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Video: 2600 Miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in 4 Minutes

When backpacker Andy Davidhazy set out to hike the entire length of the Pacific Crest Trail he decided it would be a good idea to snap a selfie every …

Ars tests ExoNet, the personal VPN that takes you home

A hardware-based two-factor VPN that connects to your home LAN for Web privacy.<p>There has been a lot of interest—and a lot of skepticism—generated by …

Information Security

How (and Why) to Ditch Dropbox and Sync Files with BitTorrent Sync

Dropbox (and similar cloud services) are awesome, but they don't give you that much control, security, or privacy over your files. If you want to …

How to Use Pushbullet to Bridge the Gap Between All Your Devices

Pushbullet, the service that acts as a bridge between your mobile and desktop OSes, sets the gold standard for developer updates. If you haven't used …

Pixelmator for iPad is an Elegant Rendition of the Desktop App

Pixelmator has long been a favorite among artists and photographers seeking an alternative to the subscription-based Adobe Photoshop. The company’s appearance onstage at Apple’s most recent event, to introduce its eagerly awaited iPad app, has certainly given Pixelmator’s profile a boost.<p>Now that …

How to Get Popular on 500px

This might sound cliché, but the secret to get popular on 500px without a lot of followers is to make your picture stand out from the crowd...

Video: The Monasteries of Ladakh

This video takes us to the high mountains of India to the Ladakh region, where we are given a glimpse of the beautiful landscapes, and numerous …

The Best PCs You Can Build for $300, $600, and $1200

We’ve walked you through building your own computer before. In this post—which we’ll update periodically as prices and components change—we’ll walk …

My “Top 10” Favorite Photography Blogs

I’ve been following a lot of photography blogs and websites for many years. The vast amount of information about photography on the Internet today is …

How to Turn Gmail Into Your Central Productivity Hub

Most of us use Gmail as our main email service, but it's so much more. Gmail can act as your to-do list, your notes board, your reminders, your list …

Smappee's £169 energy monitor can keep tabs on every device in your home

Sure, our homes are getting smarter and allowing us to be greener than before, but the cost of energy has continued to climb. Energy companies have encouraged us keep tabs on our consumption, but it's hard to identify which appliances are responsible for driving up your fuel bill every month. …

The first Chromebook with a Core i3 processor is here

Even more Intel inside<p>Chromebooks are best known for being simple, pared-down devices that browse the web and don't do much else. As a result, aside from the exhorbitantly expensive Chromebook Pixel, most Chromebooks have underpowered processors when compared with more fully featured laptops. …

The Sliding Vertical Home Screen

Instead of creating a bunch of screens with your most used apps, My Color Screen user Peszek created a simple home screen with four columns that …

The Secret History of Hypertext

The conventional history of computing leaves out some key thinkers.<p>When Vannevar Bush’s “As We May Think” first appeared in <i>The Atlantic</i>’s pages in July 1945, it set off an intellectual chain reaction that resulted, more than four decades later, in the creation of the World Wide Web.<p>In that landmark …

Anti-Theft Service Lenstag Can Now Help You Stop Gear AND Image Theft

We’re big fans of anybody who helps to stop gear theft, and so naturally, we’ve always been big fans of the free service Lenstag. Initially unproven, …

What do Intel Z97-based motherboards mean for PCs now, and in the future?

Unless you’re an avid desktop enthusiast, you may have missed the recent announcement about Intel’s latest 9 Series chipsets. After all, most …

Secret Finally Comes to Android

Secret, the app for anonymously sharing secrets, launched its long-awaited Android app Wednesday and rolled out new features to both iOS and Android …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

How to master Android Voice Commands, beyond Google Now

When Apple first introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it was not the first time the world had seen voice control, but it did mark the first time a major company was releasing it to the world simultaneously on millions of mobile devices as their most prominent feature.<p>Despite its innumerable flaws …

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Antarctica

Video: Mountain Biking Cape Verde

While we're showing off great mountain biking destinations today, I thought I'd include this video as well. It comes our way via EpicTV, and features …

30 Of The Most Creative Business Card Designs

It seems that business cards are not going to leave their well-deserved position of representing a company or an individual any time soon. On the …

Vincent Munier - Photographer

Vincent et son ami réalisateur Laurent Joffrion échangent avec Luc Jacquet après la projection du film "Scandinavie, l'appel du Nord" mardi dernier, …

Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …

Cute

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