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How to hack your memory and remember almost anything

My foray into the world of memorisation began with a single memory — a startling, gut-wrenching memory, at that. I was in France, visiting my …

Living Rooms

No Apple Presenter Speaks for Longer Than 10 Minutes, and the Reason Is Backed by Neuroscience

The brain is easily bored. This one fact explains why Apple does what it does in its product launches. A presentation based on the fundamentals of neuroscience includes frequent changes to keep people interested. But how frequent is "frequent" change?<p>The answer: 10 minutes.<p>Neuroscientists say our …

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Vitamin D: Recent research uncovers new benefits

As much of the world experiences a record-breaking heat wave, this Spotlight turns its attention to vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin. Here, …

Why 'getting lost in a book' is so good for you, according to science

Wellness<p>“Transportation” — or the act of losing yourself in a book — makes you more empathetic, more creative and (hello!) it’s an escape.<p>Whether you’re the reader who rips through a new book each week or the one still slogging through that bestseller your friend recommended months ago, …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Apple's surprise MacBook Pro update further strains its relationship with pros

Nearly everyone's thrilled Apple has introduced a much higher-end MacBook Pro. But it's the way they did it that's causing pain among its most …

Upcoming SD card tech promises storage up to 128TBs, SSD-caliber speeds

The SD Association recently published a white paper describing new technologies that boost the potential of SD cards in terms of speed and storage capacity. With the announcement of SD Ultra Capacity and SD Express, the ceiling for storage capacity has been lifted from 2TB to a jaw-dropping 128TB …

MacBook Pro

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

If You Want to Become a Multi-Millionaire, These Are the Top 3 Things You Must Sacrifice

You don't need to sacrifice everything, but these three actions will accelerate your success.<p>Over the years, I have learned the true meaning of sacrifice in order to achieve unbelievable wins for the growth of my company: You must be willing to be uncomfortable today in order to live a life of …

5 Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Someone: Backed By Research

Here are the things you can tell just by looking at someone<p>As for personality, you can generally trust your gut when guessing extraversion, …

Hitting the A-Spot Feels so Good

They don't teach this in school. But they should.<p>When I was 19, I didn’t use my hands to masturbate. By then, I’d realized that what I needed was something longer and bigger. Something that would get at… whatever the heck was back there that I couldn’t reach. Instead, I went out and got myself a …

Gorgeous Cosplayer from Spain 'Juby Headshot' is Turning Heads

Cosplay Spotlight – Juby Headshot<p><b>ALL IMAGES COURTESY:</b> Oriol Lamiel Photography<p>Here at COGconnected, we have a huge appreciation for talented …

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Former British MI6 spy reveals how to remember information without writing it down

Remembering things can be hard.<p>Former British Secret Service MI6 and Australian Secret Intelligence Service agent Warren Reed learned a simple technique during his spy training to help remember any information without writing it down.<p>One of the very first things spies learn is how to train their …

How to turn any song into a ringtone with GarageBand for iOS

There are very few iOS tasks that still require a Mac. One of those is getting your own ringtones onto your iPhone. You can buy them, but you can’t add a downloaded ringtone onto your iPhone without hooking up to iTunes. Or can you? GarageBand on iOS lets you save your own creations as ringtones, …

Electronic Music

Read Albert Einstein’s handwritten advice from 1922 on living a happy life

Fresh off the news of hearing that he won the 1921 Nobel prize for physics, Albert Einstein was on a lecture tour of Japan when he was delivered a message by a local courier. For reasons not entirely clear, he tipped the courier not in cash, but in short notes that seemingly contain Einstein’s …

Bananas: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts

Bananas are one of the world's most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. …

Weight Loss

Stuck key? Learn the right way to clean your MacBook's keyboard

When I traded my old MacBook Pro for a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, it took me a few days to get accustomed to typing on the shallow, butterfly keyboard. A few months later, I was merrily typing away -- while wondering how I ever enjoyed the feel of the mushy keys on my previous MacBook Pro -- when …

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 …

Netflix is releasing 29 new originals this month starting today – here’s the full list

Netflix subscribers have a heck of a month to look forward to in October, with tons of great new content set to be added to Netflix’s …

Entertainment

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

100+ New Features in macOS High Sierra

How to zip and unzip files on iOS

Zipping files is easy on the Mac. You just right-click on one or more selected files in the Finder, then click Create Archive. The files get turned into an easy-to-handle .zip file.<p>On iOS, it’s a bit trickier. Even in iOS 11’s new Files app, you’ll find no built-in support for zipping files into a …

How to create a bootable macOS High Sierra USB install drive [Video]

If you want the ability to perform a fresh and clean install of macOS High Sierra, then you should consider creating a bootable macOS High Sierra USB install drive. Not only will this walkthrough work for the macOS High Sierra beta, but it will also work for the final public release once available. …

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EDEM - Latex ft. Kaakie (Official Video)

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Competitors waiting to see the iPhone 8 before they make future plans – chip suppliers

Some rival smartphone manufacturers are waiting to see what features are introduced in the iPhone 8 before finalizing their own plans, according to chip suppliers …<p>NordVPN<p><i>Digitimes</i> reports chip orders slowing ahead of the iPhone 8 launch at a time when they would normally be accelerating, …

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Water Found Deep Inside the Moon—Get the Facts

Satellite data suggest that water inside the moon is widespread, and that volcanic rocks may be a valuable resource for future explorers.<p>There's even more water on the moon than we previously thought, according to new analysis of tiny glass beads left over from ancient volcanic eruptions.<p>The …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Lifehacks

How to Send and Request Money via Facebook Messenger on iPhone

Did you know that you can send and receive money from your friends via Facebook Messenger? I didn’t until I received a notification informing me that my sister had sent me $5. It seems there are a million apps for sending friends and family money these days, from Venmo to Snapchat. But if you …