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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Google

God of War’s cloth map hides an elaborate puzzle

The game’s physical map hides an in-game secret<p><i>God of War</i> players have solved one of the game’s most dense, well-hidden puzzles — one that only owners of the physical special edition could even discover in the first place. Deciphering a set of directions found on the Stone Mason Edition’s cloth map …

Santa Monica

Hunt down collectibles in ‘God of War’ with this treasure maps guide

When <i>God of War</i> players reach the Lake of Nine, a major open-world hub in the newly released PlayStation 4 game, they discover a place where many a …

Archaeology

The Puffco Peak vaporizer is a quick hit of concentrated genius

Hell hath no fury like a stoner who has just had to dig his last nugget of honeycomb wax out of the carpet because the wad of sticky concentrate managed to fall off its dabbing tool. I mean, do you still fire it up -- carpet fuzz, cat hair and all -- or simply take the L and move on with your …

PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that a retail version of its Dart aircraft will ship in February, and is running a pre-order campaign for barebones (just the propeller module and two …

Sushi-Obsessed Man Pulls 5-Foot Tapeworm Out of His Rectum

It came "wiggling out."<p>You might want to put down whatever you’re eating before you read this unless five-and-a-half foot long tapeworms are what …

Weight Loss

Video: The Galaxy Note8's OIS destroys the competition when it comes to vibrations

The Galaxy Note8 is undeniably one of the best smartphones on the market right now (though very expensive). It has Samsung's fantastic 'Infinity' …

'Bit Rot' explained: Why your phone is slower than when it was new

Computers are kind of like people — as they age they tend to get a little slower and flaws are easier to see.<p>Our phones are computers shrunk down to …

Destiny 2 Class Tips And Tricks: How To Be The Best Titan, Hunter, Warlock

Each class in Destiny 2 sports an array of different abilities and subclasses. Whether you're a Titan, a Warlock, or a Hunter, it can be difficult to understand how to properly utilize what your class has to offer, especially if you're a newcomer to the Destiny series. To help you become the best …

Destiny 2

Boy who suffered up to 100 seizures a day has none in 300 days after being prescribed cannabis oil

An 11-year-old boy who was dying from severe epilepsy has not had any seizures for 300 days since being prescribed a medical marijuana product.<p>Billy …

Is the midlife crisis real? Or is ‘adulting’ just hard?

<b>By Claire Suddath</b><p>This month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical proof for the existence of the midlife crisis. In a …

Middle Age

Are we alone? Statistical analysis suggests that if we are typical, then the answer is probably yes

If there are other civilizations in the Universe, then why, after 60 years of listening and looking, haven't we found any evidence of their …

Lackadaisical

Rubber Band Engineer

DIY lovers rejoice! This should keep you entertained… Rubber Band Engineer is a new book that will show you how to build all sorts of crazy …

3D-printed artificial heart beats just like the real thing

The devices currently used to pump blood around the body in lieu of a healthy heart have their drawbacks. Whether huge washing machine-sized devices …

22 Optical Illusions That Prove Your Brain Sucks

What you think is reality is a lie. And we have the proof.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

Hurricane Harvey

Samsung is releasing a new outdoor surveillance cam

That looks suspiciously like another outdoor cam<p><b>Update 6/23, 3:03 PM ET:</b> The article as it ran below is incorrect, as was the original image in the post. Hanwha, which makes these cameras under the Samsung brand, clarified that this camera (model number: SNH-V6430BNH) was actually released in …

Samsung patents a phone case that charges your Gear S3 on the move | Trusted Reviews

<b>Samsung has filed a patent application for a smartwatch-charging phone case that will juice up a Gear S3 on the go, according to Patently Mobile.</b> <br>The …

EA Boss Andrew Wilson's Vision of Gaming's Future Will Blow Your Mind

Australian-born 42-year-old game maker Andrew Wilson has been working at Electronic Arts for 18 years and has been the CEO of global game giant since …

Gaming

Cannabis extract reduces seizures in children with rare form of epilepsy

As the medical community slowly shakes off the 20th century stigmatization of marijuana, we are finally seeing solid clinical evidence to back up …

Samsung shows off stretchable screen, and it's both awesome and weird

You can always count on Samsung to show you a glimpse of the future.<p>Samsung Display unveiled the world's first stretchable touchscreen display at the …

This solar-powered device harvests water from dry air

A tiny box produces fresh water using only sunlight for power. Could it help solve our global water crisis?<p>A small, solar-powered device that pulls fresh water from the air? Scientists at MIT and UC Berkeley have created a prototype that does just that -- and it only requires 20-30 percent humidity …

UC Berkeley

Watch how far Samsung's Galaxy S8 has evolved from the original Galaxy S

After months of anticipation and daily leaks, Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ finally arrive on April 21.<p>The S8's got arguably the most beautiful screen …

Is this the wildest treasure hunt in history? The mystery of the Oak Island Money Pit

After more than 200 years of digging, there's still no loot — yet.<p>The story of the Oak Island Money Pit began way back in the summer of 1795, when a …

Two Display Screen for Samsung’s Next Smartwatch?

We have to admit, Samsung is one of the top company when it comes to innovation especially on smartwatches. The rotating bezel on its <b>Gears S2 and S3</b> …

Nikola Tesla Was Born 160 Years Ago — Here Are His Lesser-Known Ideas and Inventions

Nikola Tesla, the creative, patent-obsessed inventor, was born 160 years ago on July 10.<p>He's famous for the Tesla coil and his work with alternating …

Tesla

Canadian Pot Dealers Are Freaking Out About Legalization

Legalization is going to put a lot of casual Canadian weed dealers out of business. We asked them how they are going to transition out of the black market.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>From Liberal Party insiders to pharmacists, many Canadians stand to gain from the legalization of …

Are we all just living in a holographic universe? Maybe

Since the 1990s, some physicists have suggested our reality is like a 3D projection of a two-dimensional universe. Now one team says it has evidence to support the wild idea.<p>Researchers say they've found the first evidence that we're all just living in something like a huge hologram the size of the …

Physics

The Surprising Legal Ramifications of Having a Dashcam in Your Car

Want to make sure your mechanic isn't messing with your car? Be careful, a dashcam could actually get you in trouble too.<p>We've all seen the hilarious footage of a customer car being taken on a joyride by a mechanic, with the whole ordeal recorded by the customer's dashboard camera. Hapless …

NES Classic Hacking: How to add more games to the mini Nintendo console

As clandestine computer wizardry threatens to undermine democracy, hacking is definitely in vogue right now. In more fun news, hackers have also …

Retrogaming