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Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?

<b>We're a sweet-toothed nation, eating far too much sugar for our own good.</b><p>A sugary diet can lead to weight gain and health problems such as type-2 diabetes, so none of us should be having more than the maximum seven teaspoons of sugar a day.<p>Public Health England wants our sugar intake from a host of …

Diabetes

There’s finally a drug that prevents migraines instead of just treating them

The FDA's approval shows we're getting closer to understanding these headaches<p>A migraine is more than just a headache. In addition to pulsating pain, people in the middle of an attack can experience nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances like tunnel vision, and sensitivity to light and sound.<p>The …

Prosthetics

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

Do you have a few favorite “go-to” herbs? Why not grow them in water and keep them close at hand on the kitchen window sill or right on the counter? …

Plants

5 Indoor Plants That Will Survive All Year Round

<b>Whether you have no time to care for plants or you’re a bit of a serial plant killer, there is light at the end of the tunnel – these hard-to-kill</b> …

Plants

7 Gmail tips every emailer should know

Want to quietly opt out of an email chain or take back that pathetic note to your ex? Gmail can help.<p>Google overhauled Gmail with a new look and a host of new features including Smart Compose, and you can get the new Gmail right now. While the new additions are appreciated, Gmail has a number of …

Apps

27 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do

Bring out new and hidden features with these tips for Google's streaming dongle.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Google

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

You might not actually need a new computer. Try these upgrades first.

Give new life to an old machine.<p>We all know our computers have limited shelf lives—otherwise everyone would still be rocking desktops from the days of Windows 95. But when exactly does that machine get so old and sluggish that you need to replace it?<p>Good news: There might still be life in your …

Computer Hardware

How to Repot an Orchid (Without Killing It)

Congratulations, orchid lover! You’re one of an elite few who have managed to find the right balance of water, sunlight, date nights, and long walks …

Plants

How to get the most space in your cloud storage—without paying to upgrade

Free up some spare room.<p>Cloud storage services have given us an easy, hardware-free way to back up and transfer files. Some of them even give you a little space for free. However, the key word is "little." Once you start uploading files and folders, that free storage fills up fast.<p>Before you go …

Operating Systems

This New Molecule Could Actually Become a Cure For The Common Cold

Whoa, just hit us up right now.<p>It's 2018 and the common cold is still a thing. But if we're lucky, that might not be the case for much …

Imperial College London

15 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Small Business Today

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to start your own small business or side hustle, here are plenty of reasons to quit waiting.<p>Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to …

Self-improvement

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

What House Rules can teach us about bathroom feature walls

If you want to make a statement in your home, a feature wall is a great way to add drama without being over-powering.<p>When looking for bathroom design …

Interior Design

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

How to Bring Back Any Device From the Dead

Computer, tablet, or phone not starting, or seemingly frozen in time? Before you take it down to the local repair shop, or send it off to the …

Operating Systems

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Gardening

We analyzed the best VPN services and here is what we found

A VPN service (Virtual Private Network) has become an essential tool to keep your online activity and information safe and private. Be it to stay secure when using a public Wi-Fi network, to unblock social media and streaming sites, or to block online tracking, there are numerous reasons why you …

Information Systems

Here's how your iPhone, Android phone will work with Windows 10 PCs

Microsoft aims to make your PC a second screen for your phone so you never miss a text or notification again.<p>At the Microsoft Build 2018 developers conference, the software giant talked a lot about the integration of Windows 10 PCs with iOS and Android devices.<p>One part of this is Timeline, a …

Windows 10

Prostate cancer screening recommendations get rolled back by US task force

<b>(CNN) —</b> Men between the ages of 55 and 69 -- particularly those at high-risk for prostate cancer -- should talk to their physicians about the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening, according to new guidelines released Tuesday.<p>The guidelines, published Tuesday in the journal JAMA, come from the …

Cancer

How to Build a Greenhouse

Grow herbs and vegetables year round.<p>A greenhouse allows you to control your growing environment year round, so if you live in an area with four seasons or extreme winters or summers, your plants and crops won't suffer. Just maintain the climate in your greenhouse, and enjoy your bounty of herbs …

Gardening

Container gardening: The rules to know, and the rules to break

May is the month to assemble pots and containers for the rest of the growing season. They aren’t just for summer; spared an early frost, tender container plants can still look great at the end of October, so it pays to devote some time and resources to getting them right.<p>Lushly planted containers …

Gardening

These Gmail hacks will help you to finally master your inbox

Google’s updates for Gmail are due to be released soon, and for some users, the wait may still be too long. However there are some ways in which you …

Google

A depression drug that researchers have called 'the most important discovery in half a century' just got a big lift

Ketamine, which has been called "the most important discovery in half a century," just got a step closer to becoming the first new depression drug in 35 years.<p>Johnson & Johnson, one of the pharmaceutical companies pursuing the drug's fast-acting antidepressant qualities, presented some promising …

Depression

Everything you need to know about the Amazon Echo

Amazon's Alexa-activated smart speaker is a smash hit. If you're thinking about buying in (or just curious about what she's capable of), here's a helpful cheat sheet.<p>The Amazon Echo is the biggest tech breakout in recent memory -- a voice-activated, internet-connected "smart speaker" with a …

Smart Homes

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Phone spoofing: When your phone number is taken over by international scammers

Do you try to screen your calls for scammers?<p>Phone scam criminals have a trick to get around that.<p>It is called phone spoofing.<p>Phone spoofing is when …

Identity Theft

Where to spot wild koalas in Victoria

It might come as a huge shock – and I am probably breaking several unspoken Aussie rules revealing this to you – but it’s not as that easy to find …

Australia