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This One Trick Will Make Your Burger Taste So Much Better

If you’re still struggling to perfect your burger game, then listen up. This trick might be the missing piece you’ve been looking for in your quest …

Country Lifestyle

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Gardening

The Most Important Social Security Chart You'll Ever See

You have more control over your ultimate Social Security benefits than you might think. Here's how to get the most out of the program.<p>Your Social …

Retirement

How To Grow A Hundred Pounds Of Potatoes In A Barrel

<b>Health benefits of potatoes</b><p>Potatoes are edible plant tubers first cultivated in the Andes region of South America.Many studies have suggested that …

Gardening

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this @jmbrandonbb<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and …

Social Media

This Airbnb Scam Almost Cost Me Thousands. Here's How to Spot It

Always follow these rules when booking an Airbnb.<p>Recently, I came close to falling for an Airbnb scam in which I would’ve lost $3,300 on an apartment …

Identity Theft

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

How Blockchain is Disrupting the Accounting Industry

Blockchain could be coming for the accounting industry.<p>Blockchain is arguably one of the most discussed technologies of 2018, and there's a reason for that. As a sort of indestructible and incorruptible ledger, it offers a new way to store and share data in such a way that it's simultaneously …

Blockchain

Dell’s new XPS 13 laptop is a tiny beautiful workhorse

Dell’s XPS 13 has been the darling of the Windows laptop world for a while now, thanks to sleek design, commendable performance and top-notch battery life – at a premium, of course. This year, Dell has updated the machine with several modern touches that will delight fans of the series – and …

Consumer Tech

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

I Tried 6 Money-Saving Hacks And Here's What Actually Worked

Two apps, a money jar, and a new bullet journal addition actually saved me a whole lot of cash in just one month.

Personal Finance

Here Are 6 Weird Ways You're Being Tracked in the Real World

You probably know that your online activity creates a data trail. But technology is creeping into the offline world, making it difficult to go anywhere without leaving a trace.<p>The Facebook data breach scandal involving Cambridge Analytica has heightened the public’s awareness of the potential costs …

Targeted Advertising

Netflix and YouTube streaming video is about to get a lot faster

AV1 compression technology from companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Netflix is here. And it's blowing up the video industry's patent rules, too.<p>Tech's biggest companies -- including Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Cisco and Netflix -- have finished the first version of video …

Televisions

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

Apps

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Learning

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

Donald Trump Wanted a Trade War. Here's What One Looks Like

In a two-week span, President Donald Trump ordered up an array of tariffs against numerous countries, blocked Chinese takeovers of U.S. companies and …

Economy

Apple may launch cheaper iPad during next week's education event

If you’re expecting Apple to launch a new, more affordable laptop during next week’s education-themed launch event, you’re going to be disappointed. Bloomberg is reporting that alongside a slew of education software, Apple will launch a cheaper iPad.<p>This isn’t much of a surprise, based on what …

Laptops

5 Reasons to Buy Apple Stock and Hold for the Long Term

Despite investor fears about slowing growth rates for Apple's flagship iPhone, there's still plenty of reasons for investors to love the</i> …

Investing

How to read your valuable personal Facebook data

If we’ve learned anything from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, its that our personal Facebook data has some real value. The fact that Cambridge Analytica allegedly paid big bucks to get the data, then directly lied to Facebook to hold onto it, shows that our personal details are worth …

Social Media

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

Time Management

Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones [Updated] | Ars Technica

Maybe check your data archive to see if Facebook’s algorithms know who you called.<p><b>[Update, March 25, 2018, 20:24 Eastern Time]: Facebook has</b> …

Google Play

How to Make a Disgusting Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>The umpteenth batch of sugar cookies left your trusty sheets looking gross and patchy. Bring them back to …

Country Lifestyle

This App Aims To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting

If you have kids, you will most likely run into a time when they ask for their first Smartphone. And when that day arrives, it is best to be prepared to keep an eye on their social media accounts.<p>Whether teens use technology for school, communication or research, there are many times when they can …

Machine Learning

Emma Gonzalez's March For Our Lives speech will go down in history

You're going to remember this speech for a long time.<p>At Saturday's March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C., Parkland activist Emma Gonzalez delivered …

Emma Gonzalez

‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade

Revelations about the depths of Facebook’s failure to protect our data have finally pulled back the curtain, observers say<p>Cambridge Analytica scandal: the biggest revelations so far<p>“Dumb fucks.” That’s how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him with their personal data back in …

Privacy

Researchers find a new material for quantum computing

Rumors of commercial quantum computing systems have been coming hot and heavy these past few years but there are still a number of issues to work out in the technology. For example, researchers at the Moscow Institute Of Physics And Technology have begun using silicon carbine to create a system to …

Quantum Computing

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Tech Trends

A simple fix for the biggest annoyance of iOS Photos

You need not swipe to get back to your most recent photos.<p>And to think it was right under my nose -- and fingertip -- the entire time.<p>Thanks to Cult of Mac (seriously, thank you, Cult of Mac), I have been able to remove the biggest annoyance of the stock iOS Photos app. And that is the furious …

Mobile Photography

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

Social Media