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How to find out if hackers leaked your passwords

Longtime favorite password manager 1Password just teamed up with Pwned Passwords, a new service that helps you find out if your passwords have been leaked online. The database boasts more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.<p>Here’s how to use it.<p>With hugely popular services …

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Why No Nation on Earth Wants to Fight the A-10 Warthog in a War

<i>Unlike other air platforms built for speed, maneuverability, air-to-air dogfighting and air-to-air weapons, the A-10 is specifically engineered</i> …

How to delete your Facebook account

The recent fiasco with Cambridge Analytica is a perfect example of how Facebook slithers through the lives of every individual whether they know it …

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Five Best State Licenses For Concealed Carry Reciprocity

<b>Concealed carry reciprocity</b> varies by state, but certain state licenses get more reciprocity than others. Being licensed by one of these states, even …

A-10 pilot manages to 'belly land' his plane after gun malfunctions, canopy blows off, and landing gear fails

During a training exercise where A-10 pilots practice dropping inert bombs and ripping the planes' massive gun, DeVries' gun malfunctioned. Moments later, his canopy blew off his plane as he flew along at 375 miles an hour, according to a US Air National Guard write up of the event.<p>The incredible …

Remembering the Apollo I disaster, 50 years later - ExtremeTech

By on January 27, 2017 at 7:44 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Fifty years ago today, three …

31 Vintage Photos From the Apollo Space Missions

The first people in space took amazing photos of their travels.<p>On October 11, 1968, Walter M. Schirra Jr., Donn F. Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham …

Why Didn't Russia Ever Make It to the Moon?

A new video delves into the history of the Soviet space program and all the reasons it was never able to put a person on the moon.<p>It's a basic fact of history that on July 20, 1969, NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first human beings to set foot on another celestial body, …

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Texas will start the new year with new open-carry laws

Supporters said the law would enhance public safety in the state of 27 million people. Texas will be the most-populous U.S. state to allow open carry.<p>Opponents have said it could be chilling for the public to see armed people on city streets, and inside public buildings and designated stores.<p>Under …

The most powerful militaries on earth ranked from 20 to 1

The US aircraft carrier fleet easily outstrips everybody else. Source: AP/Press Association Images<p>The deadly chemical used in a suspected gas attack …

US Air Force confirms Boeing's electromagnetic pulse weapon

For the last few years, the creative minds of Hollywood had seemingly outpaced the reality of technological and scientific advances in the weapons field. But no longer. Stepping out of the realm of science fiction and into reality is the joint U.S. Air Force and Boeing electromagnetic pulse weapon, …

If Africa, Asia, and Europe declared war on the U.S., who would win?

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The Secret to Staying in Shape on the Road

How to work out when you travel<p>One of my favorite movies is George Clooney’s <i>Up in the Air</i>. Like many “Road Warriors,” I enjoyed the movie, but I honestly took a few notes, too. I’m typically traveling now every weekend and I have my GoGlobal, TSA precheck, Diamond Status, and mileage perks all …

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Crunching The Numbers: How Does A Budget $750 Gaming PC Perform?

In this special installment of <i>Crunching The Numbers</i>, I shift the critical gaze inward to analyze the performance of my personal $750 gaming PC build — before I give it away to one lucky reader.<p>As many of you know, I recently undertook a tricky challenge: Build a powerful gaming PC within the …

Digital Storm goes after DIY gaming PCs with its $699 Vanquish (video)

Dear rig builder, before you go shopping for your next PSU, Digital Storm would like a word. The company's new line of Vanquish PCs is aimed at gamers who want the price of a self-build, but without the worry that they've mistakenly jammed a 12V ATX cable into a Blu-Ray drive. The base unit offers …

How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 -- SSD And Operating System Included

Building a respectable PC gaming system with $750 is no simple endeavor. Sure, the actual assembly is comparable to snapping Legos together, but it’s researching which components play nicest together and finding the sweet spot between price and performance that can be daunting.<p><i>Update 4/22/2013:</i> …