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NSA labels Linux Journal readers and Tor and Tails users as extremists

Fans of Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) Linux operating system use it because of the well-documented security and anonymity features it …

Surveillance

Harvard and MIT teamed up for this open-source online education platform

<i>This post is brought to you by EdX.</i><p>It’s often said that the internet makes it possible for anyone to get educated on any subject. But just as in offline modes of education, the many models of online teaching and learning are far from perfect, with plenty of room for improvement and innovation.<p>A …

This DIY Solar-Powered Steam Generator Can Reach 250 Celsius

<b>Editorial note:</b> This is one of the many cool projects to come out of the POC21 conference where 100 eco-hackers gathered in a French castle to brainstorm ways to improve the world.<p>Around 25% of the total energy used in industrialized countries is consumed as heat, much of it generated by burning …

10 Things You Need to Know About Encryption

1. Encryption is easy to use. See below to download applications and view tutorials and links.<p>2. Encryption, a process that scrambles communications, allows only those with the decryption key to read one's messages. An encrypted message looks like random alphanumeric gibberish to the human eye.<p>The …

Privacy

Welcome to the Warlord Era, America

By: Dan Carol, Beeck Center Senior Advisor<p>Let me level with you: America is kind of broken.<p>For example: Did you know that it now takes longer to permit a single wind project in the remote desert than it did to build the entire Hoover Dam?<p>Wherever you look -- from Congress to K-Mart -- the …

Wall Street

Apple TV app will wow you with stunning shots of Earth

I’ve always wanted to go into space. The now-familiar view of our “big blue marble” have always fascinated and entranced me, even as a young boy.<p>With Earthlapse TV, I can stare out of a virtual window from the International Space Station to watch the coast of Northern Australia spin past my high …

How to create and use Shared Albums in Photos for iOS the right way

If you have multiple iOS devices within your family and your circle of friends then it is about time that you start using the iCloud Photo Sharing …

Create your own private disappearing chatroom with hack.chat

There are a dozen-odd ways to chat with people these days, from IM to Twitter direct messages to apps like Slack, Snapchat and GroupMe.<p>If you want to create your own with no more fuss than typing in a unique URL in your web browser, though, you can’t go wrong with hack.chat, a new, bare-bones, …

Need to lock down your phone? These security apps are some of the best | ZDNet

Six clicks: The best apps for protecting your mobile data<p>In the wake of seemingly constant cyberattacks, threats, hacks, and breaches, locking down …

Information Systems

Here's What Life Is Like on the Oldest Street in America

History loves company at a home where every day is the Fourth of July.<p>History loves company at a home where every day is the Fourth of July.

A & D

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CodeFights Scores $2.4 Million To Turn Coding Practice Into A Game

A startup that turns practicing your programming skills into a game, CodeFights, has just raised $2.4 million in seed funding to further develop its real-time, social game where developers can participate in “code battles” versus either a timed clock or other opponents directly. While the site has …

Startups

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

On the following pages, you'll find our definition of fit—10 simple (though by no means easy) things every man must be able to do before he stamps himself "in shape." Says who? Says us.<p>The good news: If you don't measure up to our admittedly high standards right away, we've given you the tips and …

How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit

Introduction: How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit<p><b>Introduction</b><p>In this instructable I will help you make your own personal Bug …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

Cooking

18 Apps That Will Help You Chill The F*ck Out

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Mindfulness

Device Charging With a Multi-turbine (on Faucet, Wind, Bike, While Sporting and Etc.)

Off Grid Power Supply<p>Large Motors Class<p>Hi ,reading through some of your posts & it seems a lot of people are trying to improve on the circuit etc …

Java Makes Programmers Want To Do Absolutely Anything Else With Their Time

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Why do many software engineers not like Java?</i><p><i>Answer by Michael O Church, functional programmer and machine learning engineer, on Quora</i><p>First, let’s cover the technical issues. It’s verbose, combines the worst of both worlds between static and dynamic …

Programming

Perfect Roast Beef | Beef Recipe

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1.5 kg topside of beef<br>• 2 medium onions<br>• 2 carrots<br>• 2 sticks celery<br>• 1 bulb of garlic<br>• 1 bunch of mixed fresh herbs , such as thyme, …

Cooking

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

Small Business

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of <i>Mindfulness Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace</i> and director of the …

Mindfulness

National Geographic Travel

Browse Anonymously with a DIY Raspberry Pi VPN/TOR Router

Surf the Internet securely with your very own portable WiFi VPN/TOR router. You can configure a Raspberry Pi with Linux and some extra software to connect to a VPN server of your choice. The VPN connection encrypts your internet traffic so that hackers and spies can’t figure out what web sites you …

Raspberry Pi

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

Mental Health

3 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Happier And More Compassionate

Not too shabby.<p>Which raises a good question: if it does all this great stuff, why the heck aren't we more compassionate?<p>The World Is Working Against You<p>Our lives are a lot more focused on numbers and economics than love and compassion these days. Everything is dollars and cents, hours and …

Happiness

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Bill Gates Is Doubling Down On A Bet He Made 15 Years Ago

The Microsoft-cofounder-turned-philanthropist and his wife have published their annual letter in which they spell out where they think (and hope) the world will be by 2030.<p>This idea of a "bet" is inspired by Gates' longtime friendship with Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen. Forty years ago, the two of …

Bill Gates

How the iPhone enhances ReSound’s hip new hearing aids

LAS VEGAS — Hearing aids aren’t sexy, so a lot of journalists here at International CES breezed right by ReSound’s booth.<p>The Danish company has been in the hearing aid business for 75 years, and launched the first iPhone-connected hearing aid at CES last year. Now the company is a back with a full …

Las Vegas

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management