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Hiya Caller ID and Blocker keeps robocallers at bay [50 Essential iOS Apps #3]

Knowing when to answer a call from an unknown number is a game of chance. It might be a family emergency, or it might be a scammer trying to rip you off. Hiya Caller ID and Block is a simple iOS app that attempts to determine whether incoming phone calls are telemarketers, spam, or something worth …

Apps

A local’s guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

The city’s bars and music scene are among the most vibrant in the US. And with Lake Michigan beaches to relax on and two new budget flights from the UK, now is the time to go<p>Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 …

Travel

New Dyson Pure Cool air purifiers launched

<b>Dyson has launched two new air purifiers ready for Spring 2018 – the Pure Cool tower and desk fan. The company says that they are the most advanced</b> …

Smart Homes

How to whiten your teeth at home - top tips on keeping your teeth white for longer

If you're on a mission to get that perfect Hollywood smile, but can't quite afford the huge dentist bill of a professional treatment, then a home kit …

Dentistry

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Mechanics

Breast cancer survivor launches eco bras made from Eucalyptus trees

When Stephanie Devine was diagnosed with breast cancer, she struggled to find a bra to accommodate her needs.<p>Rather than give in, however, she …

Cancer

Don’t expect much Leave regret when Brexit hits prosperity

The post-departure outlook is not good. But it will be hard to recognise or quantify any damage to the economy if growth is merely lower than it might have been<p>Brexit has brought the UK and EU closer in some regards. While the prime minister began the letter to the president of the European council …

United Kingdom

Maslow's Hierarchy Is the Source of Our Self-Obsession

Whether you know it or not, a powerful cult is recruiting you. Cults display unwarranted admiration for a person or thing, and this one has chosen an …

Behavioral Sciences

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

This Isa millionaire's portfolio has returned 42,900pc in 25 years: now he's switched to cash

Balbir Bagria may well be the UK's most successful Isa investor.<p>He his wife, Jasvir, have been living off their investment income since 1999. He has outperformed top professional fund managers, despite spending just a few hours a week on his portfolio.<p>If you had given him £1,000 in 1993, he would …

Investing

How To Use Screen Recording On Your iPhone

Ask A Tech Editor "Is there a way to record what's happening on my screen?"<p>HuffPost UK<p>When Apple launched iOS 11 for iPhones, iPads and iPods there …

IPhone 8

Why So Many of Us Die of Heart Disease

Evolution doomed us to have vital organs fail. For years, experts failed us, too.<p>The Assyrians treated the “hard-pulse disease” with leeches. The Roman scholar Cornelius Celsus recommended bleeding, and the ancient Greeks cupped the spine to draw out animal spirits.<p>Centuries later, heart disease …

Medical Research

How a Trip to Italy Inspired My Family to Tackle Food Waste at Home — Kitchen Nerves

Several years ago, we spent time with friends in their Italian country house. (Yes, this was easily the best summer ever.) My friends are generous …

Food

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

FTSE 100 data giant Relx joins Unilever in abandoning its dual status

Relx, the FTSE 100 data and analytics business, is set to follow in the footsteps of consumer goods giant Unilever and abandon its Anglo-Dutch dual-listed status.<p>The company’s Amsterdam-based arm will fold into its UK business, with investors receiving one share in London-listed Relx Plc for each …

Bitcoin clears $10,000 for first time in 2 weeks

Market Insider<p><b>Bitcoin is up more than 5% Thursday, above $10,000 for the first time in just over two weeks.</b>• <b><br>Other cryptocurrencies are also up as crypto recovers from its early-February slump.</b>• <b><br>You can track the price in real-time here>></b><p>Bitcoin passed $10,000 a coin Thursday afternoon, making for the …

Cryptocurrency

The best sex and relationship podcasts you need to listen to

If you've binged-listened to crime podcasts Serial and S-Town, and cried laughing on the bus to My Dad Wrote a Porno, there's little doubt you're …

How to make any Android phone feel as fast as an iPhone

In its early days, Android was a slow and buggy mobile platform. Even the most powerful smartphones that were released each year would experience …

‘I’m 78 on an £18,000 income and live a very good life in London’

An ex-council worker on how she makes her pension stretch to holidays, a car and theatre trips<p>It always fascinates me when I talk to other retired people that they don’t seem to know what their income is. I always know exactly what my earnings and outgoings are and, because I’m of the generation …

Personal Finance

Naked mole rats just threw science a huge curve ball, and it might lead to the Fountain of Youth

Naked mole rats might not be the most appealing members of the animal kingdom, aesthetically speaking, but what they lack in visual appeal they more …

Stocks Are Facing Unprecedented Earnings Expectations

There is no history of companies beating such an aggressive set of profit forecasts, and this week could set the tone for the next several months.<p>The U.S. stock market is off to a strong start this year, and perhaps the biggest reason is the unprecedented expectation for big gains in earnings. This …

Stock Markets

How to take control of your gut health (without having to give up pizza, because pizza is life)

You’ve probably heard people talking about ‘gut health’ and you might think it’s just a trendy bandwagon everyone’s jumping on, only to hop off at …

Energy-efficient LEDs are just a few atoms thick - Futurity

New 2D LEDs could have uses in future communication technology, enabling faster transfer of high volumes of data.

Chemistry

How We Nearly Missed One Of The Largest Volcanic Eruptions Of The Century

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow, lots of stuff to talk about this hour. A bit later. We’ll evaluate the science behind sleep …

Geology

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

We Now Have Scientific Evidence For a Colic Treatment That Actually Works

This could mean so much to so many.<p>Each year, hundreds of thousands of babies and their concerned families suffer from colic - a condition diagnosed …

Pregnancy

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness | Inc.com

<i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's mediocrity.<p>Of all the colorful ways to articulate that truth, one of the best is what Elon …

Elon Musk

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

Apps

How a Laid-Off Computer Engineer Built the Most Successful Product on Amazon | Inc.com

This is a story about initiative, opportunity, true success--and just maybe how it can inspire you to do something similar yourself.<p>Nearly a decade ago, when Robert Wang was 44 years old, he was laid off from his job. He'd dreamed of working in artificial intelligence, but this was the height of …

Computer Science

Millennials are killing Wall Street: New investors want bitcoin more than shares and bonds

As bitcoin values spike, millennial investors appear eager to get in on the action.<p>Millennial investors are more interested in cryptocurrencies than …