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Brighten Up Your Pandemic Life With One of Google Search’s 50 New AR Animals

Ever since I was young, I’ve always been a cat fan (although dogs are lovely, too). Nonetheless, my current landlord doesn’t allow me to have a cat, so I just settle for following cute ones on Instagram. Considering that I live alone, there have been many times during the pandemic where I’ve thought, “Wouldn’t this be…Read more...
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GOP Congressman-elect calls the coronavirus pandemic 'phony' while rallying with Trump supporters in DC

Congressman-elect Bob Good (R-Virginia). John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images GOP Representative-elect Bob Good of Virginia on Saturday labeled the coronavirus pandemic as "phony" at a rally in support of President Donald Trump in Washington, DC. "This looks like a group of people that get that this is a phony pandemic," he said. "It's a serious virus, but it's a virus. It's not a pandemic ... You get it. You stand up against tyranny. Just a day earlier, the US had roughly 2...
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Coronavirus live news: South Korea reports highest daily infections as US nears 300,000 deaths after record day

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; Italy overtakes UK for Europe’s highest death toll; Germany expected to close shops before ChristmasHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.33am GMT Brazil’s government has presented a Supreme Court justice with a coronavirus imm...
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You Can Watch the Prologue for Tenet Right Now

Christopher Nolan has, uhh, he’s made some mistakes. Is the actual construction of Tenet one of them? Pretty soon we’re all going to get a chance to find out. Read more...
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Virgin Galactic Aborts New Mexico Launch Because of Rocket Motor Issues

Nearly two years after its last flight, Virgin Galactic—the space tourism venture founded by Richard Branson, another billionaire who loves space—aborted the scheduled test launch of its SpaceShipTwo commercial aircraft into suborbital space today because of an issue with its rocket motor.Read more...
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Disney Will Stop Photoshopping Face Masks Onto Maskless Guests On Rides

Disney World will reportedly stop “enhancing” on-ride photos by pasting digital face masks onto maskless park guests. And no, you aren’t reading the Onion. It’s 2020, baby, where reality is so much of a joke at this point that headlines and punchlines are literally synonymous.Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany to tighten restrictions as US nears 300,000 deaths after another record day

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; Italy overtakes UK for Europe’s highest death toll; Germany expected to close shops before ChristmasHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UKCalifornia’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.34am GMT Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic with me, ...
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*UNDER THE MOONLIGHT* Photosynthesis Science Game Expansion

Science is another really easy subject to gameschool, and it doesn’t necessarily replace all scientific reading or experimenting, but games are a great way to introduce or bring some fun into a unit study about a particular subject. Photosynthesis is the perfect supplemental game for any science unit study about plants or trees or the […]
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BioNTech scientist Katalin Karikó risked her career to develop mRNA vaccines. Americans will start getting her coronavirus shot on Monday.

Karikó and her husband celebrate their daughter's Olympic win in 2012. Katalin Karikó Scientist Katalin Karikó struggled for years to convince colleagues that messenger RNA could have disease-fighting applications in humans. In 2005, she found a way to configure mRNA so that it slipped past the body's natural defenses — a discovery that paved for the way for the world's first mRNA vaccines. The COVID-19 vaccines from both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna rely on this technology. Pfizer's va...
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Twitter Briefly Grows a Spine, Says It Was an Accident

What many might have hailed as Twitter setting an example by restricting engagement with President Donald Trump’s misleading and incredulous tweets about his election loss was, according to the company, an accident. Hold your fanfare. The company has since reversed course, fully restored engagement to Trump’s tweets,…Read more...
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Everything Wrong With The Tesla Cybertruck, According To A Legendary Designer

When Tesla released its Cybertruck, it made a splash because it was certainly a different look to, well, pretty much anything we see on the market today. With futuristic, inorganic lines and sharp panels, it’s the kind of car you’re either going to love or hate. And automotive designer Frank Stephenson… isn’t a big…Read more...
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A CDC panel just voted to recommend Pfizer's COVID-19 shot for people 16 years and older

A nurse prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy's Hospital in London, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, as the U.K. health authorities rolled out a national mass vaccination program. AP Photo/Frank Augstein A CDC committee recommended the new Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for people 16 years and older during a meeting Saturday.  While there's a lot more to learn, particularly on how the vaccine affects people in certain populations like pregnant and lactating women, and people...
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Coronavirus live news: Italy overtakes UK for European highest death toll; Germany to close shops as part of tougher restrictions

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.22pm GMT Charley Pride, the pioneering black country singer known for hits such “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’” and ...
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Your complete coronavirus vaccine calendar: When Moderna's candidate is likely to get authorized, and when you could receive your Pfizer shot

Dr. Mustafa Gerek participates in a coronavirus vaccine trial at Ankara City Hospital in Ankara, Turkey on October 13, 2020. Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Three companies developing COVID-19 vaccines — AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Pfizer — have released positive results from their late-stage trials. Pfizer's vaccine received emergency authorization from the FDA on Friday, putting it on track to deliver shots as early as Monday. An FDA advisory committee will decide whether to rec...
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Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine should be safe for most Americans, but 5 groups may want to wait for more data before getting shots

