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Did You Know That Snapchat Added A Do Not Disturb Feature? Well, Now You Do

A Do Not Disturb feature was added to Snapchat recently, which is something that most users do not know about. New features are being added to the app amid competition from rivals, but it appears that Snap is doing well.

Tech February 7, 2018

Woman May Have Eaten Tail Of Dead Lizard Found In Store-Bought Lettuce

A woman in Maine initially thought that the thing in her fork was a slice of avocado. She later realized it was a tailless dead lizard, and she isn't sure if she has ingested the animal's tail.

Health February 7, 2018

Turmeric And Curcumin: What’s The Difference Between The Two?

Thinking about adding turmeric and curcumin into your favorite food dish? Here’s a guide on the difference and the benefits between the turmeric and curcumin.

Health February 7, 2018

Amazon's Alexa Update Adds Voice Commands For 2018 Winter Olympics

Amazon is updating its Alexa mobile app to support voice commands for the 2018 Winter Olympics, which kicks off on Feb. 9. Here's a guide of how to get the latest Alexa app update and new voice commands.

Tech February 7, 2018

Noise Pollution May Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

Exposure to noise was linked to increased risk for irregular heart rhythms and high blood pressure. What is the level of noise that can increase a person's odds for heart disease?

Health February 6, 2018

Nursing Homes Still Administer Dangerous Antipsychotic Drugs To Dementia Patients

Antipsychotic drugs may increase risk of death in dementia patients. Why do nursing homes continue to give these medications to their residents including those not diagnosed of conditions these drugs were designed for?

Health February 6, 2018

Marbled Crayfish That Can Clone Themselves Originated From One Mutant Ancestor

The marbled crayfish did not exist 25 years ago, but it now numbers in millions. Genome sequencing revealed that the species descended from a single mutant crayfish with an extra DNA.

Science February 6, 2018

AR Stickers Arrive To Android Smartphones Thanks To Google's Motion Stills App

Google is bringing augmented reality stickers to Android phones with the Motion Stills app. It works with almost any Android handset out there, as long as it runs on Android 5.1 or later and has a gyrocope and an accelerometer.

Tech February 6, 2018

Unbelievable Spider With A Tail Found Preserved In Amber

A new ancient arachnid was found preserved in amber. It resembles a spider with a long tail, and the good news is that these arachnids were tiny.

Science February 6, 2018

SpaceX Succeeds In First Launch Of Falcon Heavy Rocket

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, SpaceX completed its first successful test launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket. Falcon Heavy could be described as a turbocharged version of the Falcon 9 rocket.

Science February 6, 2018

Android Nougat Now The Most Used Android Version, While Android Oreo Finally Claims 1 Percent

Android Nougat, released in August 2016, is finally the most used version of the mobile operating system. However, the latest build, Android Oreo, is just at over 1 percent, revealing the severity of Google's infamous Android fragmentation problem.

Tech February 6, 2018

Kim Wilde's Worst Nightmare Is Singing 'Kids In America' To Aliens In Space

Iconic pop artist Kim Wilde recently shared her worst nightmare, being abducted by aliens and forced to sing 'Kids In America' in space. The singer said she encountered a UFO the day after Michael Jackson died.

Culture February 6, 2018

'Bayonetta' And 'Bayonetta 2' Look Much Better On Nintendo Switch Than On Wii U: What Else Is New?

The dual pack of 'Bayonetta' and 'Bayonetta 2' look much better on the Nintendo Switch compared to the Wii U. The first two entries in the franchise are re-released to the hybrid console in preparation for 'Bayonetta 3.'

Culture February 6, 2018

Untreated Water In Flint Linked to Outbreak of Severe Pneumonia Legionnaires' Disease

The water crisis in Flint City, Michigan, that led to the outbreak of Legionnaires' disease and the death of 12 people was caused by untreated corrosive water. Scientists link the low chlorine level in the water to the Legionella bacteria.

Health February 6, 2018

KFD Tick Virus Kills 19 People In India: What Are The Symptoms Of Kyasanur Forest Disease?

Traveling To India? Deadly tick virus KFD has killed 19 people in the country, infecting hundreds. Here are all of the signs and symptoms of Kyasanur Forest disease.

