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How Much Money Can You Make Mining With Your Gaming PC?

Mining and cryptocurrency are dirty words to many of my readers. Extra dirty to people looking to build their own gaming PC in a retail landscape that’s seen the prices of graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia inflate to atrocious levels. Seriously, it’s now significantly cheaper to buy the majority …

Computer Hardware

PC over 2 years old? Expect slowdowns from Spectre fixes, says Microsoft, especially if you're not on Windows 10

The nature of the Spectre flaw means that fixes to guard against attacks also have the effect of slowing down computers in certain circumstances. …

Oumuamua: First alien object to visit our solar system is wrapped in strange organic coat, scientists reveal

The first ever interstellar visitor to our solar system is wrapped in a layer of organic insulation, scientists have said.<p>Oumuamua has enthralled …

Hard Times in Trump Country

Jamie Stewart voted for Donald Trump, but she thinks the president is a “jackass.” She doesn’t really love to talk about what he’s doing or why she …

AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular …

Bitcoin

NYT Accused Of Normalizing White Nationalism In 'Nazi Sympathizer' Profile

The profile follows Tony Hovater, a newlywed who loves "Seinfeld" and Panera Bread, and also believes the Holocaust was overblown.<p>The New York Times is under fire for publishing a profile of an Ohio native and Nazi sympathizer that many saw as an attempt to normalize white nationalism.<p>The profile, …

Rights & Freedoms

2017 November 22 'Oumuamua: Interstellar Asteroid

<b>'Oumuamua: Interstellar Asteroid</b> <b><br>Illustration Credit:</b> European Southern Observatory, M. Kornmesser<p><b>Explanation:</b> Nothing like it has ever been seen …

Astronomy

Your cable company would hate us if it knew we told you about this $40 device on Amazon

Cable companies want to keep modem rental fees a secret since it’s basically free money for them, but we refuse to play along. Unless you purchase …

Yes, The Rabid Wolves in Our National Park Keep Mauling Hikers, But the Wolves Are All Acting Individually So We’re Not Really Seeing a Pattern Here

First off, our thoughts and prayers go out to the latest hiker who was mauled by a lone wolf in our national park. The rabid wolf in question acted …

National Parks

The 31 most underrated 'Star Trek' episodes

The majority came from "Voyager," the fourth series in the franchise, and there were a few "The Next Generation" shows sprinkled in. They mostly featured the fan favorite villain, the Borg.<p>But there are so many great non-Borg, non-Voyager episodes that people seem to have forgotten about. So we …

How to style your vagina so it's no longer a pre-existing condition

Under Paul Ryan's masterful healthcare bill, insurance companies will no longer be required to cover terrible people with pre-existing conditions — …

From the Archives: Starting Strength and Barbell Training in the Military - LtCol Christian "Mac" Ward

"On my last deployment I trained 15 Marines and Sailors in the proper use of barbells, and I did it with a simple Starting Strength protocol. For …

Workouts

Anime for Beginners: 20 Pieces of Essential Viewing

Let’s face it, Hollywood is no stranger to remakes. Especially when it comes to making English language versions of brilliant moments in Asian …

Anime

The Universe Is Expanding, But How Fast Is Up For Debate

In the 1920s, astronomer Edwin Hubble brought about the modern age of cosmology when he discovered that the universe is expanding at a predictable …

Europe is trolling the hell out of Trump one hilarious video at a time

It all started when a Dutch satirical show produced a cheeky tourism ad introducing the U.S. President to the "tiny country" and asking Trump (in his …

14,900 nukes: All the nations armed with atomic weapons and how many they have

<i>Note: These estimates have since changed. We've posted the latest nuclear weapons count and map here.</i><p>The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has advanced its symbolic Doomsday Clock by 30 seconds, suggesting humanity is an alarming 2 minutes and 30 seconds away from the brink of an apocalypse.<p>It's a …

This photo of an A-10 sporting hundreds of bomb markings proves the Warthog has been pretty active fighting Daesh!

A-10 Thunderbolts from 124th Fighter Wing have just returned from deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve: they brought back one aircraft …

Military

How to fix wifi issues on your iPhone or iPad after updating to iOS 7.1.2 | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

If you've updated to iOS 7.1.2 and find yourself experiencing wifi issues on your iPhone or iPad, you aren't alone. Many users have reported wifi …

The sun will destroy Earth a lot sooner than you might think

There are plenty of ways Earth could go. It could smash into another planet, be swallowed by a black hole, or get pummeled to death by asteroids. There's really no way to tell which doomsday scenario will be the cause of our planet's demise.<p>But one thing is for sure — even if Earth spends the rest …

MSI debuts expansive GTX 1080 lineup

MSI is pulling out all of the stops with its lineup of GTX 1080 graphics cards. Alongside its Founders Edition, with its unique cooler design, MSI …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

5 Lightweight Linux For Old Computers

Do you have old computer? Have you kept your old computer somewhere in a rack? So this is the time to take it out and start using it. In this article …

Linux

37 Amazing Chalkboard Signs Outside Restaurants That Are Hilarious AF

Chalkboard signs.<p>The only little creative space (yes I’m being sarcastic) that restaurant owners use to lure hungry customers into their humble …

Restaurants

Hawking: Gravitational Waves Could Revolutionize Astronomy

Black hole theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has some thoughts on the discovery of gravitational waves.

Black Holes

Transform Your Android Smartphone Into A Linux Desktop PC Using MaruOS

Android smartphone owners that would like to transform their Android device into a Linux desktop computer might be interested in the new custom-built …

Gear & Gadgets

How to turn your Windows 10 PC into a wireless hotspot

Whether you're connecting to the internet using a wireless or wired adapter, similar to previous versions, Windows 10 allows you to share an internet …

This Army Veteran Has a Powerful Message About PTSD for Sarah Palin

And his series of tweets will stop you in your tracks.<p>Nate Bethea is a former U.S. Army infantry officer who served in combat zones from 2007 to 2014. He's now an instructor at Voices From War, a creative-writing workshop for veterans and their families in the New York metro area, and has written …

Veterans

Microsoft won’t tell you what its Windows 10 updates do

The terms and conditions of Windows 10 give Microsoft the right to install system software updates whether users like it or not. While this approach …

Windows 10

Detect and Disable an Airbnb's Hidden Wi-Fi Cameras With This Script

Airbnb renters keep finding hidden Wi-Fi cameras watching them without them knowing. If you want to ensure your privacy in a rental, this shell …

These amazing images from the bottom of the sea reveal a mysterious world scientists are just starting to explore

The ocean floor is constantly in flux, sculpted by volcanic eruptions, altered by complex chemical processes, and colonized by rich biological communities.<p>For many years, the only way scientists could get a glimpse of these mysterious places was by going on occasional expeditions by ship and …