Nancy Thomas

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Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

Programming

9 ways to watch movies online for free

No money in the budget for a Netflix subscription? Or Amazon Prime? Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to stream Hollywood's latest, but you can still enjoy gems such as "Apollo 13," "The Imitation Game" and plenty of …

20 scary books to terrify you this Halloween

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Stay Fit and Gain Muscle

How many exercises do your workouts include? No doubt, we need to hit muscles from different angles in order to stimulate them as much as possible …

Workouts

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard Releases New LP as Thunderbitch

Brittany Howard has wasted no time following up Alabama Shakes’ remarkable new record, <i>Sound and Color</i>, releasing an 10-track, self-titled new LP …

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

Learn the Basics of Color Theory to Know What Looks Good

Colors are important to making things look good, whether it's the clothes you wear or the presentation you give at work. But not everyone …

Back to Baghdad: Life in the City of Doom

The smell hit me as I stepped off the plane: Oil, diesel smog and the whiff of sulfur. Late at night and early in the morning, when the air is …

The Down And Dirty History Of TMZ

How a lawyer from the San Fernando Valley created a gossip empire and transformed himself into the most feared man in Hollywood, all by breaking a few long-held rules and, as rumor has it, lording over a notorious vault full of secrets.<p>For just $53, you can purchase a guaranteed front-of-the-bus …

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Best Get Out! Posts of 2013

10. NeighBirds by Andreu Carulla Studio for Utoopic<br>Modular, hexagon-shaped birds’ nests that can be connected together to help the birds form a …

Project Gutenberg

Some of the Latest Books<p>Your browser does not support iframes.<p>Welcome<p><b>Project Gutenberg</b> offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, …

Mobile Devices

24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

54 Things Everyone Needs To Know How To Do

There are those quintessential skills that we can all agree every human should have, including wilderness and survival skills. However, in this day …

Microsoft’s Surface Tablets ‘Officially a Flop’

Lots more bad news for Microsoft and their Surface tablets this week. Microsoft’s most recent financial results filing (for their fiscal year that ended June 30 of this year) show a total of $853 million in revenue from Surface sales – which some are saying is less than they’ve spent on marketing …

Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

As the world grows smaller and the luxury hotel scene expands, it's becoming more and more difficult to find a corner of this planet to call your own -- not to mention finding a hotel that doesn't look like a thousand others. That said, it's not impossible, as GAYOT's list of extreme hotels proves. …

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Shinola Pairs with Rockwell to Bring Detroit to Tribeca

Made-in-Detroit brand Shinola opens a stunning Rockwell Group-designed retail location in New York's Tribeca neighborhood.<p>In Dwell's July/August "Made in America" issue, we profiled Shinola, a new heritage brand bringing cottage industry back to Detroit. The company—which makes bicycles, leather …

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