Jonathan Aldana

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The Death of Patient Zero

Personalized medicine—or, as President Obama calls it, precision medicine—may indeed one day deliver routine medical miracles. But for Stephanie Lee, the only miracles were the human and ancient kind.<p><b>It was the moment we were waiting for</b> and the moment we dreaded.<p>Stephanie Lee had been hospitalized …

Cancer

3 Startups Racing to Disrupt the Bicycle Industry | Inc.com

The leisure bike market is leaving high-speed bikes in the dust.<p>Total U.S. sales of leisure bikes shot up nearly 20 percent during the 12 months ending March 31, 2014, while racing bike sales fell 3 percent during the same period, according to data from market research firm NPD Group. With U.S. …

Startups

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Keyboard Shortcuts Resource List for Your Online Tools

In addition, there are a few regular shortcuts that can make browsing Facebook even faster.<p>j/k = scroll up/down between News Feed stories<p>l = like or unlike a story<p>c = comment on a story<p>s = share a story<p>p = post a new status update<p>/ = search<p>Typing a question mark will open the full list of Facebook …

The 13 Houseplants You Can't Kill

Plants

10 DIY Ways to Spice Up Your Vanity

Your makeup station doesn't have to be a mess. Here are 10 easy DIY projects to make your space more glamorous.<p><b>1. Marble Tray</b><p>This multipurpose marble tray from Pennies for a Fortune can be used for anything — as a cheese board, a coffee table tray, whatever. But we think it looks best on the …

Disa, A Messaging Client That Can Merge Conversations Across Services, Is Now Available As A Public Beta

One of the problems with instant messaging since time immemorial has been juggling contacts and conversations across multiple services. It's …

Apps

The ZTE Blade S6 will come with Lollipop and an octo-core chip for $249.99

ZTE has just revealed a new mid-range Android smartphone, the 5-inch ZTE Blade S6, that will use Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. It will also …

Mobile Technology

Android customization - Send SMS through your PC or WiFi tablet, app shootout

Last week in our Android customization series we took a look at how to push Android notifications to your computer screen using one of our favorite productivity apps, Pushbullet. As an extra, we tossed in that Pushbullet will let you handle your SMS right from your PC, so we wanted to take a look …

Apps

National Geographic Travel

23 Low-Carb Lunches That Will Actually Fill You Up

Sandwiches are going to be so jealous.

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Mascara

7 strange questions that will help you find your life purpose

ONE DAY, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

Self-improvement
Apps

OPPO R1C Mixes Mid-Range Specs With Sapphire Glass To Make Stunning Phone (That Probably Won't Leave China)

We've been waiting a long time to see smartphones with screens made from synthetic sapphire, an expensive material that justifies its cost by being …

Mobile Technology

Samsung is working on a bunch of new Android tablets

According to SamMoble, Samsung is in the midst of developing a minimum of four new Android-powered tablets it plans to launch as part of its Galaxy …

Android News

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

[Update: APK Download] New Google Translate App Includes Word Lens Image Translation And Smarter Conversation Mode

We had an exclusive preview of upcoming changes to the Google Translate app last month, and Google just announced an update that matches exactly with …

Google Classroom makes its way to the Play Store

Google has just released their Classroom app to help students and teachers communicate better after almost 6 months of being exclusive to the web. The mobile app, available through the Google Play Store and iOS App Store for anyone with a Google Apps for Education account, has all of the same …

Apps

12 Hacks to Make Your Home Look More Luxe

We love design inspo just as much as the next person, but sometimes peeking at celeb mansions and paging through fancy interior decorating glossies can be a downer. Without unlimited funds, recreating those luxe homes seems totally impossible… until now. We’re sharing 12 affordable hacks to make …

Home Decorating

Would You, Could You? A Hammock in the House

While hanging a hammock <i>inside</i> my house has always sounded nice, it's never been a reality. Until now! We're fixing up our sunroom and there's a spot …

Houses

Make Your Own Glowing Furniture: DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Table by Mat Brown

Ever wished you could have something glowing in your house, while keeping things calm and tasteful? Designer <b>Matt Brown</b> developed a beautiful …

How To Transform A Boring Space In 6 Steps

A dark, bare room is redesigned into a sleek and modern living room that mixes old and new. Plus, get the look with our "how to" guide.<p>The living room area BEFORE.<p>Betsy Burnham, interior designer and owner of the LA-based firm Burnham Design transformed this dark, bare room into a sleek living area …

Interior Design

A Paris apartment

We can never get enough of Paris based interior designer Sarah Lavoine. Here is one of her latest residential projects - a classy apartment in Paris' …

How To Clean Laminate Wood Floors Without Doing Damage

Laminate wood flooring is popular all over the world, being appreciated for its versatility and the ease with which it can be installed. But, …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

His And Hers Bachelor Apartments That Reinvent The Traditional Concept

Bachelor pads have a general image that doesn’t really describe them accurately. They’re not just spaces with a TV, a couch and nothing else, with …

Live to Work? Sleep on Your Desk with the Workbed

Do you think you could get a good night’s sleep on the same surface where you do all of your work? Some of us would love nothing more than to be able …