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US life expectancy just fell for the second year in a row, and the reason is very clear

Overall life expectancy in the United States just took a dip for the second time in as many years. The change, which was a relatively small drop from …

Iridescent cloud? Or circumhorizon arc?

It’s easy to confuse these 2 elusive, colorful, beautiful daytime sky phenomena. How can you tell the difference?<p>George Preoteasa responded to the …

Astronomy

Creating a High Key Landscape Using Lightroom in 6 Simple Steps

High key landscapes are often dramatic and emotive images. They typically work best in black and white but can sometimes work well in color using …

TV sets are starting to disappear from American homes

Bye, box.<p>After years of insisting it wasn’t so, the TV Industrial Complex now admits that it’s contracting: The number of people paying for TV has been declining for several years.<p>But that’s not the only part of the TV world that’s shrinking: Actual TV sets are disappearing from homes, too.<p>After …

Televisions

United passenger captures comforting video of smooth, successful baggage offloading

Ah, air travel. Such a simple, relaxing process that is at once both cheap and reliable.<p>A clip captured by a Redditor on a United flight landing in …

Astronomers may have discovered the first exomoon

A team of astronomers believe they have spotted the first moon outside our solar system.<p>Phys.org reports that the team lead by Dr. David Kipping, assistant professor of astronomy at Columbia University, has spotted what might be the first evidence of a moon orbiting an exoplanet. By harnessing data …

LinkedIn might have to pay you money for spamming your email contacts

Here's the deal:<p>In 2013, a class-action lawsuit accused LinkedIn of accessing users' email accounts without their permission and unwittingly using their names to send email invitations to people in their address books.<p>At the time, LinkedIn called many of the accusations false.<p>The court agreed that …

5 Android apps that will dramatically improve your phone’s battery life

Newer Android smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and the HTC One (M8) ship with fantastic new software features designed to combat the biggest …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …