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This Genius Hack Will Save You Money on Amazon — Every Time You Shop

Plus 10 more tips to find everyday deals.<p>Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless …

eCommerce

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9 with 6.4-inch screen and a huge battery

A refinement of last year’s model with incredibly powerful hardware<p>Samsung is coming off of a disappointing launch for its Galaxy S9, but that doesn’t mean the company is shaking things up for its next major smartphone. The Galaxy Note 9 is officially being announced today, and Samsung is doubling …

Galaxy Note

Why we hate using email but love sending texts

They both allow us to stay in touch, but while email often attracts ire, text messaging is more popular than ever. Is the way we choose to communicate saying more than we might think?<p>Around 15 years ago, I was working at my part-time job at an electronics store at the mall. One of my colleagues …

Text Messaging

Mars to track blood moon in double celestial treat on Friday

Whether you are scrambling to pack for a holiday or swigging an ale in your local beer garden, take a moment on Friday evening to look up. The longest “blood moon” this century will be closely tracked by Mars through the sky in a double celestial treat of a kind that will not be repeated for …

East Africa

How Bo Burnham Turns Anxiety Into a Work of Art

“This is a very sad and beautiful story,” says Bo Burnham. We are watching an instructional video on how to tie a necktie. The narrator is pointing …

Middle School

Microsoft is now more valuable than Google

Third most valuable company behind Apple and Amazon<p>Microsoft has passed Google (Alphabet) in market valuation for the first time in three years, reports <i>CNBC</i>. Microsoft is now valued at $753 billion, while Alphabet (Google’s parent company) is valued at $739 billion. It makes Microsoft the third …

Satya Nadella

Katrina Lake, Stitch Fix founder and CEO, says trying to find people who fit in is the ‘anti-diversity’

“What I hope is that we can become the living and breathing example of why diversity is important,” Lake said at Code Conference.<p>As a public company CEO, Katrina Lake said having a diverse team was always good for Stitch Fix. And now she wants the company to serve as an example of a big public …

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

Parasites in Poop Fossils Reveal the Crappiness of Ancient Human Hygiene

We've come a long way.<p>You can learn a lot from poop. These days, scientists look at people’s feces to figure out their diets and what type of drugs …

Amazing video of cells moving within an organism

Scientists combined multiple imaging technologies to deliver an unprecedented 3D view inside the body of crawling cancer cells, spinal cord circuit …

University of California

Avicii's Family Releases 2nd Statement About Late DJ

New York (AP) -- Avicii's family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ "could not go on any longer" and …

Die Hard

Google’s new Gmail aims to hit Microsoft where it hurts

It’s all business<p>Google unveiled a new Gmail design this week, overhauling its free email service with new features and a fresh look. Beyond the new design, smart replies, and email snooze features that regular Gmail users will enjoy, Google is adding in some smart business-focused features …

The Most Beautiful, State-of-the-Art Hotel Gyms in America

There are hotel gyms (cramped, trodden, sad) and then there are <b>hotel gyms</b>—immaculate, palatial, cutting-edge studio spaces that damn well deserve a …

Long, tortured hunt for Golden State Killer leads to arrest of ex-cop

He slipped in through backdoors and windows in the dark. First he struck in the foothills east of Sacramento, raping at least 46 women, before he began killing and headed south.<p>From 1978 to 1986, he killed 12 people in attacks ranging from the Sacramento County city of Rancho Cordova to the Orange …

Crime

New evidence for plume beneath Yellowstone National Park

A pair of researchers from the University of Texas has found what they claim is evidence of a plume beneath Yellowstone National Park. In their paper …

7 Hydrating Skincare Products Celebrities Swear By For Younger-Looking Skin

Winter is <i>technically</i> almost over, but that doesn’t mean that drying effects it has on our skin will stop anytime soon. Not only does the cold weather …

Skin Care

Babies' sleep patterns can be challenging – here's why you shouldn't despair

Pairing the words “baby” and “sleep” can evoke strong emotions. Those who have had limited contact with little ones might interpret this word-combination as implying deep and prolonged slumber. For others, this union of words may elicit memories of prolonged periods of chaotic sleep (or what can …

University of London

Neuroscientists Figured Out What Unconsciousness Looks Like in the Brain

Just because it's unconscious doesn't mean it's not on.<p>The human brain is the only reason our species has survived on this planet for so long, but …

Dropbox will soon work with Google Docs and Gmail

Dropbox has been positioning itself as a competitor to Google Docs and Drive for a while now -- the company arguably brought cloud-synced storage to the masses, and recent partnerships with Microsoft Office have given it robust document-creation and collaboration features. So it's a bit surprising …

Uber launches Uber Health, a B2B ride-hailing platform for healthcare

Uber’s launching a new business line called Uber Health on Thursday that will provide a ride-hailing platform available specifically to healthcare providers, letting clinics, hospitals, rehab centers and more easily assign rides for their patients and clients from a centralized dashboard – without …

Health Care Industry

Must Read: Cardi B, Ashley Graham and More Model the Best Looks of NYFW for 'Vogue,' Is Glossier Eyeing an IPO?

Plus, how Guess failed to deal with the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Paul Marciano.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>28<p>28<p>SHARES<p><i>These</i> …

South Korea Shortens 'Inhumanely Long' Workweek

Employees in South Korea work long hours: 2,069 hours per worker annually – the second-highest among the Economic Cooperation and Development states, after Mexico. In the United States, that figure is 1,783.<p>Those long hours went hand-in-hand with the country's booming economy in the 1980s and '90s. …

YouTube’s CEO promises stronger enforcement in the wake of controversies

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took to the service’s Creator Blog last night to issue some broad goals for the year forward. The plans largely revolve around increased transparency on the company’s part and tightening enforcement — a pretty clearly reaction to multiple creator controversies over the …

Do Waiters Ever Eat the Leftover Food off of Your Plate?

If you’ve ever eaten at a restaurant and left behind three-quarters of a basket of perfectly good fries or an untouched half of a sandwich, you’ve …

French surgeons make medical history with first double face transplant

A Frenchman whose body rejected a face transplant after seven years has received a second face from another donor in an unprecedented operation that surgeons had doubted was feasible.<p>The world’s first face transplant was carried out in France 12 years ago and French surgeons have again made medical …

How To Make the Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are a dish that almost everyone, even the most reluctant and befuddled cooks, are willing to tackle. It’s easy to make decent …

Breakfast

North Korean pop group could perform at Winter Olympics

Moranbong Band may join North’s athletes in Pyeongchang but they would not be allowed to play propaganda songs<p>North Korea’s best-known pop group could join the country’s athletes and cheerleaders at next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea – provided their repertoire omits the revolutionary …

This Is the Age When People Become Less Adventurous

According to researchers in the United Kingdom, there’s a shelf life on adventure. A finding that, frankly, should be offensive to travelers …

San Andreas

From greenhouse gases to plastics: New catalyst for recycling carbon dioxide discovered

Imagine if we could take CO2, that most notorious of greenhouse gases, and convert it into something useful. Something like plastic, for example. The …

16 Exceptional Veggie Burgers in Austin

While meat lovers have tons of options in Austin (see: barbecue), vegetarians and vegans still have great alternatives around town. That extends into excellent burgers with patties made of soy, grains, vegetables, beans, and more that will make you forget everything is sans-meat.<p>In that stead, …