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Is there such a thing as a ‘COVID vaccine rally’? Look no further than the U.K.

The pound has rallied faster than any other major currency this year, and U.K. stocks have been generating outsized gains in dollar terms. Read More

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This 1 thing is 20x more inclined to cure insomnia than other sleeping aids, and it’s 60 percent off at Amazon

If you deal with sleep problems including insomnia, you’re definitely not alone. It’s no mystery why the sleep aids market is expected to soar to more than $110 billion annually by 2025. Before you resort to expensive solutions or sleeping pills, there’s something else you should consider trying — a recent study from Sweden says…

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Red Carpets are the Only Thing We’ll Miss About Award Shows | Opinion

This year’s shows will, needless to say, look very different from what we’re used to seeing

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The Mars Landing Was the Best Thing on TV This Week

Apologies to all other TV.

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If you read just one thing about the coronavirus Now, this should be it

New research shows that talking can be an even bigger coronavirus transmission risk than coughing. Talking for just 30 seconds is enough for an infected person to spread aerosols with a higher viral concentration than a single cough. These aerosols can linger in the air for longer than droplets ejected via coughs or sneezes, which…

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‘Look at that thing!’ Bald Tom Hanks shows off his ‘horrible haircut’ for Elvis Presley movie

Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY Published 8:09 p.m. ET Dec. 30, 2020 | Updated 8:31 p.m. ET Dec. 30, 2020CLOSE Tom Hanks stars as a Texas storyteller who takes on a young 10-year-old girl (Helena Zengel) during his travels in the Western ‘News of the World.’ USA TODAYTom Hanks is giving his all for his next project,…

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What is the best thing a brand new attorney general can perform? Not be the present guy

There’s a whole lot at Bill Barr’s Justice Department that needs undoing, but some things should be left alone

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This is how you do that Zoom background thing everyone is talking about

Getty/SOPA Images Millions of people have taken to the Zoom video chat app to work and study from home during this coronavirus pandemic. And many have discovered a fun little setting that transforms your video background from the room behind you to outer space or the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. You can even upload…

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What's the last thing you'd see as you fell into a black hole?

In April 2019, astronomers released an amazing image of a supermassive black hole in the center of the galaxy M87. It was the highest resolution image of a black hole ever taken, and showed an eerily glowing fuzzy ring of material with a dark spot in the center. That wasn’t the black hole itself, but…