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Breathe clean air with the 10 best air purifiers for allergies

While warmer spring and summer weather is a welcome change after a long winter, it’s also the harbinger of allergy symptoms. Unfortunately, our homes …

Science

Acer Swift 5 Hands-on: 'World's Lightest' 15-inch Laptop Makes Me Giddy

NEW YORK - It's less than 2.2 pounds. That’s how ridiculously light the new Acer Swift 5 is. I just went hands-on with this 15-inch notebook at …

Consumer Tech

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 goes for creatives with Intel Core i9, wider color gamut 4K display

If you like your laptops powerful and your screen's color accurate, this one's for you.<p>Asus is updating its thin 15.6-inch laptop made for creative professionals with one of the most high-performance mobile processors, Intel's eighth-generation hexa-core Core i9-8950HQ.<p>The new ZenBook Pro 15 UX550G …

Intel Corporation

Meet the smartest locks on the block

The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi football hooligans

The day that Denis Nikitin, a Russian neo-Nazi who claims he once kept a framed photograph of Joseph Goebbels in his bedroom, took part in his first street fight, his mother made him a packed lunch. During the past 12 years, the Moscow-based MMA fighter has become a rising star of the far right, …

Russia

The Onion’s Brutal Israel Commentary Goes Beyond Satire

The country's leading humor publication has taken a stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict in a way that most "real" newspapers haven't.<p>On Monday, as the United States celebrated moving its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, thousands of Palestinian protesters were shot by the Israel …

Thousands Of People Swear By These 40 Glorious Products On Amazon Prime

It’s one thing to love a product, but it’s a whole different thing entirely to take time out of your day to write an essay-length review professing …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

NHL stunner: A 36-year-old accountant who has never played pro stars in Blackhawks win

On Thursday night in the middle of a National Hockey League game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Winnipeg Jets, an unfamiliar figure in a No. 90 Blackhawks jersey stepped onto the ice at the United Center.<p>“Hey, who’s this guy?” an announcer joked.<p>That guy was Scott Foster, the team’s …

Ice Hockey

31 Amazing Products on Amazon That Basically Work Miracles

How did we ever live before Amazon Prime? Just a few keystrokes and everything we never knew we needed comes right to our doorstep in 2 days. And …

15 common math questions from the SATs everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT.<p>Preparing for the math section of the test requires lots of practice and memorization of some formulas, but it's also important to know how to recognize trick questions, sift …

Mathematics

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

How to Fly the Best First-Class Seats, Cheaper Than Economy

Airline industry experts have been proclaiming the death of first class for years. While some airlines have done away with it altogether, others are …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

The coding guidebook every developer should own for less than $20

Web development is a booming field. But contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a fancy degree or prior coding experience to take advantage of …

Online Life

Asus Transformer Pro T304UA: A well-priced 12.6-inch Surface Pro clone

Microsoft's regular updates and additions to its range of Surface devices provides plenty of incentive for its OEM partners to refresh their own …

Consumer Tech

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

First 6 things you should do with your Honor 7X

For $200, the Honor 7X has a lot going for it. Its metal build is exquisite, the new 2:1 aspect ratio gives it a modern look and helps squeeze a …

The Best Steakhouses in Every U.S. State, Mapped

We all have that one guilty pleasure when it comes to food and drink. For some, it's gooey, creamy and oh-so-delicious mac and cheese, and for …

Comfort Food

Smart Solar Greenhouse Generates Electricity & Grows Food

<b>Published on</b> November 26th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>November 26th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Putting solar panels on a roof is a good idea. Growing food in a …

Aquaponics

Science has outgrown the human mind

<i>The duty of man who investigates the writings of scientists, if learning the truth is his goal, is to make himself an enemy of all that he reads and… attack it from every side. He should also suspect himself as he performs his critical examination of it, so that he may avoid falling into either</i> …

5 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer When You Pitch to Investors | Inc.com

I've said it before, and I will say it again: an investor presentation is not a presentation about your product, its features and how amazing it is. Yes, investors care about what you do, your big idea, and how your product solves a big customer problem. But they care even more about making …

Business Strategy

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Startups

The 40 best gadgets of 2017

<b>1</b> TOY ROBOT<br>UBTech Jimu Astrobot Kit (£190)<p>You can assemble one of three robotswith this Lego-like kit, each fully mobile and equipped with an infra-red sensor to helpit detect and interact with its environment. Best of all, it can then be programmed using the child-friendly block-programming app, …

Gear & Gadgets

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando, Fla., hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, Mr. Williams, a cybersecurity expert, was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall American …

Cybersecurity

Do You Need a Formal Degree, or Will a MOOC Do?

We all know that in the modern economy, we can’t just stop learning. But how to keep educating ourselves is a complicated question. Is it a worthwhile investment to get a formal degree, like an MBA or PhD? Should you take a more targeted approach, with a short-term executive education program? Or …

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

One of the most challenging decisions freelancers, solopreneurs, and independent consultants face is how much to charge for their time and expertise. What if people complain that you’re overpriced — or, even worse, walk away from a deal with you entirely? But the answer isn’t swinging to the other …

The Green Bay Packers Should Sign Colin Kaepernick Immediately

Aaron Rodgers is done for the season, and as luck would have it, a 29-year-old Wisconsin native is still on the market.<p>Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers' all-world quarterback and resident chunky-sweater enthusiast, broke his right collarbone while scrambling away from Vikings linebacker Anthony …

The 12 Best Ben & Jerry's Flavors, Ranked by Taste

Go ahead, have a pint.<p>October 16, 2017<p>I've eaten a lot of Ben & Jerry's in my day. In fact, I rarely leave the supermarket without a pint of one of …

Google's taking on Apple's AirPods with $160 wireless headphones that can translate different languages in real time

Google is taking on Apple's $160 wireless AirPods headphones with a direct competitor: Google Pixel Buds.<p>Google introduced the headphones during an event on Wednesday morning in California, alongside new entries in the Google Home smart-speaker line, a new Chromebook laptop, and the next generation …