Len Zawaski

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The 98.6℉ Myth: Why Everything You Think You Know About Body Temperature Is a Lie

When you were kid, you probably knew that to score a magical sick day home from school, you needed to have a fever. When the thermometer came out of …

Medicine

Man finds answer to Alphabetti spaghetti question we’ve all been asking

It’s the question that has been on every person’s lips – quite literally in a way – but few have ventured to have answered.<p>Just how many of each …

Sausages

Can You Pass This 4th Grade Math Quiz?

Let’s up the ante in the “Are you smarter than a fourth grader?” game. Let’s make it all math. Do you remember your fourth-grade math class? You …

AirFly connects your AirPods to anything with a headphone jack

Apple's AirPods are apparently a hit, but they're not perfect. One of the major drawbacks of iPhone's wireless headphones is the fact that they're, well, wireless, and aren't compatible with anything lacking Bluetooth. Twelve South, which has a reputation for making attractive, smart Apple …

Consumer Tech

New Diabetes Monitoring System Requires No Blood

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a diabetes glucose-monitoring system from a company called Dexcom Inc. to check blood sugar levels …

Diabetes

Visiting St. Pierre and Miquelon in Canada

On a reconnaissance to the last remaining French territory in North America one Francophobe finds he has to give up some Gallic ground<p>When you tell …

France

President Donald Trump wants to build a drug cartel – and wants NZ to pay for it

Donald Trump: "America will not be cheated any longer and especially will not be cheated by foreign countries."<p>Accusing other countries of …

New Zealand

Awair Glow

Not at all. Awair Glow has sensors built in to track the health and safety of your air.<p>Awair and Glow are both designed to track toxins and chemicals …

Home Automation

Reversing atherosclerosis with one shot

New research demonstrates that injecting synthetically designed nanofibers in mice helps to break up the arterial plaque that is a hallmark of …

Medical Research

Scientists just created a new "super wood" that's stronger than steel

Spider silk has long held the record for being the strongest biomaterial on Earth — but that just changed. Scientists at KTH Royal Institute of …

Nanotech

Donald Trump, revealed as a Mob godfather | The Star

No, this week won’t be remembered for advancing the cause of world peace in any way. But, through a series of dramatic new disclosures in The New …

Donald Trump

You can now see exactly how creepy all the Facebook Russia ads were, down to the specific targeting

US lawmakers released all 3,000 ads created by accounts linked to the Russian government in the years and months preceding the 2016 presidential election, as well as the following year.<p>Some of the ads were released previously, but, as of May 10, everyone can see the full cache, organized by quarter …

House Intelligence Committee

Trump knew about Michael Cohen's grift. How do I know? Because Trump TOLD us.

Take a little stroll with me for a moment down memory lane. You won't need a backpack, we're not going that far, only a couple of weeks. But I think …

Donald Trump

How does exercise keep the heart young?

A recent study published in <i>Nature Communications</i> identifies a link between exercise and the heart's ability to regenerate new muscle cells under …

General Hospital

9 Signs You're Not Getting Enough B12

Oli Kellett/Getty Images<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>As you age, your body's ability to absorb vitamin B12 from food slows—4 out of every 100 women ages 40 to 59 are B12 deficient, and many more are borderline. But celebrating another birthday isn't the only cause.<p>The biggest risk factor …

Wellness

A new health startup boldly claims to reverse diabetes without drugs, and Silicon Valley’s favorite diet is a big part of it

Melia Robinson/Business Insider<p><b>Sami Inkinen, who founded the Silicon Valley real-estate startup Trulia, recently moved into healthcare with a startup</b> …

Diabetes

Eargo Sets a New Bar In Hearing Aid Technology

While hearing health issues have historically been under-emphasized, it’s estimated that 360 million people suffer from some form of hearing loss (over 5% of the global population) worldwide. In fact, it is ranked as the third largest health issue after heart disease and arthritis. Many people will …

Hearing Aids

Why You Need Adaptogen Herbs—and How to Choose the Right One for You

People in our modern age are under a lot of pressure. And while it’s only natural for the human body to release the hormone cortisol in response to …

Wellness

5 things Anthony Bourdain will teach you about Newfoundland

Word spread quickly when Anthony Bourdain showed up in St. John's, where gossip travels just as quickly as it might in one of the outport towns in …

Newfoundland and Labrador

Being Gullah or Geechee, Once Looked Down On, Now a Treasured Heritage

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor links historic African-American communities in four southern coastal states.<p>Emory Campbell remembers growing up Gullah on Hilton Head Island, before the golf courses and the resorts. He remembers hunting in the forests and roaming free in the marshes. …

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

Italy

What does a stroke feel like? During, after, and ministrokes

Strokes can drastically change the mind and body. Symptoms may differ among individuals, but many experiences are common.<p>Strokes occur when a clot or …

Medical Research

Watch: Anthony Bourdain’s New Web Show Puts Artisans in the Spotlight

The Balvenie distillery in Dufftown, Scotland, however, took a different approach to standard advertising, one that I can fully support. They are helping to shed light on incredible makers around the world with a video series called <i>Raw Craft</i> hosted by Anthony Bourdain. I would say that they should …

Artisans

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

Alternative Medicine

iPhone’s weirdest glitch yet: Ask Siri to define “mother” twice, learn a bad word

Hint: Four syllables, rhymes with "other shucker."<p>On Saturday, iPhone users around the world began testing and confirming what is arguably Siri's …

Linguistics

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

Hiking

A Physicist Has Calculated The Best Place to Put Your Router

It's time to get serious about your wifi signal.<p>Forget the trial and error - mathematics has proved where the best spot to place your router …

Wi-Fi

The King Of All Plants – Heals Everything Except Death

In the last years this plant is growing more and more in our gardens and fields. It is also known as a king of all plants that is able to cure …

What Happens When you Drink Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey on an Empty Stomach...

<b>What Happens When you Drink Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey on an Empty Stomach in the Morning</b><i><br>We have already heard about healthy recipes containing</i> …