Richard Postal

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What's the Best Killer-Value Gear?

Bomber Gore-Tex jackets and wispy carbon bikes are great, and we review them all the time, but there’s plenty of just-good-enough gear that costs much less and serves the same purpose: helping you get outside. To find the least-expensive gear that’ll still get the job done, I surveyed a group of …

Camping

The Best Travel Backpack

After spending over three years traveling the world via dozens of planes, trains, cars, and boats, plus testing 11 packs on the backs of five men and …

Backpacking

Using Your Smartphone as a GPS Unit

Did you know your smartphone is a powerful navigational tool, whether you have cell service or not? Download an app and the world is literally at …

Bikepacking

Germany's Merck says gene editing to help it outperform | Reuters

DARMSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s Merck KGaA, the world’s second-largest supplier of materials and equipment to the biotech sector, expects to continue delivering market-beating sales growth, helped in part by new gene modification techniques.<p>A logo of drugs and chemicals group Merck KGaA is …

Genetics

Remove Paint Scratches on Car With Nail Polish

5 awkward situations you'll have to navigate as a first-time entrepreneur

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

FDA expands approval for Medtronic’s deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson’s

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it won expanded approval for its deep-brain stimulation therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease, which 1st …

Oxford Academic

Functional architecture of basal ganglia circuits: neural substrates of parallel processing<p>Network modulation in the treatment of Parkinson’s …

Is Rooftop Solar Cheaper Than Buying Electricity From the Grid?

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory this week said that rooftop solar panels have the potential to generate nearly 40 percent of electricity in …

Solar Power

Bicycling and Walking are Associated with Different Cortical Oscillatory Dynamics

Introduction<p>Walking abilities are severely impaired in patients suffering from freezing of gait, a common phenomenon in advanced Parkinson’s disease …

Neurology

Apple's New CareKit Platform Allows Any User To Collect Medical Data

Apple is making it easier to collect your own medical data.<p>Inspired by the overwhelming success of last year's ResearchKit -- an open source app platform that allows research institutes to recruit and measure participants in medical research studies by iPhone -- the tech company is launching …

Medical Technology

One simple way I get more reading in every day (Go to Bed Early Challenge: Day 15

People often ask me how I find time to read. It changes in every season, but right now, one way that I’m getting consistent reading in almost every …

Modern Japanese Architecture: Sunny Minimalism by Tomohiro Hata

[ By Steph in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ]Expertly blending the minimalist aesthetics of traditional Japanese architecture with modern …

Architecture

3 Must-Read Books for Serious Business Bloggers

<b>Blogging can be tough, right?</b><p>And incredibly disheartening at times. Especially when you spend hours crafting a great post (to you, anyway) that attracts little, to no, traffic. Or days writing a mega article that fails to hold readers' attention.<p>Blogging was meant to help you stand out and win …

Marketing

Mindfulness And Minimalism

Student Journalism

Weight Change Has Implications in Parkinson's

Dance Returns The 'Joy Of Movement' To People With Parkinson's

If you pictured a dancer, you probably wouldn't imagine someone with Parkinson's disease. Worldwide, there are 10 million people with the progressive movement disorder, and they struggle with stiff limbs, tremors and poor balance.<p>But over the past 15 years or so, a few thousand have taken dance …

Dance