Just how terribly destructive can spending time with toxic people be? Science offers a few clues (and they're all disturbing). First, psychological research shows that criticism and insults are five times
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A family whose deceased 18-year-old son left his last wishes on his personal iPad have criticized Apple for not unlocking the device for them. Liam Wright from the U.K. died of bone cancer in December.
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Health news In states that legalized medical marijuana, U.S. hospitals failed to see a predicted influx of pot smokers, but in an unexpected twist, they treated far fewer opioid users, a new study shows.
When you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you. Cards Against Humanity, the maker of the game of the same name, announced last week it would be celebrating Black Friday by digging a giant,
The Consumer Electronics Show brings tens of thousands of new products to our shelves. Here are the nine you actually need to know about. You won’t find a journalist alive who covers the annual Consumer
The first new antibiotic to be discovered in nearly 30 years has been hailed as a ‘paradigm shift’ in the fight against the growing resistance to drugs. Teixobactin has been found to treat many common
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has decided to freeze a monthly revenue transfer to the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbas’s approach to the International Criminal Court and other international
An MIT Media Lab project maps the links that spread information from people who speak Urdu to Italian to Swahili. The most influential language on the planet is English, as you could probably guess. But
Mayer never took his advice. On Friday, Business Insider published an excerpt from a book called "Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!" It reveals that Andreessen wasn't the only one favoring mass
This is the question that faced 22-year-old Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey earlier this year after Mark Zuckerberg tried out the Oculus Rift. Zuckerberg fell in love with the virtual reality headset,
The report, which cited sources close to the German government, comes as polls show a radical leftist party leading the field three weeks ahead of a snap election in Greece. The Syriza party of Alexis
Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats? Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside
With 2014 officially over, it is time to start looking forward at what we can expect from this coming year. There are plenty of big names planning on releasing albums we can all expect to be rather large,
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