Cynthia Vogel

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Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

Deleting Facebook Won’t Protect Your Information, But Doing This Will

This week, news broke that the data analytics company Cambridge Analytica (which worked with the Trump campaign) had illegally mined data from 50 million Facebook users to spread disinformation. As a result, many internet users are decrying the platform, and the hashtag #DeleteFacebook is trending …

Social Media

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

The protein-packed brownie recipe you can totally eat for breakfast

There are some moments in life (weekend movie marathons, celebrating after you cleaned your entire apartment, waking up with a random chocolate …

Olympians Are Using Nonalcoholic Beer As Recovery Drinks. Here's The Science

In Greek mythology, the Olympians were said to drink ambrosia, which bestowed upon them immortality. Occasionally, athletic heroes like Heracles were also gifted a sip. But the myths don't say much about the golden-amber liquid getting them all drunk.<p>Today's Olympians have been swept up in a new …

Beer
British Humour

5 Organic Feminine Products You Can Feel Good About Using

The more we learn about the things we put on and in our bodies, the more wary we become of using products with ingredients we don't know much about. …

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

How to prepare your Android phone for a factory reset

The extensibility of Android means we have a wide variety of options when it comes to choosing a phone. From the Pixels to the Samsung Experience UI …

Investment return: Here's how much your home remodel will pay you back

As home prices and mortgage rates rise, more and more homeowners are choosing to stay put and remodel.<p>Yet, depending on the project, some of the returns are diminishing. Remodeling spending is expected to approach $340 billion in 2018, a 7.5% increase over last year, according to Harvard's Joint …

Home Improvement

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

Weather

Mike Brooks’ Keiko trilogy is the perfect read for fans who miss Firefly and Dark Matter

Crime and spaceships<p>If you’re a fan of TV shows about wayward starship crews taking on whatever job will keep them flying, you might be suffering though a dry spell right now, since shows like <i>Firefly</i>, <i>Farscape</i>, and <i>Dark Matter</i> are no longer running. But Mike Brooks’ <i>Keiko</i> novels could help fill the …

TV shows

The most consequential environmental stories of 2017

President Trump made his mark in the energy and environment world during his first year in Washington. Many of his actions aimed to undo work from the Obama era. Trump all but abandoned the nation’s efforts to combat climate change, and he shrank national monuments that President Barack Obama had …

Natural Gas

Plagued by Bad Dreams? Here's What It Means (and How to Fix It) | Inc.com

Occasional bad dreams are part of life. (There was the dream I had about getting hit by a bus, for example.) Still, if you're having bad dreams <i>consistently</i>, you might want to take some Star Wars Jedi advice and rethink your life. That's because new research suggests there's a connection between …

Self-help

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9 Reasons Why You Should Never Drink Gatorade, Like, Ever

Gatorade and sporting events go hand-in-hand. The famous drink has become the go-to choice for athletes who need to replenish their electrolytes …

Can you hear this silent gif bouncing? Here’s why

The phenomenon may be more common than we think<p>Look at this GIF. There’s no sound, but most people who see it hear a “thudding” in their head each time the bouncing structure hits the ground. Why?<p>The answer has to do with how our senses work, says Christopher Fassnidge, a doctoral candidate in …

University of London

Why you need to be sleeping on an all-natural mattress

When it comes to getting your beauty sleep, you’re well aware of the factors at play. Moving your smartphone away from your bed? Turning off Netflix …

Sleep

Someone finally made an app to detect credit card skimmers at the gas pump

In less than 30 seconds a hacker can install a $10 piece of pre-built hardware – easily purchased online – into a gas pump. This device is called a skimmer and it’s designed to get your credit card number when you use it at the pump.<p>A clever developer came up with a somewhat simple approach to …

11 Outlook Email Productivity Hacks You Never Knew About | Inc.com

If you've ever worked for an enterprise-size organization or an established business, you've likely encountered Microsoft Outlook.<p>This quintessential email experience has been king in the business world for a long time, especially since it's typically bundled with other Microsoft Office …

Productivity

Solar eclipse 2017: Photos from towns in the path of totality

Fields turned into makeshift campsites<p>Eclipse fever has swept the country, as millions of Americans watched a solar eclipse that traveled across the entire United States for the first time since 1918.<p>For the hundreds of towns in the path of “totality,” the sun was completely blocked out by the moon …

New York City

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Computer Science

This Tool Shows You Exactly What the Eclipse Will Look Like in Your Area

There’s going to be a solar eclipse on August 21, but it’s probably too late to book a hotel in the path of totality (where the moon’s shadow will …

New Hydrogel That Mimics Cartilage Could Make Knee Repairs Easier

The knees are always the first to go.<p>A new cartilage-like hydrogel material could make the job of repairing knees much easier, say scientists, as …

3D Printing

Comforting Chicken & Noodles Crock Pot - Best Cooking recipes In the world

Ingredients :<p>1 24 ounce package – frozen egg noodles<br>2 – 14.7 oz cans – cream of chicken soup – sometimes i use 1 can chicken and 1 can cream of …

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Pudding Recipe

4.5 21 19<p>Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Pudding Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4.5 21 19<p>A slow cooker turns day-old cinnamon rolls into a comforting, …

Slow Cookers

11 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Start out by checking or changing these settings.<p>Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here are 11 settings to check or change.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a steady stream of Windows updates. Your new laptop checks for updates automatically, but you can …

Apps
Paranormal

Enable Dark Theme Mode In Windows 10 Anniversary Update [How-To Guide]

Here's a step by step guide on how to enable Dark theme mode in Windows 10 Anniversary Update running on your PC.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …