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Fauci says growing number of COVID-19 cases among White House staff is 'not a hoax' and 'could have been prevented'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in Washington DC on September 23, 2020. Alex Edelman / AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the White House coronavirus outbreak is not a hoax and that it could have been prevented.  More than a dozen White House officials and staff including President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Supreme Court, White House, US, Trends, Getty Images, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, American University, Trump, Melania Trump, Fauci, Alex Edelman


Fauci says growing number of COVID-19 cases among White House is 'not a hoax' and 'could have been prevented'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in Washington DC on September 23, 2020. Alex Edelman / AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the White House coronavirus outbreak is not a hoax and that it could have been prevented.  More than a dozen White House officials and staff including President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Supreme Court, White House, US, Trends, Getty Images, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, American University, Trump, Melania Trump, Fauci, Alex Edelman


Coronavirus live news: Trump aide Stephen Miller tests positive as White House outbreak spreads

Biden says debate shouldn’t go ahead if Trump still positive; US military chiefs in quarantine; Facebook and Twitter take action against Trump for suggesting that Covid-19 was just like the flu. Follow the latest updatesTop Trump aide Stephen Miller tests positive for coronavirusEurope must go beyond science to survive Covid crisis, says WHOIrish government rejects return to full coronavirus lockdownUS: Rudy Giuliani coughs his way through anti-mask interviewTrump coronavirus updates – live 2.3...
Tags: Facebook, Science, White House, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Pennsylvania, Infectious Diseases, New York Times, Biden, Rudy Giuliani, Gettysburg, Trump


Trump's experimental treatment from Regeneron puts the company in a 'very tough situation' as others request early access, CEO says

Getty President Donald Trump's use of Regeneron Pharmaceutical's experimental monoclonal antibody treatment puts the company in "a very tough situation," CEO Leonard Schleifer says. The US President was given an 8 gram injection of Regeneron's drug over the weekend under the FDA's "compassionate use" option, as Schleifer said it "just wasn't practical" to ask a government official to enter a clinical trial. But as infections in the US rise and more than 210,000 Americans have lost their l...
Tags: Health, Politics, New York, Science, White House, US, Trends, New York Times, Fda, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Trump, Melania Trump, Conley, Johns Hopkins University, Regeneron


Trump is still comparing COVID-19 to the flu. But the coronavirus has already killed 3 times more people than flu does in a year.

President Trump meets with students, teachers, and administrators about how to safely reopen schools at the White House, July 7, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Trump tweeted on Tuesday that the coronavirus was "far less lethal" than the flu in most populations, adding that "sometimes over 100,000" people die from the flu.  Both claims are false: The most Americans who have ever died from the flu in one season is 61,000. The coronavirus' death rate in the US...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Politics, Science, News, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Research, World Health Organization, Flu, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump


Every Top U.S. Military Commander But the Marine Corps, Coast Guard Guys Now in Quarantine

All but one of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is in quarantine after the vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Monday, CNN reports.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Department Of Defense, Cnn, US military, Defense Department, U S Coast Guard, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Whoops, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Marine Corps Coast Guard Guys Now


Hero Child Sues Nintendo Over Hellish Joy-Con Drift

If you’re familiar with the dreaded Switch phenomenon known as “Joy-Con drift,” you’re likely privy to the unique feeling of rage you feel when the movements of your controllers aren’t aligning with what’s happening on your screen. One child has evidently had enough, and he and his mother are now suing Nintendo over…Read more...
Tags: Science, Lawsuits, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Joy Con Hell


Facebook Bans the Future of the Republican Party

The future of the Republican Party faces a mild inconvenience as the world’s largest social network said on Tuesday that it plans to take sweeping action against groups and accounts associated with the QAnon conspiracy across Facebook and Instagram. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Instagram, Republican Party, Donald Trump, QAnon, We Ban One We Ban All


Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination ceremony seems to tick all the boxes for a coronavirus superspreading event

President Donald Trump and Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the Rose Garden at the White House on September 26, 2020. Alex Brandon/AP Photo An average person with the coronavirus infects about two others, but sometimes an individual passes the virus to far more people in a "superspreader event." Most of these events are similar: An infected person attends a gathering with lots of people, like a religious service, choir practice, or party. The recent Supreme Court nomination ceremony for Judge Am...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Utah, Japan, Politics, Chris Christie, Science, News, Supreme Court, Cdc, White House, Trends, Gop, Arkansas, Washington Dc, New Jersey


Coronavirus live news: six US states see record hospital patients; Facebook deletes Trump post

