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A third member of a prestigious FDA panel has resigned over the approval of a controversial new Alzheimer's drug

Atthapon Raksthaput/Shutterstock A third member of an FDA expert panel has resigned over the agency's accelerated approval of a new Alzheimer's drug. The committee voted against approving the treatment. The FDA isn't required to follow the panel's recommendation but usually does. Aduhelm failed one of its late-stage clinical trials and didn't produce conclusive results in another trial. See more stories on Insider's business page. A third member of a Food and Drug...
Tags: Science, News, US, Trends, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Alzheimer's, Fda, Mayo Clinic, Cnbc, Harvard Medical School, Biogen, Washington University in St Louis, Aaron Kesselheim, Knopman, Kesselheim


Aquaman 2's Full Title Was Just Revealed By James Wan

Director James Wan is set to go back underwater, deep into the heart of the ocean, and have fun with his buddy Arthur Curry. The filmmaker took to his Instagram Thursday to reveal that the title of Aquaman 2 is Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Warner Bros. then confirmed this on Twitter and to io9.Read more...
Tags: Science, Warner Bros, Aquaman, Jason Momoa, Black, Shazam, Atlantis, Orm, Amber Heard, Adam, Nereus, Zack Snyder, Dolph Lundgren, Patrick Wilson, James Wan, Mera


Miami's Bitcoin Conference May Be the Latest Covid-19 Super Spreader Event

Several crypto fans that descended on Miami, Florida, last weekend for the largest bitcoin conference in history are now saying they’ve tested positive for covid-19. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Bitcoin, Miami, Cryptocurrencies, Pandemics, Digital Currencies, Epidemiology, Miami Florida, Global Health, Luke Martin, Health Medical Pharma, Larry Cermak, Superspreading Event


Europe is sending a probe to Venus, teaming up with NASA to rocket 3 missions to the planet in the next 15 years

An illustration of the EnVision spacecraft with Earth (left) and Venus (right). NASA / JAXA / ISAS / DARTS / Damia Bouic / VR2Planets The European Space Agency is sending an orbiter to Venus, joining forces with NASA. Alongside NASA's two new Venus probes, the mission spells a renaissance for our closest neighbor. The three new spacecraft could help scientists understand how Venus' climate went to hell. See more stories on Insider's business page. After decades of gazing longin...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Esa, European Space Agency, Space Exploration, Planets, Mars, Spaceflight, Venus, Solar System, Spacecraft, Veritas


Microsoft Teases Its Windows 11 Event With 11-Minute Video of Startup Sounds

As we wait to hear more about the next big update for Windows, Microsoft just teased the upcoming launch event with a medley of various startup sounds. The melodies for Windows 95, Windows XP, and Windows 7 have all been slowed down and linked together to form an 11-minute “slo-fi” experience. It’s a tad jarring to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Windows, Smartphones, Windows 98, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Microsoft Windows, Windows Xp, Operating Systems, Windows Update, Computer Architecture, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet, The Microsoft


Sci-Fi Horror Movie Meander Looks Absolutely Terrifying and I Hate It

“You wake up. You’re stuck in a pipe.” That’s all this trailer for Mathieu Turi’s French horror film Meander had to say to chill my bones and make me what to turn off the trailer in visceral loathing. Comparatively, telling me the pipe is “filled with deadly traps” doesn’t bother me in the slightest.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, US, It, Mathieu Turi, Horror Film, Creative Works, English Language Films, Hashtag Horror, Entertainment Culture, Lisa Gaia Weiss


Hackers Stole Source Code from Electronic Arts and Are Selling It Online

Cybercriminals have hacked and stolen large amounts of data and code from Electronic Arts, the prominent gaming publisher responsible for producing The Sims, Battlefield, and a number of other classic games.Read more...
Tags: Harassment, Science, Technology, Crime, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Cyberwarfare, Computer Security, Capcom, Electronic Arts, Sims Battlefield, CD Projekt Red, Technology Internet, Law Crime, Hacker Culture, Hackers Heroes Of The Computer Revolution


Extremely Sexy Pointy Shoes Warped the Feet of Medieval Europeans

A 15th-century shoe craze that swept Europe left its mark on the skeletons of people who lived at the time. Archaeologists have recently attributed a plague of bunions found on nearly 200 skeletons to a popular shoe style with a long pointed toe.Read more...
Tags: Europe, Science, Shoes, Charles, Footwear, Griffiths, Piers Mitchell, Edward IV, Charles V, Toe, Podiatry, Medical Subject Headings, Medical Classification, Skeletal Disorders, Musculoskeletal System, Foot Diseases


Australian researchers discover why only two of echidna’s four penis heads become erect at one time

The major blood vessel of the penis splits into two main branches which each supply two of the four penile headsThe penis of an echidna has four heads but only two become erect at any one time. Now, Australian researchers have uncovered why.Scientists discovered the marsupial has unusual reproductive anatomy that causes male echidnas to ejaculate from only two of their four penile heads at one time.
Tags: Science, Animals, Environment, Australia news, Wildlife


*HONGA* Stone Age | Resource Management | Worker Placement Math/History Game

Lots of kids want a pet and they all PROMISE they’ll be the one to look after it. Before taking the plunge, maybe try out this game where players MUST care for Honga, a very needy saber-toothed tiger. Maybe the experience of making sure he’s attended to will make kids think twice about wanting a […]
Tags: Crafts, Games, Math, Science, History, Logic, Board Games, Geography, Strategy games, Card Games, Homeschool, Gameschooling, Early Elementary, Honga


Uber Accidentally Promised Its U.S. Workers Health Care Subsidies

Last month, Uber accidentally sent an email to drivers throughout the U.S. promising to cover part of their health insurance. Just kidding, they will not do that, and they regret the error.Read more...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Science, Labor, Companies, Online Food Ordering, Ed Burmila, Location Based Software, Legality Of Ridesharing Companies By Jurisdiction, U S Workers Health Care Subsidies


DC Horror's The Conjuring Comic Expands Another Chapter in the Spooky Universe

If you’ve seen The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It—now in theaters and on HBO Max—you’ll recall the sequence where Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) investigate the brutal murder of a woman named Katie (Andrea Andrade). It seems to echo the movie’s main case in which a man claims demonic…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, It, Ed, Warner Bros, Jessica, Annabelle, Katie, Scott Snyder, Ryan Brown, Ogle, Garry Brown, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Lorraine Warren


Trump’s PAC Site Tricks Donors Into Recurring Charges With ‘Happy Birthday’ Dark Patterns

It’s tough out there being a Donald Trump supporter. He makes you and your fascist compatriots chant “toilet” at plague rallies, then he leaves thousands of you freezing in the cold with no way to return to the parking lot. He tells you to try and overthrow the U.S. government then gets stingy with the pardons. Then…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Science, Brands, Paul ryan, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, PAUL, The Trump Organization, Presidents Of The United States, American People Of German Descent, Economy Of The United States, Wealth Of Donald Trump, Donald Trump 2020 Presidential Campaign


Marvel's She-Hulk Adds Jameela Jamil as the Villain

After the defeat of Thanos and restoration of half the the galaxy, the Marvel Universe seemed like a rather good place to live. So it’s fitting that a star from The Good Place is now on her way to stir shit up. Jameela Jamil, who played Tahani on the hit NBC show, is joining Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series She-Hulk…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Nbc, Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo, Hulk, Tim Roth, Bruce Banner, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jameela Jamil, Marvel Comics Characters, Tahani, She Hulk, Fictional Characters, Jennifer Walters, Titania


