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Everything You Know About 'Secure' Passwords Is Wrong

A lot of the advice you've received about passwords over the last 14 years was wrong, says the man who came up with most of it.<p>Bill Burr, formerly of …

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on Your I-95 Road Trip

If you want to drive along America’s East Coast, chances are you’ll motor on I-95 for a good portion of it. Beginning in Maine and ending in Florida, …

New England

Examples of adjectives from top authors’ novels

Adjectives – words that describe nouns or pronouns – add specificity and detail to writing. The literal definition of adjective is ‘throw towards’, …

Creative Writing

The reign of the $100 graphing calculator required by every US math class is finally ending

If you took a math class at some point in the US, there is likely a bulky $100 calculator gathering dust somewhere in your closet.<p>That would be the Texas Instruments 84—or the TI 84-Plus, or the TI-89, or any of the other even more expensive variants—a shoe-sized graphing calculator released in …

Mathematics

Brazil's worst recession: 8 consecutive quarters of contraction

Brazil's hangover from its annual Carnival festival is extra bad this year.<p>Latin America's largest country is still crawling through its worst recession in its history.<p>Brazil's economy shrank 3.6% in 2016. That's just a slight improvement from 2015, when it contracted 3.8%, but still far from good. …

Brazil

Report: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 codenamed "Great"

Samsung’s Galaxy Note series of smartphones is quite popular among consumers. Well, at least it was until the Galaxy Note 7 came along. In case you’ve missed it — which I doubt — Samsung had a lot of problems with its phablet. The company had to recall the Galaxy Note 7 last year because of safety …

Galaxy Note

LineageOS builds now available for Galaxy S7, S7 Edge and more

LineageOS continues to add more devices to its custom ROM that was created by some of the former team members of the popular CyanogenMod project. The latest phones that can now run the Android Nougat-based LineageOS 14.1 include two of the biggest selling devices; the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. …

Samsung Galaxy S7

What's New In Those DHS Memos On Immigration Enforcement?

Ever since Donald Trump entered the presidential race, his comments on illegal immigration have been pored over in the press — from vows to deport millions of people to promises that any enforcement plan would have"a lot of heart." Observers asked, again and again, how rhetoric would translate into …

Immigration

The robot that takes your job should pay taxes, says Bill Gates

Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies’ use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment.<p>It’s a striking position from the world’s richest man and a self-described techno-optimist …

Bill Gates

Leaked logo confirms Galaxy S8+ name

We’ve heard quite a bit about the Galaxy S8, but considering there are two models, both of which will reportedly have curved screens, we don’t know …

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Police 3D print murder victim's finger to unlock his phone

Mobile phones hold a trove of personal information that can be valuable to law enforcement investigating serious crimes, but they are notoriously hard to get into without a passcode or the owner's fingerprint.<p>Police in the US found a way around this difficulty by 3D printing a murder victim's …

Crime

17 iPhone Tricks To Make Your Life Easier

Did you know you could actually correct Siri's pronunciation?<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable …

These 30 Numbers Explain the 2016 Election

Estimated amount of money politicians and political groups will raise during <b>Election 2016</b>: <b>$7.5 billion</b><p>Number of families who provided nearly half of …

London police say that no matter how cool you look riding a hoverboard, it's still illegal

Gliding gracefully down the street without expending any energy on a ‘hoverboard’ might sound like the answer to urban commuter woes, but the Metropolitan Police in London has taken to Twitter to point out that your purchase is basically pointless.<p>According to current legislation, the fact that the …

Hoverboards

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Abridged Review: Seriously, just buy the Note 5 (if you can)

Yesterday we published an extensive, 3,000+ word review of the Galaxy Note 5. Our verdict? It’s pretty much the best phone you can buy anywhere right now if you can live with the size, price tag and limited storage.<p>We’re trying something a little different with the S6 Edge+ though. Not because that …

Phones

Kentucky clerk appeals order putting her in jail

A Kentucky county clerk has appealed a judge's decision to put her in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>Attorneys for Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis officially appealed the ruling to the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sunday. The three page motion does not include …

21 Watermelon Sculptures That Are Too Skillfully Crafted to Eat

Artists across the globe have utilized watermelons as an unexpected canvas for their imaginative creations. For centuries, fruit carving has been a respected art in Thailand and was used solely for decorating royal tables. Now, this uncommon skill has been adopted by others who see watermelons as …

Sculpture

800,000 children forced from homes by Boko Haram, report finds

The children's drawings show men with guns, a coffin, a car exploding. One picture has stick-like figures of eight siblings missed by their teenage sister.<p>The disturbing images come from some of an estimated 800,000 children forced from the homes by Boko Haram extremists, according to a UNICEF …

Warm Ice

Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Bruno Walpoth is an Italian sculptor from Bressanone-Brixen in South Tyrol, Italy. The talented woodcarver was recognized early in life for his …

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Top Five Countries with Highest Rates of Child Prostitution

Child prostitution has been defined by the UN as "the act of engaging or offering the services of a child to perform sexual acts for money or other …

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