Shannon Reynolds

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Turning a Blind Eye

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>There’s a relay race in your eye that allows you to see. It begins when light hits the rod and cone cells in your retina, triggering a cascade of electrical signals. These pass through other types of cell in later layers and eventually to ganglion …

Training Your Brain to Improve Your Vision

A new game app had supernatural effects on athletes' eyesight. Brain training is coming for everyone.<p>Brain training is becoming big business. Everywhere you look, someone is talking about neuroplasticity and trying to train your brain. Soon there will be no wild brains left.<p>At the same time, …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Dementia is 'one of greatest enemies of humanity' - PM

<b>A "big, bold global push" is needed to beat dementia, David Cameron has told a summit in London.</b><p>He pledged to accelerate progress on dementia drugs, by increasing funding and making new drugs more accessible.<p>The prime minister was speaking to an audience of 300 experts who have pledged to find a …

80% of People Think Alzheimer's Is A Normal Part of Aging

Despite estimates that more than one billion people will be affected by Alzheimer’s disease by 2050, many around the world still don’t understand the …

8 Ways To Make Your Road Trip Even Better

8 apps to download now.<p>Everyone knows the essentials for a successful road trip—good company, good music and A LOT of snacks. Whether you're planning to head to your favorite cross-country vacation spot or hopping in a car with no destination at all, be sure to add these apps to your must-have list.

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DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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Gardening Tips: How To Get Rid of 4 Common Pests

Each spring, little families of aphids like to try snacking on the rose bush in my backyard. Even now that I have more experience maintaining my …

Maybelline® Eye Studio® Color Tattoo® 24HR Eyeshadow

most helpful positive reviews<p>Best eyeshadow<p>5 out of 5 stars<p>Jessie — 5 years ago<p>This is the best eyeshadow I've ever used. It's so creamy. And it …

Chromecast support heading to VLC

Amidst recent news that Chromecast‘s support has extended to RedBox among other services, a tidbit of information appeared on the forums for media …

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Obama says some former Taliban prisoners may resume anti-U.S. fighting

President Obama said Friday that the controversial prisoner swap that freed Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from five years of captivity in Afghanistan is "something that I would do again."<p>"We have released, both under my administration and previous administrations, a large number of former Taliban …

An Alien Origin for Life on Earth

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p><i>This is the second of three blog posts associated with this week’s episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, which addresses life in the universe. Read the first one here.</i><p>Whether the universe is filled with alien beings who wish upon stars, struggle to understand …

Scientists map 'Bermuda Triangle of Space' - Unexplained Mysteries

Earth's orbit has its own Bermuda Triangle. Image Credit: NASA<p>A region over Brazil has become notorious for satellite failures, weird lights and …

Scientists Urge Study of Environmental Factors That May Speed Aging

New paper urges more work on "gerontogens" in the environment.<p>Why do our bodies age at different rates? Why can some people run marathons at the age of 70, while others are forced to use a walker?<p>Genes are only part of the answer. A trio of scientists from the University of North Carolina argue in …

Going Paperless: Whiteboards, Webmeetings, Evernote and Skitch

In my day job as an application developer, I am the only member of my team that works out of our Arlington, Virginia office. Several of my team …

How to use S Note on the Samsung Galaxy S5

The S Note app will come pre-installed on your Samsung Galaxy S5 and is a quick and convenient way to take both typed and handwritten notes on the …

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How to Easily Turn a Normal List Into a Checklist in Evernote

Windows/Mac: You can create checklists in Evernote, but manually entering a checkbox for every item is a chore. Here's how you can quickly turn a …

The Fitbit channel on IFTTT lets you automate based on your activity

One of the leading fitness bands out there, Fitbit, now plugs into the service that plugs into everything else, IFTTT. Between these two, you can set …

5 Effective Time Hacks To Stop Procrastination Fast | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”<p>~ Jim Rohn<p>The passage of time is an infrequently used, but …

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Featured<p>Evernote CEO Chris O'Neill pulls back the curtain on Evernote's refreshed brand and explains what our evolved mission means for the company… …

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A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

Jamaica's rare wildlife – in pictures

The Portland Bight protected area is home to the iconic Jamaican iguana and 20 other endangered species. Its fragile coastal ecosystem and wildlife faces the risk of being lost for ever as Jamaica approves a Chinese company to build a port. Photographs by Robin Moore

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Featured<p>Evernote CEO Chris O'Neill pulls back the curtain on Evernote's refreshed brand and explains what our evolved mission means for the company… …

Top 10 New Species and the First Fusion Reactor

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Romantic Weekend Getaways: Top 7 Hotels in the U.S. for Romance

When you're in the mood for love but only have a few days to spare, a weekend getaway -- in a destination that won't take all weekend to get to -- is just what you need.<p>When you're in the mood for love but only have a few days to spare, a weekend getaway -- in a destination that won't take all …

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