Ivan Perez

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APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.<p>The change came three days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several …

Privacy

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

Ancient Human Jawbones Found in Caves Contain Remnants of a Terrible Dinner

"I'm reminded of just how remarkable the human species really is."<p>The Niah Great Cave complex is surrounded by a dense jungle on the island of Borneo …

Full-body diagnosis: An exclusive look at new medical breakthrough

Breakthroughs

Take an Amazing Solar System Tour with This Mobile Augmented-Reality App

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Humans may never venture beyond the moon or Mars to see any other planets up close, but a new augmented-reality (AR) app …

Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg. Another day an anonymous donor set up an $86 million Bitcoin-fortune charity called the Pineapple Fund. A Tesla was spotted with a BLOCKHN license plate. There’s a surge in people looking to …

Cryptocurrency

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

How to Get This Week’s Best Sneaker Releases

With Christmas on the horizon, this week’s top sneaker releases are dominated by Nike and Jordan Brand.<p>The best drops of the last holiday stretch are …

How Building 1 Keystone Habit Can Transform Your Life

Making significant change in your life can be as easy as starting each day with a glass of water. No...really.<p>This is the time of season where gym membership enrollment goes through the roof. I am sure self-help books are flying off the shelves right now too. We are telling ourselves that this is …

10+ Facts Scientists Have Learned About The Health Effects of Marijuana

Happy 4/20.<p>In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza.<p>Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in …

Cannabis

5 Top Alternative Energy Stocks to Consider Buying Now

If you’re looking for an alternative energy stock to power your portfolio, one of these five should do the trick.<p>Alternative energy covers a wide …

Renewable Energy

ScienceAlert Deal: 10 Last-Minute Tech Gift Ideas on Sale Now

You don't need to wait for shipping.<p>The holidays are getting closer, and the window is closing to order presents in time for the gift giving …

The 5 Best Men’s Shoes That Will Keep You Warm This Winter

There’s nothing worse than getting caught in the winter chill without an appropriate pair of footwear.<p>For serious winter wear, you’ll want to seek …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes

7 Shining Facts About the Sun

Isaac Asimov described the solar system as the Sun, Jupiter, and debris. He wasn't wrong—the Sun is 99.8 percent of the mass of the solar system. But …

Transform your client experience

<i>Career & Business</i><p>Does your business have the best digital strategy, technology and talent? Posted by: <b>Team Tony</b><p>To grow your business in today’s …

Why death may not be so final in the future

Could graveyards become a thing of the past?<p>Every day, it seems, our lives become a bit less tangible. We’ve grown accustomed to photos, music and movies as things that exist only in digital form. But <i>death</i>? Strange as it sounds, the human corpse could be the next physical object to vanish from our …

Singularity

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

What Would Happen If There Were No Number 6?

A 5 1/2-year-old wants to know.<p><i>The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big</i> …

Mathematics

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Soylent CEO Rob Rhinehart break down what it would take to get us to a meal-in-a-pill

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks to Rob Rhinehart, the founder and CEO of Soylent. Neil tries Soylent and gives his take on the meal replacement drink.<p>"Rising Stars" is a one-on-one interview series hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson. The renowned astrophysicist and host of StarTalk Radio talks with the next …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

World leaders rehearse for a pandemic that will come 'sooner than we expect'

By Lena H. Sun<p>, Reporter<p>The government ministers were facing a new infectious disease outbreak. The mysterious virus was sickening and killing people with alarming speed. Some patients had to be placed on ventilators to help them breathe. The new virus seemed resistant to antiviral medicine.<p>Within …

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

The Wolf of Wall Street says ICOs will 'blow up in people's faces'

LONDON - The former banker who inspired the film the "Wolf of Wall Street" claims that the current craze for selling digital coins online is the "biggest scam ever."<p>Jordan Belfort told the Financial Times in an interview that "initial coin offerings" are "such a huge gigantic scam that's going to …

Cryptocurrency

Memory problems? This brain workout can help

Can't remember your sister's phone number? Feeling a little rusty at long division? Did you <i>almost</i> forget how to drive to your parents' house? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your brain might need a workout.<p>Yes, you read that right — much like a cardio workout for your heart, there is …

The Brain

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tai Chi

Apple is looking into reports that some iPhone 8s are falling apart

The iPhone 8, Apple’s newest flagship phone—for now—went on sale last week, and reports are starting to trickle in that some users’ new phones are coming apart at the seams.<p>Most of the reports have been from Taiwanese and Chinese media outlets, according to The Next Web, and show phones where the …

Mobile Technology

These 3 Companies Will Make All of Your Shoe Nightmares Go Away

Looking for shoes can be a lot like a quest for romance: The right one can be hard to find.<p>From too-skinny heels to ill-fitting straps and insoles …

Sniffing out dementia with a simple smell test

In a study that followed almost 3,000 older people with normal cognition, researchers found that a simple smell test was able to identify those at …

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body.<p>A new scientific advisory …