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How to make your Apple iPad kid-friendly

Giving a kid an Apple iPad, even a used hand-me-down model, opens up a wide world of videos, games and educational apps. But taking just a few minutes to run through the settings menus goes a long way toward protecting their safety and your peace of mind.<p>Apple has conveniently built powerful …

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ISPs

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

AMC via NetflixIf you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might want to tack on some …

Psychology

6 Reasons to Skip Bangkok and Bali and Head to Malaysia Instead

Malaysia is one of Southeast Asia’s forgotten paradises. While tourists buzz between Bali and Bangkok, Malaysia somehow gets overlooked. It shouldn’t. Located slap-bang in between Indonesia and Thailand, Malaysia has the same wild jungles and painfully pretty beaches (with seawater as freakishly …

The Top 10 Relationship Deal Breakers, According to Science

And why your S.O.'s negative qualities are so hard to get past.<p>What makes or breaks whether someone wants to see you for more than just one date? A study recently published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> nailed down the top 10 most common deal breakers for short- and …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

These Are the Best Windows 10 Laptops You Can Buy

Some computer operating systems drive more buzz and industry-wide upset than others. The release of Windows 10 came with a retooled version of the …

Amazing Drone Photo of Hong Kong Will Make You Want to Book a Trip

In his new series "Urban Jungle," photographer Andy Young takes a bird's-eye-look at his hometown. His images—shot with a drone over the course of …

Best Beaches on Earth

<b>Best for Seclusion:</b> Barrier dunes frame this wild, seven-mile stretch, ranked No. 1 in this category. It’s the westernmost public beach on Kauai, …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

<i>By Michael Beck, GQ.</i><p>Getty Images<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the …

Is Digital Technology Making Us Any Better Off? One Prominent Economist Says No And He May Be Right

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to Apple, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” The ploy worked and Sculley became the first major CEO of a conventional …

Innovation

This Tablet Can Replace Your Television

Over the past couple of years, the consumer tech industry has been wrestling with hurdles impeding its growth. First, people have stopped upgrading …

Solar Systems Like Ours Remain Scarce

Solar systems like ours, in which Jupiter-like planets orbit their parent stars at Jupiter-like distances, remain scarce in the local stellar neighborhood, says an Australian-led team of astronomers.<p>The team who report their findings in <i>The Astrophysical Journal</i>, analyzed the latest results from an …

Solar System

Learn to code and create lucrative mobile apps like Candy Crush with this online course

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Piotr Adamowicz / Shutterstock.com People are spending more time on their smartphones than ever before; it's a trend expected to …

Candy Crush

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Roku SE is an Affordable Streaming Box

Roku has announced their latest streaming box – Roku SE. The affordable streaming box will be available for $25 on Black Friday. Cool? Let’s go on …

Google employee deems OnePlus USB Type-C cable and adapter potentially harmful

OnePlus has released a few USB Type-C accessories recently, like a (much sought after) USB Type-C cable and a Type-C adapter. But according to a …

10 Scientific And Medical Reasons Why We Should Be Compassionate

Angel is a writer on the Original Content team at LittleThings. Check out her articles about crucial tips on female and doggie health. She loves to …

Mindfulness

Garlic gets the girl: Forget aftershave - just eat garlic to attract women, study finds

Scientists finds that sweat of men who had eaten the bulb smelt more attractive to women because it suggests the person is healthy<p>It might sound like the most unlikely of dating tips, but a study has found that men should forget the aftershave and try eating some garlic instead.<p>Garlic has …

How to learn a new language, according to a guy who became fluent in 4 in just a few years

Unfortunately, that's not the situation most adults find themselves in. As a result, many people assume they've got no chance of ever mastering a foreign tongue.<p>But that's where they're wrong. Just ask opera singer Gabriel Wyner, who achieved fluency in <i>four</i> languages — Italian, German, French, and …

Language Learning

Restricting Your Eating Time Period to 8 Hours Will Transform Your Health & Fitness

Intermittent fasting can provide many important health benefits, including improving your insulin/leptin sensitivity, helping your body …

Physical Activity Does Not Help Lose Weight

Contrary to popular belief, exercise does not help with weight loss. While physical fitness regimes have several benefits, such as reducing the risk …

African-American News

5 Best Junk Foods to Eat After a Workout

The only problem is, you don't want your usual protein shake. You're craving something that doesn't quite meet your typical nutrition standards. …

Nutrition

What It's Really Like to Use a Windows Phone

"What about Windows Phone?" I always ask app developers. Some of them laugh at my question.<p>What is it like to use a Microsoft Windows Phone?<p>Statistically speaking, most people never have. Windows Phones make up less than 3 percent of the global market for smartphones. Even in emerging markets, …

The ultimate guide to learning anything faster

<i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time.<p>As information becomes more readily accesible online, the number of things we want to learn is only continuing to increase. And the only …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning