Denise Watkins

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Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

The Week in Review: Heartbleed Strikes

Inside Flipboard / April 12, 2014<p>Last Monday, news broke that sensitive user information stored by most major websites was vulnerable to hackers–and …

The Week in Review: Obamacare For All

Inside Flipboard / April 18, 2014<p>Tuesday marked the deadline for most Americans without healthcare to sign up for coverage under the Patient …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

The Week in Review: Endless Summer

Inside Flipboard / May 30, 2014<p>Summer unofficially kicked off last Monday (at least here in the U.S.) and with it came a surf-sized wave of articles …

Best in Show

Inside Flipboard / May 27, 2014<p>“We have too many choices and too little time,” wrote Entertainment Weekly founder Jeff Jarvis in a memo nearly 26 …

Computers Can Tell If You’re Really in Pain—Even Better Than People Can

The ability to make and interpret facial expressions plays a central role in being human. As one research team put it, "The face is a visible signal …

University of California

Who Is at Fault When a Driverless Car Gets in an Accident?

It may seem odd, but we already have the laws we need for dealing with this inevitable situation.<p>These are boom times for driverless car research. Google, the major automakers, and government agencies both in the U.S. and abroad are spending millions of dollars to support the development of …

2 new drugs aim to prevent migraines; early tests done

Two drugs given to people who suffer migraines reduced the frequency of their headaches in early trials, scientists said.<p>The test results "may potentially represent a new era in preventive therapy for migraine," Dr. Peter Goadsby, an author on studies of both drugs, said in a statement. One of the …

Want to live to 90?

A landmark study of retirement community residents who lived past 90 is providing a guide that could help<p><i>UPDATE: The two-part report "90+" aired on</i> …

Concealed Carry

How One State Convinced Its 'Young Invincibles' To Get Health Insurance

Buying insurance doesn't always feel like it makes economic sense, especially for young healthy people. So why are they still willing to pay?

With Medical Debt Rising, Some Doctors Push For Payment Upfront

Mid State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center is hard to miss. The practice's new 30,000-square-foot building is marked with an enormous sign along one of the main roads in Alexandria, a central Louisiana city of about 48,000 people.<p>In the elegant, high-ceilinged interior, the medical practice's …

DIY CT scanner built for price of one commercial CT scan - ExtremeTech

By on April 19, 2014 at 9:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Tech aficionados are wont to argue …

A Bowl Designed to Help Disabled People Eat

Ryan Kirkpatrick, an industrial designer in Sydney, Australia, developed the <b>Scoop Bowl</b>. The design is simple but clever. It assumes that a user is …

Wearable Technology And Fashion: Can They Merge?

Wearable devices that measure our every step, heart rate, and calories like the Jawbone UP, FitBit and Atlas Wearables, and smart watches that act like our smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy Gear and the much-anticipated iWatch are everywhere these days. Wearables are gaining popularity by the …

Scientists are making some headway in figuring out what is killing millions of starfish in the waters off the Pacific coast. While a definitive answer eludes them, researchers suggest a pathogen -- either bacterial or viral -- is responsible for the death toll. Read more about the disintegrating sea stars here: http://ow.ly/wsVxt

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

John Mark Tillmann: one of Canada’s most infamous antique thieves

From 2014: How the country’s most daring antique thief amassed a fortune by thinking small and slow<p><b>Update: John Mark Tillmann was granted full</b> …

Nova Scotia

As Afghans observed a day of mourning Sunday for the hundreds of people killed in a horrific landslide, authorities tried to help the 700 families displaced by the torrent of mud that swept through their village. Read more here: http://cbc.sh/kSwAZFF

Survivor speaks out

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Women's illness more likely to lead to divorce, research shows

For married couples, serious illness is supposed to unfold like the story of Angelo Merendino, the New York photographer who stayed by his wife Jen's side from the minute she was diagnosed with breast cancer – just five months after their wedding day – through four years of gruelling cancer …

'We heard the girls scream': Nine acrobats injured after plunging more than seven metres during circus show in U.S. http://ow.ly/wt84m

Parents Of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Say Government Is Doing Little To Rescue Them

Woman killed in ultralight plane crash in Nova Scotia

RCMP say a woman is dead after the ultralight plane she was piloting crashed in Nova Scotia's Hants County.<p>Police say officers were called to the crash site around 1 p.m. Sunday near the Stanley Airport, about 25 kilometres northeast of Windsor, N.S.<p>They say the pilot and only occupant of the plane …

A flash of blue and a loud boom. A meteor may have made a fiery entrance into the earth's atmosphere on Sunday after a number of people in Ontario reported seeing something unusual in the sky. http://ow.ly/wtaYF

These five household staples are surprisingly sweet. What are some alternatives?

All images from Thinkstock<p>Dried cranberries<p>Those tiny little dried berries you sprinkle over oatmeal, toss in your salad and snack on with almonds can have as much as seven teaspoons worth of added sugars per handful.<p>That’s certainly the case for Ocean Spray’s Craisins, with 29 grams of sugar a …

Margaret Atwood has much to say about killer robots

Margaret Atwood has a foolproof plan to stop our increasingly intelligent and powerful machines from rising up and taking over control of the planet: Make sure any robots we build have an easy-access "off" switch.<p>It's just the kind of wry, razor-like directness one expects from one of Canada's …

In pictures: The aftermath of a house party that got out of hand

Almost 2,000 people mobbed a Brampton high-school party after word of the celebration spread on social media. Damage has been estimated at up to $70,000