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How to send large files for free: the easiest ways to send massive files

For bigger file transfers, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

Software

Here's why you must back up your iPhone and iPad before upgrading to iOS 10.3

iOS 10.3 is expected to land before March is out, and it's vital that you have an effective backup mechanism in place for your iPhone before you …

How to view and edit Word documents from Google Drive with ease

If the inability to edit MS Office files in Google Drive has been holding you back, here's how you how you can easily add this much-needed feature.<p>I …

How to break the habit of checking your phone all the time

Smartphone dependency is everywhere. Take a glance at your day-to-day life and you'll notice your friends are a bit too preoccupied with their …

Pew Research Center

A guide to staying online if the internet or social media gets blocked in your country

For digital rights activists, an important milestone came in 2016 with the adoption of the UN Human Rights Council resolution on promoting and protecting the freedom of users online. Yet, 51 intentional disruptions of the internet and electronic communications took place in the first 10 months of …

Privacy

Social Security: 3 Crazy (but Effective!) Ways to Get More Benefits

Social Security is a vital way for retirees to make ends meet, and making the most of your Social Security benefits is critical. Plenty of conventional strategies exist that can help you boost your benefits, from delaying before applying for Social Security to making sure that you've maximized your …

World's Best Islands for Beaches and Natural Attractions

Sun, sand, and magnificent scenery: the allure of an island getaway is timeless.<p>“Your camera can’t capture all the hues of blue and green in the …

Beaches

Miss Bumbum Pageant Is Getting Crucified For This 'Last Supper' Photo

A cheeky publicity photo has some Catholics feeling bummed.<p>A photo showing the contestants of a Brazilian butt pageant reenacting Leonardo DaVinci’s “The Last Supper” reportedly has some Catholics feeling rather cross.<p>The controversial image was part of a promotional campaign for the upcoming Miss …

​Who Killed Former Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston?

Sonny Liston went from boxing champion and national anti-hero to a Las Vegas thug who drove around in a pink Cadillac and sold drugs. When his body was discovered by police, it was ruled an accidental death, though most believe it was anything but.<p>In a bygone era of great fighters when heavyweights …

This is the easiest salmon recipe ever, soon to become your favorite weeknight dinner

Cooking fish at home doesn't have to be scary, or terribly smelly. Though seafood is often deemed "restaurant food" by many, making salmon at home is …

Cooking

Watch Kanye West's Sexy New Video for 'Fade' Featuring Teyana Taylor

Yeezy premiered the video at the VMAs<p>Kanye West took to the stage at the 2016 VMAs on Sunday to present his new music video for "Fade" off <i>The Life of Pablo</i> — and as expected, it was straight fire.<p>Focusing on a sweaty Teyana Taylor wearing nothing but a sports bra and a thong, the video exudes raw …

'It's like being on another planet': the tourist attraction with a two-year waiting list

Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong caves are so big, they have their own weather system. At their tallest point they could accommodate a 40-storey skyscraper – and at their widest point there’s enough room for a 747 to fly through. But that’s nothing compared to the size of the waiting list to visit them. …

What to eat before you work out | Amazing Exercise Tips

<i>The right energy before you exercise might can assist you perform at your best.</i><p>Do you love your morning workouts, however despise to eat morning meal …

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. …

How to uninstall a TarDisk from your Mac

After removing TarDisk, press and hold the <b>Command and R</b> keys on the keyboard and then power up your computer. Hold the keys in until you see a dialogue labeled <b>OS X Utilities</b> on the screen.<p>Click on <b>Disk Utility</b> > <b>Continue</b>. If you're using OS X El Capitan, you should see a progress bar-like menu …

You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to This Man.

