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Conclusive proofs that this is an experimental vaccine

I have no problem with scientists working on an experimental vaccine. See this. But let NO ONE ever tell you that these are not experimental vaccines: The Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines are not approved at all. They have only been admitted to the commercial market under provisional authorization to gather more evidence on the […]
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California's Landmark Net Neutrality Law Can Now Go Into Effect, Judge Rules

A federal judge in California ruled on Tuesday that a first-in-the-nation net neutrality law passed in the state in 2018 can now be enforced, signaling a huge victory for proponents of a more egalitarian internet and paving the way for other states to begin introducing open internet rules of their own.Read more...
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SolarWinds Hackers Also Went After NASA and the FAA

Apparently not content with having penetrated the networks of such piddling federal agencies as the U.S. State Department, the Department of Homeland Security, and that agency that maintains our nuclear stockpile, the hackers of the “SolarWinds” affair also went after NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration,…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Nasa, Cybercrime, Information Technology, Computing, Fireeye, Faa, Cyberwarfare, Crowdstrike, Federal Aviation Administration, Cyberattacks, Computer Security, Solarwinds, Cozy Bear, Cross Platform Software


Stardew Valley is a Board Game Now

Stardew Valley — the beloved and deeply meditative farming RPG — is now a beloved and deeply meditative board game.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Sports, Game Design, Board Game, Catan, Stardew Valley, Windows Games, Barone, Video Gaming, Video game development, Role Playing Video Games, Linux Games


AT&T Reportedly Close to Making Its Problem Child Somebody Else's Issue

AT&T is said to be very close to a deal for a minority stake in DirecTV.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Television, Companies, Att, Cnbc, DirecTV, Bell System, Business Finance, High Definition Television, Vrio Corp, WarnerMedia, Home Box Office Inc, HBO Max, Entertainment Culture


Don't deny yourself a vaccine because of guilt or shame around a high BMI. If you're eligible, go for it.

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Having obesity, or a BMI over 30, makes you eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in some states.  But BMI's faults as a metric of health, stigma, and lack of awareness are holding some people back.  The system is imperfect, but you didn't make it. Getting the shot if you're able benefits us all.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The other day, Clare Rager texted five of her girlfriends. "I'm going to be eligible for the vaccine purely be...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Science, Obesity, Cdc, New York City, US, America, Trends, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Poland, Npr, Vaccine, North Carolina, Bmi


Apple Bought Another Company Every 3 to 4 Weeks for Last 6 Years, Tim Cook Says

Apple has bought out just short of 100 small businesses over the last six years as part of its corporate acquisition spree, CEO Tim Cook told shareholders at a virtual meeting on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Science, Technology, Cook, Software, Itunes, Tim Cook, Computing, App Store, Apple Inc, MacRumors, Business Finance, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Apple Inc Litigation


An Ancient Dog Bone Could Be Evidence of the Route Humans Took to North America

A fragment of 10,000-year-old dog bone found along the Alaskan coast could be the oldest evidence of domesticated dogs in North America, and potential evidence of a coastal route taken by the first people to cross into North America from Eurasia.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dogs, Environment, Dog Breeds, North America, Charlotte Lindqvist, Sled Dog, Domesticated Animals, Native American Dogs, Coastal Migration, Sled Dog Breeds, Last Glacial Maximum, Carolina Dog, Settlement Of The Americas, Eurasia Read


Stunning photos from NASA's new Mars rover reveal 200-foot cliffs, mysterious rocks, and a perfect touchdown

An artist's illustration shows NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's new Mars rover, Perseverance, has already beamed back thousands of stunning photos. Sports cameras recorded the rover's descent and landing. Now Perseverance's science and navigation cameras are capturing an ancient Martian lake bed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA's Perseverance rover hasn't started roaming the red planet just yet, but its...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Features, Cameras, Mars, Maki, NASA JPL Caltech, Tech Insider, Mars Landing, Jezero, Mars Nasa, Jezero Crater, NavCam


Firefox's Latest Update Promises Complete Cookie Control—With Just A Few Caveats

Mozilla beefed up Firefox’s already impressive arsenal of privacy-preserving tech on Tuesday with the addition of a new tool in its flagship browser: Total Cookie Protection. As the name suggests, the feature promises to put the lid on any creepy cookies or third-party tracking tech that might want to track your…Read more...
Tags: Firefox, Science, Web Browsers, Software, Hacking, Mozilla, Tracking, Free Software, World Wide Web, Internet Privacy, Session, Computer Access Control, Http Cookie, Technology Internet


For the first time, we have an audio recording from the surface of Mars - take a listen

