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Enjoy encrypted internet with 80% off CyberGhost VPN

Only VPN users know the peace of mind that comes with establishing an encrypted, secure internet connection, immune to hackers, prying eyes, and data caps.<p>In today’s hacker-heavy world, an unsecured Wi-Fi connection is essentially an open invitation for malicious meddlers to steal your sensitive …

Here’s the amazingly simple path to incredible homemade bagels

Let’s be frank. Most of us do not live in New York. Most of us probably wouldn’t want to live in New York, save for one reason: the bagels.<p>Pretty much the rest of America is woefully underserved when it comes to bagels. Our neighborhood sources tend to be grocery stores or chains — or downright …

Baking

Weird Foreign Laws You'd Better Know!

Here's your cheat sheet to avoid embarrassment, fines, and even jail time when visiting other countries. From serious health and safety concerns to …

Health and Safety

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world leads from dense rain forests over steep passes, to high pastures below glacier-clad peaks. Although only 125 miles long, the trek is tough as it involves an ascent of more than 7,000 metres and remote and rugged …

Hiking

15 Netflix Films to Watch After Unwrapping Your Presents

You did it. You made it to the holidays and the family has unwrapped all their presents (including that smartwatch that Dad <i>really</i> wanted from our wearable tech gift guide). Everyone is getting their cider cocktails on and plowing into the gingerbread cookie trees, but wait! The age-old tradition of …

Google wants you to trick out its OnHub router

With its first two OnHub routers, Google has a simple goal: to make the WiFi network in your home a stronger, simpler and more beautiful experience. Its debut hardware, built in partnership with TP-Link, is an already attractive piece of kit, but now the company is going a step further with …

Adobe Lightroom Mobile is now free on both Android and iOS

Adobe Lightroom Mobile is now free on all compatible mobile devices. The company just announced the Android version will now work without a subscription, joining a similar change made for iOS back in October.<p>Previously, you needed a to pay a monthly fee forAdobe Creative Cloud – starting at $9.99 – …

'Terminator,' 'Rain Man' and others to stream online for free

Big-name titles will be available online for free -- and it's legal. Find out where you can watch these movies and more.<p>There's a new major player in the streaming world called Tubi TV. The site offers up free movies and TV shows and it landed a big deal with Lionsgate and MGM that will boost its …

Entertainment

How to build your own 'Netflix and chill' button, according to Netflix

Netflix has published instructions to make a button that will order takeout, dim the lights, turn on the television, launch Netflix, and silence your phones. The streaming services calls it "The Switch," but <i>Hackaday</i> provides its real name: "The Netflix and Chill Button."<p>Netflix and chill, for those …

Entertainment

Turn Ice Cream into Muffins with Just One Extra Ingredient

If you want a yummy muffin but don't want to put in the effort of measuring and combining several ingredients, just grab a pint of vanilla ice cream …

How to Make Homemade Marshmallow Peeps

The world <i>wants</i> us to make Peeps.<p>I discovered this last year on a day that began with reading an article in the local paper in which Marilyn Hagerty called a Ruby Tuesday “one of the stars in the restaurant scene” of my new town. It was a day I almost gave up on food.<p>On top of all of that, I had an …

Dessert

This 'Wonder Material' Could Make Your Next Phone Super Thin With Internet That's 100x Faster

They've found a technique that could help the company make your future smartphone thinner, more durable, and even a deliver Internet 100 times faster.<p>The "wonder material" is called graphene— a substance that's stronger than steel and so thin it's considered to be two dimensional.<p>In fact, it's 1 …

Smartwatches

Secret App Down For Hours, Silicon Valley Goes Back To Work

Secret, the anonymous gossip-sharing app and current Silicon Valley addiction, is currently experiencing a significant outage following yesterday’s update, which introduced a variety of new features, including anonymous invites – a mechanism the company hoped would help grow its userbase, and …

Maxthon promises you can play awesome console-like games on its browser — and with no downloads (exclusive)

Maxthon wants you to play console-quality online games on its browser — without requiring you to download anything.<p>The company, which makes the superfast Maxthon browser, hopes to become the favorite web browser of gamers by enabling them to play online games without the hassle of downloading …

Why Does the Front of My Shoulder Hurt?

The shoulder is a complicated joint. Where most other joints are basically a single bone fitting into another bone, the shoulder is a complex …

Survival Strength for Self-defense

Have you ever been physically confronted by someone? Someone who posed a serious and immediate threat? What about by someone who is barrel-chested, …

Self Defense

Raspberry Pi gets its own sound card

When UK Prime Minister David Cameron gave a speech at CeBIT this year, what examples did he use to highlight tech innovation in Britain? Yes, ARM and Imagination were on his list, but he also referred to the tiny, Linux-based computer called Raspberry Pi, which has now sold over 2.5 million units. …

CameraBag 2 Mobile Adds High-Quality Vintage Chic to Photos

Despite the massive popularity of photo filters (OK, Instagram), changing the fundamental appearance of a photo by layering on an algorithm is mostly a take-it-or-leave-it proposition.<p>Never one to judge the aesthetic tastes of others, I personally tend to shy away from radical alteration of …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

How Most Anyone Can Find Photos Of Secret Government Sites

Last August, Jeffrey Lewis saw a North Korean propaganda video, posted in April 2012, which showed its missile launchers holding intercontinental ballistic missiles, shot from an oddly-shaped building.<p>He was curious. So with a team of students, he modeled what the building would look like and …

Sinkhole swallows priceless Corvettes

A massive sinkhole in western Kentucky opened up early Wednesday morning below the National Corvette Museum, swallowing eight rare and historic Chevrolet Corvettes that were on display to the public.<p>No one was hurt in the incident, which was recorded at 5:44 a.m. by motion sensors at the museum in …

Chevrolet Corvette

Open source OS Tizen gains 15 more allies; Sprint rejoins the list

In the world of mobile platforms, Tizen's but a new entry that's been through some tough times since its inception. The circle of 36 companies (aptly called the Tizen Association) backing up the open source OS is putting up a good fight, though -- it even just welcomed 15 new members to its number. …

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Detroit Auto Show 2014 in Pictures

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

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