Chris Hourston

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Country Lore: April/May 2018 - DIY

<b>Discover New Homesteading Skills</b><p>Something I discovered as a trainer is that learning by doing is easier. For most homesteading skills, on-the-job …

Xiaomi has multiple flagship phones in the pipeline, including one with in-display fingerprint recognition

Xiaomi often likes to keep things fresh and unpredictable, both in the mid-range and high-end smartphone market segments, catching us somewhat off …

Mobile Technology

The U.S. Thought It Was Rid Of Hookworm. Wrong

The U.S. thought it wiped out hookworm decades ago. But a new study shows that it never truly went away.<p>Hookworm thrives in regions of extreme poverty with poor sanitation and affects some 740 million people worldwide. Developing nations with warm, moist climates, in regions like South America, …

What Women Want In Bed: Intercourse Is Not Everything For An Orgasm

The science of female orgasm has long eluded mankind despite scores of studies and a staggering amount of research.<p>Not experiencing an orgasm every …

'Big Chicken': The Medical Mystery That Traced Back To Slaughterhouse Workers

<i>Editor's note: In the 1950s, the U.S. poultry industry began adopting a new process: Acronizing. Ads that ran in women's magazines pictured crisp-skinned whole chicken that tasted "fresh," "wholesome" and "country sweet" thanks to a "revolutionary process which helps maintain freshness in</i> …

Public Health

The best home security apps you can download

One of the most useful things about a smartphone is the peace of mind it can offer when you go out of town. When you leave the house, no longer do …

Women Reveal The Specific Movements That Make Them Orgasm

Researchers surveyed over 1,000 women to find out what they prefer.<p>A recent study published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy examined the …

A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the …

WATCH: Teenager Defends Filipino Couple, Tells ‘Racist’ Woman To ‘Get Off’ Train

A video which shows a teenager standing up to a Canadian woman who was hurling insults at an elderly Filipino couple on the Vancouver SkyTrain has …

Samsung TVs Hit By Killer Software Update [Updated]

<b>[Update: Samsung has come back to me regarding the original story below. In an official statement it strongly denies the extent of the problem as claimed by The Guardian, and has confirmed separately to me that the issue does not affect any US models. In fact, it's apparently only the UK that's</b> …

PS4 Pro

Costs for record-breaking wildfires soar in B.C. as crews battle largest blaze

KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- B.C. Finance Minister Carole James says the worst wildfire season in British Columbia's history is expected to put a dent in the …

Natural Disasters

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over …

Arrests made in Vanderhoof double homicide

B.C.'s North District Major Crime Unit have arrested two men in connection to a double homicide in Vanderhoof that happened nearly three years …

Crime

High-Flying Highlights From The International Drone Photography Awards

From France to the Philippines, the winners of National Geographic and Dronestagram's International Drone Photography Awards.<p><i>Images via</i><p>On March 15, 2014, in association with National Geographic, drone-photography site Dronestagram announced their first-ever International Drone Photography Awards, …

Drones