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Violent video games might be harmful to brains, study says

This is important because lower levels of grey matter in the hippocampus have been linked to higher risks of depression , Alzheimer's , and PTSD . To establish which participants were spatial learners (that is, those who favoured their hippocampus) versus "response learners" (those using the reward system), West and his team first had each of them run through a "4-on-8" virtual maze on their computer.

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Cloud hampers view of lunar eclipse

There are various myths about Chandra Grahan or Lunar eclipse that have been fed to us from a very young age. "They actually happen a couple of times a year". This bright reflection is called sun glint. The event isn't exceedingly rare, partial lunar eclipses typically occur once every eight months. The outer shadow or penumbra is a zone where Earth shadow is partial and blocks some, but not all of the Sun's rays.

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Firefox 55 announced bearing WebVR support

Of course, Mozilla doesn't produce its own VR hardware, so the WebVR element of its browser should be more open, with the company citing the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive as the headsets that will benefit most from the update. Firefox continues to flounder in the wake of Google Chrome , but the addition of VR, the only significant addition in Firefox 55, is part of a longer strategy to make the once popular browser popular again.

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Square Enix Announces 'Dragon Quest Builders 2'

Even after its strong debut in Japan previous year, the Dragon Quest-themed Minecraft knock off held its own in Japanese sales charts for a couple of weeks before vanishing. Dragon Quest being my favourite game franchise, and a numbered instalment in the series being a rare event, I found it appropriate to splurge. Her story is about how a family honored the memory of their oldest daughter, Yukina, through their in-game characters.

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Samus Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Revealed, Releases September 15

The system, which does not come with a copy of Metroid: Samus Returns , is priced at $200 in the United States. The orange and yellow Samus Edition 3DS XL features a stylized, grey Samus on the orange front and a logo, nearly lost amid branding and tech information, on the yellow back of the system.

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Gunners gun down Blues via shoot-out

Arsenal were good value for their win, having dominated the majority of the game with Chelsea looking a bit off color just six days ahead of the start of their Premier League title defense. There were just 82 seconds between Pedro's red card and Kolasinac's goal . It was certainly dramatic and cranked up the atmosphere in the closing stages.

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Bollywood lures Apple, Amazon and Netflix in Eros library sale

Bollywood blockbusters in the Eros portfolio include " Bajrangi Bhaijaan ", "Dabangg" and " Bajirao Mastani ". - Amazon and Netflix are also in very early-stage talks with Eros, Reuters added citing the source. The company has added many films in other regional languages and now offers over 3,000 Indian films to its subscribers . Deadline has reached out for comment.

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Xiaomi Mi 5X may be on its way to India

The specs and features of the new device will exceed the list of features which highlighted the immediate predecessor, the Mi Note 2. Well, this is not the first time that we are hearing about the Xiaomi Mi Note 3's launch . In terms of the pricing, while the variant with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB memory is priced at Rs 6 ,999, the variant with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB memory is available for Rs 8 ,999.

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Images of LG V30 phone leak through marketing campaign

It's unknown whether the leak was intentional, but it does seems likely. The LG V30 has been leaked in promotional videos from HitRecord , the collaborative website created by LG partner Joseph Gordon-Levitt. We believe it will launch at the IFA 2017 in Berlin, Germany in a special unveiling event with some glass back, wireless charging, and a dual rear camera system .

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Flipkart Big Freedom Day Sale brings great offers on gadgets

Amazon Prime Member: Customers those who are Amazon Prime members will enjoy an advantage in availing the exclusive Prime-only deals, that includes 30 mint early access to top deals. JBL speakers will have minimum discount of 45 percent. There will be discounts of up to 60 percent on headphones brands such as Bose, Sony, Sennheiser, Philips, Skullcandy etc.

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Pokemon Go: Legendary Birds Flying In This Week!

The newest addition is Zapdos , which will be available from August 7th to August 14th. Niantic has announced that the legendary Pokemon Zapados has been spotted in Pokemon Go right now. Not only that, the Team Instinct Mascot and Electric-type Zapdos also made its appearance in the game later on Monday. Zapdos will be reportedly much harder than Articuno but still easier than Lugia.

