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Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

<i>Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death</i> describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private colony between 1885 and 1908.<p>Under …

Everything You Need to Know to Start Running

Whether you’re joining our Turkey Trot Throwdown or just want the benefits running provides, you probably have some questions about how, exactly, you …

Marathons

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, …

Raspberry Pi

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

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An Online Tutorial Will Teach You How to Count Cards

In the world of blackjack, a little math goes a long way. Card counting, however much casinos try to prevent it, is a relatively easy way to up your …

Legend of Zelda

The Ultimate No Gym Workout

A big part of the training in our 10 week Amateur To Athlete experiment have been bodyweight exercises, from classic press-ups and their many …

Lean In to Eating Plant-Based With These 30 Easy and Delicious Recipes

If you’re looking to eat more plant-based meals, then you’ve come to the right place! We have lots of tips, advice, and recipes to help you. Take a …

How to make perfect homemade pizza dough

Making your own pizza dough is relatively easy but takes a little time to perfect. (You might not toss and twirl your dough around like chefs on TV during your first pizza-making attempt.) <b><br>Ingredients</b><br>Basic pizza dough recipes call for yeast, warm water, flour, salt and olive oil. Some recipes call …

Recipes

The Light Slow Cooker Recipes You Need In Your Repertoire

Slow cooker recipes have one major downfall. While they're delightfully convenient and have the ability to warm your soul on the coldest of days, they often times pack on the calories too. And sometimes, that just doesn't feel alright. You don't have to give up on the slow cooker if you're trying …

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

22 Hearty Cold-Weather Slow-Cooker Recipes

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Things We Should Have Been More Scared of in 2015

In case international terrorism and Donald Trump weren't enough.<p>2015 was a great year for fear. It's the year that ISIS, the world's designated global baddies, went truly international, leaving most of us so terrified of imminent slaughter by gun-wielding fanatics that we frequently step out into …

Extremism

Your Guide to Pluto: Everything We've Learned From New Horizons So Far

Holiday home on a budget? Here's what €1 could get you

Towns and cities across Europe have been forced to slash house prices to attract spenders from abroad. Owning a dream holiday home might not be as difficult as you think<p>High property prices in the UK have been described by the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, as the ‘biggest risk’ to …

The Best Free Software of 2017

Your phone is full of apps, but don't neglect the desktop. These programs can make your life better.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

How Can I Get Started Investing in the Stock Market?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I've built a decent amount of savings over the years and I'm ready to start investing some of it. I've heard I should put some in the …

Iceland's 'pots and pans revolution': Lessons from a nation that people power helped to emerge from its 2008 crisis all the stronger

“I stood in front of the parliament building every lunch hour and asked people, ‘Can you tell me what has happened in this country? Do you have any …

Should You Be Eating LSD for Breakfast?

Who needs coffee when you can start your day with powerful hallucinogens?<p>Put aside the over-easy egg, the lox and schmear, and even the chia seed pudding. If you want clarity and focus throughout your day, perhaps you should be eating powerful psychedelic drugs for breakfast.<p>That's if you believe a …

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The Best eReaders of 2017

Whether you're considering joining the digital book revolution, or just want a new device to replace an older one, here are the best ebook readers on …

How to Turn Your PC (or Other Device) Into a Retro Arcade with Lakka

If you’re looking for a fun way to use an old PC, Lakka can turn it into an amazing retro gaming machine. This easy setup doesn’t require any …

The Best DIY YouTube Channels to Turn You Into a Fix-It Master

YouTube is an excellent resource if you want to be handier around the house. Whether you’re dealing with simple repairs or big improvement projects, …

Don't Buy Expensive Knife Sets: These Four Knives Are All You Need

It can be tempting to buy a knife block, or buy a set for a friend who’s into cooking as a housewarming gift. Don’t do it. The money you spend on a …

Why do our leaders continue to squander money on overseas aid?

One of the more bizarre mysteries of contemporary British politics is the ironclad, almost fanatical intensity of the government’s commitment to foreign aid spending and the activities of DFID, the Department for International Development. The <i>Times</i> reveals today that Britain is paying professional …

Here’s why we should be really excited about quantum computers

But recent breakthroughs in the field suggest these crazy fast computers might be coming sooner than we think.<p>And we have a lot of reasons to be excited about their arrival.<p>Ray Johnson, a board member at the startup quantum computing company QxBranch, one of many companies working to move quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

12 Ways Humanity Could Destroy The Entire Solar System

We humans are doing a bang-up job of messing up our home planet. But who’s to say we can’t go on to screw things up elsewhere? Here, not listed in …

Physics

April is spring-cleaning month at CNET How To

From cleaning your keyboard to organizing apps on your phone, we showcase the very best spring-cleaning tips and tricks for your devices.<p>It's that time of year again. Spring is in the air, but so is dust and clutter. While your devices will never be completely clutter -- or dust -- free, it's not …

Gear & Gadgets

Spring cleaning: Three ways to increase your computer's performance

Over time, computers end up full of add-ons and random junk. It’s time to take action.<p>It's something we can all relate to: that dreaded moment when you realize your once super-fast computer is now bogged down by renegade files, programs, and services. I mean, the most exciting part of buying a new …

Cookbooks

<i>Good and Cheap</i> is a gorgeous cookbook for people with limited income, particularly on a $4/day food stamps budget. The PDF is free and has been …

Top 10 Simple Weight Loss Hacks You Can Implement Right Now

Weight loss isn’t easy (if it were, we wouldn’t have a billion different diet plans and products to waste our money on). But even the smallest weight …

Holistic Medicine