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This Marine Biologist Photographs Rare, Otherworldly Oceanic Creatures

While scientists, explorers, and Google Earth have mapped much of the terrestrial world, the expanses of the sea remain a great mystery. Marine biologist Alexander Semenov, head of the dive team at Moscow State University’s White Sea Biological Station, has dedicated his career not only to closing …

Google Earth

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

Apps

10 Tricks to Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home

Life without reliable internet access is like a taxi driver without a reliable car. Living in the digital age where information is given and received …

Asking these 4 questions will stop up to 90% of hacks

Think you don’t have to worry about cybersecurity? Think again.<p>“You don’t think you have this problem? You have this problem,” said Jane Holl Lute, …

Not everyone can handle the pressure of being a gamer€™s significant other (or SO). The pressure stems from knowing full well that you will be taking …

Ultimate open-faced breakfast sandwich: Toast 1 slice thick-cut whole grain bread in butter till golden brown. Top with 2 slices prosciutto, 1 fried egg, chopped chives, sea salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Then knife and fork it. #recipes #food #sandwiches #egg #knifeandforkit

Kansas City has a massive network of underground caves that houses over 400 businesses, including a paintball facility and a post office

A look at the history of the caves:<p>Extensive limestone mining in the late 1800s and early 1900s created the millions of square feet of caves that are scattered throughout metropolitan Kansas City, in Kansas and Missouri.<p>Syed E. Hasan, a geosciences professor emeritus at the University of Missouri …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Amazon is helping to kill off Flash for good

It looks like Adobe Flash is finally on the cusp of its ultimate downfall. Following a string of moves by browser-makers, Amazon will no longer accept Flash ads on Amazon.com or its third party advertising platform.<p>An article on Amazon’s Technical Guidelines page says the change is a reaction to …

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

Jaybird X2 Bluetooth headset announced, even better than its predecessor

When it comes to Bluetooth headphones, there’s not many good options out there, but Jaybird has managed to become one of those manufacturer we always keep in mind. Their BlueBuds X headphones did amazingly in our review, and the company has improved these even further with the latest iteration. …

Windows 10’s secret Xbox setting makes game streaming look way better

Xbox One game streaming to Windows 10 PCs is one of the best features of the new operating system. While Microsoft has a variety of settings that will suit a home network bandwidth, there's a secret one hidden away that unlocks the full potential of Xbox One streaming. Reddit users have uncovered a …

Windows 10 attempts to install drivers for hardware you no longer have - ExtremeTech

By on August 3, 2015 at 7:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>I’ve been concerned about …

Windows 10

Reverse Searing: Does It Come at a Price?

Today, you can hardly browse barbecue websites without being urged to try a technique called reverse searing. The process turns the traditional method of cooking a steak or roast--hot sear followed by slow roast--on its head. You start by smoking the meat low and slow to an internal temperature of …

The Secret Ingredient Everyone Needs For The Most Amazing Burgers

Photo credit: Getty Images<p>Fish sauce. That's the secret ingredient to making the best burger your mouth has ever tasted.<p>The mention of fish sauce doesn't normally go over well with less experimental eaters from places other than Vietnam or Thailand. But if you want to taste what will surely be the …

10 Ways to Be the Person People Like to Work With

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Raw talent, education or experience, and competency are no longer enough to thrive in today’s competitive economy. Nor is it enough to have the right product or service at the right time to court a client and land the …

Communication Skills

The truth about 'sexy' male fragrances

Scientists may have isolated an ingredient that makes men’s fragrances irresistible to women, but it's no guarantee of success, says our grooming expert Lee Kynaston<p>Last week, a bunch of men in white coats finally proved what a bunch of men dressed like Don Draper have been trying to tell us (or …

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.