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Data Visualization 101: How to Make Better Pie Charts and Bar Graphs

As business people and marketers, we traffic in data. It’s what we use to make decisions (even gut decisions). Data is also how we communicate the …

The End of Terrible Wi-Fi Is Near

By Ian KingIan King<p>January 25, 2017<p>Everybody hates Wi-Fi. The boxes are ugly, and it never seems to work when you need it. But just when you thought …

These brothers built a mine-sweeping drone

To clear land mines without casualties<p>Brothers Massoud and Mahmud Hassani grew up in Kabul, Afghanistan, knowing that one wrong step could end their lives. “When we walked to school, we had a special path to follow—otherwise we would end up in a minefield,” Massoud says. Mines are cheap to …

Drones

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

This Smart DNS and VPN combo is the ultimate online security tandem (95% off)

Admit it, if you could push a button and make yourself essentially anonymous across the web, you’d do it, right? Well, our latest package featuring lifetime subscriptions to StreamJack TV and Ipinator VPN virtually accomplishes that task.<p>Take advantage of full online protection while still enjoying …

20 of the Most Beautiful Drone Photos of 2016

Image sharing site Dronestagram is no Instagram, with its 600 Million users, but the drone-specific social network does contain some of the best …

How a smartphone backdoor can be used to spy on absolutely everything you do

You’ll have no idea that someone out there is spying on you if it happens, especially if it’s one of several government agencies that have …

WHAT TO KNOW NOW | Amazon Web Services

Invest in yourself.<p>A few years ago, “cloud computing” seemed like the marketing phrase du jour, a form of network decentralization designed to ease …

The US military has a system for writing efficient emails that anyone can use

But there's at least one thing most of us rarely imagine soldiers and sailors learning to do: wading through their inboxes.<p>But, of course, just like the rest of us, folks in the military face the daunting task of keeping on top of an endless stream of messages.<p>And, adding to their burden, in their …

Productivity

10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share81<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 215<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

A Hacker’s Tips For Protecting Your Digital Privacy

Cyber attacks—and president-elect Trump’s criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance—warrant more vigilance.<p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that …

Information Systems

These 19 Declassified CIA Maps Are Just Fantastic

A comprehensive history of the late 20th century—with maps.<p>Earlier this month, the CIA declassified dozens of maps spanning more than 70 years. These are just a few of the highlights. Be sure to check out all of them over at the CIA's Flickr account.

War in space: Kamikazes, kidnapper satellites and lasers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It was May 2014 when a small team of American airmen monitoring a Russian satellite launch saw something they had never seen before. An object the team thought was a piece of debris from the launch suddenly came to life.<p>"The one object that we assumed was a piece of debris …

Military

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Make Your Own Miniature Linux Laptop for Less Than $100

While you can install Linux on just about anything, old tablets are probably the cheapest way to do it. Case in point, Node put together a guide that …

Miniature

How to hack your memory and remember almost anything

When Dr. Julia Shaw talks about hacking memory - she’s not talking about stealing our information. In fact, the scientist, psychologist and senior …

How to make runny egg yolk into delicious sauce using science

You will be the Champion of Breakfast<p>Let's agree on some things: breakfast is the absolute best. Eggs are an integral part of breakfast. Ergo, topping any plate with a poached or fried egg makes it Instant Breakfast. Don't believe me? Take that leftover pasta out of your fridge, heat it up, throw …

Learn How to Tie 12 Useful Knots with This Visual Guide

If the only knot you know involves tying your shoes, then this infographic provides clear, step-by-step instructions on tying some of the most useful …