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Become an Ethical Hacker Bundle | Popular Science Shop

<b>Build an Advanced Keylogger Using C++ for Ethical Hacking</b><p>Add a Powerful Tool to Your Ethical Hacking Repertoire by Building an Advanced Keylogger<p>Keylogging is the action of recording keys struck on a keyboard and mouse clicks so that the user is unaware that their actions are being monitored. It's …

Information Security

Physicists discover new type of material that may speed computing

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered a topological metal, PtSn4 (platinum and tin), with a unique electronic …

‘I just wanted to be a butterfly’

I reached London on a Sunday afternoon. The man at the immigration desk stared hard when I said I was on holiday. “Are you here on work,” he …

22 of the Best Single Sentences on Writing

<i>If good writing is succinct and concise, then shouldn't the same be true of writing advice?</i><b>Column</b> by <b>Christopher Shultz</b>There have been entire articles …

Creative Writing

Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos—Again

Just one year after scientists in China made history by modifying the DNA of human embryos, a second team of Chinese researchers has done it again. …

Chinese medicine plant secrets probed

<b>Scientists have unravelled one of the secrets of a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine.</b><p>The Chinese skullcap - known as Huang-Qin - is traditionally used for fever, liver and lung problems.<p>Scientists have discovered that the plant uses a special pathway to make chemicals with potential …

Web Development Reading List #132: The Challenges In Our Field, Debouncing And The Contain CSS Property

<b>What has been your biggest web development challenge recently?</b> Was it a development issue, a communication issue or an education issue in your …

Web Design

How to control when apps refresh in the background on your iPad

One of the more convenient features of iOS is called background app refresh. The process pretty much works like it sounds Apps can refresh their content in the background when on Wi-Fi or cellular. While this can be very helpful, because apps in this state will run for a short amount of time before …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence | Inc.com

You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and your body's physical systems to run optimally.<p>But how much time do you spend …

The Brain

We need battery-free wireless computers to power the internet of things. Now we have one.

The Internet of Things (IoT) envisions a technological utopia of objects that link our homes, offices and factories, allowing them to talk to us and each other through embedded computers and telemetry. We’ve been promised a world of a trillion sensors.<p>But for now we’re stuck with $700 wi-fi enabled …

Internet of Things