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Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

Nutrition

People are going crazy over this new 50-inch 4K TV with built-in Fire TV for just $399.99

If you’re in the market for an affordable TV with great picture quality and fantastic smart features, there’s probably only one TV you should even …

Tech Trends

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

How to Lease a $50,000 BMW for Less Than a Subway Pass

Mike Piccolo got a call from a friend about a deal on a new BMW with a price so cheap he thought it was a joke.<p>The 45-year-old financial advisor from …

Dem congressman: Force gun owners to get rid of assault weapons

WASHINGTON — A Democratic congressman has proposed outlawing “military-style semiautomatic assault weapons” and forcing existing owners to sell their weapons or face prosecution, a major departure from prior gun control proposals that typically exempt existing firearms.<p>In a USA Today op-ed entitled …

Guns

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

The 25 Best Productivity Apps For 2018

From wrangling words to shooting photos, these productivity powerhouses will help you get more done in less time.<p>Sometimes the best way to escape from a productive rut is to switch up your tools. Whether it’s a simple word processor, a smarter to-do list, or a more efficient way to transcribe …

Apps

Plover lets you share files between any devices over Wi-Fi, AirDrop-style

Apple’s AirDrop service is great for beaming files between your iOS and Mac devices over Wi-Fi – but it sadly doesn’t work with other platforms. Thankfully, a bunch of young developers have built a handy tool to make it just as easy to transfer files over your local network, using anything that has …

9 fitness apps that eliminate every single workout excuse

Name any excuse not to exercise and there's an app for that.<p>I’m too busy. I’m not a morning person. I’m travelling.<p>When it comes to excuses to skip the gym, we’re full of them.<p>But whether it’s not having time, not knowing what exercise to do or simply not being able to find the motivation to …

Fitness

Edmunds: These 6 new SUVs are worth the wait

If you're in the market for a new SUV, it's important to know not only what's available now but also what's coming. Here are six SUVs going on sale …

Top iPhone and iPad apps for productivity (March 2018 edition) | ZDNet

Handwriting calculator<p>If you're the sort of person who likes jotting calculations out on the back of an envelope, you'll love MyScript Calculator. …

Apps

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along the way.<p>1. Archive vs. …

Apps

The Most Secure Account of All—If You Can Stand It

There was a time when high-status people signaled their worth with an ostentatious key fob for an expensive car. Today the keyring of an important …

How to Combat Heart Disease and Diabetes? Go Keto, says New Study

A new study indicates that when it comes to weight loss and regulating metabolic syndrome diseases like diabetes, a keto diet without exercise is …

The Serial-Killer Detector

A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the past seven years, he …

Crime

Exclusive: What Trump Really Told Kislyak After Comey Was Canned

During a May 10 meeting in the Oval Office, the president betrayed his intelligence community by leaking the content of a classified, and highly sensitive, Israeli intelligence operation to two high-ranking Russian envoys, Sergey Kislyak and Sergey Lavrov. This is what he told them—and the …

Black Friday 2017: best tech deals and promos you should know about

Welcome to Android Authority’s Black Friday 2017 deals roundup, the place where we try to make sense of the madness that is the Black Friday deals event.<p>Thanksgiving is today and as much as you may be looking forward to the break and the overindulgent turkey dinner, the biggest shopping event of …

Shopping

Watchdog app reveals list of absurd teen texting codes

Is this what the kids are doing these days?<p>Teen/parent watchdog app Bark.us released a list of abbreviations and acronyms it has gathered that are popular among teens. No surprise, most of them are about naughty things like sex and drugs. It’s not exactly new — I’ve seen similar versions of the …

A Pill to Make Exercise Obsolete

What if a drug could give you all the benefits of a workout?<p>It was late summer, and the gray towers of the Salk Institute, in San Diego, shaded seamlessly into ocean fog. The austere, marble-paved central courtyard was silent and deserted. The south lawn, a peaceful retreat often used for Tai Chi …

Cost-benefit Analysis

The best ARKit apps to try on iPhone and iPad

The first wave of ARKit-powered apps is crashing into the App Store this week to change the way you use your iPhone.<p>With iOS 11, Apple has turned the iPhone and iPad into the world’s biggest augmented reality platform and some of the first offerings from developers are pretty mindblowing. You’ll …

Apps

Jeff Sessions: a poor, misunderstood man exempt from normal rules | Richard Wolffe

Pity the amnesiac attorney general. The Senate intelligence committee is not the first time his good name has been tarnished by ‘appalling lies’<p>Jeff Sessions is an oft-misunderstood man. Time and again, he has found himself the innocent victim of dishonorable accusations that he, a plainly …

Donald Trump

When Israelis started to talk about the occupation | Middle East| News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW | 07.06.2017

Israel has released top-secret protocols from 1967, revealing it had no plan for the occupied territories after the Six-Day War. "In times of global …

Israel

One of the most useful features of your iPhone is hidden to the left of the home screen - here's how to use it

Have you ever swiped left on your iPhone's home screen and seen a bunch of tiles there? Ever wondered what they are?<p>They're called "widgets," and …

How To Lose Weight: The Military Diet And 5 Things To Know About The Strict 3-Day Regimen

Want to lose weight fast and believe you have the discipline of a solider? Try the three-day Military Diet that promises a 10-pound weight loss if …

10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, it’s bite-sized, and it gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software for your mobile device.<p>People are always asking me what apps they should get. The answer, of …

A startup just raised another $90 million to help people save money on prescriptions

The New York-based digital health startup said on Wednesday its series B was led by venture capital firm 8VC, along with strategic investors. That, combined with the $75 million Blink Health raised previously, brings its total funding to $165 million.<p>Blink Health CEO Geoffrey Chaiken told Business …

How the White House Lies: What Jonathan Swift Has to Say About Kellyanne Conway

“We’re putting conundrums on top of hypotheticals on top of conjecture here. We take it all very seriously, but I think we’re having the same …

Nikon Now Offering Paid Online Photography Classes

Nikon has been running the Nikon School program in the U.S.A. for the past 30 years and just a few days ago they announced the expansion of this …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.