Lisa Gillespie

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Nitschke's 'suicide machine' draws crowds at Amsterdam funeral fair

Euthanasia advocate displays ‘Sarco’, a pod that fills with nitrogen, which he hopes will one day be available as a 3D-printable device<p>A controversial suicide pod that enables its occupant to kill themselves at the press of a button went on display at an Amsterdam funeral show on Saturday.<p>Called …

3D Printing

Norwegian Air Is Driving Down Flight Prices to Europe. Here Are Its Best Destinations.

Norwegian Air called its shot years ago. You know the airline now as a sort of Southwest for transatlantic trips, but before the discount carrier …

European Travel

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

Mental Health

The Best Offline Navigation Apps for Hiking & Outdoor Adventures

The use of smartphones out in the wilderness is controversial, but there’s no question the technology has real utility. Even if you personally eschew …

Apps

Facebook's new privacy tools let you scrub your data, for real

Still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook will let you delete anything from your profile or timeline and end Facebook's use of that data.<p>If you didn't care about Facebook privacy two weeks ago, you probably do now.<p>The social network has come under a hailstorm of criticism after …

Social Media

The Secret Miracle Cleaner You've Had Since College

When you're looking for an effective cleaner, most of us would love to find something inexpensive, non-toxic and — while we're being picky — …

Vodka

Seek app helps you identify plants and animals with your phone

If you’ve ever wondered what kinds of plants and animals you’re seeing on hikes or around your neighborhood, a new app could be the answer. The Seek …

Apps

Not Signing Up For TSA Precheck Is a Big Mistake — Here's Why

Waiting to get through airport security brings out the absolute worst in me. There's something about having to take off my shoes and jacket and remove my laptop from its sleeve that turns me into the most unpleasant human being. And each time I fly, which is pretty often, I <i>always</i> regret not signing …

Flying

Scientists Have Established a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

This app uses machine learning and AR to teach you how to draw

For some people drawing comes naturally. But, if you’re anything like me, your stick figures look like misshapen horrors for whom death would surely be a relief. Enter Sketch AR: the AI-powered app that aims to make you a better artist regardless of your current skill.<p>The idea is pretty simple: you …

You can get a teddy bear made to look exactly like your dog or cat

Best. Day. Ever<p>Remember last week when we found a brand that created custom pyjamas with the face of your cat, dog, budgie or whatever your prize pet is on them?<p>We ordered three pairs and thought we'd be content for life. That is until we heard about the teddy bear company that can make exact …

Pets

One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

Flectr 360 Bike Reflector

Besides being healthy, cycling is a great contribution to the preservation of the environment. But, you need to be safe, specially at night. The …

Cycling

Ultra-Realistic Animal Ski Masks

If you are looking for something different and fun to wear at the slopes this year, with a unique design, these cool new Beardo HD Animal Ski Masks, …

Skiing

DryGuy Boot Dryer

When you´re getting into ski boots, there´s nothing worse than being greeted by cold, damp, and smelly linings from the day before. Utilizing a …

Hiking

Stabilicers Maxx

STABILicers are useful ice cleats for strapping over your shoes/boots to help you keep firm over icy surfaces. Designed for passionate winter …

Outdoors

Sky takes on Netflix and Amazon with cheaper streaming

Low-cost, plug-in stick and new download service a response to new rivals<p>Sky is taking the fight to rivals Netflix and Amazon Video with the launch of a low-cost plug-in stick that will provide access to its films, television shows and live sport such as Premier League matches on any TV set.<p>It is …

Televisions

9 of the best travel cameras you can buy now

<b>(CNN) —</b> That mobile phone in your pocket takes pretty decent photos, so no need to get a separate camera for your travels, right?<p>Actually, wrong. The latest point-and-shoot cameras are still smarter than smartphones and have loads of fun options and easy-to-use settings good for amateurs and pros …

Cameras

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

Video: How to Clean Your Hydration Reservoir

REI is continuing its ongoing video series of how to care for our favorite outdoor gear. This time out they've shared tips on how to clean a …

Backpacking

Joby gives the GorillaPod arms for adding accessories to mobile shoots

How do you make the popular flexible GorillaPods even more flexible? Give them arms. On Thursday, January 4, Joby announced the Gorillapod Mobile …

Videography

Cooked breakfast a weight loss help

IF YOU like a cooked breakfast, you are going to love this.<p>Eggs in the morning can help you lose weight.<p>A new report from the CSIRO confirms the …

Nutrition

These exercises took 3 years off of aging faces - Futurity

This facial exercise regimen could give people "a low-cost, non-toxic way" to get a younger appearance.

Aging

Device quiets 'phantom sounds' of tinnitus - Futurity

The device uses precisely timed sounds and weak electrical pulses to target the root of tinnitus—damaged nerve cells.

Neurophilosophy

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

Cancer

27 Custom Gifts Pet Owners Will Love *Almost* As Much As Their Pets

Chances are they like their pets more than they like you — that is, until they get one of these gifts!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial

Exclusive: as evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS<p>British scientists have begun testing a radically new approach to treating schizophrenia based on emerging evidence that it could be a disease of the …

Neuroscience

Jamie Oliver On How To Cook Amazing 5-Ingredient Meals

<i>Food editor Kristen Eppich chats with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver on cooking quick, easy and delicious meals.</i><p>Jamie Oliver is one of my all-time …

How to high brace!

Stay upright and avoid injuries!

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