Geoff Schreiber

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The Future of Radiology and Artificial Intelligence

What if an algorithm could tell you whether you have cancer based on your CT scan or mammography exam? While I am certain that radiologists’ creative …

The 9 smartest things to do with your money in your 30s

Everyone's allowed a few mulligans in their 20s, but by the time you're 30, it's helpful to have a solid grasp on your finances.<p>To stay on track, …

Personal Finance

Tip: 10 Spices That Help You Live Longer

Boost your health and punch your taste buds right in the face with these medicinal spices.<p>1 – Turmeric<p>Curcumin is the main health-boosting compound …

The best flight search websites – tried and tested

The internet’s supposed to make things easier when comparing flights. Rather than juggle dozens of airline websites, meta-search engines do the job for you, rifling through countless prices to find the best offers. The only snag is there are dozens of such sites, too, so which should you use?<p>To …

8 money mistakes the middle class keeps making

This demographic includes families with incomes two-thirds to double the U.S. median household income - or those earning between $42,000 and $125,000 (with cost-of-living adjustments for expensive metropolitan areas).<p>America's middle class includes teachers, firefighters, and plumbers, but also …

Who Leaked America’s Secret War Plans Into Hitler’s Hands?

Disclosure of America’s top-secret war plans gave Hitler intelligence he needed to win World War II—and some claim FDR himself was behind the …

How Sensors, Robotics And Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Agriculture

The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. China and India, the two largest countries in the world, have populations totalling around one billion. In four years, by 2022, India is predicted to have the largest population in the world, surpassing China.<p>This means we need new ways …

Artificial Intelligence

How to use ITA Matrix to find cheap British Airways flights from Europe

A comment on HFP earlier in the week about ‘how do I use Matrix?’ made me realise that it is a while since I talked about the ITA Matrix online tool. …

5 tips for investing during your 30s

This isn't one of those articles. Yes, you're probably too old now to go on "The Bachelor" — actually, let's call it "too wise" — but you're definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started now gives you plenty of reasonable paths to build a healthy $1 million by retirement.<p>…

How to Retire in Germany as an American | Investopedia

If you want to retire in Germany as an American, you won’t be alone. A New York Times article cites figures ranking Germany fourth in the world for …

Retirement

Disturbing New Study Finds Medication Errors In Half Of All Surgeries

A disturbing new study, published in the October 2015 issue of Anesthesiology, found that medication errors occurred in nearly half of all surgical procedures. Additionally, the study found that one-third of all errors resulted in adverse drug events or harm to patients.<p>The study focussed on more …

Medicine

Flight Deal: U.S. to Vietnam from $495 Round-Trip

The deal is available for a wide range of origin cities, including Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago.<p>There are many reasons to visit Vietnam: to enjoy a perfect bowl of pho on a Hanoi street corner, sample a stunning selection of new hotels, or marvel at the contrast between the country's …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

10 Massive Border Fortifications & Military Defences of Wartime Europe

<i>(Uncover a series of wartime defensive structures and border fortifications across Europe)</i>The urge to protect ourselves from the hostile forces of …

World History

George Washington was shockingly hard to kill

(NEWSER) – "I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation," the National Archives quote George Washington in a letter to his brother following the French and Indian War. He wasn't kidding.<p>In a piece written for Washington's birthday this week, the Washington Post reveals …

The world’s deadliest sniper: Simo Häyhä

With at least 505 confirmed kills during the Winter War of 1939–40, Simo Häyhä has been labelled the deadliest sniper in history. Here, Tapio …

Traditional or Roth IRA? One Has an Absolute Benefit | Investopedia

When given the choice, I suggest people take advantage of a sure thing now (“current absolute benefit”) instead of risking an undefined future …

Watch Us Drive The 2016 Ford Ranger You Can’t Buy

In 2011 the Ford Ranger got a sweet new design. Unfortunately, it also got discontinued in the United States. But now that we know the truck’s coming …

Full-size diesel pickup truck that gets 37 mpg? Achates says yes

Could a full-size pickup truck ever get a fuel-economy rating of 37 mpg?<p>California-based Achates Power believes it can, and its novel engine uses a …

Engines

Make this the year you get out of debt

Getting out of debt may take a sustained commitment to pay down balances and change your spending.<p>Digging out of debt can be painful—but the payoff …

Personal Finance

5 tips for investing in your 30s

Haven't started investing for your retirement yet? Getting started now gives you plenty of reasonable paths to build a healthy $1 million by …

Build a Portable Spray Paint Booth for Your Workshop

If you do a lot of spray painting, this clever box design keeps over-spray from ruining your stuff, helps you avoid nasty paint fumes, and is as easy …

Here's How Honda's Self-Balancing Motorcycle Works

Honda's concept motorcycle keeps itself upright, with or without a rider, even when standing still. Here's how it works.<p>One of the coolest thing things to come out of the Consumer Electronics Show this year was a motorcycle that could stay upright entirely on its own, both while standing still and …

Motorcycles

Newly Discovered 'Radiation Clouds' Could Pose Extra Risks to Frequent Flyers

But there's no need to panic.<p>Researchers have found evidence of mysterious 'radiation clouds' in Earth's stratosphere, which could expose passengers …

Universe

Health Savings Accounts Are Back In The Policy Spotlight

They are just three little words — "health savings accounts" — but they are generating a lot of buzz as Republicans contemplate plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.<p>Expanding the use of these accounts, based on a long-held conservative view that consumers should be more responsible …

The Real 007 Used Fake News to Get the U.S. into World War II

The British ran a massive and illegal propaganda operation on American soil during World War II—and the White House helped.<p>In the spring of 1940, …

We Can Now Extract the DNA of Rare Animals Preserved in Museum Jars

Scientists have figured out how to bring long-dead animal collections into the age of genomic study.<p>Scientists from Louisiana State University (LSU) …

73 years ago, the Allies beat back the Nazis' last major western offensive — here are 16 photos from the Battle of the Bulge

On the morning of December 16, 1944, more than 200,000 German troops and almost 1,000 tanks drove into the Ardennes forest, across an 85-mile stretch of the front line, running from southern Belgium to the middle of Luxembourg.<p>The German thrust shredded Allied lines, held by units sent to the …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

Graphene