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New Year's Resolution Help: NPR Seeks Your Alternatives To Swearing

Forget losing weight. How about a more achievable New Year's resolution, like cutting back on swearing?<p>People curse for a variety of reasons, including social: they want to fit in, or seem cool or accessible. "But largely, people curse for emotional reasons, when we experience strong transcient …

Amazon’s best Black Friday deals: 4K TVs, Sonos, Philips Hue, SanDisk, Nest, more

Remember back in the stone ages when Black Friday was on, you know, Friday? <i>Pfff</i>, those days are long gone — if you want the best Black Friday deals …

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

Apple Publishes 6 How To Videos Covering new iOS 11 iPad Features

- Aug 21, 2017<p>Apple has posted 6 informative videos covering the new iPad features on the way in iOS 11, which should see a public release in …

Footage Of Rare White Moose Taking A Dip Makes A Big Splash

"It was an experience to meet such a stately animal up close," said the hiker who took the video.<p>This footage is definitely amooseing.<p>A man hiking in Sweden on Friday night captured the above video of a rare white moose, fulfilling a lifelong dream.<p>Hans Nilsson Nilsson was hiking in Varmland County …

Beer Styles Explained, From IPA To Pilsner And Beyond

It's time you learned your IPAs from your Pale Ales.<p>You’d better know what you’re looking for before walking into the beer section of a liquor store or sidle up to a bar. The options are dizzying, and if you don’t know the difference between a pale ale and a lager there’s a pretty good chance …

This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts, which specializes in graphic design and digital art tutorials, has published a free course titled 'The Complete …

Tutorials

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

Kendrick Lamar

Dark Skies: Top Spots for Stargazing Around the World

When you live a hectic life in a polluted city, you rarely get a chance to observe the night sky. Take away the neon signs and the light pollution, …

New Zealand

The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

110. Miranda Lambert<i><br>Platinum</i> <b>(RCA Nashville, 2014)</b><p>Miranda Lambert had been releasing albums made with a cultivated circle of collaborators — producer Frank Liddell, songwriters Ashley Monroe and Natalie Hemby, among others — for roughly a decade by 2014, and had long since become one of country …

How to unlock your iPhone to use with a different carrier

Perhaps you moved to a new area where your carrier doesn't have great coverage. Or maybe you simply want to lower your monthly bill and found a better deal from another carrier. No matter your reason, it's perfectly legal to unlock your iPhone -- if it's not already unlocked -- and switch to a new …

Mobile

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

Apple Watch

Women in Photography: 34 Voices From Around the World

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Ancient History

GMOs haven’t delivered on their promises — or risks

Arriving home after work a few summers ago, agricultural economist Matin Qaim found several disturbing messages on his home phone. A study by Qaim …

Agriculture

The quake-maker you've never heard of: Cascadia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mother Earth slowly reveals her secrets, and this time, it's a fault line deep in the belly of the planet.<p>Its name is a whopper: The Cascadia subduction zone.<p>Its gargantuan size and potential power amaze earthquake experts, who say it could cause the worst natural disaster in the history of …