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A New Kidney Transplant Procedure Makes All Donors Compatible

The method effectively improves long-term survival and could end organ wait lists.<p>Desensitization is a new technique that prevents rejection of transplanted kidneys, which means that donors and patients can be much more easily matched. A new study of 1,000 patients shows its promise at changing how …

Reactive Forms in Angular: Listening for Changes

Reactive form instances like <b>FormGroup</b> and <b>FormControl</b> have a <i>valueChages</i> method that returns an observable that emits the latest values. You can …

JavaScript

Why TypeScript Is Growing More Popular

Why is TypeScript getting so popular? Key development frameworks depend on it and it improves developer productivity in the ever-changing JavaScript …

Managing State in Angular 2 Apps with ngrx/store

[special]The components we build for our web applications often contain state. Connecting components can lead to sharing mutable state: this is …

AirDroid now lets you manage Android phone files wirelessly from a computer

AirDroid has long been a great way to interact with your phone from your computer, and now the service is getting even better. How? With a new system …

Apps

A Zen Philosopher Explains How to Rewire Your Brain to Cope With Negative Feelings

Everyone feels rushed and panicked at times, and that can result in feelings of negativity. So when we’re feeling overwhelmed, what can we do?<p>I came …

A 2-Minute Meditation to De-Stress and Feel Happier

Incorporating meditation into a chaotic day can be challenging. Who has time to sit down and clear the mind when you have a million other things to …

There’s no escape from mindfulness

I don’t know what it is exactly — no one does — but even my GP tells me I’d benefit from it<p>And so, as it must, the pilgrimage to find a local GP surgery begins. This is a great British tradition, and I have been honoured in my lifetime to have taken part in many and varied official registerings at …

The Simple Mindfulness Tool Anyone Can Use

It recently dawned on me after a day of teaching mindfulness to elementary school students: many adults probably don't know the simple tools I'm sharing with these kids. In fact, being aware of the present moment probably comes more easily to children than it does for most adults.<p>Mindfulness is …

New headband treats depression with electric currents

Inactivity in the frontal lobe is linked with depression -- South Korean startup Ybrain hopes some light jolts can help those in need.<p>The 21st century has increasingly recognised depression as a serious illness, and now a team from South Korea wants to treat it with 21st century technology.<p>South …

7 guides to self-publish your book

They say <b>everybody’s got a book in them</b>. What ‘they’ don’t tell you is that that’s only half the story. The real challenge is <b>getting it published</b>. Fortunately we live in a tech-world now, so you can get it out there yourself digitally. <b>The eBook Self-Publishing Bundle</b> is here to show you how.<p>All you …

Writing

Are You Thinking Too Much?

<b>Are you thinking too much?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Rest your weary head.<p><i>Why?</i><p>The traditional saying that's this week's practice has been sinking in for me lately. Thoughts have been swirling around like a sandstorm about work, things I've been reading, household tasks, finances, concerns about people, a yard …

My Brain Is Ripening

My brain is aging like a fine wine.<p>What cognitive advantages do young people have over me? Not as many as we once thought.<p>We once assumed that our …

4 tips to make your app's user interface shine

Your app’s user interface is your most direct connection to the user, so you’ll want to make sure it’s perfect. While there’s loads of best practices out there on how to create the kind of UI that people will love using, in this article we’re going to look at four tips you might not have heard …

Android Development

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to stay healthy, say scientists

The old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’ could be the best way to lose weight and stay healthy, Kings College scientists say.<p>A major review of 28 recent studies has concluded that keeping calories down late at night is the secret to combating …

Holistic Medicine

The top 10 frustrations for every Android developer

Developing for Android is awesome. It’s a completely open platform with tons of support and a massive community to help you. It’s installed on countless devices and has a brilliant distribution platform that allows anyone to create a potential hit… <i>blah blah blah!</i><p>Nothing is perfect and …

Android Development

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

The cure for cancer could be as simple as a vaccine

How cool would it be to stop cancer dead in its tracks using a vaccine that would work regardless of cancer type? It turns out that humanity is …

How to enable Developer Options on your Android device

If you desire to take a bit more control of your Android device but aren’t sure where to start, might we suggest looking at Android’s built-in Developer Options?<p>Let’s quickly look at how to enable Developer Options, then we’ll backtrack and discuss why exactly you would want to enable these …

Android News
Cancer

5 simple things that all successful people learn early

<b>1. Learn to persevere</b><p>My second Quora post has 366 views. My sixth Quora post has 98,000 views. My thirteenth Quora post has 548,000 views.<p>My first book sold less than 50 copies. My second book has over 40,000 Kindle downloads.<p>I had to make 14 iPhone apps just to get to 4 that made the top 100 in …

Self-improvement

How to properly wipe Android device - Here are the details

Is it time to clear your Android smartphone? Maybe you want to sell it or give it away to someone. The smartest thing to do is wipe Android devices clean and get it back to factory settings. But did you know a traditional factory data reset won’t take care of the job 100%?<p>Much of your personal data …

Encryption

In just 72 hours, average Android app loses 77% of its users

The war between versatile applications for introduces, downloads and user maintenance has ended up vicious, with the period of “simple application …

Apps

Are You Depressed or Just Sad?

Whether it’s the death of a loved one, a devastating breakup, or a super sad movie, plenty of things in life can bring you down. And it can happen to …

Happiness

120Hz Vs. 240Hz Vs. 60Hz Refresh Rate

120Hz Vs. 240Hz Vs. 60Hz Refresh Rate Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteIf you want to have some fun while shopping for televisions, ask the …

Smart TV

15 epic Lego creations that will blow your mind (pictures)

Lego cyborg arm<p>Lego Death Star<p>Lego Freedom Fighters<p>Lego Microscope<p>World's tallest Lego tower<p>Lego alien city<p>Lego Rubik's Cube robot<p>Lego Orrery<p>Lego Helm's Deep<p>Lego Hogwarts<p>Working Lego hot rod<p>Working Lego 3D printer<p>Lego Joker's Funhouse<p>Working Lego guitar<p>Lego jet engine

Reduce eye strain when watching television at night with bias lighting

If you get headaches or dry, scratchy eyes when watching television late at night, you're not alone. To help fight eye strain and improve the picture quality of your television at night, install some bias lighting in your living room.<p>When working late into the night at your computer or binging your …

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

Guys Reveal the Downsides of Having Huge Penises

Packing a python ain't all fun and games.<p><i>This article was written by Andrew Daniels and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>There was Willie Jordan, flanked by a dozen friends and a few curious strangers in the back corner of a dimly lit pub.<p>“Get it out, get it out!” the rowdy spectators …