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SelectTV could be the best cord-cutting service you've never heard of

Everyone seems to be cutting the cord and ditching cable. We’re still watching an obsessive amount of TV – we’re just watching it on other platforms. …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Shopping

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

​ Man Flu: The Scientific Evidence Behind Whether Men Get Sicker Than Women | Men’s Health

Now, there might be some evidence behind the fact that colds and flu really <i>are</i> worse for men than women—and there may be an evolutionary basis for it, according to new research published in the Christmas issue of the scientific journal <i>BMJ,</i> which takes a more lighthearted and tongue-in-cheek …

How to back up and protect all your data

No excuses.<p>When you sit down at the computer, you probably don't want to spend your time backing up your files and data. It may not be as entertaining as Netflix or Facebook, but it just might be the most important job you can do on your desktop or laptop machine.<p>Having a comprehensive backup …

Software

State Of Denial: The Economy No Longer Works As It Did In The Past

<i>There's no Plan B for a state-corporate form of central-planning capitalism that is no longer functioning.</i><p><b>If there is one reality that is denied or</b> …

Does Your Birth Order Affect Your Personality?

<i>You’re such an only</i> <i>child,</i> might be a simple observation, or a blatant insult. <i></i>Swap in <i>middle child</i> or <i>baby of the family</i> or <i>firstborn</i> and everyone’s …

Aetna has officially ditched all of its Obamacare business

The moves mean Aetna has completely removed itself from every Obamacare exchange for now.<p>The move comes after Aetna announced it was pulling out of Iowa and Virginia over the past few weeks, citing losses sustained in the Affordable Care Act's individual insurance exchanges.<p>A statement from Aetna …

More Power for Less Dollar: The 20 Cheapest Ways to Get 400 Horsepower

Sports Cars

The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.<p><b>How did big media miss the Donald Trump swell?</b> News organizations old and new, large and small, print and online, broadcast and cable assigned phalanxes of reporters armed with the most …

Journalism

Power Markets Are Better For Consumers Than Traditional Alernative, Study Says

A new study shows that power generation is more efficient in competitive power markets than it is under traditional command-and-control style regulation. Or, more specifically, imperfect markets are better for consumers than imperfect regulation.<p>In “Imperfect Markets Versus Imperfect Regulation in …

Administrative Law

Contact lens-based tech could lead to better EV power source

A team of scientists from the UK have developed a material made of polymers that could become the answer to humanity's battery woes. It could apparently lead to supercapacitors -- battery alternatives that can charge really quickly -- up to 10,000 times more powerful than usual. Thus, if an …

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

Shopping

How an arc flash relay works - Littelfuse PGR-8800 Arc-Flash Relay Demonstration

Transistors, How do they work ?

Kirchhoff’s Laws For Electrical Engineers – Beginners

Voltages and currents in electric circuitsTwo extremely important principles in electric circuits were codified by Gustav Robert Kirchhoff in the …

Sea Level

Hardware Implementation of Substation Control and Automation

Substation control system //To form a <b>substation control system</b>, the various elements described above must be assembled into some form of topology. …

Topology

What's that hissing, cracking, buzzing noise?

Corona or Partial Discharge with Buzzing Noise<p>Corona can be visible in the form of <b>light</b>, typically a purple glow, as corona generally consists of …

Electromagnetism

Electric Current: Crash Course Physics #28

How does a Stepper Motor work ?

Tips for power factor correction and good protection of capacitors

Power factor correction principle Loads such as induction motors draw significant reactive power from the supply system, and a poor. Read more

Arduino

Basics Of Distribution Substations For Electrical Engineers (Beginners)

Distribution substations purpose //Distribution substations serve a wide range of <b>private and public customers</b> in distributing electric power. They …

Engineering

What Was Hillary Clinton’s Real Downfall? Complacency

As she did in 2008 against another insurgent named Obama, she took her 2016 opponent too lightly and thought she could cruise. Now she’s cruising into history.<p>The causes of Hillary Clinton’s defeat will be debated for years, but in the first cold light of the day after, one big cause seems clearer …

Government

The Best Workout Headphones | Men's Health

We Tested Dozens Of Workout Headphones. Here Are the 8 Best<p>A seemingly impossible quest to find earbuds that don’t fall out or stop working when you sweat<p>coloud<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>You don’t need research to tell you that …

Dear Democrats, Read This If You Do Not Understand Why Trump Won

Trump Is What Happens When You Nominate A Cheater and Live In An Echo Chamber—Please Learn From This<p>Did you read Wikileaks?<p>Well, you should have.<p>The …

How To Kill It In Business With Your Sibling Without Killing Each Other

The cofounders of Drybar, Paperless Post, and other successful startup bros and sisters on what makes a sibling partnership tick—or fail.<p>For the Drybar cofounders Alli Webb and Michael Landau, who are also sister and brother, going into business together for the first time wasn’t as easy as they …

Evens 'EarPrint' H1 headphones make you realize how bad your hearing is

Get ready for the next audio trend: ‘EarPrint’ headphones that essentially work as glasses for your ears.<p>Even, a newish company that recently made waves with its original set of $99 in-ear monitors, is today introducing its second product, the full-size $179 H1. I’ve had the chance to try them out …

A Mom Is Using Her Children’s Love Of Technology To Get Them To Do Chores

There’s a very good possibility that the first person to advocate “working smarter, not harder” was a parent — because that’s precisely the philosophy this mother lives by when it comes to making sure her children pick up after themselves.<p>In a ploy designed to harness her kids’ dependency on …

How to Refresh Your Brain In a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …