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Oxford University will offer free online courses in 2017

The highest ranked university in the world will soon join prestigious institutions like Berkeley, Harvard and MIT in offering free massive open online courses (MOOCs). Starting in February 2017, Oxford University will partner with nonprofit online learning platform edX to teach a freely available …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

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The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: Happiness is a state of mind. As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

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This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

There comes a point in almost every fitness lover’s life when they consider throwing in the towel after a workout—both figuratively and literally. …

The Complete Guide to Sleep Medication | Men's Health

Getty Images<p>Sleep Drug: Ambien (zolpidem)<p><b>WHAT AMBIEN IS</b> <br>A non-benzodiazepine GABAA receptor agonist, or Z-drug.<p><b>WHAT AMBIEN DOES</b> <br>Z-drugs (eszopiclone, zaleplon, zolpidem) bind to brain receptors to activate gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) type A, a chemical that dials back neural …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

Google's ad-tracking just got more intrusive. Here's how to opt out

Google now has the option to combine everything it knows about you from its Gmail, YouTube and other applications - including personally identifiable …

Top 10 Gmail Tips for Power Users

Everyone has a Gmail account. We’re all used to archiving, labeling, and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in …

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How to Maintain Your Yoga Practice (For Free) While You Travel

<i>By Christina Garofalo for ShermansTravel</i><p>Every September, hotels ramp up their wellness offerings to honor National Yoga Month. While a discounted yoga package with your stay is nice, the beauty of yoga is that you can do it anytime, anywhere. As celebrity yoga instructor Rodney Yee once said: "The …

The 10-Minute Abs Workout You Can Do If You Absolutely Hate Planks

Looking for a quick and efficient 10 minute abs workout? We got you covered. Diana Mitrea, NYC-based trainer and co-founder of Stronger With Time, …

Meditation Made Me a Better Negotiator

Now I accomplish what I need and feel good about it too.<p>When I started meditating, I knew it would make me calmer. It would slow my racing mind and …

How to Lose Weight With Smoothies | Men's Health

Ted Cavanaugh<p>1. 1 TBSP NUT BUTTER (95 CALORIES)<p>Grind almonds, cashews, and peanuts and you’ll fill up with heart-healthy fats and up to four grams of protein.<p>2. 1/2 CUP FAT-FREE GREEK YOGURT (65 CALORIES)<p>This delicious dairy choice adds density and about 10 percent of your recommended daily calcium …

The Consumer Reports 10-Minute Digital Privacy Tuneup

There's a lot you can do to protect your personal information when you go online, whether you're using a smartphone or a laptop, and whether you're …