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  • newThe Independence Day Playlist
    This weekend, Americans from this site will join others from around the country, and you will be celebrating the largest annual fireworks display in the history of our nation. This playlist from Spotify user Jason Lawson, will help put you in a patri…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Jul 16, 12:00am -
  • newYou're More Likely to Remember Something If You Exercise a Few Hours Later
    Exercise has long been thought to have memory boosting capabilities , but a new study suggests that delayed physical activity might be the best way to take advantage of those perks.Read more...
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 11:00pm -
  • newRemains of the Day: Karma Adds Option to Create a Private Network
    Karma hotspots always broadcast a public Wi-Fi network that’s open to any subscriber of the service, but users have often requested the option to run a private network instead. Now Karma will finally let you make your signal private—for a cost.…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 10:30pm -
  • newKick Off a Great Presentation by Showing Visuals Before You Explain Them
    When you’re giving a presentation, a little mystery goes a long way. If you want to grasp your audience’s attention, start off your presentation with some visuals that get them thinking.Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 10:00pm -
  • newGive Any Homemade Pizza Wood-Fired Oven Flavor With Some Toasted Flour
    No matter how good your dough, sauce, and ingredients are, it’s hard to beat the unique flavor of a wood-fired pizza oven. If you don’t have your own wood-fired oven, you can get a similar flavor by pre-toasting the flour for your pizza peel.Read…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:30pm -
  • newHow to Deal with Frustrating Workplace Bureaucracy
    Working in a big corporate office can be a blessing and a curse. On one hand, you have tons of resources at your disposal—technical help, creative teams, mentors, a well-stocked supply room, and anything else you need just a purchase order away. Bu…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:00pm -
  • newFirefox's Experimental Containers Feature Lets You Log Into Multiple Accounts on the Same Services at Once
    Let’s say you have multiple Twitter accounts, or several Google accounts, or even a few different bank accounts. It sucks to have to switch between those accounts in your browser. Firefox is testing out a new feature called Containers in its beta c…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 8:30pm -
  • newBuild a Wearable Camera with a Raspberry Pi
    Wearable cameras are still in their infancy and it’s a little weird to just wear one when you’re doing daily errands, but if you want to build your own for those more exciting moments of your life, Adafruit shows you how.Read more...
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 8:00pm -
  • newDeadspin Why Are So Many MMA Fighters Truthers, Conspiracists, And Just Plain Weird?
    Deadspin Why Are So Many MMA Fighters Truthers, Conspiracists, And Just Plain Weird? | Jezebel It’s the End Times, Because Mika Brzezinski Might Be Doin’ It With Joe Scarborough | Sploid Seeing How Sex Dolls Are Made Is Hauntingly Eerie (NSFW…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:41pm -
  • newFix Minor Scratches in Glass with Toothpaste
    We’ve discussed how you can use toothpaste to fix minor scratches on your car or the plastic of your headlights , but if you spot stress cracks in your glassware or a pair of reading glasses, toothpaste can fix them right up for you too.Read more.…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:30pm -

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  • newSoftware Heritage: Creating a safe haven for software
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 10:54pm -
  • newHumans and robots are on a collision course for a war, says Examiner
    When you’re attacked by an alligator, the National Enquirer has some great advice for you: “Run!”That’s just one of the really useful survival tips in this week’s helpful tabloids.Don’t drive - “driving can be hazardous to your he…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:56pm -
  • newLeaked FBI documents reveal secret rules for spying on journalists with National Security Letters
    Today, The Intercept published leaked documents that contain the FBI’s secret rules for targeting journalists and sources with National Security Letters (NSLs)—the controversial and unconstitutional warrantless tool the FBI uses to conduct survei…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:41pm -
  • newCrazy James Brown interview from 1987 faithfully re-created with Jordan Peele
    Dangerous Minds posted Jordan Peele's amazing word-for-word, gesture-for-gesture re-enactment of James Brown's infamous drug-and-or-boozed enhanced CNN interview from 1987.Here's the original:
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:34pm -
  • newAdnan Syed of 'Serial' podcast will get a new trial
    A Maryland judge today granted a retrial to Adnan Syed, whose conviction for the 1999 murder of his former girlfriend was the subject of the first season of the popular podcast “Serial.” Syed’s lawyer C. Justin Brown announced the news Thu…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:17pm -
  • newLED headlamp with hands-free switch for $10
    The OxyLED LED Headlamp ($10 on Amazon) is a great deal for the price. The lamp is very bright (you can dim it, or make it strobe) and you can point the beam up or down. It's also got a motion activated switch so you don't gave to fumble for the butt…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:17pm -
  • newNancy Grace out at HLN
    After 12 years of true-crime bullshit and an official twitter account so demented as to be indistinguishable from parody, Nancy Grace is out at CNN sister network HLN. A network spokesperson tells The Hollywood Reporter that a new series — one…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:14pm -
  • newChemtrail activists want Marriott hotels to remove wall art
    It's bad enough that the reptilian power elite routinely release mind-numbing chemicals into the atmosphere in order to pacify Earth's domesticated primates. Now they're adding insult to injury by installing pro-chemtrail propaganda disguised as art…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 8:55pm -
  • newU.S. military ends trans ban
    The Pentagon today ended its ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military. The historic announcement formally removes some of the risks faced by an estimated thousands of U.S. troops, who could have been expelled from the armed forces beca…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 8:53pm -
  • newA look at Bulgaria's "bride's market"
    Bulgaria's 18,000-person Kalaidzhi Roma clan holds an annual "bride market, where young virgins are paraded in front of suitors who bid on them."From Tai-wiki-widbeeEvery year young Roma women attend "bride markets" with the intention of getti…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 8:23pm -