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24 hidden settings that can maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

This Former Tesla Staffer Became an Internet Millionaire in His Spare Time

“A lot of people say, ‘If you believe in something, do it 100 percent,’ ” says Sisun Lee. “I actually think that’s horrible advice.” So during 2016, …

'Swimming into the unknown:' Mexico's unmapped underwater caves - in pictures

Exploring in these conditions requires mental resilience.<p>I am about to climb down a 10-metre rope ladder into a manhole-sized gap in the floor of the Mexican jungle on the Yucatán peninsula, to dive an underwater cave system, exploring paths where no one has ever been in modern history.<p>You may be …

Scuba Diving

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free – Quartz

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

The 7 Ways Dads Change Their Kids (For Better and Worse)

Everything you do as a father will impact your children. Here are some of the highlights.<p>Dads matter. Children of involved fathers are less likely to …

Parenting

'This Is America': The Childish Gambino video explained

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Glover had quite the weekend.<p>The actor, who has been riding high these days with both his series "Atlanta" and his role as young Lando Calrissian in the forthcoming "Solo: A Star Wars Story," both hosted "Saturday Night Live" and was the musical guest as his rap/R&B alter ego, …

Music

How does Avengers: Infinity War end in the comics?

We don’t know about the movies, but let’s crack open a book<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is big. Really big. And it’s leaving audiences with one burning question: What happens next?<p>We can’t say what’ll happen in the yet-to-be-titled <i>Avengers 4</i>, which is now a year away. But we do know how Marvel handled …

After the Fall: Photos of Hitler's Bunker and the Ruins of Berlin

Not published in LIFE. Oberwallstrasse, in central Berlin, saw some of the most vicious fighting between German and Sov<p>... VIEW MORE<p>William …

Hackers find an 'unpatchable' way to breach the Nintendo Switch

Security researchers from ReSwitched have discovered a Nintendo Switch vulnerability that could let hackers run arbitrary code on all current consoles. Dubbed "Fusée Gelée" ("Frozen Rocket") it exploits buggy code in the NVIDIA Tegra X1's USB recovery mode, bypassing software that would normally …

Why Lithium Is About To Replace Oil

Would you be interested in buying a commodity that will become the basis for the global economy for the second half of the 21st century?<p>How about a …

Automotive Industry

Create a GPS tracking application with Firebase Realtime Database

There are many different ways that you can use location data in your Android apps. Previously, we’ve seen how you can display the user’s location on a Google Map; reverse geocode coordinates into a street address; and how to combine location data with the Places API.<p>All of these examples have one …

iOS Programming

Google's Flutter framework for building iOS and Android apps hits beta 1

After being announced last year, Google took to the stage at MWC 2018 to announce a beta release of Flutter, its free and open-source framework for building iOS and Android apps with a unified codebase.<p>The SDK lets devs code their apps in the Dart programming language, and packages them along with …

The best gifts for every major wedding anniversary for the rest of your life

Rom-com cliches aside, shopping for an anniversary gift can be a real challenge, regardless of your marriage's duration. Tradition dictates some guidelines for anniversary presents, each year represented by a type of material. Some are trickier than others, but with plenty of determination and a …

Explore it with a local: Leeuwarden, the Netherlands’ capital of culture

It’s just after 10am and I’m cycling through the narrow cobblestone streets of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands, past canals with ivy-covered banks and perfectly preserved 17th-century merchant houses, thanks to Mila and her boyfriend Wilmar, our guides for the day. “Bike is by far the best way to see …

European Travel

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

Gorgeous and Emotional Female Portraits by Kevin Mathison

<b>Kevin Mathison</b> is an professional photographer and retoucher currently based in Torrance, California, USA. Kevin focuses on portraiture, he shoots …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Portfolio With High Returns Uncorrelated To The U.S. Equities Market

The portfolio we analyze in this work is made up of four ETFs: large cap technology stocks (QQQ), long-term Treasury bonds (TLT), short-term inverse …

16 mental models for founders and leaders

Think of mental models as the operating systems (OS) that run in the background of your brain. They’re always running—and you’ve put them together, either consciously or subconsciously, from your experiences and information.<p>Mental models give you a perspective or a frame of mind with which to view …

Management

7 strategies that can help make your relationship happier in 10 minutes or less

Relationships take work. A lot of work. But a week at a couples' retreat — while potentially nice — isn't the only way to reestablish intimacy.<p>You have multiple opportunities every day to show your partner you care, get to know them better, and defuse petty arguments.<p>Below, find seven strategies …

Buyer's Guide: Top 20 Hacker Holiday Gifts for Christmas 2017

Hackers can be notoriously difficult to buy gifts for, so we've curated a list of the top 20 most popular items Null Byte readers are buying during …

Raspberry Pi

Design thinking, explained

Solve any business problem with this approach.<p>By Rebecca Linke | September 14, 2017<p>Graphic design by Mimi Phan<p>Why It Matters<p>Coming up with an idea is …

Design

A former manager at Target became a millionaire using one of Wall Street's favorite trades

Just ask Seth M. Golden, who previously worked as a logistics manager at a Target store.<p>The 40-year-old, who lives in a suburb of Ocala, Florida, says he's grown his net worth from $500,000 to $12 million in five years by shorting the CBOE Volatility Index— or VIX — according to a report from …

Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob Dalgarno, the master whisky maker behind the M, more than two years to craft, and it contains a blend of the world's finest whiskeys—some which date back to …

7 great tools for testing your responsive web designs

Every modern web designer should know the principles of responsive web design – how to get your sites to render perfectly on whatever device or …

27 Magical Places You Won't Believe Are Actually In Melbourne

It's time to get out and explore what's in your backyard.

Brothels and blossom: Japan's grandest journey – in pictures

From mystical mountains to snowy passes, from samurai swordsmen to sex workers in shop windows, two woodblock artists in the 1830s depicted the astonishing sights on the ancient route from Edo to Kyoto

Kyoto

10 Simple Strategies to Control Your Anxiety

Any time you’re overcome with stress or anxiety, just follow these steps to stay calm, empower yourself, and regain control.<p>The ability to manage …

Emotional Intelligence

17 Places Every Landscape Photographer Should Visit At Least Once

Marco Grassi, born and raised in the northwest of Italy, is an award winning photographer focused on landscape and travel photography, a 500px Brand …

New Zealand