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Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

5 immigration myths debunked

President Obama is taking executive action to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.<p>His plan has been a tough sell to the American people, especially with the new Republican-controlled Congress. But many experts agree that some of the arguments against immigration are based …

Immigration Advocates: ICE Is 'Out Of Control'

WASHINGTON -- Advocates are alleging that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is "more out of control than ever," going after immigrants aggressively ahead of potential executive action from President Barack Obama that could shield some of the immigrants from deportation.<p>A report released Wednesday …

Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.<p>Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what …

7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

Report: Google to Launch Nexus Phablet Later This Month

Google will soon be joining Samsung, Apple and LG at the phablet party, according to a new report.<p>The company is preparing to launch the next phone …

Get your head round the cloud: 24 tricks for DropBox, iCloud and more

Tips, tricks and shortcuts to improve your grasp of OneDrive, iCloud, DropBox and Google Drive<p>iCloud<p>1. <b>Secure the cloud</b><p>Two-step verification is one of the most effective ways of keeping your data secure. When activated, you must input both your password and a randomly generated code provided by …

3 ways crooks attack on public Wi-Fi

When you're on the go and running out of data on your cellular plan, finding free public Wi-Fi is like getting a fantastic present on Christmas morning<p>But unlike a Christmas present, free public Wi-Fi comes with a cost. No, not your firstborn child (although some people in London agreed to do just …

Mobile Wars: AT&T Goes Whale Hunting, But Verizon, Sprint Bite Back As Data Prices Continue To Fall

The vicious competition for the biggest mobile data customers reached its hottest levels of the year, even though the calendar tells us summer is over. But for heavy smartphone customers, the only thing falling should be their monthly bills as AT&T kicked off yet another round of aggressive …

The 67-Day Diet That LeBron James Used To Lose A Ton Of Weight Is Too Extreme For Normal People

He only ate meat, fish, fruits, and vegetables as a "mental challenge," he says. He even turned down a custom-made cake from a restaurant in Mykonos at one point.<p>The results were profound. He says he lost "a ton of weight," and a jarring Instagram photo of "Skinny LeBron" looking thin in the face …

Paleo Diet

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

Gmail's latest move isn't the end of email, it's a new beginning

The Gmail API could turn our email accounts into gold mines, and that's a good thing<p>Everybody loves to hate email.<p>It’s overwhelming, all-encompassing, and perhaps most importantly, lacks the context we’ve come to expect from modern communication apps. It's hard to blame email, though, since most …

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.<p>The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even …

Google

Dems huddle on immigration push

Senate Democratic leaders are pushing back against the conventional wisdom that Eric Cantor’s election loss dooms immigration reform this year — arguing he was the primary stumbling block in the first place.<p>In fact, Democrats say they believe that chances for comprehensive immigration may be better …

Are you ready for the next chapter of Wi-Fi? Meet 802.11ax

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sputanski<p>Now that the first wave of 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers and devices are making their way out the …

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.<p>At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new …

Military

The Best Sex Toys for Every Person

Whether you're looking for the best way to have a little fun alone or trying to spice things up with your partner, there's a sex toy for that. Here are 10 sex toys to try, ranging...

Doctor On Demand App Gives $40 Medical Consultations From the Comfort of Your Smartphone

Today, it’s becoming expected that a smartphone should be able to do anything and everything useful, well beyond the gimmick of a few years ago, …

Andreessen Horowitz

SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

A tiny yet versatile Wi-Fi storage device<p>Dong Ngo August 3, 2013<p>Its supersmall size is not the only cool thing about the SanDisk Connect Wireless …

Immigration reform gets push from tech industry

Mark Zuckerberg has spent much of the past year getting involved in political issues, from education in New Jersey to infrastructure development in Africa. His most prominent action is likely to come on immigration reform, which Facebook's founder is pushing through the FWD.us group he formed last …

Immigration Reform

House immigration bill, minus surge

It was clear even before the text was officially introduced: The House Democratic immigration bill is heading straight to nowhere.<p>But that doesn’t matter.<p>The legislation released Wednesday is meant to build pressure on House Republican leaders who have so far shown little public urgency on the …

Wait, what? Yahoo tops Google in US traffic

Yahoo bumps Google from the top spot on ComScore's list of 50 most-visited Internet properties, a position held by Google since 2008.<p>For the first time in five years, Google is no longer No. 1 in US Internet traffic, and its top spot was taken by a surprising competitor -- the once lackluster Yahoo.<p>…

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“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

There are many reasons to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But if seeing rocket ships up close and learning from real astronauts what it’s like to be in space seems old hat, there’s now an exciting new exhibit that’s sure to engage and impress: <i>Angry Birds.</i><p>The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit …