Cynthia Vogel

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Bye, Chrome: Why I’m switching to Firefox and you should too

The time has come.<p>You’re probably sick of hearing about data and privacy by now–especially because, if you live in the United States, you might feel like there’s very little you can do to protect yourself from giant corporations feeding off your time, interests, and personal information.<p>So how do …

Privacy

Russian Hackers Infect 500k Routers with Malware

Hackers, believed to be supported by the Russian government, have infected 500,000 wireless routers worldwide with malware, security experts claim. …

Routers

If You're Only Going to Eat One Vegetable, a Doctor Says This Should Be It

Eating healthy should be fairly straightforward. But when you consider the number of different diets and health philosophies to choose from, things …

Immune System

Stressed out? These are the supplements experts recommend

Not to add another worry to your already-full plate, but chronic stress has been shown to play a significant role in the development of disease. …

Wellness

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

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 videos, friends and groups and so on -- with you before you go. Thankfully, Facebook makes …

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

No fancy equipment required.<p>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

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 …

Dessert

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 …

Emma Chambers, The Vicar of Dibley actor, dies aged 53

Dawn French, who worked with the comedy star, described her as a ‘unique and beautiful spark’<p>Emma Chambers, best known for playing Alice Tinker in The Vicar of Dibley, has died aged 53, it was announced on Saturday.<p>Dawn French, the star of The Vicar of Dibley, described her as “a unique and …

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 …

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 …

Renovations

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 …

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 …

The most consequential environmental stories of 2017

By Brady Dennis and<p>Brady Dennis<p>Reporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Darryl Fears<p>Darryl Fears<p>Reporter focusing on the Chesapeake Bay and issues affecting wildlife<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Trump made his mark in the energy and environment world during his …

Natural Gas

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

Lots of bad dreams are your cue to grab more autonomy, connect to others and engage in confidence building.<p>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 …

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 …

Nutrition

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 …

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 …

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

Now with panic buttons and time travel!<p>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 …

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 …

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 …

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 York City

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 …

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 …