LUNAR WAR BREWS AND NASA GETS MILITARIZED IN FOR ALL MANKIND S2 TRAILER

The space race in an alternate timeline continues in the second season of For All Mankind , returning to Apple TV+ in February. Apple...

Review: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ends run with disappointing finale

REVIEW: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA ENDS RUN WITH DISAPPOINTING FINALE

Sabrina Spellman is a half-human, half-witch teenager facing the coming of the Eldritch Terrors. [credit: Netflix ] Our favorite half-human/half...

 
 
 

A CURIOUS OBSERVER'S GUIDE TO QUANTUM MECHANICS, PT. 2: THE PARTICLE MELTING POT

One of the quietest revolutions of our current century has been the entry of quantum mechanics into our everyday technology. It used...

AI-powered text from this program could fool the government

AI-POWERED TEXT FROM THIS PROGRAM COULD FOOL THE GOVERNMENT

Enlarge In October 2019, Idaho proposed changing its Medicaid program. The state needed approval from the federal government, which...

 
 
 
What motivates the motivated reasoning of pro-Trump conspiracists?

WHAT MOTIVATES THE MOTIVATED REASONING OF PRO-TRUMP CONSPIRACISTS?

Enlarge / January 7, 2021 - St. Paul, Minn. - Trump supporters gather at the Minnesota Governor's Residence after a "Storm The Capitol"...

The local politics of AirBNB's ban on DC rentals

THE LOCAL POLITICS OF AIRBNB'S BAN ON DC RENTALS

Enlarge / Airbnb said it will refund guests who had booked stays in Washington next week and reimburse hosts for lost income. (credit:...

 
 
 
Hackers alter stolen regulatory data to sow mistrust in COVID-19 vaccine

HACKERS ALTER STOLEN REGULATORY DATA TO SOW MISTRUST IN COVID-19 VACCINE

Enlarge Last month, the makers of one of the most promising coronavirus vaccines reported that hackers stole confidential documents...

With Trump's vaccine rollout in chaos, Biden unveils five-point plan

WITH TRUMP'S VACCINE ROLLOUT IN CHAOS, BIDEN UNVEILS FIVE-POINT PLAN

Enlarge / US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on his plan to administer COVID-19 vaccines in Wilmington, Delaware on January...

 
 
 
Wandavision premieres in ways that would never work on ABC-and that's great

WANDAVISION PREMIERES IN WAYS THAT WOULD NEVER WORK ON ABC-AND THAT'S GREAT

Enlarge / The black-and-white world of Wandavision , as occasionally interrupted by color in its first two episodes on Disney+ as of...

How the Xbox's default “instant on” feature could harm the environment

HOW THE XBOX'S DEFAULT “INSTANT ON” FEATURE COULD HARM THE ENVIRONMENT

Enlarge / A lot of neon green power potentially The "instant on" feature that's activated by default on new Xbox Series S/X consoles...

 
 
 
FDA blindsided as Trump Admin cripples agency on its way out

FDA BLINDSIDED AS TRUMP ADMIN CRIPPLES AGENCY ON ITS WAY OUT

Enlarge / Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration. The US Food and Drug Administration is under siege from...

As it turns out, the Biden administration will listen to scientists

AS IT TURNS OUT, THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION WILL LISTEN TO SCIENTISTS

Enlarge / Co-Founder & CEO of 23andMe, Anne Wojcicki President & Founding Director Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Professor, Eric...

 
 
 
FCC fines white-supremacist robocaller $10 million for faking caller ID

FCC FINES WHITE-SUPREMACIST ROBOCALLER $10 MILLION FOR FAKING CALLER ID

Enlarge / Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum addresses an audience on March 20, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Gillum's...

Trump team modernizes car safety regulations for the driverless era

TRUMP TEAM MODERNIZES CAR SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR THE DRIVERLESS ERA

Enlarge / Nuro makes small electric vehicles for hauling cargo. They are designed to be street-legal but have no room for passengers....

 
 
 
Illinois Facebook users to get more than $300 each in privacy settlement

ILLINOIS FACEBOOK USERS TO GET MORE THAN $300 EACH IN PRIVACY SETTLEMENT

Enlarge / You see Facebook, Facebook sees you... Millions of Facebook users in Illinois will be receiving about $340 each as Facebook...

The 2021 Mini John Cooper Works GP: Bonkers, but too little fun

THE 2021 MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS GP: BONKERS, BUT TOO LITTLE FUN

This is the $44,900 Mini John Cooper Works GP, a stripped-out, lowered, 301hp hot hatch. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] To some people,...

 
 
 
How law enforcement gets around your smartphone's encryption

HOW LAW ENFORCEMENT GETS AROUND YOUR SMARTPHONE'S ENCRYPTION

Enlarge / Uberwachung, Symbolbild, Datensicherheit, Datenhoheit Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies around the world, including...

Report: New MacBook Pro models will arrive this year with MagSafe, M1 successor

REPORT: NEW MACBOOK PRO MODELS WILL ARRIVE THIS YEAR WITH MAGSAFE, M1 SUCCESSOR

Enlarge / This is the 16-inch MacBook Pro as it's being sold now. According to today's report, the new one will generally look quite...

 
 
 
There is no COVID vaccine reserve. Trump admin already shipped it

THERE IS NO COVID VACCINE RESERVE. TRUMP ADMIN ALREADY SHIPPED IT

Enlarge / Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services , who allegedly deceived states on the vaccine supply, receives the Moderna...

Android OEM Xiaomi lands on US investment ban list

ANDROID OEM XIAOMI LANDS ON US INVESTMENT BAN LIST

Enlarge / The Xiaomi Mi 11. The latest shot in the US Government's war on leading Chinese smartphone vendors is directed at Xiaomi,...

 
 
 



Joe Root hails England's 'very impressive' display after beating Sri Lanka...

Joe Root hails England's 'very impressive' display after beating Sri Lanka in first Test

Overnight pair Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence knocked off the 36 runs required in around as many minutes on the final morning in Galle to seal the seven-wicket win against Sri... Read more ...

Lionel Messi red card: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman shows referee anger...

Lionel Messi red card: Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman shows referee anger after Bilbao loss

Lionel Messi was sent off as Barcelona lost 3-2 to Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday night. Read more ...

Transfer news live including latest on Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea

Transfer news live including latest on Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea

There are two weeks remaining of the January transfer window for the likes of Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City and Tottenham to get business done Read more ...

Lauren Goodger pregnant and expecting first child with boyfriend Charles...

Lauren Goodger pregnant and expecting first child with boyfriend Charles Drury: ‘It happened so quickly'

Lauren Goodger is set to be a mum Lauren Goodger has announced the exciting news that she is pregnant with her first child. The former Towie star is expecting a baby with... Read more ...

Chelsea ready to break transfer record to beat Manchester United to world...

Chelsea ready to break transfer record to beat Manchester United to world class attacker

Chelsea are reportedly ready to break their transfer record as they eye Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland as their top target for the summer. The in-form Norway... Read more ...

Novak Djokovic's Australian Open quarantine demands are rejected

Novak Djokovic's Australian Open quarantine demands are rejected

Djokovic's reported list of demands included a shorter quarantine period, permission for players to visit their coaches, and access to courts where they could train for the... Read more ...

Newslinks for Monday 18th January 2021

Newslinks for Monday 18th January 2021

Coronavirus 1) Full speed ahead with vaccination of over-70s “More than 5.5 million people who are over 70 or clinically extremely vulnerable will begin receiving letters today... Read more ...

Queen made rare royal protocol breach during Meghan Markle and Prince Harry...

Queen made rare royal protocol breach during Meghan Markle and Prince Harry crisis

QUEEN ELIZABETH II put aside royal protocol and titles one year ago today to express her feelings towards Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and their son Archie in the wake of Megxit. Read more ...

BBC's Laura Kuenssberg issues stern warning to Boris over key vote on...

BBC's Laura Kuenssberg issues stern warning to Boris over key vote on Universal Credit

BBC News political editor Laura Kuenssberg warned Boris Johnson his attempt to avoid a vote on Universal Credit tabled by the Labour Party on Monday could backfire in just two... Read more ...

Justin Timberlake confirms he and Jessica Biel are parents of two

Justin Timberlake confirms he and Jessica Biel are parents of two

Justin Timberlake has confirmed he and wife Jessica Biel welcomed their second child last year - a son called Phineas. Read more ...