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Lego

How To Protect Yourself From The Global WanaCry Ransomware Attack [Updated]

The WanaCry ransom screen.[/caption]<p>A ransomware variant called WanaCrypt0r 2.0, also known as WanaCry or WCry, has locked up over 75,000 computers in 99 countries in the last 24 hours according to cybersecurity company Avast. The National Health Service in the UK, Spanish telecommunications …

Cybersecurity

Segway creator's advanced prosthetic arm arrives in late 2016

Segway creator Dean Kamen's Luke prosthetic arm has been a long time in coming -- the FDA approved it two years ago. At last, however, it's nearly here. Mobius Bionics has revealed that it will offer the Luke arm sometime in late 2016. It's not clear what it will take to get one (you can register …

Apple is killing the headphone jack — here's how headphone companies are preparing for a total hardware revolution

Apple is reportedly ditching the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the next iPhone. And Intel is reportedly helping further USB-C's status as an alternative digital-audio connector — the implication being that it could one day serve as the 3.5 mm jack's successor on future Android phones and laptops. Some …

Consumer Tech

How To Install a Crown Molding - DIY Home Improvement Ideas - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Crown molding is one of the trickiest moldings to cut and install. One of the basics rules is that you measure the wall normally from end to end, but …

F*ck That, A Guided Meditation for Today’s World

<i>“Gradually let the horseshit of the external world fade from your awareness.”</i><p>Jason Headley helps you forget the realities of the world and relax with …

A Humorously Bizarre Beginner’s Guide to England

Exurb1a has created a humorously bizarre beginner’s guide to England that covers the country’s history, social norms, food, and many other aspects of …

How to Give an Elegant, Unforgettable Toast

No matter what, a toast is hard to forget. It’s either the highlight of an important event, or an awkward mess that people talk about for years …

Greenlight wants to turn your smartphone into a dashcam

While it doesn't monitor the car when you take your phone with you, it's less expensive than buying an actual dashcam.<p>Dashcams are responsible for some of the best viral videos on the Internet. But they also serve a serious purpose. Whether a dashcam's preventing insurance fraud or just keeping …

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Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and surviving members of N.W.A finally perform together -- at Coachella

What seemed like the impossible finally happened: The surviving members of<p>N.W.Aperformed together for the first time in nearly 30 years.<p>After a partial reunion at<p>Ice Cube’s main-stage slot during the first weekend of theCoachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, it appeared the rapper would again …

Rap & Hip-Hop

NASA launches new X-plane program to create cleaner, more efficient planes

NASA has announced the launch of the “New Aviation Horizons” initiative, which will lead to a new generation of X-planes that are fueled by greener energy, use half the fuel, and are half as loud as commercial aircraft in use today.<p>“NASA’s flight research program is on its way to creating a …

The ultimate guide to 3D technologies

We’ve been hearing about how 3D and “holograms” will become an integral part of lives for a long time.<p>It infuses our pop culture, and from Panasonic’s first commercialized first 3D TV system in 2010 to our present day fascination with VR/AR, it has become more and more of a focus for both our …

Lego Technic’s Porsche 911 GT3 RS has a working dual-clutch gearbox

Legos are great for building castles, replicating superhero battles, and transforming carpets into sharp plastic minefields, but for more complex …

Brazil

Waiters Nauseated By Food, A Brilliant 1996 Comedy Sketch Featuring Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell

In a 1996 sketch from the the short-lived <i>Dana Carvey Show</i>, comedians Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell brilliantly play a couple of waiters who are …

Court: Cops Need a Warrant to Open Your Phone, Even Just to Look at the Screen

Citing a major Supreme Court decision, an Illinois judge has ruled that turning on a phone’s screen is now considered a “search.”<p>In a major decision back in 2014, the Supreme Court finally ruled that police need a warrant to search someone's cellphone when making an arrest.<p>That case, <i>Riley v.</i> …

Privacy

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Articles about coastal getaway maine inspired camping and frank lloyd wright on Dwell.com - Dwell

When a traditional architectural style meets handmade details, the result is a quietly modern retreat.<p>A modern masterpiece which embraces its lush natural surroundings, the Vaughn House is considered to be one of the most...<p>From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the …

Architecture

SpaceX Delivers World’s 1st Inflatable Room for Astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts.<p>A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, two days after launching from Cape Canaveral. Station astronauts used a robot arm to capture …

Space Exploration

Create The Ultimate Chillout Lounge In Your House With The Avea Flare

The Flare makes the lava lamp look like, well, a lava lamp...<p>35<p>SHARES<p>Remember lava lamps? They never really went out of style, they just kind of hung …

Gone with the wind

Slack beta update brings mobile calling to iOS and Android users

‘Calls’ the Slack alternative to Google Hangouts has been around since last month for desktop users — if your team has it enabled. This month, Slack had been playing around with Calls for mobile devices, a feature that beta users have access to while the rest of the world is still using Google …

Apps

Obama admits worst mistake of his presidency

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama said the worst mistake of his presidency was a lack of planning for the aftermath of the 2011 toppling of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.<p>"Probably failing to plan for the day after what I think was the right thing to do in intervening in Libya," he said in a Fox News …

Barack Obama

Lucca, Hero Marine Dog Who Lost Her Leg In Afghanistan, Awarded Top Honor For Valor

In 2012, Lucca, a bomb-sniffing U.S. Marine Corps dog, lost her front leg in a roadside IED blast while on duty in Afghanistan. The hero canine had already served in the military for over six years, successfully completing more than 400 missions and protecting the lives of thousands of allied …

Veterans

What Really Happened After the O.J. Simpson Trial Ended?

We all knew how <i>American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson</i> was going to end, but tonight’s finale reignited the emotions many felt on October 3, 1995. If the miniseries has sent you down a trial-of-the-century rabbit hole, here, we’ve rounded up a selection of vintage video clips, interviews, …

Crime

Best mobile games of 2016

Super Mario Run<p>Avadon 3<p>The Hacker 2.0<p>Kathy Rain<p>Battleship Lonewolf<p>Microsoft Solitaire Collection<p>Le Parker Sous Chef Extraordinaire<p>Apollo Justice Ace Attorney<p>Bully<p>Silent Depth<p>Yankai's Triangle<p>The Bug Butcher<p>Disney Crossy Road<p>Chameleon Run<p>The Banner Saga 2<p>Invisible, Inc.<p>Mini Metro<p>Oh...Sir! The Insult …

Ryobi’s modular garage door opener has more features than some smartphones

As your cars keep getting smarter, it’s only natural that their homes do as well. Soon enough, the 21st-century garage will be about as …

Home Automation

Five key figures implicated in the 'Panama Papers' scandal

The story starts with a Panama-based law firm, Mossack Fonseca, which sets up shell companies in offshore tax havens to protect the global elite.<p>After an anonymous insider leaked a vast trove of the firm’s documents to a German newspaper more than a year ago, hundreds of journalists from dozens of …

Corruption