Brazil sees highest cases in almost a month; Facebook and Twitter take action against Trump for suggesting that Covid-19 was just like the flu; Italy to require masks indoors. Follow the latest updatesTop Trump aide Stephen Miller tests positive for coronavirusEurope must go beyond science to survive Covid crisis, says WHOIrish government rejects return to full coronavirus lockdownUS: Rudy Giuliani coughs his way through anti-mask interviewTrump coronavirus updates – live 12.33am BST Stephen...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Science, White House, US, Bloomberg, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Brazil, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani


Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon Are the Big Monopolies You Thought They Were, Lawmakers Find

Just as you suspected, Big Tech is dominated by monopolies, a House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee found. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Antitrust, Apple Facebook Google, House Judiciary, Break Up Big Tech


Samsung's Galaxy Tab S7+ Is Simply the Best Android Tablet Around, Warts and All

Compared to the iPad Pro, sometimes trying to pick the best Android tablet feels like a consolation prize. That’s because while Apple has made major strides in turning the iPad into a proper laptop replacement with iPadOS 13 and 14, it feels like Android tablets have been treading water. Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Android, Science, Samsung, Tablets, Consumer Tech, 2 In 1s, Galaxy Tab S7, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Review


Wounded Orcas Off Spanish Coast Could Be Attacking Boats in Retaliation

Scientists are struggling to explain why orcas swimming off the Iberian Peninsula have started to attack sailing vessels. New research suggests these animals were likely wounded during previous encounters with boats and may be acting vengefully.Read more...
Tags: Science, Animal Behavior, Killer Whales, Orcas, Marine Biology, Iberian Peninsula, Orcas Never Forget


Keep Patio Dining Alive Through the Winter, and Feast Your Eyes on the Best Outdoor Heaters

With the pandemic still raging on in much of the United States, it stands to reason that we’ll continue socializing outdoors for much of the foreseeable future. The NYT’s Wirecutter review team put the struggles currently facing reviewers as outdoor patio heater models sell out faster than we can write about them into…Read more...
Tags: Outdoors, Science, Restaurants, United States, Nyt, Outdoor Dining, Social Distancing, Outdoor Heaters, Heat Lamps


Hundreds of Dead Animals Washing Up on a Beach Is Russia’s Latest ‘Ecological Catastrophe’

Hundreds of sea creatures’ bodies have washed up onto the shore in Russia’s Far East. All signs point to water pollution in what is the latest in a series of environmental catastrophes to befall Russia this year.Read more...
Tags: Science, Russia, Pollution, Marine Conservation, Fuel Spills


The 10 Best Deals of October 6, 2020

Tuesday’s Best Deals | Kinja DealsRead more...
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Save Yourselves Is an Alien Invasion Movie Like You've Never Seen Before

Though it starts with a seemingly simple sci-fi premise, Save Yourselves is actually so much more. This is a film that’s funny and surprising but also smart, layered, and subtly thought-provoking. It doesn’t clobber you over the head with any single message; instead, you’re presented with many different viewpoints,…Read more...
Tags: Comedy, Science, Aliens, Independent, John Reynolds, Sunita Mani, Eleanor Wilson, Alien Invasion, Save Yourselves, Alex Huston Fischer


Amazon Prime Day 2020: What to Expect on October 13 and the Best Deals Right Now

Featured Deal: Amazon Echo Show 5 | $45 (Prime Exclusive)Read more...
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The Bat-Family's Vehicles Are Getting Their Own Animated Kids' Show

“Jingle bells, Batman smells.” But luckily the Batmobile didn’t lose a wheel—instead, it’s patrolling the streets right alongside the Caped Crusader. Warner Bros. Animation has announced Batwheels, a new children’s show about a bunch of talking cars that help Batman fight crime. Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Batman, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, Batmobile, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation, Caped Crusader Warner Bros Animation, HBO Max, Batwheels


Razer's Dumb Light-Up Visa Card for Gamers Is Proof This Timeline Is Cursed

Tech companies are really loving the idea of making credit cards. Apple did it, Google’s purportedly working on it, Samsung got on that train this summer, and just yesterday, Venmo announced it, too, making a card. But leave it to Razer to create the dumbest of them all: the Razer Card, a prepaid Visa cashback card…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Samsung, Razer, Fintech, Venmo, This Year Is So Stupid, Razer Card


Shoot Your Shot With the Best Digital Cameras, According to Photographers

Top Product: Sony A7-III | $1,998 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Science, Sony, Digital Cameras


Trump is taking dexamethasone, a steroid that can give patients a false sense of recovery followed by a crash

President Donald Trump wears a face mask as he tours a medical lab on July 27, 2020. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump is receiving dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, along with a pair of experimental treatments for COVID-19. Acute euphoria is a known side effect of the steroid. Dexamethasone is meant to “keep things at bay,” so Trump will still have to fight off the virus as the steroid runs its course. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Trump...
Tags: UK, Science, News, San Francisco, Trends, Getty Images, World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, Donald Trump, University Of California, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Steroids, American Medical Association, Montefiore Medical Center, JIM WATSON


Coronavirus live news: Belgium limits gatherings to four people; Italy set to make masks mandatory outdoors

‘People are tired, we know,’ says Belgian PM of new measures; Lazio and Campania already enforcing face-covering rulesEurope must go beyond science to survive Covid crisis, says WHOIrish government rejects return to full coronavirus lockdownUS: Rudy Giuliani coughs his way through anti-mask interviewTrump coronavirus updates – live 7.18pm BST Kenya’s education ministry has said that select classes would resume this week after previously declaring the school year lost, following a drop in cor...
Tags: Science, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Belgium, Kenya, Rudy Giuliani, Lazio, Campania, Afp, Coronavirus outbreak


Scientists call for Covid herd immunity strategy for young

Critics describe proposal to isolate vulnerable, disabled and older people as ‘grotesque’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn international group of scientists has called on governments to overturn their coronavirus strategies and allow young and healthy people to return to normal life while protecting the most vulnerable.The proposal, drawn up by three researchers but signed by many more, argues for letting the virus spread in low-risk groups in the hope of achieving “...
Tags: Health, Science, Society, World news, Disability, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Young People, Older people, Coronavirus outbreak


Scientists call for herd immunity Covid strategy for young

Easing restrictions for low-risk groups will improve general public health, say researchersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn international group of scientists has called on governments to overturn their coronavirus strategies and allow young and healthy people to return to normal life while protecting the most vulnerable.The proposal drawn up by three researchers, but signed by many more, argues for letting the virus spread in low-risk groups in the hope of reaching ...
Tags: Health, Science, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Coronavirus outbreak


DoorDash Wants a Big Wet Kiss on the Lips

It’s become normal, thanks to Silicon Valley, for companies to periodically burst, unannounced, into our feeds to tell us they are ACTUALLY VERY GOOD FOR SOCIETY and then recede into shadows til the next battle with regulators. Why is DoorDash here, now, with a report telling us it saved the restaurant industry during…Read more...
Tags: Science, Silicon Valley, Doordash, Thank You For Your Service, The Gig Economy


The X-Men: The Animated Series Art Book Is Here to Give You Mutant Nostalgia

No matter what becomes of Marvel’s mutants in the comic books or any live-action movies , the ‘90s animated series that dominated the Saturday morning TV bloc will always be one of the most definitive takes on Charles Xavier and his students. Today, io9 has an exclusive look at…Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Marvel, Fox, Animation, Mark Lewis, Exclusive, Marvel Comics, Preview, Nostalgia, Charles Xavier, Frank Brunner, X Men, Eric Lewald, Julia Lewald, Pat Agnasin


More than 80% of people hospitalized for COVID-19 suffer neurological symptoms, from brain fog to delirium

Crystal Cox/Insider More than 80% of hospitalized coronavirus patients experience neurological symptoms ranging from dizziness to an altered mental state.  People who suffered from the most severe complication tended to share characteristics with President Trump, like being male, older, and admitted to the hospital soon after symptoms set in.  Past research and anecdotes have demonstrated COVID-19's wide-ranging impact on the nervous system, causing everything from loss of taste and smell...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Chicago, Brain Health, Neurology, Walter Reed, Trump, Brain Damage, University of Minnesota, Medical Center, Northwestern Medicine, Aylin Woodward, Neurological Disorders, Delirium, Coronavirus


Trump's coronavirus vaccine czar is siding with the FDA on safety standards that would make a vaccine approval unlikely if not impossible before the election

Dr Moncef Slaoui speaks at a White House press conference on May 15, 2020, announcing a program to rapidly develop a coronavirus vaccine. AP Photo/Alex Brandon The man in charge of the Trump administration's efforts to aid the development of coronavirus vaccines told Business Insider he supports a decision to require two months of safety data before approving any COVID-19 vaccine. "I do think it is appropriate to set the threshold of safety follow-up," Moncef Slaoui, the scientific head of...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, White House, US, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Biotech, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, US Food and Drug Administration, EUA


Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to 3 scientists for black hole discoveries

Half of the prize was awarded to Roger Penrose, a British mathematical physicist who proved that black holes ought to exist, if Einstein's relativity is correct.The other half was awarded to Reinhard Genzel, a German astrophysicist, and Andrea Ghez, an American astronomer.Genzel and Ghez helped develop techniques to capture clearer images of the cosmos. The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three scientists who advanced the world's understanding of black holes — the mysterious reg...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Physics, Innovation, Universe, University of Oxford, Einstein, Reinhard Genzel, Roger Penrose, The Associated Press, String Theory, Roger, Penrose, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Cosmos, Ghez



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