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Those chats you thought you deleted on WhatsApp? They may not be fully deleted after all

If you use an iOS device, parts of WhatsApp conversations you assumed had been deleted may actually still be stored on your phone, a security …

Privacy

Video about using psychedelic drugs to treat anxiety, addiction, and OCD

In the last decade, researchers at Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere have launched new studies investigating whether psychedelic drugs, from …

Consciousness

How Family Violence Changes the Way Children's Brains Function

In the same way that combat affects a soldier, violence causes a kid’s natural alarm and response system to become too sensitive.<p>Family violence …

40 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You To Make Something Of Your Life

<b>1. “Don’t count every hour in the day. Make every hour in the day count!”— Mark Amend</b><p><b>2. “It always seems impossible until its done.”— Nelson</b> …

Google Is Teaching a Free Online Course

Google engineers are sharing their knowledge through a new online course.<p>The class, on education website Udacity, will focus on deep learning, a …

Machine Learning

Asteroid to come very close to Earth on Halloween

An asteroid is expected to pass incredibly close to Earth on Halloween, the closest near-miss since 2006, according to NASA.<p>The asteroid, called 2015 …

Empire State Building

Training for a Marathon? You Need to Deload

If you're training for your first marathon, like me, or any race or competition, you're probably getting yourself to the gym and pushing yourself six days a week.<p>You're thinking if you take a break, you'll lose your mojo. You'll worry your muscles will atrophy and your body will have no memory.<p>I …

Marathons

Hitler’s world may not be so far away

Misunderstanding the Holocaust has made us too certain we are ethically superior to the Europeans of the 1940s. Faced with a new catastrophe – such as devastating climate change – could we become mass killers again?<p><b>It was 20 years after I chose to become a historian</b> that I first saw a photograph of …

World History

How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Undermine National Security and Harm Us All

<b>Garrisoning the Globe</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>With the U.S. military having withdrawn many of its forces from Iraq and Afghanistan, most Americans would be forgiven for being unaware that hundreds of U.S. bases and hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops still encircle the globe. Although few …

Geopolitics
LGBTQI

Everything You Need to Know When Hunting for Scholarships

We recently looked at the basics of merit-based scholarships and how institutions determine what you'll be able to pay. Now it's time to make a …

College & University

How To Be Taken Seriously As A Young Leader

Building your leadership brand will make you a memorable and effective leader. Here are six ways to do it.<p>Young leaders (35 and under) possess self-confidence, drive, and creative thinking. Yet they often struggle with how to present themselves as leaders when working with leaders from older …

Leadership