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Super blood moon 2021: total lunar eclipse will bring cosmic show across Pacific on Wednesday

Hawaii will have the best view of May’s full supermoon, followed by California, the Pacific north-west, New Zealand and Australia Here’s how to take a good picture of the full supermoon The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years coincides with a supermoon this week for quite a cosmic show.This super “blood” moon will be visible on Wednesday across the Pacific – offering the best viewing – as well as the western half of North America, the bottom of South America and eastern Asia. Contin...
Tags: Asia, Space, Science, Australia, World news, US news, Hawaii, South America, The moon, North America, Pacific, California the Pacific north west New Zealand


Japan's Top Dating App Got Hacked

One of Japan’s most widely used dating apps recently suffered a cyberattack, potentially exposing the personal information of close to 2 million people, a new report from Bloomberg shows.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Articles, Social Media, Bloomberg, Dating, Ethics, Ashley Madison, Intimate Relationships, Online Dating Application, Technology Internet, Online Dating Service, Net Marketing Co, Miai


My, What Beautiful Eyes You Have, the Batman

Batman’s live-action adventures have tried multiple times to depict the character’s iconic, white-eyed cowl from the comics in multiple ways. The Dark Knight gave us bulbous Bat-Sonar lenses, while Batman v Superman added massive, glowing eyes to Bruce’s chonky armored supersuit. But could the latest, Matt Reeves’ The…Read more...
Tags: Science, Superman, Robert Pattinson, The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Robin, Jim Lee, Bruce, Matt Reeves, Jason Todd, Costume Design, Dick Grayson, Fictional Characters, Fictional Detectives, Tim Drake


There’s No Way the Big Tech Law Florida Just Passed Is Legal

Today, Trump lackey and Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed into law “Florida’s Big Tech Bill,” a thinly-veiled attempt to appease Trump’s Twitter and Facebook gripe. And also money in the bank for Big Tech warrior, Ron DeSantis.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Florida, Science, Social Networks, Social Media, Software, Computing, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Trump, Ron DeSantis, Big Tech, Section 230, Trump 's Twitter


NASA's Mars helicopter will attempt a perilous landing in unknown territory during its first 'bonus' flight this week

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, photographed on Mars by the Perseverance rover on April 4, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has embarked on a new mission on Mars after five successful flights. It's scheduled to conduct its most daring flight yet within days. Ingenuity was expected to crash last month, but the helicopter has exceeded expectations. See more stories on Insider's business page. A month ago, NASA was preparing to sacrifice its Mars helicopter in t...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Helicopter, Martian, Planetary Science Division, AeroVironment, NASA JPL Caltech, Jeremy Tyler, Ingenuity, Aung, Jezero, Mimi Aung, Bob Balaram


The World Health Organization (WHO): A Problem of Trust

Over the past twenty years or so, what has been the record of the World Health Organization when it comes to major public health crises? Has the WHO itself invented at least some of those crises? Was there in fact a H1N1 “pandemic”? What counts as a “pandemic,” according to the WHO? What are the relationships between the WHO and scientists, large pharmaceutical transnational corporations, powerful member states, and private donors? ...
Tags: Corruption, Science, Tobacco, Climate Change, Trust, Bill Gates, Anthropology, Nuclear Power, Who, World Health Organization, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Nicotine, Conflict Of Interest, Vaping, Michael Bloomberg, Globalism


‘Super blood moon’: total lunar eclipse will bring cosmic show across Pacific

Hawaii will have the best view, followed by California, the Pacific north-west, New Zealand and Australia The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years coincides with a supermoon this week for quite a cosmic show.This super “blood” moon will be visible on Wednesday across the Pacific – offering the best viewing – as well as the western half of North America, the bottom of South America and eastern Asia. Continue reading...
Tags: Asia, Space, Science, Australia, World news, US news, Hawaii, South America, The moon, North America, Pacific, California the Pacific north west New Zealand