Health February 6, 2018

Developer Of 'Worst Game Ever' Wants People To Stop Talking About It

The reclusive developer behind what is considered the worst game of all time has come out of hiding. He wants people to stop talking about the terrible game that he's made.

Culture February 6, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Could Include Battle Royale Mode

Red Dead Redemption 2 may have been delayed recently but that didn't stop a leak of information about the upcoming game. New rumors say that it will feature a Battle Royale mode.

Culture February 6, 2018

Best Buy Will Stop Selling CDs This Summer

In stores still selling physical copies of music, vinyl has seen a resurgence while the CD is collecting dust on shelves. Best Buy has made a decision to stop selling CDs this summer.

Tech February 6, 2018

Chemical In McDonald's French Fries Can Cure Baldness

A study done by Japanese scientists found that a chemical used in cooking McDonald’s fries can help fight baldness. Oil from the fries can lead to a cure.

Health February 6, 2018

Amazon Pulls Hair Dryer After It's Discovered To Shoot Fire

A woman found that the hair dryer she bought from Amazon may have been a little too hot. Instead of blowing air to dry her hair, the hair dryer was blowing out a fire.

Culture February 6, 2018

Donald Trump Goes After UK Health Service, Prime Minister Fights Back

President Donald Trump's love of using Twitter to attack political opponents is well-known. While throwing his latest attack at the Democrats, he went after the UK Health Service and Prime Minister Theresa May wasn't having it.

Health February 6, 2018

Somebody Took A Disturbing Selfie With Dental School Students And 2 Severed Heads

Somebody took a selfie with dental school students, a professor, and two severed heads in a workshop at Yale University. The officials of the school, which was not in charge of the workshop, described the incident as "disturbing" and "inexcusable."

Health February 6, 2018

Nintendo Addresses Mario's Missing Belly Button, Settles Toad Hat vs. Head Debate

Nintendo finally took the time to answer some of the questions fans wanted to ask about Mario, Toad, and others. A short video featuring Yoshiaki Koizumi provided some of the answers.

Culture February 6, 2018

Broadcom Lays Down Best And Final Offer To Acquire Qualcomm At $121 Billion

Broadcom is now offering $121 billion to buy Qualcomm, after the chipmaker rejected its initial acquisition offer. That new price is its 'best and final' offer.

Tech February 6, 2018

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S9 Renders In Lilac Show Off New Fingerprint Reader Amid Price Hike Rumors

Prolific leaker Evan Blass uploaded new renders of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, showing off the smartphones in lilac and the new fingerprint scanner. Rumors also claim that there will be a price hike on the devices.

Tech February 6, 2018

Metal Gear Solid V Accidentally Triggers Secret Nuclear Disarmament Event

For some reason, the secret nuclear disarmament cutscene in 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' was triggered. Even publisher Konami doesn’t know why it did, considering the number of nukes still present in the game.

Culture February 6, 2018

Here's Microsoft's Response To Backlash From Retailers After Xbox Game Pass Changes

Microsoft received feedback from retailers that were against its Xbox Game Pass changes. However, the company claims that it will push through with its decision.

Culture February 6, 2018

You Can Now Preorder The Huawei Mate 10 Pro At Major Retailers, Free $150 Gift Card Included

Major U.S. retailers are now selling the Huawei Mate 10 Pro after the company’s deals with AT&T and Verizon fell through. Customers get a $150 gift card for every purchase.

Tech February 6, 2018

Hot Tea May Increase Risk For Esophageal Cancer In Cigarette Smokers And Alcohol Drinkers

A study involving nearly 500,000 adults in China suggests that smokers and heavy drinkers who drink hot tea regularly may have increased risk of developing esophageal cancer. How can the hot beverage cause the potentially fatal disease?

Health February 6, 2018

Amazfit Bip Smartwatch Looks Like An Apple Watch, But Offers 45-Day Battery Life And GPS At $99

A new smartwatch called Amazfit Bip comes from Huami and offers a 45-day battery life and GPS at just $99. The smartwatch is available now in the United States, with more color options coming soon.

