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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

10 awesome websites for graphic design inspiration

When a designer is in lack of concept, it consumes lots of time for him to initiate his work. But browsing the web can make his work much simplified …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Dollarbird's Awesome Finance-Tracker Hits Android

Way back in July last year, we brought you news on Dollarbird, an awesome app for tracking your income and expenses courtesy of Halcyon Mobile. Though it has partnered with agencies, brands and startups since 2005 to produce apps, Dollarbird represented Halcyon’s <i>first</i> self-branded product.<p>At the …

HomeAway Acquires Hospitality App Glad to Have You

US vacation rental service HomeAway is plunging into mobile and committing to customer service as it announced today that it is acquiring a hospitality app, Glad to Have You.<p>The Glad to Have You app, available on both Apple’s App Store and Google Play, is designed to let owners and property …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

SD Cards Aren’t As Secure As We Think

The hardware hacker Bunnie Huang gave a talk at the Chaos Compute Club Congress where he offered some good news and some bad news. The good news? SD cards contain powerful, handy micro controllers that are useful to hackers and hobbyists. The bad news? SD cards are woefully insecure.<p>In a detailed …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

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After Silk Road's demise, online drug dealing moves to new sites

Can one of these three digital black markets step in for the fallen billion-dollar empire?<p>Patrons of the Silk Road, by far the largest online marketplace for buying illegal drugs, were understandably alarmed when the FBI seized and shut down the site earlier this week. The black market's customers …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Everyone Jay Z Has Compared Himself To

Hov sure has a lot of ways to explain his greatness.

The Best Pre- and Post- Workout Snacks

Don't let all of your hard work at spin class go to waste by eating or drinking things that won't make you feel—and look—your best. These superfoods …

A BETTER FITTING ME

Justice Department: Good News for Recreational Stoners

The feds won’t stop states’ legalization. But medical marijuana may be on shakier ground. By Winston Ross.<p>It is without a doubt good news for the …

This App Can Make Anyone A Video Game Designer

Draw the design for a level on graph paper, and Pixel Press can translate it into a real, playable game<p>Who hasn't sat on the couch at the end of a marathon gaming session and wondered what it would be like to make a game rather than just play one? With Pixel Press, anyone can do both—no coding …

Kendrick Lamar Says ‘King of New York’ Coronation Was Over Your Head

Kendrick Lamar might actually agree with SPIN’s Brandon Soderberg that his flame-stoking “Control” verse is not as impressive as it seems. After …

150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …

Here’s what Samsung’s Galaxy Gear companion app looks like

Let’s see, we know the hardware specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch and the expected battery life, so why not any info on the …

The 6 Commandments Of Buying Gadgets

<b>1) Spend The Most Money On The Items You Use The Most</b> <br>So simple, yet so often overlooked: It’s smart shopping to splurge on the items you spend a lot of time with, and skimp on the ones you don’t.<p>“Don’t worry about the price,” says Brian Lam, founder of gadget decision-making site The Wirecutter. …

Superfood Bliss Bowl: Fresh Fruit, Cacao Cream, Warm Brown Rice.

This <b>Super Food Fruit Salad</b> started off pretty simple with some sweet zing-y fruit: juicy oranges, perky kiwi, sweet banana and tangy Goji berries. …

Enable Hidden Options on the Galaxy Note II with a CSC Editor | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

If you have a Samsung device, you’ve undoubtedly heard of CSC files before. For the uninitiated, the CSC file on various Samsung devices contains …

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

Desk Jockey Workout: 8 Ways to Stay in Shape at the Office | The Art of Manliness

For most of human history, work has been a physically demanding activity. Our cavemen ancestors chased down mastodons and hurled spears into their …

Learn a Foreign Language Quickly | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Benny the Irish polyglot who writes at Fluent in 3 Months.</i><p>Imagine being able to blend in undetected in another …

How Delaying Intimacy Can Benefit Your Relationship | The Art of Manliness

When is the right time to start having sex in a relationship? Not until marriage? A couple months in? The “standard” three dates? Sometimes even on …

The Perfect Pull-Up Fitness Guide | The Art of Manliness

I’m still haunted by my 6th grade gym class. At the beginning of the semester, all the students took part in a physical fitness test. Part of the …

How to Make a Great First Impression with Your Place | The Art of Manliness

It’s date night. You and a gal have been out a few times and tonight you’ve invited her over your place for the first time for a dinner you’re …