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Nyko’s $20 cardboard arcade for the Switch looks to trade on the Labo’s success

Cardboard copycat<p>Nintendo’s Labo kits captured the imagination of gamers everywhere with their creative cardboard constructions, so it was only natural that we’d eventually see other companies start to build their own cardboard creations.<p>At E3, Nyko announced the Labo’s first competitor: the $20 …

Apple actually began shutting down its USB security hole a while ago

Apple began providing options for shutting down the USB port in iOS 11, but made it far more powerful in the newly-announced iOS 12.<p>Apple has been in a long-running battle with law enforcement over the ease with which the latter can access evidence stored on iPhones, even when they’ve been secured …

iOS

Apple to Close iPhone Security Hole That Law Enforcement Uses to Crack Devices

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has long positioned the iPhone as a secure device that only its owner can open. That has led to battles with law enforcement officials who want to get information off them, including a well-publicized showdown with the F.B.I. in 2016 after Apple refused to help open the locked …

Privacy

Even Doctors Are Amazed: Mix Cinnamon And Honey And Cure Arthritis, Cancer, Gallbladder Infection, High Cholesterol And More

The traditional Chinese medicine has used the combination of honey and cinnamon for thousands of years, and this mixture has a long tradition of use …

Cancer

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who foretold 9/11 and Brexit' also made a chilling prediction about Russia and Vladimir Putin

A blind mystic who correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami also made a chilling prediction about …

Doctors and a Nutritionist Reveal the Top Foods Responsible for Inflammation

If there's one word that's entered the public consciousness in a big way over the past few years when it comes to understanding our food choices, …

Wellness

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Muscle

Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

While the big pillars of a heart-healthy diet haven’t changed much over time, it <i>can</i> be difficult to keep track of those smaller details that seem to …

A Passenger Sued Southwest Airlines for Exactly $74,999, and It's Totally Brilliant. Here's Why

People asked: "Why not just round it off to $75,000?"<p>Perhaps you've read about the 24-year-old Harvard dropout who sued Equifax in small claims court over last year's mammoth data breach--and won--and whose company started funding other people's cases against the credit reporting giant.<p>Now, a …

U.S. Federal Courts

Google’s Project Fi is the best cellphone plan you’re not using

Google has a solution for everyone who is tired of seeing astronomical cell phone bills at the end of each month. Launched in 2015, Project Fi is an …

Researchers figured out how to generate power from falling raindrops — which could solve the biggest problem with solar energy

One of the biggest problems plaguing the widespread adoption of solar power is, quite simply, rainy weather.<p>Solar panels are designed to convert sunlight into electricity. But when it's cloudy or rainy, they're rendered useless. There are batteries, like the Tesla Powerwall, designed to store …

Kibbles ‘N Bits, other dog foods recalled over lethal drug

J.M. Smucker said it is recalling some shipments of four brands of dog food, including the popular brands Kibbles 'N Bits and Gravy Train, after …

Cooking

$19 device adds motion activation to anything that plugs into the wall

Want to turn on a lamp anytime you walk into a room? Don’t want to spend a lot of money or deal with fickle smart home hubs to make it happen. …

Child porn case dropped as US refuses to show software code

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have dropped child pornography charges against a Washington teacher after the U.S. Justice Department refused to …

RadioShack Goes Bankrupt For Second Time In Two Years; Sprint Will Take Over Some Stores

That was quick. Barely two years after filing for its previous bankruptcy, RadioShack has again run out of money and options, resulting in the retail …

Consumer Protection

Make This Complete Chicken Dinner In Your Slow Cooker

Dust off that cooker and get started.<p>Servings: 5<p>1½ pounds red potatoes, halved<p>1 medium white onion, quartered<p>½ cup butter, softened<p>2 teaspoons rosemary, chopped<p>1 teaspoon thyme, chopped<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>3 cloves garlic, minced<p>3½- to 4-pound whole chicken<p>1 wedge lemon<p>1 sprig thyme<p>1 sprig …

What you should order at restaurants if you're dieting, according to a nutritionist

<b>• INSIDER spoke to nutritionist Karen Ansel to find what to order and avoid while dining out.</b><b><br>• Opt for salad or soup for a starter, followed by a simple main course like grilled chicken with vegetables.</b><b><br>• Avoid carby sides and dessert, and watch out for huge portion sizes.</b><p>When you're trying to eat …

Selena Gomez & The Weeknd Look Blissfully Happy As She Kisses Him In Paris

Ah, to be young and in love. Despite running into Bella Hadid at Paris Fashion Week, Selena Gomez and The Weeknd look blissfully happy! Their PDA has …

According to this Crazy Study, Your Name Matches Your Hair

Have you ever styled your hair to fit your name? You’d probably say no, but what if we told you that your name matches your hair? As bizarre as it may sound, a recent study in the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> found that people can correctly match names to their faces with better odds …

Hair

Jennifer Lopez Takes a Stand Against the Paparazzi

The paparazzi have been on her tail throughout her press tour this week.<p>On Wednesday, several photos of <b>Jennifer Lopez</b> making her way to and from press events hit the wires. In one—the best one—Lopez is taking a selfie or checking her makeup in a $6,795 fur coat while two men shielded her from the …

Scientists create first artificial mouse 'embryo' from stem cells

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain have for the first time created a structure that resembles a mouse embryo using a 3D scaffold and two types of stem cells - research which deepens understanding of the earliest stages of mammalian development.<p>Publishing their results in the journal Science …

It’s Official: Trump Wants to Kill PBS and the National Endowment for the Arts

The programs on the chopping block amount to 0.0625% of the budget.<p>Confirming what many have feared for months, the White House budget office has …

15 Movies You Love That Have Some Fucked-Up Messages

The parents from The Parent Trap are monsters.

7-year-old girl sends 'Google boss' job application, gets a response

A 7-year-old girl got a head start into her career with an endearing letter to the “Google Boss.”<p>Chloe Bridgewater, who lives in Hereford, England, loves her tablet computer and robots. When she found out about Google – and the perks of working there with slides, go-karts and bean-bag chairs – she …

Roads are driving rapid evolutionary change in our environment

Roads are causing rapid evolutionary change in wild populations of plants and animals according to a Concepts and Questions paper published in</i> …

The “indestructible” Nokia 3310 could be rebooted with retro looks and a rock-bottom price

Its durability is legend. Its desirability indisputable. But the mobile phone business is a cutthroat one, and the rise of the smartphone finally killed off the iconic Nokia 3310.<p>Now there are rumors that the 3310 is making a comeback, sporting the same retro looks, and priced at just €59 ($62), …

Mobile Technology

Your Browser’s Incognito Mode Can Help You Book a Cheaper Vacation

How algorithms (secretly) run the world

O'Neil argues that while some algorithms may be helpful, others can be nefarious. In her 2016 book, "Weapons of Math Destruction," she cites some …

Seattle splits from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access pipeline

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders voted to cut ties with banking giant Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project as …