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Alex Jones appears to take ivermectin during a bizarre COVID-19 rant in which he defended Joe Rogan and called Fauci a 'murderer'

US far-right radio show Alex Jones speaks to supporters of US President Donald Trump as they demonstrate in Washington, DC, on December 12, 2020, to protest the 2020 election. Olivier DoulieryAFP/Getty Images Alex Jones went on an impassioned rant during an episode of his show InfoWars on Friday. Jones appeared to take ivermectin, a controversial and unproven treatment for COVID-19. The FDA has warned against treating COVID-19 with the drug, especially with versions intended for animals. S...
Tags: Politics, Science, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Bill Gates, World Health Organization, Fda, Npr, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Jones, Alex Jones, Don, The Food and Drug Administration, Fauci


Marvel's Midnight Suns Game Looks Like an Avengers Roommate Simulator

If you were excited about last week’s announcement of a tactical RPG video game starring Marvel’s superheroes, good news—you’re going to continue to be excited! 2K Games has revealed the Midnight Suns’ first gameplay trailer, which pits an unlikely assortment of Avengers, X-Men, and more against demons...from hell.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Sports, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, RPG, Carol Danvers, Tony Stark, Lilith, Marvel Comics Characters, 2K Games, Windows Games, Nico Minoru, Fictional Characters, Robbie Reyes, Magik


A Very Important Walking Dead Star Is Heading to World Beyond

Not a ton of people are watching The Walking Dead, and even fewer are watching its second spin-off series, World Beyond. So little, in fact, that its soon-to-premiere second season will also be its last. But the show is clearly trying to draw some extra viewers for its swan song by bringing aboard a main TWD character…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, The Walking Dead, Lincoln, Michonne, Andrew Lincoln, Rick Grimes, After, Scott Gimple, Jadis, Fictional Characters, Creative Works, What Comes After, Anne Pollyanna Mcintosh, The Lost And The Plunderers


Florida official wants Gov. Ron DeSantis to make the controversial and unproven COVID-19 treatment ivermectin more widely available

This picture shows the tablets of Ivermectin drugs in West Benga, India, on May 19, 2021. Photo by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Florida county commissioner is hoping that Gov. Ron DeSantis will make ivermectin more widely available. Ivermectin is a drug typically used to treat parasitic infections in livestock like horses. There is no evidence that ivermectin can treat the coronavirus. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Florida county commissioner wrote a let...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Nbc, Trends, Getty Images, Food And Drug Administration, Rand Paul, Fda, Oklahoma, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, WFLA, Joe Rogan, Ron DeSantis


Florida official wants Gov. Ron DeSantis to make 'wonder drug' ivermectin more widely available to treat COVID-19

This picture shows the tablets of Ivermectin drugs in West Benga, India, on May 19, 2021. Photo by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Florida county commissioner is hoping that Gov. Ron DeSantis will make ivermectin more widely available. Ivermectin is a drug typically used to treat parasitic infections in livestock like horses. There is no evidence that ivermectin can treat the coronavirus. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Florida county commissioner wrote a let...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Nbc, Trends, Getty Images, Food And Drug Administration, Rand Paul, Fda, Oklahoma, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, WFLA, Joe Rogan, Ron DeSantis


Revisiting the Weird Legacy of Lord of the Rings: The Third Age

The Lord of the Rings movies came out at arguably the height of video game movie tie-ins. The series got everything from traditional hack-and-slash action games to strategy titles, but one of the weirdest and most interesting of them all was 2004's The Third Age. Part Final Fantasy knock-off, part movie retelling, it…Read more...
Tags: Science, Christopher Lee, Literature, Jrr Tolkien, Middle Earth, Ian Mckellen, Sauron, RPG, The Lord Of The Rings, Boromir, Gandalf, Frodo, Saruman, Benny Hill, Frodo Baggins, Faramir


A Woman's IUD Left Inside for 20 Years Was Covered by Bacteria That Caused Serious Infection

An intrauterine device (IUD) left in a woman for more than 20 years may have contributed to a nasty infection that sent her to the emergency room, doctors in Japan reported this week. The long-expired birth control device was found surrounded by bacteria that caused her months of fever and abdominal pain. Once the…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Medicine, House, Birth Control, Iv, Intrauterine Device, Clinical Medicine, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Bacterial Diseases, Gram Positive Bacteria, Noriko Arakaki, Copper Iuds, Actinomycosis, Actinomycineae


A new COVID-19 variant called Mu that might be able to evade immunity from vaccines has been detected in almost every US state

The Mu variant has not detected in Nebraska, South Dakota, and Vermont. Data from: Outbreak.info A new COVID-19 variant called Mu might be able to evade the immunity people get from vaccines, Insider reported. The Mu variant has been detected in 47 US states and the District of Columbia, according to data from Outbreak.info. Only Nebraska, Vermont and South Nebraska are yet to detect a case, the data says. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new variant of COVID-19, which th...
Tags: Science, News, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Colombia, South Dakota, Alaska, News UK, Who, World Health Organization, District Of Columbia, Anthony Fauci, Vermont, Mu


Psychiatrists have discovered that patients with tics have 'caught' a 'Tourette's-like' illness from social media

Maskot/Getty Images Psychiatrists in Germany have seen an increase in patients with tics. They say this is being "caught" through social media. The term "mass social media-induced illness" has been developed to describe this phenomenon. See more stories on Insider's business page. Psychiatrists have identified a new "Tourette-like" illness being spread through social media. The "mass social media-induced illness" (MSMI) - more traditionally called a mass sociogenic illness, but with ...
Tags: Health, Science, Youtube, Germany, Trends, Social Media, Psychiatry, Tourette, Zimmermann, Oxford University Press, Tiktok, TikTok Instagram, UK Weekend, Bethany Dawson, MSMI, Hanover Medical School Germany


Welcome to your new planet: There's no such thing as a local disaster

Waves crash against the New Canal Lighthouse in New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 29, 2021. Reuters In the last year, I've found myself face-to-face with a hurricane and two wildfires. This is what our planet is like now: The effects of climate change are inescapable, no matter where you live. Any extreme weather event can have impacts far from its epicenter. See more stories on Insider's business page. While the remnants of Hurricane Ida tore through New York City on Wednesday, m...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Science, News, Climate Change, California, Oregon, New York City, US, Trends, Global Warming, Ipcc, Analysis, Pennsylvania, Wildfires


Videos of tardigrades walking around reveal that these microscopic water bears rely on 'grappling hook' claws

A screenshot from one of the researchers' videos shows a tardigrade using its claws to walk along a gel surface. Lisset A. Duran, Deborah Johnston Scientists recorded video of tardigrades, or water bears, walking around on gel surfaces. The footage shows how these microscopic creatures with eight legs use their claws like grappling hooks. The videos, below, also reveal that tardigrades have similar walking patterns to insects. See more stories on Insider's business page. They'r...
Tags: New York, Science, News, Biology, Trends, University of Oxford, Princeton University, Antarctic, Tardigrades, Water Bears, Cohen, National Academy of Sciences, Rockefeller University, Daniel Cohen, All Souls College, Morgan McFall Johnsen


Grim day with record numbers in NSW and ACT and rising Victorian cases – as it happened

Moderna vaccine gets green light for over-12s; more than 1,000 families asked to isolate after Queensland girl tests positive. This blog is now closedNSW and ACT battle record cases as Hazzard admits health system ‘stressed’Victoria reports 190 new cases as 1,000 families forced to isolate in QueenslandRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; bordersHotspots: NSW; Vic; QldVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 8.54am BST Before we wrap up the live blog, let’s reca...
Tags: Science, Australia news, Fox, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Breitbart, Vic, Hazzard, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Coronavirus


A family of wild boars organized a cage breakout of 2 piglets, demonstrating high levels of intelligence and empathy

A wild boar stands in the enclosure at a zoo in Brandenburg, Cottbus. Soeren Stache/Getty Images A wild boar can be seen freeing two piglets from a trap in images captured by researchers. The female boar can be seen strategically targeting wooden logs that blocked the doors of the trap. Scientists say it's the first recorded instance of rescue behavior in wild boars. See more stories on Insider's business page. A wild boar carried out a daring mission to free two piglets from a tra...
Tags: Science, Rescue, Trends, UK News, Wild Boars, UK Weekend, Alia Shoaib, Czech University of Life Sciences, Brandenburg Cottbus Soeren Stache Getty Images, Voděradské Bučiny National Nature Reserve


Some nurses are choosing to get fired rather than get vaccinated

Protesters holding placards expressing their opinion while chanting outside St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, during the demonstration. Health care workers and others gathered at several hospitals throughout Michigan protesting the recent announcement by Trinity Health and Henry Ford Health systems that requires nurses and other health workers under their employment to receive the Coronavirus Vaccine on July 24 2021. Matthew Hatcher/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Many healthcare...
Tags: Post, Science, Washington Post, Oregon, Virginia, US, Trends, Michigan, The Washington Post, Cincinnati, Northeastern University, Winn, Cincinnati Enquirer, Feit, Salem Health, Matthew Hatcher



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