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Coronavirus live news: New Zealand records first new cases for weeks as Beijing closes sports halls

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; two imported cases in NZ. Follow the latest updatesNew Zealand reports two cases in returning travellers US revokes emergency approval of hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19Covid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.18am BST South Korea has reported 34 new Covid-19 cases, the third day in a row its new infections...
Tags: South Korea, Science, China, India, US, World news, Beijing, US politics, New Zealand, Brazil, Seoul, Nz, Global Times, Gyeonggi Province, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


Report: NOAA Officials Behind #Sharpiegate Violated Integrity Policies, Won't Face Consequences Though

Top officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration violated the agency’s scientific integrity rules when they debased themselves to back up Donald Trump’s incorrect assertion that Hurricane Dorian could strike Alabama last year, an internal investigation has shown. Regardless, everyone involved…Read more...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Science, Alabama, Noaa, Meteorology, Donald Trump, Nws, Extreme Weather, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Hurricane Dorian, Sharpiegate


Yes, Apple Will Eventually Make a Foldable Phone, But Dear God, No, It Will Not Be This One

Apple has long been rumored to be working on a flexible smartphone that would rival some of the experimental devices we’ve seen from Samsung and Motorola—though presumably more refined, one would hope. But today in Apple rumors that make you go “...what the fuck?” the foldable iPhone might have two displays separated…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Motorola, Science, Samsung, Gotta Know When To Fold Em


Hydroxychloroquine: US revokes emergency approval of malaria drug for Covid-19

Food and Drug Administration says drug is unlikely to work against coronavirus and notes heart risksCoronavirus – latest updatesUS regulators revoked the emergency authorization for malaria drugs championed by Donald Trump for treating Covid-19, amid growing evidence they don’t work and could cause serious side effects.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Monday the drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were unlikely to be effective in treating the coronavirus. Citing reports of hea...
Tags: Health, Science, US, Society, World news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Food And Drug Administration, US healthcare, Donald Trump, The Food and Drug Administration FDA, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: global Covid-19 cases pass 8 million as Beijing closes sports halls

China reimposes partial lockdown in capital to tackle new cluster; US authorities revoke emergency use of hydroxychloroquine; 2021 Oscars delayed. Follow the latest updates Only three out of 53 countries say US has handled coronavirus better than ChinaCovid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert saysSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.16am BST All indoor sports and entertainment venues were shut down in China’s capital on Monday as authorities raced to contain a coronavirus...
Tags: Florida, Science, China, India, US, World news, Beijing, US politics, Brazil, World Health Organization, University of Washington, Washington University, Trump Administration, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation IHME, IHME, Coronavirus outbreak


Stephen King Yearned to Write an 'Existential' Horror Novel About Friday the 13th's Jason

Watching a hockey mask-wearing killer murder dozens of campers in the Friday the 13th franchise may not scream: “We need his point of view!” But it turns out horror icon Stephen King’s “best novel idea” he never penned was the story of, you guessed it, the indescribably immortal Jason Voorhees.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Horror, Stephen King, Jason, Blumhouse, Jason Voorhees, Friday The 13th


43,000 Pounds of Raw Ground Beef Recalled Over Potential E. Coli Contamination

Roughly 42,922 pounds of ground beef products that were shipped to stores across the United States are being recalled over concerns that the meat may have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.Read more...
Tags: Science, United States, Recalls, E Coli


Republican FCC Commissioner Has 'Deep Reservations' on Whether Trump's Social Media Order Is Bullshit

Donald Trump’s ridiculous and likely unenforceable executive order demanding the Federal Communications Commission begin punishing internet companies insufficiently subservient to conservatives is drawing skepticism from his own side.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Technology, Fcc, Social Media, Federal Communications Commission, Donald Trump, First Amendment, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Ajit Pai, Tech Policy, Section 230, Brendan Carr, Michael Orielly, Mike Orielly


Voter Registration Groups Targeted Black Lives Matter Protesters' Location Data

We know that the cops surveil us at protests, which is why you generally should be cautious about posting crowd photos and get a burner. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports, Democratic voter registration groups have jumped on the BLM surveillance bandwagon, collaborating with the tech firms in order to identify…Read more...
Tags: Science, Surveillance, Protests, BLM, Wall Street Journal


