Jyoti Dressler

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How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Apps

Neuroscientists Discover a Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65% (Listen)

The soothing 8-minute tune was shown to improve heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels in the brain.The post Neuroscientists Discover a Song …

Depression

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

Himachal youth falling prey to drug abuse

Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) The drug menace is scaling new heights in Himachal Pradesh. Blame it on porous borders, lack of political will, absence of …

Cannabis

The Insanely Cheap Tribit Bluetooth Headphones Make the AirPods Look Like a Kid's Toy

Better sound at a fraction of the price.<p>Sure, Apple’s signature headphones, the AirPods, have a lot going for them. The design is nice and the …

Headphones

He just graduated from college and wants to be an astrophysicist. Oh, and he's 11

<b>(CNN) —</b> He can't vote. He's not even old enough to drive. But William Maillis already has a college degree.<p>William, 11, walked across a stage Saturday to receive his Associate in Arts degree from St. Petersburg College in Florida.<p>"I am totally fascinated by William and the work that he has done," …

College & University

These could be the last charging cables you ever buy — and they're on sale

Standard issue charging cables are, as a whole, undependable.<p>Not only are they prone to breakage, but they juice up your phone for an unnecessarily …

Tech Trends

Why crossing time zones makes you feel bad, and what you can do about it

Jet lag can put the brakes on the most exciting vacations. Almost everyone who has ever flown across time zones knows what it feels like. The experience ranks somewhere between eating day-old cooked oatmeal and nursing a hangover.<p>These food and drink metaphors aren’t just a coincidence. Jet lag, it …

Jet Lag

The perfect pitch

<i>Do you have a good idea for a Review article, or perhaps a Comment? Here’s a brief guide on how to pitch ideas to editors.</i><p>How to write a cover …

Cover Letters

The Dying Art of the World's Most Beautiful, Scariest Weaving

Agustina Churqui, a master Jalq’a weaver, sits working at a loom. On the upper part of it, thousands upon thousands of taut strands of fine orange …

Jigsaw Puzzles

How to Create and Stick to a Writing Schedule

Don’t like math? Skip this article, then, because figuring out a writing schedule to stay productive involves a few numbers.<p>The key to a productive …

The fascinating story behind Air India’s priceless collection of art

In 1956, a young graduate of Mumbai’s JJ School of Art walked into Air India’s art department and asked if the company would buy some of her paintings of Indian women. The officials there agreed. The artworks were eventually printed on the menu cards given out to passengers. They would even go on …

These anti-aging pills seem to be actually working

Pills hailed as the first real “anti-aging” drugs inched a little closer to the market after a study found they cut the number of respiratory …

Apple Just Quietly Launched a Brand New MacBook Pro Laptop Lineup

(Bloomberg) — Apple released an upgraded MacBook Pro line Thursday that’s faster and has more features, targeting its loyal base of professional …

Margaret Atwood is launching an online creative writing masterclass

We’ve long admired Margaret Atwood’s career – author of novels, short fiction collections, poetry, non-fiction, children’s books, graphic novels, …

Learn the History of Indian Philosophy in a 62 Episode Series from The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps: The Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Non Violence & More

The belief in a singular, coherent “Western tradition” in philosophy has led to a very insular, Eurocentric view in philosophy departments, as Jay L. …

Red Clover as an Herbal Treatment for Hot Flashes

Menopause may be a natural fact of life, but that doesn’t make its symptoms any easier to deal with. Around two thirds of women who go through …

The English Patient voted best Man Booker Prize winner in 50 years

Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient was named the greatest-ever winner of the Man Booker Prize at an event on Sunday celebrating five decades of the prestigious literary award.<p>The Canadian writer’s tale of love and conflict during World War II was awarded the Golden Man Booker Prize for fiction …

How to Stop Facebook from Accessing Your Contacts on iPhone

If you have the Facebook app on your iPhone, you've agreed to allow Facebook access to all your phone's contacts. If you don't remember giving that permission, neither do I; but apparently, it's part and parcel of the terms of service. Don't worry, though; there's an easy way to change this sharing …

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

Here are 15 privacy settings you should change from defaults, from Linkedin to cellphones to smart TVs

The Washington Post rounds up 15 privacy defaults that no one in their right mind would want to leave as-is, and provides direct links to change 'em …

FREE Online Writing Class for Adults

"Unleash the Writer Within" is designed to help adult writers at various levels, from beginning to advanced. We put writing and generating new …

Apple has a new app that lets you measure almost anything with your iPhone

Apple is launching a new Measure app in iOS 12 in the next few months that will let you size anything with just your iPhone.<p>You no longer have to go …

Scientists Found That The Soul Doesn’t Die — It Goes Back To The Universe

Two leading scientists claim that the human brain is actually a ‘biological computer’ and ‘human consciousness’ is a program run by the computer …

India Announces 'Game-Changing' Single-Use Plastics Ban

India turned their hosting of this year's World Environment Day into far more than a symbolic act when it announced plans Tuesday to eliminate all …

The Punk-Rock Porn Movie That Lays Waste to the Patriarchy

Acclaimed queercore filmmaker Bruce LaBruce’s ‘The Misandrists’ centers on the men-overthrowing Female Liberation Army. And it’s like nothing you’ve …

The Best Saucepans, Stockpots, and Dutch Ovens on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

“Has easily become my favorite thing in the kitchen.”<p>To find the very best products that no human being would have the time to try, look to the …

Apple’s newest iPhones have wireless charging, and your old iPhone can too for $17

I wasn’t sure whether or not wireless charging was a must-have smartphone feature until Apple finally added it to its 2017 iPhone lineup. Now, I …

Study finds rare gain for tough-to-treat pancreatic cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Patients with pancreatic cancer that hadn't spread lived substantially longer on a four-drug combo than on a single standard cancer drug, a rare advance for a tough-to-treat disease, researchers reported Monday.<p>The results indicate the powerful chemotherapy treatment known as …

Cancer

Camila Cabello's 'Havana' Is Spotify's Most-Streamed Song By Solo Female Artist

And yet some people thought the song was going to fail.<p>Camila Cabello’s insanely catchy song “Havana” just broke another record.<p>The single, which has more than 888 million streams, is now Spotify’s most-streamed song of all time by a solo female artist, Billboard reported on Friday. The …

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