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World Bipolar Day

Today is the first World Bipolar Day, formed by the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder, the International Bipolar Foundation, and the International …

Should You Consider Medication in the Treatment of ADHD?

There are many treatment options available for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sadly, most people turn to their general family …

Yota's latest E Ink smartphone takes a great idea and makes it pretty

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It's been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we've been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices' execution. At MWC this year, the Russian …

ADHD’s Lesser Known Symptoms

<b>There’s more to this than some people think</b><p>We all know about Distraction. I can’t even discuss ADHD without wandering off topic, thank you very much. …

The Woody Allen Allegations: Not So Fast

Twenty-one years after the first allegations that Woody Allen abused his adopted daughter, that incident is back in the news.<p>As anyone with access to …

Man Smuggles 40,000 Piranhas

New York man pleads guilty to illegally importing the sharp-toothed fish.<p>Talk about taking a bite out of the Big Apple.<p>On Wednesday a New York City man pleaded guilty to smuggling nearly 40,000 piranhas into the city illegally.<p>Joel Rakower, 66, entered his plea in federal court in Brooklyn for …

Sochi Workers Faced Rampant Abuses Building Olympic Sites

The Sochi Olympics are the most expensive in history with an estimated $50 billion price tag, as cost overruns and corruption have driven the cost to …

Associated Press News

Models of Sustainability: Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

Sweden's waste-to-energy program is a model of sustainability that uses trash as fuel. Now, Sweden runs out of garbage.

Sustainability

Hating On Fat People Just Makes Them Fatter

Don't try to pretend your gibes and judgments of the overweight people in your life are for their own good. Florida researchers have evidence that discriminating against fat people only makes them fatter.<p>"People often rationalize that it's OK to discriminate based on weight because it will motivate …

A Lost Scottish Island, George Orwell, and the Future of Maps

A 141 square-mile island vanished from Google Maps in early July, and the company has yet to restore it. What do mapping glitches mean for little-known places?<p>You can't find the Western Scottish isle of Jura, a remote 141-square-mile mass of green and bog in the Atlantic's Inner Hebrides …

Fitch says China credit bubble unprecedented in modern world history

China's shadow banking system is out of control and under mounting stress as borrowers struggle to roll over short-term debts, Fitch Ratings has warned.<p>The agency said the scale of credit was so extreme that the country would find it very hard to grow its way out of the excesses as in past …

Kids, Chuck Schumer Is Coming for Your Adderall

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Are you a student in New York using prescription performance enhancing drugs like Adderall or …

New Research Paves the Way for Oxycontin, Vicodin Alternatives

Researchers have discovered a novel way to handle moderate to severe pain that paves the way for lower dosage painkillers.<p>When people try to manage …

'The Wolf of Wall Street' Trailer: Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Kanye West – /Film

Damn, this trailer for <b>Martin Scorsese</b>‘s new film <b>The Wolf of Wall Street</b> is a great piece of work. Might be one of the year’s best trailers by the …

Wall Street

'Mad Men' Recap: Bob Benson As You've Never Seen Him In 'The Quality Of Mercy'

<b>Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 6, Episode 12 of AMC's "Mad Men," titled "The Quality of Mercy."</b><p>Finally, "Mad Men" supplies an answer to the question we've all been asking: What has Glen Bishop been up to lately?!<p>I'm kidding, obviously. The centerpiece of the episode was the …

Camera sensor tweaks could improve smartphone battery life

<b>A team of researchers from Microsoft and Rice University have developed a solution to battery drain from camera use.</b><p>Most users are aware that …

Gear & Gadgets

Messages Galore, But No Time To Think

I'm old enough to remember a simpler time in the office, when talking -- whether in person or on the phone -- was the main way to communicate. I once had a job where I filled out those pink "While You Were Out" slips for employees who had stepped away from their desks.<p>Read more on www.nytimes.com

Twitter literally goes to the birds

<i>(Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia)</i><p><b>Homing pigeons are gearing up to fly across Europe, tweeting as they go.</b><p>Equipped with special backpacks, …

Birds

Samsung Galaxy Owners Will Get Jay-Z’s New Album For Free 72 Hours Before Its Official Release

If you own a Samsung Galaxy and are a Jay-Z fan, then you will probably be happy to hear that Samsung is giving away one million copies of “Magna Carta Holy Grail” to owners of its flagship smartphone 72 hours before the album’s official debut on July 4.<p>Jay-Z hinted at the endorsement deal on …

U.S. Government Denies Reports That NSA Listens To Domestic Calls Without Legal Authorization

Yesterday, a CNET story that alleged that the NSA disclosed during a secret Capitol Hill briefing that its analysts can listen to domestic phone calls “simply based on an analyst deciding that,” got a lot of play in the tech and political blogosphere. Today, however, the Office of the Director of …

Google is working on new tech to eliminate all child porn on the Web

Search and mobile superpower Google is working on new technology that would effectively purge all images of child pornography and abuse from most of the Web.<p>Google disclosed new efforts to fight online child exploitation in a blog post yesterday. The company committed $5 million to “eradicate …

36 Shot in Chicago Over Weekend

Judge: 3,500 could be summoned for Holmes jury

DENVER (AP) — As many as 3,500 prospective jurors will be summoned when Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes goes on trial, another measure of the complexity and sensitivity of the case.<p>Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. included the estimate in a ruling dated Friday. The ruling granted a defense …

Colorado wildfire 65 percent contained

Mick Jagger's Hair to Be Auctioned