Something Weird Is Going On With T-Mobile Today

T-Mobile customers across the U.S. are reporting that they cannot send or receive phone calls, and sometimes text messages. According to TechCrunch, the outage starting around 9-10 a.m. PT (12-1 p.m. ET) this morning, and at the time of this writing, is still the No. 1 trending topic in the U.S. on Twitter. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, Science, Sprint, Att, Can You Hear Me Now, T Mobile


India and Pakistan to reimpose local lockdowns – as it happened

Global cases pass 8 million; WHO says Beijing cluster tops 100 infections; Covid-19 mutation increases chance of infection, says study. This blog is now closed. Follow our live coverage belowCoronavirus live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.46am BST We are closing this live blog now, but you can keep up to date on all the latest developments on our new live blog below. Related: Coronavirus live news: global Covid-19 cases pass 8 million as Beijing closes sports halls 12.09am ...
Tags: Europe, Science, India, Africa, Americas, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Pakistan, Who


Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 8 million as WHO says Beijing cluster tops 100 infections

India and Pakistan to reimpose local lockdowns; Covid-19 mutation increases chance of infection, says study; Iran deaths top 100 for first time in two monthsWHO cautions against further lifting of lockdown in EnglandGermany and France reopen borders as continent emerges from lockdownRepublican coronavirus scepticism may shift as cases rise in Trump statesSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.09am BST Global coronavirus cases have passed 8 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University trac...
Tags: Europe, Texas, Science, France, India, Africa, Americas, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Austin, Beijing, Asia Pacific


Microsoft Broke One of Its Most Useful Windows 10 Features With Its Latest Update

Microsoft has had one heck of a time fixing bugs in its last couple of Windows 10 versions. Many users, myself included, stuck with version 1809 longer than we anticipated because of all the bugs in version 1903 when it rolled out last year. One bug prevented users from upgrading to version 1903 if they had a USB…Read more...
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Satellite Images Show the Arctic's Fiery Unraveling

Even by the Arctic’s increasing erratic standards, it’s been a weird spring and summer in Siberia. The region of the world that’s considered a bastion of frigid temperatures and frozen landscapes is buckling under the intense pressure of the climate crisis.Read more...
Tags: Science, Arctic, Siberia, Permafrost, They Call It Global Warming For A Reason, Wildfire Season Is Year Round Now


Tessa Thompson Will Use Dream Tech to Become the Ultimate Fencer in Balestra

Continue to give Tessa Thompson a sword, Hollywood. It’s the only way.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Tessa Thompson, Dreams, Fencing, Swords, Marwan Kenzari, Lucid Dreaming, Imran Zaidi, Aron Eli Coleite, Balestra, Nicole Dorsey, Sword Fighting


Bare It All With These Bellesa Boutique Deals on Sex Toys

Featured Deal: Satisfyer Pro 2 | $59 | Promo code INVENTORYRead more...
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FDA Pulls Emergency Authorization for Hydroxychloroquine as Coronavirus Treatment

The end of the road for a potential covid-19 treatment once heralded as a “game changer” by President Trump seems to have arrived. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration revoked its emergency use authorization of the related drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for covid-19, after a review of the evidence led…Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Food And Drug Administration, Trump, Hydroxychloroquine, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Top Tulsa Health Official and Newspaper Beg Trump Not to Hold His Plague Rally

Both the newspaper Tulsa World and a local health official have urged Donald Trump to cancel his cursed Saturday rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which is sure to be a memorable stop in his Superspreading Across America tour. The president has effectively announced, under the Trump 2020 banner, that he’s done with covid-19,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, Rally, Trump, Tulsa Oklahoma, Tulsa World, President Trump, Covid 19, Top Tulsa Health Official and Newspaper Beg Trump, Superspreading Across America


Coronavirus live news: over 100 cases recorded in new Beijing outbreak, says WHO

India and Pakistan to reimpose local lockdowns; Covid-19 mutation increases chance of infection, says study; Iran deaths top 100 for first time in two monthsWHO cautions against further lifting of lockdown in EnglandGermany and France reopen borders as continent emerges from lockdownRepublican coronavirus scepticism may shift as cases rise in Trump statesUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.33pm BST France reported 29 new coronavirus deaths on Monday, taking the to...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, India, Nigeria, Africa, Americas, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Covid-19 can damage lungs of victims beyond recognition, expert says

Organs of some who die after over a month in hospital sustain ‘complete disruption’, MPs toldCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid-19 can leave the lungs of people who died from the disease completely unrecognisable, a professor of cardiovascular science has told parliament.It created such massive damage in those who spent more than a month in hospital that it resulted in “complete disruption of the lung architecture”, said Prof Mauro Giacca of King’s College London. ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Health policy, King's College London, King 's College London Continue, Mauro Giacca, Coronavirus outbreak


Github to Remove 'Master' and 'Slave' Coding Terms Widely Seen as Racially Insensitive

Github is preparing to overhaul coding terminology that has long been criticized for being racially insensitive, the company’s chief executive said.Read more...
Tags: Science, Coding, Black Lives Matter, Github


Ominous Green Fireball Lights Up Skies Over Australian Outback

A greenish-blue fireball streaked across the skies over Australia last night, in an event captured by awe-struck observers on the ground.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Australia, Meteors, Fireballs


Fired eBay Execs Charged in Batshit Cyberstalking Plot Against Company’s Critics

An unfortunate reality of journalism is that, while anyone in the industry for long enough has gotten their share of death threats, some coverage—reporting on white supremacists, taking photos in a war zone, exposing deep-pocketed oil companies—simply tends to be more emotionally, physically, financially dangerous to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Crime, Ebay, Cyberstalking, Devin Wenig, James Baugh


Harley Quinn Just Gave Us the Most Fascinating Joker Ever

Over Harley Quinn’s past few episodes, Ms. Quinzel’s gotten a whole mess of things incredibly right (like figuring out she’s in love with Poison Ivy) as well as getting even more things wrong (like unleashing a wave of parademons onto Gotham, plunging the already destroyed city into even more chaos). But because …Read more...
Tags: Science, Gotham, Animation, Streaming, Harley Quinn, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, TV Recap, DC Universe, Quinzel


What Is Money?

Money—what is it? It’s 75 percent cotton and 25 percent linen, according to the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing website, whose official URL is moneyfactory.gov. If you’re in America, it’s green. In other countries it can be a different color, maybe even a different shape.Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, America, Capitalism, Treasury Department, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, The Big Questions


Coronavirus live news: India and Pakistan to reimpose local lockdowns amid new rise in cases

Covid-19 mutation increases chance of infection, says study; Beijing locks down 10 residential compounds amid new outbreak; Iran deaths top 100 for first time in two monthsWHO cautions against further lifting of lockdown in EnglandGermany and France reopen borders as continent emerges from lockdownRepublican coronavirus scepticism may shift as cases rise in Trump statesUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.26pm BST More than 100 cases of Covid-19 have been officiall...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, China, Wam, India, Africa, Americas, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


U.S. revokes emergency use of malaria drugs vs. coronavirus

By MATTHEW PERRONE WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators on Monday revoked emergency authorization for malaria drugs promoted by President Donald Trump for treating COVID-19 amid growing evidence they don’t work and could cause serious side effects. The Food and Drug Administration said the drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are unlikely to be effective in treating the coronavirus. Citing reports of heart complications, the FDA said the drugs’ unproven benefits “do not outweigh the known and potent...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Washington, India, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Pakistan, National Institutes of Health, Fda, Donald Trump, Nih, Pacific


Big Dairy Has a Big Carbon Problem

The fossil fuel industry rightly gets a lot of flack for how it contributes to the climate crisis, but a recent report show that greenhouse gas emissions from the dairy industry can go toe to toe with some major fossil fuel companies. Not only are emissions from dairy high, they’re also on the rise.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dairy, Agriculture, Greenhouse Gases, Milking Emissions


That Microsoft Dual Screen Android Phone May Be Coming a Lot Sooner Than You Think

A few months ago, rumors started making the rounds that Microsoft’s upcoming dual-screen phone—the Surface Duo—might go on sale significantly earlier than Microsoft’s original late 2020 release date. But now, based on new rumors, it appears that one of Microsoft’s main goals for Surface Duo’s early arrival is to beat…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Microsoft, Smartphones, Surface, Rumors, Consumer Tech, The Rumor Mill, Surface Duo, The Surface Duo Is Coming


The Latest Generation iPad Mini Is $50 Off

iPad Mini (Wi-Fi Only; 64GB, 256GB) | $350-499 | AmazoniPad Mini (Wi-Fi + Cellular; 64GB, 256GB) | $479-629 | AmazonRead more...
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