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Space Force Unveils New Logo, Promises to Be "Always Above"

Now that we’re all totally ready to slip the surly bonds of Earth and aliens are real, it’s time for the United States Space Force to have a really badass logo to go with its mission.Read more...
Tags: Science, Earth, Logos, Space Force, United States Space Force


Coronavirus live news: cases climb in Victoria, Australia, amid record infections globally

WHO reports 284,196 new cases; France discourages travel to Catalonia region; South Africa shuts schools for a month‘Wicked enemy’: how Australia’s success unravelledUS cases pass 4m cases, states dial back reopeningTrump cancels Republican convention events in Florida 4.27am BST Greg Hunt says there are 28 ADF teams on the ground in Melbourne assisting with contact tracing following up where health officials have not been able to contact someone who has tested positive. 4.24am BST The ...
Tags: Florida, Science, Australia, France, Catalonia, World news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Melbourne, Greg Hunt, Victoria Australia, ADF, Coronavirus outbreak


The Highs and Lows of San Diego Comic-Con's The Walking Dead Panels

The dead are walking: Actually, it’s more like they’re chilling in sweatpants. Every year at Comic-Con, The Walking Dead makes a big splash on Friday afternoon. And while this year panels for , Fear the Walking Dead, and the upcoming may have looked a little different…Read more...
Tags: Video, Science, The Walking Dead, Amc, Walking Dead, San Diego, Fear The Walking Dead, San Diego Comic Con, The Walking Dead World Beyond, Comic Con 2020


Bob's Burgers Cast and Crew Drop Hints About Season 11 (But Not Much About the Movie)

Like most restaurant owners, the Belchers are taking a break from serving burgers during the pandemic, but the team behind Bob’s Burgers has been hard at work. In fact, the show “never stopped being in production,” show creator Loren Bouchard revealed at today’s San Diego Comic-Con panel.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Fox, Animation, San Diego, Bob, San Diego Comic Con, Loren Bouchard, Bobs Burgers, Comic Con 2020


Coronavirus live news: Close watch on Victoria, Australia, and record infections globally

WHO reports 284,196 new cases; France discourages travel to Catalonia region; South Africa shuts schools for a month‘Wicked enemy’: how Australia’s success unravelledUS cases pass 4m cases, states dial back reopeningTrump cancels Republican convention events in Florida 1.29am BST Victorian charities have had to hire many more staff to cope with the demand brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, AAP reports.On Friday charity Anglicare Victoria announced it was hiring 88 new staff across Me...
Tags: Florida, Science, Australia, France, US, Catalonia, World news, United States, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Anthony Albanese, Victoria Australia, Marise Payne, Linda Reynolds


Sling TV Owner Dish Is Doing the Dumb Thing

Dish, the parent company of popular streaming service Sling TV, is reportedly pressuring employees to return to their offices despite employee concerns over the current covid-19 crisis—and despite two deaths and dozens of presumed positive cases within the company. Dish, meanwhile, is framing the move as a kind of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dish, Sling TV, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Watch: Molten thermite in water at ultra slow motion, shot by The Slow Mo Guys

Gav of The Slow Mo Guys demonstrates the visually amazing moment where 2000° thermite lands in a tank of 20° water. Video: [Slow Mo Molten Thermite in Water - The Slow Mo Guys]
Tags: Post, Science, News, Wow, Slow Mo, GAV, Pyro, Thermite


The Trump Administration Doesn't Understand Memes

During a press conference Friday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany decried the supposed canceling of Nickelodeon’s popular kids show PAW Patrol and, in doing so, proved why outrage over so-called cancel culture is usually nothing more than deflective bullshit.Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Nickelodeon, Cancelled, Trump, Paw Patrol, Kayleigh McEnany, Trump Administration, George Floyd, Trump Administration Doesn t Understand Memes


The CDC Is Officially Recommending Reopening Schools, Just As Trump Demanded

With weeks to decide how and whether to reopen schools, the CDC has released a broadsheet arguing for reopening schools. It is titled “The Importance of Reopening America’s Schools this Fall,” and, though it’s a fact-based argument for the wellbeing of children, it’s also alarming heel-turn after the CDC—the last…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Schools, Covid 19, Reopening America


Coronavirus: man, 103, recovers in Pakistan – as it happened

This blog is closed – make sure to follow latest coronavirus developments here 12.19am BST We are switching this one off but you can keep following developments at our latest live blog.Here is a summary of the latest developments: 11.34pm BST Good morning, Josh Taylor with you reporting from Melbourne for the coronavirus live blog for today.As Australia wakes on Saturday morning, the focus will again be on the southern state of Victoria, which now accounts for the majority of cases of co...
Tags: Science, Australia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Pakistan, Victoria, Melbourne, Josh Taylor, Coronavirus outbreak


Microsoft Edge Treating Browser Tabs as Separate Windows Is Oddly Exciting

Even though Microsoft has been causing a lot of headaches lately with feature changes, bugs, and some other unnecessary tomfoolery, it seems like it will hit a few subtle home runs according to the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build. It offers some cosmetic changes, like theme-aware tiles in Start that will…Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Science, Microsoft, Browsers, Keyboard Shortcuts, Microsoft Edge, Browser Tabs


Oh God, Please Let Me Unlock My Mac With My Face

Look, OK, some of you are going to blast me as a chump who’s willing to give up her face to Big Tech for convenience, but I really hope this rumor that Face ID may be coming to Macs is true. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Macbook, Laptops, Apple rumors, Big Sur, macOS, Face Id, macOS Big Sur


Senators Seek to Rein In Federal Anti-Protest Forces

Ten Democratic senators are urging lawmakers with power over federal spending to explicitly prohibit Justice and Homeland Security Department officials from engaging with street protesters—as both are currently in Portland and other major cities, to sometimes injurious effect, in response to Black Lives Matter…Read more...
Tags: Science, Justice, Portland, Department Of Justice, Department Of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Department, George Floyd, Portland Protests, Federal Anti Protest Forces


Leaked Images Appear Showing an Updated Oculus Quest

About a month ago, Oculus announced that it was slimming down its VR headset portfolio by dropping support for the Oculus Go in order to focus more on Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S. But now, new photos have emerged depicting a revamped Oculus Quest with potentially a new set of lenses and a launch date that’s not too…Read more...
Tags: Science, Vr, Leaks, Rumors, Oculus, VR headsets, Oculus Quest, New Oculus Quest Leaks, Oculues Quest 2


This Infuser Helps You Make Edibles at Home When the Dispensary's Out of Stock

Levo II | $275 | AmazonLevo II | $250 | LevoRead more...
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My Sim Is an Environmentalist Who Knows How to Have a Good Time

Elsie Pruitt, a young brown queer woman from Evergreen Harbor, kicks off her weekends by voting. From Friday at 8 a.m. to Monday at 6 p.m., the aspiring green technician can head to her community voting board across the street to vote on whatever changes she wants to see in her neighborhood, Grimms Quarry. One week,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Eco Friendly, The Sims, Earther Is A Gamer Blog Now, Elsie Pruitt, Evergreen Harbor


The Walking Dead SDCC Panel Shares a New Look at the Maggie-tastic Adventure to Come

The of Maggie (Lauren Cohan) to The Walking Dead has taken longer than anticipated, as season 10 was cut short because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But AMC has given a peek at what we can expect when that finally happens—and the date when we can expect it.
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Amc, Zombies, San Diego Comic Con, Maggie Lauren Cohan, Lauren Cohen, Comic Con 2020


Health Experts Call for Second U.S. Shutdown to Halt Coronavirus Spread

A group of public health experts and medical professionals in the U.S. made a simple plead to the country’s leaders via an open letter this week: Bring back the shutdowns that helped slow the spread of covid-19 earlier in the year, and build up the resources that will allow the country to reopen safely once…Read more...
Tags: Science, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Boeing Just Gave Us a New Reason to Be Terrified of Flying

Even if you weren’t afraid of stepping onto an airplane before, the global coronavirus pandemic has given us a slew of new reasons to be stressed out by air travel. Even if you’re not turned off by the idea of being cooped up in a germ-filled metal tube in the sky for hours on end, there’s the chance that you might be…Read more...
Tags: Science, Boeing, Covid 19, Adventures In Corrosion


The Walking Dead: World Beyond Shares a New Teaser and Details About Its Characters

Fans of The Walking Dead have been waiting for its latest spin-off since it was announced last year, an anticipation that’s only grown since a couple of intriguing trailers dropped. Then, The Walking Dead: World Beyond’s —but today’s virtual Comic-Con panel brought all kinds of news…
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Amc, Zombies, San Diego Comic Con, The Walking Dead World Beyond, Comic Con 2020


Here’s why AI didn’t save us from COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic began we were all so full of hope. We assumed our technology would save us from a disease that could be stymied by such modest steps as washing our hands and wearing face masks. We were so sure that artificial intelligence would become our champion in a trial by combat with the coronavirus that we abandoned any pretense of fear the moment the curve appeared to flatten in April and May. We let our guard down. Pundits and experts back in January and February very careful...
Tags: Startups, Science, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Neural, Coronavirus, COVID


These New Apple ARM Benchmarks Might Not Be What People Think They Are

New leaked benchmarks that supposedly show Apple’s developer transition kit running Geekbench 5 Pro natively on the Mac mini are starting to make the rounds—meaning unlike the benchmarks that had leaked previously, which showed Geekbench 5 running virtually via Rosetta 2 on the transition kit, someone has supposedly…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Rosetta, Processors, Cpus, Geekbench, Apple Silicon, Apple Arm


What a WWII Typhus Outbreak Can Teach Us About Stopping Coronavirus

More than 70 years ago, an imprisoned community in Nazi-occupied Poland banded together to contain a deadly epidemic of typhus, largely without the aid of vaccines or effective medicines. Instead, according to new research published today, they likely relied on measures like education, improved sanitation, and even…Read more...
Tags: Science, Infectious Diseases, Epidemics, Poland, Nazi, Typhus, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Tell Gizmodo What You Want

Gizmodo needs your help. In an effort to understand what you all love to read, I’d like to chat with a few of you in the next few weeks. The goal? To figure out just who a Gizmodo lover is these days and what you are looking for.Read more...
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Forget the iPad Pro, the Surface Go 2 Is a Perfect Secondary PC

Microsoft does not do tablets. The company might have largely created the 2-in-1 trend and made some interesting attempts at a tablet, but Microsoft doesn’t actually do tablets—it does Windows machines that fold up real pretty but function best with a trackpad and keyboard rather than your finger. The Surface Go 2 is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Consumer Tech, Microsoft Surface Go, Microsoft Surface Go 2, Microsoft Surface Go 2 Review, Luxury V Budget


You Can Finally Share Screenshots of Quibi Shows With the 6 Other People Who'll Get the Reference

Quibi’s latest stab at cultural relevance is a screenshotting function meant to let fans meme-ify its content—which, given the of people actually watching its shows, will probably see mixed results.
Tags: Science, Streaming, Streaming Wars, Quibi


QAnon's Agent Margaritaville Is on the Lam, Still on YouTube

QAnon theorist and Julian Assange lookalike Agent Margaritaville is on the run, a wanted man, a scofflaw, maybe a threat to the system if you believe it. And he seems pleased.Read more...
Tags: Science, Julian Assange, QAnon, Agent Margaritaville


Coronavirus live news: record daily rise in global cases with almost 285,000 new infections

Biggest increases were from the US, Brazil, India and South Africa, according to the World Health OrganizationEurope warns of need for vigilance as Covid-19 cases rise sharply‘A wicked enemy’: how Australia’s success story unravelledUS cases pass 4m Covid-19 cases as states dial back reopeningTrump cancels Republican national convention events in Florida 8.22pm BST The mayor of Mexico City has warned of a possible resurgence of cases in the sprawling capital in the coming months, noting that...
Tags: Florida, Science, Australia, Mexico, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Mexico City, Brazil, Peru, Who


Fear the Walking Dead Will Return for More Humans vs. Humans vs. Zombies Just in Time for Halloween

Fear the Walking Dead’s fifth season wrapped up back in September, and a promo (dropped in April) for season six hinted of more grim Wild West vibes ahead, complete with cowboy hats, mask-wearing horseback riders, and flaming oil wells. Today’s Comic-Con panel revealed even more about what’s to come.Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Amc, Zombies, Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, San Diego Comic Con, Comic Con 2020


Boris Johnson Calls Anti-Vaxxers 'Nuts' as He Belatedly Implements UK Mask Mandate

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson—whose government is not exactly known for his successful handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic—said he thinks that anti-vaxxers are “nuts” threatening public health as a UK-wide mask mandate program goes into effect.Read more...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Medicine, Boris Johnson, Vaccines, Conspiracy Theories, Antivaxxers, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2



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