States with lower rates of binge drinking have stronger policies toward alcohol, a new study suggests.
This is the first study to relate alcohol policies within each U.S. state to the levels and likelihood of binge drinking in adults.
“We found that states with stronger and more effective alcohol policies had less binge drinking than states with weaker alcohol policies,” said study researcher Dr. Timothy Naimi, an associate professor of medicine at Boston University’s Schools of Medicine and…
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Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars lampooned Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s gravy-train wreck on the Late Show with David Letterman Wednesday night.
Jennifer Lawrence, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Martha Stewart and Modern Family‘s Jesse Tyler Ferguson appear in a minute-long clip, above (beginning at the 1:05 mark), which shows the stars reciting Ford’s now-infamous speech in which he admitted to using crack cocaine
“Yes, I have smoked…
To mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, the White House released U.S. President Barack Obama‘s handwritten tribute to the Abraham Lincoln’s historic speech on Tuesday.
You’ll want to read this: A 272-word handwritten essay from President Obama paying tribute to the #GettysburgAddresshttp://t.co/tVTDFJm8Gk
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 20, 2013
Lincoln gave the address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery on Nov. 19, 1863
Square introduced Square Cash Tuesday, a new way to send and receive cash from your friends or acquaintances using email — no account or sign-up required.
“The idea is to allow anyone to send money to anyone else using the tools in their pocket,” Square’s Brian Grassadonia told Mashable. Built on top of email, the service lets you send money by sending an email to your friend with an amount as the subject line and copying firstname.lastname@example.org on the message
Google Chrome for iOS just got a little sleeker.
Google updated Chrome for the iPhone and iPad, adding a new design for iOS 7 as well as improving the fullscreen experience on the iPad.
The newest version of the app ties together the browser and other Google apps on your device. If you’re signed into Chrome, you can sign into other Google apps simply by specifying which Google account you’d like to sign in with — rather than entering your…
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The National Security Agency is considered by some to have the best roster of hackers in the world; but sometimes even the best need some help. That may well be the reason the NSA became a customer of French hacking-tools vendor Vupen in 2012.
The spying agency, which has been scrutinized of late for its top secret surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden, bought a one-year subscription to Vupen’s Binary Analysis and Exploits service in 2012, as revealed on Tuesday by documents…
If you always wanted to have an email address that made you sound like a spy, this is your lucky day. You can now get an NSA.org email address for just $100.
The owner of the NSA.org domain is selling email addresses and subdomains (think edwardsnowden.nsa.org) to anyone willing to pay $100 — what he calls a “bargain price.”
The man behind the site, Chris Fisher, is a 40-year-old IT consultant who registered the…
CAN-SPAM (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing) is an act that was passed in 2003.
That’s right, they looped us in with pornographers.
That act is a law that establishes the rules for commercial email