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Breast-feeding Gone Bad: North Carolina Mom Outraged After Day Care Worker Breast-fed Her Son Without Consent

A North Carolina mother wants to press criminal charges against a day care worker who breast-fed her 3-month-old son without permission. The baby, who was lactose-intolerant, had to be hospitalized after the incident.

Life & Style February 9, 2017

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,000 More Words To Catalog: What's New For Tech And Science?

Merriam-Webster just added 1,000 more words to its roster. The dictionary has added a lot of technologically-related words, based on what we do with technology.

Life & Style February 8, 2017

A Harambe-Shaped Cheeto Just Sold For $100,000 On eBay

A Flamin’ Hot Cheeto in the shape of Harambe the gorilla sold on eBay for a whopping $100,000.

Life & Style February 7, 2017

Twitter, Netflix File Legal Documents Emphasizing The Importance Of Immigrants

Companies like Twitter, Netflix, and more have submitted legal documents challenging the immigration ban passed by President Donald Trump. The amicus brief was filed at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Feb. 5.

Life & Style February 6, 2017

How To Land An Internship At Google, Apple And Facebook: Harvard Grad Gives Resume, Interview Tips

How do you increase your chances of landing an internship at Google, Apple, and Facebook? A Harvard University student shares some tips to make your resume stellar and prepare yourself for the interview process.

Life & Style February 4, 2017

Elon Musk Won't Quit Trump Advisory Panel, He Explains Why

Elon Musk has confirmed that he will not resign from the post of adviser to President Trump. He asserted that his involvement did not imply he agreed with the decisions that were taken, but would stay for 'greater good.'

Life & Style February 3, 2017

Bad With Social Cues? MIT Researchers Built A Wearable For You

MIT researchers are developing a wearable AI system that can function as a social coach to aid socially challenged individuals figure out social cues with ease.

Life & Style February 3, 2017

LOOK: This Graphene Dress Lights Up Based On Breathing Pattern

The world's first graphene dress is unveiled in Manchester. The little black dress that lights up based on breathing pattern gives a whole new meaning to wearable technology.

Life & Style February 5, 2017

Google Employees Walk Out Of Offices To Protest Trump Immigration Ban, Company Leaders Join The Rally

Google staff rallied against Trump's immigration ban and more than 2,000 employees protested. Google CEO Sundar Pichai and co-founder Sergey Brin joined the #GooglersUnite protest and opposing the controversial executive order.

Life & Style January 31, 2017

Trump UK State Visit To Go Through Despite More Than 1.2 Million People Signing Petition Against It

A UK petition against a Donald Trump state visit has drawn more than 1.2 million signatures, prompted by Trump's recent immigration ban. Despite increased opposition, however, the visit will reportedly not be canceled.

Life & Style January 30, 2017

Delta Resumes US Flights After Computer Glitch Grounded 170 Flights

Delta’s two and a half hours flight suspension has come to an end, with the airline resuming domestic flights in the United States. Around 170 flights were grounded by the airline due to systems outage across the country.

Life & Style January 30, 2017

Hackers Demand Bitcoin Ransom From Hotel After Locking Hundreds Of Guests

Hackers attacked a hotel in Austria and guests were locked in their rooms, and the electronic systems disabled and manipulated. The systems were released only after the hackers' demand for 1,500 euros (about $1,600) bitcoin ransom was paid.

Life & Style January 30, 2017

Federal Judge Grants Emergency Stay On Trump Administration Executive Order On Immigration

A U.S. federal judge has put a stay on the executive order signed by President Donald Trump. The order prevented citizens from seven Muslim countries from entering the United States for a period of 90 days.

Life & Style January 29, 2017

President Donald Trump Suspends Syrian Refugee Program Indefinitely, Bans US Visa For Nationals Of Six Other Countries

New measures advocated by Donald Trump's executive orders suspend the refugee program for Syrians indefinitely. The directive also bans issuance of U.S. visas for nationals of six other countries for 90 days.

