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This Top-rated Luggage Scale Will Help You Avoid Airline Fees

Good news: Your search for the best luggage weight scale is over. Why’s that? Well, if more 3K top-rated customer reviews and a “#1 Best Seller” tag …

Luggage

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Google

How to get $1,000 for free this month by downloading a savings app

The Acorns app is a great way to build up small savings. It automatically rounds up every purchase you make to the nearest dollar and invests that spare change for you.<p>And, if you download the app this month and refer 12 friends, Acorns will give you $1,000. No joke.<p>How the Acorns savings app …

Personal Finance

Teens have figured out how to be sneaky while vaping in school

BOSTON — Sneaking a cigarette in the school bathroom? How quaint. Today’s teens have taken to vaping, an alternative to smoking that’s so discreet …

Public Health

The Best Beaches in Southeast Asia, by Country

Paradise has a bad reputation in Southeast Asia. It’s been more than 20 years since Alex Garland’s <i>The Beach</i> first sent scores of backpackers along …

How to ‘poison’ your data before you delete Facebook

Over the past few weeks, we’ve learned a lot about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and how Facebook uses your data. The revelations have pushed many …

20 reasons to love Phuket, Thailand

Phuket has long been one of Thailand's party towns. But Kerry van der Jagt discovers there is much more to see and do than just the bars and the …

Asia Travel

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

This Insane Deal Will Let You Travel The World for Under $2,000

Do you harbor dreams of jet-setting and traveling across the globe, but feel it’s beyond your budget? You may be in luck.<p>For cash-strapped travelers, …

10 lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

National Parks

These Are the Best Times to Visit Thailand

There's a reason Thailand is one of the most in-demand destinations for travelers right now. With favorable exchange rates, an unfussy tourist visa …

Thailand

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

Mystery deepens over mass die-off of antelopes

<b>A mass die-off of wild antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.</b><p>More than 200,000 saiga antelopes collapsed and died suddenly in 2015, wiping out most of the global population.<p>The deaths were found to be caused by a bacterial infection.<p>However, new data …

This App Will Turn You Into a Grammar Wizard

Be a more productive writer in 2018 with Grammarly.<p>Save yourself from grammar-induced embarrassment and invest in a tool that will serve as your personal editor. Developed by linguists and language lovers, Grammarly Premium is an innovative writing app that examines and corrects hundreds of …

51 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Photographer Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since 2008, I have ventured …

An MIT professor says this 1996 logic puzzle may be the hardest brain teaser on the internet

Are you itching to test your smarts? You've come to the right place. The Harvard Business Review may have published this logic puzzle back in 1996, but people are still scratching their heads over it today. (If you prefer numbers over words, find the missing one in this puzzle.)<p>Mathematician …

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

JetBlue's All You Can Jet Pass Offers Free Year of Flights

Want to travel the world without the price tag associated with all those flights?<p>JetBlue is offering just that through its All You Can Jet Pass …

How to delete all photos from your iPhone (without losing them for good)

Whether you're looking to save on iPhone storage or selling your device, here's how to delete all photos from your iPhone<p>When you’re snapping …

Mobile Photography

The 100 best holiday gifts under $25

<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>This air plant in an amethyst crystal will look beautiful sitting on your desk or windowsill. Etsy<p>It can be hard to find the perfect gifts …

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids | Inc.com

What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said than done.<p>The truth is, there is no set path to guaranteed parenting success (believe me, …

Parenting

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

Apple Extends Free Repairs of Anti-Reflective Coating on Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Apple has extended free repairs of anti-reflective coating issues for select MacBook and MacBook Pro models.<p>Apple has authorized coverage within four years from the original purchase date of affected models, according to an internal document distributed to Apple Authorized Service Providers and …

Anker's Breeze case provides military-grade protection for your iPhone X at just $5

IPhone X

Psychic who predicted Donald Trump's election win reveals EVERYTHING that will happen in 2018

A psychic who foretold the unlikely election victory of Donald Trump back in 2016 has revealed what next year has in store for us.<p>Craig …

These laser microscope pics show synapses firing in amazing detail

To capture high-definition images of nerves firing in the brain, you need some quality lasers. Scottish tech firm M Squared has used cutting-edge …

Neuroscience

iPhone X Case Review Roundup 4: Caseology, X-Doria, and MagBak

The fourth case review in my iPhone X Review Roundup series focuses on Caseology, X-Doria, and MagBak. If you've missed my previous posts, I'm taking a close look at iPhone X cases from a range of manufacturers. We don't often feature case reviews on <i>MacRumors</i>, but with the launch of the iPhone X …

Mobile Technology