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  • Can Ecstasy Replace Xanax?

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    30 May 2015 | 10:06 am
    A new study urges trials of MDMA to treat anxiety in autistic adults, and it's already being tested for PTSD. Is America ready to embrace Molly?
  • US Economy Contracted 0.7% In First Quarter

    Digg: Business Stories
    29 May 2015 | 6:30 am
    The economy got off to an even weaker start this year than first thought, the government reported Friday, as economic activity contracted amid a disappointing trade picture and continued caution on spending by business es and consumers alike.
  • The Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, And The Secret Ghostwriters Of Children's Fiction

    Digg: Entertainment Stories
    28 May 2015 | 6:32 am
    Along with the Nancy Drew series, almost all of the thrillers in the popular teenage franchise were produced by ghostwriters, thanks to a business model that proved to be prescient.
  • FIFA 16 To Feature Women's Teams

    Digg: Gaming Stories
    28 May 2015 | 7:37 am
    EA said the game will feature "women's football including USA's Alex Morgan, England's Stephanie Houghton, and others" — national teams only, but it's a start.
  • The Bizarre Thing That Happens When People Take Diet Drugs

    Digg: Lifestyle Stories
    28 May 2015 | 10:59 am
    And it worked, so long as those who took it also maintained a healthy lifestyle .
 
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    Digg: Business Stories

  • US Economy Contracted 0.7% In First Quarter

    29 May 2015 | 6:30 am
    The economy got off to an even weaker start this year than first thought, the government reported Friday, as economic activity contracted amid a disappointing trade picture and continued caution on spending by business es and consumers alike.
  • Counting Animals Is A Sloppy Business

    28 May 2015 | 12:12 am
    Animal tallies can get distorted by changes in weather or climate, challenging terrain, or variations in an animal’s range, timidity, or grouping behavior. And even as the accuracy of animal counts improves, estimates will always be imperfect.
  • In Busy Silicon Valley, Protein Powder Is In Demand

    25 May 2015 | 10:29 am
    “It just removes food completely from my morning equation up until about 7 p.m.”
  • Marijuana Eases Into A Billion-Dollar Business High

    24 May 2015 | 6:02 am
    F our years ago Cassandra Farrington couldn’t find any venue in the country that would host her idea for a conference on the business of marijuana .
  • Big Business Is Getting Bigger

    19 May 2015 | 12:36 am
    If it seems like big business is getting bigger, it is. Over the last two decades, the largest US companies have grown faster than the economy as a whole. And it’s the biggest of big business es that are making up a larger and larger share of the growth.
 
 
 
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    Digg: Sports Stories

  • Yes, Sports Can Be Saved

    27 May 2015 | 8:06 pm
    Despite FIFA’s very bad day, there is actually some reason for (cautious) optimism when it comes to the issues plaguing the sports world.
  • Hockey Player Scores With A Soccer Header

    19 May 2015 | 10:19 pm
    The goal was disallowed, because apparently the NHL isn't cool with groundbreaking sports fusion.
  • Floyd Mayweather’s Longest Fight

    19 May 2015 | 3:39 am
    Money, morals, and the future of an ungovernable sport.
  • American Horror Story: Youth Sports

    13 May 2015 | 12:26 pm
    Jason Palmer is an official with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), the nation’s second oldest high school sports state governing body.
  • Bill Simmons Out At ESPN

    8 May 2015 | 8:50 am
    Bill Simmons, who built a personal empire at ESPN and is one of America’s most influential sports personalities, will leave the media giant when his contract expires in the fall. He and the company were unable to reach an extension after months of talks.
 
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    Digg: Apple Stories

  • How We Got The Honeycrisp

    28 May 2015 | 8:55 am
    For a long time, pretty much every apple in the grocery store looked and tasted the same, and they weren’t very good. How we got from mealy, nasty apple s to apple s that actually taste delicious starts with a breeder who discovered a miracle apple . But discovering that apple was not enough.
  • Can A Single Card Compete With Apple Pay?

    26 May 2015 | 2:09 am
    The question is whether consumers need one card for all their other cards in the age of Apple Pay.
  • Jony Ive Named Apple ’s Chief Design Officer

    25 May 2015 | 5:35 pm
    In the newly created position, Ive will “focus entirely on current design projects, new ideas and future initiatives,” according to a statement by Apple .
  • This Is One Way To Make Apple Powder

    7 May 2015 | 9:21 am
    Smashing an apple has pretty expected results: you end up with goopy bits of apple all over the place. But if you, like YouTuber Carsandwater, froze that apple first with some liquid nitrogen you just had laying around, you'd end up with some weird chalk-like apple dust. Yum!
  • Apple Has Plans For Your DNA

    7 May 2015 | 2:18 am
    The iPhone could become a new tool in genetic studies.  Apple is collaborating with US researchers to launch apps that would offer some iPhone owners the chance to get their DNA tested, many of them for the first time, according to people familiar with the plans.
 
 
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    Digg: Microsoft Stories

  • GoDaddy Isn’t The Company You Think It Is

    26 May 2015 | 5:32 am
    Irving had worked with Murphy at Microsoft and Yahoo, where she was a vice president of engineering , and he asked if she would join him at GoDaddy.
  • Microsoft 's Mind-Boggling HoloLens Demo Proves Augmented Reality Is No Joke

    30 Apr 2015 | 6:09 am
    Yesterday Microsoft demoed the latest version of their augmented reality hardware, the HoloLens. In the demo, we can see a wide range of apps that you can not only interact with and control, but can also travel with you throughout your home and adapt themselves to your needs.
  • Microsoft Shows HoloLens' Augmented Reality Is No Gimmick

    29 Apr 2015 | 3:50 pm
    Today, Microsoft demonstrated how far its augmented-reality HoloLens wonderland project has come. In fact, it cemented HoloLens’s place as one of the most exciting new technologies we have — just in ways that you may never actually see.
  • Microsoft At Middle Age

    3 Apr 2015 | 1:42 am
    The ‘fuck Windows’ strategy?” Back in the late 1990s, when Bill Gates was still Microsoft ’s boss, any employee who had the temerity to suggest something that could...
  • Hands On With Project Spartan, Microsoft 's IE Replacement

    31 Mar 2015 | 6:52 am
    For all the things Windows 10 is supposed to do better than Windows 8, one of the most anticipated features in the operating system is Project Spartan, Microsoft ’s soon-to-be replacement for the much maligned Internet Explorer.
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    Digg: Disaster Stories

  • Obama Declares Flood Disaster In Texas

    30 May 2015 | 7:08 am
    Every drop of rain is a drop too many in much of Texas, where 22 people have died and President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster . Showers were in the forecast for Saturday.
  • Why Jay Z’s Tidal Has Been A Disaster

    28 May 2015 | 11:57 am
    He set out to save the music industry from the economics of streaming, and make himself a fortune in the process. So far, Jay Z is doing neither.
  • Meet Chimp, A Disaster Response Robot With Four-Limb Drive

    27 May 2015 | 9:37 am
    This month, 25 robots will traverse rubble, saw through walls, and drive a vehicle through a simulated disaster zone in the DARPA Robotics Challenge final showdown.
  • At Least 5 Dead In Houston Flooding

    27 May 2015 | 4:33 am
    Floodwaters that inundated Houston, bringing the city to a standstill, were blamed Tuesday for at least five deaths, and statewide the disaster claimed at least 12 lives, authorities said today.
  • Why New Orleans Says 'No, Thanks' To Disaster Research

    26 May 2015 | 3:57 pm
    As disaster research becomes more common — every day, a disaster strikes somewhere on earth — the field is raising ethical questions about how tragedy turns into tenure-track papers. How vulnerable are disaster survivors? How soon can their experience be surveyed and catalogued?
 
 
 
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    Digg: Travel Stories

  • The Power Of Student Travel

    27 May 2015 | 7:28 am
    They may work, hold internships, participate in exchange programs, or visit family; but, as often as not, they are travel ing for the sheer joy of it.
  • Complex Airline Loyalty Programs Breed A New Crop Of Travel Consultants

    26 May 2015 | 5:58 pm
    It used to be that saving up 25,000 award miles almost guaranteed a passenger a free domestic plane ticket. In an era of stingier loyalty programs and fewer cheap award seats though, it’s getting extremely difficult to put those 25,000 miles to good use. As a result, some passengers have turned to external help to find their ideal award tickets.
  • Israeli Government Suspends Palestinian Bus 'Segregation' Trial

    20 May 2015 | 5:07 am
    Israel has suspended new rules that would have had the effect of separating Palestinian and Jewish passengers on buses travel ling to the West Bank.
  • Private Jet Travel By The Numbers

    15 May 2015 | 12:06 am
    Private-jet travel has long been synonymous with luxury, but in recent years it’s become something else: big business.
  • Faster-Than-Light Travel : Are We There Yet?

    10 May 2015 | 9:13 am
    By jumping through hyperspace, of course, as Asimov himself explains in Foundation: Travel through ordinary space could proceed at no rate more rapid than that of ordinary light… and
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