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Tools for IT professionals | ZDNet

If you're reading this, chances are you're the sort of person who will want to whip the cover off your devices and take a look at what's causing the …

DIY

Everyday Chemicals May Cause Cancer by Disrupting DNA Repair | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>Cancer-linked aldehydes are produced in our bodies in small quantities, but are increasingly pervasive in our environment. …

Genetics

6 Things You'll Find the Smartest People Doing Every Day | Inc.com

You can be popular, talented, and brainy, but that doesn't mean you're smart (in an emotionally-intelligent sense). Ultimately, you'll find that smart people have keen insight into situations and practice good judgment.<p>But this is a type of smartness that one acquires from a way of being, not …

Self-improvement

10 things the Samsung Galaxy S8 can do that the iPhone can't

While the iPhone still has a slight edge over the Galaxy S8, there are plenty of things that set it apart from its biggest rival.<p>Here are the most important Galaxy S8 features you won't get from the iPhone.

Mobile Technology

8 Features We're Not Going to See on the iPhone 8

The iPhone 8 looks promising, but it probably won’t have these eight key features.<p><b>Apple</b>'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) upcoming iPhone 8 is one of the most hotly …

Mobile Technology

Samsung working on a Galaxy S8 with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a nice-looking handset with plenty of high-end specifications available under the hood. But for some, there might be room to …

Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist Film's 2nd Teaser Shows Ed, Al as Children

Film based on Hiromu Arakawa's manga premieres December 1 in Japan<p>Warner Bros. Japan began streaming a second teaser trailer the live-action film of …

Got ground beef? Here are 9 ways to use it.

Step away from the boxed pasta with seasoning packets and the cans of sloppy Joe sauce. You can do ground beef better, with one of these Recipe Finder options.<p>Campono Meatball Subs, pictured above. You may have meatballs left over, but they can be cooked, cooled and frozen for up to six months. …

Cooking

Slow Cooker French Toast Is the Laid Back Way to Feed Your Friends a Fancy Brunch | MyRecipes

Just as wide leg pants and hair parted down the middle have made a comeback in the last few years, so has another 1970s gem: the slow cooker. In the …

Breakfast

Why Do We Eat Eggs for Breakfast, Anyway?

A short and fascinating history.<p>It’s difficult to answer this question without also asking, Why do we eat breakfast? The Ancient Romans ate breakfast, which they called <i>ientaculum</i>, and included eggs, if available. When the Romans were pushed out of Europe, breakfast left with them, and throughout …

Breakfast

23andMe can now tell you whether you have an increased risk of diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Lydia Ramsey/Business Insider 23andMe can once again tell you whether you have an increased risk of developing certain diseases.<p>In November 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration barred 23andMe from sending any of that data related to health to customers because of concerns that the company was …

Alzheimer's Disease

Anime for Beginners: 20 Pieces of Essential Viewing

Let’s face it, Hollywood is no stranger to remakes. Especially when it comes to making English language versions of brilliant moments in Asian …

Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests

Cultivating a ‘memory palace’ can make long-lasting improvements to recall, say scientists, suggesting many of us have untapped memory reserves<p>A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that …

The Brain

10 Things You Need To Know Before Eating Eggo Waffles

Leggo learn all about 'em.<p>1. Eggos were invented in the 1953.<p>Post-war Americans didn't want fresh waffle batter or even powdered waffle mix. Frozen …

Tip: The Kneeling Overhead Press

This exercise is not only a great shoulder builder, it also teaches you perfect form and lifting mechanics. Check it out.<p>This overhead press …

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours

As we start to 3D-print everything — including houses, of all things — it's pretty impressive that a company built one in just 24 hours.<p>Located in …

'Lilo and Stitch' dubbed with Scottish voiceovers is NSFW comedy

The Scottish Lilo and Stitch aren't anything like the originals, but they are just as funny.<p>In the video above, YouTuber Lee Gilmour took scenes from …

Smart condom i-Con will rate your sexual performance

A British company claims to have created the world’s first “smart condom” which rates blokes performances and helps detects STIs.<p>The i-Con Smart Condom is like a FitBit, but for your penis.<p>It provides all the statistics men need to assess their sexual prowess.<p>Data includes duration of intercourse, …

Condoms

A mystery with a shocking twist: Death by indoor lightning

An illuminating study on a very strange demise<p><i>Caution: This article contains descriptions that may be disturbing to some people.</i><p>Recently, in an undisclosed place and time, police wandered onto a grisly and unusual scene.<p>That day, a 53-year-old man had been renovating his cottage alone when he …

Weather

Hard drives of the future could be made of DNA

Our data-driven society is churning out more information than traditional storage technology can handle, so scientists are looking for a solution in Nature's hard drive: DNA. A pair of researchers at Columbia University and the New York Genome Center recently wrote a full computer operating system, …

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Nutrition

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

Explore the Interconnected World of Mathematics in One Condensed Map

If diving into the beautiful, complicated world of math sounds intimidating, physicist Dominic Walliman is here to be your guide. In his video, …

Attack on Titan Season 2 Details Come Lumbering In

If you hungrily devoured the first season of <i>Attack on Titan</i>, as you rightly should have (it’s awesome), you’re probably salivating over <i>Attack on</i> …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

Neuroscience

These Crazy Coin Stack Sculptures Seem Impossible

Japanese artist Thumb Tani may have negotiated some deal with how gravity works on Earth for his coin sculptures. Or maybe he is somehow channeling …

Reality bites: Watch as man using VR in Microsoft store falls from fake cliff and hits real floor

The makers of virtual reality headsets and content may still be waiting for consumers to fall for the medium as a full-fledged entertainment option, …

Augmented Reality

An Age-By-Age Guide to Teaching Your Children Financial Lessons

Kids are ready to learn about saving, spending, and more at fairly young ages—but they need your help to really understand. This graphic gives some …

Kids

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

Books

The Best Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

If you’re paying for premium software, chances are there’s a free alternative out there you could use instead, with features just as good as the ones …

Software