Australia fires: Military to be deployed to help rescue effort

Australia has launched a major operation to reach thousands of people stranded in seaside towns after deadly bushfires ripped through popular tourist areas on New Year's Eve. As emergency-level fires


Should I worry about… the anti-vaccination movement?

Since the first vaccines were discovered, there has been skepticism and resistance towards them.In 18th century England, for example, clergymen openly criticized vaccines for opposing what was, accor


Tech’s biggest companies are worth ~$5T as 2019’s epic stock market run wraps

Look, this is the last post I’m writing in 2019 and I’m tired. But I can’t let the year close without taking stock of how well tech stocks did this year. It was bonkers.So let’


TRACED Act signed into law, putting robocallers on notice

The Pallone-Thrune TRACED Act, a bipartisan bit of legislation that should make life harder for the villains behind robocalls, was signed into law today by the President. It’s still possible to


'Emoji Movie', Tom Cruise, Mel Gibson roasted at Razzies



'Transformers' leads Razzie pack for Hollywood's worst in 2017


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