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1er Festival de Salud Mental en Puerto Rico: Investigación, Comunicación y Arte

Con el propósito de promover la salud mental de la población puertorriqueña a través de la investigación, la comunicación y el arte el sábado 18 de …

The night Aretha Franklin turned to opera, and saved the Grammy Awards

The Grammy Awards ceremony has never suffered a shortage of drama during the annual telecast.<p>But there probably was never a more heart-stopping turn of events than on the night of Feb. 25, 1998, when the 40th Grammys were put on at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.<p>The show’s longtime …

Aretha Franklin

China will send a rover to the dark side of the Moon in December

The United States and Russia aren’t the only two nations working hard at realizing their space-faring dreams. China has quickly ramped up its …

Space Science

iOS 12 public beta 6 kills Group FaceTime

The wait for a new pre-release version of iOS 12 is over: the sixth beta can be downloaded now by anyone who wants to try it.<p>The markup tools have been greatly enhanced. Sadly, the other major change is the removal of Group FaceTime.<p>The iOS includes a set of drawing tools for marking up images, …

iOS

Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi Router (R7000P)

<b>Pros</b><p>Good close-range throughput in testing. Easy to install. Robust malware and parental-control options. Supports MU-MIMO data streaming.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Premium …

Hurricane Maria stirred up dangerous pollutants on this Puerto Rico waterfront

Tucked in the southwest corner of Puerto Rico, the town of Guanica sits on the edge of a small bay that’s only about a quarter of a mile wide. Rafael …

3 Simple Skills for Becoming a World Class Communicator

And the world needs far more people who can communicate at this level.<p>Today we communicate more than ever - but do we actually say anything more significant? If anything, we communicate at a much more superficial level in spite of all of the new communication tools.<p>Words are powerful, whether they …

Public Speaking

How to buy a tankless water heater

In these energy-conscious times, cutting back on using the AC or saving water are common ways to save the environment and your bank account, too. But there are many other ways to conserve energy in the home. Case in point: The tankless water heater.<p>Tankless water heaters (or instantaneous water …

Water Heater

The CIA falsely believed it was 'invincible' in China — here's how its spies were reportedly discovered in one of the biggest blows to the agency

A firewall used by the CIA to communicate with its spies in China compromised their identities and contributed to their executions by the Chinese government, several current and former intelligence officials told Foreign Policy magazine in a report published Wednesday.<p>In a two-year period starting …

Foreign Policy

How to Write a To-Do List That Will Make You Happier and More Productive

Organizing your priorities to set yourself up for success is easier than it seems.<p>A lot goes into being at your productive peak. One simple tool that can keep you organized and motivated is a tidy to-do list.<p>I often hear a common misconception about organizing tasks: It's stressful, overbearing and …

Productivity

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a little elbow grease. The work isn’t …

Billionaire Ray Dalio: Quit these 4 bad habits to start actually achieving your goals

Finding a fulfilling career can sometimes feel impossible. More than half of U.S. workers don't feel engaged at their jobs according to a 2017 report …

Self-improvement

Firefox add-on snoops on 200,000 users' browsing activities

The add-on was quietly removed from a recommendations list on the official Firefox blog.<p>Firefox has quietly removed an add-on from a list of …

IT security

A Powerful Psychedelic Drug Gave Users a Taste of a Near-Death Experience

A new study sheds light on a myth surrounding DMT.<p>There’s no universally accepted definition of a near-death experience, but those who have come …

These 8 Common Bedroom Layout Mistakes Actually Take Moments to Fix

You'd think that bedroom layouts are easy to figure out. You pick the best wall for the bed, flank it with a couple of nightstands, maybe add a …

Home Decorating

A Smart Collar For Keeping Better Tabs On Your Furry Friend

If you’re the kind of pet owner who has ever sat in your office wishing you could check in on your dog, this smart collar might pique your interest.<p>Link AKC describes their Link Smart Collar as “your dog’s first smartphone.” Priced at $129, this super smart dog collar lets you check in on your …

Pets

Everything single parents need to know about life insurance

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Even though it might be hard sometimes to picture your young children as independent adults, …

Personal Finance

Sila Nanotechnologies Raises $70 Million To Begin Commercial Production Of Its Energy Dense Battery Material

[id=0]<p>Alameda, CA-based Sila Nanotechnologies, which is developing and manufacturing energy-dense lithium-silicon battery materials, announced Thursday that it has raised $70 million in a series D round. The round, which brings the company’s total funding to about $125 million, was led by Sutter …

Venture Capital

TrioPad Multifunctional Charger

SmartThing4U Located in United States has created a new multifunctional charger which provides a writing pad, power bank and solar charger in one …

Crowd Funding

Capitalize on the Big Data boom with 6 courses of self-paced training

To master big data, you need <b>big training</b>. Fortunately a fantastic opportunity has presented itself this week. There’s a temporary price-drop on The Big Data Hadoop Spark & Administrator Master Bundle <b>from over $2,200 to under $80</b>.<p>Big data is one of the <b>exploding markets in the tech industry</b>. It …

Big Data

Firewalla Blue Network Firewall Keeps Your Network Safe

A new pocket-sized device aimed at keeping your home or small business network safe has been designed by a team of former Cisco engineers and is …

Cyber-attacks

Our first look at Alphabet’s smart city

Timber towers and smart pavement: Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs is sharing an early glimpse of its Toronto development.<p>Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto—the entity formed by Canada, Ontario, and the city of Toronto—have shared an early peek of design plans for Sidewalk Toronto, the …

Smart Cities

Bugs Will Actually Make Your Next Phone Better

The recipe for the phone of tomorrow may call for some unlikely biological bits: the eyeball of a beetle, the fine hairs of a cricket, the scales of …

Ohio State University

The Secret About Resumes No Recruiter Will Tell You

There are thousands of books and millions of websites about writing great resumes but none of them reveal this all-important secret.<p>For decades, job seekers have been told the importance of having a great resume. Rules and guidelines abound. Your resume should be no longer than one page, …

Employment

Crypto’s Millennial Mining Tycoon Is Planning a $3 Billion IPO

Bitmain Technologies Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of cryptocurrency mining chips, is planning a Hong Kong initial public offering that could …

Our Island Crush of the Month: Orcas Island

There are plenty of civilized ways to take advantage of the towering firs, steep ridges, and pristine beaches that belong to this fat horseshoe of an …

Killer Whales

This is the Maximum Amount of Your Wages That Can Be Garnished

A wage garnishment happens when the court orders part of your pay to be withheld to satisfy a debt you owe. You typically don't have to worry that …

Personal Finance

Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections

Phishing works no matter how hard a company tries to protect its customers or employees. Security researchers have been warning of a new phishing …

Microsoft Office

The Hackers Hunting Down Missing People

Nonprofit TraceLabs ran DEF CON’s first crowdsourced event for tracking missing people through public information.<p>“100 points for email address,” one of the judges for the competition types into Slack. “3 x 200 points for those pictures. 600 total,” they continue.<p>Attendees of the annual DEF CON …

Open Source Movement

Homemade Hawaiian Ginger Ale

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Ginger Syrup<p>1 cup finely chopped peeled ginger<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>Assembly<p>1 liter club soda<p>8 lime wedges<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Ginger Syrup<p>Bring ginger, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit 30 minutes. Strain syrup through a …

Recipes