Temperament matters. Especially when nuclear weapons are involved.<p>Temperament matters.<p>Especially when nuclear weapons are involved and you don’t—you can’t—know what the enemy is up to, and you’re scared. Then it helps (it helps a lot) to be calm.<p>The world owes an enormous debt to a quiet, steady …

The BoomStick Gives Your Stock Earbuds A Major Sound Quality Boost

The standard sets of stock headphones being shipped by companies like Apple and Samsung are, by and large, garbage. For consumers looking to achieve more of a high-end audio experience, their best bet is traditionally in securing a new pair of cans. A new company, BoomCloud 360, is looking to help …

Infosys Invests $3 Million In Pro Sports Performance Data Startup Whoop

Infosys, the India-headquartered consulting and IT firm, is getting into sports and wearables after it announced a $3 million strategic investment in Whoop, a Boston-based company that provides performance data to professional athletes and sports teams.<p>Whoop was spun out of the Harvard Innovation …

KOBE BRYANT: How the highest-paid player in the NBA spends his millions

While Kobe has an insane work ethic and at times appears completely consumed by basketball, he does find time to enjoy life, including nice houses, fancy cars, and even a helicopter.<p>He's living the life — saying and doing whatever he wants in endlessly entertaining fashion.<p>Let's take a closer look …

World Peace

5 awesome things only Android owners get to do in Google Maps

But I have an iPhone, which means I can't use the app to its full potential. I miss out on some awesome Google Maps features that are only available on the Android version of the app.<p>Here are five things Google Maps owners with Android can do that iPhone users can't.

Android News

The new 'Batman v Superman' trailer may hint at an even bigger villain than Doomsday

The latest "Batman v Superman" trailer took fans by surprise when it showed off new villain Doomsday .<p>While fans were trying to decide whether the monster resembled some combination of a "Lord of the Rings" troll and Ninja Turtle , there was a tease for another big villain in the DC universe in the …

Justice League

Google responds to student privacy concerns: ‘We are confident that our tools comply with both the law and our promises’

Yesterday it was revealed that a privacy group (EFF) had a filed a complaint with the FTC claiming that Google “deceptively tracks students’ internet browsing”. Specifically, the group claims that Google is breaching a Student Privacy Pledge that it signed in January. One issue with Chrome OS in …

Privacy

Wu-Tang Clan's secret album brings millions in private sale, auction house says

Wu-Tang Clan's ambitious, one-of-a-kind secret album "Once Upon A Time in Shaolin" — of which only a single copy was produced — has been sold to an American buyer for an undisclosed figure that was in the millions, private auction house Paddle8 announced on Tuesday.<p>Earlier this year, the group …

Ronda Rousey's Judo Coach Slams Critics, Issues Warning After Holly Holm Loss

Ronda Rousey's judo and grappling coach has taken a shot at critics slamming the former UFC women's bantamweight champion after her shocking loss at the hands of Holly Holm at UFC 193.<p>Justin Flores, who has worked with Rousey for years, told MMAjunkie's John Morgan too many "fly-by-night ‘MMA …

Bigger Troll: College Sports Fan vs Pro Sports Fan

There are a lot of similarities and differences between college and pro sports fans, but one thing that they definitely have in common is their ability, and willingness, to troll opposing teams at every opportunity.<p>While many of us may think this is a dead-even race, I'm giving you a few examples …

Review: 'Spectre' is two steps forward, one step back

<b>(The Hollywood Reporter) —</b> Empires collapse, stock markets crash, dynasties die out, but James Bond endures as one of cinema's longest-running and most lucrative franchises for over half a century.<p>The 24th installment in the official 007 canon, "Spectre" is the sequel to "Skyfall," which gave the …

James Bond

Italy's Donnie Brasco Finds the Government Can't Protect Him from The Mafia

Gianfranco Franciosi is one of the best motorboat mechanics in Europe and could fit a couple of engines onto a boat and make it travel at 90 miles …

Surface Pro 4 review: Yes, it can really replace your laptop

With the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft's surprising hybrid tablet journey finally makes sense. It's as if Microsoft was laser-focused on fixing the issues we had with the Surface Pro 3. We liked that device quite a bit, but its Type Cover was endlessly frustrating, with a sloppy keyboard and wonky …

Gear & Gadgets

The Game: My manual for picking up women turned me into a miserable sex addict

What if it turns out that sexual misadventure and fleeting relationships aren’t the key to happiness? Neil Strauss is the author of The Game, the internationally bestselling book about chatting up women in bars. He is a professional pick-up artist, the guru who transfigured shy men across the world …