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Apple Will Fix Your Messed Up MacBook Pro Keyboard for Free

In a rare but not unprecedented acknowledgement of fault in one of its products, Apple announced Friday that it would cover the cost of repair of …

MacBook Pro

6 Health Benefits of Onions

For starters, they contain dozens of types of antioxidants.<p>Get ready to cry some happy tears, because onions definitely deserve a spot on your …

Holistic Medicine

What Are the Benefits and Risks of Doing Daily Pushups?

Traditional pushups are beneficial for building upper body strength. They work the triceps, pectoral muscles, and shoulders. When done with proper …

Workouts

What Cinnamon Actually Is

Barking up the right tree<p>If you're looking for an excuse to eat cinnamon, you <i>could</i> just go ahead and eat cinnamon like the free-willed, grown-ass …

Food

The AirSelfie 2 Wants to Be Your Personal Paparazzo

The second-generation flying pocket camera offers improved video quality and sleek industrial design. But it's not a drone, even though it has …

Gear & Gadgets

5 ‘Strong Buy’ Artificial Intelligence Stocks

The artificial-intelligence revolution is coming, whether you’re ready or not. AI supporters believe that it has the potential to transform the world …

Artificial Intelligence

The Azores Are the Perfect Island Getaway—and They’re Closer Than You Think

Courtesy of Azores Getaways<p>The Azores abound with Portuguese influence, such as in the architecture on Terceira island.<p>The remote archipelago, an …

European Travel

The Top 20 Things to Do in Brooklyn

Brooklyn offers so many things to see and do, so if you're feeling overwhelmed by the multitude of options, we've highlighted 20 activities and spots …

Botanical Gardens

11 of Europe's Best Nude Beaches

An “unofficial nudist beach,” like so many others along the Riviera, Tahiti Beach is popular with international celebs and “people who want to be …

European Travel

5 Foods to Eat for Better Sex — and 3 You Should Really Avoid

Out of 17 million users in six countries, these are the foods people eat before and after sex. But are there better options?<p>Lifesum, a popular health …

Healthy Eating

Time magazine puts Trump opposite sobbing child on cover

Donald Trump has always proudly paraded his Time Magazine covers but the latest may not make it on to the walls at the golf club.<p>The powerful image on this week’s cover depicts the US president looking down at a sobbing two-year-old girl next to the caption “Welcome to America”.<p>The girl is from a …

Donald Trump

Social Security Spousal Benefits Rules: Retirement Income For the One You Love

For many of my baby boomer client that are close to retirement, calculating their Social Security Benefits is an important part of the financial …

Retirement

The Death of Supply Chain Management

The supply chain is the heart of a company’s operations. To make the best decisions, managers need access to real-time data about their supply chain, but the limitations of legacy technologies can thwart the goal of end-to-end transparency. However, those days may soon be behind us. New digital …

Artificial Intelligence

Your A to Z Guide to Seattle's Best Things to Do

Deciding what to do in Seattle can be a challenge—theater, museums, attractions, dinners and cocktails quickly fill calendars. Here, a guide to …

Seattle

Here's exactly when you'll become a millionaire if you save $500 per month

Are you on track to become a millionaire? If you're regularly saving and investing, you may already be well on your way to reaching that milestone by …

Personal Finance

The Top 6 Mistakes Seniors Make When It Comes to Medicare Enrollment

Premiums, deductibles, copayments and coinsurance. These are expected costs when it comes to any health insurance plan. Medicare is no different.<p>What …

Retirement

The 9 Best All-Inclusive Hotels to Book in Cancun in 2018

Carved out from the virgin forest of the Yucatan Peninsula, the resort city of Cancun has won its well-deserved reputation as a premier tourism …

Cancun

Maps of Route 66 Road Trip

Arguably the most iconic of all American road trips, Route 66 was established in 1926 and is one of the original US highways. The route known as the …

Travel

10 of the Coolest Neighborhoods in America Right Now

Avoid tourist traps and consider planning your next city break in one of these hotspots.<p>Tourist traps are a dime a dozen in big cities, but many …

Travel

Roav’s A1 1080p Dash Cam drops to $44.50 shipped at Amazon (Reg. $60)

AnkerDirect via Amazon offers its Roav A1 1080p Dash Camera for <b>$44.59 shipped</b>. Normally closer to $60, this is within $5 of its all-time low at Amazon and is the best available. Dash cameras can be crucial in times of accidents, or just beneficial if you’re on a trip and want a record of the …

Dashcam

Paris is hosting a nude picnic and everyone's invited

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you do a spot of yoga in the buff or eat a sandwich in your birthday suit?<p>If the answer's yes, and you're in Paris on June 24 -- you're in luck.<p>The city's Nudists Association is hosting a giant picnic for naturists aimed at newbies and pros alike.<p>The event will honor the inaugural …

France

The doctor on your wrist: How smartwatches are saving lives

<i>By Caitlin McGarry</i><p>James T. Green thought he was having a panic attack.<p>He took a break from work to walk around the block during a stressful day, and noticed he felt out of breath strolling up a slight incline. This isn't normal, Green thought. He had become an avid cycler in recent months and …

Medical Technology

Look what is going to circle the White House today, and every day for three weeks!

First Lady Melania Trump doesn’t appear to be a fan of her husband’s cruel immigration policy that has resulted in 2,000 migrant children being …

Donald Trump

US Senior Citizen Found Dead in Her Motorhome in Costa Rica

This Monday, police authorities in Costa Rica were alerted of the apparent murder of a 67-year-old US woman who was found dead by her son in her …

Costa Rica

Google says its AI is better at predicting death than hospitals

Google’s Medical Brain team is now training its AI to predict the death risk among hospital patients — and its early results show it has slightly higher accuracy than a hospital’s own warning system.<p><i>Bloomberg</i> describes the healthcare potential of the Medical Brain’s findings, including its ability …

Breast Cancer

This Supercomputer Can Calculate in 1 Second What Would Take You 6 Billion Years

It's shiny, fast and ultrapowerful. But it's not the latest Alpha Romeo. A physics laboratory in Tennessee just unveiled Summit, likely to be named …

Artificial Intelligence

Review: Panasonic GX9 makes a compelling case for the compact camera

We don't envy anyone in the camera game at the moment. The glory days, at least in terms of sales, would appear to be long gone. If you can afford a …

Cameras

Google can predict when you will DIE with 95% accuracy using AI

GOOGLE knows everything (or at least it feels that way), and now it can <i>even</i> tell you when you'll die.<p>The tech giant helped test an artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs

Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times …

Globalization

Here's how the 'unlimited' plans from Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile compare

1/<p>The big caveat: No "unlimited" plan is really unlimited.<p>Wireless carriers use the word "unlimited" in a misleading way.<p><b>No "unlimited" plan here</b> …

T-Mobile