Melbourne Covid curfew ends and restrictions ease, but Victoria introduces huge new fines
Schools and childcare return, while rules are relaxed for outdoor gatherings, but breaches may be punished with fines of almost $5,000
theguardian | World | 14 mins ago
 
Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood are now parents to a baby boy
American actor Melissa Benoist has joined the long list of celebrities who became parents this year. The Supergirl actor and her husband
reddit | Entertainment | 16 mins ago
 
The Era of Mind Reading Machines Is Nigh
Mind reading machines has been thrown around for very nearly a century now. As significantly entrancing the capacity of a man-made PC gadget
reddit | Technology | 44 mins ago
 
Green Lasers Used To Bring Down Police Drone, Defend Against Police Helicopters and Riot Control Officers in Chilean Protests
When technology is used against itself, surprising things can happen — as was seen in Chile where protestors rallied together to bring down a police drone by pointing their lasers at it.
reddit | Technology | 45 mins ago
 
Global report: Colombia and Argentina pass major milestones as Covid grips Americas
Colombia tops 800,000 cases, Argentina passes 700,000; France reports 14,000 new cases; Australian state of Victoria lifts curfew
theguardian | World | 56 mins ago
 
North Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain South Korean
Pyongyang says Seoul naval operations near the site of the fatal shooting had crossed into North Korean waters
telegraph | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
This hacked coffee maker demands ransom and highlights a key IoT flaw
It’s no secret that the Internet of Things is full of insecure gadgets. All you need is one high profile incident to be flooded with terrifying headlines about how everything from robotic vacuum cleaners to smart sex toys can be hacked to spy on yo ...
reddit | Technology | 1 hrs ago
 
The relation between sex drive and sexual attraction to men and women: a cross-national study of heterosexual, bisexual, and homosexual men and women
Recent research suggests that, for most women, high sex drive is associated with increased sexual attraction to both women and men. For men, however, high sex drive is associated with increased attraction to one sex or the other, but not to both, dep ...
reddit | Science | 1 hrs ago
 
OC sheriff’s deputies who lied on reports testify that they didn’t know it was illegal
The two deputies failed to book evidence, but falsified their reports to make it appear they had. A prosecutor gave them a lenient plea deal because they claimed they didn’t know such actions…
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Boxing: Josh Taylor defeats Apinun Khongsong in first round
World champion Josh Taylor knocks out Apinun Khongsong in an incredible first round to defend his WBA and IBF light welterweight titles.
bbc | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
Manny Pacquiao: Conor McGregor talks have begun, says assistant
Manny Pacquiao's special assistant says that the eight-weight world champion hopes to fight Conor McGregor in 2021.
bbc | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
It's Possible To Travel Back In Time Without Changing The Present, Shows Breakthrough Math Modeling By Australian Student
An undergrad from the University of Queensland came up with a mathematical equation proving that people can exercise free will if they happen to travel back in time, avoiding any paradox that could happen when they go back to the present time.
reddit | Technology | 1 hrs ago
 
Covid-19: Prince Charles highlights coronavirus impact on young people
The coronavirus pandemic means it is a "particularly difficult time to be young", says Prince Charles.
bbc | Top Stories | 1 hrs ago
 
Proud Boys rally in Portland draws only about 200 after city braced for thousands
Among the rallygoers who gathered at a city park were dozens wearing militarized body armor, including helmets and protective vests. Many flew American flags, and some had long guns.
reddit | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Auto-antibodies against type I IFNs in patients with life-threatening COVID-19
Interindividual clinical variability in the course of SARS-CoV-2 infection is immense. We report that at least 101 of 987 patients with life-threatening COVID-19 pneumonia had neutralizing IgG auto-Abs against IFN-ω (13 patients), the 13 types of IF ...
reddit | Science | 2 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus lockdown: Students must be allowed home at Christmas - Labour
Labour says students must will be able to leave for the holiday as thousands remain in campus lockdowns.
bbc | Top Stories | 2 hrs ago
 
France racism: Paris to commemorate slave rebellion figure
A statue will honour Solitude, a black woman involved in a 1802 uprising in the French West Indies.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
 
'Zenon' Star Kirsten Storms Sued Over Boyfriend Skipping Bail
'Zenon' star Kirsten Storms is being sued over her BF skipping bail in 2017.
reddit | Entertainment | 3 hrs ago
 
Missouri man faces prison for assault after police officer broke hand punching him
Officer injured in fight to arrest suspect after speeding stop
independent | World | 3 hrs ago
 
Belarus accuses western nations of sowing 'chaos and anarchy'
Country’s foreign minister attacks western ‘interference’, as Emmanuel Macron says president Lukashenko must go
theguardian | Top Stories | 3 hrs ago
 
Brain-eating microbe: US city told not to use water amid contamination concerns
People in Lake Jackson, Texas, are urged not to use tap water because it might be contaminated.
bbc | World | 3 hrs ago
 
Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus was sworn in Wednesday to his sixth term in office at an inaugural ceremony that was not announced in advance amid weeks of huge...
reddit | World | 3 hrs ago
 
Matiu Ratana shooting: Police ‘determined to find justice’ for officer killed on duty as investigators search four crime scenes
Sergeant was killed in Croydon police station after moving into custody work as he thought it was safer as he approached retirement
independent | UK | 3 hrs ago
 
Speech can produce jet-like transport relevant to asymptomatic spreading of virus. Plosive sounds, such as “P,” produce vortical structures that rapidly reach 1 m. Speech creates a jet-like flow over 2 m in 30 s of conversation.
Medical reports and news sources raise the possibility that flows created during breathing, speaking, laughing, singing, or exercise could be the means by which asymptomatic individuals contribute to spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. We use experiments ...
reddit | Science | 3 hrs ago
 
New DOJ Filing: TikTok's Owner Is 'A Mouthpiece' Of Chinese Communist Party
In a new court filing, the Trump administration offers its most thorough explanation to date of why it considers the hit video-sharing app a national security threat.
reddit | Technology | 3 hrs ago
 
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