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False flags, red herrings and wild goose chases: Why unmasking hackers is harder than ever

Security companies and their customers are increasingly playing the attribution game - the battle to identify the world's most sophisticated …

How to Make Soap at Home (Even if You Failed Chemistry)

I first started making soap at a time in my life when I was enamored with doing things the long way: baking all my own bread, making my own candy, knitting my own socks. It’s a rewarding, if time-consuming, approach to life, and it gave me a lasting appreciation for goods made with quality …

Recipes

Referee who measured air pressure screwed Patriots before

The official who took the questionable air pressure measurements has screwed the Patriots before. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)<p>Allow me to …

The Weirdest Things Witnessed By Store Clerks Working The Night Shift

<i>Clerks</i> definitely made Kevin Smith an occasional household name in 1994. However, it did just as much to popularize the plight of gas station attendants, neighborhood bodega workers, and the other unfortunate souls who frequented 24-hour corner stores. Anyone who’s ever been stuck with the night …

Judge Dredd

Single Malt Scotch 101

The first thing every woman needs to learn about Single Malt Scotch Whisky is there is an infinite amount of things you may learn about them; what …

Nick Offerman

ADVENTURE TIME Movie in Development at Warner Bros.

How to Hike the Appalachian Trail

This time last year, I quit everything to attempt a six-month backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail. I’d learned of the AT only a few years …

Hiking

Google’s new Chrome warning stops malware before you download

As long as the internet has existed – and indeed before – there’ve been viruses. Malware – malicious software – has been a plague on the digital …

Gronkowski spikes puck as Bruins honor champion Patriots

BOSTON (AP) — Rob Gronkowski puck-tuated a Super Bowl victory with a spike on the ice.<p>The star tight end and several of his New England Patriots teammates were honored by the Bruins before their game against the New York Islanders on Saturday night in a pregame ceremony in Boston.<p>After teammate Rob …

NFL

410-pound teenager who has barely played football got a BYU scholarship after meeting the coach for 15 minutes

BYU gave Langi a scholarship, despite the fact that head coach Bronco Mendenhall met him for a grand total of 15 minutes and, as Deadspin notes, his entire recruiting evaluation was based on one pickup basketball game in 2013.<p>At a press conference on Wednesday, Mendenhall said teaching him how to …

College Sports

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

The Nashville Predators broadcast featured some background porn audio

As our Predators blog On The Forecheck noticed, there were some unexpected sound effects on tonight's game against the Blues:<p>Listen closely!<p>Either somebody near the broadcast booth or a crowd/on-ice mic was having very, very passionate sex, or somebody on the broadcast team was listening to porn. …

Ten Top Single Malts For Burns Night

The independence referendum might have failed but that’s no reason for patriotic Scots not to celebrate their secular patron saint, Rabbie Burnes, in traditional rousing style on his birthday, Burns Night, January 25th, or for us non-Scots who simply enjoy the country’s most famous product, its …

Scotch Whisky

New England Patriots Cheerleaders Bikini Photos

The New England Patriots cheerleaders have notoriously been one of the hottest cheerleading squads in the NFL. Since 1977, the 27 member team has …

Tutorial | Valentine’s Day Shaker Card

Make that special someone a sweet love potion shaker card for Valentines’ Day. May came up with a very clever way to use a border die, to form the …

Soap making – Bacon Man Soap

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach so maybe if he smells like bacon all day he just might crave you more. Well you better …

Bacon

DIY Cocktail Umbrella Lamp Shade

It might be winter outside, but you can add a little tropical ambience to your domicile with this ingenious cocktail umbrella lamp shade tutorial by Instructables member holmes.tom.<p>Not only is this project an easy way to make yourself a handsome lamp shade, it’s also a great excuse to have a crafty …

This Wonderful Dog Takes The Bus To A Seattle Dog Park All By Herself

The internet is fueled by Anna Kendrick’s tweets and cats, but every now and then a few dogs sneak in. Such is the case of Eclipse, a Labrador retriever who uses Seattle public transportation all by herself. Most of the time.<p>“All the bus drivers know her. She sits here just like a person does,” …

Pets

WATCH: Rangers hit same post on consecutive shots

Rick Nash and Derrick Brassard had no luck on this play.<p>Perhaps the most intriguing game on the NHL schedule Tuesday night is the cross-town rivalry …

Randy Johnson's photography company logo is a dead bird

Randy Johnson has a sense of humor.<p>Randy Johnson hit a bird with a baseball once. It was, uh, explosive.<p>In his post-playing days, Randy Johnson owns a photography company. The logo for that company is a dead (but unexploded) bird.<p>It's a good thing he's getting voted into the Hall of Fame later on …

Watch Bill Gates Test A New Machine That Turns Poop Into Clean Water

According to Gates, at least 2 billion people worldwide don't have access to adequate sanitation, with human waste often polluting the water supply and remaining untreated.<p>The "Omniprocessor" aims to help with this problem. Its development is led by Seattle-based engineering firm Janicki …

Emerging Markets

4 Of The Best Online Sources For Learning Network Security

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What’s a good online source for learning network security?</i><p><i>Answer by Sai Ramanan, Security Engineer, Security Ninja & Trusted Security Adviser, on Quora</i><p>There are lot of free and paid resources available online for learning network security and here is my …

Aloft Hotel Plays Rescue Dog Matchmaker

At this hotel, guests get welcomed with a wagging tail or a warm lick to the face.<p>A dog will bound out from behind the registration desk, clad in an …

WATCH: Bruins announcer Jack Edwards loses it after missed call

Boston Bruins announcer Jack Edwards lost his mind on Saturday after a Columbus Blue Jackets goal that followed a missed call at the other end of the …

SEC pride shaken after LSU loses eating contest to Notre Dame

The Fighting Irish took down LSU in the team competition, but the Tigers won the individual title.<p>BREAKING NEWS!<p>This is yet another blow to the SEC and their recent dominance of college football.<p>Fortunately, it wasn't all bad news for LSU as they did win the individual title.<p>The two teams were …

Adam Vinatieri trying to become 4th kicker ever to have perfect season

Adam Vinatieri will be trying to do something on Sunday that's only been done three other times in NFL history.<p>Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam …

Yung Lenox: hip-hop's unlikely eight-year-old Caravaggio

The Seattle-based artist with a penchant for drawing hip-hop stars is about to have a documentary made about him and his art<p>Yung Lenox is a Seattle artist who specializes in drawing psychedelic portraits of rappers and their album artwork. Younger than most Yungs or Lils in hip-hop – he’s only …

Doan breaks his stick and scores during the shootout