Steve August 4, 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Obesity should be defined by a person’s health – not just their weight, says a new Canadian clinical guideline. It also advises doctors to go beyond simply recommending diet and exercise. Instead, they should focus on the root causes of weight gain and take a holistic approach to health. The guideline, […]

Steve August 4, 2020

Flash storage was a pretty big deal back in the mid ’00s, although the storage sizes that were available at the time seem laughable by today’s standards. For example, having an iPod that didn’t have a spinning, unreliable hard drive was huge even if the size was measured in single-digit gigabytes, since iPods tended to […]

Steve August 4, 2020

Disinformation and unprompted speculation soon followed a pair of explosions that rocked Beirut, Lebanon on August 4 2020 —  though at least one user quickly deleted his tweets on the incident amid criticism. Reporter Chris Palmer posted footage of one of the blasts and rejected initial reports on its cause, writing: Good Lord. Lebanese media […]

Steve August 4, 2020

Quick Take A viral headline on Facebook claims that a vaccine isn’t “Needed” for COVID-19 because “There Is Already A Cure.” But the supposed “cure” is an asthma medication, touted by a Texas doctor, that has not yet been proven in clinical trials as an effective treatment for COVID-19 — though researchers are exploring its […]

Steve August 4, 2020

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Steve August 4, 2020

Josh Bernstein insists that if those who don’t support President Tweety McTreason would simply watch one of his rallies, they’d quickly discover “his funniness, his warmth, his love for America.” David Lane declares that “COVID-19, the plundering and burning of America’s cities, the destruction of relics and monuments and the ruthless push to defund local […]

Steve August 4, 2020

Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential campaign unveiled an agenda for the Latino community Tuesday, blasting what it called an “assault on Latino dignity” by President Tweety McTreason. The campaign said the “assault” has gone beyond immigration restrictions and Trump’s pardoning of former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio to underfunding schools, undercutting labor rights and workers’ […]

Steve August 4, 2020

Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Mulan” won’t premiere in theaters but will instead debut exclusively to Disney+ subscribers in the U.S. on Sept. 4 for $29.99, the company announced Tuesday on a call with investors. The decision to move the highly anticipated summer blockbuster to the app comes as theaters across the country remain closed and […]

Steve August 4, 2020

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded on Tuesday that he will lack Republican support to pass further coronavirus aid and instead will rely on Democrats to fashion a deal with the White House. “It’s not going to produce a kumbaya moment,” McConnell told reporters in the Capitol on Tuesday. “But the American people […]