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Free App 'Reverb' Brings Amazon's Alexa to Mac Desktops, iPhones, and iPads

Developers at U.S. digital consultancy Rain have created a little-known app called Reverb that allows users to access Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant from their Mac desktop or iOS device.<p>Launching the free Mac app prompts users to sign in to their Amazon account, after which a window opens showing …

How The Right Co-Opted ‘Fake News’

To Donald Trump and the right, any news or facts they don’t like or disagree with are labeled fake news, leaving us in a world where the truth …

How to connect wireless headphones to any TV

So you want to watch television at night without disturbing others trying to sleep. Or maybe you prefer to block out the noise of your surroundings -- like that annoying dog next door who won't stop barking -- while catching up on The Flash.<p>Connecting wireless headphones to your television doesn't …

Headphones

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

How Trump's Plan To Gut Obamacare Will Take Down Medicare

Donald Trump’s campaign vow to repeal Obamacare is now fast-tracked in Congress and will embraced by his nominees to run the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).<p>But the promise will also have another intended consequence if fully repealed: It will severely damage Medicare, which …

Meet the Entrepreneur Who's Bringing Neuroscience to the Masses

You've got to see it to believe it.<p>Greg Gage is a neuroscientist.<p>You wouldn't know it by looking at him, though. There's no long, white lab coat. And he doesn't speak in scientific jargon that's difficult to understand.<p>That's because Gage is on a mission: He wants to make neuroscience accessible to …

Neuroscience

Meditation helped me save $25,000 and get my financial act together

Eleven years ago, before I began meditating, I had so many good things in my life. I'd graduated with a master's degree from an Ivy League college, had a great job as a licensed clinical social worker and was celebrating one year of marriage to a wonderful man with whom I could travel the world.<p>But …

Amazon Lightsail: The private server killer

Amazon is going after hosting and virtual private server companies with its latest low-end cloud offering.<p>Before the cloud, we often rented servers …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Meditation

The 13 best uses of Siri on a Mac

Siri and I have been shacking up together on my MacBook for about two months now. How useful is Apple's digital assistant on a Mac? Let me count the ways.<p>1. Find files<p>Siri offers a quick way to find files you want to return to. You can say, "Show me documents from yesterday" or "Show me …

10 Ways to Boost Your Brain Health This Week

Stay-sharp secrets from a leading expert on longevity…<p><b>Improve memory, focus, and cognition with these simple strategies from one of the country’s</b> …

Wellness

7 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Instantly Happy

Whatever you decide, make sure it makes you happy.<p>We all want to find happiness, but with so many of us feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed, it's easier said than done.<p>But here's the good news: Seven little acts that can give you a daily does of happiness.<p><b>1. Expand your positive</b> …

Happiness

Will You Be Super Productive Today? Harvard Scientist Says This App Can Predict It

A new study of 28,000 people shows how your mood influences your next activity.<p>If you're having a great time, what are you more likely to do next? Make a decision to do something fun, or something productive?<p>Harvard researcher Maxime Taquet and Jordi Quoidbach of the University of Pompeu Fabra in …

Happiness

IFTTT inserts recipe controls into third-party apps

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE, 8/17/16, 10:45 AM EST: This piece has been corrected to reflect that the recipes in third-party apps are curated suggestions, and not user-created recipes.</i><p>IFTTT (short for "if this, then that") is a free online service -- with it, you can craft automation recipes that link services …

Prisma adds offline mode to its crazy popular art filter app

Art filter app sensation Prisma, which has revved up from nothing to an incredible 55 million+ downloads for its iOS and Android apps in just two months this summer, has now added an offline mode — so you can snap photos and process them to look like an Edward Munch painting in seconds and without …

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7 Workouts That’ll Give You Buns of Steel

There are lots of reasons to want to strengthen your booty. From making those dance floor moves at your friend’s wedding look extra good to protecting you from running injuries, a strong butt does the body good. You don’t need a gym to get a Beyoncé booty — there are tons of easy exercises to do …

What Kind of Drunk Are You, According to Science?

Ernest Hemingway, Nutty Professor, Mary Poppins, or Mr. Hyde?<p>We all have that friend who gets belligerent when wasted, screaming at a trash can that it doesn't understand the finer points of modern architecture or Al Pacino's acting<i>.</i> Or the one friend who gets so giggly that even the lamest joke …

Introducing a New Era of Cloud Freedom and Control

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger opened VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, by telling his audience that “a new era of cloud freedom and control is here.” …

Vmware

This in-app training Chrome extension will make you a Google Docs master

Whether you're just getting started with a Chromebook or your office is one of the millions switching to Google Docs — or maybe you're just curious, …

This portable laundry bag will keep weary travelers feeling fresh

Campers and travelers will agree that dirty laundry seriously weighs down your trip. Runs to the laundromat are out of the way and costly, and stain …

Four Things to Remember About Your Interviewer In Your Next Job Interview

A job interview is supposed to be a two-way street, a conversation between you and a potential employer, to make sure you’re a fit for each other. …

This 25-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your Day | Diets Advisor

Most people go to bed with every intention of awakening with enough time to appropriately begin our day, however after a late evening <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

This hypnotherapy app will retrain your brain

The morning had been tough. Emails kept coming in, a police helicopter was irritatingly buzzing around outside, and a gardener had decided to cut the …

The Twitter Bot That Sounds Just Like Me

Hackers can use artificial intelligence to mimic their targets’ tweets—and entice them to click on malicious links.<p>The tweet came in Monday afternoon: “@kavehwaddell ...what are they looking for that isn't backed up to iCloud data—and can produce if subpoenaed.”<p>To most people, that tweet is the …

All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You

It can even be trained to read your lips.<p>City dwellers spend nearly every moment of every day awash in Wi-Fi signals. Homes, streets, businesses, and office buildings are constantly blasting wireless signals every which way for the benefit of nearby phones, tablets, laptops, wearables, and other …