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How to Block Those ANNOYING Banner Ads, Tracking Cookies, and a Lot of Adware/malware/trojan Downloaders From Bogging Down Your Computer.

Introduction: How to Block Those ANNOYING Banner Ads, Tracking Cookies, and a Lot of Adware/malware/trojan Downloaders From Bogging Down Your …

How to Keep Your Brain Young

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals (including the doctor in CNN's news brief …

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

With so many tech devices in our lives these days, it's important to stay on top of maintenance that needs to be done periodically on your Windows …

Operating Systems

Could Cooked Meat Hold A Risk Factor For Dementia And Diabetes?

If the results hold up, they could point the way toward new treatments.<p>Cooking meat may be a risk factor for dementia and diabetes, according to new research. When meat is heated, it can produce advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which form when protein or fat reacts with sugar. The research …

Diabetes

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

A whale's life story is recorded in its ear wax

From a fetid, foot-long rod of earwax, extracted from the skull of a dead blue whale, scientists have unspooled an in-depth life story of one member of the largest mammals on earth. These waxy diaries could give marine biologists a new way to study the lives of a free-swimming species, and a window …

Harry Reid’s Backing Heightens Controversy Over Energy Nominee

The ap­par­ent be­hind-the-scenes in­volve­ment of Sen­ate Ma­jor­ity Lead­er Harry Re­id, D-Nev., in the se­lec­tion of Pres­id­ent Obama’s …

Natural Gas

The latest 'Gravity' trailer is as beautiful as it is terrifying

Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's <i>Gravity</i> has been slowly building for months now. The film's received praise at recent festival screenings, and director James Cameron recently called it the best space film ever made. This latest clip emphasizes the isolating silence of space, before plunging …

Frankfort Lighthouse | Michigan (by ETCphoto)

<b>Frankfort Lighthouse | Michigan</b> (by ETCphoto)

Interesting Photo of the Day: Long Exposure Captures a Lot of Lightning in Utah

Mount Timpanogos, or “Timp” as some would call it, is the second highest mountain in Utah’s Wasatch Range. It towers over the Orem, Pleasant Grove …

Photos

These Spiky Shoes Literally Put A Spring In Your Step

The Adidas Springblade uses springs to give athletes better verticality<p>Cushioned sneakers can help athletes jump higher—a compressed sole returns energy vertically. Adidas has now developed a shoe that could also help runners go faster. Sixteen slanted plastic springs on the sole of the Springblade …