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6 scientists reveal the nutritional supplements they use every day

Supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry.<p>But, unlike pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers of these products don't have to prove that their products are effective, only that they are safe— and that's for new supplements only.<p>We wanted to know which supplements are worth our attention (and …

Wellness

This music production tool is the reason why all new music sounds the same

Imagine music as a recipe. Would you be able tell whether it had been made with artificially engineered ingredients or fresh produce from the farmer’s market? Canned tomatoes might work just fine—but maybe you wouldn’t know what you had been missing until you tried the same dish with heirlooms, …

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Machine Learning

Gorgeous 8K Timelapse Captures All Four Seasons in Norway

One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer …

Efforts To Prolong My Husband's Life Cost Him An Easy Death

For the past seven months, I’ve carried around my husband’s advance medical directive in my purse. During this time, I’ve shown this lawyer-prepared and notarized document to dozens of doctors, nurses, ambulance crews, surgeons, dialysis center teams, hospital emergency room workers and …

Medicine

17 Empanada Recipes You'll Want To Save For Later

I'm not drooling, you're drooling.

In Alaska, minus 59 takes toll on cars, pipes, state of mind

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working.<p>She owns a grocery store and the building that houses the post office in the village of Tanana, Alaska, which ranked as the coldest place in the state Wednesday. The official temperature at the airport …

Weather

Best job search websites

The job market isn't as dire as it was six or seven years ago, yet finding employment still feels like work in and of itself. As more and more college degrees are issued each year, the prospective pool of employables -- your competition, that is -- grows proportionally. To stay ahead of the curve …

Employment

How to Make Pizza, According to a Real Italian Chef

When the pizza is delivered, rather than pacing yourself and just having a slice or two, you dig in and devour the whole eight-piece large pie. About …

The most promising headphones from CES

Audio-Technica, Klipsch, and Blue are freshening up the plethora of audiophile choice<p>Headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show this year were a subdued affair. No huge and dramatic launches; no nervous energy about the impact of a future iPhone without a headphone jack, as there was in 2016. It …

Audiophile

10+ Of The Most Heartwarming Historic Photos Ever

When looking at the majority of historical photos, it might seem that the world was black-and-white and all we had were wars and disease.<p>However,</b> …

Cute

Sunflare unveils sticky and flexible solar panels

Sunflare has unveiled flexible solar panels that can be stuck onto walls and roofs.<p>The new thin-film solar product is flexible, light, and affordable. The company made the announcement at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week.<p>The National Renewable Energy Laboratory declared in a …

The 10 Best Classical Recordings Of 2016 (Re-Releases)

It’s fair to say to say that such “Best-Of” lists are inherently daft if one clings too literally to the idea of “Best.” Still, I have been making “Best of the Year” lists for classical music since 2004, when working at Tower Records gave me a splendid oversight (occasionally insight) of the new …

Flute

Holy Cow: An Affordable Desktop Waterjet Cutter

The Wazer can cut glass, steel, ceramics, stone, carbon fiber and more<p>We live in incredible times for fabrication, where everything from CNC mills to …

8 Kitchen Design Trends to Look Out for in 2017

2017 is promising to be an exciting year. From automation to new lighting solutions to an ever-increasing focus on functionality, check out what's in store for kitchen designs.<p>2017 is just around the corner. As you decorate your Christmas tree and make a mental note of all the things you want to …

Interior Design

InnerFidelity Ranks Headphone Manufacturers

Surfing through my headphone news feed the other day I stumbled across an article on Picky Ear titled, "Best Headphone Brands: What We Can Learn from …

Audiophile

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

This man has made traveling the world and drinking whisky into a career

As the Global Master Brand Ambassador for Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Whisky, his job description includes sharing Glenmorangie with someone, nearly every working day.<p>Blackmore also answers questions from newcomers and experts alike — and sometimes, the questions get very detailed.<p>"I was just …

Whiskey

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

This New App Puts 3D Scanning In The Hands Of Designers

Canvas makes it easier to take 3D scans of spaces and turn them into usable CAD files.<p>In 2013, the startup Occipital launched the Structure Sensor, a portable 3D scanner that hooks up to an iPad, on Kickstarter. After becoming one of the site’s most funded campaigns at the time, the company began …

Apps

17 Of The Most Sought-After Craft Beers In America, And How To Find Them

For a certain type of craft beer geek (hop-loving, competitive and possibly residing in California), this time of year means one thing: Pliny the Younger. The legendary Russian River Brewing Co. releases its most acclaimed beer -- a more intense version of its flagship Pliny the Elder -- at the …

Beer

Exploring the Psychology Behind Spending Addiction

How and why people can get sucked into a dangerous spending cycle, and why it's more than just an excessive interest in shopping.<p>Unlike Hollywood's inevitably sanitised presentation, real-life shopping addiction isn't cured by the love of a hot man, the help of a kooky pal or a climactic montage of …

Drug Addiction

Yamaha THR10 Modelling Guitar Amp | Yamaha | Amps

Yamaha THR10 Features:<p>VCM EFFECTS<br>• - Most of THR's effects feature VCM effects processors. Based on the technology used in Yamaha's professional audio …

Music Production

Radiohead: Fear And Self-Loathing At Lollapalooza

For more than 20 years, Radiohead’s music has oriented around fear. They ping-pong between the poles of personal anxiety and global geopolitical …

Bletchley Park in 360: See inside Britain's Enigma-breaking HQ

CNET takes you on an immersive VR tour of Bletchley Park, where Alan Turing and his colleagues smashed Nazi encryptions in World War II.<p>In a special video production, CNET takes you inside the hallowed halls of Bletchley Park, the stately home in Buckinghamshire, England where the Enigma code was …

Virtual Reality

Ultimate Craft Brew Road Trip in Oregon

Day 1 – The Columbia River Gorge & Hood River<p>You have a full day ahead of guzzling beer, sightseeing, and hiking so be sure to get an early start …

28 of the best budget guitar amps under £500/$800

What are the best budget guitar amps? What are the best guitar amps for beginners?<p><b>From tiny desktop amps to do-it-all modelling machines and tasteful</b> …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

Top 20 Roof Types and Their Costs: Design Elements, Pitch, & Shapes - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

The value of the roof over your home cannot be overstated. Sure, we all know it’s primary purpose is to protect us from stormy weather and prevent …