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Record-Breaking Earthquake Swarm Hits Antarctica as Sleeping Volcano Awakens

Record-Breaking Earthquake Swarm Hits Antarctica as Sleeping Volcano Awakens

A long-dormant underwater volcano near Antarctica has woken up, triggering a swarm of 85,000 earthquakes. The swarm, which began in August 2020 and subsided by November of that year, is the strongest earthquake activity ever recorded in the region. And the quakes were likely caused by a “finger” of hot magma poking into the crust, …

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Severe hepatitis cases in kids continue to rise as WHO calls for investigations

The number of cases of unexplained, severe hepatitis in children continues to tick upward as doctors around the globe scramble to pinpoint a cause. On Thursday, the World Health Organization said that about 170 cases have been reported so far in 16 countries, up from 74 cases in just the United Kingdom two weeks ago. …

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Market Bounces, But For How Long? Futures Fall On Apple, Amazon

Dow Jones futures fell slightly overnight, while S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures fell sharply, as Apple (AAPL) and Amazon stock led key earnings late Thursday, with Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) due early Friday. X The stock market rally attempt gained steam as Facebook parent Meta Platforms (FB) surged and a number of …

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ACLU helped draft article at heart of Depp v Heard case for $3.5m donation, court hears

The ACLU helped Amber Heard draft the Washington Post article accusing Johnny Depp of abuse after the organization was promised a $3.5m donation from her divorce – though at least $500,000 of it eventually came from a fund connected to Tesla founder Elon Musk, jurors in the Depp-Heard defamation trial heard on Thursday. The American …

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Rosenthal: With the ball again a hot topic, pre-tacked version can’t come soon enough

The ball. Every year it’s something with the freaking ball. The current season is only three weeks old, and already the ball is the subject of two debates — whether it’s too dead and whether its surface is too inconsistent, creating frustration for pitchers with their grips, particularly in cold weather. Nearly four years ago, …

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Ingenuity helicopter takes photos of debris field on Mars

During its one-year anniversary flight on April 19, the little chopper took photos of the striped parachute used during Perseverance’s landing — often referred to as “7 minutes of terror” because it happens faster than radio signals can reach Earth from Mars — on February 18, 2021. It also spotted the cone-shaped backshell that helped …

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Meta, McDonald’s, Teladoc, Ford and more

Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Meta Platforms — Shares of the company formerly known as Facebook surged 17% after reporting mixed first-quarter results. The company posted a beat in earnings but a disappointing revenue miss. It also saw daily active users grow following a decline …

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Nintendo Switch Sports Is A Worthy Successor To Wii Sports, Say Critics

Screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku The review embargo for Nintendo Switch Sports has lifted ahead of its April 29 launch, and critics’ impression is that the sports game is a spiritual return to Nintendo’s remote-waggling classic Wii Sports. Its predecessor was a cultural phenomenon, so the Switch version has massive shoes to fill. Is it more …

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Olivia Wilde’s Reaction To Being Served Custody Papers In The Middle Of Her CinemaCon Presentation Truly Deserves Its Own Oscar

She is truly a professional. CinemaCon is known for being full of surprises, but this year, there was one that was next level. When Olivia Wilde was in the middle of presenting a trailer for her new film, Don’t Worry Darling, she was interrupted by a process server, who handed her legal papers from her …

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