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Saturday's Best Deals: Westinghouse 42" Roku TV, AutoFull Rabbit Ears Gaming Chair, Nutale Bluetooth Trackers, Mophie Power Banks, Dyson Humidifier + Fan, and More

A Dyson humidifier and fan and a 42-inch Westinghouse Roku TV lead Saturday’s best deals.Read more...
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Ancient Christian ruins discovered in Egypt reveal 'nature of monastic life'

Archaeologists unearth monks’ cells and churches with biblical inscriptions dating back to fourth century ADA French-Norwegian archaeological team has discovered new Christian ruins in Egypt’s Western Desert, revealing monastic life in the region in the fifth century AD, the Egyptian antiquities ministry said.“The French-Norwegian mission discovered during its third excavation campaign at the site of Tal Ganoub Qasr al-Agouz in the Bahariya Oasis several buildings made of basalt, others carved i...
Tags: Science, Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Archaeology, Bahariya Oasis, Tal Ganoub Qasr al Agouz


Coronavirus live news: AstraZeneca reports vaccine shortfall to EU; Sydney hotel quarantine worker tests positive

US administers 100m vaccine doses; Jordan patients die after hospital oxygen shortfall; Italy partial lockdown starts on Monday Australian PM and chief medical officer get second dose of vaccineJordan health minister steps down after hospital oxygen failure deathsLockdown ending could trigger anxiety for many, say UK charitiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.20am GMT Staying in Australia for a moment, there’s some concern over new cases in Queensland. There are ...
Tags: UK, Science, Abc, Australia, US, Eu, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Queensland, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Jordan, Scott Morrison, Paul Kelly


The Comics That Sold Out Thanks to WandaVision Are Going Back to Press

Maybe you missed out on stockpiling the comics that can give some background to WandaVision, or maybe you desperately miss the show and are craving whatever related content you can get. Either way, Marvel’s got your back.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Vision, Tom King, James Robinson, Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, Steve Englehart, House Of M, WandaVision


Creator Shuts Down Popular Crypto Art Carbon Calculator for 'Abuse and Harassment'

Cryptoart.wtf, the popular crypto art carbon calculator that allowed us to see the real impact the NFT buying craze is having on our poor planet, is shutting down. Its creator, Memo Akten, stated that he decided to take the site down after information from it was used “as a tool for abuse and harassment.” Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Science, Technology, Environment, Articles, Netflix, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Computing, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Blockchain, Decentralization, Larry, NFT, Digital Art, Memo Akten


Syncing up With Chrome, Microsoft Accelerates Edge's Release Cycle to Every Four Weeks

Taking a page from Google’s book, Microsoft is speeding up the release schedule for its Edge browser and will issue updates every four weeks instead of six weeks, the company announced Friday.Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Science, Microsoft, Web Browsers, Software, Chrome Os, Freeware, Operating Systems, Chromium, Microsoft Edge, Embedded Linux, Cloud Clients, Portable Software, Technology Internet


This Mom Allegedly Created Deepfakes to Bully Her Daughter's Rivals Off the Cheerleading Squad

Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman anonymously sent her daughter’s cheerleading coaches deepfake photos and videos of rival teammates naked, drinking, or smoking to get them kicked off the squad, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. She also reportedly sent this manipulated content to the teammates themselves and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Pennsylvania, Human Behavior, Cheerleading, Deep Learning, Special Effects, Identity Theft, Philadelphia Inquirer, Computer Graphics, Deepfake, QAnon, Law Crime, Artificial Intelligence Applications, George Ratel, Raffaela Spone


Tiffany Haddish Will Star in Mystery Girl on Netflix

Tiffany Haddish will star in and produce Netflix’s adaptation of Mystery Girl. The Dark Horse comic, created by Paul Tobin, follows Trine, a psychic with no memory of the last 10 years of her life, and only an omniscient voice in her head guiding her. She meets Cooper, a cop, who wants her to help him solve a case…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Cooper, Tiffany, MCG, Sandy Cohen, Trine, Human Interest, Tiffany Haddish, Paul Tobin, Television Series, Charlies Angels, Tiffany Haddish Will Star, Creative Works, American Television Series, Entertainment Culture


Was It Agatha All Along on WandaVision? It Almost Wasn't

Who’s been messing up everything? It was almost someone else.Read more...
Tags: Science, Wanda, Vision, Agatha, Kathryn Hahn, Scarlet Witch, Harkness, Monica Rambeau, Fictional Characters, Jac Schaeffer, WandaVision, Agatha Harkness, Creative Works, Agatha All Along


Gov. Ron DeSantis said 'any type of lockdown' in Florida is 'insane,' despite Biden's warning of possibly reinstating restrictions

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. oe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis said there would be no lockdowns in the state of Florida. His remarks run contrary to President Joe Biden's warning one day earlier that the US might "have to reinstate restrictions" if the public isn't vigilant. "To even contemplate doing any type of lockdown, honestly it's insane," DeSantis said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeS...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Who, Getty, Biden, Hopkins, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Biden Administration


The 4 things the US is doing wrong in the fight against COVID-19, and what we should be doing instead

Business Insider Chris Duncan, whose 75 year old mother Constance died from COVID on her birthday, photographs a COVID Memorial Project installation of 20,000 American flags on the National Mall as the United States counted 200,000 lives lost in the COVID-19 pandemic, September 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images We've been living pandemic life for a year now. Insider has identified 4 ways we could be living with COVID-19 better, right now. Safer travel, savv...
Tags: Travel, Science, News, Washington, Masks, Brown University, US, Trends, Nasa, Features, Public Health, United States, National Mall, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Constance


The US should stop contact tracing COVID-19. Invest in genetic sequencing instead.

