August 17, 2019
One small drug, one giant leap for tuberculosis treatment | TheHill – The Hill

One small drug, one giant leap for tuberculosis treatment | TheHill – The Hill

The infectious disease the single-handedly kills the most humans on an annual basis today, in 2019, is tuberculosis (TB). This fact may be surprising to many who only think of tuberculosis in conjunction with the famous consumptives from artistic works such a…
August 17, 2019
Health dept links 2 cases of Legionnaires’ disease to Schaumburg hotel – WGN TV Chicago

Health dept links 2 cases of Legionnaires’ disease to Schaumburg hotel – WGN TV Chicago

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. The Illinois Department of Public Health has linked two confirmed cases of Legionnaires disease to a suburban hotel. The IDPH released a statement Friday saying it the cases were linked guests who stayed at the AmericInn by Wyndham Hotel in …
August 17, 2019
New Attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness can intercept sensitive data – Ars Technica

New Attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness can intercept sensitive data – Ars Technica

9 with 8 posters participating, including story author Researchers have demonstrated a serious weakness in the Bluetooth wireless standard that could allow hackers to intercept keystrokes, address books, and other sensitive data sent from billions of devices…
August 17, 2019
New ceramic and titanium Apple Watch models spotted in watchOS 6 beta – The Verge

New ceramic and titanium Apple Watch models spotted in watchOS 6 beta – The Verge

New models could debut alongside Apples iPhone 11 announcement
August 17, 2019
Nintendo Switch V2 vs original Switch: Battery life showdown – CNET

Nintendo Switch V2 vs original Switch: Battery life showdown – CNET

Dan Ackerman/CNET The Nintendo Switch Lite is still more than a month away, but there's one new piece of Nintendo hardware you can get right now. The so-called V2 version of the dockable Switch has quietly made its way into stores, and some people are even t…
August 17, 2019
Sarah Chalke to star opposite Katherine Heigl in new Netflix drama Firefly Lane

Sarah Chalke to star opposite Katherine Heigl in new Netflix drama Firefly Lane

Sarah Chalke is staying in the Netflix family. Last seen on Friends From College (which was recently canceled by the streaming service), Chalke has just been cast to star in Netflix’s new drama series Firefly Lane, EW has confirmed. She joins previously anno…
August 17, 2019
Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies at 79

Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies at 79

Legendary actor Peter Fonda, the son of Hollywood icon Henry Fonda and the younger brother of Jane Fonda, has died. He was 79. Fonda’s death was confirmed to PEOPLE by his family, who said the actor died after suffering respiratory failure due to lung cancer…
August 17, 2019
Kathryn Dunn of Big Brother reacts to the ‘conspiring bitches’

Kathryn Dunn of Big Brother reacts to the ‘conspiring bitches’

The ‘bitches; conspired against her. Kathryn Dunn’s biggest fears were realized when she was voted out of the Big Brother house on Thursday’s live eviction episode. After her alliance-mate Cliff made a final six deal to keep himself in the game, Kat was vote…
August 16, 2019
Peter Fonda Dead at 79 – TMZ

Peter Fonda Dead at 79 – TMZ

Hollywood icon Peter Fonda is easy riding into the sunset -- the veteran actor died Friday ... TMZ has learned. A rep for Peter confirms he passed Friday morning at his his home in Los Angeles, and was surrounded by family. We're told the official cause of d…