How To Stop People Hacking Your Webcam

There are concerns that thousands of private webcams around the world could be streaming live images to anybody who wishes to view them — without their owner knowing — thanks to a Russian website providing a convenient list of every camera that can be accessed.


Store Your Seasonal Clothing Efficiently With The Three 'S' System

Storing your seasonal clothing is a great way to create some new space, but there’s another bird you can take out with that stone of yours. The three “S” system helps you organise, get rid of, and store your clothing.


Second Cousins, Once Removed And Other Family Relationships Explained In Chart Form

With the holidays coming up, many of us are meeting relatives from our extended family. When they explain how they’re related, some of the terms are confusing. This chart gives you an easy guide.


Forge Your Own Mini-Sword With A Hammer, Nails And A Blowtorch

Imagine a sword. Now think of words that match with that image. Sharp. Steel. Cutting. S-words for $400. None of those are “adorable”, “cute” or “dainty”. But one look at this tiny blade, smithed by the person (or persons) behind Inspire To Make, and you’ll be hunting around for your own miniature tools to forge your own.


"Ask Smithsonian" Videos Answer Scientific Questions In Plain Language

If you or your kids have always wondered about a quirky scientific question, the Smithsonian might have the answer. A series of free videos on their website asks some of life’s most interesting questions.


Android Studio Hits Version 1.0, Now Has A Release Candidate

Android Studio has been in beta since its 0.1.0 release back in May 2013. As of October this year, it’s reached the lofty version number of 0.8.14 and while that’s the official build, if you poke a little further you’ll discover that a release candidate for v1.0 is now available for curious Android developers.


Start With Cold Water For Better Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are easy: boil some potatoes and mash them. Starting the process with cold water make sure the potatoes cook evenly. Most of the time when you’re cooking vegetables, you want to start with hot water. Potatoes, says The Kitchn, are an exception.


Veghacker: My Dreams Seem More Intense Without Meat

One of the main reasons I’m not eating meat for a month is to see what difference it makes to my physical state — will I feel “healthier”? Will I lose weight? Something I didn’t anticipate what was that my dreams would become much more intense.


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.


How To Know When To Call It Quits In Your Relationship

Nobody likes to think about ending a relationship, but sometimes you have to face the hard truth: things just aren’t going to work out. Here are four of the biggest things to look for in a toxic relationship.