Adventure Time: Distant Lands—Together Again Trailer Shows the Reunion You've Been Waiting For

Did you forget that the latest Adventure Time: Distant Lands installment debuted May 20 on HBO Max? A sweet new trailer for Together Again is here to remind you—and to give you a good punch right in the feels, as Finn and Jake finally find each other just in time for their ultimate adventure.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Adventure Time, Finn, Peppermint, Jake, Television Shows, Fictional Characters, Adventure Time Distant Lands, Fictional Cyborgs, Entertainment Culture, Television Seasons, Finn The Human, Jake the Dog, Come Along With Me


With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Looming, US Issues Do-Not-Travel Advisory for Japan

On Monday, the U.S. State Department issued a Level Four: Do Not Travel advisory for Japan, urging Americans to exercise caution when traveling to the country just two months before it’s set to host the 2021 Summer Olympics.Read more...
Tags: Health, Japan, Politics, Science, Articles, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tokyo, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, U S State Department, Occupational Safety and Health, Covid 19, United States Olympic Paralympic Committee, In Japan, The 2021 Summer Olympics, The Summer Olympics


God, Game of Thrones, What the Hell Was Wrong With You?

Game of Thrones started as a dark, rich, captivating fantasy epic. Over the years, however, the show kept getting darker, particularly in regards to how it treated its female characters, who seemed to increasingly bear the show’s most horrific, disturbing violence. Unfortunately, that also turns out to have been the…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Fiction, Game Of Thrones, The Winds Of Winter, SEPTA, Gregor Clegane, Lena Headey, Bjornsson, Cersei Lannister, Miguel Sapochnik, Hannah Waddingham, Television Series, Ted Lasso, Septa Unella, Hafor Julius Bjornsson


Hollywood Found the Perfect Smug Prick to Play Uber Founder Travis Kalanick

Fresh off of playing a smug prick prosecutor in Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will lend his considerable talents to portraying former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in a new Showtime series from the creators of Billions. Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, California, Chicago, Netflix, Showtime, Scarlett Johansson, Travis Kalanick, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Mike Isaac, Levitt, Gordon Levitt, Businesspeople, HITRECORD, Entertainment Culture, People From California


The Overstock Dot Com Guy Is Giving the MyPillow Gremlin a Run for His 'Election Fraud' Grift Money

Don’t forget to include Overstock.com founder Patrick Byrne on the small but embarrassing list of home furnishing magnates milking every last penny from Donald Trump supporters who are convinced Biden can be retroactively tossed out of office.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Kindle, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Computing, Biden, Donald Trump, Telegram, Scott Adams, Greg Gutfeld, Dilbert, Tulsi Gabbard, Overstock, Patrick Byrne


Man Gets Flammable Deodorant Stuck in His Rectum

Doctors in India are warning about a peculiar hazard. In a new case study this week, they detail having to remove a can of aerosol spray deodorant from a patient’s rectum. It’s an injury made even more potentially dangerous due to the risk of fire or explosion should the offending object be removed “using cautery or…Read more...
Tags: Science, India, Rectum, Chemistry, Aerosols, Physical Sciences, Deodorant, Condensed Matter Physics, Entertainment Culture, Health Medical Pharma, Rectal Foreign Body


Update Your iPhone to iOS 14.6 Now for Major Security Fixes

Today Apple released iOS 14.6, which includes some new features for AirTags, support for subscriptions in Apple Podcasts, and most importantly, a number of major security updates for pretty much all modern iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch devices. Read more...
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Army of The Dead's Most Disturbing Zombie Is Also Its Most Tragic

Though there are no in-universe connections between the worlds of Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead and the director’s Dawn of the Dead from 2004, one of the Netflix zombie movie’s more interesting plot points feels like a purposeful callback to the earlier film’s most disturbing scene.
Tags: Science, Fiction, Zombies, Netflix, Peter Jackson, Dawn, Zombie, Zack Snyder, Scott Ward, Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Speculative Fiction, Braindead, Mr Carey, Nick Lyons, Colm McCarthy


Most children with post-Covid disease recover within six months, study finds

Small study looks at complications affecting tiny minority of children, which had caused major concernCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChildren at a leading London hospital who were admitted with a rare but severe illness as a result of coronavirus infection had made a good recovery by the end of six months, although some needed ongoing physical therapy or mental health support, according to a small study.The unusual and very serious complications of Covid experienced ...
Tags: Health, Science, London, Children, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Kawasaki, Coronavirus


Marvel's Eternals Trailer Breakdown: Who's Who and WTF Is That?

The first full teaser trailer for Chloé Zhao’s Eternals doesn’t really have much to tell us about why now is the time for Marvel’s mighty immortal race to emerge out of the shadows to bring their eons-spanning fight to the forefront. But it does give us our first solid look at just which of Jack Kirby’s esoteric…Read more...
Tags: Wtf, Science, Salma Hayek, Neil Gaiman, Angelina Jolie, Olympus, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, The Avengers, Kit Harington, Crystal, Richard Madden, Proctor, Russo, Garret


Scientists partially restored a blind man's vision using gene therapy and goggles

One volunteer could perceive blurry objects with the goggles on. Sahel, et al; Nature Medicine Scientists used a technique called optogenetics to help a blind man see. The treatment combined gene therapy with light-sensing cells and special goggles. The first successful use of the treatment let one man perceive blurry objects with the goggles on. See more stories on Insider's business page. After 13 years of work, a team of scientists have reached a major milestone in treating genetic ...
Tags: Science, France, Trends, New York Times, Times, Sahel, Gene Therapy, Blindness, Andrea Michelson, José Alain Sahel


Fire in the Hole: Man Gets Flammable Deodorant Stuck in His Rectum

Doctors in India are warning about a peculiar hazard. In a new case study this week, they detail having to remove a can of aerosol spray deodorant from a patient’s rectum. It’s a injury made even more potentially dangerous due to the risk of fire or explosion should the offending object be removed “using cautery or…Read more...
Tags: Science, India, Rectum, Zoology, Aerosols, Deodorant, Branches Of Biology, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Anal Eroticism, Aerosol Spray, Rectal Administration


What happens when computers can literally do everything?

We’ve got computers inside of our smartphones that can perform massive calculations. An iPhone, for example, could oversee 120 million Apollo moon landing missions simultaneously. But you know what computers can’t do? 3D-print me a pizza or plant a tree. Sure, we can use our devices to order a pizza or to sponsor a charity that plants trees. But the idea of a computer that could literally do anything is preposterous. Isn’t it? Science fiction The Star Trek universe has a machine called a “replic...
Tags: Google, Startups, Science, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Neural, Next Featured


Uncharted Reveals First Pic of Ex-Nathan Drake Hanging With Nathan Drake

What do you think Mark Wahlberg, who was going to be the star of the movie adaptation of the hit action-adventure game Uncharted for what seems like a million years, is thinking as he stands behind Tom Holland, the star of the Uncharted movie?Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Mark Wahlberg, Victor, Sullivan, Tom Holland, Sully, Nathan Drake, Uncharted, Video Game Characters, Creative Works, Action Adventure Games, Entertainment Culture, Third Person Shooters


Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announces that more than 2.7 million residents have entered the Vax-a-Million lottery for $1 million prize

Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio). AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File In May, Ohio became one of the first states to offer a vaccine incentive in the form of a lottery ticket. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Monday that more than 2.7 million residents have entered that lottery. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Monday that 2,758,470 Ohioans have entered the state's Vax-a-Million lottery for a $1 million prize.In May, Ohio became one of the first states ...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Trends, Speed, Ohio, Vaccine, Mike DeWine, DeWine, Breaking, Tony Dejak, Coronavirus, Covid-19 Vaccine, Covid Vaccine, Azmi Haroun, Speed desk


Unfazed by Tread Recalls, Peloton to Build $400 Million U.S. Factory

After investing $100 million to ship delayed products by air, Peloton announced today that it’s putting down another $400 million to build its first U.S.-based factory in Troy Township, Ohio.Read more...
Tags: Science, Companies, Screws, John Foley, Precor, Peloton, Business Finance, Tread, Economy Of The United States, Tread Recalls Peloton, Million U S Factory, Troy Township Ohio Read


The Mystery of the Watermelon's Origins May Have Been Solved

Researchers have identified the likely origins of Citrinus lanatus vulgaris, commonly known as the watermelon, according to a new study. Their work pegs a Sudanese melon as the progenitor of the iconic green-striped fruit.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Watermelon, University Of Sheffield, Melons, Carl Linneaus, Honeydew, Health Medical Pharma, Rosids, Core Eudicots, Cucurbitoideae, Susanne Renner, Citrullus, Cucurbitales, Guillaume Chomicki


Drug Dealer Taken Down by ‘His Love of Stilton Cheese’

Many men have scaled the perilous ranks of the underworld, soaring to the heights of criminality, only to be laid low by their own personal failings: hubris, ambition, indulgence. Also the love of cheese, apparently.Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Cheese, Dark Web, Cyberspace, Secure Communication, Mdma, National Crime Agency, Carl Stewart, Stimulants, Lee Wilkinson, Vincent Ramos, EncroChat, Euphoriants, Law Crime, Psychoactive Drugs


Jeff Bezos, a Real-Life Bond Villain, May Own James Bond Very Soon

Amazon Studios has already given noted yacht owner Jeff Bezos a big way into the Hollywood media space, between its Prime Video streaming offerings and its big plans for movies and TV. Very soon, those plans are potentially about to become even bigger because Amazon is on the verge of acquiring one of the biggest…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Science, Films, Disney, James Bond, Att, Warner Bros, Jeff Bezos, Robocop, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Wall Street Journal, MGM, Bezos, Amazon Studios


'Terms & Conditions Apply' Is a Game That Dares You to Opt-Out

“Help! I’m stuck in a terms and conditions factory. Please accept the terms and conditions to release me.”Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, The Guardian, Terms Of Service, Evil Corp, Alex Bellos, Contract Law, Plackett, The Corp, Legal Documents, Technology Internet, Jonathan Plackett, Contractual Term


Why the Hillbilly Elegy Guy and Peter Thiel Are Backing a YouTube Clone for Republicans

The Hillbilly Elegy guy and right-wing billionaire Peter Thiel are teaming up to invest big money in a conservative alternative to YouTube called Rumble, the Wall Street Journal reported last week. Why would these ghouls want a piece of one of the web’s junkiest services?Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Youtube, Politico, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Peter Thiel, Vimeo, Wall Street Journal, Operating Systems, Gawker Media, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Rob Portman


Man Blinded for 40 Years Has Sight Partially Restored Using Gene Therapy

Researchers say their experimental gene therapy was able to partially restore a man’s eyesight 40 years after he lost most of his vision. The findings are exciting, but the authors of the new study caution that more research will be needed to confirm the effectiveness of this treatment.Read more...
Tags: Science, Biology, Therapy, Retina, Genetic Engineering, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Optogenetics, Gene Therapy, Emerging Technologies, Medical Genetics, Genetic Mutations, Branches Of Biology, Health Medical Pharma, Gene Delivery


Top Climate Scientist Blasts Government Lab After Denier Invited to Speak

Ben Santer, one of the nation’s leading climate scientists, said he is cutting ties with a prestigious government-funded laboratory over its plans to invite a scientist who has spread climate denial to speak in a seminar.Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, California, Environment, Articles, Barack Obama, Bp, University Of California, Scott Pruitt, Tucker Carlson, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Battelle Memorial Institute, Livermore Valley, Steve Koonin, Ernest Lawrence, Climate Change Denial



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