Raymond McKenzie

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Crazy new devices lets you talk, text, and even use maps with no cell service

When you go to a concert or a sports event and you can’t text or talk to your friends because the network is overloaded, it’s annoying. When you go …

Tech Trends

5 yoga poses that can give your sex life a *satisfying* boost

Yoga offers plenty of healthy benefits. Lena Dunham, for example, says it makes her feel more confident. It can also help you chill out, get better …

New York City

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist gave us advice for how to get over it.<p>It can be difficult to know the difference between having social anxiety or being awkward, introverted, or shy. The American Psychological Association’s <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders</i> defines social anxiety as “a persistent …

Depression

Avoid ransomware payments by establishing a solid data backup plan

Ransomware is major threat to critical enterprise data, but the risk can be mitigated with an extensive enterprise-wide data backup plan.<p>A 2018 …

Cybersecurity

Gold Coast businessman ripping off tourists in 'unscrupulous, well-rehearsed' scam

A Gold Coast businessman has been ripping off tourists in an "unscrupulous, unfair, fraudulent" and "well-rehearsed" scam, the Queensland Parliament …

Corruption

82/110 Scrub Road Carindale Qld 4152 - Townhouse for Sale #128541126

NO TURNING BACK, SELLER WANTS IT SOLD!<p>Circumstances force the sale of this spacious townhouse located in the highly sought after residential complex …

Gold Coast

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

Traumatic Memory Study Reveals How Our Darkest Fears Can Be Rewritten

They may not have to plague us forever.<p>Deep-seated fears, like the memory of a death or war-time trauma, can be crippling. They’re also notoriously …

The Brain

How to become cyber resilient

Watch the short video detailing the growing threat of cyberattack and the need for companies to become more cyber resilient<p>Despite threats from targeted cybersecurity attacks doubling, companies are showing they can perform better under greater pressure. In fact, if they continue on the same …

Cybersecurity

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That.

Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security.<p>After all, when we think about wireless connectivity in our homes, most of us generally care more about speed of data transmissions and how much range the router can cover.<p>But it’s time to …

Wi-Fi

The ridiculously simple 50/20/30 money rule everyone needs to know about.

You might want to sit down for this one. There’s a new budgeting rule doin’ the rounds and it could change the way you look at your bank balance. …

Personal Finance

Watch the bizarre movie trailer Trump showed Kim

There were many startling moments in Donald Trump’s press conference that followed his half-day summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore—such as the announcement that the US would suspend war games with South Korea as part of negotiations to get the North Korean leader to denuclearize. That’s a huge …

North Korea

Treating lower back aches without drugs and surgery by 'rethinking pain' - Health - ABC News

You're worn down by intermittent back pain. It's an unpredictable beast. It can come on so strongly you cannot walk, or sit.<p>Key points<p>Key points:<p>New …

Pain

This Is Your Brain on Binaural Beats

How these otherworldly sounds may help you hear your way to a happier, healthier you.<p>For as long as she can remember, Jessica Trimberger has lived …

Brainwaves

Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

Tutorials

First Look at First Man

(YouTube link)<p>Almost fifty years after the fact, Hollywood has finally produced a biopic on Neil Armstrong. <i>First Man</i> covers the years from 1961 to …

Space Exploration

Windows users attacked via critical Flash zero-day: Patch now, urges Adobe

Adobe issues security update for critical zero-day Flash Player flaw that attackers are exploiting via Excel docs.<p><i>Video: A brief history of Adobe</i> …

Information Security

NVIDIA SHIELD TV: The best tech device you’ve probably never used

It’s no secret that I am all in on Apple products. My house is full of Macs, iPhones, iPads, and even Apple TVs. I use Apple Music, iCloud Photo Library, and iCloud Drive. I’m <i>all in</i> on Apple. There is one exception, however. I purchased the NVIDIA SHIELD TV this past Christmas, and it’s become one …

Smart TV

Gold Coast Way Ahead 2018

Seven experts from Silicon Valley share ideas on how Australia can leverage the legacy of the recent Commonwealth Games.<p>Seven experts from Silicon …

Gold Coast

Here's How To Bounce Back After A Really Awful Day At Work, According To Experts

There's nothing quite like a soul-sucking day at work, amirite? Jokes aside, it truly is one of the worst feelings to come home after a rough day or …

Self-help

Domestic violence perpetrators praise police program helping them to change

Domestic violence perpetrators on the Sunshine Coast are crediting a collaborative police program with turning their lives around and changing their …

Sociology

Seven Steps To Simplifying Your Digital Transformation

Beyond much of the hype, there is an actual movement when it comes to digital transformation. It is enabling organizations to develop new sales channels, new markets and exponentially grow opportunities in ways never before experienced. According to CIO Magazine, “Digital leaders … generate better …

Innovation

Experts say algae is the food of the future. Here's why.

I have commitment issues -- with my diet.<p>Name the diet, and I've tried it. I'm currently a pescatarian with fish as my main protein source. But I've been a carnivore, vegetarian and vegan, too.<p>Oh, and I dabble in "menu of the future" items such as algae and bugs.<p>In the last month, I've had algae …

Agriculture

The famous Stanford 'marshmallow test' suggested that kids with better self-control were more successful. But it's being challenged because of a major flaw.

For decades, psychologists have suggested that if a kid can't resist waiting a few minutes to eat a marshmallow, they might be doomed in some serious, long-term ways.<p>In the early 1970s the soft, sticky treat was the basis for a groundbreaking series of psychology experiments on more than 600 kids, …

Psychology

The Increasingly Intricate Story of How the Americas Were Peopled

For one young scientist, a genetic study of 91 ancient remains yielded fascinating, complicated results—and an ethical quandary.<p>Tens of thousands of years ago, the places that have since been named Russia and Alaska were not separated by water, but connected by a continuous bridge of land. People …

Anthropology

CG Wasn't Used To Create This Sorcery

YouTuber Frisk P is quick to point out this effect wasn’t created by CG effects. Instead, this is the result of a modded Nerf gun and rotating …

Occult

Is butter good or bad for cholesterol?

Butter contains saturated and trans fats, both of which may increase the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, or bad cholesterol, in a person's …

Nutrition

A simple upgrade made my 10-year-old computer run like new, and it costs less than $70

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>I've been telling friends and family members for years to upgrade their old computer instead of buying a …

MacBook Pro

This savings-account hack will give you almost 20 times what you’re earning now

The world is awash with cash, but you don’t seem to be getting any of it from your bank account.<p>Banks pay almost nothing for deposits these days — …

Personal Finance