Business Insider PeopleImages/Getty Images The US is still trying, and failing, to contact trace the coronavirus. Other countries have put a premium on sequencing virus, tracking the spread of variants instead. It's a much better way to see what the virus is doing, and strategize national mitigation plans. This article is one in a four-part series on the simple ways to fix the America's biggest COVID-19 mistakes. Click here to read more. See more stories on Insider'...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has turbo-charged the surge in fentanyl overdoses sweeping the western states, as drug experts warn of a crisis within a crisis

A drug user lies on the sidewalk in San Francisco, California on April 26, 2018. Ben Margot/AP Photos Drug overdose deaths hit record levels last year with more than 81,000 fatalities, according to the CDC. Fentanyl, involved in most of the deaths, is now sweeping the western US with a 98% rise in 10 states. The synthetic opioid is 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more than heroin. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. US drug overdose deaths hit record le...
Tags: Science, Congress, Colorado, Cdc, US, Trends, Canada, Healthcare, News UK, Vancouver, Npr, West Coast, North America, Ama, Mdma, Rick Bowmer


Stop telling people not to travel. Health officials should be teaching us how to do it safely.

Business Insider Beachgoers relax on South Beach in Miami Beach, FL on Friday, June 19, 2020. Scott McIntyre/For The Washington Post via Getty Images The CDC still says "do not travel." But many health experts disagree, arguing that travel should be a perk for the fully vaccinated. If you do decide to book a flight or hotel, here are some tips for how to do it most safely. This article is one in a four-part series on the simple ways to fix the America's biggest COVID-19 mista...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Science, News, Washington Post, Cdc, Mexico, Brown University, US, America, Trends, Public Health, Atlantic, Arizona, Tsa, Naomi Campbell


Get $50 off of This Dyson Humidifier and Fan Combo Today

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Fixing America's COVID-19 mistakes: We could have much better masks by now if the CDC followed NASA's playbook

Business Insider President Joe Biden kissed his wife, first lady Dr. Jill Biden, on the South Lawn of the White House on January 29, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images We've been wearing masks for almost a year, and we're still not getting it right. Designing better masks, and creating standards and labels for them could help. So would imposing fines, as South Korea has done. This article is one in a four-part series on the simple ways to fix the America&#...
Tags: South Korea, Science, News, Cdc, Masks, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Nasa, Public Health, Washington Dc, Healthcare, Madrid, University Of Maryland, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


America's COVID-19 testing strategy isn't working. Let's test more people at random, and be more precise about when to get tested.

Business Insider United Storytelling Coronavirus tests will be important infection prevention tools, with us for years to come. Using more rapid tests at schools, offices, and before boarding airplanes could become the norm. Experts stress we need to develop better testing systems, and understand what test results mean. This article is one in a four-part series on the simple ways to fix the America's biggest COVID-19 mistakes. Click here to read more. See more stories on I...
Tags: Science, News, Massachusetts, US, America, Trends, Public Health, Harvard, World Health Organization, Fda, Citibank, Mike Segar, San Jose Costa Rica, Mina, MICHAEL MINA, Kate McKinnon


California healthcare workers didn't know they were fighting a new variant this winter. Their trauma should be a warning.

Chaplain Kevin Deegan places his hand on the head of a COVID-19 patient while praying for him at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles on January 9, 2021. Jae C. Hong/AP Photo Southern California's winter surge of COVID-19 infections overwhelmed hospitals. A new variant of the virus became dominant there, which may have partially spurred the surge. Four healthcare workers in San Diego and Los Angeles share their stories from the winter. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Science, News, California, Cdc, Nurses, La, White House, Los Angeles, Trends, Hospitals, Bang, Doctors, San Diego, Sharp, Ucla, Southern California


Exhaustion linked with increased risk of heart attack in men

Men experiencing vital exhaustion are more likely to have a heart attack, according to research presented today at ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
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Wider horizons for highly ordered nanohole arrays

Tokyo, Japan - Scientists from Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a new method for making ordered arrays of nanoholes in metallic oxide thin films using a range of transition metals. The team used a template to pre-pattern metallic surfaces with an ordered array of dimples before applying electrochemistry to selectively grow an oxide layer with holes. The process makes a wider selection of ordered transition metal nanohole arrays available for new catalysis, filtration, and sensing app...
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