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How to find out if hackers leaked your passwords

Longtime favorite password manager 1Password just teamed up with Pwned Passwords, a new service that helps you find out if your passwords have been leaked online. The database boasts more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.<p>Here’s how to use it.<p>With hugely popular services …

Apps

Taking statins could help reduce erectile dysfunction, study suggests

Taking statins could give men an unexpected boost in the bedroom, a study suggests.<p>Around eight million Britains take the drug every day to reduce their chance of heart disease. And scientists have now found that the drugs - which cost just pennies each day - appear to have a side-effect, in …

Holistic Medicine

SpaceX to Attempt First-Ever Recycled Rocket Launch

SpaceX is ready to boldly go where no company has gone before by sending a satellite into space on a recycled rocket.<p>Elon Musk's private space company has been on an successful streak since December, landing six rockets on land and at sea.<p>They're now ready to attempt their first-ever launch of a …

How Big Alcohol Is About to Get Rich Off California Weed

With recreational marijuana on the ballot, some worry that big business will transform the way pot is grown, distributed and sold.<p>More than 20 years later, Hezekiah Allen remembers the Blackhawk helicopters hovering over his childhood home, the armed soldiers barricading the road to the family’s …

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FSU suspends quarterback Malik Henry indefinitely for violation of team rules

<b>TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) —</b> Florida State has suspended quarterback Malik Henry for a violation of team rules. Coach Jimbo Fisher announced Henry’s …

Dating app founder: Response rates go up 60% when your first message is like this

CEO and founder of popular dating app Bumble Whitney Wolfe came by to talk about her hit app where women have to reach out to men first. She revealed the best way to get a response to your first message.<p><i>Produced by Joe Avella</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Why Laziness May Lead to Higher Intelligence, According to Science

There may be some truth to that old stereotype.<p>Given the choice, would you rather read a book or go jogging? I'm firmly in the read a book category, but does that make me lazy or just super smart? I'm voting for the latter, and the science is agreeing with me. As the British Psychological Society's</i> …

Scientists have discovered a new kind of fire, and it's beautiful

Engineers have discovered a brand-new, bright-blue fire tornado that behaves unlike any flame ever created.<p>When a fire burns yellow, it's unclean. The warm colors are signs of an incomplete combustion reaction coughing up soot, smoke, and other emissions. When a flame glows blue, it's a sign of a …

New MacBooks expected to feature Touch ID power button as well as OLED touch-panel

A source who has provided reliable information in the past has informed us that the new MacBook Pro models, expected to be launched in the fall, will feature a Touch ID power button as well as the previously-reported OLED touch-sensitive function keys.<p>The KGI note which first reported the OLED …

A bitcoin exchange that got hacked for $65 million says all its customers will lose 36% of their funds

Bitfinex, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world, had almost 120,000 bitcoins stolen by hackers on August 2.<p>On Saturday, the Hong Kong-based business announced these losses will be "generalized"— meaning all the losses will be shared between all users, even if none of their bitcoins were …

Calvin Riley was killed by an unknown assailant at Aquatic Park on Saturday night<p>A 20-year-old man has been shot dead while playing Pokémon Go at a tourist spot on San Francisco’s waterfront, authorities have said.<p>Calvin Riley was shot on Saturday night by an unknown assailant at Aquatic Park near …

San Francisco

Breakfast might not be the most important meal for your brain

Breakfast is often described as the “brain food” that gives you that boost you need to be productive in the morning.<p>But, unfortunately, while your …

Nutrition

Scientists turn urine into beer

The next time your warm beer tastes “like piss,” it may just be because it really <i>is</i> piss. Thanks to scientists at a Belgian university, there’s now a machine that can turn urine into beer.<p>Pissing drunks everywhere, rejoice.<p>The machine actually turns the urine into two things: drinkable water and …

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'Quadrooter' security flaws said to affect over 900 million Android devices

