November 14, 2019
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Disney+ cuts off ‘Simpsons’ jokes with widescreen episodes

Disney+ cuts off ‘Simpsons’ jokes with widescreen episodes
We've asked Disney for comment, although sources talking to Engadget said the company will listen to feedback.It wouldn't be surprising if Disney had a change of heart. The 4:3 versions are clearly available for streaming given that Disney owns FXX. There's not much stopping the company from simply posting those editions instead of or alongside…

Do e-bikes really give you a workout? Here’s what BYU researchers...

Do e-bikes really give you a workout? Here’s what BYU researchers say
Journal of Medical Internet Research, came about among three BYU public health professors, all avid mountain bikers, as they took students on study abroad trips to Europe over the past few years, said Cougar Hall, lead author on the study.There, e-bike popularity has skyrocketed, Hall said.“We thought, ‘We don’t see these back home very often.’…

DNA Just One of More Than 1 Million Possible ‘Genetic Molecules,’...

DNA Just One of More Than 1 Million Possible ‘Genetic Molecules,’ Scientists Find
Home News (Image: © ImageFlow/Shutterstock) DNA and its cousin RNA store genetic information and enable life as we know it — but what if millions of lesser-known chemicals could do the exact same thing? A new study suggests that more than 1 million chemical look-alikes could encode biological information in the same way that DNA does.…

He bet his family’s entire life savings and mortgaged his home...

He bet his family’s entire life savings and mortgaged his home for a shot at millions — now he’s living the dream
That’s Dan Conway, a former middle-management cog in a Silicon Valley firm’s wheel, describing in a piece for The Hustle how it felt to see his all-or-nothing $300,000 bet on Ethereum make him a very rich man. It all started when Conway, who was making about $150,000 a year, asked his wife if he could…

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping
Earlier this year, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft announced the second generation of its HoloLens augmented reality visor. Today, the $3,500 HoloLens 2 is going on sale in the United States, Japan, China, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Australia and New Zealand, the same countries where it was previously available for pre-order.…

Asteroid warning: How a 20-mile wide asteroid could head for Earth

Asteroid warning: How a 20-mile wide asteroid could head for Earth
A giant 20-mile asteroid could remain undetected on a collision course towards Earth, an expert has revealed. Earth Science author Corey Powell gave a “qualified” yes when asked whether a apocalyptic asteroid could surprise experts on Earth in only 20 years. He wrote on Quora: “The killer could not come from the asteroid belt.“Astronomers have…

Kim Kardashian Reportedly “Has Concerns” About Kanye West Going on Tour...

Kim Kardashian Reportedly “Has Concerns” About Kanye West Going on Tour for ‘Jesus Is King’
Kanye West is reportedly gearing up to tour for his album Jesus Is King.Sources say Kim Kardashian has "concerns" about Kanye doing an intense tour with no breaks and wants him to focus on his mental health. In case you hadn't noticed the entire internet flip out, Kanye West just dropped his anticipated new album…

Mack Truck Workers Are Going On Strike

Mack Truck Workers Are Going On Strike
In yet another dark turn for Trucktober, Mack Truck employees represented by the United Auto Workers have been unable to reach an agreement with parent company Volvo Group. Effective at 11:59 on Saturday, workers will walk out of facilities in Pennslyvania, Maryland and Florida.This is the first time in over 30 years that Mack has…

Dow Futures Rebound but Brutal Panic Selling is Just Getting Started

Dow Futures Rebound but Brutal Panic Selling is Just Getting Started
Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures enjoyed a relief rally on Thursday after a brutal two-day selloff saw 800 points wiped off the US stock market index. But the pain might not be over yet. A broad measure of stock market volatility – the Cboe volatility index (VIX) – is still a long way from…