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Donald Trump's First Tweets Since Finding Out He's Fired Are, of Course, in ALL CAPS and Full of Lies

After getting through all the feelings—Hallelujah, thank God—that came up once former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, there was another burning question to answer: What would the current president, who famously hates losers and now was one, tweet? Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elections, Science, Social Media, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Hallelujah


Older Android Phones Will Be Cut Off From a Large Chunk of the Web in 2021

If you’re doomscrolling through your newsfeeds on an older Android phone, it might be time for an upgrade. One of the world’s top certificate authorities warns that phones running versions of Android prior to 7.1.1 Nougat will be cut off from large portions of the secure web starting in 2021, Android Police reported…Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Lets Encrypt, Certificate Authority, Android Nougat


In Wake of Election, Facebook Will Put Groups That Violate Its Community Standards on ‘Probation’

Although millions of Americans—and really, the world—breathed a sigh of relief today when it was announced that former Vice President Joe Biden had given current President Donald Trump the worst news of his life (also known as, you’re fired), election season isn’t over yet. This means that Facebook still has a lot of…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Elections, Science, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Misinformation, Wake of Election Facebook


No, There Isn't a ‘Glitch’ in Michigan Election Software That Flipped Thousands of Trump Votes

Dispelling every bullshit election conspiracy that’s inundated the internet this week would be a full-time job in and of itself, but one particularly insidious theory has blown up to such a ridiculous degree that it deserves to be set straight.Read more...
Tags: Science, Voting, Michigan, Trump, Trump Administration, Voting Machines, 2020 Election, Voting Infrastructure


No, There's Isn't a ‘Glitch’ in Michigan Election Software That Flipped Thousands of Trump Votes

Dispelling every bullshit election conspiracy that’s inundated the internet this week would be a full-time job in and of itself, but one particularly insidious theory has blown up to such a ridiculous degree that it deserves to be set straight.Read more...
Tags: Science, Voting, Michigan, Trump, Trump Administration, Voting Machines, 2020 Election, Voting Infrastructure


Biden's first move as president-elect will be to announce a new coronavirus task force in coming days: report

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will announce a 12-person coronavirus task force on Monday, according to Axios.  The task force will be led by former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler, and Yale School of Medicine professor Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, according to Axios.  By declaring the formation of this task force, Biden signals toward expactations that the coronavirus will continue to be an area ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Food And Drug Administration, Biden, Vox, Donald Trump, Presidential Election, Kamala Harris, Trump, Yale School of Medicine, Vivek Murthy


Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Is Still on Pace to Get a Spooky Sequel

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was a compelling cavalcade of phobias and monstrosities, but there’s plenty of room for a sequel to up the ante. And it turns out that sequel is still happening, and looking to be even more faithful to the source material. Read more...
Tags: Science, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark, Stephen Gammell, Andre Ovredal, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 2


Could a Covid vaccine bring back normality?

With test and trace a shambles, many are pinning their hopes on a jab. But experts warn more measures will be needed to vanquish the coronavirusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEngland is back in lockdown. It happened not a moment too soon. As of 2 November almost three-quarters of a million new cases have been officially counted since 21 September, when the government’s scientific advisory committee Sage advised lockdown. On that day, Britain had only had about 360,00...
Tags: Science, Medical Research, Britain, Infectious Diseases, James Naismith, Coronavirus, COVID, Rosalind Franklin Institute in Oxford Naismith


Now the Real Work Begins

The past four years have felt like screaming underwater. The results of the election are a tentative gasp of fresh air, sharp and somewhat bitter on the back of the throat.Read more...
Tags: Science, Congress, Senate, Joe Biden, Democrats, Finally, Climate Policy, 2020 Election


Saturday's Best Deals: TCL 43" Roku LED TV, The Legend of Zelda Switch Cases, Vintage-Inspired Area Rugs, Disney Funko Pops and Toys, Quip Metal Electric Toothbrushes, and More

A TCL 43" 1080p LED Roku smart tv and an Amazon sale on Disney Funko Pops, toys, and other items lead Saturday’s best deals.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Tcl, Toys Quip Metal Electric Toothbrushes


Colin Firth to Face Down the Undead in New York Will Eat You Alive

If there’s a zombie apocalypse, Colin Firth is in trouble. Zombies don’t care how dapper you are, after all. Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Zombies, Tencent, Colin Firth, Zombie Brother, New York Will Eat You Alive


Coronavirus live news: UK reports 413 further deaths; White House chief of staff tests positive for Covid

Latest UK figures show 24,957 new cases in 24 hours; Trump aide Mark Meadows has Covid-19; Poland registers record 27,875 new casesMark Meadows tests positive for coronavirusUS confirms more than 126,000 Covid cases in new record UK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeEnglish couples heartbroken as weddings cancelled again 4.16pm GMT In the UK overnight, 413 more people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19. This number is up from 355 the previous...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, Infectious Diseases, Poland, Slovakia, Trump, Mark Meadows, Coronavirus, COVID, Yohannes Lowe


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The riskiest activities linked to COVID-19 infection, from sharing a car to having a 30-minute conversation

Nikada/Getty Images A study out this week in a leading medical journal suggests that having long, drawn-out conversations with people who are sick with COVID-19 is one of the easiest ways to get sick from them. The study comes out of Singapore, where researchers tracked down every single person who lived, worked, or socialized with a sick person. Other high-risk activities they found included: sharing a bedroom, sharing a vehicle, and being a spouse of a COVID-19 patient.  See below for t...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Singapore, Trends, National Health Service, Guardian, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nikada Getty Images, Hilary Brueck, Shayanne Gal, Coronavirus, COVID-19, BI Graphics


Snag This 43-inch TCL Smart LED Roku TV for Only $190

TCL 43" 1080p LED Roku Smart TV | $190 | AmazonRead more...
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The Best VR Headsets You Can Get Right Now

In the short time since Oculus and HTC basically ushered modern consumer VR into existence, VR HMDs (aka VR headsets) have come a long way from the big, bulky contraptions with low resolutions we first saw in 2016. But now, not only is there a huge library of VR games and experiences, there’s a wide range of headsets…
Tags: Science, Vr, Htc, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Vive, Hmds, Consumer Tech, Valve Index


Keep Your Toes Warm And Spruce Up Your Space With Up to 30% Off a Wide Variety of Rugs

Save Up to 30% Off Select Area Rugs | Amazon Read more...
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9 actions Joe Biden plans to take to get the US coronavirus outbreak under control

Joe Biden delivers remarks at an aluminum manufacturing facility in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, on September 21, 2020. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden's pandemic strategy includes widespread testing and mask requirements.  Biden also plans to work to restore public trust in scientific agencies like the CDC and WHO. Here are his key priorities as he prepares to inherit the world's biggest coronavirus outbreak. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. During hi...
Tags: Science, News, Congress, Abc, Cdc, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Who, Medicare, Npr, Biden, Donald Trump, Abc News, Trump


Coronavirus live news: White House chief of staff 'tests positive for Covid'; Poland sees record 27,875 cases

Trump aide Mark Meadows reportedly has Covid-19; total number of cases in Poland exceeds 500,000; US sees record 120,000 cases in a dayMark Meadows reportedly tests positive for coronavirusUS breaks Covid-19 daily record again with 121,000 new cases UK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeEnglish couples heartbroken as weddings cancelled again 10.30am GMT A union in the UK has warned it is too late to find the nurses needed to meet the demands of an “extremely challen...
Tags: UK, England, Science, White House, US, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Poland, Slovakia, Trump, Reuters, Mark Meadows, Royal College of Nursing RCN, Coronavirus, Nursing and Midwifery Council NMC


Coronavirus live news: White House chief of staff Mark Meadows tests positive, reports say

Close Trump aide has Covid-19; US sees record 120,000 cases in a day as Texas edges towards 1m infectionsMark Meadows reportedly tests positive for coronavirusUS breaks Covid-19 daily record again with 121,000 new cases UK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeEnglish couples heartbroken as weddings cancelled again 8.28am GMT Morning, I’m Aamna Mohdin and I’ll be leading the liveblog for much of the day. If you want to get in touch, you can email me ([email protected]
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, White House, US, Infectious Diseases, Denmark, Slovakia, Trump, Mark Meadows, Peter Beaumont, Simon Murphy, Coronavirus, Aamna Mohdin


Travel to UK from Denmark banned amid worries over Covid in mink

All non-British national or resident travellers who have been in Denmark in past 14 days will be denied entry into UKCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAll travel to the UK from Denmark is being banned amid mounting concern over an outbreak in the country of a mutation of coronavirus linked to mink, the government has announced.Downing Street had already taken action to remove Denmark from the travel corridor, forcing arrivals to quarantine for two weeks from Friday at 4...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Animals, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Animal Welfare, Microbiology, Denmark, Downing Street, Coronavirus


NSW reports five new coronavirus cases as Victoria celebrates eighth straight 'doughnut day'

Southern highlands cluster grows in NSW as ‘ring of steel’ around Melbourne expected to be lifted Follow today’s coronavirus blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s weekly coronavirus emailNew South Wales has reported five new coronavirus cases as the cluster in the southern highlands suburb of Moss Vale continues to grow.Meanwhile, Victoria has recorded its eighth straight day of zero Covid-1...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, South Wales, Daniel Andrews, NSW, Vic, Victoria Continue, Coronavirus, Moss Vale


Using walls to navigate the room

Scientists discover a brain circuit that signals the direction and distance of boundaries in the environment to help coordinate next movements
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Why consumers think pretty food is healthier

People tend to think that pretty-looking food is healthier (e.g., more nutrients, less fat) and more natural (e.g., purer, less processed) than ugly-looking versions of the same food.
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Kids with arthritis in less affluent families report longer period of morning stiffness

Children with arthritis affecting five or more joints, called polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (polyarticular JIA), living in less affluent families were twice as likely to report more than an hour of morning joint stiffness, compared to their counterparts from more affluent families, according to a study by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Parents and physicians should be aware that morning joint stiffness may indicate early disease symptoms of polyarticular JIA a...
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White House vs. Coronavirus: Round 2

President Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for coronavirus, multiple outlets reported late Friday evening. Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Donald Trump, Mark Meadows, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Really Really Yall



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