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Here are the 16 leaking VPNs to avoid

A VPN is a virtual private network—a way to protect and encrypt your web traffic from prying eyes. There are dozens of VPN services available, but …

Information Systems

How to See Who's On Your Wi-Fi

Is your internet sluggish? If you suspect a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi, these two apps can help you identify devices using your connection and …

Wi-Fi

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, From 'Iron Man' to 'Infinity War'

Here’s every single thing that happened across the 19 MCU movies to get you ready for “Avengers: Infinity War”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> The Big Bang …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Entertainment

Follow-Up: Did The Computerless Computer Teacher Ever Get A Computer?

He was the computer teacher without a computer.<p>Then his story went viral — and his life (and classroom) changed.<p>On March 1, NPR published a story about Owura Kwadwo Hottish, 33, who painstakingly drew a computer screen on a chalkboard to teach his computerless middle school students in Kumasi, …

Education

20 Mind-Boggling Facts About Quantum Computing Everyone Should Read

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.<p>Microsoft and Google both have just announced that they are expecting to reach key …

Quantum Computing

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Two Teams Have Simultaneously Unearthed Evidence of an Exotic New Particle

A few months ago, physicists observed a new subatomic particle—essentially an awkwardly-named, crazy cousin of the proton. Its mere existence has …

Physics

How to switch from Chrome to Firefox Quantum in under 2 minutes

Having used Chrome for ages, I’ve gotten used to the browser’s sluggish performance and gluttony for system memory, and I’ve a feeling I’m not alone.<p>With the launch of Firefox Quantum, we can finally break free from those shackles: the latest version of Mozilla’s browser uses an all-new CSS engine …

Big net firms invest in trans-Pacific cable project

<b>Facebook and Amazon are putting cash into a project to lay a new submarine cable that will link Asia and the US.</b><p>Once completed in 2020, the Jupiter cable will stretch for more than 14,000km and will be able to carry more than 60 terabits of data a second.<p>The two firms have joined Jupiter as part of …

Stop lying to your dentist about flossing and get the ToothShower

There’s no point in lying to your dentist — she knows you’re not <i>always brushing</i> twice a day, much less flossing. And while you care about your …

Intel releases first Optane SSD for desktops, workstations

Starting at $389, the Optane SSD 900P Series will ship in either 280GB or 480GB in U.2 or HHHL form factors and provide speeds that will blow away …

Noon makes your lights smart without a single smart bulb

Smart lights can be a huge convenience, but too many still fail the most basic test: can you turn them on and off with a light switch, without messing everything up?<p>So instead of making smart lights, a new startup named Noon has decided to make smart light switches — transforming your regular …

Home Automation

Here's how sleeping too little literally transforms your brain

Good Night, Sleep Tight<p>You’ve likely noticed your brain moving a bit slowly after a night of too little sleep. However, a substandard amount of …

The Brain

How do you build the next-generation internet?

<b>Imagine super-fast computers that can solve problems much quicker than machines today. These "quantum computers" are being developed in laboratories around the world. But scientists have already taken the next step, and are thinking about a light-based quantum internet that will have to be just as</b> …

Dutch police secretly ran a huge dark web drug marketplace for a month

In a shocking turn of events, Europol has revealed that the National Dutch Police had surreptitiously taken over and operated the second largest drug marketplace on the dark web, Hansa, for at least a month now.<p>“Months of preparation and coordination have resulted today, 20 July 2017, in the …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Teleport A Photon From Earth To Orbit For The First Time

This is literally making our brain hurt.<p>In what is a world first, scientists have managed to teleport an object from Earth to orbit using a process …

How To Build A $999 AMD Ryzen, Liquid-Cooled, Overclocked 6-Core Gaming PC

If you have around $1000 to spend on a new powerful gaming PC, then there are a number of decisions you have to make. Do you go Intel or AMD for your processor? Nvidia or AMD for your graphics card? Which case do you buy? I’ll be looking at all these choices in this article, but ultimately picking …

Computer Hardware

How to wipe your data off hard drives, SSD, flash drives, iPhones, iPads or Android devices | ZDNet

DBAN - Darik's Boot and Nuke<p>The default tool that most people who have the odd drive to erase turn to. I've used this tool to wipe thousands of …

Information Systems

20 Streaming Services That Aren’t Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime

From art-house movies to British TV to anime and Bollywood, here is a sampling of the expansive world of (legal) online streaming.<p>It's been 10 years since Netflix first opened our eyes to the world of streaming movies and TV shows directly to our computers. A year later, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video …

This Yale biologist has a fascinating theory of how women changed human evolution

Richard Prum, the author of "The Evolution of Beauty," explains how who a female chooses to mate with can change the common traits that men show. Over time, women can change the evolutionary definition of maleness. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>I'm Richard Prum. I'm the William Robinson</i> …

For $28, you can hack into a stranger's internet-enabled webcam

If you have an web-connected camera, you should change your password ASAP.<p>For just 188 yuan ($28), you can buy software that would allow you to hack …

Cybersecurity

How secure is your favorite messaging app?

WhatsApp, Messenger, Facetime, iMessage, Allo, Telegram, Hangouts, Skype. You have dozens of mainstream messaging apps to choose from, each with tens—if not hundreds—of millions of users and more than enough features to fulfill your communication needs.<p>But not all of these messaging apps are …

This 55-inch Sony 4K HDR TV is £584 with an offer code | Trusted Reviews

<b>There’s no shortage of 4K content to watch these days, which means now may be the time to upgrade your television – so why not do it on the …

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

Wi-Fi