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Watch how quickly humans are changing the planet in these animations of NASA satellite images

From rising sea levels to an increase in wildfires.<p>A new website, EarthTime, aims to shows how humans have dramatically changed the planet — such as how glaciers are melting and where refugees are migrating — through time-lapse satellite photos.<p>The site’s interactive maps use images taken by NASA …

Time-lapse Photography

This is how Facebook collects data on you even if you don’t have an account

There’s little you can do about it.<p>One of the more interesting takeaways to come out of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s multi-day congressional testimony last week was confirmation that the social giant collects data from people online even if they don’t have a Facebook account.<p>Also interesting: …

Social Media

Galaxy Note 9: If this is it, it’s the new boss

Analyzing the Galaxy Note 9 is like seeing the culmination of a year’s worth of best phone concepts. It’s like seeing what every other smartphone was …

Phones

The Man Who Brought Down Lance Armstrong

Floyd Landis, a former teammate of the cyclist’s, just won more than $1 million in a legal case against Armstrong. Here are his thoughts on the suit, cycling, and his onetime rival.<p>Updated: April 19, 2018<p>At 5:19 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2010, Floyd Landis hit send on what would prove the most …

Cycling

Hackers are going after your online bank account, report says

Banking and finance sites have the greatest risk for getting hacked, a new report says.<p>The worst vulnerabilities were found in banking and finance web applications tested by Positive Technologies, a firm that provides Internet security products for businesses.<p>“Greater complexity results in more …

Cybersecurity

Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing …

Cycling

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

Surveillance

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Alfa Romeo

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

Slash Your Debt: 4 of the Best Debt Reduction Apps for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad Apps for Reducing Debt<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>While there are great options for debt reduction software and solid debt reduction …

Former Facebook exec criticizes social media in expletive-laden rant: ‘You are being programmed’

Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive, delivered a speech accusing the social network of “ripping apart” the fabric of society.<p>What did he say?<p>Palihapitiya, Facebook’s former vice president for user growth, aired his grievances during a talk at the Stanford Graduate School of Business …

Social Media

Windows 10 tip: Secret shortcuts to your favorite settings

Are you tired of clicking through categories to find a specific Windows 10 setting? If you know the right commands, you can create shortcuts that …

Windows 10

Three Simple Ways to Stop Weeds In Your Garden Early

Planting season will soon be here, and if you’re planning a garden, you should also consider how you’re going to control weeds. Our friends at the …

Strength training for cyclists: Is it worth it?

As cyclists we are always looking for new ways to get faster, and one widely hyped method is to hit the gym to develop more strength. But the reason …

Cycling

Your Photo Is the Reason Your Passport Application Was Denied

Issues with passport photos are the primary reason applications are denied, which sucks if you need a passport quickly, already booked that trip, or …

Flying

Easy and Inexpensive Way to Clean Grout Yourself

Easy and Inexpensive Way to Clean Grout Yourself<p>Updated on January 17, 2018<p>Save Money Cleaning Grout Yourself<p>Ceramic tile is so beautiful when it is …

Home Improvement

Rio Olympics 2016, men's cycling road race: Greg Van Avermaet wins gold after crash ends Geraint Thomas and Vincenzo Nibali hopes

It was always going to be a long shot. Chris Froome’s attempt to become the first rider in history to win the Tour de France and the Olympic road race in the same season, and get Team GB’s Games off to a golden start, were dashed on a brutal, fascinating, visually stunning but ultimately …

Road Cycling

Heres How You Can Create DIY Bath Bombs to Clean Your Toilet Bowls At Home

Generally, we should all strive to keep our homes as neat and clean as possible for at the end of the day it is the place that we will rest and relax …

Build an Automatically Updating Digital Photo Frame with a Raspberry Pi and Google Photos

We already know the Raspberry Pi makes a great photo frame, but DIYer Paul Stamatiou took it another step and integrated in Google Photos.<p>Stamatiou …

This Is Your Body on a Climb

Your body goes through some serious changes when pushing up those steeps—here's a brief list<p>As the road tilts up, your body undergoes a cascade of metabolic reactions that may kind of hurt in the moment, but are oh so good for you long-term. Here’s a breakdown of what happens to your body on a …

Muscle

The 7 Grossest Things You’re Eating

The stuff on this list makes rat hair in peanut butter seem appetizing<p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry homework than something you'd want your family to eat. (That’s why we stick to But in many cases, …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Transfer Files among iOS Devices, iTunes and PCs with Ease. Claim your complimentary license (valued at $19.99) for free now by June 15!<p>What's it …

HOME DZINE Home DIY | Turn a bought door into a fold-down worktable

Turn a bought door into a fold-down worktable<p>This fold-down worktable is perfect for the craft or DIY enthusiast who doesn't have a lot of space, …

'Sneaky' Microsoft Windows 10 Updates Raise Ruckus

Microsoft has some explaining to do. It’s not “just” Chinese consumers who are up in arms about what some are calling forced updates to Windows 10, …

Windows 10

Roundup: 10 DIY Dining Tables that are Easy To Make

Photo: A Beautiful MessI like to buy furniture, but there is something to be said about building your own. Each time I look at a handmade piece, I …

Food & Dining

Quiet Squeaky Carpeted Floors with This Kit

Over time, as the plywood subfloor under your carpet expands and contracts, the nails can come loose and the subfloor separated from the floor …

Cycling fitness: 25 top tips to be a fitter rider

Improving your cycling fitness brings a number of key benefits: you’ll enjoy your riding way more, you’ll see new places because you can go further, …

Fitness