In honor of super-spreader Donald Trump and his red-cap rally planned for this Saturday in Cullman, Alabama, The Lincoln Project has kindly aired this Monster Covid Fest ad. According to CNBC, Trump's past rallies helped spread more than 30,000 Covid cases, and that number is surely to soar after delta weaves its way through the maskless shindig the ex-prez has planned for the Yellowhammer State (a state, by the bye, that is now in "uncharted territory in terms of our ICU bed capacity" according to Alabama Hospital Association President Dr. Don Williamson). So "get there early to get exposed!" the ad encourages. "One day only! Don't miss it!"
General Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, has died due to COVID-19 complications. He was 84. Powell rose to fame as the architect of the 1989 invasion of Panama and the Persian Gulf War in 1991. From CNN: Powell was a distinguished and trailblazing professional soldier whose career took him from combat… READ THE REST
The last couple of years have been hard on Canadian Snowbirds. Many of us, myself included, are used to heading south in the fall, to escape the icy bullshit of a Canadian winter. Unfortunately, thanks to COVID-19, a lot of us have been trapped, north of the wall, since March 2020. I've been fine with… READ THE REST
Nature surveyed 300 scientists who've done media interviews about COVID. The results had some surprisingly positive notes — 85% said "their experiences of engaging with the media were always or mostly positive, even if they were harassed afterwards". But as you might expect, a significant chunk described some ghastly abuse. Fully 15% got death threats,… READ THE REST
Diving is a sport in and of itself, but what about underwater photography and videography? Aside from taking in the ocean depths and generally just trying to stay alive, you have to maneuver between a plethora of underwater camera equipment, which includes the camera itself, lenses, strobes, and many more. That's hard enough when you're… READ THE REST
Our world is dominated by mobile devices, some of which can even outperform laptops. When it comes to tablets, in particular, no one can seem to get their eyes off Apple's iPad. Whether the Mini or the Pro, iPads have long been some of the bestselling tablets to date. But as with all Apple products,… READ THE REST
From Final Fantasy 7 to Ghost of Tsushima, PlayStation has been pumping out some of the best games for as long as you can remember. Needless to say, you understand the value of a reasonably priced PlayStation subscription when you see one. And these nine deals not only include one, two, and three-year subscriptions to this beloved gaming universe, but… READ THE REST