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Five things you need to know about bats, disease and coronavirus

October 28, 2020 by Aisling Irwin Bats are in the limelight these days because they are rumoured to be the source of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that caused the coronavirus pandemic. But that is just part of their story. Bats turn … Continue reading

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For vampire bats, social distancing while sick comes naturally – ScienceBlog.com

New research shows that when vampire bats feel sick, they socially distance themselves from groupmates in their roost – no public health guidance The researchers gave wild vampire bats a substance that activated their immune system and made them feel … Continue reading

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Megan Thee Stallion x New York Times – Protecting Women of Color

Director: Kajal Executive Producer: Spike Jordan & Mike Prieto Sup Producer: Shiri Fauer Producer: Jennifer Zarzuela DP: Chuk Owens AD: Ken Fredericks Editor: Mah Ferraz Color: Josh Bohosky Sound: Raphael Ajuelos Production Company: The Genius Club

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“TRUMP A.C./D.C.” — A short film by Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme

“Trump A.C./D.C.” is an archival documentary short about Donald Trump’s casino businesses in Atlantic City. A short film by Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme Music by Kyle Scott Wilson Motion Graphics by Aaron Hodgins Davis Color by Josh Kanuck Edited … Continue reading

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Wim Hof’s Corona Survival Guide! | Russell Brand

A clip from the upcoming Under The Skin podcast with the incredible and inspiring Iceman aka Wim Hof. His ability to control his body and how it reacts to the world seems limitless. In the past Wim has been deliberately … Continue reading

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Barbara Blake Hannah: The first black reporter on British TV

By Simi Jolaoso When British TV got its first black reporter in 1968 some viewers strongly objected and she was sacked in less than a year. Now, half a century later, a British Journalism Award has been named in her … Continue reading

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How Did The Countries Of Europe Get Their Names?

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING Europe: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europe Nearly every country on earth is named after one of four things: https://qz.com/1070266/the-name-of-a-… Albania: https://www.etymonline.com/word/Alban… Andorra: https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=a… Armenia: http://www.vehi.net/istoriya/armenia/… Austria: https://www.etymonline.com/word/Austr… Azerbaijan: https://www.etymonline.com/word/Azerb… Belarus: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/W…. Belgium: https://www.historyfiles.co.uk/KingLi… Bosnia: https://www.etymonline.com/word/Bosni… Herzegovina: https://www.etymonline.com/word/Herze… Bulgaria: https://www.etymonline.com/word/bulgaria Croatia: … Continue reading

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The 2 Billion Year Old Earth-Based Nuclear Reactor

Sources: Wiles, Donald, The Chemistry of Nuclear Fuel Waste Disposal, Polytechnic International Press, Montreal, 2002 Meshik, Alex, The Workings of an Ancient Nuclear Reactor, Scientific American, November 2005, https://www.scientificamerican.com/ar… Mervine, Evelyn, Nature’s Nuclear Reactors: the 2-Billion-Year-Old Natural Fission Reactors in … Continue reading

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Animated Maps: Submarine Cables

Deep on the ocean floor you will find communication cables made to carry signals from one land to another. The first undersea communications cables, laid in the 1850s, carried telegraphy. Now these cables carry our phone and Internet traffic. Yet, … Continue reading

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Viral ‘molecular scissor’ is next COVID-19 drug target – ScienceBlog.com

American and Polish scientists, reporting Oct. 16 in the journal Science Advances, laid out a novel rationale for COVID-19 drug design – blocking a molecular “scissor” that the virus uses for virus production and to disable human proteins crucial to the … Continue reading

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