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The Blade Runner Comics Panel at SDCC 2021 Talks Building a Universe

Titan Comics’ Andrew Sumner, David Leach, Mike Johnson, Kate Perkins, Fernando Dagnino, and Mellow Brown got together at San Diego Comic-Con @ Home to discuss the future of the Blade Runner comics.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Sports, San Diego, Blade Runner, Denis Villeneuve, Michael Green, Mike Johnson, Blade, David Leach, Titan Comics, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Replicant, Kyle Morrow, Creative Works, David 8


Doctor Who Season 13's SDCC 2021 Trailer Brings in New Friends and New Foes

It feels like it’s been a lifetime since the Doctor fought off a Dalek invasion of Earth (again) on New Year’s Day, but, thank Gallifrey—err, what’s left of it at the minute—because Doctor Who is finally ready to give us a glimpse of its next adventures.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Doctor Who, Earth, New Friends, Graham, Bbc America, Dan, Ryan, Chris Chibnall, John Bishop, Time Lords, GALLIFREY, Jacob Anderson, Jodie Whittaker, Television Series


Alabama doctor describes how sick COVID patients 'beg' for the vaccine but she can only hold their hand and tell them it is too late

Medical staff member Gabriel Cervera Rodriguez raises his fist to celebrate after receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images Amid rising cases of COVID-19, doctors are begging people to get their vaccines. One doctor said, "it's a choice between the jab or death." But anti-vaxx trolls are attacking these people online, making them nervous to speak out. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Usa, Science, Nbc, Alabama, Trends, UK News, Missouri, New York Times, Vaccine, Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, Houston Texas, Neal, Texas Florida


How JFK's nephew became one of Facebook's most prolific anti-vax misinformation spreaders

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is the nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He's also one of 12 people found to be spreading the most misinformation online. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is one of the "disinformation dozen" spreading vaccine misinformation online. He cemented himself as a prominent anti-vaxxer long before the pandemic. Here's how the nephew of former President John F. Kennedy became an online anti-vax influencer. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Science, News, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Harvard, John F Kennedy, Silicon Valley, Jfk, Biden, University Of Virginia


Russian Pirs Module Successfully Detaches From ISS to Make Room for Incoming Nauka

The Russian segment of the International Space Station is now ready to receive the Nauka module, following the successful removal of the Pirs docking station and Progress spacecraft.Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, International Space Station, Spaceflight, Roscosmos, Spacecraft, PIRS, Oleg Novitskiy, in Russia, Nauka, Pyotr Dubrov, Orbital Piloted Assembly And Experiment Complex, Russian Orbital Segment


NASA's Mars helicopter nailed its 10th flight - double what engineers had hoped Ingenuity would do

The Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, sitting where the Perseverance rover dropped it, on April 5, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completed its 10th flight on Mars Saturday. That's twice the number of flights that NASA originally planned for the little drone. Engineers thought Ingenuity would crash much earlier, but it's now on an extended mission. See more stories on Insider's business page. The "little helicopter that could" has done it again.NASA's I...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Alien Life, Mars, Helicopter, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Ingenuity, Aria Bendix, Jezero Crater, Caltech NASA, Perseverance Mars Rover, NASA JPL Caltech ASU, NASA JPL Caltech University of Arizona, old Lake Jezero


Tesla Energy Is Reportedly on the Hunt for Mean Social Media Posts About Musk

Tesla’s clean-energy division Tesla Energy has an entire team dedicated to scanning the internet for customer complaints and people badmouthing its CEO Elon Musk, according to a new Insider report. Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Cars, Tesla, Nikola Tesla, Gizmodo, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model 3, Insider, Roadsters, Jay Boller, Motor Vehicles, Tesla Energy, Business Finance, Tesla Inc, Sports Sedans


Carl Bernstein called Trump 'our own American war criminal' over COVID-19 deaths and encouraging the Capitol riot

A screenshot of Carl Bernstein on CNN. CNN The legendary Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein has accused former President Donald Trump of being "our own American war criminal" over his actions during the coronavirus pandemic and the January 6 Capitol riot.Speaking to CNN's Brian Stelter, Bernstein said: "I think we need to calmly step back and maybe look at Trump in a different context: He is America's, our own American war criminal. Of a kind we've never experienced before."Stelt...
Tags: Politics, Science, America, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Hitler, Donald Trump, Trump, Bernstein, Capitol, Watergate, STELTER, Carl Bernstein, CNN CNN, Justin Baragona


A woman in Alabama whose 28-year-old son died of COVID-19 regrets not getting vaccinated and said his last words were 'this is not a hoax, this is real'

A child receives a Covid-19 vaccine on May 13, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Getty Images/Brandon Bell A "healthy" 28-year-old in Alabama died of COVID-19 after not getting the vaccine, his mother said. She told The Washington Post she regrets not getting her family vaccinated when they had the chance. Alabama has the lowest vaccination rate of any US state and is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. After losing her 28-year-old son to COVID-19, an A...
Tags: Post, Science, News, US, Alabama, Trends, Delta, Vaccine, The Washington Post, Don, Carpenter, Vaccine Hesitancy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Kelsey Vlamis


What is entanglement in quantum physics? We’ll explain in under 5 minutes

Quantum computers, quantum cryptography, and quantum (insert name here) are often in the news these days. Articles about them inevitably refer to entanglement, a property of quantum physics that makes all these magical devices possible. Einstein called entanglement “spooky action at a distance,” a name that has stuck and become increasingly popular. Beyond just building better quantum computers, understanding and harnessing entanglement is also useful in other ways. For example, it can be used t...
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People Who Had Allergic Reaction to First Covid-19 Shot May Tolerate the Second Just Fine, Study Suggests

People who experienced a rare allergic reaction to the mRNA covid-19 vaccines may have less to worry about than feared, new research out Monday suggests. The study, which included several U.S. medical institutions, found that people who reported a reaction following their first dose were all able to safely take the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Pfizer, Vaccines, Allergy, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Vanderbilt University, Moderna, Anaphylaxis, BioNtech, Respiratory Diseases, Clinical Medicine, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


California’s Dixie Fire Has Now Burned an Area the Size of New York City

The Dixie Fire is raging out of control in Northern California’s Plumas and Butte counties. After merging with a smaller blaze known as the Fly Fire over the weekend, its flames continued to spread, devastating nearly 200,000 acres as of Monday morning. It’s now the largest fire in California and is among the more…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, New York City, Environment, Articles, Wildfires, Wildfire, Northern California, Plumas, California wildfires, Colorado Wildfires, Disaster Accident, Geography Of California, California Counties, Megafire, Tony Mchale


Secret Code Gave Users of Dice App Free Access to Netflix Content

In spite of Apple’s infamously draconian review process for apps trying to snag one of the coveted slots in its App Store, every once in a while an app finds some sneaky way to slide through. That’s the case for Doxcy, an app that billed itself as a simple dice-rolling game, while secretly giving users free access to…Read more...
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New York City will require all city workers - including NYPD cops, firefighters, and teachers - to get vaccinated

An NYPD vehicle in New York. Tim Drivas Photography/Getty Images New York City will require all city workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the middle of September or require that they be tested for the disease weekly, The New York Times first reported Monday. The vaccine requirement will affect roughly 340,000 municipal workers, including teachers, firefighters and NYPD officers, according to the New York Times.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to make the announcement l...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Bill De Blasio, Vaccines, Nypd, New York Times New York City, Connor Perrett, Coronavirus, Speed desk


A New Exorcist Trilogy Is Coming From Universal and Blumhouse

One of the scariest, most influential horror franchises of all-time is making a mega blockbuster comeback. reports that David Gordon Green (the new Halloween films) will write and direct a reboot/sequel in which Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. plays the father of a possessed girl. Desperate for help, he…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Films, Universal, Hamilton, Peacock, Ellen Burstyn, David Gordon Green, Leslie Odom Jr, The Exorcist, Blumhouse Productions, MacNeil, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Chris Macneil


Leaked Surface Duo 2 Pics Show a Less Elegant Design but Hint at an Improved Camera

Last year’s Surface Duo was a bold attempt by Microsoft to spearhead a new type of mobile device, but like a lot of first-gen products, it didn’t quite hit the mark. But now a second model appears to be on the way and new leaked pics depict a device that trades out some sleekness for a more capable design. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Microsoft, Smartphone, Computers, Computing, Microsoft Surface, Surface, Surface Duo, Technology Internet, Duo 2


So Long, I Am Jumping the Shark

Well, this is awkward. I’ve never shied away from including myself in my own stories, but it’s not often that I am my own story. I guess now’s as good a time as any to get real, as I say goodbye to the place I’ve long called home.Read more...
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The 10 Best 'Boring' Livestreams on YouTube

Do you feel like you’ve watched everything already? Nothing good on Netflix? Do you just want to zone out to something live halfway around the world? We’ve compiled a list of “boring” livestreams available on YouTube. They might be boring, but if you stare at them long enough, you might be surprised at what you find.Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Digital Media, Today, Livestreaming, Songs, Boring, Duluth Minnesota, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Geiranger, Duluth Georgia, Geirangerfjord, Hellesylt, Stranda, Moon Jelly Cam


Woman Hospitalized With 'Covid-19' Was Actually Suffering a Vaping Injury

For one 32-year-old woman, the covid-19 pandemic was a red herring for lung problems so serious they landed her in the hospital twice over three months. In a recent case report, doctors detail how the woman, originally suspected of having covid-19, actually turned out to have EVALI, a rare condition linked to the use…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Tobacco, Smoking, Electronic Cigarette, Mayo Clinic, Electronic Cigarettes, Evali, Covid 19, Covid 19 Testing, Health Medical Pharma, Safety Of Electronic Cigarettes, Vaping Lung Illness Outbreak, Vaping Associated Pulmonary Injury, Vaping Injury


Arkansas doctor describes the 'regret and remorse' from dying COVID-19 patients who didn't get vaccinated

