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Want to Work from Home and Improve Your Mental Health? Apple, Dell, and Walt Disney Are Now Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Additionally, studies show that working remotely will save you between $4,668 to $5,688 per year.<p>Earlier this month, I reported on a FlexJobs study that showed how working remotely will save you money -- enough for that kitchen remodeling project or a couple vacations to a white sandy beach in the …

Mental Health

People are openly speculating to Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook's crises will totally destroy his legacy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may have walked away from Europe without having to answer any big questions, but his time away from Menlo Park would still have been a punishing experience.<p>In a preposterously formatted hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday, Zuckerberg was subjected to 40 …

Mark Zuckerberg

Loch Ness Monster Video Captured By 8-Year-Old Girl, As Scientists Embark On New Quest To Find Creature

Laria Annand captured something strange lurking about in the Scottish lake.<p>Has the Loch Ness Monster been captured on video (again)? An 8-year-old …

Paranormal

24 Crazy Facts About Quantum Physics That’ll Blow You Away

Do you like surfing deep inside your mind?<p>How about learning new things and getting lost in the infinite world of knowledge?<p>We’ve done our research …

Quantum Physics

Using a D-Link router? Watch out for hardcoded backdoors that give hackers admin access

D-Link's DIR-620 routers contain four recently discovered firmware flaws that an attacker could use to take over a network, and D-Link has no plans …

Information Security

Australian grandmother sentenced to death by hanging for drug smuggling

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Australian woman has been sentenced to death by hanging after a Malaysian court overturned an earlier acquittal of drug smuggling charges.<p>A three-judge panel unanimously threw out the previous ruling in 54-year-old Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto's case, her lawyers told CNN.<p>"An appeal will …

Crime

The 14 most ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ lines from Donald Trump's 'Fox & Friends' interview

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump sat down with "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade in Long Island on Wednesday afternoon, an interview the network aired Thursday morning.<p>It wasn't hard-hitting (you didn't expect it to be unless you have lived on another planet for the last decade straight) but it</i> …

Donald Trump

Windows 10 tip: How to turn on System Protection and create System Restore points

One of the oldest Windows recovery tools, System Restore, is disabled by default on most Windows 10 installations. Here's how to re-enable this …

Windows 10

US senators couldn’t resist joking about Trump’s failed North Korea summit today

Mike Pompeo’s budget hearing couldn’t have happened on a worse day for American diplomacy. The US secretary of state appeared before the Senate’s Foreign Relations committee today, just after Donald Trump cancelled a much-anticipated summit with North Korea. The news was a blow for US strategy in …

North Korea

Trump Suggests Kneeling N.F.L. Players Should Be Deported

The president floats a new immigration policy.<p>Last fall, <b>Donald Trump</b> had a lot on his plate. There was the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico (which he explained to residents of the island wasn’t “a real catastrophe like Katrina”). There were his pending tax cuts. There was the ongoing Russia …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Reckoning Arrives

The president’s unpredictability once worked to his advantage—but now, it is producing a mounting list of foreign-policy failures.<p>“Gradually and then suddenly.” That was how one of Ernest Hemingway’s characters described the process of going bankrupt. The phrase applies vividly to the accumulating …

Foreign Policy

‘Size Matters’ for more than just the bedroom

<i>How should a woman react when a man is sexually dysfunctional? How long do sperm live? What's the deal with fertility and "boxers vs. briefs"? In their new book "Size Matters," New York urologist Dr. Harry Fisch and author Kara Baskin answer the questions about men's sexual health that women often</i> …

Sexual Health

3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

The U.S. takes credit for creating the Internet, and the European Union seems determined to govern it. On Friday, a sweeping new directive goes into effect called the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Taken together, its 99 articles represent the biggest ever change to data privacy laws. …

Privacy

How to Actually Improve Your Photography

In this article I'll share five tips on how I actually improved my photography. Here I'm not talking technicalities such as sharper images, shallow …

Street Photography

Scientists at Cardiff University have found a way to destroy cancer without infecting healthy cells

