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Mind-blowing video shows how all Pixar films are connected

For years, people have touted a theory that all Pixar films are connected.<p>Through a video posted on the official <i>Toy Story</i> Facebook page, Disney would …

Animation

Trestle table plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy project is about <b>trestle table plans</b>. If you want to build a beautiful dining table and you look an unique design, this trestle …

A beginner's guide to learning Python

Python development is on the rise thanks to its open source nature and ability to power some of the most well-known sites and applications such as Google and YouTube. One of the draws to learning Python include its ease-of-use and being able to quickly start learning and developing with Python …

A Closer Look at February 2015’s Patch Tuesday

This month’s Patch Tuesday covers nine security bulletins from Microsoft, including what seems like a not-very-unusual mix of remote code execution …

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife sk […]

Keypress: A Javascript library for capturing input

Bind to either or both keydown and keyup<p>While most of the time you'll want to bind to the keydown event to improve the perceived responsiveness, …

5 Things You Need to Help Your Shoes Survive the Winter

Treat your shoes right and they're survive the months of snow and ice.<p>Treat your shoes right and they're survive the months of snow and ice.

Shoes

Apple laptops vulnerable to virus that 'can’t be removed'

A security flaw in Apple laptops could leave users vulnerable to infection by malicious software that hackers could use to steal data and which is virtually impossible to remove<p>A security expert has found a way to install malicious code on a tiny chip built into Apple laptops which would resist any …

Laptops

The Inspiration for Tolkien's Ring

Did the story of a stolen Roman ring provide the basis for one of the 20th century’s most popular works of fiction? Mark Horton and Lynn Forest-Hill …

Archaeology

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

Take Orders From A Cat And Learn Cybersecurity

PBS’s CyberLab game teaches the basics -- with humor.<p>It was my first day on the job as chief technology officer for "SnapCat," and the hostile attacks on our servers came at us fast. With proper coding and security measures, I blocked some, but my cat boss informed me after that attack that about a …

Is MSG Bad for Your Health?

America's Rooftop Solar Panels Are Probably Facing The Wrong Direction

But they make more money this way.<p>The direction of your rooftop solar panels benefits your wallet more than the environment, according to multiple energy officials interviewed by The New York Times.<p>Virtually all homes point their solar panels south, where they can best capture rays from the sun …

USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3: One port to connect them all

Look around your house and chances are you have at least a few devices that use Universal Serial Bus. On average, some 3 billion USB ports are shipped each year, making it by far the most successful peripheral connection type in the world.<p>In fact, device manufacturers are so confident in the new …

Thunderbolt

Ch-Ch-Changes: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Lays Out His Company's Future

Microsoft's future can be summed up in one word: Reinvention. Or that's how CEO Satya Nadella describes it in a long missive to his employees.<p>Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images<p>Microsoft's future can be summed up in one word: Reinvention. Or that's how CEO Satya Nadella describes it in a long missive to …

Satya Nadella

What I Learned Hunting Decoy-Weaving Spiders In The Amazon

Unraveling a mystery about a spider that makes spider-shaped decoys in its web.<p>TAMBOPATA, PERU -- In a remote area of the Peruvian Amazon lives a type of spider with a peculiar habit: It builds a spider-shaped "decoy" in its web out of dead insects and other detritus, and which resembles an …

Learn to Tie a Trucker's Hitch, the Knot You'll Use All Year

Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker's hitch.<p><b>Every year at Thanksgiving, my family treks to a</b> Christmas tree farm in the North Carolina mountains. We choose a Fraser fir, call in the chainsaw man, and …

Camping

Does It Really Matter if You Eject Disks Properly?

Your computer nags you if you don't hit "eject," but there's a good reason.<p>We've all yanked external disks out of computers in a hurry, skipping the step of properly ejecting them. If you have a Mac, then your machine probably nags you about it. But are you actually doing any harm? The answer is …

Operating Systems

The World Cup Is More Than Just Soccer, It's A Reminder My Dad Once Lived Here

It's four o'clock in the morning on June 21, 2002. The sound of my alarm blares. Rather than hit snooze, as I still have a few hours before school, I actually <i>jump</i> out of bed, excited. My house of course is silent, so I creep down the dark hallway until I see a slight glow from the kitchen. There I …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

How to Opt Out of Facebook's Interest-Based Ads

Earlier today, Facebook revealed that ads served on mobile devices will include links to a Facebook Page, social context and sharing options from August 6. This move essentially brings its mobile apps in line with those on the desktop version of Facebook.<p>Now, however, Facebook has revealed another …

Want to Relive the Excitement of Apollo 10?

Apollo 10 is among the most overlooked missions of NASA's lunar landing program. It wasn’t the first flight to take men to the Moon and it didn't land on the surface. So what was it? Apollo 10 was the dress rehearsal before Apollo 11's successful landing at the Sea of Tranquility. It was the flight …

Drip Irrigation Basics

Grow healthy vegetables the automatic way, while using less water.<p>Most vegetables prefer soil that’s neither soggy nor dry, and earthworms and beneficial microorganisms do too. When there’s too much water, these organisms drown. Too little, and you find yourself with dead plants and a reputation as …

Watch: The Story Behind The Lightsaber, Revealed

George Lucas tells the story behind his famous elegant weapon.<p>As we await the JJ Abrams/Disney incarnation of <i>Star Wars</i>, it's easy to quench our thirst for the Force with the overwhelming amount of speculation, tech talk, fan fiction, and even viral videos of little kids with real Jedi weapons that …

Fighting Foam: How to Insulate a Kegerator Draft Tower

Tired of wasting the first pour from your kegerator by filling a glass with foam? This quick DIY insulation trick will keep your beer lines foam-free.<p><b>Nearly every kegerator owner encounters</b> this problem at some point: excessive foaming when pouring a fresh beer.<p>In a kegerator, carbon dioxide pushes …

DIY

So You Have a Wire-Feed Welder—Here's What Else You Need

We love playing with power tools. But buying a tool isn't the end of the story. To get the most out of the tool and to keep it in working shape, you'll need a few extras.<p><b>So you've bought a wire-feed welder and</b> you have visions of building all kinds of cool stuff out of steel and maybe even …

DIY

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Linux Format | The #1 source for Linux

The UK’s “Snooper’s Charter” was described as “the most extreme surveillance law ever passed in a democracy” by the Open Rights Group. The Data …

Secure Salted Password Hashing - How to do it Properly

Salted Password Hashing - Doing it Right<p>If you're a web developer, you've probably had to make a user account system. The most important aspect of a …

How to manage multiple iOS devices within a single household

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Recent research shows us that as high as 40 percent of iPhone owners keep their older phones around as a spare and an …