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  • 21 hours ago
    Analysis Nelson

    Harvard study reveals how many times men should ejaculate each month to stay healthy

    A Harvard University study has pinpointed the precise number of times men should ejaculate each month in order to stave off certain harmful diseases. Research published in the journal European Urology has indicated that high levels of sexual activity can reduce the risk of contracting prostate cancer.

  • 3 weeks ago
    Current Event Nelson

    HBO Max Removes 256 ‘Looney Tunes’ Shorts, Three Seasons of ‘The Flintstones’

    Warner Bros. Discovery’s content purge of HBO Max continued with a year-end culling of a bucket of classic “Looney Tunes” shorts and “The Flintstones” episodes. As of …

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    How an Unorthodox Scholar Uses Technology to Expose Biblical Forgeries

    If you spotted Michael Langlois walking along the Seine, in Paris, as I did one overcast morning last spring, you could be forgiven for mistaking this scholar of the ancient Middle East for the bassist in Def Leppard. He wears his long brown hair in a leonine mane, and when I caught up with him on the Pont des Arts he was sporting a pink sweater and salmon-colored pants.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    The Apple Car will cost 'no more' than $100,000

    Apple's rumoured electric car keeps is getting closer to being a reality, but don't expect to pick one up at the Apple Store any time soon, and maybe get your Apple Pay in good shape first, because it'll cost a lot and may not have all the tech you expect.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Hey, Google: It's time to step up your Pixel upgrade promise

    Look, it's no big secret that I'm a fan of Google's Pixel program. I've personally owned Pixel phones since the first-gen model graced our gunk-filled pockets way back in 2016. And Pixels have been the only Android devices I've wholeheartedly recommended for most folks ever since.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    South Korea faces ‘balancing act’ in US-China chip war

    South Korea is facing a complex balancing act as it finds itself positioned in the middle of an intensifying tech war between the United States and its biggest semiconductor chip trading partner China. The South Korean government has reached a decision internally to join the US-led Chip 4 alliance, and is coordinating the right timing to announce it, an anonymous Korean government insider recently told local media.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Crypto Exchange AAX Suspends Withdrawals as FTX Failure Reverberates

    Crypto exchange AAX said it had suspended activity, citing a scheduled upgrade that had been delayed by turbulent markets. The failure of a third-party partner means services will be delayed for as long as 10 days, the Hong Kong-based company said Sunday. The exchange did not identify the partner, and has said it has no exposure to FTX, a rival whose collapse has caused chaos in the industry.

  • 2 months ago
    Expression Nelson

    There are now 8 billion of us — but soon we'll hit a decline we'll never reverse

    This week, the world's population ticks over a historic milestone. But in the next century, society will be reshaped dramatically — and soon we'll hit a decline we'll never reverse.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Box Office: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Claws Up $84 Million Opening Day

    Marvel’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is reigning over the box office. The superhero sequel earned $84 million from 4,396 locations on its opening day. That figures includes $28 million in Thursday previews, which marked the 15th-highest preview gross in history and bested the first “Black Panther’s” figure by $3 million. It’s also the second biggest opening day of the year, behind the $90.4 million earned by fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe entry “Doctor Strange in the Multi...

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Study helps explain why some people have a negative opinion toward corrupt people but act corruptly themselves

    A series of 6 studies in Brazil found that people oriented towards social dominance are more willing to engage in corruption and are more likely to see the world as a competitive jungle, in which people ruthlessly struggle for survival. People with pronounced right-wing authoritarian views were more likely to have negative attitudes towards corrupt people and more prone to perceive the world as dangerous and threatening, but were not more willing to engage in corrupt behavior.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    Kid Rock Calls Oprah A Fraud For Not Endorsing Dr. Oz In PA Senate Race

    Kid Rock is not biting his tongue when it comes to Oprah Winfrey's political views ... blasting the talk show host for her latest endorsement in the Pennsylvania senate race. The rapper fired off a tweet Saturday, calling Oprah a "fraud" for supporting Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman instead of his Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz. KR seemed pissed because Oprah turned her back on Oz -- a longtime friend -- for political reasons.

  • 3 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    The new iPad's USB-C port is really a Lightning port in disguise

    After years of the Lightning port on iPhones, iPads, and other devices, Apple is forced to switch to USB-C, thanks in part to the European Union. In many ways, that’s a good thing for users, but you don’t believe it’s going to be a seamless transition, do you?

  • 3 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    US charges alleged Chinese spies in telecoms probe case

    Two Chinese nationals have been charged with paying thousands of dollars in cash and jewellery to obstruct a federal investigation into a major telecommunications company. According to prosecutors, the two men attempted to recruit a US law enforcement official as an intelligence asset to help interfere with the probe.

  • 3 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    God of War Ragnarok game director on the importance of the opening hours

    Eric Williams, the new game director for God of War Ragnarok, may not have wanted the spotlight, but it's clear he's the man to lead this sequel. Having worked closely with Cory Barlog and the Sony Santa Monica team on the God of War series since 2004, he's a seriously passionate guy about Kratos and co., and from everything I've played so far, this sequel is going to be quite the second album – with not even a whiff of the word "difficult" in sight.

  • 3 months ago
    Current Event Nelson

    'We Don't Have Much Time Left': Co-Author of UN Climate Report Detained at Climate Protest

    On Tuesday morning, an IPCC report author and climate scientist was taken into police custody while protesting alongside activists blocking traffic in Bern, Switzerland. The scientist, Julia Steinberger, is a professor of ecological economics at the University of Lausanne and contributed to the 6th Assessment Report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, specifically its third chapter on emissions mitigation pathways that are still possible this century.