowns continue to sweep film and television, as alongside TV producers like Netflix, Amazon, Apple, and the CW, Disney and Universal have suspended production on nearly all of their live-action films. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Universal, The Little Mermaid, Home Alone, Disney Universal, Netflix Amazon Apple, SHRUNK, Shang Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Jurassic World Dominion, Peter Pan And Wendy, CW Disney


Brexit threatens UK’s ability to respond to a future pandemic

The coronavirus should remind us of just why international cooperation is so important in reducing the threat of infectious disease• Coronavirus – latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageBrexit threatens the UK’s ability to respond to the novel coronavirus and future pandemicsThe coronavirus pandemic could not have come at a worse time for the UK and its citizens. Just as UK government ministers are digging in for the really difficult part of Brexit, the negotiations on future relationsh...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, China, Eu, European Union, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Brexit, Coronavirus outbreak


What is a pandemic and does it change the approach to coronavirus?

The WHO has declared the Covid-19 outbreak to be a pandemic. But what does that mean?Coronavirus latest - live updatesHow to protect yourself from infectionDeclaring a pandemic has nothing to do with changes to the characteristics of a disease, but is instead associated with concerns over its geographic spread. According to the World Health Organization, a pandemic is declared when a new disease for which people do not have immunity spreads around the world beyond expectations. Continue reading....
Tags: Science, Biology, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, World Health Organization, Coronavirus outbreak


Apple Closes All Stores Outside China to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Apple announced on Friday that it was closing all of its stores worldwide, except for those in China, for two weeks until March 27 to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, which has steadily ravaged communities worldwide and forced millions into lockdown.Read more...
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Bloodshot's Director Shares How He'd Adapt Star Wars: The Old Republic

Bloodshot is a surprisingly capable action flick, starring Vin Diesel as the Valiant hero with director Dave Wilson at the helm. Wilson, who counts Bloodshot as his first full-length directorial debut. But it’s no surprise that Wilson is so good at making compelling action, considering his pedigree: before directing…
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Sony, Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Wilson, Vin Diesel, Old Republic, Dave Wilson, Bloodshot, Star Wars The Old Republic


Bloodshot Director Shares How He'd Adapt Star Wars: The Old Republic

Bloodshot is a surprisingly capable action flick, starring Vin Diesel as the Valiant hero with director Dave Wilson at the helm. Wilson, who counts Bloodshot as his first full-length directorial debut. But it’s no surprise that Wilson is so good at making compelling action, considering his pedigree: before directing…
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Wilson, Vin Diesel, Old Republic, Dave Wilson, Bloodshot, Star Wars The Old Republic


Can't Pay Your Apple Card Bill This Month? Apple Says Don't Sweat It

Apple has announced a “Customer Assistance Program” for its credit card aimed at helping those affected by the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic who may be struggling to make this month’s payment. An Apple spokesperson confirmed the news with Gizmodo via email Saturday after reports began circulating among Apple…Read more...
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Can't Pay Your Apple Card Bill This Month? Apple Says Don't Sweat

Apple has announced a “Customer Assistance Program” for its credit card aimed at helping those affected by the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic who may be struggling to make this month’s payment. An Apple spokesperson confirmed the news with Gizmodo via email Saturday after reports began circulating among Apple…Read more...
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NASA’s Orion spacecraft completes testing ahead of Artemis 1 Moon mission

NASA has completed the testing process meant to simulate performance in in-space conditions for its Orion crew spacecraft, developed by Lockheed Martin and designed to carry crew on the agency’s Artemis missions, which aim to return the next American man and deliver the first American woman to the surface of the Moon. It reportedly “aced” the tests according to NASA, which include thermal vacuum and electromagnetic interference performance checks. Obviously, it’s not business as usual at N...
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The US has a shortage of coronavirus tests, so the ultra-wealthy are paying concierge doctors to do their own

One doctor told Business Insider her $1,500 house call fee would include a test for coronavirus — which actually may be less than you'd pay at the ER.
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The Orville Is Getting New Comics to Bridge the Gap Between Seasons 2 and 3

The Orville, Seth MacFarlane’s (surprisingly) faithful Star Trek homage, is getting another series of comics by Dark Horse, this time set in the space between the show’s second and third season. Read more...
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Social Distancing? You Might Be Fighting Climate Change, Too

