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Venmo: how the payment app exposes our private lives

Venmo is unusual because it combines social media with financial transaction. It’s hard to gauge expectations of privacy<p>Anyone can track a Venmo user’s purchase history and glean a detailed profile – including their drug deals, eating habits and arguments – because the payment app lacks default …

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What We Know And Don’t Know About Memory Loss After Surgery

Two years ago, Dr. Daniel Cole’s 85-year-old father had heart bypass surgery. He hasn’t been quite the same since.<p>“He forgets things and will ask you …

How to Customize Your Apple Watch Workout Metrics

The ability to view live metric data is one of the most important feedback functions of any Apple Watch fitness app. In this article, we're going to show how you can easily customize the metrics that the stock Workout app shows you when you raise your wrist during exercise.<p>Checking in on your …

Beginner’s bike fit: how to set up your bike

<b>An one-on-one appointment with a professional will help you to find your optimal position for comfort and performance. But if you just want to be in</b> …

Flight attendant: 'We cringe' at passengers who remove their shoes

Frequent fliers are familiar with many of the ways your body changes while in a pressurized tube at 40,000 feet: your ears pop, your ability to taste changes, and you may find it harder to put your shoes back on after a flight.<p>There’s a multitude of tricks to combat the last problem (hello, …

Uranium One informant says Moscow paid millions in bid to influence Clinton

An FBI informant involved in the controversial Uranium One deal has told congressional committees that Moscow paid millions to a U.S. lobbying firm in a bid to influence then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by helping former President Bill Clinton’s charities during the Obama administration.<p>The …

George Soros revealed as key funder in big-money campaign to thwart Brexit

Left-wing billionaire George Soros is pumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into a campaign looking to sabotage British voters’ 2016 decision to leave the European Union.<p>The U.K. Daily Telegraph first reported late Wednesday that Soros has delivered £400,000 ($560,000) to the anti-Brexit "Best …

Knuckleball pitcher is making history as the first woman in Canada's elite baseball league

University of British Columbia softball player Claire Eccles is set to make <b>baseball</b> history this summer.<p>On Tuesday, the Victoria Harbourcats of the West Coast League, a collegiate developmental league comparable to the Cape Cod League in the U.S., announced that Eccles would join their roster as …

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4 Things Mike Trout Can Teach You About Quiet Leadership

Why Mike Trout's quiet leadership is a good reminder about how important modeling the right behaviors is for leaders.<p>There is a lot out there about what makes a great leader. Attributes that have been called out range from personal habits and capabilities to the ability to inspire and motivate the …

UN official resigns over nixed anti-Israel report after pressure from Haley

A U.N. official resigned Friday after her commission came under fire from U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley for releasing a report, authored by an anti-Israel scholar, which called Israel an “apartheid state” – a report Haley demanded withdrawn and that has since been removed from the commission’s …

Sadie Robertson: '5 seconds of awkward can save you from a lifetime of regret'

Sadie Robertson is offering her advice on how to save yourself from a lifetime of regret.<p>The "Duck Dynasty" star said her cousin advised her to take a 5-second pause before making certain choices you may later come to regret.<p>"If a guy or your boyfriend, or a girl, and she's your girlfriend, and …

New Touchscreen for 'Apple Watch Series 3' Said to Enter Production Later This Year

The tentatively named "Apple Watch Series 3" will feature a new glass-film touchscreen in place of the current touch-on-lens solution, with shipments to begin in the second half of this year, according to Taiwan-based <i>DigiTimes</i>.<p>While it remains unclear if the switch to a film-based solution will …

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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor First Test: Velocity Raptor

Ford’s Off-Road Rocket Transforms the Truck<p>It’s taken more than four years to get to this moment. Slithering in the dirt around scattered trees, the winter sun beaming through the leaves, a dust wake in the rearview mirror, a sumptuous V-6 growl echoing through the 2+2-door extended cabin—we’ve …

Rioting erupts in immigrant-dominated Swedish suburb

Riots erupted in a heavily immigrant Stockholm suburb Monday night, as masked looters set cars ablaze and threw rocks at cops, injuring one police officer, Swedish officials said.<p>A policeman investigates a burned car in the suburb of Rinkeby on Monday. (AP)<p>The violence in Rinkeby began around 8 …

