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Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

Here's how to see which apps have access to your Facebook data — and cut them off

If you've ever opened an app and selected the option to "log in with Facebook" instead of creating a new account, chances are that the people or …

Apps

After Bevy of Huge Trades, Can We Finally Trust the Browns to Get It Right?

This is what we know: The Browns own the offseason.<p>They often own the offseason because they are terrible during the regular season. They've gone 1-31 the past two years. You cannot spell "losers" without "Browns." Well, you can, but you get me.<p>This is what we suspect: As the Browns again dominate …

Football (U.S.)

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Televisions

14 Vegetarian Foods That Contain More Iron Than Meat!

Most of the vegans and vegetarians are concerned about the amount of iron they intake through the diet. 8-27 mg is the recommended daily amount of …

KFC chicken shortage: Make your own fried chicken with these five recipes from top chefs

This weekend KFC was forced to close hundreds of its restaurants in the UK after it ran out of chicken.<p>Branches in Bristol, Berkshire, Cheshire, …

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Apps

13 Quotes From 'Fire & Fury' That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

A stick of political dynamite exploded on Friday with the publication of <i>Fire and Fury</i>, Michael Wolff's incredible inside account of Donald Trump's …

Tech tricks to help you organize your digital photo library

Get more out of Google Photos and Apple Photos.<p>Smartphones' ever-improving cameras encourage us to snap an ever-increasing pile of digital photos. And as these images build up in your phone's storage, they become harder and harder to organize. That's where apps come in.<p>Both Google Photos (for …

Apps

What is a horsepower?

It's enough to power a coffeemaker or boil 2.2 gallons of water.<p>In 1781, the story goes, James Watt needed to convince skeptics to ditch their draft horses and buy his new steam engine. To prove his machine’s superiority, he measured a horse walking in ­circles to turn a grindstone in a mill. He …

Tour de France

Here Are The Top 10 Most Unnecessary Medical Treatments, According to Scientists

Way too much of a good thing!<p>A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were …

Medicine

Why 'Why Buddhism Is True' Is True

Here is one thing author Robert Wright and I agree on when it comes to Buddhist meditation: It's really, really boring.<p>At least, it's boring in the beginning. But there is another thing we agree on, too. That <i>initial</i> meditative boredom is actually a door. It's an opening that can lead us to …

Meditation

'Suicide Squad' star Adam Beach on why whitewashing Native American roles is so hurtful

In Hollywood, amongst my friends, I'm known as "The Indian." I always dreamed of being an actor in Hollywood, but my biggest dream was meeting Alyssa Milano and the day that dream came true played out like this: Alyssa was dating a friend of mine in Los Angeles, and when he introduced me to her, he …

Ethnology

The Secret to Saving Hundreds of Dollars on a Rental Car

Getting primary coverage at little or no cost means big savings.<p>CDW. SLP. WTH? When you're at the rental car counter and a pushy clerk is telling you all the different insurance options, those acronyms make as much sense as a bowl of alphabet soup. Even worse, that $30-a-day economy car starts to …

Personal Finance

Drinking more coffee leads to a longer life, two studies say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life, according to two new studies published Monday.<p>The findings have resurfaced the centuries-old conversation on coffee's health effects.<p>One study surveyed more than 520,000 people in 10 European countries, making it the largest study …

Coffee

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

AdWords

Tips and Tricks: Backing Up Your iOS Device

Backing up is something that you don’t think about until it’s ALL you can think about. You don’t really need it until the day comes when a device fails, and then you REALLY need it. As the old adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In that spirit, let’s take a look at what …

Operating Systems

How to secure your Microsoft account

Keep your digital property safe<p>If you've installed Windows 10, or bought Microsoft Office, or set up an Outlook email address, chances are you've got a Microsoft account. This hub ties together everything you do with Microsoft's software, from Cortana to OneDrive.<p>With so much important digital data …

Information Systems

The best ways to clean up your Facebook News Feed

More of what you want to see, less of what you don't<p>With more than a billion users to its name, Facebook is buzzing with activity—particularly if several hundred of those users happen to be friends with you. Between wedding photos of friends-of-friends-of-friends, angry articles from your political …

Social Media

How to protect your smartphone privacy

Prevent Google and Apple from tracking you<p>You've beefed up the security for your online accounts, so you feel confident sticking your smartphone in your pocket and heading out the door. But many consumers don't realize that the software in their phones can track their every move. Whether you have …

Privacy

5 Steps to Multiply Your Savings in Months, Not Years

It’s no secret that we’re a little obsessed with small-space hacks, but there comes a time when every renter grows weary of the struggle. There are …

Personal Finance

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Magic happens when you combine soy sauce and butter

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>These last few weeks I’ve …

Soysauce

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

Google Maps

Why the World Banned Chemical Weapons

Yes, it’s because they’re morally hideous. But it’s also because they don’t work.<p>On the late afternoon of April 22, 1915—in the midst of World War I—Algerian and French soldiers in trenches along the Western Front, near the Belgian town of Ypres, noticed a yellowish-green fog drifting toward them. …

War

The Pentagon just dropped the 'mother of all bombs,' its biggest non-nuclear weapon

It's still orders of magnitude smaller than Little Boy, the bomb dropped on Hiroshima<p>After fifteen years of war in Afghanistan, it’s amazing there are still firsts for the Pentagon. One happened today: the first combat use of a GBU-43 bomb, formally the Massive Ordnance Air Blast and informally the …

Military

How to secure your Apple and iCloud accounts

Keep hackers at bay<p>With high-profile data hacks regularly hitting the headlines, you might be wondering what you can do to keep your own data safe. The answer, as it turns out, is quite a lot. We've previously covered how to protect your Facebook, Google, and other accounts. Now it's Apple's …

Information Systems