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Now You Can Delete the Last 15 Minutes of Your Google Search History on iOS

In its never-ending quest to convince users that it has privacy top of mind, Google is rolling out a quick auto-delete control to scrub the last 15 minutes of your mobile search history. The feature is arriving on iOS devices first, with the option coming to Android devices later this year.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Ipad, Google Drive, Science, Technology, Gmail, Google Search, Software, Computing, Google Io, Alphabet Inc, Google Account, Google Workspace, Cross Platform Software, Technology Internet


The Grudge Series Creator Is Back With More Curses and Nightmares in Howling Village

Filmmaker Takashi Shimizu is probably best-known for creating the Ju-On: The Grudge franchise back in the early 2000s; it became a sensation in Japan and was one of the top titles, along with The Ring, to emerge from that era’s Asian horror boom. Shimizu brought extra authenticity to the 2004 Sam Raimi-produced…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Films, Sam Raimi, Grudge, Kanade, Shimizu, The Grudge, Takashi Shimizu, Howling, Creative Works, English Language Films, Japanese Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Hospitality Recreation, Daisuke Hosaka


The New Tamagotchi Is a Welcome Escape From the Everyday Dread of Adulting

When I tell a person that one of my hobbies is playing with and collecting Tamagotchi, their first response is usually something incredulous like, “Those are still around?” It drives me bonkers, because it feels like an immediate nullification of the hundreds of dollars I’ve spent collecting these virtual pets from…Read more...
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The Walking Dead Season 11 Trailer Is a Look Back Before the Commonweath

In The Walking Dead’s 10th season, the series’ core cast of survivors made their first contact with some of the humans still thriving within the Commonwealth. It’s a mysterious settlement that exists in Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore’s comics series, and a major location for lead character .Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, The Walking Dead, Amc, Walking Dead, Andrew Lincoln, Image Comics, Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, Rick Grimes, Carol Peletier, After, Creative Works, Mental Illness In Fiction


A mesmerizing NASA video lets you ride with the Juno spacecraft as it flies by Jupiter and its largest moon

An illustration of NASA's Juno spacecraft in orbit around Jupiter. Thomson Reuters A new NASA video puts viewers inside the Juno spacecraft as it flies close to Jupiter. The video also includes recent footage from Juno's voyage to Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon. Jupiter's roaring cyclones and Ganymede's bright white craters are both visible in the footage. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Juno spacecraft has been beaming photos of Jupiter ba...
Tags: Space, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Jupiter, Juno, Galileo, San Antonio Texas, Ganymede, NASA JPL Caltech, Southwest Research Institute, Ganymede Jupiter, Moons, Scott Bolton Juno


Two Bull Sharks Swam Up the Mississippi River All the Way to St. Louis

Bull sharks are coastal creatures, but at least two of the animals were able to make it as far inland as St. Louis by swimming up the Mississippi River, according to a team of researchers who looked at the shark’s fossil record and reported sightings over the years.Read more...
Tags: Science, Animals, Fish, St Louis, Sharks, Mississippi River, Predators, Ryan Shell, Bull Shark, Bull Sharks, Ichthyology, Nicholas Gardner, Branches Of Biology, Elasmobranchii, Outline Of Sharks, Vertebrate Zoology


io9's Many Variants Chat About Loki, Season 2, and the Future of the MCU

The first season of Disney’s latest Marvel series, Loki, has ended with a bang. Not only did we learn that the Time Variance Authority (or TVA) would be coming back for season two, but it also introduced a major villain for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But did Loki stand on its own? We’re here to find out.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Disney, Thor, Emmy, Tom Hiddleston, Spider Man, James Whitbrook, Loki, TVA, Monica, Kirk, Morty, Rick, Germain Lussier, Gugu Mbatha


A survey of long-haulers found 66 symptoms that lasted more than 6 months. Tiredness and brain fog were most common.

Maria Romero, a coronavirus long-hauler in Stamford, Connecticut, on December 22, 2020. John Moore/Getty Images Researchers at University College London say there may be up to 203 symptoms related to long COVID. In a survey of more than 3,600 long-haulers, fatigue and brain fog were commonly reported. The leader of the research said there may be "thousands of long COVID patients suffering in silence." See more stories on Insider's business page. Long haulers may experience up to 203 di...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Trends, Healthcare, Imperial College London, University College London, John Moore, Stamford Connecticut, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Catherine Schuster Bruce, Maria Romero, Athena Akrami


The Last of Us TV Show Finds a Way to Include Some Game Stars Anyway

While HBO’s take on The Last of Us will hew as close to the games as it needs to, some changes have meant that the process of adaptation requires a few character tweaks. But while some characters and the voices behind them are making their way over directly, others are getting some new stars... and new roles for the…Read more...
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Unicode's New Emoji Finalists, Ranked

A new cast of draft emojis stands for final approval by the Unicode Consortium Emoji Subcommittee, the America’s Next Top Model panel of emoji judgment. If you, an emoji, think you’re going to cruise to the top on a nice smile and a dance move, think again. For you who dare approach the world stage, the Consortium…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, America, Internet Slang, Computing, Emoji, Unicode, Simpson, Freddy Krueger, Gumby, Online Chat, Unicode Consortium Emoji Subcommittee, Encodings, Pictograms, Japanese Writing System


$28 Million Ticket-Holder for Jeff Bezos’s Flight to Space Suddenly Has Something Better to Do

The person who paid $28 million for a seat to the edge of space with billionaire Amazon magnate Jeff Bezos on one of his Blue Origin rockets has decided they have better things to do.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Jeff Bezos


Some Doctors Say They Won't Give Their Patients a Contentious New Alzheimer's Drug

Parts of the medical world are continuing to rebel against Aduhelm, the controversial treatment developed by Biogen and recently approved for Alzheimer’s disease by the Food and Drug Administration. This week, two major medical centers in the U.S. said that they would not treat their patients with the drug.Read more...
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Enormous Inbound Comet Appears as ‘Beautiful Little Fuzzy Dot’ in New Image

Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein, as it’s now known, won’t make its closest approach to the Sun for another 10 years, but the object is already showing signs of life, as this wonderful new image shows.Read more...
Tags: Science, Sun, Comets, Solar System, Meg Schwamb, Heavens Gate, Oort Cloud, Las Cumbres Observatory, LCO, Halleys Comet, In Science, Pedro Bernardinelli, Michele Bannister, Astronomical Objects, Great Comets, Comet Halebopp


Satellite Images Reveal the Shocking Toll the Heat Wave Had on Pacific Northwest Snow and Ice

The impacts of the record-breaking Pacific Northwest heat wave are still playing out across the region. Medical offices are still getting a handle on the loss of life, and firefighters are battling a number of massive wildfires across the region.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Avalanche, Volcanoes, Pacific Northwest, Glacier, North Cascades National Park, Earth Sciences, Lake Chelan, Mount Hood, North Cascades, Mauri Pelto, Robert Hahn, Glaciology, Physical Geography, Montane Ecology




Samsung's Next-Gen Smartwatch Chip Could Be a Game-Changer for Wear OS

Good news for those of you who are eagerly waiting to see what’s new for Android smartwatches. According to a new SamMobile report, Samsung’s next-gen Wear OS devices will be powered by a beefy new chip called the Exynos W920—and at least on paper, the gains are promising.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Computing, Tizen, Qualcomm, Snapdragon, Wearable Devices, Operating Systems, Huawei Watch, Soc, Mobvoi, Qualcomm Snapdragon


Valve Announces Steam Deck, a Switch Clone for PC Gamers

Earlier this spring, rumors started swirling that Valve was working on its own take on the Switch for PC gamers, and today, Valve has returned to turn those rumors into reality with its official announcement for the Steam Deck.Read more...
Tags: Science, Software, Steam, Computing, Nintendo, Dell, Amd, Lenovo, Freeware, Pc Game, Valve Corporation, Nintendo Switch, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Handheld Game Console, Technology Internet


Antonio Banderas Is Indiana Jones 5's Latest Wild Acquisition

Harrison Ford is almost definitely back in fine form as Indiana Jones for the latest entry in the adventuring saga, because good lord, he’s swiping interesting co-stars like they’re golden idols protected by several layers of deadly booby traps.Read more...
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Mom's the Word on the Anniversary of James Cameron's Aliens

A good movie is one you enjoy the first time you watch it. A great movie is one you find joy in dozens of viewings later. For me, James Cameron’s Aliens is not just a great movie, it’s an incredible movie, and though I’ve seen it so many times over the years, I sat down to watch it again for its upcoming 35th…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Aliens, Sigourney Weaver, James Cameron, Alien, 20th Century Fox, Nancy, Hudson, Bill Paxton, James Horner, Ripley, Vasquez, Al Matthews, Ellen Ripley


More kids are being hospitalized with COVID. Experts say we need to vaccinate more people, and use masks in schools.

Paramedic Randy Lilly carries a 10-month-old boy with fever arriving by ambulance to Stamford Hospital on April 4, 2020 in Connecticut. Fever is a common symptom of COVID-19. (The child's status is unknown.) John Moore/Getty Images There's been a slight rise in children being hospitalized with COVID in several US states. Doctors are worried more kids could develop life-threatening complications in the weeks ahead. More vaccinated adults, and more masks for the unvaccinated, would b...
Tags: Utah, Science, News, Mississippi, Cdc, Brown University, US, Trends, Cnn, Public Health, Connecticut, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, University of Utah, Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine, Mississippi State Department of Health


Belle's New Music Video Takes Us on a Sumptuous Tour of a Digital World

Ahead of Belle’s Japanese release this week (and its premiere at Cannes), our latest look at Mamoru Hosoda’s follow-up to Mirai comes in the form of a music video for the film’s virtual pop-idol protagonist—and gives us some more glimpses of its distinct fantasy world.Read more...
Tags: Science, Belle, Cannes, Mirai, Mamoru Hosoda


Study: Alcohol Linked to More Than 700,000 Cancer Cases Worldwide Every Year

New research this week is the latest to find that alcohol use is a major cancer risk, one that people aren’t necessarily too aware of. The study estimated that over 700,000 cases of cancer worldwide can be attributed to alcohol annually.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Breast Cancer, Alcohol, Cancer, Alcoholism, Drinking Culture, Oncology, Risk Factors, Liver Cancer, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Psychoactive Drugs, Health Effects Of Wine


Lego's New Star Wars Republic Gunship Is Here, and Larger Than Your Torso

Lego’s Star Wars sets just keep getting bigger and bigger, and its latest “Ultimate Collector Series” build is no exception. At least this time, Lego and Lucasfilm fans are getting what they asked for, rather literally, with the winner of a fan poll last year finally being revealed today.Read more...
Tags: Science, Lego, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Mace Windu, Galactic Republic, Lego Star Wars, Toonami, Fictional Characters, Television Series, Nebulon, Creative Works, Lego Minifigure, Clone Trooper, New Star Wars Republic Gunship, Lego 's Star Wars


Marvel's Avengers' Black Panther DLC Will Show Us a New Kind of Wakandan Power Struggle

One of the most promising things about Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix’s Marvel’s Avengers game when it first launched was the promise of rich, character-focused DLC down the line that would introduce a broader array of classic superheroes beyond the core Avengers, Hawkeye, and Kamala Khan.Read more...
Tags: Science, Avengers, Hawkeye, Square Enix, Dlc, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Chadwick Boseman, Christopher, Wakanda, Crystal Dynamics, Kamala Khan, Marvel Comics Characters, Marvel 's Avengers, Clint Barton, Klaw


The Suicide Squad's Polka-Dot Man Has Absolutely Horrific Powers

In James Gunn’s upcoming , a bevy of classic DC villains—like , Peacemaker, and —all make make their big-screen debuts as part of the latest incarnation of Amanda Waller’s morally suspect black ops team. Most everyone on the squad has skills that make them recognizably invaluable…
Tags: Science, Films, Dc Comics, Shark, Suicide Squad, Batman, Sylvester Stallone, James Gunn, Abner, Amanda Waller, Safran, Peter Safran, Ant Man, Polka, David Dastmalchian, Fictional Characters


Migrant Invasion

If you're in to dawn-of-civilization type history, this find from Spain is pretty interesting."Beginning in the Bronze Age, the genetic makeup of the area changed dramatically. Starting in about 2,500 B.C., genes associated with people from the steppes near the Black and Caspian seas, in what is now Russia, can be detected in the Iberin gene pool. And from about 2,500 B.C. much of the population’s DNA was replaced with that of steppe people. The “Steppe Hypothesis” holds that this group spread e...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Books, Science, Guns, Russia, Spain, History, Iberia, Tam, National Geographic Society, Vilar, Miguel Vilar, Wolves of the Dawn


Amazon's Being Sued by Consumer Safety Regulator for Selling 'Hazardous Products'

Amazon is in hot water again over the thousands of defective and potentially hazardous products sold on its site. Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) filed a complaint against the company in a bid to force the retailer to recall such items. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, Science, Pledge, Product Recall, Retailers, Products, Pajamas, Consumer Product Safety Commission CPSC, CPSC, Bethesda Maryland, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Hairdryers, Robert Adler, Industry Economics, Neodymium Magnet Toys


Smoke Plume From Western Wildfires Stretches 2,600 Miles to Greenland

Satellite images show that smoke has traveled thousands of miles from fires burning in the Pacific Northwest and California to reach the skies of Greenland. It’s expected to keep moving east, and impacts from the West’s raging wildfire season may soon be felt across the pond. Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Environment, Articles, Nature, Wildfire, Greenland, Pacific Northwest, Smoke, Emergency Management, Hazards, Fire Prevention, Mark Parrington, Disaster Accident, Western United States Wildfire Season, Ecological Succession


Facebook Is Giving Up on Reading Your Brain, for Now

Facebook is mostly abandoning its plan to hook users’ brains directly into Facebook, at least for now. For the foreseeable future, you’ll have to settle for hooking your wrist directly into an Oculus Rift.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Tesla, Software, Computing, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Oculus Rift, Wearable Devices, Mixed Reality, Neuralink, Mark Chevillet


Johnson & Johnson Recalls Spray Sunscreens Due to Carcinogen Contamination, But Don't Panic

Johnson & Johnson has recalled all lots of five aerosol spray Aveeno and Neutrogena sunscreens after an independent lab found small traces of benzene, a flammable chemical found in cigarette smoke, gasoline, and paint thinner. The lab, Valisure, asked the FDA to recall 78 sun protection products, from a variety of…Read more...
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