Coronavirus’s new mystery: It’s causing strokes in healthy people

The Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, on April 21. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images “These people are clotting, and we can’t shut it off.” As more people around the world are infected with Covid-19, we’re learning that the novel coronavirus can not only cause severe respiratory illness, but also can attack just about every … Read more

Minutes after pledging to not lie, the new White House press secretary lied a whole bunch

Kayleigh McEnany during her first White House press briefing on Friday. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Kayleigh McEnany’s first press briefing got off to a promising start. It lasted all of 15 minutes. Kayleigh McEnany’s first briefing as White House press secretary started off on a hopeful note — with a promise from her not to … Read more

These AI-generated coronavirus memes are better than human-generated ones

A computer created this coronavirus meme, and now we’re all living in the Matrix. | Imgflip Imgflip’s neural-network meme generator is going viral for its eerie, hilarious coronavirus memes. It’s official: The coronavirus quarantine may have well and truly made the concept of a “meme” obsolete. For proof, look no further than “This Meme Does … Read more

London’s National Theatre is streaming Benedict Cumberbatch’s mind-bending play for free today

London’s National Theatre is streaming Benedict Cumberbatch’s mind-bending play for free today Theater lovers know that one of the few bright spots amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the ability to stream plays and musicals online. Fans all over the world have access to shows, both new and old, from the comfort of their couches. … Read more

See what space looked like on your birthday, in honor of Hubble Telescope turning 30

See what space looked like on your birthday, in honor of Hubble Telescope turning 30 This story originally appeared on travelandleisure.com. The Hubble telescope is celebrating a milestone birthday this month, but, rather than celebrate alone, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are making this celebration all about you.On April 24, 1990, NASA launched … Read more