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10 HIIT workouts you can do at home

Sometimes, our lifestyles call for a short, convenient workout in lieu of going to the gym. The great thing about High-Intensity Interval Training …

Workouts

Astronomers discover Earth-sized 'diamond' 900 light years away

The world's largest diamond, the Cullinan, is a tad over 3,100 carats uncut. Its estimated value is some $2 billion, and it only weighs about 1.37 pounds. That stone, while enormous relative to others like it, is but an invisible speck when up against the Earth-sized diamond discovered 900 light …

tinyMediaManager Organizes Your Movie Library, Works Across Platforms

Windows/OSX/Linux: When we last did a Hive call for best movie library manager, all the options either cost upwards of $30 or were Windows-only. …

How to Pick Your Life Partner

To a frustrated single person, life can often feel like this:<p>And at first glance, research seems to back this up, suggesting that married people are …

Relationships

Can a 'kill switch' cut the rate of smartphone theft?

There are so many things technology does to make our lives better. There's also some things technology could do to make our lives better, but for some reason doesn't.<p>Here's an interesting current example. Did you know that, even as crime overall in the U.S. has been dropping over the last 10 or 15 …

Mac Bitcoin-stealing malware spreads via cracked versions of Angry Birds and other apps

Researchers have discovered a Bitcoin-stealing malware called OSX/CoinThief being spread via cracked apps such as <i>Angry Birds</i>, according to an announcement by security company ESET.<p>The OSX/CoinThief trojan, first discovered by SecureMac researchers, is being spread via P2P file-sharing networks as …

Avadon 2: The Corruption brings old school fantasy to iPad

<i>Avadon 2: The Corruption</i>, the sequel to Spiderweb Software's award winning mobile game <i>Avadon: The Black Fortress</i>, has arrived on iPad devices, the developer announced today.<p>The sequel is currently available on the App Store for $9.99 and is described as an old-school styled fantasy role-playing …

Report: British intelligence agency considered spying in homes with Kinect

The Xbox 360 Kinect camera was at one point evaluated for its potential use in mass surveillance of people in their homes, according to documents disclosed by The Guardian.<p>This information comes from files dated between 2008 and 2010, as leaked by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The documents …