Samsung's new Gear VR isn't quite ready for market -- but it's better
Dan Taylor - Mar 06, 2015
Samsung's new Gear VR isn't quite ready for market -- but it's better
The near Gear VR for the Galaxy S6 has a sharper image and other improvements like a fan to keep the viewer's forehead cool.
Men are more likely to be narcissistic than women, but it's also working for them
Justin Beach - Mar 04, 2015
A study which combines a vast amount of data on narcissistic tendencies finds that men's narcissism is part of the reason they hold a disproportionate share of leadership position.
Supreme Court divided over Obamacare
Mike Valles - Mar 04, 2015
The Supreme Court looked at a case involving Obamacare today and the whole program may be at risk over the issue of subsidies.
Microsoft launching tools to create a cross-platform system
Sean Krainert - Mar 04, 2015
Microsoft is releasing a wireless adapter for Windows that allows you to use Xbox One controllers that work with Windows 10 devices
Remote people in the Andes have developed a strong tolerance for arsenic, say researchers
Justin Beach - Mar 04, 2015
Arsenic in the drinking water has force a rapid genetic adaptation according to genetic testing.
You can stop worrying, men: the average penis size really isn't that big, study finds You can stop worrying, men: the average penis size really isn't that big, study finds
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
The study also busted a few myths, including the idea that certain ethnicities have larger or smaller penises -- they don't -- or that shoe size provides any indication of how well-endowed someone is.
Scientists shocked to stumble upon ancient civilization in Honduras during search for 'White City' Scientists shocked to stumble upon ancient civilization in Honduras during search for 'White City'
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
Archaeologists had been trying to find the legendary White City, a rumored Eden-like paradise where natives supposedly hid from Spanish conquistadors, but found a lot more than they bargained for.
Orexigen boasts of diet pill's heart benefits; regulators not happy Orexigen boasts of diet pill's heart benefits; regulators not happy
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
While initial trial data indicated that Contrave was not only safe to the cardiovascular system but also beneficial, the person who led the trial said that the results were incomplete and that the company should have avoided releasing it publicly.
Keurig K-cup inventor does not use them, regrets invention
Katelyn Busse - Mar 04, 2015
Sylvan invented the Keurig machine and K-Cups, but he doesn't even use the environmentally disastrous coffee pods
Ford faces a crisis as harsh winter slams U.S. auto sales Ford faces a crisis as harsh winter slams U.S. auto sales
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
Many of Ford's models posted double-digit declines in sales compared to the same time last year, with the Edge model plunging 40 percent.
Smog chokes Beijing as residents desperately seek answers to pollution problem Smog chokes Beijing as residents desperately seek answers to pollution problem
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
The Chinese government is starting to take steps to deal with the problem, which has become dangerous for residents and prompted many foreigners to leave.
U.S. satellite explodes after temperature spike, Air Force says U.S. satellite explodes after temperature spike, Air Force says
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
The satellite, which was responsible for providing global visible and infrared cloud imagery and other data related to oceanography and meteorology, blew apart into 43 pieces of space debris.
Rosetta sees its own shadow as Comet 67P races toward the sun Rosetta sees its own shadow as Comet 67P races toward the sun
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
The surreal photo is more than just for kicks: it helps scientists gauge certain details about the surface by seeing how the shadow interacts with it.
Disneyland measles outbreak causes legislators to attack anti-vaccination movement Disneyland measles outbreak causes legislators to attack anti-vaccination movement
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
Parents have been able to get around vaccinating their children by claiming a religious or philosophical exemption over a misplaced fear that such vaccines can lead to autism in children.
Paris Hilton's brother to plead guilty after threatening to kill flight attendants: report Paris Hilton's brother to plead guilty after threatening to kill flight attendants: report
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
Hilton, who had reportedly been upset over his breakup with his girlfriend, apparently flipped out on a flight attendant who asked him to stay seated with his seatbelt fastened during its ascent, according to a report.
'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' premiers tonight, will the team turn against inhuman Skye? The cast speaks 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' premiers tonight, will the team turn against inhuman Skye? The cast speaks
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
Skye feels that she must keep the nature of true powers secret after hearing Simmons threaten to exterminate Raina after learning of her inhuman nature.
Teen's confession of rape and murder will not be used in trial Teen's confession of rape and murder will not be used in trial
Kerry Sullivan - Mar 04, 2015
The confession of a 14-year-old who raped and murder his 24-year-old math teacher has been found invalid.
No prison for Gen. Petraeus, the ex-CIA chief who leaked classified information No prison for Gen. Petraeus, the ex-CIA chief who leaked classified information
Kerry Sullivan - Mar 04, 2015
General Petraeus reaches a plea deal with the Justice Department
Boston Bomber trial begins today, what you need to know Boston Bomber trial begins today, what you need to know
Kerry Sullivan - Mar 04, 2015
Opening statements begin today. Here's all you need to know to be up to speed on the Boston Marathon Bomber case.
