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2014-08-04 05:46:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Playing video games for no more than one hour per day can have a small but positive impact on childhood development, according to new research published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. In his paper, study author and University of Oxford experimental psychologist Dr. Andrew Przybylski found that children and teenagers who played video games for less than 60 minutes tended to be better adjusted than those who had never played or...

2014-04-09 23:24:00

The best-in-class Libertador Hotels in Cusco, Peru, offer guests an exquisite place to stay when touring the impressive pre-Columbian ruins found at Machu Picchu. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Cusco, Peru, is claimed as the historic capital of the Incan Empire, where more than 2 million visitors travel to each year. The most popular attraction in Cusco is Machu Picchu, which the UK Journal, The Telegraph, included in their latest "World's Best Ruins" list. Chris Moss, the...

2014-03-26 23:25:45

A new survey from DoubleYourWellness.com pinpoints the issues stressing men over 45 out today. The data, considered together with recent suicide rate data, raises the question "Is there a deadly silent epidemic right now hitting thousands of men over 45 in the US and UK?" (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 It's a bit of a taboo subject but suicide rates are soaring for middle aged men in the US and the UK. Recent statistics quoted in the New York Times show that the suicide rate for...

Arctic Sea Ice Political Controversy
2013-09-09 10:50:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Instead of providing a sneak-peek into cutting-edge climate research, a recently leaked UN report on Arctic sea ice has mostly provided insight into the political divide surrounding the contentious issue of global warming. Two of the UK’s supposedly more conservative periodicals, the Daily Mail and The Telegraph, seized on the leaked report’s finding that Arctic sea ice was 60 percent larger in August 2013 compared to August 2012....

Iranian Scientist Claims To Have Invented A Time Machine
2013-04-12 14:23:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With the headline "Iranian Scientist Claims to Have Invented 'Time Machine'," and a picture of the Delorean from “Back to the Future,” The Telegraph stirred up some controversy earlier this week. According to the UK paper, there´s been yet another scientist who claims to have invented a Time Machine which does not operate in any way like most think a Time Machine should. This latest invention, created by...

Breast Cancer Risk Reduced By Doing Housework
2012-09-05 09:17:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Housework, exercise, breast cancer: which of these things does not belong?  None of them, it turns out. There is a distinct relationship between breast cancer risk and your level of physical activity. Two-and-a-half hours of housework or walking a day can reduce a woman's chance of developing breast cancer by 6 percent, a new study has found. Three hours of gardening, or being moderately active, is good for a 10 percent drop in...

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2012-07-11 08:47:56

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Considered taboo in the past, breastfeeding is the new hip activity for mothers who recently gave birth. Breastfeeding has gained in popularity for a variety of reasons related to better health. Most recently, scientists discovered that, while having more babies can lead to a higher body mass index, the longer a woman breastfeeds causes a lower body mass index (BMI) later on. The study included women who had breastfed for at least six...

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2012-06-13 10:01:46

Google is under fire yet again for its controversial StreetView Mapping service, after Britain alleged it deliberately collected personal data while capturing images in the country, reports The Telegraph. The Internet search giant agreed to delete all the information it had inadvertently collected in November 2010, asserting to the Information Commissioner´s Office (ICO) that the collection of the data was a simple mistake. The ICO dropped an investigation into the matter after...

Jonathan Ive Knighted
2012-05-24 06:50:15

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com The British Empire apparently has very high standards when it comes to handing out the title of “Knight.” As it turns out, all you have to do is design 5 or more world-changing devices for the Royals to take notice of you. Take, for instance, one Jonathan Ive. London-born, he studied industrial design at Newcastle Polytechnic before co-founding the Tangerine design agency, helping Apple craft their iPad predecessor, the Newton. Then, in 1997,...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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