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The use of mushrooms as replacement for existing materials has been explored, but now engineers are looking into using them to build satellites. The blocks of mushrooms have all existing strengths of metals, but in addition they could reduce space pollution from defunctioned satellites.
By using 3D modeling of earth higher layer structure and analysing it, scientists have tried to predict landslides. This technology could help to reduce fatal accidents from landslides.
Publick agrees that climate change is real, but now the debate is around how important and how much resources should be invested to prevent the climate crisis.
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Researchers shed light on the evolution of extremist groups
Early online support for the Boogaloos, one of the groups implicated in the January 2021 attack on the United States Capitol, followed the same mathematical pattern as ISIS, despite the stark ideological, geographical and cultural differences between their forms of extremism. That's the conclusion of a new study published today by researchers at the George Washington University.
Small uveal melanomas 'not always harmless', ground breaking study finds
A new article from Liverpool ocular researchers demonstrates that small uveal (intraocular) melanomas are not always harmless, as the current paradigm suggests. Instead, a reasonable proportion of them have molecular genetic alterations, which categorises them as highly metastatic tumours. The article recommends that they should not be observed but rather treated immediately, to improve patients'


The curious incident of Swarm and sprites in the night-time
We are all familiar with the bolts of lightning that accompany heavy storms. While these flashes originate in storm clouds and strike downwards, a much more elusive type forms higher up in the atmosphere and shoots up towards space. So, what are the chances of somebody taking photographs of these rarely seen, brief 'transient luminous events' at the exact same time as a satellite orbits directly a
Single fingerprint at crime scene detects class A drug use
The National Center of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry Imaging at NPL, in collaboration with the University of Surrey and Ionoptika Ltd reveal latest findings showing how a single fingerprint left at a crime scene could be used to determine whether someone has touched or ingested class A drugs.
How wildfires affect climate change—and vice versa
As the 2021 wildfire season begins to unfold, the memories of past seasons linger—in the lungs of people, in the communities and landscapes that burned and in the atmosphere, where greenhouse gases from wildfires continue to warm our planet.
Spiders avoid areas where fire ants have been
A team of researchers at Canada's Simon Fraser University has found that several species of spiders avoid areas where fire ants have recently congregated. In their paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, the group describes experiments they conducted with spiders and ants.
Imaging technique could identify where landslides are likely
Each year, landslides kill thousands of people around the world and cause catastrophic property damage. But scientists are still trying to better understand the circumstances that cause them. Doing so would go a long way toward helping people predict where landslides could occur and how severe they might be.
Parkinson's patients are particularly affected by COVID-19
Compared to patients who don't have Parkinson's disease, patients with Parkinson's disease who were hospitalised for Covid-19 were more likely to develop a more severe course of the disease. The mortality rate of patients hospitalised with Parkinson's was also higher. This emerged following an evaluation of the data from the first wave of the pandemic by a team from the Department of Neurology at
Research of microring lasers shows prospects of optical applications in electronics
Problems for eigenmodes of a two-layered dielectric microcavity have become widespread thanks to the research of A.I. Nosich, E.I. Smotrova, S.V. Boriskina and others since the beginning of the 21st century. The KFU team first tackled this topic in 2014; undergraduates started working under the guidance of Evgeny Karchevsky, Professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics of the Institute of Co
Groundwater monitoring with seismic instruments
How can we determine how empty or full the soil reservoir is in areas that are difficult to access? Researchers at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), together with colleagues from Nepal, have now demonstrated an elegant method to track groundwater dynamics in high mountains: They use seismic waves. The researchers led by Luc Illien, Christoph Sens-Schönfelder and Christoff Andermann
Why bipolar patients don't take their meds
New research shows that people with bipolar disorder may not take their medication because of side effects, fear of addiction and a preference for alternative treatment.Nearly half of people with bipolar disorder do not take their medication as prescribed leading to relapse, hospitalisation, and increased risk of suicide.The new study reveals six key factors that stop people taking their medicatio
See the Wild Plans for Nüwa, a Proposed City on Mars That’s Built Inside a Giant Cliff
Despite being able to land rovers on Mars and fly helicopters there, it seems humans are still somewhat far away from actually setting foot on the red planet. But for an endeavor as unprecedented as colonizing another planet, you have to dream big—and plan ahead. That’s what an international team of scientists and other experts are doing, and they’ve come up with not just a design, but a full-fle
Will ending mask requirements cause a surge in COVID cases?
COVID-19 cases could surge across the United States and peak in May if we see decreases in physical distancing and mask-wearing and increased transmissibility of new variants, according to new model projections. Conducted by a team of researchers in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the models also project a sharp decline in cases by July 2021, especially in
Climate change could alter the gender ratios of American alligator offspring
A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in the U.S. has found that rising temperatures due to climate change could lead to changes in the gender ratios of the American alligator. In their paper published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the group describes measuring the temperature of alligator nests in different parts of the alligator's range.
Climate change could alter the gender ratios of American alligator offspring
A team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions in the U.S. has found that rising temperatures due to climate change could lead to changes in the gender ratios of the American alligator. In their paper published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the group describes measuring the temperature of alligator nests in different parts of the alligator's range.
A solution to space junk: Satellites made of mushrooms?
According to the latest numbers from the ESA's Space Debris Office (SDO), there are roughly 6,900 artificial satellites in orbit. The situation is going to become exponentially crowded in the coming years, thanks to the many telecommunications, internet, and small satellites that are expected to be launched. This creates all kinds of worries for collision risks and space debris, not to mention env
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a 'perfect storm' for family violence
In an article published in the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, experts stress that the COVID-19 pandemic presents the "perfect storm" for family violence, where a set of rare circumstances have combined to aggravate intimate partner violence, domestic abuse, domestic violence, and child abuse.
Tumor marker may help overcome endocrine treatment-resistant breast cancer
A study led by scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute has identified a tumor marker that may be used to predict which breast cancer patients will experience resistance to endocrine therapy. The research offers a new approach to selecting patients for therapy that targets HER2, a protein that promotes the growth of cancer cells, to help avoid disease relapse or progression
Study led by NTU Singapore finds that microbes work as a network in causing lung infection
Traditionally, an infection is thought to happen when microbes enter and multiply in the body, and its severity is associated with how prevalent the microbes are in the body. Now, an international research team led by NTU Singapore is proposing that microbes in the body exist as a network, and that an infection's severity could be a result of 'negative interactions' between these microbes – when t






Review: Apple’s 2021 iPad Pro is great, again, but… The only time any of it is evident is if you close it and peer very, very carefully at the open end you’ll notice that there is about 1mm less clearance between the rim of the case and the edge of the iPad Pro. Apple probably felt that it was better to over-disclose than anything here but really, it’s not an issue.
Big IFA tech show is canceled again The event’s organizers cited “global health uncertainties” relating to the Covid-19 pandemic for the cancellation, including the emergence of new variants of the virus and concerns about the speed of vaccine rollouts around the world. “Unfortunately, the latest public health developments introduced too much risk into everybody’s planning for the event,” said Kai Hillebrandt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of gfu Consumer & Home Electronics GmbH.
Everything Google announced at I/O 2021 Some of the highlights include new controls over the Memories feature in Photos, a tool for changing your compromised passwords in Chrome’s built-in password manager and deeper integrations between all of Google’s productivity apps . Android 12 will also introduce new privacy-related features, including a dashboard where you can see a timeline of all the data the apps on your phone have accessed recently.
Google Photos gives users more control over AI-powered Memories Google Photos is also getting a feature called Cinematic moments, which uses machine learning to create a moving image out of two photos taken in rapid succession. Finally, Google is launching a Locked Folder feature, allowing users to save photos in a password-protected space separate from the Photos app.
The next MacBook Pros may pair Apple silicon with 64GB of RAM Thankfully, the answer might be "no." Bloomberg sources claim the rumored MacBook Pro redesign and a higher-end Mac mini will use chips that not only "greatly outpace" the M1's performance, but will include up to 64GB of RAM and four Thunderbolt ports. The 16GB memory ceiling and two Thunderbolt ports on M1-based Macs has left pro users more than a little concerned — will the eventual higher-end systems be hobbled compared to their Intel counterparts?


QAnon Shaman's attorney says Capitol rioters are "people with brain damage"
Albert Watkins, the lawyer representing QAnon Shaman (Jacob Chansley) had some harsh things to say about the Capitol rioters, and managed to offend just about everybody with his insensitive comments toward people with disabilities. From TPM : Watkins, the "Q Shaman" Jacob Chansley's attorney, said his client had Asperger's syndrome and indicated that Chansley's mental state — and the impact of Tr
MarTech Interview with Jason Fairchild, CEO and cofounder at tvScientific
Tweet Jason Fairchild, CEO and cofounder at tvScientific talks about why CTV ad spends will increase down the line in this quick chat with MarTech Series: _______ Welcome to this martech chat Jason, tell us more about tvScientific and its latest Connected TV (CTV) buying and attribution platform? Thanks for inviting me to participate in this series. tvScientific is the industry’s first buying and
Four Ways to Streamline Workforce Management
Even the most cutting edge company can be doomed by a disorganized operations and management system. Since the onset of the pandemic, the expectations and operations of today’s workforce have changed, forcing businesses to start thinking more realistically about post-pandemic operations. As we work toward what’s next, one thing we know to be true is that it’s critical that workplace management be
Ad of the Day: Greenpeace promo rubbishes politicians’ plastic promises
Greenpeace has unveiled the fruits of a new collaboration with Park Village, which castigates the British government over its hollow words toward stemming a rising tide of plastic waste. Created by humanitarian and ecological specialists Studio Birthplace, ‘Wasteminster’ holds nothing back in its criticisms of prime minister Boris Johnson, who is portrayed as a floundering caricature in front of


New Greenpeace film aims to raise awareness of UK plastic waste
The two minute film portrays Johnson delivering a speech to the press outside 10 Downing Street where he talks about being a “global leader in tackling plastic pollution”, before a barrage of plastic starts to pour down from above. The plastic creates a surge that floods Downing Street, carrying away Boris Johnson and Michael Gove (who is initially shown smirking in the background while Johnson s



Lemon Butter Chicken
If you are looking for a REALLY good chicken recipe that you can make over and over again, this is it! It is the perfect easy weeknight meal, but also fancy enough to serve when entertaining. It is a guaranteed favorite and turns out perfectly every single time. You only need six… The post Lemon Butter Chicken appeared first on Two Peas & Their Pod .
The Absolute Best Way to Cook a Hot Dog, According to So Many Tests
In Absolute Best Tests , writer Ella Quittner destroys the sanctity of her home kitchen in the name of truth. She's mashed dozens of potatoes, seared more porterhouse steaks than she cares to recall, and tasted enough types of bacon to concern a cardiologist. Today, she tackles hot dogs. One Sunday in February 2014, at Seattle’s Fremont Market, six customers spent $169 apiece on a hot dog unlike
10 Outdoor Lighting Ideas to Set the Summer Mood
Outdoor entertaining season will be in full swing before you know it—is your space ready for your next summer hang? If you’re not sure where to begin (Weather-proof couches? An outdoor rug? An alfresco dining setup?), note that lighting works wonders in majorly transforming a space. Whether you’re drawn to string lights, lanterns, or something else entirely, take a cue from these 10 retreat-like


Nurse who cared for Boris Johnson resigns over ‘lack of respect’ for NHS workers
Jenny McGee, who kept vigil by PM’s bedside when he was sick with Covid, derides government’s handling of pandemic A nurse who cared for Boris Johnson when he was gravely ill with Covid-19 says she has handed in her resignation, such is her disillusionment with the “lack of respect” shown by the government for the NHS and healthcare workers. Jenny McGee, who kept vigil by the prime minister’s bed


This $18 Million Bugatti Is the Most Expensive New Car Ever
Visit the original post to see all 3 images from this gallery. Bugatti has been taking to Instagram a lot this month to tease the arrival of its new hypercar, “La Voiture Noire.” The Chiron-inspired concept whip was first unveiled back in 2019 at the Geneva Motor Show as part of the brand’s 110th anniversary. It’s one-of-a-kind and valued at $18 million, making it the most expensive new car of al


Internet Has Meltdown After Taco Bell Removes Fan-Favorite Menu Item: 'My Life is Over'
Another cheesy one bites the dust as Taco Bell fans are mourning the removal of a cult-favorite menu item. After making its long-awaited return earlier this year, the fast food giant announced that the Quesalupa will no longer be available. “Fans are encouraged to satisfy their Quesalupa craving before it leaves Taco Bell’s menu later this month,” a spokesperson said . But judging by internet out


Retesting Olympus M.Zuiko 100-400mm F5-6.3 IS Lens In Better Light
I loaned the Olympus M.Zuiko 100-400mm F5-6.3 IS lens from OMD World Imaging (sole distributor for Olympus products in Malaysia) to revisit the lens performance, this time in better lighting conditions. I have done a full review for Olympus 100-400mm lens before (click here) but the sample shots were taken in cloudy weather, and high ISO numbers. I thought that did not do justice to show off what
An Opportunistic Red-Winged Blackbird Catches a Ride on an Osprey’s Stick
Image © Jocelyn Anderson, shared with permission A red-winged blackbird keen on protecting its chicks was recently caught escorting an osprey away from its nest. Rather than hover around the predator as the species is wont to do, though—it’s known for being aggressive and territorial and is likely to attack larger animals and humans for getting too close to its young—the smaller creature hitched
500px & Neil Dankoff Photography Competition: Winners Revealed
The results are in… Last month we partnered with the talented Neil Dankoff to launch the first 500px and Neil Dankoff Photography Competition . This was an exclusive opportunity for the 500px Community to exhibit their work in a Neil Dankoff Gallery, win one of six prize packages, and for one person to win a photography dream trip to Indonesia to stay at NIHI Sumba resort. To say the judges were
Dystopia by Daniel Cheong
Composite image featuring Ho Chi Minh City in the foreground, and a mix of several asian cities in the background. Daniel Cheong: Photos


Twitch Suspends Amouranth's Ad Revenue | Game Rant
Twitch streamer Amouranth has announced that the platform has indefinitely suspended advertising on her channel without any warning, effectively eliminating her ad revenue, possibly permanently. Fans may have heard of Amouranth after she passed up Pokimane as the most popular female Twitch streamer thanks to her many hot tub streams. Because of this, some might credit Amouranth for heading the ho
Random: Animal Crossing Player Transforms Island Into A Resident Evil Village Nightmare
And you can visit, too. Before last year, we would have said that combining Animal Crossing with anything even remotely horror-based would be a crime against nature and anything doing such a thing should be thrown into the sea. Then all the Animal Crossing: New Horizons x DOOM stuff happened (like this incredible fan-made animation , or this actual real-life film ), and now we find ourselves want
Grand Theft Auto 5 PS5 and Series X Release Date Revealed
One of the very first games revealed for the PlayStation 5 was none other than the 2013 PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 title Grand Theft Auto 5 from Rockstar Games. While this announcement initially came as a shock to fans, who have eagerly anticipated the announcement of a Grand Theft Auto 6 for almost a decade now, Grand Theft Auto 5 's next-generation port is a welcome upgrade to one of the most b
Grand Theft Auto 5 hits PS5 and Xbox Series X and S this November
Grand Theft Auto 5 hits PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S on 11th November, Rockstar has announced . Currently, the game is playable on current-gen consoles via backwards compatibility. The standalone version of GTA Online will be available to players on both platforms. But, as previously announced , the standalone version of GTA Online will be available for free exclusively to PS5 players du


Lemon Butter Chicken
If you are looking for a REALLY good chicken recipe that you can make over and over again, this is it! It is the perfect easy weeknight meal, but also fancy enough to serve when entertaining. It is a guaranteed favorite and turns out perfectly every single time. You only need six… The post Lemon Butter Chicken appeared first on Two Peas & Their Pod .
Caprese Sandwich
Picnic season is here! There’s never been a better time to picnic. We’ve enjoyed a lovely extended spring here in Kansas City. Our homegrown tomatoes won’t be ready for a while, but I wanted to share my favorite picnic sandwich with you since I’m able to find great tomatoes at the store now. This Caprese sandwich recipe is inspired by the classic Caprese salad . It features ripe red tomatoes and
Homemade KFC Bowls
Looking for a better than takeout KFC Bowls that you can make right at your home? Use this recipe! I’ve published these KFC copycat recipes be sure to check them: Copycat Long John Silver’s Batter and Copycat KFC Fried Chicken also KFC Coleslaw and of course KFC Biscuits These make a great and easy dinner that the whole family will love. Prep Time: 15 minutes – Cook Time: 30-35 minutes – Serving
Norwegian Pancakes
are light and airy, delicious pancakes. They’re served rolled up (usually in a set of three), and they’re topped with jam. If you’ve never tried Norwegian pancakes, then you should know that they’re not like the traditional stack of buttermilk pancakes that you’re used to. A traditional pancake is usually thick and fluffy. Norwegian pancakes are very thin, delicate pancakes. Ingredients needed:
Super Moist Carrot Cake Cupcakes
These super moist carrot cake cupcakes are packed full of freshly grated carrots and finished off with a dreamy cream cheese icing that will leave everyone licking their fingers. The best part? These carrot cake cupcakes come together in 1 bowl! The post appeared first on Broma Bakery .
How to Make Parchment Paper Cupcake Liners
My love for parchment paper knows no bounds. Along with sugar, flour, eggs, and butter, parchment paper is always in my kitchen. For the past few years, I've actually been treating myself to pre-cut sheets – such a luxury. I'm loving these pre-cut parchment sheets . Did you know that you can fashion parchment paper into cupcake or muffin liners? Yes, you can! This simple baking hack makes it easy


How to Manage Time for Tests
Timed tests can be kind of nerve-wracking, but you've got this! If you manage your time wisely, you'll be able to get the best score possible, even if you don't have time to answer every single question. Take a few extra minutes to plan ahead to make the most of your time and do the best you can on your exam. We've gathered our favorite tips and tricks to help you succeed, from how to prepare for
How to Remotely Control Your PC With Your Android Phone
Need to connect to your home PC from an Android device? If the PC is running Windows, you've got a couple of good options to make this happen. But no matter what mobile or desktop OS you use, remote access is possible. In just a few moments, you can have remote access to your home PC from the comfort of your phone or tablet, from anywhere in the world. Keep reading to learn how to control your PC
The 10 Best Amazon Alternatives to Buy Books Online
If you want to buy books online, Amazon is the biggest name in the industry. But it is far from perfect. Other online bookstores are often cheaper and have more expertise in niche genres. So, to give you more options when you're looking to buy books, we have compiled a list of the best Amazon alternatives… 1. Powell's Books Based in Portland, Oregon, this bookseller has both a physical presence
How to Scan for Nearby AirTags Using an Android Phone
How do you know whether a stalker has slipped an AirTag into your possessions? If you have an iPhone, you’ll quickly get an alert that an AirTag is following you. If you’re an Android user, the AirTag will just start beeping three days after it begins tracking you. Here’s how to scan for AirTags. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
Retro ISA Card Means Old, Slow Computers No Longer Need Old, Heavy Monitors
One thing about vintage computers is that they depend greatly on whether or not one can plug a compatible monitor into them. That’s what’s behind [Tube Time]’s Graphics Gremlin, a modern-design retro ISA video card that uses an FPGA to act just like a vintage MDA or CGA video card on the input end, but provides a VGA port for more modern display output options. (Actually, there is also an RGBI co


