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Study Finds Link Between Violent Video Games And Gun Behavior

How can video games really affect children? Researchers of a new study found a link between violent video games and the way children behave around guns.

Feature June 1, 2019

Nations Taking A Stand Against Imported Plastic Waste

Why are many countries now taking a stand on the imported plastic waste swamping their territories? It all started within China's ban on waste imports.

Science June 1, 2019

Godzilla's Larger Size Reflects Humanity's Collective Anxiety, Researchers Say

Godzilla has entertained many people for decades since it was first introduced in 1954. But is it really just for entertainment, or is there something deeper to this iconic monster?

Feature June 1, 2019

NASA's NICER Shows What Universe Looks Like If Humans Could See X-Rays

NASA stitched together an image of the sky using X-ray data from the first 22 months of the NICER onboard the International Space Station. The observatory watches the sky to help scientists determine the size of neutron stars and pulsars.

Science June 1, 2019

Ariana Grande Cancels Concerts Due To Tomato Allergy

Multi-awarded pop superstar Ariana Grande canceled concert dates in her world tour due to an allergic reaction to tomatoes. The singer is recovering, but the food allergy made her sick and her throat almost closed.

Health June 1, 2019

27-Year-Old Chelsie Thomas Left Infertile After Surgeon Mistakenly Removed Healthy Fallopian Tube

Chelsie Thomas had suffered an ectopic pregnancy, forcing her to undergo surgery to address the condition. However, her doctor had accidentally removed the wrong fallopian tube, which left her unable to conceive a child again without IVF treatment.

Health June 1, 2019

It Appears Apple Is Really Killing iTunes, Marking The End Of An Era

All signs point to Apple finally pulling the plug on iTunes at WWDC 2019. In place of it will be a standalone Music app, which is said to retain many features iTunes currently offers.

Tech June 1, 2019

AirPods Getting Quieter? You Can Get A Free Replacement From Apple

If your AirPods has gotten noticeably quieter since you last purchased them, it might be a good idea to take them to the Apple Store to get them replaced. For free, by the way.

Tech June 1, 2019

[Update: Limit Removed] iPhone's Cellular Download Limit Raised To 200 MB: What This Means For iOS Users

The cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads has been increased. Now iOS users can download apps below 200 MB even if they're not connected online using Wi-Fi.

Tech June 1, 2019

Unknown ‘Media Device’ By Google Suddenly Shows Up On FCC

Per a new FCC filing, it appears Google is preparing an unknown media device. Speculation suggests it’s a new portable Nest smart home product, but no one knows for sure.

Tech June 1, 2019

Spotify Working On Live Playlists You Can Create With Friends

Soon, it might be a lot easier to add tracks to a Spotify queue even if you’re not hosting it. Social Listening is a feature in-testing that will let you and friends collaborate on a shared queue.

Tech June 1, 2019

Play Store Now Rolling Out Material Design Revamp: Check It Out

Play Store now has a fresh new look. At long last, Material Design has finally arrived on the service, dropping tired old design changes for a cleaner, less cluttered look and feel.

Tech June 1, 2019

England Protects Marine Life With 'Blue Belt' Expansion

England is making a huge move for marine conservation by adding 41 new Marine Conservation Zones. These new areas are now a part of the 'Blue Belt' of protected areas.

Science June 1, 2019

10,000 Steps Overkill For Reducing Mortality Risk In Older Women Says Study

Elderly women do not have to take 10,000 steps per day to reap health benefits, according to a new study. Researchers found that women who took an average of about 4,000 steps per day lived longer than those who took less.

Health June 1, 2019

NASA's Spitzer Takes Stunning 'Family Photo' Of Cepheus Stars

NASA recently published a mosaic showing the Cepheus B and Cepheus C regions in space. The image featured young and evolved stars, all born from a single cloud of gas and dust.

Science June 1, 2019

NASA's New James Webb Space Telescope Survives Last Thermal Vacuum Test

The James Webb Space Telescope has successfully completed another round of testing. The powerful observatory was subjected to extreme temperature in a vacuum chamber to make sure that it will be able to endure conditions in space.

Science May 31, 2019

Ben & Jerry's Wants To Make CBD-infused Ice Cream

Food companies in the United States are jumping into the cannabidiol bandwagon. Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's said it plans to produce CBD-infused ice cream once it is legal.

Culture May 31, 2019

81 Percent Of Antibiotics Prescribed By Dentists Prior To Dental Procedures Are Unnecessary

A large percentage of antibiotics prescribed to patients prior to a dental procedure are not aligned with national guidelines. The finding is significant because dentists are behind 10 percent of antibiotic prescriptions in the United States.

Health May 31, 2019

Punctured Skulls On Saber-Toothed Cats Show They Viciously Fought Each Other With Bone-Penetrating Fangs

Just how vicious were saber-toothed cats? Evidently, the creatures engaged in combat with one another, and could easily puncture bone with their strong, iconic fangs.

Science May 31, 2019

Google To No Longer Allow Regular Chrome Users To Use Ad Blockers

Google is set to implement changes on how Chrome extensions would work. By the same token, ad blocking on the browser will no longer be available to regular users.

Tech May 31, 2019

LOOK: Stunning Time-Lapse Video Of Earth Captured By Astronaut Aboard The ISS

Have a look at the time-lapse video showing the stunning beauty of Earth viewed from the International Space Station. One can see the cloudy sky over the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.

Science May 31, 2019

World’s Tiniest Surviving Baby ‘Saybie’ Weighed As Much As An Apple At Birth

Baby Saybie was born at just 245 grams, which is roughly the size of an apple, thus, making her the smallest newborn ever to survive. In mid-May, she was finally released from the hospital.

Health May 31, 2019

Bees In Argentina Are Building Nests Using Plastic Waste

This is the first time researchers found a bee nest made entirely of plastic materials. The wild bees usually build their nest using leaves, mud, tree resin, stones, and petals.

Science May 31, 2019

Proof Of Life: Man Snaps Photo Of Elusive Colombian Weasel For The First Time

The rare Colombian weasel is not extinct after all, as proof of its existence finally emerged. Architect Juan M. de Roux photographed the animal in a bathroom near his house several years ago.

Science May 31, 2019

Lego Apollo 11 Lunar Lander Set Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Historic Moon Landing

Lego released a really awesome building set that replicates the Apollo 11 Eagle lunar lander. This 1,087-piece brick set is Lego's way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Science May 31, 2019

Doctors Remove Huge Clump of Hair In Stomach Of 16-Year-Old Girl With Rapunzel Syndrome

Doctors performed emergency surgery on a teenager who had been chewing on her own hair over the past 10 years. The girl suffers from a rare condition known as Rapunzel Syndrome.

Health May 31, 2019

Gut Bacteria Linked To Autism Symptoms, Mice Study Shows

Is it possible for gut microbiome to contribute to ASD symptoms? New research supports the theory, saying that future autism treatments could target the gut with probiotics instead of the brain.

Health May 31, 2019

Night Shift Work Does Not Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds

New research funded by British charity group Breast Cancer Now has found little to no link between shift work and breast cancer development. The results contradict an earlier report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

Health May 31, 2019

Curiosity Rover Goes Cloud Watching On Mars

The Mars Curiosity rover went skywatching with the InSight lander in May to help scientists measure the altitude of Martian clouds. The 6-year-old robotic explorer is currently exploring the clay-bearing unit of Mount Sharp.

Science May 31, 2019

Microsoft Confirms Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service Is Coming To PC

Microsoft is creating a version of Xbox Game Pass specifically tailored to Windows users. It’s not clear how it’s going to cost, but it will include 100 games to start.

Culture May 31, 2019

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gets Nintendo Labo VR Support

Nintendo has added a VR mode to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' for Labo VR owners. The new patch also adds a number of new extras.

Culture May 31, 2019

Free Xbox Games With Gold For June 2019 Includes 'NHL 19' And 'Portal: Still Alive'

The lineup of Microsoft's Xbox Games with Gold for June 2019 has been announced. This time around, it includes 'NHL 19' and 'Rivals of Aether' for the Xbox One.

Culture May 31, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Won’t Have A Headphone Jack Or Physical Buttons

Samsung might be joining the no-headphone jack bandwagon soon. Rumors say the Galaxy Note 10 won’t have it, or any physical buttons, for that matter.

Tech May 31, 2019

Genetically Modified Fungus Kills 99 Percent oF Malaria Mosquitoes In Just 45 Days

Researchers tested the fungus in a fake village called the MosquitoSphere. By the end of the 45-day trial, the spider toxin fungus wiped out 99 percent of the mosquito population.

Health May 31, 2019

Android Gamers Will Soon See Loot Box Odds As Google Updates Its Play Store Policy

The Google Play Store policy has been updated, requiring app publishers and developers to disclose the odds of getting items from loot boxes. Harsher restrictions on hate speech and sexual content are also rolling out.

Tech May 31, 2019

Google Lens Will Show You Reviews If You Point Your Camera At A Menu

A feature that helps you pick dishes from a restaurant’s menu is launching soon on Google Lens. Meanwhile, Google Maps for Android now shows you a place’s most popular dishes.

Tech May 31, 2019

Nreal Light AR Sunglasses Gets Right What Google Glass Got Wrong, Shipping This Year For $500

After impressing folks at this year’s CES, the Nreal Light is ready for primetime. The AR glasses are confirmed to ship later this year for a surprisingly low price of $500.

Tech May 31, 2019

NASA Mission To Jovian Moon Europa Facing Tough Challenges Ahead

An internal investigation found that NASA's Europa Clipper and Lander, two upcoming missions, faced several problems. The investigators found that both projects suffer from budget and schedule issues as well as a shortage of staff.

Science May 31, 2019

Stress During Pregnancy Linked To Lower Sperm Count In Male Children

It's possible that mothers actually play a significant part in their adult son's fertility problems. New research revealed that women's stressful experiences during early gestation are associated with lower sperm quality and testosterone concentrations in adult male children.

Health May 31, 2019

Ready Meals, Other Heavily Processed Food Increase Risk For Heart Attack And Early Death

Researchers from France and Spain have conducted two separate studies on the adverse effects of eating ultra-processed food. The French paper explores its impact on disease risks, while the Spanish paper discusses how it can increase early death rates.

Health May 31, 2019

Money Problems Could Be An Early Sign Of Dementia

A new study revealed that troubles in managing money among aging adults may be an early warning signal of dementia. According to researchers, this condition could be correlated to the number of protein deposits built up in the brain.

Health May 31, 2019

Cat Who Played Church In 'Pet Sematary' Suddenly Dies After Movie's Debut

Remember the scowling cat who stole the scenes in the recent film adaptation of the Stephen King classic? Leo, a Maine Coon crossbreed, suddenly died just after the release of the ominous horror movie.

Science May 31, 2019

Black Hole Created In Lab Confirms Stephen Hawking's Prediction

Stephen Hawking says black holes aren't entirely black — and he's probably right, again. With a lab-grown sonic black hole, researchers find evidence of one of the physicist's most famous theory in the laboratory: Hawking radiation.

Science May 30, 2019

Newly Discovered Virus Infecting People In China May Be Transmitted By Ticks

The taiga tick could be spreading the Alongshan virus, which has sickened more than 80 farmers and forestry workers in northeastern China. What are the symptoms of the infection and how is it treated?

Health May 30, 2019

Here Are 4 Ways To Limit Ad Tracking On Your iPhone

Ad tracking lets marketers and the like to determine what ads are most relevant to users, and no one's exactly safe from it, including iPhone users. However, there are ways to limit the user data they collect.

Tech May 30, 2019

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