• Groundbreaking images of the Sun shed light on its dynamic corona (VIDEO)

    New detailed images of the Sun’s outer atmosphere – called the corona – reveals that the solar layer is not smooth as was previously thought, but is structured and dynamic. The sun’s corona is extremely hot, and is the source of solar wind– the charged particles that flow from our star. It has been difficult […]

  • Time magazine’s ‘creepy’ Putin-Trump cover is what media subversion really looks like

    Staring out from the front cover of this week’s ‘Time’ magazine is a striking, unsettling picture of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump morphed into one. The hidden, yet unsubtle messaging behind the image is equally unsettling. Time describes the image as “meaning to represent this particular moment in US foreign policy, following the pair’s recent […]

  • Tech Tip: How to Convert Photo Files in Bulk

    TECH TIP If the thought of saving a huge folder of photo files in a different format makes you tired, perk up. You can do them all at once, and you may not even need expensive software. Q. I have hundreds of TIFF-formatted photos. Is there an efficient way to convert these photos to JPG […]

  • 3 reasons why organic bedding is best

    There’s something you must know about the bedding you’re using in your home. The sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases that keep your kids, grandchildren and you warm may be hiding a secret. You don’t want to expose your family to the harsh chemicals and dyes that are used in most bedding. Unfortunately, you may not […]

  • 5 smartphone apps that might be spying on you

    Spy apps may have been designed so that parents can watch over their kids, but that’s not where it stops. These sneaky apps can be used by boyfriends, girlfriends, family members, or even suspicious employers. Your phone might have years of text messages and emails with personal information, saved voicemails, pictures of your family, GPS location data, browsing […]

  • Social media levels the playing field with air travel

    If you’re being treated rudely by a crew member of a major airline, you cannot confront them directly. The laws favor the flight crews and you could be arrested. But you can use consumer tech – and thousands do. To be fair, there are vastly more kind and caring airline crew members than not. Most work hard and long […]

  • Earth-based telescope takes super-sharp image of Neptune (PHOTOS)

    An incredible super-sharp image of planet Neptune has shown just how far earthbound telescope technology has come, producing an image quality that rivals that of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The crisp, clear photo was made possible because of a new system of lasers installed in the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT), located […]

  • Heart Failure May Be More Lethal in Women

    Image The incidence of heart failure has declined overall in both sexes in recent years and remains higher in men. But women are more likely to die from the disease. A study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal included 90,707 new diagnoses of heart failure among Ontario residents from 2009 to 2014. Almost 17 percent […]

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