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People opening themselves to attack by using adblocking apps

Apple delivered an official way to block ads in Safari with the release of iOS 9 in September, but there’s a growing trend of people attempting to block <i>every</i> ad in iOS, and doing dangerous things to get there.<p>Been, which received a large amount of press coverage, is one of these bad ideas.<p>The app …

Would you eat ice cream from 300 years ago?

Kensington Palace has decided to reincarnate ice-cream recipes from the Georgian era. But can they possibly be better than modern ice-cream?<p>You’d think that three centuries of culinary advances would have improved our kitchen techniques, wouldn’t you? Turns out you might be wrong, according to …

Artist Turns the Sugar Hiding in Soft Drinks into Giant Lollipops

Food photographer Henry Hargreaves took an artistic approach to finding out how much sugar's contained within various drinks for his project titled <i>(de)hydrate</i>. He started out by boiling the refreshments, so that the water evaporated and the sugary contents remained. He then poured the leftover …

Windows 10 Update Reportedly Fixes Reboot Loop

Last week, Microsoft released a software update for Windows 10 known as KB 3081424. The forced software update caused many Windows 10 computers to crash repeatedly, which led to a flooding of posts on the Microsoft Support forums about the problems that KB 3081423 caused. For example, Microsoft …

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Understanding the Impact of IoT (Internet of Things)

While Apple and Samsung have had the benefit of being the large, dominant players in the mobile smart phone space, there are likely to be many successful entrepreneurial companies with many different IoT products that help drive the next wave of innovation.<p>It's amazing when you stop and think about …

Internet of Things

Experts are blaming this guy's company for the Lenovo Superfish debacle

Superfish basically broke the security on a computer in a way that allowed it to read any encrypted messages sent by the PC, like passwords or banking details. It did this by doing what experts call a man-in-the middle attack, where the software can intercept the messages.<p>Websites are supposed to …

8 gorgeous Lego sets you owe it to yourself to build

Given their focus on gorgeous design and parallel rise, fall and ascent to global dominance narratives, it’s perhaps no surprise to hear that I love Lego almost as much as I do Apple products. With hundreds of sets in total — and a reported 62 bricks for every single person on Earth — picking out …

Forget the Apple Watch -- Dole makes a wearable banana

Before the Apple Watch, there was the Dole banana.<p>The world's largest producer of fruits and vegetables, Dole has sponsored the Tokyo Marathon since 2008 and supplied bananas to potassium-deficient runners throughout the race. The company's Japanese division has even printed runners' stats on the …

Wearable Tech

Piggybacking robot feeds you tomatoes while you run

We might have a new winner for the "world's silliest wearable" award. Japanese juice vendor Kagome has teamed up with the mechanical artists at Maywa Denki to build Petit-Tomatan, a piggybacking robot that feeds you tomatoes (which reportedly help your "antioxidant power") while you're running. …

How Spotify is ahead of the pack in using containers

In late December, CoreOS CEO and container guru Alex Polvi proclaimed in a tweet that he believes 2015 will be the year of the production-ready …

Microservices

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Photograph: Franck Allais for the Guardian<p>Food engineers can now create a ‘natural’ mature cheese flavouring within 72 hours.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/17/1424172457409/ace179b6-e075-4486-b6aa-a905ed82394e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Franck Allais for the …

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Japan's insane underground bicycle parking lots are the future

An impressive video has emerged of what it is like to park your bicycle in Japan, proving once and for all that the technologically-advanced country …

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

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A Security Expert Just Published 10 Million Passwords And Usernames

Here’s what you can do to keep yours from making any future lists<p>Yesterday, security consultant Mark Burnett released 10 million passwords and corresponding usernames in a data set he made using existing information. And he promises it's for the greater good.<p>Burnett says he had to write a blog post …

Earthy Bracelets Made with Clear Resin Allow You to Be One with Nature

These enchanting handmade bangle bracelets let the wearer take a little bit of nature wherever she goes. Small, beautiful relics from forest and field are trapped inside clear resin. Some of the jewelry pieces look delicate, displaying small bouquets of tiny dried flowers. Others are heartier and …

How to cook the perfect crepes

Wheat, buckwheat or chestnut flour? Milk, double cream or beer in the batter? Do they need any flavourings – and what do you dollop on top?<p>The crepe says a lot about the difference between France and the UK – in the popular imagination, at least. Though a close relative of the ordinary British …

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10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

'Startup' will glitterbomb your least favourite people

Someone ruined your day? Why not take sweet, petty revenge by sending them a surprise envelope full of glitter, guaranteed to get everywhere and …

See 50 Years of David Bowie's Hairstyles in 5 Seconds

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Mind

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

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Meat, fish, coffee and more: the best food subscription boxes delivered to your door

For busy foodies working a 9 to 5, finding opportunities to indulge in new dishes and tasty snacks can be hard to come by. By the time you get in from work the last thing you want to do is hunt around for a new recipe to try out - and that's assuming you even have the ingredients to make it …

Technology Will Save Us DIY Gadget Kits

Have you heard of Technology Will Save Us? I recently discovered them while on a trip to San Francisco and I’m delighted! This UK based tech company …

Prototyping

Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems

As he turns 80, Cohen quietly rages against the world with his darkest record for decades...<p>As he turns 80, Cohen quietly rages against the world …

Leonard Cohen interview: 'The other side of the hill is no time to tarry'

<i>This interview was first published in September 2014, ahead of the release of Leonard Cohen's album Popular Problems. Cohen has now died, at the age of 82.</i><p>"I like life on the road. It’s a lot easier than civilian life,” says Leonard Cohen. “You kind of feel like you’re in a motorcycle gang.” The …

Leonard Cohen's 14 albums: from (relatively) worst to best

Leonard Cohen made 14 studio albums in his 48-year-long musical career. He was not exactly a fast worker, famously writing and rewriting verses and claiming it could take him years to complete a song, but in so doing he showed a care for the lyrical form and its relation to melody that few …

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