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WATCH: Video Shows Shark Stalking Unsuspecting Woman Swimming Off Florida Beach

The woman was not aware a shark was following her as she was swimming off the coast of Panama City Beach. She managed to go back to the shore safe and unharmed.

Science May 30, 2019

Psychiatrists Warn About Dangers Of Taking Antidepressants

The Royal College of Psychiatrists in UK has warned against prolonged use of antidepressants and the resulting withdrawal symptoms when coming off medication. It also recommended a range of actions to promote the optimal use and management of antidepressants.

Health May 30, 2019

Maple Trees Can Change Sex From Year To Year, Study Finds

Researchers found that striped maple trees can actually change their sex year by year. Unfortunately, the female trees are more likely to get sick and die than the males.

Science May 30, 2019

Extinction Of Neanderthals Likely Caused By Slight Drop In Fertility Rates

Researchers explored several factors that may have driven the Neanderthals to extinction. Computer models suggest the extinct human relative disappeared due to a slight drop in the fertility rates of young Neanderthal women.

Science May 30, 2019

LOOK: Footage Of 1900's Solar Eclipse Is Oldest Surviving Film Of The Phenomenon

The oldest footage of a solar eclipse was captured by a British filmmaker in North Carolina in 1900. It was recently rediscovered and restored for all to enjoy.

Feature May 30, 2019

Elderly Man Bitten By Rabid Bat Hiding In iPad Case

A man was bitten by a bat inside his home in New Hampshire. Roy Syvertson reported that he was using his iPad inside his living room when he felt pain similar to a bee sting.

Health May 30, 2019

Curiosity Rover Finds Cache Of Clay On Mars

The Mars Curiosity rover drilled into two target rocks and found high amounts of clay minerals in the lower region of Mount Sharp. NASA said that the discovery hints at the Red Planet's watery past.

Science May 30, 2019

Earth Cooks Rare Diamonds Out Of Recycled Ocean Floor

Scientists recreated the mysterious conditions deep within the Earth to see how the most precious rocks are formed. It turns out that the planet sucks down the seabed and crushes it to create diamonds.

Science May 30, 2019

Elephant Poaching In Africa Sees A Decline But Animals Remain Threatened

Experts said elephant poaching in Africa declined but the animals still face many threats. However, Botswana, where the largest population of elephants can be found, has reinstated the hunting of elephants.

Science May 30, 2019

LOOK: School Of Fish Captured In Fossil

An incredible fossil of a school of fish shows early schooling behavior in the creatures. All 259 fossilized fish are facing in the same direction.

Science May 30, 2019

Use Apple Pay To Ride New York City Trains, Buses Starting May 31

Starting May 31, New Yorkers will be able to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to catch the train or bus. Only single-ride payments will be accepted initially, however.

Tech May 30, 2019

Samsung's Cheaper Galaxy Note 10 To Have A 3,400 mAh Battery: Rumor

Samsung is said to launch two Galaxy Note 10 models: a standard-sized version and a smaller, cheaper one. A new leak says the latter will have a 3,400 mAh battery, which is only slightly bigger than the Galaxy S10e's.

Tech May 30, 2019

Is A Megaquake Coming? Scientists Find An Early Warning Sign For Major Earthquakes

Geologists found a telltale signal early in an event that could predict the severity of a magnitude 7 or higher earthquake. Found through GPS data, it could provide people with a few extra moments in the wake of a megaquake.

Science May 30, 2019

Chimpanzees Spotted Fishing For Crabs May Hold Clues About Human Evolution

A new study from Kyoto University described how mother and child chimpanzees in West Africa engage in freshwater crab-fishing. Researchers believe such behavior can help explain how ancient humans picked up the crabbing skill themselves.

Science May 30, 2019

Square Enix Is Finally Going To Reveal Its Super Mysterious ‘Avengers’ Game At E3

There’s been so little information about Square Enix’s 'Avengers' video game since it was teased back in 2017. But Marvel says the wait is finally over.

