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Android customization - Device security, intrusion detection using Tasker

Last week in our Android customization series, we looked at clearing device cache and wiping out the somewhat overloaded photo thumbnail cache on your Android device. These actions will be valuable if you follow along today.<p>Today we are looking at creating custom device security using Tasker, the …

Android News

How to Develop Your Charisma and Become More Likable

It may seem like some people are born likable, but everyone is capable of developing charisma. No matter your personality, there are certain traits …

World’s Quickest Import: Watch a Supra Blast a 6.05-Second, 241-mph 1/4-Mile

There’s a new king of the hill in import drag racing: EKanoo Racing’s 2JZ-powered Supra. All hail!<p>The record-breaking run was a screaming 6.05-second quarter-mile that tripped the lights at 241 mph (388 km/h). According to the EKanoo Racing website, all that power comes from the venerable 2JZ …

Sports Cars

Schrödinger's cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics - Chad Orzel

5 Surprising Facts About Squirrels (Hint: They Make Jerky)

<b>Right now, across much of the Northern Hemisphere, squirrels are doing what they do best: squirreling away seeds and nuts for the approaching winter.</b><p>But there’s a lot more about these rodents that you might not realize. So we talked to Richard Thorington, curator of mammals at the Smithsonian …

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

So You've Validated Your Startup Idea. What Next?

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to provide instant technical support and shopping advice from reliable and vetted experts.</i><p>Working on startups for the last 10 years, I had some successes and some failures. Six months ago, I pulled the curtains on a startup I had …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

Exercise

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Nissan Reveals ZEOD RC’s 400-HP 3-Cylinder Engine, Confirms 2015 LMP1 Entry

Nissan and its motorsport partner NISMO have finally revealed the engine that will feature in its 2014 ZEOD RC electrified race car, which will …

Sports Cars

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

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LS3 Swapped 1997 BMW M3

This 1997 BMW M3 (chassis WBSBG9325VEY74112) runs a swapped LS3 and Tremec T56 6-speed. The swap appears to be quite clean, as does the car itself …

Why Do We Burp and Fart (So Much)?!

Of Squirrels and Men: How We Moved Squirrels Into Our Cities

It’s hard to imagine, but before the nineteenth century, there were no squirrels in Central Park or Harvard Square or Lafayette Park. Today, squirrels are all around us, not just in parks but everywhere. They go about their business as we go about ours, invisible to one another though we tread the …

Google Maps and Android: you can track your own location history minute-by-minute

Android device owners that use location-related services and apps a lot, and would like to track and access their own location for a change, can do so on Google Maps by going to location history.<p>One <i>reddit</i> thread discusses how Android device users can view their location history “minute-by-minute” …

Android News

Second DNA Code Discovered Hiding Within DNA: Scientists

A second DNA code has been discovered by a group of scientists, hiding within DNA, or the genetic code.<p>Information within the newly discovered second …

Genetics

Are Birthmarks Connected to Violent Death in Past Life?

An old woman died in Thailand with the wish to reincarnate as a boy. Her daughter dipped a finger in white paste and marked the back of the woman’s …

Crime

New bat virus in China can infect people - Futurity

Scientists have discovered a new SARS-like coronavirus in Chinese horseshoe bats that can infect people.

China

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Parenting