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2018 Nissan Leaf takes a new tack in the EV wars

The Nissan Leaf did for pure battery EVs what the Prius did for hybrids: It legitimized them. But it never looked real good doing so and didn't quite go far enough on a charge. The 2018 Leaf goes farther, looks better and is full of technology.<p>The new Leaf now goes 150 miles on a charge, up from a …

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things

See if you're forgetting to give your kids any of these (non-material) things.<p>Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave …

Parenting

What it’s like to date one of the world’s biggest porn stars

A man has revealed what life is like dating one of the world’s biggest porn stars.<p>Mike Adkins, 32, has been dating Allie Haze for the last four years …

Las Vegas

Battery researchers claim lithium metal breakthrough to triple electric car range

In the latest battery breakthrough claim of the week, researchers from the University of Waterloo released a new paper claiming a breakthrough involving the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal.<p>They claim that it has the potential to “dramatically increase battery storage capacity,” …

Electric Vehicles

Google Authenticator will add a formidable layer of protection to your e-mail account

Google Authenticator is a free security app that can protect your accounts against password theft. It's easy to set up and can be used in a process …

Information Systems

Documenting the Rohingya refugee crisis – in pictures

More than half a million Rohingya refugees have flooded into Bangladesh to flee an offensive by Myanmar’s military which the United Nations has called ‘a textbook example of ethnic cleansing’. Photographer Kevin Frayer is in Bangladesh to document the crisis

United Nations

Stock Android is no longer the best Android

Android fanboys hold two truths to be self-evident: Android is better than iOS, and the closer to stock (or AOSP), the better.<p>To the tech-saavy user, an Android skin is, at best, an unnecessary inconvenience. More often, it’s a deleterious faux pas by manufacturers out of touch with user …

Even the best passwords are no match for this simple hack

Why go to all the trouble of breaking into an online account when you can just ask for the keys?<p>While security experts released new password …

The Best Drone Photos of 2017

Dronestagram is the first social network dedicated to aerial photography, and it has just announced the winners of its 4th annual drone photography …

How To Take Great Photos in Low Light: Why Nighttime Is the Right Time for Outdoor Photography

For many photographers, working with “existing light” means shooting during the day and stashing the gear after the sun drops below the horizon. But …

Apple: A Jony Ive Q&A I’d never seen before (21 min. video)

“What haunts me most are the ideas we’ve missed.” —Jony Ive<p>From an interview conducted June 9, 2017, two weeks after Sir Jony was named chancellor of …

Build a Minimalist HTML Card in just 53 lines of code (with Flexbox)

Flexbox provides a more efficient way of laying out, aligning, and distributing items in containers. Today I’ll be showing you a practical Flexbox …

Typography

Stop stalling and start making your first game with this kit

If you love gaming, the <b>S</b><b>chool of Game Design</b> is an enormous online learning kit that teaches you <b>everything you need to know</b> about how to build and design video games.<p>With over <b>120 hours</b> of online video tutorials, you’ll learn both coding skills and the design techniques required to produce <b>visually</b> …

Game Design

7 Cool Programming Tricks Inside Microsoft Notepad

No coding skills? No problem. Microsoft Notepad has you covered.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

Notepads

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

Computer Science

Deal: Get the Poweradd 20,000 mAh power bank for $16.49 on Amazon (35% off)

If your smartphone is constantly running out of juice while you’re out and about, you might want to consider getting a power bank. Luckily for you, there’s one on sale over on Amazon right now. The online retail giant is selling the Poweradd Pilot X7 with a capacity of 20,000 mAh for $16.49. This …

50 Best Resources When Learning to Code

Introduction<p>Learning to code has slowly become a valuable asset. Regardless of your profession, understanding coding and technology is a valuable …

Computer Science

AIRS

When you think of the Deep Web, what comes to mind? Illegal activity? Phishing and scams? Bitcoins? Well, you’d be kind of right…and kind of wrong. …

Moto’s Z Play is the phone I just can’t quit

It’s all about the battery<p>What’s the most important feature on your smartphone? Is it the camera? The display? The design? The processor? The software and apps it runs? Chances are, it’s a combination of all of those things and more. But over the past few weeks I’ve learned that the most important …

This solar panel produces up to 5 liters of drinking water per day from the air

<b>Zero Mass Water's Source device is a rooftop solar device that produces water instead of just electricity.</b><p>With the virtual explosion of rooftop solar …

23 Photos of Adorable Animal Brothers & Sisters

Babies and animals can be tricky subjects to photograph, so imagine the challenge of photographing baby animals. We have to hand it to the wildlife …

Ramadan 2017 timetable making the rounds online: Here's what you need to know about the dates - IBTimes India

Ramadan is expected to begin late in May this year. The dates will be confirmed as per the sighting of the moon.<p>It is that time of the year again …

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Prefab Homes

The 4 Traits Every Good Project Manager Needs

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I did not set out to be a product manager. That seems strange for me to write, considering I have led product and strategy at six companies now. When I started my career, though, I was happy just finding great market …

Product Management

Impressive Adobe Algorithm Transfers One Photo’s Style Onto Another

Two pairs of researchers from Cornell University and Adobe have teamed up and developed a “Deep Photo Style Transfer” algorithm that can …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

It’s free at first, but players say they’ve spent $500 per month or more on the wildly popular game.<p>10:18 p.m. May 13, 2018<p>New research suggests the …

Best projectors you can actually afford

Nothing beats a home theater projector at putting up a jaw-dropping image for as little money as possible.<p>Sure it's not quite as plug-and-play as a TV. You'll need the space and a dark room, and it really helps to have a screen and a separate audio system (or at least a decent powered speaker). A …

Photographer captures 130 beautiful images of redheaded women

Berlin-based photographer Brian Dowling has spent the past three years photographing redheaded women around the world for his project "Redhead Beauty."<p>He's now announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to create a book of the same name collecting the photos. Discussing the project, Dowling …

This Company Pays Employees $10,000 to Move Wherever They Want

Every employee at Zapier can work from anywhere, and its founders think that's a key advantage when it comes to hiring and retention.<p>The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the happiest cities in America, but it also boasts the highest housing costs. Technically, Zapier is one of the …

San Francisco Bay Area

Stop taking pictures. Start taking photos.

I’m standing at the Australian coast, looking out onto a breathtaking sunset. I pull out my phone and take a picture:<p>I look down at my phone, …