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Vitamin C Benefits

Thrive Market<p>When you're starting to get sick, few things are more comforting than chicken soup, calls from mom, and a huge bottle of vitamin C.<p>The orange-flavored supplement may seem innocent enough, but inside is tons of immune boosting agents that always somehow help to clear up that stuffy …

How To Protect Yourself Against Hackers

There is nothing, hardware or software, that is unhackable.<p>Let’s get that out of the way right off the bat. If a hacker — a real hacker, not someone with a set of easily available hacking tools — really wants your information, they will get it. The same can be said for the NSA or any other …

5 Weak Words Writers Should Avoid (And What to Use Instead)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>When I first began writing, I was unsure of myself. My sentences were rife with meaningless words and fillers. What I didn’t realize is that by using them, I was sabotaging myself and my writing. Weak words can sneak into our writing anywhere, anytime …

In Europe, Google Stumbles Between Free Speech And Privacy

Google is trying to make sense of a sweeping decision about the Internet. In May, the European Court of Justice ruled that people have the right to be forgotten. That is, if you don't like something about you that pops up on a Google search, you can make Google hide that result.<p>The top court left a …

Google Offers Free Udacity Course for Android Development

Google today debuted a new resource for learning to develop Android apps: a Udacity course called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals.” The online class is aimed at those who know programming but have no experience with building for Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Google Developer …

Why Google is living in a Material (design) world

With its new Material design language, Android may be backpedaling a bit on the flat design that once differentiated it from iOS.<p>But the Google’s design chief, Matias Duarte, says the swinging pendulum will reach equilibrium as a design that is based on real-world objects but doesn’t cheaply …

Google reinstates 'forgotten' links after pressure

<b>After widespread criticism, Google has begun reinstating some links it had earlier removed under the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.</b><p>Articles posted online by the Guardian newspaper were removed earlier this week, but have now returned fully to the search engine.<p>Google has defended its …

Facebook Doesn't Understand The Fuss About Its Emotion Manipulation Study

<b>* Updated since first published.</b><p>This weekend, the Internet discovered a study published earlier this month in an academic journal that recounted how a Facebook data scientist, along with two university researchers, turned 689,003 users’ New Feeds positive or negative to see if it would elate or …

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

We MUST Tell Young Women: Math Is Cool. Here's Why...

I love math. I’ve always loved math.<p>I’ve loved math since before it was cool, when being a girl and liking math was not just uncool, it was downright dorky. Despite this awkward social positioning, I loved math because it’s so powerful.<p>With data, analytics, and statistics you’ve got the keys to …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

Create a bestselling app in three hours for less than £100

You don't need to be a programmer to break into the App Store's top charts. All you need is 100 bucks and a free afternoon.<p>You'll need a halfway …

How to Check if Your App is Addictive Enough to Make Money

Making money on mobile can be a tricky thing. Having ads on your app is an option, but few companies have truly cracked the perfect mobile advertising strategy, so adding ads to your app will likely be an annoying, disruptive experience to the user.<p>Still, this doesn’t mean having ads on your app …

Moms with Postpartum Depression Don't Kill People

It doesn’t matter who she is, what her history is, or how old her child is. If a mother commits a crime or does harm, postpartum depression will be …

CodeBender.CC Makes It Crazy Easy To Program Your Arduino Board From Your Browser

The official Arduino IDE is a dour piece of software designed for uploading code to the ubiquitous and super-cool micro controller. It is a standalone, non-networked app that isn’t very pretty to look at. But what if you want to share code and upload programs right from your browser? That’s where …

Why Now's The Right Time For A New Calendar App

The calendar touches our lives everyday. It’s one of the most personal aspects of the smartphone, and one of the most-used apps.<p>On the desktop and at work, Microsoft Outlook and Google Calendar dominate our timekeeping. On mobile devices, by contrast, it’s a wide-open field, with hundreds if not …

The 17 Designs That Bell Almost Used for the Layout of Telephone Buttons

Among them: "the ten-pin," "the cross," and "the rainbow"<p>If you look at the number buttons on a phone -- smart, cell, landline, what have you -- those number buttons will feature, almost inevitably, a uniform layout. Ten digits, laid out on a three-by-three grid, with the tenth tacked on on the …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Startup Boutiika Is Solving The Biggest Problem With Buying Clothes Online

That's the holy grail of ecommerce and an even holier, grailier problem for clothing retailers because clothes shopping is such a hands-on experience. People don't want to wait to get their new duds.<p>Boutiika, which launched its shopping site in late 2011, sells clothes from 300 boutiques to date in …

How to Hire Great Employees

Investors say they invest in people as much as they invest in ideas, and when it comes to your company, it is not just top management that can make or break your business. Unpleasant or dissatisfied employees, poorly trained workers, rapid turnover, or a toxic work environment can all predestine …

A Small Shock To The System May Help Brain With Math

Stimulating the brain with a very small electrical current through the forehead could boost a student's ability to learn and remember basic mathematics, a provocative experiment suggests.<p>The work, published online Thursday by the journal <i>Current Biology</i>, could help those who struggle with mental …

Depressed people's body clocks 'out of sync' - Futurity

U. MICHIGAN (US) — A new brain study reveals that the circadian clocks of people …