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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
We've all done evil things. Some things we might not be proud of, others we indulge quietly. As we close out Evil Week, we want to know: what's the most evil thing you've gotten away with?
Earlier in the week, we looked at ten social media faux pas that were guaranteed to annoy your followers -- from "sexy" selfies to endless fitness updates. Sadly, we barely scraped the bottom of the barrel. Against our better judgement, we've decided to share ten more ways to be a horrible person on Facebook, Instsgram and Twitter. If you indulge in any of these practices, you've clearly taken "Evil Week" too far.
When we hear the words "domestic violence", we typically think of angry men with raised fists and women with bruised faces. The reality is that domestic violence manifests itself more often than not as verbal and psychological abuse, which means you could be abusing your partner or the victim of abuse without realising it. Here are some of the more subtle warning signs you should be aware of.
Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi passwords, create fake networks, and test other vulnerabilities. Here's how to use it to give your own a network a security checkup.
We've talked about the legality of piracy, yet you're probably breaking the law everyday anyway. However, piracy can sometimes have its benefits. Even to the companies who own the copyrights.
Your home network is your fortress. Inside it lies tons of valuable information -- unencrypted files, personal, private data, and perhaps most importantly, computers that can be hijacked and used for any purpose. Let's talk about how you can, with the power of evil, sniff around your home network to make sure you don't have any uninvited guests.
Android: File this under the "manipulative apps for parents" category. Ignore No More was developed to prevent kids (or even your significant other) from ignoring your repeated calls or text messages. Until they call you back, their phones are locked.
Everyone has a dark side, but that's not a bad thing -- you just need to know how to use it for good. Think of it this way: Batman has more anger issues than any therapist can cure, but he channels those to make the world a better place. There's no reason you can't do that too... you know, minus the billions of dollars and the cave.
It's Evil Week here at Lifehacker, which means sharing tips from the dark side of life. With that in mind, here are ten social media faux pas that are guaranteed to infuriate your followers and significantly lower the bar for all of humanity. Haters gonna hate.
When something really "big" happens, our natural reaction is to flock to news sites and social media to keep tabs on new developments. What you should be doing is visiting online auction sites like eBay and GraysOnline. Far fewer people will be on there, which translates to significantly lower prices. Cha-ching!