Are You Eligible For The New Child Tax Credit? Here’s What To Know
Raising children has been especially difficult during the pandemic, as many parents have had to juggle work with childcare , or take care of their children on less income than before. But starting July 15, eligible parents can begin receiving a monthly child tax credit as part of the American Rescue Plan . For each child under 6, parents can receive $300 per month; for each child under 18, they’l
Colorful French Manicures Are The “It” Design For Summer
A classic French manicure is arguably the crème de la crème of nail designs, the gateway style into the nail art world. These days, the traditional technique ( which actually isn't French at all ) that typically involves a neutral pink base and white-accented tip has taken on new life, with artists and influencers replacing that sliver of white with vivid colors and fun patterns. Enter: the colorf
ColourPop x Barbie Golden Beach Lip Duo Review & Swatches
Golden Beach ColourPop Golden Beach Lip Duo ($11.00 for 0.17 oz.) includes a peach lipstick and a darker beige lip pencil. They were so-so in quality–they were not particularly flattering to wear (despite exfoliating prior to applying!), so they may not be a good choice for anyone who has drier or flakier lips. I also had issues with the lipstick settling into my lip lines noticeably. Ingredients
The Psychology of Post-Pandemic Dressing
In recent weeks, as the New York City weather has warmed and my second vaccine jab has clocked in at full, immunized capacity, I've started to go "out." By "out," I mean to an indoor meal at an actual restaurant or to a museum that now requires advance reservations. No matter where I've gone and no … Continue reading


Batman: Matt Reeves, Bruce Timm Team for HBO Max Animated Series
HBO Max and Cartoon Network have ordered a new animated Batman series called Batman: Caped Crusader . The show is being produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Bad Robot Productions and 6th & Idaho, with The Batman 's Matt Reeves, Batman: The Animated Series ' Bruce Timm and J.J. Abrams executive producing. RELATED: Batman Isn't the Batmobile's Most Dangerous Driver – ALFRED Is "We are beyond excited
Zack Snyder Has Another Director's Cut He Wants Warner Bros. to Release
Zack Snyder is still holding out hope that Warner Bros. will eventually allow him to release his director's cut for Sucker Punch . Breaking down his career in a video for Vanity Fair , Snyder talked about his experience making Sucker Punch . "That [movie] was the first time where I really faced, like, a true radical restructuring of the film for it to be more commercial," he said. "And there is a
Fresh Collection Of Awwdorably Funny Doggo Rates (Tweets)
Okay, we're gonna be honest with you for a second. We love dogs. Shocker, we know. But we love dogs so much, we have to give them as much love as possible every day all day, and one of our absolute favorite ways of doing that is looking through awwdorably funny doggo tweets from @dog_rates . Every once in a while, we go and find the most wholesome and most pawdorable doggo rates , giving love not
[Spicy] | Call me by my name
Today, I had sex with my girlfriend for the first time. Her new nickname for me is "Mr. Breakfast Sausage." FML By Tim Scotten


Opel Manta A: 1970s coupe reborn as one-off retro EV
Factory-created GSe Elektromod showcases EV drive with 145bhp motor and four-speed manual gearbox The Opel Manta A, one of the defining sports coupés of the 1970s, has been reborn by its maker as a tech-rich resto-mod with an all-electric powertrain. The rear-driven two-door, now called the Manta GSe Elektromod, has been electrified and updated to show the brand's "commitment to emissions-free mo
Modernized Plymouth GTX Flexes Supercharged Muscle in Sharp Rendering
Modern muscle cars offer plenty of advantages compared to their 1960s/1970s forbearers since they seriously up the ante on the handling and even the firepower fronts. However, the choices we currently enjoy aren't nearly as diverse as the ones buyers got back in the day. After all, how could you indulge in the velocity treats offered by, say, the Plymouth GTX when the brand got axed two decades a
62 BaT Auctions Closing Today
1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GT 1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 5-Speed 1969 Porsche 912 Soft-Window Targa 5-Speed 2,300-Mile 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS No Reserve: S2000-Powered 1982 Vauxhall Chevette 6-Speed No Reserve: 2008 Tesla Roadster 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe G50 1996 BMW 850Ci 1960 Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite 1,275cc 1,600-Mile 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 3ZR 1995 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec 1996 Pors
Lamborghini's Path To Electrification Starts With A Last Hurrah For The V12
There’s something gravely suspect about the words “Lamborghini electrification strategy.” It’s almost hard to take at face value, because even as the rest of the automotive industry is moving in lockstep toward an all-electric future, you still kind of expect Lamborghini to do what it’s always done: ignore everyone… Read more…
New breakthrough in EV battery tech to reduce charging time
With the rapid adoption of electric mobility, there has been a lot of focus on improving the battery technology in electric vehicles. Most EV manufacturers currently use lithium-ion batteries for their vehicles. However, over the years multiple alternative battery technologies have been researched upon. Among the alternatives are solid-state lithium-metal batteries. Considered the 'holy grail' of


