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Russian River Runs Orange After a Catastrophic Mine Spill

Science & Technology - 2 hours 20 min ago

Russian Instagram blogger Sergey Zamkadniy usually posts images of beautiful sunsets or riverine adventures. His latest work, however, shows a disaster unfolding in real-time. An abandoned mine in Russia’s Ural Mountains has tainted streams orange.

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I'm Too Old to Learn a New Career, and Too Young to Retire

Science & Technology - 2 hours 47 min ago

Are you a frontline worker dealing with new stresses or irresponsible management? Is working (or not working) from home starting to take a psychological toll? How are you coping with reopening? Submit a story using this Google form or send me an email with the subject line “My Covid Story” and provide as

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Solo Is Proof That We're Star Wars Spoiled

Science & Technology - 3 hours 15 min ago

Looking at the past five years of Star Wars films, one sticks out like a gold droid on a forest moon: Solo: A Star Wars Story. Not only did the film gross the least of the bunch (by over $300 million), it was the only one released over the summer, centered on an original trilogy character who was recast, and it was 

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Time to Build Your Own Jurassic Park Because Someone Is Auctioning 50+ Life-Size Animatronic Dinos

Science & Technology - 3 hours 17 min ago

Gather the coins in your couch cushions and whatever’s left of your Trump bucks. On August 6, 2020, you can bid for over 50 life-size animatronic dinosaurs on AbleAuction. This is not a drill. I repeat: this is not a drill.

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The BlazePod Has Nothing to Do With Weed, Sadly, but It Does Make Working Out Fun

Science & Technology - 3 hours 47 min ago

Just to get this out of the way: Yes, it is bizarre that a device called BlazePod has nothing to do with vaping weed. What else could it possibly be? Officially, BlazePod is a modular fitness gadget that supposedly helps you train your agility, strength, balance, and focus. Unofficially, it is a gadget that, no matter…

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Sony's Long-in-Limbo Uncharted Movie Might Have Actually Started Happening

Science & Technology - 4 hours 33 min ago

Elsewhere in the world of video game adaptations, the Just Cause movie has tapped John Wick’s writer for its script. M. Night Shyamalan offers an update on Servant’s future. Plus, the Agents of SHIELD are caught in a time loop, and oh no, the Muppets have discovered video conferencing. To me, my spoilers!

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Why Isn't Summer Stopping the Coronavirus?

Science & Technology - 5 hours 1 min ago

The U.S. is now firmly in the middle of a second peak of the covid-19 pandemic, if still nestled inside its first wave. But given the rapid spread of the coronavirus during a time of the year when many similar diseases tend to lay low, it’s worth exploring: Why isn’t the summer stopping or at least mitigating the…

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This Livestream of Beluga Whales Is the Only Thing I Want to Watch in Quarantine

Science & Technology - 5 hours 17 min ago

You’d think that since I’m barely leaving the house these days, I’d be watching a ton of new shows, but as it were, it’s hard to watch TV during a pandemic. Against a backdrop of mass death, pretty much everything feels too light or too heavy. Except, apparently, this new beluga whale live cam.

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Solar Orbiter Spots Previously Unknown 'Campfires' on the Sun

Science & Technology - 5 hours 32 min ago

The closest images ever taken of the Sun have revealed a never-before-seen stellar phenomenon. Dubbed “campfires,” these bright spots could solve a longstanding mystery about the Sun’s scorching outer layers.

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Georgia's Dumbass Governor Abolishes Local Mask Requirements as Covid-19 Cases Soar

Science & Technology - 6 hours 47 min ago

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order on Wednesday banning all cities and counties in the state from requiring people to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes as Georgia has experienced a steep rise in covid-19 infections over the past two weeks, with 3,871 new cases and 37 new…

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Trump Takes the Knife to Key Law Requiring Feds Carry Out Environmental Impact Assessments

Science & Technology - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 19:10

On Wednesday, Donald Trump’s administration eviscerated a key law that requires federal agencies assess the environmental impact of planned projects, likely making it far more difficult to block the construction of new gas and oil pipelines, mines, highways, and other infrastructure.

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All the Sensational SDCC 2020 Funko Pops and Where to Buy Them

Science & Technology - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 17:30

Ask any Funko fan and they’ll tell you the same thing: acquiring Funko exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con can be a nightmare. It used to be a matter of how early you lined up, but in recent years the process changed to an online lottery, meaning you had to hope you were randomly selected for a small window to give…

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Apple Is Getting Into Podcasting for Real

Science & Technology - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 17:00

As part of its ever-expanding slate of services, Apple is betting on original podcasting with its newly announced daily news program, Apple News Today.

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Verizon Said Its 5G Network Is Huge. Then Reality Hit

Science & Technology - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 15:50

Last year, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg said its millimeter-wave 5G coverage would only be available in select areas instead of nationwide, clarifying that the company would use high-frequency millimeter waves “as far as [they’re] economically sustainable.” But that didn’t stop the company from falsely implying its…

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Twitter Finally Blocks the Worst of Us From Tweeting

Science & Technology - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 15:40

Twitter spectacularly shit the bed on Wednesday evening as it scrambled to stamp out a widespread hack of high-profile accounts.

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Can of Goya Beans, but It’s Actually Filled With Bees

Science & Technology - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 15:20

This may look like the president possibly violating ethics rules by posing with several Goya products in a blurry Instagram photo to spite a loosely organized boycott over the company’s pro-Trump CEO. But watch out there, Mr. Trump: One of those delicious Goya foodstuffs is filled with bees.

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Univision’s Premiere of “Médicos, Línea de Vida” (Doctors, Life on the Line) Scorches in Debut

PRESS - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 15:02

Medical Drama Delivers More Adults 18-34 than ABC, CBS, and FOX and Tops ABC and FOX Among Adults 18-49 in the 9 p.m. Hour Series Positions Univision Ahead of ABC, CBS and FOX for the Entire Night with Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 Univision Local Stations in Los Angeles, Houston, and Dallas Rank First in...

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Apple, Musk, Gates, Bezos, and Everyone You’ve Ever Heard of Hacked

Science & Technology - Wed, 07/15/2020 - 14:54

Something normal happened on Twitter earlier this afternoon. Someone claiming to be Elon Musk started tweeting an obvious scam to entice his loyal bootlickers to send bitcoin to a random cryptocurrency wallet. This happens all the time, but the strange thing about today was that the tweets were coming from Musk’s

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