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This App Puts an M.D. in Your Pocket, So You (Almost) Never Need to Go to the Doctor

Sherpaa<p>Most times we go to the doctor, the diagnosis ends up being something minor. Our sore throat isn’t actually strep; it’s just part of having …

Adventure Travel

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry with Potatoes and Cauliflower

Looking to warm up after a cold day? Throw this savory chicken dish in your slow cooker before you face the say and you'll come home to the ultimate …

Efficacy of N-Acetylserotonin and Melatonin in the EAE Model of Multiple Sclerosis.

2016 Dec;11(4):763-773. Epub 2016 Aug 25.<p>1Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics, Neuroscience Program, Bldg. C, Uniformed Services …

Drug Myths – Addiction Science Research and Education Center

For accurate scientific information on alcohol- and other drugs, see “Alcohol Facts” and “Drug Facts” on this website. The reader is referred to the …

Hear Karen O’s Haunting New Song in ‘Tomb Raider’ Video Game Trailer

<b>UPDATE:</b> Karen O has released the full version of “I Shall Rise,” available below.<p>“You know how Gloria Gaynor has her ‘I Will Survive’?” Karen O asks …

Tomb Raider

New Horizons May Get Its First Mission Beyond Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons probe made history when it made the closest ever flyby to Pluto. But it’s job may not be over yet.<p>The space agency announced yesterday that it has picked a new potential target for the probe in the solar system’s Kuiper Belt.<p>The target in question is 2014 MU69, an object in the …

Space

Russia’s Kaspersky threatened to ‘rub out’ rival, email shows

<i>(By Joseph Menn, Reuters) –</i> In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world’s top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies by “rubbing them out in the outhouse,” one of several previously undisclosed emails …

Can-Am Spyder review: Newbies may dig it, serious bikers, not so much

The Can-Am Spyder is one of the most eye-catching vehicles on the road, a Batmobike that elicits squeals of delight from people who don't ride motorcycles and sneers of disdain from people who do.<p>Non-bikers like its futuristic, forward-leaning looks; its wide, stable stance; and its ease of …

Emma Watson Has Adopted a New Cause

And it pertains to fashion.<p>Between her inspiring work as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and her busy acting schedule (<i>Beauty and the Beast</i> included), <b>Emma Watson</b> has found the time to nurture a new cause, and it relates to fashion.<p>The actress, who has made <i>Vanity Fair</i>’s International Best-Dressed List …

Delicious Fries From Around The World Make Us Wanna Stuff Our Faces

That's it, we're moving.<p>Fries are universally loved around the world, but we must say, some countries do it way better than others.<p>Take Peru, a country that prefers their fries with a sprinkling of hot dogs. Or Vietnam, where butter and sugar are the dipping sauce of choice. And while we <i>are</i> proud …

Pairings from the 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show

Once again this summer, hundreds of vendors from around the world descended on New York City to introduce buyers, media, and other people from the food and beverage trade to their wares. This time, Argentine wines were missing in action. But once again, there were some delicious items for …

A Raw, Heartbreaking Look into the Life of a 2-Year-Old and her Drug-Addicted Parents

<i>Another Family</i> is Russian photographer Irina Popova‘s deeply intimate and equally intense document of the life of 2-year-old Anfisa and her …

Here's everything we know about Microsoft's new Surface Pro 4 tablet

The next generation of Surface Pro, most likely called the Surface Pro 4, is set to be released later this year and rumours have been spinning about what it will include, how much it will cost and when it will become available. Here's the roundup.<p>The key rumours<p>It will be unveiled in October, and …

Nazi gold train: Russia may lay claim to any treasure

As speculation mounts that a Nazi train laden with gold has been found, it emerges Russia may try to claim treasure, sparking row with Poland<p>Polish authorities have hit back at an apparent Russian attempt to claim to preemptively the contents of a buried Nazi train, reasserting the nation's …

Apple Watch How-To: Control and use the Stopwatch app

Apple Watch comes with a stopwatch app built into it, which saves you time from grabbing your iPhone, opening up the Clock app and pressing the Stopwatch tab.<p>There are several different ways to open up Stopwatch on the Apple Watch. You can open the app by tapping on the orange icon with a complete …

This British shopping startup raised $11 million in February — now it's shutting down

But now, just months after the company raised $11 million (6.9 million pounds) in funding, Shopa is winding down. Its CEO is out, the website has been shut down, staff members are leaving, and there are rumours that the money is gone.<p>What was Shopa?<p>Shopa was founded in 2012 and aimed to shake up …

Obama Administration To Open Wearable Tech R&D Center In Silicon Valley

The White House and the Department of Defense are working with the private sector to build flexible, wearable electronics.<p>The Obama administration and the Pentagon are giving the wearables industry a big push. On Friday, defense secretary Ash Carter will announce that the Department of Defense is …

Silicon Valley

Uber Hires Security Researchers Who Hacked Moving Jeep

Apparently, hacks can pay off.<p>The two security researchers who demonstrated they could hack into a moving Jeep have been hired by Uber. Charlie Miller, who had been working at Twitter, and Chris Valasek, who worked at security firm IOActive, will join Uber next week. The hires come as the …

YouTube as you know it is about to change dramatically

Would you pay to avoid ads on YouTube?<p>The way you experience YouTube may be dramatically different before the end of the year. According to multiple sources, the world’s largest video-sharing site is preparing to launch its two separate subscription services before the end of 2015 — Music Key, …

HTC cofounder Peter Chou joins Hong Kong visual effects studio in VR push

The cofounder and former chief executive of struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has joined Hong Kong-based visual effects studio Digital Domain Holdings, according to an exchanges filing Friday.<p>Peter Chou’s appointment as executive director and member of the executive committee will take …

Dragon Blade - Clip - Revenge

A massive success this year in its native China, "Dragon Blade" brings action spectacle featuring an international cast led by Jackie Chan, John …

Hugo Weaving: Just because Australian films aren't seen doesn't mean they don't exist

CinéfestOz’s screen legend for 2015 on Tony Abbott, reuniting with director Jocelyn Moorhouse and why you’ve probably never seen his best work<p>Hugo Weaving likes playing faceless villains, he once told an American journalist, because it means people are less likely to recognise him in real life. …

Western Australia

George R.R. Martin Reveals Dead Game of Thrones Character Is Still Alive

The book and TV worlds are diverging—but could they come back together?<p>The <i>Game of Thrones</i> property is about to get even more complicated. How is it possible? We're glad you asked. Brace yourself. The blockbuster TV show has outpaced the book series on which it's based. All bets are off.<p>While fans …

Six amazing sights that look even better from the ISS

The astronauts living on the ISS get to experience the wonders of the universe’s natural phenomena like no one else<p>Imagine seeing the lights of cities spreading around the Nile Delta and then in less than an hour gazing down on Mount Everest. The astronauts on the International Space Station(ISS) …

Mount Everest

The IoT Sector Could Be A $7 Trillion Market Opportunity

Manav Gupta, founder and chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Internet Of Things (IoT) accelerator Brinc, tells me that the IoT sector could be a $7 trillion market opportunity.<p>He also says that the IoT sector’s future is what he calls IoT 2.0, where smart devices talk to each other and are …