Record highs toppled amid intense western heat wave
AccuWeather | Local, National, & Global Weather, 01 Jun 2021 12:36Z
A heat wave is smashing record highs and making it feel more like the middle
of summer across the West this week. But for those looking to catch a break from ...
"Online Haters" Are Psychopaths, Recent Study Finds.
The Debrief, 6 Apr 2021
Recently published research finds that "online haters" or people who
post hateful comments on online forums and social media demonstrate
high levels of personality disorder traits associated with psychopathy.
'These things aren't foolproof': Council opposes Adelaide international
student quarantine plan
ABC News, 1 Jun 2021 at 10:24pm
A South Australian govt plan to quarantine returning international
students at Parafield Airport will be opposed by the local council because
of concerns about coronavirus escaping the facility.
COVID infections are surging in the south of China, and they're not even counting asymptomatic cases
ABC News, 1 Jun 2021 at 10:47pm
China has locked down parts of Guangzhou city and cancelled 519 flights as locally transmitted cases rise, and residents say they are confident the emerging outbreak will be handled well by authorities.
Victoria's lockdown extended for at least another week as 6 new cases are recorded
ABC News, 1 Jun 2021 at 10:54pm
The state's seven-day circuit breaker lockdown was due to end at 11:59pm
Thu, but has now been extended for another week, the ABC understands..
Great Ocean Road venues added to growing list of exposure sites
ABC News, 1 Jun 2021 at 9:35pm
The list of exposure sites grows to more than 350 after health authorities
list a number of venues in regional Victoria.
Coles among NSW venues visited by confirmed COVID-19 case from Victoria
ABC News, 02 Jun 2021 0:30Z
A shopping village and a Coles are among the venues in south-east NSW
visited by a confirmed COVID-19 case from Victoria. The man, who was
travelling with his wife and children, spent several days in the region
before driving back to Melbourne.
Researchers demonstrate a quantum advantage
Phys.org, 01 Jun 2021 20:27Z
Quantum computing and quantum sensing have the potential to be vastly more powerful than their classical counterparts. Not only could a fully realized quantum ...
JBS cyberattack forces shutdown all company's US beef plants
Fox Business, 02 Jun 2021 0:25Z
Brazil-based JBS, the world's largest meat producer, has shuttered all of
its US-based beef plants as of Tue while responding to a cyberattack,.
FBI investigating ransomware attack that disrupted Australian meat industry
ABC News, 1 Jun 2021 at 11:28pm
Multinational meatpacking company JBS says the ransomware attack came from a
criminal organisation likely based in Russia.
Biden Suspends Drilling Leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The New York Times, 02 Jun 2021 0:22Z
Washington. The Biden administration on Tue suspended oil drilling
leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, unspooling a signature achievement ...
Vietnam fighting `very dangerous' new hybrid Covid variant that could be fuelling worst outbreak so far
The Sun, 01 Jun 2021 19:51Z
VIETNAM is battling a "very dangerous" Covid hybrid that spreads extremely quickly which is fuelling its worst outbreak so ...
BREAKING (2 Jun): A late night meeting is expected to extend
Melbourne's lock-down. Officials are worried about the easy spread of
the Indian variant that's seen a total 54 cases found over the past wk. Meanwhile, NSW has detected one case in a traveller from Melbourne.
[The Big Report will land in Congress any day now].
Alien-hunters from 27 countries form new coalition to `prepare world' for
first contact as Pentagon readies UFO report
The Sun, 01 Jun 2021 16:55Z
AN Alien hunting coalition from 27 countries has been launched to prepare
the world for extraterrestrial life. The ...
If UFOs are aliens, Obama hopes humanity would find `common' ground
Global News, 01 Jun 2021 19:23Z
Barack Obama shared his own theories about how humans might react to
knowledge of aliens in a New York Times podcast.
[But in case they're not friendly he says we need to "spend a bit
more" on defence].
Belarus bans citizens from foreign travel
The Hill, 01 Jun 2021 18:51Z
Belarus has temporarily banned all its citizens from traveling outside of
the country, attributing the move to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHO: Virus Strains to Use Greek Alphabets For Names
Bloomberg, 01 Jun 2021 10:37Z
With coronavirus variants sweeping the globe, the World Health Organization
has devised a less technical way of describing them than their scientific, ...