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How to Delete Yourself From the Internet

You may think your internet usage is completely private, but any time you access a website, sign up for an account, purchase a product, post a message, or browse search engine results, you’re sharing something about yourself. If you find this troubling, you may want to learn more about how you can …

Privacy

15 Great Uses for a Raspberry Pi

How to Reclaim Your Digital Privacy From Online Tracking

<i>In our new series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline.</i> …

Privacy

Open-plan offices don't work and will be replaced by the ‘coffice’, says BT futurologist

They were supposed to generate a sense of camaraderie, enhance teamwork and encourage an open flow of ideas between colleagues after decades of segregation in booths.<p>But open-plan offices are actually bad for productivity, allowing workers to be interrupted every three minutes by a range of …

Robots

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

JavaScript project ideas and practical uses

<i>This article originally appeared on Simple Steps Code which tries its best to help people learn JavaScript and actually remember it.</i><p>Over and over, I …

30 web design tools to speed up your workflow in 2018

The right web design tools can streamline your workflow, helping you work smarter – rather than harder – and more efficiently. After all, you want to …

Correction: Nigeria-Boko Haram-Missing Soldiers story

In a story Oct. 23 about 83 missing Nigerian soldiers, The Associated Press erroneously quoted senior military officers. The story should have quoted Nigeria's Premium Times newspaper citing senior military officers.<p>A corrected version of the story is below:<p>Some 83 Nigerian soldiers are missing in …

Africa

Africans will spur creativity and innovation by celebrating their own excellence

This week, Wole Soyinka, the first African to win the Nobel prize in literature, said he wanted another award: The Grammy. Speaking at Oxford University, Soyinka was responding to Bob Dylan’s recent crowning as the winner of the prestigious literature prize, when he said: “Since I’ve written quite …

Nobel Prize

Nigeria Tomato Plant Closes, Embarrasses President

A Nigerian tomato paste plant said Thursday it is shutting down, firing 1,500 staff and moving abroad because it is unable to obtain the hard …

Africa

It will now cost half as much cash—and stress—to register a business in Nigeria

The latest World Bank Doing Business report, released two weeks ago, showed Nigeria had made no progress in its ease-of-doing-business ranking. But the country seems determined to change that.<p>Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), the body in charge of registering companies in Africa’s …

Emerging Markets

Why the Children of Nigeria's Borno State Are Missing

We have recently returned from a visit to Nigeria’s Borno State. Amid the hunger and displacement, we saw that something else was terribly wrong. In …

Boko Haram: Terror’s Insidious New Face

It’s several weeks since the Islamist militants of Boko Haram kidnapped more than 260 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria and the general …

How To Access Dark Web In 15 Minutes (Super Easy Guide)

Are you trying to find out how to access the dark web?<p>Well, look no further, we have gone and done the research so we could show you step by step the …

Dark Web

Google.com is sporting a new design for some users

Material Design has come to represent Google’s visual identity, but it’s taken a while to roll it out to <i>all</i> of its products – particularly on the desktop Web. But the company is now testing the look on its biggest product of all: Google.com<p>Users across the Web are reporting the redesign, which is …

Material Design

YouPorn Launches Surprisingly Safe-For-Work Design Contest

Let’s not kid ourselves, porn is mainstream these days. No matter how hard the puritan establishment wants to fight it, porn websites are especially pushing innovation and interaction. The PornHub empire leads all trends with their recent fitness app BangFit, a wearable and then jumping quickly …

Wearable Tech

How to Be Totally Anonymous Online (Part 1)

We hate to make you paranoid, but there’s a strong chance that everything you read, share, like, comment on, buy or bookmark online is being tracked. …

My new rule for startups: Show me something that would impress my 5-year-old son

My son talks all the time about inventions he wants to build when he grows up. A time machine. A teleporter. A car that can fly and bypass traffic. A spherical shield made up of lasers.<p>Sure, OK, he's 5. These are not just big ideas, they're almost impossible. Until they aren't.<p>But these statements …

Startups

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage startups did they think were going to boom in 2016.<p>We also asked them which startups …

How a bee sting taught me to be happy.

With hindsight, lying fully naked alongside a terrace of beehives was a mistake. I’m man enough to admit the beekeepers were right about this. …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Books

Hunting Ebola in Liberia

The only way to stop Ebola is to stop it <i>everywhere</i><p><i>With a recent decline in the number of Ebola cases in Liberia, the fight against the virus has</i> …

Disease

Forget the Big Five – visit Ethiopia's wonderful wildlife instead

It’s a long drive from Addis Ababa to Bale Mountains National Park. Long, but absolutely glorious – past donkeys, sunny fields, hills, plateaus, red dirt paths and traditional circular houses painted in upbeat shades of purple, green and blue. It’s the kind of drive that lulls you into a trance as …

National Parks

This Hoverbike Is A High-Flying Mix Between A Motorcycle And A Helicopter

A hoverbike currently being developed by British engineering company Malloy Aeronautics would bring drone technology to new heights.<p>The company is testing unmanned flights of the hoverbike, which, they say, will be able to reach an altitude of 9,000 feet when completed. Once they achieve aviation …

One Of The Best Examples Of Collective Intelligence You'll Ever See

GIF<p>Individual ants are not very smart, but ants working together in a colony are capable of extraordinary feats. Case in point is this remarkable …

The Common Pattern To Procrastination

​​<i>“Think of all the years passed by in which you said to yourself “I'll do it tomorrow,” and how the gods have again and again granted you periods of</i> …

The 12 Best Paint Colors for a Kids' Rooms

They'll never get tired of these shades.<p>Painting is a total pain. You have to move all your furniture and tape all the molding and only <i>then</i> can you start putting color on the walls. Good thing these subtle shades will grow with your child — from the terrible twos to the trying teens.