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This Music Is Designed To Help You Relax And Sleep

The right kind of music can soothe us into a perfect state of relaxation. Add this scientifically based, hour-long video to your nighttime playlist to get more sleep.


Roll Your Own VPN With A Raspberry Pi And OpenVPN

A VPN or Virtual Private Network secures your internet connection from prying eyes and is critical for many of us (especially when travelling or using unsecured wireless networks). With this Raspberry Pi project, you control the VPN.


Geek Out And Get Fit With The Konami Code Workout

Sometimes you need to inject a bit of fun or nerdiness) into exercise to stay challenged and motivated. Just the name of this workout, based on the famous Konami video game code, might be enough to get you moving.


Turn A Full-Length Mirror Into An Attractive Bathroom Storage Unit

Most of us could use more storage space in our bathrooms, and this DIY project hides lots of storage space behind a full-length mirror in an attractive wooden frame.


Clean Old Paintings With A Slice Of Bread

Don’t let dust or dirt ruin your favourite paintings. Even with years of grime accumulated on vintage oil paintings, doughy white bread will make them look like new.


Don't Bother Soaking Grains For Time Savings Or Flavour

Conventional cooking wisdom tells us to soak grains like barley or steel-cut oats overnight to cook them more quickly and produce better results. Serious Eats’ tests, however, suggest you can skip that step and cook them straight from dry.


Learn The Most Important HTML Tags With This Simple Cheat Sheet

If you want to format a blog post or edit a web page, it’s helpful to know HTML (even if your site platform offers WYSIWYG formatting). This HTML Cheat Sheet shows you all the essential tags you should know.


The Performance Benefits Of Discrete Video Cards (Even For Non-Gamers)

If you’re a PC gamer, you know that upgrading your computer’s video card will give you the best gaming performance boost. PCWorld argues, however, that a discrete graphics card belongs in most people’s desktop PCs — not just gamers.


This List Reveals The Heartbleed-Affected Passwords To Change Now

By now you’ve probably heard about the massive Heartbleed security bug that may have compromised the majority of the world’s web sites. Everyone should change their passwords on the affected sites — but only after those sites have patched the issue. Mashable is maintaining and updating a list of the most popular sites you should change your passwords for.


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MediaFire Launches Desktop Apps, Cheaper Storage

We thought Google Drive’s price drop was impressive (1TB for $US9.99 a month), but, heck, 1TB of space for $US2.50 a month is even better. That’s what MediaFire is offering now to celebrate its launch of new Windows and Mac desktop apps for syncing your files.