Gadgets

Apple Releases Anti-Sexting Technology

“Sexting”, the act of sending sexually explicit text messages via mobile phone , could very well be a thing of the past when Apple’s recently-awarded patent hits the market. The technology, which allows a phone’s administrator to prevent an iPhone from sending out or receiving an SMS harbouring a specified range of content, will either… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

FDA Approves New Weapon in War Against Opiate Addiction

The Food and Drug Administration added another treatment for patients suffering from an addiction to opiates –  drugs that include heroin and powerful prescription painkillers – with its approval of a time-release, injectable version of Naltrexone: Vivitrol. This new drug functions by blocking brain receptors from responding to opiates which results in substantially lower cravings.… Keep Reading

Releases

Rhinoplasty Cosmetic Surgeries Drop 34% in Last Decade

In 2009, rhinoplasty accounted for nearly 10% of the total cosmetic surgical procedures performed, according to a study conducted by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. However, over a nine year period, rates of rhinoplasty procedures performed have decreased by 34%. One possible reason for the decline may be the level of experience and… Keep Reading

Entertainment

Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill Confirmed for New Zoolander Movie

“Zoolander 2”, the upcoming sequel to 2001’s comedy movie “Zoolander”, is expected to hit screens in 2012 according to recent announcements. Veteran actor Justin Theroux, who co-wrote the script with Ben Stiller, told MTV News this week “We start off with them in a pretty bad place.” Specifically, the new film picks up a decade… Keep Reading

Gadgets

Popular Paid Medical App Now Available for Android

Google Android smart phone users can now avail themselves of SigmaPhone’s popular iPharmacy app in the Apple Store online . The FDA-approved drug guide application has garnered widespread recommendations online and recently awarded at the 2010 SVCW Conference at Mountain View, CA. The app won the Best Mobile App Contest bronze award for its advanced… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

Innovation Gives Solar-Powered Light to India Heritage Site

Near the Elephanta Caves in India off the Mumbai coast sits Rajbander village, which will for the first time ever enjoy electrical power when the sun sets. The energy source is courtesy of Australian solar-power company Solar-Gem Pty Ltd. Instead of using primitive or expensive lighting forms, solar technology will provide affordable power and reduce… Keep Reading

Science & Tech

Google Goes Green with Planned Wind Farms

Green energy or renewable energy can come from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and geothermal heat, and they are renewable or naturally replenished.  Google announced it will continue its ventures in green technology with an investment in a new wind farm power grid located off the East Coast of the United States.… Keep Reading

News

Dentists Donate Services to Domestic Violence Victims

Forty miles North of Chicago, Dr. Shapira and Dr. Amidei – General Practitioners in Dentistry and Partners at Delany Dental Care for the last 26 years – have a reputation for professional work in dental cosmetic reconstructions, and their collective history of donating dental services to their community in Gurnee, Illinois. Both dentists, along with… Keep Reading

Releases

Combat Robots to Battle at Fifth Annual ComBots Cup

Combat robots from around the world will once again make the annual pilgrimage to California to fight for the glory of the ComBots Cup, a giant trophy coveted by builders the way baseball players covet a World Series ring. The robots are about the size of a red wagon, but zoom at speeds of 40… Keep Reading

News

Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chinese citizen, Liu Xiaobo, has just won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize despite still being held in a prison at Jinzhou. Liu Xiaobo’s fight for human rights and freedom of expression for his countrymen began back in 1989, when he joined a student protest at Tiananmen Square. That demonstration was subsequently crushed by the Chinese… Keep Reading

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