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University of Florida Bat Houses

The world's largest occupied bat houses hold hundreds of thousands of flying mammals.<p>The world’s largest occupied bat houses are located on the …

Video: Every vehicle in the original Star Wars trilogy to scale

One of our favorite artists, Scott Park, illustrated the spaceships and vehicles in the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy to scale and it’s just so good. You …

Star Wars

A powerful desktop PC that's completely silent? CompuLab's Airtop uses natural airflow to make it so

When you hear that a machine is fanless, you'll probably also assume that it's not extremely powerful, likely relying on mobile-focused components …

Linux Mint

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin | The Art of Manliness

Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success …

How to Make a Work Bench | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors note: This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from One Project Closer.</i><p><b>A Quick Intro</b><p>In the video, I share that you’re about to learn how to make …

How to Negotiate: Negotiation Tips to Get the Best Bargain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology.</i><p>“It’s learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy – whether it’s …

How to Be Reliable: 15 Maxims on Becoming a Reliable Man | The Art of Manliness

As we head into our last week of this “Heading Out on Your Own” series, I’d like to pause from our “harder,” more practical skills to talk about a …

The Start to Finish Guide to Sharpening a Knife with a Whetstone

There’s no need to buy new extravagant knife sets every time your blades start to dull. Instead, you can take care of the knives you have and prolong …

How To Build A Powerhouse Steam Machine For Hundreds Of Dollars Less

It's been a long time coming, but the first Steam Machines are finally here: compact computers that give you the quality of PC gaming with the living …

How to Recover Images Off a Corrupted SD Card

Just because your SD card is spitting out file errors and gibberish file names doesn’t mean your photos are gone forever. Read on as we show you how …

Fallout 4 Guide: How to Hack Computers

Hacking computers is one of the more important skills you’ll need to take on the wasteland of Fallout 4. These computers contain important …

How to Use Patch Banks

Why You Should Use Patch BanksPatch banks are very useful when you need to assign a device with special patches such as drums, voices and …

This Week In Tech History: From Turing Machines To Artificial Intelligence-Supported Healthcare

<b>November 9, 2004</b><p>Firefox 1.0 is released. The name is a reference to the Red Panda, a “cat-bear” native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It shipped to over a million downloads on the first day, 10 million downloads in ten days, and over a hundred million downloads before it was …

Why more companies should follow in Code.org’s footsteps

When it comes to teaching kids how to code, we as adults need to use our imaginations to help children engage theirs.<p>Code.org, the non-profit dedicated to encouraging women and ethnic minorities to take up coding has managed to combine popular culture and computer programming into a fun, …

Computer Science

Trend of sending children to private schools increases

<b>PESHAWAR:</b><p><b>Though government schoolteachers in K-P are more qualified than those at private schools, majority of parents are sending their children for</b> …

Some Minn. high schools try going without subs

Will Kaeding’s teacher was absent, so the Chanhassen sophomore went to one of his school’s common spaces, cracked open his laptop and started working …

Hillary Clinton Speaks Up About Charter Schools

We have been waiting for a member of the media to ask the Democratic and Republican candidates. Finally it happened, though not on national …

Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system

In a characteristically insightful essay, Clay Shirky discusses the largely invisible rise of online education and dissects the causes of that …

Tor Wars: The Signal Awakens

The long arm of the law wants ever more eyes, if you’ll pardon the gruesome metaphor. The UK government recently unveiled an attempt to legalize “draconian state surveillance powers.” US voices keep calling for a mythical “secure golden key” for government access to encrypted messages. Canadian …

The "Soldering is Easy" Comic Book Teaches You to Solder With Step-By-Step Illustrations

We've mentioned a few beginner soldering guides on Lifehacker in the past, but if you're looking for something super simple and easy to follow, you …

Comic Books

UK Plans To Bring 'Useful' Quantum Devices In Two Years

Arms race and space contests are the things of the past for the first and second world countries. They are now focused on the new prize: <i>The Quantum</i> …

Why Massive Neutrinos Are The Future Of Physics

They won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics, but their legacy’s just beginning.<p><i>“I know all about neutrinos, and my friend here knows about everything</i> …

Physics

Researchers take two big steps toward quantum computing

(Phys.org)—"Spooky action at a distance," Einstein's famous, dismissive characterization of quantum entanglement, has long been established as a …

20 years of Fallout : Lessons learned shipping games in the wasteland

Perhaps war never changes, but game development sure does.<p>As Bethesda Softworks braces for the launch of a new <i>Fallout</i> game, it’s worth taking a …

When the player's screen is the game's screen

Selling the player on the fiction of your game can be a difficult thing. There’s a healthy amount of benefit of the doubt, with the player’s mind …

Game Design

7 cool financial technologies we wish were big in the US

The USA is at the forefront of this, with $31.6 billion invested in fintech over the last 5 years. But there are still some innovative ideas and companies that have yet to make it big in America.<p>We've rounded up some of the most exciting and innovative fintech businesses set up outside of the US. …