Culture May 30, 2019

Free PlayStation Plus Games For June 2019 Is Headlined By 'Borderlands: The Handsome Collection'

Sony's free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers for June 2019 have been revealed. 'Borderlands: The Handsome Collection' headlines the lineup, and it's joined by 'Sonic Mania.'

Culture May 30, 2019

Excel For iOS Now Lets You Take Pictures Of Spreadsheets And Import Them

Microsoft is rolling out Insert Data from Picture to Excel for iOS. With this feature, users can convert paper-based spreadsheets and other tables into fully editable digital versions.

Tech May 30, 2019

Forbidden Planet Spotted In Neptunian Desert Where It Should Not Exist

NGTS-4b is a rogue exoplanet located some 920 light-years away from Earth, in a region known as the Neptunian Desert. It is believed to be 20 percent smaller than Neptune but is about three times the size of the human world.

Science May 30, 2019

Cosmonauts Send Birthday Tribute To First Man In Space, Plus Other Highlights Of Their ISS Spacewalk

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin completed a six-hour spacewalk on Wednesday, May 29. Aside from routine maintenance, the pair paid tribute to fellow Russian Alexei Leonov, who was the first human being ever to go on a spacewalk.

Science May 30, 2019

Uber To Start Banning Terrible Riders, Not Just Drivers

Rude Uber riders’ happy days are finally over, to the delight of drivers. Moving forward, Uber will also start banning riders who don’t behave properly.

Tech May 30, 2019

Microsoft Hints At A New Operating System That’s Compatible With All Devices

Microsoft shared some ideas on how a modern OS should work. Constant, invisible updates, a seamless cloud-based experience, and 5G are just some of the elements that make up this ideal new platform.

Tech May 30, 2019

Bose's New Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Features 8 Mics, Google Assistant, And Amazon Alexa

The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 is the company's new pair of cans poised to replace the QuietComfort 35. It's integrated with an eight-mic array and comes with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Tech May 30, 2019

1 In 4 Middle-aged Men At Risk Of Osteoporosis: Here Are The Symptoms Of Brittle Bones

A new study showed that more than 25 percent of men aged 35 to 50 years have weakening bones and increasing risk of osteoporosis. Experts recommend weight-lifting exercises to strengthen bone density, such as running.

Health May 30, 2019

Father-Friendly Cues In OB-GYN Offices May Get Men To Be More Involved In Prenatal Care

A room or OB-GYN clinic with more father-friendly cues increased an expectant father’s confidence to be more involved in prenatal care and in fatherhood. A study by a New Jersey university conducted trials related to this research.

Health May 30, 2019

Alexa Will Now Delete Your Conversations If You Ask

Amazon is launching a new feature that lets Alexa users delete conversations via voice command. All they have to do is say, 'Alexa, delete what I said today.'

Tech May 29, 2019

Playing Sports During Teen Years Can Help Heal Effects Of Childhood Trauma

New research linked participation in team sports to a decreased likelihood of anxiety and depression among teens who have childhood trauma. However, those who have adverse childhood experiences are less likely to have access to sports.

Health May 29, 2019

WHO Stops Classifying Transgender People As Mentally Ill

Transgender people are no longer classified as having a mental health disorder in the updated manual of the World Health Organization. Now, 'gender incongruence' is listed under sexual health in a move that’s hoped to benefit transgender people worldwide.

Health May 29, 2019

Some Experts Concerned Over FDA Fast-Track Cancer Treatment Approval Program

A new study evaluated new cancer treatments that received accelerated approval from the FDA. It found that out of 93 drugs in the program, only 19 were proven to extend the lives of patients who took them.

Health May 29, 2019

84-Year-Old Frank Dewhurst Becomes Oldest Living Kidney Donor In US

Wimberly, Texas-native Frank Dewhurst donated one of his kidneys to his neighbor who was suffering from lupus. Despite already being an octogenarian, Dewhurst proved to be healthy enough to undergo transplant surgery.

Health May 29, 2019

Companies Like Boeing And Blue Origin Looking Into Building Privately Owned Space Stations

NASA has released proposals from 12 private companies that will turn the Low Earth Orbit into a prime destination for research and manufacturing. Companies like Blue Origin and Axiom want to launch their own space stations.

