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Alcohol And Cancer: Even Moderate Drinking Can Increase Your Risk

Can even moderate alcohol drinking increase the risk of cancer? A new statement from the ASCO warns that even a drink or two per day can still increase the risk.

HEALTH November 9, 2017

iOS 11 Adoption Rate Passes 50 Percent In Under 2 Months, And That's Too Slow For Apple

It took just under two months for the iOS 11 adoption rate to pass 50 percent. This is too slow for Apple, which needs to address the reasons why users are not upgrading to the mobile operating system's latest version.

TECH November 8, 2017

Kentucky Sues Drug Company Endo For Opioid Epidemic

Andy Beshear, the attorney general of Kentucky, is filing a lawsuit against Endo International PLC for allegedly deceiving people - through its marketing practices - about the safety of its product, Opana ER.

HEALTH November 8, 2017

California Marijuana Tax May Drive Up Prices By 70 Percent

California's cannabis industry is already facing challenges before sales begin in January. Legalizing pot resulted in a bevy of taxes that may force prices to rise by 70 percent.

HEALTH November 8, 2017

Grand Theft Auto V Has Now Sold More Copies In The US Than Any Other Game

'Grand Theft Auto V' is now the best-selling video game of all time in the United States, taking over the throne last held by 'Wii Sports' for the Nintendo Wii. Why are players still interested in a 4-year-old title?

CULTURE November 8, 2017

Planets May Be Orbiting Earth's Neighboring Star Proxima Centauri

Astronomers from the Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia in Spain, using the ALMA network of telescopes, discovered a dust belt material surrounding Proxima Centauri. This proposes that exoplanet Proxima B is not the lone alien planet near the sun.

SCIENCE November 8, 2017

The Nintendo Miiverse Is Gone Forever: Why Was The Popular Social Network Shut Down?

The Nintendo Miiverse, a social network for Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS gamers, has officially ended. The online communities provided by the service were a special place on the internet for its users, so why was it shut down?

CULTURE November 8, 2017

If You Want To Remove The iPhone X Notch, There's An App For That

The iPhone X notch is one of the biggest criticisms of Apple's latest smartphone. Users who would like to get rid of the ugly design can try a free-to-download app named Notcho.

TECH November 8, 2017

Apple Faces Patent Infringement Suit Over iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus Dual-Lens Cameras From Israel Start-up Corephotonics

Apple is being hit with a patent infringement suit by Israeli start-up Corephotonics. According to the lawsuit, the cameras on the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus infringe on four patents.

TECH November 8, 2017

It's Official: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Is Heading To T-Mobile And Sprint, Going Beyond AT&T

Fans of the Galaxy S8 Active will finally have more carrier options other than AT&T, as the rugged Samsung phone is officially heading to T-Mobile and Sprint.

TECH November 8, 2017

WHO Urges Farmers To Stop Feeding Antibiotics To Healthy Animals To Prevent Rise Of Superbugs

The World Health Organization has asked farmers to stop using antibiotics on healthy animals. The practice of exposing animals to the unnecessary use of antibiotics is leading to the rise of drug-resistant superbugs.

HEALTH November 8, 2017

To Fight Revenge Porn, Facebook Wants You To Send Nudes: Wait, What?

Facebook has announced that it’s testing a new program that can combat revenge porn using facial recognition and artificial intelligence, but first, it wants you to send your nudes.

TECH November 8, 2017

Microsoft Looks To Make More Of Its Own Xbox One Games: It's About Time

Microsoft is planning to increase its investments in making its own Xbox One games. More Xbox One exclusives is what the console needs to better challenge the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.

CULTURE November 8, 2017

Apple Finally Wins ‘Slide To Unlock’ Patent Battle: Samsung Must Pay $120 Million For Infringement

Samsung just lost its longstanding patent war against Apple. After a lengthy legal battle involving slide to unlock and quick links patents, the court is now upholding its original verdict that requires Samsung to pay nearly $120 million in damages.

TECH November 8, 2017

These Are The New Raid Bosses In 'Pokémon GO'

Players have long been asking for a new Raid boss lineup, and it appears Niantic is more than happy to oblige. 'Pokémon GO' just got a massive Raid boss shake-up, with old ones now replaced by mostly first-generation Pokémon.

CULTURE November 8, 2017

Teenagers Who Drink Alcohol, Smoke Marijuana Less Likely To Succeed In Life

A new study reveals excessive marijuana and alcohol use by teenagers can potentially reduce their chances of becoming successful in life. Here's what researchers have found.

HEALTH November 8, 2017

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Windows 10 PC Is ‘Highly Secure,’ According To Microsoft

Microsoft just released new standards that’ll determine whether or not a PC is ‘highly secure.’ Make sure your system packs a seventh-generation Intel processor or an AMD equivalent, runs 64-bit, has TPM 2.0, and more.

TECH November 8, 2017

Prescribing Basic Painkillers May Curb Growing Opioid Crisis: Study

A recent study showed that managing ER pains is possible through a combination of simple painkillers. Rather than haphazardly prescribing opioids, doctors should first consider using non-prescription medications as the first line of treatment.

HEALTH November 8, 2017

Apple To Release 2 iPhone X Successors Next Year: Are You Ready For The iPhone X Plus?

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that there will be two iPhone X successors next year, one of which is expected to be the iPhone X Plus. The smartphones will both feature OLED displays and Face ID.

TECH November 8, 2017

Next Flyby Target Of NASA's New Horizons Needs A Name

Would you like to name a celestial object? New Horizons is heading to a Kuiper Belt object called 2014 MU69 for its next flyby target, but NASA wants the public to give it a better name.

SCIENCE November 8, 2017

IUD May Reduce Cervical Cancer Risk By 30 Percent: Study

Women who use an IUD as birth control device to prevent pregnancy are less likely to develop cervical cancer. Here's how the contraceptive device may influence risk for the disease.

HEALTH November 8, 2017

Giant Planet Or Failed Star? Planetary Object With 13 Jupiter Masses Hides At Center Of Milky Way Galaxy

A planetary object was detected hiding at the center of the Milky Way galaxy during a microlensing event. It could either be a giant planet that formed out of the stellar disk or a failed star, based on its mass.

SCIENCE November 8, 2017

You Can Now Tweet Up To 280 Characters As Twitter Rolls Out Expanded Tweet Limit Worldwide

Twitter has finally enabled the new 280-character tweet limit for most users around the world, with a few key exceptions. The social network said the expansion will allow users to express themselves better.

TECH November 8, 2017

This ‘Skyrim VR’ Bundle Comes With Sony’s VR Headset, Camera, Move Controllers And More For $450

Sony just unveiled a PSVR bundle that comes with a pair of Move motion controllers, a VR headset and camera, plus a copy of 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR.' It launches Nov. 17 for $450.

CULTURE November 7, 2017

New Ebola Virus On The Rise: Marburg Virus Kills 3 In Uganda

The WHO confirmed three Marburg virus casualties. The organization closely coordinated with the Uganda government to address the illness and prevent possible catastrophic outbreaks similar to Ebola virus.

HEALTH November 7, 2017

145 Million-Year-Old Rat Teeth Offer Clues On Origins Of Modern Mammals

A student recently uncovered two ancient teeth in England that belong to rat-like creatures that lived 145 million years ago. Scientists say the creatures are the oldest known ancestors of modern mammals, including human beings.

SCIENCE November 7, 2017

Here Are The Most Obese States In America

The report conducted by WalletHub revealed the states with the highest obese and overweight individuals. The findings provide a more local perspective on the prevalence of obesity in the United States.

HEALTH November 7, 2017

You Don’t Need Apple’s $75 Fast Charger For iPhone 8 If You Already Have An iPad Charger

Apple introduced fast charging with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, but actually requires owners to buy a separate adapter and cable worth $75. There’s a workaround, however, if you have an iPad charger lying around.

TECH November 7, 2017

Snapchat App To Get Drastic Redesign Because It’s Too Hard To Use

The Snapchat app you all know and love will soon look significantly different. Snap Inc. has announced that it’s redesigning the app to make it easier to use, which it believes will push user growth.

TECH November 7, 2017

Flu Vaccines May Not Work Because They Grow In Chicken Eggs

Flu vaccines, when allowed to grow in chicken eggs, undergo mutations that renders the vaccine ineffective. While not as effective as intended, experts still encourage the public to still get their flu shots.

HEALTH November 7, 2017

Saturn Moon Enceladus Has Warm Ocean Old Enough To Have Evolved Life

Is there alien life on Enceladus? A new study suggests its vast sub-ocean may have a heat source enough to sustain it for billions of years: a long time for possible life-forms to thrive.

SCIENCE November 7, 2017

New Orangutan Species Faces Potential Extinction: Here's How Humans Can Save It

A new species of orangutan, called the Pongo tapanuliensis, which has been recently discovered, is already being deemed as endangered. The threatened species can be saved only with a guided conservation plan.

SCIENCE November 7, 2017

One In Eight Women Will Develop Breast Cancer: Here Are The Steps To Cut Your Risk

Despite recent advancements in treatment options, one in eight women is still at great risk of developing breast cancer. To prevent invasive malignancies to progress, doctors encourage more women to embrace positive lifestyle changes and early screening tests.

HEALTH November 7, 2017

Target Black Friday 2017 Deals Leak: Discounts On Galaxy S8/Note 8, iPhone 8, Xbox One S, And More

Target is set to put a ton of great Black Friday 2017 deals up for grabs, from the iPhone 8 and Xbox One S to the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and a whole lot more.

TECH November 7, 2017

Scientists May Have Found Missing Link Chemical That Led To Life On Earth

The origin of life is one of the biggest questions scientists have been trying to answer. Now, some chemists believe a chemical called DAP may be the link to explain the beginning of primitive Earth.

SCIENCE November 7, 2017

You Can Now Try Moira On The 'Overwatch' PTR: Here Are Some Tips For Using The New Healer Hero

Moira, the new healer hero, is finally playable on the 'Overwatch' PTR. With better healing abilities and more damaging skills, will she overthrow Mercy as the multiplayer shooter's most popular support hero?

CULTURE November 7, 2017

Sleep Deprivation May Disrupt Brain Cells And Change How We See The World

Not having enough sleep affects brain cell functions, resulting to poorer visual perception and delayed reaction times. The way a person sees the world changes drastically when the brain cells fire poorly.

HEALTH November 7, 2017

An iOS 11.1 Bug Autocorrects 'I' To 'A' With A Symbol: Here's The Temporary Fix

An autocorrect bug on the iOS 11.1 replaces 'I' to an 'A' with a symbol when users type with the predictive keyboard feature. Apple suggested a temporary fix, but iPhone and iPad owners would rather receive a perfect iOS 11.

TECH November 7, 2017

Stephen Hawking Warns That Artificial Intelligence Will Replace Humans

British physicist Stephen Hawking stressed his warning: mankind may become obsolete as a result of advancements in artificial intelligence. He encouraged everyone to take an active participation in regulating AIs.

SCIENCE November 7, 2017

Intel And AMD Just Became Frenemies: Future Intel Core Chip To Have Radeon Graphics

An unlikely friendship was just formed. Intel and AMD have announced that next year, they’re releasing a chip equipped with an Intel Core processor and Radeon graphics, meant to make thin laptops capable of running high-end games.

TECH November 7, 2017

Animals Came Out Of The Dark When Dinosaurs Went Extinct

A new study reveals that a number of animals increased their daytime activity as dinosaurs faced extinction. Over the course of several million years, more mammals gave up their nocturnal existence and developed their visual acuity and color perception.

SCIENCE November 7, 2017

Massive Internet Outage Hits Major US Cities Affecting Comcast Xfinity Users

Most Comcast Xfinity internet subscribers in major U.S. cities suffered from outages on Nov. 6, reporting either slow or no connections at all. Comcast confirmed the issue rooted from a configuration error and says it’s now fixed.

TECH November 7, 2017

OnePlus Invites You To Meet The New OnePlus 5T On Nov. 16, But You'll Need $40

The OnePlus 5T is about to roll out, and OnePlus wants you to be there when it unwraps the anticipated smartphone at an event in Brooklyn, New York.

TECH November 7, 2017

The iPhone X Is 'The Most Breakable iPhone Ever': Not A Good Thing For A $999 Smartphone

SquareTrade, after performing several tests, declared the iPhone X as 'the most breakable iPhone ever.' That's not a good thing to hear for a $999 smartphone, so you might want to at least protect it with a case.

TECH November 6, 2017

Gonorrhea Cases In Australia Rise By 63 Percent In 5 Years

Latest data on STIs show an alarming 63 percent rise in the number of gonorrhea cases in Australia in the past five years. What's behind the huge increase in this sexually transmitted disease?

HEALTH November 6, 2017

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