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757 Episodes of the Classic TV Game Show What’s My Line?: Watch Eleanor Roosevelt, Louis Armstrong, Salvador Dali & More

What would the host and panelists of the classic primetime television game show What’s My Line? have made of The Masked Singer, a more recent offering in which panelists attempt to identify celebrity contestants who are concealed by elaborate head-to-toe costumes and electronically altered voiceovers. One expects such shenanigans might have struck them as a bit uncouth. Host John Charles Daly was willing to keep the ball up in the air by answering the panel’s initial questions for a Myst...
Tags: Facebook, Games, Music, Politics, New York, Science, Television, Youtube, College, America, Broadway, Salvador Dalí, Francis, Dick Cavett, Louis Armstrong, Steve

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

An Emerging Tickborne Disease Is Gaining Steam in New York

An emerging disease spread by ticks is becoming a substantial public health threat in New York State, researchers warn in a new study out this month. The study found that human cases of anaplasmosis have dramatically increased in the state over the past decade, and ticks are found to be carrying the bacteria…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Lyme Disease, Infectious Diseases, Blood, New York State, Tick, Deer Tick, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Tick Borne Diseases, Anaplasmosis, Ixodes Scapularis, Tick Borne Disease, Anaplasma Phagocytophilum, Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis

Mayor Garcetti announces that Los Angeles will require city employees to show proof of vaccination or test weekly

Mayor Eric Garcetti addresses a news conference held at the launch of mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 15, 2021. Irfan Khan/Pool via REUTERS Los Angeles is following New York in requiring proof of vaccination for city employees. Mayor Garcetti said that in the last month in Los Angeles COVID-19 cases have soared 20-fold. Workers who do not show proof of vaccination will be required to test negative for COVID-19 weekly. See more stor...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, Los Angeles, Trends, Fda, City Council, Eric Garcetti, Martinez, Los Angeles California, Garcetti, Dodger Stadium, City of Los Angeles, Nury Martinez, Azmi Haroun, Speed desk

A Harvard-led team is launching a new project to search for physical evidence of aliens and their technology

An artist's impression of interstellar object 'Oumuamua. ESO/M. Kornmesser A new project will search for alien civilizations and technologies using Earth-based telescopes. Researchers plan to look for unidentified aerial phenomena in the atmosphere that could be aliens. Harvard physicist Avi Loeb leads the project. He thinks the interstellar object 'Oumuamua was an alien ship. See more stories on Insider's business page. When the first interstellar object ever observed, ...
Tags: Space, New York, Science, News, Navy, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Harvard, Chile, Hawaii, Aliens, Pentagon, Asteroid, Ufo

US will reportedly keep travel restrictions in place as highly infectious Delta variant surges

Travelers, some in protective gear, walk through John F. Kennedy Airport in New York in April 2020. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Because of increasing COVID-19 cases, the US won't lift its travel restrictions, an official told Reuters. The White House official told Reuters that the spread of the Delta variant had driven that decision. Cases are increasing in the US, especially among unvaccinated people, health officials say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Because of the...
Tags: Travel, New York, Science, News, White House, India, US, Trends, United States, United Kingdom, Healthcare, Delta, John, Reuters, Kennedy Airport, Reuters The White House

'Feel good' brain messenger can be willfully controlled, new study reveals

UC San Diego researchers and their colleagues at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have discovered that spontaneous impulses of dopamine, the neurological messenger known as the brain's "feel good" chemical, occur in the brain of mice. The study found that mice can willfully manipulate these random dopamine pulses for reward.
Tags: New York, Science, Mount Sinai, UC San Diego, Icahn School of Medicine

Wildfire smoke could turn this weekend's full Buck Moon an ominous blood red

A total lunar eclipse turns the moon red in Auckland, New Zealand on May 26. Phil Walter/Getty Images The full Buck Moon may appear blood red in skies across the US this weekend, due to wildfire smoke. Western wildfires driven by climate change have spread smoke to the East Coast, tinting skies orange. Wildfire smoke is a huge health risk, and widespread-smoke events will likely become more common. See more stories on Insider's business page. A full Buck Moon is rising this weekend, an...
Tags: New York, Science, News, Minnesota, Climate Change, Oregon, New York City, US, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Wildfires, Washington Dc, Moon, North America, North Carolina

Researchers reverse emphysema in mice by injecting blood vessel wall cells

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian in New York have discovered that injecting mice with pulmonary endothelial cells--the cells that line the walls of blood vessels in the lung--can reverse the symptoms of emphysema. The study, which will be published July 21 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM), may lead to new treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an inflammatory lung disease associated with smoking that is thought to be the third lead...
Tags: New York, Science, Newyork, Weill Cornell Medicine, Journal of Experimental Medicine JEM

Blood Red Sky Pits a Vampire Against Hijackers and Almost Lives Up to That Killer Concept

Blood Red Sky begins with a frame story—an aircraft makes a wobbly landing in Scotland as troops gather below—before introducing us to a mother and son preparing to travel from Germany to New York. She’s obviously gravely ill and hopes that a specialist in America can cure her. However, as anyone who’s seen the trailerRead more...
Tags: New York, Science, Scotland, Germany, Fiction, America, Netflix, Elias, Vampire, Dominic Purcell, Nadja, Only Lovers Left Alive, Fictional Characters, Peter Thorwarth, Alexander Scheer, Creative Works

You Can No Longer Say ‘I Do’ on Zoom in New York

A virtual avenue for marriage that sprung up during the pandemic in the state of New York is no more. As of late last month, Zoom weddings are no longer legal. That means if you want to get married, you have to do so in person in the presence of someone authorized to perform the ceremony.Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Marriage, Articles, Wedding, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Kennedy Family, Shams Tarek, Cuomo Family

Ready to tackle MIT's recommended reading list for summer 2021?

As we enter the heart of summer, many of us will find ourselves with added time for relaxation and deep reading. The following titles represent a selection of recent offerings from MIT faculty and staff. Happy reading!Novel, Biography, and Memoir"The Planet After Geoengineering" (Actar, 2021)By Rania Ghosn, associate professor of architectureThis graphic novel makes climate engineering and its controversies visible in five stories assembled from the deep underground to outer space. Each "geo-sto...
Tags: Asia, Books, New York, Science, Technology, Mexico, America, Spain, Mit, Culture, Britain, Williams, Ford, Innovation, Literature, Homeland Security

Sociodemographic characteristics, inequities associated with access to in-person, remote elementary schooling during pandemic in New York State

What The Study Did: Among the few New York state public school districts providing full-time in-person elementary school instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts served predominately white students, rural/suburban students and children who were not disadvantaged (children who were not from a low-income family, were not English language learners, did not have homelessness, and did not have a disability).
Tags: New York, Science, New York State

A health startup founder who raised $40 million plans to improve healthcare access in the US

Carlos Reines is the CEO and co-founder of RubiconMD. Rubicon Health startup RubiconMD is revolutionizing the complex and costly healthcare model in the US. The platform allows primary care physicians to consult with specialists to improve patient care. Rubicon serves over 10 million Americans and has raised $40 million since it was founded in 2013. See more stories on Insider's business page. Carlos Reines is the CEO and co-founder of RubiconMD.As well as revolutionizing healthcare in...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, Nigeria, US, International, Trends, Spain, Harvard, Pennsylvania, United States, Healthcare, Netherlands, West Coast, Haiti, Dominican Republic

Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By 36 States and Washington, D.C.

Google’s Android app store is the subject of an antitrust lawsuit brought by 36 states and Washington, D.C. on Wednesday — the latest installment in the ongoing showdown between tech giants and the regulators that seek to bring them to heel.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Google Play Store, Spotify, New York, Science, Technology, Colorado, Washington, Companies, Netflix, Tennessee, Arizona, Computing, Nebraska, App Store

