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iOS 9.2 tips and tricks

Get the most from iOS 9.2<p>Even minor updates to Apple's operating systems can contain significant new features. iOS 9.2, for example, doesn't contain …

The New and Improved Way to Quickly Transfer Photos from Your DSLR to Your iPhone

For the last few years I have found many different ways to transfer photos from my DSLR straight to my iPhone for instant editing and sharing on …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

A former Fortune 500 CEO and entrepreneurs who’ve built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies share how they motivate themselves …

These are the safest cars for 2016

American Manufactuers Largely Absent From This Year's IIHS Safety Rankings<p>Looking over the list of four-dozen vehicles that earned the highest-possible safety ranking from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety this year, there's one noticeable omission: Cars built by American manufacturers. …

freeupmemory

Mobile Flash Drives<p>Finally, a flash drive for<br>your smartphone<p>Free up memory<br>to make more memories<p>SANDISK iXPAND™<br>FLASH DRIVE<p>The flash drive for …

Get a free copy of powerful DVD ripping and video conversion software [Deals]

DVD players are going the way of the Walkman, leaving many of us with vast libraries of obsolete discs. Of course the movies and TV shows themselves aren’t obsolete — just their shiny plastic medium — but with hard drive space getting more and more vast it makes less and less sense to let a bunch …

Mobile Devices

Turn an Old Mac Into a Cheap VPN with OS X Server

VPN subscriptions cost money, and they often require a bit of research just to figure out if they’re legit. If you have an old Mac sitting around, …

Ring review Part 1: Setting up a $199 connected doorbell

I'd held off on the idea of a connected doorbell as long as I could. That's not to say I didn't think Ring was cool — and that I get paid to be an …

Best Black Friday Apple ads: Crazy-cheap iPad mini you can buy right now!

<i>Summary: Current-gen iPad mini with a $125 gift card, iPhone 6s and $250 gift card for $0, and more. Just avoid the Apple Store.</i><p>Despite Apple turning in bland Black Friday offerings year after year, the company’s <i>products</i> do see some crazy-good discounts this season. We’ve combed through all the …

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

P.J. O’Rouke once said, “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”<p>While I do think there is a place for …

Signs of alien life? Mysterious star stirs controversy

Not so fast, said NASA.<p>"The mysterious star, KIC 8462852, does have an odd light curve," said Steve Howell, a US space agency scientist working on the Kepler space telescope's planet-hunting mission, which launched in 2009 but lost its key orientation abilities in 2013.<p>"It does not look like a …

Paranormal

How Dictation Software is Changing the Way We Communicate

There’s often a noticeable difference between the way we write and the way we speak. Writing allows us to think before we type, and that extra step …

New Pluto Pictures Are Out Of This World

Today NASA released close-up images of Pluto that are as revelatory as they are beautiful.<p>"Pluto is showing us a diversity of landforms and complexity of processes that rival anything we've seen in the solar system," said New Horizons Principal Investigator Alan Stern, according to NASA. "If an …

Solar System

This Is What Will Happen When You Drink Honey Water Every Day

Water is good for you, we all know that. We hear no end that we should be drinking more and more water. After all, water is a vital component for our …

7 very real facts that reddit users find hard to believe

Yesterday, Redditor Spoon_Elemental posed a question with nearly 10,000 answers: "What's something everybody thinks is a myth or rumor but is actually completely true?" From elephants to poppy seeds, Redditors enlightened us on what supposed tall tales and urban legends are in fact far more than …

Let's Make a Deal

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Psychology

Wacom Bamboo Spark puts your notes on paper on your smartphone

BERLIN — Our paperless society still has a lot of paper and a lot of people scribbling notes on them. The worst part is when we have to combine our …

Pull Quote

Book Talk<p>The author—who lives under police protection—talks about drug barons, money laundering, and grisly murders.<p>The annual trade in illegal drugs is worth $352 billion. At the heart of it is cocaine. In <i>ZeroZeroZero</i> (the title alludes to the finest grade of the drug) best-selling author Roberto …

Mexico

Why a Novel on War With China Has the Pentagon Talking

History may have played out differently if world leaders had listened to the warnings of an author in 1914. Problems the world would soon face were …

8 Healthy Nuts And Seeds You Should Eat Every Day

Jane Dizon<p>Nurse, Ninja Mom, Digital Marketing Specialist and Writer Read full profile<p>Nuts and seeds are important additions to our daily food …

Nutrition

How to download and listen to Apple Music songs offline

Apple Music continues to impress users with its integration, quality of songs and features. One great feature of Apple Music that you may not know …

Apple didn’t reinvent radio. It went back to the basics.

By Marc Fisher<p>, Senior editor<p><i>Marc Fisher is a senior editor at The Washington Post and the author of “Something in the Air: Radio, Rock and the Revolution That Shaped a Generation.”</i><p>The innovators who brought you the iMac, iPhone and iPad don’t usually look backward. But with one of their signature …

10 High-Impact Home Improvements for Less Than $10K

You don't have to spend a mint to make your home a happier, more enjoyable place.<p>Homeowners often put off making home improvements thinking it will either cost a small fortune, or wait until it's time to sell. Fortunately, neither need be the case!<p>Here are 10 home improvements that will increase …

Home Improvement

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

'Resistant' Starches Heal the Colon, Prevent Cancer & Diabetes

The Borg had it wrong. Resistance is not futile. In fact, it can stave off colon cancer and ease inflammatory bowel disease and other digestion …

10 Great Works Of Art With Incredible Secret Meanings

Ever since Dan Brown wrote <i>The Da Vinci Code</i>, the Internet has been awash with people trying to solve the “mysteries” of great art. From aliens in …

10 Things You Need To Know When Filling Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket

Everybody thinks they have a shot at winning their bracket pool. It’s easy to get sucked in, convince yourself with positive thinking and walk into Thursday saying “this is it, I’m going to have the perfect bracket, this is the year!” The harsh reality is that you are probably not going to win your …

The secret your cellphone company doesn't want you to know

Recently, AT&T surprised everyone when it added a new option to its GigaPower fiber Internet service: privacy. Yes, for just $29 more a month, AT&T promises it WON'T sell your search and browsing history to advertisers. How generous.<p>While there's still some doubt about how private your information …

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit … but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

The Hubble Space Telescope Has Orbited Earth For 25 Years. Here Are 25 Of Its Most Stunning Images

Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been orbiting Earth, capturing images of the cosmos that have “fundamentally changed humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.”<p>This year, to celebrate the telescope’s 25th anniversary, NASA and the European Space Agency have compiled 25 of the …

Universe