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9 USB Hubs for Enhanced Computer Connectivity

One convenient place for all your USB peripherals.<p>With full wired connectivity ports becoming an increasingly rare sight in new computers, it's a good idea to have a dedicated USB hub handy. We've rounded up several highly rated options worth your attention.

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

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6 Ikea Hacks Every Tiny Bedroom Needs

The key to blissful small space living relies on one thing: concealing your sh*t. If the idea of splurging on several pieces of storage-friendly furniture is holding you back from the stylish, minimalist existence you deserve, don't let it. There are loads of Ikea hacks that can help you transform …

Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform

Follow these prioritization tips and watch your productivity transform.<p>Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter …

Time Management

Skip the Negativity Slant

The world has become a noisy place. Between overflowing inboxes, a constant stream of notifications, and 24/7 cable news, finding quiet can be a …

Safe Drinking Water For The Indian Cities

<strong>How has been Piramal Group working on providing clean and safe water across cities?</strong><br><br>Piramal Sarvajal is an initiative to …

How Cambridge is putting the ‘smart’ in smart cities: A Intelligent Transport Magazine Blog

article<p>With Cambridge today launching the first phase of its cutting-edge Intelligent City Platform (iCP) we delve deeper into what makes a city …

Smart Cities

Why One Medical Is One Of The Most Innovative Companies Of 2017

To identify the ways that a doctor’s office can be improved, One Medical founder and CEO Tom X. Lee, an internist, spent the early days of his primary-care practice serving in a variety of roles, from physician to accountant. He hit on a membership model that adds high-touch services to a high-tech …

Digital Health

The 10 Most Genius Organizers On Amazon Right Now

Prepare yourself: You're going to want to buy all of them.<p>What if we told you there's a magical place where, at the touch of a button, your home would be the most organized it's ever been. Well, it exists and it's called Amazon. Sure, you have to <i>pay</i> for products to get it that way, but we've come …

German high court could outlaw neo-Nazi party

BERLIN — Germany's highest court is set to decide this week whether to ban the far-right neo-Nazi party, in a case brought by lawmakers who call the group a threat to the country's democratic system.<p>The controversial case, to be ruled on Tuesday, claims the extremist National Democratic Party (NPD) …

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What 15 container homeowners wish they knew before

Are you considering purchasing your own home instead of renting? Perhaps a prefab, modular or container house that is an affordable alternative? …

Home Improvement

Cleaning Secret Weapon: 6 Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide

You already know hydrogen peroxide comes in handy for cleaning up cuts and scrapes and even for whitening your teeth, but there's a lot more to it …

New Off Grid Flat Pack Cabin Assembles Like Ikea Furniture!

One of the most important aspects of going off grid is having shelter, in fact it is one of our basic needs that we learn about in grade school, and …

Two teams of scientists have prototyped a medical device modeled on Star Trek’s “tricorder”

As they boldly went where no one has gone before, the crews of the USS Enterprise often found that it was extremely useful to have a small device that could diagnose any ailment just by waving it near a person or alien—the tricorder.<p>This futuristic gadget, much like the tablet computer, …

Medical Technology

Humans Just Killed Off These 12 Animals, And You Didn't Even Notice

Over the past decade, we've wiped out mammals, birds, amphibians and more. And it's all to our own detriment.<p>For thousands of years, the Bramble Cay melomys, a small, mouse-like rodent, eked out a living on a tiny coral island in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It was the reef’s only endemic mammal …

A Solar Cabin in Two Weeks for $2,000 - Green Homes

I built my cabin about 15 years ago after a divorce and sudden illness left me homeless and broke. I had inherited a small piece of land from my …

Recipe for Shepherd's Pie - Real Food

1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Season the lamb with salt and pepper. In a 3-quart Dutch oven, heat the oil over medium-high heat on …

Recipes

47 Insanely Clever Storage Ideas For Your Whole House

Your mother-in-law will be totally impressed.

The best DIY kits to give as gifts

Or keep for yourself.<p><i>Note: This story was originally published in 2016, but has been updated with the best products of 2017.</i><p>For a budding DIYer, there's nothing like the scent of solder on Christmas morning. Of course, not every tinkerer is ready to design an electronics project. Maybe your future …

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Insurrection – the board game? Bloc by Bloc brings uprising to your living room

Bloc by Bloc pits players against the authorities and aims to use a classic board game format to show the impact of gentrification and the power of protest<p>In Oakland’s commercial district, a diverse coalition of insurgents relieve shops of goods and light storefronts ablaze. Newly flush with fancy …

29 Super Festive Trash-to-Treasure Christmas Crafts

Annie, get your hot glue gun!<p>Sure, you <i>could</i> buy everything at the store, but what's the fun in that? (And half the time, you know you could do it better anyway.) We took some of the most common household items around — think toilet paper rolls and dated decor signs — and used a little elbow grease …

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​Orwell: The surveillance game that puts you in Big Brother's shoes

"Big Brother has arrived -- and it's you."<p>As CNET's resident privacy nark, I didn't need much convincing to play a game all about social engineering and online surveillance.<p>But when I stepped into my role as a new recruit for the fictional Orwell internet surveillance program, I didn't expect to …

Surveillance

How to Take a Non-Crappy Picture of the Moon

On November 14th, we’ll get the closest full moon since 1948, and it won’t happen again for 18 years. If you want to snap a photo of the moon in all …

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