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How to charge your phone properly and extend battery life as experts reveal we've been doing it wrong

Most of us have been charging our smartphones incorrectly for many years and not taking advantage of simple methods which could have prolonged our …

Batteries

How To: 15 Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts Every Android Pro Should Know About

There are a number of options and hidden menus within Android that provide users more control over their device. With this control, you can better …

Apps

Behind the Screens: Stephen’s health-oriented standing desk + weather monitor setup

<i>Behind the Screens</i> <i>is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Stephen Hall, 9to5Google’s Managing Editor.</i><p>For my first few years working at home, I spent countless hours sitting at a cheap desk hunched over in …

Ergonomics

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>By<p>Apr 13 2018, 3:09 PM<p>Life is full of …

Self-help

Kentucky governor: Children were sexually assaulted and tried drugs because teachers were protesting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Children were sexually assaulted or ingested poison Friday because teachers were at the Capitol to protest the state budget, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in an impromptu press conference just hours after his vetoes of the budget and tax reform bills were overridden.<p>"I guarantee …

School Districts

The TVs of 2018 are here! Now wait for the price drops

Televisions

The most violent city in nearly every US state, according to the FBI

The FBI recently released crime statistics that the agency compiled from US cities with a population over 100,000 between January 2017 to June 2017.<p>Among the data was the number of violent crimes committed in these cities, including murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. We then took these …

Crime

Dez Bryant surprisingly released by the Cowboys. What happened?

Bryant’s tenure in Dallas is over.<p>Dez Bryant was the Cowboys’ leading receiver last season. But the team announced on Friday that they would be releasing their star wideout.<p>The team hasn’t been satisfied with Bryant, even though he had a team-best 838 receiving yards and six touchdowns last season. …

NFL

It's time to pick a better smartphone photo editing app

Ditch the stock Instagram filters for something more sophisticated.<p>Smartphone cameras have gotten fantastic over the past couple years, but many of them have also developed a distinct aesthetic. The iPhone camera, for instance, often compresses your highlights with its HDR function in order to keep …

Mobile Photography

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

Linux

Trump administration abandons crackdown on legal marijuana

The Trump administration is abandoning a Justice Department threat to crack down on recreational marijuana in states where it is legal, a move that could enable cannabis businesses in California and other states that have legalized pot to operate without fear of federal raids and …

Cannabis
Basketball

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …

Wi-Fi

This app just changed the way I use Android: Notifix

Notifix is an app for Android devices that basically says to Google: “I’m gonna do your job for you.” Where some developers say, “oh I’ll just do all …

Android News

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

Nutrition

5 Tough Questions to Ask Yourself to Become a Better Leader

Are you spending enough time and money on your leadership development? These five questions can help you decide.<p>To be effective in today's rapidly evolving business world, leadership development is a critical investment for us to make. As leaders, we need to stay on top of marketplace changes -- …

Team Building

Brene Brown Says This Rare Workplace Practice Is the Birthplace of Creativity and Innovation

It's also the fastest way to build trust in an organization.<p>Best-selling author and researcher Dr. Bren Brown calls vulnerability "the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change."<p>Her now-historic and viral Ted Talk, <i>The Power of Vulnerability</i>, has long solidified the importance of vulnerability …

Leadership

Neuroscience: Sitting at Your Desk All Day May Raise Your Risk of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Unfortunately, for many of us our jobs require us to do a lot of sitting. Turns out that's not so great.<p>We all know that sitting in a chair in our office all day -- staring at a computer screen -- is not conducive to our good health. In fact, scientists have already found that sitting for long …

Neuroscience

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

How parents' arguments really affect their children

<b>It is normal for parents to argue, but the way these disagreements affect children varies greatly. What can parents and carers do to limit the harm caused by their rows?</b><p>What happens at home really does affect children's long-term mental health and development.<p>But it is not only the relationship …

Mental Health

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

Medical Research

Top 14 Usually Misquoted Motivational Quotes

Often the original quotation is far more profounder than the version everyone thinks is correct.<p>There's no question that motivational quotes can inspire you to become more successful, achieve better work/life balance, advance your career and create long-term enlightenment. However, were you aware …

Motivation

The best smart smoke alarm

<i>By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>Wirecutter</i><i>. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>It's hard to overstate the importance of having functioning, …

Home Automation

Google's Android P is all about notches and notifications

The search giant’s new mobile software -- right now only a preview version -- also brings upgrades in security and indoor mapping.<p>Google is preparing its Android mobile software for something Apple popularized with its iPhone X -- the notch. That's the little cutout at the top of phones with …

Android News

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

A Federal Court Just Ruled For Gay Rights In A Major Discrimination Case

The decision is a loss for the Justice Department, which argued that a 1964 civil rights law doesn’t protect gay workers.<p>A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a 1964 civil rights law bans anti-gay workplace discrimination. The decision rebukes the Trump administration — which had argued …

LGBTQI

In rebuke to Trump, appeals court says employers can’t discriminate against gays

In a closely watched case involving the meaning of “sex discrimination” in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, a U.S. appeals court in New York City ruled today <b>that the 1964 federal law’s nondiscrimination protections apply to sexual orientation, not just gender.</b><p>That decision runs counter to a brief …

LGBTQI

This court ruling could help change the scope of gay rights in America

A federal appeals court just handed down a very big ruling.<p>A federal appeals court just handed down a huge ruling in favor of gay rights.<p>On Monday, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that anti-gay discrimination in the workplace is prohibited under Title VII of the federal Civil …

LGBTQI

Supreme Court hears arguments on power of public employee unions

WASHINGTON — A closely divided U.S. Supreme Court took up a case Monday that's likely to deal a crippling blow to unions representing millions of the nation's public employees.<p>The justices will decide whether state government workers who choose not to join a union must still pay a share of union …

Unions