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The remedy for surprise medical bills may lie in stitching up federal law

<i>This story is from Kaiser Health News</i><p>When Drew Calver had a heart attack last year, his health plan paid nearly $56,000 for the 44-year-old’s …

Health Care

Home Wiring Demystified: Electrical Cable Basics You Need to Know

Before you take on your next home wiring project, arm yourself with basic information about the electrical cable and wiring that you’re likely to see.<p>…

Arduino

8 Ways To Make More Powerful Excel Models

“So, Brett, what does GALOP say?”<p>During my days as a quantitative investment banker, my colleagues would often ask me to convey the results of my financial models so they would know what product or strategy to offer a particular client. Programmed in Excel, my GALOP models (which stood for “Global …

Data Science

Python now a top-3 programming language as Julia's rise speeds up

The MIT-created Julia programming language continues its ascent in developer popularity.<p>Python has entered the top three for the first time in the …

Machine Learning

Health systems driving prices higher with physician group purchases

Insurance premiums and outpatient prices spiked as California health systems have snatched up physician groups, new research shows. In 41 …

Health Care

What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the new wireless revolution

It is a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet, replacing one wireless architecture created this century with another one that …

Top Ten Tools You Should Use In Your Software Workflow

Without further ado, I would like to share my top ten tools which improve my workflow, and I believe they would work wonders for you too.

Top 10

The return of the power suit

And why you, too, should embrace the emboldening brilliance of a heavily padded shoulder<p>The news that northern Italian tailoring powerhouse …

Men's Fashion

Why is Python so slow?

Python is booming in popularity. It is used in DevOps, Data Science, Web Development and Security.<p>It does not, however, win any medals for speed.<p>How …

Programming

Former NFL Yoga Instructor Shares Three Yoga Moves Everybody Should Do

1:42 PM 09/03/2018<p><b>Gwen Lawrence worked with the New York Giants for a decade under former head coach Tom Coughlin.</b>• <b><br>She emphasizes six facets in her</b> …

Yoga

How to Use Bleach to Clean Vinyl Siding

Clean vinyl siding once a year for optimal appearance.<p>Step 1<p>Wet down surrounding plants and landscaping with plain water. Cover them with plastic …

Home Improvement

Premera Blue Cross accused of destroying evidence in data breach lawsuit

Class-action lawsuit plaintiffs claim US health insurer Premera Blue Cross intentionally destroyed evidence despite ongoing litigation.<p>The plaintiffs …

Freedom of Information

10 Kitchen Cabinet & Drawer Organizers You Can Build Yourself

These 10 simple organization tips show how to turn empty space in kitchen cabinets and drawers into useful storage for supplies and utensils.<p>Deep …

Woodworking

Garage Makeover | Family Handyman

If your garage looks like a junk shop, this storage project can solve the problem. With this simple system, you can build full walls of storage that …

Home Improvement

10 Simple Kitchen Cabinet Repairs

Quick and easy ways to make your cabinets look and work like new again!<p>Scour the cutting board with a lemon and kosher salt until the board is …

Woodworking

How to Make Granola Without a Recipe

Whenever I have granola around, I never feel hungry. It has all the flavors I could want on a moment's notice (sweet, savory, salty), and, because …

How To Make Email Introductions Where Everyone Wins — Thrive Global

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News. It may also be available on the …

Woman: My iPhone was seized at border, then imaged—feds must now delete data

Lawyer: "They provided no justification for why they took the phone."<p>An American Muslim woman has formally asked a federal judge to force border …

U.S. Federal Courts

The AUTOMATICA

<b>Simply Enjoy World Class Coffee</b><p><b>1. Fill with water</b><p><b>2. Add your favorite coffee</b><p><b>3. Press the button and walk away</b><p>Play<p>Replay with sound<p>Play …

Security Testing for Applications on Cloud Infrastructure

<b>What</b> Clients Say<p>I’ve been quite satisfied with the projects that I’ve worked with them and yes, I’d be willing to work with them on future projects …

The US government wants to wiretap Facebook Messenger in an MS-13 case

In a case in a California federal court, the US Department of Justice wants Facebook to break the encryption of its Messenger app, Reuters reported. The government and tech companies have for years been at odds over privacy considerations, which aim to protect users, but can impede law enforcement …

The Best Furnace Filters to Buy

Find the best balance of airflow and efficient filtration<p>The choice of which filter to buy for your furnace depends on how much you want to spend, …

Home Improvement

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a little elbow grease. The work isn’t …

A Month’s Worth of Meal-Prep Lunches

It’s the same story every week: We ambitiously meal prep only to run out of food by Thursday—or realize half of it’s gone bad. Here, a big-batch …

Harvard doctors say this neglected move is a better way to get strong abs than sit-ups

Sit-ups are so 2017.<p>If you're looking to tone your entire core and work your way to six-pack abs, the plank is the one move you should nail, the physicians at Harvard Medical School say. So the next time you get ready to roll out a yoga mat and lie on your back, take the reverse approach and hold …

Use These Lightweight DIY Sound Panels to Treat Your Set

When does a room give you good sound? When you treat it nicely.Any experienced filmmaker will tell you that recording high-quality sound is more …

How to Make Cold Brew Concentrate at Home

We’re all guilty of spending way too much money on those darling bottles of cold brew at our local third-wave coffee shop. Turns out, it’s actually …

The Best Foods to Eat When You Have Breast Cancer

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic …

8 Tricks for Repairing and Restoring Wood Damage

Wood is a beautiful decor element, but it often needs a little TLC to truly reach its full potential. Here are eight of the easiest ways to repair …

Origami and Bio-Inspired Drone Bends Frames During Crash to Avoid Damage

Researchers have struck the right balance between lightweight flexibility and durable functionality, creating a drone that collapses upon …

Drones