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Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

Linux

Killer robots closer to reality than we think, Australia tells United Nations

The Geneva meeting is the third gathering on artificially intelligent weapons held by the UN's disarmament branch. Last year, some of the world's …

United Nations

Which diet is best for you?

<b>Try:</b> Using more extra virgin olive oil with your salad and vegetables; snack on nuts and focus on 10-13 serves of vegies every day.<p><b>Intermittent</b> …

Cancer is not just 'bad luck' but down to environment, study suggests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1214000/1214795_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524680422_e88fceb68e03938e7c89b0436a806083<p><b>Cancer is overwhelmingly a result of environmental factors and not largely down to bad luck, a study suggests.</b><p>Earlier this year, researchers sparked a …

Cancer

How Quickly Are You Growing Old?

Measuring the pace of biological aging in young people could someday help prevent age-related diseases<p>Feel like you’re 40 years old going on 60? Or maybe, 40 going on 21?<p>Age may be just a number, but medical experts increasingly are saying it might not always be the right number to gauge your …

Aging

Jony Ive laments 'shocking' state of modern car design

But he still loves his Bentley Mulsanne<p>With rumors of an Apple car still swirling, it's interesting to consider what the company's top designer thinks of the current auto industry. Not a lot, is the short answer, with a recent <i>New Yorker</i> profile of Jony Ive revealing that the British designer thinks …

Bentley Motors

This talking dinosaur has a brain powered by IBM’s Watson supercomputer

Once upon a time, the world of talking dinosaurs was restricted to largely forgotten sitcom ‘Dinosaurs’ and irritating purple pal to preschoolers Barney. CogniToys, a new line of toys developed by Elemental Path, is changing that with its first release – a dino whose brain is powered by IBM’s …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Scrumptious Blueberry Banana Cake

• 70 mins<br>• Prep: 20 mins,<br>• Cook: 50 mins<br>• Yield: 16 slices (16 servings)<p>Ratings<p>(30)<p>By Carroll Pellegrinelli<p>Updated 08/27/17<p>Share<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>print<p>Got leftover …

Dessert

Power foods: New diet that might protect your brain

<i>Power Foods for the Brain</i> suggests that eating a plant-based diet and increasing how much you exercise and sleep might protect you from developing memory problems later in life.<p>Author and physician Neal Barnard designed and adopted this approach to living after observing what happened to his …

EatingWell: A well-planned vegan diet can be perfectly healthy

You've probably heard that eating more vegetables and less meat is healthy. Maybe you're even feeling inspired to try eating a vegan diet--which excludes all animal products, including dairy and eggs--to improve your health or lose a little weight. A vegan diet can be a healthy way to eat when your …

Plants, not pills, might be the key to lowering your blood pressure

“Let me be clear about this. A low carbohydrate diet is quackery,” Dr. Neal Barnard told me over the phone. “It is popular, bad science, it’s a mistake, it’s a fad. At some point we have to stand back and look at evidence.”<p>Note to self: Don’t ask Dr. Neal Barnard about limiting your carb …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Apple now mass-producing iPhone 6 ahead of fall launch

Production of the iPhone 6 has either just begun, or is days away from starting, according to a new report from Taiwan’s <i>Economic Daily News</i>.<p>The newspaper claims that mass-production of the eagerly-anticipated next generation 4.7-inch iPhone 6 handset is set to begin during the third week of July — …

How one man bypassed internet congestion and fixed his Netflix streaming

On today's internet, the shortest route is sadly not always the best<p>Colin Nederkoorn, a startup CEO living in New York City, was unhappy with his Netflix service. He pays Verizon for FiOS service that promises 75Mbps down. But when he tried to stream video, it was a miserable experience, with …

New photos of purported Lightning and audio connections for iPhone 6 surface

A user on the MacX forum [translation] claims to have gotten his hands on a part from the upcoming iPhone 6 that features the data and audio connectors, as well as one of the device’s microphones. The source of these photos? According to the poster:<p>Source is one of my junior high school classmates, …