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Here’s why 2017 was a great year for Chromebooks

It's the time of year to look back and reflect on all that's happened in the past 12 months. You'll see that sort of thing here and most everywhere …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 220th Android Apps Weekly. Here are the big headlines from the last week:<p>Disney purchased Fox this week. This is a big deal. That means all of Marvel’s property is under one roof again. Disney’s upcoming video streaming service is starting to get a lot more appealing to many people. …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 214th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week:<p>Nielsen is adding Netflix to its rating system with Hulu and Amazon Instant Video in 2018. That way we can start gauging how popular shows are on streaming services as well as cable TV. There are some …

There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread.<p>Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Recently, though, a new type of diabetes …

We’ll all get a great view of Uranus tonight, and we won’t even need a telescope

Uranus is a pretty awe-inspiring sight. It’s big, pale, and packed with gas, but we rarely get a chance to actually see it without the use of pricey …

Google adds video calling through your Phone, Contacts, and Android Messages apps

As someone who uses an iPhone on a daily basis – no need for the torches and pitchforks – one of the things I appreciate is the ability to make video calls without leaving the Phone or Messages app. That is why I am happy to see Google integrate the same feature into the Phone, Contacts, and …

Hovering cars are one step closer to reality

A hovering vehicle nicknamed "Float" won a recent design contest by automaker Renault.

High-speed Rail

Loyalists unhappy as Coach becomes Tapestry Inc | Reuters

(Reuters) - Iconic luxury handbag maker Coach Inc risked Wall Street and social media ire on Wednesday by announcing a change of its corporate name to Tapestry Inc, as it evolves into a multi-brand upscale retailer.<p>FILE PHOTO - A view of a Coach store in Pasadena, California, January 26, 2015. …

IT

US power grid is vulnerable to attack: Fmr. NRG CEO

Hackers linked to North Korea have targeted American power companies using phishing emails, NBC News reported, citing a private report by cybersecurity company FireEye.<p>Former NRG CEO David Crane on Wednesday said the U.S. power grid could be vulnerable to attack.<p>“The grid system in the United …

Here are the U.S. cities least affected by climate change

A safe haven sounds like a good idea right about now.<p>Somewhere that’s warm but not too warm, free from roof-toppling hurricanes and ground-rumbling …

Ann Arbor

13 items you should always buy in bulk

<b>Learn the rules of bulk-buying to reduce household expenses over time.</b><p>Buying household items in bulk is a key strategy for anyone who knows a thing …

Diapers

Children 'geo-fenced' as worried parents create summer surge in demand for GPS tracking devices

It is every parent’s worst nightmare - that feeling of all consuming panic when a child vanishes from sight. During the summer holidays, that dread is even more frightening as unfamiliar surroundings add to the sense of danger.<p>But increasing numbers of so-called “helicopter parents” are now …

Broncos QB race hits speed bump during first padded practice. “I didn’t like what I saw today.”

Vance Joseph, like any first-time head coach, is learning on the fly during his debut season at the helm of the Broncos.<p>“Obviously, being a head …

NFL

Three new Strap Studio Gear S3 smartwatch band options: Horween leather and textiles to match your style

Often smartwatch owners, particularly Apple Watch owners, pay hundreds for high quality bands. Strap Studio just released three new textile and …

Smartwatches

Suspended – Medium

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People take to the air to …

Moth Eyes May Inspire Major Advance in Smartphone Design

Inspired by the nanostructures on moth eyes, engineers and materials scientists have been developing anti-reflection films with a wide variety of applications.<p>(Inside Science) — Moths' eyes sport nanoscale structures on their surfaces that minimize light reflection. This feature helps the insects …

Nanotech

The top 10 testosterone boosters of 2017

<i>Sponsored by Strong Supplement Shop</i><p>Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone. It plays a key role not only in the development of reproductive …

Wellness

Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying to Create the Next Handmaid’s Tale

And Facebook is willing to pay up to $3 million per episode to do it.<p><b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> may not be running for president—not yet, at least—but his current plan for world domination is no less ambitious, or terrifying. Facebook’s ultimate goal, he explained earlier this year, was to make the social …

Mark Zuckerberg

World's thinnest hologram will make screen size 'irrelevant'

Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi -- the future is more awesome than I expected!<p>A team of Australian and Chinese researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne has unveiled the world's thinnest hologram with the potential to change the way we look at technology -- quite literally.<p>The "nano-hologram" is set apart …

RMIT University

Ten Signs You Need To Eat More Protein | Poliquin Article

A side effect of the obesity crisis is an obsession with protein. This makes sense because high-protein diets can be helpful for reducing body fat …

Nutrition

You can finally cut the cord with Hulu's new $39.99 live TV service

The future of cord-cutting is here.<p>Hulu on Wednesday announced the launch of its long-awaited live-TV streaming service. The service, which costs …

Restaurant-Worthy French Toast, Without the Wait

If you’re like me, when it comes to French toast, you’re a slosher, someone who just throws the ingredients together. Your method might go something like this: Slosh milk into bowl (I stock the 2 percent kind), add a couple of eggs and whisk until it looks right. Soak the bread, and sizzle in …

Breakfast

Just how bad are energy drinks for your health?

As sales of energy drinks grow, so are energy drink-associated visits to hospital.<p>From Red Bull to Monster and Relentless, more than 500 energy drink …

Obama returns — and avoids Trump

In his first event since leaving the White House, Obama sidesteps talk of his successor as he nudges future political leaders.<p>CHICAGO — True to form, the beginning of Barack Obama’s public post-presidency was all studious symbolism, as he teasingly played off the crowd and cautiously avoided saying …

University of Chicago

To Calm the Gut, Look to Weed and Hot Peppers

Surprising new research says it helps to turn up the heat to chill out.<p>If your gut is giving you a hard time, eating a whole bunch of spicy food and …

Wellness

Joy Bauer's Drop 10 TODAY grocery list

This list provides the ingredients you’ll need to follow the Drop 10 Meal Plan. Before heading to the store, be sure to review the food plan (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and figure out which meals and recipes you will — and will not — be eating so you can cross off unnecessary items.</i> …

Snacks

7 healthful asparagus recipes to add to your rotation

Is it too early to be tired of asparagus? Before you get veggie fatigue, try one of these healthful dishes from the Recipe Finder. We bet you’ll work them into your spring cooking routine.<p>Baked Ziti With Asparagus and Fresh Tomato Sauce. This lightened-up version makes a great meatless main or side.<p>…

Food
Travel

Welcome to MLB's 2017 holiday uniform collection

Why restrict a holiday to one day when you can extend it over several?<p>That's the thinking behind Major League Baseball's 2017 holiday uniform …

Father's Day