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Someone Changed the Iconic Hollywood Sign to Say 'Hollyweed'

The new year has brought with it a new look for the iconic “Hollywood” sign: The Los Angeles landmark was altered to read “Hollyweed” as of Sunday …

Indian Cinema

Don Lemon got real (drunk) on New Year's Eve

Mariah Carey wasn't the only one who had a super weird New Year's Eve as CNN's celebrity llama reporter Don Lemon got his ear pierced and got real …

How to Transform Your Consulting Business

Service scenarios: Niche. Brand. Tier. Sell. Repeat.<p>Consulting companies go out of business when they consult themselves into their own grave and only grasp what's happening when it's too late to stop. What the hell am I talking about right here? I'm talking about companies who put their hands up …

Business Strategy

Why we feel emotions in our guts, and what microbes have to do with it

In the dark, oxygen-free zone of our large intestines, a vast community of life is flourishing. Scientists say there are more than 100 trillion microbes living there, and if you gathered them all together, they would weigh more than our brains.<p>In his new book, "The Mind-Gut Connection," Dr. Emeran …

Biology

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

10 Cool Tools To Build Apps Without Code

Building an app doesn't always require skill in software development. All it takes is one of these tools and you too can create effective …

77-Year-Old Congressional Candidate Busted With 180 Pot Plants

“I smoke marijuana," the candidate admitted, though she denied having anything to do with the grow operation.<p>A 77-year-old congressional candidate accused of growing 180 pot plants doesn't think her political ambitions have gone up in smoke.<p>On May 20, police in Crossville, Tennessee, raided the …

This App Can Tell You If Your iPhone Has Been Secretly Hacked

If your iPhone has been jailbroken without your knowledge, something fishy is probably going on. The only problem is, it can be impossible to tell …

Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

The best Android apps of 2015, according to Google

They take a bunch of criteria into consideration, including number of installs, which apps have high star ratings, and whether an app either launched or had a big update in 2015.<p>We've collected all of Google's top picks in one neat place so you can learn more about each one and download your …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

Scientist Discovers Hidden Portrait Beneath The Mona Lisa

Let the Mona Lisa mysteries continue.<p>For centuries, human beings from all walks of life have spent countless hours wondering what lies behind Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile. Is it superiority? Cunning? Boredom? Finally, after 500 years of wondering, French scientist Pascal Cotte thinks he knows what …

Happy 200th to George Boole, the Grandfather of Digital Logic

Almost a century before computers, Boole realized the universe can be computed.<p>George Boole gets left out of most timelines of computer history. Babbage, Lovelace, Turing—sure, they're all there. Only rarely does the grandfather of digital logic get his due. Perhaps it's because his creation just …

Microsoft cuddles up to open source again, this time with containers

Microsoft's embrace of open source technology continues. Azure CTO Mark Russinovich explained to TechRepublic why container technology is the latest …

Apache Software Foundation

Society’s elite don’t want to pay too much for equality, study suggests

The well-educated and wealthy prefer giving to others when it is cheap and benefits everyone<p>America's well-educated and wealthy elite don’t like giving their money to others — unless sacrificing a small amount creates a big payoff for someone else, a study published in <i>Science</i> suggests. Otherwise, …

Economics

How — and why — to hack your Wi-Fi network

FRAMINGHAM, Mass — Attempting to “hack” into your own wireless network can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways …

Information Security

17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Welcome to The Internet of Compromised Things

This post is a bit of a public service announcement, so I'll get right to the point:Every time you use WiFi, ask yourself: <b>could I be connecting to</b> …

Wi-Fi

20 Things Exceptionally Happy People Don't Do

Try to give up one of each of these behaviors for the 20 remaining weeks of 2015 and I guarantee that you will be more successful and much happier.<p>Many things that we value in life are the result of accumulating stuff; experience, wealth, and education all come from adding more to what we have. By …

Happiness

The one Windows 10 tweak every user needs: ‘GodMode’

There are plenty of Windows 10 tips and tricks that you should be aware of – check <b>our Windows 10 cheat sheet</b> to learn about many of them – but …

President Obama Visits Ethiopia: Pictures

Prehistory

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

Self-improvement