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Moviepass Competitor Sinemia Launches $4.99 Per Month Subscription Plan

Moviepass competitor Sinemia launched a new subscription plan that's sure to siphon some users away. A lower price also comes with more restrictions than Moviepass offers.

Culture May 6, 2018

Google Chrome Crashing, Freezing After Windows 10 April 2018 Update? Microsoft Is Working On It

A bug within the Windows 10 April Update is causing devices to freeze or crash when using Google Chrome. Microsoft, Google, and Intel are now working on a fix.

Tech May 6, 2018

Retired Prison Guard Eats His 30,000th Big Mac

Don Gorske has already eaten 30,000 Big Macs since the early 1970s, when he first tried McDonald's signature burger. Does consumption of Big Macs daily make him sick?

Culture May 6, 2018

May Is National High Blood Pressure Education Month: Understanding Blood Pressure

It is important to get accurate blood pressure readings in order to receive proper health care. What are some errors that can alter blood pressure readings?

Health May 6, 2018

What Killed Sultan Saladin 800 Years Ago? Experts Finally Have An Answer

Sultan Saladin is a legendary historical figure who unified the Muslim world in the 12th century. His death was a mystery for centuries but now, doctors reveal typhoid as a likely cause of death.

Feature May 6, 2018

Google News Revamp Will Reportedly Make It Faster, With More Video: What To Expect

Google News is getting a significant update soon, with faster loading times thanks to AMP and more. The update will likely debut at Google I/O next week and will consolidate several other Google services.

Tech May 6, 2018

Woman Hospitalized Due To Microblading Infection: Other Health Risks Posed By Tattooed Eyebrows

A woman was hospitalized for three days due to an infection linked to eyebrow microblading. What are the other dangers of getting makeup tattoos and other cosmetic procedures?

Health May 5, 2018

James Webb Space Telescope Suffers Another Mechanical Snag During Test

NASA said this is not the first time that the James Webb Space Telescope encountered mechanical problems. The American space agency assured that these events will not affect the space telescope’s launch to space in 2020.

Science May 5, 2018

Chinese-Funded Project Threatens World’s Rarest Orangutan Species To Possible Extinction

A new study called for urgent action to save the Tapanuli Orangutans from possibly going extinct. The species were discovered in 2017 and considered one of the rarest animals on Earth.

Science May 5, 2018

National Astronaut Day Commemorates Launch Of First American In Space

Alan Shepard was the first American to go to space 57 years ago. Ten years after that mission, he was also the first man to hit a golf ball on the surface of the moon.

Science May 5, 2018

Dropping Fast Food Can Increase Fertility: Other Ways To Increase Chances Of Getting Pregnant

Women who want to get pregnant fast may want to ditch fast food, findings of a new study suggest. Here are other ways women and their partner can boost fertility.

Health May 5, 2018

How A 25-Year-Old Drug For Nerve Pain Called Gabapentin Showed Up In Opioid Overdoses

Gabapentin, a nerve medication that has been around for 25 years, is now being misused by opioid users. The FDA is going to study the drug to find a solution to the crisis.

Health May 5, 2018

Scientists Studying The Poop Of 87 Gorillas Provide Insight Into The Diets Of Humans

Scientists conducted a research on the fecal matter of 87 gorillas from the Republic of Congo over three years. They discovered that the gastrointestinal microbes change based on the seasonal diets.

Science May 5, 2018

NASA InSight Mars Lander Launched: Red Planet Interior Will Be Probed And Mapped

NASA resumed its mission to probe Mars as it launched a new spacecraft that is expected to study the red planet from California. The InSight lander is expected to arrive on the planet sometime in November.

Science May 5, 2018

Meat-Based Diet Can Lead To Growth In Infants, New Study Suggests

A new study suggests that giving infants meat-based foods can be beneficial to their growth. The study was conducted over a seven-month period on infants aged 5 to 12 months old.

Health May 5, 2018

New Facebook Messenger Malware Can Steal Users' Passwords, Money, Or CPU Power

A new malware called FacexWorm is making rounds on Facebook Messenger and it can steal users' passwords and money, or exploit their PC to mine cryptocurrency. Here's what to look out for.

