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High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

SANDS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys …

Japchae Salad

When the noodles are done, shower them with cold water and drain well. My noodles were pre-cut in the package. If yours are not, you might want to …

Radish, Enoki, Tangerine, and Avocado Salad From 'Feast'

During the wintertime, my salads are usually little more than pre-washed boxed salad greens and a little oil and vinegar; I struggle to find inspiration in the root vegetables and super bitter greens of January. That's why love to read recipes like Sarah Copeland's salad of radish, enoki, …

Surprising Ways Countries Eat Avocados Around the World

When avocados are mentioned, recipes for guacamole inevitably follow. It may surprise you that the fruits are used in unexpected and varied ways all over the world (and yes, avocados are in fact, a fruit). Avocados, also called alligator pears for their green and rough skin, are found in many …

Self-driving cars could keep seniors in the driver's seat

My Grandma Bobbie is 93 and lives on her own, in a spotless condo decorated with enviable midcentury furnishings. The daughter of a<p>General Motorsmillwright, she grew up in Detroit riding the streetcar, but one of her goals was to get to the promised land — the suburbs — and preferably by car.<p>For my …

General Motors

TomTom Runner Cardio sport watch has its finger on your pulse

The TomTom Runner Cardio gives rival fitness trackers and smartwatches a run for their money with built-in GPS and heart rate monitoring.<p>If you have your finger on the pulse of technology, you know smartwatches and fitness trackers are running riot right now -- and the new TomTom Runner Cardio GPS …

Wearable Tech

This Biodegradable Battery Can Melt Inside You

For powering everything from medical devices to environmental sensors, these batteries leave no trace once you’re done using them.<p>In the past, medical implants were a pretty permanent situation; if you had surgery to get something like a pacemaker, you’d have to have surgery to take it out. But in …

Virtual reality made me believe I was someone else

I am no longer Aaron Souppouris. I am a woman. I am a stranger. I stare down at the mask I hold in my hands, struggling to comprehend how those hands, which are clearly not mine, are allowing me to feel its curves and cracks. As I glance at the mirror in front of me, my new lip piercing glimmers …

The Fourth Screen: How Smartwatches Could Be Used for Ads

Will your wrist be the next billboard?<p>With new entries from Sony, Samsung and Motorola hitting the market, plus rumored interest from Apple, …

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

50 Amazing Facts About Antarctica

1 of 50<p>Introduction<p>The coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth was minus 128.56 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 89.2 degrees Celsius), registered on …

Antarctica

Aborted babies incinerated to heat UK hospitals

The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found.<p>Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants …