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How to install Windows 10 on your Mac using Boot Camp Assistant [Video]

If you’re interested in installing Windows 10 on your Mac’s internal drive, you can easily do so by means of Microsoft’s Windows 10 ISO download and the macOS Boot Camp Assistant. The installation can be a little time consuming, but it is by no means difficult. Check out our full video walkthrough …

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Filter the politics from your Facebook feed

Sick to death of the election? This Chrome extension promises to rid Facebook of all the chatter.<p>It's almost over. We're almost there. In just a few more hours, this disgusting display of political jackanapery will be finished.<p>If you've sworn off social media until then, I wouldn't blame you. …

How to photograph the night sky on a phone

No more fuzzy gray blobs<p>You can’t stop gazing at the luminous full moon—you need to share this with Instagram. So you pull out your phone, aim at the heavens, and capture...a fuzzy white blob. The firmament is one of the hardest targets to snap on a phone. Why? A smartphone’s camera lens is wide, …

Five websites that turn your used electronics into money

There are many trade-in programs to choose from. Here are the top five.<p>How do you make a brand new device cheaper? Sell your old one.<p>Here five sites where you can trade in used electronics for cash or gift cards, in no particular order.<p>Amazon trade-in<p><b>Payment method:</b> Amazon gift card<p><b>Turnaround time:</b> …

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Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide

Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

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Twitter for dummies: a guide to the social network that still confuses us

Twitter has launched a new ad campaign after discovering that many people still don’t understand it. Thankfully, the Guardian’s guide explains it all<p>Although Twitter has been part of the cultural and political discourse for years, a vast percentage of the population still doesn’t understand it. To …

The Deadly Cargo Inside MH370: How Exploding Batteries Explain the Mystery

Exclusive insight from inside Boeing and urgent new warnings from the FAA make a compelling case—based on fact, not conspiracy—about what …

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The Quiet Revolution Turning Roadsides Into Nature Reserves

Monarch butterflies once coursed through North America in clouds so dense they darkened the sky. Now their migrations have dwindled to an uncertain …

Want to Watch Fuel Slosh Around Inside a Saturn Rocket?

This past Sunday, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 carrying a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. Among the alternating feeds the company showed during the live launch was a shot from inside a tank. It’s been turned into a pretty mesmerizing gif, but it’s not the first time we’ve see …

The effect of petting a dog on immune system function. - Seriously, Science?

By Seriously Science | May 27, 2013 12:00 pm<p><i>Photo: flickr/floodllama</i><p><i>Petting a dog has many health benefits, but does the dog actually have to be</i> …

Roll Your Own Google Street View-Powered Hyperlapse

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 04.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:31 pm. 2:31 pm<p>Google Street View is an awesome tool for …

A day-trip to North Korea's border

Following orders from the US soldier to line up in a row, we stood obediently looking out into enemy lines. I cast my mind back to the waiver form I’d just signed: ‘The visit to the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom will entail entering a hostile area and the possibility of injury or death as a …

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Watch this: Activision shows off stunning, unsettling next-gen facial rendering

If you thought Sony's creepy tech demo involving that old man's face was something, wait until you see what Activision's R&D department has been working on. Yesterday the company gave GDC goers a glimpse at what it's calling "next-generation character rendering." Admittedly brief, the clip …

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Transcript And Audio: Supreme Court Arguments On Defense Of Marriage Act

<i>The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal benefits for and recognition of same-sex marriages.</i><p><i>Audio of the arguments is available above, and a transcript, as prepared by the court, …

Justices Cast Doubt On Federal Defense Of Marriage Act

In the wake of the Supreme Court arguments Wednesday on the Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex marriage supporters have reason to be optimistic. Known as DOMA, the law bars federal benefits for legally married same-sex couples, even though those same benefits are automatically given to heterosexual …

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