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What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.<p>Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting waste is critical to life. But polite society and its rules of etiquette ensure we’re rarely brave enough to speak about them.<p>The feces—or stools—we produce …

Wellness

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Apple Watch

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

What Steve Jobs, Venus Williams, and the Dalai Lama Have to Say About Focus (Hint: It's Really Important)

Is your mind wandering off again? This will inspire you to find your focus again and get going.<p>Anytime is a good time to spring into action. But making the decision to get work done, start that project, or pursue that dream is only half the battle. You will need a deep reserve of commitment and …

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

Tim Cook leads Apple with a ruthless doctrine — and no one is safe from it, not even the company that put the 'silicon' in 'Silicon Valley'

For nearly 50 years, Intel put the "Silicon" in "Silicon Valley." The massive chipmaker pretty much kickstarted the PC revolution with its powerful microprocessors and its collection of multi-billion dollar chip factories.<p>But the tech giant staggered precariously on Monday, losing billions of …

'GrayKey' iPhone Unlocking Box Used by Law Enforcement Shown Off in Photos

Last week, news of a previously-unknown iPhone unlocking device called GrayKey surfaced, and today, MalwareBytes shared photos and additional information about the product, which is designed for law enforcement officials.<p>Created by a company named Grayshift, GrayKey is a small, portable gray box …

Mobile Technology

Hackers learn to hurdle two-factor authentication

For years, cyber security experts have been urging users to add a second layer of authentication to their accounts, often a code sent by text message …

Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users

Coinbase has some serious competition. Today, Robinhood starts rolling out its no-commission cryptocurrency trading feature in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Users there can buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum with no extra fees, and everyone can track those and 14 …

127 million iPhone owners use Apple Pay

Apple Pay has an estimated 127 million active global users — representing an increase of more than double the 62 million who used it this time last year, a new report claims.<p>While Apple hasn’t given exact figures for its mobile payments service, the figures are based on conclusion drawn by analyst …

Apple Pay

The 5 Big Problems With Blockchain Everyone Should Be Aware Of

Blockchain is often touted as a world-changing technology and in many ways, it is. However, it isn’t necessarily the cure-all panacea for the world’s problems that many evangelists would have you believe.<p>Here’s a breakdown of some of the issues with blockchain that anyone thinking of using it …

Blockchain

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Women Who Use Cleaning Products Experience More Lung Damage That Women Who Don’t, According To A Study

It has been approximately eight months since I bothered to bring a vacuum into my room, but though the resulting dust piles mean I wake up each …

Research

The science of why human breasts are so big

Breasts come in different shapes and sizes, but there's one thing they all have in common: They are unique to humans. More than 5,000 mammalian species inhabit this planet. Yet Homo sapiens are the only life forms with permanent breasts. Some may call this human anomaly sexy, but it also raises the …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Bitcoin thieves use Google AdWords to target victims

Cisco Talos says the gang responsible has managed to steal millions of dollars through phishing campaigns.<p>Researchers have uncovered a …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Found: New Android malware with never-before-seen spying capabilities

Skygofree is among the most powerful spy platforms ever created for Android.<p>Last year, researchers found what at the time was quite possibly the …

Is Your Customer Support Killing Your Business?

For the past several years I’ve noticed a trend. Customers are smarter than ever before. They know what it’s like to have a good customer service experience. They have learned it from companies like Apple, Amazon and American Express to mention a few CX rock stars – and that’s just a few of the …

Netflix, Amazon, and major studios sue maker of “free TV” box

Streaming services and film studios try to stop free access to shows and movies.<p>Netflix, Amazon, and the major film studios have sued the makers of …

Bank Of America Building With Blockchain

While most investors are trying to wrap their head around the soaring price of Bitcoin, I'm more focused on its underlying technology (blockchain) …

Hackers take advantage of bitcoin's wild ride

Bitcoin is booming and so are criminal schemes looking to make money off the trend.<p>The hype around cryptocurrency is only growing, fueled by the massive rise of bitcoin, the digital currency created in 2009. Its value has skyrocketed by thousands of dollars in the last year, but the price …

Cryptocurrency

An online education startup thinks it can save bankers from losing their jobs to machines

Ten years on from the global financial crisis, bankers are facing another dilemma destined to destroy tens of thousands more jobs. New technologies, particularly automation, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, are disrupting the world’s banking centers.<p>The attack on banking jobs has been …

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030

In a new study that is optimistic about automation yet stark in its appraisal of the challenge ahead, McKinsey says massive government intervention …

Blockchain will change finance forever

Blockchain protects the data from fraud and updates all the members concerned. It is what is known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), allowing a …

This is why you should always do weight training BEFORE cardio

The order of your workout really does matter.<p>For many people, the first thing they'll do when they get to the gym is head to the treadmill or one of the other cardio machines. It helps get you warmed up and it boosts your heart rate, burning fat before you move over to some of the more …

Amazon And Ebay Opened Pandora's Box Of Chinese Counterfeits And Now Don't Know What To Do

A few years ago in California, a professional cartoonist, a designer of golf putters, a surfer, and a self-professed geek got together and formed a company. No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke, it’s the very real story of four guys and one good idea — a story of grassroots entrepreneurship and …

eCommerce