Lucas W Dockendorff

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Build a Magic Mirror with a Raspberry Pi and an Old Monitor

One of the trademark devices in nearly every Hollywood blockbuster version of the future is a smart mirror that shows off a daily schedule, clock, …

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

Twitter unveils revised rules regarding hate speech in posts

The company has clarified definition of abusive behaviour amid criticism it should do more to halt use of the platform by Isis<p>Twitter has clarified its definition of abusive behaviour that will prompt it to delete accounts, banning what it calls hateful conduct that promotes violence against …

Internet

Facts

Educate yourself on P.T.S.D. (6 Photos)<p>By: Hendy<p>203 Liked! 11 Disliked 0<p>humanity<p>Chest-thumping facts about the USA! USA! USA! (25 Photos)<p>By: Matt<p>233 …

Steven Spielberg

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

10 quotes from a Sioux Chief to make you question everything

10 quotes from a Sioux Indian Chief that will make you question everything about modern culture<p>LUTHER STANDING BEAR WAS an Oglala Lakota (Sioux) …

Spirituality

7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

Timelapse: Restoring and Colorizing an Old Damaged Photo

Argentinian professional photographer and retoucher Joaquin Villaverde has a knack for restoring and colorizing old photographs. The video above is a …

This Chrome extension stopped the browser killing my machine

Last week, my colleague Owen wrote a compelling piece on why he’s breaking up with Chrome, but while I understood his reasons, I wasn’t quite ready to split. That’s why I was delighted to discover The Great Suspender.<p>The Chrome extension solves one of the biggest complaints about the browser – that …

Software

How to mute individual tabs in Google Chrome with just a click

Google already allows you to see which tabs in Chrome are playing audio thanks to the tiny speaker icon, but it's now possible to quickly mute those tabs with just a click.<p>The new feature, which is actually an experiment nestled inside Chrome according to The Next Web, now lets you click on the …

This cat simulator lets you wreak havoc on sleeping humans

As only cats can<p>If you've ever asked yourself "why there hasn't been a seminal cat simulator that really gets what being a cat is all about?" that question has finally been answered. Developer Will Herring has blessed the earth with <i>My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up At 3AM Every Day</i>, a simulator that puts …

How to Master S Note on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The S Pen makes the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 unique among Android flagship phones and the S Note app combines the power of the S Pen with a useful note …

T-Mobile International Roaming on Samsung Galaxy S5 - Caroline Lupini

I’m a huge fan of my T-Mobile data plan, mainly for the unlimited global data… Once I get it working, it generally keeps working, but getting the …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Coats

Pics.io Edit aims for better online photo editing

Top Tech Photo has released a "baseline" version of a photo-editing tool that uses Web-standard technologies.<p>Top Tech Photo, a Ukrainian company specializing in onilne photo editing, has built new tool called Edit.<p>Top Tech Photo already had launched a site called Pics.io tool for online handling of …

Photo Editing

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

When we picture transportation of the future, we tend to think “sleek.” A Spanish designer has gone in the opposite direction with his vision for an environmentally friendly, futuristic “whale plane” that looks like a cruise ship in the sky.<p>Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky …

Solar Panels

Build your own open source hardware Nest-style smart thermostat

Alan sez, "Spark.io provides instructions for making your own Nest-like 'smart' thermostat. Of course it's entirely open source, with files on …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

As August winds to a close, so do the summer tech doldrums. Manufacturers are ramping up for the big fourth-quarter buying season, and that means new products galore. Expect an avalanche of announcements in the first half of September alone, with the IFA show in Berlin followed by an Apple event, …

Televisions

13 Magnificent Metal Records That Ruled 2013

Thought metal was inaccessible? Think again.

Death Metal

Go from Courteous Driver to Major Creep in a Matter of Seconds with Drivemotion

If you think about it, motorists are limited to a very perfunctory and at-times ambiguous vocabulary when it comes to signaling to cars behind them: …

PS3 users get more streaming options with Redbox Instant and TuneIn radio apps

There's a lot of streaming media apps out there, and there's now two more on the PlayStation 3. On the video side of things, Verizon has brought its Redbox Instant service to the console, giving you access to thousands of streaming movies for the same $8 a month that Netflix costs (which also nets …

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

The Internet Archive puts Atari games and obsolete software directly in your browser

The Internet Archive has officially released a tool that will let decades-old software run in your browser, along with a catalog of noteworthy, fun, or notorious games and applications. The Archive team has spent two years creating and troubleshooting a JavaScript port of the MESS computer software …