Jason McFarland

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Nine Easy Tips to Stay Safe While Hiking

For every trip into nature, you need to be prepared. Whether it is a one-mile hike with the family or a solo trip where you cover more than 20 miles …

Hiking

These are the most Instagram-worthy waterfall hikes in all 50 states

<b>Connecticut: Roaring Brook Falls</b> <br>Categorized as a moderate-level three-mile hike, the reward is a spectacular view of the state’s highest single-drop …

4 Must-See Broadway Musicals

Shows open and close all the time in New York, the live-theater capital of the world. But “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Chicago,” “The Lion King” and …

10 Airbnbs make you feel like you’re living in Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is back onscreen with its dramatic landscapes and architecture. Almost as captivating as the onscreen drama is the fact that Airbnb …

Stem cell brain implants could 'slow ageing and extend life', study shows

Scientists have slowed down the ageing process by implanting stem cells into the brains of animals, raising hopes for new strategies to combat age-related diseases and extend the human lifespan.<p>Implants of stem cells that make fresh neurons in the brain were found to put the brakes on ageing in …

Medicine

U.S. Cuba tour operators gird for Trump travel crackdown | Reuters

HAVANA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. tour operators that send Americans to Cuba are banding together to try to limit damage to business from tighter restrictions on travel to the communist-run island expected in September from the Trump administration.<p>Tourists visit Revolution Square in Havana January …

Is marijuana a secret weapon against the opioid epidemic?

As U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a crowd of federal, state and local law enforcement in March, the country "is in the throes of a heroin …

MassRoots: Riding The Cannabis Wave

Legal use of cannabis is spreading like a wildfire. The country may even be close to federal rules that don't prohibit the use of marijuana for …

Cannabis

This African park has a high-tech plan to combat poachers

Rwandan ‘smart park’ uses LoRaWAN to protect threatened animals<p>Security has long been a major concern at wildlife reserves in Africa, where rhino and elephant populations have been decimated by poachers in recent years. But a park in Rwanda is betting on a new networking technology to change …

5 Consistent Day Trading Setups (With Charts)

Watch for These Patterns When Day Trading<p>Updated July 21, 2017<p>Each trading day is different. Traders won't find two days in the market that are …

Trading

Tutenkhamun’s wife Ankhesenamun may finally have been found

<b>Archaeologists believe they have found the remains of Tutankhamun’s wife.</b><p>In a newly-uncovered burial chamber in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, …

How to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Business (Without Inventing Anything at All) | Inc.com

Spoiler alert: most of today's top companies are based on old ideas. Uber is a modern twist on the taxi industry; Airbnb has done the same with hotels. Tesla's electric vehicles are just another incarnation of a centuries-old idea. And yet the founders of these companies are heralded as the most …

Innovation

How to Market Your Products With Social Media Influencers | Inc.com

You've optimized your ecommerce website for the search engines, and now you're starting to get more traffic. But that increase in traffic hasn't translated into an increase in sales as you had expected. You want to increase conversions, and grow your business, but you're not sure where to begin.<p>One …

Public Relations

3 Travel Insiders Share Their Secrets to Scoring First-Class Upgrades

It's not impossible<p>Air travel can be a nuisance. Whether it’s standing in long security lines or dealing with little legroom on a flight, flying is …

20 members of Congress demand FBI investigation into Ivanka Trump’s security clearance

Ethics issues are a family affair.<p>Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has been under extreme scrutiny for allegedly lying on the …

China holds live fire drills, as border dispute with India enters fifth week

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Chinese government has issued a warning to neighboring India to withdraw its troops from the disputed Doklam border area to "avoid further escalation of the situation."<p>The comments, made by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang during a regular press briefing Tuesday, come amid what has …

3 Ways to Find Out Which Process Listening on a Particular Port

A port is a logical entity which represents an endpoint of communication and is associated with a given process or service in an operating system. In …

How to Get Rich When Robots Steal Your Job | Inc.com

Consultancy firm Price Waterhouse & Coopers recently published a report that suggested that 38% of US jobs will be performed by robots by 2030. The rates are even higher in the transportation and storage (56%) and manufacturing (46%). The continually aggressive growth trend in processing power …

OpenText launches Magellan, an AI platform aimed at IBM's Watson

OpenText is betting open source, Apache Spark, and years of experience with unstructured enterprise data will enable it to take on IBM's Watson and …

Pollution cuts solar energy production by up to 35%

We may be sabotaging our efforts to generate clean energy. New research from a team led by Duke University found polluted air can reduce solar energy …

China just built a 250-acre solar farm shaped like a giant panda

Most solar farms align their solar arrays in rows and columns to form a grid.<p>A new solar power plant in Datong, China, however, decided to have a …

Renewable Energy

Solar plant plans for Chernobyl could do more harm than good

Thirty-one years on from the disaster, the thought that Chernobyl might be getting solar renewable energy leaves me feeling a little perplexed.<p>Green …

United Kingdom

Celestron NexStar 127SLT Mak Computerized Telescope Deal for Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day offers lots of chances for skywatchers to upgrade their equipment. One of the deals on offer today (July 11) is theCelestron NexStar …

'Annihilation' of earth's species is occurring globally, scientists warn

The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, and amounts to a "biological annihilation" of the planet's wildlife, scientists have warned.<p>More than 30 percent of animals with a backbone -- fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals -- are declining in both …

Biodiversity

Surprise Find Flips a Decade of Research Into an Exotic Quantum Particle

Efimov Molecule<p>Scientists have discovered that a simple model used to describe the formation an exotic type of quantum particle, an Efimov molecule, …

Hypersonic aircraft are more realistic thanks to a ceramic coating

There are a few reasons why you aren't flying across the country in hypersonic aircraft, but the simplest of them is heat: when you travel at speeds over Mach 5, the ultra-high temperatures (around 3,600F to 5,400F) strip layers from metal. How do you protect a vehicle when even the toughest …

Ceramics

Brain-training games don’t really train brains, a new study suggests

The first large study to rigorously examine brain-training games using cognitive tests and brain imaging adds to evidence that they are not particularly good at training brains and appear to have no more effect on healthy brains than video games. The study is another blow to companies such as …

The Brain

Research Shows Magic Mushrooms Can Offer Real Benefits in Depression Therapy

Mindblowing.<p>A review of the research on combining therapy with the psychoactive component from magic mushrooms has concluded it's not only a safe and …

Why Closing the White House Scientific Department Is Bad News for Women

The White House science division is no more. The last three members of the science division of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) closed the door on June 30, and one marked the moment with an epic tweet: “science division out. mic drop.”<p>While there are 35 remaining …

The White House

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