Derek Manson

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Skip the big parks: This is the best place to go on a South African safari

Millions of visitors flock to South Africa every year to experience the country’s amazing wine and wildlife. Unfortunately, for the most part, the …

South Africa

The 20 best smartphones in the world

There's a lot to consider here, such as specs, features, design, and price. Thankfully, most of these smartphones come with more than enough power, great designs, and tons of features.<p>The biggest thing to watch out for in the next month is price. Phones like the OnePlus 5T and Essential Phone cost …

Tech stocks once again look unstoppable

The tide was supposed to turn for scorching-hot tech stocks .<p>To hear skeptics tell it, the group, which was so crucial as major equity indexes ripped past record highs for much of 2017, was getting overextended. And that was supposed to result in a sharp move lower not just in tech but for the …

Stock Markets

49 'facts' about health we often believe that are misleading, inaccurate, or totally false

These are just a few of the incorrect notions that we've all been told at one point or another.<p>But it's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the most popular health "facts" that we've heard over the …

Wellness

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

Fossil Fuels

BitTorrent inventor announces eco-friendly bitcoin competitor Chia

A bitcoin transaction wastes as much electricity as it takes to power an American home for a week, and legendary coder Bram Cohen wants to fix that. And considering he invented the ubiquitous peer-to-peer file transfer protocol BitTorrent, you should take him seriously.<p>Cohen has just started a new …

40 million fire extinguishers recalled because they may not work

More than 40 million fire extinguishers, some on the market for more than four decades, are being recalled because they may not work in an emergency.<p>One death has been linked to problems with the extinguishers made by Kidde, according to a notice Thursday from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety …

Home Depot

The world's tropical forests now emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined

Scientists have a wake-up call for the world.<p>Tropical forests are now a threat in our fight against climate change. They emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined, according to a study recently published in Science. This wasn't always the case.<p>After all, trees absorb CO2 from the …

Forests

Opening-day rosters, fresh faces and a look ahead for each NHL team

Get ready for opening night with a look at each team's roster, the fresh faces and what the lineup could mean for the season ahead.<p>Well, no more …

Snoop Dogg's venture capital firm is leading an investment in a cannabis tech company

A cannabis-specific venture capital firm that counts Snoop Dogg among its partners is investing in a Toronto-based cannabis tech company.<p>Snoop Dogg's fund, Casa Verde, led a $2 million seed round in Trellis, a cannabis inventory management firm. Trellis develops software to help dispensaries and …

Cannabis

Line brawl breaks out between Canada, Russia at pre-Olympic tournament

A contest between Canada and Russia at an Olympic evaluation tournament got heated early before an interference penalty led to a line brawl between …

Want your skin to look healthy? Consider these seven foods

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>Are there certain foods I can eat to help my skin look younger? Do some foods slow down skin aging?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>We've heard the adage that beauty comes from the inside. While research on nutrition and skin health is in the early stages, scientists are learning that what you eat can help …

Operation Vacation

America has a vacation problem. Or a not-taking-vacation problem, to be more precise. Last year, U.S. workers left an astounding 662 million vacation …