Tech & Science Gaming Video Games Video game commentator and internet personality John Bain—also known under the online aliases “TotalBiscuit” and “The Cynical Brit”—has announced his retirement from gaming criticism, as the chemotherapy treatment he was receiving for terminal cancer is no longer working on his body and his liver is failing. The news, which caused a swell of support from his fanbase and fellow gaming journalists, comes roughly a week after his latest hospitalization. Bain, via a statement posted to Reddit, said that he will continue to stream content online, but admitted he was on “too much medication” to produce detailed coverage. In 2014, Bain announced that he had been diagnosed with “full blown cancer.” He tweeted: “Doctors optimistic. Don't make my mistake. Get checked.” This week, he confirmed that the latest Reddit post would likely be his final health update to fans and that his … [Read more...] about TotalBiscuit Cancer Update: YouTuber John Bain Liver Failing, Warns Fans ‘I Don’t Have Long Left’
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Doris Tyler lay on the examining table as the doctor stuck a long, thin tube into her belly. The doctor pulled back a plunger, and the syringe quickly filled with yellow blobs tinged with pink.“Look at that beautiful fat coming out. Liquid gold!” one of the clinic’s staff exclaimed in a video of the procedure provided to The Washington Post.Hidden in that fat were stem cells with the amazing power to heal, the Stem Cell Center of Georgia had told Tyler. The clinic is one of hundreds that have popped up across the country, many offering treatments for conditions from Parkinson’s disease to autism to multiple sclerosis.Federal regulators have not approved any of their treatments, and critics call such clinics modern-day snake-oil salesmen. But on that day in 2016, Tyler trusted the clinic to extract stem cells from her fat and inject them into her eyes, where she was told they could halt or even cure the macular degeneration threatening her sight.Five days after … [Read more...] about Miracle cures or modern quackery? Stem cell clinics multiply, with heartbreaking results for some patients.
Before the three-day government shutdown in January, more than 100 business leaders signed an open letter to Congress, urging it to find a way to extend the protections for the 800,000 people who immigrated to the United States illegally as children, but who gained protection from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals legislation. Fifty-four of those signatures—including Mary Barra of GM, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, and Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer of Microsoft—represent companies in the fields of science and technology. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below “Scientists don’t generally care what your status is as long as you know what you’re talking about." Among the group’s concerns: “The imminent termination of the DACA program is creating an impending crisis for workforces across the country.” Without DACA’s protection, these young people would not be allowed to get driver’s … [Read more...] about What We Lose If We Lose the Dreamers
2012—2022 · People will be fluent in every language. With DARPA and Google racing to perfect instant translation, it won't be long until your cellphone speaks Swahili on your behalf.· Software will predict traffic jams before they occur. Using archived data, roadside sensors, and GPS, IBM has come up with a modeling program that anticipates bumper-to-bumper congestion a full hour before it begins. Better yet, the idea proved successful in early tests—even on the Jersey Turnpike. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below · Climate-controlled jackets will protect soldiers from extreme heat and cold. The secret to all-weather clothing, according to former MIT student Kranthi Vistakula, is Peltier plates, which can be used to warm you up or cool you down by sending an electric current across the junction between two different metals. U.S. soldiers have put the lightweight tech to the test. So have soldiers in India. Based on early reviews, it won't be long until … [Read more...] about 110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years
posted on 03 May 2016, 23:59 4 1. kobainez (Posts: 452; Member since: 13 Apr 2012) Wow, Google became evil. Is this a part of the new world order? posted on 04 May 2016, 03:26 2 12. NoAllegiance (unregistered) Wasn't their slogan don't be evil at one time? posted on 04 May 2016, 09:40 0 27. marorun (Posts: 5029; Member since: 30 Mar 2015) Thats where we are going to eventually have cyberware in us ( shadowrun anyone? ) posted on 04 May 2016, 00:06 3 2. Micah007 (Posts: 256; Member since: 09 Oct 2014) I draw the line with things like this, not saying it potentially doesn't have a beneficial use but just not for me. posted on 04 May 2016, 00:12 1 3. zeeBomb (Posts: 2315; Member since: 14 Aug 2014) Some futurama sht posted on 04 May 2016, 01:27 4 6. Brewski (Posts: 517; Member since: 05 Jun 2012) #EyePhone. Futurama FTW!! posted on 04 May 2016, 01:46 1 9. AlikMalix (unregistered) Whether this is a joke or not - will have to … [Read more...] about Comments for : Forget Glass; Google wants to plant Android right in your eye