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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Google

When Black Women Were Required By Law to Cover Their Hair

In the 1700s, the Tignon Laws forced Black women in Louisiana to wear head wraps because their beautiful, elaborate hairstyles were considered a threat to the status quo.<p>Growing up, I always wanted to tame my mane. It was tempestuous, wild, big, thick, and rough—the complete opposite of what my …

Hair

This new lynching memorial rewrites American history

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of my first thoughts when I arrived in Montgomery, Alabama, and encountered the spring heat was this: How did enslaved men, women and children endure day after day?<p>It was an odd thought, given that I'm a Southerner, and heat, certainly not spring heat, wouldn't ordinarily be …

Black History

Don’t go to Georgia, his mom said. But he had to know who lynched his great-grandfather

<i>Arizona Republic digital producer Shondiin Silversmith conducted research for this story with the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project as part of her master's degree program at Northeastern University. This story contains a graphic image of the lynching that has been included for its</i> …

Crime

This Is The Best Strapless Bra, According To Thousands Of Customer Reviews

With the warm weather finally setting in, we can’t wait to shed these heavy winter layers and break out our spring and summer wardrobe pieces. Hello, …

Clothing

Heart disease risk may show in your earlobes, eyes, fingers

The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work without any external sign to the owner.<p>In the West, where one in four people die of cardiovascular disease, the importance of keeping the heart in good working order is hard to overstate. Sadly, the first …

Medical Research

Popular Beer and Wine Brands Contaminated With Monsanto's Weedkiller, Tests Reveal

By Zen Honeycutt<p>The past few years have revealed some disturbing news for the alcohol industry. In 2015, CBS news broke the announcement of a lawsuit …

Glyphosate

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

Dental Care

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

Need a Quick Shoe Fix? Here Are the 7 Best Glues for Shoes

Whether its party heels or sneakers, shoes are made to be worn and lived in. Over time, our favorite pairs—no matter how carefully we treat …

Shoes

Stop lying to Black boys: Bootstrapping is a myth

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common …

Research

Enslaved Black People: The Part of the Trail of Tears Narrative No One Told You About

<b></b>Contrary to the popular historical narrative, the Union’s effort to rein in the Confederacy and end the secessionist military rebellion now known as …

Black History

WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90% of bottled water

Researchers find levels of plastic fibres in popular bottled water brands could be twice as high as those found in tap water<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after a new analysis of some of the world’s most popular …

Pollution

These 13 Floral Dresses Look Luxe, but They're All From Amazon and Under $16!

Spring obviously gets us in the mood to rock beautiful florals. If you're looking for something to wear to a celebration, date, or big event, we found pretty options online. And the best part is that they're all ridiculously affordable. Believe it or not, Amazon has an impressive selection of …

Women's Fashion

These solar-powered tiny homes are designed just for millennials

The tiny home movement is meeting the needs of all kinds of demographics – including veterans, retirees and homeless populations. Now, one savvy …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

Google’s Project Fi is the best cellphone plan you’re not using

Google has a solution for everyone who is tired of seeing astronomical cell phone bills at the end of each month. Launched in 2015, Project Fi is an …

When your parents die broke

Blogger John Schmoll's father left a financial mess when he died: a house that was worth far less than the mortgage, credit card bills in excess of $20,000_and debt collector s who insisted the son was legally obligated to pay what his father owed.<p>Fortunately, Schmoll knew better.<p>"I've been working …

Personal Finance

Remembering the burning of Black Wall Street, because you probably didn't learn about this tragic massacre in your U.S. History class

<i>February is Black History Month.</i><p>As a young Black girl growing up in Detroit. my world was a constant celebration of Black culture. Life in a major …

Black History

Calling All Tall Girls! We Found 9 Jeans That Will Finally Fit You Just Right

Being blessed with the legs of a supermodel is not always everything it's cracked up to be. Of course cropped jeans are cute, but you might not want every single pair you own to come to that length. While the standard inseam on jeans is somewhere between 30 to 32 inches, taller girls needs …

Clothing

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.<p><i>Historian and genealogist Antoinette Harrell has uncovered cases of African Americans still living as</i> …

Black History

Meet Vero: Why a billionaire's Instagram alternative is suddenly so popular

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

17 black-owned businesses in honor of Black History Month

In 2017, H&M, Dove, and Zara were just a few of the global companies that faced backlash because of racist accusations, marketing, and cultural …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Microsoft releases its LinkedIn resume helper for Word

Microsoft is now ready to polish your job applications -- the company has released its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant for Office 365 subscribers. The AI-based helper sifts through LinkedIn profiles to find prominent examples of work experience and skill listings for your dream job, giving you …

11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job

When you land a new job, it's hard to imagine there's any need to update your résumé once again.<p>Perhaps you just updated it to land the role, and, at the very least, you don't have plans to pursue a new gig after just landing this one.<p>If you're like most people, you're probably going to wait until …

Employment

10 One-Piece Swimsuits That Are Fierce As Hell — All From Amazon and Under $16

There's no mistaking it: the one-piece swimsuit will get more attention than ever in 2018. And for good reason. There are many stylish options that are both flattering and statement-making. We're seeing major style stars like Kaia Gerber already rocking the look in the dead of Winter. If you don't …

Clothing

The E-Commerce Site Other Fashion People Don't Want You to Discover

MyTheresa.com is a firm favourite with the fashion crowd, as this is where you can find those bold statement pieces that garner lots of likes on …

Linguistics