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Jo Tro Do Plo Plo No: ‘Doctor Who’ Welcomes Back Familiar Monster

The Doctor is in: Filming for season 12 of Doctor Who has begun, and BBC America is dropping a few timey-wimey hints—including some monster details. More than 12 years (12 years!) after stampeding […] The post Jo Tro Do Plo Plo No: ‘Doctor Who&#

Prevalence of screening for social needs

A new study finds that most US physician practices and hospitals report screening patients for at least one social need, a trend that is expected to increase in the future, and that practices that care for disadvantaged patients report higher screening rates.

President Trump taps Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as national security adviser

Earlier this year, Trump sent O'Brien to help free A$AP Rocky, who was being held in Sweden on assault charges

Bride, groom show up at hospital to visit injured grandma

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (AP) - When her grandmother broke her hip the day before her destination wedding, the bride and groom showed up at the hospital to surprise her. Kasey Samuels says Rita Scanlon «was pretty much in tears» when Samuels and her gr

Hear how to hire at breakneck speed at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

Nothing can get built without talented people with the right skillsets, which is why startups hitting their growth phases have to go from hiring a smattering of employees to building systems that can hire dozens to hundreds of people per year. How can startup

Plex partners with Lionsgate to expand its ad-supported video library

Plex has added a new content partner for its soon-to-launch ad-supported video service. The company announced this morning its service will now also include movies from Lionsgate, which will join Plex’s existing partner Warner Bros. Domestic Television

Genetically tailored instruction improves songbird learning

A new study conducted in songbirds demonstrates that what at first appear to be genetic constraints on birds' song learning abilities could be largely eliminated by tailoring instruction to better match the birds' inborn predispositions.

These pink sea urchins have teeth that sharpen themselves

Sea urchins have five teeth, each held by a separate jaw in a circular arrangement at the center of their spiked, spherical bodies. Now, researchers have discovered how the teeth of the pink sea urchin are specially equipped to sharpen themselves.

Using unconventional materials, like ice and eggshells, as scaffolds to grow tissues

Researchers explore recent efforts to use everyday materials like ice, paper, and spinach as tissue scaffolds. These unconventional materials, they argue, are more functional, more sustainable, and less expensive, as well as being available around the globe a

New hunt for dark matter

Dark matter is only known by its effect on massive astronomical bodies, but has yet to be directly observed or even identified. A theory about what dark matter might be suggests that it could be a particle called an axion and that these could be detectable wi

Porcupinefish inspires sturdy superhydrophobic material

Nature has evolved a dazzling array of materials that help organisms thrive in diverse habitats. Sometimes, scientists can exploit these designs to develop useful materials with similar or completely new functions. Now, researchers have made a durable and fle

Italian powerboat champion dies in tragic attempt to beat offshore speed record

Italian powerboat racing legend Fabio Buzzi and two crew members were tragically killed in Venice while attempting to break an offshore speed record. Read Full Article at

Elizabeth Warren dominates Daily Kos Straw Poll, Sanders and rest of field far behind

The Elizabeth Warren consolidation of the Daily Kos Left continues. Yesterday’s straw poll results: 9/17 8/27 8/14 8/2 7/17 7/2 6/11 5/29 5/14 5/1 4/15 4/2 3/18 2/18 2/5 1/22 1/8 WA

Watch Mark Ruffalo Take Down a Chemical Company in ‘Dark Waters’ Trailer

Mark Ruffalo stars as Robert Bilott, an attorney who attempts to take down DuPont, in the thriller 'Dark Waters.' (Photo Credit: Focus Features) Mark Ruffalo may not be battling Thanos at the moment, but the Avengers: Endgame star is taking on an

Area 51 has ‘secrets that deserve to be protected,’ US Air Force top brass warns ‘stormers’

Chief of Staff General David Goldfein has ominously insisted that the Air Force is taking the viral ‘Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All Of Us’ event “very seriously” as the US has “secrets [that] deserve to be protected.” Read Full Article at RT

‘Fortnite’ Trades Avengers For Batman According to Leak

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros.) As the biggest video game in the world, Fortnite has caused countless other #brands to get into their own battle royale to see who can partner with the colorful multiplayer shooter. So far […] The post ‘Fo

Watch: Stunning Deep-Sea Soft Corals Look Like Underwater Fireworks

Researchers spotted deep-sea Iridigorgia soft corals curling and spiraling at a 5,450 feet at an unnamed seamount in the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument. (Photo Credit: NautilusLive) Researchers got a close-up look at one of the w

Apple taps recycled rare earth elements for iPhone parts

Rare earths, a group of 17 specialized minerals, have become a flash point in trade tensions between the United States and China.

Facebook unveils new Portal video chat, TV streaming devices

The launch comes as Facebook is trying to pivot toward more private forms of communication, after years of slowing user growth, data-sharing scandals and calls for change to its hands-off approach to content moderation.

After banks, RBI plans to structure loan rates of NBFCs, HFCs

Unlike banks, HFCs and NBFCs do not have any #39;anchor rate#39; or a uniform interest rate-determining structure, the source added noting that at present there is no mandate by the RBI for these players to have such rate.

Trump names his 4th national security adviser in 3 years, a man who didn't want the job or Trump

The only things you can count on in the Trump administration are high turnover and public humiliation on the way out the door. We’ve seen it time and time again, from Omarosa Manigault-Newman to Rex Tillerson to John Bolton. People come into the Trump admi

Walmart launches two new credit cards offering 5% back on digital purchases

Walmart is partnering with Capital One to launch a new credit card program, which rolls on September 24, and includes both co-branded and private-label cards. The former, the Capital One Walmart Mastercard, includes 5% back on purchases made on o

Cris Carter: Cam Newton hasn’t been himself since injuring his foot in preseason

Cris Carter talks about the foot injury to Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and how it has affected his play on the field. Newton has struggled over the first two weeks of the season and CC explains how the injury would have hampered his throwing abil

French League Cup to end after this season

The French soccer league says it's ending its League Cup competition after this season's edition

Nick Wright: Dak Prescott has played like a MVP and superstar through the first two weeks

Nick Wright talks about Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and his play over the first two weeks of the season. Nick believes Dak has played like a league MVP and superstar and will be compensated for it after the season.

Judge takes himself off Jerry Sandusky resentencing case

Judge takes himself off Jerry Sandusky resentencing case

Venezuela's baseball league delays season start after US ban

Venezuela's baseball league delays season start after US ban

Developmental psychology: One good turn deserves another

Five-year-olds enforce reciprocal behavior in social interactions. A study shows that children come to recognize reciprocity as a norm between the ages of 3 and 5.

The life aquatic made clear with freshwater lens

A doctoral student has found a way to view the life of plants and animals in murky waters - by using a lens of freshwater.

Searching for the characteristics of award-winning wine

New research shows large wine challenges tend to favor wines with high ethanol and sugar levels. Flavors often associated with sweetness, including exotic fruits in white wines and dried fruit and spiciness in reds, also increase the chances of winning top pr

Cancer cells turn to cannibalism to survive chemotherapy, study suggests

Researchers have discovered that some cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells. The study suggests that this act of cannibalism provides these cancer cells with the energy they need to stay alive and initiate tumor relapse aft

Needle-free flu vaccine patch effective in early study

A new needle-free flu vaccine patch revved up the immune system much like a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects. The research represents an important step toward a technology that could replace needle-based vaccination methods that are diff

Don't fall for GCPL's valuation, wait for good growth outlook: Analysts

Though the stock currently trades at its five-year historical average, investors should await improvement in growth prospects, say analysts

Facebook unveils Portal TV and new Portal smart displays amid privacy concerns - CNET

The new lineup includes a 10-inch model, a smaller 8-inch version and a device that turns your TV into a smart display.

Pokemon Sword adds leek-wielding Sirfetch'd as version exclusive - CNET

Farfetch'd in the Galar region evolve into this Pokemon after «experiencing many battles.»

Universal has utility workers sign nondisclosure agreements

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Workers for a city-owned utility have signed nondisclosure agreements with Universal Orlando Resort, but open-government experts say it may go against the state's public records laws. A Universal spokesman tells the Orlando Sentinel the c

BA pilots call off planned 24-hour strike, urge 'cool heads'

LONDON (AP) - British Airways pilots have called off a planned 24-hour strike in their dispute with the airline over pay. Members of the British Airline Pilots' Association were due to walk out on Sept. 27. The union said Wednesday that a 48-hour strike earli

McLaren won’t compromise 2020 to save fourth place

With seven races to go, McLaren currently holds the position on 83 points, while engine partner Renault has gathered momentum and is on 65 points after making a net gain of 25 over the Spa and Monza weekends.All teams face the usual decision in the coming of

Court releases Moscow protester accused of throwing plastic bottle at police

A young man, who was accused of attempted violence against a police officer during unauthorized protests in Moscow on July 27, has been released from custody after the prosecutor said the case required additional investigation. Read Full Article at

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of sponsoring oil-plant attack, says it ‘couldn’t have originated in Yemen’

Saudi Arabia has claimed that Iran was behind attacks on its oil treatment facilities, presenting wreckage of drones and missiles as ‘definitive proof’ of Tehran’s involvement. Read Full Article at

Germany extends Saudi Arabia arms export embargo passed after Khashoggi murder

The German government will extend a ban on weapon sales to Saudi Arabia by another six months, initially implemented following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October. Read Full Article at
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