Chrissy Teigen Loses Bloomingdale's Deal Over Bullying Scandal
Another major retailer has reportedly cut ties with Chrissy Teigen over the Courtney Stodden cyberbullying scandal . According to a company insider , Bloomingdale's apparently axed a deal at the very last minute to have the cookbook author host an upcoming promotional event. "They pretty much had it together," the source told Page Six on Tuesday. "But had to cancel it." Related | Chrissy Teigen A
Naomi Campbell Is a Mom to a New Baby Girl
Congratulations are in order for Naomi Campbell! The supermodel and fashion icon is now a mom for the first time at the age of 50. Campbell shared the news in an Instagram post of her baby girl's feet. "A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother," she wrote. "So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you


How to Get to Know Your Email Subscribers, According to Research
One of the first things I do every day is check my email. And I'm not the only one. Did you know that roughly 80% of marketers have reported an increase in email engagement in 2020? And that the number of global email users is set to grow to 4.48 billion users by 2024 ? Additionally, email marketing has the highest return on investment for small businesses and is the second most effective medium
How to Create a Content Mission Statement for Marketing
Do you use content in your marketing? Could a clear mission statement improve your marketing results? In this article, you’ll learn what a content mission statement is and how to create one to guide your marketing activities. Why Marketers Need a Content Mission Statement I started my publishing career over 20 years ago at (then) […] The post appeared first on Social Media Examiner | Social Medi
How Optimizing for Voice Search Will Impact Your SEO Plan in 2021
A decade ago, you could define SEO to a layperson by establishing the relationship between “search” and “text." Fast-forward to present day, and a sizable chunk of web traffic and online purchases now come from searches initiated by voice prompt. Because users ask for content differently when they use Siri or Alexa — compared to when they type a search query into a browser — optimizing content to


Critical Race Theory Collides with the Law
Gabrielle Clark’s son William is suing Democracy Prep charter school in Las Vegas, Nevada, over a failing grade in a sociology course. K–12 schools across the country are rushing to incorporate critical race theory and intersectionality into their curricula and pedagogy. Critical race theory maintains that racism is entrenched in American society and that the law works to consolidate and sustain
Colleges grapple with resuming study abroad
Image: Few sectors of higher ed have been hit as hard by the pandemic as study abroad. The rapid spread of COVID-19 in spring 2020 forced colleges and study abroad providers to suspend their in-person programs and embark on an unprecedented worldwide effort to bring students home. A small number of colleges resumed limited study abroad options this year. But at many colleges, study abroad simply
School Choice and “The Truly Disadvantaged”
How can we improve academic achievement and college attainment for disadvantaged students? To address this question, education researchers typically assess the impact of various interventions on all students whose family income falls under the limit for free or reduced-price school lunch—a broad category that fails to account for the effects of ethnicity and class in combination, as well as the c
The problems that come from colleges sweeping religion under the rug (opinion)
Many academics have a blind spot about the integral role of religion in America. Until fairly recently, I did, too. I didn’t think of the United States as a particularly religious country, probably because I spent most of my life living on the coasts, where religion wasn’t overt. Even when I went to college in Atlanta, as a Jew I rarely talked about religion with anyone aside from my own Jewish f


