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Apple will repair a damaged HomePod cable for $29

Apple expects damage to be a ‘rare instance’<p>It turns out that Apple’s HomePod is expensive to repair: an out-of-warranty device will run 80 percent of the cost of a new one at $279. Fortunately, the company will repair the device’s built in cord for $29 “in some instances,” according to</i> …

Repairs

Society Will Accept And Condone The Coming Violence – This is How

My friend’s neighbor came home early one day to find his house being burgled. The burglar, caught by surprise, pulled a gun, fired at him, luckily …

Thirteen years after launch, EVE Online is going free-to-play

Space explorer and living economy EVE Online is going free-to-play, just thirteen years after launch.

What Fear Does to Your Brain - And How to Stop It

From our televisions to our political conversations, we are inundated with messages of fear. We feel more afraid of the world and our own neighbors …

The Brain

A Google computer victorious over the world's 'Go' champion

In the ultimate battle of man versus machine, humans are running a close second.<p>On Saturday, a Google (GOOG) computer clocked its third consecutive victory over Lee Se-dol, the long-reigning global champion of the world's most complex board game. That win makes the machine the clear winner in a …

Why the FBI's Order to Apple Is So Technically Clever

According to experts, the FBI's method could be applied not just to the shooter's iPhone 5C, but more modern versions too.<p><i>[Motherboard has recorded a podcast discussing the technical aspects of the FBI order and Apple's potential First Amendment legal defense. "Radio Motherboard" is available on</i> …

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

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The Only 4 Knots You Need to Know

<i>You don't need a sailing to learn useful knots; these are four of our favorites.</i><p>T<i>he double bowline knot, used here to suspend mason jars and votives, creates a strong loop at the end of a line.</i><p>When I was younger, my parents took me camping all the time. So at a tender age, I was aware of how to …

So You Want to Learn How to Code

Who knew one simple Medium post could ignite such a profound movement? #iLookLikeAnEngineer is now being spread globally in over 50 countries. It has …

Khan Academy

How to stop Windows 10's prying eyes

Windows 10 is here, and Microsoft's latest operating system is designed for a mobile-first, cloud-first future, as CEO Satya Nadella puts it. But that future relies on big data — your data — and by default, Windows 10 can track and share the websites you visit, the purchases you make, the places …

Windows 10

The Bible Does Not Condemn Homosexuality. Why Does Franklin Graham Not Get This?

<i>The word "homosexuality" didn't even show up in English translations of the Bible until 1946, so why do we say the Bible condemns it?</i><p>Billy Graham's son is terrified that President Obama and a whole host of us have chucked out our Bibles in order to support marriage equality. This week he was at it …

Everything You Need to Know About Taking Care of Your New Tattoo

Some people would be surprised to know this, but I’m slightly addicted to getting tattoos. Seven currently scatter my body and I have plans to get …

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

Apple released OS X Yosemite to the masses on Thursday as a free upgrade, so plenty of users are likely already busy preparing to install the new …

Seven Tests of True Strength

Android News

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …