Karl Haessler

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How the NSA broke encryption on trillions of secure connections

Some Edward Snowden leaks have revealed that the NSA and other intelligence agencies can break encryption barriers for mass surveillance purposes. It …

Alternatives to iOS and Android: Mobile Operating Systems for Dummies

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Linux is about choice, control, and learning something new

Tony Maro shares why he defaults to Linux and open source software for his personal and business needs.

Open Source Software

Hands-on hardware upgrade: Installing a new SSD

I replaced the original disk drive in my Acer Aspire V3 with an SSD, and got a stunning performance improvement.<p>As I have mentioned several times …

Intel Develops Linux 'Software GPU' That's ~29-51x Faster

An anonymous reader writes: <i>Intel is open-sourcing their work on creating a high-performance graphics software rasterizer that originally was</i> …

How Audi got sexy

There's no class on motorsport more fierce than the WRC, so to mark the 35 years of quattro grunt we rallied together the roaring road cars that put …

Security Researcher Successfully Steals Home WiFi Passwords By Hacking Into Tea Kettles

While it might be super convenient to have everything in your home connected to the Internet, that interconnectivity can also give attackers a chance …

Wi-Fi

Heriot-Watt researchers print 3D human cells

<b>Researchers at Heriot-Watt University have claimed a breakthrough in 3D stem cell printing.</b><p>They said it could pave the way for individually tailored drug testing regimes.<p>Their hope is that the development could reduce the need for animal testing.<p>The technology could also help ensure patients …

Stem Cells

This researcher asked kids what's wrong with U.S. schools. Here are their ideas.

This is not news: America does pretty badly when it goes up against other countries academically.<p>This is true even if we take it one state at a</b> …

Education

Research Says Intelligent People Stay Up Late, Have More Sex And Do More Drugs

What kind of people do you think of when you think about intelligent people?<p>Most people think of legendary brainiacs like Albert Einstein. The …

Albert Einstein

Men 'feel threatened by intelligent women'

Despite claiming to find intelligent women attractive, men choose not to date someone who is smarter than themselves, according to new research<p>The next time a man tells you that he's attracted to intelligent women, you might want to ask him whether he's ever actually dated one.<p>No, that's not a …

A New Study Has Definitively Found The Most Successful Hip-Hop Record Label Ever

Which rap label is the greatest of all time is a less-common rap nerd argument than “best rapper, all time,” but it’s still likely to generate some heat among the right group. If you’re into things like sales and influence, then we may finally have the answer. Def Jam leads all record labels by a …

New Atlas

Michael Irving January 8, 2018<p>Desktop PCs are traditionally packed into boring old boxes, but HP is shaking things by cramming a multi-purpose …

HugeDomains.com - TechyOucan.com is for sale (Techy Oucan)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 arrives three years to the day after the launch of the original Surface. Grinding through four major models in three …

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: It's faster, it's better, and it has more competition

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has satisfied one expectation: It’s taken the proven success of the Surface Pro 3 and gone even further, offering a substantial performance boost and other improvements.Now comes the harder part. The tablet ecosystem has dramatically evolved since the launch of the …

Surface Pro 4

1993 Nissan 300ZX Coupe 5-Speed

This 1993 Nissan 300ZX is a rare fixed-roof 5-speed example with just under 120k original miles. The car was purchased new in the Pacific Northwest …

1970 Porsche 911T 2.8L Hot Rod

This 1970 Porsche 911T Coupe was extensively modified by marque specialist Stoddard while under the ownership of ex-employee Brad Ripley. This is a …

South African Built Ford GT40 Replica

This Ford GT40 replica is a 2008 built Bailey which sounds to offer enough performance to embarrass many modern supercars. Maintained by one of its …

Classic Cars

1965 Ford Mustang Fastback

This 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback was purchased by the seller 10 years ago shortly after the previous owner had completed the build. The car has been …

Too Cheap: $19K 1991 Acura NSX with Stories

This 1991 Acura NSX (VIN JH4NA1159MT001024) is sold with a rebuilt title following a claimed theft. AutoCheck reports that additional collision …

No Reserve: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396/4-Speed

This 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS (chassis 136370R203441) has been garaged for the past decade but is said to run and drive well regardless. A …

Three things we learned about Donald Trump today

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump spent 20 minutes on CNN's "New Day" on Tuesday morning riffing about everything from a possible run with Ben Carson to his latest position on the Afghanistan War.<p>The interview comes as the billionaire businessman continues to dominate the polls, despite making a …

Congress Begins Frightening Debt Default Debate With Enormous Consequences

“We would probably be looking at something that could cause a global recession.”<p>WASHINGTON -- The battle over raising the nation’s debt ceiling that starts Wednesday in the House has the potential to do worldwide economic damage if Congress ultimately fails to hike Uncle Sam’s borrowing authority …

Russian Ambassador Uses 'Harold And Kumar' Photo To Depict A Terrorist

And Kal Penn "can't stop laughing."<p>The Russian ambassador to the United Kingdom must be high if he thinks actor Kal Penn is a terrorist.<p>Alexander Yakovenko claimed on Twitter Wednesday that the U.S. had threatened "to stop helping Iraq against ISIL if Baghdad asks Russia for help," referring to the …

Guantanamo Bay

Iran Supreme Leader OKs Nuke Deal, Accuses Obama of 'Threats'

TEHRAN — Iran's most powerful man has thrown his weight behind the nuclear deal signed with the U.S. and other world powers, while also accusing President Barack Obama of threatening his country.<p>The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the July 14 deal be implemented subject to certain …