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This man rode the Tour de France route on a Raleigh Chopper

Personal trainer Dave Sims rode 1,600 miles in aid of Help the Heroes, and wanted to prove you don't need a high-end bike to tackle the course<p>It's considered the most gruelling event in the sporting calendar, but one man has found a way to make it even more of a challenge.<p>Dave Sims, 36, a personal …

Sixteen 3D Tattoos That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Click to see what the buzz is all about.<p>Getting a tattoo is an important decision, because it's more or less permanent. If you're going to get one, you better make it count (well, or don't—we're not telling you what to do). Either way, one way to ensure complete badassery in your skin ink is to do …

My Fixie

Watch thousands of unseen British films released by the BFI

For decades now, Brits have been shooting amateur movies about their holidays, personal celebrations and experiences at huge, historic events. They're valuable snippets of UK history, but often they're never seen by the wider public. Today, the British Film Institute (BFI) is launching a project …

Security camera buying guide - CNET

In the same way folks are ditching cable for contract-free subscription services like Netflix and video streaming viewers like the Google Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick, security firms like ADT are being forced to share the market with an increasing number of do-it-yourself devices -- and …

7 common iOS problems and how to fix them (pictures)

How to customize the Windows 10 Start menu

Are you unimpressed with the Windows 10 Start menu? If you have yet to embrace its colorful tiles and menus, then you are missing out, especially if you have a Windows tablet or touchscreen laptop. With a bit of customization, you can form the Start menu into something useful.<p>Quickly, let's break …

Quickly recover your lost files with FonePaw Android Data Recovery

<i>This post is brought to you by FonePaw, maker of Android Data Recovery.</i><p>All our smartphones have a limited amount of storage space. And I for one regularly purge my phone data of unnecessary stuff I no longer think I’ll need. But have you ever deleted a contact or a message thread, then wished you …

Here’s how to enable the large icon view on a New Tab page in Chrome for Android

Back in March, Google’s own François Beaufort teased on Google+ that the Chromium team was working on an experimental New Tab page that would render much better looking icons instead of thumbnails of your most visited websites in Chrome. Larger icons, in this instance, are a much cleaner looking …

Imgur’s new Android app delivers endless GIFs, pics, and memes

Key updates for the iOS app are also on their way<p>Imgur wants to secure its position as the Instagram of funny pictures. The popular image sharing site has released its first native app for Android devices today, and promises that a soon-to-be-updated iOS app — currently under review by Apple — will …

Keep your Mac desktop orderly with Magnet

Whether you want neatly tiled windows on a luxuriously large display or help juggling windows on a cramped MacBook display, Mac app Magnet can help multitaskers maintain order. Magnet is currently $1.99 as part of $2 Tuesday, down from its usual $4.99 price. With Magnet, you have three easy ways to …

Everything you need to fix a malfunctioning Apple Watch

Is your Apple Watch being fussy after installing watchOS 5? Here are a few ways to make it behave.Whether it's an app on your Apple Watch or the …

Apple Watch

How to create a new user account on your Mac

Breaking down what each account means<p>First, some notes about the different user accounts you can set up on the Mac:<p>The first account on any newly set …

Operating Systems

How to change display settings on your Mac

The procedure is different depending on what sort of screen you have connected to your Mac: built-in or external.<p>How to change the resolution of your …

Apps

Harley-Davidson Street 750 by H-D Innsbruck

We know there’s a brotherhood among Harley-Davidson owners, but how about with Harley dealers? Whatever natural bond there may be is getting tested …

Harley Davidson

Get the Moto X, Nexus 6, and Moto 360 for a hefty discount in the UK on May 18

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone and are looking to snag a deal, you might want to consider picking up a device from Motorola.<p>Once the …

Three Women inside a Car Lip Sync Hits from the Past 70 Years

(Video Link)<p>Shae-Lee Shackleford, Lana Kington, and Madison Lloyd are SketchShe, a comedy troupe in Australia. In a funny and well-produced video, …

The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

How to stay safe on Android

This Man Can Balance Anything Perfectly

Rocky Byun, a wizard and performance artist, can balance any object on any other object. In performances, he commonly balances heavy objects …

How to Change the Thermostat | The Art of Manliness

I’ve been slowly turning my home into a “smart home.” I want to be able to control my heating/cooling/lighting/electrical systems from anywhere in …

Internet Archive Brings Vintage Arcade Games Right To Your Browser

If office productivity takes a tumble around the world today, you can blame the Internet Archive.<p>The online home of the "Wayback Machine" archive of old websites as well as libraries of books, videos and music has added some 900 classic arcade games that you can play in a web browser. And you don't …

How to make a bootable Yosemite installer drive

Installing Yosemite from a bootable drive comes in handy if you want to do a clean install - wiping your hard drive and installing a <i>fresh</i> copy of the …

Operating Systems

Everything you need to know about Backdrop for Chromecast

Here's the lowdown on how to get fantastic looking Backdrop images onto your TV<p>Google first announced Backdrop for Chromecast back at Google I/O, but …

The Basics of Bike Maintenance

Bikes are simple machines, and though they might look like some crazy assemblage of gears, cables, and levers, there really isn’t that much going on …

How to Do a Clean Install of OS X Yosemite

Apple released OS X Yosemite to the masses on Thursday as a free upgrade, so plenty of users are likely already busy preparing to install the new …

Edward Snowden's Privacy Tips: 'Get Rid Of Dropbox' and Avoid Facebook

Edward Snowden has claimed that if people care about their privacy, they should steer clear from Internet social media sites, like Facebook, Dropbox …

Richard Wiseman Shares Even More Amazing Bets You Will Always Win

British psychology professor, author, and performer Richard Wiseman of Quirkology recently shared a new <i>10 Bets You Will Always Win</i> in episode 12 of …

iMessage: The ultimate guide

iMessage is Apple's built-in instant messaging (IM) service. It lets you send text, picture, video, sound, and location quickly and easily to anyone …

Apps

3D Latte Art of a Volkswagen Beetle

Latte artist Kazuki Yamamoto created a delightful 3D latte art of a Volkswagen Beetle as part of a collaboration with Volkswagen Japan. He produced …