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From fishing to climbing: The best California state parks for all types

Nearly 300 state park units dot the varied landscape of California – that translates to about 1.6 million acres of protected land and the wildlife contained therein.<p>From the granite spires of Castle Crags to the pink and purple hills of Anza-Borrego, each state park offers unique natural delights, …

Code-teaching app SoloLearn wins FbStart Apps of the Year competition

Facebook has announced its “FbStart Apps of the Year”, which is an event which recognizes the most successful apps from the global FbStart program. This year’s Grand Prize winner is <br>SoloLearn (iOS/Android] which is a free mobile-first app for anyone who wants to learn how to code.<p>SoloLearn’s CTO …

Apps

The complete history of the IBM PC, part one: The deal of the century | Ars Technica

Bill Gates, mysterious deaths, and the business machine that sparked a home revolution.<p><b>Nota bene:</b> This is the first part of an epic, 8,000-word …

Universities finally realize that Java is a bad introductory programming language

CS 106A is Stanford University’s introductory programming course. The module – which is also available to view on YouTube – introduces the fundamentals of coding in an accessible way, and lays the foundations for future growth.<p>Throughout its existence, the course was taught using the Java …

Java

How to Conquer Fear

Dear friend,<p>What if we conquered all of our fears in life?<p>What if we had no fear?<p>What if we had no fear in our lives? How much more could we achieve? …

Street Photography

Daily Deal: The Professional Ethical Hacker Bundle

Copyright Troll Sues Tor Exit Node, Gets... >><p><< California City Finds Optimum Balance Between...<p>Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 10:40am<p>from the</i> …

Ron Wyden

VAVA’s new dash cam lets you video while you voom

I usually don’t like to post Kickstarters unless I’ve seen the product firsthand but I also love dash cams. What was I to do? Luckily VAVA was able to supply a demo unit so I can report that this $99 dash cam is real, works, and could let you make some clever Russian-style road videos or record …

Online Courses - Learn Anything, On Your Schedule

Become an Instructor<p>Teach what you love. Udemy gives you the tools to create an online course.<p>Start teaching<p>Udemy for Business<p>Get unlimited access to …

How Google fought back against a crippling IoT-powered botnet and won | Ars Technica

Behind the scenes defending KrebsOnSecurity against record-setting DDoS attacks.<p>OAKLAND, Calif.—In September, KrebsOnSecurity—arguably the Internet's …

Cybersecurity

5 Best apps for programming on android platform

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share22<p>+1<p>Shares 37<p>Learning to program is awesome. You can make yourself think in very different ways, and learn a trade that will be …

Apps
Pokémon Go

10 Books Every Christian Teenager Should Read

A reader recently asked the question: Do you have a suggested list of books for teenagers, something like a “Ten best books every Christian teenager …

Evangelical Christianity

This security camera was infected by malware 98 seconds after it was plugged in

Here’s an object lesson on the poor state of the so-called Internet of Things: Robert Stephens plugged a Wi-Fi-connected security camera into his network and it was compromised in… 98 seconds.<p>Stephens, a tech industry veteran, wasn’t so naive as to do this without protecting himself. It was walled …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to write you this book on how to take better photos. I know you started off with your iPhone, and started to show keen interest …

Cameras

What a New Book Showed Me About the Charismatic Movement

More institutions, less nostalgia.<p>That’s the prescription for American civil society in Yuval Levin’s recent (and excellent) <i>The Fractured Republic:</i> …

HTTPS and OpenVPN face new attack that can decrypt secret cookies | Ars Technica

More than 600 sites found to be vulnerable to demanding exploit called Sweet32.<p>Researchers have devised a new attack that can decrypt secret session …

Are jerkasses stealing your Wi-Fi? Here’s how to find out, and stop them

Is your internet a little slow? Do YouTube videos take too long to buffer? Do your Netflix programs show up in a lower resolution than expected? …

Mercantilist Myths: Bernie sanders, Donald Trump

<b>Mercantilist Myths That Refuse To Die</b><p>Mercantilist-protectionists such as Donald Trump (and Bernie Sanders, and Lou Dobbs, and Pat Buchanan, and … the …

10 Best Methods to Hack/Crack WiFi Password in PC and Mobile

10 Ways to Hack WiFi Password in PC and Mobile<p>Here we collect 10 Best working methods for hacking/cracking a wifi password in android mobile, Windows …

How to Refresh Your Brain In a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

The Brain

Apple and Facebook helped bust the world's biggest torrent site

When you're the owner of the world's biggest torrent-sharing site, the last thing you'd expect to land you in trouble would be a totally legitimate (and legal) purchase via iTunes. But that's what happened to 30-year-old Ukrainian Artem Vaulin a.k.a "tirm," owner and operator of KickassTorrents …