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101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

California says the only safe way to talk on your cellphone is to text

Earlier this month, the California department of health released guidelines warning residents to avoid putting mobile phones up to their heads.<p>“Keep your phone away from your body,” the state health department writes. “Although the science is still evolving, some laboratory experiments and human …

Public Health

The trick to persuading people you’re right, according to experimental psychology

It’s an old trope that humans don’t like change—especially when it comes to their opinions. Ancient Greek philosophers complained about the masses refusing to heed their advice. Scholars spearheading the scientific revolution in the 17th century bemoaned their predecessors’ stubbornness. And today, …

Critical Thinking

Top 7 Notes Tricks for iOS 10

Apple’s proprietary Notes app for iOS was at one point in time, rather bland and useless, allowing users only to carry out quick notes and …

I was rejected by every PhD program I applied to. This year, I got into my top choice. Here’s how

Around this time last year, I was reading my final rejection letter from the University of California-Berkeley. It wasn’t much of a surprise. By the time the email appeared in my inbox, four other universities—Yale, Princeton, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania—had already denied me …

College & University

An interview coach says there’s a right way to answer the dreaded salary history question

• Your current salary<br>• Your expected salary<br>• How badly you need or want the job<p>The salary range for the position<br>• The overall compensation budget available<br>• How many of these positions they’re trying to fill<br>• How long they’ve been trying to fill the position<br>• How badly they need to fill the position<br>• How many …

Career Development

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius

Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service<p>Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then select “compact” to reduce the …

You’re a different person at 14 and 77, the longest-running personality study ever has found

Look at a photo of yourself as a teenager and, mistaken fashion choices aside, it’s likely you see traces of the same person with the same personality quirks as you are today. But whether or not you truly are the same person over a lifetime—and what that notion of personhood even means—is the …

Psychology

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

iOS Tip — Create a PDF from Web Page, On Your iPhone

Sometimes, you just want a permanent copy of a web page article. When I do, I create a PDF.<p>It’s handy if you want to annotate (mark up), share with …

Working from an iPhone

One of my goals in 2016 was to make working from my iPhone as efficient as possible. The desire to make this happen initially sprung from experiences raising a baby. My wife and I began foster parenting in July of 2015, and one of our foster children was AJ, a four-week-old baby boy. AJ ended up …

Siri has some fresh thoughts on love just in time for Valentine's Day

If you're the kind of person who likes to talk love on Valentine's Day, you can now stop annoying your Valentine's Day-hating peers (we know they're …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

40 of the best Android apps of 2016

This year saw a great crop of new and updated apps to make your Android device more useful, productive and entertaining.<p>We’ve rounded up 40 of the best ones we tested all through 2016 – flip through our list, find your favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you’re rocking on your own …

9 Preview app tips every Mac owner should know

The Preview app ought to have a better opinion of itself. This stock Mac app goes around calling itself "Preview" when it can do so much more than just preview files. To help Preview form a more positive view of itself and help you get the most out of the app, I present 9 things Preview can do …

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How do we know when we’ve fallen in love? My informal survey reveals three big patterns

Two months and one day after our first date, a man I’ll call Daniel asked to come over to my place and talk about our relationship.<p>“I like you very much,” he said after he’d arrived at my apartment in Washington, DC, “but I don’t know that this is a long-term thing.” He wanted to keep dating me for …

Relationships

Winking Is One of the Weirdest Things You Can Do With Your Face

If you’re a famous person who wants to make some headlines, winking seems like a pretty low-effort, high-payoff way to do it. Sarah Palin did it …

Psychology

Want Your iPhone to Perform at its Best? Hold it in Your Right Hand

A lot of things can affect how well your phone is working, but it might be news to you that one of those things is your own body. A recent report …

The Foods You Should Be Freezing To Give Them A Longer Lifespan

No freezer is complete without a stash of cookie dough in it.<p>When it comes to cooking (and saving money), the freezer is your best friend. There are a lot of articles circulating the web that discuss surprising foods you can freeze and foods you should never freeze. These articles are important, …

Why Fidgeting Is Good Medicine

Are you a fidgeter?<p>From now on, you can ignore the frequent requests you undoubtedly receive to just sit still. A new study finds that fidgeting — the toe-tapping, foot-wagging and other body movements that annoy your co-workers — is in fact good for your health.<p>Sitting is one of the scourges of …

Oh My God, These Cats Look So Adorably Dumb When They Sleep

Sweet, derpy dreams, kitties.

The complete guide to every single new emoji in iOS 10

Amidst all the crazy news at Apple's iPhone event last week, the announcement of new emoji may have gotten lost in the shuffle. (Remember the …

If you’re struggling to open your iPhone with iOS 10, try this setting

• Open Settings<br>• Tap on General<br>• Tap on Accessibility<br>• Scroll down to Home Button and tap it<br>• Turn on the “Rest Finger to Open” setting

iPhone

Before You Upgrade To iOS 10 Or An iPhone 7 You Must Do This

Let’s play “What if?”<p>What if you get home later today, throw your iPhone on the charger, and tell it to go ahead and upgrade to iOS 10. You walk away, go for a run, make some dinner, and wait for the new shiny to download. But, when you come back, instead of there being a cheery “Hello!” on the …

IPhone 7

iPhone 7 Plus Vs iPhone 6S Plus: What's The Difference?

The new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are here and, once again, it is the Plus model where Apple’s greatest innovation is being shown. But more people will buy the iPhone 7 than the iPhone 7 Plus, so are they making a mistake and does the new Plus offer enough changes from the iPhone 6S Plus to …

What’s on India’s richest man’s mind? Five takeaways from rare, long interviews with Mukesh Ambani

It’s been a week since Reliance Industries (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani ushered in a new era in the $50-billion Indian telecom industry with the launch of his Reliance Jio.<p>The new company’s ambitious agenda rides on its promise of free services till the end of the year and dirt-cheap 4G data …

India