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Medicare Drug Premiums Set to Rise Yet Again Medicare Drug Premiums Set to Rise Yet Again

In a sign of what may become the new normal over the next few decades, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week announced that the price of Medicare premiums for prescription drugs will be rising again this …

Ben Stiller is Back For Another Night at the Museum Ben Stiller is Back For Another Night at the Museum

Ben Stiller may be best known for his Blue Steel look in Zoolander or for having bodily fluids hang off his ear in There’s Something About Mary, but the star’s most successful recent projects have been much more family-friendly. Despite …

Warren Jeffs’ Polygamist Compound Now a Bed and Breakfast Warren Jeffs’ Polygamist Compound Now a Bed and Breakfast

A compound built for an infamous polygamous religious sect has now become a holiday destination for travelers looking to explore the state parks of Arizona and Utah. America’s Most Wanted Suites is now open for business, offering guests the opportunity …

Retirement Planning “Toolkit” Outlines Optimal Strategies Retirement Planning “Toolkit” Outlines Optimal Strategies

Baby Boomers are beginning to retire, and that means huge shifts coming to the American economy. The exodus of older workers from the labor market could ease employment troubles for younger workers looking to break into their field, but the …

Hyundai Cars Rank High in J.D. Power APEAL Study Hyundai Cars Rank High in J.D. Power APEAL Study

J.D. Power has released its yearly Automotive Performance, Execution, and Layout (APEAL) Study, grading vehicle manufacturers on the customer appeal of their new vehicle models. According to the study, Hyundai vehicles are some of the most appealing non-premium brand vehicles …

Volkswagen Passat, Beetle Go Fuel-Efficient Volkswagen Passat, Beetle Go Fuel-Efficient

Volkswagen this week announced its 2015 car model lineup. The company is continuing to iterate past models while introducing what could very well be the future of the company. Some of the most popular Volkswagen models will remain largely the …

Diabetes Diagnosed Using New Microchip Technology

Diabetes is quickly becoming more prevalent in many parts of the world, even among the young. Part of the problem can be traced to the expanding waistlines of people in western countries, but preventative health programs to battle obesity are …

HDTV Displays May Soon Go “Quantum” HDTV Displays May Soon Go “Quantum”

Ultra HD displays are quickly becoming the norm in high-end tech products with displays, and the technology is even poised to become more affordable in the near future. Most of these high-resolution displays will be similar to current high-definition LCD …

Manchester United Unveils New Home Team Uniforms

Manchester United, one of the most well-known soccer teams throughout the world, this week revealed their new home side uniforms. Like previous home side Manchester United uniforms, the new look is mostly red. The jerseys also feature a ribbed crew …

LG G3 and G Watch Coming to AT&T on July 8 LG G3 and G Watch Coming to AT&T on July 8

AT&T today announced that the LG G3 smartphone will be available on its network starting July 8. The device can be ordered online starting on that day and will be available at physical AT&T retail locations starting on July 11. …

Utah Car Crash Kills 5, Injures 2

The Fourth of July weekend is one of the most dangerous driving weekends in the U.S., with millions of motorists hitting the nation’s highways – and many of them not entirely sober. This danger was viscerally illustrated this weekend by …

Diabetes, Obesity Linked by Missing Protein

It’s been clear now for decades that obesity is somehow linked to the development of diabetes. As Americans have grown to staggering proportions, diabetes diagnoses have risen accordingly, even among teens. Exactly why this is the case isn’t fully understood, …

George W. Bush a Better President Than Obama, According to New Poll George W. Bush a Better President Than Obama, According to New Poll

President Obama’s approval poll numbers have been sitting at low levels for months now. The botched roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) healthcare markets hit his approval numbers hard. The government shutdown of 2013, though caused by House Republicans, …

Tiger Woods Signs MusclePharm Sponsorship Deal

MusclePharm Corporation, a popular nutritional supplement maker, announced this week that it has signed golfer Tiger Woods to a multi-year sponsorship deal. Woods joins other famous athletes such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Colin Kaepernick, who also have endorsement deals with …

Jeff Gordon Gets New Panasonic Sponsorship Deal

The Hendrick Motorsports auto racing team this week announced a new, expanded multi-year sponsorship deal with Panasonic. The deal includes primary sponsorship of Jeff Gordon‘s number 24 car in two Sprint Cup races each year through 2016 and an associate-level …

Jay Leno to Receive Prestigious Comedy Award

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this week announced that Jay Leno will be awarded this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. A ceremony to award Leno the prize will be held on October 19 at …

Hubble Telescope to Search For New Kuiper Belt Objects Hubble Telescope to Search For New Kuiper Belt Objects

Launched in early 2006, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is scheduled to rendezvous with dwarf planet Pluto in a little over one year. The observatory will fly within 6,200 miles of Pluto, gathering data on the dwarf planet and its companion …

Prince William Better-Liked Than the Queen, Shows Poll

With less than a year to go before the next parliamentary elections in the UK, the political landscape of the country appears to be shifting back toward the Labour Party. Overall, though, the British public appears to be more focused …

Smart Thermostats: Honeywell Announces the Lyric Thermostat Smart Thermostats: Honeywell Announces the Lyric Thermostat

The smart thermostat business has held promise for quite a while now, with even companies such as Google investing heavily in the technology. Now one of the most popular thermostat makers in the world has entered its own smart thermostat …

Depression Signs Could be Treated With Alzheimer’s Drug

Millions of Americans with depression function perfectly well using common treatments, but there are those whose disease shows resistance to most drugs. Researchers this week announced some hope for those people in new research that could eventually lead to a …

Paula Deen to Launch Her Own Digital Network

Paula Deen Ventures, the company behind celebrity chef Paula Deen‘s media initiatives, today announced that it will launch the Paula Deen Network sometime in September. The digital network will feature daily programming and recipes from Deen, who is best known …

Eric Cantor Defeated in Surprise Primary Landslide Eric Cantor Defeated in Surprise Primary Landslide

House majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his Republican primary election Tuesday night. Instead of once again running for Virginia’s 7th congressional district this fall, Cantor’s challenger, David Brat, will be on the ballot. Cantor is now the first House Majority …

Turing Test Passed by Chatbot Simulating a 13-Year-Old Turing Test Passed by Chatbot Simulating a 13-Year-Old

Computer science researchers this week revealed that the road to artificial intelligence (AI) has been paved a bit further. A computer algorithm developed in Saint Petersburg, Russia passed the Turing test at an event at the Royal Society of London …

Lung Cancer Treatment Resistance Reversed in New Study Lung Cancer Treatment Resistance Reversed in New Study

Lung cancer patients got some good news this week as a new study has shown how doctors might reverse genetic resistance to a common lung cancer drug. According to the study’s authors, around 40% of lung cancer patients are resistant …