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Diabetic blindness could be reversed with eye injection

Injecting the drug ranibizumab into the eyes of diabetics improved their sight and prevented further deterioration<p>Diabetics blinded by the disease have been offered new hope afters scientists unveiled the first new treatment in 40 years.<p>Researchers said that injections of the drug ranibizumab …

Gmail Android App Bug Lets You Send Emails Pretending To Be Someone Else

A bug in the Gmail app for Android allows anyone to spoof their email address, and could open the door for phishing attacks.<p>An unusual bug in Gmail's Android app allows anyone to make their email look like it was sent by someone else, and might open the door to dangerous phishing emails.<p>The flaw …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Nick Gordon Is a 'Scapegoat' in Bobbi Kristina Brown Incident, Relative Says

Nick Gordon has received a lot of bad news over the past few days.<p>On Wednesday, his girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was moved to hospice care, and …

21 Juicy Burger Recipes for Your July 4th Cookout

A great burger with a charred crust and a juicy, savory interior is a cornerstone of summer's best cookouts. It doesn't hurt that it's also one of those crowd-pleasing foods that's easy to make in bulk. Unfortunately, a lot of impromptu burgers wind up dry, flavorless, overcooked, and all-around …

10 After-Dark Activities to Experience This Summer

Only when the sun goes down can you enjoy some of the best outdoor activities of the summer, and in the cooler night air no less. From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night. Here are 10 must-do evening …

Paddleboarding

No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft

New Facebook video tab will track the performance of posted movies

Facebook admins already know that video is a big traffic booster. But it’s hard to quantify.<p>Now, Facebook has announced a new videos tab in its Page Insights that will give video publishers a better sense of how well videos are actually resonating with viewers at any given time.<p>A blog post by …

Social Media

A 'Desperate' David Sweat Poses Greater Threat After Richard Matt Shot and Killed

Escaped prisoner David Sweat has been on the run for nearly three weeks, 1,100 law enforcement officers are looking for him and his partner in the stunning jailbreak has been killed.<p>Sweat is more dangerous now than he had been during the entirety of the 21-day manhunt, said Eugene O'Donnell, a …

'Jurassic World' Movie Review

It’s not the cynical, cash-in cheesefest you feared. OK, <i>Jurassic World</i> is a little of that. But this state-of-the-art dino epic is also more than a …

“The Wolfpack” hype: When the line between documentary and “reality” blurs, we see the story we want to see

<b>"The Wolfpack" (Magnolia Pictures)</b><p>Coverage of the new film about isolated teen brothers raised on cult movies raises compelling questions [UPDATED]<p>Lauren Wissot<p>June 10, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>This story has been updated.<p>Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for U.S. Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film …

Siblings

Here Are The Best Acts To Watch On #Coucharoo, The Bonnaroo 2015 Livestream

The scene in Manchester, Tennessee this time of year is always hot, sticky, a little funky, and busy with the world’s best music for the Bonnaroo Music And Arts Festival. Enormous artists like D’Angelo And The Vanguard, Florence + The Machine, Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Slayer, and even older …

Four Columbia House insiders explain the shady math behind “8 CDs for a penny”

<i>In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public</i> …

Selling

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

The New True Crime

The genre dates back to Edgar Allan Poe, but social media and a lack of public faith in criminal justice have changed the stakes for modern stories like The Jinx and Serial.<p>In the summer of 1841, police found the body of Mary Cecelia Rogers floating in the Hudson River. The authorities had their …

Crime

Google Cardboard: The 'Oculus thrift' virtual reality headset

Google has produced a cheap DIY virtual reality headset made solely of cardboard, embedded with two lenses.<p>When a user places a smartphone in the front of the device, the viewer receives an immersive 3D experience comparable in many ways to more expensive hardware like the Oculus Rift.<p>The device …

Virtual Reality

Why Google Cardboard is actually a huge boost for virtual reality

At this point, attendees of Google I/O eagerly anticipate the big “Oprah moment” at the end of each keynote address in which some digital goodies are …

Was 3D Printing Just a Passing Fad?

It seems like once a decade there comes a technology so transformative it spawns several companies that become giants: Chips in the 70s (Intel, AMD), …

Spotify value tops $8-billion as investors bet on streaming

Spotify Ltd. received a valuation topping $8-billion in its latest round of funding as the world's largest subscription music-streaming service said its number of customers exceeded 75 million.<p>The company raised $526-million from investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., …

'Pillar' is a personality test and much more in video game form

<i>"When people think you're dying, they really, really listen to you instead of just -- "</i><p><i>"Instead of just waiting for their turn to speak."</i><p>This scene from <i>Fight Club</i> encapsulates one of the driving ideas behind <i>Pillar</i>, a video game starring a series of characters with disparate personalities and …

Touch-sensitive fabric and tiny radar chips: hands-on with Google's ridiculous new tech

What could be mistaken for stitching is actually a touchpad<p>Next to it is Soli, which looks like a not-super-interesting children's science museum kind of set up. You wave your hand over a disk and you can watch the screens in front you display your hand's position and movement in space. It's …

Emerging Technology

DirectX 12: A Game Changer for Xbox One and PC?

If all goes to plan, Microsoft's next-gen API will usher in a new standard for visuals and performance across a whole range of devices, from high-end PCs, to modest laptops, to even the Xbox One.<p>But the extent in which each platform will benefit from the new software is a matter for debate. Xbox …

APIs

Don’t see the ‘3’ in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s logo? There’s a good reason for that

The number three in the logo for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is really subtle, and there’s a good reason for that.<p>Polish developer CD Projekt Red wanted its latest title to appeal to all gamers, not just those already steeped in its lore. So it deliberately played down the fact that the game is a …

The Witcher

Banning legal highs: the biggest obstacle is the human brain | Dean Burnett

Science,Legal highs,Drugs policy,Society,Politics,Neuroscience,Psychology,UK news,Drugs,Drugs,Theresa May,Nitrous oxide (laughing gas)<p>There has been considerable confusion and concern around new government plans to ban legal highs. Scientifically, the only solution is to ban the human brain<p>New …

Small structures will no longer stop robots from mercilessly hunting you down

Scientists have been working on robots that could travel across rough terrain for many years and, while we're still a few years away from these devices being able to hold a weapon while hunting the last desperate vestiges of humanity across a broken and barren landscape, that inevitable future is …

Diving into M: Android M lets you move apps to microSD thanks to “adoptable” storage

Google is famously uninterested in giving proper support for microSD, but it looks like the Android team is having a slight change of heart.<p>One of the many new features that Google didn’t really advertise about Android M yesterday is Adoptable Storage Devices. Adoptable basically means that Android …

Special Forces Test Hummingbird-Size Drone

One tiny scout for now, one big question for the future<p>The Black Hornet is exactly the kind of drone that scares people about drones. It’s small, fitting easily into the palm of a hand or a pouch pocket. It’s name evokes Black Hawk, an iconic military helicopter that features prominently in …

Drones

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Can We Unlearn Social Biases While We Sleep?

Putting gender and race stereotypes to bed<p>Your brain does a lot when you are asleep. It’s when you consolidate memories and integrate the things you’ve learned during the day into your existing knowledge structure. We now have lots of evidence that while you are sleeping, specific memories can be …

Stereotypes