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‘Reading Rainbow’ Is Officially Headed For Netflix
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Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android currently in private beta, APK leaks online (Mehedi Hassan(...)
Mehedi Hassan / Microsoft News:Microsoft Arrow Launcher for Android currently in private beta, APK leaks online  —  This is Microsofts Arrow Launcher for Android (download APK)  —  Microsoft is currently
Mac users may be able to access Cortana on OS X with Windows 10 running in the background on ne(...)
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Steam resolves password-reset exploit that compromised some accounts July 21-25 (Luke Plunkett/(...)
Luke Plunkett / Kotaku:Steam resolves password-reset exploit that compromised some accounts July 21-25  —  Some Steam Accounts Hijacked Following Security Lapse  —  Over the past week, a number of Steam
Business Insider launches new tech site, Tech Insider, with original reporting by 30+ journalis(...)
Gus Lubin / Tech Insider:Business Insider launches new tech site, Tech Insider, with original reporting by 30+ journalists on tech, science, innovation, culture  —  Welcome to Tech Insider!  —  There
Two Weeks After Content Policy Update, Reddit's Head of Community, Jessica Moreno, Has Left the(...)
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Visa Invests in Stripe at $5 Billion Valuation and Strikes Commercial Deal, Too (Jason Del Rey/(...)
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:Visa Invests in Stripe at $5 Billion Valuation and Strikes Commercial Deal, Too  —  Credit card companies think they have a found an ally in the
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Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:Hands-on with OnePlus 2: Impressive specs for the price with thoughtful software additions, fingerprint unlock sensor works as advertised  —  The OnePlus 2 pushes the boundaries
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Fetal Tissue From Abortions for Research Is Traded in a Gray Zone
Controversy over the buying and selling of products derived from aborted fetuses has raised questions about what many scientists say is a unique research tool.
Are E-Cigarettes' Popularity Causing More Teens To Smoke?
As cigarette use continues its historical drop among teens and e-cigarette use has begun climbing, one question looms large for public health officials: will the popularity of e-cigarettes undo all the progress made in reducing teen smoking rates? The answer
Metabones Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x Micro Four Thirds Adapter
Metabones has announced a new Micro Four Thirds Speed Booster.
Praluent Looks Cheap to Those With Extreme Cholesterol
About a million Americans have an inherited condition that defies cholesterol-lowering statins. Even at $14,600 a year, a new drug provides hope.
Let's Talk About Acne
This effects millions of people around the globe and seems to take more of a toll on your ego than it does your skin. It seems like when you are at the biggest moment, say that date you have been
Third June Photo Month Winner Of A Pentax DSLR Backpack
The third winner of a Pentax backpack in Junes Photo Month competition has been announced.
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Scientists make a transistor from a single molecule
Youre looking at what could be not just one of the smallest semiconductor parts ever, but one of the smallest semiconductor parts possible . A worldwide research team has built a transistor that consists of a single copper phthalocyanine molecule,
Glutathione transferase activities in renal carcinomas and adjacent...
In general, the biological activation of nephrocarcinogenic chlorinated hydrocarbons proceeds via conjugation with glutathione. It has mostly been assumed that the main site of initial conjugation is the liver, followed by a mandatory transfer of intermediates to the kidney.
800 corgis is the new standard for a fun day at the beach
To make the most of your day at the beach, bring an umbrella, sunblock, towels, snacks, refreshing beverages and hundreds of corgis. If you cant swing the last one on your own, you probably should have made it out the
Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead at 22
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, has died at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia. Brown was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Georgia home in January and was subsequently taken off life
Weekend shooting toll in Chicago: 7 dead, 35 wounded
Neighbors seek answers from police at the scene of a double homicide at Ferdinand Street and Avers Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on July 26, 2015. Neighbors seek answers from police at the scene of a double homicide
Home goes up in flames
The occupants of the home reportedly made it out of the home safely with only the clothes on their backs and their pets. There is no word yet on what started the fire.
UBS posts heavy profit in early results
UBS saw its profits soar 53% in the second quarter, after the bank reported earnings a day early due to a newspaper leak of the figures. Citing positive contributions from all divisions and regions, the bank reported net profit of
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Governor's daughter is discovered living in a trailer connected to the Governor's mansion. Hard(...)
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Cop arrests drunk homeless man, cuffs him, throws him peanuts, gives him dog commands, lets him(...)
Rosin up your bows and grab your tiny violins, times are getting tough for Saudi millionaires
Researchers discover sixth taste, which basically means you're now five tastes back from being (...)
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Absence of Evidence of Absence
In a 2002 paper, history professor Richard Jensen claimed that Irish Americans had perpetuated a Myth of Victimization: No Irish Need Apply signs were extremely rare or nonexistent in the United States, and Newspaper ads for men with NINA were
Trump bumps rump- Moguls, (alleged) marital rape, menace to reporters
Say hello to the Streisand effect, Mr. Trump... A deposition in Ivana Trumps divorce proceedings has alleged an incident of marital rape, as The Daily Beast has reported. Mr. Tromps attorney proceeded to threaten the reporters of The Daily Beast,
What is thy name?
Humans as Superorganisms: How Microbes , Viruses, Imprinted Genes and Other Selfish Entities Shape Our Behavior by Peter Kramer and Paola Bressan discusses the idea that an individual homo sapiens is only one component of the human superorganism we call
Salty, sweet, sour, bitter, umami ... hearing?
Sonic Seasoning Sound is the forgotten flavour sense, says experimental psychologist Charles Spence. In this episode of Gastropod, we discover how manipulating sound can transform our experience of food and drink, making stale crisps taste fresh, adding the sensation of
Boy Scouts of America Amends Adult Leadership Policy
Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly: ...the National Executive Board ratified a resolution that removes the national restriction on openly gay adult leaders and employees. Of those present and voting, 79 percent voted in favor of the resolution. The resolution is effective
Sanctuary! Sanctuary!
So you are in 13th century England and youve been accused of, or maybe have actually committed, a murder. To be taken into custody and tried would likely result in execution, so you need to go to ground, fast. What
That much is true
We all need silly things in our lives, so courtesy of James Leyland Kirby (aka V/Vm), heres a classic tune reduced to its bare minimum: Workin In A Cocktail Bar. (via The Quietus among others whove shared this on social
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