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Comment: Don’t Believe the COVID-19 Models

Friday  04:25,   03 april 2020

That’s not what they’re... >>>

Don't give up on airline industry: Labor

Friday  04:25,   03 april 2020

Did you know only a very small portion of a chicken’s brain is in the front part of its head? On rare occasions, after beheading neurons are still able to shoot a command for the legs to move — so it can happen that, before finally succumbing to... >>>

Shocking Study Reveals Ancient Rainforest Existed Near The South Pole

Thursday  07:01,   02 april 2020

During the Cretaceous period, a balmy forest grew 900 kilometres from the South Pole, according to new research that uncovered ancient spores and roots. Millions of years ago, Earth’s atmosphere had several times more carbon dioxide than it does... >>>

Astronomers Finally Discover the Elusive Mid-Sized Black Hole

Thursday  07:01,   02 april 2020

We've been searching for this celestial missing link for years. Astronomers have discovered a black hole 50,000 times the mass of our sun in a faraway star cluster. But it's not just any black hole. The new discovery is an elusive... >>>

Shocking Study Reveals Ancient Rainforest Existed Near The South Pole

Thursday  07:00,   02 april 2020

During the Cretaceous period, a balmy forest grew 900 kilometres from the South Pole, according to new research that uncovered ancient spores and roots. Millions of years ago, Earth’s atmosphere had several times more carbon dioxide than it does... >>>

Astronomers Finally Discover the Elusive Mid-Sized Black Hole

Thursday  07:00,   02 april 2020

We've been searching for this celestial missing link for years. Astronomers have discovered a black hole 50,000 times the mass of our sun in a faraway star cluster. But it's not just any black hole. The new discovery is an elusive... >>>

CSIRO Starts Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Using Ferrets

Thursday  06:55,   02 april 2020

CSIRO has announced it's working on pre-clinical trials for coronavirus vaccine candidates using an animal they previously worked with during the SARS outbreak in the early 2000s — the humble ferret. Australia's national science agency, CSIRO,... >>>

WhatsApp Might Finally Be Usable With Multiple Devices

Thursday  05:49,   02 april 2020

While WhatsApp has become one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, there is one thing about it that some find incredibly annoying. This was discovered by WABetaInfo while they were digging around in the latest WhatsApp... >>>

The WHO is recommending video games as an effective way to stop the spread of COVID-19, one year after adding 'gaming disorder' to its list of addictive behaviours

Thursday  05:20,   02 april 2020

Video game makers have banded together to promote gaming as a healthy means of physical distancing and social connection amid the coronavirus pandemic. The WHO is seemingly supportive of the idea, despite designating video game addiction a mental... >>>

Facebook and Instagram are back up after some users experienced issues

Thursday  03:07,   02 april 2020

Many users reported missing images on the platforms.As of around 2:30 p.m. PT, outages were concentrated in regions including North and South America and... >>>

NASA call for astronauts draws 12,000 spaceflight hopefuls

Thursday  02:52,   02 april 2020

Who wants to be an... >>>

macOS Catalina is here: everything you need to know about macOS 10.15

Thursday  02:06,   02 april 2020

Apple has announced macOS Catalina, and it's finally live. Here's everything we know.The operating system launched at Apple’s WWDC 2019 conference in San Jose, California, earlier in the year brings in novel features and quite a few fresh... >>>

Congress may let you take $100,000 from your 401(k). What you should know

Wednesday  16:13,   01 april 2020

A provision in the Senate's coronavirus relief bill will allow affected savers to pull up to $100,000 from their retirement plans, free of the 10% early withdrawal penalty. Here are 3 things you should know.Just make sure you read the fine print >>>

Morgan Stanley expects weekly US jobless claims to spike to a record 3.4 million

Wednesday  16:04,   01 april 2020

Morgan Stanley chief US economist Ellen Zentner expects that jobless claims released on Thursday will be 3.4 million, she told CNBC during a Tuesday interview. Thursday's report from the Department of Labour will show unemployment claims for one... >>>

5 things you can do for your business during the coronavirus lockdown

Wednesday  16:01,   01 april 2020

Businesses, large and small, are being smashed by the massive slowdown to all industry from the coronavirus lockdown. For many, business has simply moved from normal to non-existent overnight. While that's causing everyone a lot of stress and... >>>