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Shoppers Beware: Scammers Are Sending Fake Shipping Notifications to Steal Your Info

With the pandemic pushing more holiday shoppers online this year, business is booming for major shippers like Amazon, FedEx, and UPS. Malls around this time are already veritable Petri dishes with crowds packing into stores and willing to elbow the ever-loving Christmas cheer out of each other over gifts. And to cash…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, UPS, Online Shopping, Fedex, Amazon FedEx, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2


Twitter's New Labels: Biden Won the Election, No Matter What This Guy Says

Twitter has gone one step further in its efforts to dispel election misinformation, especially the nonsense spouted by one of the most powerful people in the world, President Donald Trump. In fact, its latest initiative may be a particularly painful whack at Trump since it does something that even he hasn’t been able…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elections, Science, Social Media, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Misinformation


Coronavirus live update: NSW premier adds new restrictions on greater Sydney as northern beaches locked down, UK tightens Christmas rules

Scotland announces travel ban with rest of UK, France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresList of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locationsUK PM announces ‘tier 4’ curbs and curtails Christmas mixing in EnglandNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdown 2.18am GMT Jumping back to South Australia, Marshall said the SA police were immediately setting up four border checkpoints, with onsite testing stations. They’ll be in place as of midnig...
Tags: UK, Science, Sweden, Scotland, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Sydney, South Australia, Bangkok, Marshall, NSW, south east England




Here Are a Bunch of People Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine

The emergency use authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against covid-19 could mark the beginning of the end of a pandemic that has ravaged and terrorized the world for almost a year. But if we are to be successful in stomping out infection rates, we must first address another barrier: people that don’t…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Pfizer, Vaccines, Moderna, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Trump Assumes 'This Is Fine' Stance as PR Fire Over SolarWinds Hack Rages On

A slew of companies and federal agencies including the Departments of Homeland Security, Energy, State, Commerce, and Treasury as well as the National Institutes of Health are among the many reported victims of the SolarWinds hacking scandal so far, but don’t worry guys, the president says it’s no big deal. Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, National Institutes of Health, Solarwinds, Trump, Trump Administration, Privacy And Security


Coronavirus live news: NSW premier adds new restrictions on greater Sydney as northern beaches locked down, UK tightens Christmas rules

Scotland announces travel ban with rest of UK, France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresList of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locationsUK PM announces ‘tier 4’ curbs and curtails Christmas mixing in EnglandNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdown 12.25am GMT Chant urged anyone with any symptoms to get a test, even if they have not attended any of the venues or been in the suburbs listed by NSW heath, because they wanted to ensure ...
Tags: UK, Science, Sweden, Scotland, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Asia Pacific, New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, south east England, UK France, Coronavirus, Kerry Chant


Coronavirus live news: Global cases pass 75m mark; Boris Johnson announces new tier 4 and tightens Christmas rules

Italy and Australia announce new lockdowns; France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresSydney to Hobart yacht race cancelledPM announces ‘tier 4’ curbs and curtails Christmas mixing in EnglandNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdownCovid cases in India reach 10m as country plans vaccination programmeItaly to go into Covid lockdown over festive period 11.10pm GMT The US centres for disease control and prevention (CDC) says it is monitoring ...
Tags: Science, Sweden, Australia, Cdc, France, India, US, World news, United States, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Sydney, Boris Johnson, Fda, Pfizer, Hobart


*BUGS’N’SLUGS* Elementary Science Trivia Game

Games are my favorite way to add some fun and curiosity to a science unit, and Bugs’N’Slugs is a really fun, active, and super educational board game for elementary science. Each player chooses a bug as their player’s token, begins on the starting square and rolls the die to travel around the board, answering questions […]
Tags: Crafts, Science, Board Games, Gameschooling


Here's How the Mysterious Twitter 'Carp' Meme Came to Be

For a brief moment on Friday night, spectacularly bored and homebound Twitter users marveled in delight at a strange phenomenon on the social network: Everyone was tweeting the word “carp.” Questions abounded. What? Why? Huh? I’m missing something, right? Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Carp


Locke & Key Has Been Renewed for a Third Season

If you’re a big fan of Locke & Key’s first season, get excited, because there’s even more coming than you thought. Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Joe Hill, Locke, Locke Key, Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke and Key, Meredith Averill


*PROFESSOR NOGGIN* Trivia Games **Outer Space**History of Art**

Professor Noggin trivia games are some of the most educational games we have in our collection. My kids love to pull them out around the table at meal times, on trips in the car, at night before bed, they love to quiz each other and learn awesome new stuff.  There are dozens of different titles […]
Tags: Crafts, Science, Card Games, Gameschooling


*CARTOGRAPHERS* Map Making Roll Player Game

Games are such great mind-food for children’s imaginations, and the thing I really love about games is that they require active work from the brain. Many games give children an opportunity to put themselves into a fantastical world. Games have have been an invaluable gameschooling tool and have provided our family with so much material […]
Tags: Crafts, Games, Math, Science, History, Word, Geography, Strategy games, Card Games, Homeschool, Language Arts, Gameschooling


Yeah, This Marvel Holiday Short is a Toy Ad, but It's Still Pretty Good

Listen, good stop-motion is good stop-motion, even if it’s just trying to get you to buy some Hasbro toys. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Hasbro, Stop Motion, Action Figures, Marvel HQ, Bend And Flex


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson announces new tier 4 and tightens Christmas rules; Scotland announces travel ban with rest of UK

Italy and Australia announce new lockdowns; France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresPM announces ‘tier 4’ curbs and curtails Christmas mixing in EnglandNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdownCovid cases in India reach 10m as country plans vaccination programmeItaly to go into Covid lockdown over festive period 6.35pm GMT There is no immediate plan to change the Christmas Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland, despite rules being ti...
Tags: UK, Science, Sweden, Australia, France, Scotland, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Italy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Arlene Foster, south east England, Michael McBride


'I failed': Operation Warp Speed's co-leader claims responsibility for confusion about states' COVID-19 vaccine supplies

General Gustave Perna, chief operating officer for the Defense Department's Project Warp Speed, at a Coronavirus Task Force briefing. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images General Gustave Perna, chief operating officer of Operation Warp Speed, apologized Saturday for a "planning error" that caused dozens of states to expect more vaccine doses than they'll actually get.  More than two dozens states have said they will receive 30% to 40% fewer doses of Pfizer's vaccine next week than they were ex...
Tags: Health, Science, US, Trends, Healthcare, Pfizer, Polaroid, Trump, Health And Human Services, Moderna, Azar, Perna, Andrew Dunn, Tasos Katopodis Getty, Alex Azar, Coronavirus


George Clooney Still Isn't Down With the Critical Reappraisal of Batman and Robin

It’s been a couple decades, now, I think we can all just admit it: for a certain version of Batman, Joel Schumacher’s Batman and Robin kind of rules. A cheesy fever dream, it’s an incredible exercise in ‘90s Blockbuster excess and the sort of Batman that fans of Adam West’s ‘60s series would recognize and enjoy. The…Read more...
Tags: Science, George Clooney, Batman, Batman And Robin, Robin, Adam West, Joel Schumacher, Akiva Goldsman, Batman Joel Schumacher


Scorned scientist now vindicated in her work on how to treat stroke

Anne Abbott challenged medical establishment and faced ‘shocking’ rebuffsAnne Abbott is a scientist on a mission. She believes large numbers of debilitating strokes can be prevented without surgical interventions. Lifestyle changes and medication alone can make massive improvements to people at risk from the thickening of their arteries.It is not an attitude that has endeared her to the medical establishment, however. For years, it has attempted to block her work while instead pressing for incre...
Tags: Science, UK News, Stroke, Medical Research, Abbott, Anne Abbott


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson announces new tier 4 and tightens Christmas rules; Wales to enter lockdown from midnight

Italy and Australia announce new lockdowns; France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresPM announces ‘tier 4’ curbs and curtails Christmas mixing in EnglandNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdownCovid cases in India reach 10m as country plans vaccination programmeItaly to go into Covid lockdown over festive period 5.19pm GMT Back to Johnson’s press conference.Q. Three days ago you new about the new strain and rising infections, and still y...
Tags: England, Science, London, Sweden, Wales, Australia, France, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, south east England, Mark Drakeford, Drakeford


Saturday's Best Deals: HP Envy x360 Laptops, TCL 50-inch 4K Smart TV, AirPods Case Covers, 48-pack AA Batteries, KN95 Masks, and More

An HP Envy x360 convertible laptop and a TCL 50-inch 4K smart tv lead Saturday’s best deals.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Tcl


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson gives press briefing - follow live

Italy and Australia announce new lockdowns; France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdownCovid cases in India reach 10m as country plans vaccination programmeItaly to go into Covid lockdown over festive periodMike Pence receives Covid-19 vaccine on live TV: ‘I didn’t feel a thing’Unions say mass testing of England’s pupils ‘undeliverable’ 4.35pm GMT Studies suggest the new variant has a substantial inc...
Tags: England, Science, London, Sweden, Australia, France, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Boris Johnson, Kent, south east England, Vallance, Coronavirus


