Magnetic Pole Reversal Threatens Earth

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Although magnetic field shifts are considered to be old news, it may not be so far-fetched to believe that a pilot looking down at the plane controls might suddenly realize that the magnetic North is located somewhere over Antarctica. According to scientists, approximately 800,000 years ago, the magnetic north had indeed hovered over Antarctica and their calculations estimate that a flip could be … [Read more...]

Are Hoverboards Still Science Fiction?

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While there are numerous things that can hover, from helicopters to hovercrafts, there has been one thing that both engineers and movie enthusiasts have waited for: a hovering skateboard, much like the one in “Back to the Future Part II.” Although it is fiction and depicts the vision of screenwriters who created the concept about Marty McFly, who flees bullies by floating on his skateboard, the … [Read more...]

DNA Particularity Protects Hispanic Women from Breast Cancer

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A recent study suggests that women of Latin American descent have a DNA trait that protects them from developing breast cancer. Scientists investigating the ethnic biology of cancer announced on Monday that their research showed that fewer Hispanic women developed breast cancer throughout their lifetimes and that fewer patients of Hispanic origin died from it once developed as compared to women … [Read more...]

New Study Finds that Eating More Fish Will Make Antidepressants Work Better

Eating More Fish Will Make Antidepressants Work Better

A new research has revealed that increasing the intake of fish, especially fatty fish, will improve the response rate among patients with depression who are not responding to antidepressants. Did you know that up to half of depression patients do not respond to SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressants? For them there is little left to do in terms of treatments. Now, the … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Phablet Available at AT&T from October 24

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The new Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 will be available at AT&T starting with October 24. The latest Samsung phablet is already on the market in East Asia, but the South Korea producer just brought it to the U.S. The first Mega model was released during the summer of 2013. The first Mega had one gigantic 6.3 inches display. That is the ‘mega’ part of the smartphone. Hardware specs were less imp … [Read more...]

Mozilla Launches Video Chat Service Firefox Hello

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Could this be the end of Skype? Mozilla announced that during the next couple of weeks, a new feature will be released to the public. Firefox Hello is a browser-based video and audio chat service that will allow users to talk to anyone on the Internet without even signing up or downloading anything. “Firefox Hello provides more value to Firefox users by making it easier to communicate with your … [Read more...]

SF Worried about Ride-Sharing Passenger Safety

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We witnessed the rapid emergence of the ride-sharing industry, but do we have enough info about the process and what changes the new model produces? Often touted as the new sharing economy, the model represented by companies like Uber and Airbnb do not have much in common with ‘sharing’ as an intimate and non-monetary relation. The new business model is raw market capitalism attempting to dodge tax … [Read more...]

Satya Nadella Enjoys “Good Karma”, Check Out His Salary

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Satya Nadella is not going to get away with his remark on October 9 that easily. On that day, Mircosoft’s CEO was invited to talk at a women in tech event. Maria Klawe, the president of Harvey Mudd College, a Microsoft director and the host of the event, asked him to tell his thoughts on how should women act when they are unhappy with their wages. “It’s not really about asking for the raise, but … [Read more...]

OnePlus One Preorders Available for One Hour on October 27

OnePlus One Preorders Available for One Hour on October 27

You can finally get your hands on the hottest smartphone! OnePlus One has mesmerized gadget enthusiasts since day one. The smartphone has it all, the hardware, the price and the looks. Ok, it may be a bit larger than most people would like, but the shape is still incredibly convenient. We are talking here about a Shenzhen, China-based start-up who attempted to beat Google at its own … [Read more...]

Obamacare Here to Stay, GOP Governors Fear

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Although many Republicans in Congress have been repeatedly calling “Repeal Obamacare”, GOP governors in many U.S. states have quietly come to terms with the law’s major Medicaid expansion. Sadly, even if their party would win control of Senate in November’s elections, it seems like the law is simply not going away. Ohio Gov. John Kasich told reporters in an interview on Monday that the repeal of … [Read more...]