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Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies

SAN FRANCISCO — The currency they were after was virtual, but the guns they carried were anything but.<p>In the beach resort of Phuket, Thailand, last month, the assailants pushed their victim, a young Russian man, into his apartment and kept him there, blindfolded, until he logged onto his computer …

Bitcoin

I Tried Alton Brown’s Method for Cutting Mango, and It’s Pure Genius

Genius

Answer the 5 Hardest MBA Interview Questions

Although euphoria is the first feeling applicants experience upon receiving an interview invitation from the business school of their dreams, what …

Employment

67% Of Presenters Are Making This Huge Mistake, And It's Ruining Their Presentations

We’ve all experienced the pain of having to listen to, and sit through, a terrible presentation. Maybe the presenter was just awful. Maybe the performance was as dry as sand. But most likely, the presentation just completely missed the mark in terms of giving us the information we were hoping to …

Public Speaking

Telsa are finally chasing Porsches down the German autobahn

INTERNATIONAL - The most remarkable thing about Jana Hoeffner’s 2,360 mile road trip from Stuttgart to Oslo and back was simply how unremarkable it …

Mercedes-Benz

Facebook didn’t mean to send spam texts to two-factor authentication users

Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos apologized for spam texts that were incorrectly sent to users who had activated two-factor authentication. The company is working on a fix, and you won’t receive non-security-related text messages if you never signed up for those notifications.<p>Facebook …

Social Media

Alzheimer's Plaques Erased in Mice—What's Next?

The remarkable results suggest a route for future medications, but a great deal of work remains.<p>Now more than ever, Alzheimer's disease poses an enormous burden. The neurodegenerative disease afflicts more than five million Americans, robbing them of their memories and placing strain and heartache …

Dementia

How to stop websites from using your computer to mine Bitcoin (and more)

Some websites may use your computer to mine cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Monero. Here's how to stop them.<p>Mining cryptocurrencies is a great way to earn small amounts of residual income (that could possibly be worth much more in the future). This is becoming an alternative revenue source some …

IT security

The Tesla Model 3 interior is unlike anything we have ever seen before

Tesla has reset expectations with the interior of the Model 3, the company's mass-market vehicle.<p>We'd already spent some time with the car at a launch event for the $35,000 all-electric machine at Tesla's California factory in July. At the time, I wrote that it was the most minimalist auto interior …

Tesla

Your shampoo and deodorant are as bad for you as car exhaust

That stuff you use to get ready in the morning? It could be as bad for your health and the planet as car pollution. A new study shows that half of …

Pollution

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone that understands what truly motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search on the work "leadership" gave me about 376,000,000 results. And while it won't give me the totals for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), …

Leadership

Google has just made it harder for you to steal photos from Google Images

Google's just made a rather subtle change to its image search — but one that will have big repercussions for copyright.<p>Announced on Thursday on …

Image Search

New desalination technology turns the world’s oceans into unlimited lithium mine (+drinking water)

You know that argument that comes up when someone sees your electric car and says something like, “it is way worse to mine lithium needed for batteries than oil and what happens when the lithium runs out? I saw a Meme on the internet so I know it is true.” Well…<p>Fun fact: The earth’s ocean water is …

Desalination

Eight Samsung Galaxy tricks you can't do on any other phone

Make the most of your smartphone.<p>Samsung likes to add its own flourishes to the Android operating system, which means Galaxy phones boast quite a few unique features that you won't find on standard Android devices—or iPhones for that matter. We've collected eight tips and tricks that should work on …

Apps

We tested popular VPNs to see which was fastest. Here's what we found.

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Wi-Fi

E-waste recycler gets 15 month prison sentence for creating worthless backup discs

You may recognize the name Eric Lundgren. In 2017, he was all over the news for creating a $13,000 DIY electric car with a 380-plus mile range, easily besting a Tesla. Today he’s on his way to jail.<p>Lundgren has always been a tinkerer. His LA-based company specialized in managing e-waste from common …

Software

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

And were shocked by the results!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across …

Cannabis

Aspark Owl Electric Hypercar Does 0-60 MPH in 1.6 Seconds

Thanks to ultra-capacitors and hot Hoosiers<p>We offered bemused coverage of this unknown Japanese electric supercar when it first appeared at last year’s Frankfurt show claiming 2-second 0-62-mph acceleration from pretty modest-sounding power and torque output. Then the other day Aspark’s …

Sports Cars

30 Big Machines That Changed the World In Big Ways

Their huge size is only outdone by their huge importance.

Pratt & Whitney

CoinTracker will keep track of your crypto as you transfer it between wallets and exchanges

It’s no secret that the cryptocurrency market cap has grown faster than the broader crypto industry. This means that the options for tools to help hold, track and manage your cryptocurrency are still pretty slim.<p>CoinTracker is one of the recently launched startups trying to help. Part of YC’s …

Cryptocurrency

How General Moto's reverse lights make a fool of you

Why are they on when the car isn't in reverse?<p>I got an email from viewer Mackenzie in Jacksonville, Florida, that asked me about something I had never noticed before: Late model GM cars with reverse lights on when they aren't in reverse.<p>We picked up a 2017 Chevrolet Impala to check it out and the …

Chevrolet

A Former Naturopath Blows the Whistle on the Industry

For Britt Marie Hermes, it all started with a trip to the dermatologist. She was 16 years old, suffering from psoriasis, and she wanted to ask her …

Naturopathic Medicine

Turn Your 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T Into a Civic Type R-Beater for $695

Hondata claims impressive power gains<p>The redesigned 2018 Honda Accord is quick, hitting 60 mph in a <i>Motor Trend</i>-tested 5.7 seconds with Honda’s new 10-speed automatic and a 2.0-liter turbo-four, a detuned version of the engine found in the new Civic Type R, that makes 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. …

Honda Accord

This is What Happens When You Hire a Nigerian Scammer as a Photographer

Here’s an unusual and inspiring 8-minute video by photographer Adam Grumbo of Matters To That One. After he was contacted online by a Nigerian …

Photography

There Is a Pattern to Bitcoin's Price Movement, and It's Happening Again Right Now

The leading cryptocurrency continues to be a roller coaster as it bounces back from a big dip.<p>Investors and well... humans are constantly seeking out patterns to make sense of both markets and life. And while patterns are always subject to change, Bitcoin has established a pretty clear one over its …

Cryptocurrency

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Healthy Eating

First ship crosses Arctic in winter without an icebreaker as global warming causes ice sheets to melt

A ship has made a winter crossing of the Arctic without an icebreaker for the first time as global warming causes the region’s ice sheets to melt.<p>The …

Global Warming

No one knows why these bees build incredible spiraling hives

Caution: after what you are about to see, you may never be satisfied with run-of-the-mill beehives again. These design-savvy bees weren’t content to …

Ecology

Death threat for first Muslim US mayor aspirant

Regina Mustafa, seeking to become mayor in a city in the US state of Minnesota, receives threat on Google Plus.<p>A woman seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a city in the US state of Minnesota has claimed receiving death threat online.<p>Regina Mustafa, running for mayor in the city of …

Google Plus