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How to use the app that can make browsing the web on your iPhone faster

One way Apple intends to do this is by giving iPhone and iPad owners the freedom to block things that can slow down browsing, such as ads, trackers, and widgets.<p>You can control all this with a single app: 1Blocker. We recommend blocking other types of content rather than ads. Remember, "free" …

iOS

This guy traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 — here are the countries he thinks everyone should visit

So when people ask him which country was his favorite, he has a hard time picking just one.<p>But there are 12 countries he thinks everyone should visit at some point in their lives.<p>Keep scrolling to see what those countries are, and why he thinks they're worth visiting.

European Travel

Flight Deal of the Day: Take WOW Air to Iceland and Europe for $99

The Icelandic low-cost airline WOW Air has launched another $99 sale on flights for travel to Europe this fall and winter.<p>The temperatures may be dropping in Europe as autumn arrives, but so too are the airfares. Iceland-based airline WOW Air just announced a special sale, with airfares as low as …

Why Photoshop Sucks (Except It Doesn’t)

Popular YouTube filmmaker and VFX artist Freddie Wong released this video a couple of days ago that has a lot of people talking. It’s titled “Why CG …

5 Foods to Give You Superhuman Powers

When it comes to superheros, how do you stack up? Have abs like Christian Bale in Batman Begins? Relax—that's a rubber-coated Kevlar chest piece. Recognize any kindred spirits among the Fantastic Four? Who wouldn't want Mr. Fantastic's flexibility, the calorie-burning skills of the Human Torch, or …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Biology

Meet The Big Blue and the Mayer family

As a new film showcases their plight, visual effects artists will protest the Oscars

For the second consecutive year, visual effects artists are demonstrating at the Academy Awards today in protest of studio finance strategies that they say are driving them out of business. Workers are gathering at Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Los Angeles to protest the foreign tax …

Rossi positive, Lorenzo misses ‘perfect’ lap

Yamaha Factory Racing colleagues Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo completed the third and final day of the first official test of the 2014 MotoGP™ …

American Authors - Best Day Of My Life (Dog Version)

PlayStation Plus gets three of 2013's best games for free in January, including 'Bioshock Infinite'

Sony is kicking off 2014 by giving some of this year's best games to PlayStation Plus subscribers. <i>Bioshock Infinite</i>, <i>DmC: Devil May Cry</i>, and <i>Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons</i> will be added to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection throughout the month of January. That's on the PS3 side; <i>Don't Starve</i> …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

Auckland Region New Zealand

The Auckland region covers a large area that runs across from coast to coast north of Auckland around half way up Kaipara Harbour on the west coast …

Red Beach Auckland Whangaparaoa Peninsula New Zealand

Red Beach Auckland<br>Whangaparaoa Peninsula, New Zealand<p>Red Beach is just south of Orewa with a bridge over a river between the two. It’s on the east …

Introducing the sheeps

Square Cash, the Service That Lets You Email Money to Friends, Is Now Public (And Free)

In May, news leaked that Jack Dorsey’s Square had developed a product called Square Cash, which would let people transfer money to any other …

FinTech

Ai Weiwei's Forever Bicycles Installation Stuns Toronto

Last night in Toronto, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei presented a new version of his incredible <i>Forever Bicycles</i> installation. As the centerpiece of this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the all-night contemporary art event that takes over city streets, 3,144 bicycles, the most Weiwei has used …

Ai Weiwei

Tread Lightly on This Breaking Bad Road Trip

With the series finale of <i>Breaking Bad</i> just one heart-pounding week away, fans of the show (i.e. everyone) have been emotionally preparing for the long-awaited conclusion to Heisenberg's story. What better way to reminisce about Walter White's journey from Mr. Chips to Scarface than to follow in the …

BatDad

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