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These ‘Professional’ Family Photos Are Going Viral Because OH MY GOD

These family photos must be seen to be believed<p>Having professional family photos taken can be an ordeal, but it’s basically a necessary one to …

Google collects Android users' locations even when location services are disabled

Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card?<p>Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your location and send it …

Disability

How the Duke of Edinburgh became the Queen’s ‘strength and stay’

As the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh mark their 70th wedding anniversary today they can look back on a marriage that is the longest royal union in British history.<p>The Queen has described the Duke as her “strength and stay” throughout her many years of service.<p>At the age of 96, the Duke has only just …

Our Nation's Drug Crisis Is An Example Of Systemic Racism, And This Is Why

There’s no doubt that the use and abuse of opioid drugs has been on the rise in the last few years. It has begun to seep into every crevice of the …

10 Smart Gadgets to Help Keep Female Travelers Safe

No matter where you are or what you're doing, one of the most important parts of travel is to ensure you're safe, particularly if you're traveling …

Gear & Gadgets

Hershey’s Will Release a New Flavor for the First Time in 20 Years

<i>This article originally appeared on Food & Wine</i><p>Hershey’s has been around for 117 years. In that time, the confectionary company was able to recreate …

Dessert

9 States Will Soon Require Passports for Domestic Flights

The TSA: always convenient.<p>Come January 22, 2018, residents of nine states will need a U.S. passport to board any flight, domestic or international, according to new TSA guidelines. It's always refreshing when air travel becomes more complicated.<p>The nine states are <b>Kentucky</b>, <b>Maine</b>, <b>Minnesota</b>, <b>Missouri</b>,</b> …

When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Fawn Weaver was on vacation in Singapore last summer when she first read about Nearest Green, the Tennessee slave who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey.<p>Green’s existence had long been an open secret, but in 2016 Brown-Forman, the company that owns the Jack Daniel Distillery …

Whiskey

Pregnant Serena Williams Shares the Advice Her Mom Gave About Being a Parent

Practice makes perfect! <b>Serena Williams</b>, who is expecting her first child with fiancé <b>Alexis Ohanian</b>, shared some of the helpful parenting advice that …

Toddler Wets Herself After Flight Attendant Blocks Her From Using Business Class Bathroom

Little girl sits in urine for hours after flight attendant refuses to let her use the bathroom<p>Flying with little kids is stressful as hell these …

YouTube introduces new measures to curb extremist video online

Google announces four measures to tackle problem, including better detection and greater counter-radicalisation efforts<p>Google has introduced four new measures to tackle the spread of terrorist material online, saying the threat poses a serious challenge and that more immediate action needs to be …

There's a new internet-privacy bill in Congress, and the digital-ad industry says that if it passes it could mean 'Facebook won't be free'

Tennessee Congresswoman Martha Blackburn says she wants to give consumers control of their internet experience.<p>She's introduced a bill — the "BROWSER Act" — that would require internet users to actively opt in to say yes to any sort of ad tracking or online-data collection.<p>To the online-advertising …

Privacy

This site will send your ashes to a Republican congressperson if Trumpcare kills you

Are you one of 24 million people who could lose healthcare coverage under the American Healthcare Act (AHCA)? Should the measure replace Obamacare …

Michael Twitty, the African American Jewish writer, is poised to give us a new way to think about Passover

Michael Twitty, the African American Jewish writer and culinary historian, known for writing an open letter to Paula Deen for not recognizing the role of African and African American food culture in the creation of Southern food, is bringing his eye-opening rhetoric to Los Angeles. And he’s just in …

The 8 most important features of Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 phone

Samsung may still be trying to make up for its debilitating hardware nightmare, but it has one distinct advantage: it’s launching its new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, early enough in the year that it gets to help establish a new standard for what a 2017 premium smartphone <i>should</i> be. One analyst …

How to Log Off of Facebook Forever, With All Its Perks and Pitfalls

Part of the allure of social media is telling friends and strangers what’s happening in your life.<p>Post. Tweet. Share. Repeat.<p>But suppose you are worried that you have revealed too much and want to protect your privacy. You can delete your social media accounts and try to cover up your digital …

US Museum Clarifies Definition of Holocaust After Trump’s Remarks

Politics<p>The museum's words ring painfully true today.<p>,<p>The US Holocaust Museum, located in Washington, D.C., has issued a statement yesterday clearly …

9 Things No One Tells You About Weight-Loss Surgery

That RBG t-shirt is basically one of the best things ever. When I was 12, my mother took me to my first-ever Weight Watchers meeting. I don’t know …

In less than 2 years, this woman lost 160 pounds by following 5 steps

At age 27, NaTasha Glaspy was on six different medications and weighed 376 pounds. The pills helped her manage her blood pressure, cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. She realized she could ditch many of her prescriptions if she lost weight<p>Almost two years later, she’s dropped 160 pounds and no longer …

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

'I Was Overweight For Years Before I Tried This Healthy-Eating Plan And Lost 51 Pounds'

Once Samantha Sutton found a plan that didn't restrict her, she was able to keep the weight off for good.<p><b>Before:</b> 216<p><b>After:</b> 165<p>I've always been heavier, and I just never did anything about it. Growing up, we ate a lot of southern comfort food for dinner every night, like fried chicken and mashed …

Tinder and Grindr linked to more than 500 crimes, figures show

Dating apps have been linked to more than 500 crimes in England and Wales – and almost a third are sex offences, figures show.<p>More than 500 people have been the alleged victims of crimes ranging from murder and rape to child abuse as a result of using popular dating apps, data reveals.<p>The figure …

One Weight-Loss Approach Fits All? No, Not Even Close

Dr. Frank Sacks, a professor of nutrition at Harvard, likes to challenge his audience when he gives lectures on obesity.<p>“If you want to make a great discovery,” he tells them, figure out this: Why do some people lose 50 pounds on a diet while others on the same diet gain a few pounds?<p>Then he shows …

Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story

It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.?<p>By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In the process, they have exonerated the man accused …

Google's ad-tracking just got more intrusive. Here's how to opt out

Google now has the option to combine everything it knows about you from its Gmail, YouTube and other applications - including personally identifiable …

Privacy

The Anti-inflammatory Diet: A Way to Manage Chronic Pain

Online Health Chat with William Welches, DO, PhD and Carla Vanpelt, PCC<p>Monday July 13, 2015<p>Description<p>A large number of people live with chronic …

Here’s A Super-Effective Workout Method For Losing Weight

Fitness expert Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S, says that there are two problems with many workout routines: They burn you out too quickly and they’re</i> …

I Have Diabetes. Am I to Blame?

My fingertips are bruised and polka-dotted black because I am, yet again, getting back on track. A three-month bender of unbridled carbohydrate ingestion has left me a skinsack. I am made of headaches, nausea, vomiting and fatigue. After 10, 12 hours of sleep, I still need a nap because I awake …

I’m so proud of the South African school girls standing up to racist hair standards- It took me until I was 37 to embrace my Afro

The politics of hair rages on and this time the battlefield is Pretoria Girls High School in South Africa. The hashtag #Stopracismatpretoriagirlshigh has been trending and a petition of 30,000 to end racism has been signed - why?<p>It’s all because of the Afro and other black heritage hairstyles. The …

Hair