Xenon gas revealed to offer long-term protection following traumatic brain injury

The anesthetic gas, if administered within three hours of a head injury, could help prevent long-term ...

A new study has affirmed the anesthetic drug xenon can help prevent long-term damage associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The researchers, from Imperial College London and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, have effectively demonstrated in mice that if xenon is administered within a few hours of a TBI it can prevent brain tissue damage that would result in long-term cognitive problems.

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Peak Design’s Travel Tripod is a camera-stabilizing space-saver

With a similar diameter to most water-bottles, and not much taller, the Travel Tripod stows easily

Best known for its well-designed camera bags and the ingenious Capture Clip mount system, Peak Design has stepped up to tick one more thing off the wishlists of many a traveling photographer. A truly compact, lightweight, stable tripod that's quick to deploy yet gutsy enough for serious work.

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Beatport’s streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks

DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tracks dir...

Mario Kart Tour Android beta gets rolling with lotsa IAPs

Nintendo has a bit of a dilemma when it comes to its mobile games. After years of denying its profitability, it has finally accepted reality, especially when Fire Emblem Heroes net it half a billion in revenue. That was, however, thanks to microtransactions that it loathed to use initially, as evidenced Super Mario Run. It has also taken a rather … Continue reading

2019 Ford Ranger is right-sized and capable, but not too American

Ford didn’t change a lot from the versions sold in other markets when returning the Ranger ...

The Ford Ranger left the North American market about ten years ago. Since then, it's lived on in other markets, however, with most manufacturing and development happening in Australia. That version of the Ranger was last revamped in 2015 and the 2019 Ranger for North America is much the same.

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OnePlus 7 Pro owners are divided on camera quality

Benchmarks are great for starting a discussion as those usually have set rules and guidelines that can make comparisons a bit more consistent and standardized. They aren’t, however, great for gauging real-world performance, which can vary wildly depending on unpredictable factors and, sometimes, personal preference. That seems to be the case with the OnePlus 7 Pro which has been given … Continue reading