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Partial Eclipse To Happen This Week: How To Watch It

Sky watchers get ready for another celestial event this week. A partial solar eclipse will be visible on Thursday in parts of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, and Antarctica.

Science February 14, 2018

Bed Bugs Found To Poop Chemical Making Humans Sick

Suffering from allergic reactions like a runny nose or skin rash? A new study involving bed bug poop suggests the culprit may be living right in your bedroom.

Science February 14, 2018

Snapchat Creators Now Have Access To Analytics: Views, Demographics, And More

Snapchat users can now access an audience analytics tool to gain insights on story views, engagement, and demographics. The changes, which include a redesign of the app interface, are seen as part of the company’s efforts to sustain growth.

Tech February 14, 2018

US Approves Budget For Supersonic Airplane That Can Cut TransAtlantic Flights Into 3 Hours

Dubbed as 'Son of Concorde,' a new experimental airplane developed by NASA got budget approval from the U.S. government. This supersonic plane can travel from New York to London in three hours and initial flights are targeted by 2021.

Science February 14, 2018

Mother Gives Daughter Bleach Drink Made From Hydrochloric Acid And Chlorine To Cure Autism

An Indiana mother is being accused of giving her daughter bleach to cure her autism. The father says that she found the cure on Facebook.

Health February 14, 2018

Google Is Testing A Robot To Reply To Text Messages From Friends

Google is testing a robot to respond to messages from friends and family members via Facebook, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, Skype, and Twitter. Called Reply, the latest feature will make it easier for smartphone owners to focus on the real world.

Tech February 14, 2018

Mining For Cryptocurrency Is Interfering With The Search For Alien Life

Researchers are struggling to get the right computing power due to cryptocurrency mining. The lack of power is hindering further research into alien life.

Science February 14, 2018

Latest AMD GPU Driver Increases 'Fortnite,' 'PUBG,' And 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' Performance

AMD’s Radeon Adrenalin version 18.2.2 is now ready to download and designed specifically to enhance gameplay performance on “Fortnite: Battle Royale,” “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” and “Kingdom Come: Deliverance.” The optional driver update will not include bug fixes.

Culture February 14, 2018

Magic Leap Partners With NBA, Announces Cheapest Headset Model To Cost As Much As High-End Smartphone

Magic Leap has made several announcements. The secretive company said it partnered with NBA for a special experience powered by ‘spatial computing,’ and it hinted at the possible price points of its forthcoming headsets.

Tech February 14, 2018

Google Chrome Finally Gets Built-In Ad Block Feature: Here’s How It Works

Google is finally introducing a built-in ad blocker for Chrome, saving millions of users from seeing annoying ads. That doesn’t mean all ads will be gone, however.

Tech February 14, 2018

HTC Smartphone Chief Resigns Effective Immediately, Citing 'Personal Career Plan'

HTC seems to be in a tough spot, as its smartphone chief just announced his resignation effective immediately. Chialin Chang is departing the company to pursue a 'personal career plan,' and HTC has yet to appoint a replacement.

Tech February 14, 2018

Hackers Exploit Telegram To Spread Cryptocurrency Mining Malware: Are You Affected?

A Russian cybercriminal group exploited a zero-day vulnerability within Telegram to spread a multipurpose malware. They were able to create a backdoor and mine for cryptocurrency on affected systems.

Tech February 14, 2018

Google Pixel Sales Grew To 3.9 Million Units In 2017, But That's Less Than iPhones Sold Per Week

Google Pixel and Pixel 2 sales doubled to 3.9 million units in 2017. However, that figure barely makes a dent on the smartphone market, as Apple ships that many iPhones in less than a week.

Tech February 14, 2018

Google Wants To Bring Its Smart Replies To All Your Other Messaging Apps

A development team inside Google’s Area 120 incubator wants to bring Smart Reply to a variety of third-party messaging apps. Pretty soon, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, and other apps will offer smart automated replies.

Tech February 14, 2018

Best Buy Takes Down Huawei Mate 10 Pro Reviews: The Smartphone Isn't Out Yet!

Best Buy took down over a hundred reviews on the Huawei Mate 10 Pro for the simple fact that the smartphone has not yet launched in the United States. Is this a promotion gone wrong or a shady marketing attempt?

Tech February 14, 2018

Spyro The Dragon Trilogy Remaster Will Launch This Year On The PlayStation 4

According to a report by Kotaku, a remastered 'Spyro the Dragon' trilogy will launch this year on the PlayStation 4. 'Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy' studio Vicarious Visions will develop the collection.

Culture February 14, 2018

NASA May Send Submarine To Explore Saturn's Moon Titan

The US space agency is planning to send a submarine to Titan, which is Saturn's largest moon. The submarine is going to explore the satellite's vast liquid ocean.

Science February 14, 2018

More People Are Suffering From Kidney Stones, Study Shows: Here's How To Avoid Getting Them

A study by the Mayo Clinic revealed that cases of kidney stones are on the rise, especially among women. The best way to avoid the painful condition is to drink lots of water.

Health February 14, 2018

Christie's To Auction Meteorite That Produced Sonic Boom Over Michigan

Last month a fireball had broken apart over Michigan, pieces of which fell on Lake Zukey. Auction house Christie's is now going to auction the well-preserved Michigan meteorite, which was collected by a resident.

Science February 14, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 To Feature Stereo Speakers And 3D Emoji: Report

Samsung Galaxy S9 leaks and rumors are piling up and a new report claimed the new flagship will feature stereo speakers and 3D emoji. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will debut on Feb. 25.

Tech February 14, 2018

Winner Of Science Photo Contest Captures Picture Of An Atom

University of Oxford quantum physicist David Nadlinger took the winning photo of the fifth EPSRC science photo competition. The winning image shows a strontium atom held by electric fields.

Feature February 14, 2018

Tim Cook Says You Can't Visit Apple's 'Spaceship': Here's Why

Apple CEO Tim Cook said there is no chance the Apple Park’s spaceship building will open its doors to the public. The policy is in place to protect the company’s trade secrets.

Tech February 14, 2018

Google Search Testing AMP Stories Format: What Is This?

At its AMP Conf 2018 in Amsterdam, Google announced that it's testing a new format: AMP Stories. These stories will feature visually-rich content optimized for mobile, and should load significantly faster.

Tech February 14, 2018

This Is How Cockroaches Survive After Ramming Head First Into Concrete Walls

Cockroaches are among the fastest in the insect world. However, its speed is not the only reason why it could survive collisions without getting injured.

Science February 14, 2018

Where In The Galaxy Is Elon Musk's Roadster Now? Here's An Update

Elon Musk's red Tesla Roadster is out there in space, and today is the last Earth is going to see it. The car and its passenger, the SpaceX Starman, will sink into deep space today on board the Falcon Heavy.

Science February 14, 2018

Termite-Hunting Matabele Ants Treat Wounded Comrades By Licking Them

The sub-Saharan Matabele ants rescue their wounded mates in the battlefield, bring them back to their nests, and take turns to lick the wounded legs. Does this behavior help save lives?

Science February 14, 2018

Don't Let The Facebook App 'Protect' You: It's Onavo, The VPN Service That Tracks Your Data Usage

Facebook now offers Onavo Protect, a VPN app, in the United States and select locations. The service, available on Android and iOS, purports to give extra protection but also has tracking features that collect users’ private data.

Tech February 14, 2018

Snapdragon 845 Benchmark Test Results Are In, And 2018 Android Flagships Look Promising

Initial benchmark test results of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC indicated that the upcoming bunch of 2018 Android flagship will be worthy upgrades. It is believed the Samsung Galaxy S9 will be the first to showcase the chip’s prowess.

Tech February 14, 2018

Fortnite: Battle Royale's SMG To Be Removed, And It 'May Or May Not Return'

Epic Games said the next 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' game update will roll out key changes and enhancements, including the rotating out of items and consumables. The studio confirmed the SMG will be removed soon.

Culture February 14, 2018

A ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ Player Just Reached Max Rank — And Not A Single Gun Was Used

Someone just managed to reach to Master Prestige rank on ‘Call of Duty: WWII,’ the highest level anyone could ever achieve in the game. Oh, and he didn’t use any guns.

Culture February 13, 2018

SensAheart Can Test For Heart Attacks Before They Happen

SensAheart can predict a heart attack before it's about to occur. The device was created by Emil Katz, the founder and CEO of Novamed, after his closed friends ignored symptoms of a heart attack.

Tech February 13, 2018

Swimming In Cold Water Could Be An Alternative To Pain Killers And Physiotherapy For Pain Relief

A man said that his post-operative pain disappeared after an open water swimming. Can pain sufferers now ditch taking strong medications and physiotherapy for swimming in cold water?

Health February 13, 2018

Melting Ice In Greenland And Antarctica Causing Sea Levels To Rise Twice As Much Than Predicted

Researchers gathered 25 years of satellite data and observed that sea levels will increase by almost two feet at the end of the century. They say the accelerating sea level rise is due to ocean warming and melting ice sheets.

Science February 13, 2018

Salon Wants To Get Rid Of Ads By Asking Users To Mine Cryptocurrency Instead

Salon has a new strategy of dealing with people who block ads on the website. It's offering a new choice, get rid of ads and instead mine cryptocurrency for Salon.

Tech February 13, 2018

AccuWeather Makes Error Sending Tsunami Warnings Across East Coast

A false tsunami warning was sent out throughout the East Coast Tuesday morning (Feb. 6). There was an issue with the AccuWeather app that was supposed be conducting a test.

Science February 13, 2018

Boston Dynamics' Spotmini Robot Can Now Open Doors

Boston Dynamics' robots are advancing at a rapid pace as the Spotmini can now open doors. A reality in which we become like the world of 'Terminator' is getting closer.

Science February 13, 2018

YouTube CEO Tells Facebook To 'Get Back To Baby Pictures'

YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki goes after Facebook after she's questioned about the social media website's video ambitions. Wojcicki tells Facebook to stay in their lane.

Tech February 13, 2018

Apple’s HomePod: Reasons Not To Buy Apple’s New Smart Speaker

Thinking about buying Apple’s latest wireless smart speaker, the HomePod? Here’s all of the reasons not to buy Apple’s expensive smart speaker.

Tech February 13, 2018

Powerful Antibiotic Found In Dirt Could Kill Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Researchers have discovered a new a potentially new antibiotic that's very powerful. This could help against drug-resistant bacteria that the health sector is struggling against.

Health February 13, 2018

Verizon Will Stop Selling Unlocked Phones Soon: How Will This Affect Customers?

Verizon, the last major carrier in the United States to sell unlocked smartphones, will soon stop doing so, falling in line with its rivals in the telecommunications industry. How will this decision affect Verizon and its subscribers?

Tech February 13, 2018

MoviePass Partners With Fandor Streaming Service, Lowers Monthly Subscription Cost

MoviePass has announced a lower cost of its subscription plan, in addition to subscribers getting Fandor. Here's everything you need to know about the new deal.

Tech February 13, 2018

Lions In South Africa Eat Suspected Poacher Leaving Only Head

A suspected poacher in South Africa was eaten by the lions that he was trying to hunt. Body parts of the poacher were found around the area.

Science February 13, 2018

Man's Heart Condition Makes Him Forget His Wife Is 9 Months Pregnant

A man's serious heart condition was found out to be more than just a matter of the heart. The condition affected his memory so much that he forgot his wife was nine months pregnant.

Health February 13, 2018

Donald Trump's Budget Calls For Steep Cuts To Medicare And The EPA

On Monday, the White House unveiled President Donald Trump's 2019 fiscal budget proposal that includes steep cuts to numerous domestic programs like Medicare and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Health February 13, 2018

Nvidia Is 'Working Really Hard' To Keep GPU Supplies Up For Gamers

Nvidia confirmed during an earnings call that it is aware of the supply shortage for its GPUs. Cryptocurrency mining is apparently the biggest driving factor for its increased sales.

Tech February 13, 2018

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