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Short men wed later, but stay married longer

Tall men are more likely to marry older women with a high education, but have a higher divorce rate compared to short men. Short men marry later in life, but these unions last the longest.

Culture August 26, 2014

Smartphone 'kill switch' is mandatory in California

New legislation mandates that smartphones sold in California come equipped with kill switches.

Culture August 27, 2014

Netflix fights against Comcast/TWC merger with 256-page petition

Netflix is giving the FCC a piece of its mind about the danger of the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, with the video-streaming company submitting a 256-page petition of concerns.

Culture August 26, 2014

Social media users are less likely to share opinions on controversial topics

A new report done by Pew Research Center suggests that people who use social media shy away from offering their opinions in discussions about controversial subjects both on and offline.

Culture August 26, 2014

Pediatricians want to start school later in the day

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends shifting middle and high school to a later time, to aid sleep-deprived teens.

Culture August 26, 2014

Why Google didn't buy Twitch

Find out why the game streaming platform Twitch was bought by Amazon, rather than the rumored Google.

Culture August 27, 2014

'Tropes vs Women' explores women as objects in a game setting

The latest video from Anita Sarkeesian shows that women are often used as set decoration in video games.

Culture August 26, 2014

'Destiny' won't let players trade items

Bungie has decided that its upcoming online shooter roleplaying game won't have item trading between players.

Culture August 27, 2014

Ridley Scott says 'Blade Runner 2' script is done

The director of the original science-fiction classic is almost ready to return to that replicant-filled future.

Culture August 26, 2014

'LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham' cover art and release date

The cover art for 'LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham' has been released, and you can see it here. More importantly, we finally have a release date.

Culture August 26, 2014

Which TV shows are the most popular on Facebook, Twitter and Reddit?

Facebook, Twitter and Reddit all have different functions, especially for TV fans. Which TV shows are the most popular on each social network and why?

Culture August 26, 2014

Donald Glover is (sort of) playing Spider-Man

'Community' star Donald Glover will get to be Spider-Man on the Disney XD channel as Miles Morales.

Culture August 26, 2014

Why did the NSA create its own Google?

The National Security Agency created its own ‘Google-like’ search engine that shares more that 850 billion civilian records with the government. The NSA can legally invade your privacy and does not need congressional approval to use the search engine.

Culture August 26, 2014

NASA wants to explore planets with robot armies

Swarms of robots called swarmies could be used in the future to search for resources on alien worlds.

Culture August 26, 2014

Wii Balance Board proven to improve balance in MS patients

The Wii Balance Board was once all the rage among exercise enthusiasts, but its star has faded in favor of newer technologies. One neurologist has found a new use for it: fighting multiple sclerosis.

Culture August 26, 2014

'Pokémon' plus 'Tekken' equals 'Pokkén Tournament'

A new 'Pokémon' game is coming from Nintendo, and it is taking the franchise to a brand new genre.

Culture August 26, 2014

U.S. Army blows up hypersonic weapon after failed test launch

After a test launch of a prototype hypersonic weapon in Alaska went wrong just after four seconds in the air, the U.S. Army destroyed the weapon as a safety measure.

Culture August 26, 2014

Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day set to go on 'Vacation'

The stars of 'The Avengers' and 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' join the Ed Helms comedy due to start shooting in September.

Culture August 26, 2014

What does it mean to be sleep drunk?

Researchers found that a high rate of the general population suffers from the sleep disorder, sleep drunkenness. Those who suffer from being sleep drunk feel disorientated and severely confused when woken up, often experiencing amnesia relating to events after waking.

Culture August 26, 2014

What you need to know about the Burger King-Tim Hortons deal

Burger King and Tim Hortons announced their merger, which will create the world's third largest fast food company. Here's what you need to know about the deal.

Culture August 26, 2014

ESA chooses five potential sites for Rosetta's historic comet landing

In November, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft will send its Philae Lander to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The agency is now scouting five potential landing sites for the first ever comet landing.

Culture August 26, 2014

Avenger Hawkeye may make an appearance in 'Captain America 3' in 2016

Hawkeye may be heading back to the big screen for a fourth time in 'Captain America 3.'

Culture August 26, 2014

Michael Brown profiled as 'no angel' in column by New York Times writer

New York Times' writer John Eligon penned a profile of Mike Brown in which he called the deceased 'no angel.'

Culture August 26, 2014

China’s building a submarine that could go from Shanghai to San Francisco in 2 hours

Chinese scientists are building a super fast submarine that travels in an air bubble, greatly reducing drag. The submarine will reportedly travel from Shanghai to San Francisco in just two hours.

