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HomeKit: The ultimate guide to Apple home automation

Want to start using Apple's HomeKit home automation for iPhone and iPad? Here's everything you need to know!Just getting started with HomeKit or …

Home Automation

The best Apple HomeKit tips and tricks

Apple's HomeKit app Home is simple and easy to use, but it also comes with a load of hidden features that you might not, on the surface, realise are …

Home Automation

Sketchbook for tattoo artists has synthetic skin pages

Imagine someone asks if you would like to see some of their artwork, but when they start flipping through their sketchbook you realize there is …

Art

Standing Desks Are Mostly Bullshit

A new study says that standing up at your desk doesn’t actually decrease your risk of death-by-office, unless you’re physically active …

Ergonomics

How to peel a delicious potato in five seconds

Peeling potatoes is a tedious task. They’re slippery. The skin breaks. Potatoes are also typically piping hot which means you’re going to burn the …

Potatoes

This 3D-printed automatic gun is semi-automatic, untraceable, and totally legal

In the case of a YouTube user known simply as Derwood, he'd prefer spending his weekend 3D printing a working semi-automatic weapon; within the boundaries of the law, of course.<p>Shown off via a YouTube video published late last month, Derwood's creation is self-described as a "mostly" 3D-printed …

Don’t be ridiculous, Sony: PS4 can’t compete with PC

As many of you will know by now, Sony has announced the PS4 Pro, serving as something of a stop-gap between this generation and the next (if console …

PS4 Pro

Lenovo’s “VR Ready” gaming PC is a potent portable console killer

Lenovo‘s newest gaming PC might look like a Cylon’s robot dog best-friend, but the IdeaCentre Y710 Cube is actually aimed at gamers looking to take …

The Linksys EA9500 pierced my apartment's WiFi-proof walls

I live in a two-bedroom San Francisco apartment built in 1916. It has a view of the bay and the top of the Golden Gate bridge. There's crown molding, high ceilings and some pretty dope neighbors. It should be perfect. And it is -- if you're cool with plaster walls blocking 90 percent of all WiFi …

Wi-Fi

The Story Comes First: Where to Start with Story Structure

I’m a discovery writer: my preferred method of storytelling involves as little outlining as possible. I usually like to start with a group of …

Writing

2. Young adults around the world are less religious by several measures

Adults under 40 are less likely to be religiously affiliated<p>Perhaps the simplest way to measure attachment to religion among people of all ages is to …

Religion

The Age Gap in Religion Around the World

Young adults tend to be less religious than their elders by several measures; the opposite is rarely true. This pattern holds true across many …

Religion

7 facts about American dads

Elsiana Ruiz gets help learning to ride her bike from her father, Sinahy, at a playground in Aurora, Colorado. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post …

Parenting

Hands-on: 50+ new macOS Mojave changes and features [Video]

Over the last week we’ve spent time exploring macOS 10.14 Mojave and comparing it with macOS 10.13 High Sierra in order to see what’s changed. Have a look at our hands-on video as we walk through over 50 new changes and features that are headed to the Mac.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>Updated Lock …

App Store

Procreate tutorial: new tools explored

When I first discovered Procreate I was stunned by the idea of having a portable device that enabled me to paint digitally. Over the years Procreate …

Graphics

5 facts about religion in India

India is home to 1.4 billion people – almost one-sixth of the world’s population – who belong to a variety of ethnicities and religions. While 94% of …

Religion

10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking

One of education’s primary goals is to groom the next generation of little humans to succeed in the “real world.”<p>Yes, there are mounds of curricula …

Teaching

Here are all of the devices that will support iOS 12

On stage at WWDC, Apple officially unveiled iOS 12 with a heavy focus on performance and stability improvements. As for the devices that will get iOS 12, Apple says every device that ran iOS 11 will be able to upgrade to this year’s release…<p>Apple’s Craig Federighi touted that Apple has spent a lot …

Apple

The 10 professions with the most psychopaths

Psychopaths are difficult to spot most of the time. They're not the "Jack the Ripper" caricatures you see in films or read about in books. Often, psychopaths appear normal, which makes them hard to identify.<p>In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-5, someone with a …

Top 10

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

Computer Hardware

This Is What Your Sense of Humor Reveals about Your Personality

Sigmund Freud famously once said: “A cigar may just be a cigar, but a joke is never just a joke.” He implied that there are several different types …

10 Things a Drama Queen Will Do to Control Your Life

If I asked you to describe a drama queen, you’d probably say attention-seeking, hysterical and makes a huge fuss about things. You might even know a …

Eye Movements When Lying: How Your Eyes Betray Your Lies

Can your eye movements reveal whether you are telling the truth or not? Some body language experts believe a person exhibits certain eye movements …

7 Things a Habitual Liar Does (and How to Deal with Them)

A habitual liar lies to feel better about themselves and more confident in general. Today, we will discuss the common things this type of people does …

Children of Abusive Parents Have These 6 Struggles Later in Life

Children of abusive parents don’t just suffer at the time the abuse is taking place, but later on in life as well. It’s not surprising that being a …

8 Signs of a Hypersensitive Person (and Why It’s Not the Same as a Highly Sensitive Person)

Ever heard someone being described as a hypersensitive person or a highly sensitive one? You might think they are one and the same, but actually, the …

7 Negotiation Strategies Used by FBI Agents That Will Help You Get What You Want

Many FBI agents are highly trained in negotiation strategies. While we may never be in such a high-risk situation as an FBI agent, we can still use …

5 Reasons Why Little White Lies Do More Damage Than You Think

For many people, so-called little white lies are seen as permissible. It has to do with the fact that those who tell them think they are doing so …

5 Social Activities That Are Ruining Your Intelligence & Mental Health

Social activities are what makes humans different from other animals. Human beings are, by nature, social creatures. So you would think that the more …

6 Signs You Are Living in Fear Without Even Realizing It

Living in fear doesn’t always mean that you’re scared of physical circumstances or people. Sometimes living in fear can be a state of mind that …