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The ‘Danger Drone’ Is a $500 Flying Hacker Laptop

Two researchers have created a proof-of-concept for a cheap, multi-functional, hacker drone.<p>One of the biggest challenges for hackers who want to get into more secure and isolated networks is physical. If the network is well protected, you might need to be physically close to it to hack it—and …

Security

Awesome new 4K action camera costs less than a 1080p GoPro

GoPro is single-handedly responsible for the boom in the action camera market, but it’s definitely not the only game in town anymore. Other companies …

Want to Drive in Beijing? Good Luck in the License Plate Lottery

BEIJING — Hoping to please his future in-laws, Larry Li fought the snarling Beijing traffic one recent spring day to chauffeur them from the train station to his home in the city in a white Volkswagen he had bought just a month earlier.<p>The good will came with a cost: a fine of 200 renminbi, or $30, …

7 Design Choices to Improve Your Workplace Productivity

One of the most important functions of an office is to keep your team members working together in close proximity, theoretically improving morale and teambuilding by keeping your workers face-to-face, and improving communication and focus so your workers can get more done. If you create an office …

Efficient "ice battery" provides 24/7 cooling for your home

The eco-friendly and cost-effective “ice battery” method of residential indoor climate control has been around for more than a decade, but one …

Hillary donors to Bernie supporters: Shut up

Rich Clinton backers, who were targeted during the Democratic primary, are tired of their antagonists’ antics.<p>PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders and his supporters during the Democratic primary railed against Hillary Clinton’s big donors, but now those big donors are pushing back.<p>There is a widespread …

Facebook and YouTube are killing Vine: Half of Vine's top 9,725 accounts have now deleted their profiles or stopped posting

A large share of Vine's top creators have stopped posting on the platform since the beginning of the year, according to research conducted by Makerly and covered by The Washington Post.<p>This is a troubling sign for Vine and adds to its struggle with decreasing app usage and departing staff.<p>Over half …

The next-generation restaurants McDonald's pioneered in the UK are now headed to the US

The fast-food chain, which has ridden all-day breakfast to turn around its business, hopes that adding technology to its eateries can improve the customer experience and drive sales.<p>Called "Experience of the Future," the McDonald's initiative involves adding Samsung Galaxy tablets to its …

This Video Shows All The Underhanded Ways Web Design Can Be Used To Rip You Off

Back in the ’90s, Columbia House famously had the biggest scam going in the mail. Subscribers could get 13 CDs for just a penny, but if they didn’t get that little card back to them immediately, every month, they’d overpay for a record Columbia House executives picked for them. Columbia House may …

Web Design

Brandi Lee Weaver-Gates gets prison for faking cancer

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a former Miss Pennsylvania U.S. International told her friends and family she had leukemia in March 2013, they did everything they could to help.<p>They hosted fundraisers in her honor, drove her to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for treatment, and even had her carried across the …

"Pirate Printers" Are Using Manhole Covers to Print Urban Designs Directly onto Shirts and Totes

Who says you need a fancy printing press and machinery to create your own t-shirt designs? The Berlin collective called Raubdruckerin (“Pirate Printers”) have taken to their own city streets with only a paint roller, ink, and a keen eye for geometric patterns. The group finds street fixtures—like …

We took 6 smart ideas from this small apartment!

Today we are taking a gander inside a magnificent Brazilian apartment. Exuding striking oriental influences, unfussiness and an uncomplicated …

‘Paint’ walls a different color with this simple Photoshop trick

Photoshop can alter images in almost every way imaginable. As capable as it is though, there are times when the changes needed are rather mundane in …

Free Virtual Reality Lightsaber Game Coming Monday from Lucasfilm

Your first officially-sanctioned chance to swing a lightsaber in virtual reality is coming on Monday. It’s called <i>Trials on Tatooine</i>, it’s compatible …

Apple just released the first iOS 10 beta to everyone

It’s here. The first public beta of iOS 10 is now available to download. You can download it, even your neighbor can download it. And the good news is that you won’t have to pay $99 a year for a developer account. But remember, this is a beta.<p>If you can’t wait to see iOS 10 in action, Apple’s …

Beta Testing

Snapchat introduces Memories: a searchable, shareable archive of your snaps

Chat history<p>At a time when its social networking rivals are racing to promote more real-time sharing, Snapchat is turning its attention to the past. The company today introduced Memories, a way of saving and sharing old snaps in a private archive inside the main app. It’s a living, social camera …

Fearing ex-boyfriend, woman installs security system only to find him under her bed

The Nashville-area woman and her boyfriend had been dating for two years. It was an unhealthy, rocky affair. While the couple was together, neighbors say they saw police visit the woman’s home in Goodlettsville, Tenn., responding to reports of domestic violence. And when the woman discovered her …

Associated Press News

Nobody wants your filthy house, and other tips for selling your home from the 'Property Brothers'

When it comes to getting the best price for your house, there might be no higher-profile experts than Drew and Jonathan Scott, the personable hosts of several HGTV series including the long-running "Property Brothers."<p>The 38-year-old twins started their real-estate ways while still in college, …

Starbucks Reserve social projects changing lives in coffee communities

Starbucks Reserve® buyer Ann Traumann travels the world to find rare, small-lot coffees. But Starbucks Reserve is about more than just one-of-a-kind …

The 9 best logo redesigns so far this year, according to designers

1/<p>US Soccer Federation, by Nike<p>US Soccer Federation<p>The US Soccer Federation enlisted its sponsor Nike to redesign the crest — which had previously …

Volkswagen to pay diesel owners up to $7,000 each, report says

If $1,000 in gift cards wasn't enough to satiate irked Volkswagen diesel owners, do you think $7,000 will do the trick?<p>On June 28, Volkswagen will …

Missouri is installing solar power grabbing pavement on Route 66

Part of its ‘Road to Tomorrow Initiative,’ Missouri’s Department of Transportation is teaming with Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup (seriously, what’s going on in Idaho?) to cover an undetermined length of Historic Route 66 with road-ready solar panels.<p>“We expect them to be in place, I’m …

USDOT

4 Smart Ways to Plan Your Living Room Design

Consider this the ultimate how-to for arranging living room furniture based on the space and your personal style.<p>You've finally overcome the major design challenge of finding a cohesive group of living room furnishings you love. But now you're faced with an equally tricky task: finding the perfect …

Home Decorating

iZotope, Photoshop for sound, closes another $7.5M in financing

What does the trailer to Inception, a re-mastered Rolling Stones record and the podcast Serial all have in common?<p>They’re all awesome. Their creators also all used iZotope products in the background to make them shine.<p>iZotope, started by a group of MIT undergrads in 2001, hustled their way onto the …

Filmmaking

Samsung is encouraging filmmakers to create VR experiences

Samsung has launched a new initiative called "Creators" to entice storytellers and filmmakers to spin VR and 360-degree tales that Gear VR users can enjoy. To start with, the Korean company has teamed up with YouTuber Casey Neistat to spotlight creators on the website who put out compelling …

Spotify goes down leaving users unable to stream music

Music streaming service Spotify has gone offline for many users in Europe, the US and elsewhere.<p>The Spotify app was able to play songs that had been saved offline, but would not connect to the service and was not able to stream tracks over the internet on Wednesday afternoon.<p>Users loading the …

Android Pay will tell you where it works nearby

One of the ways that Google is making Android more useful is by harnessing your location data for context-aware services. For instance, Nearby uses GPS and Bluetooth to monitor where you are, launching a relevant app should one be particularly useful. Now, <i>XDA-Developers</i> has uncovered code inside …