Doctors find venomous recluse spider inside Missouri woman’s ear

Talk about an unwelcome tenant. A Missouri woman had a horrifying surprise when she went to the doctor this week to find out why she was hearing a squishing sound in her ear. It was not water, as she had thought, but a venomous recluse spider that had somehow made its way into the woman’s […]

Netflix test brings human-curated 'Collections' to streaming

Netflix test brings human-curated ‘Collections’ to streaming

Netflix leans on algorithms for virtually all of its show suggestions, but it’s trying something radical: curation from real, honest-to-goodness humans. The service is testing expert-crafted Collections that, much like music playlists, offer selections based around certain themes. You can check out a colleciton of light-hearted fare if you’re looking for relief from a stressful week, or […]

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection

GENEVA (AP) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES paves the way for the measure’s likely approval by its […]

Habitable type planets found around nearby small mass star

Habitable type planets found around nearby small mass star

A team of researchers from several European countries and one from Chile has found evidence of three possibly habitable exoplanets circling the star GJ1061. In their paper uploaded to the arXiv preprint server, and soon to be published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, the group describes their study of the star system and what they […]

Fox News signs Sarah Huckabee Sanders to provide political commentary

Fox News signs Sarah Huckabee Sanders to provide political commentary

Fox News has signed former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders as a contributor, the network announced on Thursday. “Fox News has been the number one news organization in the country for 17 years running and I am beyond proud to join their incredible stable of on-air contributors in providing political insights and analysis,” Sanders said […]

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill

JERUSALEM – Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers. The chip, developed at its development facility in Haifa, Israel, is known as Nervana NNP-I or Springhill and is based on a 10 nanometer Ice Lake processor that will […]

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’

A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is called 467317 (2000 QW7) and it will be whizzing past us at 14,361 miles per hour on Sept. 14. There is no need to panic, though, as the asteroid […]

Government settlement bars 'Codfather' magnate from US fishing, report

Government settlement bars ‘Codfather’ magnate from US fishing: report

Fishing magnate Carlos Rafael will be barred from U.S. commercial fisheries under the terms of a settlement with the federal government announced Monday, according to The Associated Press. Under the settlement, the New Bedford, Mass.-based Rafael, known as “the Codfather,” must pay more than $3 million in civil penalties and give up his seafood dealer permit. […]

American doctor falls to his death on hike in Ibiza with fiancée

American doctor falls to his death on hike in Ibiza with fiancée

A New Jersey doctor on vacation in Spain before starting his dream job fell to his death on a hike with his fiancée. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 33, and Kristi Kelly were on a trail in Ibiza when he fell more than 80 feet off a cliff on Wednesday, according to multiple reports and the Spanish […]

Xbox boss Phil Spencer confirms Microsoft isn't working on a streaming-only console

Xbox boss Phil Spencer confirms Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only console

Microsoft has confirmed that the rumoured streaming-only Xbox console is not happening. Project Scarlett announced at Xbox’s E3 2019 press conference is the only console that’s being developed. In an interview with Gamespot, Microsoft’s executive VP of Gaming and Xbox head Phil Spencer said, “We are not working on a streaming-only console right now.” Spencer believes that since it announced xCloud, […]