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Partial Lunar Eclipse Awes M'sian Haj Pilgrims In Mecca

A blood moon shimmered over Earth tonight as stargazers were given an early warm-up ahead of a solar eclipse later this month. It's a rare problem , but one we'll have to deal with more now, as solar makes up a larger slice of our energy market.

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Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel price war

One of the key changes were brought to the Rs 399 plan that was updated to offer 84 days of validity over the 28 days it offered earlier with 1GB/day cap. Airtel's Rs 399 plan is no different. Recently Reliance Jio announced the "free 4G" jio Phone. Floated for the first time in May, Airtel broadband Big Bytes offer might give second thoughts to users planning to shift to JioFiber , which is likely to be launched on Diwali later this year.

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OnePlus 5 Soft Gold variant arrives with same specs

OnePlus claims that it takes "an average of 180 days to create and flawless a coating of Soft Gold", and as such, this version of the OnePlus will only be available for a limited time. The phone will be available for purchase on OnePlus.net . for $479/£449/€499, but OnePlus does mention that the phone will be available only while supplies last.

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Rains, overcast sky mar lunar eclipse viewing in capital

The end of the eclipse from the earth's shadow will occur at 22:18, and by 23:51 am the moon will come out of the earth's half. This can occur only when the sun, Earth, and Moon are aligned exactly or closely with the Earth in the middle. Viewers around the world will be provided a wealth of images captured before, during, and after the eclipse by 11 spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station - ...

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For Honor is getting a free trial this week

Progress from the free weekend will carry over, too, so you won't have put all those hours in for nothing. For Honor's standard and Gold editions will be on sale during the trial. For those players who are just now taking their first trip into the For Honor fray, the post also listed several tips and tricks to help out newcomers.

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Apple launches official Instagram account to showcase iPhone photography

So far, @ apple has put up nine posts, each of which feature a series of images and videos from various iPhone-ographers. It is no secret that Apple is an incredibly secretive company. Apple's first posts are all an extension of an existing ad campaign you're probably already very familiar with - Shot On iPhone - with the account being used to share users' pictures taken on Apple's mobile devices.

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England 138-6, still 274 ahead of South Africa in 4th test

Ben Stokes has demonstrated a couple of times this summer that he can bat against type in the team cause and he was at it again, escaping on five when no one even appealed after he edged one behind off Morkel, but digging in nonetheless in a hard-working fifth-wicket stand of 57 with Root.

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Horizon: Zero Dawn's The Frozen Wilds DLC Has a Release Date

Seems we can expect Frozen Wilds exactly three months from now on November 7. Aside from the new playable content, the DLC will offer players a special Horizon: Zero Dawn avatar for anyone who goes ahead and preorders the expansion , which is $19.99 but $14.99 for PlayStation Plus members.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active goes outdoors

The device also passed MIL-STD-810G testing against a subset of 21 environmental conditions including temperature, dust, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude. It packs a 4,000mAh battery which comes with fast charging support and wireless charging support. The fingerprint sensor is also in the same location: on the back next to the camera.

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'Guardian of the Galaxy',9, expresses interest in NASA's Planetary Protection job

Jack ends the letter stating the other attributes that would make him ideal for the position , such as his "great" video game skills and his youth, which will make it easy to "learn to think like an alien ". "It's also about protecting other planets and moons from our germs as we responsibly explore the Solar System", he wrote. Mr Green urged the aspiring spaceman to study hard and do well in school so that he could one day join the space agency.

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United Kingdom data protection laws to be overhauled

The reliance on default opt-out or pre-selected "tick boxes", which are largely ignored , to give consent for organisations to collect personal data will also become a thing of the past. Research shows that more than 80% of people feel that they do not have complete control over their data online. It will include similar tough fines, of up to €20 million, and will hand European Union citizens the right to be forgotten , as well as force organisations to gain clear opt-in consent to use and ...

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GST Council recommends increase in cess for luxury cars

According to a news report on Monday, states and the Centre are mulling to increase this cess to 25 per cent. Under Goods and Services Tax (GST), luxury cars and SUVs evoke the highest tax rate of 28 percent with an additional cess of 15 percent thus taking the total to a whopping 43 percent.

