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Project Fi makes its already-great roaming coverage even better

Google’s Project Fi built its reputation by having the simplest pay-as-you-use data plan anywhere, but that’s not all the network is good for. …

Sierra Leone

Neil Young: “The Record Labels Killed Pono”

Neil Young has discussed his ventures into high-quality audio and streaming in a new interview with the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>. Most recently, Young opened a massive online archive featuring his entire discography in high-quality streaming. But before that project, there was, of course, his …

Streaming

Jimmy Buffett Does Not Live the Jimmy Buffett Lifestyle

Jimmy Buffett awoke one morning last year in one of his many homes — he can’t remember which one, there are a lot of them — and a panic gripped him in his throat. His new Broadway musical, “Escape to Margaritaville,” was coming along nicely, but something was off.<p>It wasn’t the music — they’d been …

Grateful Dead

What I Learned from Watching My iPad’s Slow Death

My old iPad just turned five, and it’s starting to die. If it could wonder about such things, it might question this prognosis. Its memory, after all, still retrieves information as quickly as it ever did. Its face hasn’t aged a day, projecting as vividly as it did in 2012, when Apple called it …

Journalism

We Need to Talk About Magic Leap's Freaking Goggles

Magic Leap finally did it. After $2 billion in funding and a few years of leaks, teases, and hints, Magic Leap finally has an actual product that …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

The Secrets to Andrew Zimmern’s Delicious Rosh Hashanah Brisket

Just in time for the holiday, we got the celebrity chef and TV host to give us his advice and family’s brisket recipe.<p>My introduction to the joys of …

Recipes

In Irma-devastated Virgin Islands, resolve blends with worry of being forgotten

Sharon Coldren, standing on the balcony of the Coral Bay Community Council building, raised a megaphone to give a warning to about 100 of her fellow islanders.<p>"There are tropical storms on the way that could become hurricanes," she said to a crowd gathered Saturday outside the town hall. Evacuate, …

Rainfall

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Airbnb

Turning To VPNs For Online Privacy? You Might Be Putting Your Data At Risk

Worried about Internet companies snooping on your online browsing? You might turn to something called a virtual private network to protect your privacy. But researchers say these networks can themselves be insecure.<p>Earlier this year, the federal government rolled back rules that would have …

Privacy

If You Have Any of These Records, You Could Be Sitting on a Gold Mine

They could be worth thousands of dollars.<p>When's the last time you looked at your record collection? In recent years, vinyl has made a serious comeback, which means you may want to dust off those old LPs, or keep an eye out at thrift stores for hidden gems.<p>"The antiques market seems often heavily …

13 killed when huge tree crashes down on Portuguese festival

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A huge oak tree crashed down on a popular religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira Tuesday, killing 13 people and injuring 49 others, officials said.<p>The tree fell while a large crowd was gathered near the island's capital of Funchal as part of the Nossa Senhora …

Latin America

You may not need to finish your antibiotics (but you probably still should)

Time for a course correction.<p>There are three things that most science lovers know about antibiotics. First, there's the fact that Alexander Fleming discovered them when he noticed that mold had killed the bacteria he’d been growing in a Petri dish. Second, there's the fact that antibiotics kill …

ASUS' take on mesh WiFi is now available

Mesh networking is all the rage for people who want to fill every bit of their home with sweet high-speed Wi-Fi. Lynksys, Google, Netgear, TP-Link and Eero all have devices that use the new technology to smooth out the dead spots in your home. Now Asus has joined the crowd with its Lyra Home WiFi …

Mac malware caught silently spying on computer users

Mac users typically think they're immune to malware. But a new strain used for spying reminds us even Macs can be compromised<b>.</b><p>Researchers have found an unusual piece of malware, called FruitFly, that's been infecting some Mac computers for years.<p>FruitFly operates quietly in the background, spies on …

CNN

10 Myths of Prostate Cancer

I have cared for prostate cancer patients for more than 20 years. Patients come to me with all kinds of wrong notions. Here are 10 of the most …

Cyclist shows what competing in the Tour de France can do to your legs

If you want to know what riding 1,758 miles over 17 days in the Tour de France can do to a person's legs, Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski has the answer in a single photo.<p>After riding in the 16th stage of cycling's most prestigious event on Tuesday, Poljanski, 27, posted a picture of his legs on …

A Photo Tour of the Tour de France

Tour de France

Global cyberattack: What you need to know

A massive ransomware attack has hit businesses around the world, causing major companies to shut down their computer systems.<p>Researchers are still investigating the software behind the attack, warning that it's more sophisticated than the WannaCry worm that struck hundreds of thousands of computers …

CNN

Foods you should always eat together to get the most health benefits

Many healthy greens and vegetables are packed with nutrition, but you might not be getting as many benefits out of them as you think. Want a nutrient boost? Certain vitamins in different foods can work together in your body to help you get the most nutrition out of your meal. This video shows some …

Nutrition

ORICA-SCOTT’s GC focus remains for Tour de France as nine-rider line up is confirmed

<b>ORICA-SCOTT</b> has today named the nine-rider team selected to race the <b>Tour de France</b> in support of the team’s Grand Tour general classification focus …

Brailsford: Lessons to be learned

Sir Dave Brailsford says there are "lessons to be learned" following the publication of a report which was critical of the way British Cycling was …

Cycling

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

National championships week and Tom Dumoulin has retaken his Dutch TT title. We have team previews for the weekend and we start to look forward to …

Robert Millar blog: The making of Richie Porte

There was a time just after Richie Porte left Team Sky when it looked like the Australian was struggling with the responsibility and had jumped out …

Viewers' Guide to the 2017 Tour de France...Boardroom Edition!

Welcome to Podium Cafe's umpteenth Viewers' Guide to whichever Grand Tour starts next! This time, we focus on the 2017 Tour, through the eyes of …

Road Cycling

Emotional Steve Cummings hopeful national time trial win will secure Tour de France spot

<b>Steve Cummings hopes that his victory in the British Time Trial Championships is enough to earn him Tour de France selection<br>- Alex Dowsett admits he</b> …

Team Sky expecting usual ‘hostile environment’ at Tour de France, says Dave Brailsford

<b>The team boss says he doesn't see road side support being any more hostile considering an ongoing investigation by UK Anti-Doping</b><p>Team Sky boss David …

Cycling science: Does riding a Grand Tour shorten your life?

Michael Donlevy 23 Jun 2017Some say repeated intense exercise can be bad for you, and that riding a Grand Tour will take a year off your life. Is it …

Cycling

Froome: I'm going to have to make sure I'm absolutely at my best

Chris Froome has warned that this year's Tour de France route and the limited amount of time trial will ensure a very close race as he fights to win …