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These Crispy Asparagus Fries Are Packed With Flavor — but Are Still Good For You!

<i>Lighten up your fries by swapping heavy potatoes with crunchy asparagus! Spears are tossed in cheesy nutritional yeast and almond meal for a dose of healthy fats and protein, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Spring is in the air with this garden-fresh French fry alternative. No need to sacrifice flavor to achieve …

Food

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Private Sector

The Smithsonian unveils a portrait of Henrietta Lacks, the black farmer whose cells led to medical miracles

<b>(CNN) —</b> Her cells are responsible for the polio vaccine, gene mapping and in vitro fertilization to name a few. But for a long time most of the public didn't know her contribution to modern medicine. Neither did she because her cells were harvested without her consent.<p>This week, the Smithsonian …

National Portrait Gallery

A virtual machine could be the solution to keeping 32-bit apps running in macOS

Apple last month started warning users of 32-bit apps that future versions of macOS would not run ‘without compromise.’<p>It was a vague warning, but suggests that Apple does have a plan to allow 32-bit apps to continue to run even after macOS has nominally switched to a 64-bit-only environment …<p>One …

Apps

Amazon 1-day Ecosmart Tankless Water Heaters up to $100 off from $166.50

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering Ecosmart Tankless Water Heaters at up to <b>25% off</b>. Our top pick from the sale is the EcoSmart ECO 11 Electric Tankless Water Heater (13KW at 240 Volts) for <b>$166.58 shipped</b>. Regularly between $200 and $230+, this is a new Amazon …

Water Heater

5 Brilliant Ways to Deal With Toxic People at Work

These toxic manipulators are tough to deal with, until you change the rules of the game.<p>If you've ever worked with toxic people, you know that dealing with them can be mentally, emotionally, and physically taxing.<p>One recent poll of 800 managers and employees in 17 industries, as reported by <i>Harvard</i> …

Self-help

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Microbiology

The U.S. Detained 'Promiscuous' Women in What One Called a 'Concentration Camp.' That Word Choice Matters

For much of the 20th century, the United States government locked women in concentration camps. “Concentration camp” — that isn’t my phrase; it was …

Arkansas Supreme Court

Identical Twins Reveal How Environments Change Gene Expression

Studying twins has long offered insight into the interplay of nature and nurture. Epigenetics is the next frontier.<p>Identical twins Monica and Erika Hoffman stand barefoot, side-by-side near a sign that reads “Twin Studies Center” at California State University at Fullerton. Their glasses removed, …

Genetics

Ancient Rome’s Collapse Is Written Into Arctic Ice

Scientists can finally track the civilization’s economic booms and recessions—thanks to the exhaust of its massive coin-making operation, preserved for centuries in Greenland’s ice sheet.<p>On March 15, some time ago, several dozen famous politicians—sturdy men, duly elected senators who claimed to …

Ancient History

The Students and Teachers Upending Traditional Approaches to Discipline

What happens when you don’t blame kids for bad behavior? An elementary school in Columbus, Ohio is trying to find out. Katherine Reynolds Lewis writes:<p>Many of Ohio Avenue’s children have brushed against violence and other traumatic experiences in their short lives—abuse and neglect, a household …

Teaching

5 Foods That Help You Sleep

Let’s face it — we live in a non-stop society. In our rush, we too often put sleep on the back burner. As a busy mom myself, I can understand why …

Nutrition

Apple Watch: How to enable Water Lock mode

The Apple Watch Series 2 and later have a nifty little feature called Water Lock mode. These Apple Watches are able to be submerged under water and still be okay.<p>With Water Lock mode, it will disable all hardware buttons and the Apple Watch’s display to prevent accidental taps and clicks.<p>Follow …

Apple Watch

iPads save $1.8M a year and 55,000 person hours, says Dallas construction firm

The technology head of construction company Rogers-O’Brien says that using iPads saves the company $1.8M a year, including 55,000 hours of reductions in working time.<p>In particular, says Todd Wynne, iPads solve a recurring problem that no-one outside the construction industry would ever guess …

Apple Store

How to edit Photos Memories on your iPhone and iPad

Memories is one of the best features of the Photos app. It gathers together pictures into albums that are surprisingly smart. It picks you best pictures, adds music, and uses things like facial recognitions to focus on the important people in the pictures. The whole thing is presented as a …

Mobile Photography

How to search Google using Apple Pencil and handwriting

Did you ever open up Google on your iPad, and wish that, instead of just typing your query using the always-accessible keyboard, you could write it anywhere on the Google home page using a finger, or an Apple Pencil? No, me neither. But that doesn’t make the possibility any less real. Now, with a …

Apple Pencil

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Karl Marx

Apple took 8 days to give me the data it had collected on me. It was eye opening.

How much does Apple know about me? The answer surprised me.<p>Following Facebook's acknowledgement that it had let a political ad targeting firm scrape the personal data of 87 million users, I rushed to see what kind of personal data the social network and Google had gathered on me. Both had more …

Privacy

Google makes iPhones extremely secure

Google’s service making its accounts uncommonly secure has been extended to iOS native apps. This is only for people who carry around really sensitive information and who therefore expect their iPhone or iPad to come under sophisticated attack.<p>Starting today, the Advanced Protection Program …

Apps

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Healthy Eating

More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

WASHINGTON (AP) — FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs.<p>Those employers and many others are quietly taking what once would have been a radical step: …

Cannabis

Video: 25 iPad multitasking tips – do you know them all?

In this step-by-step video walkthrough, we discuss and demonstrate a multitude of iPad-centric multitasking tips for iOS. Most iPad users will be aware of the existence of some of these features, but there are probably a handful of tips that have flown under your radar. Watch our hands-on video …

Apps

Autism test and treatment on horizon as scientists find hormone deficiency link

A test and possible treatment for autism could be on the horizon after scientists discovered that people and primates who are less social are deficient in a particular hormone.<p>Around 1.1 per cent of the people in Britain, around 695,000 are through to be on the autism spectrum, according to The …

Autism

8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

Nutrition

How to disable Suggested and Recent Apps on iPad in iOS 11

Apple took iPad to the next level with iOS 11. With that are some changes that try to improve your experience, such as Suggested and Recent Apps.<p>Follow along as we walk you through how to disable Suggested and Recent Apps on iPad in iOS 11.<p>Head into Settings > Multitasking & Dock.<br>• Flip the switch …

Apps

I had no idea this hidden iPhone trick existed, and now it’s one of my favorites

A few months ago I told you about a nifty little iOS trick that may very well keep some iPhone and iPad users from losing their minds. How annoying …

Apps

Apple Watch may have helped save the life of Florida teen

A Florida teenager reportedly had her life saved by her trusty Apple Watch after it alerted her to a dangerously high resting heart rate.<p>18-year-old Deanna Recktenwald was at church when her Apple Watch displayed a warning, noting that her heart rate had hit 190 beats per minute and that she should …

Apple Watch

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give live significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections. These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Self-help

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Vegetables

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

Leadership