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Have a Router in Your Home or Office? The FBI Says Reboot It Right Now to Thwart Russian Malware

VPNFilter is a new threat unleashed by the Russians who hacked the Democratic National Committee.<p>If, like millions of Americans, you have a router in your home or office, it might already be infected by Russian malware named VPNFilter. VPNFilter can interfere with your router's functioning, spy on …

Routers

How to Play Thriller

LinkWith the right synth patches, bass, brass section, and recording talent, Doctor Mix shows us how its possible to replicate the distinctive sound …

Physics Explains Why No One Can Beat the Freeze

The only thing I know about the Freeze is that no one can beat the Freeze (except with a generous head start). And he's awesome. In case you haven't …

Tesla Solar Roof Buyer Tells Us First Impressions of Elon Musk's Tiles

Amanda Tobler is among the first to get on board.<p>Tesla’s solar roof is generating power for people right now. The tiles are part of CEO Elon Musk’s …

Tesla

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Sexual Harassment

Top 10 Places for a Family Vacation

San Juan Island, WA<p>Unwind on Washington's San Juan Island where there are as many wilderness activities as there are water sports. Book a cabin (or a …

What a Foo Believes: The Sweet Life and Rock & Roll Faith of America's Biggest Band

“This is my first day off in weeks,” Dave Grohl says, barefoot in his kitchen in jeans and a biker T-shirt, big goofy Dave Grohl grin on his face. …

Foo Fighters

These doctors think electronic health records are hurting their relationships with patients

Dr. Albert Chan demonstrates inputting medical information into an electronic health record. Many doctors are fed up with how time-consuming EHRs …

Kit Harington auditions for 6 different 'Game of Thrones' parts, nails it

Kit Harington is clearly a versatile actor.<p>It's obvious. Not only has he nailed the role of everyone's favourite bastard Jon Snow, but it turns out …

Scientists are dusting off a long-forgotten weapon to cope with modern bacteria

In 1915, British scientist Frederick Twort saw something weird happening to the bacteria that had invaded his viral cultures: They were disappearing, a sign they had been destroyed. Two years later, French-Canadian microbiologist Félix d’ Hérelle observed the same phenomenon in his own lab.<p>Both …

Microbiology

The Best Places to Camp (Without Really Roughing It)

Medium levels of crunchiness here.<p>Finding a place to camp can be tricky. You don't want to stay too close to civilization and wind up wedged between RVs in some depressing patch of dirt on the side of a highway. But you also don't want to disappear into the woods and subsist on beetles and Clif …

Older adults may not benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease

While there is evidence to support older adults taking statins for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease - such as to prevent a second heart …

The 7 greatest episodes of Game Of Thrones to rewatch before season 7

There have been a grand total of 60 Game Of Thrones episodes so far, during which we have seen houses fall, monarchs perish and dragons soar.<p>However, …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Could Gum Disease Cause Rheumatoid Arthritis?

A type of bacteria found in severe gum disease may trigger many cases of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The bacteria is found in about a third of people, and the researchers found evidence that 47 percent of patients with rheumatoid arthritis had evidence of an infection.<p>It’s …

Pain

Roald Dahl Was Born 100 Years Ago. Here’s His Life Story in 1 Minute

One hundred years after the birth of Roald Dahl, it’s hard to imagine childhood without his fantastic fictions: on the page and the screen, …

Books

Come November: 5 Books to Understand the Modern World

It’s summer, which means beach books, blockbuster movies, and putting our brains in airplane mode for three months, right? Maybe so, but remember, fall will be here sooner than we’d like, and with it an election that promises to be historic regardless who is victorious at the ballot box. Now that …

Doctors: Act Right So More Patients Like You And Comply, Reducing Medical Errors

This week’s headline news that hospital errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. is a wake-up call for both hospital leaders and us potential patients. This would not surprise the author of <i>Unaccountable</i>, Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Marty Makary, who wrote, “As many as 25% of all patients are …

Affordable Care Act

Steve Miller Rips the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Last night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its class of 2015: N.W.A., Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Chicago, and Steve Miller. Kendrick Lamar inducted N.W.A. and there was an opening tribute to David Bowie from David Byrne, the Roots, and Kimbra. After the Black Keys gave a speech inducting …

Music

JetBlue Gave 150 Strangers Free Tickets — But There Was A HUGE Catch

As election season rolls onward, the rhetoric has become nastier, the ads have become tougher, and both voters and politicians seem unwilling to …

Costa Rica

How to use Sworkit best fitness app that was on Shark Tank

Sworkit<p>On the February 19 episode of "Shark Tank," Mark Cuban decided to invest $1.5 million into the company Nexercise, producers of the fitness app Sworkit, in exchange for a 10% share of the company. (Fellow "shark" Barbara Corcoran declined to meet the founders' huge ask, but loved the look of …

A weekend escape to this Phoenix resort soothes, with hiking, great food and art nearby

Amazing what a few days at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort on the north side of Phoenix will do for you. It's a short flight or a half-day's drive from L.A., and my husband, Skip, and I can quickly be a world away. The Pointe, 15 minutes from Sky Harbor Airport, has lush grounds and eight pools …

Electric, Acoustic & Bass Guitars, Amps, Pro Audio

Music Production

10 Places in Iceland to Connect with Earth and Nature

Driving through <b>Iceland</b>, the land of Fire and Ice, is a powerful journey. As you admire its landscapes, your mind and soul experience incredible …

Conquering your fears in Alaska: go big, or go home

Photograph: Jessica Reed for the Guardian<p>Fly fishing in a remote location in the Alaskan south east.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/10/1436560767138/f8a19f6c-a8ef-42d8-b379-4847ac2d39a6-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jessica Reed for the Guardian<p>Fly fishing …

Foo Fighters Respond to Video of 1,000 Musicians Playing One of Its Songs — Here’s Band’s Message

Why This Is The Best Of Times To Be A Physician In America

This is the best of times to be a United States physician. But it also is among the most challenging.<p>My optimism about the professional lives of physicians today has ample basis in reality. The trust and respect patients feel for their personal physicians still runs extremely high. The number of …

Visiting Iceland: 14 dos and don'ts

The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties. When travellers get things wrong, it can be a matter of etiquette, or the destruction of the pristine environment. But it can also be …

Hot Springs

Wonder-filled trip of a lifetime along the Alaska Highway

<i>Three friends, an RV and a thirst to explore: Welcome to the ultimate road trip along the Alaska Highway. No billboards or motels, just 3,000 miles of glorious wilderness, scenery and memories.</i><p>We crossed the border into Canada in a driving rain at 11 p.m. on June 1. I didn't want to think about the …

The Mighty 5 National Parks - Plan a Trip Around Utah

If you have never visited Utah, you really don’t know what you are missing! Referred to as the Beehive State, Utah is spoiled for choice when it …