Is November too soon for SpaceX to schedule Falcon 9 rocket launch?

For SpaceX, this month has been a September to remember, but not in a good way at all. With its Falcon 9 rocket launch from early this month literally going up in flames, the company has been forced to rethink and regroup. But many are doubting that the company would be able to do that rethinking and…

CDC says 31 million older Americans aren’t exercising

It shouldn’t come as a surprise anymore, but the U.S. government has new data that adds to the numerous reports suggesting America doesn’t get enough exercise. This time, it appears to be older Americans, or those at least 50 years old, who need to get out of their sedentary lifestyles and get some physical activity going.…

Leonardo DiCaprio appears at Global Fishing Watch launch in DC

Given his commitment to environmental causes, it's no surprise that Hollywood megastar Leonardo DiCaprio was on board earlier this week to launch Global Fishing Watch in Washington, D.C. But what is this all about and why does it matter to the world's oceans? Let's take a closer look. We all know that DiCaprio is one…

Photo of overdosing couple in car with kid in back goes viral

If you ask this writer, it’s disgusting. So you have two people  overdosing while slumped over in the front and passenger seats of their vehicle, and a young boy in the back looking out of the car window. This is one of the more recent examples of an unfortunate photo gone viral, and the Internet…

Actual cooling clothing gets closer to reality

Don't look now, but a team of researchers have come up with a new study that shows how it is possible to make actively cooling clothing. This clothing uses a special type of material, a modified form of something you can easily find in the kitchen, or grocery store. Would you believe polyethylene, a.k.a. Saran…

NSO Group sells spyware to governments, law enforcement agencies

It would appear that there’s a company out there that can sell software programs that can allow anyone to discreetly spy on iPhone users, tracking each and everything they do on their device. The company is called the NSO Group, and it’s just one of several that offer such services. But would you be able…

Extraterrestrial radio signal explained – It wasn’t the ALIENS after all, but Russians

Is there really someone out there? And if there really is, do they come in peace, or are they as malevolent as Orson Welles had once imagined them? What does the man behind the "ALIENS" meme, Giorgio Tsoukalos, think of all that? Conspiracy theorists around the world were all abuzz earlier in the week, as…

DressCode malware spotted in several Google Play apps

So you’re checking out the latest apps and games on Google Play, looking for something interesting to kill some time. Since you’re probably the type who likes fashion-themed games, or have a daughter who likes these titles, you see a game called “Dress Up Musa Winx” from Cool Games for Kids. You see the PEGI…

Data: Obesity rates down in four states

Given how many people are rightfully concerned about how America is becoming a nation of Homer Simpsons and Peter Griffins, a couple nonprofits did have some positive statistics to share on obesity rates in the U.S. earlier this week. That's not to say the country is becoming lighter after years of becoming heavier, but at…

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is now up for pre-order in China

So it’s finally come to this. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has arrived, and it’s not a 7-inch tablet, but rather the newest flagship phablet in Samsung’s lineup of devices. Although it is currently available in the United States, the device won’t be shipping out until September in some countries, including China. And with that…