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Tired of Facebook? Here Are 6 Up-and-Coming Alternatives

The amount of time we spend on social media is increasing. Teens can spend up to nine hours per day on social platforms, and nearly 20 percent of the …

Social Media

6 Airlines That Fly to Europe for Cheap (for Real)

No-frills carrier Ryanair made the news this year by announcing the launch of transatlantic flights starting at just $15. It's a deal that sounds …

Flying

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence.

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. <br>By: Dave Stopera <br>Via: buzzfeed.com<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center …

India's Mars Orbiter Mission makes big breakthrough

A spectacular view of Arsia Mons, a huge volcano on Mars, produced by combining topography from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter with imagery from …

Using Squire, a Lightweight HTML5 Rich Text Editor

At only 11.5 KB of JavaScript and with no dependencies, free, open source Squire is an extremely lightweight solution for rich text input.

These Three Startups Are Making Travel Planning A Lot Easier

The hardest part about traveling is planning your trip.<p>Reviews can be irritating to get through, information on transportation can be outdated or wrong, and it can be a full-time job in itself to keep an eye on all the different offers and deals available online.<p>The good news is that there are …

How to Finally Finish (or Start) These 6 Common Home Improvement Projects

From installing a toilet to fixing a faucet, your guide to DIY home repairs

Waste not, want not - making money from rubbish

<b>Tom Szaky talks 19 to the dozen. It's as if he doesn't want to waste a single minute of the hour-long interview I have with him.</b><p>But then waste is a subject dear to his heart. He is the founder and chief executive of social enterprise TerraCycle, a company whose aim is eliminating waste.<p>"It's a …

Browse Anonymously with a DIY Raspberry Pi VPN/TOR Router

Surf the Internet securely with your very own portable WiFi VPN/TOR router. You can configure a Raspberry Pi with Linux and some extra software to connect to a VPN server of your choice. The VPN connection encrypts your internet traffic so that hackers and spies can’t figure out what web sites you …

Raspberry Pi

DIY PC: How To Source Cheap And Compatible Parts For Your Next Build

Welcome once again to DIY PC, a regular feature customized for PC builders and PC gamers. Ordinarily we examine the week’s hardware news, but this time around we’re going to focus on one thing: finding the most affordable and compatible parts for your next build.<p>For people pondering their first …

Computer Hardware

Fish-eating snails stun their prey with insulin

Study finds what could be the first ever use of insulin in animal venom<p>Evolution can be an arms race between predator and prey — as predators develop new killing tactics, prey respond by evolving camouflage abilities, or developing defense mechanisms. A team at the University of Utah has discovered …

Arigatou, Tokyo: How to Maximize a Trip to Japan on a Limited Budget

Arigatou, Tokyo: How to Maximize a Trip to Japan on a Limited Budget<p>If you had told me that I would be in Tokyo in 2014 for a week with only a month …

Japan

Find the Right Linux-Friendly Single Board Computer with This List

The Raspberry Pi might be the most popular single board computer out there for Linux projects, but it's certainly not your only option. The folks …

New Snowden documents show that the NSA and its allies are laughing at the rest of the world

Surveillance

Google Translate can now interpret signs and conversations in real time

Google is releasing a major update to Translate this week, making it much faster and easier to use the app for translating in-person conversations and printed text. The first big update is the inclusion of a feature called Word Lens, which comes from an app of the same name that Google bought last …

Language

How I Built My First Electric Bike

One day I became fed up with all of my excuses for driving to work every day. During the summer I would ride my bike, but it would come in waves without any consistency. There is one huge hill climb to get to my work that is quite daunting, and is the main reason why most people take a vehicle, …

Meet KeySweeper, the $10 USB charger that steals MS keyboard strokes

Always-on sniffer remotely uploads all input typed into Microsoft Wireless keyboards.<p>It sounds like the stuff of a James Bond flick or something …

How to tip like a New Yorker

Tipping plays a small but pivotal role in so many NYC experiences, from ordering a drink at a bar to taking a taxi across town. Knowing when to tip and how much can seem like picking your way through a minefield in this service-oriented town. Before you set off for New York City (or anywhere else …

The Venus 60mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus

A new Chinese lens manufacturer called Venus Optics has unveiled a new 60mm f/2.8 ultra macro lens that it claims is the world’s first 2:1 …

Macro Photography

FBI says search warrants not needed to use “stingrays” in public places

Feds' position on decoy cell-site towers continues anti-privacy theme.<p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation is taking the position that court warrants …

Yongnuo’s Clone of the Canon 2X Teleconverter Costs $180 Instead of $449

Yongnuo has had quite a busy few months. In addition to the Canon lens clones that have generated quite a bit of buzz, the company has also quietly …

Cameras

Five strategies to help you adopt a clean-eating lifestyle

These clean-eating strategies will boost your intake of nutrient-rich whole foods and cut your intake of unhealthy ingredients such as refined sugar, white flour and artificial additives.<p><b>Ditch highly processed foods</b><p>Not only are ultraprocessed foods full of sugar, sodium, fat and synthetic …

Building a DIY Sideways Room for ‘Anti-Gravity’ Family Portraits

One of photographer Jeff Paradiso‘s big projects this past year was to create a sideways room for “anti-gravity” photos. These are images in which …

United and Orbitz are suing a 22-year-old who exposed cheap airfare hack

United Airlines and Orbitz are suing a 22-year-old website founder who has made it easier for travelers to find "hidden city" tickets, which can …

Snowden leaks reveal encryption programs that NSA couldn't break

A new report on documents leaked to the press by whistleblower Edward Snowden highlights some security tools the National Security Agency has cracked …

“No civilization would tolerate what America has done”

Institutional racism. Rampant income inequality. A broken justice system. America may never be a great society<p>It seems police can get away with anything: choking men who have surrendered; shooting unarmed teens; knocking pregnant women to the ground. While the issues involving race, civil rights …

Regulators Say Etihad Must Honor Its Mistake Low Fares -- But the Rules May Change

Sometime on Christmas morning, a computer system at Etihad Airways began to issue tickets at ridiculously low fares, including $187 from New York to Abu Dhabi and $277 from New York to Johannesburg.<p>Very quickly thereafter, various websites and bloggers began to publicize the mistake. A <i>Forbes</i> story …

The Best Way To Buy Stocks Is To Go All In And Wait

Unfortunately, playing the stock market is just not that easy.<p>Investors have several strategies they can employ when buying stocks.<p>But if you have a decent chunk of money just sitting around, you might be better off going all in and throwing everything into the stock market at once.<p>An …

Anonymous Leaked A Massive List Of Passwords And Credit Card Numbers

Following through on threats of a Christmas hack, a Twitter account claiming affiliation with Anonymous released a list of what it says are usernames and passwords for 13,000 accounts on Amazon, PlayStation, XBox Live, Hulu Plus, Walmart and other retail and entertainment services.<p>The hack …

Maximizing Elite Status Series: Using ITA Matrix to Find Cheap Flights

Mileage runs are all about finding the cheapest flights that will get you the most miles. There are a number of different resources for finding cheap …