Browsing Archive May, 2019

Teen suicide: girls are now poisoning themselves at alarming rates. There are ways to help

There’s no easy way to say this: In the past decade, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of teens attempting to kill themselves with poison. The data appear Wednesday in The Journal of Pediatrics, and come from poison control centers. ...

Eating more rice could help fight obesity, study suggests

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2017 Experts found that people following a Japanese or Asian-style diet based on rice were less likely to be obese than those living in countries where rice consumption was low. Eating rice may help prevent obesity, research ...

More than 1 in 100 Denver residents have chlamydia as city sees continued rise in STDs

The number of Denver residents with a sexually transmitted disease has increased for the fourth year in a row, partly due to fewer men wearing condoms and a rise in women using long-term birth control, Denver Public Health officials said Tuesday. ...

Read AG William Barr’s written testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee

Attorney General William Barr is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. He's sure to be peppered with questions about how he handled his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on interference in the 2016 ...

Facebook Is Turning Instagram Into The New Facebook

SAN JOSE, California — Scarred by a seemingly endless parade of scandals and troubled by an ongoing decline in usage among teens and millennials, Facebook's leadership seems to be trying to recreate its flatlining social network on Instagram, its ...

The Valve Index headset will officially usher in VR 2.0 hardware on June 28

News The Valve Index headset will officially usher in VR 2.0 hardware on June 28 Image Credit: Valve After accidentally leaking images of the headset last month, Valve has just officially announced how much the new Valve Index VR headset will cost ...

Slack vocab game that gave away money for no real reason is getting shut down

Workplace communication platform Slack says it will be deactivating a public channel dedicated to giving away $1,000 per day to anyone that can guess that day’s selected vocabulary word, citing company policies. The game, called The Word of the Day ...

The best part of Oculus Quest: It makes the hard stuff look easy

poly-lt-wire-logo Why the secret of mainstream VR may be a near-instant setup The Oculus Quest might seem like a modest step forward to the casual onlooker: it’s VR, minus the wires. But the product is more complicated than its simple silhouette ...

Samsung: Exploded Galaxy S10 5G ’caused by external impact’

The Galaxy S10 5G is a slim phone with an expansive, vibrant 6.7-inch screen. Jessica Dolcourt/CNET Samsung is defusing worries that its first 5G Galaxy has an exploding battery problem. After a report circulated Tuesday that Samsung denied ...