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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

How Robert Earl Keen Became a Country and Americana Cult Hero

Raspy-voiced Texas songwriter has endeared himself to George Strait, Lyle Lovett and countless fans with his irreverent style<p>Robert Earl Keen ought …

Country Music

Art Is Sexy

The Very Best of Women in Comics — Birds of Prey by Alex Garner

See just how awesome Apple Pencil can be in Notes

Apple is making sure new iPad owners know all about the tablet’s new tricks with its series of educational how-to videos that keep coming out with updates.<p>Hot on the heels of yesterday’s new how-to videos, Apple has published a new video showing how to use Apple Pencil on the new iPad to draw …

Apple Pencil

Dumping Facebook? If you really want online privacy, here are the tools you need

<b>(Shutterstock/Getty)</b><p>Facebook is far from the only privacy offender: Your browser, search engine and operating system are in on it too<p>Matthew Sheffield<p>April 5, 2018 8:58am (UTC)<p>As the scope of Facebook’s user data leak scandal continues to expand, with official government probes of the company in …

Privacy

Best places for spectacular night skies in the Hill Country and beyond

Before electric lights, people experienced a star-filled night sky that inspired science, religion, philosophy, art, and literature. A growing body …

Ancient Civilization

A 2nd 'Big Bang' could end our universe in an instant — and it's all because of a tiny particle that controls the laws of physics

Our universe may end the same way it was created: with a big, sudden bang.<p>That's according to new research from a group of Harvard physicists, who found that the destabilization of the Higgs boson — a tiny quantum particle that gives other particles mass — could lead to an explosion of energy that …

Physics

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Pencil

Are aliens real? Grim discovery raises doubts about existence of extraterrestrial life

The universe could be a more lonely place than we ever imagined.<p>A new study has cast doubt on the existence of alien life after discovering that a …

Nebulas

The Very Best of Women in Comics — Feature Friday: Greg Horn Wanda Maximoff, the...

The Very Best of Women in Comics — Feature Friday: Greg Horn Jean Grey as the...

Hurricane Harvey woke Houston up. Now things have to change.

On August 27, 2017 Hurricane Harvey hit Houston. The record-breaking rainfall left neighbourhoods around the city under water for several days. Harvey hovered near Houston for days but recovery will take years.<p>Why Houston was so hard hit is explained only in part by the 1.3 meters of rain that fell …

Extreme Weather

How the great song 'London Homesick Blues' helped launch the musical genre we now know as 'Texas country'

In 1973, Gary P. Nunn and Bob Livingston were in Luckenbach, playing backup on a live album recording by Jerry Jeff Walker, a stage-named New York …

Dallas

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How To: Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone

When a photo or video is just too sensitive to leave laying around in your Photos app, you'll want to either delete it for good or hide it away in …

Apps

The Mystery of the Terrifying Xanax Resurgence in America

Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.<p>On a recent Saturday, photographer Nan Goldin and a band of roughly 100 fellow activists threw pill bottles into the reflecting pool near the Temple of Dendur at the …

Medicine

How to stop your phone from uploading your address book to Facebook

Whether you remember it or not, you may have once granted Facebook permission to store the contacts in your phone's address book. If you did, Facebook is continuously uploading these contacts to its servers. You can find out if your phone is doing this, and stop it pretty easily.<p>Here's how to do …

Apps

Tired of Netflix? Here’s where to find free, legal movies online

Everyone has those days where they fire up Netflix or Hulu, only to find they’ve already watched every good movie the service has to offer. Few of us …

Televisions

Watch Free Documentaries Online

FEATURED DOCUMENTARIES<p>Of all the images the name Genghis Khan brings to mind, that of a visionary who brought literacy, law and culture to his people …

Facebook's new privacy tools let you scrub your data, for real

Still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook will let you delete anything from your profile or timeline and end Facebook's use of that data.<p>If you didn't care about Facebook privacy two weeks ago, you probably do now.<p>The social network has come under a hailstorm of criticism after …

Social Media

How to replace a paper notebook with your iPad

The iPad has replaced many things — it’s a TV, it’s a games console, it’s a book, it’s a (huge) camera, and it’s even a typewriter. But until recently, it hasn’t made a very good alternative to paper. But thanks to the Apple Pencil, and to iOS 11, that has changed. Now you can write and draw a note …

Apple Pencil

Watch Robert Plant Perform Hushed Rendition of 'New World' on 'Corden'

Former Led Zeppelin singer also recalls karaoke battle against Taiwanese Elvis impersonator<p>Robert Plant performed a meditative version of "New …

7 New Netflix Shows to Binge in March, and the Best Episodes of Each

Three highly-anticipated sequel seasons, "Love's" end, and a slew of exciting docuseries make March a month to remember on Netflix.<p>The Winter …