How to Start a Blog (in 3 Quick Steps)

New round here? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed.Have you been putting off blogging because you’re not sure how to start? All the info and advice out there can be overwhelming, but it really doesn’t take much to just get started. In fact, you can publish your first blog post within the hour! […]

Microsoft's Maverick Mission against Malware

Microsoft’s Maverick Mission Against Malware

Since the beginning, Windows has been considered by some security experts to be one of the most insecure operating systems, whether they argue that its proprietary code, networking systems, or even its font rendering are the cause. In fact, besides the cult-like appeal of the brand, one of the reasons Apple aficionados give for their loyalty […]

The Most Exciting Thing About Bitcoin Isn't Bitcoin

The Most Exciting Thing About Bitcoin Isn’t Bitcoin

Have you tried Bitcoin? Whether you’ve embraced peer-to-peer currency or you still fear any kind of money you can’t fold into your wallet, it might be time to give Bitcoin a try. Or, at least, the blockchain protocol that makes it possible. What is blockchain? It’s a decentralized record-keeping system in which the users of […]

Live Like a Millionaire with These 12 Apps

Live Like a Millionaire With These 11 Apps

Imagine yourself as a millionaire. What’s your typical day like? Forget about doing laundry or scrubbing the bathroom; you’d have a cleaning service for that. No more driving or cooking if you don’t want to: you could hire a chauffeur to take you wherever you want to go, and your own personal chef to whip […]

How Fraudsters are Scoring Millions

Online Dating Scams: How Scammers are Scoring Millions

People tend romanticize the past, but when it comes to the romantic institution of marriage, the “romantic” part is actually a much more recent phenomenon. Marriage today is completely different than all throughout history. In the past, it was a means of uniting families together; it’s only recently that we began thinking of marriage as […]

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7 Common Blogging Mistakes to Avoid

You work hard writing comprehensive blog posts, optimizing for popular keywords, and promoting your blog on social media. You’ve followed all the expert advice, keeping your posts to the recommended length, posting at the optimum frequency, and repeating the mantra “content is king.” So why aren’t you getting more traffic, comments, likes, and shares? Why […]

Fun Ways Kids Can Learn to Code

Fun Ways Kids Can Learn to Code

Most agree that all children need to be able to read, write, and do arithmetic. But should coding be added to the core curriculum? Maybe. It’s a great way to: Teach problem-solving skills Build digital confidence Understand the digital world that we live in Think like a computer ‘thinks’, to make advanced coding easier We’re constantly […]

How to Start a Fantastic Photography Blog

How to Start a Fantastic Photography Blog

If photography’s your passion, you’re not alone. Since Daguerre captured the first known candid photo of a person in 1838, over 3.5 trillion photos have been taken worldwide, with most of them taken in the last few decades. Today, more than 380 million pictures are taken every year. Thinking of sharing your passion for photography […]

Are These Million Dollar Domains Being Sold Short?

Are These Million Dollar Domains Being Sold Short?

Are all the best domains already taken? Hundreds of millions of top-level domains are now registered, and you’d better believe that includes all the short, snappy, easily-brandable one-word domains. Having a short and memorable domain comes with a lot of perks. For one, your users are much more likely to remember a domain like “” […]

Why "Jurassic Tech" is Making a Comeback

Why “Jurassic Tech” is Making a Comeback

Want to guess someone’s age? Just ask them what kind of phone they used growing up, and you can usually pinpoint the answer within a few years. Maybe you remember sharing a phone line with your family or even your neighbors, staying up late chatting on a party line. Maybe you grew up using a […]


7 Online Scams and How to Avoid Them

As much as technology has developed in the past century, you’d think humanity would have developed along with it. And it’s true, we’ve made a lot of progress in the past 100 years. We’re less violent, more educated, and life expectancy has shot up while infant mortality has gone down. But one thing that hasn’t […]

8 Hoaxes that Fooled the Internet

8 Hoaxes that Fooled the Internet

“The greatest thing about the Internet is that you can quote something and totally make up the source,” George Washington once famously said. (And if you believe that, we’ve got eight more absolutely true stories for you below.) The Internet has completely revolutionized the way the world communicates — and that includes how we lie […]

Why Your Site Goes Down (And How to Fix It)

Why Your Site Goes Down (And How to Fix It)

It’s a website owner’s worst nightmare: You type in your domain, but instead of seeing your beautiful website design, you’re greeted with a blank screen. How long has it been down? What went wrong? And more importantly, how do you fix it as soon as possible? Sooner or later, all webmasters go through that panic-inducing […]

8 Computer Viruses That Brought the Internet to Its Knees

8 Computer Viruses That Brought the Internet to Its Knees

Since the very first computer virus spread like wildfire by infecting floppy disks, viruses have gone on to cause millions in damages across the globe. The first computer virus, called the “Elk Cloner,” was created as a teenager’s harmless prank, displaying random messages to users and played subtle tricks when the infected floppy disk was […]

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4 Smart BitTorrent Projects You Should Be Using Already

When most people think of using BitTorrent, pirating copyrighted files is what generally comes to mind. You may not be among the half of Internet users who engage in piracy due to concerns about hidden malware or otherwise poisoned torrents, but you may have a friend or two with an impossibly large music collection, new […]