kcbf

2,664 Flips | 1 Magazine | 7 Likes | 6 Following | 9 Followers | @Kcbf | Keep up with kcbf on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “kcbf”

Top 3 reasons to use a VPN on your phone

You've probably heard your security-conscious friends talking about their favorite VPNs from time to time, and why using one is so important — or …

Information Systems

Men Open Up About Why They Are Single

Bible-thumpers claim it's because they are spiritually inept. Your hairdresser will tell you it's because all the non-crazy "lookers" are taken. …

Relationships

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

How to find and delete where Google knows you've been

Even if "Location History" is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location .<p>Here are some things you can do to delete those markers and keep your location as private as possible. But there's no panacea, because simply connecting to the internet on any device flags an IP …

Maps

A student accidentally created a rechargeable battery that could last 400 years.

There’s an old saying that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.<p>There’s no better example of that than a 2016 discovery at the University …

Rechargeable Batteries

These e-commerce pros will help you earn more from your Shopify store

Running a Shopify store is a great way to net some extra cash on the side or—if you really know what you're doing—replace your 9-to-5 altogether. …

eCommerce

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?<p>Psychedelics—a class of drug that acts on a serotonin receptors in the brain, causing hallucinations—have been steadily gaining attention in the research community over the past ten years for their potential to treat a host of …

Microbiology

Let This Percussionist Blow Your Mind With The Fibonacci Sequence

<b>Updated:</b> <i>August 13, 3:10 p.m. ET.</i><p>Rhythm nerd alert! Bow down, drummers! Our social feeds have been on fire with a mind-bending, gasp-worthy video posted by percuss.ioearlier this week — below — made by the accomplished Indian percussionist B.C. Manjunath. He's a master of <i>konnakol</i>-- the Carnatic, or …

Percussion

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price.

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

European Travel

Red Dead Redemption 2's New Gameplay Trailer Revealed; Camp, Activities, And More Detailed

Rockstar Games has finally shown off a gameplay trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2, giving the many eager fans out there the first opportunity to see exactly what playing the sequel will be like when it launches later this year. The video provides a much deeper look at the game world, how players …

Red Dead Redemption

The most offensive curse word in English has powerful feminist origins

Cursing is a good way to be bad. It’s mostly harmless and signals authenticity to listeners. For the linguistically bold, vulgarity is just one element of a rich vocabulary, a spice for speech. Yet even those of us who curse like sailors shirk the word “cunt.”<p>Breathe deep, because we’re about to …

Linguistics

Seattle nazi one-punch knocked out, reportedly removed armband when he awoke

This gigantic asshole is reported to have been instigating fights.<p>People should be afraid to wear symbols that openly identify themselves as …

Rights & Freedoms

The apocalyptic tone of heatwave-reporting doesn’t go far enough – not when the issue is human extinction

This summer, the arctic burned. Boreal forests, usually caked in ice, were charred. Further south, from Quebec to Japan, hundreds of people dropped …

Climate Change

The spooky moment 'haunted doll speaks to ghost hunters'

Ghost hunters claim to have captured on camera the moment a possessed doll spoke to them.<p>Paranormal investigators The Haunted Hunts believe the doll, …

Paranormal

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

Aliens Archives - Alien Revelations

Most implants or microchips identified in the body of those who claim to have been abducted by aliens, are similar: …<p>On Wednesday, May 9th, 2001, …

Paranormal

A single island spawned two populations of miniature humans

Genomics<p>03 August 2018<p>The ancient ‘hobbits’ and short-statured modern humans arose independently on Flores Island.<p>Diminutive humans evolved on the …

Evolution

If Your Team Sets Goals, But Fails to Successfully Deliver Them, You Need This 1 Meeting

Teams can set a solid strategy and create great goals but then miserably fail on the delivery. Here is the one meeting that will make a difference.<p>Nothing is more frustrating than having a great planning session and coming up with a breakthrough plan for the quarter, only to have the team fall …

Time Management

What If We Actually Create Reality By Observation?

August 2, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>If we’re not here to observe the Universe, does it cease to exist?<p>What if Christ in us is what created the Universe, and …

Quantum Physics

Hilltop town in Sicily hopes to attract new blood by offering old stone houses for €1

With its terracotta-tiled stone houses perched on a rocky crag overlooking rugged countryside, it might seem like the perfect Italian hill town.<p>But San Piero Patti has been losing inhabitants to ageing and migration for decades and has now decided to offer its empty houses for sale at €1 (90p) each …

Italy

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Ecology

Best portable solar battery chargers

If you’re one of the many people that love the outdoors, taking a portable charger with you is almost always a must, since you should always have your phone in case of an emergency. However, because portable chargers themselves may run out of juice, you’ll probably want to consider picking up a …

Solar Charging

20 Women Reveal the Best Questions They Were Ever Asked on a Date

Don't know what to say over dinner or drinks? Try these fail-proof conversation starters

Relationships

The Magic of Fibonacci Applied to Facebook

Nature has a rhythm. We see it in tides, weather, flower petals, shells and even galaxies. These patterns are clear enough to have been recognized …

Stock Markets

Physicists Are Testing a Mysterious Force That Exists Between Superconducting Wires

It could be the key to quantum gravity.<p>Two of the most bizarre phenomena in quantum physics have been brought together in a single experiment for the …

Quantum Physics

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.<p>Three years ago, I signed up for a silent meditation retreat called a vipassana. For ten days, I shared a room with four other guys, went without speaking to anyone, …

Meditation

America's Insane Bail System Is Even Worse Than You Think

I grew up in Brooklyn in a neighborhood where we saw excess incarceration. But the system doesn't have to be this bad.<p>In Manhattan several weeks ago, a homeless man walked into a drug store and helped himself to a sandwich. When police arrested the man, who had been ordered to steer clear of the …

New York City

25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts