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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

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

This magic number can set you up for some seriously optimal aging<p>Want to double your odds of aging disease-free and fully functional? Get out and ride for 10 hours a week.<p>That’s the take-home message of a new study from the University of Sydney, which found that adults who got the most exercise—the …

World Health Organization

If You're Bothered That Kylie Jenner Is Worth $900 Million at Age 20, It's Time to Admit This Brutal Truth

Her story reflects a central, brutal truth of our age. It's probably time we all admitted it.<p>Let's talk about Kylie Jenner: scion of the Jenner-Kardashian family, reality TV show star, entrepreneur, social-media influencer.<p>Also, at age 20, near-billionaire. She's worth more than $900 million, …

Parents' excessive use of mobile phones is driving behavioural problems among children, study finds

Banner: Duty of Care<p>Parents’ excessive use of mobile phones has been linked to increasing children’s behaviour problems in the world’s first study of its kind.<p>The research involving almost 200 families found that children whose parents were addicted to their phones were significantly more likely to …

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How To: You've Probably Let Several Apps Read Your Gmail — Here's How to See & Delete Them

Thanks to recent reports, we now know third-party apps have a <i>lot</i> more access to our Gmail than we may have initially thought. In fact, these …

Apps

Duchamp's famous urinal sculpture was actually created by Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

The story is that Marcel Duchamp invented modern art in 1917 when he signed the name "R. Mutt" to a porcelain urinal and submitted it to the …

Juggalos figured out how to beat facial recognition

Welcome to a world where Juggalo makeup is your best shot at avoiding involuntary surveillance.<p>Last September, the world welcomed Juggalos (or …

Scientists Say They've Found a Way to Make an Object Invisible From Every Angle

"Our work represents a breakthrough in the quest for invisibility cloaking."<p>Researchers from Montreal's National Institute of Scientific Research …

One Sentence With 7 Meanings Unlocks a Mystery of Human Speech

Ruth Nall is a talented talker. Always has been. When she was a child, her mother taught her to enunciate her words when she spoke, which she did …

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

Kids Whose Parents Limit Screen Time Do Worse in College, New Study Shows

You think strict tech rules are helping your kids do better in school but you may be wrong.<p>Pediatricians tell parents young kids shouldn't have more than an hour a day of screen time. Meanwhile tech titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were even stricter with their own kids' tech use. Both sets of …

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

"Mind-boggling" Stanford research turns human blood cells into functional neurons

In breakthrough new research described as "somewhat mind-boggling," a team at Stanford University has developed a technique than can transform human …

1 Skill That Will Make You Irresistible and Irreplaceable in the Age of AI

A new McKinsey study identifies the key driver of success in the next decade.<p>A new McKinsey study of 800 occupations finds that automation and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace over the next decade. In order to compete, our skills have to change. The study finds that …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

<b>Norman is an algorithm trained to understand pictures but, like its namesake Hitchcock's Norman Bates, it does not have an optimistic view of the world.</b><p>When a "normal" algorithm generated by artificial intelligence is asked what it sees in an abstract shape it chooses something cheery: "A group of …

How Do I Tell My Best Friend She's Unemployable?

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve been friends with “Lisa” since sixth grade. She is an amazing person. If I’m sick or I need help for any reason, she’s right there.<p>We are 36 now. I’m the number two person at a not-for-profit agency. Lisa has bounced between low-level jobs for years. She’s very smart, but she has …

Career Development

No death and an enhanced life: Is the future transhuman?

The aims of the transhumanist movement are summed up by Mark O’Connell in his book <i>To Be a Machine,</i> which last week won the Wellcome Book prize. “It is their belief that we can and should eradicate ageing as a cause of death; that we can and should use technology to augment our bodies and our minds; …

Singularity

The Latest: San Francisco designates gay, leather district

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a gay and leather cultural district in San Francisco (all times local):<p>2:25 p.m.<p>Supervisors in San Francisco have unanimously approved a resolution authorizing a gay and leather cultural district in the city's South of Market neighborhood.<p>Supervisor Jane Kim said …

San Francisco

Sex Before Kids Vs. Sex After Kids

Because things have definitely changed a little.

9 Social Media Tools You Can't Ignore If You Want More Leads

As a small business, you know generating leads through social media is getting harder with each passing year.And as brands perfect their strategies, …

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram to Grow Your Following

Get specific to attract your target audience.<p><i>By Chad Keller, COO/Co-Founder of Growth Stackers</i><p>If you haven't already tapped into the massive power of Instagram marketing, what are you waiting for? There are currently more than 800 million monthly active users and the platform is expected to reach a …

Social Media

How bacteria are changing your mood

<b>If anything makes us human it's our minds, thoughts and emotions.</b><p>And yet a controversial new concept is emerging that claims gut bacteria are an invisible hand altering our brains.<p>Science is piecing together how the trillions of microbes that live on and in all of us - our microbiome - affect our …

Microbiology

Never mind Cambridge Analytica. Peter Thiel's data-mining company Palantir is watching your every move

Just as the Cambridge Analytica drama is fading (somewhat) from memory, Bloomberg Businessweek is out with a sobering cover story about Peter Thiel's …

Peter Thiel

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

Washington State

6 TED talks that could help you harness your inner creativity

We love TED Talks for just about any occasion — when we need inspiration, when we want to learn about money and when we have 10 minutes to spare and …

Creativity

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …