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Hard alcohol could make you feel instantly sexier, according to science

Hard alcohol could make you feel instantly sexier, according to science If a glass of wine puts you to sleep, but harder drinks out with friends pump you up, you're not alone. For instance, spirits are often consumed more quickly and have much higher concentrations of alcohol in them. It could be, for example, that people drank spirits while out dancing, which might make them feel energised, and drank red wine at home watching TV, when they were exhausted. [Full Article...]

Uber hacked, data for 57 million people exposed

Uber hacked, data for 57 million people exposed The companies new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi , said he recently was made aware of the breach. He was not at the helm when it happened. It identified the individuals and obtained assurances that the downloaded data had been destroyed, according to the statement . [Full Article...]

Silicon Valley giants oppose FCC plan to repeal Net Neutrality

Silicon Valley giants oppose FCC plan to repeal Net Neutrality He distributed his alternative plan to other FCC commissioners Tuesday in preparation for a December 14 vote on the proposal, and promised to release his entire proposal Wednesday. "The removal of antiquated, restrictive regulations will pave the way for broadband network investment, expansion and upgrades", Jonathan Spalter, chief executive officer of the trade group USTelecom with member includi... [Full Article...]

Gunman Kills At Least Four People in Northern California Shooting Spree

Gunman Kills At Least Four People in Northern California Shooting Spree All those killed were adults but authorities have said that children were among the wounded. He said that was likely the shooter engaging a target on the way to the school. "We had information that he was at least focused on the school for some reason, whether it was someone that worked there or Gage", Cohen told the newspaper. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer plans revealed ahead of ATP World Tour Finals semi

Roger Federer plans revealed ahead of ATP World Tour Finals semi It paid off. I started to serve well. At 3-0 in the second set, Goffin was digging his heels into the game. Goffin needed just the one break in both the second and third sets and displayed a previously unseen grit to deny Federer his lone break point opportunities in either set. [Full Article...]

China says 'dual suspension' proposal still best for North Korea

China says 'dual suspension' proposal still best for North Korea The operations involved removing a bullet lodged in the abdominal wall and managing the "enormous number" of parasites including roundworms in his gut, the longest of which was was 27 centimeters (11 inches). "The parasite infection problem seems to be serious even if it does not represent the entire North Korean population". "By the 1990s, the state could not supply it any more , so farmers st... [Full Article...]

AAA: More than 1.6 million Michiganders will celebrate Thanksgiving with holiday getaway

AAA: More than 1.6 million Michiganders will celebrate Thanksgiving with holiday getaway This would be a 3.3 percent increase over a year ago, and be the highest number of travelers since 2005. More than a million Marylanders are expected to travel during the Thanksgiving weekend. Air fares are at their lowest levels in five years for a round-trip flight for the top 40 domestic routes, AAA said. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. [Full Article...]

Wada set to uphold Russian Federation ban from winter Olympics

Wada set to uphold Russian Federation ban from winter Olympics Russia's exclusion from the winter Paralympics and global athletics competitions is set to be confirmed today at a meeting of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). Countries and sports federations must be compliant with the WADA Code to be eligible for the Olympics, with the International Olympic Committee making the ultimate decision on participation. [Full Article...]

GameStop aborts the launch of its unlimited game rental program

GameStop aborts the launch of its unlimited game rental program After those six months are up, the last game that you have "out" is yours to keep. Per Kotaku , anyone who already bought into GamePass can bring back their pass and any game they rented for a full refund. PowerPass was an intriguing idea when it was first announced but GameStop's decision to put the program on pause may suggest the service hasn't been met with quite as much interest as they w... [Full Article...]

IOS 11.2 Will Feature Faster iPhone 8, iPhone X Wireless Charging

IOS 11.2 Will Feature Faster iPhone 8, iPhone X Wireless Charging Liang Chen of KeenLab has successfully cracked the iPhone X and demonstrated a functional jailbreak for Apple's latest flagship. In that update, the phones will accept 7.5-watt charges on Qi charging pads , rather than the current 5 watts. [Full Article...]

Filipinos protest ahead of Donald Trump visit

The leader of the Philippines has come under intense criticism from human rights advocates for overseeing a violent drug crackdown that includes extrajudicial killings . Trump is in Hanoi for a brisk visit that could touch on boosting military support for America's former wartime foe. Ahead of his trip to Vietnam, Duterte said he would ask his Chinese counterpart what Beijing's intentions in t... [Full Article...]

Netflix's Marvel Series May Be Moving to New Disney Streaming Service

Netflix's Marvel Series May Be Moving to New Disney Streaming Service Netflix now charges between $8 and $12 a month. Still, though Disney intend to start out at a low price - no exact figures are given - Iger indicates subscription rates will go up with time as "a lot of high quality" content is added, much as has been the case with Netflix . [Full Article...]

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC Will Last a Full Year

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 DLC Will Last a Full Year The Direct goes over a few inside baseball things like combat, towns, and trading, if you want to catch up. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is set to launch on December 1 exclusively for Nintendo Switch , and will serve as the final major release for the Switch this year. [Full Article...]

Google Wants to Help You Avoid Long Restaurant Lines

When they're ready to launch on Google Maps and Android, Google also promises to expand the function to include grocery-store listings. Google predicts it will be able to offer these wait times for nearly a million restaurants worldwide when the update is completed. [Full Article...]

Screen Issues on iPhone X Confirmed By Apple

Screen Issues on iPhone X Confirmed By Apple Basically, don't leave the Apple store without a case or a warranty. In a statement, Jason Siciliano, vice president and global creative director at SquareTrade said "Despite Apple's claims that their glass is the most durable ever in a smartphone, the iPhoneX is the most breakable iPhone we've ever tested". [Full Article...]

HTC enters the bezel-less race with the U11+

HTC enters the bezel-less race with the U11+ The phone comes with a 6-inch QuadHD+ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen is larger, for one (it was 5.5 inches before), and has a 2,880x1,440-pixel resolution. My favourite use-case for it, however, is taking pictures. A key feature from the flagship U11 is Edge Sense - pressure sensors on the side of the phone as another way of interaction. [Full Article...]

Mobile Sprint merger may be saved with last minute compromise

Mobile Sprint merger may be saved with last minute compromise Sprint's previously explored deal with T-Mobile would most likely be completely off the table, should talks between Charter and Softbank take off. Sources had originally stated that Sprint chose to call off the acquisition because Deutsche Telekom was looking to get the majority of control over the entity resulting from the merger; though some Sprint executives were reportedly okay with... [Full Article...]

New World of Warcraft expansion Battle for Azeroth announced

New World of Warcraft expansion Battle for Azeroth announced In addition to the just-announced expansion, Blizzard has chose to give in to players who've hated all the expansions to date and would rather play the original game, sans pandas and Lich Kings. You'll also be able to access new areas called Waterfronts that support 20 player fights over locations that are reportedly of strategic importance to both the Horde and the Alliance. [Full Article...]

StarCraft 2 is Going Free-to-play on November 14th

Unlocking play in Ranked Mode will require you to earn 10 First Wins of the Day in either of the two modes that are already available to you. Several challenge-mode mini-games will also be included, with focused goals created to ease players into the basics of multiplayer strategies. [Full Article...]

2 dead, 1 injured in Colorado Walmart shooting, police say

2 dead, 1 injured in Colorado Walmart shooting, police say Thornton police are searching for Scott Ostrem, 47, who they say fled in a auto before officers arrived. Thornton police spokesman Victor Avila told KDVR that the shooting was a "very heinous act". "Screaming and screaming, and my biggest fear is we're all bunched up there and this guy, who knows where he is, could come and just starting shooting people". [Full Article...]


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