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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:15 AM PDT

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Funky Finding: Study Confirms Uranus Smells Really Bad

Scientists have confirmed that the planet Uranus smells like farts and rotten eggs — and, yes, NASA already made the joke you're thinking of. A team of scientists determined that the seventh planet from the...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 06:07 AM PDT

Alexa for Kids: Amazon Aims to Help Parents With New Device

Alexa for Kids: Amazon Aims to Help Parents With New Device

Amazon unveiled the Echo Dot Kids Edition on Wednesday, telling NBC News that the device is meant to help children spend less time in front of screens and reinforce good manners. The device also has parental...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 09:50 AM PDT

Facebook Is a Daily Habit for Many Americans: Poll

Facebook Is a Daily Habit for Many Americans: Poll

Social media is a daily way of life for many Americans. Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, making it easily the most popular social media site. And...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 03:12 AM PDT

Facebook Rules at a Glance: What's Banned, Exactly?

Facebook Rules at a Glance: What's Banned, Exactly?

If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 03:08 AM PDT

UK Calls on Social Media Firms to Better Protect Children

UK Calls on Social Media Firms to Better Protect Children

Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children. In a strongly-worded letter to Facebook, Google,...

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 04:00 PM PDT

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

After Facebook Scrutiny, Is Google Next?

Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone....

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 02:48 PM PDT

How to Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower

How to Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower

If you like shooting stars, you're in luck. The annual Lyrid meteor shower, which got going this year on April 16, is expected to peak in the early morning on Sunday, April 22, NBC News MACH reported. Your best...

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 04:30 AM PDT

NoHo Students Win National Cyber Championship

NoHo Students Win National Cyber Championship

Championship computer techies from North Hollywood High School returned to Southern California from Baltimore Thursday after they defended their title and reigned supreme at the national CyberPatriot competitio...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 03:08 PM PDT

FDA Approves Contact Lens with Light-Adaptive Tech.

FDA Approves Contact Lens with Light-Adaptive Tech.

FDA approves first contact lens to incorporate additive that automatically darkens the lens when exposed to bright light.

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 04:57 AM PDT

Twitch: Explained

Twitch: Explained

Twitch.tv is the largest, most popular place to watch people play and livestream video games. It’s become so popular that musicians like Drake are getting in on the act. He recently partnered up with one...

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