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‘Better Call Saul’ Season 5 Episode 5 Recap: Where Does Anyone Stand?

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut - Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television There’s a downside to a show as patient as Better Call Saul. For all the deserved praise it gets for letting its moments breathe, and pacing its sto

Stay The F**k Home to Avoid Spreading Coronavirus

COVID-19 has been officially declared a pandemic (via Alexandra_Koch/Pixabay) The World Health Organization on Sunday reported more than 164,830 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 146 countries. But, due to limited testing, that number is likely

Study: LEGO Bricks Can Survive in Ocean For 1,300 Years

(via Semevent/Pixabay) A LEGO brick could survive in the ocean for up to 1,300 years, according to new research. A team at the University of Plymouth examined the extent to which the colorful bricks were […] The post Study: LEGO Bricks Can

‘Batwoman’ Season 1 Episode 15 Recap: Exhuming the Past

Camrus Johnson as Luke Fox and Nicole Kang as Mary Hamilton -- Photo: Shane Harvey/The CW Batwoman is shaping up to be a pretty fun addition to the CW-verse. It had a rough start, as it tried to be a direct Arrow-replacement. The first few epis

Watch: SpaceX Starlink Mission Aborted Seconds Before Launch

On March 15, SpaceX stood down from its launch attempt of Starlink satellites (via SpaceX/YouTube) SpaceX on Sunday scrubbed the launch of 60 new Starlink satellites at the last second—due to an engine power issue with the mission’s Falco

Verily Launches COVID-19 Screening Site for San Francisco Residents

COVID-19 (via Johns Hopkins Medicine) Alphabet Inc.’s research organization Verily launched a website to provide information about coronavirus screening in the San Francisco Bay Area. Starting today, Californians can take an online COVID-1

‘Beyond Blue’ Will Make You Care About Earth’s Oceans

We actually know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than we do our very own oceans. Even in 2020, our knowledge of this strange environment where life originated remains paltry. […] The post ‘Beyond Blue’ Will Make You Care About Ea

Survive ‘Nioh 2’ With These 10 Helpful Tips

Today sees the release of the highly-anticipated Nioh 2. Team Ninja’s answer to Dark Souls is one of the toughest games of 2020. It is so challenging that it makes FromSoftware’s infamous franchise […] The post Survive ‘Nioh 2’ With Thes

Senators Want to Ban TikTok From All Government Devices

(via TikTok) China-owned TikTok has taken the world by storm, but not everyone admires the app. U.S. Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) this week introduced legislation banning all federal employees from using […] The post Se

ACLU Sues For Government Facial Recognition Records

(via geralt/Pixabay) The American Civil Liberties Union and New York Civil Liberties Union are challenging federal law enforcement’s use of facial recognition surveillance tech. A lawsuit was filed Thursday against the U.S. Department of Ho

ExoMars Rover Launch Delayed Until 2022 For More Testing

An artist's impression of the ExoMars rover on the surface of Mars (via European Space Agency) Europe and Russia’s second ExoMars mission to study the Red Planet has been delayed until 2022. A joint project team concluded that additional te

LEGO, Nintendo Bring Super Mario to Life in Brick-Building Game

LEGO Group and Nintendo partner to take legendary brick-building to a new level (via LEGO/Nintendo) Nintendo and LEGO go together like Mario and Luigi. So it’s no surprise that the two mega makers have joined forces to create an IRL take o

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 1 Episode 8 Recap: The Collective Returns

Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine - Photo Cr: Matt Kennedy/CBS It’s amazing how a single cameo can make Star Trek: Picard feel like The Next Generation never ended. After Riker’s fantastic appearance last week, all I want is to watch mor

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Test Positive For COVID-19

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January 2020 (via David Fisher/Shutterstock) America’s sweethearts Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson tested positive for coronavirus. The actor announced their diagnoses vi

Scientists Discover Smallest-Ever Dinosaur Preserved in Amber

Close up of Oculudentavis in Amber (via Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County) Someone call Guinness: The world’s smallest dinosaur has been found preserved in Burmese amber from Myanmar. Trapped around 99 million years ago, the deli

‘Nancy Drew’ Season 1 Episode 16 Recap: Just Took a DNA Test

Kennedy McMann as Nancy and Riley Smith as Ryan -- Photo: The CW On an especially scary night in the real world, what better time could there be for a Nancy Drew ghost story? It’s Nancy’s dad’s hearing today, which of course i

‘Riverdale’ Season 4 Episode 16 Recap: Just One More Question

Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones -- Photo:Bettina Strauss/The CW Here it is. Riverdale decided to answer the season’s biggest mysteries this week to make way for next month’s big musical episode. As we learned last week, Jughead is act

It Rains Iron On Only One Side of This Exoplanet

This illustration shows a night-side view of the exoplanet WASP-76b (via ESO/M. Kornmesser) Even the sturdiest umbrella wouldn’t withstand the rain on exoplanet WASP-76b. Researchers using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Larg

WHO Officially Delcares COVID-19 a Pandemic

COVID-19 has been officially declared a pandemic (via Alexandra_Koch/Pixabay) The World Health Organization has officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. To date, nearly 125,000 coronavirus cases have been reported from 118 countries; more than 4,

Review: ‘The Division 2: Warlords of New York’ Revitalizes the Series

The Division 2 started off great when it launched in March of last year. I even called it the only looter shooter worth playing. While that was true for a while, a succession […] The post Review: ‘The Division 2: Warlords of New York’ Revita