As the nation shifts abruptly into the fight against coronavirus, a question arises: Could social isolation help reduce an individual's production of greenhouse gases and end up having unexpected consequences for climate change?The biggest sources of carbon emissions caused by our lifestyles come from three activities, said Kimberly Nicholas, a researcher at the Lund University Center for Sustainability Studies in Sweden: "Any time you can avoid getting on a plane, getting in a car or eating...
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A Newly Discovered Deep-Sea Coral Garden Could Unlock the Ocean's Secrets

Australia’s most famous coral resides on its Pacific coast. The Great Barrier Reef is amazing, to be sure, and a bellwether of how climate change is impacting reefs around the world. Read more...
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Stormy weather targets California before official start of spring

The final days of winter will bring more stormy weather across much of California.A storm started off the weekend along the northern California coast, helping to produce snow and blizzard conditions across the Cascades and northern Rockies.The storm will shift south along the California coast through early week, bringing precipitation to central and southern California. Fresno has largely missed out on beneficial rain so far, but the forecast for Monday will bring plenty of wet weather to the...
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CW's New Stargirl Trailer Has Superheroics With a Teen Drama Vibe

The heroine with the glowing gold staff is ready for action. And also high school. Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, Joel Mchale, Luke Wilson, Cw, DC Entertainment, Geoff Johns, Brec Bassinger, StarGirl


Hitting the Books: Disney's influence on America's first stealth planes

Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and delivering an easily digestible nugget of their stories.
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Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor?

What is Covid-19, how does it spread, what are the symptoms, and at what point should you call a doctor?Coronavirus - live news 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. Continue reading...
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Anti-inflammatories may aggravate Covid-19, France advises

French minister says patients should take paracetamol rather than ibuprofen or cortisoneFollow the latest updatesCoronavirus: at a glanceFrench authorities have warned that widely used over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs may worsen the coronavirus.The country’s health minister, Olivier Véran, who is a qualified doctor and neurologist, tweeted on Saturday: “The taking of anti-inflammatories [ibuprofen, cortisone … ] could be a factor in aggravating the infection. In case of fever, take parac...
Tags: Europe, Science, Drugs, France, World news, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Coronavirus outbreak, Olivier Veran


An interactive tool lets you compare rising coronavirus case totals country by country, starting at 'day zero' of each outbreak

Comparing each country's growing number of coronavirus cases on the same time scale reveals how its spread may not be that different place to place.
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"A virus is a peculiar object that is inert and arguably not truly alive outside a host. Only when it invades a cell and hijacks its machinery can the virus begin to replicate."

"Outside, on an inanimate surface, the virus will gradually lose the ability to be an infectious agent. It may dry out, for example. It can degrade when exposed to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. A person sneezing on a surface may deposit many thousands of virus particles, and some may remain viable for days. Still, the likelihood of a person who comes into contact with the remnants of that sneeze goes down over time, because most infections are the result of a large viral load.... [T]ypical...
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Can a face mask stop coronavirus? Covid-19 facts checked

The truth about how you can catch coronavirus, who is most vulnerable and what you can do to avoid infectionCoronavirus – latest news and updatesWhat are the symptoms and should I see a doctor?How to protect yourself against coronavirusWearing 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 capturing droplets, which is a main t...
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Scientists are racing to calculate a crucial measure of the coronavirus' spread. It suggests the virus may be far more contagious than the flu.

The average coronavirus patient spreads the virus to 2 or more other people. That metric is crucial for responding to the pandemic.
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How Italy spiraled from a perfectly healthy country to near collapse in 24 days as the coronavirus took hold

'Who is going to get a monitor, a respirator and the attention they need': Doctors face impossible choices in Italy's battle against the coronavirus.
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Power Up with a Solar Generator for $150 off

MAXOAK Power Station 500Wh Solar Generator | $350 | Amazon | Clip coupon and use code MAXOAK100Read more...
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Urgent care centers are on the front lines of the response to the coronavirus pandemic, and it's a crucial test for the young industry

As patients are being told to stay clear of emergency rooms, urgent care centers are finding patients lining up to get care. Some clinics aren't ready.
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