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England At Risk Of Water Drought Due To Overuse, According To Study

The United Kingdom’s Environment Agency released a new study that England would face a potential water drought in 2050. The agency believes that climate change, population growth, and leakage could cause it.

Science May 23, 2018

Standing Too Close To A BBQ Grill Could Expose Skin To Dangerous Chemicals That Can Cause Cancer

A new study conducted in China showed that exposure to the smoke of a barbecue grill could be dangerous. Researchers noted that hazardous chemical carcinogens produced from the smoke of the grill can get into people's skin.

Health May 23, 2018

Facebook Marketplace Allows Users To Connect With Electricians, Plumbers

Facebook announced that it would be helping its users connect with service professionals. The social media company would partner with Handy, HomeAdvisor, and Porch to give its users access to hundreds of thousands of professionals.

Tech May 23, 2018

Two-Factor Authentication For Facebook Will No Longer Require A Phone Number

Facebook revealed that it is improving the sign-up process for two-factor authentication. To sign up for the security feature, users will not be required to use a phone number.

Tech May 23, 2018

Great Ape, Hunchbacked Shrimp Headline 10 New Species List

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s International Institute for Species Exploration released its annual list of newly discovered species. The species were from around the world.

Science May 23, 2018

NOAA Leaks Exclusive New Footage From GOES-17 Of Lightning Flashes Across The US

NOAA released footage of a lightning storm that was captured on May 9. It was recorded by the GOES-17 satellite, which used technology known as the Geostationary Lightning Mapper.

Science May 23, 2018

How A Robot Discovered The 300-Year-Old 'Holy Grail Of Shipwrecks' With $17B In Treasure

An autonomous underwater vehicle called Remus 6000 found the San Jose, known as the 'Holy Grail of shipwrecks.' The 300-year-old ship holds treasure valued up to $17 billion.

Science May 23, 2018

Drinking Champagne, Consuming Fish Oil Pills, And Challenging Yourself Are Some Ways To Help Prevent Dementia

A professor from the United Kingdom has given six beneficial ways to help prevent dementia. Some of the suggestions include brain exercise, fish oil pill intake, and drinking at least 3 glasses of champagne a week.

Health May 23, 2018

Coyote Population Exponentially Expands Across North And Central America, Study Says

Two scientists from the University of North Carolina at Raleigh released a new study that showcased coyotes’ expansion across North America. They found that coyotes lived in various habitats across the continent for over 10,000 years.

Science May 23, 2018

Are E-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Regular Cigarettes? Teens Won't Stop Vaping Despite Health Concerns

The debate between e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes is still ongoing as experts have not determined if vaping is better for people. Despite this, many teens still want to continue vaping because they think it's cool.

Health May 23, 2018

Yup, There Might Be A Nintendo 64 Classic Edition Coming Soon: Here’s Proof

Nintendo 64 Classic Edition might be coming soon, if a recently filed trademark is anything to go by. But even so, Nintendo still needs to solve its Virtual Console problem.

Culture May 23, 2018

Google Maps For iOS Update Adds New Car Icons To Replace The Boring Navigation Arrow

Google Maps's latest iOS update added new car icons that replace the arrow in the driving navigation mode. Users now have three icon options, which allow them to choose one to represent the car they are driving.

Tech May 23, 2018

NASA Launches GRACE-FO Mission Satellites Into Orbit

NASA has launched two new satellites atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 22 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The satellites, called GRACE-FO, will be used to keep an eye on the changes and movement of water on Earth.

Science May 23, 2018

Sunscreen Capsules Do Not Provide Protection Against Sunburn, FDA Warns

Sunscreen capsules and pills do not protect your skin from the harmful effects of sun exposure such as sunburn and skin cancer, warned FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. The FDA has sent warning letters to the companies behind the misleading products.

Health May 23, 2018

You Can Buy A Nintendo Switch Without A Dock For A Cheaper Price — But Only In Japan

In Japan, Nintendo is now selling a Switch without a dock for a cheaper price, but you don’t get the AC adapter and other accessories. Here’s why it wouldn’t be wise to sell this bundle in the United States.

