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Lone Male Mammoths More Risk-Taking, Fell Into More Traps Than Females

Researchers find that 7 out of 10 woolly mammoth remains from Siberia were of males. This suggests a matriarchal social structure of mammoths, much like modern-day elephants.

SCIENCE November 3, 2017

Having Unwanted Thoughts? Scientists Found The Brain Chemical Responsible

Scientists found that a chemical called GABA is the neurotransmitter responsible for suppressing unwanted thoughts. Participants with low hippocampal GABA were less able to suppress unwanted thoughts.

HEALTH November 3, 2017

New Healer Hero For 'Overwatch' Revealed At BlizzCon, Plus A Blizzard Theme Park Map And New Skins

At BlizzCon 2017, game director Jeff Kaplan unveiled Moira, the new 'Overwatch' healer hero. The Blizzard World map and eight new skins, which draw inspiration from other Blizzard franchises, were also revealed.

CULTURE November 3, 2017

OnePlus Gives Users What They Want: The New OnePlus 5T With A Headphone Jack

OnePlus has confirmed that its upcoming OnePlus 5T will come with a headphone jack. Of course, that's good news for fans who prefer wired audio equipment to wireless ones.

TECH November 3, 2017

Google Will No Longer Give Third Parties Airfare Data Via QPX Express: How This Affects You

Google is shutting down QPX Express, which travel websites and apps use to provide users information on airfare and flights. The shutdown roots to a low usage issue, but some think this could be an antitrust disaster waiting to happen.

TECH November 3, 2017

Muskie, Rejected As The Google Pixel 2 XL, Evolved Into The HTC U11 Plus

Muskie, the smartphone that was supposed to become the Pixel 2 XL, was rejected by Google. The device, however, has now evolved into the HTC U11 Plus, the company's latest flagship.

TECH November 3, 2017

New Species Of Orangutan Discovered In Indonesia Could Be Rarest Great Ape

The Tapanuli orangutan was identified as a new species and is the latest addition to the family of great apes. Unfortunately, it will be included in the list of critically endangered species because of its population and the threats it faces.

SCIENCE November 3, 2017

More Than 300 iPhone X Units Stolen From A UPS Truck At San Francisco Apple Store

Thieves just stole over 300 iPhone X models in front of an Apple Store in San Francisco just days before the phone was about to hit shelves across the country. Orders for pick-up at the store will remain unaffected, though.

TECH November 3, 2017

Here’s How To Get Android 8.0 Oreo Beta On Your Samsung Galaxy S8

Heads up, Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus owners: Android Oreo is ready for you. Well, the beta version at least, which Samsung is now rolling out to select devices in the form of Samsung Experience 9.0.

TECH November 3, 2017

Team Rocket Blasts Off To 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon' Along With Many Other Pokémon Villains

Giovanni is making a comeback, and he's bringing all the other villainous Pokémon team leaders along and forming the Team Rainbow Rocket in 'Pokémon Ultra Sun' And 'Ultra Moon.'

CULTURE November 3, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Thinks This Turtle Is A Gun, Highlighting A Major Problem With Object Recognition Technology

Artificial intelligence may sound daunting, but it actually needs plenty of polish. As this new study from MIT researchers prove, object recognition can easily be tricked using adversarial images, suggesting AI still needs a lot of work.

TECH November 3, 2017

Aliens Could Look More Like Humans Than We Think

Astrobiology researchers often make predictions about alien life with respect to Earth's composition. Using the evolutionary theory, researchers of a new study provide unique insight into what aliens might look like.

SCIENCE November 3, 2017

Twitter Employee Deactivated Donald Trump's Account On His Last Day: We Have A New Internet Hero

A Twitter employee, on his last day at work, took down the account of Donald Trump. The suspension lasted only several minutes, but it was enough to make the internet go crazy.

TECH November 3, 2017

Scientists Discover Mysterious Big Void In Great Pyramid Of Giza: Here's How They Did It

Archaeologists have found a hidden chamber in the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. The discovery of the void was made with the help of cosmic ray imaging.

SCIENCE November 3, 2017

Google Finally Explains Why Some People Were Locked Out Of Google Docs

Google Docs users got a bit of a spook on Halloween, but not from ghosts. Google locked them out of their documents for some reason, but it has now clarified exactly what happened.

TECH November 3, 2017

'Super Mario Odyssey' Claims Throne As Fastest-Selling 'Super Mario' Game In US

'Super Mario Odyssey' for the Nintendo Switch has beaten 'New Super Mario Bros.' for the Nintendo Wii as the fastest-selling 'Super Mario' game in the United States. What's next for the open-world adventure and the hybrid console?

CULTURE November 3, 2017

Childhood Spanking Can Lead To Mental Health Problems In Adulthood

Researchers found an association between childhood spanking and mental health problems in adulthood. Among the respondents, men and minorities were more likely to have experienced childhood spanking.

HEALTH November 3, 2017

Human Use Of Brainpower Not As Unique As Previously Thought

About 25 percent of the human body's energy usage is reserved for the brain. This is often seen as a characteristic unique to humans, but new research finds that some animals also allot large amounts of energy for brainpower.

HEALTH November 2, 2017

Kleptopredation: Sea Slugs Use Opportunistic Strategy Of Catching Prey In The Deep Sea

Colorful sea slugs known as nudibranch were more likely to attack hydroids that have just eaten plankton. Sea slugs then consume both its prey and those the prey has captured in this opportunistic feeding strategy.

SCIENCE November 2, 2017

Android-less Pixel 2 XLs Make Their Way To Users

Google's problems with the Pixel 2 XL just keeps piling on. First there were the issues with the display, Android Auto, and poor audio-recording quality, and now some units are arriving without an Android operating system.

TECH November 2, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Delay Getting Worse As Q3 Loss Widens To Largest Ever At $671 Million

The Tesla Model 3 production delay has gotten worse amid various issues and bottlenecks. Tesla also booked its largest ever quarterly loss of $671 million in the third quarter, bringing more bad news to the company.

TECH November 2, 2017

Apple Will Share Face-Mapping Data To App Developers: Should iPhone X Owners Be Concerned?

Apple will allow developers to access the face-mapping data collected by the TrueDepth camera of the iPhone X. Apple has guidelines to prevent the inappropriate usage of the data, but privacy advocates have still raised concerns.

TECH November 2, 2017

Asteroid Impact That Killed The Dinosaurs Cooled Earth's Climate More Than Earlier Thought

The Chicxulub asteroid that killed the dinosaurs released more sulfur and carbon dioxide than previously thought. This means that the ensuing period of cool weather was colder than previously thought.

SCIENCE November 2, 2017

Trader Joe's Salads Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

A public health alert has been issued for a certain type of salad sold at Trader Joe's grocery stores. Officials are warning consumers to either throw the salad product away or return them to where they were purchased.

HEALTH November 2, 2017

Men With Bent Penis At Higher Risk For Cancer

A new study has found that men with Peyronie's disease have an increased risk of various types of cancer. The research is based on the observation of patient data review of over 1.5 million males.

HEALTH November 2, 2017

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Will Have 23 'Eyes' To Provide Dramatic View Of Red Planet

The next rover, scheduled to arrive at Mars in 2021, will have 23 cameras. The added 'eyes' will help the Mars 2020 mission achieve its goal optimally.

SCIENCE November 2, 2017

Aging Is Inevitable: Math Shows Humans Can Never Be Immortal

A mathematical proof has shown that it is impossible to stop the natural process of aging. Here's what scientists have to say about human mortality.

HEALTH November 2, 2017

Human Migration Into Europe May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction

The slow migration of humans from Africa to Europe brought about the eventual doom of Neanderthals, according to a new study. Moreover, the research suggests that Neanderthals would have become extinct irrespective of humans' evolutionary advantage or climate change.

SCIENCE November 2, 2017

Future iPhones, iPads Would No Longer Use Qualcomm Components, And That’s Really Bad News For The Chipmaker

Apple might break up with Qualcomm soon. Reports say the next iPhone and iPad design won’t include Qualcomm components, a scenario which would significantly hit the chipmaker’s profits.

TECH November 2, 2017

Razer Phone Finally Unveiled, Promises To Be A Gaming Beast With 120Hz Display, 8 GB RAM

There’s never been a smartphone that’s truly for gamers, until now. The Razer Phone has officially been announced: a flagship with latest specs, an Ultramotion display, and 8 GB of RAM.

TECH November 2, 2017

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition In The US, But What’s The Difference?

Samsung hasn’t forgotten about the business and enterprise sector. It’s releasing an Enterprise Edition of the Galaxy Note 8 pretty soon, loaded with security and management features IT people will love.

TECH November 2, 2017

Black Friday 2017 Ads From JCPenney, Costco Leaked: Here Are The Best Deals

The Black Friday 2017 advertisements of JCPenney and Costco have been leaked. Taking a look at the offers, it appears that the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One will be trending in the upcoming shopping holiday.

TECH November 2, 2017

Free PlayStation Plus Games For November 2017 Revealed: 'Worms Battlegrounds,' 'Bound,' And More

The free PlayStation Plus games for November 2017 are out, and it's packed with 'Worms Battlegrounds,' 'Bound,' and the PSVR title 'Until Dawn: Rush of Blood.' There's also a slew of discounted games with the Double Discounts Sale.

CULTURE November 2, 2017

Dell Kicks Off Early Black Friday Sale: Get Laptops For As Low As $130, And More

Dell has opened its Black Friday sale early, offering a smattering of laptops and gear from other brands for very low prices. Early access ends at Nov. 3, so make sure to buy one now if you find anything interesting.

TECH November 2, 2017

The Nintendo Switch Is Not Just For Games: Korg Gadget Music Production App Coming Soon

The Korg Gadget music production app is coming to the Nintendo Switch in the spring of 2018. The software will give a unique advantage to the hybrid console over the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.

CULTURE November 2, 2017

Doppler Labs Shuts Down After Raising $50 Million, Launching Apple AirPods Competitor: What Happened?

Doppler Labs, after raising $50 million in venture funding and launching the innovative Here One wireless earbuds earlier this year, is shutting down. Here is what happened to the startup, and the legacy that it will leave behind.

TECH November 2, 2017

Nintendo Unveils 'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Explorer's Edition, Link Green 2DS Bundles For Black Friday 2017

Nintendo has revealed what it has in store for Black Friday, and it includes 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Explorer's Edition, a Link green 2DS, and a 'Super Mario Odyssey' Switch bundle, to name a few.

CULTURE November 2, 2017

The iPhone X Release Was Supposed To Be Next Year, But Apple Took The Risk

A senior Apple executive revealed that the iPhone X was originally planned to be released in 2018. However, the company took the risk of accelerating its development to be able to launch the iPhone X this year.

TECH November 2, 2017

Sony Reinvents Man's Best Friend With The New Aibo Robot Dog

Sony has announced a new version of its robot dog Aibo, and this time around, it looks more natural thanks in part to its more rounded appearance and puppy-dog eyes.

TECH November 1, 2017

Jupiter's Northern And Southern Auroras Individually Pulse At Independent And Erratic Frequencies

Scientists have found out that the two poles of Jupiter pulse at different and erratic frequencies. The observations were made with the help of data collected by NASA and ESA's telescopes.

SCIENCE November 1, 2017

Kepler Telescope Finds 20 Earth-Like Planets Potentially Capable Of Hosting Life

A new analysis of data from the Kepler mission has revealed 20 exoplanets that could support life. A tool called Robovetter was used to create the new catalog.

SCIENCE November 1, 2017

UK To Ban Surgery For Smokers And The Obese To Reduce Health Care Costs

UK came up with a decision to ban non-urgent surgeries for individuals who smoke and are obese. This is how the controversial move can help slash health care costs.

HEALTH November 1, 2017

PlayStation 4 Sales Reach 67.5 Million Units Worldwide: Still Going Strong, But Challenges Ahead

PlayStation 4 sales has reached 67.5 million units worldwide, as the console is still going strong four years after it was launched. The PlayStation 4, however, will face several challenges as it moves forward in the video game industry.

CULTURE November 1, 2017

More Nintendo Switch Owners Go With Handheld, Tabletop Modes Instead Of Docked

According to Nintendo, Switch owners prefer to play the hybrid console in handheld and tabletop modes to docked, which was revealed via its financial results briefing.

CULTURE November 1, 2017

iOS 11.1 Adds 70 New Emoji, But Does It Also Solve The Battery Drain Problem?

Apple rolled out iOS 11.1, which promises to add 70 new emoji to iPhones and iPads. While that is indeed important, the big question is whether the operating system update also fixes the battery drain problem that users have reported.

TECH November 1, 2017

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