The first high-resolution, color image sent back by the Hazard Cameras on NASA's Perseverance Mars rover after its landing on February 18, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars on Thursday. Microphones attached to the rover recorded audio from inside the Jezero Crater, where it landed.  A Martian breeze can be heard, the first sounds recorded on Mars' surface.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. For the first time in history, we have an au...
Tags: Space, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Sound, Phoenix, Cape Canaveral Florida, EDL, Jezero, Aylin Woodward, Jezero Crater, Morgan McFall Johnsen, NASA JPL Caltech NASA, Perseverance Mars Rover


What We Know About the Hackers Behind the Accellion Data Breach

It’s been a mystery as to who is responsible for the disastrous pummeling of Accellion, the global cloud provider that, in December, suffered through a large cyberattack. This week, researchers announced that the responsible party may have ties to two prominent hacker groups. Read more...
Tags: Science, Crime, Ransomware, Advanced Persistent Threat, Cybercrime, Fireeye, Crimes, Cyberwarfare, Cyberattacks, Computer Security, Lazarus Group, Charming Kitten, Technology Internet


Star Wars Stories From Tartakovsky's Clone Wars That Should Rejoin Canon

Dave Filoni has created a vast swath of the Star Wars universe through his Clone Wars and Rebels cartoons, The Mandalorian, and whatever else he has in the works next. He’s been such a driving force in the franchise that it can be hard to remember he didn’t actually make the first modern Star Wars cartoon. That honor…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Canon, Palpatine, Mace Windu, Dave Filoni, Tartakovsky, Toonami, Fictional Characters, Asajj Ventress, Star Wars Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode Iii Revenge Of The Sith, General Grievous, Fictional Cyborgs, Star Wars Video Games, 20th Century Fox Films


Iced Tea Company That Pivoted to Blockchain Has Its License Pulled by the SEC

I’ve got that deja vu feeling. In 2017, the price of bitcoin exploded, prompting a bunch of random companies to announce their business was pivoting to “blockchain” in some form or another before being forgotten when the mania subsided. Three years later, we’re seeing bitcoin’s price fall from another record high and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Articles, Bitcoin, SEC, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Decentralization, Digital Currencies, Business Finance, Tea Company, Long Blockchain Corp, Payment Systems, Economics Of Bitcoin, Draftdigibyte


Texans Could Be Paying Off Their Obscene Energy Bills for Decades

The costs of the Texas blackouts is still mounting, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that Texans could be saddled with energy bills they’ll be paying for decades absent government intervention.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Texas, Science, Articles, Net Metering, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Business Finance, Electric Power, Electrical Grid, Electric Power Distribution, Energy In Texas, Electricity Market, Deregulation Of The Texas Electricity Market




SpaceX is about to reattempt a high-altitude flight of its Starship rocket. The last 2 prototypes blew up.

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype failed to ignite one of its engines upon landing, so it slammed into the ground and exploded on February 2, 2021. Left: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters; Right: SPadre.com SpaceX is set to launch its newest Starship prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air as early as this week. Elon Musk estimated a 60% chance of a successful landing. The last two prototypes blew up. The launch window is fluid, so we will update this post once SpaceX confirms a planned...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, Hannibal Hanschke Reuters


Anker Beats Apple to the Punch With a MagSafe Battery for Your iPhone 12

Apple’s iPhone 12 MagSafe technology not only makes charging easier, it also enables functional accessories that can be snapped magnetically to the smartphones without using a case. The most anticipated of these is a portable charger, and it looks like Anker’s going to get one out the door before Apple does.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Science, Iphone 6, Mobile Phones, Anker, Apple Inc, Iphone 7, Magsafe, Inductive Charging, Airpower, Iphone 12, Ios 14, iPhone 12 Pro, Technology Internet


A Major Ocean Current May Be Hurtling Towards Collapse

The ocean may have less time than we thought before massive, irreversible shifts take place. A new study finds that a crucial ocean system may reach its “tipping point” sooner than predicted if the rate of climate change continues at a breakneck pace.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Environment, Climatology, Earth Sciences, Effects Of Climate Change, Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, Physical Geography, Physical Oceanography, Climate Variability And Change, Chemical Oceanography, Abrupt Climate Change, Tipping Points In The Climate System, Thermohaline Circulation


