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12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

U.S. officials warn Congress on risks of drones, seek new powers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration urged Congress on Wednesday to give it new powers to disable or destroy threatening drones, according to testimony viewed by Reuters.<p>David Glawe, undersecretary for intelligence and analysis at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and …

New Gmail Launches For Everyone in July

You can opt-in to try it out now; by October, everyone should be migrated over.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Gmail

Intel Confirms 'Fastest Ever' Core i7-8086K 5GHz Six-Core Processor And You Can Get One For Free

Intel has confirmed that it will be launching its fastest ever processor – the Core i7-8086K. The 6-core CPU, which is similar to the current Core i7-8700K, will be the first Intel CPU to reach 5GHz out of the box without overclocking. The company has made headlines with another 5GHz CPU too – its …

Siblings

'Rare genius': Stephen Hawking remembered across the world

From astronauts to world leaders, tributes have poured in for Stephen Hawking, the British physicist and author who has died aged 76.<p>Theresa May praised his “brilliance” and contribution to our understanding of the universe during prime minister’s questions.<p>She told MPs: “Prof Hawking’s exceptional …

Stephen Hawking

Rick Pitino says he was 'assassinated,' slams Louisville's 'board of traitors'

Louisville fired basketball coach Rick Pitino within weeks of the program being implicated in an FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball and a pay-for-play scheme, which came to light in September.<p>He has since hired an agent and is still looking to return to coaching or possibly …

Kansas locks up a No. 1 NCAA seed with Big 12 tourney title over West Virginia

Kansas shook off West Virginia on Saturday, 81-70, to claim the Big 12 tournament title, and has all but secured a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament for a third consecutive year.<p>As if 14 consecutive regular-season Big 12 titles wasn't enough, anyway.<p>It's KU's third win of the season over a scrappy …

10 things you didn't know about daylight saving time

Daylight saving time, which starts its annual eight-month run at 2 a.m. Sunday, was first enacted by the federal government March 19, 1918, during World War I, as a way to conserve coal.<p>Here are 10 fun facts about daylight saving time you may not have known:<p>1. While not necessarily advocating …

Ban bump stocks: Justice Department moves to make them illegal to own or sell

The Justice Department moved forward on Saturday with plans to ban bump stock devices and make them illegal to own or sell.<p>The move comes after President Trump signed an executive order that instructed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to regulate the devices, which help speed up the pace of gunfire …

Guns

Line adds unsend for recalling missent messages

Messaging platform Line has added the ability for users to retrieve messages they’ve sent in error.<p>The unsend feature, which has been added via an update out today, gives users a 24 hour window for unsending missives — so it’s considerably more generous than the unsend option rival platform …

Apps

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

Facebook slams former exec over comments on social media's ills

In a rather unusual move, Facebook has fired back at Chamath Palihapitiya after the former Facebook exec said social media is "destroying how society works."<p>In a statement on Tuesday, the social networking giant said: “Chamath has not been at Facebook for over six years. Facebook was a very …

How to check if someone's secretly using your Netflix account

Your Netflix is a personal space. What you watch, when you watch it, and how often you watch it can reveal a lot about you. The last thing you want …

Security

Why slime and the fidget spinner won our attention in 2017

These are some of the findings of Australia’s year in internet searches, Google Australia revealed today, which also showed Aussies were keen to make …

Here's How The Voice in Your Head Tricks Your Brain Into Thinking It's Real

Fascinating.<p>Our brain considers talking to ourselves in our minds very similar to talking to other people, according to new research, and that could …

The Brain

How to Turn Off The Nintendo Switch

If you have a Nintendo Switch, you’ve undoubtedly discovered that turning it on is simple, with the touch of a button. But turning it off is a …

Zelda Breath of the Wild Champions’ Ballad DLC guide: EX Treasure Usurper King side quest (Zant’s Helmet)

How to find Zant’s Helmet<p><i>The Champions’ Ballad</i> downloadable content for <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> adds several new outfits and pieces of armor for Link. One of these is <b>Zant’s Helmet</b> (from <i>Twilight Princess</i>), which makes you unfreezable. This doesn’t help with cold environments, but it …

The Nintendo Switch has sold 10 million units in under a year

Nintendo has had a pretty good year<p>Nintendo has sold 10 million Switch consoles to players worldwide, the company announced today. This puts the system well on its way to outperforming Nintendo’s last console, the Wii U, which has only sold 13.5 million units to date.<p>These numbers are taken from …

Retrogaming

Brain Scans Can Now Identify People With Suicidal Thoughts

It's a breakthrough in helping pinpoint who's most at risk.<p>Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among American adolescents, taking the lives …

Sony Unveiled New Trailers For ‘God Of War,’ Shadow Of The Colossus’ And Some Of 2018’s Heaviest-Hitters

It seems like Microsoft is successfully stealing away some of the fall gaming season attention with their uber-powerful Xbox One X, but during its conference at Paris Games Week, Sony made it clear that they have some heavy-hitting games that will demand our attention in 2018 and beyond. We’ve …

Gaming Industry

How much impact do negative marks have on your credit score?

Negative marks can leave a lasting impression on your credit score. Learn about what happens if you miss a payment, how it impacts your score and …

Everything we know about Sucker Punch’s ‘Ghost of Tsushima’

Sony led its Paris Games Week 2017 press conference with a heavy-hitter. Sucker Punch, the internal Sony’s team behind the Infamous series, revealed …

Ghost of Tsushima

Dodge Will Now Sell You a Hellcat Crate Engine

Hellcat all the things, burnout all the tires<p>Earlier this month, we wrapped up our year-long test of the Dodge Charger Hellcat, and we have to say, it was absolutely fantastic. No matter how hard we drove it or how many sets of tires we burned through, the Hemi-powered beast proved remarkably …

Sports Cars

E3 2016 for the Xbox One: facts, rumors and good, old-fashioned speculation | Polygon

There was the introduction, which critics said focused too much on entertainment and too little on video games. There was repentance, where Microsoft refocused its management, software and hardware on games, games and more games. With that ensconced, Microsoft began the latest phase, in which Xbox …