Month: August 2021

Elliot Page, the director, producer, Academy Award-nominated actor, and star of the hit Netflix drama Umbrella Academy has signed a first-look deal with UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, giving him the runway to produce scripted and unscripted projects for all platforms. UCP president Beatrice Springborn said of the signing: Elliot Page is a
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When the COVID pandemic led to the cancellation of Halloween Horror Nights in 2020, not only were the event’s legion of devoted fans disappointed, but so was the creative team that puts their blood, sweat and endless hours into making it such a memorable annual experience. But things are officially back on for 2021 and
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Never Miss Everything Board Game posts again! Get them in your inbox: Subscribe Quick Look: Medium: The Psychic Party Game   Designers: Danielle Deley, Lindsey Sherwood and Nathan ThorntonArtists: Sarah KellyPublisher: Greater than games, Unboxed GamesYear Published: 2019 No. of Players: 1-8 Ages: 14+ Playing Time: 30-45 minutes Find more info about the physical game: Medium: A Mind-Reading Party Game on BoardGameGeek.com  
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EA Motive, the studio behind the upcoming remake of Dead Space, showed off an early in-depth preview of what fans of the series can expect when the game releases next year. The live stream on the developer’s official Twitch channel showed off early builds of environments, a tease of zero gravity, and a small dose
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For almost a decade, social media naysayers’ go-to (and perhaps most convincing) claim is that the silly little apps on our phones are slowly deteriorating our attention spans. And whether it’s intentional or not, the music industry has largely followed suit—the average song length has been steadily decreasing over the years. On TikTok, brevity is
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Everyone feels anxious from time to time. Occasional anxiety is a normal reaction to uncertainty about what’s going to happen next, whether that’s in the next few minutes, days, or months. Mental health experts define anxiety as worry over a threat that’s still in your future. Thinking about a conversation you dread, for example, could
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We’re back “by popular demand” with a photo report on merchandise around Walt Disney World. In this post, we’ll share photos of 50th Anniversary and Halloween souvenirs, plus commentary about price increases, supply chain problems, inventory shortages, and more. Okay, so “by popular demand” isn’t entirely accurate here–hence the air quotes. As regular readers probably
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By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many parts of the United States saw a significant drop in breast cancer screening of older low-income women during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows. The analysis of data from 32 community health centers that serve low-income people found that breast cancer screening for
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Amazon Prime Video has announced three new documentaries from Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen. Picking up on themes from his Emmy-winning Small Axe anthology for the streamer, the new documentaries examine important moments in Black British history. The announcement was accompanied by trailers and clips from the upcoming films, offering a glimpse of their approach
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TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A high amount of coronavirus in the lungs is a major contributor to death in COVID-19 patients, new research shows. The findings challenge previous theories that simultaneous infections such as pneumonia or an overreaction of the body’s immune system are significant factors in COVID-19 deaths, the researchers noted.
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Ilish Pérez, health educator, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. True Beck, COVID-19 response manager, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. K.J. Seung, MD, senior health and policy adviser, Partners in Health; assistant professor of global health and social medicine, Harvard Medical School. Danyelle McNeill, spokesperson, Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock. Benjamin
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Dogs don’t communicate through speech as humans do. Instead, they have an advanced set of non-verbal cues that they use to communicate with each other and with us. They use their entire body to do this — eyes, ears, mouth, tail, overall body movement, and more. While dogs do use their voices for noises such
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Aug. 31, 2021 — Men over 50 years old have a lower chance of having a baby through in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to a recent study. The study, published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, comes as delayed parenthood becomes more common. According to a 2017 study, the average age of first-time fathers in
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