June linkfest

“Controversial terms, from ‘abortion’ to ‘Zionism,’ tend to shut down dialog because they mean different things to different people.” The AllSides Red Blue Dictionary defines these hot-button terms across the political spectrum: “Until we fully understand what a term means to someone else, we don't know the issue and can't effectively communicate.” * I’m enjoying (and learning from) the short essays Susan Orlean publishes on Medium, especially her stories about  the writing craft. Here s...
Tags: Fashion, Politics, New York, Science, Writing, California, Poetry, US, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlantic, New York Times, Linguistics, Contests, Trademark, Core

Long COVID patients say they feel gaslit by doctors that still don't believe them

Chimére Smith, a long COVID patient, says she felt gaslit by doctors. Chimére Smith Three long COVID patients told Insider they felt gaslit by medical professionals. Because doctors didn't believe them, the say, the care they got was delayed or didn't fit their cases. People of color with long COVID may be most likely to face medical gaslighting. See more stories on Insider's business page. For some long COVID patients, going to the doctor's office requires a clear game pla...
Tags: New York, Science, News, Medicine, Congress, Washington, Trends, Williams, Vogue, News UK, Discrimination, Smith, Baltimore, Serena Williams, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Black

Assessing Racial, Ethnic disparities in access to COVID-19 vaccination sites

What The Study Did: Researchers reviewed access to COVID-19 vaccination sites in Brooklyn, the most populated borough in New York, to better understand disparities in vaccination.
Tags: New York, Science, Brooklyn

Congressman Introduces National Right-to-Repair Bill

The right-to-repair movement has made it to Congress. On Thursday, Congressman Joseph Morelle of New York filed legislation that would make it easier for consumers to fix their broken gadgets without having to fork over even more money to the original manufacturers. Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Congress, Bill, Joseph Morelle

Central Park Season 2 Trailer Continues the Musical Fight to Save New York

Central Park is a magical place, so it’s no surprise that a visit there can inspire a song or two. But it’s going to take more than music to save this park from a greedy land developer—and as we see in the first trailer for season two of Central Park, from the creator of Bob’s Burgers, the Tillerman-Hunter family is…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Molly, Actors, Nick Kroll, Bob, Kristen Bell, Jenny Slate, Central Park, Helen, Owen, Paige, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr, Emmy Raver Lampman, Loren Bouchard

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately, Gov. Cuomo announces

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images State-mandated COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in New York, with few exceptions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the change, "effective immediately," on Tuesday. 70% of New Yorkers have got at least one COVID-19 vaccine, which was Cuomo's requirement for reopening. See more stories on Insider's business page. Coming out to a standing ovation in Manhattan's One World Trade Center, New York Gov. A...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, Trends, Retail, Manhattan, Breaking News, Andrew Cuomo, Long Island, Albany, Cuomo, Mario Cuomo, Tim Scott

Is ‘brain drift’ the key to machine consciousness?

Think about someone you love and the neurons in your brain will light up like a Christmas tree. But if you think about them again, will the same lights go off? Chances are: the answer’s no. And that could have big implications for the future of AI. A team of neuroscientists from the University of Columbia in New York recently published research demonstrating what they refer to as “representational drift” in the brains of mice. Per the paper: Although activity in piriform cortex could be used to ...
Tags: Startups, New York, Science, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Neural, University of Columbia

Telecom Companies Win Injunction to Put New York's Affordable Internet Law on Hold

In a huge win for internet service providers, a federal judge on Friday granted to stall a New York law mandating affordable internet for low-income households. Read more...
Tags: Verizon, New York, Science, Net, Broadband, Telecommunications, Att, Video On Demand, Andrew Cuomo, Verizon Communications, T Mobile, Information and Communications Technology, Internet Service Provider, Bell System, Business Finance, Rich Azzopardi

NASA is finally advancing a space telescope that could track down dangerous asteroids before they strike Earth

An artist's concept of the NEOCam asteroid-hunting mission. NASA/JPL-Caltech A NASA space telescope could help track down 90% of asteroids big enough to crush New York. NASA is finally advancing the telescope, called NEO Surveyor, after years of passing it over. By passing a key review, the telescope has escaped what one expert called "NASA mission limbo hell." See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is finally moving forward with a space telescope that could spot asteroi...
Tags: Space, New York, Science, News, Congress, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mit, Asteroids, Telescope, Trump, Near-earth Objects, Chelyabinsk, NASA JPL Caltech, Chelyabinsk Russia

4 coronavirus variants can make people sicker or spread faster, including the Delta variant first found in India. Here's what variants are, and why experts are so concerned about them.

