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Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics?

Enlarge this image Michele Comisky of Vienna, Va., enrolled her 8-year-old son Jackson in a study to test the value of probiotics in preventing the gut distress often experienced when taking antibiotics. Rob Stein/NPR hide caption toggle caption Rob Stein/NPR It’s a typical hectic morning at Michele Comisky’s house in Vienna, Va., when she gets a knock on her front door. “Hi, how are you?” Comisky says as she greets Keisha Herbin Smith, a research assistant at Georgetown University. “Come on in.” Comisky, 39, leads Herbin Smith into her kitchen….

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In Trump-Russia Probe, Was It All About the Logan Act?

Byron York, DC ExaminerThe documents outlining Michael Flynn’s guilty plea in the Trump-Russia investigation do not allege collusion or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia to influence the 2016 election. They do, however, suggest that the Obama Justice Department was intensely interested in Flynn’s discussions with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak about policy issues — sanctions against Russia, a United Nations resolution on Israel — during the presidential transition, when Barack Obama was still in the White House and Donald Trump was preparing to take office.

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Where to buy the LG V30

When and where can I get the LG V30? The LG V30 is one of the most interesting devices of the year so far. It’s got a big, near-bezelless design that eschews many of the design characteristics of its predecessors, the V10 and V20, but maintains their focus on high-quality audio and unique camera features. The V30 is getting a wide release in North America, with a number of carriers supporting the product. Let’s break it down individually by country and carrier. U.S. carriers T-Mobile T-Mobile is now selling the…

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The misery of carrier stores [#acpodcast]

Alex Dobie takes center stage this week as he, Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand talk about Alex’s hands-on experience with some recently announced devices, the Razer Phone and HTC’s U11+. Razer’s maiden voyage into the smartphone market is targeted towards gamers. With a unique 120Hz display, 8GB of RAM, and a huge 4,000mAh battery, it offers an opportunity for high frame rates on a mobile device. But can the Android gaming experience really take advantage of its potential? And how satisfactory of a phone is it in other…

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Daydream Audio: What to do when there’s no headphone jack

Don’t panic at the lack of a headphone jack! The Pixel 2 was revealed alongside the newest iteration of Google’s Daydream View headset, and while this phone is amazing for VR it is rather conspicuously missing something. That something is, of course, a headphone jack. This isn’t the first Daydream-ready phone with no headphone jack, but it is certainly the most popular. Since wireless headphones don’t offer the best experience for VR due to issues with latency. While this isn’t ideal, it’s no reason to panic. We’ve got your options…

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Workout in style with these Jaybird headphones on sale for $100

The Jaybird X3 wireless headphones are now on sale for $99.99, which saves you $15 off the average cost. That price is $5 higher than our previous deal which saw them drop to $95 in early August. The X3 headphones are available in multiple colors at this price, including Blackout, Alpha Green. The RoadRash Red and Sparta White versions are priced at $130. The X3 is the follow-up to the highly praised Jaybird X2 and has earned a few great reviews itself, like 4 stars from CNET. These headphones are…

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