Migraine World Summit 2018: Free to Stream

The 2018 Migraine World Summit is scheduled to take place April 18-26.  The numerous presenters appear to be mostly academics covering the latest in migraine research. Presentations can be viewed...

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Asus Zenfone 4 Max: Great Value But Many Trade-offs

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High speed cameras illustrate old and new televisions work

Ever wonder how those old, heavy, flickery CRT televisions and computer displays work?  And, how things have changed?  Watch as the SlowMoGuys illustrate how this old and new technology...

Nexus 9 – an affordable iPad alternative most suitable for advanced users

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Asus UX430 laptop: an otherwise great laptop ruined by harsh flicker (UPDATED)

UPDATE:  A user kindly pointed out that his UX430UQ model with the 7th generation Intel CPU appears to exhibit flicker.  It's unclear whether the display panels utilizing flicker are...

Activate dark theme on YouTube for viewing comfort

Google recently added functionality allowing users to darken the appearance of YouTube when viewed through a web browser.  While it's unlikely to make a big difference for most if...

Extreme pressure change in commercial aircraft responsible for headaches, migraine

Do you suffer headaches or migraines while flying on commercial aircraft?  The cause may surprise you. Ever since the 1950s commercial aircraft have featured pressurized cabins.  During flight, these pressurized...

Trivia: why are aircraft windows round and not square?

Pressurized cabins were first introduced on commercial aircraft with the British de Havilland Comet in 1949. The pressurized cabin allowed passengers and crew for the first time to fly at higher,...

Computer displays: finding a display compatible with you

Computer use is necessary in most professions.  Consequently, managing your symptoms in front of a computer display is often required before you can return to meaningful productivity. Headaches, deficits in visual...
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