Christina B. Herrold

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Google's Chrome Web Browser Is Killing Your Laptop Battery

There is a problem with Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows that is potentially very bad news for laptop users. It can drastically affect battery life, and even slow down your computer.<p>So, why is Chrome eating through your battery quicker than other internet browsers? The problem is down to …

Why we fight with our food: Maya Adam at TEDxStanford

Paper Flowers - Design Crush

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

The Infrared Landscapes

David Keochkerian is a french amateurish photographer. Based in the Somme, he seeks to capture the ephemeral beauty but also to associate different …

Senators accuse government of using 'secret law' to collect Americans' data

A bipartisan group of 26 US senators has written to intelligence chiefs to complain that the administration is relying on a "secret body of law" to collect massive amounts of data on US citizens.<p>The senators accuse officials of making misleading statements and demand that the director of national …

US privacy group challenging NSA and FBI collection of phone records

The US supreme court will be asked to suspend the blanket collection of US telephone records by the FBI under an emergency petition due to be filed on Monday by civil rights campaigners at the Electronic Privacy Information Center (Epic).<p>This new legal challenge to the power of government agencies …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

Womb cancer link to diet, exercise and possibly coffee

<b>The risk of womb cancer can be reduced by exercise, diet and possibly drinking coffee, research suggests.</b><p>Almost half of cases of womb cancer in the UK - about 3,700 a year - could be prevented through keeping slim and active, a review of data shows.<p>Researchers at Imperial College, London, say women …

Stem cells: Living adult tissue transformed back into embryo state

<b>The living tissue inside an animal has been regressed back into an embryonic state for the first time, Spanish researchers say.</b><p>They believe it could lead to new ways of repairing the body, for example after a heart attack.<p>However, the study published in the journal Nature, showed the technique led …

Vaccine 'clears HIV-like virus' in monkeys

<b>A vaccine for the monkey equivalent of HIV appears to eradicate the virus, a study suggests.</b><p>Research published in the journal Nature has shown that vaccinated monkeys can clear Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) infection from their bodies.<p>It was effective in nine of the 16 monkeys that were …

A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat

Be afraid. Be very afraid.<p>While the U.S. public-health system has made major strides in stopping smoking and preventing HIV/AIDS, there is still a …

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Might Reverse Cell Aging, Study Suggests

Eat whole foods. Exercise. Meditate. Rely on supportive family and friends. All of these things have been linked, whether independently or together, with better health. And now, a new study shows it's never too late to start reaping the benefits of changing to healthy lifestyle -- and that those …

Combining Chinese, Western medicine could lead to new cancer treatments

Combining traditional forms of Chinese and Western medicine could offer new hope for developing new treatments for liver, lung, colorectal cancers …

10 Bioengineered Body Parts That Could Change Medicine

When physicians run out of treatment options, they look to a nascent field known as bioengineering for solutions to their patients' ailments. …

Big Appetites Series

Focus on the journalist and photographer Christopher Boffoli returns with new photographs of miniatures “Big Appetites”, revealing to us some nice …

What Will It Take for U.S. Wind Energy to Take Off?

Windmills aren't the solitary, squeaky sentinels spinning on the horizon anymore. They've evolved into sleek towers with blades hundreds of feet long, grouped together in massive wind farms. Wind energy only accounts for 3.5 percent of the energy used in the United States today, but it's been …

‘Cloudy East’ best place for US solar, wind plants

<b>CARNEGIE MELLON (US) —</b> Wind and solar plants do the most good where they can reduce pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, so the best place to …

Chemical creep: Farmers return to pesticides as GMO corn loses bug resistance

Monsanto’s Bt corn was supposed to reduce pesticide use. The Environmental Protection Agency said as much when the corn, which is genetically …

Connecticut will label GMOs if you do too

Connecticut is poised to become the first state to require labeling of genetically engineered food — in theory, at least.<p>On Monday, the state House …

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Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs & Lime Vinaigrette

A vibrant and fresh salad for summer.<p>This vibrant and fresh Thai Quinoa Salad is adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Raising the Salad Bar</i> by Catherine Walthers. It's a healthy eater's dream: flavorful, chock-full of protein and veggies, satisfying and low in fat. I usually make it as a light …

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mediterranean baked feta with tomatoes

A few summers ago, I discovered what I consider to be one of the greatest things that has ever been placed over oiled grill grates on a beachy summer …

Black-Bottom Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

8 to 10 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>7 whole graham crackers, coarsely broken<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted<p>4 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1<p>1 1/3 cups bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips (about 8 ounces)<p>2/3 cup plus 1 3/4 cups chilled whipping cream, divided<p>2 …

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Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

Portrait of Lincoln, A Hyper-Realistic Bust of Abraham Lincoln by Kazuhiro Tsuji

Hollywood special effects artist Kazuhiro Tsuji has made “Portrait of Lincoln,” a hyper-realistic bust of the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln. It …

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The impending release of new episodes of cult favorite <i>Arrested Development</i> is pretty much all I can think about these days — and it seems Etsy sellers are on the same wavelength. In fact, the Etsy community has translated their enthusiasm for the Bluths and their twisted-yet-hilarious family …

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

25 Things Every Young Professional Should Know by Age 25

If you want a job straight out of college, don't come knocking on Kirk McDonald's door.<p>The president of a tech company in New York City, McDonald wrote a brutally honest op-ed in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> called "Sorry, College Grads, I Probably Won't Hire You." He believes most college graduates …