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The best free things to do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a city with a rich history and a thriving art scene – much of which can be enjoyed for nothing at all. From free concerts at one of the city’s biggest performing arts centers to photo opportunities of heavyweight champion proportions, here are our 15 favorite free things to do in the City […]

Nvidia’s Convincing Unreality

When I read the book Ready Player One, I really got excited about the future of virtual reality, but the movie really didn’t do the book justice. Some blockbusters have succeeded in interspersing computer graphics with real people and making it hard to tell the difference. Still, a totally rendered movie still looks like animation and […]

5 Painful But Important Things to Do When You Lose Your Job

When I lost my job in 2014, I naturally slipped into a self-pity funk for a bit. What did I do first? I promptly made an enormous bowl of tiramisu and attempted to soothe my bruised ego with dessert. But—as good as it feels to take a well-deserved time-out—the quicker you curtail the wallowing and […]

Desert odyssey: planning your trip to the Tunisian Sahara

Long a popular winter sun destination for Europeans, Tunisia’s resorts and beaches often come with locals leading brightly saddled camels for tourists to ride next to the sea. However, it’s easy to plan an even bigger adventure in far more epic surroundings. Head towards Tunisia’s other great expanse of sand in the country’s deep south, […]

Mostly Hotly Sought-After Linux Skills

The 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report shows rapid growth in the demand for open source technical talent, with Linux skills a must-have requirement for entry-level positions. The seventh annual report from The Linux Foundation and Dice, released Wednesday, identifies Linux coding as the most sought-after open source skill. Linux-based container technology is a close second. The report […]

Alternative Caribbean: 6 unique experiences in the Cayman Islands

Barbie-pink houses, plush beachside condos and glossy corporate buildings – stroll through capital George Town and you might see a hint of the Cayman Islands’ rep as a financial hub. But look beyond the glass and you’ll see the archipelago is just as rich in natural charms, with extraordinary wildlife, dramatic cave formations and world-class dive […]

Seeing is believing: top roadside attractions in the Shenandoah Valley

West of Washington DC, Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley is a picture-perfect realm of history-filled villages, apple orchards and breathtaking mountain scenery. But throughout this noble green valley you’ll also find some unexpected sights, including the world’s largest musical instrument and a larger-than-life Johnny Appleseed. Some of these stranger-than-fiction quirky attractions have to be seen to be […]

New cancer vaccine is 100 percent successful in mouse model

Scientists have developed a new vaccine that — in conjunction with existing therapies — can not only treat aggressive melanoma, but also prevent its recurrence. Have researchers finally found the best vaccine against aggressive melanoma? Researchers from the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA, recently worked with experts from other institutions to develop a […]

How does alcohol cause cancer?

A new study looking at blood stem cells uncovered fresh details surrounding the mechanisms by which alcohol raises the risk of developing cancer. A new study unearths the details of cancer’s relationship with alcohol. Alcohol is known to raise the risk of no fewer than seven types of cancer. These are mouth, upper throat (pharynx), voice box (laryngeal), […]