16 hours ago #entertainment 16 secs Summarize

RELATED: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Virtually Introduce Daughter Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana To The Queen.

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15 hours ago #entertainment 23 secs Summarize

WWE Producer Wrestling On Impact TV This Week, New Matches Set For Thursday

Sammy Guevara Responds To MJF After Jab About Him Being “Cancelled Again”

Two More Stars Announced For ROH Women’s Championship Tournament

14 hours ago #entertainment 20 secs Summarize

Seth donated the ceramic sculpture to the Vancouver Art Gallery for its first-ever auction, and we're told the winning bid came in Tuesday at a cool 12,000 Canadian dollars ...

If you follow Seth on social media, you know he's been showing off the ceramics he's been making since picking up the hobby during quarantine.

14 hours ago #entertainment 24 secs Summarize

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11 hours ago #entertainment 2 mins, 17 secs Summarize

It was so awesome to see all of the different reactions that it made because at first I think it just felt really out of my control with the original song and video — when I was so young, because it was never supposed to happen.

With this, I went in mentally prepared and feeling really good about it.

I'm really stoked about how many people really loved the remix.

16 hours ago #health 39 secs Summarize

Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ont., are hoping to recruit 300 people who have given birth at London Health Sciences Centre during the pandemic for a study looking into potential health impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Researchers hope that, once complete, the data will be used to help improve post-partum care.

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15 hours ago #health 1 min, 33 secs Summarize

If Canada can fully vaccinate 80 per cent of the population by the end of July, Chagla said the situation in schools would also improve

“Knowing that, at least in places struggling with the Delta variant like England, kids are going to transmit this, not necessarily get sick with it, having a significant amount of the population vaccinated will likely help reduce that burden in schools and make it much safer for them to operate,” he said

15 hours ago #health 1 min, 43 secs Summarize

But now as we learn to live with COVID I think it’s fair to say you need to consider getting vaccinated to keep yourself safe.”.

He pointed again to statistics provided a week earlier, indicating that upwards of nine out of 10 people who get COVID-19 are people who have not been vaccinated.

A number of the questions from reporters at the news conference raised alarms that the more infectious DELTA variant could enter Saskatchewan and could yet pose problems with reopening.

14 hours ago #health 1 min, 27 secs Summarize

Bats in Switzerland are harbouring viruses from 39 different viral families including some that have the ability to jump into humans, according to researchers.

An analysis of 18 species of stationary and migratory bats living in Switzerland allowed the team from the University of Zurich to investigate virus spread.  .

There are few known instances of disease-causing viruses jumping straight from bats to humans, but some carried by bats get to humans via another creature.

14 hours ago #health 14 secs Summarize

Northern Health medical health officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak involving the operations of two Quesnel-based reforestation companies.

In total, 10 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were associated with the outbreak at Dewan Enterprise LTD, and MikeGroSite Consulting Ltd., operations.

13 hours ago #health 1 min, 9 secs Summarize

A region in southwestern Ontario reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the province on Wednesday, with local health officials saying an extremely transmissible variant of the virus was likely behind a recent surge in infections.

Waterloo Region recorded 71 new infections, surpassing the 60 reported in Peel Region and 54 in Toronto, which have both been major COVID-19 hot spots throughout the pandemic.

Local officials said the majority of cases are associated with close contacts and social gatherings, and area politicians called on the provincial government to help.

13 hours ago #health 1 min, 12 secs Summarize

De Villa said that while youth may only receive the Pfizer vaccine, Toronto is set to receive 102,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine in the next few days and another “significant infusion” next week.

She said the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are entirely interchangeable and those who are eligible, should book their second shot as soon as possible despite which mRNA vaccine they received as a first shot.

Chief Matthew Pegg confirmed that those who booked one of the 30,000 appointments that were opened Wednesday will receive the Moderna vaccine for both first and second doses and there will not be an opportunity to change the brand administered at the clinic.

17 hours ago #science 1 min, 47 secs Summarize

Because the coating is so versatile, Huang imagines that it could be used on plexiglass barriers and face shields as well as on no-touch or low-touch surfaces, such as walls or even curtains, to eliminate those droplets from the air

'There are massive areas of indoor surfaces that are barely touched by people or pets,' the lead author said

A vial of the new, transparent polymer solution, which is sufficiently viscous for blade coating. The main ingredient in the new material is a polyelectrolyte polymer commonly used in cosmetic products including hair conditioner

17 hours ago #technology 35 secs Summarize

Apple appears to have had plans to release the Apple Watch Series 5 in a stunning black ceramic finish.

New images shared on Twitter show the Apple Watch Series 5 in the glossy black ceramic, indicating that it could have been a design that Apple tested and prototyped.

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17 hours ago #technology 20 secs Summarize

AMD is launching a new variant of its Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card that is liquid cooled.

This extra cooling allows the card to run at higher clock speeds, delivering better performance in games.

Videocardz reports that the Radeon RX 6900 XT Liquid Edition also includes faster memory, at 18Gbps instead of the 16Gbps found on the regular RX 6900 XT.

17 hours ago #technology 1 min, 19 secs Summarize

Jun 16, 2021.

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Jun 16, 2021.

16 hours ago #technology 1 min, 45 secs Summarize

With 27 out of the 30 games revealed at the Xbox E3 showcase coming to Game Pass at launch, Microsoft’s gaming subscription service earned the title of “best in show”, especially for those looking to enjoy as many titles as possible without spending a ton of money.

Some of the biggest titles that Xbox Game Pass gained include the wacky role-playing of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the intense zombie shooting of Back 4 Blood, as well as the addictive dungeon crawling of Hades.

Game Pass works on just about any device with a screen, and it will continue to include all of Microsoft’s flagship releases on day one, including Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5, as well as 2022’s much-anticipated space adventure, Starfield.

16 hours ago #technology 1 min, 24 secs Summarize

Chris Ume, the synthetic media artist behind the Tom Cruise deepfakes, said at CogX on Monday that deepfake technology is moving rapidly.

"There are a lot of different AI tools and for the Tom Cruise, for example, I'm combining a lot of different tools to get the quality that you see on my channel," he said.

It's unclear how or indeed if Facebook will look to apply Tassner's software to its platforms.

16 hours ago #technology 47 secs Summarize

Encryption in Google Messages works only if both users are on the service.

Both users must also be in a 1:1 chat (no group chats allowed), and they both must have RCS turned on.

RCS was supposed to be a replacement for SMS—an on-by-default, carrier-driven text messaging standard.

13 hours ago #technology 1 min, 26 secs Summarize

Outside of that, this test doesn’t change how your Oculus data is processed or how it informs ads.” In 2019, Facebook announced it “will now use information about your Oculus activity, like which apps you use, to help provide…more relevant content, including ads”.

“We use first-party info from Facebook to target these ads, as well as some VR data.

Specifically, that VR data includes whether you’ve viewed content, installed, activated, or subscribed to a Oculus app, added an app to your cart or wishlist, if you’ve initiated checkout or purchased an app on the Oculus platform, and lastly, whether you’ve viewed, hovered, saved or clicked on an ad within a third-party app,” a Facebook representative explained over email.

11 hours ago #technology 1 min, 16 secs Summarize

Meanwhile, if you'd like to know how much of your use data inside of Facebook (and Instagram and other FB-connected services) might be leveraged by its combined advertising network, clear the rest of your day's schedule and dive in.

Today's announcement emphasizes that this advertising option is meant to generate "new ways for developers to generate revenue.

The thing is, Facebook itself created a revenue blocker for VR game and app creators up until now, since its "app policies" agreement has always forbidden third-party advertising services inside of any products.

#Entertainment

Anti-Vaxxers Protest Foo Fighters Concert; Separately, Courtney Love Apologies to Dave Grohl
17 hours ago
Anti-Vaxxers Protest Foo Fighters Concert; Separately, Courtney Love Apologies to Dave Grohl
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Separately, Courtney Love raised eyebrows the other day when she took Grohl (and Trent Reznor) to task in a now-deleted Instagram post in response to a question about #metoo from Sharon Stone.

“Three months before I left LA, I signed a document that effectively gives Dave [Grohl] (and Krist [Novoselic]) my descendants money in perpetuity!

I was so broken!

Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew Announces Album, Shares New Song: Listen
1 day ago
Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew Announces Album, Shares New Song: Listen
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Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew has announced his new instrumental album Influences with a new song called “The Slinfold Loop.” Released under the moniker K.D.A.P.

(Kevin Drew a Picture), Influences is due out July 16 via Arts and Crafts.

Check out “The Slinfold Loop” below. .

Lana Was Scared To Face Her Friends After WWE Release
2 days ago
Lana Was Scared To Face Her Friends After WWE Release
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The former Ravishing Russian stated that things were really hard for her at first.

She couldn’t even talk to her pro wrestling friends.

Now she will pick herself up and continue her pro wrestling journey to the top.

#Technology

Fortnite, Worth Billions, Offering Paltry Prize Money For Design Contest
14 hours ago
Fortnite, Worth Billions, Offering Paltry Prize Money For Design Contest
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That $2500 might seem like a great windfall as a contest prize, but when you consider that it’s basically glitzed-up spec work, and you think about the money Epic could make when, as per the contest’s rules, participants give it free rein to do what it likes with their designs, things start to feel a lot less lucrative.

As one player on Reddit wrote, “This seems like it’s intended for them to pay for cheap labor and have ownership and profits of a skin.”.

Read more: Beyond Good and Evil 2’s Plan To Crowdsource Art From Fans Prompts Backlash.

Nintendo at E3 2021: Metroid Dread's arrival on Switch among several vital announcements
17 hours ago
Nintendo at E3 2021: Metroid Dread's arrival on Switch among several vital announcements
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Three games from the Danganronpa: Decadence franchise will come to the Nintendo Switch later this year.

The games are Trigger Happy Havoc: Danganronpa, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair and Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony.

The wild mini-game series has a new entry, WarioWare: Get It Together, streaming on Nintendo Switch on 10 September with a dual-player option!

Evil Dead: The Game’s New Gameplay Trailer Narrated By Bruce Campbell
23 hours ago
Evil Dead: The Game’s New Gameplay Trailer Narrated By Bruce Campbell
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During today’s Summer Games Fest, players were treated to a new Evil Dead: The Game trailer narrated by franchise star and cult icon Bruce Campbell.

80’s horror fans just got a look at some impressive gameplay footage for Evil Dead: The Game at today’s Summer Games Fest livestream narrated by Ash himself, Bruce Campbell.

The rugged geek cult icon is well-known for his starring role in Sami Raimi’s original Evil Dead trilogy, as well as the recent Starz TV series, Ash Vs.

#Health

75% vaccination trigger too low, opening borders 'dangerous,' expert says
12 hours ago
75% vaccination trigger too low, opening borders 'dangerous,' expert says
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But she said the COVID-19 case rate in the province has tended to be a consistent fraction of the rate elsewhere in Canada, and with cases dropping elsewhere in the country, post-opening cases should also track at the same lower rate.

That fact, combined with the pace of vaccination, "we anticipate that we will be able to continue with that same level of protection of our health care system as we move forward, but time will tell.

… There is nothing with the pandemic that is without risk.".

Intermittent fasting 'doesn't help you lose weight quicker', experts claim
14 hours ago
Intermittent fasting 'doesn't help you lose weight quicker', experts claim
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Intermittent fasting involves switching between days of fasting and days of eating normally. One variation is the 5:2 diet - eating normally for five days then fasting for two.

But University of Bath experts reveal that it may not work compared to normal dieting - steadily restricting calorie intake over a given period.

Intermittent fasting involves switching between days of fasting and days of eating normally. .

Vaccines, low COVID case counts increase Father’s Day hope, but risk is still there
15 hours ago
Vaccines, low COVID case counts increase Father’s Day hope, but risk is still there
2 mins, 2 secs

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Sumon Chakrabarti, an infectious disease specialist in Mississauga, Ont., said that while Father’s Day gatherings will carry some risk, low case counts and high vaccine uptake means family events are safer now than they were just weeks ago.

Chakrabarti, who has daughters aged 2 and 3, is hosting his London, Ont.-parents this Sunday while following public health measures.

It will be the first time his daughters see their grandparents since August.

#Politics

In-app ads are coming to Oculus Quest
12 hours ago
In-app ads are coming to Oculus Quest
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We want to help developers generate revenue and help people find great experiences at better prices—this is a part of how we’ll create a healthy, self-sustaining platform for everyone.

Facebook goes on to say it's introducing in-app ads to explore new ways to help developers generate revenue as it looks to make VR a "self-sustaining" platform.

It also notes the additional revenue will help it make more affordable headsets like the $299 Oculus Quest 2.

'Alarming situation' but help slow in coming for struggling Kashechewan, chief says
13 hours ago
'Alarming situation' but help slow in coming for struggling Kashechewan, chief says
1 min, 48 secs

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Help for the struggling James Bay community of Kashechewan has been slow in coming, as COVID-19 infections surge through overcrowded homes and isolation facilities remain non-existent, Chief Leo Friday said on Wednesday.

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The virus has attacked children particularly hard, with those aged 12 and under accounting for more than half the 232 active cases, the chief said.

Vaccines, low COVID case counts increase Father’s Day hope, but risk is still there
15 hours ago
Vaccines, low COVID case counts increase Father’s Day hope, but risk is still there
1 min, 57 secs

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Sumon Chakrabarti, an infectious disease specialist in Mississauga, Ont., said that while Father’s Day gatherings will carry some risk, low case counts and high vaccine uptake means family events are safer now than they were just weeks ago.

Chakrabarti, who has daughters aged 2 and 3, is hosting his London, Ont.-parents this Sunday while following public health measures.

It will be the first time his daughters see their grandparents since August.

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