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There's No Evidence That Probiotics Do Good Things For Your Health

The terms probiotics and prebiotics are appearing on more items in supermarket aisles all the time. Both words, their placement and the products they adorn, imply they’re good for you, that more of these bacteria will help you in some way. But there’s actually scant evidence for such claims. More »      

Brandis, AFP Rue Lack Of Consistency In Data Retention Among Service Providers

Metadata, it’s all the rage these days among security organisations, even if those in charge don’t have the best understanding of what metadata actually is. Throwing a new spanner in the works — if there weren’t enough already — is the...Show More Summary

6-Month Old Critical Performance Bug With SourceTree Is Getting Attention

Atlassian’s SourceTree is one of the nicer front-ends for version control systems Git and Mercurial. It’s also free and open-source, the double-whammy of great qualities one wants in a piece of software. Unfortunately, as of version 1.6, the Windows build of the program has been crippled by an issue that causes constant freezes. Show More Summary

When You Might Not Want a Security Freeze on Your Credit Report

A security freeze is a hard lock on your credit. If you've been a victim of identity theft or recent store breaches, your first thought might be to go ahead with the lock. In some circumstances, though, you might be better off leaving it as is. Read more...

Try Flavored Vinegars for Low-Calorie Flavor Boost in Your Recipes

If you're looking to boost the flavor in your food while keeping it healthy, check out infused vinegars. F lavored vinegars give everything a bit of a boost and just add a few calories. Read more...

Indiegogo Life Helps You Crowdsource for Personal Causes

We've all been asked to help donate to someone's individual cause. A friend may need a medical procedure or just fell on hard times and needs help. Indiegogo Life lets you crowdsource your friends online for these causes. Read more....

Check Idioms and Preferred Grammar Usage with Google

Proper grammar is important, but sometimes grammar checkers and proofreading aren't enough. If you aren't sure about a preferred phrasing, try using Google to see what's popular. Read more...

Find Your “Spinach Tasks” To Crush Your To-Do List

When you face your to-do list each day, you might organize it by priority or mix in some rewards. Another approach is to find out which tasks give you energy and strength, just like Popeye uses spinach. Read more...

Google Introduces History for Voice and Mobile Search, Opt Out Here

Google tracks a ton of information about what you've done with their products, which they use to make suggestions for products like Google Now and autocomplete. They recently updated their Account History page with the ability to view or pause or voice search history, as well as other information from your mobile devices. Read more...

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Monitor, the Screen You Stare at All Day

Many of us are stuck behind our desk and computer all day long, which makes the hardware we use quite important. Let's give some more thought to our monitors, with these ten tips for getting the most out of those screens. Read more....

Reduce Stress During the Day With a Slow Morning

Setting up some morning rituals helps start off your day right. The first ritual you pick should be a slow one. Deliberately taking time to slow down first thing in the mornings could reduce your daily stress. Read more...

A Reader’s Suggestions for Adderall Alternatives: CILTEP & Bromantane

I’m still getting a ton of emails about my decision to try the prescription drug Adderall to help with focus. I’m currently more than a month into the experiment, and so far I’m still pretty happy with it. After I posted some comments from a reader’s long-term experience with it, I heard of a couple…

Divide and Conquer Anxiety, Stress, and Procrastination

Break the link between worry, anxiety, stress, and procrastination. Set yourself free from this vicious cycle.

The ABCs of Freedom from Anxiety

Get to the core of your bedeviling anxieties. Change the core. Set yourself free.

Freedom from Emotional Storms

If you have more than your share of emotional crises, let’s look at how to avoid them.

Freedom from Harmful, Negative, Thinking

By recognizing and changing your erroneous beliefs, can you improve your life?

Deceptions and the Affordable Care Act

MIT professor Jonathan Gruber tried to dupe people to advance an unpopular Obama Care agenda. Were you fooled?

Seven Steps to Enjoy the Holidays

Create great opportunities to enjoy the people in your life this holiday season.

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