A treatment that can completely destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells could soon be a possibility thanks to research led by Cardiff …

Cancer

The Pentagon Released New Documents About the 'Tic-Tac UFO'

"It was obvious there was something out there and the fighters were taking it seriously."<p>Last December, the <i>New York Times</i> published an expose on a secretive Defense Department program that had been investigating reports of unidentified flying objects—UFOs—for nearly a decade. Among the reports …

Paranormal

What the world’s fascination with a female-only Chinese script says about cultural appropriation

When I was a university student in Beijing in the early ’90s, I stumbled upon an academic article by Zhao Liming, a professor at Tsinghua University’s Chinese language department, about a little-known script used only by women in a corner of the southern province of Hunan. Days after, I bought the …

Language

Tall stories: the weird world of Hong Kong's rooftops – in pictures

From badminton to bonsai pruning to a precarious nap, it’s all going on high above the packed streets of Kowloon, Hong Kong. This series by Romain Jacquet-Lagrèz is a record of life in one of the world’s densest neighbourhoods

Hong Kong

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Employment

Full text: Trump’s letter canceling North Korea summit

May 24, 2018<br>His Excellency<br>Kim Jong Un<br>Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea<br>Pyongyang<p>Dear Mr. Chairman:<p>We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with respect to our recent negotiations and discussions relative to a summit long sought by both …

North Korea

Trump pardons late black boxing champion Jack Johnson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago due to his relationship with a white woman.<p>"I believe Jack Johnson is a worthy person to receive a pardon, …

Donald Trump

Those slick, new Google Lens features are rolling out now — here’s how they work

• The Google Lens features announced at I/O 2018 are rolling out to users right now.<br>• The new features include the ability to copy text from the real world to your phone.<br>• No app updates are required on the user’s part, as the rollout seems to be on Google’s end.<p>The new Google Lens features made for …

Android News

How a 4-Hour Battle Between Russian Mercenaries and U.S. Commandos Unfolded in Syria

WASHINGTON — The artillery barrage was so intense that the American commandos dived into foxholes for protection, emerging covered in flying dirt and debris to fire back at a column of tanks advancing under the heavy shelling. It was the opening salvo in a nearly four-hour assault in February by …

War

George Conway’s Tweets Raise West Wing Eyebrows

The spicy Twitter feed of Kellyanne Conway’s husband has gotten noticed in the Oval Office. But friends say the real target of his ire isn’t Donald Trump.<p>George Conway’s Manhattan law firm sits near the corner of Sixth Avenue and 52nd Street, just three blocks from Trump Tower.<p>During the 2016 …

Donald Trump

How to Protect Your Router From the Latest Malware Attack

We talk a lot about software designed to attack our smartphones and computers, but it turns out your router might also be at risk. That’s right. Some …

Wi-Fi

'WITCH HUNT!' Tweets Trump As He's Banned From Blocking People On Twitter

A New York district court has ruled that Donald Trump’s @realDonaldTrump Twitter account is officially a public forum – meaning that he isn’t allowed to block people.<p>District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald was ruling in a case brought by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University on …

Donald Trump

It takes work to keep your data private online. Here are apps that help

Put down that tinfoil hat and try one of these privacy tools instead.<p>If you're paranoid about companies and governments potentially tracking you online, you're not crazy. And there's something you can do to stop it.<p>The spotlight on online privacy has become much more focused in recent months as …

Privacy

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

Pornhub launches its own VPN

Pornhub is launching its own VPN service today with free and unlimited bandwidth. The VPN is supposed to help users avoid ISP throttling and geographic limitations. It’s also designed to let users transmit data anonymously without saving or collecting any of that data.<p>To get started, you download …

VPNs

'Uniquely Human' Muscles Found in Apes Contradict Key Evolutionary Dogmas

'These are unverifiable 'just-so stories.'<p>In his 1863 book <i>Evidence as to Man’s Place in Nature</i>, Thomas Henry Huxley raised hell by arguing that …

Muscle