Neil Macdonald

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Airline workers share 17 things they wish passengers would stop doing

But, since travel tends to bring out the worst in people, having that kind of self-awareness when you're trying to catch a flight can be a feat for even the most well-mannered, frequent fliers.<p>So Business Insider asked more than 80 airline workers including flight attendants, gate agents, ticket …

Google’s most-searched “how-to” questions capture all the magic and struggle of being human

My younger sister always gives me very good advice.<p>Once, for instance, she told me, “You need to stop asking Google questions about your life.” And she was right: Treating an Internet search engine as an advice column isn’t necessarily the best way to navigate life. When you ask Google, “How to …

Top 10

The 20 best sci-fi and fantasy films on Netflix

<b>From epic space adventures and wisecracking superhero capers to post-apocalyptic thrillers and existential mindbenders, there should be something for</b> …

iPhone 8 Leak Confirms 'All New' Features

The secret is out. Following my trio of iPhone 8 exclusives (1, 2, 3) Apple itself accidentally leaked multiple iPhone 8 upgrades and improvements, but now further investigation has revealed the biggest ‘all new’ features…<p>The credit goes to one industrious Reddit user who dug deep into Apple’s …

Bug in top smartphones could lead to unstoppable malware, researcher says

Recent updates to iOS and Android contain fixes for Broadpwn, found in chips used in iPhones, Samsung Galaxies and Google Nexus devices<p>A recently patched bug found in the chips used to provide wifi in iPhones, Samsung Galaxies and Google Nexus devices could be used to build malware which jumps …

You can unsend emails in Gmail — here's how to do it

There are two big rules when it comes to email: Always proofread and never send an email when you're upset. I've learned these lessons the hard way. …

Apps

This Is The Ideal Temperature You Want Outside When You're Going For A Run

Whether you're a routine marathon runner, or you simply enjoy the occasional light jog, there's no denying that a gorgeous, sunny day can motivate …

Marathons

17 Everyday Objects That Are Useless To Left-Handed People

It's a righty's world, and we're just living in it.

End to rip-off credit card fees as Government announces major crackdown

"Rip off" card fees will be banned from next year as the Government has announced that paying by card will be free for consumers from next year.<p>All consumer-facing credit and debit fees, which can be as high as 20 per cent, will be outlawed from next year under an EU rule change.<p>For decades …

13 Questions That Will Change Your Life

A great life runs on questions, not answers.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself …

Self-improvement

Find hope for humanity in this video of 65,000 people singing “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Counteracting the current mind-set that everything is terrible, some 65,000 fans waiting for the sold-out Green Day concert in London’s Hyde Park on …

What to Do Throughout the Day to Keep Sitting From "Killing" You

We’ve all heard the bad news that sitting will kill you. That might be a slight exaggeration, and hey, we’re all going to die someday, after all. But …

Mayo Clinic

You're Carrying Your Baby's Car Seat All Wrong

We all know how to carry an infant car seat, right? You loop your arm through the handle, rest it on the inside crook of your elbow, and let it hang. …

Pain

Can you buy anything real with Bitcoin? On the streets of Bristol, it proves a hard sell

The digital currency can now be bought at ATMs around the country<p>My journey into the dark economy starts much as expected: in front of a computer screen, late at night. It ends somewhere quite unexpected, in a humdrum setting a world away from the stereotype of modernity, equality and sticking it …

Cryptocurrency

#Toohottosleep: 16 ways to help you sleep in hot weather

<b>It can often be a struggle getting a good night's sleep during summer –</b> <b>temperatures rise and the sweltering heat and humidity leaves us tossing and</b> …

Weather

Good start, not enough - EU leaders mull May's Brexit offer

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Theresa May offered fellow EU leaders a “fair” deal on Thursday for compatriots living in Britain after Brexit, though her peers sounded sceptical and demanded more detail from a prime minister weakened by an electoral misfire two weeks ago.<p>Given the floor for 10 minutes at the …

Great Britain

56 new emoji are here—but iPhone users will have to wait

Good news, emoji fans: 56 new characters are officially ready to make their debut. But that doesn't mean the wait is over just yet, as it will take …

RPGs

This fan attaches to your bed and blows cool air under your covers

This fan pumps cool air under your bed sheets to help relieve night sweats while sleeping.<p>The bFan sits at the foot of your bed and fits around the mattress, using its low wattage motors to blow a cool breeze into your bed. It works with a wired remote and it can be controlled to deliver different …

You Can Listen to 30 Hours of Doctor Who Adventures Right Here

We all know that some of the absolute best <i>Doctor Who</i> stories weren’t actually put on television—instead, they’re the province of the audio dramas. …

Do you have the secret codes to unlock thousands of hidden Netflix movies?

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces …

Simple steps for home composting success

I am considering starting a compost pile this year and looking for some advice; some of the articles I've read suggest steps more complicated than I am willing to implement. My time is limited, so I want to do something simple that works reasonably well.<p><i>— Courtney Jacobsen, Wheeling</i><p>Composting at …

Gardening

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Language

The Easiest Way to Stop a Nosebleed, According to a Harvard Doctor

Nosebleeds, also known as epistaxis, are usually more annoying than they are painful. Still, you want to stop them as soon as possible so you don’t, …

IKEA ends all furniture fights with this simple solution

There are few things more destructive in a relationship than assembling flatpack furniture. But, IKEA might have created a genius solution that could …

Furniture

Here’s How Much Pee There Is in a Swimming Pool

If you’re always worried about whether or not there’s urine in the pool before you jump in, worry no longer: there definitely is. Here’s how …

Galaxy S8 Price and New Color Leaked

Samsung is launching its Galaxy S8 smartphones on March 29, and now we've got a better idea of how much the flagships will cost.<p>The UK retailer …

Want to Get Smarter? Elon Musk Recommends These 12 Books

Warning: They may make you want to disrupt an entire industry. For good.<p>Elon Musk is arguably one of the most influential inventors of our modern age. Head of both Tesla and SpaceX, he is at once a pioneer, entrepreneur, environmentalist, and disruptor extraordinaire.<p>Here are 12 books he …

Artificial Intelligence

New Nokia 3310 may have a color display, so 'Snake' will look super dope

We may have a few more details about what the new version of Nokia's classic 3310 will look like.<p>The handset will ship with a color display and have …

You Can’t Just Build A Culture For Your Organization

But it can be Found…<p>Stop Trying To “Build” Culture… It Doesn’t Work That Way<p>If I had a nickle for every CEO, department head, or organizational lead …

Faceted Classification

Run for Office Shows You What Positions You Can Run for and How to Register

If you’ve ever wanted to run for a local government position, whether that’s a seat on a local Community College board or a Senate seat, now’s a good …