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Save hundreds of dollars on a custom computer desk—by building it yourself

A surprisingly easy step-by-step guide.<p>After spending countless hours putting together a killer workstation, you have a tricked-out desktop computer, multiple monitors, bangin' speakers, and...a surface that's too tiny to fit it all. Here's how to build your own ergonomic, customized desk that …

You Have Perfect Color Vision If You Can See All These Butts

Butt can you see it?

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

This video claiming ink cartridges are a scam is going massively viral

It's a well known fact that printers are probably the most annoying piece of technology in the world.<p>No one likes them. They're confusing, they go …

6 Fantasy Series That Could Become the Next Game of Thrones

Readers of George R.R. Martin’s <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> may well see the conclusion of its TV adaptation, <i>Game of Thrones,</i> before he publishes the next …

TV Series

Change Your Password as Soon as You Read This

In all likelihood, your current jumbled password is easy to crack.<p>The official government guidelines for creating an unhackable password were established in 2003 by a man named Bill Burr. In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from strange mixes of capital and lowercase …

How to Make Perfect Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts

This is the perfect way to cook chicken breasts. If you crave juicy, flavorful chicken breasts, then follow this simple recipe. You'll end up with a …

Bush and Clinton stress value of humility in Oval Office

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush spoke together Thursday afternoon at a public event at the Bush Center on the qualities of leadership.<p>Event moderator, billionaire David Rubenstein, asked the two at the scholastic leadership event in Dallas about what they viewed …

Government

What If Trump Had Won As a Democrat?

It’s not as crazy as it sounds. And taking the idea seriously offers revealing insights about our political culture.<p>Not long ago, the writer Peter Beinart offered an interesting idea about our 45th president: “Someone should write a novel in which he runs and wins as a Democrat.” Underpinning this …

The latest tech-related parental concern? 'Snap Map'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It seems like every day our most beloved social media apps are scrambling to one-up each other with new features to increase functionality. Sometimes those updates are big hits, and sometimes they are head-scratchers. In the case of Snap Map, the new feature in Snapchat, it's a bit of both …

Social Media

Black bears kill 2 in Alaska, including teen in extreme race

Patrick Cooper had already turned around after reaching the halfway point in a popular mountain race in Alaska when he somehow veered off the trail and became lost. That's when the 16-year-old Anchorage boy encountered the black bear that would take his life in a rare predatory attack.<p>Cooper began …

Why You Should Play Video Games

There is a certain kind of look I get when I tell people how much I love video games.<p>It lies somewhere between "You're not serious" and "Oh my God, you are serious." And by "people" giving me these looks, I mean adults of a certain age and outlook. Of course, given that I'm a 54-year-old tenured …

Donald Trump

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

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Authentication

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Physics

Playing two hours of video games a week makes you more employable, Glasgow academics find

Playing two hours of video games a week could make you more employable, a study has found.<p>The Glasgow University research suggests that playing games such as Minecraft and Lara Croft can help young people to develop key skills.<p>Matt Barr, a lecturer in Information Studies, said his findings suggest …

Strawberry Cheesecake Macarons Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

Personalization

Video Games Are Good For Your Brain [Infographic]

In 2015 at the University of California, Irvine, a study was made to test the effects of playing video games on a part of our brains called the hippocampus, which is part of the limbic system and helps spatial memory and the transition of information from short-term memory to long-term memory. The …

The Brain

From oral history, a 14,000-year-old archaeological discovery

In their oral history, the Heiltsuk people describe how the area around Triquet Island, on the western coast of their territory in British Columbia, remained open land during the ice age.<p>“People flocked there for survival because everywhere else was being covered by ice, and all the ocean was …

Anthropology

The NRA is selling insurance to gun owners willing to shoot in self defense

Now that the NRA has expanded the legal right to armed self defense, it's muscling into the niche industry that's arisen to help Americans deal with the costly consequences of actually exercising it. This week, the group unveiled insurance plans that it says will help defray the legal costs that …

Here's What Really Happens in The Skin When You Have Eczema

We're getting closer to an actual eczema cure, how cool is that?<p>Scientists have pinpointed a bunch of processes that go wrong in the skin for people …

Newcastle University

This porn star can do anything you want her to

“OK, now with two d–ks.”<p>The producer is kneeling on the floor, fully clothed, less than a yard from popular adult actress Anikka Albrite. She’s on …

Ransomware Payout Doesn't Pay Off

About 40% of small- and midsized businesses hit with ransomware paid their attackers, but less than half got their information back.

Exclusive: Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam

When the Justice Department announced the arrest last month of a man who allegedly swindled more than $100 million from two U.S. tech giants, the …

Princeton's ad-blocking technology could be the 'end game' for online publishers

A new ad-blocking technology could mean trouble for online publishers.<p>Developed by researchers at Stanford and Princeton, this ‘undefeatable’ ad blocker breaks from the norm and detects ads much like humans do: by looking at it. Typical ad-blockers scan a page’s source code looking for signs of …

Burger King didn’t hack Google Home, it hacked the media

I think that it’s no accident that we’re talking about Burger King’s TV commercial that was designed to trigger Google Home — and not just because it would have been really annoying if it worked, or because it raised some some fairly troubling privacy issues. We’re talking about it because I would …

Hackers can steal your password by looking at how you tilt your phone

According to a team of cybersecurity experts at Newcastle University, the way you tilt your phone could be used by hackers to break into your device.<p>When it comes to security and the protection of privacy, people often worry about connecting to public Wi-Fi networks, tricking face recognition …

Information Systems

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number

Yeah, so this isn't good.<p>What if the very act of tapping your smartphone's passcode was all it took to expose that code to hackers?<p>Are you sitting …

Newcastle University

Jay Z's albums are disappearing from Apple Music and Spotify

If you were hoping to make Jay Z's "Lucifer" part of your "getting ready to go out" playlist tonight that could be tricky depending on the streaming service you use. That's because as <i>MacRumors</i> and <i>9to5Mac</i> noticed, Beyoncé's husband has started pulling his solo catalog from the likes of Apple Music …

Apple Music

Don't Get Excited About the New Study Saying Video Games Don't Make You Violent

The new study comes from a journal with a history of embarrassing retractions.<p>On Wednesday, the open-access journal <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i> released a study claiming that long-term playing of violent video games doesn't effect the empathy of players, which is great because I love killing people in …

Research

Mercedes Will Give You A Street-Legal F1 Engine For $3 Million, But It’ll Only Last 31,000 Miles

We still don’t know what the Mercedes-AMG hypercar will look like, but we’re slowly learning more about its impressive features—a Formula One …