A substantial PC upgrade, or even a better workspace, doesn’t have to be a huge project that drains your time and energy. If you can order the parts, there are several worthwhile improvements you can make that’ll pay off big when it’s time to work (or play). Here are some of them.
If you build a new Metro line in Rome, you have to worry about more than just engineering. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the construction team working on the Metro C, which will run through the center of the city, has now unearthed a huge suite of ancient barracks.
More than 1,600 years ago, a Roman ship full of carved statues, bronze lamps, and loads of coins was lost at sea. Just recently a group of divers stumbled upon the wreckage—and what they found is magnificent.
Metallurgist Grigory Raykhtsaum shows Smithsonian three different ways to test if something is solid gold: a color test, a thermal conductivity test, and a particle test. It’s all computerized now so all he has to do is scan the object to get a read on the color, zap it with an electrical current to measure the…
Data science is a growing career field that pays well. If you are interested in programming, math, and/or statistics, this career could be perfect for you. There are, however, three different data science roles for you to consider.
Fake profiles and chat bots were the most frustrating part of using Tinder when I compared it to its competitors. They’re everywhere, trying to sell you something or steal your personal information, trick you into downloading malware, or even beg you to send money. If you just want to swipe in peace, here’s what you…
An ancient song repertory lost since the 11th century has been reconstructed by researchers from the University of Cambridge.
Google has launched today a new education site, which gathers programming tools and other resources for you or perhaps your kid to learn computer science, a hot subject these days.
Tomorrow, an army of geeks descends on San Diego — and many of them would kill to write for television. Comic-Con always hosts panels about TV writing, and they're always standing-room only. But how do you learn the craft? We asked some great television writers, and they told us 11 books that every aspiring scribe…
Here’s a trick that’s been around for a while but may have passed you by: secret category codes added by Netflix engineers that can help you narrow down your on-demand video choices. From classic war movies to Brazilian dramas, here’s how to dig deeper into the Netflix library.
Stocks and bonds are fundamental investing terms, but if you’re new to investing, you might not have any idea what these terms mean. This video breaks it down.
Weekly or monthly challenges are motivating and fun for adults, so why not use this strategy to encourage our kids to read more? You could set a challenge for a number of books in a specific timeframe or use this themed template to broaden your kids’ reading material.
iOS: Know Fast for iPhone delivers short (less than four-minutes), informative videos to you each day, in categories you choose. It’s a great way to spend a few minutes learning something new and interesting in a field you’re interested in, or just to expand your horizons a bit.
Just like adding acid can temper a dish that’s too spicy, you can also soothe your mouth after eating super spicy food by eating something acidic. Out for Thai or Tex-Mex? There’s probably a lemon or lime on the table already.
Sure, Mario Kart 8 may have 30 characters and hovercrafts, but there’s something nostalgic about the now-classic Mario Kart 64. If you want to relive the games of your childhood, an emulator is a decent way to go.
You know that moment. The moment in a movie that you geek out over as soon as you walk out of the theater. The one that gives you goosebumps, or makes you whisper “Holy crap” as it’s happening. Those are the “wow” moments, and we’ve collected the best ones from 2015.
Cats and dogs don’t usually know what things make them sick, so their curious nature occasionally gets the best of them. To keep your pets safe, avoid having any of these common plants around your home.
The holiday season is just about over, but for this weekend’s Weekend Matinee, lets go back to 1964’s Santa Claus Conquers The Martians, just got get one last bit of cheer out this weekend.
Chrome: Ever read an article online, only to forget most of what it said a few days later? Hibou is an extension that will remind you to re-read it later for better retention.