M. Robert Rose

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15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the generic brands you find in …

Software

Chinese interference in New Zealand at 'critical' stage, says Canada spy report

A report released by Canada’s spy agency has warned that New Zealand, one of its closest allies, has been influenced at every level of society by the Chinese government, and that the situation has reached a “critical” stage.<p>The report states that New Zealand is viewed as “the soft underbelly” of …

China

Alexa recorded a woman’s private conversation and sent it to a random contact

It’s every smart home speaker owner’s worst nightmare: a private message recorded and sent to a recipient without their knowledge. But that’s what happened to a Portland woman, who told CBS News affiliate Kiro-TV that her Amazon Echo recorded an audio clip of her conversation and sent it to a …

Smart Homes

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

The unique way the Dutch treat mentally ill prisoners

In the Netherlands, criminals with mental illness are treated completely differently from many other countries. Melissa Hogenboom visits a Dutch prison to find out how.<p>When I arrive at Zwolle prison in the Netherlands, it’s initially hard to imagine that the quiet building, situated next to a …

Mental Health

Calpurnia are teen rockers with old souls

Calpurnia started as just another teen band jamming out, but unlike most other teenagers’ bands, their lead singer is one of the most famous young stars on the planet. With Finn Wolfhard – still reeling from the popularity of portraying Mike Wheeler on Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things –</i> fronting the group, …

Trump, Having Denounced Amazon’s Shipping Deal, Orders Review of Postal Service

WASHINGTON — President Trump abruptly issued an executive order on Thursday demanding an evaluation of the Postal Service’s finances, asserting the power of his office weeks after accusing Amazon, the online retail giant, of not paying its fair share in postage.<p>In the executive order, issued just …

Donald Trump

Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do (more details below).<p>Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page that acts as a portal to your personal data. Visually, it looks like an …

How To Break Your Phone Addiction

I got my first smartphone in the summer of 2012, and ever since, I’ve found myself wishing I had stuck with my flip phone. It’s not that I hate my …

University of California

Grammys 2018: Check Out the Complete Winners List!

Awards season continues as the 60th annual Grammy Awards announce the recipients of outstanding achievements in music, taking place on Sunday at …

The 10 Best Movies Awards Season Forgot

Just because they weren't Best Picture-worthy, that doesn't mean they're not worth your time.<p>The Golden Globes are behind us and the Oscars are ahead of us, which means it’s that time of year when we all get to vent about snubs, bicker about why so-and-so deserves it over other-so-and-so, and …

5 Things Young Workers Can Do Now to Retire Early

Planning for retirement while you're young can move your retirement forward by a decade or more.<p>If you're in your 20s or 30s, retirement probably …

Cyber threats: 2018 and beyond

January 26, 2018 5:00 AM<br>What do consumer credit reporting agency Equifax and ride-hailing company Uber have in common?

Physicists are planning to build lasers so powerful they could rip apart empty space

Inside a cramped laboratory in Shanghai, China, physicist Ruxin Li and colleagues are breaking records with the most powerful pulses of light the …

Robert Plant Hails Greta Van Fleet, Hopes for Albums with Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin

Singer discusses his past and future - and veers away from doing Led Zeppelin a “disservice” with another reunion.Continue reading…

'Bloggergate' fiasco leads Dublin hotel to ban bloggers in the most hilarious way possible

An Irish hotel has banned bloggers and other influencers after a 22-year-old YouTuber broke down in tears when she was refused free accomodation.<p>Elle Darby, a UK-based social media influencer first emailed Charleville Lodge in Dublin to seek a tit for tat arrangement seeking a free five night …

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

First Aid

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Physicists Create Coldest Liquid Water Ever, Reaching Bizarre Mathematical Singularity

Water acts familiarly at familiar temperatures. It freezes into ice at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, which corresponds to 0 degrees Celsius and 272 Kelvin. …

Watch Zakk Wylde Perform the National Anthem Before an NBA Game

<b>Ozzy Osbourne</b> guitarist and <b>Black Label Society</b> frontman <b>Zakk Wylde</b> performed a heavy metal version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Wednesday night …

Is There a Fourth Dimension? Experiments Using Lasers and Light Reveal Alternate Reality

Try picturing a fourth dimension. Take a few steps forward. Veer left for a second dimension, then jump up for a third dimension. Then dive off into …