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Windows warning: Tech-support scammers are ramping up attacks, says Microsoft

Windows 10 security won't protect you from tech-support scammers' lies and trickery.<p><i>Video: Windows Chrome users targeted in tech-support scam that</i> …

Identity Theft

This is what happens to your body if you don't have sex for a while

Sex. Are you getting enough?<p>New research has shown that those who have it regularly are actually better off for it - health-wise.<p>But what happens to …

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

How to download a copy of everything Microsoft knows about you

Source: Jason DeCrow, AP Images | Microsoft<p>I've written detailed guides on what Amazon, Google, Twitter and Facebook know about us and, when …

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Best Windows 10 apps this week

Two-hundred-and-seventy-five in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the …

Wallpaper Weekends: Artsy iPhone Wallpapers

- Mar 16, 2018<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Art

Origins and Characteristics of the Arabic Alphabet

The origins of the Arabic alphabet can be traced to the writing of the semi-nomadic Nabataean tribes, who inhabited southern Syria and Jordan, …

Hand-Drawn Graphics by Deep Bear

Check out these hand-drawn logos and badges created by Deep Bear.Deep Bear is a branding and graphic design studio specializing in old methods of …

Free Designer Checklists To See Your Projects Through From A To Z

Video screenshot via Process Street<p><b>Even if</b> you work most productively under pressure, it’s important to stay collected by keeping your work processes …

Beautiful Lettering Artworks

Gemma O’Brien is an award-winning artist and designer based in Sydney, Australia. Over the past 10 years, Gemma O’Brien has taken her passion for …

Typography

15 influential art and design movements you should know

Art and design movements: Quick links<p>As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge …

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

The controversial art works that sent the world into a spin

The art world means serious business. Paintings and sculptures sell for hundreds of millions of pounds at the drop of a gavel, works are stolen and sold on the black market, and the authenticity of others have divided elitist circles worldwide. Naturally, all this lays the groundwork for some good …

Playing low frequency noise to disrupt hard-drives: denial of service for CCTVs, data-centers, and other computing environments

A group of Princeton and Purdue researchers have demonstrated a successful acoustic attack against mechanical hard-drives where low-frequency noise …

How to fix all of your sleep problems with science

Strategically placing pillows is a good way to relieve all sorts of pain. If you wake up with a sore shoulder, try hugging your pillow when you're …

How to make big money by saving receipts in 2018

My New Year’s resolution? Save every receipt in 2018.<p>That means receipts from every gas-station fill-up, grocery run and restaurant meal. And every other transaction that produces an itemized summary of what I bought.<p>No, I’m not trying to accumulate more clutter around my house. I already have …

Personal Finance

15 Hyperrealistic Paintings That You’ll Have To See Twice To Believe They Are Not Photos

There are paintings that look like paintings, and then there are ones, that make it impossible to distinguish between a still picture and …

Free Sans Serif Typefaces That Could Make Your Projects Look More Sophisticated

Image via Marius Kempken<p><b>Sans serif fonts</b> are often favored for use in modern graphic design, thanks in part to their versatility and readability. …

Typography

‘Structure’: 4K Shots of Organic Things Magnified up to 1000x

<i>Structure</i> is a new short film by photographer Drew Geraci, who used a microscope and 4K camera to capture the beauty of ordinary organic objects when …

Dear Destiny 2 Players: Just Stop P(l)aying

I’ll admit, I wasn’t a fan of the original Destiny. I bought it launch weekend with my first shiny check from Target, and even with a 15% discount I …

Destiny 2

Invisible Softbox Long Exposure Photography Trick

If you want to start shooting product photography but don’t yet have the right gear, all is not lost. This trick allows you to get a softbox effect …

Taking Pictures of Strangers in the Streets

Walking up to a complete stranger and asking them if they would like to have a photo taken of them is a challenge for some people. This is exactly …

Mango

People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

But you probably already knew that.<p>Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" …

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

This Is How to Safely Surf the Internet

With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in your online privacy has never been more critical. And let’s be real: that …

This incredibly gorgeous photo of Jupiter will mesmerize you

To say that 2017 has been weird would be a huge understatement. It’s been a year packed with political unrest, tech gaffes and security breaches, but …

How To Choose The ” RIGHT” Watermelon This Summer!

Summer time is fully on its way! For me, it screams – yeah, watermelon time! As I simply adore watermelons, I am looking forward to eating them fresh …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …