Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Twitter’s Dorsey testify about election content

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears on a television screen as he testifies remotely during a Senate hearing October 28 on potential reforms to  Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Pool Photo by Michael Reynolds/UPI | License Photo Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify in the Senate on Tuesday to [...]

2020-11-17T14:56:02+00:00November 17th, 2020|

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek dead at 80

By Karen Butler  (0) Alex Trebek died Sunday at the age of 80. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, the TV game show announced Sunday. He was 80. "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early [...]

2020-11-09T00:29:31+00:00November 9th, 2020|

Deer charges wildlife officer after being freed from hammock

By Ben Hooper  (0) Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A Utah sheriff's office shared video of a wildlife officer being tackled by a deer after freeing the animal from a hammock with help from a deputy. The Iron County Sheriff's Office said Deputy Dustin Roy and Department of Wildlife Resources Officer Kody Jones responded to a resident's [...]

2020-10-22T02:12:05+00:00October 22nd, 2020|

Wearable tattoo: Scientists print sensors directly onto skin without heat

By Brooks Hays  (1) Researchers created a wearable biomedical sensor that can be printed directly onto skin without high temperatures. Photo by Ling Zhang, Penn State/Cheng Lab and Harbin Institute of Technology Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Engineers have developed a way to print biometric sensors onto skin, like a non-permanent tattoo, without the use of heat. [...]

2020-10-13T17:27:38+00:00October 13th, 2020|

Eskimo Pie to be renamed Edy’s Pie due to racial stereotyping

Eskimo Pie ice cream bars were introduced in 1922. They'll be renamed Edy's Pie. Photo courtesy of the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream announced Tuesday it plans to rename its Eskimo Pie novelty ice cream months after acknowledging the name was derogatory [...]

2020-10-07T00:32:52+00:00October 7th, 2020|

Rick Moranis thanks fans for support after assault in NYC

By Karen Butler  (0) Rick Moranis was assaulted this week in New York City. Photo by Alan Light/Wikimedia Commons Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Ghostbusters, Spaceballs and Parenthood icon Rick Moranis is thanking fans for their support after he was assaulted in Manhattan this week. "Rick Moranis was assaulted on the Upper West Side yesterday. He is fine but grateful for [...]

2020-10-05T01:27:15+00:00October 5th, 2020|

Profane parrots removed from zoo display for rude language

By Ben Hooper  (0) Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A British zoo said five parrots were removed from public display after the birds spent their time in quarantine together teaching each other to shout profanities. The Lincolnshire Wildlife Park said the five African grey parrots, named Eric, Jade, Elsie, Tyson and Billy, were given to the facility by [...]

2020-10-05T01:22:40+00:00October 5th, 2020|

Harvey Weinstein faces 6 new counts of sexual assault in LA

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Harvey Weinstein arrives at Manhattan Supreme Court for Day 5 of deliberations in his rape trial February 24. He faces new sexual assault charges in Los Angeles. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein faces six new charges of sexual assault related to multiple incidents [...]

2020-10-03T01:10:43+00:00October 3rd, 2020|

Jennifer Esposito marries at…..

By Annie Martin  (0) Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Blue Bloods alum Jennifer Esposito is a married woman. The 46-year-old actress married fitness trainer Jesper Vesterstrøm at a beach wedding over the weekend. Esposito shared a slideshow of photos Sunday on Instagram, including pictures of herself and Vesterstrøm on the beach with their officiant and showing off their wedding rings [...]

2020-09-15T16:57:15+00:00September 15th, 2020|

Toy Hall of Fame finalists include……..

By Ben Hooper  (0) Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y., said the 2020 finalists for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame are Baby Nancy, bingo, Breyer Horses, Jenga, Lite-Brite, Masters of the Universe, My Little Pony, Risk, sidewalk chalk, Sorry!, Tamagotchi, and Yahtzee. "These 12 toys represent the wide [...]

2020-09-09T23:47:05+00:00September 9th, 2020|
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