Joe Biden Is Already Failing on Climate Policy

The $2.25 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden proposed in March didn’t go big enough to meet the scale of the climate crisis. Now, it’s looking like we may not even see those too-small propositions come to light.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Democrats, Harry Reid, Gina McCarthy, Shell, Democratic Party, Waxman, American Petroleum Institute, Joe Manchin, Ed Markey, United States Senators, Mark Paul, Green New Deal


Biden Is Already Failing on Climate Policy

The $2.25 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden proposed in March didn’t go big enough to meet the scale of the climate crisis. Now, it’s looking like we may not even see those too-small propositions come to light.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Democrats, Biden, Harry Reid, Gina McCarthy, Shell, Democratic Party, Waxman, American Petroleum Institute, Joe Manchin, Ed Markey, United States Senators, Mark Paul


Jurassic World: Dominion's Main Characters Will Have Parallel Storylines

Jurassic World: Dominion, the third Jurassic World film and sixth Jurassic Park film, is still a year away, but with news of its first scene screening in IMAX later this month, we’re starting to get a few more hints to what we can expect. We already knew it would pick up after the events of Jurassic World: Fallen…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Jurassic Park, Imax, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Chris Pratt, Colin Trevorrow, Jeff, Sam Neill, Dominion, Alan Grant, Ian Malcolm, Ian Malcolm Jeff Goldblum, Claire Dearing


A mysterious 'Rosetta Stone' explosion reveals a missing link behind solar eruptions

The failed portion of a solar eruption on March 13, 2016. NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory Scientists recently examined a solar eruption from 2016 that seemed to defy categorization. They named it the "Rosetta Stone" since it connected three different types of eruptions. Their research now suggests that all three forms of solar eruptions may have the same origin. See more stories on Insider's business page. When the sun isn't sleeping, it's bursting with activity - including gia...
Tags: Space, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Atlantic, Jet, Coronal Mass Ejection, Mason, Rosetta Stone, American Astronomical Society, Goddard Space Flight Center, ESA NASA, Universities Space Research Association, Solar Flares, Solar Storms


Jameela Jamil Joins She-Hulk as the Villain

After the defeat of Thanos and restoration of half the the galaxy, the Marvel Universe seemed like a rather good place to live. So it’s fitting that a star from The Good Place is now on her way to stir shit up. Jameela Jamil, who played Tahani on the hit NBC show, is joining Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series She-Hulk…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Nbc, Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo, Hulk, Tim Roth, Bruce Banner, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jameela Jamil, Marvel Comics Characters, Tahani, She Hulk, Fictional Characters, Jennifer Walters, Titania


Chief 'Zoom Dick' Analyst Jeffrey Toobin Is Back on CNN

If you’ve noticed a conspicuous absence on CNN of the network’s chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin for the last eight months or so, you probably already know that’s because he and CNN took a break after he unintentionally groped his penis in front of colleagues on an October 2020 Zoom call. The incident cost him his…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cnn, Dick, Writers, Jane Mayer, Jeffrey Toobin, Toobin, CNN Newsroom, Alisyn Camerota, Masha Gessen, CAMEROTA, Lgbt People, American Writers


Scientists have solved the mystery behind India's devastating flood that killed 200 people in February

The destroyed Tapovan Vishnugad hydroelectric plant after a devastating flood on February 7, 2021. Irfan Rashid/Department of Geoinformatics, University of Kashmir A massive slab of ice and rock broke off a glacier in the mountains of northern India in February. New research suggests the slab fell a mile down, resulting in a rare flood that killed 200 people. A warming climate is linked to more glacier-related landslides, so experts expect to see more of such floods. See more stories on In...
Tags: Asia, Science, News, Climate Change, India, Environment, Trends, Earth, Avalanche, Alaska, Switzerland, Glaciers, Hydropower, Frey, University of Zurich, University of Calgary


Lord of the Rings Returns to Helm’s Deep for an Anime Film About the King of Rohan

While Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series has been a hot topic for conversation for some time, the future of J.R.R. Tolkien’s franchise has never been bound to just one new project. Get ready for something big: an anime film set in Rohan called The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Warner Bros, Peter Jackson, Jrr Tolkien, Tolkien, The Lord Of The Rings, Rohan, Ultraman, New Line Cinema, Will Matthews, Sam Register, Philippa Boyens, Kenji Kamiyama, The Dark Crystal


Birth of 3 Wolf Pups Means Colorado Has Its First Native Wolves Since the 1940s

Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday confirmed the existence of a litter of gray wolf pups—the first thought to be seen in the state in decades. The discovery is also noteworthy in light of a voter-passed initiative last year to reintroduce wolves to Colorado by 2023.Read more...
Tags: Science, Colorado, Environment, John, Wolves, Pack, Mammals, Scavengers, Wolf, Jane, Jared Polis, RED WOLF, Libbie Miller, Wolf Reintroduction, Mammals Of Asia, Subspecies Of Canis Lupus


Netflix Just Revealed All the Animated News

For 30 minutes this morning, Netflix opened the floodgates of information in terms of its high-end animated content. There was news about Masters of the Universe, Mobile Suit Gundam, Resident Evil, Transformers, Godzilla, and more. If you missed it, don’t fret, we’ve got you covered.Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Sunrise, Anime, Will Smith, Masters Of The Universe, Twilight, Lauren Cohan, Zack Snyder, Jamie Chung, Corey Stoll, Gundam, Military Science Fiction, Peter Stormare, Funimation, Jamie Clayton


You Don't Need AirPods to Enjoy Dolby Atmos in Apple Music

Earlier this week, Apple flipped on the switch to enable Lossless Audio and Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos in Apple Music. But while turning on the setting is relatively easy, it can be confusing as to what devices will support which format—and whether you really need AirPods to enjoy the experience. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Dolby Atmos, Enjoy Dolby Atmos




Former Bachelorette Contestant Arrested in Global FBI Sting Operation With Fake Encryption Company

Two former Australian reality TV stars have been arrested amidst a global FBI operation that targeted organized crime and its use of encrypted communication devices.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fbi, The Bachelorette, Tony Montana, Minkin, Entertainment Culture, Law Crime, Sopiea Kong, Samuel Minkin, FBI Sting Operation With Fake Encryption Company


Star Wars' Test Tube History With Force-Sensitive Clones

Star Wars loves few things more than it loves clones. From grand armies to wars and a certain scrupulous senator from Naboo, cloning is as intrinsic to the saga as X-Wings, blaster pistols, and even the Force itself. But as we’ve delved further and further into the franchise, the mixing of this fascination with the…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science Fiction, Science, Fiction, Disney, Darth Vader, Clone Wars, Naboo, Luke Skywalker, Eclipse, Ben Solo, Snoke, Palpatine, Jedi, Rebel Alliance, Timothy Zahn


NASA’s Perseverance Rover Is Finally Hitting the Road on Mars

With its helicopter babysitting duties all wrapped up, Perseverance can finally get down to the serious business of searching the Martian landscape for signs of former life.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Nasa, Rover, PERCY, Mars, Spaceflight, Astrobiology, Gale, Perseverance, Kevin Hand, Jezero, Exploration Of Mars, Jennifer Trosper, Aeolis Quadrangle, Octavia E Butler Landing


A COVID-19 outbreak closed a hotel where some members of the G7 delegation and media are staying in Cornwall

The Pedn Olva Hotel is seen, after it was closed due to a guest contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during the G7 leaders summit, in St Ives, Cornwall, Britain, June 10, 2021. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez A COVID-19 outbreak shut down a hotel one mile from the G7 summit where world leaders are gathering. The Pedn Olva hotel in St. Ives was hosting the German delegation's security detail, Sky News reported. Most Cornwall hotels are fully booked for the summit, which begins Friday. See...
Tags: Japan, Politics, England, Science, News, Germany, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Bbc, Cornwall, Cbs, Outbreak, St Ives, Sky News



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