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Passwords, even strong ones, aren’t enough to protect you. Your online accounts are only as safe as the security policies of the companies that hold them. At least that’s the apparent lesson to be learned from Naoki Hiroshima’s epic account of how one hacker used a series of simple social-engineering tactics to gain control of […]

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Google has officially dumped Motorola Mobility for $US2.9 billion to Lenovo. Here’s why. Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from http://gizmodo.com.au

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://www.thekitchn.com Ingredients: 4 cups water (or a mix of water and milk) 1 cup polenta or cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 4 ounces (1 cup) goat cheese, shredded cheddar, or other cheese, plus more to serve 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 2 links chicken sausage, […]

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As a teenager, Finnish programmer Linda Liukas had a major crush on Al Gore. She wanted to share her passion for the then-vice president with a fan page. Without the pre-made templates that Tumblr and WordPress now place at our fingertips, she taught herself HTML and CSS so she could build a site from scratch. […]

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For early adopters of Google Glass, it’s been a demand from the start: a version that is friendly to prescription lenses. Those people’s prayers were answered early Tuesday when Google announced it would begin selling several “designer” pairs of glasses that are compatible with Glass, called the Titanium Collection. Before yesterday, near- and farsighted Glass […]

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I wish I could be 16 again to enroll in the futuristic Island School in Hong Kong, a 28,000-square-metre building that merges into the landscape. From the inside, it looks like a spaceship. From the outside, its structure seems to defy gravity: Read the rest of the original article! * Text and image from http://gizmodo.com.au

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Apple increased global iPhone shipments by 13% last year, but its growth rate is lagging behind competitors in the smartphone space — arguably the company’s most important market. In 2013, Apple shipped 153.4 million iPhones, up from 135.9 million in 2012. However, Samsung, one of Apple’s biggest smartphone competitors, increased shipments from 219.7 million to […]

“The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese Proverb

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Current fitness trackers are simply glorified pedometers. Steps are important but they’re only a single metric of your fitness. Atlas is a wearable device that tracks and identifies your different activities, evaluates your form, counts your reps and sets and calculates the calories you burned. Atlas measures your success; all you have to do is […]

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Although Apple remains tight-lipped about any plans to release a wearable device, the persistent rumors and concept mock-ups continue to stir excitement among fans and industry analysts alike. The latest conceptual take on the rumored iWatch is a video animation that presents an extremely realistic look at how the device might work if it becomes […]

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://www.theironyou.com Ingredients Makes about 30-32 quinoa bites Quinoa bites 2 cups / 11 oz / 300 gr cooked quinoa (you’ll need to cook about 1 cup of quinoa) 4 free-range organic eggs, lightly beaten 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon fine grain sea […]

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If only they’d known then what they know now. It’s the lament of many hiring managers and Boards of Directors who discover, too late, that the new executive has some major personality problems. Now, it might be possible to figure out out before it’s too late. A team of researchers at Binghamton University claims it […]

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You’ve probably heard that diabetes is a huge and growing problem—affecting one in every 19 people on the planet. But you may not be familiar with the daily struggle that many people with diabetes face as they try to keep their blood sugar levels under control. Uncontrolled blood sugar puts people at risk for a […]

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://tinylemontree.com Ingredients: 2 serves of wholemeal wheat or spelt spaghetti Olive Oil 1 punnet of cherry tomatoes. 5 cloves garlic 2 large king oyster mushrooms, sliced into 1cm rounds 2 tbls balsamic vinegar 2 tsp chilli flakes (more of less depending on preference) […]

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://spicysouthernkitchen.com Ingredients ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon Chinese chili garlic sauce 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil ¼ cup fresh ginger cut into fine matchsticks ½ red onion, thinly sliced ½ pound snow peas 1 […]

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Society places a bizarre amount of weight on when a writer or artist creates their first real successful work — blame our obsession with youth or tiger mums or whatever. Still, it’s interesting to see if there’s a correlation between your age and the best work of your career there is. This diagram helps us […]

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Google has announced the acquisition of smart home device maker Nest Labs for $3.2 billion. Nest earned acclaim for its first product, a learning thermostat, and had just launched Protect, a smart smoke detector, late last year. Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from http://thenextweb.com

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We expected to see Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in cameo roles while handing over the spotlight to a new generation in Star Wars: Episode VII. Now, in the wake of a dispute over the script, the three stars will be front and center in the upcoming movie. You can take that with […]

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The Android™-based Polaroid Socialmatic camera lets you connect with your favorite apps to share your photos instantly. Print 2″x3″ photos instantly on ink-free paper with ZINK® Zero Ink® printing technology for smudge-proof, water resistant and tear resistant photos. It’s a revolution. The Polaroid Socialmatic camera has the appeal of classic Polaroid cameras paired with today’s […]

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Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from http://www.feastingathome.com Ingredients: Black sesame seeds- in a bag Toasted Sesame seeds – in a bag Frozen chopped lemongrass Frozen Keffir Lime leaves ( or fresh) Fresh mushrooms Fresh herbs Seasonal and unusual vegetables and fruit Fresh rice noodles in the refrigerated section Fresh […]