Iconic Broadway composer lays the blame at director Tom Hooper's feet for not using anyone "involved in the original show" Remember back in December 2019, when the only large-scale disaster we had to concern ourselves with was the movie adaption of Cats? Well, Broadway icon and original Cats composer Andrew...
Phil Spector, the monumentally influential music producer whose “Wall of Sound” style revolutionized the way rock music was recorded in the early 1960s, died Saturday at the age of 81. Spector’s life was tumultuous and ultimately tragic; as groundbreaking as his studio accomplishments were, those achievements were all but...
As Chile and Argentina witnessed the total solar eclipse on December 14, 2020, unbeknownst to skywatchers, a little tiny speck was flying past the Sun — a recently discovered comet. This comet was first spotted in satellite data by Thai amateur astronomer Worachate Boonplod on the NASA-funded Sungrazer Project —...
The waters of the Kusatu Onsen hot springs have been shown to inactivate the coronavirus according to testing carried out by a team at Gunma University. People could be seen visiting the ancient springs in Gunma prefecture, and watching artists perform the traditional art of cooling hot springs named ‘Yumomi,’...
Observations showed that 88-pound mirrors were 'kicked' by the 'spooky popcorn of the universe.' Quantum physics is the realm of tiny particles no longer. Scientists at the giant gravitational wave detector LIGO in the US are now measuring the quantum effects of 40-kilogram mirrors used to detect gravitational waves. While physicists...
Cyberpunk 2077 refunds are reportedly being issued by PlayStation. Last week, Cyberpunk 2077 finally released on PS5, PS4, and other platforms and it's already one of the year's best-selling and highest-rated games. In fact, it looks poised to end up as one of the best-selling games of the generation....
The U.S. has been using a drive-thru option for delivering the COVID vaccine to those who are eligible, and Alberta Health says it is considering this approach. “We are exploring many options, including drive-through sites, for when more vaccines become available,” said a spokesperson for Alberta Health in an emailed...
SpaceX is ready to deploy a military satellite for the Republic of South Korea. The Army/Navy/Air Force Satellite Information System, ANASIS-II, satellite will launch atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at the United States Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The mission is...
Health officials have detected COVID-19 at a second mink farm in B.C.’s Fraser Valley. In a media Christmas Eve media release, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries said three mink had died at a second farm in the province. Subsequent testing revealed the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes...
Using a Fitbit and a spy mic, University of Alberta scientists have revealed new insights into the behaviour of the elusive Canada lynx. The research provides a first look at how miniaturized technology can open the door to remote wildlife monitoring. “Working on one of the boreal forest’s top predators,...