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Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

Spy assassinations: The top five deadly poisons

British investigators have confirmed that double agent Sergei Skripal was poisoned with an unusual nerve agent. They have not disclosed what kind of …

Bose is carving out $50 million for startups using its new audio-focused AR tech

The high-end audio technology company Bose is getting into the augmented reality game with a new product and a $50 million fund devoted to startups that will develop services for its new platform.<p>While most of the industry is focused on a visually augmented experience, Bose is most concerned with …

Augmented Reality

How to protect your iPhone data with privacy controls built in to iOS 11

As more companies and services are leveraging user data to greater extents, it’s becoming more and more important to be aware of your privacy preferences and how you can make sure your iPhone settings are in alignment. Whether it’s been a little while since you’ve checked out your privacy settings …

How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls<p>Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years, but over the last few months, it’s felt to me like there’s been a surge of them. I get between four and six calls daily, and a quick survey of friends shows that I’m not alone. Every waking day …

Identity Theft

How the New Tax Law Affects Your Small Business (INFOGRAPHIC) - Small Business Trends

According to recent data, the newly passed Tax Cuts and Job Act <i>does</i> contain provisions small businesses can take advantage of with some strategic …

A fluke breakthrough could be the missing link for an electric car age

In the 1970s, Dr Donald Highgate found a way to make contact lenses more comfortable. With colleagues at the University of Surrey, he developed a …

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

Edward Snowden And Bunnie Huang Built A Privacy Add-On For The iPhone

The security gurus prototyped a hardware hack and phone case meant to help protect users like journalists and human rights activists.<p>Edward Snowden and hardware hacker Andrew “bunnie” Huang have built a prototype iPhone add-on called the Introspection Engine that will detect if the devices are …

Surveillance

Apple's Autoscanning iTunes Card Promo Codes Work via Hidden Font, Can be Replicated by Devs

When you purchase an iTunes gift card and redeem it in the App Store, the camera on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac can scan the code on the card to recognize it automatically, saving you the time of typing the numbers in manually.<p>Equinux, the company behind Mail Designer Pro 3, dug into how Apple's …

App Store

Army veteran's dying wish is to have people call or text him - TODAY.com

An Army veteran in hospice care with a terminal illness asked his wife recently to hold his phone for him in case anyone calls.<p>After no one called for two hours, Lee Hernandez, 47, told his wife, Ernestine, "I guess no one wants to talk to me."<p>"It broke my heart,'' Ernestine told The Arizona …

Veterans

3D-printed silicone heart beats like the real thing

Advanced 3D printing and manufacturing techniques that can produce soft machines could save a lot of lives in the future. They could be used to make not just soft robots for search and rescue, but also temporary organs for people on the transplant waiting list, like the artificial heart created and …

Why even audiophiles are hyped for HomePod, this week on The CultCast

This week on <i>The CultCast</i>: The magic of HomePod! We’ll tell you about the built-in audio tech that’s getting even the most ardent audiophiles hyped about Apple’s upcoming smart speaker.<p>Plus: Why iPhone 8’s biggest features may be disabled at launch; how you can grab Apple’s new back-to-school promo …

MacBook Air

Alibaba Launches New Platform for U.S. Businesses and More Weekly Headlines - Small Business Trends

Selling to customers in China can open up a whole new world of opportunities for small businesses. And Alibaba just announced a new offering to make …

Small Business

2018 Honda Accord: Major Changes for the 10th-Generation Best Seller

Turbo fours, 10 speeds, and another knob!<p>Crossovers may dominate in sales, but an affordable, efficient four-door sedan with a chassis and powertrain that don’t retreat at the first sign of spirited driving remains a universal target in the car biz. Few models have hit the bull’s-eye as …

Top Gear

11 Scientific Advances Of The Past 100 Years Gave Us Our Entire Universe

Exactly 100 years ago, our conception of the Universe was far different from what it is today. The stars within the Milky Way were known, and were known to be at distances up to thousands of light years away, but nothing was thought to be further. The Universe was assumed to be static, as the …

Universe

Insane Light System Blasts the Energy of 10,000 Suns

German scientists have constructed a powerful new light system that can focus energy equivalent to the radiation of 10,000 suns <b></b>onto a single spot. …

An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood

Things just got complicated.<p>Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new …

Fix all your devices with this loaded DIY toolkit [Deals]

Most of your devices weren’t designed to be fixed. In fact, manufacturers would much prefer that you pay to have all your gadgets repaired or — even better — replaced. That’s why you’ll never find an Apple-produced repair guide for your iPhone.<p>But you have a right to fix anything you own, no matter …

Eyeglasses

Theoretical Physicists Suggest There's a Portal Linking The Standard Model to Dark Physics

Um, what?<p>Theoretical physicists have put forward a new hypothesis that aims to connect the world of visible physics to the hidden forces of our …

A Smarter Way to Make Almond Milk (No Soaking, No Straining)

Almond milk is sort of a pain to make and the stuff that comes from the store, no matter how pricey, sort of tastes like mucky water.<p><i>Phewf!</i> Felt good to get that off my chest.<p>But in <i>The First Mess Cookbook</i>, the new book from the wildly popular plant-based blog by the same name, Laura Wright reveals <b>a</b> …

14 apps every modern gentleman should have on his phone

But it could also be so much more than that, if only you have the proper tools in your utility belt.<p>We've put together a list of the most useful apps every modern gentleman should have on his phone.<p>From showing you how to cook to telling you how to survive in the event of a snakebite, these apps …

Apps

Chinese noodles with mushrooms - delicious. magazine

• 75ml vegetable stock<br>• 3 tbsp shaoxing rice wine<br>• 3 tbsp soy sauce<br>• 1 tsp caster sugar<br>• 2 garlic cloves<br>• 1 red chilli<br>• 2cm fresh ginger<br>• 450g mixed mushrooms, such …

Food & Dining

The Tire that never gets tired

Here’s an interesting thought. The tire as we know gets a complete makeover with the Green Hive. What the Green Hive does is splits the tire into two …

How to turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone

Being out of cellphone reception is no problem if you own a satellite phone. Here's how to never miss a call again no matter where you are in the …

iPhone 5

Food trends for 2017 are social | CNN Travel

Trends

EV Drone Home: Mercedes Presents Vision Van Concept

Mercedes-Benz doesn’t want you to think of its business of building and selling commercial vans as a boring, unglamorous corner of its auto-manufacturing empire—albeit one that saw revenue (that old-fashioned metric of business success) increase by 19 percent in the first half of the year, to …

Drones

Yes, You Do Need Apple’s USB-C to Lightning Cable to Fast Charge an iPad Pro

It was my birthday recently and I asked for one of the most exciting presents that an iPad geek could request: a $49 29-Watt charger. Riveting, I know! When I work with the iPad Pro at my desk for extended sessions, the 12W charger can barely keep up with the iPad as I use it, which means that when …

IPad Pro
Economics

CNN's Zakaria on Obama: Charlie Rose

Fareed Zakaria is a columnist and host of CNN's Sunday foreign policy program, GPS. He recently sat down for an interview with President Obama ahead …

Charlie Rose