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100 Skills Everyone Should Know

Nothing but the essentials.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job—but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Now you can explore how to perform life's essential skills. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p><i>The</i> …

Outsourcing

Facebook Is Testing Software That Tracks Your Cursor's Every Move

When most people hear that Facebook upgrades are on the way, they're probably not hoping for more tracking software. But according to a new <i>Wall</i> …

Wall Street

Firefox plugin reveals how your internet browsing is being monitored

If someone screams "they're watching you!" into your face, then you're either starring in a horror movie or living in these surveillance-conscious times. Still, if it's the latter, at least now you can put a name to the faceless entities observing your every move. Mozilla has released Lightbeam, a …

Why new moms spend even more time on smartphones than teenagers do

For new moms in the US, spending time on a smartphone is practically a full-time job. A new survey sponsored by AOL found that moms with young children are spending 37 hours a week using apps and browsing the web on their phone, compared to 31 hours a week for millennials, the next heaviest …

Mobile Devices

Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and measurement company.<p>OptoFidelity said that it used its own Touch Panel Performance Tester to measure the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, and Samsung …

PlayStation 4 Android app launching in mid-November in North America, Europe

Sony on Friday announced that its new PlayStation App for Android will be launched in mid-November in certain markets, just in time for the PlayStation 4 arrival, its brand new gaming console.<p>The app will be available as a free download from the Google Play Store starting with November 13 (North …

3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (& 3 Complicated Ones)

7 Things You Do On the Internet That'd Be Creepy to Do in Real Life

You're a different person online compared to your real life. It's okay. You don't have to irrationally like cats just because you're obsessed with …

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10 Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself from Internet Surveillance

One of the trends we've seen is how, as the word of the NSA's spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can …

Spying

This Database of Android ROMs Helps You Choose the Best One For You

If you're interested in giving your phone a new operating system, or you want to breathe new life into an old device, installing a new ROM is a great …

Actron U-Scan: Get Vehicle Diagnostic Data on Your Phone

Control through a smartphone app makes it easy to use, but the full features get expensive.<p><b>Price</b>: $80<p>Even if you don't do much auto repair, a scan tool is a great gadget. On any car made after 1996, the tool will tell you what error code caused the Check Engine light to illuminate. That lets you …

China's Cockroach Farms Are A Glimpse Into Our Protein Future

The environmentally friendly way to farm<p>You've heard the arguments. Insects are cheap to grow, easy on the environment, and high in protein and minerals. In contrast, livestock such as pigs and cows are expensive, produce noxious chemicals such as methane and ammonia, and take up land and grains …

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September guide to the bright planets

In September 2018, 4 planets continue to arc across the evening sky. From west to east as darkness falls, these bright worlds are Venus, Jupiter, …

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10 Awesome Vinegar Life Hacks you should know.

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Cleaning

DIY Sandwich Wraps and Snack Bags Save Money and the Environment

So long, plastic bags. With less than a yard of fabric and a little bit of time, you can make your own reusable containers for snacks and …

Here's Why You Should Care About Xiaomi

Apple and Samsung are household names all over the world for their smartphones, and it may be difficult to imagine that another smartphone firm — let alone a Chinese one — could possibly be muttered in the same breath. But have you heard of Xiaomi? Indeed, can you even pronounce its name properly …

Weekend Projects - "Drawdio" Musical Pencil

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Weather could be controlled using lasers

Scientists are attempting to control the weather by using lasers to create clouds, induce rain and even trigger lightning.<p>Experts from around the world are to gather at the World Meteorological Organisation next month to discuss how powerful laser pulses can be used to generate changes in the …

9 DIY Concrete Projects to Try this Weekend

Have you ever worked with concrete before? It sounds like a material fit only for hardcore DIYers, but honestly it's much easier to use than you …