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September 13, 2019
Carolyn Hax: She doesn’t understand that I can’t put my phone down – The Mercury News

Carolyn Hax: She doesn’t understand that I can’t put my phone down – The Mercury News

DEAR CAROLYN: I have a very high-stress job and a disabled husband and mother. I also have a friend who makes fun of my cellphone use whenever we are together. Yes, I do check my phones every 10 minutes, but I’m always worried somebody might need me. Also, …
September 13, 2019
Malaria vaccine in Kenya – a potential game-changer – BBC News

Malaria vaccine in Kenya – a potential game-changer – BBC News

Malaria vaccine in Kenya - a potential game-changer - BBC News
September 13, 2019
Bizarre Discovery Shows Your Bones Could Be Triggering The ‘Fight-or-Flight’ Response – ScienceAlert

Bizarre Discovery Shows Your Bones Could Be Triggering The ‘Fight-or-Flight’ Response – ScienceAlert

When faced with a threat, hormones flood our bodies in preparation either for battle or a quick escape - what's commonly known as the 'fight-or-flight' response. For decades, we've generally thought this response was driven by hormones such as adrenaline. Bu…
September 13, 2019
Google is changing its search algorithm to prioritize original news reporting – The Verge

Google is changing its search algorithm to prioritize original news reporting – The Verge

Humans will train it, as usual Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is changing its news search algorithms again, in a move thats sure to annoy everybody. Todays announcement is that the company is going to try to emphasize original reporting,…
September 13, 2019
Aug. 2019 NPD – Switch #1 hardware, Astral Chain makes top 10 with just 2 days of sales – GoNintendo

Aug. 2019 NPD – Switch #1 hardware, Astral Chain makes top 10 with just 2 days of sales – GoNintendo

Aug. 2019 was yet another stellar month for Nintendo. The Switch was the #1 hardware yet again, and even better, Astral Chain managed to make the top 10 after just 2 days of sales! Check out the complete rundown of the month below. Top 20 software overall 1…
September 13, 2019
Scientists propose ‘Spaceline’ elevator to the Moon – TechCrunch

Scientists propose ‘Spaceline’ elevator to the Moon – TechCrunch

Fans of sci-fi and fringe tech may already be familiar with the idea of the “space elevator,” which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like and totally impossible with today’s technology. But a pair of scientists think they’ve found an alternative: a Moon …
September 12, 2019
Jimmy Smits, Caitlin McGee have a complicated family dynamic in Bluff City Law exclusive preview

Jimmy Smits, Caitlin McGee have a complicated family dynamic in Bluff City Law exclusive preview

L.A. Law alum Jimmy Smits is suited up and back working in a courtroom in NBC’s Bluff City Law, but this time it’s complicated. On the new drama premiering Sept. 23, Smits’ Elijah Straight is reunited with his daughter Sydney (Caitlin McGee) in the aftermath…
September 12, 2019
Saturday Night Live adds three cast members

Saturday Night Live adds three cast members

Saturday Night Live is adding a trio of cast members ahead of season 45. NBC’s stalwart late-night sketch series announced on Thursday that three featured players will join the cast: Bowen Yang, Chloe Fineman, and Shane Gillis. Yang will be perhaps most fam…
September 12, 2019
Damon Lindelof reveals his 7 biggest pop culture influences

Damon Lindelof reveals his 7 biggest pop culture influences

The man behind ABC’s Lost, HBO’s The Leftovers, and now, a wild and audacious “remix” of the iconic graphic novel Watchmen, Damon Lindelof, 46, reveals seven of the greatest influences on his work, beginning with… 1. Twin Peaks Growing up in New Jersey in t…