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Coronavirus live news: UN warns of 'biblical' famine as Trump reveals 60-day immigration halt

Trump to halt immigration for 60 days initially; 256m people could starve, says UN; cases worldwide pass 2.5 million. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glanceNetherlands and France plan to re-open primary schoolsPandemic causing some anti-vaxxers to waverAustralia coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.12am BST A chronically ill refugee held in immigration detention in Australia – and at serious risk of contracting Covid-19 – has launched a case in the...
Tags: Science, Biology, Australia, France, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Un, Melbourne, Trump


Planes grounded by coronavirus pandemic sit idle at airports around the world – in pictures

As travel restrictions in response to the pandemic savagely cut the number of flights, airlines are scrambling to find places to park their redundant planes Continue reading...
Tags: Science, World news, Air transport, Airline Industry, Coronavirus outbreak


Crunchyroll's Putting Sailor Moon's First 3 Classic Series on YouTube for Free

Ahead of the premiere of Sailor Moon Eternal, a cinematic retelling of the Dream arc in which the Senshi face off against the Dead Moon Circus, Toei and Crunchyroll are inviting everyone to re-experience the episodic adventures that build up to the film’s celestial confrontation.Read more...
Tags: Science, Animation, Streaming, Crunchyroll, Sailor Moon, Watch It Nerds, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon R, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon S, Dead Moon Circus Toei


Crunchyroll's Putting Sailor Moon's First Three Classic Series on YouTube For Free

Ahead of the premiere of Sailor Moon Eternal, a cinematic retelling of the Dream arc in which the Senshi face off against the Dead Moon Circus, Toei and Crunchyroll are inviting everyone to re-experience the episodic adventures that build up to the film’s celestial confrontation.Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Crunchyroll, Sailor Moon, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon R, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon S, Dead Moon Circus Toei


Coronavirus live news: UN warns of 'biblical' famine as White House prepares immigration halt

Trump to halt immigration for 60 days initially; 256m people could starve, says UN; cases worldwide pass 2.5 million. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a glanceNetherlands and France plan to re-open primary schoolsPandemic causing some anti-vaxxers to waverAustralia coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.23am BST South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced a $26bn relief package to support the economy and the vulnerable during the corona...
Tags: Science, Biology, Congress, France, White House, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


House Dems Could Clear Voting by Proxy During Pandemic, With Republicans Unable to Block It

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives plans to break with 200 years of precedent this week by allowing members of Congress to vote by designated proxy during the coronavirus pandemic. The voting by proxy plan would negate cybersecurity risks posed by a true remote voting system and only allows for narrow,…Read more...
Tags: Work From Home, Politics, Science, Technology, Republicans, Congress, Democrats, Nancy Pelosi, U S House of Representatives, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


NY Attorney General Opens Spectrum Inquiry Amid Report of Coronavirus Deaths, Hundreds of Worker Infections

Following its initial mandate that employees continue showing up to work amid a deadly health crisis, Charter Communications—the ISP giant that operates under the name Spectrum—is under investigation by the New York attorney general’s office over its treatment of employees during the coronavirus pandemic.Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Labor, Spectrum, Charter Communications, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Global confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 2.5m but Italy sees first significant fall in infections – as it happened

This blog is now closed.Follow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live news and updates 12.52am BST We’ve launched a new live blog at the link below where we’ll be bringing you the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic: Related: Coronavirus live news: UN warns of 'biblical' famine as White House prepares immigration halt 12.36am BST In today’s White House press briefing Trump said the US has “tested more than any country in the world, even put together.”This is fal...
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First at-home coronavirus test gets FDA approval

By Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press U.S. health regulators on Tuesday OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The test from LabCorp will initially only be available to health care workers and first responders under a doctor’s orders. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the U.S. Allowing people to ...
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Anything Trump Does to Prop Up the Oil Industry Will Fail in the End

Oil had itself a day on Monday. Prices went negative as oil producers looked to pay people to take oil off their hands owing to an ongoing overproduction crisis.Read more...
Tags: Science, Oil And Gas, Trump Administration, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Bail Out


The Greatness of Jurassic Park Comes From Its Many Bad Ideas

Bad ideas are the fuel that makes good stories go. If characters in movies, books, television, etc. made good choices all the time, we wouldn’t enjoy sharing in their trials and tribulations half as much. While thinking about that idea, the first thing that jumped into my mind was a film built off the back of one very…Read more...
Tags: Science, Jurassic Park, Dinosaurs, Universal, Laura Dern, Steven Spielberg, Richard Attenborough, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill


The silliest string-theory alternative yet draws inspiration from video games

Noted physicist, computer scientist, and mathematician Stephen Wolfram recently stunned the science community at-large after announcing he’d pretty much figured out how the universe works. Wolfram’s a household name in the science community. He’s responsible for Wolfram Alpha, the search engine that AskJeeves wished it was, and the creation of a math-based programming language called Wolfram Language used to power the popular Mathematica system and, now, the creation of the Wolfram Physics Proje...
Tags: Startups, Science, Tech, Insider, Stephen Wolfram, AskJeeves, Wolfram, Wolfram Alpha, Wolfram Language


Leave the Healthcare Workers Alone

“I try to not identify that I’m a healthcare provider out in public now,” Chrissy, a registered nurse anesthetist asked me a few weeks ago on a phone call. (Gizmodo verified her identity and agreed to use her first name only so as not to reveal the hospital where she works.) I’d reached out to Chrissy to ask her about…Read more...
Tags: Science, Gizmodo, Conspiracies, Chrissy, Healthcare Workers, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Healthcare Workers Alone


Report: The Mandalorian Season 3 Is Already on the Way at Disney+

This is the way and may continue to be the way for a while longer. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda


The Revamped Razer Blade Stealth Fixes One of Its Biggest Issues

The Razer Blade Stealth was already one of the best small-but-mighty laptops on the market, and now it’s getting more powerful. Razer’s refresh adds faster CPU and GPU options along with a fix for one of the Blade Stealth’s biggest flaws.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Windows, Previews, Windows 10, Razer, Gpu, Laptops, Blade Stealth, Consumer Tech, Gaming Laptops, Razer Blade Stealth 2020 Refresh


Why Is It So Hard to Figure Out If the Coronavirus Is Airborne?

Scientists are debating a key aspect of the coronavirus that causes covid-19: whether the virus lingers in the air for long enough and in a great enough quantity for airborne transmission to be a common source of infection. It seems like a simple enough question, but it’s actually posing quite a challenge to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Spectrum Workers Inevitably Got Covid-19 After Being Barred From Working at Home

Employees of Charter Communications, which sells internet service under the name Spectrum, have tested positive for covid-19 in several states, according to emails obtained by Gizmodo. The confirmed cases follow a dispute between labor and management last month over a no-work-from-home policy that was later…Read more...
Tags: Science, Gizmodo, Charter Communications, Coronavirus, Covid 19


The Divine Chris Pine May Be Joining The Saint Reboot

He’s played Captain Kirk and Steve Trevor, and now Chris Pine is eyeing another iconic character: Simon Templar, also known as The Saint.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Paramount, Val Kilmer, Chris Pine, Kirk, Seth Grahame Smith, Dexter Fletcher, Steve Trevor, Leslie Charteris, The Saint, Simon Templar


Spotify’s New Podcast Playlists Will Feed Your True Crime Addiction

After originally trying to sneak podcast suggestions in with your song recommendations, Spotify has come up with a better way to suggest shows tailored to your tastes: curated podcast playlists. Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Science, Podcasts, Streaming, Falling Asleep To Podcasts About Serial Killers


5 historical conservationists you should know

How well do you know some of history's most influential environmental activists?
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Calm Yourself With Endless Super Mario Clouds

Gizmodo is looking at a lot of net art these days, but you’ll have to scan further than Google Arts and Culture to find it, so we asked net artists for help. Today, critic Paddy Johnson tells us about how a chance meeting with Cory Arcangel changed her life. Read more...
Tags: Science, Gizmodo, Net Art, Cory Arcangel, Google Arts And Culture, Paddy Johnson


Burrow's Modular Index Wall Shelves Can Be Assembled 'In Just 15 Minutes, With Only Eight Screws'

Index Wall Shelves | $325+ | BurrowRead more...
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We're Living in the Golden Age of Crossword Puzzles

During a time when we’re stuck inside and looking for things to occupy ourselves with, may I humbly suggest the crossword puzzle?Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: global confirmed cases pass 2.5m but Italy sees first significant fall in infections

Singapore extends lockdown after cases rise; Donald Trump signals immigration ban; Oktoberfest cancelled; US oil market collapsesWHO warns few people have developed coronavirus antibodiesPandemic causing some anti-vaxxers to waverUS coronavirus updates - live UK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.22pm BST Ireland has reported 44 more deaths from coronavirus, bringing the country’s total death toll to 731. The announcement comes after the country’s government earlier...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Singapore, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy


The Writers of Venom Will Make a One Punch Man Movie for Sony

Yeah, that seems about right.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, One, Sony, Anime, Sony Pictures, Manga, Scott Rosenberg, VIZ Media, One Punch Man, Venom, Jeff Pinker, Shueisha


It took science 2,000 years to find the clitoris (and it's 10x bigger than most people think)

In the 1990s, Australian urologist Helen O'Connell performed the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans on aroused women's clitorises. She found that the clitoris is 10 times larger than most anyone suspected. In this video, science journalist Rachel Gross, who is currently writing a book called Lady Anatomy, shares some medical history and takes us on a tour of the "clitoral complex." "The Clitoris: A Reveal Two Millennia in the Making" (Scientific American)
Tags: Video, Science, News, Medicine, Anatomy, Sex, Clitoris, Helen O Connell, Rachel Gross


Singapore Bans Chocolate Shops and Snack Production to Combat Coronavirus

At this point in the global pandemic, most people probably have a rough idea of what is or isn’t considered an essential service. Still, there are differences depending on where you live and today, Singapore’s government released a tightened list of essential services for the country. For the most part, it all makes…Read more...
Tags: Food, Science, Snacks, Singapore, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Snack Free Or Die Hard, Singapore Bans Chocolate Shops


Vanishing Exoplanet Might Actually Be the Aftermath of a 'Supercatastrophic' Collision

A known exoplanet has disappeared from sight, prompting speculation among astronomers that it was never a planet in the first place and is instead the shattered remnants of a celestial smash-up.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Hubble, Exoplanets, Planetary Science


The US Cities With the Worst Air Pollution All Have Something in Common

New research from the American Lung Association reveals which parts of the U.S. have the most polluted air.Read more...
Tags: Science, US, Air Pollution, Clean Air Act, American Lung Association, Covid 19


That Hunger Games Prequel You Knew Was Coming Just Hired a Director

And he’s very familiar with the franchise, as it turns out: It’s Francis Lawrence, whose filmography also includes The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1 and Part 2.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Lionsgate, The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins, Francis Lawrence, Nina Jacobson, Michael Arndt, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes



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