Gorgeous Marvel Cinematic Universe Concept Art Is Coming to a Wall Near You

Oftentimes, the first image we see from a new Marvel Studios film is its concept art. The studio uses that art, not just to help in the development of the film, but as promotional material to hand out at events like San Diego Comic-Con. When that happens, though, the images are on flimsy, cheap paper, and there are…Read more...
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La contaminación del aire en China y el mundo después del virus

(Bloomberg) -- Algunas de las imágenes más poderosas que circularon por el mundo como resultado de los confinamientos del covid-19 fueron de cielos azules inmaculados.La pandemia, que hasta ahora ha matado a más de 350.000 personas en todo el mundo, catalizó los llamados para que el aire más limpio sea una condición permanente, y a medida que el número de víctimas de covid-19 aumentaba en todo el mundo, estudios en Alemania, Italia, el Reino Unido y EE.UU. avivaron la preocupación pública de que...
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The Essential Star Wars Rebels Stories Every Fan Should Watch

It is a dark time for the galaxy. Ended, the Clone Wars have. But even if you’ve run out of things to watch, have hope: there is another. If you want to chase your watch through of the very best of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, we suggest turning to its successor show, Star Wars Rebels. As usual, io9 is here to guide you…Read more...
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It's the 10th Anniversary of That Time Mark Zuckerberg Showed the World His True Sweaty Self

Remember how, over approximately 52 minutes in 2010, the reptilian pulling levers in Mark Zuckerberg’s brain briefly fled his host and left a trembling wet man onstage at the mercy of Kara Swisher? You remember:Read more...
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Brazil poised to overtake Italy as country with third-highest death toll – as it happened

Sweden death rate now higher than France; Pakistan records largest single day rise in new infections; global deaths pass 380,000. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here 12.26am BST We’ve launched a new blog at the link below: Related: Coronavirus live news: Germany reveals major stimulus plan as global cases grow by 100,000 a day 11.52pm BST At least three people were reported dead as coronavirus-hit Mumbai appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone N...
Tags: Science, Sweden, Biology, France, China, Germany, India, Africa, Americas, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa

Las actividades humanas están acelerando la extinción masiva de los animales, advierte estudio

Los vertebrados terrestres, que son los animales que tienen una columna vertebral, probablemente están extinguiéndose a un ritmo mayor que el que se creía anteriormente, indica un grupo de investigadores. De acuerdo con un estudio publicado en la revista Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, los científicos afirman que la presión ejercida por los […]
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Trump Campaign Accuses Snapchat, a Platform That Still Exists, of ‘Trying to Rig the Election’

Following Twitter’s lead on (finally) expressing its disapproval on the President’s inflammatory tweets, Snapchat has, well, snapped too. Snap, the company behind the Snapchat app, says it has stopped promoting Trump’s Snapchat account on its Discover home page for news and stories because his public comments on other…Read more...
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More Evidence That Mars Once Had a Ring—and Will Again

New research offers an explanation for the unusual orbit of Mars’ moon Deimos, one that bolsters the hypothesis that the Red Planet periodically features a Saturn-like ring.Read more...
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Bikes Are in Short Supply, but You Can Get Your Hands Dirty and Fix up an Old One

Like many things right now, bicycles are in short supply. As the pandemic ensues and we continue social distancing, lots of us are looking for alternatives to public transit and walking for getting around. While you might not be able to buy a fresh new ride right now, if you’ve got an old bike tossed in the garage, or…Read more...
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Things Are Looking Grim for AMC Theatres

As the future of theaters remains uncertain post-pandemic, cinema chain AMC said in a regulatory filing this week that “substantial doubt exists” about its “ability to continue as a going concern” and its chances of springing back even after its theaters are, eventually, permitted to reopen.Read more...
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Minneapolis Cops Sued for Shooting, Beating, and Gassing Over a Dozen Journalists

The ACLU has filed a class-action lawsuit against Minnesota authorities on behalf of journalists whom state and local police were filmed beating, shooting, gassing, and arresting during protests against the police killing of George Floyd.Read more...
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A Brief 'Hiss-tory' of DC's Cheetah, From the Comics to Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 will see Diana of Themyscira facing off against one of her greatest rivals: Barbara Ann Minerva, also known as Cheetah. Even though she’s one of Wonder Woman’s most famous villains from the comics, this is the first time we’re actually going to spend quality time with her in an adaptation. But who is…Read more...
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Google Facing $5 Billion Lawsuit for Tracking People Using Chrome's Incognito Mode

While most people know that using “private” or “incognito” mode stops your browser from saving things like your history or cookies, those modes don’t fully prevent you from being tracking online. And in a new proposed class-action lawsuit filed on Tuesday, plaintiffs are seeking upwards of $5 billion in damages from…Read more...
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Surgisphere: governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company

Surgisphere, whose employees appear to include a sci-fi writer and adult content model, provided database behind Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine hydroxychloroquine studiesThe World Health Organization and a number of national governments have changed their Covid-19 policies and treatments on the basis of flawed data from a little-known US healthcare analytics company, also calling into question the integrity of key studies published in some of the world’s most prestigious medical jour...
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Scientists Raise Concerns Over Data Used in Two Major Covid-19 Studies

Serious credibility questions are now surrounding two coronavirus studies recently published in scientific journals, including one that found little evidence for the drug hydroxychloroquine working as a potential treatment for covid-19. Critics have argued that the data used by the same team of researchers in both…Read more...
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How were medical journals and WHO caught out over hydroxychloroquine?

Studies under microscope after Guardian investigation reveals flaws with data from US company SurgisphereGovernments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US companyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSome scientific papers stop the world in its tracks. In the middle of a raging pandemic, a study in the world’s leading global health journal that seemed to prove President Trump wrong to laud the drug hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 was always goin...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, US, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Who, World Health Organization, Trump, World Health Organization Now, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID

Coronavirus Is Delaying MTA's Completion of Contactless Subway Payments

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is delaying rollout of its contactless payment system for the subway and bus systems, which was originally scheduled for October. Now, as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, completion of the system is reportedly being pushed back into December.Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Brazil poised to overtake Italy as country with third-highest death toll

Sweden death rate now higher than France; Pakistan records largest single day rise in new infections; global deaths pass 380,000Exclusive: governments and WHO changed Covid policy bases on suspect data from tiny US companyArchitect of Sweden’s coronavirus strategy admits too many diedAir pollution in China back to pre-Covid levels and Europe may followUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 6.13pm BST If you like all your daily coronavirus world news wrapped into one nea...
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Legends of Tomorrow's Timely Season Finale Celebrates Revolution

“If you make life bleak enough, people become so focused on survival they forget they can revolt.” Zari may not have known those words would come out at a time like this, but the season five finale of Legends of Tomorrow delivered the message we all need: Sometimes a little chaos is the best way to enact change. Read more...
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Get Your Dad the Gift of Some Fresh Tunes With the JBL Link Portable Bluetooth Speaker

JBL Link Portable Bluetooth Speak | $130 | Newegg
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Game Companies Say They’re Supporting Black Lives Matter, But Few Are Offering Specifics

As protests over the killing of George Floyd by police spread throughout the country last weekend, some of the gaming industry’s biggest companies put out statements in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. But while a few have shared some specifics about what they’re doing to help fight systemic racism, almost…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Blizzard, Sony, Nintendo, Valve, Kotakucore, Ubisoft, Police Brutality, Warner Bros, Black Lives Matter, Bethesda, Square Enix, Epic Games, Activision, Riot Games

Oldest and largest Maya structure discovered in southern Mexico

Site at Aguada Fénix found using lidar aerial laser technologyVast earth platform exceeds volume of Great Pyramid of GizaScientists using an aerial remote-sensing method have discovered the largest and oldest-known structure built by the ancient Maya civilization – a colossal rectangular elevated platform built between 1000 and 800BC in Mexico’s Tabasco state. Related: Into the light: how lidar is replacing radar as the archaeologist’s map tool of choice Continue reading...
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The First Gaming Laptop With AMD Inside Is Wicked Fast, Wicked Cheap, and Wicked Hot

In a world dominated by gaming laptops that look like race cars or alien space ships, the Asus ROG Zephrus G14 eschews that stereotypical look. The flashiest lights come from an optional LED matrix display on the lid (ours came without). The whole thing is a massive departure from those hefty black bricks festooned in…Read more...
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Do You Remember the Time Sega Made a Micro-Sized Self-Playing Grand Piano Too?

Yesterday, Sega revealed its Game Gear Micro throwback console and if you think putting just four retro games inside a tiny handheld with an even tinier screen was strange, the company has some even weirder gadgets in its back catalog, including a meticulously detailed miniature grand piano that plays all by itself.Read more...
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Lost Monument of Early Maya Civilization Discovered in Mexico

The surprising discovery of a 2,800-year-old monumental structure in Tabasco, Mexico, is shaking our conceptions of Maya civilization and its emergence as a cultural force. Read more...
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The Future of Solar Is Double-Sided Panels that Follow the Sun

Most solar panels capture sunlight from only one side, meaning they can capture more or less of it depending on where the sun is in the sky. In recent years, they’ve become far more efficient, typically converting around 22 percent of the light they capture into energy.Read more...
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This 512GB microSD Card Can Store All Your Games and Plenty More, and It's Only $65 Right Now

TeamGroup 512GB microSD card | $65 | NewEgg
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Batwoman’s Idea to Replace Ruby Rose Is Curiously Boring for a Comic Show

We already knew Ruby Rose decided to exit the CW’s Batwoman series after its debut season. That was surprising enough. Now there’s word that the network might not just recast the role of Batwoman, it’s possibly decided to do away with the character of Kate Kane entirely. In a universe of time travel, doppelgängers,…Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Sweden passes France's death rate as virus chief admits room for improvement

Pakistan records largest single day rise in new infections; global deaths pass 380,000; Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bnExclusive: governments and WHO changed Covid policy bases on suspect data from tiny US companyArchitect of Sweden’s coronavirus strategy admits too many diedAir pollution in China back to pre-Covid levels and Europe may followUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 4.29pm BST Donald Trump, the US president, said he will seek a new state to host t...
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