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Coronavirus live news: South Korea may return to restrictions after cases spike as US deaths pass 100,000

61 Tory MPs defy UK PM over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; European commission proposes €750bn coronavirus recovery fund; Kenya records highest one-day case rise. Follow the latest updatesSouth Korea could face return to coronavirus restrictions after spike in new casesUS passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths as states relax lockdown measuresTory anger at Dominic Cummings grows as 61 MPs defy Boris JohnsonAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 4.56am BST South Korea has r...
Tags: South Korea, UK, Science, Australia, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Korea


South Korea could face return to coronavirus restrictions after spike in new cases

Some schools hold back from reopening amid biggest rise in cases in 53 days, with authorities struggling to identify transmission routesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSouth Korea has reported its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases in 53 days, triggering warnings it may have to revert to stricter social distancing measures after appearing to have brought the outbreak under control.The Korean Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported 79 new in...
Tags: South Korea, Science, World news, Infectious Diseases, Korea, Seoul, Coronavirus outbreak


A Woman Hides From Something Evil in Ultra-Compact Terror Tale Beast of Prey

Beast of Prey, a new horror short from filmmaker Danny Donahue, runs just around three and a half minutes, and it’ll hook you in immediately. Amid a snowstorm, a woman barricades herself in a bathroom and frantically tries to figure out what she should do about the thing on the other side of the door.Read more...
Tags: Science, Evil Dead, Short Films, Beast Of Prey, Danny Donahue


Topography of U.S. states in ridgeline (Joy Division 'Unknown Pleasures') style

IMGURian @KRANKARTA6 did an awesome topography visualization project in the "Ridgeline Style" that reminds us of the album cover for Joy Division's classic LP 'Unknown Pleasures.' USA states' topography in ridgeline / stack plot / joy plot style. These map artworks are created from SRTM elevation data and processed in QGIS and python. All images have the same elevation scale. See all of the work here at IMGUR: USA States Topography in Ridgeline Style - equal scale USA States Topography in ...
Tags: Post, Maps, Usa, Science, News, Interesting, Data, Cool, Geography


Historic US space launch that would have been visible from UK aborted

NASA announced the decision on safety grounds just minutes before lift-off on Wednesday - with the flight now not happening until at least the weekend. The mission had been planned in conjunction with Elon Musk's spaceflight company SpaceX - and it would have been the first private involvement in taking astronauts to the International Space Station. The US Air Force's 45th Weather Squadron had forecast between a 40% and 60% chance of favourable conditions at the launch site in Flo...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, UK, Science, News, US, Nasa, US Air Force


Coronavirus live news: Trump criticised over 'preventable' crisis as US passes 100,000 deaths

61 Tory MPs defy UK PM over Dominic Cummings lockdown breach; European commission proposes €750bn coronavirus recovery fund; Kenya records highest one-day case rise. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: EU countries block hydroxychloroquine, South Korea fears new spikeUS passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths as states relax lockdown measuresTory anger at Dominic Cummings grows as 61 MPs defy Boris JohnsonAustralia coronavirus – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.13am BST Joe Biden released...
Tags: South Korea, UK, Science, Africa, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology


Global Covid-19 deaths near 355,000 – as it happened

Qatar Covid-19 app ‘exposed 1m people’s personal details’; WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here 12.58am BST We’ve fired up a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: Trump criticised over 'preventable' crisis as US passes 100,000 deaths 12.41am BST A loophole in government guidance has caused some of the country’s most vulnerable people ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, US, Qatar, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


U.S. Hits Grim Coronavirus Milestone, Passing 100,000 Confirmed Deaths

The number of our fellow Americans lost to the novel coronavirus pandemic soared into the six figures on Wednesday afternoon, with the updated tally on the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine tracker now listing 100,396 confirmed deaths across the country.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Donald Trump, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Covid 19 Reopening, This Didnt Need To Happen


Elon Musk's SpaceX Space Suits Sure Are Something

Elon Musk was set to launch humans (NASA astronauts) into space today, but the flight was delayed due to weather. The next potential windows are this Saturday and Sunday. We don’t know how that’s going to go. But look at this suit!Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Youtube, Nasa, Hydroxychloroquine, Covid 19


Coronavirus live news: US deaths from Covid-19 have passed 100,000

Qatar Covid-19 app ‘exposed 1m people’s personal details’; WHO sounds alarm over surge of Covid-19 cases in Latin America‘Defining’ moment as EU executive pushes for €500bn in grantsColombia designers make cardboard hospital beds that double as coffins UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates - live Coronavirus latest: at a glance 11.02pm BST Further to our story at 20.29, data from Johns Hopkins University shows that the United States has recorded more than 100,000 deaths from Co...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, US, Eu, Qatar, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research


General Electric Finally Manages to Jettison Its Historic Lighting Business

General Electric is no longer in the light bulb business, the company announced on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Technology, Ge, Defense, Industry, Aviation, General Electric, Smart Homes, Lighting, Light Bulbs, Savant Systems


Huawei Executive One Step Closer to U.S. Extradition After Major Loss in Court

The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, is much likelier to end up facing prison time in the United States after her legal strategy to avoid extradition from Canada suffered a massive blow on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, Finance, China, Banking, Iran, Canada, United States, Telecommunications, Espionage, Sanctions, Huawei, Iran Sanctions, US China Trade War, Meng Wanzhou


The First Star Wars Game Show Is Coming and the Trailer Is Here

Next week, every Star Wars fan will wish they were a kid again.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Youtube, Streaming, Game Shows, Ahmed Best, Disney Plus, Star Wars Kids, Star Wars Jedi Temple Challenge


SpaceX’s first astronaut launch is scrubbed due to weather – next attempt set for Saturday

UPDATE: SpaceX and NASA made the call to scrub the launch today since there were a couple of weather issues that prevented the attempt from taking place. The next window for the launch is Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 PM EDT (12:22 PM PDT). SpaceX is set to mark a huge milestone in its own company history, with a first-ever crewed spaceflight set to take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida later today. The mission is Commercial Crew Demo-2, the culmination of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft ...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Florida, Science, Russia, Tech, Nasa, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Dragon, Astronaut, Falcon 9, Spaceflight, Aerospace, Boeing


Trump Is Officially a Bigger Privacy Supporter Than Either of These People

Regardless of his motives, knowledge of the subject, or consideration of national the security implications involved, President Trump on Wednesday elevate his position on Americans’ privacy rights above that of the Democratic Party—the most powerful members of which have dedicated several months now to undermining…Read more...
Tags: Science, Surveillance, Fisa, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Democratic Party, Adam Schiff, Section 215


Today’s Best Android Phones, From Economical to Extravagant

If you’re on the hunt for a new smartphone right now and you’re not inclined towards an iPhone, then that means you’re probably looking at an Android handset.Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Amazon Search


Quibi Cries Uncle, Lets You Stream Its Shows to Your TV

Since the beginning, Quibi has been adamant that its streaming video service is a mobile-first endeavor. However, after launching right as The Pandemic was gaining steam—which made the idea of watching short videos on a phone or tablet during your daily commute seem like quaint nostalgia from a before time—today Quibi…Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Streaming Video, Consumer Tech, Quibi, You Can Finally Watch Quibi Shows On A Real TV, Quibi On TV


Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Struck Earth at ‘Deadliest Possible Angle,’ New Research Suggests

When the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs hit Earth, it struck at an angle that maximized its destructive potential, according to new computer simulations of the catastrophic event.Read more...
Tags: Science, Earth, Dinosaurs, Asteroids, Meteors, Dinosaur Extinction, Chicxulub Impact


Save Big on Laptops, Desktops, and Printers with Today's Best HP Deals

Featured Deal: HP Laptop 15t | $530+Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, HP Deals


Enough With the Ugly Apple Watch Bands

If there’s one thing Apple prides itself on, it’s design. (The company even published a $300 coffee table book about how iconic its products look.) But while they certainly are distinctive, whether you like these designs is another matter. Generally speaking, Apple knows how to make pretty products, but there’s one…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Wearables, Science, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Apple rumors, I Just Want Something Sleek That Wont Bankrupt Me


New Zealand Hospitals Discharged Their Only Remaining Covid-19 Patient

New Zealand continues to be one of the few success stories during the covid-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, health officials announced that the country’s sole remaining patient hospitalized with covid-19 was discharged. The good news is more validation of the country’s aggressive strategy to try eliminating the disease…Read more...
Tags: Science, New Zealand, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Federal Appeals Court Says Facebook, Twitter Aren't Conspiring to Suppress Conservative Views

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington dismissed a lawsuit that claimed major tech companies including Twitter, Facebook, Google, and Apple worked together to “intentionally and willfully suppress politically conservative content” online. According to Bloomberg, the federal appeals court said nonprofit group…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Science, Washington, Social Media, Bloomberg, Antitrust, First Amendment, U S Court of Appeals, Twitter Facebook Google, Finally Something That Makes Sense, Federal Appeals Court Says Facebook Twitter Aren


Disney World Plans for a July Reopening, Despite the Still-Ongoing Pandemic

What could possibly go wrong?Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Walt Disney World, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Study Finds Vaping Puts an ‘Incredible Amount of Stress’ on Mouth Bacteria

Vaping’s potential harms may extend beyond the lungs, a new study published on Wednesday in Science Advances suggests. Looking at the mouths of young healthy vapers, the study found evidence of drastic changes to the oral microbiome—changes that could raise their future risk of gum disease.Read more...
Tags: Science, Smoking, Drugs, Vaping, Microbiome, Mouth Bacteria


The $450 TCL 10 Pro Is the Most Overlooked Deal in Phones

TCL makes everything from air conditioners to soundbars to washing machines, but here in the U.S., unless people are talking about TCL’s cheap TVs, no one really cares. Look, I get it, TCL doesn’t have the same kind of draw or recognition as other electronics giants like Apple or Samsung. But at the same time, TCL…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Android, Science, Smartphones, Tcl, Consumer Tech, Android 10, Tcl 10 Pro, Tcl 10 Pro Review


COVID-19 will almost certainly never infect more than 25% of the world’s population

Email that I’ve sent out to a few people: This chart below is the final nail on the covid panic (and yet, this is a serious disease – I don’t mean to downplay its seriousness – see my text below). This chart was created by someone who used Neil Ferguson’s model, applied it to Sweden, […]
Tags: Travel, Science, Sweden, Current Affairs, Neil Ferguson


Before Subscribing to HBO Max, Nerds Might Want to Take a Closer Look

HBO Max finally launched today. While it’s too early yet for a full review (stay tuned) it’s not hard to get a quick look at what’s on offer and make a decision or two if you have very specific streaming needs. What’s clear is that if you are a fan of the decades of content made from the DC Comics universe, you should…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, TV, Science, Movies, Dc Comics, Animation, Att, Streaming, Anime, Batman, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Studio Ghibli, Warner Media, DC Universe


Scientists are using AI to predict which lung cancer patients will relapse

A new AI tool could predict which lung cancer patients will suffer a relapse by analyzing genetic data and pathology images. Pathologists trained the tool to differentiate between immune cells and cancer cells in tumors. This revealed that while some parts of the tumor were packed with immune cells — which they describe as “hot” regions — others appeared completely devoid of them. The research team, led by Dr Yinyin Yuan of London‘s Institute of Cancer Research, found that patients with a lot of...
Tags: Startups, UK, Science, Artificial Intelligence, Neural


Tropical storm threatens landmark SpaceX-Nasa launch

Flight is the first under Nasa’s commercial crew program, an effort to hand over lower earth orbit spaceflight to private contractors The countdown clock to the United States’ return to human spaceflight continued to tick down on Wednesday, despite a tropical storm in the Atlantic and thunderstorms at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center threatening the scheduled 4.33pm EST launch of Nasa’s first crewed flight in almost a decade.Mission managers gave the historic SpaceX Demo-2 test flight of Falcon 9 ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, Technology, US news, Nasa, Atlantic, United States, Falcon, Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX Demo


SpaceX-Nasa launch scrubbed due to poor weather

The first crewed flight from US soil since 2011 was called off 16 minutes before lift off; the next opportunity is on SaturdayThe United States’ long-anticipated return to human spaceflight will have to wait a few more days after poor weather forced mission managers to scrub Wednesday’s planned launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida.The first crewed flight from US soil since 2011 was called off 16min 53sec before the scheduled 4.33pm lift-off time, with SpaceX and Nasa officials blaming...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, Technology, US, US news, Nasa, United States, SpaceX Falcon, SpaceX NASA



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