Science May 29, 2019

Apple Reportedly Killing Off 3D Touch In 2019 iPhones

3D Touch may be going away for good. All iPhones due out this year might not come with the pressure-sensitive technology but sport Haptic Touch instead.

Tech May 29, 2019

Meet AntBot, The Ant-Inspired Robot That Could Replace GPS

Two separate teams in France and the United Kingdom are developing new technologies that could replace GPS soon. Their designs both take inspiration from the ability of desert ants to find their way even across great distances.

Science May 29, 2019

Facebook Wants You To Report Bugs By Literally Shaking Your Phone

Encounter a bug on Facebook? Just shake your phone. The shake to report features is coming to all iOS and Android users within the next couple of weeks.

Tech May 29, 2019

Ontario Man Ippolit Bodounov Fined $15,000 For Trying To Smuggle Bag Of Leeches From Russia To Canada

Niagara Falls-native Ippolit Bodounov pleaded guilty to smuggling more than 4,000 of medical leeches into Canada last year. He violated the country's Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act.

Culture May 29, 2019

Monkeys Use New ‘Eagle’ Calls To Warn Each Other Of Flying Drones

West African green monkeys don't have an alarm call for aerial threats. However, when faced with one, these monkeys learned quickly and used eagle alarm calls that are not a part of their everyday language.

Science May 29, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold Could Be Facing Another Delay: Report

A report says that the Samsung Galaxy Fold may get delayed again. That means its speculated June release date likely isn't happening, as it seems the manufacturer needs more time to fix the foldable phone's flaws.

Tech May 29, 2019

Apple Refreshes The iPod Touch With An A10 Fusion Chip And Bigger Storage

Apple's seventh-generation iPod touch is now official. It builds on its predecessor with an A10 Fusion chip and storage that goes all the way up to 256 GB.

Tech May 29, 2019

Father Of Quarks Murray Gell-Mann Dies At Age 89

Legendary physicist Murray Gell-Mann, known for identifying quarks and developing the eightfold way of classifying subatomic particles, died on May 24. The scientific community mourns his passing.

Science May 29, 2019

Twitter Is Hiring A ‘Tweeter In Chief’ Who Actually Uses And Understands Twitter

Twitter often doesn’t know to communicate properly and efficiently with its audience. So, it’s hiring someone who actually know how to use Twitter and understands what it’s for.

Tech May 29, 2019

Ubisoft Pass, Possibly A New Game Subscription Service, Leaks: What You Need To Know

It’s not clear what exactly Ubisoft Pass is, but it went live briefly on the Ubisoft Store due to presumably an error. It could be a proper game streaming service, or perhaps an EA Access-style platform.

Culture May 29, 2019

Amazon Sells A Moto Z4, A Phone That Motorola Hasn't Even Announced Yet

Someone ordered a Moto Z4, a smartphone that Motorola has yet to announce, from Amazon and received it soon after. At that, the specs and pricing of the Moto Mod-ready device are already out.

Tech May 29, 2019

Pokémon Sleep Is A Game Where You Play By Sleeping

After walking, The Pokémon Company wants to take on sleeping next. Pokémon Sleep, due out in 2020, will reward players based on their sleeping habits.

Culture May 29, 2019

Ancient Supernova May Have Led Humans To Walk On Two Legs

A new study suggests that an explosion of stars in the Milky Way may have spurred early humans to learn how to walk upright. The cosmic event caused a chain reaction on Earth that drastically transformed the environment.

Science May 29, 2019

New Compound That Kills Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Could Be A Weapon Against Superbugs

Scientists discover a new compound that could be the key to fighting antibiotic resistant superbugs. A cure is crucial as infections from these bacteria are predicted to kill more people than cancer by 2050.

Health May 29, 2019

The First 5G Snapdragon-Powered PC Is Here: Meet Project Limitless

There’s no word on pricing or release date yet, but Qualcomm and Lenovo have made their Project Limitless official. It’s the world’s first Snapdragon-powered laptop capable of 5G connectivity.

Tech May 29, 2019

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