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Astronomers spot 'unprecedented' bright flashes in black hole
Astronomers never know exactly what to expect when they point a telescope in a specific direction -- and sometimes what they see is completely unexpected.
Aug 13, 2019 23:44 UTC Science Read More

Snapdragon 865 Leaked Benchmarks Sink Galaxy Note 10
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 has arrived and there's a lot to like, but new information suggests that if you do upgrade you might be missing out on something…
Aug 13, 2019 23:30 UTC Gadgets Read More

Bacteria Has Metabolism 1 Million Times Slower, Eats Centuries-Old Food
Bacteria in the subsurface live extremely slow lives. With a metabolism 1 million times slower than lab-grown bacteria, the subsurface bacteria eat resources that…
Aug 13, 2019 23:28 UTC Health Read More

Johnson & Johnson Signs the Military Spouse Employment Partnership to Help Service Member Spouses Build Careers
According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), 77% of people who have a spouse in the military want—or need—work. But they face some unique…
Aug 13, 2019 23:27 UTC Jobs Read More

Inmates at Holman prison being treated for scabies
Twenty-six inmates at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore are receiving treatment for a condition that is possibly scabies, the Alabama Department of…
Aug 13, 2019 23:18 UTC Health Read More

Horry County Schools providing more mental health counselors this school year
Amid a growing concern for students' mental health, Horry County Schools is providing more mental health resources.
Aug 13, 2019 23:02 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Auditor Is Reviewing the Pentagon’s $10 Billion Cloud Computing Contract Process for Potential Misconduct
The Pentagon's independent auditor is conducting a broad review of the handling of a cloud computing project potentially worth $10 billion, officials said…
Aug 13, 2019 22:51 UTC Computing Read More

Nursing home introduces virtual reality goggles to its residents
A local nursing home has introduced virtual reality goggles to its residents and they're loving it. About four months ago, Amy Alvarado, the recreation director at…
Aug 13, 2019 22:42 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

The 'fear gauge' shows the market could be headed for 'choppy waters,' Jim Cramer says
"The averages haven't really digested these latest gains, and like we saw last week, big moves higher can result in some serious stock market reflux," he says.
Aug 13, 2019 22:37 UTC Markets Read More

3 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement Smart Change: Personal Finance
Even retirees will likely need to own stocks as part of their investments. These three dividend payers are good candidates.
Aug 13, 2019 22:15 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

3 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement Smart Change
Even retirees will likely need to own stocks as part of their investments. These three dividend payers are good candidates.
Aug 13, 2019 22:15 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

Microsoft Warning Impacts 800M Windows 10 Computers
Microsoft has warned users of 'critical' new vulnerabilities across all versions of Windows which have the potential to spread worldwide...
Aug 13, 2019 22:07 UTC Computing Read More

Axios’ Dan Primack on ‘the most polarizing startup that exists’
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
Aug 13, 2019 21:54 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Iodine might be the reason you're not losing weight
When you're trying to lose weight, there are some things that are non-negotiable. You have to keep an eye on your calories and take in less food than you burn…
Aug 13, 2019 21:48 UTC Nutrition Read More

U.S. Stocks Tumble as Economic Worries Mount: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks suffered one of the deepest sell-offs of the year and Treasuries surged as mounting signs of a global economic slowdown stoked fears of an…
Aug 13, 2019 21:44 UTC Markets Read More

Global Mental and behavioral health Software Market Report 2019...
Mental and behavioral health Software providers have historically had low adoption rates for electronic medical records and other health IT software.
Aug 13, 2019 21:07 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Whoop’s Wearable Fitness Tracker Promotes All-Around Wellbeing
Aside from a light-reflecting text logo, the Whoop 3.0 wristband (free with a membership that begins at $30 a month) is nearly indiscernible from a fabric…
Aug 13, 2019 21:03 UTC Gadgets Read More

What to Buy at Costco Best Costco Buys for Runners
Shopping at Costco can be both a wonderful and overwhelming experience, thanks to thousands of great, low-cost products, and free samples at this…
Aug 13, 2019 20:50 UTC Nutrition Read More

Oregon DMV Computer System Back Up After Issues Halted Knowledge Tests
UPDATE (1:37 p.m. PT) – Oregon DMV officials say their computer system is again allowing them to administer knowledge tests for driver's licenses and permits.
Aug 13, 2019 20:48 UTC Computing Read More

Dextre completes RRM3 tasks to test robotic refueling of spacecraft
Canada's star space robot Dextre has completed tasks aimed at finding solutions to enable the robotic refueling of spacecraft. Robotic Refueling Mission 3…
Aug 13, 2019 20:43 UTC Science Read More

Residency Bullying: Trainer on Trainee Harassment Common
Bullies sometimes wear white coats, and they may be in charge of educating the next generation of doctors. In a survey administered to a national cohort of…
Aug 13, 2019 20:40 UTC Health Read More

Video: Designing great room-scale VR interactions the Vacation Simulator way
In this 2019 GDC talk, Owlchemy Labs' Devin Reimer and Andrew Eiche share stories of success and failure from the development of Vacation Simulator.
Aug 13, 2019 20:33 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

A Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial
A vaccine for the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.—the bacterial disease chlamydia—is now a substantial step closer to reality.
Aug 13, 2019 20:25 UTC Health Read More

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