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Web standard brings password-free sign-ins to virtually any site

Use your fingerprint reader or camera in a wide variety of browsers.<p>Tech companies have been trying to do away with web passwords for years, but now it looks like they've reached a key milestone. The FIDO Alliance and W3C have launched a Web Authentication standard that makes it easier to offer …

This surreal AI creature meets humans, then decides whether it wants to play with them

In the middle of London's Hyde Park lives a strange and wondrous creature. Its name is BOB, and it's an AI entity.<p>BOB ("Bag of Beliefs") is an art …

Baby wet wipes 'cause food allergy', new study warns

Parents should avoid using infant wipes and thoroughly wash soap off their babies to reduce the risk of childhood food allergies, scientists have warned.<p>Researchers have hailed a “major advance” in understanding what causes the complaints after tests revealed links between skin damage and …

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

Donald Trump just called his remarks 'boring' and threw away his notes

Just when you think Donald Trump can't shock you, he manages to pull another rabbit out of his hat.<p>Speaking at an economic roundtable on Thursday …

Cloudflare's free DNS service speeds up web browsing and helps protect your privacy

It almost sounds like an April Fool's prank, but it’s not. Yesterday, on the day that many tech firms like to release joke announcements, Cloudflare …

7 Things That Don't Bother You Anymore When You're Really Happy With Your Life

Have you ever felt so stuck? Sometimes, work can be a total drag, and nothing exciting seems to be going on outside of work. Then, all of a sudden, …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 237th Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from this week:<p>Google Play received a number of big updates this week. The first is a new bookmark feature for audiobooks. Another is a Smart Resume that continues reading books after something like a phone call. Finally, the …

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

Its new DNS service promises to be faster, too.<p>If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name …

The One Method That Will Make Your Essays “Flow”

We may not be able to define exactly what makes good writing “flow” — <b>but you know it when you see it.</b><p>I remember sitting in creative writing …

Creative Writing

Escape the rat race and live online

You’re kind of a slave.<p>Think about it. Look back two years ago: <b>were you more free then or now?</b> Are you stagnating in the same place or — worse — becoming <b>even more entrenched</b> in a life that bores you?<p>Wage slavery is certainly still a thing, but many people live like they don’t have options. They …

Learn how to build over 20 different apps for Android Oreo for less than $15 [Sponsored Deal]

<i>Note: The following post was written by our sponsor, StackSocial.</i><p>Last year, Google released their latest OS Android Oreo. As with any constantly …

Android News

All the URLs you need to block to *actually* stop using Facebook

In the midst of a truly awful week for Facebook, during which it was revealed that users’ personal data was harvested by a company working for the Trump campaign, users are threatening to delete their accounts <i>en masse</i>.<p>The #DeleteFacebook movement is fueled by users’ anger that their data was used …

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

FordPass dongle adds LTE, WiFi and app control to older cars

Also provides smartphone control, vehicle health, security alerts and vehicle location tracking<p>Last January, Ford introduced a new gadget it would test in a pilot program that added connected functionality to old cars. The SmartLink plugged into the On-Board Diagnostic-II (OBD-II) port to function …

Practicing These 3 Daily Habits Will Inherently Make You More Successful

Keep yourself grounded as you shoot of the starts.<p>Every person works differently, and every brain is wired differently. This makes it hard to pinpoint what daily actions can lead people to thrive. Instead of listing of to-do's that can help one succeed, it's important to recognize that success …

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Immune System

Bring Amazon Alexa to your car for less than $60

Having a voice-activated assistant at home has become extremely popular lately. With Muse, you can now bring Alexa from your house to the car. With …

Amazon Alexa

Footage of mysterious object above ocean stuns military personnel

Newly released video of a mysterious object streaking over the Atlantic Ocean shows the Pentagon needs to take UFOs seriously, a researcher says.<p>The …

Paranormal

Military encounter with UFO revealed in 2015 footage

Newly-released video of a mysterious object streaking over the Atlantic Ocean shows the Pentagon needs to take UFOs seriously, a researcher says.<p>The sensational two-minute clip captured by a camera aboard a US Navy F/A 18 jet flying at 25,000 feet wowed military personnel.<p>“What the f— is that …

The Creature From Jekyll Island (by G. Edward Griffin)

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William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Says He's Met A Shapeshifter

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What Are the Mysterious Marfa Lights?

If there's one thing that people who have seen the Marfa Lights in Texas agree upon, it is that they are worth every effort to describe them. When …

George Orwell Predicted Cameras Would Watch Us in Our Homes; He Never Imagined We’d Gladly Buy and Install Them Ourselves

Normalization—the mainstreaming of people and ideas previously banished from public life for good reason—has become the operative description of a …

George Orwell

Astronomers to check interstellar body for signs of alien technology

Astronomers are to use one of the world’s largest telescopes to check a mysterious object that is speeding through the solar system for signs of alien technology.<p>The Green Bank telescope in West Virginia will listen for radio signals being broadcast from a cigar-shaped body which was first spotted …

Space

Something about the Royal Family Tree WE Should All Know

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Aliens are a myth? Don't be daft. They are manipulating our world.

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9 Supernatural Unsolved Mysteries that Cannot be Rationally Explained

There are only a handful of mysteries in this world that simply cannot be explained. Most people like to believe that even the most impossible of …

Locals stunned when giant metal spheres fall from sky in massive fireballs

<b>People in Peru were left terrified by three mysterious round fireballs that plummeted to earth engulfed in flames.</b><p>Many people living in the South …