Four newly-discovered vulnerabilities found in Android phones and tablets that ship with a Qualcomm chip could allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected device.<p>The set of vulnerabilities, dubbed "Quadrooter," affects over 900 million phone and tablets, according to Check Point …

Android News

Scientists Are Rethinking the Role Climate Plays in Human Evolution

Centuries-old theories surrounding human height as it correlates to evolution have stated two things: those closer to the equator were more linear …

Anthropology

Large Hadron Collider's new 'particle' was just a fluke

Sorry, folks: CERN didn't mean to get your hopes up. Researchers have determined that Large Hadron Collider data suggesting a possible new particle was really just a "statistical fluctuation." Additional data collected over the course of the past several months reduced the unusual diphoton "bump" …

Physics

The Chimera Quandary: Is It Ethical To Create Hybrid Embryos?

In Greek mythology, the Chimera is a monster that is part lion, part goat and part snake. Far from reality, sure, but the idea of mixing and matching creatures is real — and has ethicists concerned.<p>That's because last week, the National Institutes of Health proposed a new policy to allow funding …

Why do we wake up stiff in the mornings? Scientists discover the answer

Scientists have discovered why we wake up stiff in the morning - because our body's natural ibuprofen has not kicked in yet.<p>Researchers revealed the reason our limbs can feel rigid and achy when we rise is because the body's biological clock suppresses anti-inflammatory proteins during sleep.<p>When …

Studies show people use only 5 apps on their smartphones

It’s a bit alarming to think that there are millions (yes, millions) of apps available for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows phone, and others, according to this smartphone study. Yet the same study found that smartphone users spend about 80 percent of their time on just five apps.<p>It will come as …

Researchers Debut Programmable Quantum Computer

In an August 4th paper in <i>Nature</i>, a team of researchers from the University of Maryland say they have developed a software-programmable quantum …

Hacker Creates Fake, Effective Boarding Passes

Przemek Jaroszewski, head of Poland’s chapter of the international Computer Emergency Readiness Team program, was scheduled to present what was …

Read excerpts from people who have come forward about abuse in the 'Team Internet' community

<i>Reporter's note: This post accompanies a longform piece about sexual harassment allegations made against YouTubers.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — Over the last few …

Los Angeles

Grattan Institute reports only half of those graduating with degrees in science found work within four months, 17% below the average for all graduates<p>Graduates with bachelor degrees in science struggle to find work in comparison with their counterparts in other science, technology, engineering and …

Higher Education

Two guys in a Connecticut jail cell helped change the way America does drugs

George Jung is one of America's most well-known drug dealers, having been immortalized in the Johnny Depp film "Blow."<p>But in 1974, he was a relatively low-level drug smuggler; one who had just been sentenced to four years at the Federal Correctional Institute at Danbury, Connecticut, after being …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Producer and documentarian Alex Gibney and whistleblower Dan David speak with MarketWatch about Chinese reverse mergers and short-selling.<p>4:02 p.m. …

Scientists spot world's largest bony fish

Scientists aboard a research vessel were treated to a sighting of the world's largest bony fish: the Mola mola.<p>The gigantic Mola mola is the heaviest of all the bony fish. These fish can measure 14 feet (4.3 meters) vertically and 10 feet (3 m) horizontally, and weigh nearly 5,000 lbs. (2,300 …

Musk: Tesla's factory will become an 'alien dreadnought'

And evidently, those production problems became severe this year. After the car maker released second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, CEO Elon Musk took analysts questions and revealed how many issues Tesla had with first-half 2016 manufacturing:<p>"We were in production hell," he said. "We climbed out …

A smart Roomba vac priced to compete with Neato

iRobot adds a new connected robot vacuum to its lineup that's actually kind of affordable.<p>iRobot makes all sorts of household small appliances, but the company is best known for its Roomba robot vacuums. And as of <i>right now</i>, there's a new Roomba in town -- the $700 Wi-Fi Roomba 960.<p>You'll only find …