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Raspberry Pi 3 has a 64-bit processor and built-in WiFi

It's hard to believe, but it's been four years since the Raspberry Pi Foundation gave the DIY computing scene a huge kick in the right direction with the launch of the Model B. To celebrate the milestone and 8 million units sold, the charity is hosting another Big Birthday Bash, but more …

How Mindful Meditation Can Actually Change Your Brain

You may have heard Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Katy Perry talk about "mindfulness meditation," but new research has found it's not just a celebrity buzzword.<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> discovered that mindfulness meditation, which focuses on breathing and …

The Pirate Bay now uses Torrents Time to let you stream all its movies and TV shows

On Tuesday, a new simple solution for streaming torrents directly in your browser showed up on the Web. By Friday, infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay had already adopted it.<p>Torrents Time provides an embedded torrent client that lets users download and play the files inside torrents with one …

Why you shouldn’t waste your money on supplements that claim to boost your immune system

Read new age health blogging sites and you'll find posts on how drinking hot lemon water or knocking back a shot of wheatgrass juice or the current green goo du jour will "boost your immune system" and make you less likely to get ill.<p>These are tempting prospects at this time of year, but ones that …

Five simple trades to get you started with share investment

Back now? Good – let's continue.<p>Once you've got the basics set up, it's time to start building your portfolio. And remember, you're an investor, not …

Investing

Relive Your Childhood on Your Mac With This Nintendo 64 & PlayStation Emulator

Get gaming.<p>The games of yesteryear are now within your reach with all-in-one game emulator OpenEmu‘s latest update, which adds popular titles from PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Sega, Atari and the like onto your Mac. Free to download, OpenEmu features real time gameplay rewind, enhanced screenshot …

Amazon Coaches Merchants To Sell Smarter

Like many smartphone owners, Chris Boerner, a Seattle-based marketing executive who sells a line of pill holders, checks her phone far more …

SciencePrn

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Privacy

Cruise.me Sets Sail To Make Young Folks Like Cruises

Cruises, for the uninitiated, are trips on a boat where you eat too much, watch an Abba musical, and get the stomach flu. But they can be so much more and that’s why Cruise.me launched: to prove that cruising isn’t just for old folks and masochists.<p>The creators, Stephen Chip and Nindy Dhiens, first …

Florida

This New App Sends Notes From Beyond the Grave

SafeBeyond allows a person to leave a virtual legacy after they’ve passed<p>When Moran Zur got married in 2006, his joy was tempered with sadness. He’d lost his father to cancer in 2002, and on that otherwise joyful day, he felt the loss deeply. He thought to himself, “What if I could only ask him so …

This 'Fallout 4' flaming sword can set the world on fire

It's <i>Fallout 4</i> week. That means it's safe to say that when gamers aren't busy logging more than 4.5 million hours in Bethesda's latest instalment, they're probably watching all of the impressive game-related videos on YouTube. The team over at Linus Tech Tips has already managed to fit a high-end …

Only 5 Percent Of People Wash Their Hands Correctly

And 23 percent don't even use soap. That's messed up, people.<p>"Many people do not wash their hands when the behavior in which they engage would warrant it," begins a recent study from Michigan State University, and I'm sorry to say it only gets grosser from there. Researchers sneakily observed 3,749 …

Top five fitness faux pas

Many of us inadvertently get it wrong when we're trying to get it right.<p><b>Zero to 100</b><p>Going too hard too fast is a common one, says Scott Gooding of the …

The new Roku does 4K and finds the remote for you

It's clearly video-streaming box season. Apple finally dropped an updated Apple TV, the Chromecast got all colorful and the Fire TV upped its resolution to 4K. Now it's Roku's turn with the new Roku 4. The flatter and wider set-top box sports 4K, has a remote locator (YES!), an updated OS and a …

Specific fruits and vegetables may prevent weight gain, say Harvard researchers

The researchers also found those who ate an extra serving of corn a day gained nearly a kilogram over a four-year period.<p>Other starchy vegetables …

Nutrition

Snowden says aliens could be trying to get in touch right now

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>We have many assumptions about extraterrestrials.<p>We assume that, in some way, they'll understand how to communicate with us.<p>We assume they may well be more advanced than us. We assume they have spaceships …

Turning Back The Biological Clock

Women’s fertility declines with age, but a biotech company says it has a way to change that<p>Women who wait to have children can sometimes feel like they’re racing against their own biological clocks. Even though some reports of declining fertility after a woman’s mid-20s may be overblown, it does …

How to Remove Sent from my iPhone from Your Email Signature

The default iPad and iPhone signature in iOS Mail is "Sent from my iPad" or "Sent from my iPhone." But while some people may be happy to declare what device they are using at the bottom of every email they send, others prefer to provide other information, such as the name of the sender and …

Handy

How to Stop Hackers from Stealing Your Data on Public Wi-Fi

You enjoy “free internet” through Wi-Fi hotspots libraries, coffee shops, at bars, and other public places. It seems harmless. Little do you know, a stranger could know your birthplace, the schools you attended, and your recent search history in 20 minutes.<p>Just a couple of years ago, strangers …