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Get free TV with the Rocketfish Ultra Thin 40-Mile HDTV Antenna for $30 (Reg. $50)

Today only, as part of its Daily Deals, Best Buy is offering the Rocketfish Ultra Thin HDTV Antenna for <b>$29.99 shipped</b>. That’s $20 off the original listing and the lowest we’ve seen it offered at Best Buy. This indoor antenna lets you get free local HDTV broadcasts up to a 40-mile range. Rated 4/5 …

Consumer Tech

5 Things Doctors Wish Parents Knew About Keeping Their Family from Getting Sick

We asked the pros for the stay-healthy secrets that will keep your family (mostly) symptom-free.<p>Hacking all night long. Noses that drip more often than a leaky faucet. The dreaded stomach bug. Dealing with illness is a nonstop job when you've got kids and stopping the spread of germs can feel like …

Wellness

The Justice League finally takes down a Nightmare Batman

But wind up in an even worse place than when they started<p>In this week’s installment of DC’s Metal, the comic book event that occurs when you unleash horror-master and Batman veteran Scott Snyder onto the whole weird, multiverse-laden history of the DC Universe, the forces of good finally score a …

Comic Books

How to make MySQL administration simple with Adminer

If you're looking for a powerful, secure web-based database interface, Jack Wallen shows you how to install and use Adminer on Ubuntu Server.<p>So …

Databases

50 percent off a smart speaker and connected lightbulb kit and other good deals happening today

A quick guide to getting the goods for cheaper.<p>For more deals and product chatter, check out our exclusive Facebook group.<p>Smart speaker and light bulbs<p>Buy Now!<p>For the next couple days, you can save 50 percent on a Eufy Genie smart speaker and Eufy Lumos Smart lightbulb starter kit. The combo …

Smart Homes

Amazon has $9.99 LED light bulbs that can be controlled by Alexa and Google Assistant

If you’re not already invested in the Philips Hue ecosystem, we should warn you that Hue products are very expensive. Don’t get us wrong — they’re …

Smart Homes

These Chinese facial recognition glasses are a dystopian nightmare come true

Chinese officials recently showed off the latest tool in their already impressive surveillance arsenal: facial recognition eyeglasses. Each set is equipped with bleeding edge optics and advanced facial recognition algorithms capable of pinpointing a single fugitive in even the most crowded of …

Surveillance

The Maldives Is at the Center of a Battle for Power Between China and India

A power struggle in the Maldives, a tiny Indian Ocean nation known for scenic luxury resorts and crystal-clear blue water, is taking center stage in …

China

How To: Properly Calibrate the Battery on Any Android Phone

After Apple's recent fiasco, it's now common knowledge that smartphone batteries degrade over time. But aside from causing terrible battery life, a …

Gear & Gadgets

Could Dark Matter Spawn 'Shadow Life'?

The vast majority of mass in our universe is invisible, and for a while, physicists have been trying really hard to understand what this elusive …

Dark Matter

Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

Wearable Tech

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?<p>It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western …

Bill Gates

Blockchain explainer: a revolution only in its infancy

The word blockchain has been the equivalent of financial fairy dust in recent weeks, adding tens of millions of dollars to the market value of …

Blockchain

DIY 4-Node Raspberry Pi Cluster Using Python

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for inspiration to create their next Raspberry Pi project, may be interested in this awesome Raspberry Pi 4-node …

Raspberry Pi

Bank-based blockchain projects are going to transform the financial services industry

Cryptocurrencies are constantly evolving, with popular currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum maintaining their popularity despite recent market corrections.<p>At the core of both technologies is the cryptographically secure digital ledger known as the blockchain. It’s a digital ledger where …

Blockchain

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Stocks

Wine 3.0 arrives on Android to let you run Windows apps on your phone

Wish you could do more with your phone than just run Android? Codeweavers is working to sort you out: it’s just released version 3.0 of the Wine compatibility layer for Linux-based systems, which can now be built into an APK package and installed on your Android device.<p>Once you grab the installer …

Windows Apps

Weight loss breakthrough: Sunlight is key

Despite our best efforts to remain thin, it seems that during the holiday season, we put on a lot of weight. Why is that? A new study has a …

Some Gadgets We Might Actually Buy From CES 2018

Twelve Wirecutter reporters and editors spent three days working overtime at the CES 2018 trade show to find just a few things that we might consider …

Gear & Gadgets

Motiv's fitness tracking ring now knows even more about you

A year after we first saw it at CES 2017, the Motiv fitness tracking ring is back with a slew of new functions. The device can already measure many of the same metrics as, say, a Fitbit or Apple Watch with the goal of getting you on your feet and active for 150 minutes a week. But, at CES on …

Using Fossil Fuels Will Not Produce Carbon Dioxide, Thanks To This Technology

A substantial contribution to human-induced climate change is from the burning of fossil fuels, an activity that literally gathered steam about 200 …

FCC approves first wireless 'power-at-a-distance' charging system

Charging your mobile device wirelessly is certainly less of a hassle than plugging it in, but still requires the device be in physical contact with its station to actually work. That's about to change now that the Federal Communications Commission has approved the first wireless charger that works …

These online writing classes can help you finally write that novel

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Writing

Should You Shower in the Morning, or at Night? Yes.

There were few greater sins in my childhood home than going to bed dirty, though I could sometimes appease my mother by just washing my feet before slipping between the clean sheets. Now, as an adult, I cannot bear to get in bed with the grime of the day clinging to my skin. And I’m not alone.<p>We …

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Netflix Is The New Home Of Great Sci-Fi & Fantasy

I was raised on science fiction. My first binge-watch was <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>, and when I was done with that, my mother made me watch “The …

Batteries can’t solve the world’s biggest energy-storage problem. One startup has a solution.

Copenhagen, Denmark<p>Sometimes, there can be too much of a good thing.<p>Every so often, from California to Germany, there’s news of “negative electricity prices,” a peculiar side effect of global efforts to generate clean energy. Solar farms and wind turbines produce varying amounts of power based on …

Copenhagen

This 13.3 inch e-reader costs $800 but doubles as a monitor

You can also draw and write on your documents<p>If you like your e-readers huge with a touchscreen and the ability to draw with a stylus, the new Onyx Boox Max 2 Professional is something designed for you. The device features a big 13.3-inch e-ink display (with a 2200 x 1650 resolution and 16-level …

Tablets

Create Your Own Local Personal Cloud Using The Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking for a local personal cloud to help access and store files, documents, photos and other media may be …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …