Lajos J. Hajdu

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How the Eisenhower box can organize your life

In a typical day, how many things are scribbled on your to-do list? You might have a key deadline for a work project or family commitments to handle. …

Time Management

Duterte Is Rising

President Rodrigo Duterte is getting more popular — his approval and trust rating are rising among the Filipinos.<p>That’s according to a Pulse Asia survey conducted last month and released on Friday.<p>Duterte enjoys an approval rating of 88% and a trust rating of 87%, up from 80% and 82% back in …

Asia

16 DIY & Home Improvement Life Hacks That NO ONE Should Live Without!

Calling all DIYers! Today we’re sharing some seriously cracking life hacks to make all your home improvement projects easier and more mess-free than …

DIY

Omni 20 USB-C battery pack review: If you try this $200 battery, you’ll never go back

I remember introducing the rest of my family to rechargeable battery packs about seven years ago, just as everyone was migrating from Blackberries …

Gear & Gadgets

US intelligence chief: 'The warning lights are blinking red again' on cyberattacks

<b>(CNN) —</b> Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats raised the alarm on growing cyberattack threats against the United States, saying the situation is at a "critical point" and coming out forcefully against Russia.<p>"The warning signs are there. The system is blinking. It is why I believe we are at a …

Cyber-attacks

In Ireland, Drought And A Drone Revealed The Outline Of An Ancient Henge

A drone flight and a lingering dry spell have exposed a previously unknown monument in Ireland's Boyne Valley, forgotten for thousands of years and long covered by crops — which, struggling to cope with a lengthy drought, finally revealed the ancient footprint.<p>Photographer and author Anthony Murphy …

Archaeology

The US Is Broke

<b>“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.” – Solomon</b>This is the story about Debtor, a newborn American baby. Debtor …

Economics

How to set up Android Auto on your phone so you'll actually use it

When Google first announced Android Auto, it was a fairly basic app that let you connect and display a limited amount of information from your phone …

Android Auto

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

Yet More Evidence that Viruses May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

For decades, the idea that a bacteria or virus could help cause Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed as a fringe theory. But not so much anymore. On …

Neuroscience

Most Americans Plan to Own Homes in Retirement, but That Might Be a Mistake

Homeownership in retirement certainly has its benefits. It's the unknown costs that come along with it that can throw your finances out of whack.<p>We …

Retirement

No single birthplace of mankind, say scientists

The origins of our species have long been traced to east Africa, where the world’s oldest undisputed <i>Homo sapiens</i> fossils were discovered. About 300,000 years ago, the story went, a group of primitive humans there underwent a series of genetic and cultural shifts that set them on a unique …

East Africa

If You Spray Your Clothes With Permethrin, Be Careful Around The Cat

If there's one thing we're grateful for on <i>Shots</i>, it's our passionate, engaged audience. Our stories often prompt a lively response from readers and people who hear us on the radio. This was definitely the case with Monday's look at the use of permethrin-treated clothing to prevent tick bites, which …

Pets

Smile! Harvey Ball and his famous Icon

This is a smiley 🙂<p>On July 10, 1921, the inventor of the smiley, <b>Harvey Ball</b>, was born.<p>Ball was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts by his …

Heroism

Oxygen had to fight a ‘war’ for Earth’s atmosphere

Earth’s oxygen levels rose and fell more than once hundreds of millions of years before the planet-wide success of the Great Oxidation Event about …

Earth Science

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life.<p>Ross 128b — which lies just 11 light-years from our planet — is likely a rocky …

Universe

Crohn's disease - chronic pain and no cure

Crohn's disease patients suffer from fatigue, abdominal pain and diarrhea. This can last days, months, or it never stops. What is the state of …

illnesses

Trendy superfood ‘red dates’ from Asia KILL cancer cells in the lab, study finds

Could red dates help fight cancer? Trendy superfood from Asia KILLS the disease, reveals lab study (and they cost just £1.99 a bag)<p><b>Jujube are known</b> …

Cancer

Nine Charts That Explain Trump's Battle Over Defense Spending

The NATO summit that opens Wednesday is shaping up as the battle of the 2 percent, the alliance target that U.S. President Donald Trump is using to …

Military Spending

Rules For Eating And Drinking In Japan

Visting Japan? Or perhaps you already live in the country. Here are some handy rules to follow for eating and drinking protocol.<p>Generally, Japanese …

Japan

These are the Android apps I can't live without

These days, it's easy to forget that smartphones didn't always have vast app stores and ecosystems; just over a decade ago, the apps that came on …

Apps

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Neuroscience

Here Are The 5 Biggest Financial Rip-Offs To Avoid

Ripping a band-aid off a wound that hasn’t completely healed hurts. Ripping duct tape off your unshaven face? Now, <i>that’s</i> painful.<p>But, do you know what hurts even more?<p>Getting ripped off — that’s what.<p>There’s nothing worse than getting ripped off and losing your money on an investment you should …

Investing

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

Retirement

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Science Fiction

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Nutrition

Renting Versus Buying: A Real Estate Expert Breaks It Down for Us

The renting versus buying dilemma is one my friends have started to face since they've begun leaving Manhattan and escaping to the suburbs (I'm still …

Real Estate

Hear Stanley Kubrick Explain the 2001: A Space Odyssey Ending In a Rare, Unearthed Video

The director famously refused to give his interpretation of the sci-fi masterpiece.<p>When it was originally released in 1968, audiences didn't really know what the hell to think of <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>. In fact, 250 critics walked out of the New York premiere, literally asking aloud, "What is this …

unearthedvideo

Mysterious source of illegal ozone-killing emissions revealed, say investigators

A mysterious surge in emissions of an illegal ozone-destroying chemical has been tracked down to plastic foam manufacturers in China, according to an on-the-ground investigation published on Monday.<p>The chemical, trichlorofluoromethane or CFC-11, has been banned around the world since 2010 and is a …

Pollution

Brave Move Good For Tor And Privacy

In its latest version, Brave, a privacy focused desktop browser, has introduced the ability to enable Tor in private tabs, an important move both for private browsing and for Tor itself.<p>A recent research paper (pdf) showed that many people don’t have a good idea of what private browser mode really …

Privacy