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Coronavirus: Wuhan residents told to stay inside and be vigilant

China announces day of mourning for ‘martyrs’ as city at centre of outbreak seeks to avoid second wave before travel bans liftCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageResidents of Wuhan have been warned to stay indoors and strengthen protection measures, a few days before travel restrictions on the city at the centre of the pandemic are scheduled to be lifted.The city’s top official urged vigilance as authorities sought to ward off a second wave of infection from incoming trav...
Tags: Science, China, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Wuhan, Coronavirus outbreak


Elon Musk's BiPAP Machines May Be Better Than Nothing, at Least

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he’d be sending desperately needed “FDA-approved ventilators” to hard-hit hospitals across the nation dealing with the coronavirus crisis—but they haven’t been the high-grade kind needed to keep intensive care patients alive. Instead, those sent off so far appear to be Bilevel…Read more...
Tags: Health, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Tesla, Fda, CPAP, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Ventilators, Bipap


10 Cult Horror Movies You Can Watch Right Now on Amazon Prime

There are few things more comforting than watching (or re-watching!) a movie so weird, funny, and/or gross that it makes you forget about the outside world. With that in mind, here are 10 of our favorite horror cult classics streaming on Amazon Prime. Share your own recommendations in the comments!Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Horror, Streaming, Lucio Fulci, Nostalgia, Cult Movies, Amazon Studios, Larry Cohen, Fred Dekkar, Sleepaway Camp, Neil Marshall, City of the Living Dead, The Descent, Chopping Mall, Return of the Living Dead


Confirmed cases pass 1 million – as it happened

This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereSee all of our coronavirus coverage 12.32am BST We are about to wrap up our coverage on this blog for the day, but you can follow all developments on our new global live blog here. In the interim, you can catch up on all the day’s latest news here, on our latest At a Glance: Related: Coronavirus latest: at a glance 11.55pm BST Just dipping back into the Trump press conference at the White House, and the preside...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, White House, China, Russia, Africa, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Trump


Coronavirus live news: global number of confirmed cases passes 1 million

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfewLatest developments: at a glanceTop European teaching hospitals running out of coronavirus drugsSpies and export bans: the global battle for equipmentUS coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 11.55pm BST Just dipping back into the Trump press conference at the White House, and the president has blame states for ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, New York, Science, White House, China, Russia, New York City, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Thailand, Brooklyn


Henry Ford Health System to conduct first large US study of hydroxychloroquine’s ability to prevent COVID-19

Despite false assertions by the president to the contrary, any potential treatments to counter or prevent COVID-19 are still only at the stage of early investigations, which include one-off treatment with special individual case authorizations, and small-scale clinical examinations. Nothing so far has approached the level of scrutiny needed to actually say anything definitively about their actual ability to treat COVID-19 or the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes it, but the first large-scale U.S. cli...
Tags: Health, TC, Science, Medicine, France, White House, China, US, Tech, United States, Healthcare, Disease, Fda, Biotech, Anthony Fauci, Henry Ford


Watch These 5 Genre Series You’ve Always Wanted to Try, Now That You Have All the Time

We’ve all said it. We’ve nodded along as our friends and co-workers gush about a series, pulled it up on our phones and panic-glared at the number of episodes, and then politely said “I’ll check it out when I’ve got the time!” knowing full well that we will never have the time. Well, times have changed...and suddenly …Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Movies, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Animation, Battlestar Galactica, The Expanse, Dragonball, Naruto, One Piece, Star Trek The Original Series, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Watch It Nerds


A Brief History of One Month Ago Today

On Monday, March 2, 2020, the day started with tweets from President Donald Trump accusing the Democrats of “fear mongering” about coronavirus. The day ended with Fox News insisting the threat of covid-19 was little more than media hype. In between, there was a whole bunch of fuckery.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fox News, Donald Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


The space in between: The stratosphere

Tess Hatch Contributor Share on Twitter Tess Hatch hopes to travel to space, in the meantime she is a venture investor at Bessemer Venture Partners, investing in frontier tech. More posts by this contributor The evolving airspace ecosystem Space is open for business We have airplanes and drones in our airspace and satellites in space, but what about the space in between: the stratosphere? There ...
Tags: Column, Space, Science, US, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Aircraft, Satellite, Atmosphere, Balloon, Aerospace, Bessemer Venture Partners, Internet Connectivity, Emerging-technologies, Zenith