Life & Style January 28, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg Concerned By President Trump's Executive Orders

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed his concerns over the latest executive orders initiated by President Donald Trump. Zuckerberg outlined the big picture concerns and referred to the U.S. as a country for immigrants.

Life & Style January 28, 2017

'Rogue’ Twitter Accounts Are Popping Up As US Scientists Defy Trump Gag Order

Rogue accounts under names of U.S. government agencies are trending on Twitter, sparking online protest against the Trump administration’s gag order on employees and scientists working on climate change.

Life & Style January 27, 2017

Elon Musk Serious About Building A Tunnel Under Los Angeles To Cut Traffic

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has revealed that his tunnel building plan to reduce traffic in Los Angeles is making progress. He plans to begin digging in a month’s time.

Life & Style January 26, 2017

President Trump Signs Executive Order: Mexico Wall Construction To Start 'In Months'

President Trump is on his way to fulfilling an election campaign promise - building a wall between the United States and Mexico. Trump has signed an executive order which paves the way for initiating the process and construction would begin ‘in months.’

Life & Style January 26, 2017

Netflix Acquires Hulk Hogan 'Nobody Speak' Documentary

Netflix has bought the broadcasting rights for the documentary ‘Nobody Speak: Hulk Hogan, Gawker and Trials of a Free Press' at the Sundance Festival 2017. Netflix has bought the rights for many other documentaries in the past.

Life & Style January 24, 2017

Henry Ford Museum Gets Name Change To Highlight Focus On Innovation

The Henry Ford Museum underwent its second rebranding in recent years, changing its name into Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. The change, starting Jan. 23, is aimed to underline the main focus of both the museum and the organization.

Life & Style January 24, 2017

Super Bowl 51 Can Be Streamed Live Via Fox Sports Go On Apple TV And iOS

Fox Sports has announced that it will be live streaming the Super Bowl LI on its website. The live stream will be accessible through various platforms like Apple TV and Roku.

Life & Style January 19, 2017

Smile! Not All Selfie Lovers Are Narcissists: Study

There is no person on the internet who has not come across a selfie -- or self-taken photograph. Many question whether taking too many selfies makes one a narcissist, but one study seems to refute the selfie's association with narcissism.

Life & Style January 31, 2017

Jealousy Motivates Consumer Purchases? Retail Therapy Is An Attention Seeking Mechanism, Says New Research

Jealousy may motivate people to purchase things to aid them in seeking their partner's attention, according to a new study. This information may be useful to marketing firms who can deploy the emotion in product advertising.

Life & Style January 17, 2017

7 Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of nonviolent protests -- while fighting for equality -- lives on. Here are seven facts about the civil rights leader.

Life & Style January 17, 2017

Startup Goldbely Ships Specialty Food From Famous Restaurants In The US

Specialty food delivery company Goldbely sources ready-made snacks and meals from famous restaurants all over the United States for food aficionados. Restaurant selection norms and delivery systems assure original tastes.

Life & Style January 16, 2017

WATCH: Michelle Obama Hiding Behind Curtain Surprises Fans Sending Thank You Messages

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama hides behind a curtain to surprise unsuspecting supporters. Watch the emotional reactions of her fans in a segment from her last TV show appearance as First Lady.

Life & Style January 15, 2017

New Evidence In D. B. Cooper Case Points To Possible Connection Between Boeing And The Famed Hijacker

Fresh leads have surfaced on the 1971 D.B. Cooper hijacking case. According to a team of amateur scientists, the clip tie the hijacker used had been found with traces pointing to alleged links to Boeing.

Life & Style January 16, 2017

150 Years Of British History From Over 100 Local Newspapers: What Did AI Researchers Find?

University of Bristol's ThinkBIG Project sourced information from more than 100 British newspapers encompassing 150 years of history to trace important historical and cultural shifts using artificial intelligence tools.

Life & Style January 11, 2017

Historian Predicts Collapse Of Civilization In The 2020s Due To Political Turmoil

Historian Peter Turchin, who studies history as a form of science, has forecasted a nearing collapse of the civilization. According to him, by 2020s, the rising social instability and political disorder will lead to the downfall of the state.

Life & Style January 11, 2017

'La La Land' Goes Ooh La La At Golden Globes 2017: Here's A Complete List of Winners

"La La Land" was a big winner at the 74th Golden Globes after the musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone bagged seven awards for the night, including Best Picture and Best Actor and Actress for a comedy movie.

Life & Style January 9, 2017

Alexa Caused Numerous Amazon Orders For Dollhouses Across San Diego When TV Report Mentioned Its Name

A TV report accidentally caused Amazon Alexa devices across San Diego to place an order for a dollhouse. The incident proves smart speakers still have areas it should work on, particularly voice identification.

Life & Style January 9, 2017

Boy Grows Out Hair For 2 Years To Donate Wig To Friend With Alopecia

A 10-year-old boy decided to make the nicest gesture for a friend suffering from an auto-immune condition that prevents hair growth. The boy grew out his hair for two years and donated it so his friend could have a wig.

Life & Style January 9, 2017

Gun Violence A ‘Contagious’ Social Epidemic: Yale Study

Latest research indicates that gun violence is a contagious social epidemic that spreads through social networks and often involves socially disadvantaged communities. Studying the pattern and timing of such incidents could not only be used to identify the victims but also in the violence prevention programs.

Life & Style January 6, 2017

Some Drinks Really Do Give Worse Hangovers Than Others: Here’s Why

The chemical composition of your alcoholic drink decides the level of hangover you are going to get. The complex chemical compound called congeners is responsible for the ugly side effects of drinking way too much.

Life & Style January 3, 2017

2017 Predictions: Why Do Nostradamus, Baba Vanga And The Failed 'Blood Miracle' Spell Doom For The World?

The prophets Nostradamus and Baba Vanga, along with the failed 'blood miracle' of a saint, all seem to point to tragedies in store for the human race in 2017. In the interest of knowledge, we raise questions on what they possibly mean.

Life & Style December 31, 2016

New Year's Eve Fun Facts: Beliefs And Traditions To Welcome 2017

Before you head out to party, look back at all these fun facts on New Year's Eve beliefs and traditions you might encounter while ringing in 2017.

Life & Style December 31, 2016

New Year's Eve Closing Time: Business Hours For Banks, Post Office, Walmart, Target, And More On December 31 and January 1

2016 is coming to a close. If you’re gearing up for the new year with some last-minute shopping and errands, best to take note of business hours for New Year’s Eve.

Life & Style December 30, 2016

Man Charged With DUI After Testing Positive For Caffeine

The understanding of the entire concept of DUI is being questioned now, after a man was charged with it in an incident involving erratic driving. The peculiarity of the case is represented by the fact that he had no other substance in his system except for caffeine.

Life & Style December 31, 2016

Donald Trump Believes Computers Make Life Complicated: Here's Why

President-elect Donald Trump seems like he isn't a fan of computers. He believes people get more confused because of them.

Life & Style December 31, 2016

DuPage County Receives $40,000 Donation From Annie LeGere Foundation To Equip Squad Cars With EpiPens

Thanks to a donation from the Annie LeGere Foundation, the DuPage County Sheriff's Office will soon have its squad cars and first-aid kits equipped with EpiPens. The EpiPens will be carried and used by for saving lives during an emergency.

Life & Style December 28, 2016

Hatchimals Fail To Hatch, Cause Disappointment For Parents And Kids On Christmas Morning

There is a growing number of parents complaining that their children's Hatchimals are not coming out of their shells. The toy is also earning negative reviews in online stores such as Amazon.

Life & Style December 28, 2016

Emotional Hangover: Experiences Induce Brain States That Persist For Long Periods Of Time After Emotional Event

Latest study has shown that we don't only remember emotional events better, but also neutral events that take place after having an emotional reaction. It seems that emotions create changes in the brain for up to 30 minutes in a phenomenon also known as "emotional hangover."

Life & Style December 28, 2016

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