Jeremy Jacobson

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John McAfee wants to NSA-proof the internet with a device called Decentral

The name McAfee is synonymous with the ubiquitous anti-virus software, but in recent years, John McAfee has kept a relatively low profile in the tech industry, preferring instead to take up leisurely pursuits like yoga and evading Belizean police. Until now. Last Saturday, McAfee took the stage at …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

Boost your revenue by launching a superior Progressive Web App in just 90 days<p>Mobify is the only proven Digital Experience Platform for building customer-first shopping experiences through Progressive Web Apps (PWA), Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), and native apps.<p>The #1 Provider ofProgressive Web …

Secure SMS app Wickr finally hits Android

Wickr isn't the only encrypted text messaging app around, but it does provide a hard-to-replicate level of protection for your texts. Previously for iOS only, it launched Monday in beta on Android.<p>The app's argument is simple: its San Francisco-based makers claim that Wickr, now cross-platform …

Privacy

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

10 famous geniuses and their drugs of choice

These intellectual luminaries indulged<p>Is intelligence related to an increased likelihood of recreational drug use? It's an interesting hypothesis, and one that's been gaining momentum in recent years.<br>If a definitive link between intellectual capacity and drug use does exist, it will likely be some …

Synchronized virtual reality heartbeat triggers out-of-body experiences

New research demonstrates that triggering an out-of-body experience (OBE) could be as simple as getting a person to watch a video of themselves with …

Virtual Reality

Caffeine in Liquid Caffeine

Liquid Caffeine<p>Incorrect? Send Feedback<p>Liquid Caffeine™ Concentrate (formerly 5150 Juice) should be used with extreme care.<p>Liquid Caffeine is an …

How to buy your own island

You don't have to be Larry Ellison to own an island.<p>You may not have the $US500 million to $US600 million it probably cost the Oracle CEO, one of the …

Real Estate

Green Dragon Drink: The Chemistry of Nitrous-Powered, Pot-Infused Liquor

How one New York bartender fused alcohol and marijuana forever<p>Behind the bars of some of the nation's finest cocktail joints, there are secrets: secret recipes, secret bottles for friends only. One of these is the Green Dragon drink, a liquor potently infused with marijuana.<p>There've been …

DIY Weed-Infused Alcohol: Here's the Recipe (And, Yes, It Gets You High)

He says the rapid-infusion process means the drink gives you a much more predictable high. The technique also allows him to adjust the amount of THC …

How To Make Liquor Infused With Pot

Unless you have not inhaled through your nose today, you are surely aware that it is April 20, the high holy day for pot smoking.<p>Now, this is Happy …

10 Scientific and Tech Visionaries Who Experimented With Drugs

Is intelligence related to an increased likelihood of recreational drug use? It's an interesting hypothesis, and one that's been gaining momentum in …

Can Humans Be Made to Heal Fast Like X-Man Wolverine?

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Any <i>X-Men</i> fan worth his or her salt knows that Wolverine's mutant power isn't his metallic claws, but rather his ability …

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 …

Good vibrations: Mediating mood through brain ultrasound

Researchers have developed a novel technique to affect mood through ultrasound vibrations applied to the brain. Their findings could potentially lead …

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How to Escape from Zip Ties

There are quite a few hasty methods of illegal restraint and zip ties are a method that’s available to any would-be kidnapper.<p>A few of the other …

Is It Possible to Disappear Completely?

Want to disappear like Edward Snowden? It might not be possible.<p><b>Edward Snowden's journey around the world has taken him from Hawaii to Hong Kong, and now to Moscow.</b><p>The 30-year-old former NSA contractor, who leaked highly classified information about the U.S. government's surveillance programs, left …

Use of Tor and e-mail crypto could increase chances that NSA keeps your data

When it comes to surveillance rules, some US people are more equal than others.<p>Using online anonymity services such as Tor or sending encrypted …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

9 Mind-Blowing Marijuana Gadgets That Will Revolutionize Weed Smoking

A gadget that turns any Starbucks venti cup into a bong, a power cleaner for resin-clogged pipes, and chewing gum that cures cotton mouth are among products that marijuana aficionados may see in their favorite head shops before the end of the year.<p>A flock of American businesses, seeking to take …

Wanted: Citizen Scientists to Hunt 'Space Warp' Galaxies

Astronomers are calling for volunteers to help them search for "space warps," rare and distant galaxies that bend light around them like enormous …

Bluestacks' new Gamepop Android console takes on Ouya with 'Netflix for games' approach

Known for bringing Android apps to Windows and the Mac, Bluestacks is following Ouya with the launch of its own independent Android console called Gamepop. Positioning itself as a "Netflix for games" but with hardware, Bluestacks will provide Gamepop owners with unlimited access to Android titles …

Nanoparticle Filtration System Provides Clean Drinking Water

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Families in rural Indian communities are currently helping to test a device that could provide them with an affordable …

Alcoholic Ice Cream Shakes : 'Minimalist Baker' Vodka Float

If you have ice cream, vodka and root beer in the kitchen, you should combine them to make the 'Minimalist Baker' vodka float. This is also assuming …

Good.co Helps You Find Employers That Match Your Personality

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

Onion Pi turns Raspberry Pi into Tor proxy and wireless access point

"Foil the NSA and Prism with a Tor proxy," Raspberry Pi Foundation says.<p>The do-it-yourselfers at Adafruit have provided step-by-step instructions for …

There Was Drinkable Water On Mars According To Opportunity

Opportunity, aka The Little Rover That Could, is still making important discoveries 10 years into its Martian jaunt. After the devastating loss of …