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Here's Why You Should (And Shouldn't) Get Samsung's New Phones

:accidentally drops in toilet:<p>Don't get me wrong, it's beautiful – but Samsung hasn't updated this aspect of the phone.<p>If you care about numbers, here goes: the S7 has a <b>2560 x 1440</b> display with <b>577 pixels per inch</b> (ppi), just like the Galaxy S6. The S7 Edge has the same resolution, but its pixel …

Phones

15 Things To Throw Away For Better Health

Check out 15 unexpected items that you should throw away so you can be healthier, from your old running shoes to your plastic chopping board.

Plastic

Keep Your Cell Phone Alive During A Possible Power Outage

In a major storm like the one bearing down on the east coast of the United States, it’s important to keep your cell phone handy and working. Be prepared for a possible power outage.<p><b>During a power outage:</b><p>Turn off phone’s location services, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and any background apps to preserve …

Samsung Galaxy

US flies B-52 over Korean peninsula in demonstration of ‘strength & capabilities’

The United States has deployed a strategic B-52 bomber for a low altitude demonstrative flight over South Korea to demonstrate the alliance’s might …

‘I went to join Isis in Syria, taking my four-year-old. It was a journey into hell’

Sophie Kasiki stared at the photograph of a young English-speaking boy in a camouflage uniform and black bandana covered in Arabic calling for unbelievers to be killed in the latest Islamic State propaganda.<p>Her eyes welled and she swallowed hard. “That could have been my son,” she said, her firm …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

13 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mood in 30 Seconds or Less

<i>Our friends at SELF share 13 ways we can get rid of the Winter blues right now.</i><p>1. Talk to a stranger.<p>Research shows that simple social engagement — smiling, making eye contact, brief conversation — makes you feel immediately more chipper. So go ahead and chitchat with your barista when you order …

Make this your Facebook resolution: The best thing you can do to safeguard your privacy in 2016

Thieves — plus your bosses and exes — are trolling Facebook for your details. Here’s how to stay protected<p>Social media is a huge part of daily life for many people; some even find it hard to imagine living without it. We use it to check in with friends, keep tabs on family members, shop for jobs and …

Easing of China one-child policy too late for those who lost only child | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Cui Wenlan was devastated when she heard the news last month that China was scrapping its one-child policy. She is among more than a million grieving Chinese parents who have lost the only child the government allowed them to have.<p>Fan Guohui (L) and his wife Zheng Qing walk in …

China

The 25-year gap in children’s life chances just minutes apart

How the gap in healthy life expectancy is as wide between parts of Kensington and Chelsea as between Britain and Burundi<p>Children growing up in wealthy parts of the UK can expect to live in good health for up to a quarter of a century longer than their counterparts just a few streets away, stark new …

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

Login<p>The iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor makes bypassing the annoying lock screen a breeze. Some Android phones have a similar feature. Other Android phones have a “Smart Lock” tool that uses face recognition or location to bypass the lock screen, but it’s a less secure option.<p>Make a …

Apps

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

A tumor stole every memory I had. This is what happened when it all came back

My brain tumor introduced itself to me on a grainy MRI, in the summer of 2009, when I was 28 years old.<p>It had been with me from the day I was born. Tumors like mine develop in utero. They are usually discovered in children, but no one could tell me why mine had only been found once I was an adult. …

Mind

Social media makes us sad — but whose fault is that?

“Social media blows,” says Mike as he opens up the Facebook app, his face illuminated by the pale blue glow of his iPhone. “People are controlled by …

Why Parents Should Ban Smartphones From Their Kids' Bedrooms

A new study finds that many teens are waking up in the middle of the night to check social media.<p>Should parents ban smartphones from their kids' rooms at night? It's probably a good idea, according to new research.<p>Why? Because more than 20 percent of teenagers say they "almost always" wake up …

Social Media

There’s a second setting screen on Android that you might have missed

And it’s very, very useful.

Apps

Top Music & Video Download Website

NaijaExclusive is Nigeria’s Top Online music & video download website. Download mp3 , Videos , South African Songs , Foreign Songs , Hip-Hop.

Music

Why Do I Sweat More Than Everyone Else?!

It’s halfway through the first plank series in barre class, and you’re sweating so much it looks like you just jumped in a pool—yet your friend is …

Wellness

94-year-old's memories of World War II in Singapore will give you chills

Singaporean Redditor WWIIGPA held an AMA session with his 94-year-old grandfather on Sunday evening in which he talked about his experiences during …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

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Study links teens who spend at least two hours per day on social media to suicidal thoughts, poor mental health

Should parents throw away their teens’ cellphones and lock up their laptops?<p>Some might be tempted to after reading the research findings of Ottawa …

Social Media

Christian Lifestyle Magazine

Hidden from Prayer<p>Isaiah 1:15<br>When you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide my eyes from you; even if you offer many prayers, I will not …

Students Create App To Facilitate Anonymous Reporting Of Domestic Violence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Last year, Swedish organization STHLM Panda posted a social experiment video wherein only one out of 53 people reacted to a staged domestic abuse …

5 Steps To Create More Attractive Photos On Facebook

Are you using images to build your social media presence? Would you like to create highly shareable Facebook images?It’s true Tumblr, Instagram, and …

Social Media

Cracks emerge in Taliban leadership in Afghanistan

Signs of a divide in the<p>Talibanemerged Sunday when the apparent brother of former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar said he and others have yet to swear allegiance to the new head of the group.<p>Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor was named as the new leader following reports last week that Omar had died in …

Afghanistan

10 things you didn't know your smartphone could do

All hail the smartphone<p>Smartphones are great; they're basically a computer in your pocket packed full of features to make your life easier. But some …

You can now reserve (but not pay for) the 'liquid-metal' Turing Phone

The Turing Phone made headlines when it was announced back in April thanks to its eccentric design, ‘liquid metal’ construction and high-security premise. You can now put in a reservation to make sure you get the storage and color scheme you were vying for.<p>To be clear, you can’t actually pre-order …

Alan Turing

Why Asia is still fighting over World War II

Okinawa had fallen to American troops, but Mr. Tsuboi doubted that Japan's defeat was imminent. "I firmly believed the emperor was God, and I was ready to die for him," he says.<p>Suddenly the young man was swept off his feet and hurled 30 feet by a deafening blast — the fury from the first use of an …

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