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Google Pixel 2 appeared on the new photo

I'd usually tell you to refrain from getting a device that's almost one-year old because its successor is round around the corner. Instead Google's Pixel 2 will feature big bezels, just like the existing models. But if you put in an order now, you also have the chance to get a free Daydream View VR headset. Finally, VentureBeat has also gotten confirmation that Google will do away with the 3.5mm headphone jack on the Google Pixel 2 as well.

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Toyota and Mazda join forces

Japanese automobile giant, Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp announced on Friday that the two companies will be coming together to build a United States dollars 1.6 billion U.S. That venture, though, was a partnership with Ford. The prospect of a new factory in the US could set off a competition among states over its location.

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Almost 700k Chevrolet Silverado 1500s and GMC Sierra 1500s recalled

General Motors is recalling almost 700,000 Chevrolet and GNC pickup trucks because of potential power steering problems, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced. According to General Motors, over 690,000 GMC Sierra 1500s and 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500s may be affected. GM did not say when the notifications would be sent out.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War will have microtransactions, Loot Boxes

Within Loot Chests , players will find weapons and armor, as well as XP Boosts , which make Talion level up quicker. They can also contain Training Orders to level up and customise Orc followers. It will all depend on how hard it is to accumulate mirian, the rarity drop rate of silver chests vs. gold chests and the quality of chest orcs vs. the ones you can recruit in-game.

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 coming to PS4, Nintendo Switch

Square Enix showed off some debut gameplay, showcasing the new elements that the sequel offers. Dragon Quest Builders 2 coming to the Nintendo Switch , and not the Vita, lends a whole lot of credence the Switch being dubbed "Vita 2.0" or "Vita but good" monikers that have been tossed around as of late.

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Latvia to see partial lunar eclipse next week

America may be gearing up for a total solar eclipse - the so-called "Great American Eclipse" - but the rest of the world can take solace in the possibility of witnessing a partial lunar eclipse on Monday. Philippine Standard Time (PST) and will end at 3:18 a.m. Residents of Asian countries including Pakistan, Europe, Antarctica, Africa , and Australia will be able to see the eclipse.

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'Comrades' to Hold Another Testing Phase

Interestingly enough, they're also including single player quests for the full release of the expansion as well. The first mission will require players to hunt a pack of Garula, the second mission will have them escort a supply truck, and the third mission will request for players to take down a Naga.

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Market Focus on Shares of Reinsurance Group of America Inc (RGA)

The stock has experienced bearish momentum as it's ATR or Average True Range has dipped consistently over the past 10 sessions. The MESA Adaptive Moving Average, which was developed by John Ehlers, is a technical trend-following indicator which adapts to price movement "based on the rate change of phase as measured by the Hilbert Transform Discriminator".

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Fossil Reveals Newly Described Dinosaur Species Used Camouflage

The fond museum researchers liken it to "the Mona Lisa of dinosaurs ". According to palaeobiologist Dr Jakob Vinther , from the University of Bristol's School of Earth Sciences , the extremely well preserved 110 million year old finding goes to show how scary the Cretaceous period was, with the likes of the tyrannosaurus rex , triceratops and the tarbosaurus roaming the planet at the time.

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Drops F-Bomb About Trump's Wall, Again

This isn't the first time Fox has dropped the f-bomb on national television. "He's not looking after America". That makes it more clear, but it still, who can think about a country paying for a wall that's going to be built in the neighbors' territory, or why should Mexico pay for the wall, what's the reason? Vargas also suggested Fox set an example and omit curse words during any future discussion about Trump's border wall .

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Telltale's Batman: The Enemy Within Gets The Riddler

A few weeks ago, Telltale Games announced the continuation of a few of their popular episodic game series. Like previous Telltale Games titles, Batman: The Enemy Within doesn't require the first season to play, but for those who have they can carry their choices over to the second season.

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ZenFone AR Smartphone Officially Hit Both Online & Offline Stores

Fortunately, the Google Tango-supported phone has arrived as a Verizon exclusive in the US. An unlocked version of the device can be got with other carriers for $599. Hence, US fans were eager to receive confirmation about the heading of ASUS ZenFone AR . One the main highlights of buying the ASUS ZenFone AR is the fact that it comes equipped with complete support for all the modern-day technologies including Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) as well.


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