Mesha McNeill

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The story of Wojtek: The 440-pound bear that drank, smoked, and carried weapons for the Polish army during World War II

Wojtek first came to the company as a cub, but over the course of the war he matured and was given the rank of corporal in the Polish army.<p>Here's Wojtek's amazing story below.

How to Completely Delete Yourself From the Internet

Last week, Radiohead — one of the biggest bands on the planet — “disappeared” from the internet.<p>Only, they didn’t really… Their albums were still …

Internet

The Glossary of Happiness

Last summer, Tim Lomas flew from London to Orlando to attend the fourth annual congress of the International Positive Psychology Association—held, naturally, at Walt Disney World. As Lomas wandered around the event, popping in and out of various sessions, he stumbled upon a presentation by Emilia …

After reading thousands of romance books, Google’s AI is writing eerie post-modern poetry

Google had a problem. Their AI engine spoke with grammatical precision and factual accuracy, but its diction remained terse and limp. They wanted it to be more conversational, so they made it read 2,865 romance novels. Now Google has a poet.<p>In an unpublished paper entitled “Generating Sentences …

Artificial Intelligence

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

This Virtual Phone Within Your Android Lets You Use Tor More Securely

Privacy conscious and paranoid Android users have a new way to be anonymous and more secure.<p>Android users worried about privacy and anonymity have been able to use Tor on their phones thanks to popular apps made by a group of digital rights advocates for a long time. But Android isn't the most …

10 Places To Buy A Laptop With Linux Preloaded

I want a Linux system without having to pay a Microsoft tax. The hardest part of using Linux is to find out the correct hardware. Hardware …

Linux

There’s a misogynist aspect of Buddhism that nobody talks about

Hinduism is patriarchal. No doubt about it. So are Christianity and Islam, Sikhism and Shinto, Jainism and Judaism. But Buddhism? It is not the first religion that comes to mind when we talk about misogyny.<p>The assumption is that Buddhism is rational, modern, agnostic, and liberal in matters of …

Hinduism

32 Aussie Musicians You Haven't Thought About Since The '00s

Please stop calling me, calling me.

Music

Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS is as strange as you'd think

The trend of putting PC software on wholly impractical devices isn't stopping with the new year, folks. <i>GBATemp</i> fan Shutterbug2000 has managed to get Windows 95 running on a New Nintendo 3DS XL thanks to both DOSbox emulation and some ingenuity. You won't be doing a whole lot with this right now -- …

In Defense of Learning Code the Hard Way

At least relatively speaking.<p>It's the new year, which means many of us are making resolutions to be better, healthier, less-bad, or just generally more valuable human beings.<p>One popular resolution is (again) learning to code. With an ever-multiplying field of e-learning websites, web dev bootcamps, …

nmap commands For Network Administrator

Some of the most used Nmap command on Linux<p>Every network admin knows about Nmap every one of them use it or used it.<br>It’s one of the best, it’s best …

6 Best Hacking Books You Must Read to be a Hacker

Books, Hacking, Security, Tips<p>A+ A-<p>Email Print<p>https://www.fromdev.com/2013/02/Hacking-Books.html<p>Looking for best best hacking books? We have short …

There's Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Texts

If you own an iPhone or Android handset and care about your privacy, there’s no longer much of an excuse not to encrypt every conversation you have. …

Stephen Batchelor Talks Buddhism in a “Secular Age”

Once an ordained monk, the author’s latest work focuses on bringing Buddhist teachings into the 21st century.<p>What is Buddhism? It’s a simple question, but an unanswerable one, at least on a frozen, bite-size, media-ready level. It’s a question not unlike the koan that <b>Stephen Batchelor</b> pondered back …

Meditation

How to Decorate Your Way to a Cleaner Looking Home

Homes are messy enough, without us doing things to make them look and feel even messier. This isn't about practical storage or clutter, but the …

Home Decorating

Down to the Metal: what Apple’s new graphics API means for Mac apps and games

By T3 Online<p>Try to imagine riding a bike with square wheels. To move, more effort is required than when using ordinary wheels. This is how Eternal …

Mac Apps

H. Jon Benjamin Voices His Thoughts on Funny Voices in 2015

The voice behind the titular characters on <i>Archer</i> and <i>Bob's Burgers</i> talked to VICE about some of his favorite stuff from 2015, as well as what he thinks the funniest thing he did this year was.<p>It's a little unsettling to talk to H. Jon Benjamin on the phone. More than anyone else, the …

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Anonymous claims responsibility for massive cyberattack on Turkey

Hacking group released video warning of continued assault if Erdogan government doesn't stop 'supporting Islamic State' - allegations which Ankara denies<p>The hacking group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for a massive cyberattack on Turkish internet servers over the past week, saying it will …

Vladimir Putin

ARM's latest design brings 64-bit processors to smartwatches

It's no longer hard to find 64-bit processors in smartphones. In smartwatches, though, they're still a rarity -- and ARM wants to change that with its new Cortex-A35 processor design. The architecture promises the most energy-efficient 64-bit mobile chips yet, sipping 32 percent less power than the …