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Child Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Child’s Credit

For parents, protecting your kids is second nature. You cover the electrical outlets, strap them into car safety seats and tell them not to talk to …

When the Cure Is the Cause: The Case of the Green Hairy Tongue

Too often, a medical treatment can make matters worse. A bizarre epidemic in 1960s Japan should have set off alarms around the world.<p>Keiko …

Medicine

Teenage developer finally brings iMessage to Android

iMessage is finally available on Android, thanks to 16-year-old developer Roman Scott.<p>The free-to-download weMessage app supports group conversations, sending attachments, and lots more. But there’s one big catch.<p>Apple has already ruled out the possibility of official iMessage support on Android. …

Lindsey Vonn, You’re Not Representing Trump At The Olympics

U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn recently sat down with CNN to discuss the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The decorated …

How to Make It Easier to Wake Up in The Morning, According to Science

Just five more minutes...<p>Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.<p>Falling …

Australian Universities

Pope Francis calls for change to English translation of the Lord's Prayer

The pontiff has expressed his dislike of the line "lead us not into temptation." He told Italian TV that "it is Satan," not God, who leads people …

Christianity

Why One Woman Mysteriously Started Hearing 'Divine' Voices

A 48-year-old woman in Switzerland stabbed herself several times in the chest, claiming she heard divine voices that instructed her to commit the act …

Next year’s Android phones will be able to capture 4K HDR video

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 can capture better images and video and use less power<p>Qualcomm has just revealed the details of its new Snapdragon 845 mobile processor, which will show up in smartphones and laptops starting early next year. The Snapdragon 845 is the direct successor to 2017’s 835, which …

Mobile

Exercise can beneficially alter the composition of your gut microbiome

Two new studies led by researchers at the University of Illinois have delivered the first clear evidence that the composition of gut bacteria can be …

The 40 best Cyber Monday tech deals you can still buy

Save big at Amazon, Best Buy, and more<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Cyber Monday may have ended five days ago, but there’s …

Shopping

The worst thing people do to wake up in the morning — according to a sleep scientist

A sleep scientist reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released. And it feels nice to fall back asleep.<p>The …

Sleep

If You Tear a Knee Ligament, Arthritis Is Likely to Follow in 10 Years

When Jason Lalli tore his left anterior cruciate ligament at age 26, he thought he would be fine as soon as he had his knee repaired. As a soccer player who competed through college and then on recreational teams, he knew that A.C.L. injuries could be debilitating but also that orthopedists could …

Teens

How to live life without major regrets: 8 lessons from older Americans

People in their 70s, 80s and beyond revealed their biggest regrets in life to give perspective to the younger generation.<p>No regrets, you swear to yourself as you move through life. But the daily grind and the end of another year may make you wonder: Am I making the most of my time on Earth?<p>Your …

Chronic Disease

Here's why we're often attracted to people with qualities that will drive us nuts down the road

There's a sentence toward the end of Gretchen Rubin's new book, "The Four Tendencies," that struck me as perhaps her greatest insight.<p>"When we first meet someone," Rubin writes, "we're often attracted to the very qualities that, over time, will drive us nuts."<p><i>Preach</i>, Gretchen. How many of us have …

Happiness

A top psychologist shares his 3-step method parents can take to discipline their kids

Ross Greene wants to make life easier.<p>Greene is the groundbreaking psychologist behind the theory of "collaborative partnerships," an approach that discards the stuff of traditional parenting — timeouts and the revocation of privileges — and replaces them with calm, focused discussion.<p>"The best you …

Parenting

Verizon Introduces New Unlimited Data Plans, Limits Video to 720p For All Smartphone Customers

Verizon today split its unlimited talk, text, and data plan into three tiers: Go Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited, and Business Unlimited. The plans go into effect for new customers starting Wednesday, August 23.<p>Go Unlimited starts at $75 per month, which is $5 cheaper than the original Verizon …

What is Amazon, really?

In the beginning, Amazon.com sold books.<p>Today Amazon is a titan of e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media. It dabbles in plenty more industries. It’s the go-to site for online shoppers and merchants alike, a modern necessity that independent sellers love to hate. Prime, …

eCommerce

3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best to find the …

Parenting

My wife told me I had a terrible quality I'd never realized — and now I see how it could have impacted my work

I didn't really understand what she meant.<p>"Dismissive of you right now or dismissive in general?" I'd asked with a confused look.<p>"Dismissive in general," she'd say.<p>I couldn't believe what she was saying. It was a mystery to me.<p>Part of my issue at the time was that I didn't have any way of seeing my …

Empathy

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Photographers

Google Maps will let you share your location with friends and family for a specific period of time

Google Maps has today announced a new feature to allow you to share your location with others. While that might seem creepy, it’s not the first to add this type of functionality. Facebook tells you when a friend is nearby — it even lets you “wave” at them and gives you the option to send a message …

Apps

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

Self-help

Marrying the Right Person Makes You More Successful, According to Science

Marry for love, and if you're lucky, you might get a lot more.<p>Lots of factors go into success. Your mindset plays a huge role. Developing greater determination, willpower, and grit (because they <i>can</i> be developed) is key. Being more likable makes a huge difference. (And, yes, you can develop that …

Self-improvement

Belgium extradites Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to France

Man who investigators say has admitted arranging logistics for atrocity is to appear before French judges on Wednesday<p>Salah Abdeslam, a main suspect in the November terrorist attacks in Paris, will appear before a judge in Paris on Wednesday.<p>Abdeslam, suspected of being the logistics mastermind …

Salah Abdeslam