Margaret Keenan was the first person to be given the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine outside clinical trials. Getty The FDA authorized Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in people ages 16 and older on Friday. The FDA said Saturday it was up to pregnant women and their doctors to decide whether to get vaccinated. The agency has warned that anyone with severe allergies to the vaccine's ingredients shouldn't be immunized. Experts also worry about vaccinating people who previously got C...
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A medical conference held in late February in Boston may have caused up to 300,000 coronavirus infections, new study finds

A sign marks a Biogen facility in Cambridge Reuters A late February medical conference in Boston, Massachusetts may have led to 300,000 cases of the novel coronavirus, a new report found.  The Biogen medical conference took place on February 26, and 27, and had been directly linked to 100 cases through contact tracing,  By studying and tracing the genetic code of the virus, scientists determined up to 300,000 cases could be attributed to the conferences through November 1. Visit Business I...
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Coronavirus live news: Italy overtakes UK as European country with highest death toll; Peru suspends trials of China vaccine

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.12pm GMT Italy on Saturday became the European country with the highest official number of Covid fatalities, as ...
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This Marceline and Princess Bubblegum Relationship Recap Is the Wholesome Gay Content Your Weekend Needs

Look at them. They’re gay. (Well, Princess Bubblegum is bi, if we’re being exact.) Good for them. Read more...
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Pregnant women aren't prioritized for coronavirus vaccinations, despite being a high-risk group for complications

A half-dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine initially could mean we have double the number doses available when it's approved by regulators. Siphiwe Sibeko/Pool via AP Pregnant women, particularly racial and ethnic minorities, are at increased risk for serious COVID-19 complications and death.  But they're not among prioritized populations for vaccine distribution because they've been excluded from clinical trials, which is typical of vaccine development.  Until it's known...
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Jaimie Alexander Is Finally Back as Sif in Thor: Love & Thunder

One knock against Thor: Ragnarok is that it was Sif-less, a lack that fans of Jaimie Alexander’s Asgardian warrior took sharp note of. Fortunately, Thor: Love & Thunder won’t be nearly so bereft. Read more...
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Coronavirus live news: UK records 21,502 new cases and 519 deaths; Peru suspends trials of China vaccine

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.06pm GMT The Philippines recorded 1,301 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday, pushing the country’s total to over ...
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Most people with allergies should get Pfizer's coronavirus shot, according to the FDA

Lisa Taylor receives a COVID-19 vaccination during a clinical trial. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The newly authorized Pfizer coronavirus vaccine appears to be safe for people with food or environmental allergies, the FDA said on Saturday. Two people in the UK reported severe allergic reactions after getting the shot. After careful consideration, the FDA decided not to include warnings against the vaccine for people with a history of severe allergies, since that's a large segment of the populat...
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Jaimie Alexander Is Finally Back as Sif in Thor: Love and Thunder

One knock against Thor: Ragnarok is that it was Sif-less, a lack that fans of Jaimie Alexander’s Asgardian warrior took sharp note of. Fortunately, Thor: Love and Thunder won’t be nearly so bereft. Read more...
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Operation Warp Speed's co-leader says every US state will start receiving Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine Monday morning, with immunizations starting by the end of the week

General Gustave Perna, chief operating officer for the Defense Department's Project Warp Speed, speaks during a White House Coronavirus Task Force press briefing Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The largest vaccination campaign in the history of the US has begun, with Pfizer preparing to ship the first doses out Sunday morning.  Gen. Gustave Perna, chief operating officer of the federal government's vaccine initiative Operation Warp Speed, said the first shipments should arrive in every US...
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Every US state will start receiving Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine Monday morning, with immunizations starting by the end of the week

Paula McMahon prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during the UK vaccination campaign. Jeff J Mitchell/Pool via AP The largest vaccination campaign in the history of the US has begun, with Pfizer preparing to ship the first doses out Sunday morning.  Gen. Gustave Perna, chief operating officer of the federal government's vaccine initiative Operation Warp Speed, said the first shipments should arrive in every US state on Monday morning.  The US Food and Drug Administratio...
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Coronavirus live news: UK records 21,502 new cases and 519 deaths; Peru suspends trials for China vaccine

Trump hails start of immunisation programme; UK coronavirus hospitalisations increase; WHO warns number of deaths surgingHow Covid revealed the truth about our worldFDA chief urged by White House to approve Pfizer vaccine ‘or quit’Scientists warn against Christmas gatherings in UK California’s ICU beds near capacity as hospitalizations hit recordSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.14pm GMT The UK recorded 21,502 new Covid-19 infections as of 9am on Saturday and 519 deaths within 28 days of a ...
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An Arizona ER doctor says he was told not to come back to work after his viral tweet warning about a coronavirus surge

Dr. Cleavon Gilman in a video shared by the Biden-Harris Presidential Transition to thank him for his work during the pandemic. Twitter/Biden-Harris Presidential Transition In Arizona, an ER doctor said the company he works for told him that his hospital didn't want him to return to work after he posted a viral tweet about a coronavirus surge. Cleavon Gilman tweeted, "Just got to work and was notified there are no more ICU beds in the state of Arizona." He told the Post that he was forced ...
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Life-threatening COVID-19 cases may be linked to 5 key genes, a study found. It's a clue about how to treat the disease.

Hospital workers processes COVID-19 specimens at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, on November 11, 2020. Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Five genes seem to be associated with life-threatening cases of COVID-19, a new study found. The finding offers a potential explanation for why some patients get severely sick while others don't. Two of these genes are linked to the innate immune response, while three are tied to inflammation and lung damage. The study offe...
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