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5 simple tech upgrades that'll make your car a lot smarter

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>YouTube / ROAV Although I really love driving, there's little I know about cars beyond which pedals to push and how to refill the gas …

Basic Flaky Piecrust

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a food processor, pulse the flour, butter, sugar, and salt until the mixture resembles coarse meal with a few pea-size clumps …

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Home Improvement

Apple, Tips and Tricks - Genius

Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) Apple Music has found a home in your web browser—sort of. On Sunday, a Reddit user discovered that if you log …

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If We All Did These 4 Things, It Would Cut the Cancer Death Rate in Half

Researchers have identified simple lifestyle factors that could make a huge difference.<p>If you’ve ever doubted that a few healthy lifestyle changes …

9 Ways You Can Update Your Kitchen for Under $100

How to Lose Weight With Oatmeal

There are some big reasons that oatmeal is such a power player: Not only is it packed with fiber, a nutrient that's been shown to improve health and …

This Italian Treehouse Nestled in an Olive Grove Is Actually a B&B

Talk about vacation goals.<p>If you longed to camp out in a backyard treehouse with hot chocolate and ghost stories as a kid, consider this suite the adult version of that fantasy. It's the newest addition to La Piantata (a high-end Italian bed and breakfast) and is located in an oak tree 26 feet …

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This Tiny Canadian Cabin Makes Room for a Super Cozy Fireplace

Plus, the place supports a very important mission.<p>The Aboriginal carvings on the outside of Robert and Bettina Johnson's tiny home speak volumes about the purpose behind their Esk'et Tiny House. You see, they're a part of Esk'et (called Alkali Lake in the English language), a community that's known …

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8 iPad Apps to Teach your Children about Space

I’ve been interested in space for as long as I can remember and I was trying to wrack my brains to figure out exactly what it was that got me into it. In a dark corner of my brain, a book appeared: The Arthur Mee’s Children’s Encyclopaedia. I remember having the abridged version as a kid and the …

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing

What do happy people do? Read! But what do really, really happy people do—read the kind of books that open their minds—and lives.<p>Making Hope Happen: …

Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning

Celebrated Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor <b>Viktor Frankl</b> (March 26, 1905–September 2, 1997) remains best-known for his indispensable 1946 psychological memoir <b>Man’s Search for Meaning</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a meditation on what the gruesome experience of Auschwitz taught him about the …

13 Foods That Are Packed With Antioxidants

Allow us to present a ton of easy ways to protect against free-radical damage

Nutrition

Virus injection could kill brain tumour cells

Injecting brain tumours with a virus could kill cancer cells but leave healthy cells unharmed, researchers suggest.<p>Scientists at the University of Leeds have been given a £3 million grant to research the method over five years.<p>Because the treatment is non-toxic, they hope it could be used on …

Dear Me on My Deathbed

I am standing at the foot of your deathbed watching <i>you</i>, an older version of <i>me</i> at your final moments in life, and I wonder -- did you reach your life purpose? Are you fulfilled? Are you at peace? Are you bereft of regret? Are there tasks undone: the <i>Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas</i>? Did you make the right …

J&J, Pharmacyclics leukemia drug effective long term: study | Reuters

(Reuters) - A closely watched leukemia drug developed by Johnson & Johnson and Pharmacyclics Inc maintained its effectiveness in keeping the disease at bay for most patients, according to long-term follow-up data from a midstage study being presented at a major medical meeting.<p>The oral drug, …

AbbVie leukemia drug impresses in early-stage trial | Reuters

(Reuters) - An experimental AbbVie Inc drug for leukemia controlled or eliminated signs of the disease in more than 80 percent of patients who had failed to benefit from previous treatments, an unprecedented finding that could spur use of the medicine for other cancers, researchers said.<p>The AbbVie …

Drug hope for leukaemia patients after Cardiff trial

<b>A drug trialled by doctors in Cardiff could prolong the life of patients with the most common adult leukaemia.</b><p>The drug, GA101, has been given with chemotherapy to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and other conditions.<p>Study leader Prof Chris Fegan called the results "exciting", with …

A Soundtrack To Help You Realize How Great Life Is | HuffPost

Does Inflammation Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 12/09/2013 06:24 AM EST on LiveScience<p>Inflammation in a man's prostate may indicate he has a lower risk of developing prostate cancer in the future, according to a new study.<p>Researchers looked at signs of inflammation in prostate tissue samples from 6,200 …

Here We Go Again...

"You may want to go home and get your affairs in order."<p>Those were words my parents were told by a doctor who had no business saying such a thing to them. This doctor was simply the guy on duty who was making rounds, and after looking at an incomplete chart, basically told my dad that he wasn't …

I Got Cancer. I Asked WTF? I Gathered a Tribe to Make a Movie

"What the fuck is cancer? And why does everybody have it?"<p>I'll never forget how those exasperated words landed on me only an hour after sharing the news with my friend and colleague, Whitney, that I had been diagnosed with breast cancer. I was 38 years old. I found the lump on a Sunday morning and …

Gene Therapy for Cancer Shows Continued Progress

Researchers from University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia continue to present hopeful results from gene therapy for …

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I’ll admit, I’m not a huge summer-lover. I flourish wearing cozy sweaters, curling up with a cup of tea, and cuddling with my pup when it’s cold out. But seeing as seasons change with no regard to my preferences (how dare they!), I’ve decided to be super-excited about putting summer’s delicious …

Key Part Of Obamacare Website Going Dark This Weekend

The federal government will take down a critical part of HealthCare.gov, the Obamacare web portal, for a portion of the coming weekend as programmers feverishly work to fix major glitches that are impeding enrollment and marring the debut of the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's health care …

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Best tablets with keyboards<p>DGiT2 days ago<p>Throw away your laptop and add a keyboard to your tablet.<p>The best HBO series – Game of Thrones, Silicon …

To Make Hearing Aids Affordable, Firm Turns On Bluetooth

As many as 300 million people around the world need hearing aids. The vast majority of the 7 million people who get them annually are in the U.S. and Europe.<p>One big reason is cost. On average, a set of hearing aids rings up a tab of about $4,000. Most insurance policies don't cover them.<p>A company …