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The Scariest Thing About Facebook Isn't Even How It Treats Your Data

Its power to influence users makes Facebook a tool for "mass population control," and Mark Zuckerberg's utopian goals only increase the danger.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's marathon date with Congress is over. It might as well never have happened.<p>For two days, Facebook's CEO stuck to his bland talking points, …

Social Media

Box that unlocks iPhones is the hottest new gadget for police

Law enforcement agencies — despite protests from privacy advocates — have long lobbied to get access to your smartphone.<p>Now a mysterious U.S. startup …

Mobile Technology

6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

What happens to planes when they are retired?

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've all seen the pictures.<p>Row upon row of derelict aircraft very slowly rusting away in the desert.<p>Aircraft graveyards might be spectacular, but they're just a small cog in the fascinating industry that takes care of commercial aircraft once they're taken out of service.<p>As soon as an …

Aviation

I'm a former 'sugar baby' — and I regret the time I spent 'sugar dating'

In parts one and two of our interviews with sugar babies, we chatted with a woman who views the scene as a job, and another who looks at it as a serious relationship. Both parties, however, differentiated what they do from sex work — a view much contested in the comments.<p>For our third interview, we …

Relationships

Robinhood App Growth Explodes As Users Growing More & More Frustrated With Coinbase

<i>C. Edward Kelso News.Bitcoin.com Edited By CryptoClarified</i><p>In just three years, Robinhood has exploded. It gained traction as a free stock trading …

Coca-Cola and US government use blockchain to curb forced labor

The quest to end forced labor has created some unusual technological allies. Coca-Cola, the US State Department and a trio of crypto organizations (Bitfury Group, Blockchain Trust Accelerator and Emercoin) have launched a pilot project that will use blockchain to enforce worker rights. The …

Blockchain

4 Proven Ways Successful Freelancers Achieve More Feast and Less Famine

The ebb and flow of paying jobs is the torment of working independently, until you learn the tricks of wooing and keeping clients.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We already know that the future of work lies in freelancing. From 34 percent in 2014, freelancers will …

Profit

Will the Fusion Turn Around GoPro's Fortune?

It is fair to say GoPro have been struggling in recent years. Will their latest device, the GoPro Fusion, restore them to their former glory?<p>Like so …

Revealed: 2018's best and worst cities to live in

The Austrian capital Vienna has been named the world’s best city to live in for the ninth consecutive year.<p>Mercer’s 20th annual Quality of Living survey compared 231 major metropolises, examining factors such as crime, healthcare, education, public services, recreation, housing and personal freedom.<p>…

Trump issues action blocking Venezuela cryptocurrencies within US

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday banning any transactions within the United States involving any digital currency issued by, …

Donald Trump

9 Ways for You to Keep Your Personal Power

As the author of <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, I often hear from people about which of the 13 things they struggle with the most. The …

Self-help

Everything you need to know about Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old who blew the lid off a huge Facebook data breach

Just after midday Saturday, Christopher Wylie tweeted: "Here we go..." The 28-year-old data scientist was about to be catapulted into the international media glare after blowing the whistle on an enormous Facebook data breach, which he had helped engineer.<p>The Canadian had been acting as a source …

Christopher Wylie

Cryptocurrencies Are Plunging Again, but Something Is Very Different This Time Around

This time around, don't blame bitcoin.<p>Look out below -- cryptocurrencies are plunging once again.<p>Last year, virtual currencies couldn't be stopped. …

Bringing Mindfulness to Your Career

In her new book, “How We Work,” Stanford GSB lecturer Leah Weiss explores how to transform your on-the-job experience.<p>A thousand years ago, there was …

Mindfulness

How To: Hack WPA & WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords with a Pixie-Dust Attack Using Airgeddon

Design flaws in many routers can allow hackers to steal Wi-Fi credentials, even if WPA or WPA2 encryption is used with a strong password. While this …

Here's which generation you're part of based on your birth year — and why those distinctions exist

The only generation officially designated by the US Census Bureau is the baby-boomer generation.<p>Yet that hasn't stopped demographers from classifying other cohorts into ranges of birth years. Often this is done to better understand how formative experiences such as world events or technological …

Social Sciences

Robots break new ground in construction industry

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As a teenager working for his dad's construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects.<p>Now the former Google engineer is turning that dream into a reality …

Construction Industry

Practicing These 3 Daily Habits Will Inherently Make You More Successful

Keep yourself grounded as you shoot of the starts.<p>Every person works differently, and every brain is wired differently. This makes it hard to pinpoint what daily actions can lead people to thrive. Instead of listing of to-do's that can help one succeed, it's important to recognize that success …

Success

10 Insanely Fit Celebrities Over 50

Despite what the beauty industry may want us to believe, getting older does not equate to being out of shape. In fact, many celebrities are in better …

This Analysis of 350,000 Messages Reveals the Best Way to End an Email

Even though it's a bit presumptuous.<p>When you write an email, you usually want a response. That's why I recently wrote about the best way to start an email. (Hint: "Hi," "Hey," or "Hello.") And about eleven first sentences that pretty much guarantee the rest of your email won't get read.)<p>Now let's …

The Study

Gallery: Wondrous waves in Nikon's surf photography awards

The annual competition celebrates both the best single surf-themed photograph and the best surf video or film from the last twelve months. As seen in …

4 Reasons Why We Stay With Partners Who Aren't Right for Us

Source: gpointstudio/Shutterstock<p>A while ago, I wrote about deal breakers in relationships, warning readers about the danger of rejecting a person …

Domestic Violence

Only The NES Generation Can Pass This Super Difficult Mega Man Quiz

From the biggest Rockman fan in Japan!

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Want to Become Smarter? Learn the Difference Between the 3 Types of 'Smart'

Being wise and learned are better things to strive for.<p><i>Which habits should you practice (and avoid) to become smarter? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, software</b> …

Quora

A dating coach says there are psychological reasons why we want what we can't have — and it explains why we chase someone who pulls away

"Too often, the thing you want most is the one thing you can't have," said Meredith Grey in the show "Grey's Anatomy." "Desire leaves us heartbroken, it wears us out. Desire can wreck your life."<p>This will sound all too familiar for people who always seem to be chasing things they can't have. It …

Relationships

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Self-help

Tory MP lashes out over 'pint of cold sick' Brexit transition deal

Scottish Conservatives have hit out at the draft Brexit transition deal on fishing rights, with one suggesting it would be easier “to get someone to …

What Exactly Is Mindfulness? It’s NOT What You Think.

In 2010, when Mark and I were coming up with the title for our book, <i>Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World</i>, we were met with blank …

Mindfulness