Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...
Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST
Fish Oil seen to Protect the Aging Brain We’re all invested in maintaining brain health, particularly over the long haul. Cognitive decline is a too-common side effect of aging, and Alzheimer’s disease is unnervingly prevalent. So it’s important to do what we...
Jan 23 2014, 2:48am CST
Google Glass is Doomed Google Glass is becoming an enigma. Over the past week the fashion world, via hair care product vendor L’Oreal, made a bigger commitment to the, as yet, un-launched device. But at the same time uber-advocate Robert...
Jan 20 2014, 7:44am CST
Sun Flatlining Into Grand Minimum, Says Solar Physicist With each passing season, the weather seems stranger and more extreme.
Who can argue with a sudden outbreak of the “polar vortex” phenomenon; unprecedented winter drought in California; and summer temperatures so torrid...
Jan 20 2014, 12:46am CST
Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...
Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST
Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie? Security firm IntelCrawler has released evidence supporting the identity of the programmer behind the BlackPOS malware that infected Target and other major U.S. retailers as the 17-year-old Russian teen shown above....
Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST
High court takes cases on cellphone searches Supreme Court will weigh police power to search arrestees' cellphones without a warrant
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of...
Jan 17 2014, 2:51pm CST
Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...
Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST
Goldie Hawn Wants Mindful Works Goldie Hawn is going to launch a new evidence-based program for educators and children in collaboration with Mark Bertolini. The Hawn Foundation’s signature “Mindful Works” will be launched during The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Jan 17 2014, 11:40am CST
More fights could follow driver's Google Glass win Calif. driver's Google Glass court win likely to be first fight of many as tech outpaces law
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California woman believed to be the first person cited for wearing Google Glass while driving...
Jan 17 2014, 2:01am CST
The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formation in the Universe is around a hundred times lower than it was five billion years ago.
Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST
12 E-Commerce Strategies To Grow Your Business This Year By Michael Evans and Jennifer Knight
Your plans for the New Year call for growing your company’s revenue in 2014, but where will your increased sales come from — a larger salesforce, new markets, or product innovation?...
Jan 16 2014, 11:06am CST
Ecuador politician claims email hacking in smear Opposition politician in Ecuador claims email hacking in smear campaign by state-run media
LIMA, Peru (AP) — An opposition politician says electronic documents stolen from her email are being used by...
Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST
How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (down 22.5% from last year) and more bad news when increased hardware sales of the PS4 and...
Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST
Can The Gambling Industry Ever Become A Force For Good? After what appears to be a long-cycle swing towards greater permissiveness of gambling, both in the USA and in the rest of the world, it remains true that most Americans cannot legally bet on sports events, most...
Jan 15 2014, 7:01am CST
Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...
Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST
Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children Energy drinks have been linked to numerous health problems including heart palpitations, headache, anxiety, vomiting, dizziness, and even deaths. Two lawyers are now working together to battle the market's biggest energy drink maker.
Jan 14 2014, 10:19pm CST
Did Iranian Fighters Battle UFOs? As if the Iran-UFO connection (the Axis of Alien-ness?) couldn’t get any weirder, it now appears that the Iranian Air Force attempted to shoot down aircraft that didn’t seem very Earth-like.
Before I go any further, the...
Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST
Jodi Arias Homicide Retrial is Starting in March Jodi Arias had been convicted of killing her boyfriend, Travis Alexander in a lurid manner. Jodi Arias maintained her innocence though and said that it was all undertaken in self defense. The homicide retrial is to occur in March since no final verdict has been reached yet.
Jan 14 2014, 6:06am CST
Buddhist Temple Deaths Case Reopened In 1991, Jonathan Doody was convicted for the murder of nine people, six of whom were Buddhist monks. Now, so many years later, the Buddhist temple deaths case has been reopened for the third time.
Jan 14 2014, 5:07am CST
Wilt Chamberlain 100 Point Video may Exist A film of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point score in a basketball game in the 60s may yet exist somewhere in an attic awaiting discovery. That match which took place so many years ago was legendary, but only tales of it are existent at present. Now, the possibility of video footage of the event may turn out to be a reality.
Jan 14 2014, 3:59am CST
Merck's Vorapaxar Gets Positive FDA Review A few years ago a novel antiplatelet agent from Merck seemed all but dead. Vorapaxar, a thrombin receptor antagonist, was widely thought to have no future after unacceptably high serious bleeding rates were found in two...
Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST
Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who habitually defraud the government. I bet it would be off-the-charts positive, as they look
Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST
4 Reasons Your Website Is Scaring People Away Most small business owners aren’t web designers, so we entrust our online presence to a professional. As the internet has evolved, however, consumers have become savvier about what they will/will not tolerate in a...
Jan 10 2014, 11:31am CST
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