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HP pushes Windows 7 in the US ‘by popular demand’ : Reports

HP pushes Windows 7 in the US 'by popular demand'

HP has brought back a Windows 7 option “by popular demand”, offering desktop and notebook PCs with Microsoft’s old OS amid patchy public support for Windows 8. The range of five computers spans an entry-level Pavilion desktop through to ENVY performance towers and both Pavilion and ENVY laptops, with HP even offering a $150 saving to sweeten the deal. Read More »

Kang Wong beaten by police officers for jaywalking

Kang Wong beaten by police officers for jaywalking

An elderly man was bloodied and hospitalized after police beat him for allegedly jaywalking across a New York City intersection, according to two local newspapers. The incident occurred on Sunday, when 84-year-old Kang Chun Wong was reportedly stopped by an officer for illegally crossing a street in the city’s the Upper West Side. As the New York Post reported, witnesses ... Read More »

Storm Warning : Accumulations of 5-10 inches

Storm Warning Accumulations of 5-10 inches

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the region from noon Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday, including all of Rockland County. The National Weather Service predicts 5 – 10″ of snow (updated prediction 5 a.m. Tuesday), beginning late morning/around noon, with the heaviest snow falling between the evening commute and midnight. The snow should be out of the area ... Read More »

Too much sitting linked to earlier death in older women

Too much sitting linked to earlier death in older women

Older women who spend a lot of time sitting die earlier than their most active peers, new research shows. A new study of about 93,000 postmenopausal women shows those with the highest amounts of sedentary time—defined as sitting and resting but not sleeping—have increased premature mortality rates. “If you’re in an office, get up and move around frequently. If you’re ... Read More »

FDA Approves Genetic Tests To Determine Symptoms Of Intellectual Disabilities In Kids

FDA Approves Genetic Tests To Determine Symptoms Of Intellectual Disabilities In Kids

A first-of-its-kind blood test that could help predict intellectual disabilities in infants has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration. The test, CytoScan Dx Assay, analyzes the infant’s genetic code and detects variations in chromosomes that are linked to developmental disorders like Down syndrome and DiGeorge syndrome, among others. According to the National Institutes of Health, around two to ... Read More »

RG3 is recruiting Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell to Baylor

RG3 is recruiting Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell to Baylor

The Washington Redskins‘ season may be over, but their quarterback Robert Griffin III is staying busy not only getting better for next year, but is also staying active in helping out his alma mater. Tweets have surfaced that seem to suggest RGIII is helping recruit Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell Broadus to Baylor to play wide receiver in the near future. Read More »