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What Can You Claim When Airlines Lose Your Baggage?

If you get on a plane and your baggage ends up being delayed, damaged or lost, who’s responsible: you or the airline? And what rules apply when you’re flying between different countries — even if you don’t have travel insurance? More »      

Chrome's Nasty GPU Memory Leak, And How To Replicate It

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Chrome’s signed distance field setting for fonts and how it seemed to be the cause of a memory blowout in the browser’s GPU process. Unfortunately, the issue was not related to the SDF feature and in fact is a known bug that was introduce a few versions ago. More »      

The Nexus 6's Performance Crippled By A Feature You Can't Disable

It’s not an unreasonable expectation that a new phone should be faster than its predecessor and in the case of the Nexus 6, it’s definitely a more powerful device than the Nexus 5. Unfortunately, a decision by Google with Android 5.0,...Show More Summary

Deep Habits: Spend Three Months On Important Projects

A Productive King In 2013, during a period of only three months, Stephen King published two full-length novels: Joyland and Doctor Sleep. This is unusually productive, even for a writer whose published fifty-five novels in his career (and sold over 350 million copies along the way). Perhaps to celebrate this pinnacle of systematic wordsmithing, the […]

Dick Smith Super Weekend Sale!

Fancy a giant 50-inch Sony LED Smart TV for Christmas — on sale for this weekend only: just $799 (you save $400!). Other Super Weekend deals include 15% off HP Laptops over $500, and a massive up to 45% off Swann DIY home security camera kits. Take a look. More »      

Avoid Accumulating "Truth Debt" by Comparing Honesty with Money

It can be easy to lie—especially when you're trying to stay out of trouble or avoid confrontation—but it can catch up with you. If you have trouble sticking to the truth, imagine each lie you tell as a charge on an imaginary truth credit card. Read more...

Cut a Rope or String without Any Tools Using Friction

If you ever need to cut through some rope or string and you don't have any tools around, you can use the strand to cut through itself with some friction and a little elbow grease. Read more...

The Science Behind Making the Perfect Jello Shot

Jello shots have become a tasty staple for parties all over. To get the perfect balance of flavor and texture, it all comes down to a strong binding gelatin and using the right booze. Read more...

Stringer Gives You More Control Over Music on Shuffle

iPhone: Shuffling your music is usually a pretty simple affair, but if you're looking for a bit more control, Stringer is an app that gives you a ton of control over how shuffle works. Read more...

Deadspin The Moment Chicago Radio Hosts Found Out On The Air That They Were Fired | Gizmodo The Best

Deadspin The Moment Chicago Radio Hosts Found Out On The Air That They Were Fired | Gizmodo The Best Vape Pen for Every Appetite | Jezebel Why Were Three Teenage Rape Victims Bullied Out of School in Oklahoma? | Kotaku World of Warcraft, Then And Now | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Build a Tiny Computer Hacking Tool with a Raspberry Pi

Kali is a great tool for testing the security of your network and the operating system works on just about everything that can run Linux. That includes the Raspberry Pi. What's even better is a new distribution that brings along support for a touchscreen. Read more...

Downgrade From iOS 8.1.1 to 8.1 If You Want to Jailbreak

iOS 8.1.1 was released earlier this week and includes a few small bug fixes. It also happens to break the current version of the iOS jailbreak. If you updated on accident and want to keep your ability to jailbreak, iDownloadBlog shows you how. Read more...

Save An Extra $25 on Basically Any Camera This Holiday Season

If you're planning on purchasing a new DSLR or compact system camera this holiday season, Amazon has a deal going that will save you $25 any listed price, including Black Friday deals. Read more...

"Coming Up with an Idea Is an Easy Thing. It's Hardest to Put it Down"

We're all full of ideas for things, but as Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling reminds us, coming up with an idea is easy, turning it into something is the hard part. Read more...

This Week's Most Popular Posts: November 14th to 21st

This week we learned what you can take from hotel rooms, what cellphones do to your spine, where the hardest places to live in the US are, and the tech skills Google recommends for software engineers. Here's a look back. Read more.....

Writing depends on the superficiality of one’s days

Graham Green on writing a book: “I was trying to write a book that simply would not come. I did my daily five hundred words, but the characters never began to live. So much in writing depends on the superficiality of one’s days. One may be preoccupied with shopping and income tax returns and chance…

Can You Hear the Difference in High Quality Music? Test Yourself

Here's a simple test that lets you toggle between an extremely high-quality file music file and a low-quality music file. Can you tell the difference? Read more...

Keep Your Skin Hydrated During Travel to Feel Refreshed

The tired, grimy feeling you get during long trips makes for a tiring experience. It sounds almost silly, but you can use a quick spritz to refresh physically and mentally. Read more...

How Great Are Black Friday’s Deals? Are They Worth Waiting For?

We've talked about preparing for Black Friday, when to start paying attention (now), and reassured you that you're not going to miss out by shopping from home. Now let's talk about the deals themselves. Read more...

Build a Coffee Table with a Lift-Up Top Out of Pallets

With a lift-up top, your coffee table can serve as an impromptu desk or dining table. This DIY version is made out of pallets and features a pedal-controlled wheel system so you can smoothly move the table. Read more...

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