Sidrah Munir

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8 Silk Pillowcases That Will Legit Make Your Skin And Hair Look Better

💁💁💁<p>You finally splurged on a blowout, and your hair has never looked better. That is, until you wake up the next day and those bouncy waves have turned into a rat's nest attached to the top of your head.<p>Sound familiar? Well, it's not just your tossing and turning that's to blame—it's your …

This is the only sugar scrub recipe you need for soft, silky skin

People have been taking advantage of the powers of exfoliation for thousands of years—like, so far back that ancient Egyptians were even sloughing …

8 online tools and hacks to help you study better

These digital resources are about to take your productivity to the next level<p>If you only went by what your mum says, you’d believe the internet was …

Productivity

Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' and the New Shape of Protest Music

In 2014, a <i>Rolling Stone</i> poll declared Bob Dylan’s "Masters of War" the best protest song of our time. Recorded in April of 1963, during that fierce …

How to accurately measure (and understand) your smartphone's charging speed

Article Contents<p>Every phone manufacturer these days touts the charging capabilities of its high-end devices. Most of us are probably familiar with …

Gear & Gadgets

Google reportedly working on non-algorithmic YouTube Kids app

If you're not familiar with it, YouTube Kids is a mobile and TV app designed to only show child-appropriate content. However, YouTube Kids filters …

Google

India and Pakistan Tell Banks to Cut Ties to Cryptocurrency

The Reserve Bank of India late Friday issued an order saying that all entities under its regulation would have three months to cut ties with any …

21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

A Chinese smartphone company no one has ever heard of is making a huge impact in 2018, and it’s innovating more than Apple or Samsung

Out of nowhere, a relatively unknown Chinese smartphone company called Vivo has been making a splash in the smartphone scene this year, and it's coming out with some really interesting innovations that we rarely see from big smartphone makers.<p><b>Check out Vivo's ideas:</b>

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

<i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're having a harder and harder time trusting each other.<p>Trust is an essential part of ordinary living, whether it's picking mechanics based on Yelp reviews, …

6 Weird Things That May Help You Sleep Better

Looking for a sleep tip you haven't already tried? We asked experts what really works.<p>You probably know most of the classic advice for getting a …

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Here's What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: a rainbow strawberry squishy toy, facial peeling gel, metallic shorts, and more!<p>And check out last week's post here!<p><i>The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Have a First-Gen Kindle Fire? Make It Awesome Again With Stock Android

Advertisement<p>The first generation Kindle Fire is now three years old, and while it remains a great tablet, it lags behind newer models. So why not …

How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

What I learned about concussions — by having one

It’s hard to understand a brain injury until you have one<p>I opened my eyes to see a clear blue sky and two men leaning over me to put a brace around my neck. I don’t know if I was already on the stretcher or if I was still on the pavement, but there are plenty of things I don’t remember. As I would …

The Brain

How to Use Signal Without Giving Out Your Phone Number

Having a unique public number just for Signal could mitigate this sort of attack; it’s harder for a hacker to hijack the number that’s tied to your …

4 Ways To Clear Acne Naturally

With antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, green tea extract can inhibit the activity of your skin’s oil-producing cells.<p>Acne and breakouts are a total bummer, and it feels like we’ve tried every drugstore product to keep them at bay. One area we haven’t explored so thoroughly is treating …

The 11 Products I Use to Revive My Fingernails Post–Gel Manicure

I used to be the kind of person who regularly and exclusively got gel manicures. I’ll admit, there was something about getting them that always felt …

Face Mapping: What Your Breakouts Can Reveal About Your Health

If your eyes are the window to your soul, then your face just might be the window to understanding your breakouts, or anything else that’s plaguing …

Ayurveda

Connectivity fault hampers new LTE Apple Watch Series 3

A fault with Apple Watch Series 3 LTE models can make cellular connectivity unreliable, Apple admits.<p>“We have discovered that when Apple Watch Series 3 joins unauthenticated Wi-Fi networks without connectivity, it may at times prevent the watch from using cellular,” Apple said in a statement. “We …

8 Healing Herbs for Anxiety, Inflammation, and More

It’s easy to underestimate the power of plants to heal your body’s toughest ailments. Often, we go straight to over-the-counter medicines to treat …

Immune System

Expert Advice from Bosch: How to Load a Dishwasher

<i>This content was produced as advertising by Remodelista in collaboration with Bosch Home Appliances.</i><p>The dishwasher is one of the greatest time-saving …

Bitcoin Cash just exploded in value

Bitcoin Cash is the latest major cryptocurrency to surge in value, with prices more than doubling over the past two days.<p>Following Bitcoin's split on August 1, the alternative Bitcoin Cash traded consistently at around $US300.<p>Demand then spiked and a short time ago, prices had shot up to more than …

Cryptocurrency

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

10 reasons why Android is still better than iOS

Back in 2013 we wrote “10 reasons why Android is still better than iOS.” Three years later, almost all these points remain the same, but we’ve updated a few to keep them relevant.<p><b>You might like: How to switch from iPhone to Android and keep all your stuff</b><p>It has been a good year for Android, …

17 Top-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated) gems …

Skin Care

Amazon is thinking about building mobile drone stations on trains, vans, and boats

Amazon is heavily investing in drones, and one day hopes to use the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to revolutionise deliveries.<p>Right now, it's all still early stages — but public patent filings can offer us tantalising glimpses of what Amazon's engineers are thinking about and experimenting as …

How to enjoy aromatherapy safely

Aromatherapy is sometimes dismissed by health professionals as a trendy, new pseudo-science, but it actually has a long history and some solid science behind it.<p>Although aromatherapy has only been studied scientifically since the early 20th century, its history goes back thousands of years to …

Essential Oils