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7 Residence Hall Hacks for Improving Dorm Life

Summer is coming to a close soon, which means it’s time to get back-to-school. If you’re off to college, we’ve rounded up a few fun DIY projects to enhance dorm life, ensuring your semesters are a bit more fun or geeky.

We're Making Less Effective Drugs Now Than 40 Years Ago

A new study examines the effectiveness of new drugs compared with placebo in drug trials from 1966 to 2010. The new drugs aren't looking so hot.<p>Apparently, the good ol' days really did shine brighter, at least for drug development. In decades past, clinical trials found that drugs were hugely …

Bootup: Password cracking, Facebook ad snafu, Medium to save blogging and big data does rock

Nine timely links for your delectation, as picked by the Technology team<p>Fascinating insight into pasword hacking:<p>The problem with password strength …

How to Raise a Tech-Savvy Kid

When is a kid ready for her first computer? How do you nurture a child's knack for tinkering? PopMech Senior Tech Editor and techie dad Glenn Derene has the answers.<p><b>When I was 14 years old</b> I got my first computer. It was 1986, and my father took advantage of a deal with a local bank that was …

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Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack

In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars Technica deputy editor and a self-admitted newbie to password cracking, downloaded a list of …

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'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' Star Jake Johnson Couldn't Confirm He's in the Movie<p>Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse 25 minutes ago<p>Spider-Man: …

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