Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
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You're just an ordinary 1930s inhabitant of the ordinary town of Arkham, Massachusetts—a plain New England place where nothing unusual ever happens. Well, except for that one infestation of hood-wearing cultists hoping to usher an angry Elder God into our world.
Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U. S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic State group.
In tweets published on his official account, speaker Salim al-Jabouri said Saturday "we realize the huge responsibility the liberating forces shoulder" and call on them to "spare no effort to save the civilians." Al-Jabouri is a prominent Sunni Muslim politician in Iraq.
It was unclear who carried out the airstrikes, but on Friday the U.
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Within the fortified liberal bastion that is Ann Arbor, there exists an environment uniquely designed for the progressive students who populate campus.
Here, the most liberal of beliefs can be resounded within Ann Arbor’s echo chamber that makes this town in the midwestern United States sound more like a socialist paradise in Scandinavia.
ReutersOil is expected to start flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) under Lake Oahe near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation soon.
Proponents of the $3.8 billion pipeline say it will create jobs in the oil industry, while environmental activists argue the pipeline will damage indigenous land and contaminate the local and downstream water supply.
Reuters/Gary CameronAs scrutiny of high drug prices in the US intensifies, so has the finger pointing about who is to blame.
This week, that came in the form of an interview in which an executive at Gilead blamed high prices on pharmacy benefit managers, the companies that help insurance plans determine what drugs they'll cover and how much they'll pay.
New York University professor Adam Alter, author of "Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked, explains what happens to your brain when someone likes your post on Instagram or any other social media platform. Following is a transcript of the video.
The minute you take a drug, drink alcohol, smoke a cigarette if those are your poison, when you get a like on social media, all of those experiences produce dopamine, which is a chemical that’s associated with pleasure.
When someone likes an Instagram post, or any content that you share, it’s a little bit like taking a drug.