İmage Credit: AFP Photo British scientists will investigate whether higher doses of a cheap and widely used steroid called dexamethasone might work better in severe COVID-19 patients compared to  standard lower doses, they said Thursday. , showed that it was able to save the lives of COVID-19 patients in  a so-called “breakthrough” in the […]

Have a better 2022 with these tech resolutions

Muting notifications might feel a bit uncomfortable: What if you miss something important? But most everyone I spoke to said something similar about this worry: The people who need to get to you will know how, whether it be via text or phone call. Your mental health and attention will thank you.  Celebrate Digital Cleanup […]

Pluto should be reclassified as a planet, Scientists reclaimed

  Photo: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute You know the old motto: Nobody can hear you screaming in space. Unfortunately, being trapped in our rapidly heated rock, we can hear everyone screaming very well, especially those ironically howling about the specifics of space. Checked in at our degraded friend Pluto, it was  certainly […]

F.D.A. Plans to Allow 12- to 15-Year-Olds to Receive Pfizer Boosters

  The Food and Drug Administration to authorize booster doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds Monday. (Emily Elconin, Reuters) The United States Food and Drug Administration should receive a booster injection of the Pfizer vaccine up to five months after a second dose from the current six months, the newspaper reported.  The increase […]

End of the line finally coming for BlackBerry devices

Enlarge / The Blackberry Torch, the company’s first touchscreen phone, is held for display during its debut in New York in 2010. Bloomberg | Getty Images reader comments 33 with 26 posters participating Share this story BlackBerry, the company that once dominated smart mobile devices, recently announced that it was finally discontinuing key services that […]


  The original trio from the Wizarding franchise, Harry Potter, are expected to return to the silver screen next New Years Day in the 20th anniversary special when they return to Hogwarts.  In the reunion special, two of the movie’s lead actors, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, spoke about how they were on the verge […]

Tumblr is at war with Apple over ‘mature’ content on its app again

 Tumblr users looking to view adult content on the platform must avoid the iOS app as the company says it hides “sensitive content” so as not to violate Apple’s sensitivities.  “In order to remain available in the Apple App Store,” says Tumblr, “we need to expand the definition of  sensitive content and access to it […]

The Rock Rejects Vin Diesel’s Plea For Him To Join Fast & Furious 10

Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel in 2011 (Image via Getty Images/Buda Mendes)  It’s safe to say that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will not be returning to the Fast and Furious franchise.  In a new interview with CNN released on Wednesday, December 29, the young rock actor explicitly stated that he was not interested in repeating […]