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If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

I’ve Been a Dietitian for Almost 20 Years. These Are the 5 Most Important Healthy Eating Lessons I’ve Learned

I’ve been a registered dietitian for a really long time—since 1999. And I've learned <i>a lot</i> about healthy eating over the years. I started in hospitals …

Hung Up

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

Self-improvement

Facebook is tricking users into signing its new terms of service, lawsuit alleges (updated)

Facebook has been accused of tricking users with fake notifications to pressure them into agreeing to its GDPR-complaint terms.<p>A lawsuit, filed by …

Privacy

A Digestible Guide to Individual’s Rights under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation went into effect on May 25th and Privacy Policy updates have been flooding inboxes. GDPR enhances everyone’s …

Privacy

Triclosan could be really harmful to your gut, and it's probably in your toothpaste

Triclosan, an antimicrobial agent found in toys, toothpaste, cosmetics and more than 2,000 other consumer products, has been found to wreak havoc on the guts of mice whose blood concentrations of the compound are roughly equivalent to a typical level for humans.<p>One group of mice who were fed a diet …

Microbiology

How spies can use your cellphone to find you – and eavesdrop on your calls and texts too

Surveillance systems that track the locations of cellphone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams are being turned against Americans as they roam the country and the world, say security experts and U.S. officials.<p>Federal officials acknowledged the privacy risk to Americans in a …

Surveillance

How to Boost Your Router Security as the VPNFilter Threat Grows

Two weeks after the FBI urged consumers to tighten the WiFi security in their homes, the security researchers who first identified the malware threat …

Wi-Fi

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Shopping

This Map Shows How Low States Education Spending Has Gotten

State policymakers who discover that they put less of a premium on education than Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad may want to rethink their budgets …

Bashar al-Assad

The world’s biggest database of hacked passwords is now a Chrome extension that checks yours automatically

Choosing a strong password is an essential move in guarding against hackers. But even if your password checks all the right boxes, you still may be using one that’s been breached—or one that’s been used so often that it’s one of the most common for hackers to try.<p>That’s more common than you might …

Information Systems

Here's the Name of Every Senator Who Voted Against Net Neutrality—and When to Vote Them Out

A surprising thing happened on Wednesday: The Senate did something good.<p>Not only did it pass a resolution to save net neutrality but more Republicans …

Verizon stealthily launched a startup offering $40-per-month unlimited data, messaging and minutes

Earlier this year, Verizon quietly launched a new startup called Visible, offering unlimited data, minutes, and messaging services for the low, low price of $40.<p>To subscribe for the service, users simply download the Visible app (currently available only on iOS) and register. Right now, …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass – all things you want to keep …

Nutrition

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

Facebook is making a tiny change that will protect it from strict privacy laws

A last-minute change makes it so Facebook doesn’t have to protect the privacy of 1.5 billion users under strict European laws.<p>As of today, all …

6 Keto Smoothies That Will Keep You Full for Hours

Trying the ultra-low carb weight loss diet? These portable drinks will keep your belly from rumbling.

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build Emotional Intelligence

The most important thing when you're trying to learn a skill often is to just be quiet.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

The world's biggest cruise line uses this psychological trick to make you spend more money

How much should a TV cost?<p>It seems like a simple question, but it can be difficult to answer. Of course, it depends on factors like size and quality — but once you've determined those, it's still hard to figure out what the price should be without referring to other TVs you seen, owned, or read …

Trash Robot Multiplayer Game Lets You Clear Up Urban Rivers Remotely

A unique Kickstarter campaign has launched this week by Urban Rivers, to create a multiplayer game that allows players to clear up rivers from litter …

Crowd Funding

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

Google’s Project Fi is the best cellphone plan you’re not using

Google has a solution for everyone who is tired of seeing astronomical cell phone bills at the end of each month. Launched in 2015, Project Fi is an …

Telecoms

South Africa’s brand new president vows to confiscate land from white farmers

If you’ve been following much international news, you’ve probably heard that, after literally years of scandal, abuse, and incompetence, South …

3 5-Minute Skills That Will Make Any Day a Success

They're quick, they're simple, and they can change everything.<p><i>What skills take less than 5 minutes to learn that everyone should know how to do? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

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I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …