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Common allergic conditions linked to mental health

In a new, large-scale study, eczema, hay fever, and asthma are linked to an increased risk of developing mental illnesses. The study backs up …

Mental Health

There's More To 'Full' 5G Than You Think

It appears everyone is talking about the impending launch and availability of 5G networks and devices. Operators, OEMs and chip manufacturers alike have been very excited to talk about their 5G offerings and what they are planning to do as well as what they are doing today. As industry analysts, …

Internet of Things

13 Foods That Could Be Affecting Your Sleep

Skip the cup of coffee or the nighttime sleep aid and try one of these foods instead for a natural way to wake up or settle down.<p>Hot Sauce<p>Adding hot …

Sleep

In Search of Free Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Dementia

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

<b>The faecal transplant, also known as trans-poo-sion, surely has the title of medicine's most disgusting procedure.</b><p>It is pretty much what you are imagining - part of a faecal stool is taken from one person and given to another.<p>The purpose is to introduce new beneficial microbes to the receiving …

Microbiology

Spiral galaxy NGC 300

Cosmology

Streaming sports service fuboTV raises $75 million led by AMC

Days after Disney-owned ESPN launched its new streaming service, ESPN+, a three-year old streaming TV service for sports fans, fuboTV, is announcing the close of $75 million in Series D funding. The round was led by new investor AMC Networks, and includes existing investors 21st Century Fox, …

Televisions

Walmart launches ‘Check Out With Me’ for on-the-spot checkouts in hundreds of U.S. stores

Walmart announced on Thursday it’s beginning to test new technology that arms store staff with mobile devices for checking out customers from the floor. The devices will first be put into use in Walmart’s “Lawn & Garden Centers” in over 350 U.S. stores, where there’s the most need for a mobile …

eCommerce

Cheddar’s digital news network is coming to Hulu, too

Cheddar isn’t done making deals with the over-the-top streaming TV providers. Only yesterday, news came out that Cheddar was the first digital-only network to launch a channel on YouTube’s streaming TV service, YouTube TV. Today, the company is announcing a similar deal with Hulu, which will bring …

Media Industry

Centrify gives states a deal on identity management software to secure midterm elections

To secure U.S. election systems from the very real threat of targeted cyberattacks, states might need to reframe their security practices to look more like they would in a tightly-controlled corporate environment.<p>To that end, Centrify, an enterprise cloud-based identity management company, is …

Elections

Never mind Cambridge Analytica. Peter Thiel's data-mining company Palantir is watching your every move

Just as the Cambridge Analytica drama is fading (somewhat) from memory, Bloomberg Businessweek is out today with a sobering cover story about Peter …

Peter Thiel

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

Batteries

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

You're bending over all wrong — here's the right way

Whether it'd be picking something off the floor or tying your shoelace, we bend over to the floor every day. But have you realized that you might be doing it wrong and causing irreversible damage to your spine and back? With the help of professionals like Stuart McGill, the author of "Back …

Yoga

How Healthy Are Black Beans?

Black beans are a protein and fiber packed source of carbohydrate that can contribute to your daily fiber needs. This makes them a good part of a …

Nutrition

The secret to sounder sleep may be lurking in our guts

New research shows that stressed med students on probiotics got better shut-eye<p>It’s 2 am. I’ve been in bed for hours, but I can’t fall asleep. I’m worrying about my upcoming project deadline or whether I’m eating enough protein or that time three months ago a waiter told me to enjoy my meal and I …

Wellness

UPS goes Groupon, launching discounts for retailers

ATLANTA (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) is taking a page out of a retailer's playbook, offering discounts on everything from Costco (COST.O) memberships to luxury clothes and Disneyland tickets to loyal customers, UPS said on Wednesday.<p>The UPS My Choice Deals program, first reported …

eCommerce

Looking into the Future: 21 new jobs of the next decade

Image: Shutterstock<p>Work has been central to humans for millennia and shall always be. It has constantly changed to suit the times we live in. Over …

Artificial Intelligence

Nut lovers rejoice: Your favorite snack protects your heart

Nuts have been a popular human snack for as long as we've been on the planet. As science continues to study the many benefits of consuming nuts, …

Holistic Medicine

Does the GDPR mean death to public Wi-Fi? | Wi-Fi NOW Events

By Stephanie Kinch, Wi-Fi NOW Staff Writer<p><i>If you’re providing Wi-Fi in exchange for browser data that you then sell to advertisers without consent,</i> …

Wi-Fi

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices — the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers (MCUs) for basic control or connectivity features. …

Linux

Bad News for Kissers: Mono Virus is Actually Linked to 7 Other Diseases

Celibacy's looking pretty great right now.<p>Getting mono is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it means you have someone to kiss, or at least swap …

Multiple Sclerosis

Monty Python's 10 funniest sketches

As a Monty Python treasure-trove arrives on Netflix – including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Monty Python's Flying Circus – it's the perfect moment to look back at 10 of the very best sketches from the masters of surreal comedy.<p>1. The Dead Parrot<p>Arguably the most famous, most …

Comedy

Best Buy's CEO reveals why the company is closing 250 stores

In March, Best Buy announced it would close all 250 of its small-format mobile locations by May 31.<p>These stores sold smartphones and accessories in a small footprint — around 1,400 square feet — and mostly in malls.<p>"We had opened them about 12 years ago, at a time when the penetration of …

Best Buy

Common Vitamin Has Been Linked to a Higher Risk of Acne

Well, that's unfortunate.<p>Vitamin B12 - found in many meat and dairy products and taken as a supplement for better brain function and to stave off …

Holistic Medicine

Startups, Beware “The Next Big Thing”

<i>by</i> <i>Joseph Flaherty</i><p>In 2007, Groupon took in the first million dollars of what would ultimately be $1.4B of venture capital, raised with ambitions of …

Startups

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Retail bankruptcies just hit an all-time high — and these 18 companies could be the next to default

Puerto Rico

'Good' cholesterol tied to higher infectious disease risk

What is typically referred to as "good cholesterol" is now facing closer scrutiny from researchers. A new study has found a link between a higher …

Holistic Medicine