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15 Things You Didn't Know About Van Gogh's Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Over the years, <i>Portrait of Dr. Gachet</i> has become one of Vincent van Gogh's most recognizable works. But beneath the brushstrokes, there may be a …

3 Unlikely Secrets to Being More Productive and Successful

<i>By Brian Sabin</i><p>Your phone is blowing up from calls, emails, and texts. Your growing to-do list on your desk is equally vying for your attention. You don't know where to focus and can't seem to get a single task done without interruptions. If this sounds like a typical day at the office, you're not …

Sensor-1 is the highly versatile security device you can stick onto anything

We all need security, whether for keeping an eye on your house when you’re gone, making sure nobody rifles through your files or opens up your laptop …

Laptops

Quitting school and taking a family travel adventure: what Guardian readers say

The Meek family’s tale of swapping work and school for a year of UK adventures with their kids encouraged readers to share their own experiences – and opinions<p>We took a decision to sell up and move to Portugal in 1999 when our kids were three and five years old. We’d both been working hard and …

Family Travel

How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms with Beer and Coffee Waste

We spoke to urban farmers building a fungal empire with beer and coffee waste.<p>As far as the mushrooms around me are concerned, we're standing in a forest.<p>Usually, these fungi are found deep in the woods, where they are free to poison, paralyze, and kill as many little worms as they please during …

This is the fastest wireless carrier in the US

You're sitting in a coffee shop, your eyeballs glued to the phone. YouTube is open, and you're waiting for the latest comic-book movie trailer to load. Instead, you get the oh-so-familiar circular loading icon instead.<p>And it keeps spinning and spinning.<p>It's at these moments that you wonder if the …

Wireless

Nebraska Senator Drops Beastmode Trolling Bomb On Donald Trump And His Fingers

Conservatives and libertarians have been mocking the size of Trump's hands.<p>Just to drive him a little bit crazy, I took to referring to him as a 'short-fingered vulgarian' in the pages of Spy magazine. That was more than a quarter of a century ago. To this day, I receive the occasional envelope …

Now deeply Christian, Cruz's religion once wasn't so obvious

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz sometimes sounds more like a preacher than a presidential candidate, praising the transformative love of Jesus Christ …

You Soon Might Be Able to Sidestep One of Cable TV's Biggest Ripoffs

We can only hope<p>If you’re sick of shelling out money to your cable provider every month for the privilege of renting the set-top box you need to …

Set-Top Boxes

The Health Dangers of a Spare Tire

Carrying weight around the midsection puts people at greater risk of dying than obesity does, a new study says.<p>Though it’s not a perfect tool for measuring fat, body-mass index (BMI), calculated using weight and height, is still the first line of analysis for determining if someone is overweight or …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

Republicans love to hate the IRS, but it's a model of efficiency

As you labor over your tax returns this month, spare a moment of sympathy for the least-loved agency in the federal government: the Internal Revenue Service.<p>Believe it or not, the IRS is becoming something of a model of efficiency among Washington's bureaucracies. It collects more taxes every year …

Mitch McConnell's way

The leader of the new GOP Senate majority faces huge fights on immigration, national security, highway funding and taxes.<p>At a closed-door lunch late last month, one Republican senator after another questioned how their party will escape its political jam on immigration. But the most important man …

Have we got it all wrong about gluten?

If you're suffering from gut pain, don't assume you're gluten intolerant: researchers believe other common foods such as garlic and onions could be to blame<p>So you think you’re gluten intolerant? It might go against the grain, but a growing body of research suggests that gluten might not be the …

Artists made a Simpsons video that's better than most new Simpsons episodes

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Headphones

Police worry Google's Waze app is a tool for cop stalkers

So far, no police attacks have been connected to Waze<p>Local sheriffs around the US are pressuring Google to turn off the police reporting software on its traffic app Waze, the AssociatedPress reports. The app, which alerts drivers to issues like car accidents and construction work, also lets users …

Is poker a game of skill, or a game of luck? | Pete Etchells

Last week, researchers claimed to have developed a poker-playing computer program that is nearly unbeatable. What are the implications for the old debate about whether poker is a game of skill or luck?<p>As a spectator sport, poker traditionally isn’t the most engaging thing to watch. I realised this …

Poker

Chicago's Gangster Past, Minus the Romance

A collection of photographs from the Chicago Tribune archives rejects spectacle in favor of brutal, messy truth.<p>Even a casual observer of American history will no doubt recognize several of the names in <i>Gangsters and Grifters</i>, a new book of early 20th century crime photographs from the <i>Chicago …

Ivy League’s meritocracy lie: How Harvard and Yale cook the books for the 1 percent

“We are credentializing a new elite by legitimizing people with an inflated sense of their own merit”<p><i>A special lottery is to be held to select the student who will live in the only deluxe room in a dormitory. There are 100 seniors, 150 juniors, and 200 sophomores who applied. Each senior’s name is</i> …

This souped up electric scooter could transform energy use in cities

The only stretch of road that wasn’t being pummeled with some of the wettest weather San Francisco has ever seen on a Thursday afternoon in …

Electric Vehicles

This is Dish's Sling TV: an internet TV service that lets you stream ESPN for $20

The perfect complement to your Netflix subscription is coming this month<p>Internet TV is here. Sony kicked us off in earnest with the launch of PlayStation Vue (which currently remains in limited beta), but Dish is about to make a full-on push into a new TV experience aimed at cord cutters and …

Hair Dye: A History

People have been coloring their hair since ancient times. But still, most know relatively little about the chemistry—and its implications for health.<p>Every two months, Barclay Cunningham goes through a process that begins with taking an antihistamine tablet. After a few hours, she smears a thick …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

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