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People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Stop buying Apple's flimsy Lightning cables. Try these instead

A frayed Apple cord ranks high on my list of first-world problems, right up there with stepping on a Lego or living in a city without a Shake Shack. I've had some sort of portable Apple product since I got my first iPod in 2005. The flimsy connectors that come with each device have been thorns in …

If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

The 10 Most Complex Sci-fi Movies of All Time

By its very nature, the sci-fi genre is relatively complex: the short stories, novels, TV series and films that comprise speculative fiction …

What 1000s of Near-Death Experiences Can Teach Us About Dying

Since 1998, Jeffrey Long, M.D., a radiation oncologist in Louisiana, has been collecting and documenting near-death experiences—across cultures, …

The Best Places in the U.S. to See the NEXT Total Solar Eclipse

7 years isn't as long as you think.<p>If you’re feeling a little down today because the total solar eclipse of 2017 is over, you’re not alone. While …

Solar Eclipse

Most Scientific Findings Are Wrong or Useless

"Science, the pride of modernity, our one source of objective knowledge, is in deep trouble." So begins "Saving Science," an incisive and deeply …

This Is What Immortality Looks Like

It's not always such a picnic.<p><i>There's a day in the not-too-distant future when incorrigible smokers, having blackened their lungs beyond function, will have access to a shiny new artificial pair; when cancer patients will mobilize microscopic nanobots in their</i> <i>bloodstreams to eradicate disease; when</i> …

Singularity

From garage to campus: A look at the digs of tech's Big Five

Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon: These juggernauts are at the forefront of the tech industry. And with that success comes an ever-expanding workforce, and the need for a place to put them. To keep pace with growth, these companies have been making the requisite real-estate deals in …

Use These Facebook Privacy Settings to Eradicate Over-Sharing

Facebook wants you to share as much information about yourself as possible. It wants your friends to do the same. After all, the more personal …