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Sony Is Taking The Concept Of PS4 Exclusivity Way Too Far

Sony is in a strong position this console generation in part because of its growing roster of must-have exclusive titles on PS4. These games are constantly used a cudgel to bludgeon Microsoft which has a far more sparse roster of Xbox-only titles. That’s been true the last few years, and this E3, …

The Two Ways Sugar Hijacks Your Brain

Ask anyone who’s ever resolved to break up with sweets and then crumbled at the sight of a cookie: it’s tough to quit eating sugar. Now, a new animal …

Neuroscience

Police Officers Replace 11-Year-Old's Stolen Xbox With A Brand-New One

"The officers got together after the call and decided to make this Christmas season a little brighter for this young man."<p>WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee<p>His beloved Xbox may have been stolen, but it seems 11-year-old Tontrevion Campbell is still going to have a very merry Christmas -- all …

AT&T won't slow down unlimited data users until they hit 22GB

AT&T isn't bringing back its beloved unlimited data plans, but it's doing a better job of taking care of its customers who've held onto those plans for dear life. The carrier announced today that it won't throttle down their data speeds until they consume 22 gigabytes worth of data in one billing …

Teen caught after posing as OB/GYN at hospital for month, fooling doctors

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Police say a teenager in Florida was “playing doctor” inside a real medical facility.<p>The teen, who posed as a doctor, was …

Crime

8 Methods To Get Anyone To Tell The Truth

Whether you’re interviewing a job candidate or sleuthing for information, these tricks will help you enter into deep conversation faster.<p>Professional interrogators use a number of psychological levers to get people to talk. Among them are techniques designed to instill fear.<p>But for those of us who …

Psychology

Flipboard brings its gorgeous magazine app to the web

Flipboard has taken the leap from mobile to desktop. What started as one of the first iPad apps is now accessible through any modern browser via Flipboard.com, a beautiful web interface for consuming online content.<p>Like the iPad and iPhone app, you can not only read articles from sites you follow, …

Oil on wild ride; How will it end?

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is little agreement on where it's headed.<p>After falling nearly 60 percent from a peak …

Crazy iPhone rig shows how Chinese workers manipulate App Store rankings

An app manipulation farm sounds like someplace developers would go for a weekend retreat, complete with chiropractor sessions. In fact — according to a photo which has gone viral on social media in China — it’s a place where devs can pay for their apps’ download numbers to be artificially …

No housecalls? Mississippi probes 88-year-old doc who works out of car

For more than a half century, residents of a tiny western Mississippi community have counted on Dr. Carrol Landrum’s house calls for their health care.<p>The sight of Landrum’s dented, black, 2007 Toyota Camry pulling up has brought relief to countless shut-ins in Edwards, a town of about 1,000 about …

Apple Posted The Biggest Quarterly Profit In History

Apple broke several records Tuesday with its fiscal first-quarter earnings report. The most remarkable of them all: posting the biggest quarterly profit in history.<p>Its $18 billion in net income easily beat the $16.2 billion that Russian oil and gas giant Gazprom posted in the first quarter of 2011, …

Tim Cook

On the trail of the first dogs to put their paws in the Americas

Photograph: Prairie Research Institute/Illinois State Archaeological Survey<p>The burial of two dogs at this site in Illinois, near St Louis, suggests a special relationship between humans and dogs 660 to 1,350 years …

New Study Shows Humans Are on Autopilot Nearly Half the Time

A new study by Daniel Gilbert (who wrote a great book called 'Stumbling on Happiness') and Matthew Killingsworth, confirms something we've all …

Technology and Science News - ABC News

Apple unveils new security feature for iPhone<p>Hacking danger facing the airline industry<p>Uber developing technology to detect drunken passengers<p>'Net …

FBI and US Marshals stock up on radars that can see through walls

"Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?"...with radars that can "see" through walls. Because according to <i>USA Today</i>, at least 50 law enforcement agencies in the US, including the FBI and the US Marshals, have been stocking up on handheld radars for the past …

Fake Facebook page costs US taxpayer $134,000

<b>The US Justice Department is to pay a woman $134,000 (£88,640) after making a fake Facebook page that contained a photograph of her half-clothed.</b><p>Sondra Arquiett had sued the government after it had suggested she had "implicitly consented" to the creation of a page using her identity since she had …

9 Ways To Immediately Improve Your Brand

<i>I’m starting with the man in the mirror… I’m asking him to change his ways…</i><p>Michael Jackson probably didn’t have entrepreneurial brand strategies in mind when he was crooning this song. Still, the lyrics dive right into the heart of branding.<p>Yes–it all starts by looking in the mirror.<p>That’s why I …

1 In 4 New Doctors Would Change Careers If They Could Start Over

Even as doctors enter a medical field with more paying patients under the Affordable Care Act and unprecedented numbers of job opportunities, 25 percent of “newly trained physicians” would still choose another field if they could, according to a new analysis.<p>More than 60 percent of …

Worried about stocks? Bonds look worse

As 2015 kicks off, investors are skittish.<p>Stocks are pricey. Historically, the price-to-earnings ratio for the S&P 500 is a tad over 15, according to Bespoke Investment Group. Today's trailing P/E, a key measure of whether stocks are a good value, is above 19.<p>That's not dotcom bubble levels, but …

Stock Markets

A 200-year life is a fate worse than death

Scientists have discovered the genes that give bowhead whales a 200-year lifespan. But who wants to live that long?<p>In <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, Marvin the robot is left outside the time machine and has to wait for millions of years while his friends travel through millennia in an …

The Scary Truth About Chicken

Monster chickens are taking over the supermarket. Be very, very afraid …<p>Drive down Byrd Road off Route 113 in Pocomoke City, Maryland, past the transfer station and into the driveway of Carole and Frank Morison's poultry farm, and you'll find two long yellow chicken houses. From 1985 to 2008, those …

Our most anticipated video games of 2015

From legends like Zelda and Tomb Raider to newcomers like Night in the Woods, here are the games we’re looking forward to in the coming year<p>If 2014 was the games industry’s transitional year, 2015 could see the major developers and publishers finally getting into their groove with the current …

Falcons fire Mike Smith

ATLANTA -- Falcons owner Arthur Blank called the firing of coach Mike Smith the toughest decision of his professional career and didn't rule out more …

How To Guard Against China Counterfeiting

If you sell or outsource your products to China, you should anticipate infringement of your trademarks, copyrights, patents, or trade secrets and you should have an anti-counterfeiting plan in place before that happens.<p>Any company looking to do business in China or even with China must first figure …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Why No One Can Remember Being A Baby

Infants' memories may be wiped clean by the genesis of new brain cells, a study in rodents suggests.<p>The findings offer an explanation for why people can't recall memories from early childhood, a century-old mystery.<p>The study's authors "make a very interesting and compelling case," says …

Department Of Defense Tests A Bullet That Can Steer

Precision on the smallest scale<p>Since the first gun appeared on a battlefield, bullets have dealt death in straight lines. As the shortest distance between two points, lines are great, but they mean enemies can hide behind walls or buildings and not get hit, a clearly undesirable prospect for anyone …

New Technology Advances Eye Tracking as Biomarker for Brain Function and Brain Injury

<b>Unique research led by NYU Langone Medical Center utilizes music videos to study eye movements.</b><p>Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have …