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Samsung Galaxy Phones Have a Hidden Test Menu

There's a cool feature on the Samsung Galaxy smartphone that will render your user's manual useless.<p>A hidden menu, which you can access by dialing a …

What Makes a Face Cream Cost $900?

Good skin doesn't come cheap.<p>Skin care makes a lot of tempting promises—take 10 years off your eyes in six weeks! diminished fine lines after just one use! shrink your pores for good!—and they hook us every time. We buy serum after moisturizer after mask in the hope that this one will be <i>the</i> one, …

15 best strategy games for Android

Strategy is among the oldest game types in human history. Whether it’s chess, board games, or even some card games, we’ve been playing strategy games since long before there was ever a computer. Strategy games have come a long way, but the basic premise of using your brain to beat your opponents …

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15 Best Mobile Apps That Help You Earn Money for Doing Almost Nothing

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Get a new Samsung phone? Here are six things to turn off

New Samsung phones are great, except for the parts that aren't<p>When it comes to the sheer number of features offered, Samsung's TouchWiz is pretty …

Portal 2 Improves Cognitive Skills More Than Lumosity Does, Study Finds

What does it mean when "entertainment" games improve players' test scores more than brain-training programs?<p>Like many people, Val Shute likes playing video games. But while she's gaming, she doesn't exactly think about the same things the average person does.<p>For example, Shute loved playing the …

31 Fascinating Photography Links for Quick Inspiration

As another exciting week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been seeking to find the best photography and articles to share here with …

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How to win at (almost) everything

In games, humans are hopelessly predictable. Spot this hidden behaviour and you can crush puny-minded opponents in everything from the lottery to Rock, Paper, Scissors.<p>Although we can never outwit the weather or natural disasters, there are ways to master those other seemingly unpredictable …

Sherlock Holmes

WD My Passport Wireless offers untethered extra storage

Western Digital, which makes data storage solutions, among other things, is finally bringing its external hard drives to the wireless age. With the …

Gear & Gadgets

You Can Pretend To Be An Oxford Student For $158 Per Night

Have you ever dreamed of attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?<p>We all know the magical school doesn't <i>really</i> exist, but if you want to have a Hogwarts-esque experience, the University of Oxford is the next best thing. And you can now rent rooms there for an affordable $158 a …

You can now add a callback number to your lost (and locked) Android phone

Look, there are some people out there who wouldn't bother returning your lost phone, and the best you can do is try to appeal to their conscience. One way to do that is through Android Device Manager, which now has the capability to add a callback number on the phone's lock screen that the finder …

This sonic-powered vibrator uses the sacred power of ‘Om’ to promote rejuvination

Revel Body has a new product that combines modern technology with an ancient spiritual practice.<p>The Seattle-based startup this week debuted the Revel …

Aspirin a day could dramatically cut cancer risk, says biggest study yet

Daily pill for middle-aged could save 130,000 lives over 20 years in Britain alone, scientists suggest<p>An aspirin a day could dramatically cut people's chances of getting and dying from common cancers, according to the most detailed review yet of the cheap drug's ability to stem disease.<p>More than …

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

How to Fall Asleep on a Hot, Sweaty Night

<b>2. Freeze Your Pillow</b> <br>Pop your pillowcase into a plastic bag, and put it in the freezer 2 hours before you hit the sack. Because you carry so much heat in your noggin, lying down on an ice-cold pillow is just the thing to chill a hot head. Or buy a PolarPillow, which includes a cooling pack to …

The 'Boring' Trait Google Looks For In Its Leaders

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s not at all what Google discovered as their most important …

16 Million Color Scribble Pen Lets You Capture the Hue of Any Object

Do you find the hues in the average box of colored pencils or crayons too limiting? The folks at Scribble feel your pain, which is why they’ve …

5 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Life, Starting This Morning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of us have heard the adage, “How you spend your day, is how you spend your life.” I believe it’s even more micro than that. How you spend the first two hours of your day will determine how you live your life and how productive that …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

The Fastest Way To Crack A 4-Digit PIN Number [Infographic]

Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together.<p>We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs. But, we have to stress this here, people are <i>really</i> bad at picking passwords. This infographic …

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …

Body-Language Tricks to Make Anyone Instantly Like You

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>There's no question that body language is important.<p>And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the …

Newest Cancer Treatment May Already Be In Your Medicine Chest

The experiments, conducted by Daniel H.Conrad and his research team from the department of microbiology and immunology at Virginia Commonwealth …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

Official Sharknado 2 Teaser

Check out the new trailer for Syfy's shark-infested schlockfest, starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Kurt Angle, and Kari Wuhrer.<p>From the shocked looks …

Cómo acceder a Windows sin saber la contraseña del ordenador

Podríamos haber colocado un título que dijese “cómo hackear una computadora con Windows“, pero iba a tener poco de cierto, porque es tan fácil entrar …