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How to safely clean wax out of your earbuds

Humans are disgusting creatures. One thing I always notice when I see someone else's earbuds is a bit of earwax hanging off the end. Earwax serves …

Cleaning

How to use Google Podcasts

After launching a podcast interface in the Google Search app in mid-March, Google's finally come out with a proper, standalone app for keeping up to …

Podcasting

Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today

Text, images, and stickers all work in the web version of Android Messages<p>Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. Google says the feature …

Android News

Cannabis 101: Where Entrepreneurs, Lawyers and Caregivers Go To Learn

With Cannabis newly legal in some fashion in most of the United States, an entire entrepreneurial and medical industry is growing up around it. But where can business people, lawyers, growers and others who are interested in learning more about the ecosystem go to expand their knowledge on the …

Cannabis

Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?

The Voorhes<p>Science<p>Is there any truth to anti-aging schemes?<p>On a Thursday evening in late January, the faithful gather. They trickle into the Church of Perpetual Life, about an hour’s drive north of Miami, until a throng of around 100 people cram around tables lining the first-floor hall of this …

Medicine

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

How Worried Do You Need to Be About Those Cancer Warnings for Your Coffee?

<b>Update:</b> On Friday, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed a regulation that would exempt coffee from requiring a …

Cancer

Net neutrality: A cheat sheet

Do internet service providers have a right to throttle certain traffic? That's the question at the heart of net neutrality, and here's everything you …

Net Neutrality

How To: Watch YouTube Red Content for Free

For a while, YouTube Red original content was a joke, lagging behind other services like Netflix and Hulu in terms of quality, so breaking down the …

Apps

Net neutrality's old rules are a thing of the past. Here's what could happen next

Net neutrality's old rules are officially a thing of the past.<p>A new set of rules at the Federal Communications Commission went into effect Monday, ending the previous consumer protections that prevented Internet service providers from blocking or slowing legal traffic, or charging for faster …

Net Neutrality

By threatening Canada on trade, Trump risks the greatest defense partnership in US history

As Donald Trump joins a hostile G7 meeting in Quebec City today, an old friendship is on the line.<p>Relations between the US and other G7 nations have waxed and waned, but since WWII, Americans and Canadians have slept soundly under the protection of a friendly US-Canadian bond that spans 5,500 miles …

Canada

Here’s How You Can Still Get Heart Healthy After 40

Staying active can help protect your heart as you age.<p>A new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers offers middle-aged Americans hope that they …

Medical Research

Sucrose vs Glucose vs Fructose: What's the Difference?

If you’re trying to cut back on sugar, you may wonder whether the type of sugar matters.<p>Sucrose, glucose and fructose are three types of sugar that …

Diabetes

OnePlus 6: Do you really need 8GB of RAM in a phone?

You can buy a OnePlus 6 that has 8GB of RAM on board. That's 4GB more than most other high-end Android phones (and Chromebooks and cheap Windows …

Mobile Technology

In rural America, tightened access to Medicaid means tough choices

In March, Casey Britton fed her two 13-page Medicaid renewal applications into an ancient fax machine in Linden, Tennessee’s career center before the …

Health Care

42 Instantly Calming Products On Amazon That Are So Brilliant

The most valuable lesson I've ever learned in terms of my own well-being? Stress can be managed. Yes, stressful situations are inevitable, and your …

Mindfulness

Looking for Life on a Flat Earth

What a burgeoning movement says about science, solace, and how a theory becomes truth.<p>On the last Sunday afternoon in March, Mike Hughes, a sixty-two-year-old limousine driver from Apple Valley, California, successfully launched himself above the Mojave Desert in a homemade steam-powered rocket. …

Flat Earth Society

This Map Shows the Best-Paying Company In Every State

You don't have to be a top executive to make six figures.<p>You may think earning a big salary means climbing the corporate ladder. Not necessarily.<p>Many …

New Jersey

The inside story of how ABC fired Roseanne Barr

How does the most popular new TV show in America get canceled in a matter of hours?<p>On Tuesday we found out. All it takes is a few derogatory tweets by a star, in this case Roseanne Barr, and a few conference calls by network executives.<p>Executives at ABC and its parent company, Disney, decided early …

Roseanne Barr

Lauren Went From a Size 14 to a Size 2 in Just 1 Year by Doing These 2 Workouts

Lauren Marks was accustomed to always being involved in fitness, whether it was on a sports team or working out in the gym. Once Lauren got married and started a family, fitness was no longer one of her top priorities. Determined to get back in shape, Lauren accepted a friend's invite to a local …

Fitness

The 16-Minute Zero-Equipment Workout I Do When There's No Time for the Gym

As a person who genuinely enjoys working out, I'm happy to spend an entire evening at a steamy hot yoga class or outside on a long run. However, my …

Exercise

Here’s Your Cheat Sheet to Happiness

Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course …

Happiness

Why Are We So Fascinated by Cults?

In March, I sent an announcement around to friends and colleagues: watch out for my new novel, <i>Buddhism for Western Children</i>. It’s a spiraling story of a powerful, manipulative guru versus a boy who must escape to recover his will, I wrote, and it profiles Western lust for Eastern spiritual mystique …

University of Iowa

Single-payer is a winner in critical Democratic primaries

Candidates who support a single-payer health care system — or at least some expansion of government health coverage — are winning important …

Health Care

Trump signs the biggest rollback of bank rules since the financial crisis

President Donald Trump signed the biggest rollback of bank regulations since the global financial crisis into law Thursday.<p>The measure designed to …

Financial System

What Happened in Vegas

It is Monday evening, less than 24 hours after Stephen Paddock — an isolated, shadowy 64-year-old retired tax auditor and postal worker from …

Las Vegas

33 temporarily free and 52 on-sale apps and games to start Memorial Day weekend

Article Contents<p>Happy Friday, everyone. The Memorial Day weekend is a few hours away, so before you head out to whatever you're doing, I thought I'd …

Memorial Day Weekend

Exclusive excerpt: Stephen King's The Outsider gets a chilling first look

Stephen King

Try These 7 Home Workouts In The Morning If You Need A Really Quick Boost Of Energy

It can be hard to convince yourself to work out in the morning, but once you buckle down and do it, you literally feel like a badass energizer bunny …

Exercise

The GDPR goes into effect on Friday, here’s how it will affect you

Article Contents<p>Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you'll have noticed the barrage of emails from companies notifying you …

Privacy