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The Security of Cellular Connections

<b>Q.</b> <i>How secure is my LTE internet connection when I’m connected to my mobile provider, compared with Wi-Fi?</i><p><b>A.</b> On a typical 4G LTE network connection, your data is encrypted and your identity is authenticated and protected. Wi-Fi networks, on the other hand, can vary widely when it comes to security. …

What JPMorgan, Fastenal, CASS And The DoT Are Saying To Buy

Introduction<p>This article is being submitted <i>pari passu</i> with one suggesting that some technical and fundamental signs that long term interest rates …

Identity theft: Banking has changed, criminals haven't — here’s how to protect your money

This year marks a decade since the financial crisis. The biggest financial institutions still dominate the landscape, but banking has changed. Mobile banking now plays a significant role in how we manage our money. A 2016 survey by the Federal Reserve found that over half of smartphone users with …

Identity Theft

3 Reasons We Aren't Taxing the Rich to Save Social Security

The no-frills truth why the most popular Social Security fix hasn't become law.<p>What once seemed like a long way off is no longer. Social Security's …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

• <b>John, aka ESI Money, was a business executive for 28 years before he retired at age 52 with a $3 million net worth.</b>• <b><br>He writes about his journey to early retirement and everything that comes after it on the blog ESI Money — it stands for earn, save, invest.</b>• <b><br>For Business Insider's "Real Money" series,</b> …

Personal Finance

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Tech Armor says its new screen protector improves iPhone performance. We tested it

Tech Armor has a new screen protector for various iPhone devices called the Enhance, but the company claims it does more than protect your …

Screen Protector

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

Refugees are learning how to code to help fill Ireland's tech skills gaps

TRAINING ASYLUM SEEKERS and refugees in coding and software development could help bridge skills gaps in Ireland’s burgeoning tech sector, according …

Before Trump-Putin summit, Europe urges China and U.S. to halt trade war

BEIJING — Europe cast itself as a peacemaker here Monday, with senior officials calling on the United States and China to mend their commercial relationship and avoid a trade war that could drag on for years.<p>“There is still time to prevent conflict and chaos,” said European Council President Donald …

27 Incredibly Helpful Life Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed

Life isn’t meant to be easy, but since evolution and civilisation removed the ever-present threat of being mauled by a sabre-toothed tiger, or …

Can You Turn a Narcissist Into a Kind, Caring Altruist?

Research on narcissism has traditionally focused on the antisocial features of personality (e.g., lack of empathy, manipulativeness, competitiveness, …

Adobe reportedly bringing full version of Photoshop to iPad

<b>If you’re partial to editing images on your tablet, but would prefer something a little more powerful than Lightroom CC, then you may only have a few</b> …

A 71-year-old man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say

The Palm Beach Gardens Police Department's first homicide investigation of 2018 opened in late January - rather early in the year, considering that Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is basically a live-in golf course of 50,000 people, where the annual murder count rarely cracks one.<p>The case proceeded by …

Crime

5 Startups Changing How Americans Buy Their First Home

The antiquated mortgage process is getting a digital upgrade.<p>House-hunting starts online these days, with a visit to Google or Zillow. That initial search might lead to a FaceTime “open house” or uncover a 3D house tour. But put in an offer, and the process quickly turns analog. The hunt has gone …

Americans’ retirement benefits slashed by a quarter

<b>By Ben Steverman,</b> <i>Bloomberg News</i><p>Americans are more worried about retirement, and they’re getting less help saving for it.<p>Employers cut their …

One Woman’s Slide From Middle Class to Medicaid

DEDHAM, Mass. — A dozen or so years into retirement, Rita Sherman had plenty going for her financially.<p>Recently widowed, she had a net worth of roughly $600,000 as of 1998. Her health was excellent, and she dutifully purchased a long-term care insurance policy that would cover three years of …

Home Safety Checklist: 10 Things to Inspect Right After You Unpack

Your home safety checklist isn't something to dig out just once a year. If you're moving into a new home, you should run through your safety …

The Simplest, Easiest Method for Making Fruit Crisp

<b>Heat the oven and prepare the baking dish.</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x9-inch or 11x7-inch glass baking dish …

The Single-Payer Party? Democrats Shift Left on Health Care

For years, Republicans savaged Democrats for supporting the Affordable Care Act, branding the law — with some rhetorical license — as a government takeover of health care.<p>Now, cast out of power in Washington and most state capitals, Democrats and activist leaders seeking political redemption have …

Health Care

The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000.

SAN FRANCISCO — When John Battelle’s teenage son broke his leg at a suburban soccer game, naturally the first call his parents made was to 911. The second was to Dr. Jordan Shlain, the concierge doctor here who treats Mr. Battelle and his family.<p>“They’re taking him to a local hospital,” Mr. …

San Francisco

‘Twin Peaks’: Your A to Z Guide

“Who Killed Laura Palmer?” Jeez, where do we begin? The dense, disturbing, one-of-a-kind murder mystery crafted by David Lynch and Mark Frost has …

This is what happens to your body when you stop working out for 2 weeks

It’s no secret that a sedentary lifestyle—think less spinning, more sweatpants and <i></i>Netflix—can be a contributing factor for diabetes. But what if …

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

11 podcasts to catch up on over Memorial Day Weekend

As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, many are looking forward to some extra down time to explore the podcasts buzzing at the moment. Whether traveling …

5 things to watch at the Trump-Hill GOP confab in Philly

The new president and congressional Republicans have a lot of work to do to get on the same page.<p>Congressional Republicans head to their annual retreat in Philadelphia Wednesday looking for answers to an unusual question at a time of one-party dominance: Can they get along with their own GOP …

François Fillon faces call to explain payments to wife from MP funds

Newspaper claims French presidential candidate’s British wife was paid €500,000 despite playing no major role in his political life<p>The rightwing French presidential candidate François Fillon is under pressure to explain the role of his British wife in his political operation after a newspaper …

52 tricks to make everything better in 2018

Well, 2018 is just around the corner and you have 52 weeks to make it your best year yet. So, to help you do just that, we've pulled together 52 …

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Mindfulness