Study finds most people choose junk food to satisfy the munchies

Study finds most people choose junk food to satisfy the munchies

There's a certain stereotype associated with 'the munchies,' one that describes a person who, after getting suitably high, gravitates toward junk food to satisfy their increased appetite. A new study looked at whether there's an element of truth to this trope and the results are anything but surprising: most people experiencing 'the munchies' choose junk food over healthy alternatives.

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FBI’s Internet Crime Report 2018 released: States, ages ranked

FBI’s Internet Crime Report 2018 released: States, ages ranked

Today we're taking a look through the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) "Internet Crime Report" for the year 2018. This document shows statistics on crimes reported to the FBI, as well as total crimes committed on the internet in the calendar year 2018. This year saw nearly twice the amount of estimated total financial loss through the year VS 2017, easily the biggest jump since tracking these statistics began.

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Square Enix E3 2019 show dated: Here’s what we want to see

Square Enix E3 2019 show dated: Here’s what we want to see

As it does every year, Square Enix is hosting another press conference at E3. Today, the company confirmed just when, exactly, that press conference will happen. It looks like Square Enix has opted to follow Bethesda and Microsoft this year, scheduling its own press conference on the Monday before E3 begins - one day after the other two companies will take the stage.

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Pig brain lives outside corpse after beheading

Pig brain lives outside corpse after beheading

So you want to know more about how researchers brought a dead pig brain back to life outside its corpse. Today we're going to talk about this very subject, a pig-brain experiment the likes of which have brought about some ethical questions. This experiment began with researchers at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, along with the severed heads of 32 pigs.

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Intel’s 9th-gen mobile CPUs look to beef up laptop gaming, content creation

Intel’s 9th-gen mobile CPUs look to beef up laptop gaming, content creation

Back in October, Intel announced the ninth-generation of its Core desktop processors, introducing us to one in particular - the Core i9-9900K - that could reach 5GHz boost clock speeds. Today, Intel is bringing that same kind of capability to its mobile line of processors, launching the 9th-gen H-series. The Core i9-9980HK leads the charge, once again being capable of hitting 5GHz when using Intel's Thermal Velocity Boost.

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NVIDIA 1650, 1660 Ti release dates, OEMs, and pricing

NVIDIA 1650, 1660 Ti release dates, OEMs, and pricing

The new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 card is official now, with a whole bunch of designs off and running in manufacturer editions. NVIDIA's GTX 1650 is ONLY available in custom designs, as it is a relatively unique sort of release. This piece of hardware rolls with a Turing GPU (TU117) without all the extra ray tracing and/or DSLL action.

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OnePlus 7 reveal finally gets an official date

OnePlus 7 reveal finally gets an official date

Today, OnePlus played the "announcement of an announcement" card, confirming the date of a highly anticipated reveal event. To no one's surprise, this event will center on the reveal of the OnePlus 7, an announcement we've all been expecting for a while. This reveal event is still a ways off, as it won't be going down until we're halfway through May.

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NVIDIA corrects Musk’s math in self-driving supercomputer showdown

NVIDIA corrects Musk’s math in self-driving supercomputer showdown

NVIDIA has pushed back against Tesla's Full-Self Driving Computer claims, praising the upstart automaker for its chip handiwork, but denying that the EV-maker is ahead. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, revealed the latest iteration of the car company's computer for assisted and - eventually, or at least so the promise goes - fully-autonomous driving yesterday, at an event in California.

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Google Maps EV charger locations add the one big detail drivers needed

Google Maps EV charger locations add the one big detail drivers needed

Google Maps is adding real-time electric car charger status, showing not only where EVs could be plugged in, but whether drivers are likely to find a spare plug when they get there. Google added EV charger location support to Google Maps back in October last year, another layer of points-of-interest for modern drivers.

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Researchers reduced symptoms of Williams Syndrome in study

Researchers reduced symptoms of Williams Syndrome in study

A group of neuroscientists is working on animal studies with mice that are investigating a rare neurological condition called Williams Syndrome. In humans, Williams Syndrome is rare affecting about 1 in 10,000 babies born in the US. Babies suffering from this neurological disorder have a range of cognitive impairments, cardiovascular problems, and hypersociability.

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Amazon Key for Garage unlocked as service expands

Amazon Key for Garage unlocked as service expands

Back at the beginning of the year, Amazon announced that it would soon be adding garage deliveries to Amazon Key. At the time, Amazon said that Key for Garage would go live at some point in the second quarter of year, and right on schedule, the company announced today that it's rolling out to Prime members. On top of that, Key is expanding to more cities in the US today, bringing the total number of cities where Key deliveries are supported up to 50.

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Bing Maps gives traffic camera footage on the map

Bing Maps gives traffic camera footage on the map

A lot of the map and GPS apps that are out there today have traffic information on them. The challenge for those using the maps is knowing if the traffic data that the map is offering is correct. Rather than merely showing users a red or other color road and leaving the user to track down traffic camera footage to verify road conditions, Bing Maps is integrating traffic camera footage.

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