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On The Walking Dead, Michonne Takes an Acid Trip Down Memory Lane

The is finally back, and she’s brought some major revelations with her. If tonight’s episode ends up being the last time we see Michonne, The Walking Dead certainly has sent her off in style.Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Danai Gurira, Amc, Zombies, TV Recap, Michonne, Walkingdeadrecap




Coronavirus updates: New Zealand announces lockdown as Canada withdraws from Olympics

European treatment trial launched; almost one in three Americans told to stay home; first confirmed case in Syria. Follow the latest newsUK could face Italy-style lockdown, warns Boris JohnsonCoronavirus: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus – live updatesItaly shuts all non-essential businesses after 793 die in one day See all of our coronavirus coverage 3.16am GMT Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for Coronavirus, Reuters reports. The head of the New York state corrections officers union co...
Tags: Europe, New York, Science, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Syria, Medical Research, Canada, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology


Trump's Latest Inflated Claim: Automakers Are Making Emergency Ventilators 'Right Now'

As officials scramble to contend with a critical ventilator shortage amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Trump administration is resorting to “wartime” measures and leaning on the private sector to help meet demand for these potentially life-saving devices “FAST!”, the president tweeted Sunday. And while this is…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Science, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Donald Trump, Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Coronavirus updates: almost one in three Americans must stay home as New Zealand announces lockdown

European treatment trial launched; first confirmed case in Syria; Olympic committee considers ‘scaled-down’ Tokyo 2020. Follow the latest newsUK could face Italy-style lockdown, warns Boris JohnsonCoronavirus: at a glanceAustralia coronavirus – live updatesItaly shuts all non-essential businesses after 793 die in one day See all of our coronavirus coverage 1.19am GMT Below is an explainer on what New Zealand’s Covid-19 alert levels mean, from the NZ government website. In short, Level four (...
Tags: Europe, Science, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Refugees, New Zealand, Tokyo


Coronavirus live news: One in three Americans must stay home as Germany bans meetings of more than two

European treatment trial launched; first confirmed case in Syria; Olympic committee considers ‘scaled-down’ Tokyo 2020. Follow the latest newsUK could face Italy-style lockdown, warns Boris JohnsonUS coronavirus latest updatesAustralia coronavirus – live updatesItaly shuts all non-essential businesses after 793 die in one day See all our coronavirus coverage 12.18am GMT Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that postponing the Tokyo Olympic Games may become an option if holding t...
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, Africa, UK News, World news, Australia news, Syria, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Shinzo Abe, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Refugees


This Professional Cosplayer Showcases Her Transformation Into The Witcher's Renfri

Authentic cosplay takes a lot of work. It’s an incredible art, on par with professional costuming, except done by hobbyists and fans, some of whom get paid for it but mostly by people who just... really like it. In a new video, a cosplayer shows how to transform into one of The Wicher’s most enjoyable characters. Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Cosplay, Witcher, The Witcher, Renfri, Wicher


Prepare for US coronavirus case numbers to keep spiking — it's because we're finally testing

US coronavirus cases jumped from 4,000 on Monday to 27,000 on Sunday, thanks to higher testing capacity, though more is still needed.
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Critical coronavirus patients in Italy are being treated with bubble-shaped containers over their heads. Here's what they do.

Sky News broadcast images from a hospital in Bergamo, Italy, showing people with large transparent plastic balloons over their heads.
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Senator Rand Paul Is the Senate’s First Confirmed Coronavirus Case

Rand Paul, the Republican senator from Kentucky, has tested positive for covid-19, becoming the U.S. Senate’s first confirmed member with the disease. Paul is the third member of Congress to test positive, and serves as a striking reminder that covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is spreading far…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, Rand Paul, U S Senate, PAUL, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Best Buy Shifts Services Curbside, Suspends Home Installations and Repairs

As of today, Best Buy is restricting access for all U.S. stores solely to employees and switching over to “contactless” curbside service for customer pick-ups, exchanges, and returns in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Best Buy, Retail, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


The coronavirus has spread to at least a dozen US Navy sailors serving aboard ships in San Diego

The highly-contagious coronavirus is starting to spread rapidly across US Navy ships currently at port in San Diego, California.
Tags: Science, San Diego, US Navy


See the Messy Dry-Erase Board That Guided the Storytelling of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Storytelling is hard. Crafting a strong narrative can require complex planning and a lot of adaptational skills. Also, it helps to have giant whiteboards full of notes. Read more...
Tags: Science, Animation, Phil Lord, Sony Pictures, Spider Man, Christopher Miller, Peter Ramsey, Spider Man Into The Spider Verse


Andy Serkis and His Daughter Discuss Acting Together on The Letter for the King

The Letter for the King is an attempt by Netflix to put out some family-friendly fantasy to give the kids something to enjoy when their parents won’t let the watch The Witcher. And it’s family friend in a literal sense, too: Andy Serkis and his daughter, Ruby, act together in the upcoming series, playing father and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fantasy, Netflix, Andy Serkis, Streaming, Ruby, Tonke Dragt, The Letter For The King, Ruby Serkis


CNN anchor denounces 'stupid and racist' behavior after a passerby hurled a racial slur at Asian-American colleague

He "should be self-quarantined from society anyway," CNN anchor Jake Tapper said, defending Kyung Lah, an Asian-American who grew up in Chicago.
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Hey Siri, Do I Have Coronavirus?

