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9 ways to watch movies online for free

Only the popcorn will cost you. Well, that and the internet connection for your phone, laptop or set-top box.<p>No money in the budget for a Netflix subscription? Or Amazon Prime? Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to …

Smart TV

#3638: Psychedelic World Music

Listen to world music that veers into psychedelic territory on this New Sounds, with Native-American inspired percussive drone music and Afrobeat from Brazil in music by Bixiga 70. Hear a mix of Afro-Ethiopian rock and jazz from the Brazilian band, Bixiga70, whose name is clearly a nod to the …

World Music

LSD study reveals why acid trips last so long

Research is first to demonstrate precisely how the compound lysergic acid diethylamide attaches to serotonin receptors in the brain<p>“You can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and Holy Ghost on drums,” was how Hunter S. Thompson described the experience, while the Beatles famously …

Consciousness

ASUS takes on Raspberry Pi with its new Tinker Board DIY 4K microcomputer

There’s no denying the success of Raspberry Pi and its affordable DIY motherboards. Through multiple iterations, this project remains notable in the world of homebrewing and, more recently, kid-focused coding kits. ASUS is hoping to cash in on this trend (albeit a bit late to the party) with its …

LineageOS builds now available for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and more

<b>Update, January 23:</b> As promised, the first nightly and experimental builds for LineageOS 14.1 (Nougat-based) are here. For now only a handful of devices have builds available, but more will follow over the next days and weeks. For now, builds are available for: Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto G4, Moto G4 …

Android News

‘His disease has disappeared’: Man ‘cured’ of advanced prostate cancer with shock doses of testosterone

LONDON — A man with advanced prostate cancer is believed to have been cured after doctors “shocked” his tumour to death with huge amounts of …

How to squeeze your TV provider. (And say the CRTC said to call)

How often have you had that conversation play out in your head, the one where you take on the sickeningly sweet TV service rep and threaten to take your business elsewhere?<p>Now you can actually do it, and tell the rep that Jean-Pierre Blais told you to call.<p>As The Globe and Mail’s James Bradshaw …

Business (Canada)

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness