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Commentary: Finally, an explanation for conservatism that I can understand

For several years now, my mind has been stumped by people who call themselves “conservatives.” I have wondered, and wanted to ask them, “Just what …

7 Places to Learn to Program — for Free!

Over my 10-year internet marketing career, my biggest personal competitive advantage was having an electrical engineering degree and being …

Kendall Jenner Wore Black Lingerie as a Bathing Suit Cover-Up

My whole life is a lie.<p>Kendall Jenner took her insta-ready lingerie looks to the beach this Fourth of July weekend, choosing a black see-through slip as a cover-up <i>over</i> her bathing suit.<p>The model was spending the holiday with her family relaxing on a boat. While Kendall leaned into the colorful …

Intel Confirms 'Fastest Ever' Core i7-8086K 5GHz Six-Core Processor And You Can Get One For Free

Intel has confirmed that it will be launching its fastest ever processor – the Core i7-8086K. The 6-core CPU, which is similar to the current Core i7-8700K, will be the first Intel CPU to reach 5GHz out of the box without overclocking. The company has made headlines with another 5GHz CPU too – its …

Siblings

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

The device that could solve chronic insomnia

Getting a good night's sleep is just a dream for the one in ten people who have trouble sleeping, but a new device is providing hope to those who are …

Donald Trump just accidentally revealed something very important about his 'fake news' attacks

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump sent out a tweet bashing the media. Nothing new there.<p>But, this tweet was different: Trump unintentionally revealed the false premise on which his relentless calls of "fake news" is based.<p>Here's the tweet:<p><i>"The Fake News is working overtime. Just</i> …

Donald Trump

The motion-activated under bed lighting system everyone goes crazy over is $14 today

It’s really not a mystery why everyone loves the Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light so much. Why? Because it’s not just cool and novel, it’s quite …

Tech Trends

Earthquakes rattle Hawaii’s Big Island after Kilauea shoots lava, ‘dangerous’ gas into the air

A day after the most active volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii erupted, two major earthquakes rattled the island and fountains of lava gushed out of the ground in a subdivision, forcing residents to flee amid threats of fires and “extremely high levels of dangerous” sulfur dioxide gas.<p>The island …

Geology

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These are life-changing.<p>We can all agree that chocolate chip cookies are the greatest. But what does it take to make the very best one?<p>Tasty<p>There are so many recipes and variations that it's sometimes hard to know exactly what to do to achieve cookie perfection.<p>To find the absolute best, we tested …

You Can Still Grab The Witcher: Enhanced Edition For Free On GOG

There's a good chance you've played--or at least been intrigued by--The Witcher 3. There's also a good chance you missed out on Geralt of Rivia's first outing. Now's the perfect time to right that wrong by grabbing a free copy of the game that started it all. Right now, GOG is giving free copies of …

The Witcher

15 Unique Gifts That Will Make Mom Feel Extra Special This Mother's Day

This Mother's Day, go the extra mile to show Mom how much she really means to you. Instead of getting her another bouquet of flowers, treat her to a truly unique gift that she can enjoy using. If you haven't tried shopping at Uncommon Goods, now is the perfect time. This gem of a retailer has so …

Siblings

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin Chapple and our New York City Test Kitchen Manager Kelsey Youngman …

20 Free Dark Backgrounds for Web, UI and Graphic Design Projects

Everything seems to be about cleanliness, minimalism and excessive use of white space nowadays, but what about dark designs?! Dark websites and …

How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls<p><i>Update May 10th 9:30AM ET: This article was originally published on March 6, 2018 and has been updated to include video.</i><p>Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years, but over the last few months, it’s felt to me like there’s been a surge of …

Identity Theft

Arming teachers with guns won't help prevent school shootings, research suggests — here's how Germany dealt with the problem

Just days after President Donald Trump proposed giving teachers guns to better protect their classrooms from school shootings, a California teacher fired a bullet from his semi-automatic handgun in class, injuring one of his students.<p>Local TV station KSBW reported that the incident happened Tuesday …

Guns

OpenAuto makes car smart with Raspberry Pi DIY hack

Android Auto can be installed on a Raspberry Pi unit with relative ease – and the results are pretty neat. Based on the DIY project we’re having a …

Astrophotographer Captures Musk’s Tesla Roadster Moving Through Space

An astrophotographer in California has captured images of Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster on its journey around our Sun. In the early morning of February …

Roadsters

How To: Hack Your Neighbor with a Post-It Note, Part 1 (Performing Recon)

Using just a small sticky note, we can trigger a chain of events that ultimately results in complete access to someone's entire digital and personal …

The Mobile Apps That People Regret Using

People use Grindr, Two Dots, and Reddit of their own free will. But they don’t really feel good about it, according to a joint survey by the mobile …

'F*ck depression': Linkin Park tribute concert celebrates Chester Bennington's life

"I don't have the words and I don't think any of us do," Linkin Park's pianist and vocalist Mike Shinoda told the sold out crowd at the Hollywood …

How to Heal Blemishes in Portraits with a B&W Adjustment Layer

There are many tips and tricks in Photoshop that can make editing life easier if you know how to use them. Here’s a 13-minute tutorial by …

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

TV shows

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Dental Care

Google's new browser experiment lets you learn about basic AI

Just how does machine learning work? You’ve probably read a primer or two on the subject, but often the best way to understand a thing is to try it out for yourself. With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. It’s a perfect two-minute summary …

RevolCam: A Multi-Lens and LED Light Attachment That Fits Any Smartphone

The RevolCam is a new unified smartphone attachment that adds wide angle, macro, and fisheye lenses to the camera along with an adjustable and …

How to opt out of Equifax's rights-stripping arbitration clause

During the five weeks after hackers stole 143 million Americans' data from Equifax, and while its execs were selling off their stock by the millions, …

People are furious about the site Equifax set up to let you know whether your personal details were hacked

A site Equifax set up to help users check to see whether they were among the 143 million people whose personal information may have been compromised isn't working for many people.<p>Equifax, a company that provides credit scores, on Thursday said the details potentially accessed by hackers from …

Identity Theft

Want free money? Sign up for class-action lawsuit settlements

https://media.gannett-cdn.com/5049773643001/5049773643001_5550587870001_5550577475001.mp4<p>A few minutes of work today can turn into money in the bank.<p>I'm not talking about clipping coupons or playing the market but submitting claims for class action lawsuits.<p>The practice is easy, and can be …

Class Action