Nicholas Bennett

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Can’t afford a house? Build one—from a kit

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>“I wanted to build something,” Jennifer Buck says. So she’s building a two-story, …

This street artist made $1,000 by adding a Bitcoin QR code to his murals

We have come a long way since the times artists depended on the patronage of kings and queens for their financial stability. But while galleries and art dealers have mostly replaced this ancient system, a new breed of crowdfunded services like Patreon and Ulule are now lending even more fiscal …

Over 55,000 security camera DVRs are vulnerable to an exploit so simple it fits in a tweet

Last month, Argentinian security researcher Ezequiel Fernandez published CVE-2018-9995, a vulnerability he discovered in dozens of brands of DVR that …

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

Retrobatch for Mac means you can finally ditch Photoshop

Acorn is one of the two best1 Mac image editors for normal humans. Retrobatch, from the same developer, is a batch-processor for images, letting you build simple or fancy workflows that can do pretty much anything to your images, automatically. If you regularly resize photos, remove location data, …

Jiobit helps you keep track of your young ones no matter where they are

If there’s one thing that parents worry about, it’s their kids. Sure, I don’t have any, but I am around parents (and children) quite often. Keeping track of older kids is getting easier now that most of them are getting phones and things like Apple’s Find my Friends is a thing. But what if your kid …

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

The tools you need for repairing PCs, smartphones, tablets, and much more | ZDNet

iFixit Manta Driver Kit<p>iFixit's Manta Driver Kit not only contains 112 bits designed to tackle pretty much every fastener you're likely to come …

Hacking Windows 10: How to Intercept & Decrypt Windows Passwords on a Local Network

Hashes containing login passwords are transmitted between Windows computers on local Wi-Fi networks. By intercepting and decrypting these hashes …

CrossHelmet offers 360-degree vision, touch controls and noise canceling

The 360-degree vision is provided by a rear-facing wide-angle camera built into the back of the lid, which displays the rider's rear view in the top …

Consumer Tech

South Korea to remove propaganda loudspeakers at border

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has shaken off a suggestion that he receive the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that U.S. President Donald Trump "can take the Nobel prize" as long as the Koreas receive peace in return.<p>Moon made the comment Monday in response to a suggestion …

North Korea

Opinion: We’re on the cusp of the third digital revolution, and here’s how not to be left behind

Over the past 50 years, two digital revolutions — in communication and computation — have created unprecedented wealth and transformed how we live, …

Fabrication

What Is Pulmonary Embolism? American Airlines Death Linked to Common Risk

It's a major risk of air travel.<p>Three days after Brittany Oswell suffered a pulmonary embolism on an American Airlines flight, the 25-year-old was …

Medicine

George Hotz Is Taking on Tesla by Himself

The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage<p>George Hotz is taking on Google and Tesla by himself.<p>By Ashlee Vance | …

MIT study shows the most successful entrepreneurs are in their forties

The tech world can sometimes feel like <i>Logan’s Run</i>. If you haven’t made your start by the end of your twenties, you’re officially past it. Daniel Ek founded Spotify when he was 23. Steve Jobs launched Apple when he was 21. And Mark Zuckerberg found the time to launch Facebook amidst a busy schedule …

A letter to... my husband’s girlfriend

You believe he is a heroic single dad, juggling childcare around his high-flying career: the letter you always wanted to write<p>I hope this doesn’t come as too much of a shock, this letter from your boyfriend’s wife. It is clear that I don’t exist in your world. At least not in the present tense. You …

Child Care

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 …

I Wore My Fitbit During Sex, and This Is How Many Calories I Burned

Sex may not technically count as your workout for the day — but if it did, how many calories would you burn? Out of personal curiosity, I commissioned my Fitbit Versa and my boyfriend, who was obviously more than enthusiastic to take one for the team. The results surprised us both. Spoiler: I …

Fitness

Here’s How to Make a Fortune in Cryptocurrency

If you had invested a piggy bank’s worth of quarters in Bitcoin a few years back, you could now have a penthouse, a convertible, and one of the moons …

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught Mating in First-of-Its-Kind Video

Video<p>Since they live in the inky depths of the ocean, anglerfish have rarely been filmed.<p>Video<p>Something fishy is happening thousands of feet under the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.<p>In a rare video, captured by the science-focused Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation and first released as a <i>Science</i> …

Zoology

Hacking it: a peek into the life of a cybersecurity professional

The 2017 news cycle was inundated with headlines about high-profile, large-scale data breaches. In their wake, millions of Americans were left wondering if their sensitive information—social security numbers and credit card details—had been compromised.<p>The apparent uptick in breaches is …

Cybersecurity

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 14<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

National Parks

Apple Watch Series 1 hits all-time low at $150

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p><i>Update:</i> <i>the larger 42mm has sold out, but you can still grab a 38mm for $150.</i><p>Today only, Macy’s offers Apple Watch Series 1 in both …

Apple Watch

Artist Hides Secret Code to $10,000 Worth of Cryptocurrencies in Lego Artworks

It has no inherent value and causes observers to rotate between feelings of fascination and anger. We’re talking about cryptocurrency, but also art. …

Cryptocurrency

Insignia’s HomeKit lightswitch drops back to $25 shipped (Reg. $40)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Best Buy’s official eBay storefront offers the Insignia HomeKit-enabled In-Wall Light Switch for <b>$24.99 shipped</b>. Also available …

HomeKit

The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>London and New York do not make it anywhere near the top of the …

Five unique items under $15 for your home office

It’s officially spring and it’s time to start updating and re-organizing our homes. Today we are talking about home offices and we’ve found some unique and fun items that will get you motivated and organized. If you love interesting home decor, then you’ve come to the right place. Better yet, all …

These 5 CEOs Take Home Just $1 a Year in Salary

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 8<p>These CEOs don't need a salary<p>The $1 salary club, which refers to CEOs who take about $1 for their salary (or none at all), …

The Morning After: Facebook exploited, useless Japanese gadgets

Good morning there! A new week starts, and we're headed to GDC: the biggest game development event out there. At the same time, we're embarrassing ourselves with <i>chindogu</i>, as seen above. Also: You've heard of <i>Fortnite</i> right? Where did it come from? And can I play with Drake?<p>From beta to record …

Gear & Gadgets