A health worker takes a swab from a man's nose through a glass shield (for safety) in New Delhi, India, on August 8, 2020. Rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 are being provided by the Indian government for free. Pradeep Gaur/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images There are four coronavirus variants, including the Delta variant, that experts around the world are particularly worried about. These variants were first identified in South Africa, the UK, Brazil, and India respectively. Othe...
Tags: Health, Japan, UK, New York, Science, London, California, Cdc, India, New York City, Israel, US, Trends, Taiwan, South Africa, Philippines

Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed material related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's book on handling the COVID-19 crisis, report says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. AP Prosecutors have subpoenaed material related to Gov. Cuomo's book about the pandemic, WSJ reports. It is to help with the federal investigation into whether Cuomo's office covered up nursing-home deaths. Prosecutors appear to be interested in what the book says about nursing homes, sources told the WSJ. See more stories on Insider's business page. Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed material related to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's book on his ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, US, Trends, Brooklyn, News UK, Andrew Cuomo, Journal, WSJ, Cuomo, Michael Weinstein, The Journal, Office for the Eastern District of New York, Corinne Ramey, Coroanvirus

Federal prosecutors subpoenaed material related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's book on handling the COVID-19 crisis, report says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. AP Prosecutors have subpoenaed material related to Gov. Cuomo's book about the pandemic, WSJ reports. It is to help with the federal investigation into whether Cuomo's office covered up nursing-home deaths. Prosecutors appear to be interested in what the book says about nursing homes, sources told the WSJ. See more stories on Insider's business page. Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed material related to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's book on his ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, US, Trends, Brooklyn, News UK, Andrew Cuomo, Journal, WSJ, Cuomo, Michael Weinstein, The Journal, Office for the Eastern District of New York, Corinne Ramey, Coroanvirus

‘Birds are here for everyone’: how Black birdwatchers are finding a community

In a 2011 study by the Fish and Wildlife Service, 93% of birders surveyed were white while just 4% were Black“This is my form of therapy,” says Mariana Winnik, a third-grade teacher and avid birdwatcher from Brooklyn. Wearing a T-shirt with illustrations of birds and wielding a pair of binoculars and a trusty bird identification app, Winnik makes her way through north Central Park, on a mid-morning Saturday walk led by Christian Cooper.Cooper says he doesn’t usually lead bird walks because of th...
Tags: New York, Science, Animals, Environment, US news, Birds, Brooklyn, Wildlife, Black, Central Park, Wildlife Service, Winnik, Mariana Winnik, Christian Cooper Cooper

People who've had COVID-19 vaccines should get a state-issued 'driver's license' to party, top bioethicist says

COVID-19 vaccine cards from the CDC are bulky, and subject to fraud. Maybe the DMV should be in charge? Leonard Ortiz/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images, Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images, Hilary Brueck/Insider The CDC's COVID-19 vaccine cards are subject to fraud, and too big to carry around. A top bioethicist says we should get DMV-style licenses for vaccination, with a QR code. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Ezekiel E...
Tags: New York, Science, Jay Leno, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Eu, Getty Images, Public Health, DMV, Switzerland, Food And Drug Administration, University of Pennsylvania, Lindsay Lohan, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

A map of each state's most and least vaccinated counties shows stark divides in the US vaccine rollout

People wait in an observation area after getting a COVID-19 vaccination at an old TJ Maxx store in Lynchburg, Virginia, on March 13. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images Across US counties, vaccination rates range from 0.1% to nearly 100%. The contrasts between each state's most and least vaccinated county reveal stark disparities. Unvaccinated communities remain vulnerable to coronavirus outbreaks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Wherever you step foot in Martin...
Tags: New York, Science, News, California, Cdc, Kentucky, US, Los Angeles, Trends, United States, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, Tj Maxx, Lee, Jefferson County

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