Rath Chy

32 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Follower | @rathchy | Keep up with Rath Chy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rath Chy”

11 Things to Know When Filling Out Your Tax Return This Year

Tax season news you can use.<p>Tax season is almost here, and with it comes all the usual issues of paperwork and confusion. But this year might be …

Scientists discover how your brain wakes you up

Researchers believe they've identified the part of the brain which ends light sleep, called the non-rapid eye movement (NREM) cycle, and ultimately wakes you up. Professor Antoine Adamantidis from the University of Bern and his team found a neural circuit sandwiched between two brain regions, …

Reinvent chicken dinner: 11 great recipes from across America

From New York’s tender and slightly tangy Cornell chicken to smoky wings from Asheville North Carolina’s 12 Bones Smokehouse, these local recipes will take your chicken to the next level.<p><b>1. Cornell Chicken – Ithaca, NY:</b> Cornell Chicken barbecues are a time-honored tradition in Central New York. …

15 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

Upgrade your outdoors skills.

Camping

Scallops with Herbed Brown Butter

4 Servings<p>Ask for “dry” scallops at your fish market; they are free of preservatives and release very little liquid while cooking, which is key to getting a good crusty sear in this easy recipe.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lb. sea scallops, side muscle removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Seafood

Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano Eruption Threat Reduced, But Earthquakes Increase

<i>Update: I’m no longer updating this post; more recent coverage can be found here. As of Sunday morning, Iceland’s Meteorological Office reduced the aviation alert color code from red back down to orange. This reflects new observational data that indicates yesterday’s suspected sub-glacial eruption</i> …

How to Hire People You'll Never Have to Manage | Inc.com

<b>Resumes Are Nearly Useless</b><p>Most of our hiring practices were developed for the Industrial Age. But it turns out resumes are nearly useless and our hiring process is backwards. Here's four steps to turn that legacy process around.<p><b>#1--Business Beliefs and Culture</b> Business Beliefs determine your …

Employment

How Technology is Changing the Way You Sleep

“Technology” may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of sleep, but as you’ll soon see, it’s certainly becoming a factor. Between …

5 Things Successful Leaders Do in a Crisis | Inc.com

A lot of people believe that the true leadership capacity of a person is tested during times of crisis. Performance under stress can show how quick witted or level headed a person is, or on the contrary, it can show where their weaknesses lie. As a business owner or as an entrepreneur, it's …

Self-improvement

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

RVs

UberX Drivers Protest Outside Uber Headquarters

Nearly 100 disgruntled UberX drivers gathered outside Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco on Thursday to demand better pay and treatment from one of …

New adhesive system makes a circuit board that is 90% recyclable

Three British companies have developed a system that means components can easily be separated by hot water<p>Three British companies have developed a 90% recyclable and reusable circuit board, whose components can be easily separated by soaking in hot water. Funded by the UK government's Technology …

Sustainability

The U.S. Faces Longer Summers of Worsening Ozone Pollution

Popular login services have a security hole, but Facebook and Microsoft can't fix it

The recent Heartbleed scare caused a huge stir, even though it was effectively fixed before it even happened. There are other sorts of security holes, however, which can't be plugged so readily, and which affected companies therefore have less incentive to publicize. A researcher in Singapore, Wang …

AT&T threatens to skip the incentive spectrum auction

AT&T's threat to not participate in the upcoming auction could jeopardize the success of the auction, but it's unclear how serious its warning is as its arguments seem weak when scrutinized.<p>AT&T has threatened to not participate in the upcoming incentive spectrum auction if the Federal …

Net Neutrality

Ebola Virus in West Africa Is New Strain, Scientists Say

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.<p>"The source of the virus is still not known," but it was not imported from nearby countries, said Dr. …

Disease

Five wonder materials that could change the world

Materials such as graphene and shrilk are so new that the scientists who discovered them hardly know what to do with them – they only know they might yet transform our lives<p>"The history of materials is a history of mistakes," says Mark Miodownik, a materials scientist at University College London, …

Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

Apartment Therapy

Got a gross tub? Recaulk it today with these simple steps --> http://apttherapy.com/WpKYAa

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

Selling

The End Of Subsidized Phones Could Be Near

For almost a decade and a half, mobile customers – and Americans in particular – have enjoyed a certain economic perk: phone subsidies from the major carriers. This meant you could, on sign-up, get a very expensive phone for at most a few hundred dollars and, as an incentive to hang around, upgrade …

The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

Hackers Are Attacking Millions Of Computers And Demanding Ransom In Bitcoins

The National Crime Agency in the U.K. issued an alert last month saying that hackers have targeted "tens of millions" of computers.<p>CryptoLocker is a form of a virus called "ransomware," meaning hackers do something bad to your computer and then demand money to reverse what they've done. In this …

Homeland Security