If you’re an Apple user feeling under the weather and are worried you might have covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, you now have a new resource at your disposal: Siri.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, Siri, Telehealth, Siri Read, Coronavirus, Covid 19


New York's governor just warned that coronavirus closures could last for as long as 9 months, and up to 80% of the population might get the virus

"This is not a short term situation," Cuomo said. "It is going to be, four months, six months, nine months."
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Ashley Eckstein Talks Completing Story Arcs and the Unrelenting Goodness of Ahsoka Tano

The final season of The Clone Wars is giving something fans of Star Wars’ animated sector aren’t fully used to having: closure. And with it comes, blessedly, more Ahsoka Tano. Read more...
Tags: Science, Rosario Dawson, Ashley Eckstein, Dave Filoni, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka Tano Read, The Mandalorian


As Natural Disasters Strike, a New Fear: Relief Shelters May Spread Virus

WASHINGTON -- Coast-to-coast storms. A spate of wildfires. Flooding in Hawaii. As the United States rushes into disaster season, federal officials now have an added crisis to worry about: How to stop tightly packed disaster-response shelters from becoming hot spots of coronavirus transmission.The virus is forcing emergency managers to rethink long-held procedures for operating shelters like these in real time. That challenge comes as the nation's crisis-response workforce is already taxed by...
Tags: Science, Maryland, California, United States, Hawaii, New York Times, Fema, Red Cross, Salt Lake City, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Jacksonville Florida, Federal Emergency Management Agency, University of Nebraska Omaha, U S, Tennessee Valley, National Interagency Fire Center


Stormy pattern to ramp back up across Northwest following early March dry spell

Following a drier than normal start to March for much of the Pacific Northwest, stormy weather will return to the region through midweek."A series of weak storms is expected to push onshore and move through the Pacific Northwest through the middle of the week," said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alan Reppert.The increased stormy activity is expected to begin early Monday, as the first storm brings rain to the coastal region and dumps snow across the Cascades and the higher elevations of the n...
Tags: Science, California, Washington, Oregon, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Accuweather, Pacific Northwest, Cascades, Northwest, Rockies, Northern California, Spokane Washington, Medford Oregon, DirecTV Frontier, Alan Reppert


Why every online store needs a customer service chatbot

In recent times, organizations have been competing with one another to implement chatbots for various reasons, including enhancing customer experience, streamlining processes, and fueling the demand for digital and innovative technologies. Cognitive technologies such as chatbots have become an apt candidate for end-use application as they have high automation feasibility, high potential of accuracy, low complexity and low execution time. Raising the bar through intelligence, virtual assistants h...
Tags: Startups, Science, Tech, Robots, Syndication


Upgrade Your Home Theater Setup with a New 55" TV

Vizio TV 55 Inch Smart TV + $125 Dell Gift Card | $340 | DellRead more...
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Tessa Thompson and Thandie Newton Talk the Growth of Their Characters in Westworld Season 3

The third season of Westworld is forcing everyone to change, to grow, and to explore what power they have and how best to use it. As the outside world joins the equation, everything just gets much more complicated. Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Westworld, Behind The Scenes, Tessa Thompson, Thandie Newton, Featurette


Sunday's Best Deals: Death Stranding, Kindle eBooks, 55" TV, Storage Bags, and More

A big sale on Kindle eBooks, Finish Line’s online sale, Death Stranding for half off, and more highlight Sunday’s deals of the day.Read more...
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New York City's mayor warns April and May are going to be 'a lot worse' than March as coronavirus cases surge

"So bluntly, it's going to get worse, a lot worse, before it gets better," New York City's Bill de Blasio said as coronavirus cases spike.
Tags: Science, New York City, Bill De Blasio


I Spent a Year in Space, and I Have Tips on Isolation to Share

Being stuck at home can be challenging. When I lived on the International Space Station for nearly a year, it wasn't easy. When I went to sleep, I was at work. When I woke up, I was still at work. Flying in space is probably the only job you absolutely cannot quit.But I learned some things during my time up there that I'd like to share -- because they are about to come in handy again, as we all confine ourselves at home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Here are a few tips on ...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, New York Times, David Bowie, World Health Organization, Chris Hadfield, Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center


A new type of COVID-19 test now approved for use could help with frontline diagnostics

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving much more quickly to grant special ’emergency use authorization’ to equipment and tests that could help increase testing for the novel coronavirus in the U.S., which lags behind most countries in the world when it comes to tests conducted relative to the size of its population. One type of test just approved for use could help expand the availability of frontline testing in hospitals and at clinics where patients are receiving care – without ...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Science, Articles, United States, Engineering, Flu, New York State, U S Food and Drug Administration FDA, SUNNYVALE, Diagnostics, Scanwell, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Volunteer group develops a COVID-19 testing location database for the U.S.

The effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic globally relies on testing as a core component of the current strategy, which primarily focuses on isolating individuals to slow the transmission of COVID-19 and give researchers time to develop potential treatments and vaccines. The availability and amount of testing can help chart how the virus is moving through a population, to inform and direct necessary quarantine and contact tracing measures, but one key data point might be the sp...
Tags: Health, TC, Science, Technology, Tech, United States, Air Force, Software Testing, Google Cloud Platform, Kessel, Telehealth, Chief Data Officer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Andrew Kemendo


New York governor weighs plan to immediately build four temporary hospitals on college campuses and convention centers to fight rising coronavirus infections

"We know that by all projections we're going to have more hospitalizations than we can deal with in our healthcare system," Cuomo said.
Tags: New York, Science, Cuomo


Pair of storms to bring snow to the Midwest, Northeast into early week

After a chilly start to spring across the Great Lakes and Northeast this weekend, a pair of storm systems will usher in wintry weather and snow to the regions early this week. The snowy weather will first target portions of the Midwest during the day on Sunday as a storm system lifts northeastward out of the South Central states.An expansive area of high pressure in place across the Great Lakes and Northeast is expected to keep just enough cold air in place for precipitation to fall as a wet ...
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