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How to quickly check your Mac for errors

Whenever an app quits unexpectedly, or your Mac restarts after freezing, you would probably like to run a quick check to reassure yourself that …

Operating Systems

Ancient Slingshot Was as Deadly as a .44 Magnum

An excavation in Scotland shows that Roman soldiers used lead ammo with lethal accuracy.<p>On a fortified hill in Scotland some 1,900 years ago, a Roman army attacked local warriors by hurling lead bullets from slings that had nearly the stopping power of a modern .44 magnum handgun, according to …

Review: Omegon Universe2go, the iPhone enclosure that provides an augmented reality tour of the night sky

An amateur astronomer friend has a motorized telescope that allows you to tap in the name of the object you want to see – a constellation, a planet, a deep-sky object – and it automatically locates them in the sky. Universe2go offers an equally hi-tech but more casual approach to stargazing …

DxO: Canon 1DX Mark II better than Nikon D5; finally a win for Canon?

According to DxO, Canon 1DX Mark II has the best Canon sensor, beating Nikon D5, but only just ahead of the D7200.<p>DxO has finally tested Canon 1DX …

30 Years Of Canon EOS | A Timeline Of Innovation

On the heels of Nikon’s 100th anniversary and celebratory limited edition line of cameras came Canon EOS’ 30th birthday, and in recognition, Digital …

Cameras

The True Cause of All Middle East Conflicts

In November 2016, the International Monetary Fund approved a $12 billion loan to help Egypt cope with an economic crisis.<p><b>Jordan</b> - Kingdom ruled by 92 …

7 ways to keep your MacBook from overheating

Be cool, honey bunny.<p>The older my MacBook Pro gets, the more its cooling fan spins, and the less pleasant it is to use. If your MacBook is also prone to running hot, there are seven ways you can keep it cool and quiet.<p>1. Avoid Chrome<p>Apple says that "runaway applications can cause the processor to …

MacBook Pro
Cameras

GhostCodes makes it easy to discover new Snapchat users [Video]

Snapchat is insanely popular with the younger demographic, and it flourishes in areas like schools, where there is a community of individuals using the app who see each other face to face.<p>One of Snapchat’s greatest weaknesses, though, is that it lacks good discovery tools built inside the app. It’s …

17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

These tips are game-changers.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable box of wonder isn't just a pretty …

Communication Skills

Woman detained in Moscow carrying severed head of child

Investigators say nanny killed young girl and set flat on fire before being detained at metro station<p>Police have detained a nanny on suspicion of murder after she was found at a Moscow metro station holding the severed head of a child.<p>The woman, believed to be from central Asia, can be seen in …

Extremism

Israeli Archaeologists Find Inscriptions in Galilee in the Language of Jesus. These Are the Words They’ve Deciphered So Far.

Archaeologists have uncovered three 1,700-year-old Aramaic and Greek inscriptions in northern Israel honoring men who were described as “rabbis,” but mystery remains over the identity of the religious leaders.<p>The Israel Antiquities Authority on Wednesday announced the discovery of the epitaphs in …

Archaeology

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Apps

iPhone Remains Flickr's Most Popular Camera in 2015 Ahead of Canon, Nikon and Samsung

Flickr has published a 2015 Year in Review that again crowns the iPhone as the most popular camera, used for 42% of photos uploaded, based on EXIF data analysis. iPhones finished ahead of the Canon EOS, used for 27% of uploaded photos, and the Nikon D, used for 16% of uploaded photos.<p>The photo …

Inside the World of Gulf State Slavery

People around the world were shocked by a video of a Saudi man assaulting his maid. Sadly, it’s all too common.<p>“<i>La, Baba</i>,” a young woman, pleads in …

Germany's Sharia Refugee Shelters: "Bulk of Migrants Cannot Be Integrated"

<i>by Soeren Kern</i><p>Christians, Kurds and Yazidis in the shelters are being attacked by Muslims with increasing frequency and ferocity.<br>• "I fled from the …

Ex-Muslim human rights campaigner Maryam Namazie banned from Warwick University because she'd offend Islam

Warwick University's student union has been criticised after a human rights campaigner was blocked from appearing at a talk over concerns she could …

Russian kid unearths 3,000yo King David era treasure in Jerusalem

A 10-year-old Russian tourist has discovered a rare 3,000-year-old artifact relating to the periods of King David and Solomon that may shed light …

Lightroom Secret Revealed – The Scrubby Pin Trick

In this tutorial, I will show you how to fade a local adjustment in and out in Lightroom without the need for a plugin. The software gives you the …

Tutorials

It is Muslims who must reach out to Britain

David Cameron is right to identify the resentment that young Muslims can feel, but the antidote can only come from within Muslim communities themselves<p>When I was a student in the 1970s, the politics tutors were mostly hard-Left, agitprop types of the sort lampooned by Malcolm Bradbury in The …

NEW VIDEO Shows Christian Fighters Fighting And Killing ISIS Terrorists With Heavy Machine Guns, Canons And Rocket Launchers, Saying, “We Will Burn Them, All Of Them.” (And Yet Obama Is Not Supporting Them!)

By onMay 11, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Theodore Shoebat and Walid Shoebat</b><p>A video has just been released of well trained Christian warriors fighting …

Lily is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is a new robotic camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the camera industry as a whole. It’s the world’s first …

How-To: Clean your iOS device with free downloads, recovering lost space

When Apple was designing the Mac app iDVD, then-CEO Steve Jobs directed his development team to build a dead-simple DVD-burning application: instead of a mess of options and windows, Jobs wanted one window with one button marked “Burn,” which would be pressed once the desired video file was …

China Now Forcing Muslims To Do Something That Violates Sharia Law

Hub+ USB-C accessory adds a bunch of connectivity options to your MacBook, keeps your iPhone charged on-the-go

Life happens and despite what Apple may think, you’re going to need more than a single USB-C port to get by. Companies are jumping on this new standard with a breadth of new accessories including cables, adapters, and docks.<p>Nonda has just launched a new USB-C hub that’s built from higher-quality …