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Three secret iPhone X Face ID facial recognition features you might not know about

THE COMPLETE removal of the fingerprint scanner and physical home button for Apple’s iPhone X was always going be a bold move.When Apple decided to include the edge-to-edge OLED display on its tenth-anniversary edition device, the cornerstone of the iPhone user experience was always going to change. Apple's Phil Schiller unveils Face ID, which unlocks the iPhone X by scanning its owner's faceApple reveal the iPhone X with no home button and facial scanning recognition Face ID to unlock the...

With 3 million plus tourists annually, Cyprus struggles with waste management

Tourists on a crowded, sun-drenched beach in the Cypriot resort of Ayia Napa tossed drinks cans into recycling bins as a record-breaking holiday season drew to a close. With more visitors heading to Cyprus than ever, the Mediterranean island’s waste disposal system is under pressure, despite efforts to cut landfill use and encourage recycling, waste management and tourism, experts say.Panicos Michael, manager of the five-star Alion Beach Hotel in Ayia Napa, said the rising number of visitors...

If You Take Acid Reflux Meds, Your Liver Could Be in Trouble

Diego Cervo/shutterstockYou wouldn’t think heartburn is that big a deal, but acid reflux can lead serious health issues—so make sure you can recognize the silent symptoms of acid reflux. Officially known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the issue may respond to home remedies; changing your diet can also ease acid reflux. However, it’s become more and more common for doctors to prescribe a type of drug that suppresses the production of stomach acid—they’re known as proton pump...