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Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

10 New Netflix Shows You Should Be Watching

Image: Netflix<p>We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it's difficult to filter through it all. How many times do …

TV

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

James Comey

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here’s how to use it

Privacy has always been an important topic but, of late, it has become an increasingly troubling one. From smartphones to social media to plain …

Linux

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

1/<p>"The Singularity is Near" by Ray Kurzweil<p>Amazon<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil has thought deeply about the role computational power and artificial …

Books

This supplement may promote healthy arterial aging

A small pilot study of older people suggests that taking a daily supplement of a nutrient that is present naturally in foods may improve artery …

Diabetes

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Brain

How to protect your Facebook privacy – or delete yourself completely

If you found the Cambridge Analytica data breach revelations deeply unsettling, read our guide to the maze of your privacy settings<p>If the revelations that Cambridge Analytica acquired the records of 50 million Facebook users has you wondering how to protect your own personal information, you may …

Privacy

11 Young Adult Novels That Are Surprisingly Mature For Their Age

With <i>A Wrinkle In Time</i> blowing up the box office, we might be in for another wave of young adult novels making their way to the silver screen. While …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

Thinking About Trying Retinol? Make These Serums Your First Port of Call

There's a lot of talk about retinol in the beauty sphere at present, so we're not surprised that you're thinking about giving it a go—it is what …

Skin Care

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

What to Do When Your Skin Is Freaking Out From Retinol

Among dermatologists and beauty editors, retinol is praised as the holy grail of skin-care products. The pros will tell you it’s good for everything …

Skin Care

8 YA Series Worth Binge-Reading Before Their Big Finales

When it comes to binging on stories, why should Netflix and Hulu have all the fun? This year happens to be a prime one for binge-<i>reading</i>, as a number …

Game of Tomes: 8 Other Books Game of Thrones Fans Should Read

If you’ve caught up on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, have already read through the “Ice and Fire” series and are looking for some good old-fashioned fantasy action …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Take a refresher course in physics because you definitely weren't paying attention in high school

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Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications

If you've grown tired of answering those annoying browser prompts every time a website wants to show you notifications or know your location, you can …

Software

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

All the science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that everyone will be talking about in 2018

Bookshelf goals<p>With a new year comes the promise of new books hitting bookstores. 2018 is shaping up to have plenty of adventures to delve into — taking readers to distant planets, fantastical realms, and beyond. We’ll meet some authors publishing their first-ever novels, and we’ll become …

Science Fiction

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Here's how to swap outdated three-way light switches for something much better.<p>Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED …

Arduino

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

Fitness

How to find out what Facebook knows about you

I recently quit Facebook, but decided to return for one final task: To find out exactly what Facebook knows about me.<p>After some quick digging, I …

Social Media

Four iPhone camera apps that let you take better photos

The iPhone has one of the best phone cameras around. These apps help make it even better.<p>There's no shortage of photo editors for the iPhone. Take any picture you snap and apply filters, adjust the saturation or white balance, remove unwanted items from the image and so much more. Mobile photo …

Mobile Photography

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>By<p>Nov 14 2017, 6:19 PM<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated …

Workouts

This Revolutionary New Telescope Will Let You See Distant Galaxies From Your Own Backyard

It'll change the way we see the universe.<p>Ask any amateur astronomer about the difficulties of seeing stars from the center of a major metropolis — …

5 health-promoting plants that will clean the air in your home — and are very hard to kill

It can be tough keeping plants alive indoors, especially during the dark, dry, winter months.<p>But if they can thrive, indoor plants have all sorts of benefits. Plants can regulate indoor humidity, and they've been shown to make people feel content and peaceful around the world. In Norway, office …

Plants

America is facing an epistemic crisis

What if Mueller proves his case and it doesn’t matter?<p>Over at the Gothamist, Jake Offenhartz has an astounding and richly symbolic story about the latest bit of “fake news” burped up by the alt-right.<p>At Columbia University on Monday, alt-right self-promoter Mike Cernovich gave a speech to College …

Donald Trump

3 useful tips for traveling with your phone internationally

These tips will allow you to stay connected no matter where you are.<p>Don't let airplane mode or zero data bars prevent you from using your phone to its full advantage. Here are three tips to keep you connected while you travel, even if you're going off-the-grid.<p>Download your maps before going offline<p>…

Maps

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain