John

17 Flips | 3 Magazines | 38 Likes | 3 Following | 2 Followers | @hoymanjr | Keep up with John on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John”

The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Survivalism

Video game that trains you to become a better coder

Coding becomes easier playing this video game<p>4 Shares<p>Understanding machine language is the most popular language of the 21st century. In other words, …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

5 houseplants for removing indoor air pollution

<b>New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.</b><p>It’s not new news that houseplants are beautiful little …

The CEO of $3.8 billion Slack has a smart idea to help people get off work early

It's why one of Slack's internal mantras is "work hard, go home."<p>"The most productive employees from my experience are those who go home at 5:30 p.m. but are hyperfocused at work," Butterfield said at a press gathering on Friday. "People can only think really hard for six to eight hours a day."<p>But …

Is bitcoin the answer if traditional investments are letting you down?

The cryptocurrency has a volatile past, but is now being traded around the world. Here’s the lowdown on going digital with your money<p>Looking at the negligible returns offered on cash investments, Edward Cunningham started searching for alternatives. Instead of going to the stock market or buying up …

Cryptocurrency

Sony's new in-dash system supports Android Auto and CarPlay

As our phones help us plug into more and more services for streaming music, navigation and messaging, it makes sense to have them power our cars’ infotainment systems. But sadly, not every vehicle supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay straight out of the factory.<p>Sony has a neat solution: its new …

These are the two most powerful gaming laptops in the world right now

Most of those gaming laptops will come with the standard single graphics processor, or GPU — and for about 99% of you, that will totally suffice. But some of you out there want <i>two</i> GPUs, otherwise known as an "SLI" arrangement.<p>If you're one of those who asked, ye have received. Asus and Origin have …

HealthyFoodStar.com

12 Must-Have Smart Home Products

Can you imagine if you came home from a long day at work and everything in your home worked to make your life easier? The door would automatically …

Awesome Sysadmin

A curated list of amazingly awesome open source sysadmin resources.<p>Contributing<p>Please read CONTRIBUTING if you wish to add software.<p>Table of …

DevOps

Browse Anonymously with a DIY Raspberry Pi VPN/TOR Router

Surf the Internet securely with your very own portable WiFi VPN/TOR router. You can configure a Raspberry Pi with Linux and some extra software to connect to a VPN server of your choice. The VPN connection encrypts your internet traffic so that hackers and spies can’t figure out what web sites you …

Raspberry Pi

10 Super Easy Practices That Are Good for the Earth—and Your Budget

In honor of Earth Day, here are 10 incredibly easy things we should all be …

Earth Day

15 Funny Dream Jobs That Pay Really Well

Do you think working as a doctor, lawyer or policeman is a boring job and that those career choices just don’t quite suit you?<p>Have you ever felt like …

10 Reasons Why Introverts Are Incredibly Attractive People

Introverts are often thought of as shy, aloof, disinterested and “stuck up” because they keep a low profile. But that assumption couldn’t be further …