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Web Buzz: Tripsak aims to simplify trip planning

Trip planning is hard, but here's a website with a simple visual grid to lead you through the basics.<p><b>Name:</b> Tripsak.com<p><b>What it does:</b> Its destination resource pages offer at least 20 websites to help you with information needed to plan your travel, such as attractions, accommodations, flights, …

6 Tips to Maintain Your Brow Shape Between Appointments (Hint: Put Down Those Scissors)

There’s nothing like leaving a brow appointment with freshly groomed, perfectly arched, and expertly trimmed brows. A few weeks later, the shape is …

‘Bromances’ may help guys recover from a bad day

Male bonding may be a great way for guys to lower stress levels after a bad day, researchers say.<p>When they studied male rats housed in the same cage, …

The GOP’s big lie: They want us to believe Trump’s hateful rhetoric isn’t part of the conservative tradition. Don’t buy it

<b>Donald Trump (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>The GOP is frantically trying to disown the very voters it’s cultivated. Suddenly they’re not “real” conservatives<p>Kim Messick<p>March 5, 2016 3:45pm (UTC)<p>When things happen we do not expect, we go in search of explanations. And so it is that the history of the …

Political Science

Fighting Cancer By Putting Tumor Cells On A Diet

Cancer dogma holds that most malignancies are caused by DNA mutations inside the nuclei of cells, mutations that ultimately lead to runaway cellular proliferation. Given the countless genetic blips that have been associated with various cancers, the illness has actually come to be seen as a complex …

Cancer

Neurofeedback Illuminates Personalized Ways to Self-Motivate

In a groundbreaking new study, Duke University neuroscientists have pinpointed fascinating ways that individuals can learn how to manipulate specific …

The Brain

Where do you go if you need to find cardamom bitters, a rare rye whiskey, or some sarsaparilla soda from the Philippines? Here are the specialty beverage stores every San Franciscan should know about. http://bit.ly/1aqkXWn

Decoding the SF parking spot http://bit.ly/1cJg5Ds

This genius route requires slightly more stamina, but comes with way less tourists, too. Ultimate Hike: The Back Door into Muir Woods http://bit.ly/1bkTshS

This happened -> SF Law Firm Giving Landlords Free Workshops on How to Evict Tenants http://bit.ly/1e3ZQ0V

Since snow is holding off in Tahoe for now, it's a great time to tackle the lake's plethora of biking trails. If you're new to the scene, this should help. Tahoe Mountain Biking for Newbies http://bit.ly/1j5a4yp

How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener

In this how-to video by CrazyRussianHacker, host Taras Kulakov and guest KGB Survivalist demonstrate a clever method for opening a can without a can …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Five-deal Friday: Cheap iTunes gift cards, free Amazon Prime, and more!

Totally by accident, today has turned into yet another five-deal Friday. Seems like as we get closer to the holidays, the deals pile up faster and, um, furiously-er than ever. What's a cheapskate to do? I gotta share.<p>Some really interesting stuff today, too: two pretty excellent freebies, two …

Old tech giants crush fix for software patent, but reformers can still win

A mighty fight is underway to rewrite the laws that promote innovation. Under the current rules, struggling old guard firms can exploit a broken …

The 6 most intriguing digital photography trends we saw in 2013

From cameraphones to full-frame sensors, we saw a lot of features come into fashion this year. Here are our picks of the most interesting trends of …

How Music Affects and Benefits Your Brain

I'm a big fan of music and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about how it really affects our brains and bodies. Music is such a big part …

How do you customize your Android device?

In this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss one of the core strengths of Android – the ability to customize the appearance of the operating system in just about any way you like. From widgets and live wallpapers, to icon packs, and custom launchers, it’s easy to give your Android device a full …

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