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How to get started with Linux: A beginner's guide

The world of Linux is ready to welcome you, with a shower of free open-source software you can use on any PC: hundreds of active Linux distributions, and dozens of different desktop environments you could run on them. It’s a far cry from the one-size-fits-all, this-is-just-what-comes-with-your-PC …

Silk Road: The Untold Story

In October 2013, a young entrepreneur named Ross Ulbricht was arrested at the Glen Park branch of the San Francisco Public library. It was the …

Silk Road

The 10 Things You'll Need to Build Your Very First Robot

Before you starting messing around with electronics, you need to understand the bits that govern conductivity and connectivity. Here's our handy guide to the basics.<p>Before you starting messing around with electronics, you need to understand the bits that govern conductivity and connectivity. Here's …

Arduino

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Workouts

Nashville Plans to Solve Its Traffic Woes With … a Monorail

Lawmakers looking to relieve traffic congestion in Nashville have hit upon an improbable solution: a monorail.<p>The stretch of I-24 between Nashville …

The Secret to Holding Your Breath for 20 Minutes

Illusionist and stunt performer Harry Houdini was famously capable of holding his breath for over three minutes. But today, competitive breath-hold …

Scuba Diving

FYI: What’s The Most Durable Way To Store Information?

1. Engrave it on a piece of platinum. 2. Bury the platinum in the desert.<p>Despite claims to the contrary, the storage media in wide use today—CD-ROMs, spinning hard drives, flash memory, etc.—aren’t very durable. “You’re talking years, not decades,” says Howard Besser, a professor and archivist at …

The Next Generation Of USB Connector Will Plug In Either Way

Truly revolutionary<p>The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, which is a group of tech companies that promotes USB, has announced that the next USB plug specification is currently being developed.<p>The new plugs and receptacles will be bilaterally symmetrical, so <i>never again will you try and fail to plug in a USB</i> …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …