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This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

Privacy

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.<p>These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest …

Privacy

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart

By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio University in Athens, OH, have …

Holistic Medicine

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.<p>Prevent and potentially eliminate shoulder pain by implementing the following …

Workouts

A Heart Risk Factor Even Doctors Know Little About

To millions of Americans, Bob Harper was the picture of health, a celebrity fitness trainer who whipped people into shape each week on the hit TV show “The Biggest Loser.”<p>But last February, Mr. Harper, 52, suffered a massive heart attack at a New York City gym and went into cardiac arrest. He was …

Medicine

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

Threading

Researchers Developed a New Device Capable of Fixing Damaged Tissue with Just One Press

Just a Single Touch<p>Science fiction has often featured technology that’s capable of healing wounds and injuries almost instantly. Such devices could …

Gene Therapy

Inside Venezuela's economic collapse

These days, Venezuela is in the international headlines almost daily: food shortages, spreading hunger, people dying for lack of medicine, and …

Venezuela

Cybersecurity Tips: Keep Your Passwords And Pins Secure By Using One These Password Manager Apps

It’s difficult to remember passwords for all accounts you set up. Instead, most people recycle their passwords, which is a way to put your personal …

How to Save iCloud Photos and Clear Storage on Your iPhone

Our iPhone storage can so easily go from empty to full snapping multiple photos or filming videos — it all adds up pretty quickly. Unless you’re …

How to Turn On Apple Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication applies an extra layer of security by requiring a password and a verification code. How do you set it up? Read on.<p>PCMag …

How to Hard Restart the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

On previous models of iPhone, you could force restart your iPhone (known as a hard restart) by holding the Home button and your Sleep/Wake button at the same time. However, the iPhone 7 Home button isn’t really a button at all. It uses Haptic feedback to create the feeling of pressing a button. …

Mobile Technology

Got only 20 minutes to work out? Use it to add years to your life.

It was a crazy day at work, you’re meeting up with your friends later, and now you have less than half an hour to squeeze in some exercise. At that …

Weekend-Only Exercise Is Almost As Beneficial As Doing It Every Day

Any physical activity is better for your longevity than none, so just do something.<p>In order to get the benefit of exercise, you’re supposed to do it regularly. But what if you just don’t have time? “Well then, you should <i>make</i> time,” the fitness freaks will tell you, as they return from their …

The Power User’s Guide to Safari

Apple’s Safari web browser tends to get a bum rap because it’s a pretty boring and comes with every Mac, but over the years Apple has quietly made it …

Your iPhone has a hidden signal strength meter

Forget about measuring your cell signal strength using just dots or bars - this simple hack allows you to see the actual signal strength your iPhone …

Wi-Fi

A Super-Short User Guide for Your Brain

Your brain is more powerful than all the digital computers in the world. Here's how to get the most out of it.<p>According to recent article in The Atlantic, the human brain may actually function as a quantum computer at an atomic level with each neuron containing multiple "qubits" of phosphorous …

The Brain

Groin and Inner Thigh Muscle Stretches

Groin and Inner Thigh Muscle Stretches<p>The adductor muscle group, more commonly referred to as the "groin" is a set of 5 muscles that bring your leg …

health

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Want to Improve Your Memory? Science Tells Us the Key (and It Can Actually Be Fun)

Forget the crosswords and brain training. New research says this thing you won't hate doing is critical to improving memory.<p>Do you remember where you were when you had your first kiss?<p>It's funny, the things our memory can dredge up.<p>I remember what I was wearing the day I passed my driver's license …

The Brain

Science Says You Can Reprogram Your Brain to Be Happier in 10 Seconds

A breakthrough book explains why so many people are miserable and how to experience more joy.<p>According to UC Berkeley-based clinical psychologist Rick Hanson, you can train your brain to experience more happiness on a daily basis through a series of short exercises performed during your workday and …

Happiness

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Consumer Tech

Keto Diet Supplements Significantly Boost Endurance, Brain Function, and Energy Levels

Are you familiar with the Keto Diet? The meal plan essentially teaches your body to generate energy from ketones (organic compounds, which are …

Ketogenic Diet

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