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The biggest differences between Macs and PCs

Joi Ito/flickr<p>Macs and PCs have been locked in an epic battle for many years.<p>And because of the newly released Windows 10, Apple and Microsoft's rivalry has kicked into high gear — it's even spilled over into the tablet market.<p>We put together some of the key differences between Macs and PCs to help …

The 7 Weirdest Things That Have Happened in Star Wars

<i>Editor's Note: Ryan Britt is an essayist, critic, fiction writer, storyteller, and teacher living in New York City. His latest book,</i> Luke Skywalker …

12 Websites That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

We all know that the internet is full of ways to waste time. From adorable animal pictures, to silly gifs and yet another scroll through social media, our online lives can sometimes feel like one useless (if stress relieving) time suck.<p>But there's no need to spend the majority of your time on the …

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NASA tests 'fuel-free' space travel that could one day see humans reach moon in FOUR HOURS

LUCASFILMHan Solo and Chewie prepare to blast into hyperspeed<p>Scientists are working on concepts of propelling both manned and unmanned craft with the …

How to access Windows 10’s secret Start Menu

Did you just wake up from a month-long nap? News flash: Windows 10 is here! Microsoft’s hotly anticipated next-generation desktop and tablet …

Using Minecraft (And Zombies) To Teach Coding And Math Skills

Teenager Alea Frydnlund is creating zombies.<p>“It will attack you if you’re on survival,” she says. “But right now, I’m just on creative.”<p>Alea hunches …

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse Is Coming 2 Years from Today

Two years from today, on Aug. 21, 2017, North Americans will get an opportunity to observe nature's greatest sky show.<p>Picture this: The day starts …

Nasa says the world is not going to end in September

Good news for those with plans for October and beyond: the Earth will still be in existence.<p>Nasa has confirmed – after rumours swept the internet about an imminent asteroid strike expected between 15 and 28 September – that the two-week period in question will be entirely free of Earth-destroying …

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11 Programming Languages That Lost Their Mojo

Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.<p>1 of 12<p>(Image: geralt via Pixabay)<p>If you've …

Adidas has a big plan to get ahead of Nike in soccer

The German sportswear business wants its club teams to be the difference in its neck-and-neck battle with its American counterpart in Western Europe. While Nike has seen football sales rise in the region this year, albeit at slower pace due to last year's World Cup, Adidas' has suffered declines, …

#iLookLikeAnEngineer: engineers take to Twitter to dispel all-male myth

Thousands of female engineers have taken to Twitter to dispel the myth that all engineers are men.<p>Posting under the hashtag #iLookLikeAnEngineer, women working in science, technology, engineering and associated subjects have been posting selfies of themselves and describing what they do.<p>Isis …

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Intel's new 'Skylake' chip scores high marks for gaming

The first computers running Intel's sixth-generation processors are meant for expensive gaming rigs, but mainstream models will follow soon.<p>Coming right on the heels of Intel's Broadwell line of processors, the new 6th generation of Core i-series CPUs, known by the code name Skylake, has officially …

Yahoo users hit by 'malvertising' campaign

Yahoo users have become the target of one of the biggest “malvertising” attacks every, after a malware company bought advertising space on the company’s websites to deliver malicious adverts in an attempt to install malware on users’ computers.<p>The malvertising campaign attempted to use a …

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Taylor Swift vs. Spotify is just one corporation against another

Far be it for me to become one of the haters who are going to hate, hate, hate, that Taylor Swift sings about in ‘Shake It Off’, but there’s a problem with the story that’s solidifying, portraying her as one brave artist standing against the streaming industry.<p>There’s Taylor Swift: the woman, about …

New Facebook video tab will track the performance of posted movies

Facebook admins already know that video is a big traffic booster. But it’s hard to quantify.<p>Now, Facebook has announced a new videos tab in its Page Insights that will give video publishers a better sense of how well videos are actually resonating with viewers at any given time.<p>A blog post by …