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June 2015

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Is life with a dog like taking probiotics?

A new study will explore whether living with a dog encourages the growth of positive microorganisms in the human gut—enough to improve physical and …

5 ways to ease dementia without drugs

Doctors write millions of prescriptions a year for drugs to calm people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. But research suggests …

Fitbit Acquires FitStar’s Personal Training Platform

Fitbit today confirmed its rumored acquisition of FitStar’s fitness training and yoga platform for an undisclosed sum.<p>The company said in a blog post that the purchase will allow FitStar members to gain deeper insight into their overall health by incorporating their personal workouts or yoga …

Moonlit night of plum blossoms, and other great moon and Jupiter photos

Beautiful photos of the March 2, 2015 moon and Jupiter. Our thanks to all who posted at EarthSky Facebook and G+, and submitted directly to …

Astronomy

There's Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Texts

If you own an iPhone or Android handset and care about your privacy, there’s no longer much of an excuse not to encrypt every conversation you have. …

How to Make Vegetarian Phở Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: A spin on Vietnamese phở that lets you take control of the spices and scents and textures -- no recipe or</i> …

Recipes

These Glasses Block Cameras From Recognizing Your Face

And they don't look too bad<p>With cameras and face-detection software everywhere these days, what's a privacy-loving citizen supposed to do? Anti-virus software maker AVG has a proposal: eyeglasses that thwart those technologies, thanks to infrared LEDs that are invisible to the human eye, but …

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list, Michael Jordan joins

(Reuters) - Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s richest people, as Facebook Inc’s Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan plowed new air by making the list for the first time.<p>Microsoft founder Bill Gates arrives for a meeting with …

5 Weeknight Dishes Great for March, From Twice-Baked Potatoes to Pork Chops

Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table.<p></head>Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table:<p>Starch de Triomphe<p>Double-baking means double the …

Eyelashes Grow To Just The Right Length To Shield Eyes

Attaching fake eyelashes might make give you a few extra millimeters to bat at your date, but they could also be channeling dust into your eyes. That's because the ideal eyelash length is about one third the width of an eye. And that goes for 22 different animals, not just humans.<p>A group of …

Audi will build you a Tesla-beating electric R8 supercar, but only on request

Audi will announce its second-generation R8 supercar at the Geneva Motor Show next week (we'll be there!), which will be available in a couple flavors of V10 engine producing anywhere from 540 to 610 horsepower. By all appearances, it's going to be a beautiful machine — the first R8 certainly …