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Liverpool's Champions League exile has been excruciatingly painful and cost £400m to bring to an end

Anfield board might be grateful for joining European elite but they will expect Liverpool to show the quality needed to remain there for long term<p>It has taken 1,742 days, four managers, 44 first team signings at a cost in excess of £400 million, a change of club ownership and one of the grubbiest …

11 Crazy-Interesting Facts About Google

A Quora user posed a straightforward question: What are some mind-blowing facts about Google?<p>We've plucked out our favorite facts from that list and other sources to bring you this selection of surprising tidbits.

28 College Hacks You Won't Learn in Class

College: A time to learn, sleep and eat ramen noodles or pizza for every meal.<p>Most college students are broke; they survive off of students loans, …

20 of the Best WordPress Plugins For a More Powerful Blog

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There’s a saying you’ll often hear around Buffer’s content team: “There’s probably a plugin for that!”<p>We’re often chasing new ways to work smarter, faster and more productively—and the same is true of our Buffer blog.<p>We’re quick to grab any and all …

This browser extension turns Amazon into a pirated ebook search engine

Here’s something Amazon definitely won’t like: A new extension for Google’s Chrome web browser released earlier this month can turn the giant online retail site into a search engine for pirating ebooks.<p>The extension, called LibGen, pulls data from the Library Genesis search engine, which contains …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Brain Teaser: Stroop Effect

Enjoy a good brain teaser every now and then? If you said yes to this then I dare you to take a chance at this brain teaser. The object of this …

Inside India’s Aadhar, The World’s Biggest Biometrics Database

India’s Unique Identification project, also known as Aadhar, earlier this week finished capturing demographic and biometric data of over half a billion residents–the largest biometric project of its kind currently in the world.<p>It’s been a multi-year effort not without its critics among privacy and …

The Next-Gen USB Plug To Be Smaller And Finally Reversible

Our long worldwide nightmare is almost over. The next USB plug will finally be reversible just like Apple’s Lightning connector. No more blindly jamming the connector towards the receptacle, just knowing that it’s not going to work. In the near future, the plug will always be the right side up.<p>The …

Apple book season: tidbits from Dogfight as unofficial Jony Ive biography goes on sale

For fans of books about Apple, this is a epic time. Earlier this week, Fred Vogelstein’s book <i>Dogfight</i> went on sale, and today, Leander Kahney’s <i>The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products</i> book about Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial Design Jony Ive went on sale.<p><i>Dogfight</i> focuses on the …

20 Minimalist Backgrounds for a Simpler Desktop

20 Beautiful Minimalist Wallpapers for a Simpler Desktop<p>1. Vivid 2<p>2. Plus<p>3. Blue Crystal<p>4. Rock On, Pixel Hand<p>5. Chess<p>6. Classic TV<p>7. Rainbow …

This Guy Handcuffs Himself to YouTube Stars

19 Apps For Your iPhone That Are Better Than The Ones Apple Made

Some stand-out apps are even better than Apple's very own apps.<p>If you're looking to get more out of your phone, check out this list we put together of Apps that replace Apple's and make your phone more useful and fun.

The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …