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Jurassic World: Dominion Looks Like an Indiana Jones Dinosaur Movie

Anyone lucky enough to see F9 in Imax earlier this year saw the first footage from next year’s Jurassic World: Dominion. The film opens 65 million years ago at the moment where a certain mosquito gets caught in amber, setting up everything that comes next. What came next was five movies, and counting, and this sixth…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Indiana, James Bond, Jurassic Park, Rex, Imax, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Chris Pratt, Jeep, Colin Trevorrow, Sam Neill, Jason Bourne, Alan Grant


When The Flash Returns, It's Bringing Some Friends

The Flash is about to become one of the longest-running DC/CW shows around now, as Supergirl prepares to bid farewell with its final sixth season. But when The Flash returns, it’s doing so in speedster style to kick off a major event that ties together DC shows past and present.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Crisis, Flash, Batwoman, Dc, Barry, Iris, Legends Of Tomorrow, Damien Darhk, Chau, Lois, Eric Wallace, Chyler Leigh, Brandon Routh, Tom Cavanagh


Stunning video captures a rare Jupiter triple-eclipse: 3 large moons casting their shadows over the planet

Left to right: Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto cross in front of Jupiter, August 15, 2021. Christopher Go A video shows three moons parading across Jupiter at once, casting shadows on its clouds. This "grand slam event" - a triple eclipse or "triple transit" - won't happen again for a decade. The video also shows the solar system's largest moon, Ganymede, eclipsing another moon, Europa. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jupiter and its largest satellites recently perf...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Philippines, Jupiter, Europa, Solar System, Eclipse, Galileo, Hampton University, Galileo Galilei, Ganymede, Callisto


Thandiwe Newton Knows Her Solo: A Star Wars Story Character's Death Was Bad

Solo is not the most well-respected of Star Wars movies, but there’s one moment that felt especially egregious: the weird, confusing sacrifice of Val, played by Thandiwe Newton.Read more...
Tags: Science, Val, Thandiwe Newton, Thandiwe Newton Read


Astronomers Identify a New Type of Planet That Could Harbor Life

Aliens, should they exist, likely inhabit rocky planets like ours, but new research proposes an entirely new type of habitable world—one that scarcely resembles Earth. Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Environment, Exoplanet, Extraterrestrial Life, Astrobiology, Applied Sciences, super Earth, Space Science, Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Nikku Madhusudhan, Exoplanetology, Circumstellar Habitable Zone, Habitable Exoplanet, Biosignature


‘Mini-Neptunes’ beyond solar system may soon yield signs of life

Cambridge astronomers identify new hycean class of habitable exoplanets, which could accelerate search for lifeSigns of life beyond our solar system may be detectable within two to three years, experts have said after rethinking the kinds of planets that may be habitable.Researchers have mostly looked for planets of a similar size, mass, temperature and atmospheric composition to Earth. But University of Cambridge astronomers believe there may be more promising possibilities after recent work su...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, Earth, Cambridge, Planets, Exoplanets, Neptune, Earth But University of Cambridge


Microsoft Is Going to Make it Difficult for Chromebook Owners to Use Word Offline

Microsoft plans to end support for its Android-based Office apps for Chrome OS users. Beginning Sept. 18, Chromebooks that rely on the Android versions of Office, Outlook, OneNote, and OneDrive will need to migrate over to the web to access files and folders.Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Science, Microsoft, Office, Software, Chrome Os, Chromebook, Computing, Operating Systems, Web Applications, Microsoft Onenote, Microsoft OneDrive, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet, Office Suites


Space Force Now Says Its Most Important Mission Is Protecting GPS Satellites

In the pantheon of the armed services, the U.S. Space Force has always been a bit of an odd duckling. Its genesis during Donald Trump’s administration was hardly auspicious, much of its mission exists in the future tense, and it might take a little time for the convention of referring to its personnel as “Guardians”…Read more...
Tags: Science, European Union, Satellite, John, Mcdonalds, Donald Trump, Spaceflight, Global Positioning System, Raymond, Galileo, Rand Corporation, U S Space Force, Gps Satellites, Pierre Jones, Error Analysis For The Global Positioning System, Natalia Pinto


100,000 Hospitalized With Covid-19 as U.S. Somehow Faces New Pandemic Surge

As of Wednesday afternoon, according to at least one tracker, more than 100,000 Americans are hospitalized with covid-19. The “milestone” is yet another sign that the country is again being battered by the pandemic, despite the availability of several effective vaccines. Data continues to indicate that most of those…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biotechnology, Clinical Trials, US Food and Drug Administration, Vaccine Hesitancy, BioNtech, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Pfizerbiontech Covid 19 Vaccine, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


Hidden Cameras Reveal Arizona’s Daring Plan to Save Its Wildlife From Drought

In the Southwest, if you happen across a tank of water in the desert, don’t disturb it. The tanks are meant for bears, deer, birds, and other wildlife—and they’re more in need of the water than ever this year amid the megadrought.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Drought, Nature, Arizona, Southwest, Earth Sciences, Civil Defense, Water Supply, Hydrology, AZGFD, Megadrought, Physical Geography, Weather Hazards, Joseph Currie, Xerocole


Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga's New Trailer Makes It Almost Worth the Wait

It’s been almost a year to the day since we last got a glimpse of the latest Lego Star Wars game, which was meant to come out earlier this year, only to slip into a silent delay. Turns out we’re going to have to face waiting for it a little longer, which is a shame, because it continues to look hilarious.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Video Games, Nintendo, Chewbacca, Genres, Luke, Tt Games, Human Interest, Lego Star Wars, Windows Games, Travellers Tales, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, Creative Works, Star Wars Video Games, Action Adventure Games


Styrofoam is hard to recycle - but this company figured out how to do it at a profit

Styrofoam, or polystyrene foam, is hard to recycle because it is mostly air. The material makes up one-third of landfill waste, and we make 15 million metric tons of it every year. One company in Mexico converts the foam into pellets, which can be turned into products like photo frames. See more stories on Insider's business page. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Amelia Kosciulek,Will Storey,Antonia Colodro)]
Tags: Video, Science, Mexico, Environment, Trends, Mexico City, Recycling, Trash, Garbage, Styrofoam, Tech Insider, Video Format World Wide Waste, Amelia Kosciulek Will Storey Antonia Colodro


Popular Keyboard Software Can Be Used to Exploit Your PC

Keyboard customization software, particularly from mainstream keyboard brands, is already a bit of a racket. Most are either too bloated for daily use or ask you to sign up for an account before you can configure anything. Razer and SteelSeries both offer software like this for their lineups of gaming peripherals and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Logitech, Razer, Computer Mouse, BleepingComputer, Lawrence Amer, SteelSeries, Razer Inc, Computer Mice, Das Keyboard, Computer Peripherals, Humancomputer Interaction, Inputoutput, Computer Keyboard, Technology Internet, Razer Blade Stealth Series


Marvel's Newest Superhero Game Unleashes Hell on Earth

Despite the efforts of Square Enix’s mediocre-at-best Avengers game last year, it feels like it’s been a while since we got a really good Marvel superheroes video game. That could change next year when 2K Games releases Marvel’s Midnight Suns—even though every single thing about the game is completely unexpected.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Earth, Satan, Man, Runaways, Marvel Comics, Doctor Strange, RPG, Square Enix, Wong, Vampire, Marvel Super Heroes, Lilith, Morbius, Marvel Comics Characters


2,000-Year-Old Bones of Mt. Vesuvius Victims Reveal What They Ate

The people who lived in the town of Herculaneum were killed instantly in the abominable heat of pyroclastic flows spewing from Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE. Nothing remains of their stomachs, but that hasn’t stopped archaeologists from learning about the diets of these doomed ancient Romans. In a new study, researchers…Read more...
Tags: Science, Diets, Food And Drink, Pompeii, Campania, Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum, Mediterranean Diet, Archaeological Sites, OSCI, Maciej Henneberg, Sustainable Food System, Semi Vegetarianism, Ancient Roman Cuisine, Renata Henneberg, Silvia Soncin


