Rich Kubick

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Do it now! Protect your router from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Cyber-attacks

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

Prince's Hondamatic motorcycle up for auction

Prince’s 1981 Hondamatic motorcycle, adorned with purple and pink love symbols, that he rode in the film version of “Purple Rain” is going up for …

Motorcycles

From April 30-May 8, get $20 tickets to these concerts in Scranton, Philadelphia, Allentown, Hershey, and more

From a press release:<p>Live Nation kicked off National Concert Week today by revealing which shows would be included in its $20 all-in ticket offer in …

Music

Harley-Davidson Q1 Financial Report Has Good News and Bad News

Revenue is up, sales are down, and market share is just barely over 50 percent.<p>Harley-Davidson<p>Harley-Davidson had a rough year in 2017. Sales were …

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it<p>“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most …

Climate Change

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

America's Loneliest Roads, Mapped

An interactive map highlights the least traveled routes in the country—and some of the most scenic.<p>Among road-trip enthusiasts, the Alaska Highway is a favorite. It runs more than 1,300 miles, dazzling travelers with tundras and sightings of eagles, caribou, and the like.<p>But if you want to take the …

Hiking

The best 4 star hotels in NYC

Here’s what staying at one of the best 4 star hotels in NYC means: you can spot a value, but don’t want to skimp on luxury. And easy-access to the …

Greenwich Village

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Graphics

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

Best photo editor for your Chromebook

One of the most often asked questions about Chromebooks we get is how to edit photos. You see the same questions in the comments of Chromebook posts …

Tutorials

How to Test Your Honda Main Relay

DIY Honda Car Maintenance<p>From time to time, vehicles can have a wide range of electrical issues -- even those that are reliable like Hondas. One of …

Arduino

How to fix motorcycling: the hardest how-to yet

“Previously-fertile Xennials are now immune to engagement strategy. Secular erosion of core customers has shifted paradigms slightly, and in response …

Triumph Builds the Most Beautiful Motorcycle In Production Today

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Many thanks to the fine folks at GP Bikes in Whitby, Ontario who provided the Triumph Bobber for this review and my participation in …

The Idiot's Guide To All Eight New Harley-Davidson Cruisers

So you’ve heard Harley-Davidson has completely redesigned its cruisers and you’re wondering what the big deal is since the new Softails look like …

Living Rooms

Vacation Homes and Tax Planning

A second residence can generate tax benefits — if you plan ahead<p>It’s the summer, and many families will soon be creating treasured memories together at vacation homes. Whether you own a vacation home and rent it out, are looking to purchase or sell a property, or perhaps upgrade to a larger home, …

Livable Sheds: Silly Trend or Ultimate Hack?

So long, storage shed.<p>Homeowners across the country are converting these sheds into tricked-out spaces to play, entertain, and work in — complete …

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof — here's everything we know about the project so far

Tesla has delayed the rollout of its solar roof.<p>The company originally said it would begin selling its solar roof in April, but CEO Elon Musk said that two of the four shingle options wouldn't be made available until early 2018. A Tesla representative declined to comment further on why the timeline …

How To Clean A Carburetor | MC GARAGE

The fuel systems on older carbureted bikes require regular <b>maintenance</b>. This includes tending to the petcock, fuel filters, fuel lines, and the …

Dealing With Motorcycle Dealers

When I was still new to motorcycling, my favorite places in the world were motorcycle dealers. There were three good dealers in my area, and I …

The best bowls of ramen under $10 in NYC

New York City is home to an array of foods that’ll satisfy both bellies and bank accounts alike—and one of our favorites is bowls of ramen under $10. …

Japanese Food

What Do You Want To Know About The 2017 Triumph Street Scrambler And Street Cup?

We're working our way through <b>Triumph's</b> completely revised modern classics line, this time with their all new <b>Street Scrambler</b> and the <b>Street Cup</b>, a …

Motorcycles

Why bullet journaling is a genius idea

The basic organizing concept is flexible, creative and specific.<p>Ryder Carroll's Bullet Journal concept is a relatively simple technique to organize …

Rider’s Guide to New/Updated Street Motorcycles for 2017

Talk about an embarrassment of riches! More than 100 street motorcycles are all-new or significantly updated for the 2017 model year. This bumper …

This NYC Mechanic Has A Message For People Scared To Get Their Hands Dirty

Armen Amirian has been a professional motorcycle mechanic in New York City for almost four decades, and now he’s hoping to pass some skills on to …

New York City

Ducati takes aim at the entry level market with the 797

"Entry level" never looked so good.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>13<p>"Entry level" never looked so good.<p>13<p>SHARES<p>Let's face facts here, Ducati's …