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Coronavirus’s public health fear factor

The COVID-19 epidemic has shattered the idol of data-driven, evidence-based medical and public health practices that emerged in the 1990s. Had we stuck to an evidence-based model, we would have never ventured beyond three understandable, sustainable, fiscally sensible tactics that apply to all respiratory infections: Stay home when you are sick — even with a… Read More »

This Guy Built a Real Version of the Nanosuit Bionic Arm from ‘Crysis’

Is there anything the Hacksmith can’t do? The YouTuber, also known as James Hobson, and his engineering crew have made a name for themselves brewing up real-life versions of sci-fi and superhero technology—everything from the Predator’s thermal-vision helmet to Thor’s hammer to Kylo Ren’s lightsaber. Now they’re back with a new challenge. As Hobson explains… Read More »