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How to navigate Facebook's privacy notifications and lock down your profile

Facebook has started asking users to go through their settings and make sure they're happy with the amount of data they are handing over.<p>That's thanks to a new European law called the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, which comes into effect on May 25.<p>That law makes it much harder for …

Social Media

A Match.com glitch reactivated a bunch of old profiles and their owners are horrified

The zombie profiles are further proof that data legislation remains ambiguous and the internet is still forever<p>On a recent Sunday, creative director Jason Debiak was having breakfast with his family in New Jersey, when something strange happened.<p>“I was having an adorable breakfast with my family, …

Internet

Meet The ‘Huge Fatty Salad,’ Your Brain’s New Best Friend

Elaine Benes may have introduced the world to The Big Salad on “Seinfeld” in 1994, but in 2018 it’s all about The Huge Fatty Salad.<p>If you’re a human who’s ever lived through the month of January, you know America turns to salads when it’s time to drop a pants size. But there’s one specific type of …

Nutrition

Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Psychology

How to Make the Perfect Grilled Cheese, According to Science

It's all in the pH.<p>Grilled cheese is more than just a chunk of dairy surrounded by gluten; it’s a national staple. The all-American dish now has its …

Cooking

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

What To Do If Facebook Tells You Your Data Was Used By Cambridge Analytica

Facebook said it would begin rolling out a link starting Monday to let users know if they are among the estimated 87 million Facebook members who had data improperly harvested by Cambridge Analytica. The political data firm is accused of exploiting private social media activity to support its work …

Social Media

Now you can see if Cambridge Analytica accessed your Facebook data

The feature is live for some users on their news feeds and can also be accessed through a direct link.<p>Curious about whether Cambridge Analytica accessed your Facebook data? Some of you can now find out.<p>Facebook started rolling the notice out to some users at 9 a.m. PT on Monday, according to Wired. …

Cambridge Analytica

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

Nutrition

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

6 ways to be more memorable in interviews, while networking, and more

Employment

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

When Do I Need To Start Worrying About Age Discrimination?

Dear Liz,<p>My 40th birthday is coming up in June, and to be honest I’m a little worried about getting older.<p>I am feeling fine and I’m as fit as I’ve ever been but I know that age discrimination starts to be an issue at a certain point. I’m just not sure what that point is.<p>My current job is shaky. I …

Employment

7 dating problems millennials have to deal with that their parents never had to

Dating has gone through some major changes over the years.<p>The rules regarding how singles meet, where they go, and who foots the bill are a lot more fluid than they were just a generation ago.<p>Apps and the Internet can expand your dating pool far beyond the boundaries of your immediate neighborhood, …

Relationships

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Science Is Getting Us Closer to the End of Infertility

About 40 years ago, Louise Brown, the first human created using in vitro fertilization, was conceived in a petri dish. Not long after her birth, Leon …

Genetics

What the color of your urine says about your health and hydration

If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's blood in your pee, or that you have a urinary tract infection, prostate problems, kidney disease, a tumor, or some other condition. But if you recently ate beets, …

Wellness

5 Dating Advantages All Introverts Have

Most introverts are raised with an understanding of what their introversion means — and it’s not always the most flattering impression. Kids labeled as introverts at a young age may grow up with a built-in insecurity about successfully making conversation, conducting small talk at a party, or even …

Personality

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

How Raya’s $8/month dating app turned exclusivity into trust

The swipe is where the similarity ends. Raya is less like Tinder and more like a secret society. You need a member’s recommendations or a lot of friends inside to join, and you have to apply with an essay question. It costs a flat $7.99 for everyone, women and celebrities included. You show …

Relationships

7 Women Ages 28 To 65 Get Honest About Being Single

About half of Americans are single, and half of those who marry end up getting divorced. Yet single women nearing age 30 are constantly dodging questions about their mates (or lack thereof) from peers, parents and the grandmothers whose one goal in life is to see their grandchildren marry off and …

Relationships

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

1/<p>"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling, read by Jim Dale<p><b>Amazon synopsis:</b> "Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the …

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Public Speaking

4 Red Flags Your Partner Is Gaslighting You, According To An Expert

I once lived with a world-class gaslighter. If they gave out trophies for mental manipulation, there wouldn't have been an empty flat surface in our …

Amazon Fire TV

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How Stoic Parents Raise Boys to Understand Their Emotions

This is not about maintaining or showcasing masculinity. It's about the emotional wellbeing of our sons.<p>By<p>Mar 19 2018, 3:41 PM<p>Gazing into the …

Ten Ways To Make Yourself More Marketable -- For Free

Dear Liz,<p>I’m going to start job hunting later this spring. My current job is okay but there’s no potential for growth in this company.<p>I want to use my last few months on the job to my best advantage. Have any advice for me?<p>Thanks!<p>Yours,<p>Anthony<p>Dear Anthony,<p>A few months is a long time, if you use the …

Employment

Research Confirms These 3 Things Are What Builds World-Class Teams

Are you missing out by forgetting these 3 things?<p>What does it take to build a world-class team?<p>Not just in business, but in every aspect of our lives? New York Times Bestselling Author, Daniel Coyle, went on a multi-year journey to get to the bottom of this question. He studied the U.S Navy Seals, …

Self-improvement

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing