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'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

WASHINGTON (AP) — No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal …

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30 Simple Tools For Data Visualization

Need a simple tool to create a fantastic data visualization? Here are 30.<p>There have never been more technologies available to collect, examine, and render data. Here are 30 different notable pieces of data visualization software good for any designer’s repertoire. They’re not just powerful; they’re …

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Hacker News Tools of the Trade😎

Tools of The Trade, from Hacker News.<p><b>Contents</b> · <b>Use</b> · <b>Authors</b><p>Background<p>In 2010, Joshua Schachter, the founder of Delicious, posted the following on …

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The book's example code is now on GitHub!<p>Foreword by <b>Ethan Marcotte</b><p>Available now!<p>You can order the book directly from Peachpit Press or from your …

The Best Jeans Brands You Should Be Wearing But Might Not Know About

Brooke Shields famously proclaimed that "nothing" comes between her and her Calvin Klein jeans -- and we know exactly how she feels. We can't imagine life without our favorite denim. They are arguably the hardest-working and most beloved item in our wardrobe. What other piece of clothing is …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

10 remote national parks you should visit

IT'S NOT SURPRISING that more accessible national parks get a lot more attention. But with around 36,000km of coastline and a whole of land in …

The Coolest Car Tech We Saw At CES 2015

Wearables and gesture controls are dazzling, but the most useful automotive innovations at CES are far more practical.<p>Automakers invaded the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a record 10 manufacturers showing off wares. Among the innovations showcased were smart watches that unlock …

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The best new tourist attractions on earth, according to Lonely Planet

If globe-trotting is on your bucket list this year, travel guide company Lonely Planet wants to tell you where to go. Its list of the world’s best travel experiences of 2015, part of its latest ebook, “New in Travel,” will take you off the beaten track from Ireland to Panama to South Africa. Here’s …

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The Healthy Food That's Giving You Belly Fat

What you need to know about the Wheat Belly diet<p>Last month, searches for "wheat belly diet" spiked 580 percent, according to information released by Yahoo Search. Wondering what the diet's all about? It's built around the fact that modern wheat—even the stuff found in whole-wheat bread—causes your …

Your router could be behind Lizard Squad’s attacks

Lizard Squad, the online group that claimed responsibility for the attacks on PlayStation’s and Xbox’s networks last month, is using thousands of hacked Internet routers to run a new attack service it’s selling to consumers.<p>Last month, the group launched Lizard Stresser, which is capable of …

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How To Make The Best Cup Of Coffee Possible, And The Best Time Of Day To Drink It

Coffee -- it can prevent disease, help our livers, make us more intelligent AND and most importantly --enable us to talk to other human beings in the morning after getting out of bed. But if coffee really is the best part of waking up, then we'd better make sure we know <i>all</i> the tricks to making the …

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Tegra X1 – a closer look at Nvidia’s “superchip”

One of the first announcements out of CES 2015 was Nvidia’s new Tegra X1 SoC, the graphics giant’s successor to its rather good Tegra K1. Featuring the latest powerhouse ARM Cortex-A57 and A53 CPU combo and Nvidia’s Maxwell GPU technology, the company’s first 20nm SoC looks to be as energy …

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Why Mercedes’s Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google’s

Mercedes-Benz just dreamed up the first tempting self-driving car. And in the process, they show us all what Google was missing.<p>A man pulls his cellphone out of his pocket and hits a button. A glowing vehicle pulls up that looks like it was carved from a single block of silver. The door opens …

Look At The Crazy Designs For The World’s First Underwater City

A Japanese company thinks we should all go sleep with the fishes in its sustainable “Ocean Spiral” city.<p>As coastal cities face growing threats from rising sea levels and urban planners debate where to build next, a Japanese company has an unconventional proposal: Maybe the cities of the future …

13 Things You Should Have in Your Closet by 30

All of the touches you need to add warmth, style and creativity the most-used space in your home.<p><i>Courtesy of LA Closet Design</i><p>1. Something Cozy Underfoot<p>You know how you feel when you step into your favorite slippers?It's like that, but EVERY time you walk into your closet."I think that by the time …

8 Sex Toys for the Chic Woman

The accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.<p>Women of style never settle for purely utilitarian, from their clothes to their bags to their sex toys. Here, the accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

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11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

Tomato Soup Grilled Cheese | BS' in the Kitchen

Yesterday was wine and cheese, and today I present another classic pairing: tomato soup and grilled cheese! Sometimes the simplest pairings are the …

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