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Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Cloudflare launches consumer DNS service to speed up the internet

Cloudflare today announced its first consumer service product — an offering aimed at making web browsing more private. The company launched a new public Domain Name System (DNS) resolver service to protect users from spying while speeding up their experience on the web. And no, it’s not an April …

DNS

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Mary Magdalene

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

We’re treating lower back pain all wrong. Here’s how to do it right.

Low back pain is the most common cause of disability worldwide, with eight in 10 people reporting the problem at some point in their lives, according …

Pain

Why the NRA Always Wins

It’s not the money. It’s the culture.<p>Your burning outrage about the Parkland school massacre is already starting to flicker. The special counsel’s indictments of the Russian hacker operation, and President Donald Trump’s dizzying response to them, is competing for your attention (“This is code red” …

Guns

The Simple Swing Plane Drill That's Going to Make You a Good Iron Player

A lot of amateurs struggle hitting consistent, solid iron shots - especially under pressure. Kyle Morris, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers, says that a lot of the reason why golfers have problems with their irons is because their swing plane is wrong. Commonly, Morris says the hands go …

Golf

The ultimate guide to Google Home: Tips and tricks for understanding and making the most out of your assistant speaker

Article Contents<p>1 The basics<p>2 Voice Match and multiple users<p>3 Assistant apps<p>3.1 Important distinctions about Assistant apps<br>• 3.2 Assistant apps are …

Smart Homes

Wedges: Stop Pulling Your Wedge Shots

0:56 | Instruction<p>Wedges: Stop Pulling Your Wedge Shots<p>Wedges: Stop Pulling Your Wedge Shots<p>You May Like<p>Subscribe to GOLF Magazine + Digital<p>1 year …

Simplify your driver swing for effortless power

I hear a lot of people say to shift all your weight away from the target when you take the driver back and then shift it back to your front side on the way through. I'm sure that works for some, but my swing doesn't have a lot of lateral movement. Mine's more about rotation. I think it's because I …

Golf

How to find everything Google Home can do

Google Home can do much more than it's given credit for. Here's a website that will show you all it's capable of.<p>One of the biggest boons for Amazon's Alexa speakers were third-party skills. Now with over 30,000 skills available, there isn't much Alexa can't do. Similarly, Google Home has its own …

Apps

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

Amazon's Alexa and Prime Music service arrive in Canada

The absence of Amazon's Alexa and Prime Music services in Canada has been a strange oversight, given that the nation's share a border and (one of two) common languages. That has now been corrected, as Amazon has finally launched the Echo family, Prime Music and Alexa Voice services and skills in …

To Improve Sleep and Reduce Anxiety, Add More Magnesium to Your Diet

“If there’s one supplement that is absolutely essential, it’s magnesium,” Dr. Dennis Goodman, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at New York …

Why women tend to avoid sex as they age

New research investigates the reasons behind why aging women tend to lose interest in sex after going through menopause.<p>The findings will be …

Women's Health

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Hiking

2 gonzo ideas for slowing down a hurricane that might actually work

Scientists are looking into ways to weaken hurricanes early on.<p>Hurricane Maria rampaged through Puerto Rico last week, leaving behind an ongoing humanitarian crisis for the island’s 3.4 million residents who are struggling without electricity and clean water.<p>With so much devastation, one may wonder …

Bill Gates

Amazon's new education tool helps students become better writers

Amazon's been ramping up its efforts in the education space since 2013, when it acquired TenMarks. The ed-tech startup helps teachers and parents create easy-to-digest curriculums for young students, which up until today were all about math. But now, Amazon is introducing TenMarks Writing, a …

Teaching

The Trick to Visiting Japan for $392 Round-trip

There's an easy way to save big money on flights to Japan.<p>Every major flight deal site from Thrifty Traveler to Scott’s Cheap Fares and The Airfare …

Japan

To help kids with their weaknesses, make sure to love them for their strengths

If you were asked what could be improved in your children, I doubt you'd jump straight to their strengths. No, like the rest of us, you'd automatically think of their faults – their impatience, their whining, their hitting their sister with the toy bat again, whatever the perceived flaw might be. …

Parenting

The Next Stage of American Collapse

Reconstruction and Parallel Institutions<p>When I say “America’s collapsing”, I’d bet a lot of people think I mean: the Rapture, bunkers, apocalypse, …

Society

Get a lifetime of Zoolz 1TB of cloud storage for $30

If you've ever been on the wrong side of a hard drive crash, you know the stress and frustration that goes along with losing your valuable data. There's no shortage of cloud backup services out there, but the cost can be hard to justify, especially when you just need some extra space for old photos …

Change This One Aspect Of Your Setup For Better Ball Flight

There aren’t many quick-fixes in golf, but this setup tip from Adam Kolloff, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers out of Liberty National G.C., is about as close as it gets. It’s all about your left thumb at setup (if you’re a righty), where your clubface is at the top, and the effect these …

Golf

The One Pitch Shot You Really Need

In an era in which pros such as Phil Mickelson are using 64-degree wedges to loft the ball around the greens, I’m advocating a lower-trajectory shot for most golfers: the pitch-and-run. Assuming you’ve got a fair amount of green to work with, it’s a lot easier to judge distance when you can get the …

Golf

Your Path To A Better Swing

12 Days To Better Golf: 36 lessons to make your game better | Start Now →<p>A lot goes into a good golf swing. Everything from posture to grip pressure to rhythm to swing speed—they all matter. But one thing that's often overlooked is the path the club takes down to the ball. In other words, the …

Golf

This AR-enhanced globe would be a fun addition to any iPad-equipped classroom

Geography is cool, whatever the kids say. In fact, the only thing cooler is augmented reality. So what if I told you there was a gadget that combined these two cool things into one?! It’s called the Orboot, and it actually looks like it would be a lot of fun, provided your classroom is nice enough …

Augmented Reality

Ozobot raises $3 million for toys that teach kids coding basics off-screen

There are many toys on the market today that promise to teach kids programming skills, and a good percentage require the use of a connected tablet or smartphone. At a time when parents are already struggling to keep kids’ screen time to a minimum, father and entrepreneur Nader Hamda wanted to build …

Iron Man

Hormonal Hair Loss Treatment Tips | Women's Health

<b>What it looks like:</b> Thinner hair all over—the shedding happens throughout the scalp, so you might just notice a tinier ponytail.<p><b>What helps:</b> Ample exercise, meditation, and healthy habits are the best kinds of treatments, says Cleveland Clinic dermatologist Melissa Piliang, M.D. "These techniques …

Is Donald Trump a Russian agent?

Around the world, intelligence agencies, politicians, and the public are asking the same question: is it really possible Donald Trump is working with …

Donald Trump