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$26 spy pen lets you secretly record 1080p video

If you want to covertly record 1080p video and audio without anyone knowing, we’ve got just the thing. As the name suggests, the FabQuality 1080p HD …

Gear & Gadgets

Laptops with 128GB of RAM are here

Brace yourself for laptops with 128GB of RAM because they’re coming. Today, Lenovo announced its ThinkPad P52, which, along with that massive amount of memory, also features up to 6TB of storage, up to a 4K, 15.6-inch display, an eighth-gen Intel hexacore processor, and an Nvidia Quadro P3200 …

Laptops

Here Are 18 Things You Might Not Have Realized Facebook Tracks About You

Including: information about your online and offline actions and other devices on your Wi-Fi network.<p>When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress in April in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, he said he'd have his team follow up on questions he couldn't answer in full …

Apps

Stormland VR Open World Adventure Revealed By Insomniac Games

Just ahead of this year’s E3 2018 games conference Insomniac Games has revealed plans to create an ambitious virtual reality game entitled Stormland. …

Virtual Reality

Tracking the smugglers' trail of priceless Islamic State loot to art markets in the West

Authorities in the United States and Europe are uncovering growing evidence that priceless antiquities looted by Islamic State (IS) terrorists — …

Archaeology

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>1 min read<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a …

eCommerce

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Graphic Design

The Best Laptops for VR

Virtual reality demands powerful hardware, but not everyone wants a big desktop PC. Plenty of laptops have the chops to handle VR, and these 10 are …

Computer Hardware

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

'Layer 2' Blockchain Tech Is an Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

<i>Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.</i><p><i>The</i> …

Blockchain

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

Blockchain

Secret Nazi experimental plane was an epic piece of vaporware

Behold the incredibly weird-looking Horten Ho 229 -- an all-wing "wonder weapon" plane that the Nazis frantically developed even as they were …

I Never Expected to Fall in Love With Virtual Reality — but Then I Met Oculus Go

I have always been a skeptic when it comes to anything billed as "the next big thing." Sure, I'll try anything once — but until something becomes integrated fully into the mainstream universe that is our collective digital lives, I'll generally keep an arched eyebrow and a snarky comment in my back …

Moonshot Picks: Cryptos With Massive Upside (500+% Potential Gains) | May 2018

In this article, we follow up with the percentage gains from our April top picks (since our April 4th article Moonshot Picks up to this point). We …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

“We’re doomed,” says Mayer Hillman with such a beaming smile that it takes a moment for the words to sink in. “The outcome is death, and it’s the end of most life on the planet because we’re so dependent on the burning of fossil fuels. There are no means of reversing the process which is melting …

Climate Change

How to make fluffy slime without using borax

DIY slime, the homemade goop that's as soothing as a fidget spinner, is most often made with borax. In fact, my first slime recipe used borax as one of the main ingredients.<p>While we've never encountered any issues with borax, some people have reported burns from this type of slime. Others are …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

The Top 50 Cryptos With Moon Potential In 2018 | Top 25 Large & Small Cap Picks With Highest Upside

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have become incredibly popular amongst individual and institutional investors across the globe. For those …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Australia riding the wave of the surf park boom

The hunt for the perfect wave, the early morning surf check, the tribal meeting point, talk of tides and sets, the long paddle out, the waiting — …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

The last of their kind: how the wild white rhinos died

There were 29 rhinos left in the park – nearly double the number of a decade earlier – and they were at the centre of internationally-funded …

5 Cryptocurrencies With More Promise Than Bitcoin

Bitcoin may be the largest virtual currency by market cap, but these virtual currencies may one day surpass it.<p>Even when taking into account the …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

This gambling platform forked its own blockchain to beat the competition

If you enjoy gambling and paid attention to the blockchain betting revolution, you may soon part ways with your bookie. As the online gambling market heads towards $60 billion in revenues by 2020, the competition among blockchain gambling operators to create the most innovative experience is …

Making the Impossible Possible in Virtual Reality

Making the Impossible Possible in Virtual Reality. See how Kate Wurzbacher designs cameras to capture the world.<p>*<p>The YouTube series <i>Forces of Destiny</i> …