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This Golden Retriever Gave Birth to a Rare Green Puppy

Welcome to the world, Forest! 💚<p>It may not be easy being green, but it is easy being cute if you're this unique newborn pup.<p>According to <i>People</i>, a three-year-old Golden Retriever from the Scottish Highlands named Rio recently gave birth to a litter of nine pups — including a little green one. The …

Puppies

The massive, worldwide ransomware attack was stopped by a researcher ‘accidentally’

Friendly reminder: Always update your software!<p>Organizations across the globe, including hospitals, telecom firms and automakers in Europe, were dealing with a massive cyber attack Friday that locked people out of their computers.<p>The malicious software, known as ransomware, demanded money in …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Documentaries

Google voice searches records and keeps conversations people have around their phones – but the files can be deleted

Just talking is enough to activate the recordings – but thankfully there's an easy way of hearing and deleting them<p>The company quietly records many …

Android Phones

Republicans who voted against internet privacy got paid out

Cash rules everything around D.C.<p>That's hardly a new revelation, but it's worth revisiting after Congress recently voted (twice) to gut important …

Bikase Sports Pack holds your iPhone on the bar and in the car

Bikase has been making out-front smartphone case-and-mount combos and arm band jogging mounts for a while, but their latest offering makes it even …

Tantiv4 Introduces Universal Smart Button Remote To Simplify Your Life

There are so many daily tasks and obligations in our lives that can fill our head make us easily distracted. From buying our weekly groceries and …

Here's how to protect your internet browsing data now that it's for sale

Congress voted to allow internet service providers to sell your browsing habits to advertisers, but there are a number of options for protecting your history<p>Congress voted this week to allow internet service providers to sell the browsing habits of their customers to advertisers. The move, which …

Personal Data

Taste Beyond The Tongue

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Push for Internet Privacy Rules Moves to Statehouses

Now that Republicans are in charge, the federal government is poised to roll back regulations limiting access to consumers’ online data. States have other ideas.<p>As on climate change, immigration and a host of other issues, some state legislatures may prove to be a counterweight to Washington by …

Landscape on a Budget: 10 Quick Fixes to Add Personality to the Average Garden

Giving the average garden the full treatment is a serious commitment, requiring time, adrenal stress, and a sturdy dip into the finances. Instead, …

Solar One is New York City's Green Energy Education Center

<b>WELCOME TO SOLAR ONE</b><br>Solar One’s Mission is to provide education and resources that create more sustainable and resilient urban environments. We …

Verily's wearable microscope sees beneath your skin

It tracks biomarkers to detect cancers and monitor drug delivery.<p>UCLA and Verily, Google Alphabet's life sciences division, has developed a wearable microscope that could help doctors in the near future. The device is designed to track fluorescent biomarkers inside the skin, a vital tool used to …

Google's self-driving car is the victim in a serious crash

Autonomous tech can only do so much to avoid reckless human drivers.<p>Google's self-driving cars don't have a flawless safety record, but it's clearer than ever that careless human drivers remain the greater threat. A commercial van running a red light struck one of Google's autonomous Lexus SUVs as …

Parents Home

One mom's epic note to her husband about taking care of the kids while she's away for a girls' weekend is resonating with parents everywhere.<p>"Dearest Husband, I'm writing this to you out of love, not fear. I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone...with the …

The edge of the universe is closer than scientists previously thought

The visible universe just shrunk by 320 million light-years in all directions, updating a famous calculation that physicists first made 13 years ago.<p>If you're trying to calculate the size of the cosmos, the speed of light — the fastest anything can go — is a tempting place to begin and end. You'd …

Here's How Much Exercise You Need to Protect Against Disease

There’s a strong connection between physical activity and the risk of five common diseases, according to a recent study published in <i>The BMJ</i>. The …

A lab-made black hole supports longstanding Hawking theory

"Hawking radiation" suggests black holes can evaporate, and new evidence supports it.<p>In 1974, Stephen Hawking put forward a hypothesis suggesting radiation can escape the light-sucking grip of a black hole. This week, and over forty years later, newly published research claims to have observed …

Black Holes

All Windows 10 PCs will get Windows Holographic access next year

Windows 10 users will be able to dive into mixed reality starting next year, with an update planned that can let any “mainstream” Windows 10 PC run the Windows Holographic shell the company first revealed in January 2015.<p>The update will allow users to multi-task in mixed reality environments, which …

Physicists Squeeze Water Molecules Into an Entirely New State

Beyond solids, liquids, and gases.<p>Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It is a peculiar, and like exceedingly common, "other" state that water molecules are forced to exist …

Tinker Crate will have your kids bolting to the mailbox for monthly tech projects

Let’s talk about DIY kits for kids! Ever since my nephew celebrated his fourth birthday, I’ve been buying him DIY kits. Robot kits. Science project …

What's For Dinner? 8 Easy Meals You'll Make Again and Again

Looking for new recipes to add to the weekly dinner rotation? From cedar planked salmon to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p>Looking for new recipes to add to the weekly dinner rotation? From cedar planked salmon to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are all …

Recipes

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How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

"The book didn’t sell and yes, I was mean-spirited enough to rejoice": An essay on the dark arts of book editing

<b>One of New Zealand’s best and most illustrious book editors, Stephen Stratford (“I am a polite person, mostly”), vents about having to deal with</b> …

6 common legal mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Small Business

New Paperlike Battery Withstands Freezing Temperatures With Ease

Ice to meet you, silicon oxycarbide.<p>Say you want to fly a drone up to 100,000 feet. You're gonna have a problem: The battery in your UAV is probably gonna run out of juice real fast at the extremely low temperatures found in the upper reaches of our atmosphere. Try to send a drone into low Earth …

Gorgeous design!

Well, you'd need a pretty high ceiling to make it just like this. I could see it in a room with eight-foot ceilings, but it would be a little …

The inside story of how Amazon created Echo, the next billion-dollar business no one saw coming

"This is going to be hard," Limp recalls thinking. "It foretold a magical experience. But it would require a lot of inventions."<p>The reaction was understandable given the lofty goals outlined in the Echo's original plan: It envisioned an intelligent, voice-controlled household appliance that could …