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Humans face a shocking, chemical-induced reproductive crisis

<b>Endocrine disrupting chemicals in our environment have damaged male sperm, most of which are now misshapen and unable to swim properly.</b><p>The image at …

Sperm

Jack White plays first vinyl in space

<b>A recording of the late American astronomer Carl Sagan explaining the cosmos has become the first vinyl record played in space.</b><p>The disc was launched on a weather balloon by rock musician Jack White as part of seventh anniversary celebrations for his record label.<p>It reached a height of 94,413 feet …

Carl Sagan

What if The FBI Tried to Crack an Android Phone? We Attacked One to Find Out

Scary.<p><i>This article was written by William Enck and Adwait Nadkarni from North Carolina State University, and was originally published by The</i> …

San Bernardino

Humana latest insurer to have big problems under ObamaCare

Humana Inc. has added its name to the list of mega-medical insurers to report big problems under ObamaCare.<p>The Louisville, Ky.- based company does not expect to make enough money this year in premiums from individual plans to cover what it will pay out in claims, according to a regulatory filing …

Health Care

These 16 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

Apps

Do You Have a Face-Finding Superpower for Fighting Crime?

At a crowded tourist site, a young man in a yellow T-shirt angles for a spot on a bench. He sits, removes his backpack, and places it on the ground. After riffling through a blue plastic shopping bag, he walks away, leaving the backpack behind. A few minutes later, a bomb explodes. Twenty people …

How Military R&D Created The Food We Eat

A new book tracks today's convenience foods back to the wars they came out of<p>The list of military inventions that have transformed civilian life is long, stretching back at least as far as the Roman Empire’s road system (built for troop transit but foundational to the spread of Christianity as well …

How to restore an Android phone when you forget the unlock code

We need codes for everything nowadays. It’s good to keep all our data secure, but this cluster of random words, letters and characters makes it hard to keep track of all our security credentials. I can’t tell you how often I have to reset my passwords, and I have even been known to forget my …

Android News
PHP

How to Create an Image of Your PC Before Upgrading to Windows 10

Windows 10 is the biggest and most aggressive Windows rollout to date. Before you take the plunge you need to image your hard drive so, should you …

Linux

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

How to Set Up Your Own Home VPN Server

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are very useful, whether you’re traveling the world or just using public Wi-Fi at a coffee shop in your hometown. But …

VPNs

Calendar Integrated with a To Do List Template in Excel

Starting this month, I have decided to create and share an Excel Template every month. I already have a ready-to-download Excel Templates section on …

Way before Apple Watch and Android Wear, there was Casio

Casio might be only lightly involving itself in the current boom in smartwatches and wearables, but the company still makes plenty of money from its G-Shock series and rugged outdoor watches. That's not to say it hasn't experienced a combination of hits and misses: Casio would say it "pioneered" a …

Wear OS

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Note Edge (2nd gen), and Gear A details surface

The first half of 2015 has seen quite a few exciting developments so far, including Samsung’s transformation to more premium designs with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, LG’s push towards leather with the LG G4, and all OEMs doing their best to take camera experience to the next level. Of course, the …

Electronics Industry
Monkeys

Turning Your Handwriting Into A Font Is Stupid Easy

I'm very font of this method.<p>Don't use a ball point pen. Use a marker! Also, you really do have to stay in the gray boxes. The bottoms of my g's got cut off. Sad.<p>Give 'er some upvotes!

Typography

Use this trick to see a map of everywhere Google knows you've been

Luckily, there's an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you've been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited.<p>This all depends on whether you have enabled two settings tied to your Google account: location reporting and location history. Of course Google lets …

Apps

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Awesome Visual Featuring 13 Important Google Search Tips for Students

February 7, 2015<br>Here is a new interesting visual on Google search tips that I want to bring to your attention. The visual features 13 practical …

Infographics

​BrightExplorer Adds Clutter-Reducing Tabs to Windows Explorer

Windows: Tabs in our web browsers are now the norm, and there's no reason other apps shouldn't follow suit. BrightExplorer adds tabs to Windows …

Software

The music industry's best-known production app will soon be free

You've probably heard the output of Avid's Pro Tools audio production software, even if you don't know what it's like -- it's virtually a staple of the music industry, and spawned now-famous (or infamous) effects like Auto Tune. There hasn't been a cheap way to try it for nearly 15 years, however, …

FreedomPop's $5 phone plans work on 10 million WiFi hotspots

Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users to get Windows 10 as a free upgrade

Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will be released later this year as a free upgrade for anyone owning a computer or gadget that's currently …

Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade From Windows 7 Upwards

During Microsoft’s Windows 10 media event last night, the company revealed that Windows users will be able to upgrade for free to the latest Windows …

Quickie Makes Conversations Disappear, Like Real Life

A new app called Quickie, from the developers behind email app Hop, aims to make mobile conversations just like real life by sending messages as soon as they’re created and deleting them as soon as they’re read.<p>The app is touted as a “live messaging app for the next generation” and it keeps it dead …

Artist reveals a hidden message in Apple's iCloud agreement

Terms of service for the internet are often good for two things: inspiring wild outrage, or simply acting as a textual speed bump between us and the web. Now, it appears they're also good for hiding secret messages.<p>Artist Florence Meunier scoured Apple's terms and conditions for iCloud and found a …

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