Rich Bisanz

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2016 Chromebook Comparison Guide

In this guide<p>In this guide, we're examining the following six machines side-by-side: Acer Chromebook 14 (both the entry level and "Work" models), …

Flexible Microneedle Patch Brings Injection-free Days Closer for Patients

Less flexible (a) and more flexible (b) varieties of the microneedle patches [Image by Rajabi M et al via PLOS ONE]<p>A group of researchers from …

Why I'm Voluntarily Going into Solitary Confinement

Starting today, I plan to voluntarily spend 30 days in solitary confinement in the La Paz County Jail in Parker, Arizona. It won't be my first time in the hole, though.<p><i>The afternoon before James Burns was first placed in isolation, his mother took him to see Jurassic Park. He was only six but</i> …

Calm app: Bedtime stories for grown-ups are now a thing

You know you want to.<p>There’s not much better than reading before bed to wind down. Maybe you even rope your significant other into reading the odd …

With Windows 10 on ARM, Microsoft is coming for the Chromebook — and might win

Microsoft is coming for your Chromebooks. No, they're not going to confiscate them like the TSA steals your water bottles, but more so in the …

Review: Acer's Chromebook 14 brings the class

Acer brings MacBook Air style to the Chromebook with exquisite results – aside from the screen.<p>Chromebooks are typically basic laptops that sacrifice …

Trio of young House Democrats pressure Pelosi to give up power

<b>(CNN) —</b> House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi beat back a challenge Wednesday to keep her top leadership post.<p>But three first-term House Democrats continued what became a steady and public push over three weeks to decentralize the power structure in the House Democratic Caucus and forced the veteran …

Hillary Clinton

Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to 'save' it

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a key House committee pledged Thursday that congressional Republicans will change Medicare in order to save it.GOP …

Health Care

Earth - Why the Stone Age could be when Brits first brewed ale

About 30 years ago, Bruce Williams had a homebrew supply shop in Alloa, Scotland. Now and again, customers would travel in from far-off places like the Outer Hebrides or isolated parts of the Scottish Highlands, bringing with them stories about old beers that they remembered their grandparents …

Archaeology

The day an Irish worker discovered an ancient manuscript, linking Irish church to Egypt

The conservator called the finding miraculous: “We never before had to deal with a manuscript recovered from a bog."<p>In 2006 an Irish worker …

Rape is a crime in war and peace. Australia must step up and prosecute war crimes | Van Badham

With 100 Australians fighting for Isis, parliament should follow the lead of France, Germany and the UK in legislating against war crimes domestically<p>In August 2014, Nadia Murad was a 21-year-old Yazidi student living in Kocho, northern Iraq, when Islamic State (Isis) fighters seized the town. They …

Ancient cemetery provides peek into Philistines’ lives, health

<b>SAN ANTONIO</b> — A roughly 3,000-year-old cemetery on Israel’s coast is providing an unprecedented look at burial practices of the Philistines, a …

Best Chromebook Black Friday 2016 Deals

Use this list to find the best Chromebook Black Friday deals of 2016. Earlier this year Google added support for the Play Store. Instantly making …

Life's Not Too Bad When You're One of the Last Nuns in Spain

I spent a day at the convent of Santa Clara in Tolosa—one of Spain's last remaining convents.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Spain.</i><p>Traditionally, the term "cloistered nun" refers to Catholic women who have taken vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience and live inside convents, having …

No More Flat Tires – Flat Free Bikes Are Here

How cool would it be never to have to repair another puncture or even pump another bike tire ever again? Well, that may soon be a possibility with …

Android apps hit four more Chromebooks including Dell, ASUS, HP, and Samsung models

Google’s rollout of Android apps on Chrome OS is more than welcome, but it’s certainly taking a while. After hitting the first models shortly after Google I/O, we haven’t seen much expansion beyond new Chromebooks, like the Acer R13 which we reviewed this week. However, over the past few days, the …

Android News

How to Install Android Apps on Chromebook

Now that Google updated ChromeOS to include the Google Play Store, Chromebook users can install Android apps on their computer. Previously, users had …

Trump picks Jeff Sessions for attorney general and Mike Pompeo for CIA chief

Sessions is a rightwing, anti-immigration senator while Pompeo supports NSA bulk data collection, as Trump also taps Michael Flynn for national security team<p>Donald Trump has chosen Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama for the job of US attorney general and Congressman Mike Pompeo as CIA chief, his …

Donald Trump

Space Archaeologist Sarah Parcak Uses Satellites to Uncover Ancient Egyptian Ruins

Sarah Parcak is an Egyptologist, but her lab is more Silicon Valley than Valley of the Kings: sleek desks, beanbag chairs, bountiful snacks and a row …

Archaeology

How archeologists found a rare, ‘spectacular’ trove of 14,500-year-old art hidden under a Spanish city

Archeologist Juan Carlos López Quintana had planned on spending a quiet first of May in the seaside town of Lekeitio in northern Spain. Lowering …

Archaeology

Google's WiFi smart router is now available to pre-order

At its hardware launch event last month, Google unveiled Wifi, a smart router that can pair up with a bunch more to offer strong and seamless wireless internet connectivity across your entire home.<p>The router promises quick and easy setup, and pairs with an app to let you share your Wi-Fi password …

Brothers Behind Bars

What happens when the only life you’ve known has been in an institution?<p><i>This is the second article in a six-part series about young people with siblings in prison. Read part one here.</i><p>“The only photograph I had of her, growing up, is from a scrapbook from a social worker,” Shelton McElroy says about …

Kentucky

Trump's Washington hotel could become ethical headache

Of all the potential conflicts of interest posed by President-elect Donald Trump's business ventures, perhaps none is more glaring than the hotel he just opened blocks from the White House.<p>The Trump International in Washington is a showpiece of the Trump hotel brand -- a historic post office …

Trump Favors Moving U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem, Despite Backlash Fears

A massive stone building with a big eagle insignia on the front belongs to the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem. Israelis and Palestinians come here to apply for visas. It looks like an embassy. But it isn't.<p>No U.S. administration has ever officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Yet …