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One Hacker Can Make $100M A Year With Evil Cryptocurrency Miners

In the online criminal underworld, a booming industry has been born, with as much as $100 million to be made per hacker. It involves breaking into people’s PCs and smartphones, installing malware on the devices and then forcing them to mine Monero, a cryptocurrency that’s become increasingly …

Tonight: You’re Invited to The New Wheel’s Holiday Party

The 2015 Holiday Stroll on Cortland was wonderful (if somewhat wet), but if you missed the fun last night, you can still get a tasty taste of seasonal cheer. Tonight, <b>Friday, Dec. 11</b>, the fabulous New Wheel bike shop, at 420 Cortland, invites you to their glamorous, celebrity-packed Holiday Party:<p>We …

Electric Bikes

Amazon has a new drone delivery video. Here are 8 details worth noting.

Almost exactly two years after first announcing its plans to deliver packages with a drone, Amazon revealed a new prototype of one of its delivery drones. Here are some interesting revelations:<p><b>1. Amazon built a “hybrid” drone</b><p>Amazon’s prototype is an octocopter — meaning it has eight propellers and …

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Only 30 Superhouses will ever be designed

Ström, the founder of UK-based Ström Architects, aims to provide the same level of design quality and workmanship for his Superhouses as can be found …

Architecture

Try Taking These World Leaders Seriously When They Have Man-Buns

Lately, some men have taken to putting follicular bindles on top of their heads, and the trend cannot be stopped. Just as recently as last month, the <i>New York Times</i> was still talking about the phenomenon of the man-bun. (Or the <i>scourge</i> of the man-bun, depending on who you ask.) But such Styles …

The Audiophiliac's top 10 (full-size) headphones for 2015

The best stuff is never cheap, but even top-tier headphones sell for a tiny fraction of the cost of the world's best speakers. I will follow up with a top 10 affordable headphone list later this year.<p>I've limited my selections to just one model from each brand, and I have spent many hours listening …

Egypt has developed a game-changing low-power water desalination technique

About 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, but unfortunately most of that liquid nourishment isn’t suitable for drinking because …

Superman Of Stocks Paul Scolardi Wants To Help You Get Super Rich

Though he’s often referred to as “The Superman of Stocks”, Paul Scolardi’s superpowers are all self-made. A veteran stock trader of 17 years, Scolardi is known for his preternatural ability to spot momentum before it appears on nearly any other radar. In another lifetime, Scolardi was a CPA in …

Entrepreneurship

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Segway files patent lawsuit against 'hoverboard' maker Inventist

Those two-wheeled "hoverboards" that you've been seeing under the feet of NBA players and various celebs may be grounded by legal trouble as Segway …

How to Never Overcook Salmon (or Other Fishes) Again

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i> <i><br>Today: The most foolproof way to cook any fish—and a petition for a new cooking term.</i><p>The most unfair implication of slow-roasting is the <i>slowness</i> part. Sure, there are plenty of …

1. Stanford University

Design for Extreme Affordability challenges grad students to design lifesaving technologies and apply them to impoverished communities.

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

Five Reasons Why The Greeks Were Right

On Sunday, Greek citizens overwhelming rejected the bailout plan penned by its creditors. Subsequently, many observers have condemned the Greeks as lazy, ungrateful and unwilling to accept the consequences of their spendthrift ways.<p>But the Greeks were right to say no. What lenders were trying to …

Economics

5 Must-Have Technologies for Restaurants

Mobile technology continues to disrupt the restaurant industry in many ways. People already use mobile apps to place delivery orders, book tables, …

Hospitality

The Albatross UAV - Ready to Launch

Aeronautics

Pizza Margherita

Makes one 9–10” pizza Servings<p>Be sure to strain the tomatoes before topping the pie in this pizza margherita recipe. If you don't, the extra liquid could lead to a soggy crust.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 10” parbaked pizza crust<p>¼ cup strained tomatoes (preferably Pomi)<p>3 ounces fresh mozzarella, preferably …

Drool-worthy: The all-new Ether headphones

In a crowded field of high-end contenders, the new MrSpeakers' Ether headphones are getting a lot of attention for two good reasons: it's a pleasure to wear, and the sound is revelatory!<p>Even compared with one of my reference headphones, the Audeze LCD-X, Ether's sound felt liberated, with clearer …

Audiophile

A startup that lets you 'unsend' any email just raised $500,000

But now, with the help of a startup called Criptext, you can recall any email you've sent — even if the person you sent it to has already read it.<p>Criptext bills itself as a more secure way to send email. It's currently available as a plugin and a browser extension for Gmail and Outlook.<p>Criptext …

As MakerBot Struggles, Desktop Milling Machines Are On The Rise

The maker community is embracing affordable mini-mills designed to machine wood and metal.<p>MakerBot’s 3-D printers will soon be able to produce items that <i>look</i> like bronze, limestone, and wood, thanks to a new line of plastic-based composite materials shipping later this year. But the launch may be …

20/20 Plus More: The Ocumetics Bionic Lens Lets You See Better, Forever

Glasses and contact lenses believe it or not will soon be a thing of the past. A Canadian doctor has invented a new bionic lens and it is a massive …

Think the ultimate steak is cooked on a grill? We did it in a plastic bag.

A few months ago, I got into a conversation with a bunch of friends about steak. It started as a debate about the best type of cut you can get, but …

Just Be Cool: 11 Iced Coffee Recipes to Make All Season Long

When it starts to warm up outside, these iced coffee recipes are all we want to drink.<p><b>It's finally time:</b> Picnics, outdoor movies, and beach trips are all within reach, and so should a tall glass of iced coffee. Hang onto your sunglasses: These recipes (some boozy!) will keep you buzzing straight …

Young University Rankings

The <i>Times Higher Education</i> 100 Under 50 Rankings 2015 is a ranking of the top 100 universities under 50 years old. It provides a glimpse into the …

Higher Education

World University Rankings

Behold 'The WaterNest': An Eco-Conscious, High-Tech Luxury Home That Floats

Designed to float on calm bodies of blue, EcoFloLife’s “WaterNest” is a far cry from your run-of-the-mill “house on water.”<p>Constructed wholly out of repurposed aluminum and laminated reclaimed timber, the UK-based company’s 98% recyclable pad offers a simple lifestyle steeped in nature, though one …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.