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Hacked Medical Devices May Be The Biggest Cyber Security Threat In 2016

Through insulin pumps and pacemakers, hackers could hold your life ransom<p>Hackers have been using ransomware--a type of malware in which attackers can steal or delete the contents of users’ computers if they don’t pay a ransom--for the past 25 years. Now, it seems, the same tactic may be used on …

Cybersecurity

The science of 'The Martian': What checks out (and what doesn't)

How would you react if you found yourself stranded on an uninhabitable planet, without another living soul? Would you panic? Would you know what to …

The 25 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers

A dish from Vue de Monde in Melbourne, Australia. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor has released its list of the best restaurants in the world.<p>The list is based on millions of traveler ratings and reviews.<p>Most of this year's winners are in Europe, but there are a few restaurants in America, Asia, Africa, and …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.<p>Today, four brunchy and four boozy recipes for you to try this weekend (along with a serious continuation of our apple obsession. Please send help, or …

Breakfast

Programming Hate Into AI Will Be Controversial, But Possibly Necessary

In the last few years, the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) has been thrust into the mainstream. No longer just the domain of sci-fi fans, nerds or Google engineers, I hear people discussing AI at parties, coffee shops and even at the dinner table: My five-year-old daughter brought it up the …

Is a Buddhist Nun Making the World’s ‘Most Exquisite’ Food?

Is a woman with a vegan arsenal of ingredients, a limited audience, and no professional culinary training one of the world's top chefs? This is the question author Jeff Gordinier poses in a profile of Zen Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan, featured this week's issue of <i>T Magazine</i>. Kwan lives and cooks in a …

How a 13-Month Trip Around the World Changed My Life

Anthony Bourdain and I think a like. We both believe that there is no better education than traveling the world. The world is the greatest classroom. Travel breeds tolerance and greater knowledge of life that can be brought to any job. I've stated, written, and spoken many times that I truly …

43 Walking Tours We Love Around the World

Our favorite walking tours in some of the biggest cities around the world.<p>There's no better way to explore a new city than on foot, where you can …

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

Like Your Coffee Black? Congratulations, You Could Be a Psychopath

A new study claims to have evidence that people with a taste for coffee are more likely to be psychopaths. According to Yahoo, "Psychology researchers at Innsbruck University in Austria found that people who expressed a preference for bitter tastes (like coffee) were more likely to be vain, …

How to Improve Any Photo in 8 or Less Steps

When perusing photography articles and tutorials across the Web it’s not uncommon to encounter various takes on “getting it right in camera.” From …

Tutorials

Washington, D.C. Is Now Partially Powered By Sewage

This has nothing to do with politics<p>Politics might get dirty in D.C, but the nation's capitol is making sure that even the dirtiest solid waste is getting cleaned up into green, renewable energy.<p>This week, utility company D.C. Water unveiled a brand new bioenergy facility that turns D.C. residents' …

Wastewater

Deadly Pig Virus May Have Sneaked Into US On Reusable Bags

How diseases cross borders can be a dark mystery. It’s never been clear, for instance, just how West Nile virus arrived in the United States in 1999. Researchers think they know why clusters of malaria cases occur around international airports, but no one has proved the hypothesis by catching an …

Microbiology

DARPA wants to build vehicles that disappear after delivering supplies

What if the vehicle delivering the goods to a remote village or group of soldiers could just vanish after it made the drop? Sounds crazy, right? Well, DARPA is hoping to do just that. The research unit it looking to develop solutions that can carry supplies to their intended destinations and then …

Cinemas must 'drastically improve' or lose audiences, says Christopher Nolan

Interstellar director tells festival audience about the importance of using real film, as opposed to digital technology<p>Cinema chains need to drastically improve the experience they offer to customers or the next generation of moviegoers will stop going, the film director Christopher Nolan has …

Visual Art

Here's How To Choose The Healthiest Seafood

<b>Choosing the healthiest seafood can be tricky: While many fish are high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, some contain unwanted levels of toxins. These tips will make your decision easier.</b><p><i>By Suzannah Evans</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Romula A. Yanes/Gourmet)</i><p><b>The Usual</b><p><b>Shrimp</b> They're loaded with protein and …

Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an …

Guns