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Inside the Coronavirus

For all the mysteries that remain about the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes, scientists have generated an incredible amount of fine-grained knowledge in a surprisingly short time. In the graphics that follow, Scientific American presents detailed explanations, current as of mid-June, into how SARS-CoV-2 sneaks inside human cells, makes copies of itself…

Inside Ad Boycott That Has FACEBOOK on Defensive…

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Nancy Scola is a reporter covering technology for POLITICO. Follow her on Twitter @nancyscola. The advertising boycott battering Facebook is unlike anything the social-media giant has faced in its 16-year history: Three days in, 800 companies worldwide have pulled millions of dollars in advertising from the social network, with brands from Coca-Cola…

Rock seen inside Venus’s orbit could solve puzzle

SummaryEarlier this year, astronomers discovered an oddball asteroid inside the orbit of Venus—the first member of a predicted flock near the Sun, informally called Vatiras. No bigger than a small mountain, the asteroid has now gained another distinction: It appears to be rich in the mineral olivine, which makes up much of Earth's deep rock.…

‘Inside Edition’ finds sheets weren’t changed at some hotels during COVD-19

As restrictions begin lifting and people start staying at hotels again, Inside Edition ran an undercover investigation to see just how serious hotels are taking cleanliness in the age of COVID-19. They checked into several New York City hotel rooms and used a harmless, washable spray to apply a logo only visible under UV light…

Inside the Virtual BET Awards: How They Pulled It Off & Why It Might Modification the Future of Award Shows

The BET Awards not only reimagined what a virtual performance can be, but what award shows could look like even post-pandemic. In April, BET aired a special called Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort, which was the network’s first foray into producing and airing a show under pandemic conditions. “At that point, even…

We went inside Hong Kong Disneyland when it reopened. Here’s what we saw

After shutting its doors for nearly five months as Hong Kong confirmed its first coronavirus case, Disneyland Hong Kong reopened to the public last week — but with new safety precautions including compulsory face masks for all guests, temperature checks and safe distancing measures.CNBC attended its re-opening day to see how theme parks in the post-pandemic…

ARM chips are inside the world’s most powerful supercomputer

Fujitsu licensed the designs for the processor from ARM, which is owned by Japanese carrier SoftBank. The system cost more than $1 billion and took about six years to design and build. According to The New York Times, researchers are already using Fugaku to help with coronavirus-related research. In recent years, x86-based systems featuring processors made by Intel…

Inside the NBA Bubble: Information from NBPA memo acquired by The Athletic

The National Basketball Players Association on Tuesday sent all of its players a health and safety manual ahead of the resumption of the 2019-20 season on July 30 at Disney World near Orlando.The NBPA informed its members of the following to start the memo: “It is critical that every player understand that he has the…

We Went Inside a Sports ‘Bubble.’ Here’s What We Saw.

Boxers wearing surgical booties. Wristbands with bar codes. Meals served behind plexiglass. Our journalists took a look behind the scenes of boxing’s comeback in Las Vegas.Robeisy Ramirez, right, defeated Yeuri Andujar in one of the first fights staged in a “bubble” in Las Vegas.June 14, 2020Updated 4:04 p.m. ETLAS VEGAS — Robeisy Ramirez had no…

Inside Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’: Trump Criticizes Mayor Durkan

President Trump challenged Seattle’s mayor to “take back your city” after the police vacated a station house and protesters laid claim to the neighborhood around it.A gathering on Wednesday in the Seattle neighborhood of Capitol Hill, where protesters have established an “autonomous zone.” Credit...Ruth Fremson/The New York TimesJune 11, 2020Updated 5:02 p.m. ETSEATTLE — On the…

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Young Carlos

Carlos eats breakfast at home in the Bronx.  (Photo: Edward Keating) Carlos, a soon-to-be-19-year-old from Honduras, is most fond of pastimes and people who bring on temporary amnesia. His former girlfriend, Maria, was one such happy distraction. He plays soccer every Saturday in the Bronx at Mullally Park, just a few blocks from Yankee Stadium. That…

The Color of His Presidency

Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images A few weeks ago, the liberal comedian Bill Maher and conservative strategist and pundit Bill Kristol had a brief spat on Maher’s HBO show, putatively over what instigated the tea party but ultimately over the psychic wound that has divided red America and blue America in the Obama years. The rise…

91 Minutes With Philippe Reines

Photo: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post/Getty Images If you come out in the next 3 minutes,” the e-mail reads, “just look for the SUV trapped in 1983 and rocking to ‘Gloria.’ ” Philippe Reines is BlackBerrying from an Uber car idling outside Union Station in Washington, D.C. Sure enough, there’s the black Suburban, shining in the afternoon…

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Florida requires to proceed with enforcement of COVID-19 rules

Opinion It is clear that many people and many businesses are sympathetic to protecting public health, and also understand the risks they face trying to conduct business as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are too many people not practicing social distancing, and not wearing face coverings in the community. The lack of compliance…

Authorities concern warnings about toxins in shellfish

Authorities in Ireland and New Zealand have issued warnings about consumption of collected shellfish in the past week. The Marine Institute in Ireland detected amounts of naturally occurring compounds in shellfish that can cause illness in consumers. Increased levels have been found in recent weeks during a routine nationwide shellfish monitoring program along the South…

Law modification helped reduce break outs connected to catering services

Implementation of food safety management systems helped reduce outbreaks in food catering in Singapore, according to a study. However, reported food hygiene violations did not change after they were applied. HACCP-based food safety management systems (FSMS) were mandated in Singapore in June 2014 for all licensed catering services. Researchers investigated the effects of FSMS implementation…