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Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Inside JFK's door-to-door search for a French call girl -- and why she had to look like Jackie

In May 1961, an elderly woman in Paris heard a knock at the door of her six-story walk-up apartment. It was only the most powerful man in the world.<p>The president of the United States was going door-to-door hoping to find the call girl he had discreetly arranged to meet.<p>John F. Kennedy, it turned …

I Gave Up Google Apps and Services for 5 Months. Here's What I Learnt

Like it or not, Google is omnipresent today. But about five months ago, I wanted to find out if I could cut Google out of my life. The experiment has …

11 Things People Think Are Terrible For Your Diet That Actually Aren't

Whee!<p>I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions – and judgement – never end. …

Nutrition

18 Headphone Brands Ranked from Worst to First

Full-time rapper and part-time headphone brand Dr. Dre likes to say that “people aren’t hearing all the music.” A more accurate assessment: people …

OnePlus 5 vs. HTC U11: More money, more quality

OnePlus is riding pretty high after a year of great success with the OnePlus 3 and 3T, and it's trying to parlay that momentum with the OnePlus 5. …

Phones

9 Common Photography Mistakes — And How to Fix Them

If you're an amateur photographer, you've probably wondered how to get your pictures to look as good as the ones pros take. But there are a number of …

Dim red stars that are nothing like the sun may be our best hope of finding aliens

A group of dozens of astronomers have found evidence of a small, rocky, and potentially watery world lurking around the closest star to the sun.<p>The planet, called Proxima b, is slightly larger than Earth. It also orbits within a Goldilocks-like habitable zone around its star, Proxima Centauri.<p>"It's …

I Am Depression, Hear My Cry

I am depression, hear my cry.<p>I am the voice inside that tells you how worthless you are and how you will never amount to anything.<p>I am the reflection in the mirror that tells you how fat and ugly you are and that nobody will ever love you.<p>I am the knife that tears at your heart from the inside, …

Mental Health

3 Mental Health Hacks to Get You Through Low Days

I no longer have the "I don't know what to do for self-care" excuse because I have an entire box of things I can utilize at any moment.I think …

Mental Health

10 celebrities who have zero interest in computers, social media, or the internet

While the rest of Hollywood is sparking and squashing Twitter beefs, a small band of celebrities want no part of the social-media circus.<p>Some want nothing to do with technology at all.<p>Christopher Walken, for instance, recently told Newsweek that he's never had the temptation to do the "masochistic …

12 Stories That Capture What Depression Feels Like

"I wanted desperately to blame these feelings on something."<p>More than 300 million people will experience depression in their lifetimes, but not everyone will experience depression in the same way. We rounded up 10 HuffPost articles that resonated with our readers and give a glimpse into the varied …

Best holiday tech gifts under $50

Xiaomi Redmi 3 review: A $100 metal phone that crushes other $100 phones

It delivers specs that other OEMs struggle to match at twice the price.<p>Xiaomi is one of the most exciting Android OEMs in the industry—despite the …

10 most iconic mobile phones of all time

Ask people what their favourite phone of all time is and chances are you’ll get a wide variety of answers, with a select few being chosen by many people. Everyone has a particular device they remember, but what devices have defined mobile phones as we know them?<p>The word iconic has been branded to a …

Mobile

Build Your Own Computer - How to Choose and Build a Computer

Learn How to Build Your Own Computer<p>Have you always wanted to build your own computer? Then let us show you how to build a computer from scratch - …

Must-have accessories for Android and iPhone

Flawless Dream Home: Two Storey Promenade Residence by BGD Architects

The Promenade Residence is a two-storey luxury home envisioned as the perfect “resort-like” house. The project was designed by BGD Architects in …