Tess Rivera

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Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Crawling neutrophil chasing a bacterium

Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell. They defend your body against harmful bacteria, by actually ingesting the bacteria … apparently, after a …

Does CPR usually bring people around?

The number of lives saved by CPR isn't as many as films and TV dramas would have you believe. Why is this the case, and what is the best way to do it?<p>How many times do films or TV dramas feature someone kneeling over their collapsed friend, desperately pumping up and down on their chest, breathing …

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John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar

A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. So why did it lead to the end of his career?<p>A couple of years ago, an out-of-print book published in 1972 by a long-dead British professor suddenly became a collector's item. Copies that had been lying dusty on …

Norwegian Mass Killer Demands 'Adult' Video Games In Prison

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, serving a 21-year sentence for a 2011 shooting and bombing rampage that killed 77 people, is threatening to go on a hunger strike unless a list of demands, including access to "adult" video games and a better game console, is met by authorities.<p>A …

Alleged Kickstarter scammer targets over 100 projects with fraudulent pledges

Kickstarter backers generally know to be wary of what projects they fund, but now campaign creators are learning that they need to be wary of just who's choosing to back them too. Reports that one Kickstarter backer had scammed a number of project creators began surfacing yesterday, and now …

Get Ready For China's 'Singles' Day,' The World's Biggest Online Shopping Blitz

Sales on Singles' Day last year for Alibaba Group, China's biggest e-retailer, totaled more than $3.1 billion, doubling the $1.5 billion spent by U.S. consumers on Cyber Monday in 2012, according to Alibaba spokeswoman Candice Huang.<p>This year, Alibaba's two ecommerce sites, Tmall and Taobao …

Over $1 million stolen from Bitcoin digital wallet service, claims site owner

Another hack has hit Bitcoin. Over a million dollars have been stolen from a service that offered a digital wallet service for owners of Bitcoin, according to the owner of the site. The site was called Inputs.io, and it offered a convenient way for users to store and use Bitcoins. But it's all gone …

Apple To Offer In-Store Repairs For Its Newest iPhone Models

Owners of broken iPhones may soon be able to get them fixed inside Apple stores. The company is outfitting its retail locations with spare parts, instruction manuals for the staff, and the recalibration machines needed for the installation of touch screens, according to a report citing sources with …