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How to avoid overspending: uncover the psychology behind why people buy

7 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Between 40% and 80% of purchases are impulse buys. Marketers often get blamed for this, but while marketing tactics may be cynical, manipulative, and even deceptive, shoppers...
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California teens who volunteer and engage in civic life are healthier, aim higher in education, study finds

7 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

High school teens in California who volunteer, take part in community aid groups, and join school or other clubs are healthier and more likely to aspire to attending college...
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Twitter recognizes Heinz Ketchup, Budweiser, NBA and more in its ‘Best of 2018' list

9 minutes ago   |   Marketing Land

The brands recognized this year used Twitter to complement their other marketing efforts.
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Gillian Anderson Was Supposed to Play Princess Leia in AMERICAN GODS Season 2

11 minutes ago   |   GeekTyrant

Bryan Fuller and Michael Green had some interesting plans for Gillian Anderson in American Gods season two before they were fired and Anderson quit. Anderson played Media, one...
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Christmas is hectic, but slowing things down might be about to become the new status symbol

43 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Increasing numbers of people are searching for ways to slow down their fast paced consumer lives by turning to slower forms of consumption, such as using limited holiday time...
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The Anglo-Saxons were worse than the Vikings

43 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

The Vikings invaded England in the 9th and 10th centuries. They plundered, raped and burned towns to the ground. Or at least, this is the story we know from school and popular...
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Research reveals the key to reducing prison radicalisation

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

New research from The ANU shows people imprisoned on terrorism offences stand a better chance of being rehabilitated when placed in general prison populations, than when kept...
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After reports, Trump turns eye to his own social media followers

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

A day after reports detailed Russia's widespread use of social media to meddle in U.S. politics, President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated his complaints, without offering...
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As NAACP kicks off boycott, Facebook says content moderation, infrastructure changes are coming in 2019

1 hour ago   |   TechCrunch

Facebook's ongoing efforts to repair its image as a greedy, neglectful accessory to the spread of misinformation and other nefarious practices has taken a turn to civil rights...
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Memes are taking the alt-right's message of hate mainstream

Memes are taking the alt-right's message of hate mainstream

1 hour ago   |   The Next Web

Think of an internet meme and you'll probably smile. The most memorable viral images are usually funny, from Distracted Boyfriend to classics like Grumpy Cat. But some memes...
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Saturn's Rings May Disappear Within 100M Years

Saturn's Rings May Disappear Within 100M Years

Saturn's distinctive rings may disappear sooner than expected. New NASA research confirms the gas giant is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated decades ago... Read more ...

Lenovo just announced an Android phone with 12GB of RAM

Lenovo just announced an Android phone with 12GB of RAM

It also features a slider design and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855. Although Lenovo is associated pretty much exclusively with computers here in the U.S., the company's also... Read more ...

AT&T's 5G network goes live in 12 US cities - but you can't use it yet

AT&T's 5G network goes live in 12 US cities - but you can't use it yet

AT&T says its 5G network went live in parts of 12 cities this morning, making it the first wireless carrier to launch a mobile network based on the 5G standard. A small number... Read more ...

Today's top deals: Bose noise cancelling headphones, Instant Pot Duo Plus...

Today's top deals: Bose noise cancelling headphones, Instant Pot Duo Plus, iPad sale, Roomba 690, more

The heat is still turned up as we approach the final countdown for shipping in time for Christmas, and we've rounded up some of the best daily deals on the web today... Read more ...

Four back-to-back satellite launches expected today in huge step for private...

Four back-to-back satellite launches expected today in huge step for private space exploration

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Best business laptops 2018: top laptops for work

Best business laptops 2018: top laptops for work

If you're looking to buy a new laptop for work, then this list of the best business laptops will help you choose. The best business laptops combine cutting edge productivity... Read more ...

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now available for everyone to download

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now available for everyone to download

Microsoft has resolved a number of blocking bugs that prevented some Windows 10 users from installing the latest October 2018 Update. The software giant originally re-released... Read more ...

Why Beat Saber is my game of the year

Why Beat Saber is my game of the year

2018 has been a good year for video games. From blockbuster epics to smaller indie experiences to inventive takes on VR, the breadth and variety of games that came out over the... Read more ...

Unlock your door from your phone using August's $100 3rd-gen smart lock

Unlock your door from your phone using August's $100 3rd-gen smart lock

Open your door with your phone or just your voice with one of these smart locks. Amazon has the 3rd-gen August smart lock on sale for $99.99. This lock averages around $125 and... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint confirm that merger has received U.S. national security...

T-Mobile and Sprint confirm that merger has received U.S. national security approval

Following a report that the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had been approved by a U.S. security committee , the two carriers have confirmed the news. T-Mobile and... Read more ...