Small uveal melanomas 'not always harmless', ground breaking study finds
( University of Liverpool ) A new article from Liverpool ocular researchers demonstrates that small uveal (intraocular) melanomas are not always harmless, as the current paradigm suggests. Instead, a reasonable proportion of them have molecular genetic alterations, which categorises them as highly metastatic tumours. The article recommends that they should not be observed but rather treated immedi
Study raises new alarm over long-term exposure to second-hand smoke
( Oregon Health & Science University ) Chronic exposure to second-hand smoke results in lower body weight and cognitive impairments that more profoundly affects males, according to new research in mice led by Oregon Health & Science University. The research examined daily exposure of 62 mice over a period of 10 months. Researchers used a specially designed "smoking robot" that went through a pack
Critical slowing down suggests that the western Greenland Ice Sheet is close to a tipping point [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences]
The Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) is a potentially unstable component of the Earth system and may exhibit a critical transition under ongoing global warming. Mass reductions of the GrIS have substantial impacts on global sea level and the speed of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, due to the additional freshwater…
Stunning simulation of stars being born is most realistic ever
A team including Northwestern University astrophysicists has developed the most realistic, highest-resolution 3D simulation of star formation to date. The result is a visually stunning, mathematically-driven marvel that allows viewers to float around a colorful gas cloud in 3D space while watching twinkling stars emerge.


Two Months After Biden Blasted "Neanderthal Thinking", Texas Reports Zero COVID Deaths
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott elicited criticism from Dr. Fauci and a host of Democrats when he decided to drop all COVID-19-linked restrictions in the Lone Star State back in March . Now, as states across the country are falling in line with President Biden's aggressive new mask guidance (clearly intended to encourage more holdouts to accept the vaccine) Texas is reporting a milestone that many of the


HBO Max Orders Batman: Caped Crusader Animated Series
HBO Max and Cartoon Network has ordered a new Batman animated series called Batman: Caped Crusader . It will be executive produced by Bruce Timm, J.J. Abrams, and Matt Reeves. This is the first time Timm has returned to Batman for an animated series since the Emmy Award-winning Batman: The Animated Series. RELATED: The Flash Set Photos Show Batman 1989’s Wayne Manor “ Batman: The Animated Series
Brie Larson Shows Off Impressive Strength In Captain Marvel 2 Training Video
Brie Larson shows off her impressive strength in a Captain Marvel 2 training video. After several supporting roles in comedies as a teenager, Larson first gained prominence as a leading lady in Destin Daniel Cretton’s indie hit Short Term 12 , which led to her Oscar-winning performance in Room . However, it wasn’t until Larson joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Carol Danvers that she rose to
BLM, GLAAD Join 40 Progressive Groups Calling for Fox News Ad Boycott (Exclusive)
Over 40 progressive organizations, including the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation and GLAAD, on Tuesday released an open letter urging media buyers not to buy advertisements on Fox News or risk damaging the reputation of their brands. “Fox News has already made clear what you can expect from the network next year: more Tucker, more lies, more extremism, and more racism,” the groups sa
Shrek at 20: an unfunny and overrated low for blockbuster animation
The fairytale comedy was a hit with critics and audiences but its toilet humour, glibness and shoddy animation mark it out as a misfire Shrek has an outhouse with a working toilet. It is not part of the film’s cynical brand of “irreverence” that an ogre’s latrine is supported by modern plumbing. And it’s certainly not consistent with the hygiene of a swamp-dwelling beast who bathes in mud, brushe


HUGE: JetBlue Flights To London Now Bookable!
The wait is finally over, as JetBlue is now accepting reservations for transatlantic flights. While JetBlue eventually plans to fly to London from both Boston and New York, the airline will only fly out of New York as of this summer, and then plans to add service out of Boston as of next summer (in 2022). These flights will operate to both London Gatwick and London Heathrow. As of August 12, 2021,
US & Canada Border Closure Extended (Again)
The border closure between the United States and Canada has just been extended again , through at least June 21, 2021. When should we expect this to change, given the vaccination rate in Canada and the United States, along with decreasing coronavirus cases? Canada border closed to Americans through June 21 The border between the United States and Canada has been closed for non-essential travel si




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