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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

There was a lot of pee on the CES 2023 show floor

One swallow doesn’t make a summer, and I’m not sure if you can count four instances of a product as a trend, but it’s certainly an interesting thread at this year’s CES. At this year’s show, a quartet of companies are showing off urine analysis tools designed to be used...

The Year Ahead in Drugs

Ed Cara has been covering the health and science beat at Gizmodo for five years, which has often included diving deep into important drug approvals and monumental medical breakthroughs. You can send him tips at ed.cara@gizmodo.com.Read more... ...

The best sleep apps and gadgets for a better night’s sleep

Every year, many of us put things like “eat better,” “stress less” and “get in shape'' on our New Year’s resolutions lists. And sleep can play a big part in achieving all of those goals. Missing out on rest makes us eat junk and pumps up stress hormones to the...

FDA to authorize new COVID booster shots for Omicron before trials on humans, will...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to authorize new COVID-19 booster shots this week. The booster shots will be released months before trials on humans are completed, according to a new report. New COVID-19 booster shots that target the latest Omicron variant will be approved by the FDA this week, the Wall Street Journal reported. The new booster shot will be "bivalent" – which means it can target the original COVID-19 strain and...

Pressure mounts on FDA to expand pig-to-human organ transplant research

In January, doctors at the University of Maryland School of Medicine made history by successfully transplanting a pig's heart into a human. The 57-year-old patient may have died two months later due to complications from the experimental procedure, but the case has inspired scientists throughout the medical field to call...

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Six potential landing spots after Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving requests trade

NBA point guards are in demand.Several teams can use an elite point guard – and aren’t they in luck.Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving...

McCarthy disagrees with Greene’s claim that Babbitt was ‘murdered’ — but Trump disagrees with...

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and former President Donald Trump have asserted that Ashli Babbitt, a woman fatally shot by a U.S. Capitol Police officer on Jan. 6, 2021, was "murdered." But House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has said that the officer was just doing his job.Noting that Greene said Babbitt had been murdered, someone asked McCarthy whether he believed that Babbitt was murdered or if he thought that the officer was performing...

Award-winning professor at Purdue University accused of dealing meth, propositioning women

An award-winning professor at Purdue University has supposedly been selling drugs and soliciting sex. On Wednesday, police conducting a traffic stop in Lafayette, Indiana, arrested Sergey Macheret, a 65-year-old professor in the Purdue School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and charged him with dealing and possession of methamphetamine and making an unlawful proposition. Indiana law defines unlawful proposition as any offer to pay another person for sexual favors, including intercourse.According to reports, Macheret had been the...