Study: Hotels Benefit From Cannabis Legalization

Photo Credit: Rick Proctor / Unsplash Cannabis isn’t just for stoners: The legalization of recreational marijuana may mean a boon for the hospitality industry. Researcher John O’Neill found that, after legalizing pot, Denver, Colo., s

The History Of Human-Passing Robots

The third season of Westworld premieres this week, as HBO’s dystopian future show moves out of the amusement park to the outside world. But the core theme remains the same: robots, designed to […] The post The History Of Human-Passing Robots appea

New Insect Species With ‘Wacky Fashion Sense’ Named After Lady Gaga

The insect now known as Kaikaia gaga represents a new genus and species of treehopper (via L. Brian Stauffer/University of Illinois) If Lady Gaga were an insect, she’d be a treehopper. Which is why a University of Illinois graduate student

NASA Upgrades ISS System That Turns Urine Into Drinking Water

International Space Station (Photo Credit: NASA) The International Space Station urine distillation system is getting an upgrade. NASA this week delivered enhanced life-support hardware to the floating laboratory—including a redesigned water re

Uber Resumes Autonomous Vehicle Testing in San Francisco

Photo Credit: Uber Uber has resumed autonomous vehicle testing in San Francisco two years after a fatal accident in Arizona. The California Department of Motor Vehicles last month reinstated Uber’s permit to test self-driving cars in [̷

‘The Flash’ Season 6 Episode 14 Recap: Hello Again and Goodbye

Keiynan Lonsdale as Wally West and Grant Gustin as Barry Allen -- Photo: The CW A few superhero faces have been missing on The Flash, recently. Cisco went away to research supervillains, I guess. Ralph is off chasing Sue Dearbon after she got th

Toy Tuesday: The Best Valiant Comics Toys

Of all the new comics companies that launched during the speculator boom of the 1990s, Valiant has had one of the most tumultuous rides. After Jim Shooter was ousted as Editor-in-Chief at Marvel […] The post Toy Tuesday: The Best Valiant Comics Toys app

Review: ‘Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection’ Resurrects Six Handheld Cult Classics

I’ve never played any of the Mega Man X or Mega Man ZX games. You can chalk that up to me not ever owning a Game Boy Advance or Nintendo DS. In truth, […] The post Review: ‘Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection’ Resurrects Six Handheld Cu

‘Black Lightning’ Season 3 Finale Recap: Another Season in the Grave

Nafessa Williams as Thunder, Cress Williams as Black Lightning and China Anne McClain as Lightning -- Photo: Bob Mahoney/The CW I forget how short Black Lightning’s seasons are. The rest of the CW DC shows are just getting their second hal

‘Better Call Saul’ Season 5 Episode 4 Recap: Never Clean Enough

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill, Tim Dezarn as Harkness - Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television Better Call Saul is a show about details. We know where all these characters end up, so beyond the fun of watching them get there, the s

This Is the Sad Reason Sea Turtles Are Attracted to Plastic

A green sea turtle swims through Darwin Bay off of San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos (via Mary Lide Parker/UNC Research) Scientists have determined why marine plastic debris is so tempting to sea turtles. According to a new study, garbage f

Politicians Who Mocked Coronavirus Fears Enter Self-Quarantine

Paul Gosar, Matt Gaetz, and Ted Cruz have voluntarily entered self-quarantine after coming in contact with a coronavirus patient (via Paul Gosar/Matt Gaetz/Ted Cruz) Three U.S. politicians have entered self-quarantine after interacting with a cor

Apple: It’s OK to Clean Your iPhone With Disinfectant Wipes

Apple says you can use Clorox Disinfecting Wipes on your iPhone (via Amazon.com) After years of cleaning iPhones with lens cloths, damp tissues, and T-shirts edges, Apple is giving the thumbs up to using disinfectant wipes. The change of heart co

Amazon Now Sells Cashierless Tech to Other Retailers

The first Amazon Go is located in a company office building in Seattle (via Amazon) For its latest side hustle, Amazon is selling its cashierless technology to other retailers. A new website launched on Monday invites companies to leverage Amazon

11 Must-Read Valiant Comics Stories

This week sees a long-awaited superhero universe finally make its way to the big screen with Bloodshot, starring Vin Diesel as a trained killer who gets his blood infused with self-repairing nanobots that […] The post 11 Must-Read Valiant Comics Storie

Website Pairs Hand-Washing Tips With Lyrics From Your Favorite Song

(via Jacqueline Macou/Pixabay) Even coronavirus can be funny. Just ask the internet. A teenage developer from the UK created a tool that generates hand-washing instructions accompanied by the song of your choice. Using the National Health Servic

Netflix Celebrates International Women’s Day With Curated Collection

'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown is one of 55 women who helped curated Netflix's 'Because She Watched' collection (via Tina Rowden/Netflix) Sunday’s International Women’s Day celebrations rang out across the world—and the i

Marvel’s Final ‘Black Widow’ Trailer Is Back in the USSR

Spoiler warning for the highest-grossing movie of all-time but not even death can stop the Black Widow. After the climactic events of Avengers: Endgame, Natasha Romanoff is finally getting the big-screen origin story […] The post Marvel’s Final &#

‘Batwoman’ Season 1 Episode 14 Recap: Telling Women to Smile

Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman and Meagan Tandy as Sophie Moore -- Photo: Katie Yu/The CW The beginning of Batwoman’s first season was heavy on the story. It was all about Batwoman vs. Alice vs. The Crows. Alice still figures heavily int
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