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These 35 Legendary Products On Amazon Prime Have Thousands Of Reviews

When it comes to Amazon Prime, I'm kind of obsessed. Ever since I signed up about a year ago, I've used that free two-day shipping perk more times I …

9 reasons to visit Guizhou, China's next big travel destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of China's fastest-growing provinces , Guizhou has been steadily upgrading its offerings and is now one of the most promising travel destinations in the country.<p>From jaw-dropping superlative achievements to some of the most breathtaking scenery in China, here are nine reasons you should …

Iggy Azalea

The Pros and Cons of Dating Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Look, I’m not here to tell you who to date.<p>Attraction is an incredibly subjective matter. What entices one person bores another. What repulses you …

Everyone Wants To Date Asian Babes: Data Proves This Myth Is Real

We like to think we live in a society where we don’t see color, race, and ethnicity. Yes, we know that’s not strictly true, but by thinking this way, …

20 genius 100-year-old life hacks that still work today

There's a reason your grandma always had baking soda to hand<p>New isn't always better. Case in point: All of these tricks that have lasted the test of …

Lifehacks

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

13 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about politics

If you feel like you want to binge on some Netflix documentaries but broaden your knowledge of politics at the same time, we've got you covered.<p>Netflix has an array of political documentary shows and films — many of which are among some of the best ever made.<p>The documentaries on the platform will …

Roger Stone

LEGO ditches oil-based plastics for some of its toys, will use plants instead

LEGO's plastic superheroes, astronauts, knights, and ninjas are, like most such materials, primarily made from oil. Legos have been made this way for …

World's First Floating Wind Farm Exceeds Expectations

The world's first floating wind farm only switched on three months ago but it's already performing better than expected—and that's despite a …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

On Valentine's Day, remember that Google doesn't care if your significant other uses an iPhone

Ahead of Valentine's Day, a few of us here at Android Central were thinking about how we keep our digital lives in sync with our significant others …

Apps

Never Forget to Water Your Plants Again with Happy Plant

Whether indoors or out, plants add oxygen to the air and bring a sense of calm to those who look upon them. I’ve always dreamed of an apartment filled from top to bottom with sprawling green plants, but remembering the various watering schedules amid my busy schedule means more plants die on my …

Google gave the world powerful AI tools, and the world made porn with them

In 2015, Google announced it would release its internal tool for developing artificial intelligence algorithms, TensorFlow, a move that would change the tone of how AI research and development would be conducted around the world. The means to build technology that could have an impact as profound …

How to make any Android phone feel as fast as an iPhone

In its early days, Android was a slow and buggy mobile platform. Even the most powerful smartphones that were released each year would experience …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

The No. 1 job in America if you want high pay and work-life balance is …

Looking for high salaries, a promising future, low stress and a lot of work-life balance? Here are the jobs that deliver<p>Work can work for your …

Work-life Balance

Change This One Aspect Of Your Setup For Better Ball Flight

There aren’t many quick-fixes in golf, but this setup tip from Adam Kolloff, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers out of Liberty National G.C., is about as close as it gets. It’s all about your left thumb at setup (if you’re a righty), where your clubface is at the top, and the effect these …

Golf

Japan now has a soap-proof, washable phone for germaphobic bath lovers

Waterproof phones are beyond old news in Japan; practically every phone released by a domestic manufacturer has been toilet-droppable for several years. But until now, that waterproofing didn't protect phones from the kind of rigorous scrubbing needed to actually clean the thing and kill bacteria. …

Mobile Technology

Europe probe tests tech for detecting ripples in space time

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency launched a rocket Thursday to carry two cubes of gold and platinum almost a million miles from Earth so …

European Space Agency

Silicon Valley accused of destroying Steve Jobs movie

<i>New York Times</i> tech writer Nick Bilton has taken aim at Silicon Valley in his latest column — attacking it for helping to bring down Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin’s <i>Steve Jobs</i> biopic, which so far has earned just $18 million at the box office in its first seven weeks.<p>Although Bilton doesn’t place all …

Silicon Valley

Amazon Restaurant Delivery Launches in Baltimore, Its First East Coast Stop

The news follows recent launches in Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles.<p>Amazon said last month that it planned to quickly expand its fledgling restaurant delivery service to cities around the country. It’s following through.<p>The company announced Thursday morning that this new delivery service is now …

There will be a Blackphone 3, Silent Circle confirms

The Blackphone 3, the third version of Silent Circle's privacy-focussed handset, is already in development.<p>Bill Conner, the company's CEO, said the …

Yes, it is possible to stream Steam games to Apple TV

If you’re hoping to stream games from Steam to your new Apple TV, developer Kevin Smith (no, not the <i>Clerks</i> guy) has shown it is possible by modifying the Moonlight iOS project — which lets users stream Steam games from a desktop computer to their iOS device — so that it works with tvOS.<p>Check out …

Smart TV

YouTube plans to add movies and TV shows to subscription service

When YouTube took the wraps off its Red subscription service, the video website confirmed that it's developing a number of original shows. Now, a new report by the <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> says you can also expect to see movies and TV series among Red's offerings. The Alphabet Inc. property has …

HTC and Under Armour are partnering for a connected scale

According to some new documents, HTC and Under Armour appear to be working together on a new connected scale. First discovered by <i>PhoneScoop</i>, the …

Cards Against Humanity Makes $71,000 on Black Friday by Selling Absolutely Nothing

Cards Against Humanity, the popular and politically incorrect party game, offered a Black Friday deal like no other this year: you shell out $5 and get absolutely nothing in return.<p>The company, which markets itself as "a party game for horrible people," replaced its online store with only the …

Thanksgiving/Black Friday Online Sales Hit $4.5B, 34% Of Purchases Made On Mobile

The first two days of the holiday sales period have netted $4.45 billion in U.S. online purchases, with mobile devices — led by smartphones — accounting for a record $1.5 billion of that amount, with $2.72 billion spent on BlackFriday and $1.73 billion on Thanksgiving. The figures come from Adobe, …

Cyber Monday is Dying; Long Live Thanksgiving, Black Friday

Cyber Monday will have its biggest year ever in 2015, but its importance is slowly diminishing and eventually, it’ll be a shadow of its former …