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  • ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 5 Episode 5 Recap: Where Does Anyone Stand?

    ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 5 Episode 5 Recap: Where Does Anyone Stand?

    Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut - Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures TelevisionThere’s a downside to a show as patient as Better Call Saul. For all the deserved praise it gets for letting its moments breathe, and pacing its st…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Mar 20, 9:18am -
  • Study: LEGO Bricks Can Survive in Ocean For 1,300 Years

    Study: LEGO Bricks Can Survive in Ocean For 1,300 Years

    (via Semevent/Pixabay)A LEGO brick could survive in the ocean for up to 1,300 years, according to new research. A team at the University of Plymouth examined the extent to which the colorful bricks were […]The post Study: LEGO Bricks Can…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 10:57am -
  • Stay The F**k Home to Avoid Spreading Coronavirus

    Stay The F**k Home to Avoid Spreading Coronavirus

    COVID-19 has been officially declared a pandemic (via Alexandra_Koch/Pixabay)The World Health Organization on Sunday reported more than 164,830 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 146 countries. But, due to limited testing, that number is li…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 10:29am -
  • ‘Batwoman’ Season 1 Episode 15 Recap: Exhuming the Past

    ‘Batwoman’ Season 1 Episode 15 Recap: Exhuming the Past

    Camrus Johnson as Luke Fox and Nicole Kang as Mary Hamilton -- Photo: Shane Harvey/The CWBatwoman is shaping up to be a pretty fun addition to the CW-verse. It had a rough start, as it tried to be a direct Arrow-replacement. The first few…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 9:07am -
  • Watch: SpaceX Starlink Mission Aborted Seconds Before Launch

    Watch: SpaceX Starlink Mission Aborted Seconds Before Launch

    On March 15, SpaceX stood down from its launch attempt of Starlink satellites (via SpaceX/YouTube)SpaceX on Sunday scrubbed the launch of 60 new Starlink satellites at the last second—due to an engine power issue with the mission’s Falc…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 8:13am -
  • Verily Launches COVID-19 Screening Site for San Francisco Residents

    Verily Launches COVID-19 Screening Site for San Francisco Residents

    COVID-19 (via Johns Hopkins Medicine)Alphabet Inc.’s research organization Verily launched a website to provide information about coronavirus screening in the San Francisco Bay Area. Starting today, Californians can take an online COVID-1…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 7:12am -
  • ‘Beyond Blue’ Will Make You Care About Earth’s Oceans

    ‘Beyond Blue’ Will Make You Care About Earth’s Oceans

    We actually know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than we do our very own oceans. Even in 2020, our knowledge of this strange environment where life originated remains paltry. […]The post ‘Beyond Blue’ Will Make You Care About Earth…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Mar 20, 4:55pm -
  • Survive ‘Nioh 2’ With These 10 Helpful Tips

    Survive ‘Nioh 2’ With These 10 Helpful Tips

    Today sees the release of the highly-anticipated Nioh 2. Team Ninja’s answer to Dark Souls is one of the toughest games of 2020. It is so challenging that it makes FromSoftware’s infamous franchise […]The post Survive ‘Nioh 2’ With These 1…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Mar 20, 10:02am -
  • Senators Want to Ban TikTok From All Government Devices

    Senators Want to Ban TikTok From All Government Devices

    (via TikTok)China-owned TikTok has taken the world by storm, but not everyone admires the app. U.S. Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) this week introduced legislation banning all federal employees from using […]The post S…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Mar 20, 8:35am -
  • ACLU Sues For Government Facial Recognition Records

    ACLU Sues For Government Facial Recognition Records

    (via geralt/Pixabay)The American Civil Liberties Union and New York Civil Liberties Union are challenging federal law enforcement’s use of facial recognition surveillance tech. A lawsuit was filed Thursday against the U.S. Department of H…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Mar 20, 7:51am -

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  • Can failure actually improve innovation?
    Innovators rarely travel a straight path to arrive at a new idea. Failure — lots of failure — often paves the way. At least eight out of every 10 new consumer products that enter the market will fail, according to one estimate. That can be frus…
    - 11 Sep 15, 4:17pm -
  • Trove of fossils from a long-lost human ancestor is greatest find in decades
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Researchers announced a fossil discovery today that some consider one of the greatest in the last 50 years, and one that could provide an important link in the family tree for all humans.Jeffrey Brown has…
    - 10 Sep 15, 6:25pm -
  • Dwarf planet Ceres seen in mesmerizing new detail
    This image taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, shows Occator crater on Ceres, home to a collection of intriguing bright spots. Image by NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDANew images of dwarf planet Ceres show oddly shaped mountains, collapsed crater wa…
    - 10 Sep 15, 3:51pm -
  • Cave divers uncover new humanlike species in South Africa
    Skeleton of the newly discovered Homo naledi. Courtesy of eLife 2015;4:e09560.Paleontologists have discovered an ancient human relative in South Africa thanks to a tricky cave diving excavation that recovered close to 1,550 fossils buried 100 feet u…
    - 10 Sep 15, 11:40am -
  • Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox buys National Geographic media
    James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox Inc., pauses during a panel session at the Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity in Cannes, France, on June 25, 2015. 21st Century Fox and National Geographic announced it would expand its partnersh…
    - 9 Sep 15, 4:04pm -
  • Can Alzheimer’s proteins be spread via medical procedures?
    This computer artwork shows the brain’s neural network represented by lines and flashes. A new study indicates Alzheimer’s markers in the brain may have been spread via a protein. Photo by Alfred Pasieka/Science Photo Library and Getty ImagesFro…
    - 9 Sep 15, 1:26pm -
  • Can Denmark make energy demand follow renewable supply?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The nation of Denmark has been a pioneer in wind energy production. Last year, nearly 40 percent of its electricity came from wind power, and, by 2050, it’s set an ambitious goal of having renewable e…
    - 7 Sep 15, 6:25pm -
  • Sea turtles deliver record nesting seasons in Southeast U.S.
    A loggerhead sea turtle hatchling. This summer’s hatching season has hit new records alongside the Southeast United States coast. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region.Sea turtles have delivered a nesting season for the record b…
    - 7 Sep 15, 4:57pm -
  • Why humanity is essential to the future of artificial intelligence
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now another new addition to the NewsHour Bookshelf. Tonight’s focus is the brave new world of artificial intelligence. Jeffrey Brown has that. JEFFREY BROWN: Is it man against or with machine? Do m…
    - 4 Sep 15, 6:20pm -
  • Did wolves help restore trees to Yellowstone?
    Photo by Arthur Middleton/University of Wyoming/Via U.S. Geological SurveyTwenty years on from their reintroduction into Yellowstone National Park, wolves are still howling. But does their presence spell good or bad tidings for other wildlife?“Si…
    - 4 Sep 15, 3:30pm -

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  • Taking people’s temperatures can help fight the coronavirus
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubS…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 6:48pm -
  • The epidemic provides a chance to do good by the climate
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubI…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 6:48pm -
  • Airborne particles may be assisting the spread of SARS-CoV-2
    Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus hubP…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 6:48pm -
  • Another ancient bird skull is another bit of avian history
    FOSSIL BY FOSSIL, the story of the birds becomes clearer. It is now well established that modern birds, the Neornithes, are actually a relict group of dinosaurs which survived a cosmic collision, 66m years ago, between Earth and an asteroid or comet.…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 11:48am -
  • A new way to review scientific literature is being tested
    HOW DO YOU measure progress? That is the question Kyle Van Houtan, an ecologist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, in California, found himself asking when he faced the task of working out whether methods of boosting the populations of endangered species…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 11:48am -
  • Developing and deploying tests for SARS-CoV-2 is crucial

    - 12 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 5:48pm -
  • Nuclear power plants are coming to the battlefield
    WAR ZONES are dangerous places. Where better, then, for a nuclear reactor? On March 9th America’s government awarded a trio of firms $39.7m to design “microreactors” that can supply a few megawatts of power to remote military bases, and be move…
    - 18 days ago, 12 Mar 20, 12:16pm -
  • American researchers want to fill the oceans with sensors
    THERE IS TWICE as much water on Earth as land. Oceanographers are nevertheless fond of saying that science knows less about the high seas than it does about the moon. If John Waterston gets his way, though, that could soon change.Mr Waterston is the…
    - 18 days ago, 12 Mar 20, 12:16pm -
  • Plastic rubbish smells good to turtles
    TURTLES HAVE an unfortunate habit of devouring plastic objects floating in the sea. These then get snared in their alimentary canals, cannot be broken down by the animals’ digestive enzymes and may ultimately kill them. It is widely assumed that th…
    - 18 days ago, 12 Mar 20, 12:16pm -
  • The smallest dinosaur?
    OCCASIONALLY, A FOSSIL turns up that reminds people of how little is really known about the past. This, perhaps, is such a discovery. It is the skull, a mere 7mm long, of a tiny, yet full-grown dinosaur, preserved in amber from a deposit in northern…
    - 19 days ago, 11 Mar 20, 4:02pm -

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