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The Netflix Travel Documentaries You Need to Watch Now

Sometimes a spot of television is all that's needed to help stoke even the most dormant of wanderlust.<p>While Netflix, the popular video-streaming …

Can a Weak Grip Predict Heart Disease?

Here’s a surprisingly easy and low-tech way to predict who’s most likely to have a heart attack or stroke: measure their grip.<p>A large study of nearly 140,000 people from 17 different countries found a clear and consistent link between grip strength and death from any cause, but especially from …

Medical Research

Ubisoft's tablet video game combats lazy eye condition

<b>Ubisoft has announced it is working on a video game to combat an eye disorder that can cause reduced vision.</b><p>Dig Rush is designed to be played on tablets by people diagnosed as having Amblyopia - also known as "lazy eye".<p>The condition affects an estimated one in 50 children, according to the NHS, …

FDA

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

These two security utilities prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.<p>A nefarious individual could purloin your Mac and bypass your user account password in order to access your data or wipe your system clean and begin using it as their own. …

The Skier's Bucket List

Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some of the …

Skiing

The Surprising Impact of 'Mountaineer's Guide to Death and Disaster'

The longtime editor of the American Alpine Club's annual report is retiring.<p>Every August, a slim, soft-cover book titled<i>Accidents in North American Mountaineering</i> arrives in the mailboxes of the 15,000 members of the American Alpine Club—the national representative group for climbers and mountain …

The World's 5 Best Heli-Skiing Trips

For ski enthusiasts, there is no better way to enjoy the sport than with untouched terrain and a helicopter to give you a lift there. It’s that simple: Heli-skiing offers better snow, challenging topography, and throws in the thrills and stunning beauty of repeated helicopter rides, something …

Skiing

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10 nerdy shows to binge on before they disappear from Netflix

Geek

Anti Inflammatory Tea with Turmeric Ginger and Honey

Anti Inflammatory Tea with Turmeric Ginger and Honey<p>Allergies occur as an overreaction of the immune system to an allergen that it deems harmful but …

The Open Bay helps launch 372 ‘copies’ of The Pirate Bay in a week, becomes GitHub’s most popular project

isoHunt, the group now best known for launching The Old Pirate Bay, has shared an update a week after debuting The Open Bay. The Pirate Bay, the most popular file sharing website on the planet, still isn’t back following police raids on its data center in Sweden, but its “cause” is very much …

Essential texting acronyms every parent needs to know

Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don’t speak the same language. When it comes to texting, chatting and emailing, that's literally true. If you've looked at any teen's communications, you'll see them sprinkled with acronyms and shorthand that make no sense.<p>Those letters and numbers are an …

6 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Earning And Redeeming Miles

<i>Daz /No longer Swan man / Flickr</i><p>In my early days of collecting points and miles, there were many things I was clueless about. Since wising up, I've talked to countless travelers who made some of the same mistakes. Without knowing the basics of earning and redeeming travel rewards, you may end up …

The best albums of 2014 – readers' picks

With one clear frontrunner and plenty of variety elsewhere, here are the top 10 albums you voted for<p>Our critics’ top 40 albums of the year See a full list of how our critics voted<p>It’s been just over five months since The War on Drugs’ Lost in the Dream was declared our readers’ favourite album of …

Kinetic Test of SI Joint: Stork Test

Alternative CT Junction Manipulation Technique - Ann Porter Hoke

Keyser: Overview of the Spinal Scan Examination

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

Obamacare litmus: Lawmaker perks

Leaders on Capitol Hill fought quietly behind the scenes for months to tweak Obamacare rules, so the government could keep making big premium payments for aides and lawmakers when they were pushed onto the new health care exchanges.<p>But that victory is turning into something else for Republicans up …

A brief history of app pricing, and why most apps are free

We had a look at some of the app purchasing habits and statistics regarding the Google Play Store and Apple’s Appstore the other day, so to continuing in that vein, Flurry Analytics has done a little more digging into just why mobile apps are priced so low, often to the point of being free.<p>For this …

Apps

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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