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How to make your laptop boot faster

Whether you have a MacBook or Windows 10 laptop, we can help you cut down its startup time.<p>If your laptop takes its sweet time booting up, then here are some things you can do to put a little pep back in its startup step.<p>Get an SSD<p>You can breathe new life and faster boot times into old laptops by …

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Apple Just Opened Up Its News App in a Big Way

Apple will now let individuals and independent publishers deliver content through its native news platform.<p>Apple News’s 40 million users are about to have a lot more articles to read. The iPhone maker announced Tuesday the launch of a new Web-based editing tool that will open its native iOS news …


Is Digital Technology Making Us Any Better Off? One Prominent Economist Says No And He May Be Right

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to Apple, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” The ploy worked and Sculley became the first major CEO of a conventional …


At Japan's Fukushima nuclear complex, robots aiding the cleanup after 2011 disaster

Hiroshi Endo spent a decade building a robotic arm that Japan deployed to the International Space Station in 2010. But his next challenge made that one look easy.<p>In 2011, Endo, a 61-year-old retired engineer at Hitachi, the Tokyo-based mega-corporation, began designing a robot to aid in …

10 Galettes That Are Easier Than, Well, Pie

If a crusty cake and pie had a baby, it'd be our favorite freeform dough creation: the galette.<p>If a crusty cake and pie had a baby, it'd be our favorite freeform dough creation: the galette. Go wild with the flaky, crispy crust and fold it over your favorite savory or sweet toppings. Eat pastry …


This Woman’s Response To David Cameron May Be The Biggest Post-Colonial Clapback Ever

"Perhaps the REALEST segment a primetime news programme has ever broadcast on the British Empire." H/T Writers Of Colour.

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Ukraine still suffering from Chernobyl fallout

According to scientific tests on behalf of Greenpeace, 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, people are still exposed to high levels radiation and are still eating contaminated food such grain, milk, mushrooms and fish.<p>High levels of radioactivity have also been measured in the woods of …