Stunning astronomical study indicates our galaxy may be teeming with life

The search for extraterrestrial life may not take us very far from home. Astronomers from the University of Copenhagen recently published an incredible study demonstrating there’s a high likelihood the Milky Way is absolutely flooded with potentially life-bearing planets. Published in Science Advances, the team’s paper entitled “A pebble accretion model for the formation of the terrestrial planets in the Solar System,” lays out and attempts to validate a theory that planets are formed by tiny, m...
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Barclay's Analysts Bet Tesla Stock Is Being Propped Up By r/WallStreetBets

Tesla might be the beneficiary of the GameStonks effect, at least according to analysts for the British bank and investment firm Barclay’s.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cars, Tesla, Stock Market, Robinhood, Share Trading, Gamestop, Financial Markets, Short Selling, Barclay, Business Finance, Keith Gill, In Video Gaming, Rwallstreetbets, Gamestop Short Squeeze, Internet Based Activism


Kristal Hansley Wants to Empower Black Baltimore With Solar Energy

Where I live in Baltimore, utility bills can be a crushing burden. That’s especially true for the city’s low-income residents, most of whom are Black. A 2020 study found that a quarter of low-income households here spent more than 21.7% of their 2017 income on energy, which is more than seven times higher than the…Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Environment, Articles, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Power, Baltimore, Alternative Energy, Energy Conversion, Kristal Hansley, Photovoltaic Power Station, Community Solar Farm, Solar Energy In The United States, Solar Power In The United Kingdom


Google Maps Dark Mode and More Useful Android Features Are Rolling Out Today

While we wait for Android 12 to officially go live later this year, Google has a bunch of tweaks and updates coming to Android this spring. Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Android, Google Play, Science, Gmail, Smartphones, Software, Chrome Os, Computing, Google Maps, Operating Systems, Alphabet Inc, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet


Sony's New FX3 Puts a Cinema-Quality Camera in Your Pocket

For a while it seemed like Sony’s high-end digital filmmaking cameras were on a collision course with its Alpha mirrorless cameras as those shooters became more capable at capturing video. Today the inevitable was confirmed: Sony officially revealed its FX3 with features from both the company’s digital cinema and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Film Industry, Filmmaking, Sony, Digital Imaging, Image Stabilization, Imaging, RED Digital Cinema, Cinema Camera, 4K resolution, Ultra High Definition Television, 8k Resolution, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Sony 1, Digital Movie Camera


A Woman's Tragic Covid-19 Death Traced to Tainted Donated Lungs, Report Finds

Doctors say that a Michigan woman’s untimely death last fall was caused by covid-19 unknowingly spread through a double lung transplant. It’s likely the first clear case of covid-19 linked to transplantation. Another doctor contracted the viral illness through the procedure, but survived.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Michigan, Organ Donation, Clinical Medicine, Organ Transplantation, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Disease, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Testing, Organ Procurement, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, Health Medical Pharma, Lung Transplantation


We Know the 'Mind-Blowing' Cameo in Zack Snyder's Justice League

In a 5,000 word article detailing the complex tale of the “Snyder Cut” of Justice League, one sentence sent fans into a mild frenzy: “He has reshot the ending with a hero cameo that will blow hard-core fans’ minds.” Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Justice League, Joss Whedon, Dollhouse, Zack Snyder, Harry Lennix, Batman V Superman Dawn Of Justice, Fictional Characters, Martian Manhunter, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture


DC's Blue Beetle Movie Finally Has a Director

DC has been developing a movie based on Blue Beetle for years and now, finally, they’ve found the man to bring the hero to the big screen.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Young Justice, Blue Beetle, Jaime Reyes, Ted Kord, Creative Works, Dc Comics Characters, Entertainment Culture, Draftblue Beetle


Scotland's vaccine rollout suggests delaying the 2nd COVID-19 shot is a bad idea

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images The UK strategy to delay the second coronavirus vaccine dose for up to 12 weeks carries real risk. New data from Scotland showed protection against hospitalization peaking after five weeks — and then declining. Vaccine developers and public-health experts told Insider it's a mistake to...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Obama, Scotland, Israel, Trends, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Philadelphia, Pfizer, Children s Hospital, Patel, Paul Offit, Livingston Montana


Razer's Kiyo Pro Is a Webcam Designed to Make You Look Good in Bad Light

Webcams are a hot commodity these days, and if your laptop’s built-in cam isn’t doing you any favors, Razer’s new Kiyo Pro promises to make you look good even in bad lighting.Read more...
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EU tells six countries to lift Covid border restrictions

Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden put on notice over curbs to free movementCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBrussels has put six EU member states on notice that their tight Covid border restrictions, including exit and entry bans, should be lifted over fears of a wider breakdown in the bloc’s free movement of people and goods.Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden have been given 10 days to respond to the European commission’s conce...
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