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Facebook Is Developing Its Own Internet Satellite, Reportedly Launching Next Year

Emails between the FCC and a firm reveal that Facebook is developing satellite internet. Project Athena, proposed to launch in 2019, will provide internet to underserved areas in the world.

Tech July 21, 2018

Diet Soda Linked To Reduced Colon Cancer Death And Recurrence Risk: Study

A Yale study found that drinking artificially sweetened drinks can help reduce colon cancer death and recurrence by almost half. This is likely that the benefit is due to the replacement of sugar-sweetened drinks with artificially sweetened ones.

Health July 21, 2018

Experimental Blood Test Can Detect Early Stages Of Melanoma Skin Cancer

Australian scientists developed a blood test that can detect melanoma early and can potentially save thousands of lives. What makes it different and more efficient than current tests for diagnosing skin cancer?

Health July 21, 2018

Living Near Green Public Spaces Can Reduce Depression By 70 Percent

Previously vacant lots that were cleaned and planted with grass and trees help reduce depression and make people happier. Here are other benefits of exposure to green space.

Health July 21, 2018

Is Google Fuchsia Eventually Going To Replace Android?

Fuchsia is one of Google’s most mysterious experiments, believed to be a unified operating system that could one day replace both Android and Chrome OS. Is that really what’s going to happen, though?

Tech July 21, 2018

James Gunn Booted Out Of ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Franchise Over Offensive Tweets

James Gunn will not be directing ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.’ Disney just fired him after his past tweets about pedophilia, rape, and molestation resurfaced.

Culture July 21, 2018

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Finally Arrives This August: Check Out The New Trailer

Those who’ve been waiting impatiently for Stardew Valley to get multiplayer can finally exhale: the feature is coming this August. Multiplayer support will put farmhands on your farm, and they’ll be able to do anything you can.

Culture July 21, 2018

Facebook Will Be More Aggressive About Its Underage Policy

In response to a documentary that revealed Facebook’s lax attitude toward verification of underage users, the company has pledged to be more aggressive about enforcing its policies on underage accounts. Going forward, they will be deleted immediately.

Tech July 20, 2018

Google Unveils AI Technology That Makes GIFs Out Of Your Dance Moves

In Google’s latest experiment called Move Mirror, artificial intelligence looks at your various poses and searches for images just like it. Yes, it’s possible to generate GIFs of it.

Tech July 20, 2018

LG V40 ThinQ Rumored To Arrive This October With Triple-Camera System

The LG V40 ThinQ will be launched at this year’s IFA show and officially released in October, a new report says. It will also have a triple-camera system, similar to the Huawei P20 Pro.

Tech July 20, 2018

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Returns: Here Are The Best Deals For Xbox One Games

The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale has returned, giving players a chance to buy discounted Xbox One games. Some of the best deals in the annual sale include 'Assassin's Creed: Origins,' 'Far Cry 5,' 'Fortnite,' PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Sea of Thieves.'

Culture July 20, 2018

New Armored Dinosaur Species Discovered In Utah Named 'Thorny Head'

A new armored dinosaur species discovered in Utah has been named Akainacephalus johnsoni, with its first name meaning 'thorny head.' The ankylosaurid further confirms that there were at least two immigration events that happened in the late Cretaceous period.

Science July 20, 2018

Fastest-Spinning Particles: Nanoparticles That Spin A Billion Times Per Second To Test Limits Of Physics

Two teams of researchers were able to create nanoparticles that spin around each other in record frequencies of a billion times per second. This creates the fastest mechanical rotation in history.

Science July 20, 2018

New Instagram Update Lets You Know If Friends Are Online

There’s no escaping it: Instagram is becoming more like Facebook after each passing update. Now, the app shows a green dot next to friends who are online.

Tech July 20, 2018

Egypt Opens Mysterious Giant Sarcophagus: Here’s What’s Inside

Three skeletons and stinky sewage water. This was what experts discovered inside the massive black sarcophagus unearthed in Alexandria, Egypt earlier this month after opening it amid warnings of an ancient curse.

