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Girl's Snapchat Boyfriend Is So Perfect He Can't Be Real

Some people like to use social media to post about their oh-so-perfect relationships and @meandmyboifriend is no different. Except Molly Mitchell's boyfriend is a doodle.<p>Mitchell, a 26-year-old from San Francisco, has taken to posting photos of her beau George Glass to her Instagram account. In the …

Use your iPhone’s hidden sleep timer to fall asleep to music

Sometimes it’s difficult to fall asleep, even after a long day. While listening to music can help some, they wake only to find their device’s battery dead from playing all night. In this episode of Cult of Mac’s how-to, find out how to use your iPhone’s hidden sleep timer, thanks to our quick and …

Finally, a portable battery designed for the MacBook

What if you had a Mophie-like battery pack for your MacBook? Available for preorder now, the BatteryBox is exactly that.<p>The box itself is about the length of a credit card and packs a whopping 12,000mAh battery. That equates to about 12 hours of extra juice for the MacBook Air and 6 hours for the …

MacBook Air

PaperSync scans your notebooks to PDF, returns them intact

PaperSync is a more appealing version of the Mod Notebooks service. Like Mod, PaperSync scans your paper pages and turns them into digital files. Unlike Mod, PaperSync uses plain old PDFs, and works with any notebook you like, not just the special Mod notebook.<p>Just yesterday I chopped the spine off …

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Create A Pro Website In Minutes With TeslaThemes [Deals]

When you’re in the process of setting up a website or already have one, you’ll definitely need an appealing design and some great features, powered by a powerful content management system. Here is where <b>TeslaThemes</b> helps you out.<p>All 20 of these themes are powered by Tesla Framework, a powerful …

17 Diabolical Tech Pranks For April Fools' Day

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Apps

Study: High suicide rates for soldiers in, out of war

A massive Army study focusing on records from nearly a million soldiers provides a more detailed analysis of the suicides trend plaguing the service.<p>Suicide rates soared among soldiers who went to war in Iraq and Afghanistan and those who never left the United States, according to the largest study …

Hiring Veterans Is Good Business. So Why Don’t We Do It More Often?

Ten years after the start of the Iraq War, we’re all familiar with the case for hiring veterans: they’re mature, responsible, have significant managerial experience, and are used to chaotic, ambiguous environments. Many possess skills that are highly transferable. So why is the gap between veteran …

Toxic smog threatens millions of Chinese lives

One of China's leading lung specialists says Beijing must act fast to save lives by closing polluting factories and improving fuel quality<p>Millions of lives will be unnecessarily lost to soaring rates of respiratory disease and lung cancer unless the Chinese government takes determined action …

How To Repair & Verify Your Hard Drive From The Command Line [OS X Tips]

OS X offers a very nice graphical user interface to verify and repair your hard drive, located in the Utilities folder. It’s called Disk Utility, and you can use it as the first line of defense when weird disk-related things happen to your Mac’s hard drive.<p>If, however, you want to dig in a bit …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Not So Fun Anymore: Photos Of Abandoned Toy Factories

This is a series of photos from abandoned toy factories. Presumably after the dolls came to life and murdered all the workers, but possibly because …

Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Viola Organista' Built In Real Life, Looks Like Piano, Sounds Like A String Orchestra

These are a couple videos of Leonardo Da Vinci's (previously only conceptual) Viola Organista being played in real life. The instrument was built by …

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Off Topic: No Posts Today

I won’t be publishing any normal posts here today.<p>I’ve had some very bad news about a close friend who tried to take their life yesterday, and I am doing what little I can from a long way away to help out.<p>Back tomorrow.

iPad

What's the Best Stovetop Pan for Everyday Use?

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: We'll help you avoid pan regret.</i><p>A pan is not an expendable accessory in your …

Pre-shutdown wisdom that wasn't

The shutdown was supposed to be short, if it happened at all.<p>After all, Republicans were sure President Barack Obama would give in at the last minute, like he has in past budget battles. Democrats were equally certain that Republicans would collectively conclude a shutdown wasn’t in their best …

Food stamps again a vivid symbol in poverty debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamps have figured in Americans' ideas about the poor for decades, from President Lyndon Johnson's vision of a Great Society to President Ronald Reagan's scorn for crooked "welfare queens" and President Bill Clinton's pledge to "end welfare as we know it."<p>Partisans tend to …

Today's Apps Gone Free: dA Gallery, The Grid - Contacts, ABC House And More

Browse through thousands of pieces of art with dA Gallery. We also have an app that allows you to access all of your contacts in a snap, and an app …

Yannis Mallat, CEO Of Ubisoft Montreal, Talks Watch Dogs, Next-Gen And Next Steps

<b>When you walk around the Ubisoft studios in Montréal, two things might strike you.</b><p>The first is that people in Montréal actually talk about Celine Dion a lot more than you would expect, as a valued cultural export of Québec and not, say, a form of weaponized vibrato. The same applies to Cirque de …

At least five new J.D. Salinger works will be published, documentary claims

J.D. Salinger's estate will release "at least five" of the author's unpublished works in a planned sequence starting in 2015, according to the <i>New York Times</i>. The author, whose novel <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i> has become an oft-challenged literary standard for high schoolers, left detailed instructions …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

15 Cool Things You Should Know About "Animaniacs"

This classic '90s cartoon could have been about ducks.

Integrating Yoga and Meditation With Anxiety Treatment

<b>May/June 2013 Issue</b><p><b>Integrating Yoga and Meditation With Anxiety Treatment</b> <b><br>By Jennifer Van Pelt, MA</b> <b><br>Social Work Today</b> <b><br>Vol. 13 No. 3 P. 28</b> <i><br>Growing</i> …

It’s “Time” to Make Watch Wrap Bracelets!

Isn’t it about <i>time</i> you made a watch wrap bracelet? First, you’re going to need a time sensitive playlist, filled with tracks like <i>Closing Time</i>, <i>One More Time</i>, <i>Time After Time</i>, and the like. Well guess what? We made you one!<p>Seriously though, this DIY project is a great way to update old watches in a …