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‘Trustjacking’ is the dangerous new iPhone hack you’ve never heard of

You might want to think twice before plugging your iPhone into a friends laptop for a quick charge.<p>Security researchers have discovered an all-new type of iOS hack called “trustjacking” that uses one of a little-known WiFi feature to access a device’s data, even when the targeted device isn’t in …

Wi-Fi

Amazing Fiery Explosion Photos Created from Fried Chicken Go Viral

Here are some astounding images that will make you do a serious double-take. No, those aren’t fiery explosions you see coming out of the drag racer …

Hong Kong

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

Trending on The Organized Home: Scandi Storage

In honor of The New Scandi week here on Remodelista, The Organized Home editors shared favorite Scandinavian-style storage solutions—perfect for …

Trends

The One Anti-Inflammatory Ingredient You Should Add To Your Breakfast To Speed Up Weight Loss

Forget the numbers on the scale for sec and think about how great you’ll feel on the inside – and look on the outside – if you maintain a healthy …

Nutrition

The Unknown Power of Photoshop Droplets

Droplets live on your desktop and you can drag and drop files or folders onto them to batch process the files based on the action you’ve set up for …

Tutorials

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

Ford vending machine begins dispensing cars in China

It is no longer enough simply to test-drive a vehicle by riding around the block while a salesperson gives you their well-rehearsed patter. Now, there needs to be some sort of theater around the purchase, or else how will you trick yourself into thinking that buying a car is fun? It's why Ford and …

Alibaba Group

5 Ways Nitric Oxide Supplements Boost Your Health and Performance

Nitric oxide is produced by nearly every type of cell in the human body and one of the most important molecules for blood vessel health.<p>It’s a …

Muscle

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

Old Spice: Paper Blazer

Advertising Industry

Fear is the enemy of creativity

I recently co-founded a boutique creative agency. It’s both exciting and stressful. My partner <i>Mark</i> and I are now for the first time tasked with …

Secrets Of A Public Speaking Coach: 'Don't Waste Your Audience's Time'

'Be real and sincere and it’s very hard to go wrong.' 📚<p>When doing presentations at work, employees usually fall into two camps: those that thrive …

Public Speaking

Deleting Facebook Won’t Protect Your Information, But Doing This Will

This week, news broke that the data analytics company Cambridge Analytica (which worked with the Trump campaign) had illegally mined data from 50 million Facebook users to spread disinformation. As a result, many internet users are decrying the platform, and the hashtag #DeleteFacebook is trending …

Social Media

Brand Archetypes Help Manufacturers Connect With Ideal Customers

Whether it’s running shoes, lawn mowers, cosmetics, accounting services, or bulletproof glass — B2C and B2B brands must inspire their target …

Marketing

Amazon now lets you talk to Alexa without saying 'Hey Alexa' EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

Amazon is today giving Alexa perhaps its most useful update since its inception: You can now speak to the assistant without saying “Hey Alexa” for every single command.<p>The feature, called Follow-Up Mode, simply allows Alexa to listen for another command for five seconds after your last request. …

How to stop hackers from stealing (and selling) your Apple ID

Hackers want it. You can protect it, but only if you know how.<p>Here's some sobering news: Hackers are reportedly selling Apple IDs on the dark web for about $15 a pop. Yep, someone has literally put a price on your personal information -- and it's the equivalent of one month's worth of HBO Now.<p>Of …

Identity Theft

Big Shaq and Trainline Create the World’s First Voicebot Duet

Rap battle.<p>Train ticket retailer and travel app Trainline has joined forces with Big Shaq, Michael Dapaah’s “Man’s Not Hot” character, for the world’s first voicebot duet. The team up is part of a promotional run for Trainline’s voice app, built for the Google Assistant.<p>In the two-minute clip …

Turns out that Geek Squad has been in the FBI's pocket for a decade

Who needs probable cause when you have geeks?<p>That appears to be the thinking of the FBI, which has been working with Best Buy's computer repair …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage in unsafe behaviors.<p>According to the child safety website …

5 Counterintuitive Lessons From 5 Very Creative and Successful People

How to succeed when you run up against hike stakes, boredom, and bouts of fear.<p>I started a podcast last year to talk to people who have designed inspiring lives, who are successful doing work they love. What I wanted to understand is how do they do it. What are their tools, tactics, and tricks that …

Creativity

Los Angeles Continues 'Everyone Is Welcome' Campaign

A social media campaign last year from the Los Angeles tourism bureau was effective in countering perceived “anti-welcome” sentiment in the United …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Here's the trick to add an AirDrop folder to your Mac's Dock

You can't add AirDrop to the MacOS Dock. Or can you?<p>AirDrop is the fastest and easiest way to shuttle files and photos between iPhones ($1,188.00 at Amazon.com) and Macs. I use it to send screenshots from my iPhone to my Mac. I use it less frequently to send files from my Mac to my iPhone or …

Operating Systems

What Does "Deglaze" Mean? And Do I Need a Degree to Do It?

By Alex Delany<p>Deglazing sounds fancy, but it is literally NBD. You could be deglazing at home. Right now.<p>When someone says that they're “deglazing” a pan, it really sounds like they're accomplishing something, doesn't it? Like they're a big deal. Like they're throwing an “M.D.” or an “Esq.” after …

Cooking

How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in macOS and iCloud

If you've been maintaining and migrating the same Contacts list across Macs over the years then you've probably come across your fair share of duplicate contact cards. They can also appear seemingly out of nowhere after setting up iCloud Contacts on your Mac for the first time.<p>Unless you …

The 5 Best Men’s Shoes You Can Wear Comfortably All Day Long for Spring ’18

Last fall, FN broke down the best men’s shoes you can wear for prolonged periods of time without discomfort. And for spring ’18, we’ve given the …

Shoes

10 Cool Trailers and Campervans You Can Rent For Your Next Adventure

Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans.

Blend-if: One of the Most Useful Features in Photoshop

The Blend-if feature is easy to miss if you're not looking for it in Photoshop, but it's one of the most useful tools you can have in your …