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iOS 9.3 Allows You To Delete Photos Within Albums

iOS 9.3 has a great feature that seems to have flown under the radar: the ability to delete (not just remove) photos inside of albums. Previous to this, the only thing you could do to a photo within an album was remove it by tapping on the trash can button. However, removing photos from an album …

Albums

Behind the Story: TIME’s Flint Water Crisis Cover Piece

<b>Story:</b> “The Toxic Tap“<p><b>Outlet:</b> TIME<p><b>Reporter:</b> Josh Sanburn<p><i>TIME reporter Josh Sanburn experienced the anger felt by Flint water residents following the water crisis as he reported from the Michigan city for TIME’s cover story. Sanburn said residents are angry at politicians and bureaucrats who failed</i> …

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

New beauty products for the new year

New Year, new you? Despite the cliché, as the calendar flips to Jan. 1 we feel compelled to shift gears, change a habit, try something new. Refreshing your makeup bag is an easy change. Moreover, you'll find that over the last few years research and development teams have been working overtime to …

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

Hospitality

Why California cheerleaders are doing cartwheels right now

The state Senate on Monday approved a bill that would eventually classify competitive cheerleading in high school as a sport so it would receive the same recognition and regulations that protect the safety of other athletes.<p>The measure, which next goes to the governor for action, requires the …

California

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

9 ways wearables could change health and fitness

With the advent of the smart watch, there’s potential for a lot more innovation in the realm of health and fitness. As more and more customers move to wearables, data collection becomes ever more robust.<p>To find out what could be next for these tech companies, I asked nine entrepreneurs from YEC the …

Anthem to Buy Cigna Amid Wave of Insurance Mergers

The health insurer Anthem said on Friday that it had agreed to acquire its rival Cigna for $48.3 billion in a deal that would further concentrate the United States market to just a few major players.<p>The combined company would have estimated revenue of about $115 billion and serve more than 53 …

Health Care

App Shows You Which Surgeons Are The Most Dangerous

ProPublica's new software allows users to view surgeons' complication rates<p>In 2012, 71-year-old LaVerne Stiles had spinal fusion surgery to repair a small fracture caused by a car accident a few weeks before. When she chose between the three surgeons at her nearby hospital in central Florida, she …

Surgeon Scorecard

We calculated complication rates for surgeons performing one of eight elective procedures under Medicare, carefully adjusting for differences in …

5 Conservative Freakouts About Last Week’s Supreme Court Rulings

Conservatives were hit with a one-two punch last week when the Supreme Court ruled not to strip health care access from millions of people, and then …

Same-sex Marriage

Postmates Raises $80M At $400M Valuation

On-demand service Postmates just closed an $80 million Series D round. The company told TechCrunch that the new funding values them at close to $500 million. The round was led by Tiger Global Management, and follows a $35 million round closed in February.<p>Bastian Lehmann, co-founder and CEO of …

Obama's health care legacy sealed

The Supreme Court cemented President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement on Thursday by affirming that the legislation that created Obamacare and required Americans to buy health insurance intended to help all who need help paying for it.<p>In their 6-3 majority in <i>King v. Burwell</i>, the …

Thousands packed into North Korea stadium call for bloody revenge on US on Korean War anniversary

Pyongyang holds 'Mass Rally on the Day of the Struggle Against the US' and issues an English-language statement condemning the 'fatty monster US imperialists'<p>North Korea marked the 65th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War on Thursday with a 100,000-strong rally in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung …

With $13 Million From Maveron, Eargo Is The Hearing Aid Of The Future

After five years of research and $13 million in venture funding, Eargo has created a hearing device that people actually want to wear.<p>Launching out of beta today, Eargo’s invisible, rechargeable hearing aid is modeled after the fishing fly, of all things. It’s made out of flexi fibers — small …

Hearing Aids

Physicians to Columbia University: 'Dismayed' that Dr. Oz is on faculty

<b>(CNN) —</b> Talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against a group of doctors who accuse him of "manifesting an egregious lack of integrity" in his TV and promotional work and who call his faculty position at Columbia University unacceptable.<p>In a written statement issued last week, Oz said, …

Think You Know How To Drink Water?

Dehydration, 8 glasses a day and more - WH busts the myths and discovers the facts about our favorite drinkable staple<p>Take a look around. Right this very second there's a water bottle within a 10-foot radius of where you're sitting. How did it get there? A drop of physiological need mixed with an …

Nutrition

Cancer Survival Boosted by Tetanus Shot With Vaccine

Treatment with tetanus shot seems to enhance cancer vaccine’s effects, stimulating the immune system, Duke University study of glioblastoma patients finds<p>A common tetanus booster shot given to patients with a deadly form of brain cancer shortly before an experimental cancer vaccine prolonged their …

Immunotherapy

6-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

<b>Serves 6</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 large red onions (you can use yellow if you prefer)<p>1 (3-4 pound) chuck roast<p>2 tsp. Celtic sea salt<p>3/4 tsp. freshly ground …

Cooking