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  • 23 hours ago
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    Juul’s e-cigarettes can’t be sold in the US, FDA says

    Juul has to remove its e-cigarettes from the market in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration announced today. The agency rejected the company’s application to sell tobacco- and menthol-flavored e-cigarettes. “We recognize these make up a significant part of the available products and many have played a disproportionate role in the rise in youth vaping,” said FDA Commissioner Robert Califf in a statement.

  • 1 day ago
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    20 Old Pics Of Hollywood Celebs, As Shared On This Instagram Account

    A few famous stars like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Hugh Grant ruled most of the Hollywood industry earlier. Hollywood was popular for all the glitter and glamour in the old days.

  • 4 days ago
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    ‘Saudi Arabia is going back to space,’ says prince on anniversary of historic flight

    Astronauts from Saudi Arabia will return to space for the betterment of mankind, the pioneering Prince Sultan bin Salman said on the 37th anniversary of his historic flight. Speaking with Al Arabiya English in a wide-ranging interview, Prince Sultan discussed the future of Saudi spaceflight, reflected on his life-changing voyage into space, and shared his admiration for the new generation of Arab astronauts.

  • 8 days ago
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    Apple battery row: Millions of iPhone users could get payouts in legal action

    Millions of iPhone users could be eligible for payouts, following the launch of a legal claim accusing Apple of secretly slowing the performance of older phones. Justin Gutmann alleges the company misled users over an upgrade that it said would enhance performance but, in fact, slowed phones down. He is seeking damages of around £768m for up to 25 million UK iPhone users.

  • 10 days ago
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    Why We May Be Tempted to Deny Ourselves of Joy

    This post is part two of a two-part series on how we may be unintentionally sabotaging our joy. You can read Part 1 here, where I discuss stifling joy to fit cultural norms. We may find ourselves withholding positive emotions when we feel like our enthusiasm would be judged harshly. For example, I recently got more enjoyment out of attending a local political debate than I did watching the Super Bowl. At first, I was embarrassed to be fascinated by something many people see as boring. Then, I re...

  • 11 days ago
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    Good news on blocking a virus considered a global threat

    Scientists have reported good news on the pandemic preparedness front: A cocktail of four manufactured antibodies is effective at neutralizing a virus from the Henipavirus family, a group of pathogens considered to be a global biosecurity threat.

  • 13 days ago
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    Can Putin Be Overthrown?

    When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, victory was expected in a matter of days, if not hours. Four months later, the fighting is ongoing. With Russia’s struggling war effort and the battery of crippling international sanctions tanking its economy, Western media and analysts of the region have begun speculating about the potential of a “palace coup” — a coup by state elites — to overthrow Vladimir Putin.

  • 13 days ago
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    How People From 1955 Imagined Technology of the Future

    In 1955, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce put together a slide show film titled “People, Products and Progress: 1975" to show off what American industry had in store for the technologies of the future.

  • 13 days ago
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    Job cuts hit cybersecurity industry despite surging growth from ransomware attacks

    Nothing has lowered Cybereason’s expectations for growth. Rather, the continuing rise in ransomware attacks has forced its clients to bolster spending on security systems, putting the security software company ahead of schedule when it comes to revenue. But Cybereason is cutting costs anyway, confirming last week that it’s laying off 10 percent of its workforce, or about 100 employees. The reductions follow the dramatic swing in the economy this year and the beating that software stocks have...

  • 2 weeks ago
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    Michael J. Fox says Parkinson's disease changed the kind of roles he takes

    Michael J. Fox says living with Parkinson’s disease has influenced the projects he selects in his acting career. In a conversation with Mike Birbiglia’s for his “Working It Out” podcast, the actor and research advocate said that remembering lines has become more difficult in the decades since he was first diagnosed.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Research may reveal why people can suddenly become frail in their 70s

    A groundbreaking theory of ageing that explains why people can suddenly become frail after reaching their 70s has raised the prospect of new therapies for the decline and diseases of old age. Researchers in Cambridge discovered a process that drives a “catastrophic” change in the composition of blood in older age, increasing the risk of blood cancers and anaemia, and impairing the effectiveness of white blood cells to fight infection.

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Box Office: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Debuts to Stratospheric $124 Million

    Tom Cruise may have pulled off one of the most daring stunts of his career — getting audiences to go to the movies for something that doesn’t involve superheroes. “Top Gun: Maverick” pulled in blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend, collecting $134 million from a record 4,732 North American cinemas. Paramount and Skydance’s all-American action adventure is expected to collect $151 million through Monday, defying expectations while also looking to set a new high-water mark for ...

  • 1 month ago
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    The plant-based future of food doesn’t always taste that great

    I cover the plant-based food industry for Vox, so I get a lot of free food samples. A lot. Some of the products that startups mail me are delicious, many are just okay, and a few have been downright awful, bad enough to make me wonder out loud, “Why are they letting people eat this stuff?”

  • 1 month ago
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    Apple's iPhone emergency SOS saves woman from attempted rape

    As years of a harrowing court case concluded with her attacker being sentenced to prison, the survivor of a rape attempt has told how she used the iPhone emergency SOS to get help. Apple's emergency SOS feature debuted in the Apple Watch in 2016, before coming to the iPhone with 2017's iOS 11. It's been credited with saving a snowboarder from a crevasse, and now Virginia resident Kelli Worst has revealed how she used it to escape a rape attack.

  • 1 month ago
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    The James Webb Space Telescope could detect Earth 2.0

    The James Webb Space Telescope is the most powerful telescope ever launched into space, its greatly improved infrared resolution, and sensitivity will allow it to view objects too old, distant, and faint for the Hubble Space Telescope, which Nasa designed primarily to conduct infrared astronomy launched on 25 December 2021.

  • 1 month ago
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    Giant Sinkhole in China Reveals Massive Ancient Forest

    Cave explorers in the Guangxi region of China have found a secret ancient forest hidden inside a 630-foot-deep sinkhole. As seen in a Twitter video posted by the China state-affiliated media organization CGTN earlier this month, the karst sinkhole — formed by rainwater that dissolves bedrock — exceeds 5 million cubic meters in area.