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The Mysterious Case Of 'Vanishing Bone' And Hip Replacements Gone Wrong

<i>Please</i> <i>sign up here to</i> <i>subscribe to WBUR's CommonHealth newsletter highlighting important stories about health and medicine.</i><p>It all began with a single X-ray.<p>It was 1974, and surgeons had been doing total hip replacements for a dozen years.<p>"Total hip replacement is an absolutely magnificent …

General Hospital

14 tips to touring the world without feeling like just another tourist

Mass tourism has had its critics almost as far back as tourism itself. What Henry James grumbled about more than a century ago—all those hordes in his favorite places—is now so common that there are almost as many “off the beaten track” strategies as there are fatuous guidebooks where you are …

Mystery of the Traub Motorcycle

In 1967, a plumber doing renovations of an apartment building outside Chicago tore down a brick wall and found what would prove to be a baffling …

Overview | Neo Sports Cafe | Street

Distinguishing features<p>Take a closer look at the impressive details of the CB1000R. A unique blend of Sport Naked and minimalist Café Racer styling …

Motorcycles

29 Weird Things With A Cult Following On Amazon That Are Practical AF

If you're still irritated that smartphones don't have headphone jacks anymore, you might be wondering — where have all the practical items gone? …

Hard Science Fiction: A Beginner’s Guide to the Genre

There exists a common misconception that all science fiction is fantastical. That all sci-fi takes place in a universe where ships can travel faster …

Science Fiction

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

Hawaii Developer Under Fire For Segregated 'Poor Door' For Renters

The controversial entrance has been proposed across the country.<p>HONOLULU ― A real estate developer in Hawaii is under scrutiny for its plans to build a residential high-rise that has two separate entrances: one for high-income residents and another for low-income earners.<p>ProsPac Holdings Group is …

Housing

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Party poopers: rightwing rally cancelled in San Francisco amid dog poo protest

Patriot Prayer, the rightwing protest group that planned to rally in San Francisco on Saturday, has cancelled its event, citing safety concerns and a “smear campaign” by elected officials who called them “white supremacists”.<p>Turd Reich: San Francisco dog owners lay minefield of poo for rightwing …

Rights & Freedoms

KTM 690 Duke Recall for Fuel Leak

The following report is filed with the NHTSA: <b><br>Report Receipt Date:</b> June 20, 2017 <b><br>NHTSA Campaign Number:</b> 17V388000 <b><br>Component(s):</b> Fuel System <b><br>Potential</b> …

2016-2017 KTM 690 Duke Recall Due to Fuel Leak Concerns

2016-217 KTM 690 Duke Recall<p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced the recall of up to 718 model-year 2016-2017 KTM …

Middleweight Naked Bikes: A 2017 Shootout!

Three years ago in its maiden season, the <b>Yamaha FZ-07</b> came out with both 80mm pistons blazing to take the win from five other tasty middleweights …

Logging

Gallery: KTM v Honda v Ducati v BMW adventure bikes

Having spent the last few years riding A2 licence friendly bikes, I was keen to step up to something...<p>The DL250 V-Strom joins Suzuki as the baby of …

F for Fast

CB1100 Bol d'Or by <b>Tux Customs</b> <b><br>Tux Customs</b> - Norway

Motorcycles

MotoAmerica Tech Tip #17: What To Do When It’s New – MotoAmerica

Buy a factory service manual as it will be very useful throughout the life of the bike. Check all of the safety-related items, such as brake lines, …

Could we trick the brain to stop tinnitus?

Tinnitus is the perception of sound (for example ringing, buzzing, whooshing or humming) in the absence of any external sound source.<p>Tinnitus can be constant or intermittent, steady or pulsating. It might be perceived in one ear or both, or in the middle of the head. Some people may even think the …

Neurophilosophy

America entered World War I 100 years ago — this art shows what it was like

As we approach the 100-year anniversary of America joining the fray on April 6, 1917, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is holding the first major exhibition on American art and the war (appearing later this year in New York and Nashville).<p>"The works in WWI and American Art help us see in …

Sen.se Peanuts review: The coolest way to monitor your fridge, rooms, cookie jars... as long as you can rely on Bluetooth

Article Contents<p>1 The Good<p>2 The Not So Good<p>3 Small as a peanut, and versatile too<p>4 Easy guided setup<p>5 Monitoring with the Peanuts<p>5.1 Hot and cold …

Home Automation

A Simple Route To A Plug Top Pi

There are a host of tiny plug-top computers available for the experimenter who requires an all-in-one mains-powered computing platform without the …

Raspberry Pi

To be Solar, or not to be? Part 2: What solar panels should I choose?

Electricity is one of the most important things in our lives. That solar panels allows us to collect photons from the skies and drive – literally if it’s an electric vehicle – our modern world is almost magical. In our first article on residential solar, we talked about the structural aspects of a …

Masters of marzipan: Lübeck's sweet success

Central Europe is famous for producing a delicious sweet treat that doesn’t grow in its neighbourhood: chocolate. For the true sweet-toothed connoisseur, however, there’s an even more exotic delicacy to be found in northern Germany. Since the 18th century, confectioners in Lübeck have used almond …

3tags.org

The "Center" of San Francisco Monument

Adolph Sutro's little-known, geographically inaccurate, deprecated monument.<p>Surrounded by a cluster of 60s-era apartments, the center of San …

Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

Fine, I'll say it: Apple updated the wrong MacBook

I hate to say it, but I have to: Apple updated the wrong MacBook. While I love the 12-inch MacBook — and enjoy the recently updated specs — it’s not what we needed.<p>We need a new MacBook Pro.<p>In fact, we’ve been in need of a new Pro for some time. The last time Apple made meaningful updates to the …

MacBook Pro

2016 April 17 - Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand

<b>Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Witta Priester<p><b>Explanation:</b> What kind of clouds are these? Although their cause is …

A gentle introduction to immutability of blockchains

In the context of data security, the immutability of data stored on blockchains is important. What do people mean when they say “Blockchains are …

Samsung pushes out Android security updates for flagship Galaxy models

Samsung is rolling out new security updates for its Galaxy branded flagship phones such as S5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, Note 4 and Note 5 for users in …

25 Ulu Cafes In Singapore So Ulu Even Hipsters Can’t Find

Ulu Cafes for the adventurer in you.<p>There seems to be so many cafes that are so good but so damn far out. And just how many more undiscovered hidden …