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How real are the medical practices on TV?
Often, you might see a TV show that includes a car chase, or even a police investigation. Maybe it is handled realistically, or you may find yourself thinking “that isn’t real.” But have you ever wondered if any of the medical scenes in shows are what would really happen? Here are some of the most popular medical scenes from TV and Film, broken down by a professional.
Why you shouldn’t use BMI to classify health
With so many different ways to measure health, it can be confusing to figure out what healthy means. Does it mean having a lower body weight? How do you know how much muscle mass someone has? Using body mass index to calculate health has become very popular, but it is greatly lacking in some regards.
Is the bike revolution good?
Recently, there have been strides in cities all over the world to decrease their dependence on motor vehicles. Especially in Europe, bicycles are very popular modes of transportation that are better for the environment, and better for your health. But this revolution of increased bike usage has led to higher uses of pay-to-ride bikes, dockless bikes, and e-bikes: new advances with big drawbacks.
10 cool life hacks you didn’t know
Life hacks are great bits of information about how to make things easier in life. They can be anything from inexpensive gadgets to neat tricks, but most are very useful. In this video, see 10 different life hacks that will make you rethink your habits, and also see how it is possible to fold a fitted sheet.
Tips for account and password management
As more people deactivate from social media, they are faced with having to change how they login and create accounts online. Creating new accounts and trying to keep track of all those usernames and passwords can be daunting (you don't want to use the same username and password every time). Here are some tips on how to manage all your online accounts.
What is Reddit? Introducing the self-described
Reddit is not just the place where viral content is born. It's also a venue where questions are answered, debates are waged, and community knowledge is shared. This website is where the internet hive mind is in full force and where unexpected and mind-blowing content constantly flows. Learn more about this huge internet community and answer the question... are you ready to Reddit?
Tech-savvy ways to save on your household budget
Have you noticed how much everyday expenses have risen over the past few years? The housing market has been soaring in most areas of the U.S., so rent and mortgage payments are climbing. Since the cost of living is constantly on the rise, it would be nice to find ways to save a few bucks here and there. That's why you need to know these tech-savvy ways to save on your household budget.
Protect your home router against hackers and DNS p
Cal from Overton, NV had some questions in regards to preventing hackers from gaining access to his router. When a router is compromised, a hacker can inflict damage, not just on the router itself, but on every connected device running on your network. A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. Here are some ways to keep them at bay and protect your home network.
6 tricks to keep your packages from being stolen b
Have you ever been victimized by "porch thieves" AKA "porch pirates" AKA "porch robbers"? They roam neighborhood streets and steal delivered packages off a home's front door or porch. It's a growing epidemic and a real concern for online shoppers. To help combat such dastardly deeds, here are six options you can try to stop getting victimized and have that extra peace of mind when you shop online.
10 ways to get Amazon Prime for less
Amazon Prime's original annual price of $79 wasn't raised until 2014, when the company bumped up the cost to $99 each year. That price hike didn't seem to hurt them. With more than 100 million subscribers, Prime is a full-fledged powerhouse. Now, 4 years later, Amazon is again adding $20 onto the price of Prime membership. And it's piling on the perks in hopes you won't mind the new $119 annual price.
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Pat from Florida called in to my show wanting some tips on how to control what content her grandchild sees on the internet. There are so many ways that parents can block access to certain areas of the internet such as parental controls, filtering software and hardware, and others.. Here are a few tips on how to set up some controls on what your children have access to on their gadgets using a couple of different cool tools.
Brilliant things to do with that old cellphone you
Do you have a drawer full of old cellphones just lying around? Letting them simply pile up and collect dust isn't just a waste of money but also a missed opportunity. You'd be surprised by how many useful functions your old devices are capable of. That's why you need to know these clever ideas on how you can repurpose your old gadget.
Hunt down your lost pet with a GPS pet tracker
Losing your pet is a heart-wrenching experience. Ron from Florence, AZ lost his cat a while back (luckily, it was found!) and called in asking how he could keep track of his wayward cat to prevent this from happening again. Many people chip their animals but that only works if they are scanned by someone with the proper technology. That's why pet trackers are such a wise investment.
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Ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems
When Wi-Fi slows down, so does our entire life. Our email and browsers stop loading. Our streaming movies freeze. Alexa stops responding. Our phones revert to data plans. Everything buffers at the same time, ruining the momentum of your routine. There are plenty of reasons why your Wi-Fi keeps slowing down.
5 tricks to get the best possible reception with y
Cable TV prices have skyrocketed over the years with many people feeling forced to pay outrageous prices to get live programming and specialty channels. But times have changed dramatically and now many are asking, have you cut the cable TV cord yet and turned to streaming services instead?
Useful online sites for almost anything
With literally millions of websites out there, it can be challenging and often quite time consuming to find a site or app that will help you. Well, search no more! I've compiled a list of useful sites you may not know about that offer free assistance for many tasks.
Get the best phone battery life with some quick ad
Your cellphone is only as good as its battery. Once its power source runs out, so does your ability to call, check email and pinpoint your location on a virtual map. You may be surprised to find out that some of the things you do with your phone are actually causing the problem.
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If you surf the web, you're going to see ads. That's a given, and there's not much you can do about it. What you can change is whether or not you see targeted ads. These are the ads that follow you from site to site and seem to know what you've been looking at online.
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