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The secret master code thieves use to break into hotel room safes

Many hotel safes can be broken into using a simple code, according to security experts.<p>The problem lies in default settings left by the …

A Common Sweetener May Be Worsening the Spread of These Deadly Bacteria

Stool transplants are exactly what they sound like: moving poop from a healthy person into a sick person, perhaps via a pill or an enema. I bring …

No More Ransom: a clearinghouse for removing ransomware without paying

No More Ransom is a joint effort by Europol, the Dutch police, Kaspersky and McAfee to help people who've been compromised by ransomware get their …

Vicious Christmas Eve pit bull attack leaves Kentucky woman dead, husband injured

A woman was killed and her husband seriously injured after a vicious mauling by two pit bulls on Christmas Eve in a Kentucky coal town.<p>Two Bell County deputies responded to the scene Sunday morning in Arjay and discovered the woman and her husband “had been savagely attacked” by two pit bulls, the …

Over 50,000 digitized pieces of vinyl can now be listened to on Internet Archive

Get familiar with the Great 78 Project<p>New York’s ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC) has been preserving audiovisual materials since 1985, and a little over a year ago, it partnered with the Internet Archive to bring its Great 78 Project to the public. Along with audiovisual digitization vendor …

ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

Privacy

Add a high-tech Head Up Display to any car for under $50

Some features found in luxury cars are ridiculous and really not worth the expense. I’m sure they’re nice and all, but do you really need seats that …

There's a Penny in Circulation Worth $85,000

And it might just be in your pocket.<p>Before you bring that spare change into the bank for a cash exchange, you might want to give your pennies a cursory glance. According to Little Things, there's one circulating—a relic of America's World War II era—worth a whopping $85,000.<p>A penny saved could …

World War II

The Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect natural swimming hole. …

Hiking

More than shyness: What it feels like to have social anxiety

Some people are afraid to leave their homes. Others are stuck in dead-end jobs. Too many are too afraid to participate in the simplest of social encounters. Hearts race and pulses pound from the constant fear of judgement, embarrassment and humiliation.<p>This is the reality of social anxiety …

Black Insomnia is the strongest coffee ever, and it’s not for the faint of heart

No, we’re not getting a jump on April Fools’ Day — this coffee could put you on the ground. Black Insomnia Coffee is officially the strongest coffee …

iPhone’s high ‘failure rate’ gives Android the edge on reliability

iOS might be the “world’s most advanced mobile operating system,” according to Apple, but it isn’t the most reliable, according to a new study.<p>New data shows that iPhone’s “performance issues and high failure rates” over the last year make Android more stable. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s are said to be …

Blizzard Warning Issued In Hawaii -- And Yes, It Does Snow There

Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms also plagued the state Wednesday.<p>HONOLULU ― Sometimes, the Aloha State is just too chill.<p>The islands of Hawaii are being hammered with extreme weather, causing the National Weather Service to issue a blizzard warning for the Big Island’s highest peaks early …

Weather

This site shows you all of someone’s public information on Facebook

A Belgian ethical hacker created an online tool that helps you find all the information available on someone’s public Facebook account—even the …

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

Harvard

Watch Priceless 17-Century Stradivarius and Amati Violins Get Taken for a Test Drive by Professional Violinists

Materials like carbon fiber and Lucite have been making their way into classical stringed instrument design for many years, and we’ve recently seen …

Flute

Subtle Survivor Belt Buckle Hides a Collection of Useful Tools

Just by looking at it, you wouldn't know that this minimalist belt buckle holds a whole slew of tools inside. The SlideBelt, a survival belt, equips …

San Francisco

Ubisoft is offering seven PC games for free

Ubisoft is offering seven PC games for free this weekend; the same seven games that Ubisoft offered through its 30th anniversary celebrations over …

Ubisoft

Fern Wifi Cracker – Wireless Security Auditing Tool

Fern Wifi Cracker is a Wireless security auditing and attack software program written using the Python Programming Language and the Python Qt GUI …

Wi-Fi

Avast's Four Free Ransomware Decryption Tools Decrypt Locked Files

Ransomware, malware that enables attackers to disable systems or encrypt your data until you pay them, is on the rise. If you’ve become the victim of …

Nexar turns any Android phone into an always-on AR dashcam

A dashcam is one of those things that seems only slightly important until about five minutes after a fender-bender, wherein it becomes retroactively …

Google Earth VR Is Like Taking a Vacation That Gives You a Headache

Let’s be real: It’s been a pretty stressful year. The tragedies never seem end. Harambe was shot dead in front of children. David Bowie and Prince …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

The Honda NSX-GT Is the Pinnacle Of Evil

Built for Japan's top-level sports car racing series, this NSX ditches the hybrid drivetrain for rear-drive and 600 horsepower.<p>Long before the Acura NSX could prove that it was worthy of <i>Road & Track's</i> Performance Car of the Year Award, Honda turned it into both a rear-wheel drive GT3 racer and a …

Sports Cars

This DIY Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Generator Is Simple to Build, Fries Small Electronics

If you want to get your hands dirty on a semi-evil electronics project, this DIY EMP generator is fun—if not a little dangerous—build to try. It …

Electromagnetism

Skyrim: Special Edition PC system requirements, PS4/Xbox One file sizes announced

The remastered version of Skyrim has officially gone gold.<p>Bethesda today announced that the remastered version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has gone gold, meaning its initial development is complete, and the game is ready for manufacturing. It also provided some new technical details about the PC …

Computer Hardware

iPhone explodes and catches fire in a student’s back pocket

Batteries are the most dangerous component in a smartphone, and we were all reminded of that when Samsung had to issue an unprecedented global recall …

Mobile Technology

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

There's a lot you can tell your Android phone to do. Yes, even "take a selfie."<p>With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will …

Mount Everest

How to Make a DIY Dyson Bladeless Fan with a Water Jug and a Plant Vase

Dyson’s Bladeless Fans are wonderfully awesome but also ridiculously expensive. Am I really going to spend 300 bucks on a fan? Nah. Thankfully, Rulof …

Best And Most Affordable Gaming VR Headset You Can Get

<i>MERGE VR REVIEW</i><p>With no doubt 2016 is one of the biggest year for Virtual reality headsets like HTC Vive and Oculus Rift and the upcoming PSVR But all …