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The one Windows 10 tweak every user needs: ‘GodMode’

There are plenty of Windows 10 tips and tricks that you should be aware of – check <b>our Windows 10 cheat sheet</b> to learn about many of them – but …

PandaDoc makes it easier for developers to integrate its PDF alternative into web apps

PandaDoc, the company that makes it easy to sign and annotate documents online, has today released a new API and a Javascript SDK to make it easier to deal with PDF documents on the Web.<p>Building custom PDF handling code is expensive and complicated, so PandaDoc is trying to make it straightforward …

Anthem says hackers had access to customer data back to 2004

Insurance giant Anthem Inc. said Thursday that hackers had access to customer data going back to 2004 as investigations continue into the massive breach.<p>The nation's second-largest health insurer disclosed the new time frame as it prepares to offer two years of free identity-theft protection to …

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9 Super Bowl Snacks That Aren't Wings

Why do wings get to have all the fun come Super Bowl Sunday? Change up your usual game-day menu with these party-ready snacks.<p><b>TATER TOT NACHOS</b><p>Sub in crunchy potatoes for tortilla chips and you've got a winner. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>SAVORY MONKEY BREAD</b><p>Snack on this ooey, gooey cheese-filled bread as you …

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21 Earbuds That Can Handle the Bass

When your earbuds aren’t busy getting tangled in your pockets and purse, they’re probably helping you drown out the noise on your commute to work or they’re letting you quietly watch your Netflix shows during your lunch break. Despite our frustrations with untangling the darn things, we feel like …

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

This was awesome! One of the truly authentic recipes I’ve been able to make. I served this with my Thai Dragon Noodles but you can easily serve this …

How A Guy Who Failed Physics Is Reinventing Higher Education

EdX CEO Anant Agarwal is digitizing his teaching—and every student can benefit.<p>As a freshman at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in the late 1970s, Anant Agarwal was one of the only students to fail the physics midterm. The setback, he recalls, made him see that his small high school in …

7 Fried Chicken Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From skipping the brine to using the wrong oil, these common mistakes will ruin your fried chicken. Avoid them to make the crunchiest, juiciest bird ever<p>There's a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there's that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

​Comcast vs. Netflix: Is this really about Net neutrality?

If you noticed more buffering and sputtering when streaming video from Netflix a few months ago, you weren't alone. But who was really to blame? Your broadband provider or Netflix?<p>Netflix, which earlier this year reluctantly agreed to pay interconnection fees to broadband providers, has suggested …

Company Plans To Make Paper Towels And Diapers Out Of Jellyfish

Gird thy loins with jellyfish, child.<p>In many places, like beaches in Israel, there are too many jellyfish, nourished by rising ocean temperatures and acidity. Besides stinging swimmers in that country and worldwide, they can cause other thorny problems, like recently clogging the intake pipes of a …

Here Are 4 Industries About To Be Completely Disrupted By The Smart Home

While the Internet and mobile computing have changed our lives in many ways over the past few decades, there are still many old-school consumer industries that have largely managed to stay the same.<p>But all that is about to change. Low cost sensors, fast-tracked product development and the rapid …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

President Obama on Between Two Ferns: How Funny or Die Made It Happen

The road to the White House is a long one — and the road to getting President Obama to appear on an episode of an absurdist web series is long, too. …

Rough diamond hints at vast quantities of water inside Earth

A small, battered diamond found in the gravel strewn along a shallow riverbed in Brazil has provided evidence of a vast "wet zone" deep inside the Earth that could hold as much water as all the world's oceans put together.<p>The water is not sloshing around inside the planet, but is held fast within …

Flour Experiment Helps Explain Strange Lights Preceding Earthquakes

There are now several theories to explain the existence of pre-earthquake lights.<p>Scientists have recently shown that strange lights, such as those described as "glowing orbs," have indeed appeared before major earthquakes, for example in Japan and L’Aquila, Italy. But how?<p>U.S. scientists propose a …

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