Cynthia Choo

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Stop What You're Doing and Check These Facebook Privacy Settings on Your Facebook Account. I Was Truly Stunned by Mine

It's not quite panic time, but most people will be surprised by just how many apps they've given permission to access their data.<p>In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics scandal, and the news now that the Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook's use of private …

Apps

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

Massive crayfish that didn't exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it's terrifying scientists

A crayfish that is capable of cloning itself is taking over Europe — and scientists are taking note.<p>The marbled crayfish has a mutation that allows it to clone itself, reports Carl Zimmer at The New York Times. Zimmer profiled scientists studying the all-female species known for its massive size, …

Jake Tapper

Modern Furniture For Cats And Dogs With Style And Panache

A dog is a great friend, a bro that’s always there when you need him while a cat is a sneaky and cute little thing that knows you can’t resist its …

15 things you must do before you’re 30

These clever curtains transform your window into a dazzling nighttime cityscape

Do you dream of a new view from your city apartment? Now you can create your own with these snazzy curtains featuring cityscapes from New York and …

Gmail's Priority Inbox and this search trick will fix your email headache

There's no shortage of ways to manage your email, but if you use Gmail, here's a one-two punch that'll quickly clean up your inbox.<p>The crux of our …

20 Really Good New Books You're About To Hear Everyone Talk About Nonstop

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Books

27 books that can change your life forever

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move …

Books

Photos of Cats Doing Martial Arts

Hisakata Hiroyuki is a Japanese photographer who has focused his career on a rather unusual subject matter: action photos of cats that make them look …

Martial Arts

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way, this is a great option, but it’s far from ideal.<p>For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

So Your Kitchen Sponge Is A Bacteria Hotbed. Here's What To Do

Back in August, a study came out about bacteria in kitchen sponges that sent home chefs into a frenzy.<p>But when we looked carefully at the study, we realized much of the news coverage about it was incorrect.<p>The study, published in <i>Scientific Reports</i>, undertook a thorough investigation into how many …

Biology

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

7 Unexpected Storage Solutions for Small Bedrooms

(Image credit: Design*Sponge)<p>We get it. Your bedroom is tiny, and you've probably already thought of storing things in boxes under the bed. So what …

San Francisco

Dining in Disguise: Genius Hide-Away Furniture Solutions

(Image credit: Handimania)<p>The longer you live in a small space, the sooner you come to realize that having a dedicated dining room or eat-in kitchen …

Dining Rooms