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Four Common Job Search Mistakes You Might Be Making

You often know when you’ve just made a big mistake in your job application. You forget to attach your resume. You send the wrong version. You address …

Employment

Most Hotel Safes Have a Hidden Lock That’s Easy to Break Into

A hotel room safe is designed to keep valuables like your passport or cash locked away while you’re traveling. But as it turns out, most hotel room …

Self Defense

8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

It’s that time of day again: We’re going to get your week off to a terrific start with eight paid iPhone apps that are now on sale for free for a …

5 Note Taking Platforms That Could Change Your Life

Work moves impossibly fast these days.<p>You're a creative professional: You open up your browser to find a quick stat or nugget of information, and all of a sudden the juices of your brain are flowing and you're opening tabs left and right. Before you know it, said tabs become impressively small in …

DuckDuckGo vs Google: It's all about the Bangs!

Google is fun to say, but DuckDuckGo — at least for me — is a lot more fun to <i>use</i>. While I can’t repeat the name as a verb (I can ‘Google it’ on Google; I don’t know what I’d say for a DuckDuckGo search), the upstart search engine has quickly become my go-to on a day to day basis.<p>So, why is …

SEO

Why Satanists Love Bitcoin

We interviewed the Satanic Temple's cryptocurrency consultant in Detroit.<p>Satanism and Bitcoin have a lot in common.<p>For starters, both are founded on ideas of openness and empowerment. Bitcoin has been embraced by everyone from dissidents to political candidates because of its openness—every …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

Drones

Blackphone 2

With a laser-like focus on privacy, the Blackphone 2 is the handset of choice for encrypted communications. It features high-end specs, like a 64-bit …

A Psychotherapist's Evaluation of America's Most Infamous Pimp

An excerpt from Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof's new memoir.<p><i>Excerpted from The Art of the Pimp: One Man's Search for Love, Sex, and Money by Dennis Hof. Copyright © 2015 by Dennis Hof. Published by Regan Arts. Used with permission.</i><p><i>Most</i> celebrity memoirs <i>present boring one-sided positive portrayals</i> …

This Map Shows Where the Happiest and Unhappiest People Live in the US

All other things being equal, the south, parts of the west, and upper midwest are the happiest places in the United States according to a recent …

Apple Watch: Nope, not buying it

The most expensive watch in the world is called the Henry Graves Supercomplication, made in 1933 by Swiss legend Patek Philippe. It is an astonishing …

5 things Apple didn't say about the new MacBook

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook sure is a beautiful notebook.<p>It's only 13.1mm thick and weighs two pounds. It's got a beautiful high-res Retina display …

Two of my favorite EDC items:

Two of my favorite EDC items:<p>Glock 30 Gen 4 .45ACP<br>Don Hume IWB Holster<p>Leatherman OHT(One-Handed-Tool).

Kevin Rose's Photo Sharing App Tiiny is Shutting Down

Kevin Rose announced last month that he’s stepped down from Google Ventures to focus on North Technologies, his startup focused on creating new mobile apps. Now it looks like one of the projects it launched last year, video and photo sharing app Tiiny, is shutting down.<p>Marc Hemeon, Rose’s …

Apps

I stopped checking email for a week, and now I realize I've been using it wrong for years

After seven full days of email silence, I reactivated the notifications on my Outlook app, and the numbers were shocking:<p>1,511 unread emails.<br>• 44 of those 1,511 emails were worth reading.<br>• Of those 44 emails, only five required a response.<p>It took me a good hour to catch up, and I wanted to barf by the …

Productivity

Google Fiber set to launch in four more US cities

Google is set to announce the expansion of its Google Fiber internet service to four new cities, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports, with the details of the new rollout coming in the next few days. According to the publication's sources, the company will start to offer the one-gigabit broadband network …

Telecoms

Trippy timelapse shows how to solve a 17x17x17 Rubik's Cube in 7.5 hours

Some people have way too much time on their hands.<p>YouTuber Kenneth Brandon, a.k.a. RedKB, is one such man. Kenneth is a fan of "twisty puzzles" …

Russian Startup Livemap Lands $300K Grant For Its Motorcycle Helmet With Built-In Navigation

As we’re coming up on the next Consumer Electronics Show, I got an update from one of the companies that participated in TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield at the <i>last</i> CES — Russian startup Livemap.<p>The Livemap team is working to create motorcycle helmets with voice control and GPS navigation directly …

North Korea experiencing widespread Internet outages

Prominent North Korean websites were back online Tuesday after an hours-long shutdown that led to speculation by some researchers and web watchers that the country's Internet connections could be under cyberattack.<p>South Korean officials told the Associated Press that Internet access to the North's …

The Real Reasons Trader Joe's Wine Is So Cheap

A bottle of the grocery store's most popular wine brand, Charles Shaw, sells for less than $3.<p>Also known as "Two-Buck Chuck," Charles Shaw wine comes in multiple red and white varieties, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Merlot.<p>The wine's low price has attracted some criticism. Critics …

France's First Cannabis E-Cigarette Is Completely Legal

The Kanavape is a vaporizer that lets users inhale the pain-relieving cannabinoid CBD without inhaling any of that intoxicating THC.<p><i>This article first appeared on VICE France</i><p>Since the Single Convention of Narcotic​ Drugs in 1961, cultivating, selling, and transporting cannabis has been strictly …

Dovo Shavette Straight Razor

Crafted from lightweight stainless steel, the Dovo Shavette Straight Razor gives you all the precision of a straight razor with all the convenience …

Fighters Sue The UFC, Alleging Massive Violations Of Federal Law

A group of mixed martial arts fighters held a press conference today to announce that they had filed an antitrust suit against the UFC, alleging that …

The New Spending Bill Just Ended the Federal War On Legalized Weed

As has been well documented on Vocativ and elsewhere, the format of legal (and sometimes highly profitable) weed farms and dispensaries supplying the federally banned substance to consumers on medical or recreational grounds has spread quickly from state to state over the past decade.<p>Despite …

Cannabis

Cheney on Interrogation Tactics: ‘I Would Do It Again in a Minute’

Dick Cheney

8 Reasons to Love the New Workflow App for iOS

<i>This article was meant to be published on the same day when iOS 8 was available. But, we all know the story how Workflow was rejected for having</i> …

Apps

Youth protesters push back against Al Sharpton's role in police brutality marches

If Rev. Al Sharpton ever hoped to lead the "black lives matter" movement that's sweeping the United States, he likely lost that opportunity in one …

New wheel came in today

New wheel came in today.