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Researchers find promise in new treatments for GBM

(Boston) — Glioblastma multiforme (GBM) is one of the most lethal primary brain tumors, with median survival for these patients only slightly over one year. Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), in collaboration...Show More Summary

Video shows iPhone 6 Plus Wi-Fi speed compared to iPhone 5s

As if we didn't already know that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are awesome, here comes proof from iClarified (via MacRumors) that the devices offer extremely fast Wi-Fi throughput compared to the iPhone 5s. How fast? The iPhone 6 Plus was able to rip...

Get Your Eva Green Fix With This New Penny Dreadful Behind-The-Scenes Featurette - With bonus and completely random Mass Effect content!

yesterdayOdd : Geekosystem

Here's a frightful new behind-the-scenes segment on Penny Dreadful, taken from the first season Blu-Ray/DVD set! It includes lots of interviews with your faves - and a few newer faces, too (Helen McCrory!). Also, at the 1:00 minute mark,...Show More Summary

Local Services Marketplaces Booming

It seems like everyday there's another funding announcement from a startup creating a local services marketplace. Companies raising money in the last few months include:, a site that helps homeowners get quotes for their home improvement projects and find...

GamerGate pushes Intel to pull ads over feminist articles

The latest casualty in GamerGate is a website that published articles supporting victims of gamer harassment.

Showing Up at the White House Unannounced

Image credit: White House Down, 2013 Columbia Pictures No, Channing Tatum has never broken into The White House. At least not to my knowledge. Well, okay, he may have, I really don't know. The investigation is still ongoing, but that picture does hint toward something fishy going on. Show More Summary

USC players put a spin on infamous 'Mean Tweets'

USC found a way to put its own twist on talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel’s popular segment, “Mean Tweets,” in which celebrities and athletes (including USC legend Keyshawn Johnson) read mean statements written about them on Twitter.

NFL Predictions Week 5: Upset Picks and Projections

Bettors who enjoy risky high-upside upset picks have made some serious coin through four weeks of the NFL season. Seemingly every week, teams such as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the St. Louis Rams and the Tennessee Titans are somehow squeaking out victories. Show More Summary

Ello is a referendum on personal data-driven web advertising

Ello founder Paul Budnitz tells VentureBeat that Facebook is "just and ad platform," and describes how his site is just the opposite.

Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 versus iPhone 6 camera shootout!

Increasingly the camera on a smartphone figures into a buying purchase. The iPhone 6 is the new kid on the block but here in the Android space we've got plenty of competition. Our pals at iMore have put two of the big Android devices of this year, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the HTC One M8 up against Apple's latest and greatest.

Matt Bomer Goes Shirtless, Channing Tatum & Joe Manganiello Show Off Huge Muscles on 'Magic Mike XXL' Set!

Joe Manganiello and Channing Tatum show off their bulging muscles on the set of Magic Mike XXL on Wednesday (October 1) in Savannah, Ga. The two hotties were joined on set by their cast mate Matt Bomer and some other cast and crew including Gabriel Iglesias, Kevin Nash and Adam Rodriguez. That same day,Gabriel tweeted [...]

Wendy Davis knocks it out of the park in debate with Greg Abbott

14 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senator Wendy Davis came prepared for her debate with Greg Abbott. In the snippets in the embedded video she shows why she is qualified and Abbott is just a shill for the plutocracy. Sen. Davis did not allow Abbott to get away with his attempt at slick answers. Show More Summary

Windows Phone 8.1 – LocalCacheFolder

In one of my talks at recent NT konferenca I talked about some of the new ways of working with application data in Windows Phone 8.1. With all the exciting additions to the latest Windows Phone 8.1 APIs, the best news around application...Show More Summary

Channing Tatum & Joe Manganiello Hot Guys Of The Day Shooting ‘Magic Mike XXL’

‘Magic Mike XXL’ principal photography is underway! Here are Channing Tatum and Joe Manganiello hard at work on set. Joe’s already taking his shirt off. Is it getting hot or what? RELATED: Channing Tatum offers a chance to be in ‘Magic Mike XXL.’ In the scene Channing and Joe shot together, they both got doused […]

Ben Carson: AP History Course Will Have Students Joining ISIS

He’s being hyped by the right, and by himself, as a potential 2016 presidential candidate, and he continues to make head-scratching comments. “I am a little shocked quite frankly looking at the AP course in American history that’s being taught in high schools across out country right now…There’s only two paragraphs in there about George [...]

ESPN’s Shelley Smith says she has breast cancer

21 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

October is breast cancer awareness month where the worlds of sports and entertainment will go pink to support the cause.  On the first day of October, longtime ESPN reporter Shelley Smith revealed on Twitter that she has breast cancer. Show More Summary

The Gentrified Garden: BOOM has a sad and revealing...

BOOM has a sad and revealing story about the subtle ways that gentrification works and a beloved (pseudonymous) community garden in either Pico-Union or Westlake. For years, this garden was tended by locals, mostly poor women, who found gardening a...

NFL Picks Weeks 5: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

Well, the first month of the 2014 NFL season is in the books. The last weekend in September brought with it plenty of surprises, none bigger than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' thrilling last-second win at Pittsburgh. It just goes to show you that in today's salary-cap era, parity is alive and well. Show More Summary

Netanyahu Faces Off With Obama on Iran

On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Barack Obama at the White House, where Netanyahu lectured Obama on the need to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Actually, Netanyahu went further,Show More Summary

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Ebola patient: 'This is all hands on deck'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said on Wednesday that "our system is working as it should," in identifying and treating any individuals who have come in contact with a patient admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas who is being treated for the Ebola virus. Show More Summary

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