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Children with Autism Less Able to Sustain Previous Lies

Queens University in Kingston, Ontario Canada recently conducted a comprehensive study to examine the ability and willingness for children with autism to lie. Conducted by Queen’s Psychology Professor Beth Kelley, along with Developmental Psychology PhD student Annie Li – with assistance from Dr. Kang Lee, who has dedicated much of his research to the behavioral… Keep Reading


Author Stages Bed-In to Elect Schwarzenegger President

When No.1 New York Times bestselling author Ian Halperin was five years old, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their Bed-In for Peace at Montreal’s Queen Elizabeth Hotel. Forty years later, Halperin is planning to stage a bed-in of his own, but for a very different cause — electing Arnold Schwarzenegger President of the United… Keep Reading


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

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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


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


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


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

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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

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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

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