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Alexa's Customizable Skills Make Echo More Fun

When Amazon first introduced developer tools that let people build stuff for Alexa, the company made a conscious decision to call these functions …

Where Can I Find High Quality, Free Classical and Opera Downloads?

Download Free Classical Music at Classic Cat<p>Download classical and opera tracks<p>Updated April 11, 2018<p>Classic Cat is a great website for legally …

9 Alexa tips for music lovers

Simple as it may be, streaming music is one of Alexa's key features, largely because it does it so well. Alexa removes a lot of the friction that used to exist when trying to play music throughout your home. You no longer have pull out a phone, connect the phone to the speaker, look up the music …

The world’s first sausage dog cafe is coming to the UK

Attention, dog lovers: The world’s first dachshund cafe is coming to the UK.<p>The dachshund cafe comes courtesy of the people behind Pug Cafe, where …

Pets

Bring Back Google Image's 'View Image' Button With Startpage

If you're a frequent user of Google's Image search, then you probably noticed that the company recently removed the 'View Image" button from search …

How to access the dark web: What is Tor and how do I access dark websites?

If you want to access the dark web and dark websites, here's a quick guide to finding the right tools<p>If you want to know how to access the dark web, …

How to fix a phone that won’t charge

It’s a problem many of us have experienced at some point – at the end of a long day your phone is on the brink of dying. You get home, plug it in and… nothing happens. That can be frustrating enough, but trying to diagnose the issue can be even more so.<p>There are a few problems that could be …

Batteries

How To: Get That Stock Android Feel on Samsung, LG & Other Phones — Without Rooting

Recently, many manufacturers have started offering phones with a clean, stock Android UI. Motorola, Essential, Nokia, and OnePlus are probably the …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

How to publish your own ebook

Your literary empire starts here.<p>The internet has transformed just about every industry out there—including publishing. Anyone with a web connection can now post their thoughts for the world to see. And if you have literary aspirations, you can publish digital books on your own terms, rather than …

Writing

19 Cute AF Photos That Prove That Fluffy Highland Cows = Dogs

THEY ARE SO BLOODY CUTE OMFG.

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

For a fairer share of wealth, turn to the 13th century | Felicity Lawrence

The social contract has been broken. A modern Charter of the Forest could help to restore it<p>Ordinary people increasingly shut out from the means of subsistence; a rich and powerful minority privatising and extracting rent from common resources – it is 800 years this week since the sealing in …

Magna Carta

Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics

Scientists are unlocking the secrets to how we’re all related—to each other and to the species that came before us.<p>Today, scientists routinely map the genomes of the long dead, from Neanderthals to medieval kings. What they’re finding out, says British geneticist Adam Rutherford in <i>A Brief History</i> …

Download 400,000 Free Classical Musical Scores & 46,000 Free Classical Recordings from the International Music Score Library Project

The pleasure of listening to classical music, as every classical music aficionado knows, goes well beyond listening to one's favorite piece. You …

Piano

Funny Pictures – June 10, 2017

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Parenting

How to calculate your dog's age in human years

Pet dogs are increasingly treated like “little humans. Just as we tend to categorise ourselves by our age, so we often like to compare our pets to their human age equivalent. There’s a logical way of approaching this, and it starts by ignoring the method that most people have heard of...<p>1. Forget …

Sideways Dictionary Explains Complex Tech Jargon With Analogies

Tech jargon is notoriously difficult to understand, but as more and more security issues dominate the news, more bizarre terminology comes with it. …

Weird Mash Up GIF

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9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

10 drones to look out for this holiday season

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The good news is that they're pretty fun to play around with. And if you have more professional aims, you don't need us to tell you about …

Drones