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Remove yourself from people search sites and erase your online presence

Here is a step-by-step guide to reducing your digital footprint online, whether you want to lock down data or vanish entirely.<p>There is now a very …

Social Media

Hackers behind Mirai botnet could be sentenced to working for the FBI

Three young hackers went from believing they were "untouchable" to helping the FBI stop future cyberattacks.<p>The trio of hackers behind the Mirai botnet -- one of the most powerful tools used for cyberattacks -- has been working with the FBI for more than a year, according to court documents filed …

Cyber-attacks

10 Free Open Source Tools for Creating Your Own VPN

As more people use the Internet everyday they are becoming more conscious about their privacy with regards to how much of the information they don’t …

Open Source Movement

Here's the latest scary example of just how detailed Google location data really is

ICYMI: In the latest New York Times Magazine, John Herrman offers a particularly harrowing—and deeply personal—take on just how detailed Google's …

Advertising

Ditch your phone's built-in web browser for these seven alternatives

Protect your privacy, save data, navigate faster, and more.<p>We do a lot of our web browsing through our phones: More than half of site visits originate with mobile devices. Android and iOS phones both come with default browsers made by the platform's developers. On Android, Google Chrome takes pride …

Mobile Devices

The next downturn could rival the Great Depression and wipe $10 trillion off US household assets

The world’s major economies are skating on dangerously thin ice and lack the fiscal, monetary, and emergency tools to fight the next downturn.<p>A roster of top crisis veterans fear an even more intractable slump than the Lehman recession when the current ageing expansion rolls over. The implications …

Great Depression

12 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

It's the end of summer, and the aisles of Target are stocked with multi-colored binders, dolphin-themed folders, and those 20-packs of gel pens. …

Podcasting

Drawing is the best way to learn, even if you’re no Leonardo da Vinci

“I just can’t draw.” It’s a refrain most adults say when confronted with a blank piece of paper. Something happens in our teenage years that makes most of us shy away from drawing, fretting that our draftsmanship skills aren’t up to par, and leaving it to the “artists” among us.<p>Spartan Holiday<p>But …

Leonardo Da Vinci

3 Essential Systems For Becoming Massively Productive

Whether you’re working in a large company or running your own business, systems are your best friend.<p>They will help you accomplish more, even when you feel like spending your mornings gazing into the fridge or refreshing your Instagram feed.<p>Systems (not software) will prevent you from …

Outsourcing

5 ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

According to a 2015 Nielsen study, 25 percent of Americans earning over $150,000 are living paycheck to paycheck. That number increases to roughly …

Personal Finance

How to stay fit forever: 25 tips to keep moving when life gets in the way

When it comes to exercise, we think about how to “get” fit. But often, starting out is not the problem. “The big problem is maintaining it,” says Falko Sniehotta, a professor of behavioural medicine and health psychology at Newcastle University. The official UK guidelines say adults should do …

Work Stress

12 Side Hustles Where You Can Make $1,000 a Month

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 13<p>Make it worth your time<p>There’s a reason side hustles are becoming more popular these days. Not only do they …

Employment

What Salary Should You Ask For? Here’s How to Figure Out What You’re Worth

Whether you’re nailing down the details of a new job offer or hoping to negotiate a raise in a current role, you probably want to make sure you’re …

Employment

The Tor Project's new Android app for anonymous browsing is here

The Tor Project is building a new web browser for Android that’ll make it easier to access sites anonymously and without being tracked – and you can try an early version right now.<p>It’s called Tor Browser for Android, and it’s based on Firefox v60. It’ll improve on the organization’s other browser, …

Android Apps

How to scrape data from a website using Python

Learn how to scrape data from a website using Python

Python Programming

Why two missed birdie putts sent Tiger Woods to the practice green for more than an hour

NORTON, Mass. — A two-hole stretch explains why Tiger Woods looked so frustrated with himself Sunday during Round 3 of the Dell Technologies Championship.<p>Those holes also explain why Woods spent an hour and 10 minutes on the practice green after shooting a 3-under 68.<p>The par-3 11th played as the …

Tiger Woods

30 Sex Positions To Try In September 2018

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but summer is officially over. OK, maybe not <i>officially —</i> but as September rolls in it certainly feels like …

The Top 10 Backpacking Illnesses and Injuries and How to Treat Them

In the backcountry, anything can go wrong at any time. Unfortunately, “anything” is hard to prepare for. We dug into the numbers from the National …

Inflammation

10 work-from-home jobs that offer salaries of $100,000 or more

Not all companies have warmed up to the idea of a remote work policy, but a staggering 81 percent of employees say it's the workplace option they …

Employment

Why LSD and MDMA Drugs Are Making a Comeback for Science

It's a psychedelic renaissance.<p>Psychedelic science is making a comeback.<p>Scientific publications, therapeutic breakthroughs, and cultural endorsements …

Psychedelia

How Much Power Does It Take to Fly in a Real-Life Jet Suit?

This isn't actually a real Iron Man suit. But it does fly. It's a flying suit made by Gravity Industries, a young British startup that builds what …

It’s True: Trump Is Lying More, and He’s Doing It on Purpose

On Thursday, the Washington <i>Post</i> published a remarkable story on its front page revealing a recent spike in the number of “false and misleading claims” made by President Trump. In his first year as President, Trump made 2,140 false claims, according to the <i>Post</i>. In just the last six months, he has …

Learn Functional Python in 10 Minutes

In this article, you’ll learn what the functional paradigm is as well as how to use functional programming in Python. You’ll also learn about list …

Know thyself… by writing your first novel

Don’t worry what others think. You are writing for yourself<p>Once you find the sweet spot, your story will flow out of you<p>Writing a novel is a scary prospect. They’re so long and winding, they can seem never-ending. The main obstacle might seem to be starting – the terror of the blank page – but the …

Lifestyle (UK)

Academics explain David Foster Wallace to me

A report from the 5th-annual David Foster Wallace Conference, where the author’s most devoted readers are wondering how to approach him in …

You Too Can Become a Machine Learning Rock Star! No PhD Necessary.

<b>If you are a strong-armed</b> NFL quarterback who reads defenses like genre fiction, a movie star whose name alone can open a film in China, or a stock …

David Bohm, Quantum Mechanics and Enlightenment

<i>Some scientists seek to clarify reality, others to mystify it. David Bohm seemed driven by both impulses. He is renowned for promoting a sensible</i> …

White College Graduates Are Doing Great With Their Parents' Money

Higher education alone can't bridge the wealth gap that separates black Americans from their white peers.<p>The numbers are staggering: White Americans with a college degree are on average three times as wealthy as black Americans with the same credential, and in families whose head of the household …

Tokyo's spectacular digital art museum makes visitors part of the art

An innovative and quite incredible new attraction has opened its doors in Tokyo, with the Mori Building in the Japanese capital hosting what is …

Sprint is excited to announce that it’s making its mobile plan worse

• Sprint is altering its current “one unlimited plan” structure to feature two unlimited plans.<br>• The new lower-tier unlimited plan delivers less value than the current Sprint unlimited plan.<br>• The new higher-tier unlimited plan adds some negligible features for $10 more per month.<p>With the headway the …