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Coronavirus live news: Donald Trump 'no longer transmission risk'; Victoria to ease lockdown

US president not replicating virus, says doctor; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesTrump returns to public events with ‘law and order’ speech at White HouseMake masks compulsory in UK workplaces, say doctorsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.24am BST The statement from White House physician Sean Conley also ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Cdc, White House, Berlin, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump


Hurricane-Ravaged Louisiana Just Can't Catch a Break

Hurricane Delta tore through southern Louisiana late Friday evening, leaving hundreds of thousands without power in a state still reeling from the last powerful windstorm that hit the region just six weeks ago.Read more...
Tags: Science, Louisiana, Extreme Weather, Hurricanes, Hurricane Delta


Trump reportedly wanted to rip open his button-down to reveal a Superman T-shirt to surprise people when he left the hospital

President Donald Trump. REUTERS President Donald Trump floated an idea to surprise observers by ripping open his button-down shirt and reveal a Superman t-shirt underneath, according to a New York Times report. Trump made several calls during his stay at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last week, in which he proposed the idea of first appearing physically weak to observers. Upon leaving the hospital, he would rip open a button-down dress shirt to reveal a shirt with the in...
Tags: Politics, Science, White House, Superman, US, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, Walter Reed, Trump, Don, Conley, Regeneron, US Secret Service


NASA Announces Delay of SpaceX Crew-1 Launch to ISS, Citing Issues With Falcon 9 Rocket

NASA announced that it was delaying the launch of its SpaceX Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station until early to mid-November because of issues with the spaceflight company’s Falcon 9 rocket. The launch was originally scheduled for Oct. 31 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Florida, Science, Nasa, International Space Station, Astronauts, Iss, Falcon, Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX Crew


Watch Milla Jovovich Meet a Greater Rathalos in This Monster Hunter Clip

Paul W.S. Anderson is good at one thing: making self-indulgent video game movies with pretty big cult followings. Monster Hunter seems to be following suit. During a new panel at New York Comic-Con 2020, Anderson showed up to talk about his films and share what we all want to see: some monster fightin’. Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Sony Pictures, Anderson, Capcom, Milla Jovovich, Paul W S Anderson, New York Comic Con, Monster Hunter, Paul WS Anderson, New York Comic Con 2020


Coronavirus live news: US hits two-month high; Australian state of Victoria reports 12 new cases

Trump makes first public appearance; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesTrump returns to public events with ‘law and order’ speech at White HouseMake masks compulsory in UK workplaces, say doctorsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.21am BST In Australia, Labor’s shadow treasurer, Jim Chalmers, has defended th...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Berlin, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Sky News, Scott Morrison, Madrid, Trump


Here's How the Future of The Walking Dead Will Unfold

Very little about 2020 has felt right but having Walking Dead Comic-Con panel right now was just about perfect. The season ten finale aired less than a week ago and six new episodes will be coming next year before the 11th and final season starts. So just as fans got a few answers, a whole slew of new questions about…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, New York Comic Con, New York Comic Con 2020


Northern cities seek overhaul of national tracing ‘shambles’

Local health teams are outperforming the NHS Covid contact system, but as cases rise they want a rethinkUnder the grandeur of Preston market’s Victorian canopy, the nervousness wrought by a resurgence of Covid-19 is not far away. Amid the fruit, veg and dairy stalls, all the shoppers and stallholders are wearing masks, keeping their distance. “Everybody seems to be sticking to the rules as much as they can,” said Gary Quinn, the landlord of the Orchard pub. “People haven’t been very clear on wha...
Tags: Health, Science, Society, UK News, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Preston, North Of England, Gary Quinn, Coronavirus outbreak


Your Local Apple Store Has a New Mission: Ship Products Directly to Customers

The global coronavirus pandemic has put a new emphasis on buying online, and Apple has taken notice. Days before the company is expected to announce its new iPhone 12 lineup, as well as many other cool things, it will apparently begin to use its network of nearly 300 Apple Stores to ship products directly to customers.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Shipping, Apple Stores, Iphone12


Pakistan Is Also Doing the 'Ban TikTok' Challenge

Pakistan officials have announced a ban on TikTok after receiving complaints of unlawful content on the popular short-form video-sharing app. It’s the latest country to block the app after India instituted a similar ban and the U.S. attempted to do the same because of a squabble over who owns TikTok’s American…Read more...
Tags: Science, India, Pakistan, Content Moderation, Privacy And Security, Tiktok


These Luxury Cruise Ships Are Being Sold for Scrap Metal

From afar, the cruise ships in these photos almost look like toys, perhaps LEGO models being taken apart for new creations. But these are not toys; they’re real cruise ships. They’re being broken down for scrap metal as yet another casualty of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has docked ships across the globe.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Cruise Ships, Coronavirus, Covid 19


The race for a Covid vaccine: inside the Australian lab working round the clock to produce 100m doses

The Guardian is given a unique insight into the operations of CSL, which is making vaccines that could help end the crisisSome call it the “happy soup”.Take a dash of modified Covid-19 protein DNA, mix it with cells from a Chinese hamster’s ovary, and place the combination in two state-of-the-art 2,000L bioreactors in a sprawling scientific facility on Melbourne’s northern fringes. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Melbourne, CSL, Coronavirus outbreak


Studies regarding the unreliability of PCR tests

The usual placeholder post that will update – to track various studies/ reports. Was the COVID-19 Test Meant to Detect a Virus? Do those people who wish to destroy freedom and democracy in Victoria understand the impact of false positives? https://t.co/ristrVfJmL — Miss Conceptions (@MConceptions) October 10, 2020 1/x ⬆️ Testing = ⬆️ Cases This […]
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Steven Universe's Rebecca Sugar Lifts the Lid on an Episode That Never Was

Steven Universe may have come to its end, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t more to learn about the life and times of everyone’s favourite Human/Gem hybrid. In fact, there’s still so much more to discover about how the show got made—and Rebecca Sugar herself just gave us some intriguing details about an episode that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cartoon Network, Steven Universe, New York Comic Con, Rebecca Sugar, New York Comic Con 2020, Rebecca Sugar Lifts


The Daleks Go to War in Our First Look at Their New Animated Web Series

I mean, what else did you expect them to do, relaxation tapes?Read more...
Tags: Science, Doctor Who, Bbc, Daleks, New York Comic Con, Time Lord Victorious, New York Comic Con 2020


A Lot of Work Went Into Making Dinos Fight In Primal Rage

Primal Rage was a strange, but cool looking arcade from the 90s that used stop-motion animation to create its dino fighters. And this short behind the scenes video produced by Time Warner back in the day shows how much work went into making Primal Rage.Read more...
Tags: Science, Time Warner, Arcade, Dinosaurs, Kotakucore, Retro, Dinos, Primal Rage


Saturday's Best Deals: Oster Kitchen Appliances, Vava 12-in-1 Docking Station, WT2 Language Translator Earbuds, Marvel's Avengers, HP Spectre 360x Laptop, and More

A sale on select Oster appliances and a Vava 12-in-1 USB-C docking station lead Saturday’s best deals.Read more...
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Disney Is Developing a Space Mountain Movie, Which Was Probably Inevitable

To be honest, the most surprising thing about this is that it hasn’t happened already. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Pirates Of The Caribbean, Space Mountain, Joby Harold


Coronavirus live news: England's northern leaders say they do not support financial package; Portugal reports 1,646 new cases

Criticism of UK government’s job support scheme grows; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesNorth of Engand leaders not consulted on local lockdownsMake masks compulsory in UK workplaces, say doctorsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.35pm BST A further 60 people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in ...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, France, Berlin, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Portugal, Madrid, Donald Trump, Engand, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak


AMD Can Do Almost No Wrong, Except for the Horrible Lock Mechanism on Its Mobos

As far as desktop processors are concerned, AMD has been killing it for the last few years. If you missed the big announcement on Thursday, the company’s launching its next-gen CPUs, Ryzen 5000, on November 5. If all the benchmark numbers they presented in its presentation are true, we could be looking at a major…Read more...
Tags: Science, Motherboards, Amd, Processors, Cpus, AMD Ryzen, Thanks I Hate It


Poisonous furry caterpillars that look like wigs are popping up in Virginia

A furry puss caterpillar, the larva stage of the southern Flannel moth, Megalopyge opercularis. IrinaK/Shutterstock The furry puss caterpillar, the larval stage of the southern flannel moth, is one of the most poisonous caterpillars in the US. According to the Virginia Department of Forestry health team, these caterpillars have been spotted in the eastern part of the state. The puss caterpillar's hairy coat hides venomous spines — its sting can send people to the hospital. The health team ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Biology, Virginia, Animals, US, Trends, Arkansas, New Jersey, East Coast, Insects, Oliver, Poisonous


Chinese virologists linked to Steve Bannon dropped another bogus paper claiming the new coronavirus is an 'unrestricted bioweapon'

A laboratory physician prepares to perform nucleic acid testing on a novel coronavirus specimen in Chongqing, China, on May 3, 2020. Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images A group of Chinese virologists linked to former Trump strategist Steve Bannon released another paper Thursday claiming the new coronavirus is "an unrestricted bioweapon." The paper suggests that genetic sequences used by scientists to determine the natural origins of the virus are fake.  One of the authors, Li-Meng Yan...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, China, New York City, US, Trends, Getty Images, Fox, Switzerland, National Institutes of Health, Fox News, Columbia University, Donald Trump, Trump


Coronavirus live news: England's northern leaders say they do not support financial package; India reports 73,000 new cases

Criticism of UK government’s job support scheme grows; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesNorth of Engand leaders not consulted on local lockdownsMake masks compulsory in UK workplaces, say doctorsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.30pm BST Spain’s far-right Vox party said it would lodge a court appeal agains...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, France, Berlin, India, Spain, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer, Madrid, Vox


Coronavirus live news: Liverpool to go into tier 3 lockdown on Wednesday; India reports 73,000 new cases

Criticism of UK government’s job support scheme grows; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesNorth of Engand leaders not consulted on local lockdownsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?See all our coronavirus coverage 1.33pm BST Andy Burnham says he would consider a legal challenge to the packag...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, Berlin, India, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Andy Burnham, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump, Dan Jarvis


More patients want to join antibody drug trials after Trump's coronavirus treatment — though we don't know yet if it actually helps COVID-19

President Donald Trump arrives at the White House on October 5, 2020, after three nights at the hospital to treat his coronavirus infection. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Coronavirus patients are asking to join clinical trials of antibody-based drugs after President Trump was given an experimental antibody therapy. Regeneron, the company that made the antibody cocktail given to Trump, told Business Insider that "generally we have seen an uptick in clinical trial inter...
Tags: Science, News, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Healthcare, News UK, Fox News, Donald Trump, Walter Reed, Trump, Reuters, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Brendan Mcdermid, Regeneron, Tarrytown New York


You may love your dogs' faces, but they don't particularly care for yours. Canines would rather look at other dogs, new research shows.

A mixed-breed pup on a couch in Santa Cruz, CA. Aylin Woodward/Business Insider, courtesy of M. Salazar Dogs aren't wired to appreciate the beauty of your face, a new study shows. Humans place a premium on faces to gather information and social cues — and have specialized brain areas that activate specifically when we look at faces. Dog brains don't work like that: The researchers found that dogs' brain activity didn't change when they saw the back of a person's head versus a person's face...
Tags: Science, News, Biology, Dogs, Animals, Trends, Neuroscience, Hungary, Siracusa, Journal of Neuroscience, Scientific Reports, Eotvos Lorand University, Aylin Woodward, Eastham MA, Carlo Siracusa, Attila Andics


Don't Give a Second Thought to Oven Space This Thanksgiving With Almost 50% Off Select Oster Appliances

Oster Buffet Server Warming Tray | $32 | Amazon Gold BoxRead more...
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European Space Agency finalises plans to ‘explore the moon properly’

Ambitious series of joint missions aims to construct a crewed space station that will orbit the moonEuropean space officials will this week unveil detailed plans for a series of ambitious missions aimed at returning humans to the moon in the next few years.Projects will include construction of crew quarters for an orbiting lunar space station, making the power and propulsion units for America’s Orion spacecraft, and designing and building a sophisticated communication and refuelling unit, known ...
Tags: Space, Science, America, World news, Nasa, European Space Agency, Orion, The moon


Coronavirus live news: England to announce three-tier lockdown system; India reports 73,000 new cases

Trump plans in-person rally on Monday as next presidential debate cancelled; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesNorth of Engand leaders not consulted on local lockdownsSpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?See all our coronavirus coverage 11.23am BST Sir Keir Starmer, leader of the Labour party...
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Coronavirus live news; England prepares for three-tier lockdown system; India reports 73,000 new cases

Trump plans in-person rally on Monday as next presidential debate cancelled; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesEurope: Spain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?US presidential debate cancelled – live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.29am BST Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 12,846 on S...
Tags: Europe, England, Science, France, Russia, Berlin, Southeast Asia, India, Spain, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump



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