Dazed And Confused

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How Nazis courted the Islamic world during WWII

Tens of thousands of Muslims fought for the Nazis in World War Two. DW spoke with historian David Motadel about whether pragmatism or anti-Semitism …

I enlisted a free AI to troll email scammers – it was hilariously effective

Email scammers are the scum of the earth and deserve forever itchy butts. I’ve always wondered if there was something I could do beyond just wishing them ill, and I’m happy to report I’ve now found a way to give them a dose of their own medicine.<p>Rescam is an AI bot that sends authentic-sounding …

Identity Theft

7 Powerful Free Photo Editors For Making Professional Looking Images

We all want to use and share great-looking images, whether it’s for professional or personal use. And when it comes to creating content for an …

Tutorials

Here Is the Shocking Story of Nazi Germany's Greatest Fighter Ace

By May 8, 1945, Adolf Hitler had been dead for more than a week. Germany was in the act of formally surrendering to the Soviets and the Western …

Air Shows

What Are Pre-Workout Supplements—and Do You Need Them?

It used to be that you ate a banana or piece of toast before a tough workout, and that was sufficient. But now, it seems like everyone in the gym is …

The XO Of The USS Nimitz Has His Own "Dirty Jobs" Series Aboard The Carrier

On this Veterans day appreciate those who have the less glamorous and often dirty jobs that are essential to keeping America's weapons ready to fight.<p>…

Military

Build Muscle With This Full-Body Workout Routine

Get stronger, build muscle. It’s why a lot of people work out, lift weights, or hire a personal trainer. Most people have another reason too. Maybe …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Your Own Fluid White

Recreate Magic White and Liquid White for Landscape Underlayers<p>Before Bob Ross, there was William "Bill" Alexander (1915–1997), who also had a …

Video Tutorials

Protect your PC with Windows 10's antiransomware tool

Enable the new antiransomware protection in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to lower the odds of becoming a victim of the next ransomware attack.<p>Wait, the global ransomware epidemic is just getting started? Ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya that lock down a computer and demand a ransom …

Malware

Here’s how to convert a Kindle book to PDF using your desktop or the web

I secretly cringe every time I hear how successful ebook readers are becoming. I myself, am a man of my own stubbornness, of tradition — and most …

All About White Oil and Acrylic Artists' Paint

White acrylic and oil paint is a mainstay of a painter’s color palette. It accounts for half to three-quarters of the paint on most paintings, so …

Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you …

The Old Guard – 10 Amazing Facts About Napoleon’s Most Famous Soldiers

“Despite their final defeat at Waterloo, the Old Guard would go down as one of the most famous fighting units in history.” ON THE EVENING of April …

Military History

How to create a digital oil painting using ArtRage

Painting digitally using a drawing tablet and drawing software ArtRage is easier than it looks, and strangely addictive. Using on a graphics tablet …

The First 10 Things To Do When Your PC Can't Run A New Game

Art by Angelica Alzona<p>You just got a new PC game! Hoo buddy, you are excited. You've been looking forward to this one for years. You load it up and …

If These 19 Motivational Quotes Don't Get You to the Gym, Nothing Will

We get it. Some days you can barely wake up, so getting yourself to a workout seems near impossible. You know you'll feel better afterward, but if you need a little more of a push, these quotes should do the trick.<p>Image Source: Instagram user sophieelizabethbarrow<p>Image Source: Instagram user …

How to create a bootable USB drive with multiple Linux distributions

Choosing the right Linux distribution for a task is critical, and having numerous distributions on one USB drive makes this easy. Here's how you can …

Linux

Tips For Playing Assassin’s Creed Origins

<i>Assassin’s Creed Origins</i> is an overwhelming game, full of upgrade trees and sidequests and all manner of optional stuff. It can be a lot to deal …

GUEST ARTIST: "Photorealism In Watercolors" by Meeta Dani

Hello friends, I’m Meeta Dani. I was born and brought up in Nagpur, India and am presently living in Vancouver, Canada with my family. Since my early …

Computer Science

After Windows 10 upgrade, do these seven things immediately

You've just upgraded to the most recent version of Windows 10. Before you get back to work, use this checklist to ensure that your privacy and …

Information Systems

Netflix has thousands of hidden categories. Someone listed them all

There are over 3000 hidden categories on Netflix that require a “secret” code to access and someone took the time to list them all.<p>The number combination, or “secret code” is appended at the end of the URL, after /browse/genre, and acts like a genre itself.<p>The sub-categories on the list range from …

Critically-Acclaimed

How to Find Painting Ideas

Never be without an original concept for a painting again<p>If you haven't got great painting ideas, then all the technical painting skills in the world …

Microsoft MakeCode for Minecraft makes learning computer science easy and fun, especially for kids

<b>Microsoft</b>'s MakeCode team has come up with an innovative approach to make learning software development fun, especially for children. The MakeCode …

Computer Science

How to Keep a Sketchbook

Ideas for Getting Your Sketchbook Started<p>Keeping a sketchbook is a great way of keeping track of creative ideas and getting in the habit of regular …

Fan Brush Painting

The first time you see a fan brush, you'll instantly know why it's called this. It's a thin flat brush with the spread out in a semi-circle, like a …

‘How could I burn fellow believers?’ Read a real-time account of the Auschwitz gas chambers, hidden for more than 70 years

Much of the text had been damaged by water, but as soon as researchers got their first look at the mysterious document, one chilling passage still …

World History

"Watercolor Botanical Painting Tutorial"

The following is a short tutorial of a botanical painting I hope you’ll find helpful. I worked from a photo reference provided by Wendy Sinclair …

Don’t spend a cent in Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s marketplace

We have a better way to farm orcs<p><i>Middle</i><i>-e</i><i>arth: Shadow of War</i> design director Bob Roberts insisted that his team balanced the game with its online features — including its controversial loot boxes — disabled. Nonetheless, the game’s final act, Shadow Wars, seems to be designed around pushing players …

Google rolls out Chrome Cleanup to help secure its web browser

With so much time now spent online, and with so many cloud-based tools now in use every day, we're all spending more time than ever in our web …

Software