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Hurricane Harvey's toxic impact deeper than public told

HOUSTON (AP) — More than a half-year after Hurricane Harvey flooded America's largest corridor of energy and petrochemical plants, records show the …

I switch between iPhone and Android whenever I want without losing anything — here's the very simple way I do it

Don't believe the hype: Switching between iPhone and Android is quite easy.<p>I should know — I've been writing about technology for the past five years, and I've switched among a dozen different smartphones in that time. Whether I'm using an iPhone or an Android phone, everything comes with me.<p>I …

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

Trump doubles down on 'fire and fury' vow as wargames near

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un's government on Thursday to "get their act together" or face …

The Latest: Trump escalates feud against Senate leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (all times EDT):<p>8 p.m.<p>President Donald …

Kaiser Family Foundation finds administration has created uncertainty ‘far outside the norm’, leading insurers to seek higher premium increases<p>The Trump administration’s own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many consumers, a …

Health Care

Despite Pentagon claims that its systems would easily see off an attack, interceptor test results are less than comforting<p>The heated rhetoric between the Trump administration and North Korea is focusing attention on missile technology and, just as importantly for the residents of South Korea, Japan …

North Korea

Who Killed Otto Warmbier?

Visiting North Korea can be safe. But the tour company that lost an American student made key mistakes, people on the trip say.<p>When Otto Warmbier visited North Korea for a New Year’s trip in December 2015, he joined Young Pioneer Tours, a group that promises “fun, thrill seeking and adventure at a …

Google will soon stop scanning your emails to personalize ads in Gmail

Since Gmail’s launch in 2004, one point of frequent contention was how the free service scanned emails to show tailored ads. Google has today announced that it is ending this personalization practice in Gmail later this year.<p>This move does not remove ads that appear in Gmail’s web and mobile app, …

Why I switched from Google to DuckDuckGo; it’s all about the bangs

Google is fun to say, but DuckDuckGo — at least for me — is a lot more fun to use. While I can’t repeat the name as a verb (I can ‘Google it’ on …

SEO

Windows 10 tip: Customize your user profile folder name

When you set up a new user account, Windows 10 creates a profile folder and assigns it to the new account. Here's how to customize the name of that …

10 great Microsoft Edge extensions | ZDNet

Edge has extensions<p>It's been just about a year since Edge started to support extensions. Since that time, the library has grown. It's not nearly as …

Is Google is tracking you? Find out here

I had location history enabled for Google Maps and didn't know it. I found it interesting to see which spots Google logged for me over the past week or month or year, and I don't plan on disabling the service. Google states that your location history map is private and visible only to you, but it's …

Google

7 myths about slow cookers, busted

Slow cookers are incredibly divisive — you either love them or hate them. They're one of the most popular cooking gadgets around, having become trendy again over the past few years after years spent gathering dust in the back of closets all over the country.<p>And the new slow cookers on the market …

I used Google Maps to create a list of recommendations for my friends — and you should too

Some of those places were outdoor spots like the Highline (saw it!) or cultural spaces (still haven't been to the Brooklyn Museum...), but most of them are places to eat and drink.<p>As the list of places I've enjoyed has grown, I've started to share it with friends who need a good spot to eat, or …

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

Learning

27 Oscar-Winning Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Netflix is full of classics, if you only know where to look...

The Right Way To Chip

Simple keys for making solid contact—every time.<p>Chipping looks so easy when you see a good player doing it. On the flip side, it can be hard to watch when someone is struggling with these little shots.<p>The No. 1 issue is making solid contact. Why? Because the club's not moving fast enough to keep …

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi?

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

Wi-Fi

Tinctures Are the (Totally Legal) Frontier of Herbal Healing

Forget pills: The future of medicine is plant-based, bottled in tiny jars, and sold at natural grocers for upwards of $12. Here's everything you need to know about tinctures.<p>Boil down all of the acupuncture, herbs, reiki, meditation, yoga, and general talk about "well-being," and you've found the …

Alcohol

Is Amazon Crashing Or Getting Ready To Climb Higher?

There was a meltdown in the market on Monday and one retailer in particular suffered a big loss. Amazon shares sank more than 5% after it was downgraded by brokerage firm Monness Crespi Hardt & Co.<p>Is Amazon in trouble? Hardly.<p>Did everyone suddenly stop shopping at Amazon? Not by a long shot. By …

The Walking Dead

Get your digital memories off the computer and onto the page

There is a slight soapbox on which I stand sometimes when I write about photography. Nothing too high-minded, but when the topic allows, I will gently remind people to print out their pictures from their iPhones and computers.<p>Today, I stand before you, not on a soapbox, but on a short stack of …

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means our …

Singularity

25 Moments That Changed America

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America's Most Stunning Waterfalls

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Mighty and majestic, waterfalls are one of nature's most incredible and dramatic features. Though they can easily be found in many locations across the country, the most awe-inspiring waterfalls have become destinations in their own right. From a surging water wall to an indoor …

Our Spiritual Origins

Rene Descartes, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>You may think you come from some smart apes or from no-where, however, wouldn’t it just be nice to know the …

Deepak Chopra on Why Gratitude is Good For You

Don’t stress too much about those Thanksgiving calories, because the emotional work you do at the dinner table could be good for your spiritual …

14 Tricks for Healthier Pies (and Our Favorite Recipes)

Pie is a classic any time of year—but that doesn’t mean classics can’t be improved, including Grandma’s apple pie. With a few upgrades to the crust …

This Is Not Your Grandma's Tupperware (It's So Much Better!)

BlenderBottle GoStak<p>We remember the time before GoStak when our snacks would be in a hodgepodge of Ziploc baggies tumbling around in our bag. But …