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Why the ‘5 Second Rule’ Will Destroy Your Procrastination, According to Science

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Procrastination

Man Fakes His Death on Facebook to Con Family and Friends Out of Funeral Costs

A Thai man recently incurred the wrath of his friends and relatives after faking his own death on Facebook and having his wife ask them for financial …

Social Media

How to clean your TV screen

If you own a TV of any kind, whether it’s a sparkling new 4K Ultra HD masterpiece or an aging SD TV, rest assured it will become dirty at some point. …

Cleaning

Samsung’s Ingenius shade at iPhones just keeps on coming

Samsung’s marketing engine is in full gear with barely two weeks left before its Unpacked event. Considering the sales situation the company is …

Galaxy Note

‘Unbreakable’ Samsung OLED panel hints at cracks in Gorilla Glass relationship

Samsung<p>Samsung’s “unbreakable” OLED panel has been certified by Underwriters Laboratories.<br>• To receive the certification it had to pass military-standard drop and temperature tests.<br>• Samsung says the new panel has a similar weight, transmissivity, and hardness to glass.<p>Samsung has announced that its …

Galaxy Note

'Fortnite' cheaters get a lesson in karma via malware

"Cheaters never win" and "if it's too good to be true, it probably is" are just a few maxims that come to mind with the news that PC <i>Fortnite</i> players …

Ducati's Panigale V-4 Is More Than A Moto GP Bike For The Street

Despite the obvious reason for this story’s title, I chose it for the Panigale V-4’s parallel with Fiat’s 28-liter S.76 racing car of 1910—the 300 hp …

Man suspected of killing 21 co-workers through tainted lunches

A 56-year-old German worker was allegedly caught on camera poisoning a colleague’s lunch, prompting authorities to investigate the deaths of 21 other …

Google Is Entering the Console War (Report)

It looks like Google is taking the gloves off and planning to enter the gaming arena alongside Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo.<p>As stated in a rumor …

Hear A Never-Before-Heard, Piano-Only Demo Of Guns N' Roses' 'November Rain'

There are reissues of classic albums, and then there are reissues like Guns N' Roses' <i>Appetite for Destruction</i> box set, a 73-song opus that includes several dozen previously unreleased songs. Out Friday, the package (also available in less expansive/expensive editions) includes a trove of studio …

This Crazy Slide Is Either Evil or Funny

Why would you build a slide like this? It's really long and it's really straight. When humans get to the end, they can't stop. I don't know what the …

Samsung's Radical Galaxy Smartphone Costs $2,000

The Galaxy Note 9 has some significant upgrades, but it has lost its headline feature and will be an incremental update at best. The reason is that Samsung is working on something far more exciting and now we know it will also be far more expensive…<p>Early next year Samsung will unveil the so-called …

Mobile

Galaxy Note 9 Leak 'Confirms' Samsung's Massive Upgrade

Plans for the Galaxy Note 9 were incredibly ambitious and, while there have been serious setbacks, the latest reports reveal Samsung’s secret upgrade strategy for the phone is simple: make everything massive…<p>Predictably, it is the ever-prolific, ever-reliable leaker Ice Universe who takes most of …

Galaxy Note

WWII cash hoard found under floor of Churchill's tailor

<b>(CNN) —</b> Construction workers in the UK have found wads of cash dating back to World War II at a shop that once belonged to a tailor beloved by Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine.<p>Stunned renovators pulled bundles of decaying, dirt-encrusted banknotes from their clandestine spot under a shop …

Listen to The Flaming Lips’ New Podcast “Sorcerer’s Orphan”

The Flaming Lips have launched a new podcast called “Sorcerer’s Orphan” that offers listeners “a song by song history” of their music. Multi-instrumentalist Steven Drozd hosts the series. In the first episode, he breaks down “Enthusiasm for Life Defeats Existential Fear Part 2,” which was …

Apple introduces the AI phone

At Apple’s WWDC 2018 — an event some said would be boring this year with its software-only focus and lack of new MacBooks and iPads — the company announced what may be its most important operating system update to date with the introduction of iOS 12. Through a series of Siri enhancements and …

Middle-Aged Dads Likely to Smoke More Legal Pot Than Canadian Teens

Move over, youngsters. Turns out, the person most likely to be passing around a joint when Canada legalizes marijuana is a middle-aged Gen X’er.<p>While …

Rent or buy a home? It all depends on location

Looking for a price-friendly American city in which to buy your family home? Steer clear of California, suggests a new study by online life insurance …

All the third party apps Apple killed at WWDC 2018

Apple's WWDC18 keynote was an onslaught of software features across all of the company's major platforms. But many of those features sounded very …

macOS 10.14 Mojave Removes Software Update Mechanism From the Mac App Store and Returns it to System Preferences

As the dust settles on Apple's macOS 10.14 Mojave announcement at WWDC on Monday, developers are already busy digging into the beta version that Apple made available to download shortly after the keynote for testing purposes.<p>Among other headlining features, Apple is introducing a new redesigned Mac …

Intel Confirms 'Fastest Ever' Core i7-8086K 5GHz Six-Core Processor And You Can Get One For Free

Intel has confirmed that it will be launching its fastest ever processor – the Core i7-8086K. The 6-core CPU, which is similar to the current Core i7-8700K, will be the first Intel CPU to reach 5GHz out of the box without overclocking. The company has made headlines with another 5GHz CPU too – its …

Siblings

Asus Project Precog is basically the tablet from Westworld

Apple discontinues its AirPort WiFi routers

The longstanding rumors of Apple exiting the WiFi router market were true: the company is officially discontinuing its AirPort and Time Capsule base stations. An Apple spokesperson told Engadget that the company would continue to provide hardware and software support (such as patching bugs and …

Iran hit by global cyber attack that left U.S. flag on screens

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: "Don't mess with our elections", the Iranian IT ministry said on Saturday.<p>"The attack apparently affected 200,000 router …

Cybersecurity

Google Maps’ Newest Feature: Helping You Find Waldo

Starting Saturday, Google Maps will include a revolutionary new feature. Using what we’re sure is cutting-edge proprietary technology, it will allow …

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Twitch Is Going To Stream All 856 Episodes Of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ In A Marathon Of Wholesomeness

Though the world has changed drastically since his death in 2003, the message and mission of Fred Rogers remains. All he ever wanted was for people to be good to each other, kind to each other, and to own a pair of indoor shoes. Now Twitch is once again streaming every <i>Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood</i> …

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

Upgraded Raspberry Pi 3 delivers more power and faster networking

Despite selling over 14 million of its low-cost DIY computing boards, the Raspberry Pi Foundation adheres to a slow release cycle. The company typically waits over a year to refresh its range, and even then improvements can be very subtle. That's exactly the case with its flagship board, the …

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