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As Putin’s Opponents Flocked to London, His Spies Followed

LONDON — The Russian opposition figure Vladimir L. Ashurkov breathed a sigh of relief when he fled Moscow for London in 2014. After months of being followed by the Kremlin’s intelligence agents to meetings, culminating in a televised raid of his apartment, he finally let his guard down, …

Russia

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

This Mini Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home in a Gentle Breeze

The first time you see a Nemoi wind turbine, you may not realize it’s a turbine at all. A white and silver metallic structure about the size of a …

These huge new wind turbines are a marvel. They’re also the future.

The latest model has blades longer than football fields.<p>The declining price of solar power gets more press, but there are big things happening in wind technology too. And I mean <i>big</i>.<p>The math on wind turbines is pretty simple: Bigger is better. Specifically, there are two ways to produce more power …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

How To (Legally) Download Or Stream Movies For Free

It's easy to find movies to download or stream; even for law-abiding popcorn munchers! If you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and …

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

Books

Putin just bragged about Russia’s nuclear weapons. Here’s the real story.

During his March 1 address to Russia’s Federal Assembly, President Vladimir Putin grabbed headlines by claiming that prospective additions to the country’s strategic nuclear arsenal would render U.S. missile defenses “useless.”<p>Let’s break this down — here are four key things to know about Putin’s …

Russia

Go Off the Grid With This Massive Battery Pack, Now $92 Off

If you want to power devices like TVs and mini-fridges while you’re out at a tailgate, your only real option until recently has been a noisy, …

Carrying two phones at once: How to make it work seamlessly

At some point in your life (especially if you're around me), you've probably come across someone in possession of two phones. Maybe they were talking …

Best Apps for Teachers and Educators

Regarded as one of the most important jobs in creating a better future, teaching children is often considered to be a priority for many people. …

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

Military

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UK<p>British fishermen launched protests in ports around the country Sunday over perceived capitulation to the European Union in Brexit …

This Solar Park Launched In Karnataka, Is The World's Largest

The 2,000 MW park, named as 'Shakti Sthala', spans across 13,000 acres spread over five villages and is a benchmark in the unique people's …

The remarkable story of the largest ship ever built

Were this to be a big-budget fiction movie, critics would declare the plot to be absurd: the story of a ship - the largest one ever built - being bombed, completely sunk and then hauled from the seabed and patched up to serve another 21 years.<p>Strange then, that so few people know the history behind …

Inside the secret lives of functioning heroin addicts

<b>(CNN) —</b> They're not slumped over in alleyways with used needles by their sides. Their dignity, at least from outside appearances, remains intact. They haven't lost everything while chasing an insatiable high.<p>They are functioning heroin addicts -- people who hold down jobs, pay the bills and fool …

Drug Addiction

Revolut broke even in December, now has 1.5 million customers

Fintech startup Revolut can’t stop and won’t stop growing. The company has had an amazing month of December with a huge increase in the total volume of transactions and signups. Because of that, Revolut broke even in December for the first time ever.<p>The company told me that it wasn’t just a lucky …

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

Note-Taking

These LED bulbs offer 100 watts worth of light: Which is best?

100-watt replacement LEDs like these are plenty bright and surprisingly affordable. Let's put them to the test.<p>Most folks think of 60-watt light bulbs as the basic standard for common household lighting. If you want something brighter, you upgrade to, say, a 100-watt bulb. The thing is, most …

Home Automation

Marijuana Stocks That Could Outpace The Market In 2018

I’ve written a lot about this industry lately especially because there could be some very big catalysts this year, including Canada’s recreational …

Investing

More Energy Giants Moving Toward A Renewable Energy Future

News came out of France last week that, although net 2017 profit rose, EDF saw its revenue slide from $88.3 billion to $86.7 billion, a decline that occurred largely in its traditional energy sectors such as nuclear. This was combined with an announcement that the French energy giant would invest …

Renewable Energy

The Best Smart Plugs for a Smart Home’s First Steps or Add-Ons

Smart home automation and smart technology is definitely on the rise in popularity and commonplace. While it’s not a big step to move toward smart …

Home Automation

Avocado, The World’s Healthiest Food You Never Knew About

The existence of avocado dates back to 10,000 BC, while its cultivation occurred in parts of central and southern America. This fruit reached …

The Smart car goes electric before it plans its autonomous future

But does Mercedes’ microcar even have a firm footing today?<p>Look at some of the autonomous vehicle concepts, predicting a future of us being able to treat a car as a lounge or work area when we don’t want to actually drive, and you’ll notice one thing: space. By that, I mean the space they take up …

Top 10 Things to Do in Dubai

<i>I am headed back to the Middle East this spring and Dubai will be a new destination for me! I … wanted to get a head start on fun things to do in</i> …

Travel

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Jacob Zuma Resigns as South Africa’s President

JOHANNESBURG — President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, a master tactician who survived a string of corruption scandals and harsh court judgments during his nearly nine-year presidency, agreed on Wednesday night to step down, repudiated by the governing African National Congress Party, threatened by a …

South Africa

Which true wireless earbuds are worth buying?

With so many flagship phones leaving behind the headphone jack over the past two years, the need for a good pair of Bluetooth earbuds has only intensified. While the first crop of true wireless products had their share of comfort and connection problems, the selection improved dramatically in 2017, …

Consumer Tech

Illuminati is real, former Canadian Defence Minister declares

The former Canadian Defence Minister has claimed the Illuminati is real and is secretly controlling the world.<p>Paul Hellyer told the Lazarus Effect …

The best smart speakers according to Amazon reviewers

If you’re searching for a new smart speaker, the market is flooded with options. Whether you’re looking to spend your time listening to music …

Audiophile