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New Skill Let Amazon Alexa Spy on Users

Ever worry that your Amazon Alexa-enabled device might be spying on you? You might have been right.<p>Researchers from Israel-based application-security …

Consumer Tech

How to enable the new Gmail right now

Google just updated Gmail with one of its biggest redesigns in a long time. The update brings several security features like confidential mode, which allows you to add two-factor authentication and / or set expiration dates for individual emails. Phishing alerts are also now highlighted in a much …

Apps

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college. Get a bachelor's degree.<p>"All through my life it was, if you don't go to college you're going to end up on the streets," Morgan said. "Everybody's so gung-ho about going to college."<p>So he …

College & University

How to download a copy of everything Apple knows about you

Like Facebook and Google, Apple has a really simple way to download a file that shows all of the information that Apple knows about you.<p>Apple has …

Personal Information

A Gun Lingo Glossary for Those Unfamiliar With Firearms

There are a lot of gun terms thrown around in the media these days, like “clip,” “casings,” and “semi-automatic.” But if you’re not familiar with …

Guns

Bad Lip Reading made a truly great video of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook interrogation

Bad Lip Reading has made a video about Mark Zuckerberg's recent Facebook interrogation, and it's everything we could've hoped for and more.<p>In the …

Mark Zuckerberg

Things You Only Know If You're The Child Of An Alcoholic

News<p>by Anonymous | 1 hour ago<p>What's the definition of addiction? For the children of alcoholics, it can be slippery. As the Government announces more …

Drug Addiction

13 Misused Book Quotes & What They Actually Mean When Read In Context

Whether it's printed on an inspirational sweatshirt or posted in an Instagram caption, no one can resist a good book quote. The only problem is, some …

Literature

CDC, in Surveys It Never Bothered Making Public, Provides More Evidence that Plenty of Americans Innocently Defend Themselves with Guns

Many people who support gun control are angry that the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are not legally allowed to use money from Congress …

Guns

Dave Grohl invited a fan onstage and was blown away by the guy's performance

Dave Grohl probably just wanted to let a fan have a good time, but he got a lot more than he bargained for.<p>During Wednesday night's Foo Fighters show …

Dave Grohl

Russia is going after the Internet’s jugular. What will America do?

THE LATEST alert from the United States and Britain about Russian intrusion into computer networks contains alarming conclusions. Earlier warnings were issued about Russian meddling in social media, election systems, and energy, water and aviation controls. The new alert calls attention to Russian …

Cybersecurity

Russia Accidentally Sabotages Its Internet

It’s the latest Kremlin attempt to clamp down on Russians’ online activity. And it blocked almost 16 million IP addresses belonging to Amazon and …

Privacy

Love anime? A Crunchyroll account will get you access to more than 800 shows, plus manga titles and more.

Netflix has a pretty decent selection of anime to start with. With more than 50 titles, including classics like <i>Fullmetal Alchemist</i> and <i>Gurren Lagann,</i> …

Anime

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor sees who you are, sends an alert

The dark web and how to access it

In 2015, the founder of a website called the Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison. The billion-dollar black market site was once the premiere …

Privacy

How to check your Mac for 32-bit apps before Apple kicks 'em to the curb

Apple has recently begun warning users about 32-big application compatibility. These applications are relics — although some are still in heavy use without a development team to support or update them — and will one day be phased out for the 64-bit versions most developers have been spitting out …

Apps

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

TED Talks

HP finds an opportunity in the marijuana industry

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this story and its headline inaccurately characterized HP as jumping into the pot business. The technology company sold hardware to Flowhub, which is providing integrated hardware and software solutions to the marijuana industry. HP said Flowhub is a customer of</i> …

Cannabis

Stanford professor on how the workplace is literally killing us

No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a …

The Workplace

Chinese authorities nab fugitive in a crowd of 50k thanks to facial recognition AI

A Chinese fugitive was arrested after an AI-powered facial recognition system alerted authorities to his presence in a crowd of 60,000 people attending a pop concert. Welcome to the age of robot snitches.<p>Wanted for “economic crimes,” the 31 year-old man was reportedly surprised when police …

Personal Data

This CBD Tincture Makes Me Super Productive… In a Chill Way

Cordial Organics CBD tincture is for getting stuff done without feeling like the Energizer Bunny.<p>In this special time that some have christened the “Cannabis Renaissance,” the non-psychoactive compound found in marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) has become something of a wellness darling. These …

CBD

NECCO-Mania: Fans Stock Up On Chalky Wafers In Case Candy Company Folds

NECCO wafers are a polarizing candy. Some online haters have compared the brittle sugar disks to chalk, or antacid tablets. But now, the company that makes them could soon close shop — and that's brought out some of the candies' very loyal fans.<p>At Sugar Heaven in Somerville, Mass., David Sapers …

Dessert

What It’s Like To Be A Mom And An Alcoholic

Hello, my name is Mommy, and I’m an alcoholic.<p>I don’t look like the type. I’m a middle-class, church-going, educated 36-year-old — a far cry from the …

Alcohol

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Nissan Altima

Next-gen sedan looks dramatically different<p>The Nissan Altima faces the same dilemma it did when it entered the U.S. in 1992. It is constantly battling the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, although it has managed to threaten their sales dominance at times over the years. Both its rivals have recently …

Automotive Design

Amazon will deliver you 12 succulents for around the house/office at $25 Prime shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon is offering a collection of 12 succulent plants for <b>$24.74 with free shipping</b> for Prime members or in orders over $25. Each …

Consumer Tech

California Bill Would Enact “Staggering” New Firearms Parts Regulations

Ar15 Lower Parts<b>SACRAMENTO, CA</b> –-(Ammoland.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition today announced that it had acquired new “mock-up” language for California …

Guns

The 'Beard Bib' Is a Genius Shaving Accessory That Will Save Your Relationship

This. Is. Genius.<p>According to science, men with beards make better partners than guys without facial hair. But the researchers who conducted those …

Beards

How to Reprofile the Edge on a Dull Knife

Use a knife like you ought to use a knife—that is, often and hard, and sharpened frequently—and you’ll need to reprofile the edge as you hone away …

Woodworking

Here’s Why Cooking With Stainless Steel Cookware Will Change Your Life

Time to replace your shitty cookware and cook like the pros.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Stainless Steel