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A journalist’s conscience leads her to reveal her source to the FBI. Here’s why.

It’s pretty much an inviolable rule of journalism: Protect your sources.<p>Reporters have gone to jail to keep that covenant.<p>But Marcy Wheeler, who writes a well-regarded national security blog, not only revealed a source — she did so to the FBI, eventually becoming a witness in special counsel Robert …

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New “Quad9” DNS service blocks malicious domains for everyone

Set DNS server to 9.9.9.9, and (known) malware and phishes won’t be able to phone home.<p>The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA)—an organization founded by law …

From fantasy to reality

​People usually use the word <i>quantum</i> either theoretically (e.g., quantum physics) or metaphorically (e.g., quantum leap). But quantum computing is not …

8 myths about settling credit card debt

• Credit Cards<br>• Credit Card News<br>• Credit Card Help<br>• 8 myths about settling credit card debt<p>CREDIT CARD HELP: The basic fundamentals of credit cards<p>8 myths …

In Search of Job Security, Millions Turn to Freelancing

Unemployment may be low, but Tony Faustino, 50, isn't betting his future on a traditional job. Faustino, a father of two, left his six-figure corporate marketing career to start his own marketing firm in Overland Park, Kansas, in April of 2015.<p>Given the regulatory pressures squeezing the pharma and …

How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code

A man in Oakland, California, disrupted web development around the world last week by deleting 11 lines of code.<p>The story of how 28-year-old Azer Koçulu briefly broke the internet shows how writing software for the web has become dependent on a patchwork of code that itself relies on the …

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The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a colourful silk scarf, stands before a class of eight- and nine-year-old boys and girls, almost …

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How To Become The Modern Marketer Of The New Millennium

<b>We all know the marketing landscape has evolved and changed drastically, not at least for retailers. Customers can and will access information about</b> …

Inside The Post-Minecraft Life Of Billionaire Gamer God Markus Persson

It’s 7 p.m. on a Monday in Stockholm, and Markus Persson sits on the terrace of his ninth-story office, sipping the speedball of alcoholic beverages, a vodka Red Bull. Three hours ago he committed to not drinking today, still in recovery from a 12-drink Thursday bender while nursing an ear …

The most confident kid in the world created an incredible bar mitzvah music video

13-year-olds aren't exactly known for their confidence and sense of self. Who can blame them?<p>But one young man has defied that stereotype in a homemade music video for his upcoming bar mitzvah that parodies songs like "Happy" by Pharrell and Lorde's "Royals."<p>Meet Brody Criz, who we're calling the …

How The World Sleeps

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories and taste exotic cuisine. Despite geographical and cultural differences, sleep remains universal to us all.<p>While we all sleep, different nations …

Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals?

With the help of wolf dogs, early humans out-hunted—and outlasted—Neanderthals.<p>In popular culture, they're often portrayed like members of a heavy-metal band: fur clad, shaggy haired, ape-like. But in most ways they were like you and me. They used fire and made tools, lived in social groups, and …

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Top Blue Jays prospect Daniel Norris lives by his own code

He throws 96. He's the Jays' No. 1 prospect. He signed for millions. And he lives in a VW camper. Meet Daniel Norris, the most interesting pitcher in …

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Garage Door Controller Tutorial - Introduction

I call this project 'Garage Door Controller'. The hardware is based on Arduino, and the 'software client' is an Android app. I do not have any …

How To Build A Roman Catapult In Your Backyard

How to Build a Catapult in an Afternoon<p>Long before the invention of gunpowder, ancient armies used siege engines to hurl all sorts of terrible, yet creative, missiles. The Carthaginians put poisonous snakes in clay jars and then launched them at enemy ships. The Romans preferred to throw bags of …

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Are you hearing all the voices for ideas?

So where do ideas come from? The most popular one is the ‘<i>voice of the customer</i>’ yet this is one of the many ‘voices’ that need to be allowed to …

The internet of things isn’t producing a data deluge … yet

There are already billions of devices — from forks to jet engines — connected to the internet, and all signs point to a huge surge in the coming …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

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11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

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