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Kroger says it will pay workers $100 to get vaccinated against the coronavirus

Kroger logo is seen at one of their stores in Athens, Ohio. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Kroger says it will pay employees $100 to get vaccinated against COVID-19.  Those who can't get vaccinated can take a course for the payment.  Retailers like Instacart and Dollar General have also incentivized employees to get vaccinated. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Kroger announced that it would pay all associates $100 if they get vaccinated again...
Tags: Science, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Retail, Usa Today, Instacart, Wall Street Journal, Kroger, Long Beach California, Athens Ohio, Coronavirus, COVID, Sarah Al Arshani, Stephen Zenner, Getty Images Kroger


FTC: We Know You're Excited, but Please Don't Post That Photo of Your Covid-19 Vaccination Card

I don’t know about you all, but I’ve seen quite a few photos of friends’ vaccination cards on my social media feeds. I can’t exactly tell you how many—because frankly, I forgot—but I can tell you that every time I saw one it generated a mixed reaction. On one hand, I was thrilled that my friends that were posting,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Vaccines, Hpv Vaccine, Human Interest, Health Sciences, Vaccine Hesitancy, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


The NFL has offered Biden all 30 of its stadiums to be used for mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services announced Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that Arizona will open a 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium. Ross D. Franklin, File/Associated Press The NFL offered Biden use of all 30 of the league's stadiums for mass COVID-19 vaccination sites. Mass vaccination sites continue to open across the US as part of Biden's vaccine plans. Sites have already opened at Yankee Stadium, Disneyland Resort, and seven NFL stadiums. Visit the Bu...
Tags: Science, California, Football, US, Sports, NFL, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Arizona, Cbs, Vaccine, National Football League, Roger Goodell, Bronx, Biden


Remember That Crazy Nor'easter We Just Had? Get Ready for an Encore

A powerful nor’easter blanketed the Northeast with several feet of snow this week, but it looks like residents won’t have much time to dig themselves out before the next one hits. Another winter storm is expected to dump roughly half a foot of snow along the East Coast by the end of this weekend. Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, Meteorology, Storms, East Coast, Noreaster, Blizzards, Winter Storm Warning, Ice Storms, Culture Of New England, Global Storm Activity, 202021 North American Winter, February 2021 Noreaster


AstraZeneca set to weather Covid in better health than rivals

The Anglo-Swedish firm already had a strong lineup of cancer drugs when vaccine success gave it a further boostBefore the pandemic, AstraZeneca was highly regarded in the business and pharmaceutical world – seen as one of the UK’s best companies. Now, thanks to Britain’s successful vaccine programme, it is a household name.The Anglo-Swedish firm, which publishes annual results on Thursday, has sprung to prominence as maker of one of the world’s first Covid-19 vaccines, approved for use in the UK...
Tags: Business, UK, Science, India, Eu, Britain, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, GlaxoSmithKline, UK EU, Coronavirus, COVID


Birds of Prey Director Cathy Yan Will Bring Us the Sci-Fi Drug Love Story We Crave

After bringing us Birds of Prey and in advance of her 2018 debut feature Dead Pigs finally coming to the U.S., Cathy Yan’s next film has been announced. Based on a short story by Rachel Khong, whose novel Goodbye, Vitamin is in the works and set to star Constance Wu, The Freshening is a sci-fi love story. Yan will…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Birds Of Prey, Wong, Constance Wu, Yan, Rachel Khong, Cathy Yan, Dead Pigs, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Black Canary In Other Media, Harley Quinn In Other Media


FDA Clears Tongue Stimulator You Use During the Day to Reduce Snoring and Sleep Apnea

There aren’t many options currently available on the market to help people who snore relieve their suffering, or the suffering of anyone stuck within earshot. But a new gadget approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday could be a game changer for those bedtime woes, and the best part is it you don’t…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sleep, Sleep Disorders, Fda, U S Food and Drug Administration, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Apnea, Branches Of Biology, Health Medical Pharma, Central Sleep Apnea, Apneahypopnea Index, Hypopnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep Surgery


Days After Blocking Facebook, Myanmar’s Military Government Has Now Blocked Instagram and Twitter

Myanmar’s new military-led government has blocked Instagram and Twitter in the country in an attempt to squash citizen resistance to the coup it staged earlier this week that ousted the country’s democratically elected government.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Myanmar, Telenor, Facebook Myanmar, NetBlocks, Internet In Myanmar, Technology Internet, Military Government Has Now Blocked Instagram


Chiwetel Ejiofor Is David Bowie's Successor as The Man Who Fell to Earth

Oscar-winner will take the stardust-coated reins of The Man Who Fell to Earth in a new series for Paramount+. Based on the 1963 novel by Walter Tevis and the 1976 film directed by Nicolas Roeg starring David Bowie (and also a 1987 made-for-TV movie with Wil Wheaton in it?), the story follows Thomas…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Earth, David Bowie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thomas, The Man Who Fell To Earth, Nicolas Roeg, Thomas Jerome Newton, Walter Tevis, Wil Wheaton, Human Interest, Anthea, Ejiofor, Creative Works, English Language Films


Super Bowl parties could turn into 'mini superspreader events,' saiid health officials, who have warned fans not to gather indoors

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Top federal health officials discussed efforts for safely getting back to work and school during the coronavirus pandemic. Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images Health officials warned Super Bowl fans that watch parties could spread COVID-19.  Speaking to ABC News, Dr. Anthony Fauci asked fans to ...
Tags: Science, Abc, Cdc, White House, India, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Super Bowl, Good Morning America, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City, Msnbc, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Pour Out a Bourbon—Wynonna Earp Will End After Season 4 on Syfy

Gather ‘round, Earpers—it’s time to say farewell.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Wyatt Earp, Wynonna Earp, Melanie Scrofano, Emily Andras, Cineflix, Weird West, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Revenants In Fiction


Saturday's Best Deals: Wireless Charging LED Lamps, USB Mini Humidifiers, Mamonde K-Beauty Products, UV-C Sanitizing Bags, and More

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Super Bowl parties could turn into 'mini superspreader events,' said health officials, who have warned fans not to gather indoors

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Top federal health officials discussed efforts for safely getting back to work and school during the coronavirus pandemic. Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images Health officials warned Super Bowl fans that watch parties could spread COVID-19.  Speaking to ABC News, Dr. Anthony Fauci asked fans to ...
Tags: Science, Abc, Cdc, White House, India, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Super Bowl, Good Morning America, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City, Msnbc, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Found in Alaska, These Blue Beads Could Be the Oldest Evidence of European Goods in North America

European-crafted glass beads found at three different indigenous sites in northern Alaska date back to the pre-colonial period of North America, in what is an intriguing archaeological discovery.
Tags: Crafts, Science, Visual Arts, Alaska, North America, Jewellery, Bering Strait, Bead, Handicrafts, Beadwork, Entertainment Culture, Trade Beads, Prehistoric Beads In The Philippines, Glass Beadmaking, European Goods


Fecal transplants, made up of poop and microbes, are being touted as a promising new treatment for skin cancer patients

Fecal transplants, which are made up of poop and microbes, could be used to help those suffering due to melanoma. AP Fecal transplants, which are made up of poop and microbes, could be used to tackle melanoma. The procedure involves transplanting healthy poop into the gut of a skin cancer patient. A study suggests that these transplants could help patients respond better to immunotherapy. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Fecal transplants are being touted as a promis...
Tags: Science, Cancer, Trends, Healthcare, News UK, Dallas, Poop, Melanoma, Shark Tank, Skin Cancer, Stool, Cancer Immunotherapy, Cancer Prevention, UK Weekend, Joshua Zitser, AP Fecal




The US paid Deloitte $44 million for a vaccine appointment system laden with glitches. Some states are scrambling for an alternative.

