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Finally, scientists have estimated the number of bubbles in a glass of beer

Scientists have finally answered the question on all of our minds — or at least a question that was apparently on someone's mind. After painstaking measurements, calculations, and maybe even a few taste tests, researchers have estimated the number of bubbles produced by a half-pint of "gently poured" lager to be somewhere between 200,000 and two million,...

Andrew Yang accused of 'Michael Scott levels of cringe and insensitivity' at forum with LGBTQ group

It sounds like a recent attempt by Andrew Yang to secure an endorsement in his New York City mayoral bid didn't exactly go as planned. The candidate on Wednesday met with the Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City to seek the Democratic LGBTQ organization's endorsement, but he ended up offending its members, The New York Times reports. Yang, according...

Cher watches Christopher Meloni because he's an 'excellent actor' and for no other reasons

Cher has noticed Christopher Meloni too … but not in that way! Appearing on The Late Late Show on Wednesday night, the singer insisted that her recent tweet about the Law & Order star — which read "CHRISTOPHER MELONI / IS EXCELLENT, / CHARISMATIC ACTOR" — wasn't thirsty and was strictly about his acting, you pervs. "I'd seen his new show, and I...

Harry Styles is filming 'red hot sex scenes' for a new movie, and The Sun is on it

In the restrained and always level-headed words of the British tabloid The Sun, Harry Styles is set to shoot "red hot sex scenes with co-star David Dawson for [a] new blockbuster." According to the report, Styles, "one of the most lusted-after men in music," will be "shooting passionate X-rated sex scenes" for the new movie, called My Policeman, "which...

The daily gossip: Cher watches Christopher Meloni because he's an 'excellent actor' and for no other reasons, Kanye is reportedly 'annoyed' about this divorce rumor, and more

1. Cher has noticed Christopher Meloni too … but not in that way! Appearing on The Late Late Show on Wednesday night, the singer insisted that her recent tweet about the Law & Order star — which read "CHRISTOPHER MELONI / IS EXCELLENT, / CHARISMATIC ACTOR" — weren't thirsty and were strictly about his acting, you pervs. "I'd seen his new show, and...

Senate passes anti-Asian hate crimes bill with support from everyone except Josh Hawley

After nearly two weeks of negotiations, the Senate voted on Thursday to pass legislation designed to curb the increase of anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic. The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act was approved 94-1 in a sweeping showing of bipartisan support. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) was the only holdout. Hawley has argued the bill is too broad and "open-ended"...

The week's good news: April 22, 2021

1. With uniforms made of bamboo and all players turning down meat, the Forest Green Rovers aren't your average soccer team. In fact, the Rovers, a minor league club in England, are the world's first vegan, carbon-neutral professional sports team. Owner Dale Vince told CBS News when he bought the team, it wasn't to make it green — he stepped in because...

The Derek Chauvin solitary confinement predicament

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is being held in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day following his conviction for the murder of George Floyd. He's held in a small cell with "a bench with a mattress pad, a combination toilet and sink, and a tiny shower." A guard checks on him every 30 minutes. Chauvin's solitary confinement is protective,...

Officials may recommend Johnson & Johnson vaccine resume use 'as soon as this weekend'

The pause of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine in the United States might be days away from coming to an end, according to a new report. Federal health authorities are "leaning toward" recommending resuming use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, "possibly as soon as this weekend," The Washington Post reported on Thursday. The Food...

Supreme Court conservatives reject restrictions on juvenile life without parole

In a 6-3 decision along ideological lines, the Supreme Court upheld the conviction of Brett Jones in Jones v. Mississippi on Thursday, effectively ruling a judge need not find "permanent incorrigibility" before condemning a juvenile offender to life in prison without parole. Declining to impose sentencing restrictions is a blow to precedent, say some...

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