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How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Information Security

5 Free iOS Travel Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

<b>Here’s five neat little apps that will help you score the cheapest plane tickets possible so that you can book your trip and not drain your bank</b> …

I switched to the iPhone X after years on Android — and I have no regrets

<i>Update: This article and headline have been updated to correct a reference to the Motorola Razr being an Android phone. That phone predated Android by four years.</i><p>I have long been a faithful Android user, shuttling through the HTC Desire, the Samsung Galaxy S3, a Moto G and, most recently, a Huawei …

Mobile Technology

Galaxy S9 can’t match iPhone’s 4K video recording

Samsung tries desperately to outdo the iPhone every year, but it doesn’t always work. Its bid to battle the iPhone X with the Galaxy S9 looks a little weak, with early benchmarks suggesting the South Korean company’s flagship is nowhere near as powerful.<p>That might explain why the Galaxy S9 can’t …

Top Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018 | Investopedia

The more blockchain-based startups there are, the more difficult it can be to separate out the ones that truly stand out. Essentially, every startup …

Blockchain

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

Blockchain

Christmas violence and arrests shake Indian Christians

There has been a surge in anti-Christian attacks following the election of Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government<p>The strains of Hindi carols have rung out in the Aligarh Church of Ascension every Christmas since 1858. Armed police on the grounds is a more recent tradition.<p>This year the …

India

Why did Vikings have 'Allah' embroidered into funeral clothes?

<b>Researchers in Sweden have found Arabic characters woven into burial costumes from Viking boat graves. The discovery raises new questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia, writes journalist Tharik Hussain.</b><p>They were kept in storage for more than 100 years, dismissed as typical examples of …

Archaeology

Watches That Can Save Your Life | Men's Health

The 7 Watches That Can Save Your Life<p>A watch doesn’t just make your life easier—it can help you make the most of it<p>Image courtesy of Breitling<p>Two centuries ago, Louis Moinet invented the chronograph to track the movement of the stars. Since then, pilots, divers, racers, explorers, and other …

The truth behind the world's most cutting-edge, fat-burning performance meal plan: the keto diet

Timothy Noakes, M.D., is an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. While his name …

Go-Knife Compact Survival Tool Hits Kickstarter From $80 (video)

Nolan Brundige at NMB Creations has designed a compact survival tool called the Go-Knife, which features nine tools in one compact pocket -sized …

Horsepower vs. Torque: What's the Difference? – Feature

Which is better? Here’s how you quash that bar-night debate.<p>Yogi Berra, never known to dwell on engine particulars, would have concluded that torque and horsepower are the same thing, only different. Actually, that simplification is partially correct.<p>Torque and power are what engines produce when …

Engines

Free London travel maps

Whether you're travelling around London by Tube, bus, DLR, London Overground, bike, river service, or on foot, always consult a map or guide before …

Mercedes-AMG GLC43 sets the Audi SQ5 in its sights

The high-riding sibling of the C43 Sedan, Coupe, and Cabriolet heads to New York.<p>It used to be simple. If you wanted a sporty, compact luxury CUV, you ran out and bought the excellent Audi SQ5. For the 2017 model year, the decision will be a lot tougher, thanks to the new Mercedes-AMG GLC43. You …

Who Has the Best Small AWD Crossover in America?

In independent testing done by USAC between the 2016 Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester and Ford Escape, who wins? United States …

Breaking car news, scoops and features

Audi Vs Subaru: Which Is The AWD Champion?

Every time I thrash the keyboard on something related to all-wheel drive, invariably I end up ticking off either the Audi fanboys, or the Subaru …

The amazing survival of the Baltic Muslims

<b>It may not be the kind of place you would expect to stumble upon a mosque, but Muslims have lived among the forests and lakes of Lithuania for more than 600 years - showing that tolerance reigned here in the Middle Ages, even when religious strife was rampant in other parts of Europe.</b><p>At first …

Islam

2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG First Look

More Loco, Less Eco<p>Turbocharged four-cylinders and eco-diesels continue to infiltrate Mercedes-Benz’s U.S. lineup, but there’s more to the automaker than efficient, small-displacement engines. Arriving in the second quarter of 2014, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG will be the S-Class to covet, …

This smartphone has a battery that lasts up to 15 days

The Oukitel K10000 has a battery that is almost 10 times the size of an iPhone 6s<p>Is your iPhone constantly running out of battery? Your prayers may have been answered: a new smartphone on the market claims to be able to run for more than two weeks without needing to be charged.<p>The Oukitel K10000’s …

Mercedes-Benz CLA Gets The Wide-Body Treatment By Fairy Design [w/Video]

Who would’ve thought that a wide-body, Liberty-Walk style CLA could look so good? <br>Although Fairy Design is not very well known outside Japan, in its …

20 Late-Model Cars Destined to Become Classics

Sports Cars

First drive: 2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic

<b>What is it?</b><p>Mercedes' C450 AMG 4Matic is a model we first saw at the Detroit auto show ("Phoenix, Rising," Feb. 2). The car arrives here about the …

2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 4MATIC Review

The car that arguably rejuvenated the whole brand only three years ago has now received its first facelift, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class. When it …

Hair Growth Products for Men With Thinning Hair

10 Natural Antibiotics That Fight Infection - What Drug Companies Don't Want You To Know

Shares 1K<p>It is almost instinctual for us to head to the doctor’s office to get a prescription when faced with an infection or other illness. However, …

Alternative Medicine

Best All-Wheel-Drive Cars and SUVs

It's generally better to have four wheels pulling your car forward than just two when conditions are slippery. Vehicles with all- and …

VW Allegedly Openly Violated EPA Diesel Laws, Could Face Billions in Fines

Volkswagen will have to recall 482,000 cars in the U.S. after it seemingly deliberately violated Clean Air Act emissions laws on its TDI diesel models, according to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency.<p>On 2009–2015 Jetta TDIs, 2010–2015 Golf and Audi A3 TDIs, and 2012–2015 Beetle and …

California Air Resources Board

Brabus Mercedes-AMG GT is a 600-hp exercise in restraint

Big, wild, crazy vehicles from local tuners are one of the highlights of all European auto shows, where even high-performance cars get ludicrous amounts of horsepower and questionable body mods. Occasionally, though, one tuning shop comes out with something that is actually pretty reasonable in …

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Car Reviews