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Swamp Chic Goes Mainstream This Summer With Algae Shoes

Eat your heart out, Adidas: Shoemaker Vivobarefoot is preparing an “ultra-eco” take on footwear. This summer, the London-based firm will launch a new version of its amphibious Ultra III sneaker—made using algae rescued […] The post Swamp Chic Goes Mainstream

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Sling Some Webs With Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Gift Guide

Is he strong? Listen, bud. He’s got radioactive blood. Give his gifts, any size. It’ll get you lots of friends, catch ’em just like flies. Look out, it’s our amazing Spider-Man gift guide. […] The post Sling Some Webs With

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How To Customize Gnome Shell With Extensions

If you’ve ever wanted to get more out of your Linux desktop by customizing it, you’re in luck. The Gnome desktop environment supports extensions much like a web-browser does. You can customize Gnome Shell with extensions. With extensions, users can

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Star Wars Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

On May 25, 1977, a weird little sci-fi movie no one believed in opened in a very small number of movie theaters around the country. 20th Century Fox actually had to threaten to […] The post Star Wars Celebrates its

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How To Improve Battery Life On Linux Laptops

Let’s face it: battery life on Linux is abysmal. If you take a modern laptop running Windows 10, battery life will probably be somewhere around 6 – 10 hours, easy. Install Linux on that same PC, and you’re lucky to

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Privacy Advocates are Losing Because Convenience is Nice

Much as I hate to say it, privacy, as we once knew it, has been all but eradicated. Think about it. How often do you actually clean out your cookies? What groups and […] The post Privacy Advocates are Losing

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How To Run Windows Apps On Linux With Wine

These days, many people are switching to Linux. When switching to this new platform, users often need to find alternatives for popular Windows programs that they previously used. When it comes to replacement programs the Linux platform has this covered

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How To Install Linux From An Android Phone With DriveDroid

Linus is open source and all you really need to install any one of its distributions is flash drive or a CD. Given CDs have gone the way of the dinosaurs, a flash drive is commonly used. If you don’t

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Gravitational Waves Might Leave Permanent Tears in Space-Time

Since their first confirmed observation last year, gravitational waves have been shaking up the world of astrophysics. This time, scientists have suggested that these waves could leave permanent scars in the fabric of […] The post Gravitational Waves Might Leave

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Using Secure Shell: How to Install SSH on Linux & Useful Commands

New to Linux? Not sure what SSH is, or what you can even do with it? In this article, we’re going to explain how you can set up and use SSH on Linux. We’ll go over how it works, and some

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How To Set Up And Use SSH On Linux

New to Linux? Not sure what SSH is, or what you can even do with it? In this article, we’re going to explain how you can set up and use SSH on Linux. We’ll go over how it works, and some

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The Doctor Is Still The Doctor, Even In Extremis, on ‘Doctor Who’

This article contains spoilers for “Extremis,” episode six of Doctor Who season 10. Woah, we’re halfway there: Steven Moffat-penned “Extremis” ironically marks the midpoint of season 10. The Latin term, most commonly used […] The post The Doctor Is Still

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Big Trouble in Little London for Tenth Doctor in Latest Comic

Ahead of his return in a trio of Big Finish audio dramas, the Tenth Doctor continues his TARDIS travels in Titan Comics’ “Revolving Doors” interlude. Since saving the day from the evil Red […] The post Big Trouble in Little

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Tom Hardy Will Play Venom, Nathan Fillion’s Place in the MCU and More from Marvel Movies

We’ve known for a while that a Venom movie was on the way, but until today, nobody knew who would play him. Sony Pictures announced on Twitter today that Tom Hardy will play […] The post Tom Hardy Will Play

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How To Save YouTube Videos On Linux With YouTube-DL

Online video is a big thing in 2017. Wherever you look, someone is watching a video. For most people, the platform of choice is YouTube where every hour 48 hours of video content is published.  Suffice it to say, there is

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Destiny 2 is Everything the First Game Should Have Been

During an event today in Los Angeles, Bungie gave us all a first look at gameplay from Destiny 2. The hour-long presentation focused on the game’s multiplayer modes, and most importantly, its brand-new […] The post Destiny 2 is Everything

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How To Download Your Google Music Library In Linux Via Command Line

Google Music is one of the few mainstream paid music services to take Linux seriously, and it enjoys robust, first-class Linux support. When users turn on their Linux PC’s, they know that they can install the latest Google branded music

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Germany Passes Autonomous Driving Law

Germany last week approved new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. Government officials on Friday amended the German Road Traffic Act, building a regulatory framework for self-driving cars. The move, according to Matthias Wissman, president […] The post Germany Passes Autonomous Driving

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How To Access Google Drive On Linux

There are many different solutions for cloud-based internet storage these days. There’s the infamous Dropbox, Box.com, Microsoft’s OneDrive, and of course, Google Drive. For the most part, cloud storage is very iffy on Linux. Out of all of the mainstream

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Waymo, Lyft Collaborate on Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving car development firm Waymo reportedly inked a deal with ride-hailing service Lyft to bring autonomous vehicle technology to the public. The unexpected partnership promises “pilot projects and product development efforts,” according to […] The post Waymo, Lyft Collaborate on

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