Kathee Fischer Mcfarland

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Very peculiar signals are coming from a nearby star, scientists at Arecibo Observatory say

Scientists studying nearby stars have spotted "very peculiar signals" coming from one of them.<p>Unexplained pulses are coming from Ross 128, a small …

Solar Cycle

Quickly Improve a Smartphone Portrait in Photoshop with a Simple Depth of Field Effect

A portrait is often defined with a little depth of field of effect that makes the person in focus really pop. Most smartphones can’t produce this …

Amazon Alexa Skills now neatly organized under detail pages

Amazon’s assistant Alexa has become a very popular solution for those who want advanced voice controls. There are skills for all kinds of apps and services, but it is also true discovering them has so far been a mess.<p>You can do a lot with Alexa and Echo products, but sometimes people just don’t …

'Serial' Season 2 Debuts With Bowe Bergdahl Telling 'Desertion' Story

The popular podcast "Serial" launched its second season Thursday, shining a spotlight on the mysterious disappearance of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — and allowing him to be heard publicly for the first time since he was freed by the Taliban in May 2014.<p>Bergdahl's dramatic rescue in eastern …

The Best Health Care Fix You've Never Heard Of

There was a moment in the second Democratic presidential debate that perfectly illustrated the difficulty of dislodging the media’s comfortable …

Health Care

20 non-toy holiday gift ideas for kids

Children everywhere have already begun to give serious thought to their holiday wish-list while parents everywhere have already begun to cringe with the realization that in just a few weeks more toys will be invading their home.<p>The good news is that not all gifts need to involve toys.<p>There are …

Holiday Gift Ideas