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We have reviewed a lot of gadgets this year. Although we return review units, sometimes we enjoy the gadget so much we end up buying it for ourselves. From the DJI Mini 2 to the PS5, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gadgets of 2020.

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This Hydroxy Effect — hysterical disavowal of anything Mr. Trump has endorsed — is dangerous to the country at large.

ANALYSIS/OPINION: There is as yet no known, easily accessible cure for COVID-19. Over the past year, lots of old and new drugs and supplements — Ivermectin, azithromycin, Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, vitamin D, vitamin C, zinc, aspirin, Pepcid and others — have…

Yeager was the prototype of the American hero, a decorated fighter pilot immortalized in Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff. He died Monday at age 97.

Legendary test pilot Chuck Yeagerthe first man to break the sound barrier and live to tell the taledied on Monday in Los Angeles. The retired Air Force brigadier general was 97. On October 14, 1947, Yeager clambered inside the neon…

Charter also wins big; FCC fund will bring service to 5.2M homes and businesses.

Enlarge/ Starlink satellite dish and equipment in the Idaho panhandle’s Coeur d’Alene National Forest. 140 with 104 posters participating, including story author SpaceX has been awarded $885.51 million by the Federal Communications Commission to provide Starlink broadband to 642,925 rural…

Researchers loaded containers with trackers and let them float away.

75 with 52 posters participating Someone living along the Ganges River in India recently received a gift that we can safely say no one on Earth had ever gotten before. At first, it must have looked like an ordinary plastic…

Vaccine safety message ‘vitally important’, head of medicines regulator tells Andrew Marr Show

Public health messaging that people can have faith in the safety of coronavirus vaccines is vitally important, the leader of the body that has approved the Pfizer jab has said. Dr June Raine, the chief executive of the UKs Medicines…

“Decoupling” isn’t coming; it’s already here. And how the US chooses to face it will make or break our nation.

The United States and China are breaking up. It does not matter whether a Republican or a Democrat occupies the White House. Though the two world powers have spent years trying to make a mutually beneficial relationship work, trust has…

Will jumping into the CFMEU’s civil war disrupt union focus for the industrial relations agenda?

To further maximise chances of success, he nominated for reform five areas on which there was universal agreement that repair was needed. He was the first Liberal Prime Minister in decades, living memory even, to engage with the ACTU. The…

The medicines regulator says the jab will be distributed across the UK “without any interruption”.

media captionDr June Raine, Chief Executive, MHRA: “We are fully prepared for any possible outcome” The Covid vaccine will reach everyone in the UK who needs it – whatever the outcome of post-Brexit trade talks, the medicines regulator head has…

Timnit Gebru says she was pushed out of the company; now some are worried it will have a chilling effect on academics in tech.

Googles workplace culture is yet again embroiled in controversy. AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru a well-respected pioneer in her field and one of the few Black women leaders in the industry said earlier this week that Google fired her after…