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How to delete your Google history

Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy makes it easier to understand what information it …

Henry David Thoreau

The 60 greatest cruise journeys on Earth

What does cruising mean to you? A luxurious ship that visits several of Europe’s cultural capitals? A fun-packed family holiday? A voyage to New York?<p>I see a languorous sail through the island-speckled Dalmatian coast, with swimming in sheltered bays and a fish supper out on deck. I recall the calm …

7 tips to make learning a new language on Duolingo much easier

shutterstock Duolingo is a simple and fun way to get started learning the basics of a new language.<p>I've been using the app for a little over a year now to teach myself French. I'm no master just yet, but I've learned a lot about the language, and the app itself<p>There are several ways to tweak the …

Language

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

7 small changes in mindset that will increase the quality of your life

You want to live a productive, happy, and successful life, but mental roadblocks keep getting in your way.<p>You know what it takes to become successful, but it's easier said than done.<p>You are willing to do the work it takes to succeed, but your mind leaves you paralyzed and unable to act.<p>Here's the …

Self-improvement

100 days of Trump claims

Throughout President Trump’s first 100 days, the Fact Checker team tracked false and misleading claims made by the president since Jan. 20. Update: See the Fact Checker’s ongoing claims database, 365 days of Trump’s claims<p>As of Trump’s 100th day, we counted <b>492</b> false or misleading claims. Jump to …

America's Cult of Ignorance

More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

7 cool ways to reuse an old laptop

Everything old is new again. That applies not just to bell-bottoms and cassette tapes (seriously, tapes are staging a comeback), but also your old tech.<p>You've already learned how to repurpose an old tablet; now let's focus on that laptop you've kept in the back of your closet these many years. Even …

The Mounted Everything Workspace

Lainz’s setup is unique in a few ways, one of which that he has a pair of speakers mounted to monitor arms just above his displays. Really offers …

10 Expert Tips To Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

A one-item to-do list, smarter ways to email, and productive procrastination: We’ve gathered the best ways to get more done this year.<p>There is no one definitive strategy to being productive, and it may take a little trial and error to find what works best for you. But if you’ve resolved to make …

This is how economic empires collapse

This is a tough assignment, as there are as many kinds of collapse as there are systems: fragile ones can collapse suddenly, and resilient ones can decay for years or even decades before finally imploding or withering away.<p>Another way of describing collapse is: complex systems become much less …

Economics

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

Investing

Warren Buffett, in a return to basics, nears one of Berkshire Hathaway's biggest deals ever

Warren Buffett is going back to his basics.<p>Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is reportedly nearing a deal to buy Precision Castparts, a maker of aircraft …

Pakistan stumbles upon its 'biggest' child abuse case

Officials in the Pakistani state of Punjab have called for a federal inquiry into what it called the largest-ever child abuse case in the South Asian country's history involving nearly 300 children.<p>The government of Punjab state on Sunday ordered a judicial investigation into the case that came to …