WHO Officially Delcares COVID-19 a Pandemic

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-12 07:41:04 www.geek.com The World Health Organization has officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. To date, nearly 125,000 coronavirus cases have been reported from 118 countries; more than 4,000…

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It Rains Iron On Only One Side of This Exoplanet

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-12 08:45:01 www.geek.com Even the sturdiest umbrella wouldn’t withstand the rain on exoplanet WASP-76b. Researchers using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have observed an extreme…

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‘Riverdale’ Season 4 Episode 16 Recap: Just One More Question

Nick Mangione 2020-03-12 09:30:21 www.geek.com Here it is. Riverdale decided to answer the season’s biggest mysteries this week to make way for next month’s big musical episode. As we learned last week,…

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Scientists Discover Smallest-Ever Dinosaur Preserved in Amber

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-12 10:35:03 www.geek.com Someone call Guinness: The world’s smallest dinosaur has been found preserved in Burmese amber from Myanmar. Trapped around 99 million years ago, the delicate skull—tinier…

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‘Nancy Drew’ Season 1 Episode 16 Recap: Just Took a DNA Test

Nick Mangione 2020-03-12 10:56:07 www.geek.com On an especially scary night in the real world, what better time could there be for a Nancy Drew ghost story? It’s Nancy’s dad’s hearing today, which…

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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Test Positive For COVID-19

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-12 11:21:40 www.geek.com America’s sweethearts Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson tested positive for coronavirus. The actor announced their diagnoses via Instagram, posting an image of a discarded glove…

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‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 1 Episode 8 Recap: The Collective Returns

Nick Mangione 2020-03-12 12:31:12 www.geek.com It’s amazing how a single cameo can make Star Trek: Picard feel like The Next Generation never ended. After Riker’s fantastic appearance last week, all I want is to…

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LEGO, Nintendo Bring Super Mario to Life in Brick-Building Game

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-13 06:15:38 www.geek.com LEGO Group and Nintendo partner to take legendary brick-building to a new level (via LEGO/Nintendo) Nintendo and LEGO go together like Mario and Luigi. So…

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ExoMars Rover Launch Delayed Until 2022 For More Testing

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-13 06:53:42 www.geek.com An artist's impression of the ExoMars rover on the surface of Mars (via European Space Agency) Europe and Russia’s second ExoMars mission to study the…

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ACLU Sues For Government Facial Recognition Records

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-13 07:51:12 www.geek.com The American Civil Liberties Union and New York Civil Liberties Union are challenging federal law enforcement’s use of facial recognition surveillance tech. A lawsuit was…

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Senators Want to Ban TikTok From All Government Devices

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-13 08:35:30 www.geek.com China-owned TikTok has taken the world by storm, but not everyone admires the app. U.S. Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) this week…

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Survive ‘Nioh 2’ With These 10 Helpful Tips

Tony Polanco 2020-03-13 10:02:21 www.geek.com Today sees the release of the highly-anticipated Nioh 2. Team Ninja’s answer to Dark Souls is one of the toughest games of 2020. It is…

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Verily Launches COVID-19 Screening Site for San Francisco Residents

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-16 07:12:33 www.geek.com Alphabet Inc.’s research organization Verily launched a website to provide information about coronavirus screening in the San Francisco Bay Area. Starting today, Californians can take…

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Watch: SpaceX Starlink Mission Aborted Seconds Before Launch

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-16 08:13:35 www.geek.com On March 15, SpaceX stood down from its launch attempt of Starlink satellites (via SpaceX/YouTube) SpaceX on Sunday scrubbed the launch of 60 new Starlink…

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‘Batwoman’ Season 1 Episode 15 Recap: Exhuming the Past

Nick Mangione 2020-03-16 09:07:23 www.geek.com Batwoman is shaping up to be a pretty fun addition to the CW-verse. It had a rough start, as it tried to be a direct Arrow-replacement. The…

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Stay The F**k Home to Avoid Spreading Coronavirus

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-16 10:29:57 www.geek.com The World Health Organization on Sunday reported more than 164,830 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 146 countries. But, due to limited testing, that number is…

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Study: LEGO Bricks Can Survive in Ocean For 1,300 Years

Stephanie Mlot 2020-03-16 10:57:53 www.geek.com (via Semevent/Pixabay) A LEGO brick could survive in the ocean for up to 1,300 years, according to new research. A team at the University of…

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