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Update: Change These 19 Privacy Settings Right Now if You Want to Protect Your Data

Your TV is watching you.<p>It's not just Google and Facebook that are spying on you.<p>Your TV, your cellphone provider and even your LinkedIn account have …

Privacy

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers …

Museums

This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a mere fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!<p>When the summer heat finally arrives, it seems like the only solution to …

Home Improvement

Don't touch that fawn or you could be why it ends up in a cage

Ten fawns have been turned over to wildlife rehabilitation centers in Colorado Springs over the past 11 days, and a majority of them did not need …

Rehabilitation

What Your Reaction to Mosquito Bites Says About You

Could you have a mosquito bite allergy?<p>You get home from a camping trip and you are absolutely covered in mosquito bites—but your friend doesn't seem to have been bit at all. What gives?<p>First, an explanation of how a mosquito bites you, and why. Only females are out for blood, explains Joseph M. …

Do These 4 Exercises To Fix Your Bad Posture

These Pilates moves can help un-slouch your back and improve your posture to alleviate chronic pain.<p>Are you slouching? Caught you! Just think: How many times a day do you look down to check your phone? Use your computer? Drive your car? So many of us get into a bad habit of slouching throughout …

Yoga

Firefighters Are Warning to Never Leave Bottled Water in Your Car

Oddly enough, it could be a serious fire hazard.<p>A battery technician with the Idaho Power Company was on lunch break when he noticed smoke coming from beneath the center console of his truck. The culprit, he was surprised to learn, was a bottle of water. "I looked over and noticed light was being …

Santa Fe

17 Best Anti-Aging Oils for Women Over 50

Wrinkles and fine lines won't stand a chance against the best anti-aging oils for over-50 women. While your go-to serums and treatments are essential …

Skin Care

8 Rules to Do Everything Better

“Principles are fundamental truths that serve as the foundations for behavior that gets you what you want out of life,” writes investor Ray Dalio in his bestselling book, <i>Principles</i><i>.</i> Dalio focuses on skills like decision-making, investing, and managing organizations. While reading through it, I …

Self-improvement

The Japanese have improved a perfect design classic: the binder clip

Can the genius binder clip be improved upon?<p>Patented in the US over a century ago as a manuscript binding solution, the humble plastic and metal fold-over fastener (a.k.a. banker’s clip) has been extolled as one of the world’s best design objects in the compendium <i>Phaidon Design Classics</i>. Writers, …

Japan

The water crisis the Trump administration didn’t want you to know about

The government just released a huge study about chemicals. Mazel tov! You made it through the most boring part of this article. Now for the fun …

Trump Administration

Why it’s legal for Border Patrol to have checkpoints in the US

Agents asked motorists about their citizenship status at checkpoints in Maine and New Hampshire recently.<p>US Customs and Border patrol agents set up an hours-long checkpoint on I-95 in Maine, arresting one man with an outstanding deportation order. In New Hampshire, border patrol stopped cars at …

Immigration

What lies behind ghosts, demons and aliens – according to sleep researchers

If you believe in the paranormal you might not be surprised if you hear stories of deceased loved ones appearing during the night, huge explosions …

Sleep

Is this the home of the Holy Grail?

Although there are hundreds of claimants vying for the illustrious title of Holy Grail, Valencia, Spain’s Santo Cáliz invariably tops the list.<p>It is difficult to enter the Valencia Cathedral without feeling a sense of awe. Upon crossing the threshold, I was greeted with the echoes of a Gregorian …

Ancient History

How the Surveillance State Destroys the Lives of Poor Whites and People of Color

Shouldn’t the police be held accountable for misusing surveillance, especially when improper policing (or techniques reveal possible criminal conduct?<p>…

Trespassing

‘These aren’t our kids’: Fox & Friends defends Trump by dehumanizing immigrants

"These are people from another country."<p><i>Fox & Friends</i> host Brian Kilmeade defended President Trump on Friday by pointing out that while his harsh …

Donald Trump

30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so …

BBQ

59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …

Food

Totally Free, Genuinely Useful Camping Gear

This isn’t another listicle telling you to put your headlamp on your water bottle to turn it into a lantern. These are genuinely useful upgrades you can make to your current camping setup, without spending any money whatsoever.<p>Set a Bear Alarm with Your Camp Cup<p>Tie your metal camping cup next to …

Outdoors Gear

Keystone Virus Makes First Known Jump From Mosquitoes To Humans

<b>Updated at 10:45 a.m. ET Friday</b><p>Just in time for the hot, humid, bug-bite-riddled summer: Researchers from the University of Florida have confirmed the first known case of a human infected with the mosquito-borne Keystone virus.<p>A 16-year-old boy in North Central Florida went to an urgent care clinic …

Public Health

The A to Z of Choosing the Best Wood for Axe Handle

The definition of best wood for axe handle differs from person to person Outdoor enthusiasts still refer to some specific options. Let’s see what …

Outdoors

Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock '69 concert field

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes.<p>Perhaps they would find an old peace symbol? Or a strand of hippie beads? Or Jimi Hendrix's …

Archaeology

Here Are the All the Recent Campaign Donations That Might Raise Eyebrows

May was packed with primary congressional elections, giving political donors and special interests plenty of opportunities to try to influence …

NRA

House Republicans pass a farm bill that guts food assistance for working families

Two million people would be in jeopardy of losing their benefits.<p>The House of Representatives narrowly passed the farm bill Thursday afternoon …

Republicans

A Worm That Can Really, Really Get Under Your Skin

It sounds like a scene straight out of a nightmare.<p>One morning you wake up and <i>something</i> is crawling beneath your skin. It wriggles and writhes across your face, seemingly ready to rip out of your skin at any second. (Anyone remember that one scene from the movie <i>Alien</i>?)<p>But this, my friends, is no …

Public Health

Artist Spends 15 Months Constructing Ghostly Pirate Ship With Ordinary Found Materials

Tattooist Jason Stieva has been creating assemblage art for almost 20 years, extending his creativity beyond the flesh and into three-dimensional space. For the past nine years, he's been working on his <i>Gothic Times</i> series, which began when he acquired a portion of an old clockmakers estate. Mixing …

Art

Return of the Blood Libel

The speed of America’s moral descent under Donald Trump is breathtaking. In a matter of months we’ve gone from a nation that stood for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness to a nation that tears children from their parents and puts them in cages.<p>What’s almost equally remarkable about this …

Success

We know how to fix homelessness, we just won't do it

The largest, wealthiest cities in America are filling up with tent cities -- especially on the west coast, where East Coast style right-to-shelter …

African-American News

What Democratic Rage Would Look Like

“I think we’re at the beginning of a soft civil war.”<p>It seems, maybe, that President Donald Trump has abandoned his policy of separating children from their immigrant parents and warehousing them in detention facilities. But the conflict over the policy has been, among other things, starkly …

Political Science

Republican judge orders the entire Consumer Financial Protection Bureau eliminated

It was nice when judges believed in the rule of law.<p>A Republican federal trial judge held on Thursday that the entire Consumer Financial Protection …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau