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Coronavirus live news: Trump to begin 'quarantine process' after close aide Hope Hicks catches virus

Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s most senior advisers, flew with Trump on Air Force One on Wednesday; Bars and restaurants in Paris face closure from Monday. Follow the latest updatesIndia’s death toll nears 100,000Trump awaiting coronavirus test resultsCrisis could force extra 2.5m girls into child marriage – charityTurkey and Poland added to England’s quarantine listBeijing’s streets during and after Covid lockdown – in pictures 4.18am BST Within that 14-day period, Trump is due to speak at rall...
Tags: Florida, England, Science, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Arizona, Poland, Biden, Trump, Hope Hicks, US Centres for Disease Control


Coronavirus live news: Trump awaits Covid test result after close aide Hope Hicks catches virus

Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s most senior advisers, flew with Trump on Air Force One on Wednesday; Bars and restaurants in Paris face closure from Monday. Follow the latest updatesIndia’s death toll nears 100,000Trump awaiting coronavirus test resultsCrisis could force extra 2.5m girls into child marriage – charityTurkey and Poland added to England’s quarantine listBeijing’s streets during and after Covid lockdown – in pictures 3.20am BST Here is the full story on Hicks testing positive: Rela...
Tags: England, Science, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Poland, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Hope Hicks, HANNITY, Hicks


Nearly 20,000 Amazon Employees Have Contracted Covid-19 This Year

Amazon finally released data on the number of coronavirus cases among its workforce, and it’s staggering: Nearly 20,000 U.S. employees have contracted the virus since March. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Ecommerce, Science, Amazon Delivery, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Facebook's Latest QAnon Crackdown Scraps Ads, Pushes 'Credible' Info on #SavetheChildren Searches

In its ongoing crusade to keep QAnon stans from congealing on its platform, this week Facebook announced new restrictions aimed at limiting the conspiracy movement’s spread online.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Science, Conspiracy Theories, Conspiracies, Trump, Kenosha, Moderation, Content Moderation, QAnon, Kenosha Guard


Coronavirus live news: Hope Hicks tests positive for Covid after flying with Trump on Air Force One – reports

One of US president Donald Trump’s most senior advisers tests positive for coronavirus; Bars and restaurants in Paris face closure from Monday. Follow the latest updatesIndia’s death toll nears 100,000Madrid region performs U-turn and will obey lockdown rulesCrisis could force extra 2.5m girls into child marriage – charityTurkey and Poland added to England’s quarantine listBeijing’s streets during and after Covid lockdown – in pictures 2.16am BST The White House did not immediately respond t...
Tags: England, Science, Minnesota, Cdc, White House, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Poland, Air Force, Donald Trump


A day-by-day breakdown of coronavirus symptoms shows how COVID-19 goes from bad to worse

A woman has her body temperature checked amid the coronavirus outbreak. AP Photo/Vincent Thian Typical coronavirus patients develop a fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath, but these symptoms may appear at different times — or not at all. Many patients say their symptoms resolved within four to eight days, according to a CDC report. But more severe cases tend to worsen about five to 10 days after symptoms start. Here's how symptoms progressed day by day among a large group of patients ...
Tags: Coffee, Science, News, Cdc, China, Trends, Disease, Symptoms, Wuhan, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ards, Wenzhou, Aria Bendix, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Megan Coffee


Coronavirus live news: Paris faces being placed on 'maximum alert' as India nears 100,000 deaths

Bars and restaurants in Paris face closure from Monday; Turkey condemned for underreporting cases; Scottish National Party lawmaker suspended after travelling by train despite positive test. Follow the latest updatesMadrid region performs U-turn and will obey lockdown rulesCrisis could force extra 2.5m girls into child marriage – charityTurkey and Poland added to England’s quarantine listBeijing’s streets during and after Covid lockdown – in pictures 12.02am BST French authorities may place ...
Tags: England, Science, India, UK News, World news, Australia news, Turkey, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Poland, Afp, Scottish National party, Veran, Helen Sullivan, Coronavirus outbreak


Wohl Hits Wall

The office of the Attorney General of Michigan announced felony charges on Thursday against far-right conspiracy theorists Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, saying the world’s least dynamic pro-Trump duo was behind tens of thousands of robocalls attempting to intimidate voters. If convicted on all four counts, they could…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Science, Technology, Michigan, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Hoaxes, Robocalls, Trump, Misinformation, Whoops, 2020 Election, Jack Burkman, Jacob Wohl, Surefire Intelligence


Google to Journalists: Shut Up and Take the Money

After spending the better part of the last decade choking every possible cent from the digital media industry, Google’s finally getting the heat that it deserves. More and more people are realizing the company’s monopoly over digital advertising is one of the culprits behind a staggering number of newsroom layoffs.…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Digital Media, Ad Tech, Hush Money, Covid 19


Ultimate Ears Is Releasing a Wireless Earbud That Promises to Mold to Your Ear Shape

I have, for quite some time now, had terrible trouble finding an earbud that truly fits my weirdly small ear canals. In fact, I was imploring my colleagues for a solution to this problem just this week. So I’ll admit, my ears perked up when I caught wind of a forthcoming earbud from Ultimate Ears that claims to “mold…Read more...
Tags: Science, Earbuds, Wireless Earbuds, Ultimate Ears


Microsoft Is About to Make Windows ARM Laptops Actually Worth Buying

Yesterday, Microsoft officially announced that it’s working on an x64 emulation for Windows on ARM, which will pave the way for up-to-date versions of applications like the Adobe Creative Suite to finally work on the platform. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Windows 10, ARM, 64 Bit, X86, Windows On Arm, Windows On Snapdragon


Melting Antarctic Ice Exposes 800-Year-Old Penguins That Still Look Fresh

A biologist working off the Ross Sea in Antarctica has stumbled upon an assortment of Adélie penguin remains, some of which appeared to have died only recently. Turns out these dead penguins are actually quite ancient, having been newly exposed by the effects of global warming.Read more...
Tags: Science, Antarctica, Penguins, Paleontology, Ross Sea, Ice Ice Maybe, Dead Fresh Penguins


How to Take the Best Photos On Your iPhone

Taking a photo on your iPhone is easy, right? Just open up the camera and tap the shutter.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Video, Science, Quick Fix


Raised by Wolves Is White, Gooey Nonsense

HBO Max’s sci-fi epic Raised by Wolves has completed its first season today with “The Beginning,” but after 10 episodes of future religion drama, I’m still not sure there’s any substance. Except, of course, for that white, milky substance Ridley Scott is so well-known for. Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Warner Bros, Ridley Scott, Aaron Guzikowski, Travis Fimmel, Raised By Wolves, Niamh Algar, HBO Max, Amanda Collin, Felix Jamieson, Abubakar Salim, Winta Mcgrath


It's Subpoena O'Clock for Zuck, Dorsey, and Pichai

The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously voted to subpoena Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify on a key law that shields websites from liability for user generated content.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, Science, Technology, Congress, Social Media, Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, Pichai, Senate Commerce Committee, Tech Policy, Section 230, Senate Committee on Commerce


Elite Law Firms Are Helping the Fossil Fuel Industry Fry the Planet

Most of the nation’s top law firms are failing us on the climate crisis.Read more...
Tags: Science, Courts, Big Oil, Lawfare, Climate Lawsuits


Carolina Panthers: Remain Calm and Trust the Robot

The Carolina Panthers have announced that they’re using UV light devices—fuck it—VIRUS KILLING MACHINES to disinfect their stadium and facilities. Two virus-annihilating weapons of mass destruction, aka, LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots by XENEX, will plow through the Bank of America Stadium detonating everything* in…Read more...
Tags: Science, NFL, Carolina Panthers, Bank of America Stadium, Coronavirus


A spate of advancements suggest new coronavirus treatments could be on the horizon — here's the latest

Investigational remdesivir vials at a Gilead Sciences facility in La Verne, California. Reuters The landscape of potential COVID-19 treatments is changing quickly.  Two potential therapies from pharma giant Eli Lilly — an antibody drug and an arthritis pill — saw promising results in recent weeks.  An antibody drug from biotech company Regeneron was also found to lowered the amount of virus detected in patients' samples. Growing evidence also shows that steroids improve outcomes in severe ...
Tags: UK, Science, News, China, Trends, Who, World Health Organization, Fda, University of Oxford, Anthony Fauci, Baltimore, Business Insider, Steroids, Roche, Gilead Sciences, Provo Utah


Spider-Man 3 May See Jamie Foxx’s Electro Face Tom Holland

It’s time for a shocking reunion. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jamie Foxx is in talks to reprise his role as Electro from 2014's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for Tom Holland’s next Spider-Man movie.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Marvel, Jamie Foxx, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tom Holland, Jon Watts, Spider Man 3


This Is the Best USB Microphone

USB mics were popular before the pandemic, especially among streamers and anyone who needed a high-quality microphone that was also easy to set up with their computer. But if you didn’t invest in a mic pre-lockdown and now find yourself needing a good one for meetings or that new podcast you and your friend are…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microphones, Recording, Blue Yeti, Battlemodo, Elgato Wave 3


Here's how coronavirus lab tests really work, and why they don't always give satisfying results

Samantha Lee/Business Insider One of the best ways to figure out how far a virus like COVID-19 has spread in a community is to test for it. This step-by-step guide explains how coronavirus swab-the-nose-and-throat tests work, and why the laboratory-based ones often require more than a day to produce results. Don't assume that just because your test is negative, you are safe. Even if you have the coronavirus, the test may not turn up positive. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Explainer, Don, Denver Colorado, Broadhurst, Andy Kiersz, Samantha Lee, Coronavirus, COVID-19, BI Graphics, Jim Urquhart Reuters, Jana Broadhurst, Nebraska Biocontainment Unit Clinical Laboratory


The 100 Series Finale Pulled a Game of Thrones and I'm Still Laughing

To be clear, The 100 tripped over its own feet, jumped 12 sharks, and shattered its reputation with viewers long before Game of Thrones boffed it. But the Game of Thrones finale has quickly become synonymous with missing the landing harder than a drunk gymnast on the vault so here we are, comparing the two after The…Read more...
Tags: Science, Game Of Thrones, Cw, Eliza Taylor, The 100, Alycia Debnam Carey, Marie Avgeropoulos, Finale, Bob Morley


NASA is launching an experimental, $23 million toilet to the space station on Thursday. But its designers worry it's too stinky.

