Monthly Archives: June 2015

Use SoundCloud to Start Your Own Podcast for Free

A couple months ago, SoundCloud opened its podcasting service up to everyone. There are limits to what you can do with a free account, but it’s a great way to dip a toe into the podcasting waters without spending any … Continue reading

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World’s Highest Hammock is located in Moab, Utah over a canyon | BGR

When you think about lying comfortably in a hammock, odds are, you’re not thinking about being suspended 492 feet in the air over a canyon. But for solely fueled by adrenaline, that’s exactly the type of activity that passes for a … Continue reading

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A Financial Control Board Proposal for Puerto Rico — Medium

Back in January, I wrote a piece about how Jeffrey Gundlach was wrong about Puerto Rico’s default risk — “I don’t care if [Puerto Rico] securities flop around,” Gundlach said, they will find a way to pay. The territory’s power utility, the Puerto … Continue reading

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Financial Control Board Should Take Over Debt-Laden Puerto Rico, Lawmaker Says – The New York Times

In one of the strongest bids yet for federal intervention into Puerto Rico’s fiscal woes, a member of Congress is calling for a control board to take over the island’s beleaguered government. Representative Jeffrey D. Duncan, a South Carolina Republican, … Continue reading

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Lexus video teases a ‘real’ magnetic hoverboard

Yes, we know – it’s 2015, the year Marty jumped to in Back to the Future 2 and you still don’t have a hoverboard. Right on time, Lexus has presented the latest example from its “Amazing in Motion” series of … Continue reading

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Woman with skinny jeans hospitalized, suffers compartment syndrome | BGR

Here’s how you’ll be able to identify hipsters when they’re old and in the nursing home: They’ll be the ones who suffered permanent muscle and nerve damage before it was cool. The Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry this week published … Continue reading

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The Least Unhealthy Items at Seven Popular Fast Food Joints

Fast food is hardly health food, but when you’re on the road or it’s late at night, sometimes it’s your only option. These are the menu options to look for that will fill you up without filling you out. General … Continue reading

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University of Florida researchers say lupus treatment shows early promise | UF Health, University of Florida Health

A new treatment that may reverse the effects of the most common type of lupus has shown promising results after undergoing early testing by a team of researchers at University of Florida Health. The findings of a two-year study that … Continue reading

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Scientists Cure Lupus in Mice with a One-Two Punch

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that knows no bounds and can damage any part of the body, from the skin to the joints to the organs. There is no cure for lupus, a disease that flares up and then … Continue reading

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The Internet Is Done With The Confederate Flag

A social media movement has built up around the hashtag #takedowntheflag. Following the murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, people are pushing back across platforms against the old, tired “it’s about Southern heritage” argument. And as of … Continue reading

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