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If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

Sugar Cravings Are No Match for a New "Switch" Discovered in the Brain

Tasting sweetness isn't always enjoyable.<p>As soon as sugar touches your tongue, your nervous system kicks into high gear. The tongue tells the brain’s …

Neuroscience

When landscape photographers face a challenging situation

I am a landscape photographer on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. My subject matter usually consists of beautiful tropical sunsets and serene waterfalls. …

Landscape Photography

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

These 19 Dogs Are Proof Not Everything Is Awful

We are not worthy.

Pets

Houseplants: How to Decode the Info on Plant ID Tags

You know those little plastic ID tags that come tucked into the pots or flats of plants you buy at a shop or nursery? The tags you usually toss as …

Plants

Starting a new job soon? The tip that changed my life

<b>Here’s a tip that my mentor told me a few years ago before I started my most recent role and it CHANGED. MY. LIFE.</b><p><b>I report to the CEO</b> of the company …

How does salmonella get into eggs?

More than 200 million eggs processed at Rose Acre Farms in Seymour, Indiana, were recently recalled for possible salmonella contamination. Those eggs …

Anantara Kihavah is crowned the most Instagrammable hotel in the world

Anantara Kihavah in the Maldives has been named the most Instagrammable hotel in the world.<p>As decided by Luxury Travel Advisor - the insider’s publication for travel and tourism operatives, detailing what’s happening, the inaugural contest saw 121,000 votes cast online, with Anantara Kihavah taking …

Singapore Airlines has some of the best plane food out there — here's an inside look at how the airline makes 50,000 meals a day

Airplane food has a reputation for not being particularly great. But when you fly Singapore Airlines, there's a really slim chance you'll get stuck with a bad meal.<p>Singapore Airlines rakes in tons of awards for being one of the best airlines in the world, and one of the chief considerations for …

Why You Should Always Fly With a Tennis Ball

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>There are all sorts of things you probably should pack in your carry-on (another pair of …

This plant-covered house in Indonesia has a "second skin" that helps keep the interior cool

Nestled in a densely populated residential area of West Jakarta, Indonesia, the Pedongkelan-YN house provides a quiet tropical oasis in the midst of …

Architecture

Next Spring Grow Your Tomatoes in Hanging Baskets

Learn growing tomatoes in hanging basket if you have a balcony garden, this way they’ll not take much space. Juicy, plump, small, big, round and …

Do This One Simple Thing to Fall Asleep Faster

If you lie awake at night because your mind won’t stop racing, taking five minutes before bed to write out a to-do list for the next day might help …

The Physical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

Hot Springs

Autumn Night Streets in Tokyo

The Tokyo Photo Walk<p>Here is a video from our Facebook live in Tokyo for the fun event. It was great to see some old and new faces! 🙂<p>Daily Photo – …

Japan

Why do cats hate water?

Despite the fact they’re the one pet that makes pains to groom themselves, it’s ridiculously difficult to get cats into a bath.<p>While the majority of …

Pets

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Scientists staged a racist Olympics in 1904 to “prove” white superiority

But the participants of these “Anthropology Days” didn’t play along<p>Getting the Mbuti “Pygmies” to agree to participate in 1904’s racist …

Native Americans

Finnish Photographer Captures The Fairytale Beauty Of Forest Life

"Dryads brown as the leaf move in the gloom of the glade. When meadows are grey with the morn, dim night in the wood has delayed." – Siegfried Sassoon<p>Joachim Munter is a Finnish photographer whose richly colored and mesmerizing photoseries "Into the Wildlands of Finland" conveys a sense of magic …

This Software Works Just as Accurately as Your Lawyer--Only 200 Times Faster

Artificial intelligence startup LawGeex put its software up against a group of lawyers. The results were pretty eye-opening.<p>Watch out, attorneys. The bots are coming--and they're getting good at your job.<p>For some lawyers, contract review takes up a huge chunk of time and it can be extremely tedious.<p>…

This photograph of a single atom is just stunning

Less is more<p>As someone who struggles to take usable photographs of his cats, it’s hard not to be dispirited when someone manages to take a flawless …

University of Oxford

Oldest Children Are Smarter Than Their Siblings, According To A New Study, & This Is Why

If you're the oldest child in your family, and you're convinced you're more intelligent than your siblings, it turns out that you're right (but, you …

Siblings

Can you outwit a hacker?

Sifting through your email messages to sort the legitimate from the malicious can require an overwhelming amount of time and energy. Busy IT departments may not have the scope and bandwidth to scrutinize a company’s entire email traffic. Yet, the infiltration of even one malicious email has the …

Cybersecurity

Awesome Pictures Of Japan By Night

<b>Naohiro Yako</b> is a photographer, illustrator and director based in Japan. He captures, at night, the streets and all the details of the cities of <b>Tokyo</b> …

7 Things Buddhism and Science Claim Will Help You to Find Happiness

While many people regard science and spirituality as two completely separate entities, the truth is, they actually aren’t so different. Both seem to …

Happiness

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Will Photobomb Your Celeb Faves on Every Red Carpet

Breathtaking photographs win Outdoor Photographer of the Year Award

<b>(CNN) —</b> From shoals of fish swimming in the Red Sea to the spectacular Valley of Thor in Iceland , there's no shortage of natural wonders showcased in 2017's winning Outdoor Photographer of the Year entries.<p>Now in its seventh year, this prestigious competition continues to showcase the best images …

States of Vulnerability Photographs by Matt Black

Award-winning photographer <b>Matt Black</b> has spent the past four years traveling the country to document impoverished communities for his project, “The …

The New Age of Astrology

In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don’t exactly believe in it.<p>Astrology is a meme, and it’s spreading in that blooming, unfurling way that memes do. On social media, astrologers and astrology meme machines amass tens or hundreds …