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The Muslim Evil-Eye Amulet Discovered in a Jerusalem Parking Lot

A fascinating little amulet found in Jerusalem is a reminder of the long worldwide obsession with warding off the evil eye.<p>Every few months, it …

Archaeology

How to recall an email in Gmail

The instantaneous delivery of email comes with consequences. Most importantly, once you send an email, you might not be able to take it back. That …

Apps

You Can Purchase This Tiny House on Amazon

Do you ever just blindly add things to your shopping cart while browsing Amazon? It isn't like you're going to buy everything, but you just want to …

The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dentistry

27 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Chrome Could Do

Give your internet experience a jolt of fresh energy with these easily overlooked features, options, and shortcuts for Google’s browser.<p>These days, a browser is more than just a basic navigator for the web. It’s effectively a second desktop—a gateway to countless apps, sites, and services. And …

Google

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Immune System

7 common food pairings you'll be surprised to learn you should totally avoid

When two or more ingredients share similar flavor compounds, the chemical structures in food that create aroma, they taste good together, according to James Briscione, director of culinary research at The Institute of Culinary Education and author of "The Flavor Matrix."<p>Peanut butter and jelly is …

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

I spend $25 a week on groceries — here's what I buy and what I skip

You can't eat healthy on a budget, they said; McDonald's has a dollar menu, they said.<p>Dear 'They': I do eat a healthy, plant-based diet on a strict budget, and I prefer to feel, well, not how McDonald's makes me feel. If I can spend $25 a week on groceries and feel good doing it, so can you.<p>One …

How to shrink the prostate naturally

Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic enlargement happens when cells in the prostate abnormally divide and multiply, causing the organ to increase in …

Wellness

Cardiologists Set the Record Straight on Eggs, Coconut Oil, Gluten, and More

While the big pillars of a heart-healthy diet haven’t changed much over time, it <i>can</i> be difficult to keep track of those smaller details that seem to …

I Drank Moon Juice for One Week and Here’s What Happened

Moon Juice has had a cult following for its line of “dusts” that promise to help you look, think, and sleep better. While I love the concept (more zzz’s? Yes please!), the skeptic in me is wary of any line of products that seems too good to be true. So when a friend tipped me on her latest …

Ten Smart Interview Questions -- And Ten Painfully Dumb Ones

Dear Liz,<p>I recently started a new job. I’m a Senior Recruiter with a fantastic firm. In my first week on the job we had a meeting about interview questions. The recruiting staff all agreed that it’s not useful or appropriate to ask candidates the standard old-school interview questions like “What’s …

Employment

How To: Make Anonymous Calls from Your iPhone

When you don't want somebody you're calling to know the real phone number associated with your iPhone, whether it's for privacy reasons, to avoid …

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Explore The Largest Early Map Of The World

This 430-year-old world map, digitized for the first time, is “more than just a map!,” according to historian David Rumsey.<p>You’re looking at one of the most extraordinary maps ever created. It’s a 10-by-10-foot digital image of a 60-sheet world map drawn by hand in 1587 by Italian cartographer …

Data Visualization

Get Your iPhone Battery Replaced For $29 By Apple In 5 Steps

To say that Apple got egg on their face with the entire “battery slowdown” debacle is an understatement. It’s more like Tim Cook had an entire breakfast buffet dumped directly on his head.<p>Apple was quick to respond though, releasing a statement that, while technologically confusing (because last …

Mobile Technology

You’ll love this $40 box almost as much as your cable company hates it

We’ve discussed the TP-Link TC-7610 High Speed Cable Modem a few times over the past two or three weeks. Why? Because the holidays are the perfect …

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t tried myself, I knew I needed to experience it personally. I dove in for 30 days with two carb-loving feet — and a …

Nutrition

The Most Binged Shows On Netflix In 2017

Television viewing has morphed into a sport of binge-watching marathons but there are clear frontrunners in the game and Netflix did a little research into the most binged shows of the year. Here’s a look back at the shows fans watched, and watched again, that define 2017.<p>This year, the over 109 …

The best new podcasts of 2017

<i>Looking for something new to listen to while you drive to work/go for a walk/wash the dishes? We're here for you. In weekly series Podcast Pick, we highlight podcasts, audio personalities or specific stories worth hearing.</i><p>From a musical staged for your ears to stories told by unlikely (and even …

Sexual Harassment

The Surprisingly Smart Idea Behind The Silly Bus Startup Cabin

Cabin’s “moving hotels” might seem ridiculous, but in them VC Ann Miura-Ko sees the future of transportation.<p>At first glance, it seems like classic Silicon Valley hubris. In the summer of 2017, two entrepreneurs raised $3.3 million for a “moving hotel” startup called Cabin that transports …

Autonomous Vehicle

100 years on: The Balfour Declaration explained

As Palestinians mark 100 years since Britain's controversial pledge, here is everything you need to know about it.<p>This week, Palestinians around the world are marking 100 years since the Balfour Declaration was issued on November 2, 1917.<p>The declaration turned the Zionist aim of establishing a …

WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

How Older Adults Can Improve Sleep Without Drugs

Non-medication-based sleep habits are the first choice for improving sleep in older people.<p>The statement comes from Dr. Preeti Malani, MD, director of the National Poll on Healthy Aging Team, chief health officer and professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of …

Sleep

iOS 11 killed my battery life. Here's how I finally revived it and you can, too

An hour after upgrading to iOS 11, my iPhone 7 Plus phone was at 30%. It was 11 a.m. and I had barely used it.<p>An hour later, another update came out: 11.0.1. I updated again, so then it made it until about noon.<p>If you just upgraded your iPhone, there's a really good chance you're noticing a serious …

Apps

Company Uses Patients' Own Cells To Put An End To Baldness, Aging Skin And Tendon Degeneration

Hollywood has made movies about it. Industries have made billions from it. And if the volume of scripture is any indication, the Almighty God must have placed great value on his creation of the head of human hair. After all, He gave Samson—the strongest man of whom the Bible tells—his immense …

hair loss

The World's Fastest Growing Tourist Destinations [Infographic]

In the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s latest World Tourism Barometer, the most popular global destinations in the first four months of the year were revealed. The data highlights strong tourism results between April and January of this year with 369 million international overnight …

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