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10

May

Food-sharing apps put an end to wasted grubGot leftovers? Before you throw them out, consider connecting with your community to share them with someone in need.

Food-sharing apps put an end to wasted grub
Got leftovers? Before you throw them out, consider connecting with your community to share them with someone in need.

15

Apr

Free apps for astronomy fansThe recent lunar eclipse has everyone sky-gazing. If you have a new-found interest in the stars, these apps will help you spot, name, and learn more about celestial bodies.

Free apps for astronomy fans
The recent lunar eclipse has everyone sky-gazing. If you have a new-found interest in the stars, these apps will help you spot, name, and learn more about celestial bodies.

07

Mar

Speed-reading apps: A time-saving solution for the modern world?New apps promise a rate of 1,000 words a minute; at that rate, you could read a novel in 90 minutes. (Assuming you wanted to, of course.)

Speed-reading apps: A time-saving solution for the modern world?
New apps promise a rate of 1,000 words a minute; at that rate, you could read a novel in 90 minutes. (Assuming you wanted to, of course.)

06

Mar

19 apps that will turn you into a wilderness expertThe path to becoming a savvy naturalist can be made easier with a smartphone and these apps.

19 apps that will turn you into a wilderness expert
The path to becoming a savvy naturalist can be made easier with a smartphone and these apps.

10

Feb

Want to see the northern lights? There’s an app for thatYou may not be able to see auroras in person, but soon you can watch them in the palm of your hand.

Want to see the northern lights? There’s an app for that
You may not be able to see auroras in person, but soon you can watch them in the palm of your hand.

07

Jan

Investing in humane eatingAmerica for Animals looks to the crowd to fund The Humane Eating Project app, a database of restaurants doing the right thing.

Investing in humane eating
America for Animals looks to the crowd to fund The Humane Eating Project app, a database of restaurants doing the right thing.

13

Aug

Do health-tracking apps spur risk taking?Outcome-driven apps can lead people not to take safety precautions or to miss cues that they are working themselves too hard.

Do health-tracking apps spur risk taking?
Outcome-driven apps can lead people not to take safety precautions or to miss cues that they are working themselves too hard.

10

Aug

7 apps to help you get the most out of nature

17

Jan


 Smartphone apps for skin cancer: How accurate are they? 



The classification rate was highly variable, ranging from 30 percent incorrect to 96 percent incorrect.
The classification rate was highly variable, ranging from 30 percent incorrect to 96 percent incorrect.

19

Oct

Streetline app aims to end the hunt for a parking spaceImagine having your cellphone tell you where to find a parking space in a crowded city. Actually, it’s already available — and it’s free. Streetline isn’t everywhere, but the service is growing.

Streetline app aims to end the hunt for a parking space
Imagine having your cellphone tell you where to find a parking space in a crowded city. Actually, it’s already available — and it’s free. Streetline isn’t everywhere, but the service is growing.