Science


 

Police in Spain Are Using Drones to Tell People to Stay in Their Damn Homes During Coronavirus Crisis

Police in Spain, which is under lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, are embracing tech during this global pandemic. This weekend, officers in the capital city, Madrid, began using very loud drones to tell people that are out and about during this crisis to stay home. Read more...
Tags: Science, Spain, Madrid, Coronavirus


Westworld Returns With a Brand New World (But No West)

The thrilling, enigmatic, occasionally bananas HBO series Westworld is back, although you may not have recognized it. Much like Delores and Bernard, the season three premiere has left the troubled park and its massacre behind for the outside world, where Delores is planning her Host revolution. Unfortunately, it turns…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Robots, Westworld, Aaron Paul, Tessa Thompson, Jeffrey Wright, TV Recap, Bernard, Host, Thandie Newton, Delores, Evan Rachel Wood, Pom Klementieff, Westworld Recap


Coronavirus live updates: global infections outstrip China cases as US ramps up response

New York closes schools; CDC advises against gatherings of more than 50 people, US Fed cuts interest rates to near zero; deaths jump in Europe. Follow the latest news. Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to near zero New York City closes largest US public schools system 100m Europeans on lockdown as countries battle coronavirusCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all of our coronavirus coverage 2.27am GMT In more airline news, NBC reports that United Airlineswil “cut corporate officers’ salari...
Tags: Europe, New York, Science, Nbc, Cdc, China, New York City, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Italy


New York City will ban dining out, limiting restaurants, bars, and cafes to takeout and delivery

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday night drastic measures to limit public gatherings in order to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Tags: Science, New York City, Bill De Blasio


Trump’s Coronavirus Lies, a Fake Meat Taste Test and a Really Weird Fossil: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Do you all remember when coronavirus wasn’t on our minds? I can’t remember the last time I didn’t think about coronavirus, and it has literally changed my normal routine (I’m currently on lockdown). However dire things may appear, I thoroughly believe that the world will overcome this. It won’t be easy and it will…Read more...
Tags: Meat, Science, Mold, Att, Westworld, Dyson, Donald Trump, Fossils, Trump, Spider Man, Trader Joes, Best Of Gizmodo, Coronavirus


The CDC recommends canceling all events with more than 50 people to curb the spread of coronavirus

The CDC put forward a recommendation to organizers of events with 50 people or more to postpone until May.
Tags: Science, Cdc


Coronavirus live updates: US health chiefs advise against events of more than 50 as 100m Europeans locked down

New York closes schools; US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to near zero; Deaths jump in Spain, Italy and Iran. Follow the latest news. Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to near zero New York City closes largest US public schools system 100m Europeans on lockdown as countries battle coronavirusCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all of our coronavirus coverage 1.25am GMT Health authorities are imploring Mexicans to change lifestyles and deeply ingrained customs to slow the spread of the...
Tags: Europe, New York, Science, New York City, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Iran, Ap, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Italy, Federal Reserve, Us Federal Reserve


Coronavirus live updates: US CDC advises against events of more than 50 as 100m Europeans in lockdown

New York closes schools; US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to near zero; Deaths jump in Spain, Italy and Iran. Follow the latest news. Federal Reserve cuts interest rates to near zero New York City closes largest US public schools system 100m Europeans on lockdown as countries battle coronavirusCoronavirus latest: at a glanceSee all of our coronavirus coverage 12.29am GMT The Australian market plunged 7.3% on Monday morning as coronavirus fears again gripped traders.This follows a rolle...
Tags: Europe, New York, Science, Cdc, New York City, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Italy, Federal Reserve, Us Federal Reserve


TikTok Says It'll No Longer Moderate Overseas Content With China-Based Staff: Report

In an effort to assuage U.S. national security concerns, TikTok announced that it’s no longer relying on China-based moderators to screen content from overseas. Instead, it will shift those jobs, abroad, according to a recent Wall Street Journal Report.Read more...
Tags: Science, China, National Security, Bytedance, Tiktok, Tick Tock Tiktok


14 airlines are temporarily suspending operations as coronavirus and government restrictions shake the travel industry. Here's the full list.

Reduced demand for travel has caused airlines to temporarily shutter operations as COVID-19 continues to spread and nations close borders.
Tags: Science


5 airlines are temporarily suspending operations as coronavirus and government restrictions shake the travel industry. Here's the full list.

Reduced demand for travel has caused airlines to temporarily shutter operations as COVID-19 continues to spread and nations close borders.
Tags: Science


Late-week snowstorm to bring threat for blizzard conditions across the Plains, Midwest

An intense storm could move into the center of the country later this week, bringing a return to wintry conditions.The far-reaching storm system will first bring much-needed snowfall across the Sierra Nevada early in the week, before slowly tracking through the Intermountain West on Wednesday.All the while, the Plains and Midwest will ride a temperature rollercoaster. Prior to the arrival of the intense storm, many cities will experience above-average temperatures as warm and humid air is dra...
Tags: Science, Minnesota, Colorado, Canada, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Michigan, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Denver, Accuweather, Sierra Nevada, New England


“Liftoff! Disregard.” Watch SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Abort a Planned Launch at the Last Second

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket aborted a planned launch on Sunday morning at the last second due to an engine power issue. The event produced confusion at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where countdown appeared to be proceeding normally. However, the rocket stayed where it was.Read more...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Florida, Science, Falcon 9, SpaceX Falcon, Kennedy Space Center, Starlink Satellites


Moana's Personality Comes Through Even in the Storyboards

Moana is an extremely emotive film. It is at turns funny, thrilling, and moving, but it’s always bracingly sincere. That sincerity comes through even in the storyboards. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Animation, Moana, Rachel House, Storyboards, Aulii Cravalho


The Writers Behind The Walking Dead Are Well Prepared to Work Safely During a Pandemic

Perhaps appropriately, the team writing The Walking Dead already has all the infrastructure in place to work safely during a quarantine situation. Read more...
Tags: Work From Home, Science, The Walking Dead, Amc, Walking Dead, Angela Kang, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Sunday's Best Deals: Star Trek, Fossil Watches, Massagers, and More

A sale on prescription glasses, a Shiatsu back and neck massager, Fossil smartwatches, and the Star Trek movie trilogy lead Sunday’s biggest sales on the Internet.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Star Trek, Shiatsu


Westworld's Creators Preview What to Expect in the Third Season

The third season of is nearly upon us, to offer mysteries, insights into the danger of big technology, and stuff to argue about on Reddit. Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Westworld, Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy


After Math: How COVID-19 is already clobbering 2020

Welp, we had a good run, America. While every other developed nation on the planet scrambles to defend itself against the deadly spread of COVID-19, the US had to be dragged into fielding a response. This year everything is cancelled. Schools have been shuttered, universities have migrated to online classes, and group gatherings larger than a couple hundred people are being postponed. Major league sports might be back sometime next year, workers are being asked to work from home and engage in so...
Tags: Science, US, America, Welp, COVID


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...
Tags: Science, Biology, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Coronavirus outbreak


These Lab Animals Will Help Fight Coronavirus

Among the many lessons of the coronavirus pandemic is how close humans are to the rest of the animal kingdom. We get diseases from other animals, and then we use more animals to figure out how to stop the diseases. As research ramps up treatments and vaccines, animals are crucial to fighting the pandemic.There are different animals at each end of the pandemic, of course. The new disease almost certainly began with a bat virus, scientists agree. That virus probably passed through another animal, ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, China, Diamond, United States, Maine, New York Times, St Louis, University of Wisconsin Madison, Washington University, University of Iowa, University of Texas Medical Branch, Lutz, Perlman, Jackson Laboratory, Michael Diamond


Start of spring to usher in severe weather threat for central US

An uptick in stormy weather across the country will put the Plains to the Ohio Valley on alert for severe weather later this week.An intense storm wrecked havoc earlier in the week, dumping feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the West and sweeping rain across the remainder of the Southwest into Wednesday.Meanwhile, several rounds of wet weather will target the center of the country. Wet weather will spread from Texas and Oklahoma to the middle Mississippi River Valley Monday, and agai...
Tags: Texas, Science, Colorado, US, Canada, Wisconsin, Ohio, Houston, Oklahoma, Accuweather, San Antonio, Rockies, Southwest, Midwest, Brownsville, Travelers


Trump offers 'large sums' for exclusive access to coronavirus vaccine

German government tries to fight off aggressive takeover bid by US, say reportsCoronavirus – live coverageSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Trump administration has offered a German medical company “large sums of money” for exclusive access to a Covid-19 vaccine, German media have reported.The German government is trying to fight off what it sees as an aggressive takeover bid by the US, the broadsheet Die Welt reports, citing German government circles. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, US, World news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Donald Trump, Trump, Die Welt, Coronavirus outbreak


Parts of central US to face pummeling from blizzard conditions as spring arrives

Meteorologists expect a potent storm to track across the center of the country later this week, bringing a return to wintry conditions.The far-reaching storm system has already been responsible for much-needed snowfall across the Sierra Nevada and will next travel through the Intermountain West on Wednesday.All the while, the Plains and Midwest will ride a temperature rollercoaster. Prior to the arrival of the storm, many cities will experience above-average temperatures as warm and humid air...
Tags: Science, Minnesota, Colorado, US, Canada, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Michigan, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Denver, Accuweather, Sierra Nevada


Relax with a Nice Back Massager for Only $35

Naipo Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager | $35 | Amazon | Clip coupon and use code NAIPO314 at checkoutRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science


Onward Leads a Low Box Office as AMC and Regal Limit Ticket Sales To Combat the Novel Coronavirus

Of all the businesses hit by the spread of the novel coronavirus, collective forms of entertainment like theatrical movie releases are being particularly heavily impacted. That much is clear from the low box office numbers this weekend, which saw Onward, Pixar and Disney’s newest, coming in at a very low number one…
Tags: Science, Amc, Disney, Theaters, Box Office, Pixar, Regal Cinemas, ONward, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Low Box Office


Researchers explain why that picture of monkeys turning into humans is wrong

Evolution explains how all living beings, including us, came to be. It would be easy to assume evolution works by continuously adding features to organisms, constantly increasing their complexity. Some fish evolved legs and walked onto the land. Some dinosaurs evolved wings and began to fly. Others evolved wombs and began to give birth to live young. Yet this is one of the most predominant and frustrating misconceptions about evolution. Many successful branches of the tree of life have stayed si...
Tags: Startups, Science, Syndication


Google Scrambles to Make the White House Seem Competent

Google has announced that it’s partnering with the White House to create a national coronavirus website, which is totally related to whatever the hell the administration was talking about at Friday’s press conference. There, President Donald Trump vastly oversold and misattributed an upcoming, supposedly Google-run…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, White House, Donald Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


An Epidemic of False Confidence Related to COVID-19

As someone who spent my childhood moving from epidemic to epidemic with my virologist father and epidemiologist mother, I am surprised at the degree of certainty expressed by both optimists and pessimists regarding their predictions of the COVID-19 epidemic. In fact, our ignorance of key facts leaves room for a wide range of scenarios. To illustrate this, I would like to describe a little-discussed scenario that is both relatively optimistic and consistent with the currently available evide...
Tags: Science, China, Singapore, Future, United States, Civilization, China Italy, Diamond Princess


Write a diary, take action: Hubei residents on fighting coronavirus anxiety

As Covid-19 spreads worldwide, the people of Hubei explain how they dealt with the lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, where millions have been under lockdown for the last two months, Hubei residents have been coping with uncertainty, anxiety and stress.As the virus spreads around the world, people living in the province spoke to the Guardian about how they coped with prolonged confinement, isolation and panic, and the st...
Tags: Science, China, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Hubei, Coronavirus outbreak


These Children Ask Tom Holland Some Intense Questions About Spider-Man and His Career

Children, due to our perceiving them as innocent, can get away with some things adults can’t. They can be curious, for instance, in ways that would be perceived as rude or downright offensive if us grownups tried it. Which makes them fantastic celebrity interviewers. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Bbc, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Tom Holland, Spider Man Homecoming



Filters
show more filters
February - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
242526272829 
March - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
March - 2020
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031