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Spreading hope: Dan Marold tells what he knows

Dan Marold

When you look at Dan Marold, you see a strong, confident man. As a fitness model and athlete, the man who has dated glamorous women like Miss Bikini Universe seems to have a life most men would envy. But when you hear Marold give one of his educational talks, it becomes clear that his life has not always been so enviable.

Everyday Science: Know your sunscreen

Everyday Science

With the summer upon us, it’s time to get into the sunshine spirit of things. We tend to love our time in the sun, but we may not always protect ourselves. Some of us want a fresh glow on our skin; others just want to get out of the house after the long winter. However, we have to be aware of how the sun affects us. Besides the positive benefit of the vitamin D that our bodies produce because of sun exposure, the ultra violet (UV) rays that aren’t scattered by the earth’s atmosphere have negative effects on our skin.

Learn how to spot skin cancer


It is estimated that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in the course of their lifetime, and one person dies from melanoma ~ the deadliest form of skin cancer ~ every hour.

Everyday Science: Robots get musical


Many of us begin and end our days with music. Our alarm clocks play music in the morning to get us moving, and our iPods play music in the evening to help us relax. We listen to music on our way to work and on our way home. The bottom line: Music is everywhere.

PulseTech: Your smartphone travel toolkit


Wi-Fi Finder
Let’s face it: Losing Internet can cause a minor (or major) panic when you find yourself in an unfamiliar area, such as a new country. As the aptly named Wi-Fi Finder suggests, this free iPhone app provides more than 650,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in 144 countries. Utilizing the GPS function on your iPhone, Wi-Fi Finder will point you in the exact direction of the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot and even includes directions on how to get there. Available on iPhone (free).