Fox News Tries to Make Seattle Protests Seem Scarier With Crappy Photoshopping

After failing to find photos sufficiently terrifying enough to support its fearmongering narrative about ongoing protests, Fox News apparently made its own.Read more...
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Trump Administration Eliminates Transgender Health Care Protections During Pandemic

In an utterly heartless move, the Trump administration on Friday eliminated health care protections for transgender people during an ongoing global pandemic that has claimed more lives in the U.S. than in any other country. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Lgbtq, Donald Trump, Trump, Coronavirus

Rebecca Root Talks Being the First Transgender Companion in Doctor Who

It’s a pretty harrowing being a trans person in the world right now, what with American policymakers taking away our rights and influential people using their platforms to decry our existence in so many terms. So any move to represent our experiences and just our sheer normalcy right now feels important. Meet Rebecca…Read more...
Tags: Science, Doctor Who, Rebecca, Transgender, Rebecca Root, Paul McGann, The Doctor, Big Finish, Audio Drama, Tania Bell

Facebook Fires Employee Who Criticized Coworker's BLM Response, Protested Inaction on Trump Post

Apparently taking a page from Amazon’s book on How to Snub Employees Who Voice Inconvenient Truths, this week Facebook canned an engineer who openly criticized the social media giant’s milquetoast response to ongoing Black Lives Matter protests and President Donald Trump’s incendiary online rhetoric.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, White House, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Trump Post, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests, Voice Inconvenient Truths

Everything Announced At The PC Gaming Show 2020

Even though we aren’t getting a proper E3 this year, we still got the annual PC Gaming show. The show didn’t have a ton of huge new announcements, but we did get some new trailers for games like Outlast Trials, Twin Mirror, and Weird West. And some new info about Mafia Definitive Edition and Total War Saga: Troy.Read more...
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Patrick Wilson Signs On to Fight the Moon in Roland Emmerich's Moonfall

Roland Emmerich has, in his time, made a lot of ridiculous disaster movies. He had mankind take on aliens. Godzilla. Giant spiders. The Mayan apocalypse. And now, he’s preparing to guide humanity through a trial with its greatest foe yet: the moon. Read more...
Tags: Science, Moon, Halle Berry, Roland Emmerich, Charlie Plummer, Josh Gad, Patrick Wilson, Moonfall

To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study argues that an Indonesian program to help people out of poverty also saved trees. It shows that sometimes you just need to give people money.Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Beijing back into partial lockdown as new cluster emerges

Dr Anthony Fauci calls Donald Trump rallies a ‘danger’ to health; Australia’s chief medical officers warns against Black Lives Matter rallies Chief nurse dropped from No 10 briefing ‘for not backing CummingsBrazil overtakes UK with world’s second-highest Covid-19 death tollIndia’s agony: ‘I did everything to save my wife and baby’ 11.23am BST The Dalai Lama has said his thoughts are with those suffering in the coronavirus pandemic as he implored humankind to develop “a sense of oneness”. The...
Tags: UK, Science, Tibet, Australia, India, World news, Bbc, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, Buddhism, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Anthony Fauci, Dharamshala

ComiXology's Captain Marvel Sale Lets You Stock Up on Guardians of the Galaxy Comics

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Coronavirus live news: Fauci warns against Trump rallies; 11 cases in Beijing raise fears of new wave

Dr Anthony Fauci says gatherings are a ‘danger’; Australia’s chief medical officers warns against Black Lives Matter rallies Chief nurse dropped from No 10 briefing ‘for not backing CummingsBrazil overtakes UK with world’s second-highest Covid-19 death tollIndia’s agony: ‘I did everything to save my wife and baby’ 9.15am BST India has reported its biggest single-day jump in coronavirus cases, adding 11,458 confirmed infections and taking the its total count to more than 300,000, according t...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, Russia, India, World news, Medical Research, Beijing, Infectious Diseases, Black Lives Matter, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Fauci, Coronavirus outbreak, CummingsBrazil

Quark matter — the fifth state of matter within neutron stars

Quark matter may join solid, liquids, gases, and plasmas as a newly-understood state of matter. Far from being exotic, a new study suggests that quark matter could make up a large percentage of the mass of some neutron stars. Normal matter, out of which most stars are made, consists of atoms made up of positively-charged protons and/or neutral neutrons in their nucleus, surrounded by clouds of negatively-charged electrons. Under enormous gravitational forces, these electron clouds shatter, formi...
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