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How to get started with Google Play Music

While there are many apps that stream music, and stream it well, Google Play Music is Google's music service and as such is an app that comes on …

Google Play

7 ways to tell if you're talking to a psychopath or a narcissist

Generally speaking, you shouldn't walk around looking to diagnose your friends and coworkers as psychopaths and narcissists.<p>If someone looks over your shoulder while you're talking or seems weirdly distant, there's a good chance they're just having an off day and don't have a pathological …

Psychology

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

How to buy airfare and book hotel rooms for the best deal

Google on Thursday announced new flight, hotel, and trip planning features that could save travelers money, from offering tips on whether an airfare will go up or down to showing dates when hotels will be cheaper.<p>On Google Flights, users can now get advice — provided through machine learning and …

Flying

People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

But you probably already knew that.<p>Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" …

Psychology

Here's how to access all your Android phone's secret recordings | Trusted Reviews

<b>Ever get the feeling your phone is recording you? Well that’s because it probably is, as Google has a My Activity section that allows you to listen</b> …

Gmail 101: How to Clear Search History on Android or iOS

The Gmail app on both Android and iOS has a powerful search engine that helps you find any email with a few keywords. Even more impressive is Gmail's …

AdWords

Here's What President Trump Achieved Since His First 100 Days

As President Trump approached his first 100 days in office, he called it a “ridiculous standard,” while House Speaker Paul Ryan said it was too soon …

Donald Trump

What made 17th-century England so unbearable that thousands risked the voyage to America?

<b>Tim Smith-Laing reviews Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World by James Evans</b><p>With all the political focus on immigration to these shores, it is easy to forget that anyone ever leaves Britain. But they do. Last year the Office for National Statistics recorded the emigration of 128,000 …

From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

We love sleeping bags and tents as much as any happy camper, but there’s something beguiling about glamping — the portmanteau name for glamorous …

This Giant Dead Sea Creature Washed Up On An Island, And It's Freaking Everyone Out

Images posted online of an enormous carcass that washed up on the shore of an Indonesian island are captivating people across the world.<p>The Jakarta Globe calls the massive, rotting body a giant squid, and reports that a resident of Seram Island discovered the 49-foot dead creature on Tuesday.<p>But …

Dead Sea

10 Powerful Gmail Extensions To Supercharge Your Productivity

With over 1 billion monthly active users, Gmail is a clear leader of email providers. If you work online, there’s a big chance you use Gmail. No matter how great the platform is, eventually, emails pile up and it’s hard to keep track of them.<p>To improve your productivity using Gmail you should …

Apps

Don't use email unsubscription services that sell your data - try this instead

A report from The New York Times on newly uncovered malpractice at Uber pointed to the company buying data about people’s Lyft ride usage through Unroll.me, a free service that helps you unsubscribe from email lists and newsletters.<p>Unroll.me isn’t the only one; you’ll find others like Unsubscriber …

How to Get the Most Out of Google Maps

Google Maps is hand-down one of the best navigation apps on Android and iPhone, but considering most of us use it <i>while</i> driving, it’s easy to miss …

Maps

8 incredible food markets to visit in your lifetime

Take it from Hemingway: if you truly want to experience a destination, there's no more authentic place to start than in the life-affirming bustle of its food markets. Here, you'll find not only every kind of person—the salty fisherman bringing in today's catch, the mama buying for her family, the …

Food Trucks

Reach inbox zero in Gmail with these 5 tricks

Take charge of your emails<p>When it comes to email, it's usually a case of can't live with it, can't live without it. These messages make up an essential part of modern-day communications, but sorting through them takes up an inordinate amount of time, time that could be spent doing something more …

Apps

101 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb | Inc.com

It's embarrassing to admit, but the other day a potential client asked whether I had taken the time to look over his proposal. I responded, "So far, I've only had the time to peruse it. I'll go over it thoroughly tonight and will get back to you tomorrow."<p>He paused. "OK...but you realize that …

Language

These college students had a rat problem; they solved it in the the most ferocious way possible

When you’re trying to drive a rat out of your home, there are a few ways to go about handling the job. You can set up traps, feed them rat poison, …

College & University

HUDWAY Glass Heads-Up Navigation Display | TNW Deals

Push your car into the future with HUDWAY Glass, the brilliant solution that allows using any head-up display (HUD) app on any mobile device in your car to see the road ahead completely clearly. The very first of its kind, HUDWAY Glass produces a 20% larger image from your phone letting you see …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Elon Musk Says Tesla's New Solar Tiles Can Defrost Themselves

Hold onto your butts solar aficionados, the next generation solar roof is coming, and it looks good. During a brief event Friday night, Elon Musk …

Tesla

9 Things You Didn't Know About Google

Including something unexpected about goats!<p>Everyone knows about Google. It's the company that rules the internet, dominates the smartphone operating-systems market and has the whole online video thing sewn up. As if that weren't enough, there's a fair chance we'll all be driving (or rather driven …

The New Easy Way to Print Topographic Maps for Free

National Geographic's new site puts every USGS quadrangle map at your fingertips.<p>Now you've got one less excuse not to venture into the wilderness. <i>National Geographic</i> just launched a website that lets you find and print a PDF of any U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) quad map across the entire country. …

Physicists Claim that Consciousness Lives in Quantum State After Death

Does quantum mechanics predict the existence of a spiritual “soul”? Testimonials from prominent physics researchers from institutions such as …

The 9 most overrated foods: a grumpy man's guide

Chocolate cake? Yes, chocolate cake. And how did soggy muesli ever become a thing? How much caramel can they inject into a ‘gourmet’ doughnut?<p>There is no accounting for taste, but here’s a grumpy man’s guide to the food you are probably seeing a lot of on Instagram.<p><b>1. Gourmet doughnuts</b><p>I could …

Bistros

WD's My Passport Wireless is a Swiss Army Drive that's like an in-car entertainment system

by Leigh Stark<p>In the wireless world that we live in today, is it so bad to expect everything to be wireless? Wireless car keys, wireless phone …

DIY 10 Minute Project Notebook

Can you make your own notebook in 10 minutes? Absolutely you can. All you need are your papers, fabrics (and any other materials you want to work on) …

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

Humanity

Automate Google Sheets: An Introduction to Google Apps Script

Google has built some of the most effective productivity tools on the planet. With Gmail, Hangouts, Chrome, Docs, Sheets, and more, odds are you use …

Clamming 101: How to Dig for Your Own Dinner

Clamming is the perfect way to spend a summer day— and there’s no better place to learn how than the tidal ponds and bays of Martha’s Vineyard in …

James Beard