Raymond Ortiz

120 Flips | 1 Magazine | 9 Likes | @RaymondOrti5brl | Keep up with Raymond Ortiz on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Raymond Ortiz”

How Does a 6-Foot Snake Get Stuck in a Toilet? We Asked a Scientist

Nothing is sacred.<p>The bathroom is a quiet sanctuary — a respite from the undulating chaos of life. So imagine one man’s response when he was asked to …

6 Best Food Eating For Faster Weight Loss

Your body needs fuel to exercise, and the source of that fuel is food. That’s why some people report feeling hungrier when they start to work out. If …

Foreign investors ignoring Calgary, Montreal real estate markets

Calgary has a glut of unsold condos, so earlier this year, with a tax on foreign buyers in Vancouver and another looming in Toronto, real estate developer Brad Lamb decided to take a chance on China.<p>Sales representatives with the Juwai.com Chinese real estate portal had been pestering Mr. Lamb to …

Here are the 10 worst US housing markets for investment

The firm uses data on over 110 million homes and 200,000 neighborhoods to compile their list.<p>Here are the worst markets for real estate investing in the first quarter, based on first-year returns:

Kodi 18 will support Leanback suggestions and Google voice search on Android TV

Kodi, formerly known as XBMC, is an open-source media player that is available on a variety of platforms - including Android. If you use Kodi on your …

Android TV

Knee Patients Spending Millions on Wasted Treatments, Study Finds

Wasted treatments for knee pain have racked up millions of dollars in medical bills, researchers reported Tuesday.<p>Patients who had knee replacements went through treatments such as injections that did not help, that are not recommended, and that accounted for a third of their total medical bills, …

13 High-Protein Breakfast Recipes and Ideas

Eggs and veggies in the morning are a delicious way to jump-start your metabolism and fuel your whole day. Check out this roundup of nutritious …

If You Had an Obamacare Plan in 2016, Do This One Thing Now

It's not too late to adjust your income.<p>Have you mentally spent your tax refund? If you had Obamacare in 2016, you might want to hold off before …

A study of the whales, one of only three species whose older females stop reproducing, claims competition between offspring may be the cause<p>Killer whales and humans would seem to have little in common. We inhabit very different ecosystems, after all. Yet the two species share one unexpected …

Biology

Another Airline Is Offering $69 Flights to Europe

<i>This article previously appeared on TravelandLeisure.com.</i><p>Following an announcement by budget carrier Norwegian Air that $69 flights from the U.S. to …

There are strange radio waves hitting Earth from space, and scientists just found the source

A strange burst of radio waves that has puzzled researchers for years has finally been traced to its source, answering one question but generating …

Florida airport shooting suspect appears in new video

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A day before the suspect in the Fort Lauderdale airport rampage was to appear in court, a website released footage that appears to show him calmly drawing a pistol and opening fire in the baggage claim area.<p>The video recording posted on TMZ's …

Blood test to predict likelihood of disease years in the future

A simple blood test that can tell how well a person is likely to age is on the horizon after scientists cracked blood “signature” patterns which predict ill health.<p>The breakthrough means doctors will be able to assess the likelihood of dementia, cardiovascular disease and a range of other …

Biomarkers

30 Clean-Eating Pantry Items for Under $5 from Trader Joe’s

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>A well-stocked pantry is an awesome thing. It makes …

Healthy Eating

Fly to Paris on American Next Summer for Only ~$450

Related Articles<p>This is a great sale for summer European flights. You can fly to Paris from New York for only ~$450 on American Airlines.<p>Valid for …

Most Vitamins Are Useless, But Here Are The Ones You Should Take

Forget multivitamins.<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and - of course - take your vitamins. Or not. …

Elizabeth Warren Says to Trump What All Women Are Thinking

The Senator just shut down Trump's late-night Twitter tirade.<p>There are so many things we wanted to say to Donald Trump, presidential candidate and misogynist extraordinaire, after he felt compelled to do some late-night tweeting and further defame former Miss Universe Alicia Machado (and Hillary …

3tags.org is coming soon

100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time

By<p>48. 'The Office (U.S.)'<p><b>2005-13</b> Nobody expected this to be more than yet another example of a U.S. network trying to rip off an edgy Brit-com and …

5 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

There's no question that travelers are still hitting the road on their own. According to the Visa Global Travel Intentions Study, one in five …

Adidas shows off the first shoe made at its robot factory

Last last year, Adidas began rolling out its plans for Speedfactory, a set of robot-staffed manufacturing facilities located in Germany and, soon, the US. Today, the sportswear giant revealed the first silhouette developed through this new project, known as Futurecraft M.F.G. It's a sleek running …

Shoes

Prevents Cancer, Heart Problems, Night Blindness; 5 Reasons you Should Eat a Date Fruit

Prevents Cancer, Heart Problems, Anemia; 5 Reasons you Should Eat a Date Fruit<p>Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a …

Vegetarian Football Party Recipes

Football season means snack season. For vegetarians who love the game, it's sometimes hard to find dishes that aren't grilled meat, a burger, or …

The 'Earth Next Door' May Have a Breathable Atmosphere - And We Could Find Out in 2 Years

Eep.<p>The funny thing about the discovery of Proxima b - the closest planet to our Solar System, which is also rocky, Earth-sized, and potentially …

13 Slow Cooker Pasta Recipes That Basically Make Themselves

If you’re addicted to pasta, you know how it feels to crave a warm, carby bowl of goodness topped with your favorite pasta sauce at the end of a long day. We feel you. And let’s be honest: It’s even BETTER when you don’t have to work for it. Wouldn’t it be amazing if a heaping helping of noodles …

Cooking

The 20 most ridiculous things superstar musicians have demanded at their concerts

Outlets like The Smoking Gun and Defamer have reported on a variety of leaked backstage documents known as tour riders. A tour rider sets the terms that a venue must fulfill for an artist's performance. We sifted through 20 such riders to see what major musicians want in their dressing rooms. It …

Music

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

5 countries to visit that you couldn't travel to before