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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. LG announced the G3 on May 27 with launch events in cities such as New York, London, Seoul, and San …

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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 a deadly car crash in a remote part of Utah. The crash, as reported by the Salt Lake Tribune, took …

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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, but researchers are now closing in on some answers. A new study published in the journal Cell Reports suggests that …

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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, dragged down the president’s approval numbers as Americans grew ever-more tired of legislative gridlock. Foreign policy headaches such as the …

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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 MusclePharm. The brand is also the “official supplement provider” for the UFC. Under the terms of the deal Woods will …

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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 sponsorship for other races. Panasonic and Hendrick Motorsports have had a technology partnership deal since 2007. Jeff Gordon is a …

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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 Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington D.C. The Mark Twain Prize is an annual award given to comedians who have …

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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 moons. After its encounter with Pluto, New Horizons will continue to fly further into the Kuiper Belt where thousands of …

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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 on the royal family than on parliament. A new poll released this weekend by polling firm ComRes in cooperation with …

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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 into the running. Honeywell has announced its new Lyric thermostat, a smart thermostat with programmable capabilities. The device is being …

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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 treatment for treatment-resistant depression – and that hope is coming from an unlikely place. Researchers at the University of Texas …

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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 for her Food Network show Paula’s Home Cooking. “While Paula had several offers to return to broadcast television, she ultimately …

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