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A great movie allows us to slip into some feelings for a bit, kind of like putting on an old, reliable coat. Sometimes we seek the feel of something whimsical and romantic . Other times we want a thrill that'll give us goosebumps. Still other days, all we crave is the embrace of the warm and fuzzy . But sometimes, you just want to slide into the sad, slipping into a tearjerker for the sopping, sn

When you create a virtual hard disk in VirtualBox or VMware, you specify a maximum disk size. If you want more space on your virtual machine’s hard disk later, you’ll have to enlarge the virtual hard disk and partition. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

I've been fortunate enough to spend a week with the Canon EOS R10, which is now the cheapest route into its RF mirrorless camera system. And while it isn't perfect, the R10 has convinced me that it should now be top of the list for beginner photographers. That's a pretty big deal, because it's something we haven't been able to say about a Canon camera for a long time. Its Rebel DSLRs (known as it

TL;DR: As of August 14, you can get the Python Certification Bootcamp Bundle for just $34.99 instead of $2,388 — that's a 98% discount. Want to start coding but don't know what language to start with? Python could be a useful first language to have under your belt. Often recommended by programmers as a primer because of its accessibility and the many different ways you can use it, Python is also

TL;DR: As of August 14, you can get the Essential 2022 Excel Wizard Bundle when you pay what you want (see below for details) instead of its retail value of $199. Excel is a remarkably useful program for data organization and analysis. The only problem is that it’s not super user-friendly if you’re still learning. Once you’ve mastered some key functions, Excel could be a useful tool for you in a

TL;DR: As of August 14, you can get your first month of the Composer Pro Subscription for free. (It's $24 per month after that.) Elon Musk now says he never suggested people should buy cryptocurrencies . That’s easy for him to say after the already highly combustible crypto market has recently started to combust. But after years of tweeting about crypto, including his seemingly personal favorite

TL;DR: As of August 14, you can get the Top 18 Wines for Winter 2022 by Splash Wines for just $69.99 instead of $350 — that's an 80% discount. Flowers are great and all, but there might be another kind of bouquet to enjoy, and it looks great in a glass. Whether you’re all about warm reds or enjoy a fresh Riesling to welcome the weekend, this discounted wine delivery deal could be the one for you.

TL;DR: Through August 24, you can get the BOSMA Aegis Smart Door Lock for just $79.99 with code SMARTLOCK — that's a 16% discount. Your dorm room is a new space for you. It may not be dangerous, but you might feel a little vulnerable living somewhere new. However, even if there’s nothing to worry about, you might be able to make your new digs feel a little safer with a smart lock that’s easy to i

National security concerns over the Chinese-owned viral video app remain unresolved. Lawmakers and regulators are increasingly pushing for action.

SAVE 49%: You can access Korean Netflix from anywhere in the world with ExpressVPN. A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN is on sale for £85.25 and includes an extra three months for free — 49% off for a limited time. There are a lot of reasons to be interested in South Korean Netflix , starting with the long list of popular Korean dramas . Netflix also has 109 Oscar-winning films and the highest

TL;DR: The PlayStation Plus Essential 12-month subscription and VPN Unlimited lifetime subscription bundle is on sale for £57.86, saving you 73% on list price. How much of your time online is spent gaming and browsing? With a PlayStation Plus Essential 12-month subscription and VPN Unlimited lifetime subscription bundle , that time might be a little more fun and a little more private, and it’s on

SAVE 49%: ExpressVPN is the best service for unblocking streaming sites from around the world. A one-year subscription to ExpressVPN is on sale for £85.25 and includes an extra three months for free — 49% off for a limited time. We hate to break it to you like this, but Hulu is only available in the U.S. It's really not fair, because Hulu showcases a wide range of award-winning movies, hit shows,

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A hacker has formulated an exploit that provides root access to two popular models of the company’s farm equipment.

Sunday can only mean one thing, and that's a fresh Wordle to solve — which means our daily Wordle help is here for you just in case you need an extra, end-of-the-week nudge in the right direction. The answer to the August 14 Wordle, puzzle #421, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there, though, there are a couple of subtle clues to help you narrow it down, and as you scroll d

You know what always gives me a case of the Sunday Scaries? A Quordle puzzle that I can't seem to solve. With the workweek starting up again tomorrow, you so do not need this stress right now. But fortunately, the solution to today's Quordle is coming shortly, and if you scroll all the way down to the bottom you'll see it. But why rush things when the weekend is going to be over soon? Read carefu

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Lost at Sea Astrophysics professor Avi Loeb was the longest-serving chair of Harvard's astronomy department until he got snapped up by a White House science and technology advisory committee. His next adventure lies at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Yesterday, NBC reported that Loeb wants to recover fragments of an interstellar meteor he says fell to Earth in 2014 after it arrived from outside

The video game industry hasn't been all fun and games. These consoles were the biggest flops of all time.

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Hard Water Two former mining regulators want an investigation into just how badly strip mining impacted the recent, deadly Eastern Kentucky floods. On Monday, KY newspaper Courier Journal reported that both Jack Spadaro, a former top federal mine-safety engineer and lawyer,