This week NASA Dawn probe to orbit dwarf planet Ceres This week NASA Dawn probe to orbit dwarf planet Ceres
Kaela Amaral - Mar 04, 2015
NASA probe Dawn will soon be orbiting one of our solar system's own dwarf planets.
2015 Tribeca Film Festival to focus on films that capture 'everyday life'
Steven DiCarlo - Mar 04, 2015
Big names at this year's Tribeca Film Festival include James Franco, Dakota Fanning and Richard Gere.
DARPA looking to develop new ways to protect cyber privacy
Mike Valles - Mar 04, 2015
DARPA will be turning its expertise toward developing greater levels of cyber privacy to ensure safety of data for industry, the government, and for the individual.
Climate change implicated in recent California droughts
Justin Beach - Mar 03, 2015
An analysis of historic weather patterns in California provide yet another warning about the states hot, dry future.
Paleo diet founder releases new cookbook
Sean Krainert - Mar 03, 2015
New cookbook by Paleo diet founder released that will make the diet more manageable
Jury convicts Lacey Spears of poisoning son to death with salt
Beth Balen - Mar 03, 2015
Spears reportedly administered heavy concentrations of sodium through her son's stomach tube, leading to levels one doctor described as "metabolically impossible."
Was climate change partially responsible for the Syrian civil war?
Justin Beach - Mar 03, 2015
One of the worst droughts in the country's history gripped Syria from 2006 to 2010, the Syrian uprising began in 2011.
Major theater chains refuse to participate in Netflix 'experiment' Major theater chains refuse to participate in Netflix 'experiment'
Steven DiCarlo - Mar 03, 2015
Four major theater exhibitors refuse to support Netflix's desire to release films in theaters and at home simultaneously.
Ferguson shows pattern of bias toward blacks per DOJ civil rights investigation
Beth Balen - Mar 03, 2015
The report, which is based on a six-month investigation and is scheduled for release on Wednesday, includes information on crime statistics in the city over the past two years, which appear to suggest that only black people break the law.
Curiosity Mars rover heads to disabled list with arm injury
Justin Beach - Mar 03, 2015
An unknown technical problem has sidelined Curiosity on its trip through the Pahrump Hills.
Thousands evacuated after Volcano Villarrica erupts
Mike Valles - Mar 03, 2015
At 3:00am early Tuesday morning, the Volcano Villarrica erupted in Chile, forcing nearby residents to evacuate immediately.
Oprah Winfrey announces closure of her Chicago studios
Ann Savage - Mar 03, 2015
The TV mogul's Harpo Studios will be moving to Los Angeles to join her OWN network headquarters.
Carrie Underwood announces the birth of her first child Carrie Underwood announces the birth of her first child
Ann Savage - Mar 03, 2015
Isaiah Michael Fisher made his social media debut on his mother's Instagram Tuesday morning.
Gen. Petraus pleads guilty to charges of mishandling classified material
Mike Valles - Mar 03, 2015
General David Petraeus has pleaded guilty to improperly handling classified material and may have avoided a prison term.
New research on ancient DNA provides clues about European languages
Justin Beach - Mar 03, 2015
New, extensive, genome research provides information about ancient European immigration and could shed light on the origins of languages.
BlackBerry CEO says company may create another tablet BlackBerry CEO says company may create another tablet
Dan Taylor - Mar 03, 2015
The company's last foray into the tablet market didn't go so well in 2011, when the Playbook was critically panned and suffered poor sales.
First look at Joseph Gordon Levitt as Edward Snowden
Rob Goldman - Mar 03, 2015
The film is set to release this December.
Jared Leto prepares for the role of Joker
Rob Goldman - Mar 03, 2015
Jared Leto cuts his hair.
Drew Peterson accused in murder-for-hire plot, appears in court today Drew Peterson accused in murder-for-hire plot, appears in court today
Dan Taylor - Mar 03, 2015
The Peterson case was so notorious that Lifetime produced a television movie on the case, with TV stars Rob Lowe playing Peterson and Kelly Cuoco playing Stacy Peterson, who disappeared and was never found.
Scientists capture first ever image of light as both a particle and a wave Scientists capture first ever image of light as both a particle and a wave
Dan Taylor - Mar 03, 2015
The team used an advanced electron microscope -- one of only two on the planet -- to create a quantum photograph that depicts light's dual nature for the first time.
Astronomers discover bizarre mini-galaxy from the early years of the universe Astronomers discover bizarre mini-galaxy from the early years of the universe
Dan Taylor - Mar 03, 2015
The small, young galaxy was filled with planet-producing dust, which is not something scientists were expecting to find outside of large galaxies with frequent violent explosions.
Parents of victims in Elliot Rodger rampage sue police, apartment building for ignoring warning signs Parents of victims in Elliot Rodger rampage sue police, apartment building for ignoring warning signs
Dan Taylor - Mar 03, 2015
Rodger killed six University of California Santa Barbara students and injured 14 others before killing himself, and parents of three of the victims say the police and the apartment building management failed to notice red flags.