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How to Protect Yourself Against a SIM Swap Attack

A spate of hacked Instagram accounts. A $220 million lawsuit against AT&T. A bustling underground crime ring. They all have roots in an old problem …

Identity Theft

First Person: Does Chua Lam's restaurant serve Hong Kong's most delicious pho? | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

When food critic Chua Lam opened his restaurant – Chua Lam Pho – last month, his reputation as one of Asia’s most revered food critics instantly gave …

Hong Kong

With Q#, Microsoft is throwing programmers the keys to quantum

Computers are about to get weird.<p>After decades as theory, the first quantum computers now sit in a select few labs across the globe. They’re …

Quantum Computing

How to Whiten Grimy Grout

If your tile grout is dirty and stained but still sound, consider whitening the grimy grout with this easy, inexpensive four-step process.<p>When …

Cleaning

Another epic economic collapse is coming

Eric Sevareid (1912-1992), the author and broadcaster, said he was a pessimist about tomorrow but an optimist about the day after tomorrow. Regarding America’s economy, prudent people should reverse that.<p>This Wednesday, according to the Financial Times’s Robin Wigglesworth and Nicole Bullock, “the …

Economics

Here’s How to Turn Your Old Film Slides into Digital Images with the Nikon ES-2 Digitizing Adapter (VIDEO)

One of the products that flew under the radar when Nikon introduced the now widely acclaimed D850 DSLR about a year ago was the Nikon ES-2 Digitizing …

Cameras

Delicious Dutch Oven Recipes

Stovetop success, every time.<p>Although Dutch ovens are useful all year long, we tend to use them more during the cooler months. Once fall and winter …

Cooking

A Secret Rule of Photo Composition: The Middle Line

Here’s a short 4-minute video by Light Club that looks at using a vertical or horizontal middle line through the frame, something it refers to as “a …

Portrait Photography

ReWalk robotic exoskeleton allows veterans to walk again

More veterans will have the opportunity to walk again thanks to expanded access to a life changing device made by ReWalk exoskeleton.<p>The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) revised its policy to offer national access to medical devices for paralyzed veterans.<p>“The VA issued a policy several years …

Robotics

The Instant Pot Beef Ragu Recipe We've Already Bookmarked for Fall

Despite the 90-degree temperatures outside, we can't help but think of fall once August arrives. Toward the end of summer, we find ourselves craving …

Cooking

When Does The Millionaire Next Door Need A Financial Planner?

The financial services industry has one main mission – to make money, mostly for the people who work in financial services. The press talks about “the smart money” and according to Investopedia, the smart money in the market is “perceived as being invested by people who have a better understanding …

Retirement

Best 10 Linux Apps of 2018

If you’re new to Linux, you might be wondering, “What apps are the best to use?” Here is our list of the best of the best Linux desktop apps that …

Linux

Google tracks your location — even when you deny it permission

Google is tracking your location — even when you tell it not to, according to an investigation by the Associated Press. The findings prove that many …

Android Phones

Low-carb diets 'could shorten life'

<b>A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests.</b><p>Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses.<p>But a US study over 25 years indicates that moderate carb consumption - …

Nutrition

5 Facts About High-Yield Dividend Stocks Every Investor Should Know

Don't let these valuable stocks surprise you.<p>Investors turn to high-yield dividend stocks for the income they need from their portfolios. The higher …

The Greatest Mistake In The History Of Physics

We all love our most cherished ideas about how the world and the Universe works. Our conception of reality is often inextricably intertwined with our ideas of who we are. But to be a scientist is to be prepared to doubt all of it each and every time we put it to the test. All it takes is one …

Physics

How to manage unsandboxed plugins on your Chromebook

Tired of Chrome OS asking you if you want to allow an unsandboxed plugin to run? Jack Wallen shows you how to blacklist and whitelist URLs and …

Linux

Hurry Amazing Fare $560+ Roundtrip Business Class Los Angeles to Asia

Hong Kong Airlines has one of the most amazing business class fares I've seen in a long time. You can fly to Asia for less than $600 roundtrip. …

Hong Kong

New chemical causes deadly brain cancer to self-destruct

Scientists have discovered a chemical compound that cuts off the "energy supply" to glioblastoma cells, making them self-destruct. Glioblastoma is a …

Cancer Cells

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a little elbow grease. The work isn’t …

Home Improvement

Hong Kong short film mixes amazing timelapse, hyperlapse, realtime and reverse footage

Travel photography used to be one of the big earners in photography. These days, with as many people have a phone or camera in their pocket, half …

Hong Kong

BOOK NOW! Unbelievably Cheap Business Class Flights To China, Cheaper Than Coach!

Every once in a while a cheap flight comes along that urges us to ignore reality, our jobs, spouses and friends and book it. Quickly. If you want to …

Hong Kong

O’Neill Flash Sale offers deals from $13 including swimsuits, shorts, accessories & more

For two days only, Zulily is having an O’Neill Flash Sale with <b>up to 50% off</b> swimsuits, shorts, shirts, accessories and more. Prices are as marked. Shipping charges apply and vary per order.<p>Our top picks for men include:<p>Black Solid Santa Cruz Boardshorts <b>$23</b> (Orig. $36): You can wear these swim …

7 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Cardiovascular Diseases

The Myths About China's Economic Slowdown

China’s real GDP growth peaked in 2007 at 14.2%, and has been trending downward since. By 2017, it dropped to 6.8%. That much is clear and unmistakable. The problem is how to interpret the slowdown, especially in light of some recent economic indicators that have been widely used to project where …

Stock Markets

Reprogramming retina cells found to reverse blindness in mice

In future, the Three Blind Mice might be able to avoid running into the farmer's wife, if new research out of the National Eye Institute (NEI) pans …

Research

Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles. Here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job.

Amazon, led by Jeff Bezos, has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "ownership" to "dive deep," these guidelines are designed to drive innovative thinking and quick action.<p>For those interested in working for Amazon, which was ranked in a LinkedIn survey as the most desired …

Jeff Bezos

How to Pick the Best Bitcoin Mining Software?

When Bitcoin was first invented in 2009 as a potential alternative to government-run currency, very few people thought it would last. But it doesn’t …

Bitcoin

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

We May Have Identified What Lies at the Outermost Edge of Our Solar System

New Horizons is the first spacecraft in nearly three decades to observe what appears to be evidence of a hydrogen wall at the edge of the heliosphere.<p>In July 2015, the New Horizons probe became the first spacecraft to explore Pluto and its moons after a nearly decade-long journey from Earth. Three …

Astronomy