Craig Van Doorn

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AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.<p>An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you've used a privacy setting that …

Maps

The world’s top 10 cities — and the U.S. has only one?!

We may rank top cities according to quality of life — and availability of ramen, tacos and other foods without which life would have no quality at …

Top 10

Park your RV at vineyards, farms and breweries across the US with this app

There’s nothing quite like the freedom that comes with taking to the open road for an epic adventure. But for RV and campervan enthusiasts, one of the trickier aspects of a trip can be finding a spot to settle down for the night. With that in mind, US-based company Harvest Hosts has assembled a …

The Top 11 Things to Do in Carmel, California

Carmel-by-the-Sea is among the most charming small towns in California, remaining so, even under the pressure of tourism. The primary attraction here …

The Top 9 Things to Do in Tenerife, Spain

Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands and also the most visited by tourists. With its stunning black and golden beaches, an active …

The Best Hikes in Hawaii

1 of 10<p>Leahi (Diamond Head)<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Kaena Point<p>3 of 10<p>Kaiwa Ridge/Lanikai Pillbox<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Sliding Sands to Halemauu, Haleakala …

National Parks

Scientists say humans are alone in the universe

Humans are alone in the universe and will never meet other intelligent life forms, according to a cosmically depressing new study.<p>Scientists at …

Travel News: New TSA Rules Will Affect Carry-Ons, World-Record ‘Human Seashell’ in Florida, and See Grandma Moses in Vermont

There’s a great big world out there, and our latest “news you can use” may inspire a trip you never knew you needed.

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.<p>For Markus Heilig, the years of dead ends were starting to grate.<p>A seasoned psychiatrist, Heilig joined the National Institutes of Health in 2004 with grand …

Neuroscience

Travel Writers Agree: If You Only Take One Vacation in 2018, This Should Be It

Travel writing is a profession that seems almost too good to be true. The job description is unlike any other: those who have honed the craft spend …

Where to See the Mesmerizing Midnight Sun This Summer

If you're one of those people who dreams of summer sunshine all year long, the midnight sun is nature's gift you won't want to miss.<p>The natural …

The Reason Why Left-Handed People Exist Is Not What Scientists Thought

And why is it only 10% of us?<p>Left-handed people haven't always been treated well throughout history. They have been persecuted for their disposition, …

'Jesus never charged a leper a co-pay': the rise of the religious left

There is no religious left and religious right. There is only a moral center Rev William Barber<p>These issues are not seen as progressive or Democratic. They’re seen as human rights issues Liz Theoharis<p>In his prayer at the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem last week, a prayer delivered against a …

Human Rights

Everything You Know About Traveling to Finland—the Happiest Country On Earth

Plus, why you need to add this Scandinavian country to your healthy travel bucket list immediately.<p>It's official—Finland recently earned the …

Here's what you need to do on a visit to St. Louis

St. Louis, like any city, has its quirks. You’ll hear locals of all ages frequently ask one another, "Where’d you go to high school?" – no doubt an …

Want to Know If Someone is a Narcissist? Watch For How Often They Buy This Type of Thing

Narcissists are much more likely to make certain purchase decisions, research shows.<p>How do you know if you're working with a narcissist? One way is to get him or her to submit to a Narcissisti Personality Inventory, the most commonly used measured of narcissism. (Good luck with that.) Or you could …

Did the dying Stephen Hawking really mean to strengthen the case for God? | Philip Goff

In his final paper on the multiverse hypothesis, the world’s best-known atheist made a supernatural creator more plausible<p>Scientists have discovered a surprising fact about our universe in the past 40 years: against incredible odds, the numbers in basic physics are exactly as they need to be to …

Physics

Lightning hit a woman’s home and switched off her brain implant

Doctors are warning that some people should change the way they recharge their brain implants, after a nearby lightning strike made a woman’s brain …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about your mind

We can imagine that we must have the ultimate ‘inside knowledge’ of our minds. How wrong we are.<p>The progress of science has been a succession of …

5 places you need to visit in Portugal | Travel Feature

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Travel

Tech Addiction Nation

What does it mean, exactly, to be addicted to technology? We took a deep dive.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

American Psychiatric Association

What You Need to Know About Killarney, Ireland

Killarney, Ireland is one of the most picturesque towns in country's beautiful South-West. For that reason, it is on the list of "things to do" for …

Mark Zuckerberg says AI cannot stop online abuse yet, but experts beg to differ

Social media can be an unforgiving place.<p>When country star Carrie Underwood, for example, posted on Instagram about her recent injury that required 40-50 stitches to her face, some followers accused her of over-exaggeration and using the incident as a publicity stunt.<p>With trolls everywhere, what if …

Have You Mastered All of These Household Skills?

If not, don't fret! Martha is here to help.<p>Do you know how to sew a button on a shirt? What about setting the table properly or removing a stain from your favorite jacket? As a Martha fan, of course you do. You may be surprised, though, that you're much more likely to know how to do these things …

Research

Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar police officer testified Friday that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters working for the …

Human Rights

This creepy, abandoned Wizard of Oz theme park is reopening this summer

If you’ve dreamed of following the Yellow Brick Road through Oz, you’ll have the opportunity to do just that this June. A long-defunct Wizard of Oz …

Wizard of Oz

This is the ultimate American road trip, according to scientific research

A data scientist has put together a series of the ultimate road trips of the United States so that travellers can see as many sights as possible while clocking up the least amount of mileage.<p>Randy Olson created six separate routes for car manufacturer Chevrolet designed to maximise sight-seeing …

Road Trips

Here's the Cheapest Flight to Europe From Every U.S. State

It's the golden age of flights to Europe. Price wars have pushed fares down so low that it's no longer mind-boggling when an airline offers a one-way …

European Travel

A New Study Suggests There Could Have Been Intelligent Life on Earth Before Humans

Looking for aliens across deep space is great, but have we looked hard enough in our own terrestrial backyard—here on Earth?<p><i>One author of the new study, leading climatologist Gavin Schmidt, wrote a work of fiction to explore its findings. Read 'Under the Sun', which we published at Terraform</i> …

Non-profit’s $300 hepatitis C cure as effective as $84,000 alternative

An affordable hepatitis C treatment has been shown to be safe and effective, with very high cure rates for patients including hard-to-treat cases, in interim clinical trial results that offer hope to the 71 million people living with the disease worldwide.<p>The treatment is expected to cost $300 for …

Hepatitis