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Researchers warn of new botnet that could take down the internet

Security group Check Point Research claims to have discovered a rapidly growing and evolving botnet which they believe could eventually take down the …

Iraqi Forces Begin Assault Near Kurdish-Held City of Kirkuk

KIRKUK, Iraq — Iraqi state television said early Monday that Iraqi forces had begun an operation to seize the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk and its surrounding oil fields, despite weeks of urgent efforts by the United States to keep tensions between its allies from boiling over into another war in …

Death toll continues to rise as California wildfires burn on

By Lisa Bonos<p>, Writer/editor<p>Amy B Wang<p>, Reporter<p>Cleve R. Wootson Jr.<p>, Reporter<p>SANTA ROSA, Calif. — The deadly wildfires that have ravaged Northern California over the past week — killing dozens and forcing thousands to flee their homes — continued to burn Sunday, as officials hoped lighter winds …

Rick Gates

Equifax should be the breach that broke the camel’s back

The Equifax data breach disaster is the last straw.<p>This can't go on.<p>We can’t let companies flout cyber security best practices and common sense, and …

How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack

You may have never used Equifax yourself -- or even heard of it -- but the credit reporting agency could still have a treasure trove of your personal information.<p>Equifax said Thursday that 143 million people could be affected by a recent data breach in which cybercriminals stole information …

Identity Theft

30+ Dazzling Works of Resin Art That Capture the Material’s Versatility

Renowned for both its experimental nature and ethereal aesthetic, resin is proving particularly popular among today's top creatives. While the compound—which can be cultivated naturally or synthetically created—has traditionally been used in polishes and varnishes, many contemporary artists and …

Art

14 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to increased air pollution. And while cities like London, Paris, and Seoul are doing everything from banning diesels to …

European Travel

Hiking in Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument, Utah

It could take months to explore everything that Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument has to offer. 1.9 million acres is a lot to cover and a …

The best free and paid Android app development courses

If you’ve been thinking of becoming an Android developer, now is the time to jump in.<p>Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system and it gives developers a huge amount of flexibility in terms of what they can do.<p>Learning to build apps is fun, highly rewarding, and it can be very …

7 Best Wireless Running Headphones of 2017 (At All Budgets)

<i>Last Updated November, 2017: We’ve added selections for best all-around wireless running, exercise, and workout headphones. This list includes new</i> …

Consumer Tech

A security robot just drowned itself, so score one for mankind

Humanity breathed a collective sigh of relief today as the robot army amassing to subjugate us under its shiny metal grip revealed an …

Qatar facing further sanctions as ultimatum deadline looms

US secretary of state seeks compromise on 13 demands tabled by emirate’s neighbours that include closing down al-Jazeera<p>Qatar could face further sanctions by Arab states as a deadline to accept a series of demands from its Gulf neighbours, including closing down the television network al-Jazeera, …

The Bugatti Chiron can't go over 300 MPH because no tire can handle it

Motor Authority The Bugatti Chiron had big shoes to fill when it arrived to replace the beloved Veyron.<p>So far, it's showed it has the credentials to be a proper follow-up act. However, no one has been able to fully experience the true speeds the 1,480-horsepower hypercar is capable of.<p>That's …

Sports Cars

Grenfell Tower: firefighters search overnight with toll expected to rise

Search goes floor to floor as residents express anger that their concerns about fire safety were ignored<p>Firefighters searched Grenfell Tower overnight and extinguished the last flames of the catastrophic blaze that killed at least 12 people, as police said the death toll was bound to rise.<p>With the …

Grenfell Tower

Augmented reality lawsuit provides augmented view of 1st Amendment

“They’re passing two dimensional laws in a three dimensional world.”<p>A First Amendment issue is brewing in federal court over a local Wisconsin …

Augmented Reality

Celebrating the Art of Yayoi Kusama: Pictures

Art

Prefab Builder Blu Homes to Disrupt the Construction Industry

Prefab builder Blu Homes, helmed by CEO Bill Haney, aims to disrupt the construction industry supply chain by interacting directly with clients.<p>Combining experience in their respective fields of environmental entrepreneurship and venture capitalism, Bill Haney and Maura McCarthy founded their …

Construction Industry

Pictures of the Week 5.18.17

Paul Ryan

Art Exhibit by Yayoi Kusama at the Hirshhorn in DC: Pictures

This web app guesses what you are sketching and completes the drawing

Autodraw is a web app that looks at what you are drawing and offers up clip-art style images that resemble your sketch.

Powerful automation tricks and hacks for Android using Tasker, IFTTT, QPython and more

One of the coolest things about Android is undoubtedly just how much it lets you do without needing to root your device or otherwise modify it. Out of the box an Android phone is yours to customize, tweak and hack to your heart’s desires. If you want to use it as-is then you can, but if you’re more …

Apps

How I Like to Spend $100 at Trader Joe's

I willingly make grocery shopping harder on myself by visiting at least four different places every week: the farmers market (for local, seasonal produce), Zingerman's (for cheese and bread and coffee), a higher-end grocery store (for any non-seasonal produce needs or specialty ingredients), and …

2017 NFL mock draft: Big changes in the top 5

If the 49ers take Solomon Thomas at No. 2, it causes a chain reaction throughout the top 10.<p>The 2017 NFL draft is just over three weeks away, but players are still moving around in this week’s mock draft. The big changes this week happen inside the top five, causing several shakeups throughout the …

6 Common Bagel-Making Problems and How to Fix Them

A lot of recipes claim to be foolproof, but when it comes to bread, that's a particularly bold claim. From rogue ovens to weak flour, plus fluctuating temperatures when proofing, a yeasted dough involves a lot of moving parts. My bagel recipe goes a long way toward controlling these variables, and …

Obamacare revision clears two House committees as Trump, others tried to tamp down backlash

By Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Kelsey Snell<p>, Reporter<p>Sean Sullivan<p>, Reporter<p>A Republican proposal to ­revise the Affordable Care Act claimed its first major victories Thursday amid a backlash that both Republican leaders and President Trump spent the day trying to tamp down.<p>Trump met with conservative …

Affordable Care Act

Introduction to Web Audio API

Web Audio API lets us make sound right in the browser. It makes your sites, apps, and games more fun and engaging. You can even build music-specific …

Music Production

This Prefab Cabin Was Built in 10 Days for Only $80,000

The cabin is in Russia, but the builder is now accepting pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Nestled in the woods of Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, sits a 1,184-square-foot DublDom, one of several DublDom modular prefab homes designed by the Moscow-based architect firm, Bio Architects.<p>What makes the DublDom …

The Big End-of-Days Ideas of the Breitbart Intellectuals Thinking for Trump

Trump’s chief policy adviser is staffing the administration with other key players who share his end-of-days, clash-of-civilizations perspective.<p>Not …