Bizarre Shooting at Screening of The Forever Purge Leaves TikTok Star Wounded, Companion Dead

The incident occurred during a showing of The Forever Purge, the most recent installment of the grisly horror movie franchise, at a Regal Cinemas in Corona—a suburb southeast of Los Angeles.

1 day ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

Google and Facebook Will Require Employees to Be Vaccinated Before Office Reopening

While Google and Facebook announced today they will require all staffers to be vaccinated before returning to the office, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is considering whether mandatory vaccinations are “the right answer or not.”

1 day ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

Ethereum Founder Donated $1 Billion to Fight Covid in India, but Only $20 Million Has Been Spent

The slow pace at which Buterin’s donations are actually being used to achieve results in India, however, highlights how regulatory snafus and the difficulty of moving wealth back out of the crypto market can interfere.

1 day, 1 hour ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

Gross, Sad Things Happening to Pacific Northwest Salmon Due to Heat Wave

Shocking new video shows that though the record heat subsided in the Pacific Northwest earlier this month, the impacts are still rippling throughout ecosystems.

1 day, 1 hour ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change

New Lightweight Rocket Fuel Tank Ditches Metal for Carbon Fiber and Plastic

With the support of the European Space Agency, German aerospace company MT Aerospace has developed a unique design for a small-scale rocket fuel tank made of a carbon-fiber reinforced plastic.

1 day, 2 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Science Space

The Queen Really Hates Harry and Meghan’s Kid

According to the report, the law the Queen was trying to sidestep was legislation meant to allow the construction of pipelines designed to heat clusters of homes across the region with renewable energy, rather than individual boilers and furnaces that rely on fossil fuels.

1 day, 2 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change

Disneyland and Disney World to Require Masks Indoors Again Regardless of Vaccination Status

Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida will reinstate indoor mask mandates for all theme park visitors and staff over concerns about a surge in covid-19 cases.

1 day, 3 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

8.2 Earthquake Just 60 Miles From Alaska Coast Triggers Tsunami Warning

An 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska, roughly 60 miles southeast of the town of Chignik, triggering a tsunami warning for large parts of Alaska early Thursday morning, according to the U.S.

1 day, 4 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

TSMC Will Start Making 2nm Chips As Intel Tries to Catch Up

Just a day after Intel announced big plans to help the company regain its authority in chip production, Taiwan has now given the greenlight to TSMC to begin construction on the company’s most sophisticated chip plant yet.

1 day, 7 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

Former eBay Manager Caught In Deranged Cyberstalking Scandal Gets 18 Months in Prison

Philip Cooke, 56, is the first of seven former high-level eBay employees to be sentenced in connection to the bizarre case—the likes of which involved company executives mailing macabre items and live insects to their victims, stalking them online, and literally stalking them.

1 day, 8 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Privacy and security

Freaky ‘Penis Snakes’ Have Finally Made It to the U.S., and of Course They Chose Florida

DNA analysis confirms that an eel-like creature pulled from a Florida canal two years ago is a caecilian, otherwise known as the “penis snake.” 

1 day, 9 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

Wishing Harm to Anti-Vaxxers and Climate Deniers Won’t Solve Anything

In USA Today, opinion columnist Michael Stern said we should be “shunning” the unvaccinated while calling them “half-witted.”

1 day, 12 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change

Physicists See Light Echoing From Behind a Black Hole for the First Time

Astrophysicists have detected light coming from the far side of a black hole, using telescopes to see physics predicted by Einstein’s theory of general relativity but not yet directly observed.

1 day, 13 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Science Space

Facebook News Consumers Are More Anti-Vaccine Than Fox News Viewers, Study Finds

Joe Biden might want to consider re-backpedaling after backpedaling his accusation that social media companies [Facebook] are “killing people” by spreading vaccine conspiracies and bunk.

1 day, 14 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

Parable of the Sower Is Finally Becoming a Feature Film

A24, the company behind films like Uncut Gems and Moonlight, won the rights to adapt Octavia Butler’s science fiction novel Parable of the Sower into a feature film.

1 day, 15 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Climate change

Arkansas Reports 33 New Covid-19 Patients Placed on Ventilators in Single Day

Arkansas hospitals placed 33 new covid-19 patients on ventilators Tuesday, according to the state’s department of health, bringing the total to 205 patients struggling for life on the machines.

1 day, 16 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

UK to Drop Covid-19 Quarantine Rules for Vaccinated Tourists From U.S. and EU

and European Union to quarantine for 10 days on arrival, according to several newspapers in England.

1 day, 18 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei
Science Health

Ex-Airman Who Leaked Secrets of America's Drone War Gets 45 Months in Prison

A whistleblower who leaked top secret information about America’s drone warfare program has been sentenced to 45 months in federal prison.

1 day, 19 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

American Horror Story Teases Its Return With Maybe Its Most Nightmarish Promo Ever

(That campaign for AHS: Cult involving holes—so many holes—must’ve awakened countless latent cases of trypophobia.) But with this new teaser for Double Feature, which premieres next month, Ryan Murphy’s hit FX anthology is reminding the AHS faithful that it’s still capable of being shocking as hell, even 10 seasons in.

1 day, 21 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei

Instagram's New Settings Take Aim at Creepy Adults

This means that only approved followers will be able to see what pictures or clips these younger users post—and they don’t need to worry about any messages from older creeps trickling into their DM’s.

1 day, 22 hours ago by Masoumeh Shafiei