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Apple won’t collect your data for its AI services unless you let it

"Differential privacy" is Apple's way of collecting data without being totally creepy.<p>After years of touting itself as the company that didn’t access its users data, Apple has finally acknowledged that it really does need at least some collective understanding.<p>The company announced at last week’s …

Privacy

A famous yoga teacher reveals some simple moves to help you sleep better

In fact, more than 25% of the US population doesn't get enough sleep, while 10% suffer from chronic insomnia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Insufficient sleep puts us at risk of heart disease, obesity, depression and other chronic diseases and conditions.<p>But as it …

Yoga

#Gardening : How to Plan Your Square Foot Garden

Gardening<p><b>The basic square-foot gardening are:</b><p>1. Arrange your garden in squares, not rows. Lay it out in 4′x4′ planting areas.<br>2. Build boxes to hold a …

Turn This Kitchen Accessory into a Small Space Indoor Garden

As someone who grew up on farm land in New Jersey and now lives in a room that’s 11 ft by 11 ft, I am slowly getting used to small space living. It wasn’t until I started living on my own in an apartment with roommates that I realized it’s hard to find space for indoor floor plants, let alone room …

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

Plants

Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they "threaten" the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported Wednesday.<p>The comments by Gen. Hossein Salami, …

South Asia

Masai Giraffe Calf Joins Santa Barbara Zoo Herd

The Santa Barbara Zoo has a new Masai Giraffe calf. Audrey, aged eight, gave birth to the calf on the evening of March 26 in the Zoo’s Giraffe Barn, …

Wildlife

Set your alarm to GO to bed

When I was training to become a psychiatrist, I rarely paid attention to my patient’s sleep habits. Unless there was a specific problem with sleep — …

Sleep

Thanks to this brain-sensing meditation device, I'm calmer and sleeping great

I've tried lots of things: Giving up caffeine (that was hard!), giving up alcohol (even harder), and getting up at 5:30 a.m. to work out (brutally, insanely hard).<p>My latest trick has been easy, fun, and unbelievably effective: I've been using a brain-sensing device called Muse to meditate for 12 …

Brainwaves

I used to be tired all the time too. 'Segmented sleep' solved that

Until Thomas Edison came along, our ancestors preferred to have two sleeps per night with a break in between. Converting back to it has been tricky, but worth it<p>Do you get enough sleep? Of course you don’t. Very few people with busy jobs, young children or smartphones do. Last week, there was yet …

Streaming Media

Imgur, the Holy Grail of Cute Animals, Now Has a Site For Pets — at Least For April Fools'

Imgur, a longtime source for top-notch cute animal content, made an exciting announcement today — the launch of Imgur For Pets, a dedicated portion of the website for your furry friends to enjoy. Filled with adorable GIFs of silly humans, tips for understanding your master, and so forth, Imgur For …

BAY CITY, TX: OS, Boomer, Adorable Orange Tabby in Overfull Cat Room, Limited Time

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Pets

Cute Pictures Of Baby Animals For Springtime

(CUTE ANIMAL PICTURES/BABY ANIMALS) Spring is a magical season where the world wakes anew from its winter slumber. What’s the best part of …

Alarm clock-lamp tries to get you on a sleepy wavelength

Fall asleep easier, wake up refreshed.<p>That's the idea behind the pricey Aura Connected Alarm Clock ($190, www.withings.com), a touch-sensitive bedside lamp that also functions as a radio/alarm clock. Its maker says it offers science, not magic, to facilitate a better night's sleep.<p>The secret? …

Dark Chocolate Avocado Cake with Chocolate Avocado Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two 9” round cake pans.<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, whisk first five ingredients.<p>Step 3<p>In another …

35 Spring Wreaths That Will Freshen Up Your Front Door

We're counting down the days until March 20.<p>Warm weather (and fresh flowers) are just around the corner! Greet guests with the festive decorations this long-awaited season deserves.

6 Things The Downton Abbey Finale Got Right, & 5 Things It Got Wrong

After six seasons, a timeframe of roughly 13-and-a-half years, one war, countless marriages, untimely deaths, and cups of tea, <i>Downton Abbey</i> came to a …

TV Series

There’s a Proven Link Between Effective Leadership and Getting Enough Sleep

Kenneth Andersson FOR HBR<p>In our hyper-connected, 24/7 world, many of us are losing sleep — literally. Our own survey of more than 180 business leaders found that four out of 10 (43%) say they do not get enough sleep at least four nights a week. Such sleep deficiencies can undermine important forms …

The Brain

Letters reveal Pope John Paul II's 30-year friendship with woman

The BBC's Panorama programme has uncovered hundreds of letters that tell the story of the late Pope John Paul II's 30-year friendship with a married woman.<p>Until now, the letters to the Polish-born American philosopher Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka have been hidden away in the National Library of …

Christianity

This Avocado Dressing Transforms Humdrum Salad Greens Into Something Spectacular

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>From Pure Food [2] by Veronica Bosgraaf<p>Notes<p>I love how nature gives us healthy fats that we can use to make creamy foods without the guilt. I could practically drink this dressing from the pitcher! Its beautiful bright green color will liven up any salad. I use grapeseed …

8 Travel Scams You Need To Know Before Going To Europe

Up your street smarts now, and your trip will be so much more pleasant.<p>Traveling to a foreign country is an undeniable thrill — you get to experience a whole new culture and leave with a stamp on your passport. But as the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing reports, being a tourist also makes you …

Why Now Is the Time to Travel to Canada

Canada is arguably one of the best places in the world to spot the Northern Lights—specifically in the Yukon Territory, where the Aurora Borealis …

Canada

Super Bowl ads: the very best and the very worst

From a mysterious Intuit ad to a Zack Ryder promoting Doritos, the Super Bowl ads this year were high-concept, often ridiculous, and packed with celebrities<p><b>T-Mobile featuring Drake</b><p>Drake’s just a natural pitchman. That smile. Those pearly white teeth. That turtleneck. He looks like he should be …

Advertising

This Magic Product Will Get Rid of Redness Once and for All

Click, click, click. Boom💥<p>Once upon a time I got a history lesson in the redness-banish powers of green concealer from Hollywood makeup artist and man-who-taught-Kim-K-to-contour Joe Blasco. As someone with a naturally flushed complexion, this color theory intel was a game-changer. So when YSL …

Makeup

International garden photographer of the year – in pictures

The international garden photographer of the year in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have announced the winners of their annual photography competition

Photography

Report: Breast-feeding increase could save more than 800,000 lives annually

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've written before about how I simply don't get how we in the United States remain so squeamish about breast-feeding -- and how despite all the research that 'breast is best,' many U.S. hospitals are still not providing women with breast-feeding support.<p>If we know -- based on actual …

Breast Feeding