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Study measures which of these 12 VPNs is best

German IT security institute AV Test put the most popular VPNs through a battery of tests to determine which one is the best for consumers. Today, it revealed the results of those tests.<p>Twelve popular VPNs were put on trial, with each having to prove itself in tests of usability, privacy, …

vpns

Authorities Have Cracked a Bizarre Cold Case That Could Have Ties to the Zodiac Killer

One of the strangest cold cases in Ohio, if not the United States, has now been solved—but pieces of the puzzle remain.<p>In 2002, a man known as Joseph …

Crime

Civil War Battlefield 'Limb Pit' Reveals Work Of Combat Surgeons

Scientists have uncovered a pit of human bones at a Civil War battlefield in Virginia. The remains are the amputated limbs of wounded Union soldiers.<p>It's the first "limb pit" from a Civil War battlefield to be excavated, and experts say it opens a new window on what is often overlooked in Civil War …

War

The Best Way to Wipe Your Butt, According to the Experts

Curtis Asbury, MD sees it all the time. A patient comes in with blotchy, red, irritated rectum and insists they’re not doing anything unusual. …

Pets

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

6 Of The Most Common Sexual Fantasies, According To Sex Therapists

Your "weird" fantasies are more popular than you think. 😉<p>In everyday life, most of us aren’t walking around talking about our greatest sexual fantasies and desires. For sex therapists, however, such conversations are all in a day’s work.<p>Their clients tend to bring up certain turn-ons time and time …

Researchers mark death of Pearl Harbor mastermind Yamamoto

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group from the U.S. and Japan is trekking to a remote Pacific island jungle to document what is considered one of the most …

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, Mac and Apple Watch

Wi-Fi Calling is a technology that lets you make and receive calls over a WiFi connection instead of the regular cellular connection. Wi-Fi Calling on your iPhone can be helpful in areas with little or no cellular coverage.<p>Let’s see how you can enable Wi-Fi calling on your …

Wi-Fi

How to save webpages as PDFs and annotate on iPhone & iPad

There are a variety of scenarios where it’s helpful to create a PDF version of a webpage or article. While doing this on a Mac may be more widely known, there’s an easy shortcut on iOS for the functionality as well.<p>It can be easy to overlook some of the options in the iOS share sheet, particularly …

How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls<p><i>Update May 10th 9:30AM ET: This article was originally published on March 6, 2018 and has been updated to include video.</i><p>Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years, but over the last few months, it’s felt to me like there’s been a surge of …

Identity Theft

US: Rifle-toting worshippers renew wedding vows at Pennsylvania church

Hundreds of US couples packing AR-15 rifles have had their marriages and weapons blessed at an unusual church ceremony. Children from a nearby …

How to Clean Your Camera lens: Tips and Tricks

A dirty lens is not your friend. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman is going to show you how to clean your camera lens and share with you my …

Tech tricks to help you organize your digital photo library

Get more out of Google Photos and Apple Photos.<p>Smartphones' ever-improving cameras encourage us to snap an ever-increasing pile of digital photos. And as these images build up in your phone's storage, they become harder and harder to organize. That's where apps come in.<p>Both Google Photos (for …

Don’t put any coins in this cardboard coin box

Don’t put any coins in this coin box. If you do, it may fall apart… or pop apart! YouTuber まこっちノート (Makkochi Note) created this pensive looking coin …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

How Fluent Forever became the most funded app in Kickstarter history

Self-taught polyglot Gabriel Wyner is promising fluency to thousands<p>Did you study a language for multiple years in high school or college? Did you learn a language while studying abroad? Now ask yourself if you could hold a basic conversation in that language if somebody fluent were to come up to …

Language Learning

Trump judicial nominee invoked Nazi Germany in describing treatment of Christians in US

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's nominee for a federal judgeship in Texas invoked religious crackdowns by the Nazis in Germany and other totalitarian regimes to describe the treatment of Christians in the US during three interviews in 2013 and 2014.<p>Jeff Mateer, who currently serves as the first …

Rights & Freedoms

How to keep your old videos, music, and photos safe forever

How to digitize your media.<p>The computer age has transformed everything from the way we capture precious moments to the way we watch movies. We've switched from film photos to digital images, VHS tapes to streaming videos, vinyl to music files...you get the picture. However, before we owned …

Google Search

How to lose subcutaneous fat: All you need to know

For people trying to lose weight, it might feel as if all fat is the same. But there are two different types of fat: visceral and subcutaneous. …

Exercise

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8 Statements by Founding Fathers Outright Condemning the Abominable Practice of Slavery

<i>Portraits by Rembrandt Peale, John Vanderlyn, and Gilbert Stuart/Wikimedia Commons</i><p>The Founding Fathers of America were true radicals whose vision for …

Nothing dooms Confederate monuments like Nazi support: Opinion | NOLA.com

Have you ever heard of the civil rights campaign that Martin Luther King Jr. led in Albany, Ga.? Chances are you haven't. Because King failed there. …

Rights & Freedoms

See How the Solar Eclipse Will Look From Anywhere in the U.S.

The 2017 total solar eclipse is fast approaching, and hordes of sky gazers are scrambling to find a spot where they can see the shadow of the moon …

Jeff Flake's devastating indictment of his Republican Party, in 11 quotes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Arizona's Jeff Flake has had enough.<p>The Republican senator, who was a vocal critic of President Trump during the campaign, has penned a book entitled "The Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle " that takes off after not only the …

Republicans

Week’s best Apple deals: Go pro and save big on new MacBooks and iPads

It’s time to go pro! This week, you can upgrade your MacBook or iPad and save some cash in the process. You’ll find great buys on high-end Apple gear, plus a super-cheap Apple Watch band, in this week’s roundup of best Apple deals.<p>MacBook Pro i5 13-inch Retina laptop with Touch Bar for $1,600<p>Have …

More Inspiring Logos by George Bokhua

George Bokhua's logos are those that you've seen a thousand times in the scene, but you never get tired of them. He's got so many fresh and beautiful …

Logo Design

The future of coding bootcamps, according to the president of one that is shutting down

When Dev Bootcamp, a 19-week coding course, launched in 2012, it was at the beginning of what would become a huge trend in tech education. To assuage tech’s demand for entry-level coders, the company promised it could prepare anyone for a career as a programmer.<p>Today, about 100 different programs …

Online Education

Over 200 Free-To-Download Design Masterpieces From The ‘Golden Age Of Posters’

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Left image by Ferdinand Andri (1906) via MCAD Library, right image by Berthold Löffler (1908) via MCAD Library<p><b>The late</b> …

Dynastic Egypt Timeline - 2,700 Years of Change in Egyptian Society

The Rise and Fall of the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms in Egypt<p>The dynastic Egypt chronology that we use to name and classify the 2,700-year long …

Ancient History