Bruce Bachman

7,250 Flips | 68 Magazines | 144 Likes | 8 Following | 63 Followers | @brucebachman71 | Last worked at Coldwell Banker Select before retirement. Worked over 20 yrs. as an Accountant. Celebrated 41st Wedding Anniv. with wife this year.

Elephants rarely get cancer thanks to ‘zombie gene’

Cancer is a big problem for humans, but it also affects countless other species on our planet. Elephants, however, have demonstrated an amazing …

Cancer Cells

Farmhouse Living Rooms So Quaint You'll Want to Move to the Countryside

Few things are more relaxing than the thought of retreating to a more simplistic way of living. Perhaps you dream of slow afternoons spent lying in …

Living Rooms

Reprogramming retina cells found to reverse blindness in mice

In future, the Three Blind Mice might be able to avoid running into the farmer's wife, if new research out of the National Eye Institute (NEI) pans …

Research

Elephants Have a Secret Weapon Against Cancer

The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t.<p>In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer genes. Cancers happen when cells build up mutations in their DNA that allow them to grow …

Elephants

Google is tracking your every move even when you tell it to stop - here's how to fix it

If you’re using an Android phone or have Google apps installed on your iPhone, the search giant is almost certainly tracking your location constantly – even if you’ve turned that setting off, reports the Associated Press.<p>The story drew from UC Berkeley graduate researcher K. Shankari’s experience …

Apps

Why Do I Keep Waking Up In The Middle Of The Night? Here’s What Your Body May Be Trying To Tell You

Consistently waking up in the middle of the night for seemingly no reason is unfortunately very common — and exactly as frustrating as it sounds. If …

Sleep

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is an illness and it must be treated | Ann Robinson

Treatment doesn't always or only mean medication. Nice recommends a multimodal approach<p>Imagine a neurological condition that affects one in 20 under-18s. It starts early, causes significant distress and pain to the child, damages families and limits the chances of leading a fulfilled life as an …

ADHD

MIT research points to autoimmune disease as the cause of glaucoma

An exciting breakthrough from a team of researchers MIT and Massachusetts Eye and Ear has revealed a new hypothesis behind the cause of glaucoma, a …

Medical Research

A student accidentally created a rechargeable battery that could last 400 years.

There’s an old saying that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.<p>There’s no better example of that than a 2016 discovery at the University …

Rechargeable Batteries

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Washing Machines

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

Scientists Find Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease And Degenerative Eye Diseases

A new study led by the University of Washington School of Medicine suggests that there might be a link between three types of degenerative eye …

Dementia

10 Stunning Space Photos That Will Make You Rethink Your Existence

If you're a space geek who dreams in constellations, auroras, and stars or just someone who loves looking at incredible photography, don't waste any more time and take a look at this year's shortlist for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest.<p>The contest, which was open for …

Ask Ethan: How Large Is The Entire, Unobservable Universe?

13.8 billion years ago, the Big Bang occurred. The Universe was filled with matter, antimatter, radiation, and existed in an ultra-hot, ultra-dense, but expanding-and-cooling state. By today, the volume containing our observable Universe has expanded to be 46 billion light years in radius, with the …

Dark Matter

The 35 Things You Don’t Know You’re Doing That Make Your House a Target for Burglars

These not-so-obvious indicators will make your home a target for thieves.<p>Setting out the box from your new 60-inch HDTV or high-end gaming console on …

Social Media

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s — but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, …

Study suggests glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease

Unexpected findings show that the body's own immune system destroys retinal cells<p>CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Glaucoma, a disease that afflicts nearly 70 million …

Medical Research

New Research Suggests Glaucoma May Be an Autoimmune Disease

FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The eye disease glaucoma may be an autoimmune disorder, a new study suggests.<p>Glaucoma affects nearly 70 …

Immune System

Glaucoma may be a curable autoimmune disease, say scientists

Glaucoma, the blinding condition which affects nearly 500,000 people in Britain, may be an autoimmune disease which could be cured, scientists believe.<p>The common eye problem was thought to occur when fluid builds up in the eye, crushing the optic nerve and causing irreversible damage to the …

Medical Research

These Are the 10 Most Beautiful Dog Breeds to Bring Home

Ask any pet parent what the most beautiful dog breed is, and they will probably, unsurprisingly, say the name that their pet belongs to. Sara Stuart …

Pets

How a cabal of romance writers cashed in on Amazon Kindle Unlimited

To cash in on Kindle Unlimited, a cabal of authors gamed Amazon’s algorithm<p>On June 4th, a group of lawyers shuffled into a federal court in Manhattan to argue over two trademark registrations. The day’s hearing was the culmination of months of internet drama — furious blog posts, Twitter hashtags, …

Writing

The complicated truth about a cat’s purr

Our cats may purr when we pet and tickle them, but it’s a much more complicated form of communication than we've assumed.<p>We <i>think</i> we know what a cat’s purr means.<p>It is arguably the most recognisable sign of animal contentment: a pleasurable rasp that erupts whenever a cat is tickled or petted, the …

Pets

Why You Forget Names Immediately—And How to Remember Them

Of all the social gaffes, none is perhaps more common than meeting a new person, exchanging names and promptly forgetting theirs — forcing you to …

Self-help

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean

Understanding your pet's real age can be vital to keeping them healthy.<p>“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ …

Pets

The salary you need to comfortably afford a 2-bedroom apartment in the 25 biggest US cities

Rent for a two-bedroom apartment in New York City is more than double the cost of rent in Denver, Colorado.<p>It's clear that depending on where in the United States you live, rent may take up a bigger portion of your income.<p>SmartAsset found what income is needed to comfortably afford rent for a …

Real Estate

The Marines Didn’t Think Women Belonged in the Infantry. She’s Proving Them Wrong.

MOUNT BUNDEY TRAINING AREA, Australia — First Lt. Marina A. Hierl watched a dozen Marines charge toward human silhouettes made of paper atop a nearby hill. Despite the early hour, the troops’ armored vests and camouflage uniforms were soaked with sweat. She stood back as they scrambled up the rocky …

Military

The Roku Channel Is Now Free on the Web

Roku hardware is no longer required to access the movies, TV shows, and live news streams offered for free on The Roku Channel. Simply load it up on …

TV shows

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

Top 6 Foods that Increase Blood Pressure and Should be Avoided

Living with high blood pressure (hypertension) can be a hassle to deal with. A major contributor to our blood pressure is diet. Once we become …

High Blood Pressure

How to: Direct Water Away from Your House

Proper water drainage for your property is one of <i>the</i> most important long-term preventative measures you can implement. Water build up due to …

Home Improvement