Science July 20, 2018

NASA’s Solar Probe To Launch This Summer: Here’s Why It Won’t Perish In The Heat Of The Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe was designed to withstand the extreme heat and temperatures of the sun. The spacecraft is set to go into orbit in the summer of 2018 and provide unprecedented detail about the corona of the sun.

Science July 20, 2018

Complementary Therapies May Increase Risk Of Early Death In Cancer Patients

Patients with breast, prostate, lung or colorectal cancer who received complementary therapies are more likely to refuse standard treatment such as chemotherapy and surgery. They also have a higher risk of early death.

Health July 20, 2018

Buyer, Beware: This $100 Fake iPhone X Is A Security Nightmare

Motherboard investigated a $100 fake iPhone X that one of its writers purchased in China. The counterfeit iPhone X looked like the real thing, but it was discovered to be filled with malware and backdoors.

Tech July 20, 2018

Powerful New Electron Microscope Now Allows Scientists To View Individual Electrons

Physicists developed a new technology that allows them to look at individual electrons. The Electron Microscope Pixel Array Detector can be retrofitted into an electron microscope to achieve record-breaking resolutions.

Science July 20, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Linked To Raw Turkey

A salmonella outbreak that sickened 90 people in 26 states has been linked to raw turkey. The CDC said that two of the infected patients live in homes where raw turkey were given as pet food.

Health July 20, 2018

Meghalayan Age: The Earth Is Now In Holocene Epoch's Third Stage

The Meghalayan age is the youngest stage in the Holocene Epoch, which started after the last ice age. What makes the Meghalayan unique from other intervals of the Geologic Time Scale?

Science July 19, 2018

Wild Parsnip Causes Serious Burns And Blisters On Vermont Woman's Legs

After the giant hogweed, there is another invasive plant that people might have to watch out for to avoid serious burns. A Vermont woman shares her experience with wild parsnip to warn the public of its potential dangers.

Health July 19, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg Clarifies Statement About Holocaust Deniers Following Backlash: ‘I Personally Find Holocaust Denial Deeply Offensive’

Mark Zuckerberg has now clarified his recent statements on holocaust deniers on Facebook. He said he finds the idea of Holocaust denial deeply offensive and didn’t mean to defend the people who engage in it.

Tech July 19, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Did Something That No Other Galaxy S Smartphone Has Done, And It's Not Good

The Samsung Galaxy S9 did something in the second quarter that no other Galaxy S device has ever done. Samsung is likely hoping that its next flagship device, the Galaxy Note 9, will not do the same thing.

Tech July 19, 2018

Omega 3, Fish Oil Supplements Useless For Heart Health, Says New Study

A new systematic review of previous omega 3 and fish oil trials found that they do very little to improve heart health. In fact, the chance of getting any meaningful impact from omega 3 consumption is one in 1,000.

Health July 19, 2018

Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oyster At Florida Restaurant

A 71-year-old man died of an infection from the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria after eating oysters at a restaurant in Florida. What are the symptoms of this bacterial infection and how is it treated?

Health July 19, 2018

Samsung Reportedly Launching $300 Bixby Smart Speaker On Galaxy Note 9 Event

Samsung’s standalone speaker is reportedly going to be unveiled next month. It’s apparently going to be billed primarily as a premium speaker, but with Bixby-powered smart features thrown in.

Tech July 19, 2018

40-Year Study Shows Conservatives More Likely To Live Meaningful Lives Than Liberals

A massive survey of 50,000 individuals showed that right-wingers were more likely to find meaning in their lives than those who leaned left. The data was gathered in 16 countries over a span of 40 years.

Health July 19, 2018

Scientists Spot Star Devouring A Planet For The First Time

Astronomers observed a young star swallowing a planet or two into its rotating disk. The star belongs to the Taurus-Auriga constellation and is just 450 light-years away from Earth.

Science July 19, 2018

Scientists Discover Oldest Baby Snake Fossil In Amber: Here's Why It's So Important

A baby snake fossil has been found preserved in amber from the Kachin region of Myanmar. The discovery is important because it revealed that snakes may have moved to forests from coastal regions earlier than previously thought, among other things.

Science July 19, 2018

Joker Movie Starring Joaquin Phoenix Now Has A Release Date And Official Title

'Joker' is coming to theaters in October next year. The film will be an examination of the villain’s struggles, with Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix playing the troubled and terrifying DC Comics character.

