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Person accidentally restarts squirrel and it’s extremely lovable

This is a video of a guy trying to feed a squirrel some pine nuts but then he somehow accidentally hits the reset button on it. It's the cutest, weirdest thing you'll see today unless you're subscribed to some sort of puppy breakdancing video channel. At 1:30 he starts just putting the nuts in the…

Adobe Inadvertently Wiped User’s Photos and Presets With a Lightroom Update

Adobe In a significant failing, Adobe accidentally wiped User’s photos and presets with a Lightroom App update. Adding salt to the wound, the company admits there’s no way to recover the data. Customers are already saying they’ve lost years worth of data. A new update corrects the underlying issue, but won’t help anyone already affected.…

Gigapixel AI Accidentally Added Ryan Gosling’s Face to This Picture

Photographer Jomppe Vaarakallio has been a professional retoucher for 30 years, but he’s never seen anything quite like this before. While working on an image, he used Topaz Labs’ Gigapixel AI software to upscale it… and found that the software added Ryan Gosling’s face to his photo. To be clear, this isn’t a knock on…

How I accidentally gatecrashed a startup’s morning meeting

There’s a certain kind of panic that at some point gets us all. You just got to work but did you leave the oven on at home? The gut-punch “call me ASAP” message from your boss but now they’re not answering their phone. Or that moment you unexpectedly see your camera light flash on your…

How ‘Grindstone’ Inadvertently Avoided Being a Bothersome Free-to-Play Game

Screen shot courtesy of Capybara GamesOne of my favorite games last year was a Grindstone, a launch title for Apple’s subscription gaming service, Apple Arcade. During an intense, weeklong fever last year, one of the only things my brain could handle was playing Grindstone. As I waited for my body to be released from its…

Scientists accidentally create ‘impossible’ hybrid fish

Home News The sturddlefish has a mix of genes from the Russian sturgeon and the American paddlefish. (Image: © Genes 2020, 11(7), 753; https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11070753, CC BY 4.0) It shouldn't have been possible, but it was: The birth of long-nosed, spiky-finned hybrids of Russian sturgeons and American paddlefish. Hungarian scientists announced in May in the journal Genes…

Restaurants Have Accidentally Promoted Coronavirus Info From Scientologists

Photo by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty ImagesSeveral months ago, New Zealand's Government produced a "Unite Against Covid-19" campaign that provided health advice, information about good hygiene, and other resources for the country's residents. (It has since been renamed "Unite for the Recovery," since there are currently zero active cases of coronavirus in…

Google ‘accidentally’ leakages the Pixel 4a in its own store

At this point, it feels like we know everything about the Pixel 4a, except an actual release date. As if we weren’t already confident enough in what the device is supposed to look like, Google today leaked the Pixel 4a in its own online store by accident (or was it?). For some mysterious reason, the…

Facebook unintentionally shared user information with a minimum of 5,000 apps, even after the 90-day cutoff date

Facepalm: It seems like every year, there's some privacy and security issue with Facebook. This time, at least 5,000 apps retained user data access even after they were supposed to lose it automatically. Facebook has revealed that at least 5,000 app developers had access to user data even after users were inactive for 90 days.…

Poland Unintentionally Gets Into Czech Republic In ‘Minor Misconstruing’

You'd be forgiven for not knowing that the Polish military recently invaded and briefly occupied territory in the Czech Republic. Seems like headline news, sure — but it appears that even the Polish troops didn't know what they were doing. A spokesperson for the Czech Foreign Ministry confirmed to NPR on Saturday that "Polish soldiers…

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CDC director recommends face masks provide more COVID-19 protection than vaccine would

CDC director Robert Redfield suggested in a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Wednesday that face masks are "more guaranteed" to protect against the coronavirus than a vaccine, citing the potential for some people to not become immune to the virus after receiving the shot.What he's saying: "These face masks are the most important, powerful public…

Economy is recuperating quicker than expected, however a ‘carefully trusted’ vaccine is crucial, Fed Chair Powell states

Economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic may come faster than initially expected, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday after its monetary policymaking meeting.The Federal Open Market Committee voted to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged, at a range of 0 to 0.25 percentage points, a level it expects to maintain until at least 2023 to help…

LSU football coach stated ‘the majority of our players’ tested favorable for coronavirus

The head coach of Louisiana State University football said most of his team had tested positive for coronavirus, an alarming revelation that came just a day before the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday it would return to the gridiron in the fall.Ed Orgeron, coach of defending national champion LSU, casually dropped the disclosure while answering…

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Lower Rituximab Dose as Effective, Safer in MS

Further data suggesting that a lower dose of rituximab seems to offer similar effectiveness with a better safety profile than higher doses commonly used have been reported in a new observational study. "We showed similar numbers of relapses, MRI new/active lesions, and effects on disability with a higher and lower dose of rituximab over a…

Two Cardiac MR Articles Pulled for Research Study Misbehavior

Two studies touting the use of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) for noninvasive detection of coronary microvascular dysfunction have been retracted on the basis of findings of research misconduct. The articles, by a team of University of Oxford researchers, were published in 2018 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and were reported by…

Ustekinumab May Trigger Severe CV Events Early in Treatment

Initiating treatment with the interleukin-12/23p40–targeting monoclonal antibody ustekinumab may trigger early severe cardiovascular events (SCEs) in susceptible patients, according to a large French case-time-control analysis. Investigators led by Florence Poizeau, MD, of the department of dermatology at Rennes (France) University Hospital, found high-risk patients had more than four times the risk of an acute SCE in…