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Shutting Down Doesn’t Fully Shut Down Windows 10 (But Restarting Does)

When you click “Shut Down” on your Windows 10 PC, Windows doesn’t fully shut down. It hibernates the kernel, saving its state so it can boot faster. …

Linux

Canada’s list of 100 best restaurants revealed

Prepare your appetite Canada because this year’s list of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants has been revealed.<p>From those who have a sweet tooth to those …

Canada

The problems with The Problem With Apu

I toured India with comedian and filmmaker Hari Kondabolu, so I love him not only as an artist, but also as a friend. It is in this context that I …

Comedy

Que font réseaux sociaux et moteurs de recherche de vos données?

L'affaire Facebook a rendu plus pressantes les questions des internautes sur l'utilisation des données recueillies par les réseaux sociaux et les …

Réseaux Sociaux

Des bactéries intestinales pourraient déclencher certaines maladies auto-immunes

Certaines maladies auto-immunes pourraient se déclencher lorsqu'une espèce de bactérie se trouvant habituellement dans notre intestin pénètre dans le …

Santé

The Best Dehumidifier

After 40 hours of research and weeks of real-world testing in century-old stone basements, we think the Frigidaire FFAD7033R1 is the best …

Home Improvement

8 MCU Costumes That Didn’t Live Up To Expectations (And 7 That Surpassed Them)

Live-action superhero costumes have always had a long and tumultuous history. At first, costumes that looked too much like pajamas or regular …

12 Marvel comics series every fan should read

With the hundreds of millions of dollars being pumped into comic book-inspired movies, television, and toy commercials (sometimes they are one and the same), it's easy to feel either exasperated or fascinated by it all. In the midst of all this noise, one name stands taller than the rest in the …

Comics

All the Annoying Tech Chores You Need to Do When You Have Time

Like your car, or your kitchen, your tech devices will run best when they’re maintained properly—and that means finding time to do all those …

Software

Here's why 12 right whales died in Canadian waters — and why more will die if nothing is done | Toronto Star

Right whales disentanglements are often particularly difficult, and success statistics are tough to come by: researchers sometimes have to wait years …

Nova Scotia

Our definitive list of the best comics in 2017

From escape artists to ambulances named Danny<p><i>Polygon is kicking off its best of entertainment series, which will run through the end of December and beginning of January, coming to a finale just before the 2017 Golden Globes. These personal essays will examine the best, most important and weirdest</i> …

Canadian researchers say you can improve memory with this one weird trick

And Canadian medical experts weigh in on that 'do not resuscitate' tattoo<p>Here's a study tip just in time for exam season: if you want to remember …

Bitcoin Mining Guzzles Energy—And Its Carbon Footprint Just Keeps Growing

<i>This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>If you’re like me, you’ve probably been ignoring the bitcoin …

Bitcoin

A way to dramatically improve resolution of confocal microscopy

A team of researchers at Cornell University has developed a way to dramatically improve the resolution of confocal microscopy. They describe the …

Nanotech

Remove old Windows files after Fall Creators Update installation

If you are a regular here you know that you can free up a lot of disk space after the installation of a new Windows update.Microsoft released the …

5 Things You Must Do Before Installing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Ever since Windows 10 hit the scene in 2015, we’ve gotten big updates every 6-8 months plus a bunch of minor updates between each milestone. Some …

Microsoft just released a huge new update for Windows 10 — here's what's new

Officially dubbed the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the new software won't change your Windows 10 experience very much. Instead, the update brings a whole bunch of smaller and behind-the-scenes tweaks for PCs and tablets that include a few new settings, features, and apps.<p>Here's a quick rundown …

Augmented Reality

Netflix's 34 original drama series, ranked from worst to best

Over the years, it has proved to be a hotbed for original drama programming, with shows like "Stranger Things" and "13 Reasons Why" becoming cultural sensations.<p>With so many drama series on the service, however, it can be hard to keep up with which shows are worth watching.<p>To create a cheat sheet …

Entertainment

The best USB-C adapters, cables, and hubs

<i>By Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>Wirecutter</i><i>, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After 10 hours of preliminary research, we …

USB Type-C

Google Assistant heads to the Play Store for faster updates

Since its launch with the original Pixel and Pixel XL last fall, the Google Assistant has come a long way. We've seen an expansion of the service to …

Android News

7 Windows Mysteries You Never Understood Resolved

Modern computers don’t require much to get running: simply boot them up and you’re ready to work. But have you ever stopped to think about what’s …

How to Create ISO Files From Discs on Windows, Mac, and Linux

An ISO file is a complete disc image of a CD or DVD bundled into a single file. You can mount an ISO file to make it available as a virtual CD or …

How Can I Find Out If Someone’s Stealing My Wi-Fi?

Dear Lifehacker,<p>Lately it seems like my high speed connection is bogged down, and I’m getting a creepy feeling that someone’s stealing my bandwidth …

Rental Camera Gear Destroyed by the Solar Eclipse of 2017

Lensrentals.com has posted a great article about the damage done to rented camera gear that occurred during the 2017 solar eclipse in North America. …

Solar Eclipse

Largest Ichthyosaurus Fossil Ever Discovered Contains an Unexpected Gift

An unstudied ichthyosaur fossil dating back to the Jurassic period is now the largest on record—a remarkably well-preserved specimen that also …

Paleontology

Fajitas au poulet

Préparation<p>Dans un bol, mélanger le poulet avec les assaisonnements au chili et le paprika.<p>Poivrer généreusement et ajouter une pincée de sel.<p>Verser …

Cuisine

How hot peppers and marijuana could help cure gut problems

Just don't try to fix your colitis with Sriracha<p>Your gut is something of an immunological mystery.<p>Unlike the rest of the body, which tends to treat foreign invaders with a singular purpose—seek and destroy—the stomach cannot afford to be so indiscriminate. It exists to help fuel the body, and that …

Chili Peppers

Best USB Type-C cables

With LG, HTC, Huawei, and even Samsung making the switch to USB-C, micro-USB Android smartphones are clearly out their way out. The hot new USB Type-C standard is here to stay. Google, its partners and even Apple are starting to put this port anywhere they can. As it stands, I happen to use two …

Gear & Gadgets

Want Fast Charging? Don’t Use Your Car’s USB Ports

If you have a relatively new car, it probably has a USB port in the dashboard, glove box, or center console. So naturally, you should just use them …

Gear & Gadgets

Libraries: The unsung heroes in A Series of Unfortunate Events

This January, Lemony Snicket’s first four critically acclaimed novels of the <i>A Series of Unfortunate Events</i> were adapted as a Netflix original series, …

Netflix Original