James Webb space telescope incident

Just released from Ars Technica, the James Webb space telescope’s “no earlier than” launch date will slip from December 18 to at least December 22 after an “incident” occurred during processing operations at the launch MORE

Pandemic Morons

Cult of Bleach Bishop Arrested

In April the Guardian reported that the Florida-based Genesis II church wrote to Donald Trump at the White House to promote its “Miracle Mineral Solution” (chlorine dioxide industrial bleach) as a cure for Covid-19. A few days MORE

Celebrity Death Watch

Charlie Daniels Has Died

Charlie Daniels — a singer, songwriter, bandleader and player of many instruments — died Monday in Nashville. His death was confirmed by his publicist, Don Murry Grubbs, who said that he died of a hemorrhagic MORE


Police Violence in Buffalo NY

Just saw this story of police officers suspended for violently shoving an older man tonight. Please be warned, it’s another one that’s difficult to watch. Shortly after Buffalo’s curfew started, city police and state police MORE


Covid-19 Self-Evaluation Tool

“Numerous calls from patients prompted [our team] to develop a simple self-triage tool to help individuals decide when to treat their symptoms safely at home and when to seek medical help. One of the most important things each of us can do during the ongoing pandemic is to free up medical providers to concentrate on the seriously ill.” MORE


COVID-19: Ways To Help

As we stay home and roam the virtual world during the coronavirus pandemic it’s easy to find worrying and scary information, and right now it looks like it could be a while until things start MORE