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Sleepy Joe Reveals He’s in the Pocket of Big Efficient Dishwasher

Tremble, ye mighty, and despair in the face of our new overlords: efficient dishwashers. The Biden administration is carrying out what is, arguably, former president Trump’s worst fear, and preparing to mandate once again that dishwashers and washers and dryers do their jobs more efficiently. (Typical politician, that…Read more...
Tags: Kitchen, Home, Tools, Science, Obama, Water Efficiency, Joe Biden, Home Automation, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Biden, Home Appliances, Trump, Dishwashing, Andrew deLaski, Presidency Of Donald Trump


Watch: Disney's BidenBot Is Officially on Duty

After months of preparations, Walt Disney World’s Hall of Presidents was finally set to reopen on Tuesday with a new star taking center stage: RoboBiden. Clips taken of the 46th president’s wrinkly animatronic doppleganger show him proudly reciting the Oath of Office while standing among the likes of Ulysses S. Grant,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Biden, Walt Disney World, Donald Trump, Animatronics, Franklin Pierce, Magic Kingdom, Liberty Square, Ulysses S Grant, James Buchanan, Oath of Office, The Hall of Presidents, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr, Entertainment Culture, RoboBiden Clips


Coronavirus live news: China sees most local cases since January; Biden rolls out more Covid aid

Teenagers in UK could be given green light for vaccine; US moratorium on evictions; Sydney man in his 20s dies from virusUS Covid hospitalisations rise as doctors say patients are unvaccinatedNicola Sturgeon expects jab to be recommended for over-16sNew York to require vaccination for indoor dining and eventsHopes UK vaccine trial in pregnant women will allay jab fearsSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.23am BST Staying with the UK, the government has been criticised for failing to meet a pro...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Wales, China, US, UK News, US news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Sydney, Biden, Sturgeon, Joint Committee, Nadhim Zahawi, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live: UK reports 138 deaths amid 21,691 new cases; row in Germany over jabbing children

UK deaths are highest since mid-March; doctors, scientists and the government disagree over vaccinating children in GermanyScotland to scrap social distancing as it lifts most restrictionsUS reaches Biden’s 70% first-shot goal as threat to unvaccinated growsHundreds of health workers in isolation as Delta hits QueenslandJohnson dumps ‘amber watchlist’ plan as it emerges top adviser has quitHopes UK vaccine trial in pregnant women will allay jab fears 4.12pm BST An additional 138 people in th...
Tags: Japan, UK, Science, Germany, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Delta, New Zealand, Biden, Sturgeon, England Continue, BST Nicola Sturgeon, Coronavirus


Amazon Workers Should Get Do-Over on Union Vote According to NLRB Official: Report

An official at the National Labor Relations Board has recommended workers at Amazon’s Bessemer warehouse in Alabama be allowed to vote again on unionization after the formation of a union was rejected in April. At least that’s the claim being made by the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union, which tried and…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Labor, Alabama, Economy, US Postal Service, Biden, Wall Street Journal, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb, Bessemer, United States Postal Service, Labor Relations, Union Busting, Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union, Stuart Appelbaum


Coronavirus live news: England and Wales deaths reach three-month high; Indonesia struggles with surge in cases

Latest updates: Covid deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending 23 July up 50%; Indonesia’s health workers struggle under weight of new casesUS reaches Biden’s 70% first-shot goal as threat to unvaccinated people growsHundreds of health workers in isolation as Delta hits Australian state of QueenslandJohnson dumps ‘amber watchlist’ plan as it emerges top adviser has quit 10.25am BST Nearly half (46%) of private landlords in the UK say they reduced or paused their tenants’ mon...
Tags: Japan, UK, England, Science, Wales, Indonesia, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Delta, New Zealand, Biden, Shawbrook Bank, Office for National Statistics ONS, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: US reaches 70% first-shot goal while Japan shifts to home care for most Covid patients

White House greets vaccine news as ‘Milestone Monday’ while Japan moves to ensure it has enough hospital beds amid a spike in Covid casesUS reaches Biden’s 70% first-shot goal as threat to unvaccinated people growsHundreds of health workers in isolation as Delta hits Australian state of QueenslandJohnson dumps ‘amber watchlist’ plan as it emerges top adviser has quit 6.15am BST In case you missed it, Guardian Australia’s medical editor Melissa Davey has written a fascinating feature on micro...
Tags: Japan, Science, Australia, White House, US, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Delta, New Zealand, Tokyo, Biden, Reuters, Katsunobu Kato, Melissa Davey, Elisabeth Bik


Bernie Sanders revived an iconic meme from his 2019 presidential campaign to urge Americans to get vaccinated

Sen. Bernie Sanders posted an ad in 2019 for his presidential campaign, which quickly adapted into a meme by Internet users. Bernie Sanders/Facebook Sen. Bernie Sanders recalled an iconic meme in a push to get more Americans vaccinated. "I am once again asking you to get vaccinated," Sanders tweeted Monday. The line came from a presidential campaign ad that went viral in 2019, in which Sanders asked supporters for donations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Bernie Sand...
Tags: Politics, Science, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, World Trade Organization, Vaccine, Biden, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Meme, Sanders, Reuters, Sen Bernie Sanders


Coronavirus live news: Fauci rules out new US lockdowns; Pfizer and Moderna raise price of Covid jabs for EU, reports say

Latest updates: US chief medical adviser says US won’t return to lockdowns despite rising Delta threat; both vaccine makers raise cost of jabsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Florida records largest one-day case total since start of pandemicCovid caution dampens heady promise of ‘freedom day’ in EnglandAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 3.01pm BST In the UK, Labo...
Tags: UK, England, Science, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Delta, Boris Johnson, Pfizer, Biden, Jim McMahon, Fauci, Moderna, Rishi Sunak


Biden announces COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all federal employees, asks Pentagon to 'look into' approving mandate for military

President Joe Biden. Susan Walsh/Associated Press Federal employees must be fully vaccinated or be tested regularly for COVID-19 and wear a mask, President Biden said Thursday. This latest mandate will impact the nation's roughly 2 million federal workers and 2 million in the military. The US is battling an increase in coronavirus cases fueled by the highly transmissible Delta variant. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that all f...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, News, California, White House, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Bill De Blasio, Pentagon, Fda, Vaccine


Biden calls on local governments to give out $100 to anyone getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Two vials labelled Coronavirus vaccine and a syringe seen displayed on one hundred US dollar banknotes. Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Biden is calling for local governments to offer $100 to people getting the first shot of the vaccine. The US Treasury Department said governments should use COVID relief funds to pay for the incentives. The announcement comes amid increased concern over the spread of the Delta variant. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Treasury, Vaccine, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, US Treasury Department, Igor Golovniov, COVID


Wishing Harm to Anti-Vaxxers and Climate Deniers Won’t Solve Anything

I’ve been noticing a disturbing trend in how people are talking about covid-19. As vaccines have become widely available in the U.S., people are treating the unvaccinated with scorn and anger. Alabama’s Republican Gov. Kay Ivey even went so far as to say “It’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks” for the new…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Environment, Alabama, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Donald Trump, Deception, Michael Stern, Climate Change Denial, Kay Ivey, Vaccine Hesitancy


Arkansas Reports 33 New Covid-19 Patients Placed on Ventilators in Single Day

Arkansas hospitals placed 33 new covid-19 patients on ventilators Tuesday, according to the state’s department of health, bringing the total to 205 patients struggling for life on the machines. Sadly, that’s the highest number of patients on ventilators since January, according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, and…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Medicine, Articles, Arkansas, Vaccination, Vaccine, Biden, Donald Trump, Life Sciences, Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Vaccine Hesitancy, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


Biden administration to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday: report

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday. CNN first reported that the announcement was coming on Thursday. The move would affect an estimated 2.1 million people. See more stories on Insider's business page. CNN reported that the Biden administration will announce a vaccine mandate or regular testing requirement for federal workers as early as Thursday.President Joe Biden initial...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Gavin Newsom, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Breaking, Coronavirus, COVID, Joe Biden Doug Mills, Azmi Haroun Charles Davis


Biden administration weighing a vaccine mandate for all federal employees

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration is reportedly considering a vaccine mandate for federal employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden revealed on Tuesday that the federal government is weighing whether to implement a vaccine mandate for the entire federal workforce as the US grapples with a rise in COVID-19 cases.The move would follow recent decisions to require vaccines for state workers in California by Gov. Gavi...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Gavin Newsom, Bill DeBlasio, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Breaking, Coronaivrus, Azmi Haroun, Joe Biden Doug Mills, Speed desk


Biden administration expected to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday: report

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday, according to a report. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden revealed on Tuesday that the federal government is weighing whether to implement a vaccine mandate for the entire federal workforce as the US grapples with a rise in COVID-19 cases.CNN reported that the Biden administration is expected to announce the...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Bill De Blasio, Biden, Gavin Newsom, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Breaking, Coronavirus, COVID


The vaccine mandate 'tipping point': These entities are requiring vaccines as the Delta variant spreads

A man holds his vaccination reminder card after having received his first shot. Wilfredo Lee/AP On Monday, city, state, and federal agencies began to announce vaccine mandates. California, New York City, and the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs became the first government entities to do so. A group representing 300 bars in San Francisco will require vax cards. More entities may follow. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 cases rise again across the US and the Delta vari...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Cdc, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, Va, Bill De Blasio, Associated Press, Vaccine, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


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


The Strange Case of the Climate Scientists Fighting a Wind Farm

On the edge of the Aegean Sea lies Antikythera, a bone-dry, windswept rock of 8.5 square miles (22 square kilometers) and 22 inhabitants. Despite appearances, this unforgiving land holds immense ecological importance. Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Environment, Articles, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Wind Power, Wind Farm, Biden, Wind Turbines, Aegean Sea, Antikythera, Wind turbine, Stav Dimitropoulos, S E, Offshore Wind Power


Coronavirus live news: China rejects stage two of WHO origins probe; two more athletes test positive in Tokyo

Shinzo Abe ‘not attending’ opening ceremony in Tokyo; US president says it is ‘gigantically important’ that Americans get vaccinated; YouTube removes Bolsonaro videosStark silence in Tokyo speaks volumes about Olympic fears‘Never thought this would happen in France’: day one of vaccine passFiji records its highest number of weekly deaths from CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.15am BST China has rejected a World Health Organization plan for a second phase of an investigation into the or...
Tags: Japan, Science, Youtube, France, China, US, UK News, Joe Biden, US news, Shinzo Abe, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, Tokyo, Ohio, Biden, Wuhan


Facebook Just Blocked the #VaccinesKill Hashtag Two Years Too Late

At least two years after it would have been politically prudent to do so, Facebook moved to block content under the #VaccinesKill hashtag on Wednesday. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Hashtag, Software, Computing, Biden, Operating Systems, Jen Psaki, Fake News, Video Software, Pseudohistory, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet, Covid 19 Misinformation


FTC Unanimously Backs New Policy Supporting Your Right to Repair Your Own Devices

Following an executive order from President Biden, today the Federal Trade Commission voted unanimously to adopt a new a policy designed to support the growing right to repair movement.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Microsoft, Government, Samsung, Regulation, Biden, Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Lina Khan, Corporate Crime, Ftc Regulation Of Behavioral Advertising


Facebook has no idea how far COVID-19 vaccine misinformation has spread.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo Facebook data scientists reportedly asked for resources to measure COVID misinformation. But the company did not approve of their request, according to the New York Times. The report shows how Facebook does not know how widespread vaccine misinformation is on its platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook isn't able to exactly measure how much misinformation exists on its platform - or how much of it ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, News, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, New York Times, Biden, Times, Misinformation, Vivek Murthy, Ron Klain, Erin Scott, Tech Insider


Biden Assembles the Final Member of His Big Tech Nightmare Squad

President Joe Biden has selected attorney and frequent critic of Google parent company Alphabet to lead the United States Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, the White House announced Tuesday. If approved, Kanter would join the Biden administration’s robust legal team that’s poised to combat Silicon Valley’s…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Microsoft, White House, Joe Biden, United States, Silicon Valley, Biden, Alphabet, Tim Wu, Weiss, Kanter, Big Tech, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton Garrison LLP, Competition Law


Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for 12 Hours Over Anti-Vaccine Tweets

Right-wing congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been suspended from Twitter for spreading misinformation about covid-19 vaccines, according to a new report from CNN. How long will Greene be forced off the platform? An entire 12 hours, according to the cable news outlet. That oughta teach her.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, Cnn, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Greene, Moderna, Health Sciences, Vaccine Hesitancy


Doctor acquitted of theft charges for going door-to-door to administer expiring COVID-19 vaccines says the method wouldn't work now

Dr. Hasan Gokal Courtesy of David Oates/PR Security Dr. Hasan Gokal went door-to-door administering vaccines that were about to expire in December. Local authorities in Houston charged him with theft, and a grand jury acquitted him last month. Gokal told Insider and door-to-door approach would not work to increase vaccination rates now. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Texas doctor who was accused of stealing COVID-19 vaccine doses and acquitted by a grand jury said in...
Tags: Texas, Science, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Houston, Biden, Methodist Hospital, Texas Medical Board, Kim Ogg, Harris County Public Health, Coronavirus, Sarah Al Arshani, Hasan Gokal, Gokal, Hasan Gokal Courtesy of David Oates


Joe Biden: Facebook’s Not Killing People. My Bad.

Last Friday, Joe Biden told reporters that Facebook was “killing people” by refusing to take action on a number of anti-vax accounts spreading conspiracy theories, hoaxes, and other misinformation about the novel coronavirus pandemic—causing the social network to respond with faux indignation. Now Biden is walking…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Human Behavior, Biden, Trumpism, Misinformation, Joseph Mercola, Vivek Murthy, Robert F Kennedy Jr, Jen Psaki, Fake News, Kaitlan Collins, Sherri Tenpenny, Center for Countering Digital Hate


Fauci says polio and smallpox would still be spreading in the US if anti-vaxx misinformation had been as popular in the past

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington DC on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Dr Anthony Fauci in a CNN interview addressed anti-vaccination misinformation. If there was the same pushback against smallpox vaccines in the past the disease would still be around, he said. Vaccination rates in the US have stalled as Fox News hosts and GOP lawmakers push anti-vaccination propaganda. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House's top medical advisor, Dr Anth...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Politics, Science, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Washington Dc, PAC, Fox News, Republican, Biden, Fox News Channel


In Biden’s America, You’ll Turn on the Shower and Nothing Comes Out, Just Drip Drip, Can’t Get the Soap Off

For years, Donald Trump’s bathroom fixation captivated the disenfranchised masses, long-suffering from moderate showerhead water pressure, whose dumps deserve to travel down a mighty whirlpool with the force of the Niagara Falls, but, bewilderingly, just float in the bowl. Where the silent majority was too meek to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Water, Drought, Nature, Plumbing, Ken Burns, Hygiene, Biden, Donald Trump, Bathing, Shower, Niagara Falls, Bathrooms, The Trump Organization, Physical Sciences


AT&T's Priciest Unlimited Data Plan Is Now Actually Unlimited

It often feels like wireless providers don’t really understand the definition of “unlimited,” but today, in a somewhat surprising move, AT&T announced that its top-tier Unlimited Elite plan is getting truly unlimited data that won’t get throttled regardless of how much you use. Read more...
Tags: Google, Hbo, Science, Technology, Net Neutrality, Telecommunications, Att, Biden, Mobile Technology, Wireless Networking, Tethering, AT T, Data Plan, Technology Internet



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