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Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says

Employees in fields such as customer service and transportation face a ‘disruptive tidal wave’ of automation in the not-too-distant future<p>By 2021, robots will have eliminated 6% of all jobs in the US, starting with customer service representatives and eventually truck and taxi drivers. That’s just …

Customer Service

What's the best work schedule for your age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The moment you may have been dreading is here. Lazy summer days have come to an end, and more structured back-to-work or back-to-school schedules have commenced.<p>But will your new daily schedule be the healthiest for your brain and body?<p>Scientists have long known that you have an internal …

Teens

Evangelicals Coming Out For Darwin

A new book put out by IVP Academic presents very personal testimony from evangelical scientists, teachers, pastors and theologians who have come to accept the broad strokes of evolutionary theory and how it has changed their views of the Bible.<p>How I Changed My Mind About Evolution represents …

I Am Happily Married to God — as a Consecrated Virgin

Yes, I'm celibate. No, I'm not a nun.<p>One August morning, I walked to the front of the church in my white gown, nervous and excited. Family and friends stood in the pews of Queen of Apostles in Alexandria, Virginia. They smiled and wiped tears. The bishop began the ceremony. I was getting married — …

TELUS PureFibre Launches in Edmonton, Along with Internet 150 Promo

TELUS has announced PureFibre is now available for customers in Edmonton, as a new video on YouTube says “Experience the power of the TELUS PureFibre …

Specialized freelancers shaking up the traditional advertising business model

Art director and designer Nicholas Bujnak goes to work every day at the same ad agency in Toronto, but only until he's finished covering for employees away during vacation season. After that, he'll go somewhere else, or more likely to a number of places as he works on a slew of advertising projects …

Facebook isn’t just fighting ad blockers, it’s fighting the underlying causes of blocking

Independent publishers are terrified of platform dependency these days, and for good reason: According to Parse.ly, Facebook is the No. 1 source of traffic to their sites.<p>Facebook and Google together account for 65 percent of digital ad revenue, according to Pew’s State of the News Media 2016 …

Zika on steroids: How the Christian Right’s sex hangups turn Zika into a bigger crisis

<b>FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, a female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquires a blood meal on the arm of a researcher at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo's University in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The CDC is working with Florida health officials to investigate what could be the first</b> …

Public Health

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

How Trojans manipulate Google Play

For malware writers, Google Play is the promised land of sorts. Once there, a malicious application gains access to a wide audience, gains the trust …

Egypt's new law on churches angers Christian critics

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's lawmakers on Tuesday passed the country's first law spelling out the rules for building a church, a step Christians have long hoped would free up construction that was often blocked by authorities. But angry critics in the community say the law will only enshrine the …

Dropbox hack leads to dumping of 68m user passwords on the internet

Data stolen in 2012 breach, containing encrypted passwords and details of around two-thirds of cloud firm’s customers, has been leaked<p>Popular cloud storage firm Dropbox has been hacked, with over 68m users’ email addresses and passwords dumped on to the internet.<p>The attack took place during 2012. …

Encryption

Should you charge your phone overnight? | The Star

Most phones make use of a technology that allows their batteries to accept more current faster. Hatem Zeine, the founder, chief scientist and chief …

Staten Island

Don’t quit your job if you work in 1 of these 5 industries

If you want to find a better job, you’ll have far better luck in some industries than others.<p>Despite the fact that the unemployment rate is now below …

Proportional voting might have spared West the National Energy Program: Ed Broadbent

A proportional voting system may have spared western Canada the imposition of the national energy program, Ed Broadbent suggested Monday.<p>The former …

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Home in an Hour

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New cell phone malware imitating mobile banking apps

A new kind of malware that targets mobile banking applications on smartphones is gaining popularity among criminals.<p>FBI Assistant Special Agent in …

This App Can Tell if an iPhone Was Hacked With Latest Pegasus Spy Malware

Got an iPhone? Then you should update it to the latest version of iOS right away: iOS 9.3.5, which was released by Apple Thursday, closes three …

'One of the most sophisticated pieces of cyberespionage software' uncovered at Citizen Lab

An extremely advanced hack exploiting three iOS vulnerabilities in iPhones was recently uncovered by researchers at digital rights watchdog group …

Security

The One Thing That is a Better Indicator of Success Than Talent (According to Science)

The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ.<p>You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It's a weighted combination of power, status, money, family, and work. You can define success in your own terms, because what brings you fulfillment and …

HP Elite x3 now available to pre-order in Canada for $1000

The Elite x3, HP’s massive new Windows 10-powered smartphone, is now available to pre-order in Canada via the online Microsoft Store.<p>Priced at $1000 …

iPhone 6 Design Flaw Is ‘Bendgate 2.0’

A “touch disease” design flaw with the iPhone 6 has been blamed for causing handsets to become unresponsive and break.<p>A blogpost on gadget repair …

You Need To Update Your iPhone Right Now

Researchers found spyware that secretly records almost all your data<p>If you have an iPhone, stop what you're doing and update it to the latest operating system, iOS 9.3.5 (to do this, go to your Settings app, tap "General," and then "Software Update." Then tap "Download and Install"). Why? As</i> …

Human Rights

Red, Yellow, Black, and White — Could Every Race Come from Adam, Eve, and Noah?

“The division of humanity into languages and ethnicities was a judgment from God,” says John Piper. And yet it was also part of his unfolding plan to …