Alexander Edström

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Are Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism the Same Thing?

Having an underactive thyroid proves that even your smaller organs can have a mighty effect on your health. As you read this, a tiny butterfly-shaped …

Wellness

This $60 Home Security Camera Has Some Awesome Features You Won’t Even Find on a $300 Nest Cam

This security camera is a great alternative to the popular Nest Cam models, but it’s designed with an upgraded feature you won’t find elsewhere. Find …

Genius

Can A Cocktail Of Vitamins And Steroids Cure A Major Killer In Hospitals?

Scientists have launched two large studies to test a medical treatment that, if proven effective, could have an enormous impact on the leading cause of death in American hospitals.<p>The treatment is aimed at sepsis, a condition in which the body's inflammatory response rages out of control in …

Medicine

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

How To: Disable Heads Up Notifications on Any Android — No Root Needed

Android used to have a notification ticker, but those days are long gone. Now, important new messages pop up on the top half of your screen with …

10 Surprising Ways To Use Hydrogen Peroxide In The Garden

Hydrogen peroxide is familiar as a household disinfectant and bleaching agent. This colorless liquid has a chemical formula (H2O2) similar to water, …

Your 'Gluten Sensitivity' Could Be Explained by Something Else Found in Wheat

Stop blaming the gluten.<p>If you're one of those people who don't have coeliac disease but still think gluten is causing your gut problems, scientists …

Holistic Medicine

4 Proven Ways to Deal With Stress Without Shutting Down, Giving Up or Taking Meds

Stress grinds people down but don't underestimate measures as simple as a better perspective or a walk around the block for dealing with it effectively.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stress happens. In fact, stress is perfectly normal and, in some cases, even be …

World of Warcraft players spend two weeks solving a series of riddles

The sleuths unlock a new mount as a reward<p>Late last night, a group of <i>World of Warcraft</i> players finally put all of the pieces together, solving a series of riddles had led them on an easter egg hunt across Azeroth for two weeks.<p>As chronicled on this imgur post (via the <i>World of Warcraft</i> subreddit), …

Best Accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8 as of January 2018

A phone, naked, is just a phone. A phone, accessorized, is a... well, it's a phone with a bunch of awesome stuff connected to it. From cases to …

Try This Test for Hidden Hearing Loss

Do you have trouble hearing people in noisy places? If you do, a regular hearing test won’t necessarily detect a problem with your ears. But a new …

Legion still doesn’t fix World of Warcraft’s broken economy

But it’s a step forward<p>As one of the last major games to operate on a subscription model, <i>World of Warcraft</i> needs to give players a lot of things to do and many ways to play. Historically, one of the ways players have engaged with the game has been to master the in-game economy with an eye toward …

This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working, and what's not. Then we …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

These Inventors Just Won $1 Million for Creating a Really Smart Toothbrush

Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. It’s five times more common than asthma and four times more common than early childhood …

Sleek smart clasp gives your analog watch a brain

We're all curious about smartwatches, but we don't want to let go of our beloved analog timepieces.<p>A project that just debuted on Indiegogo is …

Smartwatches

There's a standing desk and balance board for kids now

Given the increasing anxiety of what sitting is doing to our bodies, it was only a matter of time before someone began worrying about our nation's children. After seeing his son's classroom, FluidStance chief Joel Heath decided to build the UpGrade, a standing desk and balance board combo for …

Samsung created an app that can stop kids holding phones too close to their faces

The free app, available on Android only, runs in the background and uses facial recognition software to determine when a smartphone or tablet is held too close the eye.<p>When this happens, a "friendly" animation (pictured on the right) pops up and the screen is shut down. The screen comes back on …

Those Pills You're Taking For A Cold Could Be Shrinking Your Brain

Study finds a link between drugs and dementia risk in older people.<p>A study has recommended that common over-the-counter medicines for colds and flus …

The 12 best experiences you can have on the Oculus Rift

Did you just buy an Oculus Rift headset? Here are the launch titles we like best.<p>With 30 launch titles available on the new Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset as of today, you may be wondering where to begin. There's a wide range in price (anywhere from $9.99 to $59.99), comfort level and game …

Virtual Reality

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Was the Big Bang just a black hole?

Fraser Cain "Asks a Spaceman" Dr. Paul Matt Sutter – why do we call the Big Bang a singularity, when we also call black holes singularities?

BIGBANG

How We Entered a New Era of Astronomy

It all began with a chirp.<p>Last week, a new era of astronomy began as Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory executive director David Reitze stood before a packed room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, uttering the words we've been waiting a century to hear: "We've detected …

Stew Science: Why You Shouldn't Cook Your Beef All Day

As anyone who has ever tried to eat at a dozen Nashville hot fried chicken joints in the course of one day can tell you, you absolutely <i>can</i> have too much of a good thing.<p>I used to be of the mindset that if cooking a stew for a long time is a good idea, then cooking it even longer is a better idea. I …

Cooking

5-Minute Death Sets | Men's Health

Think I’m crazy to make you work that long?<p>Granted, I am a bit mentally unstable, but my 5-Minute Death Sets have a lot of merit to them.<p>Here’s why: The method extends the time your muscle fibers are under tension. This builds mental fortitude, increases muscular endurance, boosts fat loss, and …

Top 25 Games of 2015

2015 was dominated by games with large, open worlds, but none could match the scale of Xenoblade Chronicles X's Mira--an alien planet with five massive continents. Mira's size would mean nothing if it wasn't filled with surprises, but sure enough, its landmasses are dense with otherworldly …

Xenoblade Chronicles

A look at robots and other coding toys for the youngest kids

NEW YORK (AP) — It's no longer tough to find coding toys for young kids. Here's a look at your current options. All of the toys are either sold …

Kids