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The Ringer’s Midyear TV Awards

<i>There has been A LOT of good television in 2017 — we could hold an entire Emmy Awards for the shows that came out in April alone. But just like every</i> …

The minimal-equipment, quick-hitting 'No Excuses' workout plan

Ahmed Klink<p>Ahmed Klink<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>When you “can’t commit” to working out, is it because a) you don’t have time, b) you …

Don’t neglect the demands on doctors

Regarding “The wonders of an empathetic ear in the doctor’s office,” the Feb. 5 Book World review of Danielle Ofri’s book “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear”:<p>The theme of Ofri’s book, the value of a doctor’s “empathetic ear” in his or her interactions with patients, presents an objective worth …

Health Care

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of France’s lesser-known wine regions, America’s next big dining spot, and a buzzy Greek …

10 of the best cycling holidays for families

It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best,” Ernest Hemingway once observed. That doesn’t have to change once you have children in tow – but even the most intrepid parents would be wise to consider their route a little more carefully than before. Now may not be the time …

Five hidden vacation gems from across Canada

In 2012, I moved to Canada from Britain and since then have been crisscrossing this gorgeous nation, soaking up its beauty from coast to coast to coast. Canadians often say to me that I’ve been to more places in their country than they have, and I always reply that’s such a shame, because damn, …

10 best escape games for Android

Escape games are a sub-genre of puzzle games. They are vastly better in real life. However, there are some games that have similar elements. For those who may not know, escape games have you placed in a room or a situation and your goal is to escape. You’ve likely dealt with this mechanic in some …

Best Android game controllers

While the vast majority of Android games are designed with the touchscreen in mind, the reality is that there are certain times when using a traditional controller just makes more sense. This applies particularly to games that were ported from a console over to Android, as well as to emulators. It …

Gear & Gadgets

IF and DO Button by IFTTT on Android Wear – Android customization

I hope you had the chance to check out our Android customization primer on IF by IFTTT for your Android Wear device last week. The project was simple enough, providing a little pop up notification whenever there is a new post on Android Authority. With the concept of pushing info to your Android …

Android Marshmallow problems: troubleshooting guide

The Android Marshmallow update may have only rolled out to just over one percent of Android devices but that number is about to pick up significantly, with Samsung releasing Marshmallow for the Galaxy S6 and LG pushing it out for the G4 and G3. Nexus users and Moto X Pure Edition owners have been …

Android News

Which country has the world's best healthcare system?

Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images<p>A doctor gives back a Carte Vitale.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>https://media.guim.co.uk/d1d4a29f44e13d0e3d48e4f59e6d70b7f4065012/0_154_3782_2268/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: AFP<p>Patients on beds overflowing into the corridors of a hospital in central China’s Anhui …

Health Care

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

Central America

15 best action games for Android!

Action games are among the most popular on any platform. They get the blood pumping, the fingers moving, and it’s a great way to test your reflexes and wits. There are a variety of action games out there, including shooters, fighting games, adventure games, platformers, and more which makes …

How to use Google Cardboard

The era of virtual reality is upon us, and while there a growing number of solutions aiming to bring VR into the home, Google Cardboard’s approach is unique in that it is an extremely affordable way to get your VR fix using nothing more than a simple VR headset, your existing smartphone, and any …

Virtual Reality

10 best texting apps and SMS apps for Android

Text messaging is among the most popular ways to communicate in the whole world. It’s quick, easy to do, and it doesn’t require you pausing what you’re doing like phone calls do. We do understand that many people still prefer the human touch of talking on the phone and we respect that. However, …

You don't care about the budget? Five reasons why you should.

It’s not just a boring tome of data. Our experts explain why it matters—in 60 seconds.<p>Your eyes might glaze over at conversations about the …

Canada

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

John Doyle: Seven shows you should be watching on CraveTV and shomi

Said it before, saying it again: You need help.<p>There are hundreds of TV shows on networks, cable and now, multiple streaming services. In Canada we have shomi and CraveTV. Both have gems – the new, the forgotten and the overlooked. Herewith, a helpful list.<p><b>iZombie (shomi)</b><p>Daft, droll and utterly …

Pictures of the Week 2.26.15

London Fashion Week

Sling TV is now available for $20 — brings TNT, Cartoon Network, ESPN and others

noobist<p>Back at CES, we first learned of Sling TV, a new online television service powered by Dish Network that required no extra hardware beyond an Internet connection and compatible media playing devices like computers, mobile phones, tablets and select streamers such as Roku. More recently, the …

Sling TV

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

10 best email apps for Android

Email is one of the oldest and most important forms of online communication. It’s a service many of us use every single day. There are tons of email services and email apps that accompany them. Some may only have a single account on something like Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo. Their individual apps …

Apps

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

National Parks

Best Places to Travel in 2015 (PHOTOS)

The world is getting smaller, but the chances of having an extraordinary new experience are only increasing. We've identified 50 standout destinations, based on industry news and trends, with input from contributing writers, A-List travel agents, and our new local experts. These are the places …

Travel

41 Recipes for Your Hanukkah Feast

Gallery41 Recipes for Your Hanukkah Feast<p>Hanukkah is hands-down the best holiday ever. Think about it. It combines the best elements of the other greatest holidays—family and overeating—but without the downsides of, say, a panic-inducing turkey that cooks, like <i>forever</i> (looking at you, …

Best Android Gifts $50 - Android Q&A

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Recipe: Easy Pad Thai

Soak noodles in hot water for 15 minutes or until soft. Drain.<p>Mix the palm sugar with tamarind liquid, vinegar, fish sauce and 2 tbsp water in a bowl, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Set aside.<p>Heat oil in a wok over medium heat. Fry shallots until fragrant and beginning to colour (about 3 …