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Bautista had better FA offers, wanted to return to Blue Jays

For the first time since the Toronto Blue Jays signed Jose Bautista to a new contract, the outfielder spoke with media at a press conference on …

Toronto

The dream wooden house by the water

It takes a special kind of home to overshadow a beautiful location, but this rustic property manages to with ease! While some houses may rely on a …

DIY Projects: 10 Ways To Harness Wind Power

Even though our society may be on the verge of collapse, the increased interest in wind power has resulted in some amazing new designs. Rather than …

Google Pixel XL review: The best Android phone money can buy

Two weeks ago, Google unveiled the first phones it “designed inside and out”: the Pixel and Pixel XL. We had the opportunity to play with the latter device, though you can read our hands-on to get a feel for the smaller Pixel, as well.<p>Keep in mind that these flagship phones, which start shipping on …

Google Pixel

Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster | Tim Harford

We increasingly let computers fly planes and carry out security checks. Driverless cars are next. But is our reliance on automation dangerously diminishing our skills?<p>When a sleepy Marc Dubois walked into the cockpit of his own aeroplane, he was confronted with a scene of confusion. The plane was …

Automation

Galaxy Note 7: what to do with Samsung's potentially exploding phone

Samsung have advised Note 7 owners to power off. Find out who is affected, what happens next – and if you should be worried about other people’s phones exploding<p>Only if it’s a Galaxy Note 7. You can tell it’s a Galaxy Note 7 because it says, on the back of the phone, “Galaxy Note 7”.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 production permanently ended following battery explosions

South Korean electronics company to kill off its flagship smartphone after failing to fix problems with batteries catching fire<p>Samsung has confirmed that it is permanently stopping production of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after it was involved in dozens of fires and explosions worldwide.<p>In a …

Galaxy Note

Evidence suggests women's ovaries can grow new eggs

<b>Exclusive</b> Discovery challenges notion that women are born with a fixed number of eggs, and raises prospect of treatments which would allow older women to conceive<p>Scientists have uncovered the first evidence that the human ovary may be able to grow new eggs in adulthood.<p>If confirmed, the discovery …

Eggs

Ex-doctor faces Omaha trial for alleged revenge killings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It was a mystery that many thought might never be solved: Who savagely stabbed to death the 11-year-old son of two medical doctors …

Crime

How can we address real concerns over artificial intelligence?

As the use of AI grows, we must acknowledge and tackle concerns to help build public trust in the technology<p>The cashiers’ demands were simple: management must remove the tracking software they had installed in the checkout terminals, or the cashiers would refuse to return to work. The technology …

Return the Galaxy Note 7 and get one of these 9 phones instead

Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 7? You should power it down immediately, and return it to the cellular carrier or retailer from which you purchased it. There, you should be able to exchange it for a new phone -- one that's <i>not</i> the Galaxy Note 7, which Samsung is no longer manufacturing and retailers and …

Buy smart and save on tech: Get the best cheap laptops, iPhone alternatives and gadgets

Our lives revolve around our electronics. We spend more than eight hours a day consuming mostly digital media and spend literal billions of dollars …

3 Brain Hacks To Boost Your Motivation When You Need It Most

Different kinds of work require different types of motivation. Here’s how and when to use these three psychological principles.<p>I tend to wake up early and do my best work while the sun is coming up. Whenever I try to work late at night, I find I’m less focused and I have trouble thinking creatively.<p>…

Robots will create a 'disruptive tidal wave' for human workers

Robots, self-driving cars and virtual assistants will eliminate 6 percent of all jobs in the US by 2021, according to a new report from Forrester Research.<p>Customer service representatives will be the first positions affected, then truck and taxi drivers. But, employees working in any …

Samsung may follow Apple's lead and kill the headphone jack

Galaxy Note 7 devices are blowing up left and right, but Samsung is focused on the future. The company is considering following in Apple’s footsteps and killing the headphone jack on its smartphones, Geek speculates.<p>The maneuver will reportedly see the Korean tech giant replace the standard 3.5mm …

Nicotine Poisoning: What Is It?

Nicotine

What Teens Vape - a study

One of the latest tactics from those opposed to using vaping, as part of a harm reduction strategy, has been to claim that the nicotine in liquids …

Public Health

Dark Room? This Genius Gadget Adds Actual Sunshine

When you're low on sunlight, you can also be low on energy, vitamin D, and even sleep. Darkness be damned because now, there's a nifty new portable …

Portable

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day

What you do is based on what you think. So borrow a few thoughts from Steve.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation …

This Tiny Gadget Turns Any Old Speakers Into a Stereo System

A few years ago, Paul Cocksedge began noticing something odd on his walks through his East London neighborhood. “I kept seeing these old speakers on …

US pledges record $38bn military aid to Israel over next 10 years

• Deal represents largest batch of US military assistance to any country ever<br>• Israel’s ability to spend part of funds on Israeli products to be phased out<p>The US will will give the Israeli military $38bn over the next decade in what Washington described as the biggest package of military assistance in …

Israel

Western Kentucky vs. Alabama 2016: Start time, live stream, TV schedule and 3 things to know

Alabama just hung 54 on a ranked USC team, so I am literally frightened to see how many points Lane Kiffin can put on Western Kentucky.<p>By now, you heard the news about the complete beatdown that No. 1 Alabama gave No. 20 USC. Now, the Crimson Tide returns home for the season opener in Bryant-Denny …

A DIY Closet Organizer, Free vs. Paid CAD, an Improved Clamp Rack Design & More

This week's Makers Roundup, Part 1<p><b>Pedestal Trestle Table</b><p>There is a crazy amount of labor and on-the-fly design here, as Jimmy DiResta builds a …

Squidot.com

How To Fall Asleep Instantly Following These Simple Tips

How To Fall Asleep Instantly<p>.<p>How to fall asleep instantly? Allow me to teach you. This will be a great skill to have. It will lead to better health …

Sleep

Inside Britain's sex robot brothels – and ‘it IS legal’

The flesh market is set to undergo dramatic changes, experts have said.<p>Daily Star Online can lift the lid on the new era of brothels, similar to …

11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home – Field Guide – Gizmodo

August 20, 2016 Uncategorized<p>The smart home revolution definitely isn’t happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms …

Making Bag Handles From Twisted Fabric Scraps

Making bag handles and using fabric scraps from your stash is the aim of this tutorial. To set the scene, it is 3 am and as usual I am working late …

Sewing

101 Gardening: How to build a rustic branch & twig tuteur

CollectCollect this now for later<p>Hairstyle Tutorials How to build a rustic branch & twig tuteur<p>Gardening<p>CollectCollect this now for later<p>rhoda how to …