Culture July 19, 2018

Gorilla Glass 6 Will Protect Your Phone Even After Dropping It 15 Times

The new Corning Gorilla Glass 6, now in production, is able to survive up to 15 drops but is only as scratch-resistant as its predecessors. It’s expected to hit the market in the coming months.

Tech July 19, 2018

Microsoft Will Reveal New Xbox One Bundles And Accessories At Gamescom: What Could They Be?

Microsoft's Larry Hryb said that new Xbox One bundles and accessories will be unveiled at Gamescom 2018. An earlier version of his blog post, however, raised speculations that the Xbox Two is on its way.

Culture July 19, 2018

Future VR Headsets Will Only Need 1 USB-C Cable, To End The Problem Of Tangled Wires

A consortium made up of virtual reality rivals such as Oculus, Valve, Microsoft, AMD, and Nvidia worked together to create the VirtualLink specification. The technology will look to solve the tangled wires problem of VR headsets.

Tech July 19, 2018

Walmart Is Thinking About Starting A Video Streaming Service To Take On Netflix

You won’t believe which company is trying to become the next Netflix. Walmart — yes, the retail chain — is apparently considering a streaming service that’ll cost less than rival offerings.

Tech July 19, 2018

World Of Warcraft Subscription Fee Now Also Includes Access To Base Game And Most Expansions

Blizzard overhauled the 'World of Warcraft' subscription model ahead of the Battle for Azeroth release. Players will now only need to pay the $15 monthly subscription fee to gain access to the base game and its first six expansions.

Culture July 19, 2018

Scientists Discover How To Stabilize Plasma In Fusion Reactors

Experts were able to simulate the mechanism that stabilizes plasma in fusion reactors. This development could take humankind one step closer to a clean, unlimited source of fusion energy.

Science July 19, 2018

You Might Soon Be Able To Remove Your Instagram Followers

Manually removing followers might soon be a possibility on Instagram. The company has confirmed that it’s currently testing a feature that’ll allow public accounts to remove accounts from their followers pool.

Tech July 19, 2018

Jupiter Moons Now Up To 79 After 10 More Confirmed, Including 1 That May Collide With Others

A team of astronomers discovered 12 new Jupiter moons in March 2017, and the remaining 10 have just been confirmed to bring the total Jupiter moon count to 79. However, one of the new moons, Valetudo, is different.

Science July 19, 2018

Very Large Telescope In Chile Captures Remarkably Sharp Images Of Neptune

ESO's ground-based Very Large Telescope in Chile captured a remarkably sharp and more detailed image of the planet Neptune. Scientists used laser tomography to correct distortions caused by the Earth's atmosphere.

Science July 19, 2018

Viewers Can Now React To Twitch Streamers With GIFs Thanks To Giphy

Twitch has finally added support for GIFs. Users can now access the new Giphy extension and start dropping PG-rated GIFs on their favorite broadcasters’ livestreams.

Tech July 19, 2018

Liver Cancer Death Rates In The US Are On The Rise

The number of people who’ve died from liver cancer has increased between 2000 and 2016, as per new data by the CDC. The reason for this might not be what you’re think of, though.

Health July 19, 2018

The ‘Smart Downloads’ Feature On Netflix Clears Up Storage For Your Next Binge-Watch

For those who are running out of storage, Netflix’s new Smart Downloads feature is a godsend. It automatically deletes finished episodes and downloads new ones, so the binge-watching doesn’t stop.

Tech July 19, 2018

Lesbian Superhero Batwoman Is Finally Getting Her Own Show

A live-action adaptation of 'Batwoman' is in the works. While the show doesn’t have a premiere date yet, it will center on Kate Kane, an openly gay vigilante fighting crimes within Gotham.

Culture July 19, 2018

Giant Iceberg Looming Over Greenland Village Spotted By ESA Satellites From Space

ESA's Sentinel-2A satellites captured image of a massive iceberg that drifted close to Innaarsuit in Greenland. The iceberg weighs about 10 million tonnes and threatened to generate large waves that can wash away parts of the remote village.

Science July 18, 2018

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