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The 25 Best Free Android Apps

From bleeding-edge productivity to fun with friends, presenting 25 great, no-cost additions to your home screen.<p>It’s time to load that Android-powered slab of glass and circuitry up with a heaping helping of download-worthy apps.<p>Of course, it’s downright impossible to individually tickle everyone’s …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

16 IKEA Hacks That Will Help You Organize Your Entire Life

From your bedroom to your kitchen to your car.<p>Even though most homes have a few key trouble spots (hello, messy closet), it's safe to say every room could benefit from some extra organization. Lucky for you, these IKEA hacks offer just that: Affordable and genius solutions to everyday home issues.

How giving away over $8,000 in free samples on Reddit saved this woman's startup

In the case of entrepreneur Sue Sullivan, it ended up saving her business.<p>Sullivan had started a chipotle-sauce company called "Hot Squeeze" back in 2007, but in the years that followed she realized that it wasn't going to survive if she kept working with middle-men distributors, who quickly …

Student gets top marks for 'perfect' answer to critical thinking question

You don’t always get what you want in life<p>A young student with a strong sense of realism has won plaudits online for a brilliant answer to a question on critical thinking.<p>“Suppose you want to build a house on this land and still protect its natural resources. What could you do? How would it protect …

Bedroom Organization Tricks

If your bedroom is small or large, these organizing ideas will help you keep everything in its place, leaving you a calm and tranquil space to relax in.<p>The space under your bed can be put to sensible use with these bins, made by attaching casters to a wooden box, a drawer from a chest, or a wine …

Bedrooms

Microsoft Black Friday 2015 ad posted: Save on Surface tablets, headphones and more

One week before <b>Black Friday 2015</b>, Microsoft has officially started a “countdown to deals” on its website. It’s not an especially extensive selection, …

10 Things You Need to Know About Encryption

1. Encryption is easy to use. See below to download applications and view tutorials and links.<p>2. Encryption, a process that scrambles communications, allows only those with the decryption key to read one's messages. An encrypted message looks like random alphanumeric gibberish to the human eye.<p>The …

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Mali hotel attack – in pictures

Al-Mourabitoun, a jihadi group affiliated with al-Qaida, has claimed responsibility for the attack on a luxury hotel in the Malian capital, Bamako, which has left 27 people dead. Follow our live updates here

Terrorism

Russian Soldier Busted In NYC Murder

When it came time to solve the murder of two Russian nurses in Brooklyn by a Russian soldier, the NYPD and their Russian counterparts brought out the …

Crime

"Best of the World" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Best of the World<p>Published <b>Oct 10, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Design Director, Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Director of Photography, Traveler Magazine</i><p>View Slideshow<p><b>Editors'</b> …

Travel Photography

Zen Cat Calms Excited Pup Down In the Cutest Way. 31 Seconds In ... OMG! (VIDEO) - One Green Planet

There are many people who think that cats and dogs cannot get along, but this is far from the truth. As many people who have both will tell you, our …

Harvard MRI Study Proves Meditation Literally Rebuilds Brain's Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

A study conducted by a Harvard affiliated team out of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) came across surprising conclusions regarding the tangible …

The Brain

10 Tiny Towns For A Cozy, Low-Key Vacation

<i>This post was originally published on November 20, 2015.</i><br>Big cities may get most of the attention, but America's small towns have so much to offer …

Fettuccine alla papalina (Fettuccine for the Pope)

<i>Fettuccine alla papalina</i>, or “Fettuccine for the Pope”, is an upscale reinterpretation of the earthy <i>spaghetti alla carbonara</i>. The story goes that the …

David Bowie Released A Bizarre, Must-See Short Film For His New Single

David Bowie may be pushing 69, but that hasn’t stopped him from continuing to put out weird, interesting stuff. Remember when he made that music video with his doppelganger Tilda Swinton? That’s par for the course for the erstwhile Thin White Duke! He is releasing his 25th album on January 8, his …

Einstein’s First Proof

On November 26, 1949, Albert Einstein published an essay in the <b>Saturday Review of Literature</b> in which he described two pivotal moments in his childhood. The first involved a compass that his father showed him when he was four or five. Einstein recalled his sense of wonderment that the needle always …

Anonymous has published a 'noob's' guide on how to fight ISIS online

Three guides were posted to an IRC channel used by Anonymous to share information on OpParis, encouraging anyone to get involved regardless of their computer skills. They include a "NoobGuide" for anyone wanting to learn how to hack, a "Reporter" guide that explains how to set up a Twitter bot for …

How to safely clean your Android smartphones and tablets

Is it any news that our smartphones are as dirty as anything can get? We man-handle these gadgets all day, smear grease all over them, take them to the toilet and put them through unimaginable germ exposure. In fact, a recent Mashable video (as well as studies) tells us our phones contain about …

Gear & Gadgets

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Micronesia

Cognitive behavioral therapy offers a drug-free method for managing insomnia

Bleary-eyed insomniacs know all too well that problems with sleep aren’t limited to nighttime hours. In fact, people who have trouble falling or …

Sleep

Disruptors Don't Play By The Rules

Imagine you ran a business that virtually dominates the market. One day, you find out that a small start-up has somehow figured out a technology that lets your customers buy your product for 10% of your current price.<p>Modern business strategy instantly focuses us on how to protect our businesses …

Jeff Bezos

Why Fax Won’t Die

As long as some continue to insist on faxes, companies keep working to make sending a fax feel like you’re not sending a fax at all.<p>When OrderSnapp, a company that helps restaurants take orders online, works with its clients, it lets them choose how they want to be notified about incoming orders. …

Nasa has released the most mind-blowing picture of space. Seriously. Holy cow.

Look what the folks at NASA/ESA just did.<p>They've released the most incredibly detailed panoramic picture from the Hubble Space Telescope of one of …

This Chrome extension turns YouTube into a serious music service

YouTube launched its music platform late last year to little fanfare, offering all you can eat music for $7.99/month on the site, with no ads.<p>While many of us use YouTube to listen to the occasional song, it’s no match for a real music service like Spotify or Google Music since it doesn’t offer …

Google

Endangered No Longer: Our Favorite Pictures of Bald Eagles