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Crazy living rock is one of the weirdest creatures we’ve ever seen

The fact that this sea creature looks exactly like a rock with guts is not even the weirdest thing about it. It’s also completely immobile like a …

This Tiny, Portable Laptop Stand Will Finally Fix Your Posture

“The Roost–stop hunching over your laptop,” I read, back and neck aching as usual. I had been working at my laptop like a gargoyle since early in the morning. But in the Roost, a laptop stand that’s raised almost $100,000 on Kickstarter, I’ve finally found a solution.<p>My main issue with most laptop …

With Bullets Scarce, More Shooters Make Their Own

Gun stores around the country have had difficulty keeping up with demand for ammunition in recent months. Fears of government tightening of gun and ammunition controls have meant that retailers, from Wal-Mart to mom-and-pop gun shops, haven't been able to keep bullets on the shelves.<p>Cliff Poser's …

CMC 2013: How will children discover factual content in an on-demand world?

The world of children's entertainment is a very different place in 2013 than it was a decade ago, with virtual worlds, smartphone and tablet apps, …

If PRISM doesn’t freak you out about cloud computing, maybe it should, says privacy expert

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / mnsc<p>The PRISM data collection controversy should give businesses pause about adopting cloud computing, a …

Big Government Is the Problem, Not Edward Snowden

“Instead of being adversaries to government power … [the media of Washington, D.C., are] … servants to it and mouthpieces for it.”<p>So said the …

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …

Google+ catches up to competition, lets you follow favorite websites with new button

It's hard to believe, but while Google+ has had share buttons and +1 buttons, its has never had a follow button that users could embed on their own webpages until today. Facebook and Twitter introduced their respective follow buttons in 2011 — Facebook's was once called a subscribe button. As one …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

National Security Agency discloses in secret Capitol Hill briefing that thousands of analysts can listen to domestic phone calls. That authorization appears to extend to e-mail and text messages too.<p>The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need …

Surveillance

NSA Surveillance Program Explained: Here’s Why We’re Freaking Out

Caitlin Dickson on how far it’s gone, who’s involved—and how Obama just defended it at a press conference.<p>This week, <i>The Guardian</i> informed us of a …

Anger swells after NSA phone records court order revelations

The scale of America's surveillance state was laid bare on Thursday as senior politicians revealed that the US counter-terrorism effort had swept up …

On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

Time Warner Cable in Talks with Apple on Streaming Video Deals

According to Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt, who spoke to investors at the Bank of America Merill Lynch Global Telecom and Media Conference today (via <i>FierceCable</i>), Time Warner is in talks with Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung over potential streaming video deals that are similar to its existing …

Picture this: A new Eye-Fi card shares your DSLR pics with your mobile device

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Eye-Fi the ingenious module that was created before the smartphone boom to help people liberate their snapshots from their …

Judge: FBI Doesn't Need a Warrant to Access Google Customer Data

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In what looks very much like a blow to that whole Constitutional thing about due process, a federal …

Penguin takes children's fiction to Google+ with Storytime Hangout app

Who's that trip-tapping across <i>my</i> Google+ profile? A child with the face of one of the Three Billy Goats Gruff. Thankfully this isn't a strange, …

IRS higher-ups requested info on conservative groups, letters show

Additional scrutiny of conservative organizations’ activities by the IRS did not solely originate in the agency’s Cincinnati office, with requests for information coming from other offices and often bearing the signatures of higher-ups at the agency, according to attorneys representing some of the …

Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331” | Ars Technica

For Ars, three crackers have at 16,000+ hashed passcodes—with 90 percent success.<p>In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars deputy editor …

Gigaom | Parents, toddlers lose it over Netflix’s decision to drop Dora

Advertisement<p>Last week, Netflix (s NFLX) ended its licensing deal with Viacom, thereby losing popular Nick Jr. kids’ shows like <i>Dora the Explorer</i>,</i> …

In defence of Australia's Gen Y

An anecdotal piece on News.com.au today implicitly blames social media for the “up to 40%” of Australia's youth unemployment rate. “Gen-Yersf are …

Dear Graduates: Tyranny Is Right Around the Corner

A few weeks ago, President Obama advised graduates at Ohio State University that they need not listen to voices warning about tyranny around the …

Teens are tired of Facebook 'drama,' find refuge on Twitter and elsewhere, says Pew

According to the latest data from Pew, teens find Facebook to be more an extension of their daily interactions at school and home than a place where they can relax and be themselves. The unease isn’t from concerns about third parties accessing their data, or even their parents discovering …

Amazon's cloud services cleared for US government use

Amazon's Cloud services are now approved for government use in the US. The Department of Health and Human Services, which includes high-profile bodies like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is now able to make use of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host part or all of its websites.<p>AWS is wildly …

Was Apple’s Logo Really Designed Using The Golden Ratio?

Apple is well-known for its love of the so-called golden ratio, an “extreme and mean” mathematical ratio that designers as far back as the third-century B.C. had identified as most likely to lead to harmonious design. The iCloud logo, for example, is designed with the golden ratio in mind… and it’s …

Five Tricky, Advanced Ways To Save Space On Your Mac Hard Drive [Feature]

Saving space on your Mac’s hard drive is more important than ever, especially if you use one with a faster but smaller solid state drive in it, like my Macbook Air. Being able to manage your space wisely is the key here, and once you’ve done the obvious things, like pare down your Applications …

Operating Systems

A Teary-Eyed Bill Gates Emotionally Recalls His Final Meeting With Steve Jobs

During an interview with Charlie Rose that aired on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday evening, an emotional Bill Gates talked about his final visit with …