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How To: Crack Shadow Hashes After Getting Root on a Linux System

After gaining access to a root account, the next order of business is using that power to do something more significant. If the user passwords on the …

Linux

7 Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

A Novel<p>Gillian Flynn<p>When a thriller is as deliciously twisted and as intricately woven as <i>Gone Girl</i>, there’s nothing quite like the experience of reading it for the first time. While <i>Dark Places</i> and <i>Sharp Objects</i> (Flynn’s earlier efforts) certainly had their share of surprising twists, there’s just …

Books

15 Terrifying Horror Movies On Netflix You Have To Watch Now

There has never been a better time to be a horror movie fan. The sheer number of films available on VoD, subscription, and streaming services means that the biggest challenge viewers have is deciding what to watch--we've all spent way too much time scrolling through page after page of movies in …

Horror

Should data scientists using R and Python switch over to Julia?

It might be time for data scientists to learn a new programming language. Particularly if they have a need for speed.<p>Last week, the lead developers behind the open source programming language Julia announced the 1.0 release of their project. This signals that the language, which is optimized for …

Machine Learning

A giant drone? Nope. It's the SureFly personal helicopter

Ever wanted to just jump in your own helicopter and zip across the sky to grab a quick coffee with your buddy? With the SureFly personal helicopter from Workhorse, that might not be such a ridiculous fantasy. With a price of around $200,000, this beast is a lot less expensive than a traditional …

These are first 7 Alexa skills you should enable

After you take the time to set up your new Alexa speaker, explore some of its topical features, and find other ways it can help you through the day, digging into third-party skills is the next logical step.<p>But the world of Alexa skills can be daunting. There are so many to choose from, it can be …

Smart Homes

Pierre de Fermat and his Last Problem

Pierre de Fermat (1601-1655)<p>On January 12, 1665, French lawyer and amateur mathematician <b>Pierre de Fermat</b>, famous for his research in number theory, …

Mathematics

How to Output Your Mac's Audio to Two Pairs of Headphones at the Same Time

Next time you're on a flight with someone and you both want to watch a video on your Mac without disturbing other passengers, try this convenient solution for sharing your Mac's audio among two pairs of headphones.<p>The method described below should work regardless of whether you're using one wired …

Headphones

Awesome Staircase Designs With Unique And Unforgettable Features

In case you didn’t already know it, the staircase can be an awesome interior design feature and an amazing focal point for homes, offices, …

Architecture

The big picture • JavaScript for impatient programmers (beta)

(Ad, please don’t block.)<p>4. The big picture<p>In this chapter, I’d like to paint the big picture: What are you learning in this book and how does it fit …

JavaScript

This Woman 'Enrolled' In Student Loan Forgiveness -- And Then Learned This

Mary Carroll has spent her career in public service.<p>Like many public servants, in exchange for her public service for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, she intended to benefit from public service loan forgiveness for her federal student loans.<p>Carroll, now 39 and living in …

College & University

Top 10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are …

Woodworking

10 Ways to Do Fast Math: Tricks and Tips for Doing Math in Your Head

You don’t have to be a math teacher to know that a lot of students—and likely a lot of parents (it’s been awhile!)—are intimidated by math problems, …

Mathematics

The Most Controversial Horror Movies Ever

The horror genre is one of the most controversial storytelling styles in the world. The whole genre is based on the most terrible things that people …

Horror

Intel's first 'ruler' SSD holds 32TB

It runs cool and uses one tenth the power of traditional spinning drives.<p>Intel has unsheathed its first "ruler" SSD, a bizarre device with a 12-inch long housing and colossal amount of storage. Intel created the new form factor last year to cram as much storage as possible into a "1U" server form …

Intel Corporation

11 Signs That Narcissists Try To Manipulate You!

Narcissists are selfish people. They’re motivated by what’s best for them, not what’s best for others.<p>In case you think you’re affected by a …

Narcissism

Mac for Hackers: How to Set Up a MacOS System for Wi-Fi Packet Capturing

MacOS isn't known as an ideal operating system for hacking without customization, but it includes native tools that allow easy control of the Wi-Fi …

Linux

How Long Would It Take To Travel From One End Of The Universe To The Other At Light Speed?

<i>If the universe is 93 billion light years in diameter, how long would it take to travel end to end at light speed? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jack Fraser, Master’s Physics,</b> …

Physics

Tracking multiple objects with OpenCV

By onAugust 6, 2018 in Object Tracking, Tutorials<p>Inside today’s tutorial, you will learn how to track multiple objects using OpenCV and Python.<p>This …

Python Programming

LibreELEC 9.0 Alpha Now Available For Raspberry Pi And x86 PCs

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested to know that LibreELEC the team behind the cutdown operating system that offers “just enough” has this …

Raspberry Pi

Here's how Fortnite hooked 125 million players

<i>Nir’s Note: This guest post is by</i> <i>Patricio O’Gorman</i><i>, technology consultant and professor at Universidad de Palermo.</i><p>If you have kids, you’ve likely heard about Fortnite. The wildly popular online battle game has amassed over 125 million players and hosts more than 3 million concurrent players.<p>The …

Fortnite

Bourbon Street Rib-Eye Steak Recipe

"After eating this style of steak in a restaurant a few times, I worked on making my own marinade. The results are tender and do not have an …

BBQ

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>Typically, when someone aspires to having a better six-pack -- or a six-pack, period -- he or she does it with a sense of urgency. We …

Nutrition

10 basic Android terminal commands you should know

For a lot of us, the fact that we can plug our Android phone into a computer and interact with it is a big plus. Besides the times when we've broken …

Android News

These 17 Kindness Quotes Will Inspire You to Make a Difference

Being kind is in -- thankfully. Get inspired and get out there and spread as much kindness as you can.<p>There's a song that is popular right now about a man who meets a much older man in a bar. They strike up a conversation about everything under the sun and then after a while they go their separate …

Motivation

The 15 Best Fishing Knots Every Angler Should Know

These <b>15</b> <b>fishing knots</b> <b>have proven to be the most versatile for bass fishing</b>. The illustrations offer multiple options for joining lines, creating loops …

Fishing

How a Hacker Used Python to Extract the Source Code for ‘Super Mario Bros.’

Hacker Matthew Earl used Python to extract raw visual data from Nintendo’s code.<p>Programmer Matthew Earl needed level data from the original <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> for an upcoming project, so he decided to get that data the hard way. Earl wanted the background imagery for each distinct level—everything …

Retrogaming

How To: Detect Script-Kiddie Wi-Fi Jamming with Wireshark

Due to weaknesses in the way Wi-Fi works, it's extremely easy to disrupt most Wi-Fi networks using tools that forge deauthentication packets. The …

Cybersecurity

Rising seas could knock out the internet — and sooner than scientists thought

New research says 4,000 miles of internet cable could be underwater by 2030.<p>From severe coastal flooding to unusually destructive hurricanes, climate change-related sea level rise is being blamed for some big environmental ills. Now comes a new worry: Rising seas could flood the underground cables …

Climate Change

He's About To Break $2 Million In An Ultra-Lean Business He Started At Age 62

Many people start winding down their careers after age 60–or thinking about it. But Johan Hattingh, now 69, opted to reinvent himself as an entrepreneur. With his son, Eugene, 45, Hattingh grew Ain’t It Nice, the fast-growing, profitable online garden ornaments store he launched in 2011, to just …

Profit