Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections

WASHINGTON — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to “hear” a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. If it pans out, parents might one day check their tots’ ears at home simply using a phone app and “stuff you have around the house — paper, tape and scissors,” said one of the lead […]

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5 Tips to Help Keep Your Beard Soft and Your Partner Happy

If you’re going to grow a beard, you’ll have to tend to it. Just like a bonsai tree, a bush, or uh, your own bush, it takes some real effort (we’re talking tender love and care) to make it work. Unlike your head or body hair—which simply takes a cleanser or moisturizer to look its best—facial hair is another beast. […]

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Apps to help you be a better person in 2019

We all go into the new year with noble ambitions of being a better person. However, it’s difficult to go alone. You need someone or something to hold you accountable and keep you motivated. Actual real-life friends and family are the best for this, but it helps to have the data to back up your progress. That goes doubly if […]

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From soap to chocolate, how to help save this orang-utan’s home

From soap to chocolate, how to help save this orang-utan’s home… by changing what you buy for yours (after Iceland’s banned anti-palm oil advert becomes a YouTube hit) The much talked-about Iceland Christmas advert has been deemed too political  Cartoon advert looks at the destruction wrought by the production of palm oil The supermarket chain has now been banned from showing […]

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