Culture May 23, 2018

Huawei MateBook X Pro Lands On US Shores With A $1,200 Starting Price

Huawei just released the MateBook X Pro in the US with a starting price of $1,200 but with specifications of a high-end ultrabook. It is now available on Amazon, Newegg, and Microsoft.

Tech May 23, 2018

Living And Non-Biological Systems Exhibit The Same Quantum Behavior In Photosynthesis Test

Quantum molecules in biological systems have the same behavior as those in nonliving matter. This could help in the development of nature-inspired technologies like solar energy storage and photosynthetic environments.

Science May 23, 2018

PlayStation 4 Life Cycle Enters Final Phase: Is The PlayStation 5 Coming Soon?

The PlayStation 4 life cycle is entering its final phase, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO John Kodera. Does this mean that the PlayStation 5 release date is drawing closer?

Culture May 23, 2018

Charlize Theron To Play Megyn Kelly In New Roger Ailes Sexual Harrassment Movie

Charlize Theron will portray former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly in an upcoming film about sexual misconduct allegations against Roger Ailes. The film will be directed by Jay Roach.

Culture May 23, 2018

Sekisei Lagoon: Only 1 Percent Of Japan's Biggest Coral Reef Is Healthy Because Of Climate Change

Bleaching events linked to warmer water temperatures killed corals at Sekisei Lagoon, Japan's largest coral reef. Only 1.4 percent of the lagoon is now in healthy condition.

Science May 23, 2018

Google Photos Is Getting A New Favorites Feature: What To Expect

Google just announced more features coming to Google Photos. Soon, users will be able to compile their favorite photos in one album or like photos shared by their contacts.

Tech May 23, 2018

Chinese Giant Salamander Now Close To Extinction Because People Keep Eating Them

Populations of Chinese Giant Salamanders, once thought to occur widely across China, are dwindling, according to a new study. Humans must try to conserve this species, but that might be difficult.

Science May 23, 2018

Sony's 10.3-Inch E-Ink Tablet Digital Paper Goes Up For Preorder In The US

Sony made its 10.3-inch Digital Paper available for preorder at $600 in the US. The new E-ink tablet is similar to the earlier version, with the only difference being its smaller size.

Tech May 23, 2018

Astronauts To Mars May Protect Themselves From Cosmic Radiation Effects Like Memory Loss By Taking Drug

Astronauts in deep space missions may suffer from memory loss due to their exposure to cosmic radiation. Scientists, however, have identified a drug that will prevent the astronauts from experiencing impaired memory functions.

Science May 23, 2018

Budget Alcatel 3V Smartphone With 2K FullView Display And Dual Cameras Launching In The US At $150

The Android Oreo-powered Alcatel 3V from MWC 2018 is ready to launch in the United States, at a $150 price point. Here's what it has to offer and where it will be available.

Tech May 23, 2018

New Sonos Speaker Bundles Will Let You Set Up A Home Sound System At A Discount

Sonos released new bundles consisting of its smart speakers and other products, allowing buyers to set up a complete home sound system at a discount. The bundles are sold with a discount ranging from $19 to $99.

Tech May 23, 2018

Accidental Exposure To ADHD Medications On The Rise, Says New Study

Children and adolescents have been exposed intentionally and unintentionally to ADHD medications. The results of the study came after the NRA linked ADHD drugs to the increasing incidences of gun violence.

Health May 23, 2018

Overwatch Anniversary Event 2018 Now Online: Here Are All The New Skins

The 'Overwatch' Anniversary Event 2018 is now online, offering players new skins, dance emotes, and a Deathmatch map. Out of the 11 new 'Overwatch' skins in this year's version of the event, which one is your favorite?

Culture May 23, 2018

HTC U12 Plus Listed Early On Company's Website, Confirms Specs And Price Ahead Of Release

HTC has a special event scheduled for May 23, but the HTC U12 Plus already appeared in premature listings. The company took the pages down in the meantime, but it had already confirmed the smartphone's specs and price.

Tech May 23, 2018

CPU Flaw Speculative Store Bypass Fix May Slow Down Your Computer

On Monday, May 21, Google and Microsoft jointly disclosed a new CPU security vulnerability similar to the Spectre and Meltdown flaws reported earlier this year. The latest vulnerability, called Speculative Store Bypass, impacts Intel, AMD, and ARM processors.

Tech May 23, 2018

Dropbox Update Brings File Activity Improvements, Plus Gallery View, And More

Dropbox for iOS and Android are getting much-needed upgrades. File activity finally comes to mobile, and there’s now a new gallery view option, plus more.

Tech May 23, 2018

Here's What The iPhone X Has That The OnePlus 6 Doesn't

The OnePlus 6 has finally been released, and it's giving users a lot of reasons why it's considered as a flagship killer. Compared with the likes of the iPhone X, though, how does it fare?

Tech May 23, 2018

MIT Scientists Build VR Training Grounds For AI Drones

A team of scientists from MIT created a new VR training area for its AI drones. The new system relies on virtual reality to configure the autonomous machine to fly around obstacles, both static and moving.

Drone Revolution May 23, 2018

Brain Structure Of Transgender Adolescents Resembles Gender They Identify With

Brain scans conducted on young transgender people showed that these youth have brain functions similar to the gender they identify with. The analysis suggested that transgenderism develops at an early age and that it is something that might be innate.

Health May 23, 2018

Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures: What Is At Risk?

President Donald Trump uses two iPhones, one for phone calls and one for Twitter. He is reportedly refusing to follow security measures that will protect his phones from hacking.

Tech May 23, 2018

Apple Quietly Drops USB-C To Lightning Cable Price: What Does This Mean For This Year's iPhones?

Apple quietly reduced the price of its USB-C to Lightning Cable from $25 to $19. The price change might look insignificant, but it may have something to do with what Apple is planning for this year's new iPhones.

Tech May 22, 2018

Fortnite Jetpacks Finally Available: Here's How They Work And When To Use Them

Jetpacks in 'Fortnite' are finally available, three months after the originally promised February launch date. Here's how to use the 'Fortnite' jetpacks as well as the best time to use them for both regular and skilled players.

Culture May 22, 2018

5-Year-Old With Autism Speaks First Words In A McDonald's Drive-Thru: What Is Nonverbal Autism?

Briana Blankenship recorded her 5-year-old daughter, Taylor, saying her first words while in a McDonald's drive-thru. Taylor has nonverbal autism and has been in speech therapy since age 3.

Health May 22, 2018

Twitter Ends Support For Android TV, Roku, and Xbox Apps

Twitter announced that it would discontinue its TV-based apps for Android TV, Roku, and Xbox. Reports say it had something to do with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation standards.

Tech May 22, 2018

FDA Continues To Stop Companies From Selling Kratom Supplements That Could Be Linked To Salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration cracked down again on companies that continue to sell the kratom supplement. The unknown product is linked to a recent outbreak of salmonella, which has so far affected 130 people in the United States.

Health May 22, 2018

Invasive Giant Flatworms Found In France Spotted Since 1999 But Scientists Are Just Now Noticing

Invasive giant flatworms from Asia have been spotted in France since 1999 but scientists are just now getting around to noticing the worms. Tests show that they have been difficult to spot in food shipments.

Science May 22, 2018

Man Discovers He Has Rare Form Of Hepatitis C After Donating Blood

A man who donated his blood in 2003 apparently had a rare form of hepatitis C. The man was given a new treatment that he credits for saving his life after the shocking diagnosis.

Health May 22, 2018

Instagram Gives Users The Power To Quiet Certain Users Down, Thanks To The Mute Button

Instagram users can now control what they view on their personal and Instagram Stories feed. The Mute button would allow users to silence certain users without notifying them that they have been muted.

Tech May 22, 2018

New Study Shows Suicide Rate Has Doubled Among Young Black Children In The US

A newly released study found that the suicide rate among black children is twice as high as that of their white counterparts. Majority of the children were under the age of 13.

Health May 22, 2018

Apple Gives In To China’s Demands By Removing CallKit Apps From Country’s App Store

Apple recently informed developers that it needed to remove certain apps from the Chinese App Store due to their use of CallKit. The technology software integrates with VoIP calling services, which the Chinese government has banned.

Tech May 22, 2018

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