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Modern Family to Feature First Openly Transgender Child Actor on TV

<i>Modern Family</i> has broken new ground by casting 8-year-old transgender actor Jackson Millarker in a guest role, marking the first time an openly …

TV

About 90% of Note7 users aren't abandoning them for iPhones, says Samsung

Recall, explosions, overheating, and battery drain issues be damned. People still love their Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones.<p>About 90 percent of Note7 …

The doctor who wants to make his town better

<b>GP Mark Spencer explains why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in his town aimed at improving the health of people in his town.</b><p>I've been a GP in Fleetwood, Lancashire. for over 25 years. Have I had a positive influence on people's health? Well, hopefully yes, but only on an individual …

Sugar industry sought to sugarcoat causes of heart disease

Using records unearthed from library storage vaults, researchers recently revealed that the sugar industry paid nutrition experts from Harvard …

10 Super Foods for Magnesium Deficiency

<b>Magnesium deficiency</b> (<b>hypo-magnesia</b>) or <b>low magnesium</b> refers to poor magnesium intake or impaired magnesium absorption that can result in numerous health conditions.<p>Magnesium is a mineral that is responsible for a huge number of bodily processes. This amazing anti-inflammatory mineral is offering …

Doctors Dig for More Data About Patients

In effort to predict health problems, providers look at much broader range of personal information<p>By<p>Melanie Evans<p>Melanie Evans<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@_melaevans<p>melanie.evans@wsj.com<p>The race is on to develop better ways to predict if patients will develop diabetes, heart disease or other …

Health Care

Amazing Coffee Shops Around the World

The planet's best places for a pick-me-up.<p>Traveling means jet lag and jet lag means coffee (at least for many of us caffeine addicts). Luckily, you …

A driverless future is coming — but it won't start with self-driving cars

Tesla is aiming to have a fully driverless car ready by 2018, and Uber recently kicked off a pilot in Pittsburgh where select users can hail a ride in a self-driving car. And many other companies have plans to roll out some form of self-driving cars by 2020.<p>But chances are, you're more likely to …

Mall victims include teen, probation officer, Boeing worker

SEATTLE (AP) — Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public …

Crime

Galaxy S8 might have Exynos 8895 and Mali-G71 GPU

Things have been rather rough for Samsung the past few months: reports of the Galaxy devices exploding dominated headlines around the world, and just recently, we learned that a senior Samsung LSI official was arrested for attempting to sell confidential information to Chinese competitors. Samsung …

Electronics Industry

VW fixed the problem of dirty backup cameras with this simple technology

I recently tested out a VW Beetle "Dune," a special edition of the iconic reboot of the legendary "people's car."<p>The car is loads of fun, has an amazing audio system, and is pretty cheap, at under $30,000 (£21,300).<p>But it also has a nifty feature that no driver is ever going to see — although he or …

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

Two More Classic Psychology Studies Just Failed The Reproducibility Test

The scientific method in action.<p>For years now, researchers have been warning about a reproducibility crisis in science - the realisation that a lot …

Reese Witherspoon's Clone Ava Phillippe Makes Her Solo Red Carpet Debut

Like mother, like daughter.<p>Attendees at the launch dinner for Chanel's new perfume, Chanel No. 5 L’eau, last Friday likely did a double-take when Ava Phillippe arrived for her first solo red carpet.<p>Looking just like her mama, the 17-year-old daughter of Reese Witherspoon and ex-husband Ryan …

Amazon Building Huge New Wind Farm in Texas

Amazon has announced that it will develop its largest wind farm yet: a 100 turbine, 253 Megawatt facility in Texas. It is slated to open in late 2017.<p>…

Hundreds at funeral for Ohio boy, 13, fatally shot by police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old Ohio boy fatally shot by a police officer investigating a report of an armed robbery was remembered at his …

Police Shootings

Snapchat changed its name to Snap, and is going to sell $130 video-sharing sunglasses this fall

Evan Spiegel takes a stab at hardware.<p>Snapchat is changing its name to Snap and expanding its horizons beyond its core messaging app.<p>The first step will be Spectacles — video-sharing sunglasses the company will start selling for $130 this fall.<p>Snapchat — sorry, Snap — has always been an unusual …

Clinton used private Gmail as secretary of state

Hillary Clinton used a previously undisclosed Gmail account during her tenure as secretary of state, as revealed in summaries of interviews released by the FBI on Friday.<p>According to one unnamed former aide, the Gmail account was set up in 2010 after he purchased an iPad for Clinton so that she …

Freedom of Information

Watch: Bill Maher slams Apple for pointless iPhone upgrade and consumers for falling for it

If Apple wants to live up to its motto of “think different,” perhaps it should try not releasing a new phone for a change.<p>That was the message HBO talk-show host Bill Maher had for the iPhone maker on Friday (Sept. 23). And he advised consumers to think twice before forking over their dollars for …

Mobile Technology

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending Sept 23)

Yahoo confirmed this week that they had fallen victim to one of the biggest cybersecurity breaches ever after at least 500 million user accounts were compromised. Google launched their WhatsApp rival Allo and Samsung announced that so far half of the potentially damaged Galaxy Note 7s have been …

Social Media

Montreal Gearing Up To Sentence Huge Numbers Of Innocent Dogs To Death

Proposed legislation could be disastrous for the city's pit bulls.<p>For pit bull owners in Montreal, this is a stressful weekend.<p>The city’s municipal council is set to vote Monday on legislation that would ban residents from acquiring pit bulls and place severe restrictions on people who already have …

Pets

Xiaomi Mi Box seen at Walmart shelf for $69

We are not sure if this was a mistake or a very discrete release, but it seems a few Xiaomi Mi Box devices have managed to make it to an unknown Walmart location’s shelves. But that is only part of the exciting news. What is really getting us going is that we are finally seeing a solid price tag …

Mobile Technology

Sinister 'Clowns' Are Scaring People In Multiple States

This may be your worst nightmare: Reports are emerging from multiple states of alarming interactions with people in clown clothing.<p>First, residents of Greenville, S.C., reported last month that suspicious clowns were attempting to lure children into the woods. The property manager of the Fleetwood …

Crime

Everything we know about Snapchat's new camera glasses, Spectacles

Snapchat isn't just an app anymore.<p>On Friday the company officially renamed itself to Snap Inc. and announced a pair of camera-equipped sunglasses called Spectacles.<p>After Business Insider obtained and published a video of the glasses in action, Snap officially announced the news in The Wall Street …

Google's self-driving car is the victim in a serious crash

Google's self-driving cars don't have a flawless safety record, but it's clearer than ever that careless human drivers remain the greater threat. A commercial van running a red light struck one of Google's autonomous Lexus SUVs as it crossed a Mountain View intersection, seriously damaging the side …

Suspect in Washington shooting 'zombie-like' when arrested

BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared "zombie-like" when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said.<p>Island County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Hawley said he spotted Arcan Cetin …