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Santorini island

4 Greek islands you can’t live without

Every now and then we feel the unstoppable requisite to escape from daily routine and experience something different at least for a while. That is how roughly 20 million...
College student in library

‘Brain boost’ drugs hamper sleep and memory with little upside

Taking nonprescribed psychostimulants may slightly improve a person’s short-term focus but impede sleep and mental functions that rely on it—such as working memory. The use of prescription stimulants by those...

Raise costs for water in cities to better handle droughts?

Changing the incentives for water use and storage could mitigate the stress of droughts, according to new research. Humans use water for a variety of different ends, but rivers also...
Fingers touching over sheet

Electronic skin could give prosthetics a better sense of touch

A new artificial nervous system could one day give robots and prosthetic devices a sense of touch equivalent to, or better than, human skin, researchers report. The new electronic skin...
Man with card up sleeve

Do we cheat because of our nature or our environment?

Our own propensity to cheat is more likely than external factors to lead us to actually break the rules, researchers report. Researchers took a closer look at cheating during periods...

Can getting more vitamin A cut skin cancer risk?

People whose diets included high levels of vitamin A had a 17% reduction in risk for the second-most-common type of skin cancer compared to those who ate modest amounts...

1 in 10 older adults binge drink

More than one-tenth of adults 65 and older currently binge drink, putting them at risk for a range of health problems, a new study shows. The study also finds certain...
Woman in workplace cubicle

Cheaters are more likely to break work rules, too

People who cheat on their spouses are significantly more likely to engage in misconduct in the workplace, according to a new study. The researchers looked at the records of police...
Egg on salad

Can avoiding meat and eggs help fight cancer?

Certain nutrients and chemicals in food navigate the same molecular pathways that certain cancer therapies use to slow tumor growth, researchers report. Researchers can manipulate one such shared pathway, which...
The Avengers

Avengers, Toy Story, The Lion King and Star Wars: Disney is already the most...

Disney breaks yet another record: in just six months it has raised more at the box office than any studio for a year in all of history Disney has already...
Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer

New trailer for ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’: Sega’s film returns to its origins after the...

We already have a new trailer for 'Sonic the Hedgehog', scheduled for release in February 2020. The film has been directed by the debutant...
Whatsapp business catalog

Small businesses can now present their product catalog within WhatsApp

WhatsApp has introduced its new catalog feature. Catalogs are a kind of mobile store where companies can display and share their products so that...
Whatsapp groups

WhatsApp already allows you to prevent anyone from adding you to a group

It's over for anyone to simply add you to a WhatsApp group without your permission. The instant messaging application has incorporated the feature that prevents...
Smart speakers

A laser is all it takes to hack into a smart speaker at a...

We can close doors with the today's technology: it is enough that it is domotized and that the system is compatible with Google Home...
RCS messages

What RCS messages are and how you can activate them on your Android phone

SMS is practically history since the arrival of messaging applications such as WhatsApp or Telegram, but they are not entirely dead. Their successor is...
Call of Duty Modern Warfare

‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ generated more revenue than ‘Joker’ at its premiere

What a noise Joker made! The film starring Joaquin Phoenix has been a colossal and planetary success. In fact, it's already the highest grossing...
NSO Group

Facebook sues Israel company for infecting 1,400 WhatsApp users with spyware

Facebook has sued Israeli hacker company NSO Group for allegedly infecting 1,400 WhatsApp users with highly sophisticated spyware. Mark Zuckerberg's company claimed that NSO Group...

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