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The Creator of Signal Has a Plan to Fix Cryptocurrency

In the early bitcoin years, proponents promised that you would soon be able to pay for anything and everything with cryptocurrency. Order pizza! Buy …

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How to send bitcoin to a hardware wallet

If you bought any bitcoin recently, you likely used a mainstream exchange like Coinbase, Kraken, or Gemini, to name just a few. And if your bitcoin …

Want to really understand how bitcoin works? Here’s a gentle primer

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

The One Thing That Finally Helped Me Stop Overeating After Decades of Yo-Yo Dieting

This lifelong dieter finally found body peace.<p>Let’s just say zen would not be the first word I’d use to describe myself. I fall more into the …

Liz Weston: Equifax just changed the rest of your life

Adding freezes to your credit reports is an appropriate response to the massive Equifax database breach that exposed the private information of 143 …

2 of the best dash cams on Amazon are both discounted right now

If you drive around without a dash cam in your car these days, you’re just plain crazy. You might as well set a pile of cash on fire. If you’re in an …

5 Design Apps to Help You Plan Home Renovations

If you are tired of the outdated look in your home, you do not need to buy a new home or move to another house. You can remodel your house and give …

Everyday Carry: 25 Titanium EDC Essentials

Big Idea Design Titanium Pocket Bit<p>If you ride a bike, motorcycle, or you just like to be prepared for any situation, you might want to swap your …

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Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

5 Things That May Surprise You About Traveling in Vietnam

<b>Authored by Victoria Giang</b><p>Vietnamese tourism is becoming more popular every year. Western travelers flock to this small, oceanfront country in …

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This Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Investing Helps You Ride the Bitcoin Wave for $15

Cryptocurrencies are about to change the world of finance for ever. In the meantime, you can make some serious cash by investing in these platforms. The Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Investing shows you how, with 27 in-depth tutorials for just <b>$15</b> (Orig. $180) via 9to5Toys Specials.<p>You may have …

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

If you dream of earning big bucks as a programmer, you’ll need a broad knowledge of popular programming languages. Most experts would agree that …

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You Can See This Gorgeous Stretch of Pacific Coast by Train for Under $100

Don't let driving detract from these views.<p>Traveling California's Pacific Coast Highway by convertible is on lots of people's bucket lists, but there's a more relaxing (traffic-free!) way to get the same views.<p>In fact, Amtrak claims the only vantage point that rivals its Pacific Surfliner route is …

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Want to Invest in Crypto? Here's A Crash Course.

A Major Return on Investment<p>When the first cryptocurrency was developed in 2009, it could be had for a song. One bitcoin was worth a mere eight …

Evergreen | The Next Web

All stories in Evergreen<p>Coding is fun: here's how to ignite the developer spark in children<p>Basic coding fundamentals are no longer optional for high school graduates who want to excel in the modern workforce. Every child won't grow up to be a developer, but the ability to understand how computers …

My Token / ICO / Blockchain Capital Markets Landscape

<i>It seems that everyday there is a new altcoin or a new blockchain capital market company. As the market is evolving at a rapid pace, I thought it</i> …

Josh.ai raises $11 million for a premium home automation system with a smarter AI

One of the promises of voice-based computing is the ability to make home automation simpler – something that major tech companies, including Amazon, Apple and Google, are now tackling with their own voice assistants and smart speakers. But their solutions are still somewhat clunky, both in terms of …

Best smart home system

From smart light bulbs and thermostats that think for themselves to Bluetooth door locks, wireless security cameras, and all manner of sensors, …

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, …

5 Plants you can grow that will repel mosquitoes from your house.

Mosquitoes are a menance and insecticide might not be doing the job for you. How do you get rid of these pests naturally? Well, if you have a green …

Essential Google Maps For Truck Camping - Plan A Road Trip

1 Share<p>Share Email Comments<p>Here’s your 1-2-3 guide to revolutionizing your trip planning with Google Maps. You will never think about roads, …

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Road tested: Motorcycle Gear

I’ve always viewed motorcycle gear as an extension of both my bike and me. I want it to blend seamlessly with what I’m riding, and lend itself to the ‘where,’ ‘how’ and ‘why’ I’m riding in the first place. I wouldn’t slide into race leathers for a trip through the backcountry, and my Aerostich …

The Best Wireless Routers That Can Run DD-WRT

It's simple to buy a closed router platform, but rolling your own router using DD-WRT, OpenVPN, and a compatible wireless router tested in this …

Printtable: the large-format 3D printer made from two IKEA tables, yours for under $395

Jul 5, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Mechanic and 3D printing enthusiast Wayne Mason-Drust has hacked two IKEA Lack tables to make a custom-build, large-format …

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CES Recap: Home (and Pet) Monitoring!

This should be the year of home automation, as Apple's HomeKit specification starts to take root, and CES had a number of products in that arena. The Ring Video Doorbell is a novel product that can replace a doorbell, using the existing wiring. It lets you see who is at the door and communicate …

The First Decent Home Automation System Is A DVR Built From Virtual Lego

Home automation equipment is the new digital junk drawer. But Argodesign may be cracking the code.<p>Most companies approach home automation equipment the same way. You download their app. So your smartlock is one app. And your smart light bulb is another app. It’s easy. But the idea doesn’t scale …

Home Security, Monitoring, Safety Blog

Letting your guard down after a burglary should never be an option. Burglars often return to the same houses they had entered before and typically …