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Fireworks Looks Like a Sumptuous Time-Travel Anime Romance

If you could travel back in time and fix one of your biggest regrets, would you? It’s a pretty familiar question in scifi films, but <i>Fireworks</i> looks …

Time Travel

PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First

There’s a lot of hype about turning property into digital tokens and trading it on a blockchain—but so far no one is actually doing it. That’s going …

Blockchain

How to buy an HDR monitor

High dynamic range (HDR) TVs and projectors have been around for years now, but PC displays have been the neglected stepchild. It was only just last year that HDR monitors like Dell's UltraSharp 27 4K started to appear. Luckily, things changed for the better when VESA unveiled a new standard, …

Televisions

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. It can be focused on more than one thing.<p>As canine psychologist Stanley Coren …

Pets

How to spot the signs of Alzheimer's in your friends and loved ones

It was revealed today that Dame Barbara Windsor has Alzheimer's. The EastEnders and Carry On actress's husband, Scott Mitchell, broke the news after growing rumours of her worsening health.<p>Windsor was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2014, and the symptoms have gradually deteriorated. "Since her 80th …

Dementia

Why a middle-class lifestyle can now cost you over $300,000 a year

Let me tell you a sad story: In order to comfortably raise a family in an expensive coastal city like San Francisco or New York, you've got to make …

Personal Finance

Steam's New Hit Game Frostpunk Is Off To A Fast Start

Frostpunk is a striking game, with a beautiful and haunting aesthetic and a novel premise. The post-apocalyptic city-builder has consequently launched to critical acclaim and, as it turns out, pretty great sales numbers. In less than three full days, Frostpunk has already crossed the 250,000 copies …

Technology

Review: KEF's LS50W are the best gateway to the world of hi-fi speakers

Few hobbies exemplify the law of diminishing returns like audiophilia. Buying $500 speakers may be a clear upgrade from a pair that cost you a benjamin, but the more money you spend, the less obvious those improvements become. As you venture into the world of hi-fi, the requirement of a decent …

Audiophile

9 secret signs you're eating way too much sugar

You know you're supposed to limit added sugar in your diet, but even if you steer clear of Ben and Jerry's, chances are you're eating more sugar than you think. Here's how your body might be telling you to limit your sugar intake.<p>The World Health Organization recently recommended a sharp drop in …

Nutrition

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Financial Adviser

Confession: I only look at my bank account once a month. I know, I know, I should be checking my balance daily, but I have to admit, I find managing …

Personal Finance

Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history

It’s a colossal pump-and-dump scheme, the likes of which the world has never seen.<p><i>This is a contributed post by Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal and Personal Capital.</i><p>I’m tired of saying, “Be careful, it’s speculative.” Then, “Be careful, it’s gambling.” Then, “Be …

Cryptocurrency

The best projector for a home theater

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>The Sony VPL-HW45ES is the best projector for a dedicated home …

Google Chrome: Over 20 Million Users Installed Malware Infected Ad Blockers Into Their Browsers

Ad Guard, a research firm, has revealed that millions of Google Chrome users were tricked into installing fake ad blockers into their browsers.<p>Ad …

Google Chrome

You Can Still Cop Prada’s Next-Generation Tech Sneakers Here

<b>Brand:</b> Prada<p><b>Model:</b> America’s Cup Sneaker<p><b>Key Features:</b> The sneakers feature a rubberized leather upper, contrast fabric paneling, a comfy padded …

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Alzheimer's Disease

Promising cancer drug aces human clinical trials

A new cancer drug known as BLU-667 has moved through phase I human trials, and the results are promising. Taken orally, the drug targets what are …

Cancer

Best Nintendo Switch Games (As Of May 2018)

The release of the Nintendo Switch over a year ago marked the beginning of an new era for Nintendo. With The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as its major launch title, the Switch quickly rose to the top of console sales charts and dramatically increased Nintendo's revenue. And in the year since …

Nintendo Switch

Funimation Is Bringing Its Anime Streaming App To The Switch

While the Switch is a fantastic games console, it’s a bit lacking in the app department. Well, Funimation appears to have plans to help rectify this situation by bringing its anime streaming app to the system.<p>Don’t get me wrong, I think Nintendo’s focused approach to making the Switch a proper and …

Anime

The Best Nintendo Switch Multiplayer Games

26 of the 115 most popular VPNs are secretly keeping tabs on you

A recent investigation into 115 of the world’s most popular VPN services revealed that many are antithetical to their stated claims. To build trust, providers make promises not to track users through logs or other identifying information. But as a popular VPN comparison site found out, this isn’t …

Eight new anime shows to watch this spring

Just because it’s getting warmer doesn’t mean you have to go outside<p>The 2018 spring anime season is almost here and with it, a new slate of shows (about 53) as well as 11 carrying over from the winter season. Many of these shows are available for viewing outside Japan within a day thanks to …

Anime

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Audiophile Review: HomePod 'Sounds Better' Than $999 KEF X300A Digital Hi-Fi Speakers

HomePod reviews from the tech press came thick and fast last week, and while the smart speaker's sound quality was consistently praised, most reviews were based on subjective assessments and didn't take into account professional-grade output measurements. Early on Monday, however, Reddit user …

'Seeing someone cry at work is becoming normal': Employees say Whole Foods is using 'scorecards' to punish them

Whole Foods has a new inventory-management system aimed at making stores more efficient and cutting down on food waste. And employees say the retailer's method of ensuring compliance is crushing morale.<p>The new system, called order-to-shelf, or OTS, has a strict set of procedures for purchasing, …

Employment

Study Shows Long-Term Effects Of Diabetes And Prediabetes On The Brain

One of the largest studies on the connection between blood sugar and brain function has found that people with prediabetes and diabetes experience worse long-term cognitive decline than people with normal blood sugar levels. The results underscore just how dangerous impaired blood sugar is for …

Diabetes

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

It's So Cold in Siberia, People's Eyelashes Are Literally Freezing

The Northeast may be feeling as cold as Siberia lately, but in the <i>actual</i> Russian region, below-zero temperatures are causing people's eyelashes to freeze up. (Yup, that's not a myth. That actually happens to people.) In a stunning group photo posted on Instagram by Anastasia Gruzdeva, who lives in …

Nintendo unveils Labo, DIY cardboard add-ons for the Switch

If you thought <i>Minecraft</i> was the best thing for kids on the Switch, get ready for Nintendo to (once again) blow your mind. Behold Labo, a set of DIY tools built on cardboard sheets that turns the console into a powerhouse of play. Make a piano, with the Switch's screen for music! No, wait, a …

The best mobile photo-editing apps

There's no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelming. We've sifted through dozens to find the ones worth your time (and money, in some cases).<p>A word about …

Mobile Photography

Bride says ‘orgasm shot’ before the big day saved her sex life

A bride who had been stuck in a sexless relationship for seven years had an “orgasm shot” ahead of the big day to help her have multiple orgasms for …

Weddings