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Which VPN Services Keep You Anonymous in 2018?

Using a VPN service is a great way to protect your privacy online.However, not all VPN services are as private as you might think. In fact, some are …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

SHOT 2018: 5 of the best new concealed carry weapons

Been on the hunt for the ultimate, concealed carry pistol for everyday?<p>For personal-defense-minded folks, there are a wide range of new concealed carry weapons on display at SHOT Show this year.<p>Whether you are looking for maximum concealability, maximum big gun feel in micro gun, maximum number of …

How to create a full system backup in Windows 10

It's been around since Windows 7 ($46 at Amazon.com), and Microsoft hasn't touched it since. You won't find it in the Settings app where you likely first turn when you need to perform a bit of system maintenance on your PC. Instead, it's hiding out in the the old Windows Control Panel. What it is …

Windows 10

Beginner Guitarists Guide To Music Theory Part Three - Diminished, Augmented And Suspended Chords [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: If you have read the first two parts of this series, you will have no problem in understanding this section on the suspended, …

All the science fiction, fantasy, and horror books that everyone will be talking about in 2018

Bookshelf goals<p>With a new year comes the promise of new books hitting bookstores. 2018 is shaping up to have plenty of adventures to delve into — taking readers to distant planets, fantastical realms, and beyond. We’ll meet some authors publishing their first-ever novels, and we’ll become …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

Snowden's New App Turns Your Phone Into a Home Security System

Your digital security, any sufficiently paranoid person will remind you, is only as good as your physical security. The world's most sensitive users …

Here's Why You Should Never Take Your Car To A Carwash

With winter setting upon us, it’s important to get any road salt off your car as soon as possible if you don’t want it turning into dust. The best …

8 Cheesecake Recipes That Are 100% Dairy-Free

There's no better time than now to master the art of vegan desserts. Get every salivating at your next Summer party with these delicious cheesecakes, …

Here Is How To Prune Your Tomatoes For A Harvest Galore

It is tomato season and you need to pay good attention to your tomato plants! What they need is timely pruning and topping.<p><b>Here are 3 reasons to</b> …

This Clever Little Gadget Keeps Guacamole From Turning Brown

The horror of watching your delicious guacamole turn brown before your eyes is one we know all too well. But what if we told you there was a new …

Cooking

Stop buying Apple's flimsy Lightning cables. Try these instead

A frayed Apple cord ranks high on my list of first-world problems, right up there with stepping on a Lego or living in a city without a Shake Shack. I've had some sort of portable Apple product since I got my first iPod in 2005. The flimsy connectors that come with each device have been thorns in …

Repair a Concrete Floor and Make It Look New(ish) Again

Most concrete cracks. That's a fact of life. Only the best concrete work will steer clear of cracking. But just give it enough time—it will …

Home Improvement

Guitar basics: getting started with chord changes

<b>From folky fingerstyle to hard rock, you need a solid chord technique...</b><p>“So, tell me what’s so important about chord changes? What do I need to know?”<p>…

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

8 fantasy novels to read while you wait for the next season of Game of Thrones

More fantastic worlds to dive into<p>The latest season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is coming to an end this weekend, which means that you’re going to need to get your epic fantasy fix somewhere else, possibly until 2019. You could go back and re-read the entire <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> series, but you could also …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Online Education

Dig Into Nearly 30 Years of Free Classic Science Fiction

If you’re a fan of classic science fiction from the likes of Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Robert A. Heinlein, you’re in luck. Archive.org now has …

Science Fiction

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

How to buy Bitcoins, and where you can do it

If you wanted to buy Bitcoins, or - gulp! - needed to buy Bitcoins, would you know how?David Bisson talks you through the process.

How to start down the path of the programmer?

<i>This post was first published on Steemit. You can take a look at it here.</i><p>The journey is long and hard. It's not for everyone. There are many …

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

Behold: Our All-Time Most Popular Ice Cream Recipes

You don't <i>ever</i> need an excuse to eat ice cream, but now that summer's on the way... ice cream is just a given. Here are our favorite recipes to get you started, from classics like vanilla and chocolate chip cookie dough to seasonal gems like sweet corn and strawberry fennel. Try these flavors as …

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

Computer Science

How To Buy Binoculars (Gift Idea for Moms, Dads and Grads)

Binoculars make great gifts, but navigating the styles, descriptions, specifications and nomenclature can be dizzying. How does an 8x42 compare to a …

The Five Most In-Demand Coding Languages

There are dozens of coding languages in wide use today, and for aspiring engineers, or anyone who wants to dabble in tech, it can be difficult to know where to start. This week Coding Dojo, a coding school with six locations, released a list of the five most in-demand programming languages. To …

Google Search

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

Nvidia aims to train 100,000 developers in deep learning, AI technologies

Nvidia's Deep Learning Institute has an expanded curriculum that includes courses for self-driving cars, health care, web services, robotics, video …

Machine Learning