Tech February 6, 2018

Nokia 7 Plus Leaks With Dual Camera, Android Oreo, 18:9 Display, And More

The purported Nokia 7 Plus has leaked again, this time complete with images and more specs details. The latest leak revealed a dual rear camera setup with Zeiss optics and more.

Tech February 6, 2018

NYPD Cops Receive 36,000 iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Units To Fight Crime

The NYPD has begun its replacement program to swap over 36,000 obsolete Windows Phone units. Police officers will receive an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus as an upgrade free of charge.

Tech February 6, 2018

The Intel Vaunt Smart Glasses Takes Simple Approach To Fix All Google Glass Issues

The Intel Vaunt does not look like smart glasses at all, save for the small red light that will sometimes be seen on the right lens. Intel is hoping that it will find more success compared to the Google Glass.

Tech February 6, 2018

T-Mobile Port Out Scam Alert Is Real: Here's What To Do To Protect Your Account

T-Mobile warned customers of a port-out scam that can have dire consequences. Here's what to do to protect your account.

Tech February 6, 2018

Billy 'King Of Kong' Mitchell Loses High Scores After Being Accused Of Using Emulators To Achieve Them

A dispute was submitted to Twin Galaxies regarding the high scores for 'Donkey Kong' submitted by Billy Mitchell. Presented evidence claimed that he used an emulator to play the game.

Culture February 6, 2018

Move Over Sue: Largest Dinosaur Ever Discovered To Replace T-Rex Display Spot At Field Museum In Chicago

The iconic SUE Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil will move to a new display at the Chicago Field Museum to give way to the cast of the largest dinosaur fossil ever found. Sue has been the museum’s main attraction for 18 years.

Science February 6, 2018

Dim Light Can Change Brain Structure And Impair Memory

Findings of an animal study showed that frequently staying in dimly-lit room can change the brain's structure and impair ability to learn and remember. How does dim light affect memory and learning?

Health February 6, 2018

Bye Bye, Qualcomm: Apple Will Use Intel Baseband For Future iPhone Models Instead

Apple might be jettisoning Qualcomm altogether. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that the Cupertino company will soon rely on Intel exclusively for baseband components of future iPhone models.

Tech February 6, 2018

Microplastic Pollution Threatens Giants Of The Ocean, Scientists Warn

Filter feeders such as whales and whale sharks ingest large amounts of microplastic as the ocean becomes increasingly polluted with plastic debris. What are the effects of plastic on these giant marine creatures?

Science February 6, 2018

Flat Earther Mad Mike Hughes Fails To Launch Himself Aboard Homemade Rocket

Mad Mike Hughes failed to launch himself aboard his rocket last year because he could not get permit from Bureau of Land Management. What prevented the flat Earth conspiracy theorist and his rocket to lift off this time?

Feature February 5, 2018

Massive Comet Crashed Into Earth 13,000 Years Ago, Triggering Firestorms And Mini Ice Age

An international team of scientists concluded that a massive comet crashed into the Earth 13,000 years ago. The event supposedly created firestorms around the world, with the dust clouds blocking the sun and eventually leading into a mini ice age.

Science February 5, 2018

Google's Pixel Visual Core To Up Your Snapchat, Instagram Game Via Pixel 2 Update

Google is turning on the Pixel 2's Pixel Visual Core for third-party apps. That means apps such as Snapchat, Instagram, and WhatsApp will get to benefit from the image processing unit.

Tech February 5, 2018

How The Risks Of Smoking Marijuana Can Cause Anxiety And Panic Attacks

Marijuana can cause multiple health problems, including damage to the lungs, memory loss, and fast heart rate. However, after the use of marijuana, some people may experience anxiety and panic attacks while others may not.

Health February 5, 2018

Study Finds Smartphone Usage Causes Depression In Teens

There's been an increase in depression among teens as smartphone usage increases. According to a new study, smartphones are affecting the mental health of teens.

Health February 5, 2018

Insomnia? Sleep Expert Shares Reasons Why You Can’t Fall Asleep At Night

Can't fall asleep at night? People with insomnia have a hard time falling asleep at night. A sleep expert shares reasons you can't fall asleep at night.

Health February 5, 2018

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