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Amazon can ship you a new house, and it’ll only cost you about $40K

Need a new house? Why not log in to Amazon and click a few buttons? Before you know it, you could be the owner of this 320-square foot pre-fabricated …

Here's What Hurricane Harvey Would Look Like in Other States — It's Horrifying

Hurricane Harvey barreled through Texas last week, leaving behind catastrophic flooding and absolute destruction. However, it's very hard to grasp …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

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Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

SAN FRANCISCO — It took only one attempt for Russian hackers to make their way into the computer of a Pentagon official. But the attack didn’t come through an email or a file buried within a seemingly innocuous document.<p>A link, attached to a Twitter post put out by a robot account, promised a …

Cyber Security: The World's Best And Worst Presented With A Well-Designed Infographic

Countries with the best (blue) and worst (red) malware infection rates.[/caption]<p>It’s no secret that online security is a global problem. Businesses and government agencies are hacked, corporations, hospitals and individuals are held up with ransomware, credit card numbers and passwords are …

Cybersecurity

Here's how much money you should be saving in every decade of your life

One of the cardinal rules of personal finance is to save early and save often. In fact, the simplest way to build wealth — and maintain financial security — is to take advantage of compound interest.<p>"The real key [to saving] is the percentage of your income that you pay yourself first," David Bach, …

Personal Finance

WHO: These 12 bacteria pose greatest risk to human health

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twelve types of bacteria were deemed "priorities" in urgent need of new antibiotics, according to a list released by the World Health Organization on Monday.<p>The first list of its kind, it highlights bacteria that global health experts believe pose the greatest threats to human health. The …

Microbiology

Why You Can Ignore Calls to Change Your Passwords After Today's Serious Password Leak Announcement

Cybersecurity professionals are advising people to change all of their passwords after a vulnerability was discovered at Cloudflare, but it may be best to do nothing.<p>A bug in code used by Cloudflare, which provides security and performance services for millions of websites, caused private …

How to Save Money on Everything From Travel to Food

Personal Finance

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

Raspberry Pi

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Things That Are Holding You Back From Success

Success isn't what we have; it's what we are.<p>We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop …

29 Super Festive Trash-to-Treasure Christmas Crafts

Annie, get your hot glue gun!<p>Sure, you <i>could</i> buy everything at the store, but what's the fun in that? (And half the time, you know you could do it better anyway.) We took some of the most common household items around — think toilet paper rolls and dated decor signs — and used a little elbow grease …

How to download Netflix shows and movies on Android or iOS

Netflix has allowed users to download shows and movies using the Netflix mobile app since late 2016. Meaning, you can watch movies and shows when you're on a plane, or without an internet connection. Heck, downloading Netflix content while at home and connected to Wi-Fi is a super-easy way to save …

Apps

The coming IT storm and how it'll affect India

In context: The next chapter in the IT services industry<p>08 Nov 2016The coming IT storm and how it'll affect India<p>❮<p>The problemThe problem with the IT …

India

8 Ikea Dresser DIYs So Chic, You'll Think They're Designer

If there's one downside to purchasing an Ikea dresser, it's putting something in your home that everyone else on the block has. The super affordable …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This (but Most Parents Do the Opposite)

Stop praising kids for their innate or God-given abilities, and instead focus on their effort.<p>What if I were to tell you that you could increase the odds that your kids will achieve great success in life--maybe greater success than you've had--simply by making a small change in how you praise them …

Self-improvement

Has the internet become a failed state?

The internet was once a land of promise, with few fears about crime or privacy. Thirty years on, scammers, thieves and spies have created a place of chaos<p>Here are some stories about the world we now inhabit…<p>• In February this year, Bangladesh Bank was hit by the biggest bank robbery in history when …

Federal Reserve

The best children's books of 2016

From polite penguins to robotic bees, here are the best tales of 2016 for young readers.<p>Picture books<p>Steve Antony is a huge hit with parents, because his books all stress the virtues of behaving well. But the engaging illustrations and zappy prose ensure that children never suspect they are being …

Can a child who starts kindergarten with few reading or math skills catch up?

Giuliana Tapia was way behind her classmates.<p>She was just 5 years old, starting kindergarten at Telesis Academy of Science and Math in West Covina.<p>At a kindergarten screening two months before her first day, she happily chattered about her dog Toodles, her favorite color pink, her Santa Claus …

Middle School

Top 50 Wall Art DIYs for Your Child’s Bedroom

Children’s bedrooms are probably the most fun spaces to decorate in the home. You can leave all your inhibitions behind and be as creative as your …

20 Weird & Wonderful Datasets for Machine Learning

Findings from my hunt for amazing datasets<p><b>They say great data is 95% of the problem in machine learning.</b> We saw first hand at Udacity that this is …

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Raspberry Pi

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Raspberry Pi

Apps that give your phone a second number

If you've ever had to juggle two mobile phones, you know it's a special form of torture. Two phones to carry. Two phones to keep charged. Two phones to answer!<p>Unfortunately, that's the reality for so many folks who need a second number. It might be one phone for work, another for personal. Or maybe …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Weight Loss