No cows required: This startup’s lab-grown milk is identical to the real thing

The dairy industry causes monumental damage to the environment. To change that, this clever Israeli startup has developed a way to make real milk without cows
Tags: Food, Science, Biology, Environment, Trends, Features, Emerging Tech


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson expected to announce tier 4 measures for London and south-east at press briefing

Italy and Australia announce new lockdowns; France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdownCovid cases in India reach 10m as country plans vaccination programmeItaly to go into Covid lockdown over festive periodMike Pence receives Covid-19 vaccine on live TV: ‘I didn’t feel a thing’Unions say mass testing of England’s pupils ‘undeliverable’ 3.19pm GMT A further 339 people who tested positive for coronavi...
Tags: England, Science, London, Sweden, Australia, France, India, World news, Thailand, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Boris Johnson, Reuters, south east England, Coronavirus, England NHS England


Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson to hold press conference at 4pm amid fears over new virus strain; Swiss approve Pfizer vaccine

Italy and Australia announce new lockdowns; France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresNew strain in south-east England prompts fears of third lockdownCovid cases in India reach 10m as country plans vaccination programmeItaly to go into Covid lockdown over festive periodMike Pence receives Covid-19 vaccine on live TV: ‘I didn’t feel a thing’Unions say mass testing of England’s pupils ‘undeliverable’ 1.19pm GMT Nicola Sturgeon has announced she will hold a cabinet...
Tags: England, Science, Sweden, Australia, France, Scotland, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson, south east England, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


Gifts for the Unrepentant Luddite

You know that special person in your life, the one who thinks technology is all around us. Who can taste the stink of it, as it were, and worries they’ll be infected by it? The result? Their anger at modernity creates a sense of absolute horror at what the world has become, and, worse, makes them really hard to shop…Read more...
Tags: Science, Luxury, Handmade, Luddite


The Thanksgiving surge in coronavirus deaths is here. It's 'horrifically awful,' a hospital chaplain said.

Dr. Joseph Varon hugs and comforts a patient in the COVID-19 ICU during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images More than 47,000 people in the US have died from COVID-19 since Thanksgiving. The virus has become the country's leading cause of death. It's just the beginning of the effects of Thanksgiving travel and gatherings, one epidemiologist said. The rate of death probably won't slow anytime soon. At some hospitals, staff can't keep...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, News, Minnesota, California, Cdc, US, Trends, Chicago, Hospitals, Wisconsin, Deaths, Patients, Npr, Tsa


This 50-inch TCL 4K Smart TV is Down to Only $230 Right Now

TCL 50" LED 4K Smart TV | $230 | Best BuyRead more...
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Coronavirus live news: new Covid strain a real cause for concern, says UK expert; India cases reach 10m

Italy and Australia announce new lockdowns; France death toll surpasses 60,000; Sweden introduces tough new measuresCovid cases in India reach 10m as country plans vaccination programmeItaly to go into Covid lockdown over festive periodMike Pence receives Covid-19 vaccine on live TV: ‘I didn’t feel a thing’Unions say mass testing of England’s pupils ‘undeliverable’ 12.29pm GMT Hello, I’ll be running the blog for an hour while Damien takes lunch. You can reach me by Twitter DM if you think th...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Sweden, Greece, Australia, France, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Athens, Damien, Helena Smith, Coronavirus, Charalambos Gogos


Alarm over a new COVID-19 variant in the UK. Boris Johnson calls an emergency meeting to combat the mutating coronavirus.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a news conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus pandemic, inside 10 Downing Street on December 16, 2020. Matt Dunham/Getty Images On Friday evening, Boris Johnson held an emergency meeting to discuss a new strain of COVID-19. The prime minister was handed alarming evidence about the mutant strain, according to The Telegraph. The Government could introduce a travel ban on journeys in and out of London as soon as Saturday, reports th...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, London, News, International, Trends, Bbc, News UK, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Hancock, South East of England, Matt Hancock


Alarm over a mutant COVID-19 strain in the UK. Boris Johnson calls an emergency meeting to combat the more infectious coronavirus.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a news conference on the ongoing situation with the coronavirus pandemic, inside 10 Downing Street on December 16, 2020. Matt Dunham/Getty Images On Friday evening, Boris Johnson held an emergency meeting to discuss a new strain of COVID-19. The prime minister was handed alarming evidence about the mutant strain, according to The Telegraph. The Government could introduce a travel ban on journeys in and out of London as soon as Saturday, reports th...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, London, News, International, Trends, Bbc, News UK, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Hancock, South East of England, Matt Hancock



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