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Pushing for holiday downloads? How to win the mobile user acquisition battle »

GUEST: The holiday season is upon us, bringing purchases and gifts of shiny, new mobile devices to new users. This tremendous growth and adoption is not only an opportunity for mobile…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »

Merck Begins Tender Offer to Acquire Cubist »

Dateline City: KENILWORTH, N.J. KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is commencing today, through a subsidiary, a cash tender to purchase all outstanding…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »

The Most Popular Times To Have Sex And Other Fun Facts About Making Whoopee »

These days women have a new choice when it comes to birth control: their smartphones. Using a fertility-tracking app like Kindara can help a couple get pregnant or avoid pregnancy.…

Dec 19 2014 / Read More »
Health

Cyclops Sheep and New Skin Cancer Treatment »

Basal cell nevus syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes multiple basal cell carcinomas in patients. Until recently, surgery…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »

3 Times When Giving Is Not a Good Thing »

At this festive time of year, most people are wracking their brains trying to figure out what presents to buy…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »

Curbing Social Anxiety During the Holidays »

The drumbeat of the holiday season begins soon after Thanksgiving appears in the rearview mirror. That may mean a laundry…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »
Science

Birds clear out of breeding ground as severe weather approaches »

Birds perform incredible feats of migration, crossing entire continents on their journeys between favorable nesting and feeding grounds. For most species, this behavior appears to be hard-wired in, driven by instinctual urges. But a recent study suggests that at least some birds aren’t purely creatures…

Dec 19 2014 / Read More »

NASA’s Kepler back in the planet-hunting game »

The Kepler planet-hunting probe is one of NASA’s great successes, with over 4,000 planet candidates in the pipeline and another thousand confirmed sightings. It’s not an exaggeration to say that it has changed the way we view the Universe, giving us a much better grip on…

Dec 18 2014 / Read More »

New York state to ban fracking for natural gas »

Today, the health commissioner of the state of New York, Howard Zucker, announced that he has completed a study into the health impacts of hydraulic fracturing for the recovery of natural gas. Although there are few demonstrated health risks, Zucker noted that there are a…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Lynch Reaches 1,000 Rushing Yards, 10 TDs for 4th Straight Year »

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch scored his 10th rushing touchdown of the season in Sunday’s 17-7 win over the San Francisco 49ers to become…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

Fact or Fiction: Fantasy Football Week 15 Knee-Jerk Reactions »

Week 15 of the 2014 NFL season was full of surprises when it came to fantasy football. Is RG3 a QB1 if he starts in…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »

T.Y. Hilton Injury: Updates on Colts Star’s Hamstring and Return »

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton suffered a hamstring injury on Sunday in his team’s 17-10 win over the Houston Texans. Per Phillip B. Wilson…

Dec 14 2014 / Read More »
Technology

Updated: But Wait, There’s More.

Update: Some of you have told us that you love the new sticker picker – and some of you have told us you don’t. We’re listening. That’s why, starting today, we are rolling out a new…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Business

Pushing for holiday downloads? How to win the mobile user acquisition battle

GUEST: The holiday season is upon us, bringing purchases and gifts of shiny, new mobile devices to new users. This tremendous growth and adoption is not only an opportunity for mobile developers to draw new and existing…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Politics

‘Cruel and Unusual Punishment’ of the Entire Trans Community

Court cases generally deal with individuals, though on occasion class actions encompass many more. A recent First Circuit Court of Appeals decision regarding one trans woman, Michelle Kosilek, serving a life sentence for murder in a…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »
Entertainment

Chris Hemsworth And Matt Damon Have A Serious Bromance Going On

Thor might be ready to battle it out with Batman over Matt Damon. Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon apparently have a serious bromance going on, with Damon making a cameo in Hemsworth’s new interview for GQ’s…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »
Health

Cyclops Sheep and New Skin Cancer Treatment

Basal cell nevus syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes multiple basal cell carcinomas in patients. Until recently, surgery has been the only treatment. Now, David R. Bickers, MD, the Carl Truman Nelson Professor of…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
Science

Birds clear out of breeding ground as severe weather approaches

Birds perform incredible feats of migration, crossing entire continents on their journeys between favorable nesting and feeding grounds. For most species, this behavior appears to be hard-wired in, driven by instinctual urges. But a recent study…

Dec 19 2014 / Read More »
Sports

Lynch Reaches 1,000 Rushing Yards, 10 TDs for 4th Straight Year

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch scored his 10th rushing touchdown of the season in Sunday’s 17-7 win over the San Francisco 49ers to become just the seventh player in NFL history with four consecutive seasons…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »
Spotlight

Is Moosejaw’s $1,500 Jacket Worth Its Price Tag?

Moosejaw Mountaineering is selling a $ 1,500 jacket. It’s a hip-length, black waterproof coat called the Royale, with a snap-in insulating layer that can be worn separately. They’re only making 50 of them, and to get…

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »
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