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Sex Does Matter When It Comes To Coronavirus

Sex Does Matter When It Comes To Coronavirus

As of this writing, the coronavirus, or COVID-19, has spread to 28 countries, with over 76,000 infected. These numbers will only continue to grow, as the threat of a global pandemic is now upon us. According to this week’s China CDC Weekly report, a total of 1,023 deaths have occurred in confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections in China alone. This presents a case-based death rate of 2.3%, as only 44,672 cases of a viral syndrome with pneumonia were found to be due to COVID-19, as opposed to other causes of pneumonia-related deaths. As China, more specifically Wuhan in the Hubei Province,...

February 23, 2020
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Even More Americans Are Eating Plant-Based Meats Than Last Year, And Animal Advocates Are Celebrating

Even More Americans Are Eating Plant-Based Meats Than Last Year, And Animal Advocates Are Celebrating

Animals are probably celebrating too. Have you ever seen a cow smile? New numbers from the animal welfare organization World Animal Protection estimate that nearly 1 million animals were saved from being turned into hamburgers and other meat for human consumption in 2020. That’s because America’s food chains started offering more plant-based “meat” options, and people gobbled them up. In 2019, the group estimated a total of 250,000 pigs and cows were saved from the food system due to alt-meat offerings at national chain restaurants. Estimates for this history-book year are that more than...

December 30, 2020
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The World Needs Nuclear Power, And We Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of It

The World Needs Nuclear Power, And We Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of It

For thousands upon thousands of years, humans have been harnessing the power of nature to provide energy to push our civilization forward. By leveraging fire, we gained the ability to cook food, provide warmth and shelter, and to protect us from predators. Later on, we tamed a variety of animals, using their labor to perform tasks that would be too strenuous or inefficient for humans. Eventually, natural power sources, like the wind, was harnessed through windmills to turn millstones, grinding grain without any human input at all. An enormous transformation occurred when we began using...

October 21, 2020
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Perhaps Google Will Kill Bitcoin, After All

Perhaps Google Will Kill Bitcoin, After All

The bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry was spooked earlier this year by reports search giant Google had achieved so-called quantum supremacy, something that could potentially break bitcoin's cryptography (but likely won't). Meanwhile, the bitcoin price has climbed this year, largely due to interest in bitcoin and crypto from the world's biggest technology companies–with others, including the likes of iPhone-maker Apple and online retailer Amazon, branching out into traditional financial services. Now, Google, in partnership with U.S. banking giant Citigroup, has said it's planning to...

November 18, 2019
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Leon Cooperman Responds To Elizabeth Warren’s Anti-Billionaires TV Ad: ‘She’s Disgraceful’

Leon Cooperman Responds To Elizabeth Warren’s Anti-Billionaires TV Ad: ‘She’s Disgraceful’

Topline: In the latest salvo in her war on the ultrarich and her public feud with longtime investor Leon Cooperman, 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren released a that takes aim at a group of billionaires who have criticized her proposed wealth tax.Key background: Numerous other business leaders and billionaires, including JPMorgan Chase CEO , Shark Tank investor and Microsoft cofounder , have criticized Warren for her attacks on the wealthy. With the 2020 election growing ever closer, many on Wall Street are becoming increasingly critical of Warren, whom they perceive as a . It all started with...

November 15, 2019
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Google Is Now Warning Millions Of Microsoft Edge Users To Switch To Chrome: Here’s Why

Google Is Now Warning Millions Of Microsoft Edge Users To Switch To Chrome: Here’s Why

Sign in to your Forbes account For instructions on how to disable your ad blocker, Or Sign In To Continue Using An Ad BlockerIf this is your first time registering, please check your inbox for more information about the benefits of your Forbes account and what you can do next!BETAThis is a BETA experience. You may opt-out by Feb 21, 2020,Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge—competing browsers built from the same platform—are now caught in a browser marketing war that spins security for competitive advantage. We already have https website encryption, DoH URL encryption and cross-platform user...

February 22, 2020
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Bernie Sanders Pledges Legal Marijuana In All 50 States On Day One As President

Bernie Sanders Pledges Legal Marijuana In All 50 States On Day One As President

With just two days to go before the Iowa caucus, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pledging to immediately legalize marijuana in all 50 states if he is elected to the White House. “We will end the destructive war on drugs,” the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said at rally in Cedar Rapids. “On my first day in office through executive order we will legalize marijuana in every state in this country.” Sanders emphasized it would be important for his administration to end cannabis prohibition in a way that helps communities harmed by the drug war’s enforcement. “We will move forward to...

February 6, 2020
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Oil Selloff Continues Amid Recession ‘Panic,’ But Analysts Predict Prices Will Rebound Later In 2022

Oil Selloff Continues Amid Recession ‘Panic,’ But Analysts Predict Prices Will Rebound Later In 2022

Oil prices continued to fall in choppy trading on Wednesday—extending recent losses as growing recession fears wreak havoc on markets, but despite concerns about an economic downturn hurting demand, most experts remain optimistic that prices will rebound by later this year. Oil markets are pricing in recession concerns but many analysts remain bullish. APU GOMES/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES The price of U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate slid nearly 2% to trade at around $98 per barrel, while international benchmark Brent crude now sits at just over $100 per barrel. The price action on...

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Founded By Ex-Google Engineers, Meet The Drone Startup Scoring Millions In Government Surveillance Contracts

Founded By Ex-Google Engineers, Meet The Drone Startup Scoring Millions In Government Surveillance Contracts

...This site uses cookiesContinue to SiteTo give you a great browsing experience free of charge, this site uses cookies. Cookies help us personalize content and ads, provide social media features,track your preferences, and analyze traffic. Forbes may share this information with its advertising, analytics, and social media partners, who may use itwith information you have provided to them in connection with their services.For more information: To consent and proceed, click "Continue to Site."Jun 3, 2020,With civil unrest erupting across the U.S., protesters vocalizing their support for the...

June 3, 2020
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Joe Rogan—Controversial Backer Of Bernie Sanders—Is The Top-Earning Podcaster, Making $30 Million A Year

Joe Rogan—Controversial Backer Of Bernie Sanders—Is The Top-Earning Podcaster, Making $30 Million A Year

Topline: Joe Rogan—whose vocal support for Bernie Sanders set off a political firestorm—made $30 million last year as a podcaster, placing him on the top of Forbes’ inaugural list of the , and underlining his influence. Crucial quote: “[Rogan is] delivering scale and engagement,” Tom Webster, senior vice president at Edison Research, . “He’s the No. 1 in terms of reach in the U.S.” Surprising fact: Before announcing his support for Sanders, he would vote for Hawaii Rep.Tulsi Gabbard, another Democratic candidate seen as an outsider (and involved in some controversies of her own, including...

February 6, 2020
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