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Fireball 40 Times Brighter Than Full Moon Swooshed Pass The Alabama Sky

Numerous eyewitnesses saw an extremely bright fireball over SouthEast Alabama on Thursday night. NASA Meteor Watch said a small asteroid of about 6 feet in diameter caused the fireball.

Science August 18, 2018

Exposure To This Pesticide During Pregnancy Might Lead To Autism

A new study found that exposure to DDT in pregnant women can increase the risk of developing autism in children. The infamous agent was already banned in many countries during the 1960s.

Health August 18, 2018

Google Home With Display Launching Later This Year To Compete With Amazon Echo Show

Google is expected to release a Google Home with display features before Christmas in the hopes of competing directly with the Amazon Echo Show. Google Home will be packed with a touchscreen display and will likely lean on voice commands.

Tech August 18, 2018

Tropico 6 Release Date Delayed to January 2019 For PC, Summer 2019 For Consoles

Kalypso Media announced that 'Tropico 6' for PC will be launched in January 2019. However, PlayStation and Xbox One users will have to wait until the summer of 2019 to enjoy the game.

Culture August 18, 2018

FDA Approves Device For OCD Treatment

Transcranial magnetic stimulation was previously approved by the FDA as a means to treat depression and headaches. Now, the FDA just approved a TMS device to help patients with OCD.

Health August 18, 2018

What Are The Chances That 'Overwatch' And 'StarCraft II' Will Launch On Nintendo Switch?

'Diablo III' will launch on the Nintendo Switch as the first Blizzard game for a Nintendo console in 15 years. Does this open up the possibility for 'Overwatch' and 'StarCraft II' ports?

Culture August 18, 2018

Nokia To Unveil 'Most Awaited Phone' On Aug. 21: Is It The Nokia 9?

Nokia will unveil its much-awaited flagship unit on Aug. 21. While details about the new phone remain unclear, many are expecting that Nokia will launch the Nokia 9.

Tech August 18, 2018

Low- And High- Carbohydrate Diets Linked To Greater Death Risk: 25-Year Study

How does a low-calorie diet fare when it comes to mortality risk? Not too well, but it may depend on the type of protein and fat one consumes.

Health August 18, 2018

WhatsApp Users Will Get Unlimited Google Drive Storage For Backups

Google Drive will award WhatsApp users unlimited backup storage for Whats-App-related data starting on Nov. 12. WhatsApp is among the most popular chat apps in the world with more than 1.5 billion users.

Tech August 18, 2018

Counter-Strike: GO Brings Back The Versatile, Affordable, And Iconic MP5

The iconic MP5 has returned to 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' following huge demands for its comeback. The MP5 will return as MP5-SD as a cheaper option to the MP7.

Culture August 18, 2018

CDC Releases Graphic Novel About Variant Flu And Disease Detective Work

What could a CDC- and USDA-released graphic novel possibly be about? Naturally, it's about a mystery illness and the meticulous disease detective work that happens during outbreaks.

Feature August 17, 2018

New Super Mario Bros. U Port Reportedly Coming To Nintendo Switch, But Should It?

Multiple sources suggest that the Switch is getting another Wii U port: 'New Super Mario Bros. U.' The game is going to come with brand-new content, apparently.

Culture August 17, 2018

MoviePass Update: New Plan Only Lets You See 3 Films Per Month, With Limited Daily Selection

MoviePass is now officially rolling out its new subscriber plan, which will restrict customers to just three films per month, unlike yesteryear’s watch-till-you-drop plan. It gets worse.

Culture August 17, 2018

Google Adds Subtopics To Featured Snippets In Search

Google Search just got a little bit better. Featured Snippets now display relevant subtopics because Google knows you’re too lazy to search for them yourself.

Tech August 17, 2018

ARM Expects 2019 Deimos And 2020 Hercules Chips To Outperform Intel

With HP and Asus adopting ARM chips on their devices, ARM is confident that the Deimos and Hercules chips will challenge Intel in the next couple of years. Deimos will debut in 2019 while Hercules will hit the market in 2020.

Tech August 17, 2018

New Study Suggests The Earth Has More Than 1 Moon

Scientists have discovered that mini-moons are orbiting the Earth. Researchers believe that it could provide a better understanding on what makes up asteroids. However, finding the objects could be a challenge because of its small size.

Science August 17, 2018

How Common Are Phantom Smells, Or Smelling Things That Aren’t There?

If you smell rotten eggs, garbage, or spoiled food even when they aren’t there, you might be experiencing what’s called as phantom smells. This shouldn’t be ignored, according to a new study.

Health August 17, 2018

Intense 'Battlefield V' Devastation Of Rotterdam Trailer Teases Battle Royale Mode

Electronic Arts together with DICE released the Gamescom 2018 trailer of 'Battlefield V,' which will be shown in next week's Gamescom. Gamescom will take place in Cologne, Germany from Aug. 21 to 25.

Culture August 17, 2018

Heat Waves Occur In Our Oceans, Too — And They’re Getting Worse

Oceans are now experiencing intense heat waves. A record-breaking temperature was recorded off the San Diego Coast and is expected to significantly impact marine life especially coral reefs and kelp forests.

Science August 17, 2018

PlayStation VR Sales Still Going Strong With 3 Million Units Sold

PlayStation VR systems have reached a milestone with around 3 million units sold worldwide. In addition, the company said around 21.9 million VR games were sold around the world as well.

Culture August 17, 2018

'Cursed' Cheese Found In Egyptian Tomb Might Be The World's Oldest

Researchers reveal that the strange mass they found in an Egyptian tomb was likely a 3,000-year-old cheese. It is, however, 'cursed' with a harmful bacteria infestation.

Science August 17, 2018

Google Is Making It Easier For Android To Support Hearing Aids

Pairing hearing aids with iPhones are easy. On Android, it’s essentially non-existent — but that will change soon thanks to a new protocol called ASHA that Google has developed.

Tech August 17, 2018

Android Messages App Gets Dark Mode In New Update

Android Messages is rolling out a new version that features a helpful dark mode. The said mode transforms the interface background color to black, which will undeniably aid its users who want something less bright.

Tech August 17, 2018

St. Louis University Will Deploy Over 2,300 Amazon Echo Dot Smart Speakers In Student Rooms

Students of SLU will have quick access to important school-related information with the help of Echo Dot smart speakers. SLU has placed more than 2,300 units in every student living place in the university.

Tech August 17, 2018

ASUS ROG Zephyrus S Unveiled: World's Slimmest Gaming Laptop Packs A Punch

Following the release of the Zephyrus M in April, Asus took another leap forward after unwrapping the Zephyrus S. With a 14.95 to 15.75 mm frame, the Zephyrus S is considered as the slimmest gaming laptop in the world.

Tech August 17, 2018

Apple Hacked By Teenager Who Placed 90 GB Of Secure Files In A Folder Named 'Hacky Hack Hack'

A 16-year-old hacker pleaded guilty to infiltrating Apple's servers. The Australian student accessed customer accounts and stole 90 GB worth of secure files, which he amusingly placed in a folder named 'hacky hack hack.'

Tech August 17, 2018

Treasure In 'Pokémon' Cards: Unopened First Edition Box Sold For $56,000

An auction for an unopened box of First Edition 'Pokémon' cards started at $20,000 and ended at $56,000. The winner is likely hoping that the box contains a foil Charizard, one of which sold for $55,000 last year.

Culture August 17, 2018

PUBG Mobile Celebrates 100 Million Downloads With Two Massive eSports Events

'PUBG Mobile' has just hit 100 million downloads on App Store and Google Play. To commemorate this milestone, Tencent Games is organizing two big eSports events named the Player Well Known Invitational and Player Well Known Championship.

Culture August 17, 2018

Scientists Figure Out How To Quickly Make Mineral That Removes Carbon Dioxide From The Atmosphere

Magnesite is capable of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to help fight climate change, but it is very slow to form naturally. Scientists, fortunately, have figured out a way to make the mineral in the lab cheaper and faster.

Science August 17, 2018

2019 Ford Ranger Price Starts At $25,395: Order Books Now Open, For Delivery This Year

Ford enthusiasts can now order the Ford Ranger pickup truck, which will mark its return after a seven-year hiatus. The Ranger, which will be available for delivery next year, has a starting price of $25,395.

Tech August 17, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Google Coach, An AI-Powered Fitness And Health Platform

Google is developing a device that will focus on tracking the health and fitness. The one of a kind gadget will also be able to plan weekly meals and recommend restaurants for its users.

Tech August 16, 2018

FDA Warns Veterinarians Of Pet Owners Potentially Using Animals To Get Opioid Prescription

The FDA is fighting on all fronts when it comes to the opioid epidemic. Veterinarians are called to partner with the agency in fighting the public health crisis.

Health August 16, 2018

Surgeon Sued For Wrongfully Removing Woman's Kidney In Botched Surgery

A surgeon allegedly removed a woman's healthy kidney during a surgery to remove her adrenal gland. She now suffers from kidney disease and is said to have depression and mental distress.

Health August 16, 2018

Certain Vegetables Might Reduce The Risk Of Colon Cancer: Study

Everyone always says that vegetables are good for you, but they never tell exactly which ones. Now, researchers have figured out which types of vegetables are beneficial for gut health, potentially preventing colon cancer.

Health August 16, 2018

Video Ad For ‘The Nun’ Was So Scary, YouTube Had To Take It Down

YouTube has probably never taken down an advertisement simply for being too scary for audiences. Until now, that is, thanks to a film called ‘The Nun.’

Culture August 16, 2018

T-Mobile Customers Are Getting A Free Year Of Pandora Plus

T-Mobile just announced a bunch of music-related perks for customers. The most notable among them is a year’s worth of Pandora Plus at no extra cost.

Tech August 16, 2018

Apple Reportedly Developing Custom Processor Dedicated To Fitness And Health Analysis

Apple is seeking engineers to help make a custom chip that will help develop more complex health tracking information. The new and improved chip would also measure relevant body information to effectively help its users.

Tech August 16, 2018

Rumor: Upcoming iPhone Flagship Will Have Apple Pencil Support, 512 GB Storage

Apple is rumored to be unveiling three new iPhones this September. According to market analyst TrendForce, two of them will have apple Pencil support and be offered in 512 GB.

Tech August 16, 2018

Rumor: Fitbit Charge 3 Might Have A Touchscreen, But No GPS

Fitbit is upgrading its traditional trackers. The Fitbit Charge 3 will apparently be more like its smartwatch siblings, complete with a touchscreen and a new design — but no GPS, though.

Tech August 16, 2018

NASA Administrator Backs Military Space Force But With One Important Clarification

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said he fully supports President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a military space command. The Trump appointee, however, believed there should be a clear demarcation between NASA and the future military unit.

Science August 16, 2018

StarVR One Virtual Reality Headset Unveiled: Eye-Tracking, Nearly Human Field Of View, 90 FPS, And More

StarVR has outdone itself again after producing a virtual reality headset that sports an eye-tracking component. The one-of-a-kind VR headset was revealed on Tuesday at the SIGGRAPH 2018 which was held in Vancouver, Canada.

Tech August 16, 2018

Sleep Deprivation Kills Social Life By Triggering Feelings Of Loneliness And Isolation

Researchers have linked sleep deprivation with feelings of loneliness and isolation, as people without enough sleep avoid social interactions. Apparently, sleep deprivation has negative effects on a person's physical, mental, and social state.

Health August 16, 2018

'Diablo III' On Nintendo Switch Is Really Happening, To Be Released This Year

An accidentally published article confirmed that 'Diablo III' for the Nintendo Switch will launch before the year ends. The port will include all the paid expansions of 'Diablo III' and will support four-player local-multiplayer and online multiplayer.

Culture August 16, 2018

Facebook Acqui-Hires Startup Vidpresso, Here’s What That Will Do To Live Broadcasts

Facebook is making an effort to elevate their content. The company has just 'acqui-hired' Vidpresso, a video startup that works with publishers and TV broadcasters to generate interactive online content videos on social media platforms.

Tech August 16, 2018

Android 9 Pie Disables Call Recording: Feature Still Available, But With A Catch

Google's Pixel and Pixel 2 owners can enjoy the latest features of the Android 9 Pie, but recording phone conversations is not one of them. However, rooting can allow owners to install apps to record phone talks.

Tech August 16, 2018

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