ICU nurse Megan Tschacher shows her vaccination card at UC Health Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, on December 14, 2020. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post/Getty Images The CDC gave Deloitte $44 million as a federal contractor to build a website for vaccine appointments. Most states chose not to use the tool due to concerns about its performance, but nine states opted in. Several health officials from those states say they're experiencing technical glitche...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, News, Mississippi, California, Cdc, Virginia, US, West Virginia, Trends, Bloomberg, New Hampshire, Maine, Healthcare, Pfizer


Fears of a 'twindemic' are over: The US has seen a 98% drop in flu hospitalizations, likely due to COVID-19 measures

An advertisement offering free flu shots in New York City on August 21, 2020. John Nacion/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Experts worried the winter would bring a "twindemic" of flu and the coronavirus. But the US and UK, along with most of the globe, are experiencing historically mild flu seasons.  COVID-19 public-health measures blunted the flu's spread, experts say. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Public-health experts prepared for a "twindemic" as fall appr...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Research, Cambodia, World Health Organization, Flu, Istanbul, Northern Hemisphere, Ankara Turkey, Southern Hemisphere, Olsen


Sanitize on the Go With 71% off a UV-C Travel Bag

Hy-Genie Large UV-C Sanitizing Travel Bag | $29 | MorningSaveRead more...
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Supreme Court lifts California's ban on indoor worship services but keeps restrictions on limited occupancy

A visitor walks through the Serra Chapel during the reopening of Mission San Juan Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, CA on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled that California cannot ban indoor worship service.  They can, however, limit capacity to 25% and ban singing and chanting. There were four different opinions given by the Justices on this case.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more storie...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, Justice, Supreme Court, Law, California, Court, Trends, Cnn, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Chamath Palihapitiya, Trump, Sonia Sotomayor, Barrett


Star buys: celebrities send meteorite prices into orbit

Elon Musk, Steven Spielberg and Nicolas Cage among those who collect rocks that can cost millionsThey really are from out of this world, and the prices are astronomical. For those who have everything they need on Earth, what they now want is a little bit of space. Meteorites are attracting the attention of celebrity collectors who have pushed the price of the rocks – which have hurtled through space for hundreds or even thousands of year before crashing into this planet – tenfold over the past d...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, UK News, World news, US news, Henry Moore, Nicolas Cage, Alberto Giacometti, Christie, The super-rich, Elon Musk Steven Spielberg


Trump's record number of executions last year led to rise in COVID-19 cases on death row

A no trespassing sign is displayed outside the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File Trump's administration conducted 13 executions in the final six months of his term.  The executions were likely super-spreader COVID-19 events, an Associated Press analysis found.  By the end, 70% of death row inmates had contracted the virus.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The string of executions that former President Donald Trump's admini...
Tags: Politics, Science, Colorado, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Death Row, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Hall, Cabinet, Chamath Palihapitiya, Trump


Shuffling bubbles reveal how liquid foams evolve

Tokyo, Japan - Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University studied the dynamics of foams. When a drop of water was added to a foam raft, the bubbles rearranged themselves to reach a new stable state. The team found that bubble movement was qualitatively different depending on the range of bubble sizes present. Along with analogies with soft-jammed materials, these findings may inspire the design of new foam materials for industry.
Tags: Science, Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan University


Trump Team Bargained for Ownership Stake in Parler if the President Made an Account: Report

An account in exchange for an ownership stake in the company. That’s the deal Parler reportedly offered then-President Donald Trump to make the online haven for deplatformed right-wingers and extremists his primary social network. Read more...
Tags: Science, Brands, Donald Trump, Youtubers, The Trump Organization, Florida Republicans, Dan Bongino, Brad Parscale, Parler, Alt Tech, Trump Team Bargained for Ownership Stake



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