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ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

Got milk? If you're drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.<p>A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held view that milk can help adults ward off hip fractures …

Holistic Medicine

VAIO computers return after Sony sells the brand

The new VAIO Corporation is here<p>The iconic VAIO PC brand has been resurrected today, following Sony's sale of the struggling business to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners. At the time, Sony said it planned to concentrate on smartphones and tablets due to the PC market's plunging fortunes. …

FTC claims T-Mobile conned customers out of hundreds of millions of dollars

T-Mobile USA is in hot water, thanks to a complaint filed by the FTC on Tuesday alleging that the mobile phone company made hundreds of millions of …

The World's Toughest Job Interview Ever

HPV vaccine could be given to boys as well as girls in UK

Government advisers are to consider whether the HPV vaccine, routinely offered to girls at the ages of 12 and 13 since 2008 to help protect them against cervical cancer, should also be offered to boys and some men.<p>They are to review "all the issues" on HPV, including whether targeted vaccination …

America's Most Dangerous Football Is in the Pee-Wee Leagues, Not the NFL

The United States of Football reveals the risks of football brain injuries, both among pros and in Pop Warner—where "our worst coaches are coaching the most critical position.”<p>Dr. Ann McKee, chief neuropathologist at Boston University who testified before a House Judiciary committee on football …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

‘A lot of things wrong’ as Jobs movie opens with disappointing revenues

The long-awaited <i>Jobs</i> movie opened this weekend, with <i>Box Office Mojo</i> reporting that it took seventh place in the weekend openings, grossing $6.7M against top-grossing movie <i>The Butler</i> at $25M. Distributor Open Road Films had expected <i>Jobs</i> to gross $8-9M.<p>Playing at 2,381 locations, <i>Jobs</i> opened in …

Apple Needs To Regain Command Of Smartphone Buzz

It has been well documented that Android has captured about 80% of the smartphone market while Apple’s share has dropped to 14% per Gartner’s June quarter survey down from 21% in the December quarter and 18% in the March quarter. Microsoft’s Windows came in third place for the first time displacing …

The spat between Microsoft and Google is getting ugly

Google and Microsoft have been engaged in a protracted series of battles, using negative PR, cooked-up conferences, and pulling support on services for months on end. Both sides were at it again this week.<p>Microsoft struck first with an update to its long-running “Scroogled” campaign over the …

The truth stings: Still no answers for collapsing bee colonies

<b>(Johan J.Ingles-Le Nobel)</b><p>The honeybee die-off crisis is jeopardizing America’s food supply, yet we’re still no closer to solving the problem<p>Scott Dodd<p>August 18, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on OnEarth.org.<p>In 2006, long before I worked at this magazine, <i>OnEarth</i> contributing …

Kepler Spacecraft Disabled; "Exciting Discoveries" Still to Come

NASA officials announce that the Kepler spacecraft is damaged beyond repair.<p><b>The Kepler spacecraft, which has revolutionized our understanding of the vast number of exoplanets beyond our solar system, has been damaged beyond repair, NASA officials said today.</b><p>The space agency reported the end of the …

Is Voyager 1 really out of the solar system?

It's 36 years since Voyager 1 was dispatched in 1977 on a mission to send back images of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere and volcanic eruptions on one of its moons, Io. Then it was due to travel on to Saturn to examine that planet's intricate system of rings and moons. But after travelling more than …

August 2013

Earth in crossfire on NASA hazardous asteroid map

If you've been watching the skies for the spectacle of the Perseid meteor shower over the past few days, you've probably thought about some of the larger rocks up above.<p>A few are downright scary compared to shooting stars. This graphic from NASA shows the orbits of more than 1,400 Potentially …

Princess Diana Death Probe: British Media Reports Allegation That Royal's Death Was No Accident

Conspiracy theories are back surrounding the deaths of Princess Diana and her companion Dodi al Fayed, after British media reported allegations that …