Bev Darbyshire

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Facebook's new privacy settings: Look out for these shortcuts, data delete options

Amid the ongoing trust crisis, Facebook users get an easier way to download their data and new mobile privacy settings.<p><i>Video -- Data caper: How</i> …

Facebook's new privacy tools let you scrub your data, for real

If you didn't care about Facebook privacy two weeks ago, you probably do now.<p>The social network has come under a hailstorm of criticism after news broke that 50 million Facebook profiles were passed along to UK data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and used for political profiling. CEO Mark …

Social Media

This Surprising Mineral Can Counteract The Effects Of Sugar

If there’s a good versus evil in the nutrition world, it’s salt versus sugar. The two white crystals look similar on the outside but are totally …

There are nine different types of boobs in the world, apparently

So which ones are yours?<p>Boobs are funny old things, aren't they? Both functional and perceived as sexually attractive, they're incredibly varied between women. But we've come to learn that it's not just as simple as either having big boobs or small ones.<p>Lingerie company ThirdLove have made it their …

Hubble finds first galaxy in the local Universe without dark matter [heic1806]

28 March 2018<p><b>An international team of researchers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and several other observatories have, for the first time,</b> …

This Galaxy Has Almost No Dark Matter—and Scientists Are Baffled

If astronomers really have found an "undark" galaxy, it’s a strong clue that dark matter is real.<p>An unusual galaxy far, far away is stumping astronomers not because of what’s there, but because of what’s missing.<p><b>What is this thing?</b><p>About 65 million light-years away, the galaxy called NGC1052-DF2 is …

Dark Matter

"Want To Freak Yourself Out?" Here Is All The Personal Data That Facebook/Google Collect

<b>The Cambridge Analytica scandal was never really about Cambridge Analytica.</b><p>As we've pointed out, neither Facebook nor Cambridge Analytica have been …

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Google knows where you’ve been<p>Google stores your location (if you have location tracking turned on) every time you turn on your phone. You …

Time I

14 Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory

Everyone has moments of forgetfulness from time to time, especially when life gets busy.<p>While this can be a completely normal occurrence, having a …

8 Signs Your Partner Is Tolerating You Rather Than Accepting You

There's nothing worse than feeling like you're with someone who just "tolerates" you, rather than fully loves you for who you are. Everyone deserves …

“Yes,” It’s Bad: Facebook Stock Plunges as Data Scandal Takes a Dark Turn

For Mark Zuckerberg, the story just keeps getting worse.<p>Already reeling from reports that Cambridge Analytica had quietly harvested private information from more than 50 million users, Facebook stock plunged on Monday, erasing about $40 billion from the social-media company’s market cap. In the …

Are Essential Oils Safe?

People use essential oils a variety of ways: as lotions, for hair care, aromatherapy, cleaning products and more. But are essential oils safe?<p>Some …

19 Sleep-Inducing Drinks to Sip Before Bed

Whoever said, “you snooze, you lose” clearly never suffered from insomnia. From tossing and turning to waking up in the middle of the night, being …

Healthy Eating

Suffering from insomnia, sleep disorders Try meditation to overcome the disorders

In good news for chronic insomniacs, an ongoing study at the WellSpan York Hospital in the US to assess the impact of "Heartfulness Meditation" on …

Stay Calm During a Tough Conversation by Grounding Yourself

Having a tense conversation brings up a lot of negative emotions, leaving you feeling like an active volcano. To prevent an outburst and stay in control of your emotions, physically ground yourself in your environment. One of the best ways to do this is to stand up and walk around, which activates …

11 Surprising Reasons You're Always Tired

From health conditions to lifestyle habits.<p>If you rely on countless cups of coffee to get through the workday, you’re not alone.<p>Exhaustion is par for the course in our culture. One survey found that 76 percent of Americans feel tired at work many days of the week. Even Google assumes we’re all …

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

Happiness

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

4 Ways to Find Out How Much Sleep You Really Need

Should you shoot for eight hours—or can you get by on less?<p>When he was in medical school and his residency, sleep medicine specialist Chris Winter, M.D., realized he could function well on less shut-eye than some other doctors. “I could get an hour’s sleep on a couch, then I could take somebody’s …

9 Little Things Mindful People Do Differently, According To Therapists

There's been a lot of talk about mindfulness lately, and although you might know the importance of staying present and meditating, you might be …

Mindfulness

Listening to Anxiety

Jane* is a 30-year-old woman with anxiety. She says she wants the thoughts to “go away” and she would prefer to not take medications. She’s tried a …

How To Change Your Life In 20 Minutes a Day

Like many of you, I am a busy mom. And yet, my life allows me just the tiniest bit of space to nurture quiet within.By that, I mean I meditate daily, …

Loneliness

Science

The Difference between Panic, Manic, and Psychotic Attacks | The Exhausted Woman

At first, everything seemed fine for Tess. She was driving back from visiting her parents a few hours away. Suddenly a flood of intense emotions, …

Mental Health

Here's Why It's Better to Be Single, According to Science

We knew it all along.<p>Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. …

Santa Barbara

23 Decorating Tricks for Your Bedroom

Pile on the Pillows<p>Pile on the pillows, and don’t shy away from mixing patterns. Combine large prints with small ones, florals with geometrics.<p>DIY …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Mindfulness