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Apple Says It Will Fix Apple Watches That Don’t Charge in Power Reserve Mode for Free

If you’ve got an Apple Watch Series 5 or SE that doesn’t charge after entering Power Reserve mode, Apple will fix it for free. Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Technology, Smartwatches, Mobile Phones, Computing, Apple Watch, Wearable Devices, watchOS, Apple Inc, Power Reserve, Videotelephony, Apple Designed Processors, Technology Internet


5 Short Films to Distract You From the Winter Blues

Need a quick brain break? We’ve got five short films that’ll transport you out of whatever winter funk you’re currently stewing in, and show you the very human perils of outer space and social media—as well as some more-than-human tales involving superpowers and the supernatural.Read more...
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Common DNA Testing Method Has High False-Positive Rate for Rare Mutations, Study Finds

Consumer DNA testing remains a booming industry, but new research released Monday suggests that it has a glaring flaw in its predictive power. The findings indicate that a common method of testing used by many companies is awful at correctly identifying rare genetic mutations that could raise the likelihood of health…Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Dna, Genetics, Genomics, Genetic Testing, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Whole Genome Sequencing, Branches Of Biology, Health Medical Pharma, Snp Array, Single Nucleotide Polymorphism


The 10 Best Deals of February 15, 2021

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New daily COVID-19 cases in the US just hit their lowest levels since October

Emergency room nurse David Wilson receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, right, looks on outside the Chatham County Health Department on December 15, 2020 in Savannah, Georgia. Sean Rayford/Getty Images On Monday, the US reported the lowest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases since October.  Experts say falling rates may be due to social distancing, seasonal virus patterns, or dips in testing.  "We're nowhere out of the woods," former CDC ...
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Parler’s Back With a New Interim CEO

Parler executives have been insisting that the social network would be up any day now. Well, today is apparently the day.Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Media, Websites, Internet Culture, World Wide Web, EPIK, The Daily Stormer, Gab, 8chan, Parler, Alt Tech, Technology Internet


Scientists say Jupiter was responsible for the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs

One of the galaxy‘s oldest whodunits may have finally been solved thanks to some simulation-powered super sleuthing from Harvard University. In this case, we may now know the origin of the Chicxulub crater. Experts have long believed the majority of dinosaur species went extinct after a massive asteroid, responsible for the Chicxulub crater near Mexico, impacted the Earth some 66 million years ago. But a new theory indicates the particular asteroid scientists believe ended the reign of Rex wasn’...
Tags: Startups, Space, Science, Mexico, Tech, Earth, Artificial Intelligence, Harvard University, Rex, Jupiter, Chicxulub, Neural


The Major Sci-Fi and Fantasy Anniversaries of Winter 2021

Let’s face it. We’re all old. Even if that’s not technically true, there’s always something a person can say or do to make you feel that way. For us, one of those things is when we realize a movie we feel an affinity for is way older than we remember it being. The best course of action? Use the fact that your favorite…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Trek Beyond, Horror Film, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Major Sci Fi


This Canon Printer Is Perfect for the WFH Professional

There are printers and then there are printers. We’re all familiar with the small cube-shaped laser printers that spit out a few bake sale flyers or a school book report that are designed to sit on a shelf near your desk at home. Then there are behemoths like Canon’s ImageClass MF743Cdw, a printer that hovers squarely…Read more...
Tags: Science, Workplace, Equipment, Printer, Canon, Toner, Computer Printers, Office Equipment, Inkjet Printing, Image scanner, Technology Internet, Office Work, Multi Function Printer, Photocopier, Laser Printing


Texas is Colder Than Alaska Right Now

In a turn of events that will surprise exactly no one at this point, a large swath of the United States is currently experiencing an extreme and unprecedented weather event.Read more...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Texas, Science, United States, Dallas, Fahrenheit, Cold Wave, Alaska Right Now


The WandaVision Conversation I Can't Stop Thinking About

WandaVision is a tense show, and it’s only getting tenser. As we barrel towards its conclusion, we’re watching Wanda Maximoff’s grip on the reality she’s created for herself and her synthezoid husband in Westview, New Jersey slip little by little. As mysteries spool out on top of mysteries and secrets unravel, there’s…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Fiction, Vision, Wanda Group, Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, WandaVision, Westview New Jersey, Entertainment Culture


Israel study reports 94% drop in symptomatic COVID-19 cases among people who receive 2 doses of Pfizer vaccine

Staff of the Maccabi Health vaccination center administer doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine inside a mall parking lot in Tel Aviv, Israel on January 26, 2021. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images Study found people who get the Pfizer vaccine are 94% less likely to develop symptomatic COVID-19. Israeli researchers found that fully vaccinated people are 92% less likely to develop severe cases.  The study compared 600,000 vaccinated people to same size group of unvaccinated people, Reuters wrot...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Israel, US, Trends, Pfizer, Vaccine, Reuters, Tel Aviv Israel, Reuters He, Ashdod, Aylin Woodward, Jack Guez, Clalit Health Services, Tsafrir Abayov


Norway has highest share of women scientists and engineers in Europe

Norway's 55% of women in science and engineering is a massive improvement over the past two decades.20 years earlier, just over a third of Norwegian scientists and engineers were women. Europe overall progressed from 30% to 41%, but some countries saw a dramatic drop. Stark differences In Norway, 55 percent of all scientists and engineers last year were women. That is more than in any other country in Europe (1). In 2019, only four other European countries had female majorities in science an...
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Israel plans to reopen gyms, malls, and hotels - but only for people who have been vaccinated

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday, February 14, 2021. REUTERS Israel wants to reopen its economy with priority for those who've had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Israel is leading the world in vaccinating its people, and is starting to plan for what comes next. The ideas are still being debated, and Israel's final policy could change. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Israel is debating a plan to re-open parts of its economy for only...
Tags: Politics, Science, Israel, US, Jerusalem, Trends, News UK, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu, Jerusalem Post, John Hopkins, COVID, Erin Snodgrass, Marianne Guenot, Hareetz


'We Can’t Just Hope Symptoms Will Go Away': The Mental Toll of Hurricanes on Kids

Mental health and natural disasters may seem like something that doesn’t need too much scientific research: It seems obvious that going through a terrifying hurricane, especially if you’re young and impressionable, could really mess a person up. But it looks like we may need to prepare more than we thought for helping…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychiatry, Psychological Trauma, Anxiety Disorders, Abnormal Psychology, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Betty Lai, Medical Specialties, Disaster Accident, Health Medical Pharma, Victimology, Post Concussion Syndrome


France Wants the EU to Have More Power to Punish Big Tech When it's Being Very Naughty

France is reportedly in favor of granting individual European Union member states more power to punish Big Tech when it starts acting a fool.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, France, Articles, Eu, European Union, Companies, Computing, Apple Inc, Digital Economy, Information Economy, Cashless Society, Big Tech, Digital Services Act, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet


How Do Animals Perceive Time?

I’m writing this on a Tuesday, at 2:26 p.m. Minutes ago, it was 9 a.m., or so it feels; back then, I was enjoying the delusion, refreshed each morning, that I’d accomplish what I needed to do today. I still might—there are hours left in the workday—but I’m wiser than I was when I woke up five hours ago: it’ll be 7pm…Read more...
Tags: Science, Sleep, Articles, Philosophy, Circadian Clock, Perception, Circadian Rhythm, Frequency, Branches Of Philosophy, Entrainment, Suprachiasmatic Nucleus, Bacterial Circadian Rhythm, Time Perception


Fauci said he worried about getting COVID-19 while working in the 'superspreader' Trump White House

Dr. Anthony Fauci. YouTube/Axios Dr. Fauci told Axios that he feared catching the coronavirus during the Trump administration.  He called the Trump White House "sort of a superspreader location."  "I didn't fixate on that, but it was in the back of mind, because I had to be out there," he said.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci has told Axios that he was "a little bit nervous" about catching the coronavirus during President Donald Trump's administra...
Tags: Politics, Science, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, News UK, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, HHS, Rose Garden, Fauci, Trump White House, Axios


Experts feared India's farming protests would be COVID superspreader events. Poverty, misinformation and a younger population may explain why cases plummeted instead.

Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers shout slogans during a protest against the new agricultural laws, the rise of unemployment and price rise of goods and services, in New Delhi on India, on February 9 Imtiyaz Khan/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Mass gatherings such as the farmers' protests didn't become the superspreader events experts feared. COVID cases have steadily fallen, raising hopes the country is close to achieving herd immunity. One expert says misinformation may have been an "...
Tags: Asia, UK, Science, India, America, Trends, NHS, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Vaccine, Delhi, New Delhi, BLM, South Asia, MERS, Kumbh Mela


This Ridiculous Bluetooth Speaker on Wheels Is Actually a Decent (and Cheap) Karaoke Solution

If you prefer to wheel your Bluetooth speakers around like tiny luggage, reader, do I ever have the device for you.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Bluetooth, Wireless, Ue Boom, Telecommunications Engineering, Technology Internet, Digital Products International Ilive Radio


Updates From Transformers, Godzilla vs. Kong, and More

James Gunn touches on his involvement with Thor: Love and Thunder’s use of the Guardians of the Galaxy. Kate Bishop sets her sights in new Hawkeye set pictures. Plus, what’s to come on Charmed and Batwoman, and new teases for the MODOK animated series. Spoilers away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Batwoman, Thor, James Gunn, Hawkeye, Kong, Kate Bishop




Save Your Wallet and the Environment From Expensive Ink Cartridges by Getting Two Years of Prints With This $200 Epson Ecotank Printer

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The Razer Huntsman Mini 60% Gaming Keyboard Is $20 off Right Now

Razer Huntsman Mini 60% Gaming Keyboard | $100 | AmazonRead more...
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Kamala Harris said parts of the Trump administration's pandemic response left Biden 'starting from scratch'

Vice President Kamala Harris at the Pentagon on, February 10, 2021 Alex Brandon/Pool via Reuters Vice President Harris slammed the Trump administration's pandemic response on Sunday. She said that there was "no stockpile" of vaccines when she and President Biden took office. "We're going to have to work like heck to get it done," she told "Axios on HBO." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Vice President Kamala Harris said that the Biden administration was left "startin...
Tags: Hbo, Politics, Science, Cbs News, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, Who, Pentagon, Vaccine, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Reuters, HARRIS


The Color That May Have Killed Napoleon: Scheele’s Green

“Either the wallpaper goes, or I do.” —Oscar Wilde Looking to repel bed bugs and rats? Decorate your bedroom à la Napoleon’s final home on the damp island of Saint Helena. Those in a position to know suggest that vermin shy away from yellowish-greens such as that favored by the Emperor because they “resemble areas of intense lighting.” We’d like to offer an alternate theory. Could it be that the critters’ ancestors passed down a cellular memory of the perils of arsenic? Napoleon, like th...
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Discover Scheele’s Green, the Arsenic-Laden Color That May Have Contributed to Napoleon’s Death

“Either the wallpaper goes, or I do.” —Oscar Wilde Looking to repel bed bugs and rats? Decorate your bedroom à la Napoleon’s final home on the damp island of Saint Helena. Those in a position to know suggest that vermin shy away from yellowish-greens such as that favored by the Emperor because they “resemble areas of intense lighting.” We’d like to offer an alternate theory. Could it be that the critters’ ancestors passed down a cellular memory of the perils of arsenic? Napoleon, like th...
Tags: Google, Europe, Fashion, Science, College, France, Russia, New York City, History, Green, Chemistry, New York Times, Denis, TED Talks, Jones, Napoleon


Scientists are making see-through wood, and it could replace glass

Wood is an ancient material humans have been using for millions of years, for the construction of housing, ships, and as a source of fuel for burning. It’s also a renewable source, and one way to capture excess carbon dioxide from the Earth’s atmosphere. Today, the main component of wood – cellulose – is produced annually at 20 times the volume of steel. One thing you wouldn’t use wood for is making windows. Instead, we rely on glass and plastic, which are transparent and, when toughened, can gi...
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Scientists Found Unexpected Life Half a Mile Under an Antarctic Ice Shelf

Back in 2016, a team of marine scientists from around the world traveled to Antarctica to learn about the mysterious ecosystems under its vast ice shelves. One team of geologists was tasked with videos from beneath the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, which is on the South Eastern Weddell Sea.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Antarctica, Weddell Sea, Ice Shelf, Antarctic Region, Huw Griffiths, Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf, Physical Geography, Wilhelm Filchner, Filchnerronne Ice Shelf, Argentine Antarctica, Second German Antarctic Expedition, British Antarctic Territory, Chilean Antarctic Territory, South Eastern Weddell Sea Read



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