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, center, and support personnel review the Universal Waste Management System, a low-gravity space toilet, in Houston, June 18, 2020. Norah Moran/NASA via AP NASA plans to use its Orion spacecraft to fly astronauts to the moon. But first, engineers have to figure out how to make the capsule's toilet less stinky. A model of the toilet is launching to the International Space Station on Thursday night, where astronauts will test it out. Visit Business Insider's homepa...
Tags: Space, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Orion, New Mexico, Houston, Toilet, Iss, Hutt, Kate Rubins, Susie Neilson, White Sands Test Facility, AP NASA


Black Hole From the Beginning of Time Has Galaxies Caught in Its 'Spider Web'

A remote structure consisting of a supermassive black hole, several primordial galaxies, and copious amounts of gas finally explains how some of the earliest black holes were able to grow so quickly.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Black Holes, Galaxies, Big Bang, Supermassive Black Holes, Early Universe, Primordial Universe


The 10 Worst Fictional Small Towns to Get Stuck In

Horror and sci-fi stories love to take root in small towns—the more isolated the better, considering their quaint streets and picturesque views are always hiding very dark secrets. Sometimes, these towns are still reasonably safe for outsiders. But for every Twin Peaks, there are countless more to avoid. Including…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Horror, Stephen King, George Romero, John Carpenter, Scream, Castle Rock, Lovecraft Country, In The Mouth Of Madness, Silent Hill, Friday The 13th, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Fog, The Crazies, A Nightmare On Elm Street


A Japanese astronaut is in talks to join SpaceX's artist-filled Starship mission around the moon

Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi is slated to fly on the first operational SpaceX Crew Dragon mission, called Crew-1, but is also hoping to join a lunar flight. Sam Friedman/SpaceX SpaceX plans to launch a mission around the moon in 2023 with its reusable steel Starship vehicle. Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is funding the private voyage, called #dearMoon, and plans to bring along a handful of artists plus an astronaut or two. Soichi Noguchi, a JAXA astronaut who's slated to fly on ...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Japan, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Cnn, International Space Station, Spaceships, Tokyo, Mars


Covid-19 live news: Paris faces being placed on 'maximum alert'; Turkey condemned for underreporting cases

Bars and restaurants in Paris face closure from Monday; Turkey’s top medical association criticises decision from president Erdogan’s governmentMadrid region performs U-turn and will obey lockdown rulesCrisis could force extra 2.5m girls into child marriage – charityTurkey and Poland added to England’s quarantine listBeijing’s streets during and after Covid lockdown – in picturesUK coronavirus updates – live 6.13pm BST Turkey’s top medical association and the main opposition party have criti...
Tags: England, Science, France, UK News, World news, Australia news, Turkey, US news, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Poland, Erdogan, Republican People 's Party CHP, Veran, Turkish Medical Association TTB, Coronavirus outbreak


While the world is gripped by COVID-19, another devastating health threat is building — this one from bacteria

As bacteria becomes more resistant, the spread of disease is slowly growing to become a pandemic-level threat. Samantha Lee/Business Insider While the world focuses on defeating the coronavirus, less attention has been paid to another global threat: bacterial disease. Infections from bacteria are on a slow march to become a COVID-19-level threat, experts told Insider, and growing antibiotic resistance means there are few ways to stop it. The spread of the coronavirus, they said, shows how ...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Bacteria, NHS, Harvard University, United Kingdom, Healthcare, National Health Service, Disease, Who, World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, Novartis


IonQ claims it has built the most powerful quantum computer yet

Trapped-ion quantum computing startup IonQ today announced the launch of its latest quantum computer, which features what IonQ calls “32 perfect qubits with low gate errors.” Using IBM’s preferred quantum benchmark, IonQ expects to hit a quantum volume of 4,000,000. That’s a massive increase over the double-digit quantum volume numbers that IBM itself recently announced and it’s a pretty extraordinary claim on IonQ’s side as this would make its system the most powerful quantum computer yet. The ...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Science, Tech, Spokesperson, Computing, Ibm, Quantum Computing, Qubit, Peter Chapman, Quantum Supremacy, Ionq, Chris Monroe, Braket, Kai Hudek, IonQ Co


Covid-19 live news: Italy registers more than 2,000 daily cases for first time in five months; record Poland infections

Italy records 2,548 new infections; Poland expects over 2,000 daily cases for next few days; Sweden registers most new infections since JuneMadrid region performs U-turn and will obey lockdown rulesChina promotes ‘revenge travel’ to boost economyAustralia says New Zealand travellers will soon be able to visitUK coronavirus updates – live 5.07pm BST The rate of positive Covid-19 tests in 20 New York “hot spot” ZIP codes rose to 6.5% from 5.5% the day before, governor Andrew Cuomo told reporte...
Tags: New York, Science, Sweden, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Coronavirus outbreak



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