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ebay is giving away free Google Home Minis with all purchases over $119 until Saturday

Psst: If you have any online shopping to do in the next few days, you should <i>probably</i> do it at ebay.<p>Why? Because from now until Saturday, July 14 at …

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How to send and receive texts from the comfort of your computer

Don't let your phone distract you.<p>When you're already sitting at your desk, you don't want to keep digging your phone out of your pocket to peck out SMS messages. So send them from your computer. This way, you don't have to let your smartphone distract you too much—and you'll have an easier time …

Apps

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

Eight-year-old Yoyoka Soma's favorite drummer is John Bonham, so for her entry into the 2018 Hit Like A Girl drum contest, she covered Bonham's part on Led Zeppelin's "Good Times Bad Times."<p>The video, which features Soma playing along to the 1969 hit, earned her a spot in the international …

Music

"Special" Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The secret to these deliciously crusty potatoes is the pre-oven boiling in a salted and seasoned liquid. The potatoes not only absorb flavor and …

(Video) Thug fights random fans in Kiev; Gets what he deserves

We don’t want to condone violence at all – especially when this should be a weekend of celebration. But it’s hard to argue that this idiot didn’t get …

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell you to put mushrooms in your …

WTF is an Airdrop? A Detailed Guide to Free Cryptocurrency

Money can’t appear out of no where… But cryptocurrency can<p><i>Here’s an awesome article by Kenny Li Originally Featured in Hackernoon</i><p>What is an …

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

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Lithium-ion batteries finally have a rechargeable competitor

Last week, Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy and the company he currently backs, Ionic Materials, unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery design that they claim would be cheaper and safer than the lithium-ion battery.<p>"What people didn't really realize is that alkaline batteries could be made …

LSD could make you smarter, happier and healthier. Should we all try it?

In 1970, Congress dropped psychedelics into the war on drugs. After a decade of Timothy Leary, “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” and news reports of gruesome murders, the federal government declared that the drugs had no medical use — and high potential for abuse. The chairman of New Jersey’s …

Only Smoke When You Drink? You're Still a Smoker

If you're taking a couple of drags on a cigarette at a party — you do it only socially, of course, to unwind and get you into the flow of the night — …

How Reverse Psychology Works

You've probably done it innumerable times. And you might not even be aware that you're doing it. "It" is <b>reverse psychology</b>. Reverse psychology is a …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Feds seized $2.9M in Bitcoin funds from Mt. Gox, court docs show

The federal government sent a strong signal to Bitcoin traders earlier this year when the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seized an account …

A biker who’s blind to fear: Sightless daredevil reaches 167mph on motorcycle

Every corner’s a blind bend for this motorcyclist.<p>But Stuart Gunn’s inability to see where he’s going has not prevented him from setting a new world …

Chill out! 8 gadgets and apps to help you lower your stress levels

We're all staring at our screens too much. For hours on end, we click through web sites, type up Word documents, and "pin" images.<p>Fortunately, …

Gear & Gadgets

Half-Life 3 Not In Development According To Voice Actor

Rumors have been spreading that Valve has been working on Half-Life 3 and it seemed that many signs pointed to this being true, but it looks like …