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FCC gives remote health care a huge funding boost

Rural residents might soon have a better chance of seeing a doctor without venturing into the city. The FCC has raised the annual spending cap on the Rural Health Care Program by 43 percent to $571 million to tackle "funding shortages" driven by a spike in demand for remote medical services. To …

Health Care

Intel reportedly considering launching smart glasses this year

Intel is reportedly looking to sell a majority stake in an augmented reality spinoff company, with plans to potentially launch consumer smart glasses this year, according to <i>Bloomberg Technology</i>. <i>Bloomberg</i> writes that the company will probably be called Vaunt; the smart glasses are reportedly known …

17 Things to Do in Jacksonville, Florida

Every year, millions of travelers flock to Florida in search of the perfect vacation spot. And while cities like Miami and Orlando may be two of the …

Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Rotten Tomatoes

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Hiking

Vuzix is launching the first Alexa-enabled AR glasses at CES

Vuzix has been making smartglasses for years, but one upcoming model will apparently be extra special. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the New York-based company is debuting the first Alexa-enabled augmented reality glasses at CES 2018. You'll be able to ask Alexa questions the way you usually do, and the …

Smart Homes

Just 10 Minutes of Exercise Can Help Your Brain

Just 10 minutes of physical activity can increase brainpower for a short time afterward, according to a new study published in <i>Neuropsychologia</i>. The …

Humanity

3 Tips From Vanguard's Jack Bogle Will Help You Invest Successfully in 2018

Even though the stock market is set to close the books on a red-hot year, it would be unwise to get complacent and forget the investing basics.<p>For a …

Investing

How you should design your home to maximize happiness

Dan Buettner is a National Geographic Explorer and the author of "The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons from the World's Happiest People." Here, he shares his insights on how to design your own home, so you can feel more overall happiness.<p><b>Dan Buettner:</b> My name is Dan Buettner. I'm a National …

After Lebanese Leader's TV Appearance, Doubts Grow About His Future — And Lebanon's

The story of the fate of Lebanon's erstwhile prime minister is unfolding like a real-life television drama.<p>Last week, Saad Hariri announced his resignation in a televised address from Saudi Arabia. The sudden move left Lebanon in shock and fueled heavy speculation that the Saudi royal family had …

This handheld 3D body scanning device could replace the MRI — using the motion-sensing technology from a Nintendo Wii

Sometimes, a little toying around can pay off.<p>Joshua Broder, an ER physician at Duke University, couldn't understand why his son's handheld Nintendo Wii controller was better at detecting movement than the professional ultrasound machine he used work.<p>One day, while his son was playing Wii, he got …

Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

Here's the tech you shouldn't buy on Black Friday

It's a truism that the best tech deals of the year happen on Black Friday.<p>It's also woefully inaccurate. Yes, there will be some bargains worth considering -- maybe even standing in line for -- but as you've probably discovered, stores large and small have turned a single day into an entire season …

Black Friday

Why are smartphone chips suddenly including an AI processor?

If virtual assistants have been the breakthrough technology in this year’s smartphone software, then the AI processor is surely the equivalent on the hardware side.<p>Apple has taken to calling its latest SoC the A11 Bionic on account of its new AI “Neural Engine”. Huawei’s latest Kirin 970 boasts a …

Machine Learning

18 Hilarious *Friends* Bloopers That Will Thaw Your Ice-Cold Heart

Let's face it: We'd all rather stay at home, order Chinese food, and watch 13 straight hours of <i>Friends</i> on Netflix than deal with other humans. (Some people are mean! Phoebe Buffay, on the other hand, is not.) At one point or another, you've definitely canceled plans with your old friend from …

Surprise: Good Communication Does Not Result In A Better Relationship

Couples often ask for advice about for how they can improve their communication. "If we could just find better ways to communicate with each other," they say, "we would have a much better relationship." So they seek couples therapy, they go to workshops for learning new relationship "skills;" and …

MIT professor's quick primer on two types of machine learning for healthcare

There are two main approaches to machine learning – supervised and unsupervised – and each has specific applications in the context of healthcare.<p>And …

Machine Learning

'Pronoia' and other emotions you never knew you had

In recent years, neuroscience has introduced a new way of thinking about our emotions. The scientists behind the latest brain-imaging studies say they can now pinpoint with precision where these feelings are located within our heads. In 2013, for instance, a team of psychologists published a study …

Language

Inside the Mind of Steven Spielberg, Hollywood’s Big, Friendly Giant

The legendary director on <i>The BFG</i>, eye contact between actors, the trauma of his childhood, and the reason he gave Drew Barrymore a kitten.<p>by Jon …

The Shadow Doctors

The underground race to spread medical knowledge as the Syrian regime erases it.<p>On a recent Tuesday evening in London, the surgeon David Nott attended a dinner at Bluebird, an upscale Chelsea restaurant. The room was packed with doctors, renowned specialists who had come for the annual consultants’ …

Middle East

The downfall of David Cameron: a European tragedy

His predecessors as Conservative prime minister were both ousted by strife over Europe, so he knew the dangers<p>They used to call it Greek tragedy when the fates wrought their revenge on human folly and weakness. But maybe a better term in the case of the folly and weakness of the modern Tory party …

Great Britain

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates

'Follow your passion' won't always cut it.<p>If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes …

Self-improvement

Why we love these 5 data visualization tools (and you should, too!)

If you are from the finance, sales, marketing or operations sector, then you must have noticed that massive data is crawling into your everyday life. …

Top 20 Notable National Parks in the USA to Add to Your Bucket List

We could wander the treasure trove of nature-laden images all across the world in our 500px community for days. But the landscape photos our team has …

Music

Kanye West And Kid Cudi Return To Form On The Creatively Safe 'Kids See Ghosts'<p>Aaron Williams 06.08.18 16 hours ago<p>Stream The Best New Albums This Week From Kanye West And Kid Cudi, Jorja Smith, And Lykke Li<p>Derrick Rossignol 06.08.18 19 hours ago<p>Sadness Is A Blessing On Lykke Li's Inspired New …