• COMPUTERS
    Newark City Hall computers hacked with ransomware

    Some computers in the City of Newark have been infected with ransomware, rendering them unusable, and the hacker is demanding payment of 24 Bitcoin, or about $30,000 in ransom, according to a document obtained by TAPInto Newark and a city official with knowledge of the hack. The document reveals that that city computers were infected with RSA-2048 encryption, which […]

  • CLOTHING
    Clothing firm Nordstrom castigated for $425 mud-coated jeans

    A US clothing company has been mocked on social media for selling a pair of $425 (£330; €390) jeans complete with “crackled, caked-on muddy coating”. The jeans are described on Nordstrom’s website as typifying “rugged, Americana workwear” and “hard-working action”. But critics on Facebook are scathing of what the company describes as its new design […]

  • COUPONS
    Beware of $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon scam on Facebook

    Watch out! Another Facebook scam is making the rounds. This time it has to do with Lowe’s Home Improvement. A Facebook post that is being circulated claims that Lowe’s is offering $50 off coupons for Mother’s Day. Then after clicking on the post, users are directed to take a survey on a website that looks […]

  • NEWS
    US submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

    A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. North Korea is celebrating its army’s 85th founding anniversary on Tuesday. It has previously marked similar occasions with […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Earth Day 2017: All the Best Freebies and Deals

    The latest in the never-ending lineup of days with freebies and deals is Earth Day, celebrated this Saturday, April 22. As you’d imagine, the promotions and giveaways have an eco-friendly twist—with most offers emphasizing healthy, sustainable products and practices. Evos: All customers get a free organic milkshake on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., […]

  • NEWS
    Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

    The world’s first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries – Ghana, Kenya and Malawi – starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The World Health Organization (WHO) said the jab had the potential to save tens of thousands […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home

    Growing numbers of Americans are outliving their joints. More than a million operations are done annually to replace worn-out knees and hips, and that number is expected to skyrocket in the coming decades as the population ages. Joint replacements typically restore lost mobility, making it possible for people to get health-enhancing exercise and enjoy countless […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    How to Recycle Old Electronics

    We love our devices—our TVs, laptops, tablets, and perhaps most of all, our mobile phones, those pocket-size miracles of computing power. In fact, Gartner, a tech research company, estimated that 1.9 billion cell phones were bought in 2015. That’s around one for every four people alive. But each of those devices eventually reaches the end […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Modern Comfort and Luxury at apartment Designed by Interjero Architektura

    Luxurious and modern, two storey apartment located in Vilnius, Lithuania designed by architectural studioInterjero Architektūra. The sparse design features exquisite materials palette (marble, wood, leather and rich textures), a decor combination between modern comfort and luxury and characteristic color combinations alternating bold dark and tranquil lights. The first floor features open plan kitchen and living […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    New 3-D printing method creates shape-shifting objects

    A team of researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and two other institutions has developed a new 3-D printing method to create objects that can permanently transform into a range of different shapes in response to heat. The team, which included researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Xi’an Jiaotong University […]

  • CLOTHING
    Stanford University scientists make cool clothing

    Scientists from the Stanford University have engineered a low-cost plastic material that could result in clothing that cools the wearer, reducing the need for energy-consuming air conditioning in hot climates. The material works by allowing the body to discharge heat in two ways, making the wearer feel nearly four degrees Fahrenheit cooler. The research, carried […]

  • COUPONS
    How many coupons in the Sunday paper

    How many coupon inserts will we have in the Sunday paper on April 23, 2017? There should be 2 inserts in the paper this weekend including 1 SmartSource and 1 RedPlum. You should be able to see a preview of many of the coupons we will get by each Friday at HotCouponWorld.com. We won’t get […]