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iPhone battery health: How to check it on your own

Curious how well the battery inside your iPhone is doing? Here's how to check it.<p>Checking the performance level of your iPhone, or any iOS device for that matter, isn't complicated. In fact, it doesn't even require a visit to the Apple Store.<p>Keep in mind, Apple isn't actually requiring your battery …

Apple Store

This temperature-control mug is the best product I've tried this year

Honestly, it changed my coffee drinking habits.<p>It's fascinating how little, everyday frustrations can stick in your brain forever. Like why isn’t there an apparatus that breaks spaghetti in half without throwing shards of raw noodle all over your kitchen? Or why aren't there half-size spaghetti …

Coffee

The 20 best movie plot twists of the 21st century, ranked

When movies pull the rug from under us, it's one of the greatest thrills that cinema can provide.<p>As Hollywood continues to reboot countless old properties, it's easy to think that the days of original and surprising storytelling are long behind us. But these films prove that Hollywood still has a …

Bartenders reveal why they judge anyone who orders shots of top-shelf liquor

Bartenders can discern a lot about a person from what they order. And shots are an especially telling request.<p>"When you go for shots, I think 'trouble,'" a bartender in New York with eight years of experience told Business Insider.<p>Or, as another bartender in the US Virgin Islands put it, "Shots …

Liquor

An Example of Cognitive Dissonance

What the heck is “climate denial”? Is that even a thing?<p>I mentioned on Periscope the other day that I created a Sunday comic as a cognitive …

These San Francisco Bay Area natives moved to red states in the South. Here’s how it’s going.

<i>Editor's note: SFGATE explores how people's lives change after leaving the Bay Area, for better or for worse, in our "Grass is greener" series. Today we're focusing on those who have relocated to the South.</i><p>The call of the South pulled them from the Bay Area at different points in their lives and …

The Future of Online Dating Is Unsexy and Brutally Effective

When I give the dating app LoveFlutter my Twitter handle, it rewards me with a 28-axis breakdown of my personality: I’m an analytic Type A who’s …

One of the biggest perks of the modern workplace is disappearing

Since then, it has frequently made lists of the best companies for telecommuting or flexible work.<p>But that all changed earlier this year.<p>The company announced in February that about 2,600 people in its marketing department and an unknown number of employees in IT, procurement, and Watson-related …

5 Ways to Focus at Work, from an Executive Who’s Struggled with ADHD

By nature, I’m messy and disorganized — and my mind can be too. I have trouble sustaining attention on just about anything.<p>In grade school, this meant I didn’t do well in classes. In college, it meant that I largely blew them off and spent most of my time partying. (When you’re at a party, no one …

13 Netflix Tricks Everyone Should Know

Enhance your Netflix and chill experience.<p><b>A version of this article originally appeared on Motherboard Germany.</b><p>More and more people are abandoning traditional, linear television programming in favor of streaming services. Many people—more than 100 million around the world to be exact—opt for their …

11 Sweet Innocent Grandmas Doing Their Oversharing, Confusing Thing

They say grandmas know best and who are we to argue?1. Circumcision is this grandma's go-to ice breaker. Do not attempt a similar ice …

The 75 Best TV Shows on Hulu Right Now

The 75 Best TV Shows on Hulu Right Now

TV

15 Shows You Always Scroll Past That You Should Sit And Watch

Just watch these dang shows!

TV

Quiz: Can you guess the movie from the famous quote?

<b>When it comes to movies we all have our favourites, but just how well do you remember famous quotes?</b><p>Can you tell apart your modern Hollywood from …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

'Psychologically scarred' millennials are killing countless industries from napkins to Applebee's — here are the businesses they like the least

There are many complex reasons millennials' preferences differ from prior generations', including less financial stability and memories of growing up during the recession.<p>"I think we have got a very significant psychological scar from this great recession," Morgan Stanley analyst Kimberly …

How Oracle Engineered Its Sales Staff for the Cloud

Software-licensing giant doubled its sales staff and went after new markets, including small businesses<p>Oracle Corp. is starting to see the benefits of revamping its sales force, addressing longstanding questions from Wall Street about the software company’s commitment to cloud computing.<p>Co-Chief …

Enterprise Tech

Brother gets his sister’s phone back by pranking the heck out of thief

When his little sister’s iPhone and wallet case were stolen a week ago, this Imgur user had little faith they’d be able to retrieve it. His sister, …

Titleist fires back with 284-page countersuit against Costco ball

Parent company Acushnet denies claims of Costco's March lawsuit, countersuit cites 10 patent infringements and false advertising<p>If you thought that lawsuit over the cult favorite Kirkland Signature golf ball sold at Costco and Acushnet, the parent of the game’s top-selling golf balls under the …

Apps that give your phone a second number

Need a disposable number? Or an effective way to juggle work and personal lines? It's easier, and cheaper, than you think.<p>If you've ever had to juggle two mobile phones, you know it's a special form of torture. Two phones to carry. Two phones to keep charged. Two phones to answer!<p>Unfortunately, …

Apps

Delusional couple’s Craigslist ad for an assistant is 1,800 words of escalating horror

At the beginning of Disney’s Mary Poppins, both the Banks children and their father write advertisements looking for the perfect nanny. The children …

Mary Poppins

Amazon Reviews Of 2-Person Underpants Are The Literal Funniest Thing You'll Read Today

"Once you both are in these undies, the possibilities are endless! This is how all underwear should be."<p>Single person underpants are <i>so</i> last season.<p>Yep, that’s right. Two-person, four-legged undies are, indeed, a thing that exists. And, boy, are their reviews something else.<p>“My girlfriend bought …

Fake News

Nearly 15,000 nuclear weapons exist today in the arsenals of these 9 nations

The Norwegian Nobel Committee said in its decision on Wednesday that ICAN "works vigorously to achieve nuclear disarmament" and noted the organization's progress in getting 122 UN member states to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.<p>However, the committee also noted that the …

Netflix's New Releases Coming in August 2017

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be available on the streaming service next month.<p><i>Marvel's The Defenders</i> is coming to Netflix next …

32M Becomes First-Ever Company to Implant Micro-Chips in Employees

Biohacking could be a next big thing in this smart world. Over two years ago, a hacker implanted a small NFC chip in his left hand right between his …

Synthetic Biology

‘I was buried alive’: Diver survives 60 hours trapped in an underwater cave

The lowest moment for scuba diver Xisco Gracia came when he made sure he had his knife on him. If he was going to die trapped in an underwater cave, he wanted it to be quick.<p>“I wanted to have it as a last resort,” he told the BBC this week of his April ordeal.<p>Gracia was trapped in that underwater …

Scuba Diving

Oracle's FS1 storage array fades into cloud like tears in rain

<b>+Comment</b> Big Red vapourises SAN tower, wants clients to do the sameOracle is refocusing its FS1 storage array into its own public cloud away from …

Oracle

The Ultimate Playlist Of Banned Wedding Songs

A year ago, we linked to FiveThirtyEight's Ultimate Wedding Playlist, featuring the most requested songs to be played at weddings. But every bride …

14 Recent Scifi Films That Didn't Need Big Budgets To Be Amazing

Low-budget scifi movies may have had their heyday during Roger Corman’s rise to B-movie greatness in the 1950s, but they’re still going strong …