Shelby Ford Raptor now makes 700+ supercharged horses

Before the next-gen, twin-turbo Ford Raptor comes out, Shelby American will build you one with over 700 horses.<p>Look, there's a new Ford F-150 SVT Raptor coming out soon, and it's gonna be powerful. We're talking[link …

2017 F-150 Raptor Revealed with Aluminum Body, EcoBoost V6

Scroll down the page for more images and video of the 2017 Raptor<p>Ford has finally introduced the world to the 2017 F-150 Raptor, and as we …

Incredibly high radiation levels discovered at crippled Fukushima plant

Newly-discovered radiation levels in one of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant’s reactors are stunningly high, the Japan Times and others have reported. The space is so radioactive that even a robot couldn’t last two hours, let alone a human.<p>It was on March 11, 2011, that the coastal power …

Federal scientist cooked climate change books ahead of Obama presentation, whistle blower charges

A key Obama administration scientist brushed aside inconvenient data that showed a slowdown in global warming in compiling an alarming 2015 report that coincided with the White House participation in the Paris Climate Conference, a whistle blower is alleging.<p>The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

How to force close Apple Watch apps in watchOS 3

Tips<p>Just like with any other platform, sometimes Apple Watch apps will freeze or have bugs. Thankfully, watchOS 3 includes a quick way to force-quit …

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Shireen Qudosi: Why Muslims back Trump on radical Islam

One week into his new administration President Trump has shown the American people that while he lacks the silver tongue of a statesman, he more than makes up for it with the decisiveness of a businessman.<p>This week, President Trump signed executive orders on building the border wall in a sweeping …

How to clean up your Mac

So you've had your Mac for a while and things don't feel as fresh and clean as they used to. Here are the steps you can take to declutter your Mac, …

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First Impressions: Shimano Dura-Ace R9100 series’ new Di2 R9170 disc brake groupset

We had the chance to join Shimano and their development team last week in Calpe on the Valencian coast in Spain for what had promised to be some warm …

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Remove DRM from iTunes and Apple Music to play your audio on any device

<i>This post is brought to you by Convertanymusic.com, maker of Apple Music Converter.</i><p>When we download music from iTunes, or audiobooks from Audible, the files that get onto our devices are DRM-protected. That means they can’t be played on “unauthorized” devices. This, let’s face it, is pretty …

Pogue’s Basics: Teach Your iPhone Proper Pronunciation

The iPhone’s robotic voice is impressive, but it’s still a robot, and it still mispronounces things. Especially names. (Just ask my daughter Tia, …

Is this Apple Store-inspired setup the future of health care? Forward says yes

When it comes down to it, none of us really want to be spending time in a doctor’s office. So really, there’s no point in making them feel all that …

Check out the Boeing airliner President Trump is trading in for Air Force One

Donald Trump is officially America's 45th president. He is also the first president for whom the VC-25As that serve as Air Force One will not be his first personal Boeing airliner.<p>"Trump Force One" — as some have dubbed Trump's personal jet— was one of the most visible symbols of his run for the …

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2017 Ram 1500 Rebel Black Special Edition Bound for Detroit

Ram’s bad boy Rebel truck gets the Black treatment<p>The off-road powerhouse Ram 1500 Rebel already has a bold and aggressive look that demands attention, and Ram is turning that up a notch with the Ram Rebel Black special edition debuting at the Detroit auto show next week.<p>The Rebel Black will be …

A letter to … All of the permissive parents today

The letter you always wanted to write<p>You are a number of my friends. You are a close relative. You are many people I see at the park or supermarket. You all love your young children, are utterly devoted parents, think deeply about how to raise your offspring in the best way possible, but …

11 Apple Watch tips every owner should know

The Apple Watch is a device that can do more than tell the time or put iPhone notifications on your wrist. It can be used to pay for items in the real world, save you in an emergency, act as a fashion accessory and help you track down a misplaced iPhone -- to name a few.<p>Here are 11 tips and tricks …

Early Pregnancy Flu Shots: New Research Hints of Autism Link

A Nov. 19 study, of 45,231 women, published in JAMA Pediatrics, identified a heightened risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis in the …