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Google is finally making it easier for you to manage your private data

Google is overhauling its user privacy policy, not because it wants to do it or because it wants to collect less data about you, but because Europe …

Can Bad Men Change? What It’s Like Inside Sex Offender Therapy

The men file in, a few wearing pressed button-down shirts, others jeans caked in mud from work on a construction site. They meet in the living room …

Civil Rights

10 Masturbation "Would You Rather" Questions That Are Impossible To Answer

Never masturbate again or masturbate five times a day...forever?

Masturbation, sharing beds lead to homosexuality, according to leaked Mormon teachings

A newly leaked Mormon church document from 1981 warns church leaders that masturbation can turn a person gay.<p>The document also reveals that Mormon …

LGBTQI

How to wash your car properly to protect the paint – and add value

It used to be the weekend ritual – as much a part of the routine as mowing the lawn and a Sunday roast. Now washing the car has virtually disappeared off our driveways - consigned to the metal dustbin of nostalgia with Chopper bikes and glass milk bottles.<p>Back in the Seventies and Eighties, …

19 insider facts about shopping at Costco only employees know

Costco deals are easy to come by.<p>The retail chain is famous for having just about everything. And certainly, some of its offerings stretch beyond what you'd expect from a big-box store — Costco sells cars, vacations, food kits for the apocalypse, cheap eats in the food court, and even caskets.<p>Given …

Google Duo allows you to call people who don’t have the app

But only fellow Android users, and not even all of them.<p>Duo is Google's video calling app, and it looks like the tech giant wants to spread the word about it. According to <i>Android Police</i>, Duo users can now call people who don't have the app installed and who haven't registered with the service. It …

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants, and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

What Is American Cheese, Anyway?

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It happens every time I post a picture on Twitter or Instagram of a delicious cheeseburger—perfectly crusted ground beef (most likely cooked smashed-style) on a soft bun, layered with onions, lettuce, pickles...and …

Peyton Manning Retires After Illustrious Career: Pictures

Florida Gators

How to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

In the fight against weight gain, when you eat might be as important as what you eat.<p>The holiday season and weight gain trends this time of year often direct focus to specific foods to eat in order to maintain weight. Questions regarding how often to eat are largely ignored.<p>Cultural influences …

Laziness and lack of sleep can shorten your life, especially when combined, study says

You already know that smoking is bad for you and that drinking too much alcohol may shorten your life. Now a new study says that spending too much time in a chair and depriving yourself of necessary sleep should join a short list of behaviors known to increase your risk of premature death.<p>Sedentary …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Immune System

Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

Meet the NASA Engineer Who Became an Astronaut—After Being Rejected 14 Times

Clayton Anderson, "the ordinary spaceman," talks his long journey to the ISS, the view from 250 miles above the Earth, and the extraordinary things on the horizon for space travel.<p><i>Clayton Anderson spent his first 15 years at NASA designing spacecraft. He spent his last 15 flying them. But somewhere</i> …

Here’s a foolproof method to increase your Chipotle burrito size by 86 percent

The best way to hack a system is almost always to exploit its human weakness. Case in point: This “master” Chipotle hack from<i>Apartment List</i> intern …

Yes, Mr. President, We Remade Our Atlas to Reflect Shrinking Ice

While discussing his new plan to combat global warming, the President referenced one of the most striking shifts in the history of National Geographic maps.<p>Unveiling his most aggressive plan yet to combat climate change, President Obama on Monday referenced recent dramatic changes that National …

Clean Power Plan

Scientists think they’ve found the reason you’re overeating

Do you ever realize that you’re full, but finish that burger and fries anyway? There may be a scientific reason for that: too little of a hormone called GLP-1, which is thought to play a role in obesity (paywall).<p>Researchers from Rutgers University have found that when GLP-1 is released in the …

How Many Steps a Day Should You Really Walk?

<i>(Photo: SuperStock/Getty Images)</i><p><i>By Jesse Singal</i><p>If you pluck someone off the street, whether in New York or Wichita or Seattle or Sacramento, and ask them how many steps people should aim for per day in order to get enough physical activity, they'll probably tell you 10,000. In an age in which …

The science of why stepping on Legos makes you want to die

“I hope you step on a Lego” is such an apt curse that it has become a meme. Pages upon pages of YouTube videos detail the experience’s excruciating agony.<p>The comedian Steve Ranazzissi perhaps described the moment the best: “Last week I stepped on a Lego with my bare foot and I almost murdered my …

25 Of The Most Incredible Breakfasts To Make The Day After Thanksgiving

Against all odds, the whole family feels hungry the morning after Thanksgiving.<p>The party is over. The fat lady has sung her turkey-tuned song. The refrigerator is overflowing with Tupperware galore, not to mention extra ingredients you bought in case of emergencies.<p>It's the morning after …

Discover New Ways To PB&J

<i>This article originally ran in September 2014, but with the new school year, we know you're on the hunt for new lunches and after-school snacks.</i><p><i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our</i> …

Cream Cheese