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Apple Joins Rush To Fix Shellshock Bug Infecting The Internet

Apple said Friday that it was fixing a security flaw in some versions of its operating system for Mac computers, joining other tech companies that are rushing to patch the so-called Shellshock bug affecting more than two-thirds of machines connected to the Internet.<p>In a statement to The Huffington …

Just 5 Percent of Doctors Use Twitter for Professional Purposes [STUDY]

If you’re getting worried about that rash that just won’t go away, it’s probably not worth tweeting your doctor about it, as a new study has revealed …

Litter In Oceans Now Spans Even Remotest Parts Of The World

Every ocean now bears witness to our waste.<p>In a report, published in the academic journal PLOS ONE, scientists conclude for the first time that we …

A Look Back at Google’s History of Social Media Failures

In some alternate social media history, the term Crush List is a verb—meaning to elevate a friend to the most prominent position within one’s social …

Things Get Super-Awkward When CNBC Discusses Whether Tim Cook Is Gay

America's most testosterone-fueled news channel just had itself a little chat about gay CEOs. It went about as smoothly as you might expect.<p>New York Times columnist Jim Stewart was on CNBC Friday morning discussing the mystery of why chief executives in Corporate America aren't outing themselves …

10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier

Recent studies have shown that adults who play video games have higher levels of happiness, and in some cases relaxation, as a result of their gaming.<p>…

Happiness

BlackBerry Posts Huge $4.4 Billion Loss

(Adds details)<p>By Euan Rocha, Alastair Sharp and Allison Martell<p>TORONTO, Dec 20 (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it was entering a handset production deal that lowers the risk it will have to take more massive writedowns on unsold smartphones, and its shares surged even though it posted …

7 Crazy Things People Do With Old Macs

Apple fan enthusiasm is legendary, and over the years we've seen plenty of portraits and tributes celebrating the cult of Mac. But what about people who can't bear to let go of their old Apple devices, but want to turn them into something ... useful? Check out this list of DIY devices people made …

South Korean Gamer Gets US Visa For Being Really Good At Starcraft 2

For those who argue gamers aren't athletes, take a look at what just happened to South Korean gamer Kim "ViOLet" Dong Hwan.<p>The 23-year-old "Starcraft 2" player is only the second professional gamer to get a P-1A visa, letting him travel and work in the U.S. for the next five years, according to …

Tim Tebow Must Accept Italian League Team's Offer If He's Serious About Being QB

Maybe Tim Tebow has been more concerned about being a star than an NFL quarterback all along?<p>Tebow, the king of intangibles, looks prepared to give up on being an NFL quarterback in lieu of lucrative television gigs.<p>If this wasn't the case, Tebow would be finding a football league that would take …

NFL

Cowboys vs. Bears: 5 Matchups to Watch for Dallas

The Dallas Cowboys' Week 14 trip to face the Chicago Bears will probably be a more difficult matchup than many are expecting. Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is out, according to NFL.com, but Josh McCown has played well in his place this year.<p>With head coach Marc Trestman behind the controls, McCown …

NFL

NFL Week 14: Breaking Down This Weekend's Biggest Matchups

Week 14 Matchups are here! It's the final quarter of the NFL season, and fans couldn't have much more to talk about. All but three teams are still mathematically alive in the playoff race—although some realistically have no chance—and the selection order for the 2013 draft still needs to be …

Football (U.S.)

Adrian Peterson Says He's Thought About Finishing NFL Career with Dallas Cowboys

Could Purple Jesus end his career as Blue Jesus?<p>It's still likely a very long way out for a man who has proven to be part machine, but Adrian Peterson, who is already the Minnesota Vikings career rushing leader (by far), said on Thursday, in a moment of honesty with ESPN Radio, that he has thought …

Football (U.S.)

Fantasy Football Rankings Week 14: Best Running Backs to Start in Playoffs

Ah, the fantasy playoffs. A time when the money that each owner put in the pot at the beginning of the year seems to be just out of grasp. Or maybe a time when some teams are striving to avoid every league's equivalent of the "Toilet Bowl."<p>I hope that everyone reading this article is on the former …

Fantasy Football