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6 Ways To Build Your Own Headboard

Make your bedroom pop with these DIY headboards that cost less than $100 and can be built in a weekend.<p>Headboards make a design statement in any bedroom. They can transform a plain old bed into an eye-catching piece of furniture. But headboards can be expensive, and finding one that suits your …

Interior Design

Bicycling

Windows 10 now protects against cyberattacks

Windows Defender has offered a baseline level of PC security for years, but that's not really going to cut it in an era when data breaches and other large-scale cyberattacks are virtually commonplace. That's why Microsoft is stepping up its game: it's launching Windows Defender Advanced Threat …

Windows 10

Fix Wi-Fi Problems in OS X Yosemite

Some Mac users who upgraded to OS X Yosemite have discovered a variety of wireless network connectivity issues, ranging from dropping wi-fi …

Covering Apple IT

If the recent kerfluffle among autopkg folks (over GitHub shutting off TLS less-than 1.2) is any indication, a lot of people are still on 10.12.6. If …

OS X El Capitan Reviews: 'Solid as a Rock' and a Worthy Update Thanks to Performance Improvements

Following the release of the golden master version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers earlier in the month, the first reviews for the newest iteration on Apple's desktop operating system have begun to hit this morning, ahead of the wide public release tomorrow, September 30. After testing El …

AWS in Plain English

• AWS in Plain English<p>Amazon Web Services<br>in Plain English<p>Hey, have you heard of the new AWS services: ContainerCache, ElastiCast and QR72? Of course …

Eight Terminal Utilities Every OS X Command Line User Should Know

The OS X Terminal opens up a world of powerful UNIX utilities and scripts. If you’re migrating from Linux, you’ll find many familiar commands work …

40 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Head to the great outdoors and eat in style with 40 recipes destined for campfire greatness.<p><b>Eating (very) well in the great outdoors</b> isn't hard. Pack up a cooler (or two) with all the fixings for chilaquiles, bacon-wrapped trout, skillet peach crisp, and yes, a proper cocktail—we're going camping.

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends (Slides)

In the 20 years since the Netscape IPO, 39 percent of the world's population came online, up from .06 percent.<p>Two decades after 1995, the year of the Netscape IPO, the Internet population has exploded in size, it’s much more mobile, and it’s increasingly driven by user-created content and flexible …

MacBook Buyer's Guide: Which MacBook is Right for You?

With the recent introduction of the 12-inch MacBook, Apple's added a whole new product to the existing MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup, making it more difficult than ever to decide which MacBook is right for you.<p>If you're planning a purchase and you just aren't sure which Apple notebook suits …

Best American beach campsites | CNN Travel

Mosh is a Simple Web App for Glitching Your Photos

Web developer Felix Turner has created an interesting new browser-based app called Mosh that can apply a large number of “glitch” effects to your …

A Set of Tables & a Stool That Don’t Require Tools for Assembly

We’re big fans of flat-packed furniture. The ease and mobility are qualities that make flat-packed furniture vastly appealing, and AVO Studio’s new …

A Collection Inspired by the Raw Materials They’re Made From

Esrawe is back with a new collection of trays, lamps, accessories, and side tables called Prima Materia. Each of the pieces focuses on the materials …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from India

What did Indian gardens look like before the invaders arrived? The Mughals imposed their 16th century Persian constraints–they were all for walls and …

Landscaping

Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement

Another fantastic short cinema examination from Tony Zhou which looks at the films of Akira Kurosawa and the importance of movement in storytelling:<p>Can movement tell a story? Sure, if you’re as gifted as Akira Kurosawa. More than any other filmmaker, he had an innate understanding of movement and how to capture it onscreen. Join me today in studying the master, possibly the greatest composer of motion in film history.<p>Probably the best ten minutes spent on the internet today …

Computers Are Brain Amplifiers

The lever, the transistor, the vacuum tube and the computer all have something in common. They’re amplifiers, they allow a relatively small change or …

OSI model

The <b>Open Systems Interconnection model</b> (<b>OSI model</b>) is a conceptual model that characterizes and standardizes the communication functions of a …

An Introduction to Unix

<b>Everybody Knows How to Use a Computer, but Not Everyone Knows How to Use the Command Line. Yet This is the Gateway to Doing Anything and Everything</b> …

OS X Yosemite: Everything We Know

What's New<p>Apple released OS X Yosemite to the public on October 16, 2014, following a media event that saw the unveiling of new iPads, a new Retina iMac, and a new Mac mini. It was succeeded by OS X El Capitan on September 30, 2015.<p>OS X Yosemite was made available through the Mac App Store at no …

Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators

Across the world, people who work as system administrators keep computer networks in order – and this has turned them into unwitting targets of the …

Making the most detailed tweet map ever – Points of interest

I’ve been tracking geotagged tweets from Twitter’s public API for the last three and a half years. There are about 10 million public geotagged tweets …