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How to Take Screenshots of Anything (Even When They're Blocked)

Whether you’re showing off your video gaming prowess, trying to fix a problem, or capturing a badly-spelled tweet before it’s deleted from the web, …

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Negative Emotions

We’ve all been there: A strong emotion like anger or fear sucks us in and suddenly we can’t seem to control the things we say or do, hurting …

How can I tell if a PC processor is any good?

The processor is the most important part of a computer, but CPU names and numbers don’t mean much to most people. Regular commenter 75drayton wants help figuring them out<p><i>I had no idea the Core i3-6100 you mentioned last week is faster than some of the slower i5 chips. Is there any chance of you</i> …

Computer Hardware

Microsoft brings Office Lens to the iPad

Microsoft brought its core Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps to the iPad in 2014, and when Apple introduced the iPad Pro in 2015, Microsoft was on hand to show how the apps work well on that larger productivity-focused device. Now Office Lens will work on the iPad and iPad Pro, too.<p>“With the bigger …

You can tour the lost stone city of Petra without ever leaving your chair

The concrete jungle has nothing on the stone city of Petra.<p>Thanks to Google’s newest 360-degree experience for Google Cardboard, you can take a trip …

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

What All Successful People Do at the Beginning of the Day—Do You?

What is the secret to happiness? This elusive emotion is something we consistently chase after, but is it a goal we should be setting in the first …

6 Ways to Add More Meaning to Your Life

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.<p>Most of us have moments when we overreact. It can happen in meetings, in one-on-one conversations, over email, and in personal relationships.<p>Sometimes we just cannot help ourselves--but there is always a …

Self-help

Forgetful? This iOS app will jog your memory

In the old days, a piece of string tied around a finger served as a reminder. You just couldn’t forget what the string was for in the first place.<p>Today, there’s a better way to use your fingers to remember your keys, passport and other personal items with the iOS app Don’t Leave It! Type items into …

Apps

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night

Add these seven routines to your night to set yourself up for success.<p>How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think …

Success

7 cool ways to reuse an old laptop

Everything old is new again. That applies not just to bell-bottoms and cassette tapes (seriously, tapes are staging a comeback), but also your old tech.<p>You've already learned how to repurpose an old tablet; now let's focus on that laptop you've kept in the back of your closet these many years. Even …

Linux

The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation

We’re all getting used to the thought that in a not-so-distant future, competition for jobs won’t just be other humans, it will also be an intelligent robot, self-driving car, or other artificial agent. But in our gut, we know this can’t be the full truth, that there’s a more nuanced story. We at …

Artificial Intelligence

How Big is the Internet of Things Opportunity in the Industry?

The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal …

Internet of Things

As a space exploration target, why does Venus get no love?

A whole generation of space scientists are mourning what may be the lost opportunity of a lifetime: Earlier this month, when NASA compiled its roster of planetary probes to be launched over the next six years, Venus was left off the list — again.<p>According to Paul Voosen of Science Magazine, it …

Astronomy

How to delete your Facebook account once and for all

You have a gambling addiction. A pretty serious one, actually.<p>You rise each day and take a trip to Mark Zuckerberg's bustling casino. You arrive, hoping you might see familiar faces, but all the other gamblers are people you don't give a crap about. You shrug and head to a slot machine. You crank …

Apps

3D Printed Material 10X Stronger Than Steel

Last September, we wrote about the Hasso-Plattner-Institute in Germany and their R&D on metamaterials, hacking the internal structures of materials to create simple, non-powered machines. By experimenting with various microstructural designs, researchers were able to 3D print simple machines that …

The 2 Barriers Holding You Back from Finally Writing Your Book, and How to Move Past Them

"I will write my book in 2017!" say aspiring authors everywhere. If you want to make it happen, you must move past these 2 obstacles. Here is how!<p>Do you have "write my book" on your list of 2017 goals or resolutions? The good news is that it's never been easier to write your book.<p>There are …

Writing

Google explains how it spots malicious Android apps

Android's Verify Apps feature performs malware scans on newly downloaded applications to make sure they're safe. But since some malicious apps can prevent the feature from working, the company had to find an alternative way to figure out if a phone stopped using Verify because you no longer use it …

11 hidden WhatsApp features

Whether you're just starting to use WhatsApp or are a years-long addict, you're probably missing out on a few of these helpful, hidden features.<p>1. Format message text on demand<p>WhatsApp lets you bold, italicize or strike through text on the fly. To do so, you'll need to add a couple of special …

Apps

5 Bad Habits to Give Up Immediately if You Want to Succeed

Is it time to unfriend the critics and haters?<p>Start the new year right by taking inventory of your "worst-self." If you don't know, it's time to get honest and ask your circle of friends this question: "What is it about me that is hard to tolerate?"<p>Then listen with a complete and open mind to those …

Self-help