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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victorian premier Daniel Andrews reports 45 new cases and five more deaths

NSW announces six new cases while Queensland says it will reopen border to ACT residents from 25 September. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFlight caps fight looms at national cabinet as Morrison pledges pandemic health funding‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight‘I volunteered to be a human guinea pig for a Covid vaccine. Now I’m having second thoughts’ 3.35am BST Andrews says that the Casey/Dandenong cluster is p...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 45 new Covid-19 cases and five more deaths

NSW announces six new cases while Queensland says it will reopen border to ACT residents from 25 September. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFlight caps fight looms at national cabinet as Morrison pledges pandemic health funding‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight‘I volunteered to be a human guinea pig for a Covid vaccine. Now I’m having second thoughts’ 2.30am BST Labor leader Anthony Albanese is speaking now. He ...
Tags: Science, Abc, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Qantas, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, NSW, BST Labor


iOS 14 Bug Will Bork Your Default Mail and Browser Settings

With iOS 14 now officially here, it was only a matter of time before we started hearing about the bugs. There are always bugs—some are more inconsequential than others.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Bugs, Ios 14


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports 45 new Covid-19 cases and four more deaths

National cabinet split over flight caps as Scott Morrison tells states to increase capacity of hotel quarantine programs. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFlight caps fight looms at national cabinet as Morrison pledges pandemic health funding‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight‘I volunteered to be a human guinea pig for a Covid vaccine. Now I’m having second thoughts’ 1.20am BST Victoria has recorded 45 new coronav...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Calla Wahlquist, Naaman Zhou, Coronavirus outbreak, BST Victoria


RIP Nintendo 3DS

One of Nintendo’s most beloved handheld consoles, the 3DS, has been discontinued. Nintendo confirmed in a statement today to Polygon that “manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has ended.” The announcement comes a little over a year after Nintendo said the Switch Lite wasn’t going to replace the 3DS. Read more...
Tags: Science, Nintendo, Nintendo 3ds, Consoles, Handhelds, Gaming Consoles, Handheld Console, Rip 3ds


WhatsApp's Encryption Hasn't Kept It Safe From Stalkerware

Among the sprawl of properties in the Facebook family, WhatsApp’s perhaps the only one that’s preached preserving user privacy and actually followed through. But that hasn’t stopped bad actors from finding new ways to spy and snoop without the platform’s—or any user’s—say-so.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Privacy, Whatsapp, Stalkerware, Dont Let Your Ex Read This


Lovecraft Country's Wunmi Mosaku and Abbey Lee Discuss the Intricacies of Ruby and Christina

Lovecraft Country is an ensemble show about multiple members of the interconnected Freeman, Baptiste, and Braithwaite families, which made it important for certain characters to be expanded upon from their counterparts in the books. In particular, Wunmi Mosaku’s Ruby and Abbey Lee’s Christina have been given more…Read more...
Tags: Books, Hbo, Science, Interview, Race, Racism, Lgbtq, Ruby, Christina, Abbey Lee, Braithwaite, Matt Ruff, Lovecraft Country, HP Lovecraft, Misha Green, Wunmi Mosaku


Joe Rogan falsely blamed forest fires in Oregon on 'left-wing' activists

Joe Rogan hosts "The Joe Rogan Experience," a popular podcast. PowerfulJRE/YouTube Joe Rogan echoed false claims on the latest episode of his podcast that "left-wing" activists had been arrested in connection to forest fires in Oregon. Local law enforcement, the FBI, and Snopes have repeatedly debunked rumors linking the fires to activity by "extremists" or antifa. Spotify reached a deal in May that will see Rogan's "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast become exclusively available on the pla...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Science, News, Media, Podcasts, Oregon, Advertising, Trends, Fbi, Fires, Portland, The New York Times, Kardashian, Portland Oregon


Joe Rogan falsely claimed that 'left-wing' activists set forest fires in Oregon

Joe Rogan hosts "The Joe Rogan Experience," a popular podcast. PowerfulJRE/YouTube Joe Rogan echoed false claims on the latest episode of his podcast that "left-wing" activists had been arrested for setting forest fires in Oregon. The claim that "extremists" or "ANTIFA" had been arrested for arson in the area has been debunked by local law enforcement, the FBI, and Snopes. "The Joe Rogan Experience" signed an exclusive deal with Spotify in May, and will become exclusively available on the ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Science, News, Media, Podcasts, Oregon, Advertising, Trends, Fbi, Fires, Portland, The New York Times, Kardashian, Portland Oregon


Coronavirus Australia live update: national cabinet split over quarantine and flight caps – latest news

Scott Morrison tells states to increase capacity of hotel quarantine programs, but WA to oppose the move. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFlight caps fight looms at national cabinet as Morrison pledges pandemic health funding‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight‘I volunteered to be a human guinea pig for a Covid vaccine. Now I’m having second thoughts’ 12.28am BST We are still waiting to see those daily coronavirus...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Josh Frydenberg, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia live updates: national cabinet split over quarantine and flight caps – latest news

Scott Morrison tells states to increase capacity of hotel quarantine programs, but WA to oppose the move. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFlight caps fight looms at national cabinet as Morrison pledges pandemic health funding‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight‘I volunteered to be a human guinea pig for a Covid vaccine. Now I’m having second thoughts’ 11.27pm BST A 100-year-old man has been discharged from hospita...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Magda Szubanski, Lauren Elizabeth, Coronavirus outbreak


Tonal, the Latest Company Competing to Upgrade Your Home Gym, Raises Another $110 Million

The virtual home fitness start-up Tonal, which folks have already started calling the Peloton of strength training, announced on Thursday that it raised an additional $110 million in its latest round of funding, making it clear that investors are eager to get in on the increasingly crowded digital fitness market. A…Read more...
Tags: Science, Mirror, Virtual, Workout, Peloton, Tonal, Workout Equipment, Tonal Review


Frozen poo and narcissists' eyebrows studies win Ig Nobel prizes

Gongs also awarded for research into vibrating earthworms, French kissing and bellowing alligatorsThe annals of science brim with researchers who pushed the boundaries of sense and good taste in a laudable quest for knowledge. With the unveiling of the 30th annual Ig Nobel awards, another case shall be added.To test the validity of a story in a work of ethnographic literature, Metin Eren, an anthropologist at Kent State University in Ohio, made a knife from his frozen faeces. He then set about b...
Tags: Science, Ohio, Science prizes, Kent State University, Metin Eren, Ig Nobel Prizes


Free Speech Champion Mark Zuckerberg Announces Plan to Censor His Employees

Facebook employees have recently been wondering if perhaps Facebook—which lets politicians , festers with extremist movements like QAnon, and by design amplifies authoritarian propaganda, misinformation, and hate speech—is actually the bad guy.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, Social Media


Pence's former top aide says Trump called the coronavirus 'a good thing' because he didn't like shaking hands with 'disgusting' supporters

Olivia Troye, Vice President Mike Pence's former homeland security, counterterrorism, and coronavirus adviser. Screenshot/Republican Voters Against Trump Olivia Troye, Vice President Mike Pence's former top coronavirus task force adviser, slammed President Donald Trump's pandemic response in an interview and in a video published Thursday. Troye said Trump actively undermined the task force's efforts to protect Americans and that he cared primarily about the economy and his reelection, ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, News, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, The Washington Post, Trump, Mike Pence, Troye, Pence, Pandemic, Keith Kellogg


Facebook Might Have Just Given Us a Peek at Our Wild AR Future

While a good chunk of Facebook’s Connect event was focused on tech you can use right now (or at least in the very near future) like the Oculus Quest 2, during yesterday’s livestream presentation Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash also outlined a powerful vision of what Facebook is doing to create our future—and…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Vr, Oculus, Ar, The Future, Michael Abrash, Facebook Connect


An RTX 3080 Graphics Card Just Sold on Ebay for $70,000

The RTX 3080 is already sold out everywhere, and as soon as something sells out people like to then resell it, which means there are plenty of auctions on Ebay. But who on earth just bought the Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 for $70,000. What the fuck?! $70,ooo?! Who would buy a graphics card for 9900% more than its MSRP?Read more...
Tags: Science, Ebay, Nvidia, Graphics Cards, Gpus, Sold Out, RTX 3080


Why Isn't Close Encounters Considered Steven Spielberg's Ultimate Masterpiece? Because It Kind of Is

Many people would agree that Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a straight-up masterpiece. That’s not some wild stretch. And yet, ask those same people what the best Steven Spielberg movies are and there’s a very good chance it barely makes the top five. (Seriously. I ran a poll to check this. It’s true.) To make a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Aliens, Potatoes, Nostalgia, Steven Spielberg, Retro Review, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon


Forget vitamins: Fauci says the 3 best things 'to keep your immune system working optimally' cost nothing

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens as President Donald Trump answers questions during the coronavirus task force daily briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, March 25, 2020. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Dr. Anthony Fauci supplements his diet with two vitamins: C and D. For the general public, he recommends getting enough sleep, maintaining a healthy diet, and avoiding or alleviating stress as the three most potent ways to kee...
Tags: Science, News, White House, China, Trends, Immune System, Healthy Living, Public Health, Washington Dc, Jennifer Garner, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Mediterranean, Fauci, Immunity, Rob Carr


Parents Agree: Don't Give Your Kids an Apple Watch

The easiest way to sell something is to tell people it will help them not die or get hurt. This is definitely true when it comes to the Apple Watch, a product whose—arguably excellent—marketing message is, “wear this and you might survive a heart attack.”Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, Children, Don, Apple Watch SE


Seven footprints may be the earliest evidence of humans on the Arabian Peninsula

Experts say discovery of 120,000-year-old prints could shed new light on spread of Homo sapiens out of AfricaA set of seven footprints made at a lake about 120,000 years ago have been hailed as the earliest evidence of modern humans on the Arabian Peninsula – a discovery experts say could shed light on the spread of our species out of Africa.The path by which Homo sapiens spread around the world was full of twists and turns. Genetic studies suggested it was not until 60,000 years ago that a migr...
Tags: Europe, Science, Africa, World news, Evolution, Fossils, Arabian Peninsula, Homo, Palaeontology


Coronavirus Australia live: national cabinet split over quarantine and flight caps – latest updates

Scott Morrison tells states to increase capacity of hotel quarantine programs, but WA to oppose the move. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blog‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight 10.23pm BST Good morning,The international arrivals cap will be the focus of the national cabinet meeting today. Prime minister Scott Morrison has told the states to increase the capacity of their hotel quarantine programs, promising to lift ...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Commonwealth, Morrison, Coronavirus outbreak


Hell Is in Space and It Belongs to Russia, Roscosmos Chief Says

This week, a team of researchers announced they have discovered traces of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus—a gas produced almost exclusively on Earth by anaerobic microorganisms, but the presence of which on Venus scientists currently don’t understand.Read more...
Tags: Space, Science, Russia, Nasa, Venus, Solar System, Roscosmos, Biochemistry, Astrobiology, Dmitry Rogozin, Phosphine, Life In Other Planets


Tatiana Maslany Will Play Disney+'s She-Hulk

Marvel Studios has found itself a suitable Attorney-at-Law. Who is also sometimes a big green rage monster.Read more...
Tags: Science, Casting, Marvel, Disney, Streaming, Tatiana Maslany, Marvel Studios, Mark Ruffalo, Orphan Black, Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Hulk, She Hulk, Jessica Gao, Disney Plus, Kat Coiro


Giraffes Are Basically Fuzzy Lightning Rods, New Research Suggests

Earlier this year, conservationists in South Africa discovered two adult giraffes struck down by lightning, signaling a potentially underrated risk for this majestic species.Read more...
Tags: Science, South Africa, Evolution, Lightning, Animal Behavior, Giraffes, Save The Giraffes, Lightning Strikes


Coronavirus live news: cases in France hit one-day high as WHO warns of 'alarming' transmission across Europe

Cases in France hit 10,593 in 24 hours; WHO warns against shortening quarantine in EuropeCDC director says vaccine won’t be widely available until late 2021‘Off the charts’: Ireland’s contact tracers face return of sleepless nightsChinese border city enters ‘wartime’ mode to tackle Covid outbreak100-year-old man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus 9.30pm BST A Republican senator, Ron Johnson, who was due to join the US president Donald Trump in Wisconsin on Thursday, has instead ente...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, Senate, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Wisconsin, Who, Johnson, Donald Trump, Ron Johnson


The 10 Best Deals of September 17, 2020

Thursday’s Best Deals | Kinja DealsRead more...
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Saint Paul, Minnesota, will give some residents $500 per month for the next year and a half in a seminal basic-income pilot

Protesters demonstrate in St. Paul, Minnesota, while holding a "WE CAN'T BREATHE" sign, on May 28, 2020. John Minchillo/AP Photo A successful basic-income trial in Stockton, California, has inspired a chain of similar pilots in other cities. The city council of Saint Paul, Minnesota, voted to approve funding for a pilot there on Wednesday. The program is set to begin this fall and will give up to 150 low-income families $500 per month for up to 18 months — no strings attached. Visit Bu...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Stockton, Capitol Hill, Johnson, Jack Dorsey, Hudson, Pittsburgh


The Amazonification of Climate Change Is Here

This has been the year Amazon has gone hard on climate. As part of that effort, the company announced new climate commitments, a fund to invest in sustainable technology, and hockey arena naming rights. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Billionaires, Jeff Bezos, Philanthropy, Climate Pledge


Save Big on Games and Accessories in Today’s Best PS4 Deals

Featured Deal: Final Fantasy VII Remake | $45Read more...
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