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E3 2021 day one recap: Ubisoft sets the stage for a sci-fi-heavy show

The biggest gaming event of the year is in full swing. E3 is back after taking 2020 off due to the COVID-10 pandemic. This year, it’s an all-digital event featuring several of gaming’s biggest publishers. Things are much more confusing this time around, though. Events like Summer Game Fest have splintered the gaming landscape, turning…

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Sports
UFC 263 live results: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori

UFC 263 live results: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori (Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC 263 live results from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT on…

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Health & Medical
As COVID Restrictions Ease, RSV and Other Viruses Re-Eemerge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s not just people coming out of lockdown: As COVID-19 restrictions ease and masks come off, as crowds gather and vacationers travel, viruses that had been reduced, in some cases to negligible threats, are reemerging. Some of the indications of fewer…

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Why this North Carolina plantation wants people to sympathize with slave owners

Owners of the Latta Plantation in Huntersville, North Carolina faced a rude awakening this week when members of the public called out their planned Juneteenth event. Coinciding with the holiday that commemorates the end of legalized slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, the Latta Plantation promised an event highlighting the experiences of white slaveholders…

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Cyber Security Today, June 11, 2021 – Police disrupt stolen credentials marketplace, how fast crooks work with stolen credentials and more

Police disrupt stolen credentials marketplace, how fast crooks work with stolen credentials and more.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday June 11th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.This podcast is brought to you by Terranova Security, helping you discover how to build an effective security awareness training program and train the world’s…

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Anti-vaxxers are weaponizing Yelp to punish bars that require vaccine proof

On the first hot weekend of the summer, Richard Knapp put up a sign outside Mother’s Ruin, a bar tucked in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. It had two arrows: one pointing vaccinated people indoors, another pointing unvaccinated people outdoors. The Instagram post showing the sign (above) quickly went viral among European anti-vaxxers on Reddit. “We started…

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Science & Nature
Invasive Species Can Sometimes Help an Ecosystem

When animals go extinct, their functions in an ecosystem can be lost, oftentimes leading to the extinction of other species that depend on those functions. Can nonnative species, which are often regarded as invasive pests by conservationists, fill the roles left vacant by extinctions? This question is easy to ponder in the Hawaiian Islands, which…

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Health & Medical
What Disease Just Got a Controversial New Therapy?

The 24-hour news cycle is just as important to medicine as it is to politics, finance, or sports. At MedPage Today, new information is posted daily, but keeping up can be a challenge. As an aid for our readers and for a little amusement, here is a 10-question quiz based on the news of the…