Culture August 26, 2014

New 'Gone Girl' trailer strikes a chilling nerve

The new David Fincher film, 'Gone Girl,' hits theaters this fall. Check out the intense new trailer.

Culture August 26, 2014

2014 Emmy Awards: The best and worst moments

The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards aired on Aug. 25 and honored the best TV of the year. There were many highs and lows during the night.

Culture August 26, 2014

Political TV ads will soon know your voting records

Political TV ads will begin sending personalized campaign ads to about 20 million DirecTV and Dish Network customers using sold voter data.

Culture August 26, 2014

Facebook implements new policy to minimize 'click-baiting'

Facebook has announced a new policy to alleviate the clutter of "click-bait" links on News Feeds.

Culture August 26, 2014

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft crosses Neptune's orbit on its way to Pluto

New Horizons crosses Neptune's orbit while traveling to Pluto for a terrestrial landing.

Culture August 26, 2014

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice shifting date from Captain America 3 was smart, says director Joe Russo

Captain America: The Winter Soldier co-director thought it was smart of DC and Warner Bros. to move Batman v Superman away from May 6, 2016 because it didn't make sense for both film to launch on the same day.

Culture August 26, 2014

Batman v Superman: Bruce Wayne a huge fan of MMA - Could Batman use MMA fighting styles against villains?

A Bruce Wayne that likes underground MMA fighting could mean that he uses these fighting techniques against his opponents when he's the Dark Knight.

Culture August 26, 2014

Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin is going to kill more of your favorite characters

George R.R. Martin is hell bent on killing your favorite Game of Thrones characters, and it won't be long before he does it. As the saga comes to a close, the bodies will definitely hit the floor.

Culture August 26, 2014

Topless rallies fight for boob equality

GoTopless Day rallies held around the country fight for equal topless rights.

Culture August 26, 2014

Table for one: Most meals are eaten alone

A new study has found that more than half of meals are eaten alone. So now you don't have to feel weird about getting a table for one anymore.

Culture August 25, 2014

Will Jack Huston be Marvel's Doctor Strange?

The latest name up for the role of Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' is Jack Huston. The studio has been scouring all of Hollywood looking for the perfect candidate, and reports today say the search may be over.

Culture August 25, 2014

Church might thwart Cersei Lannister's ‘Game Of Thrones’ nude scene

A church in Croatia is preventing the filming of a crucial 'Game of Thrones' scene.

Culture August 25, 2014

Rise in e-cigarettes sparks concern for teens picking up the habit

The American Heart Association released new policy guidelines on Monday that proposes the regulation of e-cigarettes. The policy raises concerns about marketing and teens, but believes e-cigarettes can help some quit smoking.

Culture August 25, 2014

Reducing carbon emissions might actually save us money

A new study found that the health benefits from improvements in air quality might offset the costs from U.S. carbon regulations. In some cases, the savings were 10 times the cost of implementing policies.

Culture August 25, 2014

Amazon, not Google, just bought Twitch for nearly $1 billion

New reports have surfaced that have Amazon, not Google, buying the video game streaming service Twitch for $1 billion.

Culture August 25, 2014

Attractive faces may not be the healthiest

Studies have shown that when choosing a mate, people often associate facial symmetry with good health. However, new research from Brunel University London shows that there is no link between the two.

Culture August 26, 2014

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech combines fitness with luxury fashion

Ralph Lauren is launching into wearable tech with its Polo Tech shirt, which will be unveiled at the US Open. The company’s tech shirt includes sensors to track overall health. The biometrics will also track heart rate and energy levels.

Culture August 25, 2014

'WWE SuperCard' mobile game breaks free-to-play records for 2K

In just one week, 'WWE SuperCard' became one of 2K's most successful free-to-play titles, with more than 1.5 million people downloading the game.

Culture August 25, 2014

Scientist restores images from Voyager 2 to create amazing color map of Neptune moon Triton

Using historic footage from NASA's Voyager 2 mission, Lunar and Planetary Institute scientist Paul Schenk has constructed an enhanced high-resolution three-color global map of Triton, one of Neptune's 13 moons.

Culture August 25, 2014

Batman seen patrolling the streets of Japan

One Twitter user shot some photos of a very convincing Dark Knight zooming by on his motorcycle in Japan.

Culture August 25, 2014

Capcom bringing 'Street Fighter' games back to arcades

Four classic fighting games from Capcom are returning to arcades in Japan, with some modern day enhancements.

Culture August 26, 2014

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