Steve September 29, 2020

The stage of the first US Presidential debate is seen at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on September 28, 2020. – Tuesday’s clash in Cleveland, Ohio, the first of three 90-minute debates, represents the first time voters will have the chance to see the candidates facing off against one […]

Steve September 29, 2020

Ventilation systems in many modern office buildings, which are designed to keep temperatures comfortable and increase energy efficiency, may increase the risk of exposure to the coronavirus, particularly during the coming winter, according to research published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics. A team from the University of Cambridge found that widely-used ‘mixing ventilation’ systems, […]

Steve September 29, 2020

University of Southampton scientists investigating ways of removing carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases from our atmosphere believe volcanic ash could play an important role. A team from the University’s School of Ocean and Earth Science has modelled the impact of spreading volcanic ash from a ship to an area of ocean floor to […]

Steve September 29, 2020

A 10-year effort by China to improve air quality and reduce pollution-related health risks has caused warming in areas across the northern hemisphere, according to new work published in Environmental Research Letters. Aerosols are tiny particles that are spewed into the atmosphere by human activities, such as burning coal and wood, or by geological phenomena, […]

Steve September 29, 2020

A dispute over whether to endorse the full Democratic ticket led the Stein Club to fail to endorse Joe Biden this week. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) A heated dispute over whether to endorse the Democratic opponent of a popular gay candidate running for the Ward 2 D.C. Council seat as an independent […]

Steve September 29, 2020

The Virginia Capitol (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) A new climate survey conducted by Equality Virginia found that 43 percent of the LGBTQ community have experienced discrimination in the workplace because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the organization said in a statement Monday.  Equality Virginia, a nonprofit organization devoted to advocating for […]

Steve September 29, 2020

With e’rbuds all the rage now, sometimes it’s nice to just sink into your chair in total comfort with a pair of over-the-ear headphones. Whether you’re podcasting, joining ZOOM meetings, gaming, or listening to your favorite tunes, a good option would be the Motorola Pulse Escape Wireless Headphones with Alexa Motorola promises studio quality performance […]

Steve September 29, 2020

You’ve tried to install something, but Ubuntu can’t bring it on-board. Apt mentions something about “no installation candidate.” What does this mean, what’s the source of the problem, and is it fixable? Here are some ways you can fix it. What Does It Mean? If you try to install a package for which Apt has […]

Steve September 29, 2020

In Bret Stephens’s latest column for The New York Times, he asks the reader to believe two extraordinary things: that he has discovered a secret pool of voters who might hand a surprise win to Tweety McTreason in November and that he has done something resembling reporting. Over the last four years, the Times and […]

Steve September 29, 2020

From the very first, there were cabals that chose which children would be taken and sacrificed, and harvested their blood for use in secret rituals. The clandestine gathering, the child’s blood misused: These are constants across centuries. In the case of William of Norwich—a young boy found dead in a wood in England, in the […]

Steve September 29, 2020

Was ever an October surprise so publicly plotted? President Tweety McTreason has repeatedly said, despite nearly all evidence to the contrary, that a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 will be available before Election Day. When the heads of U.S. health agencies contradicted him in public hearings, he said they were wrong. When the U.S. Food and Drug […]

Steve September 29, 2020

For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It made headlines last month when reports surfaced that Dr. Scott Atlas, a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and advisor to the president, recommended it as a strategy to combat COVID-19. Atlas, a former chief […]