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7 Times You Don't Have to Give Your Social Security Number

It seems like every time you fill out an application or formal document, somebody wants to know your Social Security number. Many times we just give …

Identity Theft

Of course you are way too 'smart' to be scammed. Think again

Logic dictates that financially literate people should be less susceptible to any type of investment fraud.<p>But let's recall that more than 2,200 …

Drivers targeted in new DVLA car tax scam - here's what you should do

Motorists are being targeted with a new scam offering a refund on their car tax.<p>Text messages are being sent out telling people they have overpaid …

Consumers have filed thousands of complaints about the Equifax data breach. The government still hasn’t acted.

A new report reveals the CFPB has received more than 20,000 complaints about Equifax since the data breach. Mick Mulvaney hasn’t yet acted — and wants to make the complaints system private.<p>Since Equifax announced that a data breach had left the personal information of tens of millions of people …

Uncovered: cruel scam so slick even the vigilant can be duped

Virginia Calder was returning from hospital following breast surgery when the call came. The voice said it was the Royal Bank of Scotland fraud team flagging up some unusual transactions on her bank account. Within hours, Calder’s elderly mother, for whom she exercises power of attorney, had been …

Gemma Collins has no need for photoshopping as she goes full on Baywatch

Gemma Collins is not afraid to step into the light following her Photoshopping controversy.<p>GC knows how to shut up her critics – don a red swimsuit …

Redditor Takes Internet by Storm With a 20th Century Photography Technique

Nice stems from r/Radiology<p>The delicate beauty of flowers is often secondary to their vibrant colored petals. Through x-ray flower photography, however, their exquisite anatomy is highlighted with translucent overlapping petals and we're given a deeper look into stem structure. This idea, that you …

Usual elements share photoshopped image of TOI headline to undermine Modi-XI meet

Share Email<p>An alleged headline of a Times of India article has been doing the rounds on social media which mocked the meet between Prime Minister …

A 'blooper' that wasn't: TOI headline claiming 'Modi and Xi will mate' six times is fake, newspaper clarifies

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese premier Xi Jinping held an 'informal summit' in Wuhan, Twitter was in splits over a <i>'</i>blooper' in <i>The Times</i> …

Meet the $100 Face Oil That Made Me Break Up With Full-Coverage Foundation For Good

Have you ever found a skincare product that's just <i>so</i> damn good, you have to stop yourself from directing strangers on the street to immediately go …

What Was It Like Being Hospitalized For Mental Health Treatment?

Anything and everything you wish people would just get.

New Theory Emerges as to how the Universe Became Such a Light-Filled State

After the Big Bang occurred, the universe was pretty dark due to the thick gas that had been churned up, trapping any light that ever was. When the …

Planet 9 Might Not Be an Exoplanet After All

But they still think it's out there.<p>Planet 9 probably isn't from another star, according to researchers from the UK and Switzerland.<p>According to a …

Universe

Scientists discover a new way the brain forms memories

A team of scientists announced Thursday they have discovered a new way the brain learns and stores information that may explain why people remember …

Floridians prep for Hurricane Irma on Snapchat

Be safe out there!<p>Snap Maps went from creepy Big Brother to helpful tool during Hurricane Harvey in August, when people in Texas used the feature to document the storm’s destruction in real time. Now, thanks to Hurricane Irma, it’s Florida’s turn.<p>Currently, Floridians are using the feature to …

Rainfall

3,500-year-old tomb discovered in Egypt

LUXOR, Egypt — Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty.<p>The tomb, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and top …

Why North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test may have been a game-changing explosion

Deep inside a North Korean mountain on September 3, the government of leader Kim Jong Un set off its largest-ever nuclear test blast.<p>The explosion occurred at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, a series of tunnels located within Mount Mantap where the government, which calls itself the Democratic …

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Zika kills brain cancer cells, may find use as therapy

Zika, notorious for ravaging the brains of babies, could be useful in treating a particularly deadly brain cancer.<p>The virus kills glioblastoma stem …

Cancer

The feeling of empathy

A Toronto-based company is using technology to give caregivers, family members and physicians a truer glimpse into an illness, helping create more compassionate care and reduce the doctor-patient divide<p>Some users are so disconcerted by the loss of control in their hand, they ask to have the machine …

After Harvey, telemedicine connects doctors to displaced patients

Getting thousands of Houston-area families to shelters has been a massive humanitarian effort. But the aid doesn’t end there: Many of the displaced …

Climate change will cause food shortages. We should use genetic engineering to prevent them

<b>(Bill Whittaker/Massive)</b><p>CRISPR and other tech could help us produce more food, but only if we drop the GMO stigma<p>Jackie Grimm<p>September 2, 2017 4:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Massive.<p>Even small changes in temperature can have massive impacts on crop productivity. In the United …

Genetic Engineering

Pressured to give up their careers, Pakistan’s “doctor-wives” are using tech to find work again

In Pakistan, qualified woman doctors are plenty but you won’t find them in clinics and hospitals.<p>Though women outnumber men in local medical schools, making up 70% of the student population, more than half of female graduates never end up practicing, giving up their professional aspirations to …

Physiology