Salmonella vaccine one step closer to reality with research breakthrough

A vaccine designed to help protect against salmonella bacteria is one step closer to reality thanks to research by scientists at the University of Florida. According to a newly published study from the team, particles called extracellular vesicles (EVs), which cells use to communicate with each other, may hold the key to new types of vaccines. The study, which was … Continue reading

Post-apocalyptic city builder game Frostpunk is coming to iOS and Android

Frostpunk developer 11 Bit Studios today announced that the game will soon be coming to iOS and Android. Details on the mobile ports of Frostpunk are still fairly slim, but we know that 11 Bit Studios won’t be handling the development of the iOS and Android versions. Instead, 11 Bit has recruited NetEase, a Chinese developer that has partnered with … Continue reading

2021 Volkswagen Golf Review: Frugal Farewell

It’s hard not to feel sorry for the Volkswagen Golf. Perennially overshadowed by its sportier, more eye-catching Golf GTI sibling, the “regular” car doesn’t have the punchy performance or indeed the badge cachet, but hangs its appeal on value instead. As the 2021 Golf TSI prepares to close the books on Mk7 production, it turns out that’s still an unexpectedly … Continue reading

Ohio GOP Censures Rep. Anthony Gonzalez Over Trump Impeachment Vote

Gonzalez and nine other House Republicans voted to impeach Trump following the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.

Arizona’s Secretary Of State Targeted By Death Threats Amid Conspiracy-Fueled Ballot Recount

Katie Hobbs has vocally opposed the GOP-led audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results.

Aubrey Plaza Casually Reveals That She Got Married To Jeff Baena

The “Parks and Recreation” star called her longtime partner “my darling husband” while promoting his latest movie.

Japanese Town Decides Giant Squid Statue Is Best Use Of COVID-19 Relief Funds

Noto is known for its squid fishing, so town leaders decided a huge statue of the cephalopod could interest tourists.

This Week's Toys Definitely Didn't See This Coming

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular round up of the latest and snazziest merchandise on the internet. This week, Star Wars: The Bad Batch descends on the world of Lego, while Star Trek beams itself back up to action figures, and… no one can withstand beach balls of this magnitude!? Check it out!

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Melinda Gates Reportedly Warned Bill Not to Pal Around With Infamous Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has strenuously denied that all those times he hung out with notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein—you know, the guy with the private jet and island compound who died in prison in 2019 before he could testify about who else was involved in his child sex abuse ring—was about anything…

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YouTube Found the Pettiest Loophole in Its Battle Against Roku

Just a week after Roku yanked YouTube TV from its app store thanks to an ongoing feud with Google, it looks like YouTube found a clever (if not extremely petty) workaround. On Friday, YouTube announced it would just cram YouTube TV access into the main YouTube app, which is still available.

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