Coronavirus live news: global number of confirmed cases passes 1m

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfewLatest developments: at a glanceTop European teaching hospitals running out of coronavirus drugsSpies and export bans: the global battle for equipmentUS coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 9.23pm BST “A glimmer of hope but little detail.” See the experts’ reaction to the UK health secretary Matt Hancock’s new...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, Science, China, Russia, Africa, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa


Henry Ford Health System to conduct first large U.S. study of hydroxychloroquine’s ability to prevent COVID-19

Despite false assertions by the President to the contrary, any potential treatments to counter or prevent COVID-19 are still only at the stage of early investigations, which include one-off treatment with special individual case authorizations, and small-scale clinical examinations. Nothing so far has approached the level of scrutiny needed to actually say anything definitively about their actual ability to treat COVID-19 or the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes it, but the first large-scale U.S. cli...
Tags: Health, TC, Science, Medicine, France, White House, China, Tech, United States, President, Healthcare, Disease, Fda, Biotech, Anthony Fauci, Henry Ford


Here's why the April super Pink Moon is so special

Skygazers are in for a treat in when the full Pink Moon, the biggest supermoon of the year, dazzles the heavens.
Tags: Science, News, Pink Moon


Extreme Experiment on Mexican Volcano Challenged the Speed of Light

New measurements from an experiment near the top of an extinct Mexican volcano have placed a stringent new limit on whether light can exceed the universe’s well-known top speed.Read more...
Tags: Science, Mexico, Albert Einstein, Speed Of Light, Astrophysics, HAWC, Special Relativity


These Flies Have Been Trapped in the Bone Zone for 41 Million Years

A pair of long-legged flies met a Romeo-and-Juliet ending some 41 million years ago, when a falling drop of tree resin ruined their tender moment. On the bright side, their disrupted act of fornication was preserved for all eternity in this pornographic piece of amber.Read more...
Tags: Science, Sex, Paleontology, Juliet, Bone Zone, Flies, Amber Fossils, Paleo Porn, Caught In The Act


Coronavirus Cases Hit 1 Million Worldwide as Deaths Top 50,000

The world reached two somber milestones this Thursday. There have now been more than 1 million reported cases of covid-19, the pandemic disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Earlier in the day, the reported death toll climbed past 50,000. Both numbers undersell the damage that covid-19 has wrought…Read more...
Tags: Science, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


With Tours Canceled, Venues Closing, And Futures Uncertain, Musicians Flock To Twitch

Popular musician Marc Rebillet’s March 17 Twitch stream—the first in his “Quarantine Livestream Tour”—began just like his other shows: Wearing a silken robe, he improvised a series of songs based on topic suggestions from his audience. People asked for songs about the apocalypse and toilet paper. About an hour and a…Read more...
Tags: Music, Science, Streaming, Twitch, Trivium, Code Orange, Grimecraft, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Marc Rebillet


Man Tries to Ram Train Into U.S. Navy Hospital Ship, Doesn't Even Come Close

Prosecutors say a train derailment in San Pedro near the Port of Los Angeles on Tuesday was an intentional attempt to either sink the hospital ship USNS Mercy—which the U.S. military deployed to the region as part of relief efforts—or just crash somewhere near it.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Port Of Los Angeles, Conspiracy Theories, San Pedro, USNS Mercy, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, You Only Get This Chance Once, Navy Hospital Ship Doesn


NHS call on PM to ensure test centres are conveniently located

Concern that centres were too far from both work or home for those working in LondonCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNHS staff have called on Boris Johnson to ensure the new coronavirus testing centres are located conveniently for health workers and not in out of town sites such as Ikea car parks.Drive-in test centres for nurses and doctors were opened this week in converted car parks at the Scandinavian superstore in Wembley in London and Chessington theme park near t...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, London, Society, UK News, NHS, Ikea, Wembley, Boris Johnson, Chessington, Coronavirus outbreak


The Essential Clone Wars Stories Every Star Wars Fan Should Watch

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is back in our lives for one last time, with its seventh season now airing on Disney+. Maybe you dismissed it when it first aired because it’s “just” a cartoon, maybe you just never got around to watching, but either way, you’ve missed out on one of the greatest pieces of the galaxy far, far…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Disney Maybe, Disney Plus, Watch It Nerds


This Tiny Skull Cap Is Rocking What We Know About an Ancient Human Species

A partial skull found in South Africa suggests Homo erectus—an ancestral human species—appeared 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. The new research also shows that H. erectus lived alongside two other hominin species, neither of which were human.Read more...
Tags: Science, South Africa, Anthropology, Homo, Human Evolution, Human Origins, Archaic Humans, Hominins


The Lelo Sona 2 Cruise Is 15% Off

Lelo Sona 2 Cruise | $118 | LeloRead more...
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Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 50,000

Spain death toll passes 10,000; Italy reports 760 new deaths, taking total to 13,915, but a slower growth rate in infections; Thailand imposes national curfewLatest developments: at a glanceTop European teaching hospitals running out of coronavirus drugsSpies and export bans: the global battle for equipmentUS coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage 7.03pm BST As the pandemic worsens, panicked governments have been accused of using questionable methods to acquire suppl...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, France, China, Russia, Africa, Spain, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases


Mice have a range of facial expressions, researchers find

The findings offer researchers new ways to measure the intensity of emotional responses Whether it is screwing up your face when sucking a lemon, or smiling while sitting in the sun, humans have a range of facial expressions that reflect how they feel.Now, researchers say, they have found mice do too. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Animals, Research, UK News, University of Cambridge


Estimote launches wearables for workplace-level contact tracing for COVID-19

Bluetooth location beacon startup Estimote has adapted its technological expertise to develop a new product designed specifically at curbing the spread of COVID-19. The company created a new range of wearable devices that co-founder Steve Cheney believes can enhance workplace safety for those who have to be colocated at a physical workplace even while social distancing and physical isolation measures are in place. The devices, called simply the “Proof of Health” wearables, aim to provide contact...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Startups, TC, Gadgets, Internet Of Things, Science, Technology, Hardware, Bluetooth, Tech, Smartphone, Smartphones, Poland, World Health Organization, Gps


FCC to Vote on If We'll Get Better Wifi

Devices with Wi-Fi 6 started rolling out at the end of 2019, but now, a new vote proposed by the FCC could open up the 6Ghz band to unlicensed wifi and add a massive speed boost to wireless gadgets.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fcc, Wifi, Consumer Tech, Wi Fi, Wi Fi Alliance


Taking 911 Calls in the Age of Coronavirus

Welcome to Sick Days, a series documenting how jobs are changing during the coronavirus pandemic, as told by workers themselves. This week, we hear from a stay-at-home parent, a seamstress in a theater, an IT worker, a music school teacher, and a 911 operator.Read more...
Tags: Science, Labor, Sick Days, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


'It Feels Like We’re Surrounded by the Virus on All Sides'

Welcome to Sick Days, a series documenting how jobs are changing during the coronavirus pandemic, as told by workers themselves. This week, we hear from a stay-at-home parent, a seamstress in a theater, an IT worker, a music school teacher, and a 911 operator.Read more...
Tags: Science, Labor, Sick Days, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Apple Finally Lets You Buy Amazon Prime Movies on iPhone and Apple TV

Apple appears to be loosening up its policies around in-app purchases that have come under fire from third-party services and antitrust regulators over what’s come to be known as the “Apple tax.” An agreement between Apple and Amazon will now allow users to purchase movies and TV shows from their iPhone or Apple…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Science, Apple TV, Streaming, Amazon Prime Video, Streaming Wars


The Army Predicted 80,000 to 150,000 Coronavirus Deaths Back in February: Report

Back in early February, the U.S. Army predicted that 80,000 to 150,000 people could die as a result of the covid-19 outbreak, as evidenced by an unclassified briefing published by the Daily Beast this morning. That range now falls below the White House task force’s latest projection of 100,000 to 240,000 deaths, but…Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Military, Army, U S Army, Daily Beast, Covid 19


Forget Kids, I Need This Hand Stamp That Disappears When You've Properly Washed Your Hands

Even after singing all six minutes of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, I’m still anxious that I haven’t washed my hands long enough to ensure they’re properly clean. So I like the idea behind this clever hand stamp for kids that forces them to thoroughly scrub for at least 30 seconds before it completely disappears.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Stamps, Hygiene, Handwashing, Coronavirus, Queen 's Bohemian Rhapsody, Japan Trend Shop



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