Star Trek Is Celebrating 55 Years With Live Music, Interviews, and News

In a couple of weeks, Star Trek is celebrating its 55th birthday, and it’s doing so in style with a new event, bringing together icons from across the franchise’s past... and giving us a glimpse of its future.Read more...
Tags: Science Fiction, Science, Star Trek, Spock, Number One, Space Opera, Rebecca Romijn, Gene Roddenberry, Pike, Wil Wheaton, Television Shows, Human Interest, Rod Roddenberry, Science Fantasy, Ethan Peck, Television Series


The iPhone 13 Might Launch Sept. 17

At this point, it’s almost certain that Apple will release the iPhone 13 next month. But while we won’t know the official date the phone will go on sale, an accidental e-commerce listing hints that the next-gen iPhone might launch on Sept. 17.Read more...
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Samsung Smart TVs Can Be Remotely Bricked If Stolen

QLED-loving thieves, beware: Samsung revealed on Tuesday that its TVs can be remotely disabled if the company finds out they’ve been stolen, so long as the sets in question are connected to the internet.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Samsung, Companies, Best Buy, Social Issues, Computing, Samsung Electronics, Smart TV, Consumer Electronics Show, Business Finance, Interactive television, Videotelephony, Technology Internet, War Conflict


Popular pro-vaccine Reddit page calls on founders to do more to combat COVID-19 disinformation

Snoo, the alien mascot of Reddit. Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A popular reddit page supporting vaccines is calling on the site to restrict COVID-19 disinformation. See more stories on Insider's business page. A popular pro-vaccine reddit page, r/vaxxhappened, shared a post on Wednesday calling for the site's founders to do more to combat COVID-19 disinformation spreading on the site.The page has over 330,000 subscribers and the moderators wrote that they,...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Trends, Reddit, Twitter and Facebook, Tech Insider, Disinformation, Coronavirus, Pavlo Gonchar, Azmi Haroun, Speed desk


Avalo uses machine learning to accelerate the adaptation of crops to climate change

Climate change is affecting farming all over the world, and solutions are seldom simple. But if you could plant crops that resisted the heat, cold, or drought instead of moving a thousand miles away, wouldn’t you? Avalo helps plants like these become a reality using AI-powered genome analysis that can reduce the time and money it takes to breed hardier plants for this hot century. Founded by two friends who thought they’d take a shot at a startup before committing to a life of academia, Avalo ha...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Science, Funding, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Monsanto, Biotech, Collins, Brendan, CSO, Alvarez, Mendel, Mariano Alvarez


Watching a Robot Slip and Fall Is Way More Entertaining Than the Milk Crate Challenge

If you wake up every morning stressed about whether or not this is the day robots will decide to overthrow humanity, Boston Dynamics has shared a video that should provide some peace of mind: a highlight reel of its multi-million dollar Atlas robot hilariously failing and falling at parkour, which, it turns out,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Boston Dynamics


LED streetlights decimating moth numbers in England

‘Eco-friendly’ lights found to be worse than sodium ones – but both contribute to insect decline, says study“Eco-friendly” LED streetlights produce even worse light pollution for insects than the traditional sodium bulbs they are replacing, a study has found.The abundance of moth caterpillars in hedgerows by rural roads in England was 52% lower under LED lights and 41% lower under sodium lights when compared with nearby unlit areas. Continue reading...
Tags: England, Science, Environment, UK News, Wildlife, Conservation, Insects


Wasps Are Building Fluorescent Nests, but Why?

A team of scientists say they’ve come across the first known instance of animals building fluorescent homes. In a new paper, they detail finding nests built by certain wasp species that glow green under exposure to ultraviolet light. What’s more, related wasps in other parts of the world also seem capable of creating…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Ultraviolet, Nest, Insects, Arthropods, Wasp, Ultraviolet Radiation, Hymenoptera, Blacklight, Fluorescence, Vespidae, Bernd Schollhorn, Paper Wasp, Polistes


The Supergirl Finale Will Be a Super Friends Family Reunion

When the Supergirl TV series comes to a close later this fall, it’s nice to know the Girl of Steel won’t face the end alone. Of course, she’ll be helped by her current friends/castmates Lena Luthor (Katie McGrath), Alex Danvers (Chyler Leigh), Martian Manhunter (David Harewood), Brainy (Jesse Rath), Dreamer (Nicole…Read more...
Tags: Science, Jeremy Jordan, Supergirl, Chris Wood, Alex Danvers, Katie McGrath, David Harewood, Melissa Benoist, Kara Zor El, Jimmy Olsen, Nicole Maines, Human Interest, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Girl of Steel, Kara Danvers


A Police Raid in Brazil Turned Up a Rare, 100-Million-Year-Old Flying Reptile

Police in Brazil seized a fossil from smugglers that has turned out to be one of the best-ever preservations of a pterosaur, a flying reptile that lived over 100 million years ago. They caught it just in time, as the fossil had been cut apart and was about to be shipped out of the country. Now, eight years later,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Brazil, Fossil, Cretaceous, Pterosaur, Geological History Of Earth, Alex Aires, Romualdo Formation, Tapejara Wellnhoferi, Geology Of Brazil, Victor Beccari, Tupandactylus, Tapejaridae, T Navigans, Northeast Region Brazil, Crato Formation


COVID-19 vaccine boosters shots likely to be recommended by Biden administration after 6 months instead of 8, Wall Street Journal reports

Emanuele Cremaschi / Contributor/Getty Images The Biden administration will likely recommend that fully vaccinated adults get COVID-19 booster six months following their second dose of the shot rather than the previously announced eight months, The Wall Street Journal reported.The decision is based on data from vaccine manufacturers and other countries all operating under a six-month booster shot schedule, a person familiar with these plans told The Journal. Booster shots for all vaccines ...
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FDA reviewing for 6-month COVID-19 booster shots, Wall Street Journal reports

Emanuele Cremaschi / Contributor/Getty Images Earlier this month, the White House said booster shots could be given starting September 20. Initially it was believed the boosters would be given eight months after a second shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. Booster shots for fully vaccinated adults will likely be approved to begin six months following the second dose of the shot rather than the previously announced eight months, The Wall Street Journal reported.The Food ...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Johnson Johnson, Drug Administration, Breaking, Coronavirus, Pfizer Moderna, Emanuele Cremaschi, Speed desk


'Judy Greer, Snooty Ghost' Has Already Sold Us on Lady of the Manor

Judy Greer (Halloween, Ant-Man and the Wasp) and Melanie Lynskey (Castle Rock) in a buddy comedy? That already sounds very promising, but Lady of the Manor also has a goofy ghost element that makes us even more intrigued. The slacker-buddy-supernatural comedy just dropped its first trailer, which you can see right…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Actors, Man, Justin Long, Judy, Wadsworth, Manor, Luis, HANNAH, Ryan Phillippe, Judy Greer, Castle Rock, Human Interest, Lynskey, Melanie Lynskey


Eavesdroppers Can Hear What Speakers Are Playing By Watching Their Power LEDs Flicker

Conference calls aren’t going away, and now it seems like it might not be a bad idea to close the blinds if you’re discussing sensitive matters. Researchers from Ben-Gurion University have come up with a way to listen in on a speaker from afar by just monitoring the subtle changes in brightness of its power status LED.Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Sony, Logitech, Light Emitting Diode, Ben Gurion University, Electrical Engineering, Signage, Audio Engineering, Google Nest, Loudspeakers, Display technology, Transducers, Ben Nassi, Stage Monitor System


Delta Air Lines Will Make Unvaccinated Employees Pay $200 a Month to Cover Potential Medical Bills

Enough is enough: Delta Air Lines is leveraging the damn healthcare plan to get employees vaccinated. If you want to work on their planes, and you’re on their health insurance, you’ll have to get the jab or pay $200 a month.Read more...
Tags: Science, Labor, Disney, Bank Of America, United States, Delta Air Lines, Ed Bastian, Covid 19 Vaccination In The United States, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant, Covid 19 Pandemic In India, Delta Air Lines Will Make Unvaccinated Employees



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