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Violent video games might be harmful to brains, study says


And studies have shows that people with a smaller hippocampus have an increased risk of brain illness and disease, like depression , schizophrenia, PTSD and Alzheimer's . Rather, the scientists learned that those video games where no spatial memory strategy is required are responsible for the effect. These participants were then asked to play 3D puzzle solving games that require more challenging thought and spatial awareness which resulted in an increase in grey matter, strengthening the ... Read More »

Why your Instagram filter of choice could be a sign of depression


The study was designed in a way that about 50% of the participants were reported to be clinically depressed in the last three years. Although 71 of the study participants went on to receive a clinical diagnosis of depression , it's important to note that the researchers' computer program is not a diagnostic tool. Read More »

Google Engineer With Chicago Ties Fired Over Memo


But other parts could be considered offensive by Damore's co-workers, and Google had a right to take action. CBS News correspondent Anna Werner reports Damore said he was booted from Google's campus in Mountain View, Calif., yesterday. In internal discussion boards, multiple employees said they supported firing the author, and some said they would not choose to work with him, according to postings viewed by Bloomberg News. Read More »

What to look for in legitimate solar eclipse glasses

Various agencies and institutions have already plotted out the eclipse's path for everyone, so it's only a matter of finding the most suitable viewing location. "We have a town that's got 6,000", Harrell Riley, director of H.R. Ministries, told CBN News. The nearest place to view totality is Carbondale, and hotel rooms have been booked there for many months. Read More »

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Richmond, Henrico neighborhoods


Past year the city began increasing the number of sites that were tested for West Nile virus in an effort to better control the mosquito population in Frisco. Mild cases of WNV can cause a slight fever or headache. For information about West Nile virus, visit the CDC website here. The Wisconsin Division of Public Health will continue surveillance for West Nile virus until the end of the mosquito season. Read More »

Leathernecks round out STATS FCS poll


The Dukes, who eliminated the Bearkats in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs on their way to a national title, will open up the season as the No. 1 team in the nation after capturing 134 first-place votes. The Mocs and Gamecocks face off in the Guardian Kickoff Classic on Saturday, Aug. 26. All told, four of the Dukes' 11 opponents in 2017 appeared in the poll, highlighted by No. Read More »

Teenager Shot at Takoma Metro Station


Sunday. Brown's half-brother was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. During the affray, which was captured by digital video cameras aboard the railcar, Brown pulled a gun and fired multiple times. The three men people of interest exited the Metro at Silver Spring station. Metro Transit Police has been busy this year. Metro Transit Police release photographs of three guys, considered people of intrigue. Read More »

PH backs UN Security Council resolution for tougher sanctions on North Korea


The United States does not seek regime change, the collapse of the regime, an accelerated reunification of the peninsula or an excuse to send the U.S. It would also prohibit countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korea's labourers working overseas, ban new joint ventures with Pyongyang and any new investment in current joint ventures. Read More »

Johnson grouped with Day, Stenson at PGA Championship


Australian world No7 Day, who broke through for his maiden major title by winning the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in 2015, will tee off in the first round alongside big-hitting Johnson and world No8 Stenson. venues that have not hosted the PGA in the hottest part of summer in August. That also would allow it to go to some areas that were deemed too hot for August, such as Texas, Florida and parts of the Southeast. Read More »

Faraday Future raises $14M, leases old factory for future electric auto line


Faraday Future recently abandoned plans to build its own tailor-made factory from scratch in Nevada, and now it's signed a lease on a new ready-made production facility in Hanford, Calif. "Investors invest in people, and our employees continue to be Faraday Future's strongest asset". Hanford city officials were on hand for the day's event and are expected to speak more on the impact Faraday Future will have on the community. Read More »

Jaitley slams ruling CPI(M) in Kerala for violence


Relatives of 21 persons, killed in political attacks over a period of time, began a "Satyagarha" in front of the Raj Bhavan here Sunday morning ahead of the visit of union minister Arun Jaitley to the house of an RSS activist murdered recently. Read More »

Loneliness as deadly as obesity


Scientists examined the impact of loneliness through two analyses from 218 past studies, and presented their findings at the American Psychological Association's annual convention on Saturday . With the above findings showing how loneliness could potentially be more risky than obesity in terms of one's chances of premature death, Holt-Lunstad stressed that people in general should be armed with the right tools to prevent loneliness from becoming a problem later in life. Read More »

Protesters Occupy Abuja, Tell Buhari to Return or Resign


Other Nigerians who participated in a simultaneous demonstration in London also called on the president to either return home and resume work or step down from office. "On the second issue, demanding the President's return, or resignation or certain explanations, I would say that they have over-stepped their bounds". Read More »

Eye spy: Apple makes the long-awaited leap to Instagram


The US computer maker has officially unveiled its Instagram account, uploading a series of slideshows that celebrate the iPhone's camera. So Apple wants to leverage that and showcase the creativity and diversity of iPhone users. While Apple is late to the Instagram game, at least it's more active there than on twitter and Facebook , where its pages show exactly zero posts. Read More »

Amy Schumer to Make Broadway Debut


Schumer and Tudyk will play one couple and Key and Benanti the other. "I liked the idea of it-I liked the idea of a couple going to watch a meteor shower . It'll be directed by Jerry Zaks ( The House of Blue Leaves, Six Degrees of Separation, Guys and Dolls ). His musical collaboration with Edie Brickell , " Bright Star ", ran (albeit briefly) in 2016, and was nominated for five Tony Awards including best musical as well as best book and score. Read More »

IPhone 8 Camera Will Support 4K Video (Front & Back) at 60fps


Developer Guilherme Rambo found references to a 4K-capable Apple TV and HDR support buried in the HomePod firmware . iHelp BR reported that the code indicated a high-resolution recording capability for iPhone 8's cameras , which include support for 4K video . Read More »

'You Really Have to Want to be Fooled'


Morning Joe opened up Monday with a discussion about some new competition they all may be facing on the information superhighway - Trump TV. It's unclear whether McEnany is being compensated by the Trump campaign, the Trump Organization, or another source. Read More »

Marlins '97 World Series player Darren Daulton dies


He was a key part of the Phillies winning the National League Championship in 1993. during which he had 24 home runs and 105 RBIs. "From the day that we drafted him until today, he constantly earned our respect and admiration as both a player and person. Read More »

Sharif gets grand welcome in Islamabad

According to analysts cited by Reuters, the size of the cabinet has been doubled keeping the upcoming generals in mind. Malik replaces Khurram Dastagir Khan, who will be the new Defence Minister. The last foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, was appointed by the Pakistan People's Party. The opposition has criticised the PML-N's focus on large infrastructure projects as vote-focused measures that saddle Pakistan with debt, at the expense of schools and hospitals. Read More »

Road accident kills 4 Spanish nationals, driver in India


Reports said the accident took place in the Eedigapalle village of Punganur Mandal in the Chittoor district. Seven other Spanish nationals were injured in the accident at a road bend and were hospitalized, said police officer Hari Prasad. Read More »

China Warns North Korea on Missile Tests: Be 'Smart'


Haley had also proposed cutting off access to foreign money and oil for North Korea's military. North Korea has accused the United States and South Korea of escalating tensions by conducting military drills. "Full observance of these restrictive measures could slash Pyongyang's foreign currency revenues, now standing at $ 3 billion, by $ 1 billion ", US estimations quoted by Reuters earlier. Read More »

First Swine Flu death in city, Health Minister reviews situation


During an interaction with audience through a video conference at an event in Pune on Sunday, the actor himself confirmed he has been detected with H1N1 virus. Aamir Khan says "have contracted Swine Flu and are skipping the event so that others do not contract the same". "Kiran contracted it from Aamir". Read More »

UN Security Council unanimously hits belligerent country with sanctions


Moreover, it subjects nine North Korean individuals and four entities to asset freezes and travel bans. It added the sanctions introduced effective measures to block the North's procurement network for weapons of mass destruction. "We don't think having a dialogue where the North Koreans come to the table assuming they're going to maintain their nuclear weapons is productive", he said. Read More »

United Nations unanimously adopts new sanctions on North Korea over missile tests

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to build pressure on North Korea after securing a new round of United Nations sanctions as he launched into two days of high-level diplomacy on Sunday. Having failed to persuade its Southeast Asian allies not to invite Pyongyang to the forum, United States officials also want to use the platform to remind Kim Jong-Un's regime of its diplomatic isolation. Read More »

Haryana BJP Chief Subhash Barala's Son Arrested For Stalking Woman


The victim was alone, driving from Sector 8 in Chandigarh to her home in Sector 6 Panchkula. The woman then called up the Police Control and gave the plate number of the SUV following her which led to their arrest. However, it took nearly an entire day to police to file an FIR in which the duo were charged with bailable offences, under the IPC and Motor Vehicles Act, and were subsequently released in the evening. Read More »

Cubs' Lester wants better performance against Nationals


Harper slapped a homer with two runs on Saturday; Murphy had a hit and a run. The veteran right-hander has actually pitched well since joining the Nationals' rotation and will carry a 3.75 ERA and 1.42 WHIP into his next start against the Marlins. Read More »