A Geico Data Breach Let Cyber Fraudsters Steal Customers' Driver's License Numbers

Car insurance giant Geico has quietly disclosed that a recent security breach allowed cyber thieves to steal customers’ driver’s license information right off the company’s website.Read more...
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You Had One Job, Ghostbusters: Afterlife Cereal

There’s something strange in the neighborhood grocery store’s cereal aisle. Something. And by “strange,” I mean bad.Read more...
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James Charles' YouTube Channel Has Been Demonetized Amid Allegations He Sexted With Minors

YouTube temporarily halted ads on frenetic drama magnet James Charles’ channel as of Monday night, disabling the content creator’s ability to earn money on the platform amid allegations that he sexted with minors.Read more...
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‘Hidden’ magma pools under volcanoes may pose alarming eruption threats

The study analyzed magma collected from a 2009 incident in which geothermal drillers encountered magma that geophysical surveys failed to detect.Currently, magma imaging technology can't accurately detect magma pools under a certain size.Hidden magma pools pose safety concerns because magma from other sources might combine with the hidden magma, which could trigger unexpectedly explosive eruptions.In 2009, scientists with the Deep Drilling Project were drilling a mile-deep borehole into Iceland'...
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SpaceX is preparing to test-fly a new Starship after the last four exploded. It could return NASA astronauts to the moon.

Left: The SN10 Starship prototypes soars above Boca Chica, Texas on March 3, 2021. Right: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Every high-flying Starship so far has exploded, but SpaceX is preparing to try again this week. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. Watch the new Starship prototype fly below. (We'll embed livestreams as they become available.) See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is ...
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Tyrannosaurs may have hunted in packs like wolves, new research has found

Paleontologists say a mass grave in Utah shows the dinosaurs may not have always been solitary predators as previously thoughtTyrannosaur dinosaurs may not have been solitary predators as long envisioned but more like social carnivores such as wolves, new research announced on Monday has found.Paleontologists developed the theory while studying a mass tyrannosaur death site found seven years ago in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah, one of two monuments that the Bi...
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*THE CREW* Quest for Planet Nine Cooperative Game

Attention astronauts! Can you and your team complete 50 missions to discover whether or not the suspected ninth planet actually exists? Can you work as a team? Can you master challenges, communicate effectively, and achieve your mission??? The Crew is a trick taking game, played cooperative by 3-5 players ages 10+. The game has a […]
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Told Us What He Would Do If Someone Said There Were Knives in His Pillows

Many weird and wild things are coming out of Mike Lindell’s 48-hour bananathon livestream today—Ted Nugent, a crank call from a “reporter,” another crank call from “Donald Trump”—and somehow, I, too, was there. After a press request this morning to MyPillow, which has ignored my emails on two previous occasions, my…Read more...
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The Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Sequel Has a Trio of New Directors

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was so big, it needed three directors to bring it all together. Now we know the sequel will be the same, albeit this time with three new directors.Read more...
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See New Footage of Ingenuity’s Remarkable Rise and Successful Landing

Ten vertical feet and 40 seconds. Those are the two numbers that signify a horizon-bending shift in human ambition on Mars and beyond. With Ingenuity’s first hover on Mars early Monday morning, the proof-of-concept for future craft like it has been a resounding success.Read more...
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A Not-So-Brief History of The Flash Movie, Which Is Now Filming

Today is a momentous day for fans of DC speedster the Flash. Six years, six months, and four days since the announcement that Ezra Miller would be playing the character in a Flash solo film, production has officially begun on that movie.Read more...
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Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 Is Nearly Perfect

The Surface Laptop 3 was a special machine due to Microsoft’s decision to put an AMD processor in it for the first time. But the company has outdone itself with the smart improvements it’s made to the Surface Laptop 4, which has a more compelling price and better battery life, all while keeping key features and design…Read more...
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Louisiana Representative Boldly Offers to Make His State a ‘Sanctuary’ for Fossil Fuels

A brave Louisiana legislator has a plan to protect poor, helpless fossil fuels by offering up his state as a safe space where they can be dug up, refined, and burned free from judgment (and government regulation). Read more...
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Blaze It: More Than 90% of Americans Support Legal Weed in New Poll

On the eve of the coolest holiday of the year, here’s some relevant news: A recent poll suggests that more than 90% of Americans support cannabis legalization in one shape or another. The results come in the wake of several more states having legalized the drug in 2021, as well as a renewed push by some politicians to…Read more...
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Sasquatch Director Joshua Rofé on Chasing After Murder Mysteries and Monsters

Filmmaker Joshua Rofé’s previous project, Lorena, offered an in-depth look at a true-crime story that grabbed headlines worldwide. His latest, Sasquatch, investigates a far more enigmatic case, though—as the title suggests—it does revolve around an American icon who’s both famous and famously elusive.Read more...
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Sony Changes Its Mind, PS Store Will Remain Open On PS3 and Vita

About a month ago, Sony said it planned to shut down the PlayStation Store on some of its older systems later this summer. But today, Sony decided to reverse course and will now continue to support the PS Store on the PS3 and PS Vita for the foreseeable future. Read more...
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Discord Walks Back iOS Block on NSFW Content

Discord has walked back an earlier decision to ban NSFW servers completely from its iPhone and iPad apps.Read more...
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CBP Releases Video From Predator Drone Deployed Over George Floyd Protests

Shortly after the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd last year, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) flew a Predator drone over the city in an effort to surveil the ongoing protests against police brutality occurring there. The drone, which took off from Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota and flew in a…Read more...
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Moderna's mRNA technology could help in the decades-long search for an HIV vaccine

Biotechnology company Moderna protocol files for COVID-19 vaccinations are kept at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13, 2020. Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Moderna's mRNA tech could change the game in the decades-long effort to develop an HIV vaccine. The company said it expects to begin two vaccine trials in humans by the end of 2021. While "excited" by the prospect, HIV researchers caution there's a long road ahead for mRNA vaccines....
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9 Totally Nightmarish Imaginary Friends

Drop Dead Fred was released in May of 1991, meaning it’s now been shorthand for “imaginary friend out of control” for three decades. While not all imaginary friends in movies and TV are evil, a fair number of them (including these nine, who range from pesky to psychotic) do take advantage of their positions to make…Read more...
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The Future of Western Water Restrictions Is Here

The West is dry and getting drier. Federal officials said this week that a major source of water for the Southwest could face some of its first official water restrictions later this year if water levels keep dropping.Read more...
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Avatar: The Last Airbender Accidentally Trolled Its Fans Hard

Last Friday, Nickelodeon announced a brand-new Avatar: The Last Airbender series! Then, uh, it kind of changed its mind.Read more...
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Stunning video of the Ingenuity helicopter lifting off, flying, and landing on Mars gave its NASA team 'goosebumps'

The Perseverance rover captured Ingenuity's first flight on Mars on April 19, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover took video of the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars for the first time. The drone's first flight was "absolutely beautiful" and "flawless," according to its NASA team. Watch the footage below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took flight on Mars for the first time on Monday - and the Perseverance rover c...
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For Those Who Hate Smartwatches, Fitbit Has a Fancy New Fitness Tracker

The Fitbit Luxe, the company’s newest and most expensive band, can best be described as: fitness tracker, but make it fashion.Read more...
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My Pillow Goblin Sues Dominion for $1.6 Billion, Swears His Pillows Aren't Filled With Knives

Americans had prepared today (and also last week) for MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to unleash his nebulous avant-garde invention, Frank: a social media platform billed as a cross between YouTube and Twitter with elements of newspapers and television, except with free speech. We’ll have to wait a little longer to see the…Read more...
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Arizona became the latest state to ban 'vaccine passports.' Its governor said the choice to get a shot or not is 'up to each individual.'

In this Nov. 30, 2020 file photo, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey hands over his signed election documents to certify the election results for federal, statewide, and legislative offices and statewide ballot measures at the official canvass at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order banning vaccine passports on Monday. The order prevents state and local officials from requiring documentation to enter areas or events. ...
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In a Scientific First, Astronomers Capture a Complete View of Venus’s Orbital Dust Ring

A band of dust that follows Venus along its entire orbital path has finally been viewed in full, thanks to a series of fortuitous maneuvers involving NASA’s Parker Solar Probe.Read more...
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Mortal Kombat's Stars Believe the Film's Diversity Gives It Added Resonance

Though Mortal Kombat is an action-packed adaptation of a hit video game, releasing it right now may wind up meaning a little something extra. The film is filled with actors from all walks of life, but many of are of Asian descent. In a time when violence against AAPI community is at the forefront of public discussion…Read more...
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Xbox Games Will Be Playable On PC and iOS Starting Tomorrow—If You Score an Invite

Xbox announced this morning its cloud gaming platform is nearly ready for Edge, Google Chrome, and Safari browsers. Starting tomorrow, the company will send out a limited number of invites to Game Pass Ultimate subscribers in 22 countries to take part in the beta.Read more...
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Marvel's Secret Invasion Is Being Invaded by Oscar Winner Olivia Colman

How big is Marvel Studios these days? It can get Oscar-winning actors to appear not just in its movies, but on its streaming shows. Case in point: Olivia Colman, who won the Oscar for Best Actress in 2019, is joining up with Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn for Secret Invasion, one of several upcoming Disney+…Read more...
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