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Fossil Will Launch a Premium Smartwatch That Runs on Google’s New Wear OS in the Fall

Fossil, the biggest Wear OS wearables maker, is planning to launch a new, premium Gen 6 smartwatch this fall that will run on Google’s revamped operating system for the devices. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Samsung, Smartwatches, Computing, Apple Watch, Wearable Devices, Apple Inc, Fossil Group, Greg McKelvey, Personal Digital Assistants, Wear OS, Wearable Computers, Mobile Computers, Humancomputer Interaction


Apple Employees Ask Tim Cook to Support Those Who Want to Continue to Work Remotely

A group of Apple employees has written an internal letter to CEO Tim Cook and the company’s executive leadership team asking them to support employees that want to continue to work remotely or in location-flexible ways. The employees stated that many of them have thrived working outside the office and urged Apple…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Microsoft, Labor, Companies, Tim Cook, Apple Store, Apple Inc, Telecommuting, Working time, Economy Of The United States


Square Will Invest $5 Million to Build an Open-Source, Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Facility

Square, the digital payments firm led by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, is teaming up with blockchain technology provider Blockstream Mining to build an open-source, solar-powered bitcoin mining facility at one of Blockstream’s U.S. sites. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Science, Environment, Articles, Tesla, Bitcoin, Solar Power, Sustainable Energy, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrencies, Carbon Footprint, Blockstream, Blockchain, Decentralization, Digital Currencies


Matrix 4 Cast Actress Christina Ricci In Undisclosed Role

Christina Ricci (Monstrous) is joining director Lana Wachowski’s fourth Matrix film.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Fiction, Christina Ricci, Neil Patrick Harris, Smith, Keanu Reeves, The Matrix, Priyanka Chopra, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jada Pinkett, Matrix, Agent Smith, Lana Wachowski, The Wachowskis


Justice Department Says It'll No Longer Quietly Seize Reporters' Records in Leak Investigations

The U.S. Department of Justice will no longer secretly obtain the records of journalists during leak investigations, the White House said in a statement Saturday. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Obama, Eric Holder, White House, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, The Associated Press, U S Department of Justice, US Department of Justice, Jen Psaki, Sally Buzbee, David McCraw, Presidents Of The United States, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Federal Government Of The United States


Maze Runner's Dylan O'Brien Stars In New Sci-Fi Film From Christopher MacBride

Director Christopher MacBride is no stranger to pushing the limits of storytelling. His previous film, The Conspiracy, explores the world of conspiracy theories through its two protagonists. His new sci-fi thriller Flashback, starring Dylan O’Brien (Maze Runner), takes things to the next level.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Syfy, The Maze Runner, Flashback, Philip K Dick, Dylan, Cindy, Human Interest, Dylan Obrien, Russell Ackerman, Christopher MacBride, Dylan O'Brien Maze Runner, The Conspiracy, Imax Films, Creative Works


Maze Runner's Dylan O'Brien Stars in a New Sci-Fi Film From Christopher MacBride

Director Christopher MacBride is no stranger to pushing the limits of storytelling. His previous film, The Conspiracy, explores the world of conspiracy theories through its two protagonists. His new sci-fi thriller Flashback, starring Dylan O’Brien (Maze Runner), takes things to the next level.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Syfy, The Maze Runner, Flashback, Philip K Dick, Dylan, Cindy, Human Interest, Dylan Obrien, Russell Ackerman, Christopher MacBride, Dylan O'Brien Maze Runner, The Conspiracy, Imax Films, Creative Works


A Cruella Sequel Gets the Greenlight From Disney

One week after the successful premiere, Disney has greenlit a Cruella sequel.Read more...
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Cruella Sequel Gets the Greenlight From Disney

One week after the successful premiere, Disney has greenlit a Cruella sequel.Read more...
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*NOCTILUCA* Ocean Life | Dice Rolling Game

Ocean life is vast and yet mostly undiscovered, still, in this age of exploration, technology, and knowledge. This game celebrates the miraculous, often strange life that we do know of in the ocean, specifically the noc·ti·lu·ca | a roughly spherical marine dinoflagellate which is strongly phosphorescent, especially when disturbed. The setting of the Noctiluca, which […]
Tags: Crafts, Games, Math, Science, Logic, DICE, Strategy games, Homeschool, Gameschooling, NOCTILUCA Ocean Life


Dwayne Johnson to Produce New Action Film Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Dwayne Johnson are teaming up for the new Warner Bros. action film Emergency.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dwayne Johnson, Aaron Sorkin, Films, Netflix, Oscar, Warner Bros, Emmy, Aquaman, Mad Max, Max, George Miller, Candyman, Beau Flynn, Human Interest, Watchmen


Dwayne Johnson to Produce a New Action Film Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Dwayne Johnson are teaming up for the new Warner Bros. action film Emergency.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dwayne Johnson, Aaron Sorkin, Films, Netflix, Oscar, Warner Bros, Emmy, Aquaman, Mad Max, Max, George Miller, Candyman, Beau Flynn, Human Interest, Watchmen


Why self-belief is a superpower that can be harnessed

Lockdowns may have eroded people’s swagger, but research suggests there are ways to remedy the situationIn July 2007, the Irish golfer Padraig Harrington won one of golf’s most coveted competitions, the British Open. The story of how he did this, one of the most remarkable finishes in golfing history, illustrates one of the ways confidence works.The Claret Jug – the Open’s famous prize – was within Harrington’s grasp as he teed off at the penultimate hole of the tournament. He had a one-shot lea...
Tags: Health, Science, Life and style, Mental Health, Health & wellbeing, Padraig Harrington, Harrington, Sergio Garcia He, Barry Burn, Mental Health Challenges


US officials may have avoided the coronavirus lab-leak theory to avoid associations with controversial gain-of-function research

Guards stand outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology on February 3, 2021. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Scientists haven't ruled out the possibility that the coronavirus leaked from a lab. US agencies have given grants to a nonprofit that funds laboratories that alter coronaviruses. So US officials may have dismissed the lab leak theory to avoid association with this research. See more stories on Insider's business page. Is the best way to protect people from a dangerous virus to cr...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Obama, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Lab, Leak, Rand Paul, World Health Organization, State Department, Getty, Anthony Fauci, Nih


Space tourism is about to take off. Here's how firms like Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX are making sure visitors' bodies can survive the trip.

SpaceX Companies are preparing to take tourists to the edge of space as soon as 2022. Bidding for a seat onboard a Blue Origin spaceship has reached a whopping $2.8 million. As voyages get longer, training regimens will make sure humans can handle the trip. See more stories on Insider's business page. Companies like Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin are gearing up to send tourists to the edge of space - and eventually, beyond - But for ordinary...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Science, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Space X, Blue Origin, Afp, New Shepard


The American Museum of Natural History’s Gems and Minerals Halls Get a Dazzling Upgrade

If you love things that sparkle with all the colors of the rainbow, glow in the dark, and seem to defy any definition of the term rock, you’ve got to visit the new Halls of Gems and Minerals at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. I recently got a preview of the new space, and as someone who grew…Read more...
Tags: Science, New York City, Museums, Jp Morgan, American Museum of Natural History, Minerals, Gemstones, Mineralogy, Crystallography, Natural History Museum Vienna, George Harlow, Mineral Evolution, Azurite


‘We are born hungry for faces’: why are they so compelling?

We’ve spent a year obscured by masks and pixellated by Zoom. Are you ready to go back to reading real-life facial expressions in all their fascinating glory?This has been the year of a thousand faces. Every face is an inch or two high on my laptop screen, and trapped inside a rectangle. The rectangles form a wall of faces that builds up brick by brick. As each new face arrives, the wall shifts and rearranges itself. Outside, in the real world, other people’s faces have been frustratingly elusive...
Tags: Science, Life and style, Coronavirus


Some of the Best Easter Eggs Hidden in Sites Across The Web

Typically when we talk about things that are “hidden” in websites, we’re referring to something malicious—data-hoovering cookies, for example, or massive amounts of malware. But not every website dev is trying to con visitors out of their personal info or utterly wreck their devices; some of them just want to say…Read more...
Tags: Science, Yahoo, Obama, Ebay, Visual Arts, Digital Media, Biden, Computer Art, Multimedia, Walt Disney, Whitehouse, Matthew Inman, Mollie, Digital Art, Ascii Art, Internet Art


Heart inflammation investigated as possible rare COVID-19 vaccine side effect in teens and young people

A nurse gives a 13-year-old a shot of the vaccine at a vaccination clinic at Health First Medical Centre. On May 12, 2021, the CDC approved the use of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine in 12 through 15-year-old adolescents. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A new study has raised the possibility of a heart condition being a very rare side effect of the Pfizer shot. Seven US teen boys experienced chest pain within a few days of having their second COVID-19 vaccine. Eligible t...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Teens, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, Ap, Getty Images, Healthcare, News UK, Vaccinations, Associated Press, Pfizer, Vaccine


Fauci says China should share the medical records of Wuhan lab staff who were ill in fall 2019: 'What did they get sick with?'

Guards stand outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology on February 3, 2021. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Three staff members at a lab in Wuhan fell ill with coronavirus-like symptoms in fall 2019. The WHO said the staff tested negative for COVID-19 antibodies, but Fauci wants China to share the medical records. Fauci said it's still most likely that the virus jumped from animals, rather than leaked from a lab. See more stories on Insider's business page. A year and a half ago, before...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Senate, China, Nbc News, US, Trends, Who, World Health Organization, Msnbc, Anthony Fauci, Wuhan, Financial Times, Afp, Fauci


No-lockdown Sweden broke with most of the world and didn't require face masks. Those who wear them say they're treated with suspicion and abuse.

Commuters at a train station in Stockholm, Sweden. The country has no mask mandate. Jonas Gratzer/Getty Images Sweden, which has taken a unique approach to the pandemic, doesn't have a mask mandate. Those who wear face masks tell Insider they are scared or face abuse in public. One person said: "I have had people cough on me or mimic coughing on more occasions than I can count." See more stories on Insider's business page. Andreia Rodrigues left Sweden because of its COVID-19 respo...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Sweden, France, Germany, Israel, Trends, News UK, Portugal, Belgium, World Health Organization, Stockholm, Gothenburg, TT News Agency, Stockholm Sweden


More teens are ending up in the hospital with COVID-19, now the CDC is urging parents to get them vaccinated

Natalie Ruiz,19, receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a FEMA vaccination center at Miami Dade College, Monday, April 5, 2021, in Miami. AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Coronavirus hospitalization rates among teens rose in March and April, the CDC said. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky called the trend alarming. Walensky is encouraging parents to get their teens vaccinated against COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number of teens hospitalized with COVID-19 increased i...
Tags: Science, Teens, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Fema, Miami, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Miami Dade College, Lynne Sladky, Coronavirus, COVID, Natalie Ruiz, Sarah Al Arshani, Rochelle Walensky


New marine scale worm species first to provide evidence of male dwarfism

Researchers recently found a new species of scale worms (Annelida: Polynoidae) living mostly in pairs with a striking difference compared to the almost 900 already known species of scale worms: one was a quarter the size of its mate.
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