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Motivation is a Scam

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>NiaShanks.com</i> <i>on October 11, 2016.</i><p>At least her email was pithy: “Fuck you, Nia. I did everything you said to get motivated and …

Ice Cream

This guy invented a genius solution for pooping in space — here's how it works

Astronauts have a problem: a bathroom problem.<p>Bulky spacesuits force them to either hold their urine and feces, possibly for up to 12 hours, or use a diaper. Aside from fasting, there really is no other option.<p>But the future of going potty in space suddenly looks pretty practical thanks to the …

Space Travel

How to turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone

Being out of cellphone reception is no problem if you own a satellite phone. Here's how to never miss a call again no matter where you are in the …

iPhone 5

Removing These 31 Things From Your Life Will Make You Happier and More Successful 

It's time to come clean. If you want to become a happier person, you don't need to add things to your life — you need to get rid of them. It's time to remove these worries or problems so that you can move in the right direction. Take this list to heart and look forward to a flourishing life.


Microsoft raises prices of some PCs by up to £400 due to Brexit

Move follows Apple and Sonos rises, with cost of Surface and Surface Book computers increasing by 15%<p>Microsoft has increased the price of its Surface and Surface Book computers in the UK by more than 15%, or £400 for some models, due to sterling’s drop in the value post-EU referendum.<p>The price …

Amazon Web Services

GOP demands inquiry into EPA use of encrypted messaging apps

A congressional committee says it's worried the conversations run afoul of federal record-keeping requirements.<p>Some members of Congress are demanding an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency's use of texting and encrypted chat apps like Signal.<p>Encryption scrambles data and only …


AppsFlyer says retaining users is still a challenge for app marketers

Retaining app users over time continues to be a major challenge for app marketers, according to a new report from mobile app measurement and marketing platform AppsFlyer.<p>The report said that only 10 percent to 12 percent of users remain active seven days after downloading an app, and a mere 4 …

The ten most extravagant hotels in London

It is the duty of the filthy rich to spend, and the most extravagant hotels in London help them do this in imaginative ways, for at the very top of …

Bank of England policymaker hints higher interest rates may be needed for 'star performer' UK

Interest rates may need to rise “soon” to keep a lid on inflation if the UK economy continues its “remarkably solid and stable” performance, according to a top Bank of England policymaker.<p>Kristin Forbes will use a speech in Leeds on Wednesday to say signs of an imminent slowdown in the economy are …