Dr Bolding explains the impact that Arkansas' low vaccination rate is having on COVID-19 patients. Washington Regional Medical System An Arkansas doctor described fear on the faces of dying, unvaccinated COVID-19 patients. The state lags the rest of the US in vaccinations and is seeing a surge in cases. GOP governor Asa Hutchinson has urged people to get the shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Arkansas doctor posted an emotional plea to his patients to get vaccin...
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Get Ready for Titanium iPhones

The iPhone 13 isn’t even out yet, but rumor has it the iPhone 14 will bring some dramatic upgrades, including at least one high-end model with a chassis made of titanium alloy.Read more...
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Don't Worry, the Bob's Burgers Movie Is Still Happening

Though fans of Bob’s Burgers have a new season to look forward to, many have been wondering what’s going on with the Bob’s Burgers movie that was announced back in 2019—before it, like many productions, was waylaid by the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con @ Home, series creator Loren…Read more...
Tags: Home, Science, Films, Bob, Ginger, John Roberts, Linda, Eugene Mirman, Dan Mintz, Belcher, Kristen Schaal, Larry Murphy, Loren Bouchard, Bobs Burgers, Nora Smith, H Jon Benjamin


How to Set Up Your Home Wifi Like a Complete Maniac

My house is currently being gutted and the place we’re living in temporarily doesn’t have internet or cable, so I’ve been working out of my shop space for about a month. Last week I was finishing an edit that had consumed most of my morning when the internet went out. I was editing in our CMS and hadn’t saved…Read more...
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SDCC 2021: Gen: Lock's Season 2 Tease Hints at the Mecha Mayhem to Come

San Diego Comic-Con @ Home 2021 played host to Gen:Lock last night, where host Karama Horne spoke to Michael B. Jordan and Dakota Fanning, and showrunner/head writer Dan Dominguez, to discuss what’s next for the Rooster Teeth animated series and future projects.Read more...
Tags: Home, Hbo, Science, Television, Actors, Lock, Mecha, Michael B Jordan, Rooster Teeth, Dakota Fanning, Toonami, Julian Chase, Genlock, Entertainment Culture, Karama Horne, Miranda Worth


The Lawyer Who Beat Chevron Has Been Found Guilty of Criminal Contempt

Steven Donziger, the lawyer who won a multibillion-dollar case against Chevron over pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon and then faced unrelenting legal attacks from the oil company, has been found guilty of criminal contempt. The attorney, who has been on house arrest for two years, now faces up to six months in jail.…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Chevron, Steven Donziger


Philip Morris Calls for UK Cigarette Ban (So Smokers Will Buy Its E-Cigarettes Instead)

The CEO of one of the world’s biggest tobacco brands, Philip Morris International (PMI), now says that it will stop selling cigarettes in the UK within a decade and regulators should ban them entirely—though there’s a big, smelly caveat.Read more...
Tags: UK, Science, Tobacco, Smoking, Cigarettes, Electronic Cigarette, Cigarette, Altria, Philip Morris International, Ian Walker, Healthline, Philip Morris USA, Andre Calantzopoulos, Electronic Cigarettes, Jacek Olczak, Fertin Pharma


Everything You'll Lose From Windows 10 When You Upgrade to Windows 11

Windows 11 is on the way, and it’s going to bring with it a new look, new colors, and new features when it becomes available later in the year. But not everything that’s currently in Windows 10 is going to survive the upgrade. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Cortana, Smartphones, Windows Phone, Windows 95, Windows 10, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Start Menu, Computer Architecture, Taskbar, Windows 11, Mobile Operating Systems, Technology Internet


Water Vapor Potentially Detected in the Atmosphere of Ganymede, Biggest Moon in the Solar System

Observations taken 20 years apart by the Hubble Space Telescope suggest that water vapor is present in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede. The findings make the frigid moon an even more intriguing target in the search for extraterrestrial life.Read more...
Tags: Science, Hubble, Jupiter, Europa, Hubble Space Telescope, Planetary Science, Applied Sciences, Ganymede, Io, Space Science, Icy Moon, Water Vapor, Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph, Technology Internet, Solar System Exploration Program, Lorenz Roth


Amazon to Accept Bitcoin by End of 2021 and Develop Own Currency by 2022: Report

Amazon has plans to accept the cryptocurrency bitcoin by the end of 2021, according to an anonymously sourced report in the London newspaper City A.M. And while this is just the word of one anonymous “insider” at the Seattle-based mega-retailer, bitcoin’s price skyrocketed overnight and it’s creating a lot of buzz in…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, London, Finance, Articles, Bitcoin, Aws, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Decentralization, Digital Currencies, Bitcoin Cash, Payment Systems


Lemurs get high by licking toxic millipedes and rubbing them on their bodies

The toxic secretions of millipedes are a real trip for Lemurs who know not to eat them, but to lick them and rub the enslobbered arthropods around their furry flanks. The ritual has an evolutionary narrative with it—the toxins kill parasites—and getting high is part of the package. — Read the rest
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