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2D:4D Ratio, Testosterone, and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

Stop what you’re doing and look at your hands.<p>Is your ring finger longer than your index finger?<p>If so, you were likely exposed to higher levels of …

How to Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer

How to Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer<p><b>Image Credit: Chris Robinson</b><p>How to Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer<p>Click To Tweet<p>Surely …

Visit this site before you pay hackers a ransom for your files

The use of ransomware has been on the rise in recent times. Earlier this year, a hospital in Hollywood paid $17,000 in Bitcoin to hackers who’d encrypted its files so they’d unlock them; a Canadian university paid $20,000 to attackers for the same reason just last month.<p>And no, individuals aren’t …

The Best Leg Workout Under 25 Minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

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Solar Panels Grown On The Moon Could Power The Earth

A far-out plan to create swarms of self-replicating solar panel satellites<p>"Global warming is the greatest challenge our species will face in the next 100 years," says Justin Lewis-Weber.<p>Currently a high school senior in California, Lewis-Weber has just published a paper in the journal <i>New Space</i> with …

How to create a SOHO router using Ubuntu Linux

<b></b><b></b><br>• The next and very important step is to ensure that IP forwarding is turned on in your kernel. If you don’t do this, you don’t route any packets and …

How to Perform Network Sniffing with Tshark

This time let's talk about Tshark, a powerful command-line network analyzer that comes with the well known Wireshark. It works like Tcpdump, but with …

Setting the Record Straight on Medicare for All: An Open Letter From 560 Physicians and Medical Students

<i>Physicians-in-training voice their support for single-payer reform. Photo: Al Nowakowski.</i><p><i>The following statement has been signed by more than 560 physicians and medical students. It was crafted by Andrea Christopher, M.D., Fellow in General Internal Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Adam Gaffney,</i> …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

The ZeroDB Database Hides Your Data Even From Itself

Even the server it's stored on can't see what's stashed in a ZeroBD database.<p>A fundamental problem with database security is that in order to make use of database software that software has to be able to actually access the data. Databases do more than just blindly dump things into anonymous …

Use this training method to add muscle size and make your biggest gains yet

Pop quiz: What’s the difference between training for strength and training for siz<b>e</b>?<p>If you said, “strength training involves stimulating the …

I dared two expert hackers to destroy my life. Here's what happened.

<b>This is Episode 8 of Real Future, Fusion’s documentary series about technology and society. More episodes available at realfuture.tv.</b><p>Several months …

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The case for using iTunes, not iCloud, to back up your iPhone

Privacy is one argument, but it’s not the only one.<p>Since iOS 8 was released in September 2014, Apple has encrypted the local storage of all iPhones. …

Must Watch TED Talks on The Power of Reading Books

August, 2015<br>Books hold a deep magic, an empowering spell that once cracked open could illuminate the entire universe of the self. Books are semiotic …

Hackers show off long-distance Wi-Fi radio proxy at DEF CON

A talk about a radio-based privacy device dubbed ProxyHam that promised to allow hackers to connect to Wi-Fi networks from as far as 2.5 miles away …

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This Group May Stop the NSA From Tapping the Internet’s Backbone | VICE News

It's taken seven years of legal wrangling, but one group of pro-privacy activists are hoping an appeals court will finally declare a critical part of the National Security Agency's spying apparatus unconstitutional.<p>The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has been challenging the NSA's bulk data …

Man in the Cloud Attack: Hackers Can Access Your Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive Files WITHOUT Password

You must have read about the man-in-the-middle attacks that steal your data transiting between the two end points. Today, we are going to tell you …

Chicago and Los Angeles have used ‘dirt box’ surveillance for a decade

i<p>The Los Angeles and Chicago police departments have acquired “dirt boxes” – military surveillance technology that can intercept data, calls and text …

Thanks To This Device, Stealing Your Car Has Never Been Easier

Cyber security in the fast lane<p>Samy Kamkar is a car buff. The cyber security expert enjoys tinkering, particularly in the intersection of automation and the Internet of Things. "I love the new technology that car companies are introducing," he says, "but I worry whether the manufacturers are …

Five Hard Encryption Questions

Over the past few weeks, I have been up to my neck in encryption.<p>Usually, when a public policy issue consumes me like this, it’s because I have taken …

Fed Tells Room Full of Hackers to Hack His Phone, Drinks Whiskey

The deputy secretary of Homeland Security called for hackers to work more with the government.<p>The hacking conference Def Con has always had an adversarial relationship with government workers, or, as they're commonly referred by the attendees, feds. After the revelations of government spying …

4 Meditation Techniques for Beginners to Try

<b>If you’re afraid you’ll do it wrong</b>, try guided meditation. This is akin to having a personal trainer at the gym. An instructor talks you through the exercise of clearing and focusing your mind. Find a class at a gym or yoga studio, or listen to sessions—some as brief as five minutes—on apps like …

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How to Convert a USB Charger Into a Linux Computer

<i>Short Bytes: This DIY from Chris Robinson of NODE will show you how to make your own Linux computer from a USB charger. This uses Raspberry Pi</i> …

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

<i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized that there are many misconceptions about what to do with your mind during meditation. If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and …

Why Strength Is a Matter of Life and Death

Your doctor can predict your future health and longevity with a simple test on an inexpensive machine. So why isn’t every doctor using it?<p>If you had seen me walking into my doctor’s office on the morning of May 18, 2015, your first thought wouldn’t have been, “That fat dad sure needs to lose some …

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