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How to install Android apps on a Chromebook

One of Google’s most exciting announcements regarding its Chrome OS platform and Chromebook hardware was the support for Android apps. While Chrome …

Having problems with your hospital care? Speak up!

My dad was in excruciating pain over Labor Day weekend, so my mom rushed him to the emergency room of a renowned university hospital.<p>Doctors determined that he needed surgery that night, and luckily I was able to fly in and see him before he was wheeled away. "Take care of your mom if anything …

How to trick your brain into thinking a small animal is hopping up your arm

Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body.<p>Everyone hates awkward pauses, and your brain is no exception. The mind’s eye will attempt to fill in dead spaces—though it’s not always very accurate. Try this: Have a friend give a few taps to your forearm, first near the wrist and then the …

The Brain

The buried treasures of cinema from the last 20 years

There's never been a better time to be a movie lover. The sheer volume of titles available, and the speed and ease with which consumers can access those titles no matter where they live, is unprecedented.<p>But all of those options can paradoxically make finding the very best films even more of a …

7 essential apps for anyone new to Android

Whether you’re a disillusioned Apple convert, or immigrating from an outdated Windows phone, you might need help picking out your first batch of apps for your Android device.<p>The Google Play Store is a rather large place, filled with enough apps to boggle the minds of the uninitiated. There are …

Apps

Blades of Glory

The deal with Hayward is, you can’t get there from here. The nearest interstate highway is about an hour and a half west, over the state line from …

Green Bay

How to Make Beef Stroganoff | The Art of Manliness

Back in the mid-eighties, my idea of the perfect evening would have been playing <i>1942</i> on my Nintendo until my thumbs were numb, capped off with a big …

Colombia's doctors remove live grenade from man's face

Surgeons in Arauca, in the eastern part of the country, have taken out a live grenade lodged in a soldier's face. But the man will need extensive …

Consciousness and the Quantum: Surprising New Evidence

Since it began in 1994, the Science of Consciousness conference in Tucson AZ, has become the world’s largest consciousness-focused conference. …