Gary Lee

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Once You Know How to Make Brioche, All Things Are Possible

If you’ve always thought you couldn’t make brioche, you were probably right. It is a bit challenging, it takes so long that your patience will be …

The Best Foods to Beat Depression

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that I’m not a fan of psychiatry. Psychiatric drugs are some of the most over-prescribed, useless, and even …

A beginner’s guide to total Android customization

Defaults are for suckers—here's how to make your phone your own.<p>We often, and quite rightly, complain about the way device makers customize the …

How to print from your Android phone or tablet

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud …

Android News

'How to Get Out of a Funk'

So the next time you find yourself in a "funk," here are some powerful tips to help you explore the etiologies of your "funk," to help you move through the "funk," and to discover new things about yourself, your path, and your own growth and transformation.<p><i>"Somedays you just have to create your own</i> …

7 Incredible Self-Help Techniques to Overcome Depression With Positivity

Sadness is a normal part of being human that will come and go, but depression is a constant state. It can last for weeks, months, or years and can make it hard for you to do what you love. Recovery is not easy, but there are a number of small things that one can do in order to help ease the …

An Overview of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition defined by periods (better known as episodes) of extreme mood disturbances. Bipolar affects a person's …

Bipolar Disorder

Stop Windows 10 from using your PC for file-sharing

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6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

Top 12 tips to improve Android battery life

How much life can you squeeze out of your Android smartphone? Chances are you'll manage a full day if you're lucky, two days if you're really lucky. …

Free, must-have Google Chrome extensions

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Google Chrome is more than just a web browser. It's a platform for …

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The answer to treating drug and alcohol addiction may be far simpler than you think

The answer is far simpler than you might think, at least according to neuroscience journalist and author Maia Szalavitz, whose new book, "Unbroken Brain," throws water on most of the modern assumptions that plague our understanding of drug and alcohol addiction.<p>Addiction, she writes, is not a …

It’s possible to reverse type-2 diabetes in some people—and it’s not even that difficult

As a growing middle class worldwide consumes more sugar, meat, soda, and other processed foods, the number of people suffering from the obesity-related disease type-2 diabetes has quadrupled in the last 40 years, to some 400 million people worldwide.<p>The disease, in which the body doesn’t produce or …

How Do You Help Someone Who Is At Risk Of Suicide?

How do you help someone who is at risk of suicide?<p>That's a question that haunts the people of Greenland, the country with the highest known rate of suicide in the world and the subject of a special NPR report this week. The rate is about 80 per 100,000, and the group at highest risk is young Inuit …

12 Miniature Gadgets That Can Fit in Your Pocket

Don't leave home without 'em. Here are some truly potent portables—handy gadgets that can fit in your pocket.<p>1. PROJECTOR; $280<p>Impossibly small and …

10 Quick Easy Workouts To Get Rid Of Back Fat At Home

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

10 Metabolic Moves to Supercharge Weight Loss

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

Company Invents Gun That Folds Up to Look Like a Cellphone

U.S. news<p>A Minnesota company has invented a handgun that folds up to look just like a smartphone.<p>The .380-caliber pistol, called Ideal Conceal, will be available later this year and "will be virtually undetectable because it hides in plain sight," Ideal Conceal says on its website.<p>In locked …

10 Easy Steps for Breathing Calm Into Your Anxious Brain

Your brain is brilliantly wired to react to life-threatening danger. When it perceives a threat, your core brain instantly shifts into “survival …

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match

No couple is perfect, but you two are pretty close.<p>You’re pretty sure you’ve finally found that right person for you. You know, the one who listens intently while you vent about your grueling day at work and is there to hold you tightly on the couch with your Netflix queue already lined up. But how …

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We tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine that's going viral, and it actually works

But as it turns out, the app actually, well, works you out.<p>We tried it for the first time in January, and we're still hooked. It's become so popular that The New York Times recently released its own version of the app.<p>It's perfect on the weekends, when I can't make it to a yoga class, or as …

How to create an untraceable new identity - The Kernel

My machine is inextricably linked to who I am. All of us are in the same existential mess. Your identity is now part of your smartphone and laptop. …

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

4 Tips to Help You Write With Clarity and Substance

Prose that's effortless to read takes great effort to write.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Nothing drags down writing more than spreading good ideas over too many words.<p>Making keystrokes matter has only grown in importance as communication and the text that powers it become increasingly …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

One of the world's foremost experts on crime reveals 7 telltale signs when someone is trying to con you

Instead of turning to violence himself as an adult, de Becker used his horrific childhood experiences to become one of the world's foremost experts on how to predict, and potentially prevent, violent, criminal activity.<p>Though he's written four books over the course of his successful career, de …

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Cops Use This to Snoop on Your Phone

Daniel Rigmaiden was arrested in August 2008 for using the identities of deceased individuals and automated software to commit tax fraud. But it was …

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Reading is basically a form of brainwashing

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some things that neuroscientists know but most people don’t?</i> <i>Answer by Lidia Stanton, psychologist, teacher, tutor, lecturer.</i><p>Neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists joke that reading is a form of brainwashing—one that is good for people, …