Tech May 5, 2018

'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze' For Nintendo Switch Adds Funky Kong, But It's Still Pretty Hard

'Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze,' which was originally launched for the Nintendo Wii U, was released for the Nintendo Switch, However, even with the addition of the overpowered Funky Kong, it remains a hard game to play.

Culture May 5, 2018

Gene Variant Linked To Migraine Likely Propagated To Help Ancient Humans Adapt To Cold Climates

Researchers found that a variant of the gene TRPM8 may have propagated to the modern-day population because it was significant to early humans in adapting a colder climate. Hence, more people living in higher altitudes at present continued to carry the trait.

Health May 5, 2018

Google Assistant Now Lets You Buy Movie Tickets: Here’s How

OK Google — buy me tickets for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story.' That’s right, Google Assistant now allows in-app ticket purchases, and you don’t even have to download the Fandango app.

Tech May 5, 2018

Rare Eye Cancer Ocular Melanoma: Signs, Symptoms, And Treatment

Recent reports highlighted the risks of ocular melanoma, which is considered quite rare. This form of eye cancer can have many symptoms or signs but such condition is difficult to detect visually in its early stages.

Health May 5, 2018

Carbon Dioxide In Atmosphere Is Highest In 800,000 Years: Here Are The Top Sources Of Emission

The concentration of planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is highest in the last 800,000 years. Here are the primary sources of greenhouse gas emissions, according to EPA.

Science May 5, 2018

Woman Had Cockroach Stuck In Ear For 9 Days: Here Is Why Live Insects Could Crawl Into Your Body

Experts said cockroaches in the ear are not unusual because these insects are always looking for food. In the case of a Florida woman, it took nine days before parts of the cockroach’s body were completely removed from her ear.

Health May 5, 2018

Massive Sinkhole In New Zealand Reveals Ancient Soil With Deposits From Supervolcano Eruption

A massive sinkhole in New Zealand revealed 60,000-year-old soil which included deposits from Lake Taupo eruptions. The crack was likened to the length of two football fields and the largest sinkhole ever seen in New Zealand.

Science May 5, 2018

Public Petition Seeks Apple MacBook Pro Recall Over Keyboard Problems

Apple's butterfly keyboard for MacBooks poses issues as the keys can get stuck from the smallest speck of dust. An online petition now calls on Apple to recall every MacBook Pro since 2016 and replace the keyboards with redesigned ones.

Tech May 5, 2018

People Showing No Symptoms Of Dengue Fever Likely The Primary Source Of Infection

Researchers used a mathematical equation to compute the degree by which asymptomatic people contributed to the transmission of the dengue virus. It was previously assumed that people with no symptoms had little impact on the spread of the disease.

Health May 5, 2018

Hundreds Flee As Hawaii’s Most Active Volcano Kilauea Spews Lava And High Levels Of Toxic Gas

Authorities ordered the citizens of Big Island in Hawaii to evacuate following Mount Kilauea’s eruption. The volcano spewed toxic sulfur dioxide gas in the air, which can cause respiratory problems.

Science May 5, 2018

Waymo Self-Driving Minivan Involved In Arizona Crash

Another self-driving vehicle accident happened in Chandler, Arizona that resulted in minor injuries. The Waymo van was reportedly hit by sedan after it swerved into the wrong lane in order to avoid another collision.

Tech May 5, 2018

New Surface Pro Version With Intel Core i5, 128 GB SSD, 8GB RAM Now Available

Microsoft updated its online store to reflect a new configuration for its latest Surface Pro lineup. The $999 package does not include the Type Cover but comes with the device that holds an Intel Core i5 with 8GB of RAM alongside a 128 GB SSD internal memory.

Tech May 5, 2018

Scientists Just Found A Way To Make Mice Resistant To Obesity

NAMPT is the enzyme responsible for efficiently storing fat, a new research proved. So, can we simply get rid of it to make us resistant to obesity?

Health May 5, 2018

Look Up: Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

This year's Eta Aquarids are expected to be one of the finest showers of the year. The best way to see them is during early morning hours in locations far enough from city lights.

Science May 5, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 Call Issues Get Fixes With The Latest Update, Rolling Out Now

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are now getting new software updates that finally fix the frustrating call issues. The updates are rolling out now in various regions worldwide.

Tech May 5, 2018

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4: What We Know So Far

The official Community Reveal for 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' is scheduled for May 17, but new information continues to drop for the sequel. Rumors suggest that the upcoming title will be eSports-ready and might include a battle royale multiplayer mode.

Culture May 5, 2018

Hormone Tagged As Possible Autism Biomarker For Boys: Here's Why This Matters

Researchers have identified the hormone vasopressin as a possible biomarker for autism in boys in a new study involving rhesus monkeys. Why is determining an autism biomarker a valuable discovery?

Health May 5, 2018

Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski Kicked Out Of Film Academy

The Film Academy expelled two longtime members: Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, both of which are guilty of sexual offenses. More people might get kicked out as the Academy continues to adopt its new standards of conduct.

Culture May 5, 2018

iPhone X Was The Best-Selling Smartphone In Q1 2018

Contrary to reports, the iPhone X is doing extremely well. In fact, it was the best-selling smartphone in the first quarter of 2018, according to an analytics firm.

Tech May 5, 2018

Kroger Supplier Recalls 17 Tons Of Ground Beef Due To Possible Plastic Contaminants

The USDA confirmed that around 17 tons of beef delivered to Kroger distribution centers might be contaminated by hard bits of plastic. The retailer issued a recall for several of its products that were included in the batch delivered by its supplier.

Health May 5, 2018

Custom GIF Creation Now Coming To Gboard For Android

The Android version of Gboard now lets users create custom GIFs, just like on iOS. The feature is still in beta, however, so other folks might have to wait a bit before getting the new tool.

Tech May 5, 2018

Google Pay Rolls Out On The Web For Desktop And iOS Devices

Earlier this year, Google combined and rebranded most of its payment services into Google Pay. Now, the company confirmed that the payment platform is on its way to desktops and iOS devices.

Tech May 5, 2018

Facebook Used Your Instagram Photos To Train Its Image Recognition AI: Another Privacy Issue?

To enhance its image recognition technology, Facebook has the best source of images in the world: Instagram. Could this be another privacy issue for the company, though?

Tech May 5, 2018

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen Chemicals Harmful To Corals: What To Know About Safe Sun Protection

Hawaii cracks down on sunscreen chemicals that are harmful to coral reef and marine life. Fortunately, there are other alternatives that can protect the skin from harsh sun exposure.

Health May 5, 2018

Researchers Play Bach For Crocodiles During MRI To Study Their Brains

Researchers played classical music for 1-year-old Nile crocodiles during an MRI scan. As it turns out, crocodiles seem to like being inside the scanner as they remained rather calm and quiet.

Science May 4, 2018

Study Finds No Risk To Babies If Their Mothers Eat Placenta After Birth

A team of researchers found that mothers who consume their placenta after birth do not bring an increased health risk to their newborns. The research showed that most mothers practice placentophagy to prevent postpartum depression.

Health May 4, 2018

Older Americans Have Active Sex Life: Why Physical Intimacy Still Matters Even In Old Age

Americans between 65 and 80 years old are still sexually active. Here are some of the reasons why physical intimacy is a good thing for aging populations.

Health May 4, 2018

Candidate Scott Hawkins Announces Cancer Diagnosis: What Is The Best Treatment For Pancreatic Cancer?

Alaska Republican contender Scott Hawkins said he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer amid his gubernatorial run. A team of oncologists said they are positive of Hawkins’ full recovery given his good health and tolerance with the treatments.

Health May 4, 2018

Footage Suggests Tourist Hauled Dying Dolphin Over His Shoulder To Bring It Home

A video showed a tourist hauling a dying dolphin over his shoulder. Witnesses said that the man put the struggling animal in his car and drove away. Authorities ensured that punishment is in place as soon as the tourist is identified.

Science May 4, 2018

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