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Why Infrared Images Look the Way They Do

Infrared photos and videos have an instantly recognizable look to them that you’re probably familiar with. But do you know the reasons things look …

Guitar Essentials: How to Mix Chords with Blues Licks

Mixing small chords into your blues licks is a great way to give your soloing a more polished sound. If you've never done this before, it might be …

Is your home too humid? Nest thermostat can help

Nobody likes humidity. It makes hair frizzy. People with certain medical conditions find it harder to breathe when it's humid. It can encourage mold to grow. If you live in a humid area, you may have just learned to deal with it... or plan on moving. Before you give up, give your Nest Learning …

The Beginner's Guide to 1Password

Using a password manager is basically internet security 101 these days, but that doesn’t make them any less intimidating. If you’ve never used a …

Information Systems

Big Retail Chains Keep Playing Chicken With Their Tax Bills

If a strategy used by a national chain retailer works in one city or state, they’re certain to try it on others. The dark store strategy that has …

For $149 a Month, the Doctor Will See You as Often as You Want - MIT Technology Review

Imagine if your doctor’s office was more like an Apple Store mashed up with a fancy gym: a modern white-and-wood aesthetic, replete with fancy …

Health Care

How to Automatically Clear Storage on Your Mac

<b>Problem:</b> Your old Mac has maxed out its hard drive’s storage space, preventing you from saving anything new.<p>Fortunately, with macOS Sierra, your Mac …

One Day: ‘Why I’m backpacking around the world at 72’

Geraldine Forster embarked on a global adventure following her retirement. Seven years on, she has visited 50 countries and is still travelling the world with her backpack...<p>When I retired at 65, I bought a one-way ticket to Bangkok, packed a rucksack and waved goodbye to my family. I had no plans, …

Family

8 Bright Salads To Beat The Winter Blues

After the holidays, January can feel like a gray, gloomy month. But a delicious, colorful salad is sure to lift your spirits. These recipes are so good you won't even realize you're eating healthy.<p><b>1. Moroccan Carrot & Chickpea Salad</b><p>Fragrant spices, bright colors, sweet and savory flavors -- this …

Healthy Eating

Scientists Work To Bring Back Once-Thriving American Chestnut Tree

The American chestnut tree used to make up a quarter of the forests in the eastern U.S., but disease decimated these trees in the last century. Now there's an effort to restore the American chestnut.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>American chestnut trees used to make up a quarter of hardwood forest in …

Sennheiser Ambeo headphones record your surroundings for better audio

Binaural audio replicates the natural listening experience for a user. It captures the soundscape as it's heard by human ears. When played back, it creates an immersive audio experience that has been acknowledged as a significant component of virtual- and mixed-reality experiences. But the …

A virus first found in chickens is implicated in human obesity

As someone who's struggled with his weight all his life (and who comes from a family with similar problems), I've long been fascinated with the …

Don’t delete your photos after turning on iCloud Photo Library

I recently wrote a Mac 911 column titled, “Yes, if you delete your photos from iCloud Photo Library, they’re deleted everywhere.” I thought that …

Meet These 12 Gorgeous Open-String Chords

Including open strings in the chords you play is a quick way to expand your sound and stretch out over a wide sonic space. Ringing open strings …

All the Ads in This London Tube Station Were Just Replaced with Cat Photos

Clapham Common Tube station in London is looking very feline today. After a very successful tongue-in-cheek Kickstarter campaign, the so-called …

Airbnb Hosts Having Difficulty Refinancing Homes

Until recently, home loans generally covered two types of properties: primary residences or investments. That was before services like Airbnb allowed …

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

A very Chinese cartoon cat and his human creator

He is nothing like the girly Japanese Hello Kitty living in a world of pink and kawaii, neither is he like Disney's Tom who has spent decades chasing …

15 Foods and Recipes You Never Knew You Could Freeze

These days we’re all trying to be super humans by eating better, planning better and just <i>doing</i> better in general. But even when you’re trying to maintain a healthy work-life balance, making time for meal planning can be tough (despite all the meal prep inspiration out there). If only we had the …

Patti Smith: ‘You decide your fate. Are you going to fall apart or own it?’

The punk-poet genius behind Horses is finally fulfilling her wish to play Hyde Park next month. She talks about life as an outsider, New York’s scuzzy past and why she loves Peter Pan<p>Before meeting Patti Smith, I receive a few pointers: “She’s not a chitchat person. Do not be any later than …

How to Improve Your Telecaster (Or Any Guitar) for Just $3

<b>PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead</b><p>Did you know you can make a significant improvement in your Telecaster by swapping a $3 part.<p>In this video, Phillip McKnight …

Everything You Need to Know About Changing Guitar Strings

Changing guitar strings isn't a complicated task, but try convincing a new guitarist of that. It can seem plenty intimidating to a beginner.<p>Some …

A $1,000 garden igloo promises to transform your backyard into a year-round paradise

The all-weather dome can act as a Jacuzzi cover, greenhouse, play space, garden shed, or a gazebo.<p>The stylish pop-up style igloo features a transparent, cold-resistant cover that is made from recyclable PVC plastic tubing. It's also super easy to assemble.<p>For sale by a Germany-based design company, …

Igloos

The new, classier Angry Birds? Cat game Neko Atsume takes internet by a storm

An addictive smartphone game has seized the attention of people around the world, and could be the new Angry Birds. It's now come to the attention of a friend of Lena Dunham, so it can't be long until cat-mad Taylor Swift downloads the app.<p>Neko Atsume, which means 'cat collector' in Japanese, has …

The Best Way to Cook Different Cuts of Beef

Memorial Day is coming up—meaning it’s almost barbecue season. Time to stock up on charcoal and lighter fluid? Not necessarily.<p>While you can pretty …

BBQ

The Real Reason Heroin, Cocaine and Other Drugs Are Really Illegal

<b>By Tessie Castillo</b><p>Looking out at the trail of devastation and death that the heroin epidemic has left in its wake, it's hard to imagine that not long ago one could purchase the drug from a Sears catalogue.<p>Heroin was created by German chemists during the late 1890s and marketed through Bayer, the …

11 Healthy Lunch Wraps That Put Sandwiches to Shame

There's a lot to love about a good old lunch wrap: They're easy to make, super portable, and bursting with flavor in every bite. Check out some …

Healthy Eating

Covr Photo Case for iPhone 6

People don’t act naturally when you point a camera at them – just look at any reality tv show from the past 15 years and ask yourself if the folks on …