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Detect and Disable an Airbnb's Hidden Wi-Fi Cameras With This Script

Airbnb renters keep finding hidden Wi-Fi cameras watching them without them knowing. If you want to ensure your privacy in a rental, this shell …

Why countries buy so many things they already have

China does a brisk trade in wristwatches. Last year, it exported $2.6 billion worth of them. And it also imported $2 billion worth.<p>That kind of back-and-forth, in which similar goods cross national borders in both directions, is a relatively recent phenomenon, but more than a quarter of all trade …

Economics

John Kerry's speech on Syria was a sign of what's to come for Assad

Kerry said that the US remained firm in its opposition to a role for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country's future. But he noted that in the name of finding common ground, negotiators would be "leaving aside" the issue of his departure.<p>"We do not know for certain whether the kind of …

The American Way of War in the Twenty-First Century (It's a $cam!)

<i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Let’s begin with the $12 billion in shrink-wrapped $100 bills, Iraqi oil money held in the U.S. The Bush administration began flying it into Baghdad on C-130s soon after U.S. troops entered that city in April 2003. Essentially dumped into the void that had once been …

Iraq: We Didn't Ask for U.S. Ground Operations

The Iraqi government said Wednesday it didn't ask for — and doesn't need — the "direct action on the ground" promised by the Pentagon.<p>The revelation came a day after Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said the U.S. may carry out more unilateral ground raids — like last week's rescue operation to free …

Cibele - Prologue Trailer - IGN Video

Using actual footage of creator Nina Freeman, this prologue is the beginning of the story of Cibele, which follows an online relationship that goes …

Mirror's Edge: Exordium #1 Preview: Have Faith | Polygon

Here's a five page preview of <i>Mirror's Edge: Exordium</i> #1, including the cover (drawn by Robert Sammelin). The full issue will hit shelves and digital outlets on Sept. 9.

The truth about the death of cash

Will cash disappear? Many technology cheerleaders believe so, but as Rose Eveleth discovers, the truth is more complicated.<p>It’s a hot summer day in 2025 and you’re wrapping up a long meeting at the office. Several of your colleagues have attended the meeting from home, their faces and bodies …

Nato is used by the US to exert pressure on Europe. Here’s how it’s done

<b>“Nato is the military wing of a much wider project. It exists ultimately to open the world to business for US companies.”</b><p>ALAN MACKINNON explains how …

Geopolitics

US isolated as allies line up to join China-led bank

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft …

5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts

Shares 7K<p>Do you want more traffic to your blog?<p>Are you struggling to catch the attention of more readers?<p>Does this sound familiar? You write an …

Worse Than You Thought: Nearly Half of Online Ads Aren't Viewed

ComScore raised eyebrows with research last year showing 31% of online display ads are never actually viewed, but upon further review, things are …

How to Build a Content Marketing Machine: Part I

Content marketing is the new darling of Internet Marketers. After years of trial and errors marketers have at last understood the value of having an …

5 Lessons From 5 Years As An Entrepreneur

When I left my last “real job” in marketing and operations at the end of 2007, I could never have imagined what going it alone as an entrepreneur truly meant. But with my stuff in my hands and a lot on my mind, I began my entrepreneurial journey.<p>A lot can happen in five years, and my company Perks …

Starting A Business? Start A Blog First!

Start a blog before you start a business.<p>I know what you’re thinking, “Why would I start a blog when I should be focused on starting my business?” To …