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6 Apps That Combat Depression and Anxiety

Smartphone addiction creates many problems: car accidents, poor educational performance, insomnia, relationship issues, anxiety, and depression. As …

Apps

Apps stirring up trouble in schools

<b>(Getty/AntonioGuillem)</b><p>From teen hookups to live streaming, this year’s hottest social media can lead kids to risky behavior<p>Caroline Knorr<p>October 1, 2017 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onCommon Sense Media.<p>How certain apps become popular with kids is a bit of a mystery. The best ones …

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

The new R Graph Gallery

Once upon a time, there was the original R Graph Gallery, by Romain François. Sadly, it's been unavailable for several years. Now there's a new R …

101 Romantic Movies You Can Stream on Netflix Tonight

Grab some popcorn and settle in: it's time for a romantic movie marathon! We've rounded up a diverse selection of the best quirky rom-coms, tearjerker historical romances, steamy erotic films, and classic love stories for your viewing pleasure. We've got foreign flicks, new indie movies, and …

Get to Inbox Zero with These 8 Amazing Android Apps

Inbox Zero sounds like an impossible dream. The idea that you can keep your email inbox empty just doesn’t sound realistic amidst the constant deluge …

Top 10 Places to Download or Stream Movies For Free, Legally

It’s easy to find movies to download or stream, but if you’re flying straight and narrow or want to support and watch films that are free, public …

Amazing site lists nearly every 'OK Google' voice command

Have you ever wondered just <i>how many</i> things 'OK Google' voice commands can do? Wonder no more (or at least wonder less) - a new site called …

These 17 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

17 Gmail Extensions that Make Your Life Easier

In today’s email-centric work environment, you have to make sure you’re on top of your game.<p>But that’s easier said than done. You likely use email to …

How to use ADHD to your advantage and improve your life

Last year, I had two weeks left on deadline for a book I was writing. My publisher was getting antsy, as I hadn’t sent her anything yet. I’d done all the research, the problem was sitting down and getting the writing done. But I wasn’t worried. I’d been here before.<p>With 12 days left until my …

2 huge reasons you need a VPN

While in Syria, Nouhran ran a blog under a hidden identity through which he examined the country’s situation from a liberal point of view and aimed to provide a voice for the millions of ethnic and religious minorities. Nouran used a VPN daily to unblock social media websites and stay anonymous …

How Google’s Project Fi pricing stacks up to the competition

Is Google's new wireless service the cheapest out there? It depends.<p>Google just announced Project Fi, its new MVNO wireless service for the Nexus 6. …

Americans haven’t gotten a raise in 16 years

Mark Twain is credited with saying “figures don’t lie, but liars figure.” If he were around today Twain’s quote might go something like this: …

Federal Reserve

How to sync all your passwords using Google

Passwords – none of us like them, but we must live with them if we want to keep our private information secure. It’s also a good idea to make safe passwords, which involves creating unique, hard-to-guess keys that no one will ever decipher.<p>Because passwords should be one-of-a-kind, it is paramount …

How to Auto Delete Old Emails In Any Gmail Label.

Gmail provides an auto-delete feature for two of its folders - <i>Spam</i> and <i>Trash</i>. That means messages in these folders which are older than a particular …

Safely Delete Old Gmail Messages in Bulk to Free Up Space

Gmail was practically founded on the principle of never having to delete an email again. But the service has been kicking around since 2004, and all …

Apps

The Best Chrome Extensions for Google Drive

These browser add-ons will make you even more productive using Docs, Sheets, and Slides.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Google

Expresso app will show you everything wrong with your writing

If you want to see how well you’re writing, the free text-analyzer Expresso will give you a detailed breakdown of whatever you give it.<p>The web-based …

The five most important charts from the Panama Papers leaks

It’s being described as the “biggest leak in history.” Over 11 million confidential documents were released from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which has been described as the world’s fourth-largest provider of offshore services.<p>The documents were obtained by an anonymous source who …

Corruption

8 Persuasion Techniques to Change Anyone’s Mind

There are 8 persuasion techniques that most successful people & famous businesses use. These persuasion techniques work on the subconsciousness , and …

iOS Apps

Need More than 24 Hours? 7 Secrets to Finding More Time in a Day

Coping with the pressures of work and home life can be difficult. Everyone wants more time in the day. Here are 7 secrets that can help you find that extra amount.<p>Sometimes it can be hard to believe that everyone has the same amount of time in each day. How fast you work does play into …

Time Management

How I Finally Organized My Messy Inbox with Sortd

I’ve tried dozens of solutions to clean up my inbox, and so far, the Sortd Chrome extension comes closest to helping me use and organize email the …

30 Websites That Will Make You Unbelievably Smarter

Discover a wealth of websites where you can expand your mind and grow your business.<p>Most of us spend some amount of time--sometimes a lot!--online. Instead of chasing after provocative headlines and weird old tricks, why not spend time on sites that will make you smarter in life, shrewder in …

Learning

Quickly create a VPN with the Hotspot Shield browser extension

Can't watch Netflix from where you are located? Can't check in with your fantasy football team from behind your office's firewall? Can't use a public hotspot without worrying about your unencrypted data being seen by prying eyes?<p>A VPN can assuage these issues, but VPN software typically either …

Software

6 Ways to Make an Unforgettable First Impression

Trust starts to take shape in the first 7 seconds of a conversation. Here are some ways to start off on the right foot.<p>First impressions count; they are the gate through which you gain admission to the most important relationships you will have in your life, professionally and personally.<p>Human …

Self-help

Winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest

After months of receiving breathtaking landscape shots from photographers around the world, the winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have just been announced. From 2,604 entries submitted by 481 professionals and amateurs across the globe, judges selected …

Nature Photography

Bluetooth Suppositories And Other Teledildonics You Didn’t Know You Needed

Let us talk frankly about technology and sex1, which are, as the old ad has it, two great tastes that taste great together. Let’s talk about vibrators, and teledildonics, and orgasms, and KinkBNB, and VR porn, and “Uber for escorts.” And let’s talk again about our collective inability to think …

Tech Industry