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Visit a Country That Doesn't Exist

Travel<p>Here's why bold travelers should visit Transnistria, a mysterious land in limbo.<p>Imagine a normal country with borders, a democratically-elected government, sealed passports for the population, a president, and a flag flying—yet nobody recognizes its existence. Welcome to Transnistria.<p>A small …

How Ancient Roman Ruins Ended Up 2,000 Miles Away in a British Garden

A brief tale of imperialism<p>Anyone taking a walk through the Great Windsor Park in Surrey, England, is met with an impressive sight. Through the thick coverts and oak trees, across the long lawns where deer scatter, the towering lines of roman columns loom into view. This is the Temple of Augustus, …

Ancient History

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems

Almost everybody has heard of the United Nations. But how many people know what it actually does? Or how it works? Or why, as world leaders gather for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, the institution has struggled to live up to the promise of its founders: making the world a …

United Nations

The Rules of Using Positive and Negative Integers

Whole numbers, which are figures that do not have fractions or decimals, are also called integers. They can have one of two values: positive or …

How to administer all of your Macs from a single device using macOS Server!

If you're running a small home office or business and have multiple Macs on which one serves files, another manages email and a third runs a calendar …

How to protect your server with badIPs.com and report IPs with Fail2ban on Debian

This tutorial documents the process of using the badips abuse tracker in conjunction with Fail2ban to protect your server or computer. I've tested it …

Linux

CoreFreq – A Powerful CPU Monitoring Tool for Linux Systems

CoreFreq is a CPU monitoring program intended for the Intel 64-bits processor and supports architectures such as Atom, Core2, Nehalem, SandyBridge …

Linux

How to Find a Process Name Using PID Number in Linux

In this article, we will look at how to find a process name by its process identification number (PID). Before we dive into the actual solution, let …

There’s a better way to write your to-do lists

A well-crafted to-do list acts as a guiding light for your day. It helps you overcome feelings of being overwhelmed, and reduces anxiety around whether you’re being productive throughout the day. Before I dive in to explain how I craft my to-do list each day, I’d like to point out that to-do lists …

Time Management

Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

England

See 50 of the World's Most Endangered Monuments Before They're Gone

[googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=zK8gH3hr1wi8.kjCDKzJ0Wd3U&w=700&h=500]<p>A Russian radio tower, a costal promenade in Beirut and the …

What Penn Station used to look like will make you weep with longing

The destruction of Penn Station<p>The fall of a New York architectural martyr<p>C. 1910<p>In 1910, when New York City transportation terminal Pennsylvania …

Lumos LED Smart Bicycle Helmet

Sometimes, an idea comes along that just makes so much sense. Lumos is one of those ideas. It’s a smart bicycle helmet that gives night riders the …

Artivelo BikeDock Tour De France

The Artivelo BikeDock Tour De France allows users to prominently display their bike for all to see using an admirable minimal design.<p>It takes …

Hello, Pluto: The 9-year journey to a new horizon

Hello, Pluto<p>After 9 years and 3 billion miles, we finally meet our far-flung cosmic cousin<p>Hello, Pluto<p>After 9 years and 3 billion miles, we finally …

How I Control My Mac with Automatic + IFTTT + Dropbox – MacStories

The other day, Federico asked about why people use web services such as IFTTT. I have a few of these that I use frequently, but the geekiest one is this: <b>controlling my Mac with my car.</b><p>More specifically, when I turn my car’s ignition on or off in the parking lot at my office, Automatic triggers an …

Review: Truffol Station 5 USB Charger

We all have a ton of gadgets these days that are charged by USB, from iPhones and iPads to things as diverse as cameras, scanners and GPS units. The challenge can be finding enough USB ports to keep up, which is why I resort to a powered USB hub. It’s plastic and not exactly pretty, hence my …

Gear & Gadgets

15 programming languages you need to know in 2015

If you're a programmer, these are good times. Jobs in the segment are projected to grow 8% over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of …

Virtual debates about homelessness in Sim City hold up a mirror to real life

An Italian artist has written a 600-page, US$220, two-volume book on homelessness in the video game Sim City.<p>Matteo Bittani’s “How to get rid of homeless” collects dozens of forum threads debating and discussing the homelessness that occurs in the game, highlighting the uneasy similarities between …

SimCity

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

BodyGuardz uses an aluminum bezel to tackle the iPhone 6 screen protector problem

The gently curved glass edges of the iPhone 6/Plus screens feel absolutely luxurious but are a nightmare for screen protector companies. Compounding this issue is the fact that rigid tempered glass is now the preferred material for iPhone screen protection.<p>Some companies have taken a stab at …

Screen Protector

Premium Philips headphones come with Lightning support for iPad and iPhone

While the Fidelio M2L have 24-bit Digital to Analog Conversion (DAC) and amplification inside, the iPhone 6 is still limited to 16-bit files, meaning …

Automating iOS: A Comprehensive and Updated Guide to Launch Center Pro – MacStories

<b>Note: The following is a complete update of our original Launch Center Pro guide published in April 2014. It has been rewritten and updated for the latest 2.3 and 2.3.1 versions of Launch Center Pro with new sections, actions, videos, and more.</b><p>Released in December of 2011, Launch Center (the …

The Ultimate Glossary of Photographic Terms

The folks over at Treat recently emailed us to share their new massive glossary of photography terms originally published on their site. If there is …

Make Your Own DIY Softbox with Cardboard and Tin Foil

Image courtesy of Digital Camera World<p>We’ve seen a lot of softboxes in our day—from the Profoto RFi Softboxes to Westcott’s Rapid Box Octa Mini and …

Fujin Vacuum Cleaner for DSLR Cameras

Have you been tired of clean your DSLR cameras again and again? Need a more handy way to do the job? Take a look Fujin, the <b>vacuum cleaner for DSLR</b> …

Philips Hue Lux Review: Smart Lighting For Less

If you’ve been eyeing the Philips Hue connected lighting series with keen interest but are also unwilling to spend the big bucks the current series demands, now’s your chance to get on board: Philips has kicked off pre-orders for the Hue Lux line of bulbs, including individual units and a starter …

Discarded Tree Trunk Coat Rack

Save138 Users Saved This Product<p>Jun 282018