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  • 22 hours ago
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    Does testosterone drive success in men? Not much, our research suggests

    There’s a widespread belief that your testosterone can affect where you end up in life. At least for men, there is some evidence for this claim: several studies have linked higher testosterone to socioeconomic success. But a link is different to a cause and using DNA, our new research suggests it may be much less important for life chances than previously claimed.

  • 2 days ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Amazon hit by record $887 million EU privacy fine

    Amazon (AMZN) faces a record-breaking €746 million (roughly $887 million) fine after a European Union data privacy regulator said the e-commerce giant had violated the bloc's signature privacy law, known as GDPR, in an advertising-related decision.

  • 8 days ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Facing Years in Prison, Daniel Hale Makes Case Against U.S. Drone Program

    The missiles that killed Salim bin Ahmed Ali Jaber and Walid bin Ali Jaber came in the night. Salim was a respected imam in the village of Khashamir, in southeastern Yemen, who had made a name for himself denouncing the rising power of Al Qaeda’s franchise in the Arabian Peninsula. His cousin Walid was a local police officer. It was August 21, 2012, and the pair were standing in a palm grove, confronting a trio of suspected militants, when the Hellfires made impact.

  • 9 days ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Teen Who Flew to Space With Bezos Has Never Bought on Amazon

    The award for “Best Small Talk on a Flight to Space” goes to Oliver Daemen, the 18-year-old from the Netherlands who was part of Blue Origin’s inaugural crewed flight to space earlier this week. On the roughly 10-minute flight, Daemon told Amazon founder Jeff Bezos what probably sounded like blasphemy to his billionaire ears: He had never bought anything on Amazon.

  • 11 days ago
    How-to Petrox

    How to gain more from your reading

    There’s more to words than meets the eye. Deepen your appreciation of literature through the art of slow, attentive reading

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Covid misinformation on Facebook is killing people

    He was responding to a question from a reporter about the alleged role of platforms like Facebook in spreading falsehoods about vaccines and the pandemic. The White House has put increased pressure on social media companies to tackle disinformation.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Astronomers push for global debate on giant satellite swarms

    Working with the United Nations, scientists hope to establish standards for satellite ‘megaconstellations’ and reduce disruption of astronomical observations.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Sacha Baron Cohen wins $95m legal fight with Roy Moore over 'paedophile detector' joke

    US Senate candidate Roy Moore launched the case in 2018 over a joke that saw Baron Cohen demonstrate a so-called "paedophile detector" on him.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event Petrox

    On Twitter, bad news spreads faster than good

    Want to make a splash on Twitter? You have a better chance of getting noticed by saying something angry or insulting. So concludes a recent study that looked at the impact of both positive and negative tweets from news organizations of various political leanings. They found that, for both right-leaning and left-leaning media, "Negative news spreads farther through the current Twitter network than positive news."

  • 3 weeks ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Google sued by 37 US states over Play Store monopoly

    37 US state and district attorneys have sued Google over alleged efforts to unlawfully maintain a monopoly on Android devices. The filing -- led by Utah, New York, North Carolina and Tennessee -- claims that the tech giant bought off competitors and utilised restrictive contracts to suppress competition across the Android ecosystem.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Apple starts pulling in component orders for new iPhones

    Apple has started pulling in shipments of passive components needed for the production of its next-generation iPhone devices slated for launch in the latter half of 2021, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Windows 11 is free, but your CPU might not be officially supported

    Windows 11 is arriving later this year as a free upgrade for Windows 10 users, but many are discovering that their hardware isn’t compatible. Microsoft has altered its minimum hardware requirements, and it’s the CPU changes that are most surprising here. Windows 11 will only officially support 8th Gen and newer Intel Core processors, alongside Apollo Lake and newer Pentium and Celeron processors.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Spotlight: This Startup Wants To Read Your Mind, Really

    Today, we'll be doing something quite rare which is spotlighting a startup. It's rare that we do that, but this is a startup we think is very important to know about. The startup is Kernel, one working on a human brain-machine interface.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Petrox

    iOS 15: How to use FaceTime on Android, Focus mode and other features you're sure to love

    Apple will release the update this fall, but in the meantime, we have our eye on some features that are going to make a huge difference in how you use your iPhone and iPad.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Petrox

    NVIDIA is dropping support for Windows 7 and Windows 8 drivers

    NVIDIA is dropping support for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 drivers starting in October. 2021, as they focus on supporting Windows 10 and later versions of Windows. In a new support bulletin published on Friday, NVIDIA says they will only provide new features, bug fixes, or performance enhancements to Game Ready Drivers for Windows 10.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Piers Morgan Says Prince Harry's & Meghan's Behavior Towards The Queen is "Sickening"

    Piers Morgan has once again hit out there at the behaviour of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The former Good Morning Britain presenter came out on Fox News on Monday night to chat to broadcaster Sean Hannity. And also the 56-year-old did not hold back as he criticized Meghan and Harry once more for their “ridiculous behaviour“.

  • 1 month ago
    Level Up Petrox

    Level 30

    Petrox is now level 30 with 2,156,335 XP.

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    • Invite Codes You have been awarded 2 invite codes to invite your friends to join you here at Snapzu.
    • Link Submission The maximum amount of related links you can submit per snap has been raised by 1 to a total of 5!
    • Save Credits The maximum amount of daily restored save credits has been raised by 1 to a total of 13.
    • Tribe Membership The maximum amount of tribes you can join has been raised by 5 to a total of 150.
    • Tribe Claiming You can claim tribes with max level 7.
  • 1 month ago
    Current Event Petrox

    Paramount Plus Is Adding More Than 1,000 Movies This Week

    Paramount Plus is busting out the popcorn: The ViacomCBS streamer is stuffing more than 1,000 movie titles into the service this week as it fights for ground in the streaming wars. The new batch of flicks includes “Infinite,” Paramount’s sci-fi thriller starring Mark Wahlberg and Chiwetel Ejiofor and directed by Antoine Fuqua, which will exclusively debut on Paramount Plus this Thursday, June 10, alongside another 1,000-plus movies. All told, the company said, Paramount Plus will be stocke...