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Breast Cancer, Sleep Disturbance, and Depression to be Studied at UCLA Breast Cancer, Sleep Disturbance, and Depression to be Studied at UCLA
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UCLA researchers announced this week that they have received a $5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to fund a five-year study into the risk profiles of breast cancer survivors likely to suffer depression. The 300 volunteers needed for …

Sergey Brin To Election Victors: Withdraw From Your Parties, Become Independent Sergey Brin To Election Victors: Withdraw From Your Parties, Become Independent
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin had some thoughts about today’s presidential election, and shared them on Google+ last night. Here’s what he had to say: Sergey Brin6 hours ago I must confess, I am dreading today's elections.Not because of who might …

Elliot Carter Dies: Composer Was 103 Years Old Elliot Carter Dies: Composer Was 103 Years Old
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Elliot Carter was well known for composing music which has been described as difficult to listen to, yet he was also famous for an ear that picked out masterpieces as well as it did disconcerting melodies. After over eighty years …

Here’s Why You Should Always Switch to Door #2 [VIDEO] Here’s Why You Should Always Switch to Door #2 [VIDEO]

Our favorite science/math illustrators are back today with a easy-to-understand breakdown of exactly why you should switch to door number two. Today, AsapSCIENCE tackles the Monty Hall problem – the classic questions that stems from the game show “Let’s Make …

Google Under Review In The UK For Not Doing Enough To Stop Piracy Google Under Review In The UK For Not Doing Enough To Stop Piracy

Google and the entertainment industry go back and forth over how much of the Web should be downgraded in search results. Google implemented a new ranking signal back in August that downgrades sites based on the number of DMCA notices …

Truman Capote Story: Lost Chapter Appears Truman Capote Story: Lost Chapter Appears
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A previously unpublished chapter of Truman Capote’s book “Answered Prayers” has been discovered and will be published in the December issue of Vanity Fair. Capote famously stalled the book’s publication by missing deadlines, despite being offered more and more money …

“Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S. “Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S.
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Google is running an Election Day doodle in the U.S. today, as the nation works on electing its president for the next four years. The doodle this time does not take us to “Election Day” results, however. It takes us …

South Park: The Stick of Truth, Company of Heroes 2, and Metro: Last Light Delayed South Park: The Stick of Truth, Company of Heroes 2, and Metro: Last Light Delayed

It’s beginning. THQ this week became the first game publisher to push back the release dates for titles they’ve listed as coming sometime in February 2013 or “early 2013.” As part of THQ’s second quarter 2013 financial results, the company …

Hurricane Sandy and Its Effect on Foursquare Check-ins [TIMELAPSE] Hurricane Sandy and Its Effect on Foursquare Check-ins [TIMELAPSE]

Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath is still being felt in many parts of the east coast. The storm, which hit many major metropolitan areas a little over a week ago, has caused untold billions in property damage and has cost the lives …

Facebook Makes Sure You Vote This Election Day Facebook Makes Sure You Vote This Election Day

Today’s the big day – election day in the United States. Millions of voters will head to the polls today to choose who they think is best qualified to lead the country for the next four years. And more than …

Katy Perry: Skintight Ballot Dress Hits Election Rallies Katy Perry: Skintight Ballot Dress Hits Election Rallies

Katy Perry is among a few high-profile musicians lending their support to President Obama, and in the week leading up to election day several voters were surprised by concerts given at re-election rallies. But the real hit wasn’t Perry’s music, …

Starbucks, the Election, and Some Sex Marriage Starbucks, the Election, and Some Sex Marriage
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Windows RT Takes Up Quite A Bit Of Space On The 32GB Surface Windows RT Takes Up Quite A Bit Of Space On The 32GB Surface

Microsoft’s Surface is apparently popular. The company’s first foray into the tablet market resulted in the 32GB tablet selling out in less than a day. Consumers were stuck with the 64GB model, but that might not be such a bad …

Verizon Gives Up on Verizon Apps Store Verizon Gives Up on Verizon Apps Store

Verizon has announced through its developer community website that as of January 2013, the Verizon Apps app store will be removed from all Android and BlackBerry devices. The company anticipates completing the removal process by March 27, 2013. The wireless …

The Learning Channel Raises The Bar Once Again The Learning Channel Raises The Bar Once Again

TLC has found a huge following for their hit show, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”, which follows the Thompson family and all their wild Southern ways. Now, they’re giving us a look at some cougar ladies and the loves of …

Google Shows Siri How To Get Answers Quickly Google Shows Siri How To Get Answers Quickly
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Last week, Google launched its enhanced voice search on iOS, going head to head with Apple’s Siri. Some iOS users may be wondering which one they should be using to get the best experience from their devices. With the following …

Facebook for iOS Gets Some Chat-Related Updates (Gifts, Photo Uploading As Well) Facebook for iOS Gets Some Chat-Related Updates (Gifts, Photo Uploading As Well)

Facebook has just announced an update to their iOS app, the first major update since they launched version 5.0 back in August. Version 5.1 of Facebook for iOS brings multiple photo sharing and a bunch of chat-oriented updates. Now, users …

Windows Phone 8′s Close Ties To Windows 8 May Save It Windows Phone 8′s Close Ties To Windows 8 May Save It

Windows Phone 8 is going to launch this month. Microsoft needs this to be a hit, or it could lose its small lead over RIM when BlackBerry 10 launches early next year. The key to victory is apps, but apps …

Octomom’s Son: Restraining Order Is Filed Octomom’s Son: Restraining Order Is Filed
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Octomom Nadya Suleman’s oldest son, Elijah, has asked for his mom’s help in filing a restraining order against an ex-nanny, alleging that she is spreading false stories about him to tabloids which are damaging to his character. Gina Bryson has …

Siri Gets Movie Ticket Purchasing In Upcoming iOS Update Siri Gets Movie Ticket Purchasing In Upcoming iOS Update

When Apple launched iOS 6, it came with some enhancements to Siri. Amont those enhancements were the ability to get Siri to bring up movie reviews and showtimes. In an update to the operating system, iOS 6.1, Siri will go …

Foursquare Gives Locations a New Kind of Rating Foursquare Gives Locations a New Kind of Rating
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If you think that star ratings are oftentimes faulty or unspecific indicators of a location’s true worth, the people at Foursquare agree with you. In order to provide what they think are better ratings, the company is now attaching a …

Superman Planet Found: Krypton Pinpointed by Neil deGrasse Tyson Superman Planet Found: Krypton Pinpointed by Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Just weeks after his alter-ego Clark Kent quit the Daily Planet, Superman is getting help from a real-life astrophysicist to pinpoint the location of his home planet. In an Action Comics #14 story titled “Star Light, Star Bright,” famous astrophysicist …

BioWare Details Mass Effect 3 For The Wii U BioWare Details Mass Effect 3 For The Wii U

EA has been pretty proactive about bringing its content to the Wii U in time for the console’s new launch. Granted, most of the games are ports of older titles, but gamers who have just stuck with the Wii until …

Halo 4 Release May Dampen Voter Turnout Among Gamers [POLL] Halo 4 Release May Dampen Voter Turnout Among Gamers [POLL]

Voting: it’s your civic duty. It’s the foundation of any democracy, a way for everyone to make their voice heard. Millions have fought and died to give you the right, and the privilege to cast your ballot. Without strong turnout …