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The Best Foods for Your 40s and Beyond

Baldness, wrinkles, and back hair are the least of your worries; your body may be a walking time bomb. That's because approximately 30 percent of men in their 40s have asymptomatic prostate cancer, according to research from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. That is, the cancer is there …

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Why the sharing economy could be the internet’s most divisive revolution yet

You can not only find someone online willing to rent you a room in their house, but someone who will share their car, their desk, their power tools, their child’s toys. You can find someone to walk your dog, deliver your dinner, assemble your furniture, lend you clothes or hold your place in a …

The best movies of 2014

You may have noticed, but Polygon started writing about movies this year.<p>And what a year to expand our coverage: 2014 probably had more good or even great films than it had good or great games, at least where genre fiction is concerned.<p>Because we have no formal rating system for films, the …

Tales From The Grumpy Programmer: What Old Farts Can Teach You

Bob Pendleton is a 60-something year old blogger who has (probably) been programming since before you were born. His blog, thegrumpyprogrammer.com, documents the lessons he’s learned from decades in the technology trenches.<p>The most important thing you need to know about Pendleton is his blog’s …

Android 5.0.1 OTA update for Nexus 4 now available to download, here’s how to install it

Earlier today, Google started pushing the Android 5.0.1 update to the Nexus 4 and Nexus 6. Of course, it’s likely to take a few weeks for all devices …

The Real Reason Hitler Launched the Battle of the Bulge

Among a new book's revelations: Crystal meth was the German army's drug of choice.<p>Winston Churchill called World War II's Battle of the Bulge "the greatest American battle of the war." Steven Spielberg engraved the 6-week ordeal on the popular imagination with <i>Band of Brothers</i>, which dramatized the …

How to block unwanted IP addresses on Linux efficiently

You may want to block IP addresses on your Linux box under various circumstances. For example, as an end user you may want to protect yourself from …

Linux

Yes, This Trojan Infects Linux. No, It's Not The Tuxpocalypse - OMG! Ubuntu!

Is something watching you?<p><b>Grab a crate of canned food, start digging a deep underground bunker and prepare to settle into a world that will never be</b> …

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20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

Making Android Apps Just Got Easier: Android Studio Officially Debuts

To make building apps easier, Google just released the first official version of its Android Studio development environment for Android developers.<p>Android Studio improves on Eclipse, the previous Android software tool, in some significant ways—in part by offering simpler startup, a intelligent code …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

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11 Useful Utilities To Supercharge Your Ubuntu Experience - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Whether you’re a relative novice or a seasoned pro, we all want to get the most from our operating system. Ubuntu, like most modern OSes, has more to</b> …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

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Mario Batali's 6 Essential Tools for Cooking Pasta

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Italian cooking expert and restaurant mogul</i> …

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Turn Your Pasta Into Ramen With Baking Soda

Pop quiz: You're dying for some ramen but aren't anywhere near a place that serves it—and no, the 99-cent instant stuff isn't going to cut it. You live in a neighborhood overflowing with all the ingredients you'd need for, say, Mexican food, but Japanese? Not a chance. <i>What do you do?</i><p>If you'd asked …

Ubuntu Touch App Development - Getting Started

The Ubuntu Touch operating system has come a long way in the last few months. As major issues are fixed and new features continue to land, developers …

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Linux Foundation certifications are taking off

The new Linux Foundation certification exams are proving to be very popular, but very tough.<p>According to a study conducted earlier this year by Dice, …

How to Choose the Best Linux Desktop for You

With Linux comes choice. Along with that choice, comes debate. Which desktop is the best? Which offers the most user-friendly experience? The …

Virtually Everything: the Physical World is Becoming Software

Marc Andreesen famously said in 2011 that “software is eating the world”. I believe that’s only the case because of underlying changes to the hardware that’s facilitated it.<p>The creation of that world-eating software, the coding jobs that it creates and the wealth it generates would all be imaginary …

Chromebooks Get Chromecast streaming for Drive Videos

Chromecast is one of the easiest and cheapest gizmos for streaming content to your television. But what about standalone video files that you have stored on a hard drive or online? Well, that’s just become a little easier for Chromebook owners.<p>In the latest Chrome OS dev update, the folks at Google …

The Power of Sleep

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The 30 Sci-Fi Stories Everyone Should Read

A highly subjective but absolutely essential authoritative list.<p>In life, there are consequences to testing ideas. Some are good, other are very, <i>very</i> bad. You never know where ideas will lead you. Thankfully, we have science fiction. The best writers in the genre are future architects who create …

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Ubuntu Wants to Be the Best Development Platform for Android Apps

<b>Canonical is looking to befriend the Android developers by becoming the development platform of choice. In this regard, the Ubuntu developers have</b> …

The 7 Greatest HBO Shows of All Time

It's difficult for millennials to remember a time when HBO wasn't the king of Sunday night television programming. Over the years we have dutifully devoured everything that the channel has had to offer: from despicable villains to likable anti-heroes, from medieval kings to 1920s mobsters.<p>In a few …

Google And Citrix Team Up To Launch A Better Citrix Receiver For Chrome OS

Google and Citrix today announced the launch of a new version the Citrix Receiver for Chrome that both hope will bring more businesses to Google’s Chrome OS platform.<p>Receiver gives users access to their virtual apps and desktops through XenDesktop and XenApp from their smartphones, tablets, PCs and …

Old Coders: When Programming Is a Second Career

Liz Beigle-Bryant took her first programming class, BASIC, in 1973. At the time, computers were part of the math departments instead of the …

Using a Raspberry Pi, RFID tags, man builds audiobook player for his nearly blind grandfather

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Putting different connected technologies together for individual purposes isn’t just for the geeks any more: we’re now in an …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …