How To Cool Down a Room (Without Blasting A/C)

As summer starts to sizzle and temperatures continue to rise, our homes can offer little refuge from the oppressive heat and humidity. Sure, running the air conditioner—if you have one—will make you feel more comfortable, but at a price: It’s not unusual for homeowners to see their electric bill double—or even triple—during the summer. So, I thought here are five […]

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How the Google Maps update could save your life

Google Maps is useful for finding directions to a gas station or discovering new restaurants in your neighborhood, but it could also now save your life during a natural disaster. On Thursday, Google announced that its SOS Alerts, which were introduced two years ago, are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system in times of […]

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Revealed: How much your stolen account IDs are worth online

New research has uncovered the amount it costs to buy various types of stolen login information online. As part of research for a BBC Watchdog episode, cyber sleuths began combing through the dark web – the parts of the internet that search engines don’t index. They found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that stolen bank details commanded the highest price. Just like a […]

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How Jay-Z became a billionaire

From bad boy to blingionaire: He’s a former drug dealer who shot his own brother, but now he’s rap’s richest, canniest (and flashiest) businessman. TOM LEONARD details the life and high-rolling times of Jay-Z Jay-Z, real name Shawn Carter, was named as the first ever Hip Hop Billionaire   The mogul made his fortune through music producing and commercial dealings His […]

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How Raudonikis bedded in halfback spot for himself

Those were the days: Tom Raudonikis and Steve Mortimer.Credit:Fairfax Media Yup, I know that Tommy Raudonikis stories at this time of year – with Origin on the horizon – can be a bit hackneyed, but this one is different. For you see, just last week, the famed league halfback and his one-time rival Steve Mortimer were both inducted into the […]

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How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies

Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided against it, according to a Thursday report. The social network has, however, removed ad-sales employees’ incentives to run political ads by eliminating commissions for them, […]

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How deadly is Mount Everest?

As glaciers melt at a greater pace, there are concerns among expedition operators that bodies are becoming exposed on Mount Everest. The mountain is one of the crown jewels for climbers – but with the achievement of reaching the world’s highest peak come risks. So how deadly is Everest and how does it compare with others in the region? Everest […]

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How You Can Build A Butt Like Captain America

Mild spoilers below for Avengers: Endgame. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, or don’t want to be even slightly spoiled, stop reading right now! It’s been called “heroic, “powerful,” and “the MVP of the Avengers.” The “it” we are talking about of course is Captain America’s butt, a.k.a. The Most Valuable Posterior, which is lionized in Avengers: Endgame, the […]

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