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Google To Stop Shortener Service In 2019

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In 2009, Google introduced its goo.gl URL shortener, being one of the first companies to offer such a service. Since its inception, a multitude of companies have come about to provide a similar function. This is good because Google is going to stop using its goo.gl as of March 30, 2019. By discontinuing the service, […]

April 1st, 2018 | Posted in Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Florida’s Brutally Cold Temperatures Hurting State Wildlife

It appears Florida’s freezing temperatures are harming more than just the vegetation; it’s also hurting the wildlife. Iguanas have been falling off their perches in trees with temperatures dropping under 40 degrees Fahrenheit in South Florida. According to scientists, the temperatures are low enough to paralyze the green iguanas which are common for the area. […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Is Romaine Lettuce The Cause Of E. coli Outbreak?

If you love eating romaine lettuce, you’re being advised to avoid it until the source of the E. coli outbreak has been identified. U.S. health officials said 58 people in both the United States and Canada have become sick after eating the allegedly tainted lettuce. The Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Microsoft Discontinues Manufacturing and Selling Kinect Devices

Microsoft has decided to kill its state-of-the-art, motion-sensing peripheral device – Kinect, which was introduced for its Xbox 360 and upgraded for its current game console – the Xbox One. According to two Microsoft executives – Xbox Devices Marketing General Manager Matthew Lapsen and device creator Alex Kipman, the company has indeed stopped producing the […]

October 29th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Your Poop May Indicate The Effectiveness Of Your Diet

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Did you know that your diet may be affected by the poop that’s in your intestines? According to a study that looked at stool samples and is published in the International Journal of Obesity, a diet’s success may be the result of the bacteria in a person’s gut. 62 overweight participants were involved in the […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Toys “R” Us May File For Bankruptcy and Its Sending Ripples To Toy Manufacturers

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Toys “R” Us may be filing for bankruptcy ahead of the holiday season, and it’s causing shares for two major U.S. toy companies to drop – Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc. Toys “R” Us is working on developing a loan that would allow it to continue working while the company went through the possible Chapter […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Verizon Sends Notices Of October Disconnection To 8,500 Rural Customers

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8,500 rural Verizon customers in 13 states are getting the boot from the company’s wireless Internet due to their heavy data usage making it impossible for the company to make a profit from the account. The problem? Many of these users are on unlimited data plans. Kelly Crummey, Verizon corporate communications director, said the customers […]

September 17th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Google May Be Looking To Purchase Snapchat for $30 Billion

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It was recently reported that Google was looking to purchase Shapchat for around $30 billion. Should this deal go through (although there is no certainty of it), it could lead to some big things for Google. It would also mean combining Snapchat with Google’s mega hit video platform YouTube. And, a merger like this means […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

U.S. Economy Gets 209,000 New Jobs For July

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July saw an additional 209,000 new jobs in the economy – the second straight month of strong gains that highlights the energy felt, as it goes into nine years of growth. The Labor Department said the unemployment rate dropped to 4.3% from 4.4%, equaling a 16-year-low first seen in May. However, Americans’ paychecks are still […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Study Finds That Menstrual Synchrony Not A Real Thing

A recent study found that it’s a myth that women who live and/or work together end up with periods that sync with one another. In 1971, the idea of menstrual synchrony was developed by Harvard scientist Martha McClintock, after she looked at women in dormitories and the effect it had on their menstrual cycles. Since […]

April 12th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

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