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An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

You can still get Windows 10 for free with this trick

Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended last week, or did it? The software giant has introduced a "free upgrade offer extension" for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who use assistive technologies. While, technically, the free upgrade offer for the general public has ended, Microsoft has …

Windows 10

How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

How to level up fast (and catch rare Pokemon) without spending money in Pokemon Go

Find a swarm of Pokemon and even rare creatures with this Pokemon Go leveling technique.<p>Pokemon Go is free, to a certain degree. If you run out of Pokeballs and other supplies, you'll need to run around to various PokeStops to get more. That can take a while and make leveling difficult.<p>The other …

Pokémon

25 Random Acts Of Kindness You Can Do With Your Kids

Let’s face it: The world is a scary place these days. Our political climate is charged with anger, our country is in mourning over yet another …

Kids

How to Control Your Hormones So You Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex | Men's Health

The best part: You can learn to control them. And when you do, you’ll look and feel better every day. Read below to find out how your hormones can make you into the man you aspire to be.<p>(For 2,000-plus more tips on how to live an awesome life, check out The Better Man Project From the <i>Men’</i><i>s …

The Ultimate Adult's Guide to Snapchat

Before I begin, apologies are in order. To the 310 million monthly active Snapchat users, many of whom are in their teens and early 20s: Sorry, but …

Social Media

The best free parental control software 2018: protect your kids online

The internet can be a fantastic educational tool, but it can also be a dangerous place for kids. The more connected we become the more we need …

Kids

Science shows these are the only kinds of bug spray that actually work

The virus is spread by aggressive mosquitoes that bite during the day, and in addition to wearing long sleeves and pants, or staying inside, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone over two months old should use insect repellent in areas where mosquitoes are …

Mosquitoes

This Obscure Biotech Company May Have a Game-Changing Cancer Med On Its Hands

An under-the-radar German biotech company made waves this weekend with promising mid-stage clinical trial data showing that it may have developed a …

Cancer

Detechter

Inspiration

Nintendo's worst console might be the best one to buy right now

In 2016, the official Tech Insider company line has been that the Wii U, Nintendo's current home console, isn't so hot. One editor said now is the best time to sell your Wii U, while another called it the worst purchase of his life.<p>I can't, in good conscience, say either of them are wrong. The Wii …

Retrogaming

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Medical Research

The wine tasting that shocked the world — and forever changed what we drink

Forty years ago, a publicity stunt for a small wine school in Paris changed the world of wine forever. The scene would look unremarkable today: Nine wine professionals swirling, sniffing, sipping, spitting and scoring their way through 20 wines in a “blind tasting,” meaning the wines were not …

Wine

Reckon you were born without a brain for maths? Highly unlikely

Maths is not about learning times tables, it’s about spotting patterns in everything we experience and using them to plan and invent<p>It’s extraordinary what a badge of honour it is in our culture to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.”<p>You’d never get someone in India …

Mathematics

There’s One Crucial Scientific Truth Everyone Gets Wrong About Sex

If you buy too much into media portrayals of romance and sex, you might get the sense that normal sexual behavior is for everyone to constantly be …

Giving Amazon Echo the keys to the CNET Smart Home

Voice control makes so much sense for smart-home control that we're switching as many pieces as we can to the Amazon Echo.<p><i>Editor's note: A week after this story published, Amazon announced that it will soon be integrating the Nest Thermostat directly with Alexa. We will re-evaluate once that</i> …

Smart Homes

8 Attributes of Very Successful Business Owners

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Passion, motivation, persistence and a little bit of luck all play a part in separating the …

Success

5 Do’s and Don’ts of Helping Kids Handle Bullying

One of the most common reasons parents approach me is to ask for my advice on how to help their child handle a bullying situation at school. Fear for …

Parenting

Your parenting is the problem: We spend more time and money on parenting than ever — but we are getting worse

Your kids only eat fries? Run the show at home? It’s on you: “Let kids decide” switched adult authority to children<p><i>Parents Adrift</i><p>I knew what I wanted to say. But I didn’t say it.<p>Al and Mary McMaster (all names have been changed, except where noted) have two daughters, Tara and Margo.<p>Mom brought …

Parenting

Using Cubii’s elliptical trainer is one of my New Year’s resolutions

I sit at my desk and write posts all day for my job. My fingers get a lot of exercise, but not the rest of me. That’s why I’m looking forward to using Cubii, an elliptical trainer that fits under your desk and lets you exercise while you’re sitting down. In fact, this looks so promising that I’m …

Forget wires, magnet-charge your iPhone with Stacked

The people at Stacked definitely know how magnets work. Its new product utilizes magnets to wirelessly attach portable batteries to the back of your …

Wireless Charging

Some Parenting Practices With Your Adolescent to Consider

Because of the variety of cultures, circumstances, individuals, and families, there’s no one set of positive parenting practices for raising …

Parenting

Here Are the Best Black Friday Deals - So Far

Need a new TV? You’ll have a number to choose from at incredibly discounted prices this Black Friday – assuming you’re willing to wake up early …

Consumer Tech

The Best PCs You Can Build for $300, $600, and $1200

We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk …

Computer Hardware

Meet Luma, the router that’s sure to make your kids hate you

For all intents and purposes, Luma seems to do everything a normal router does. It offers easy setup, dual-band connectivity and even comes in three packs to allow you to set up access points that form a single network throughout your home<p>That’s where Luma’s normalcy ends. What comes next is sure …

Routers

ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser: $199 gets you 3GB RAM, octa-core chip, 13MP laser autofocus, more

ASUS’ assault on the mid-range market looks set to continue as the company recently announced the ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser for the US market. It’s a slightly cheaper and less powerful version of the ZenFone 2, albeit one with a renewed focus on camera quality. The manufacturer confirmed the phone’s …

How 'helicopter parenting' is ruining America's children

College freshmen will soon head home for the holidays, ready to fill in their parents on all the fresh experiences in their new lives. Or not. For today's younger generation, there may be nothing to tell the folks, who are already in touch with their kids all day, every day. Julie Lythcott-Haims …

Parenting

5 Tips to Peaceful Parenting

As summer gave way to fall, my home turned from tranquil and relaxed to crazy and chaotic. It's easy to peacefully parent when there is no alarm clock and no pressure to do anything. Is there any way to keep the zen when kids go back to school and afternoons are filled with sports, music lessons, …

Parenting