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Tap into your inner musician with this 4.5 star reviewed training bundle

Become a master musician with this bundle. Stack Commerce You love music, and you’ve always dreamed of becoming a musician. Maybe you’ve strummed a few strings on a guitar or plunked a few keys on the piano, but nothing ever really came to fruition. Well, that’s all about to change. There’s a whole new way to successfully master the piano at your own...

6 router settings you should change right now

Router settings are crucial in fending off hackers—or letting them slip right in. Depositphotos This post has been updated. It was originally published on December 6, 2018. Your router’s features make easier to use, but these same properties often make it less secure. In recent years, vulnerabilities in the common Universal Plug and Play (UPNP)...

Sony WH-1000XM4 review: Noise-cancelling headphones you can live in

What’s impressive about the 1000XM4 is not what it displays on the outside, but rather what it keeps on the outside, which is pretty much all distractions. Tony Ware Can a single headphone contain multitudes? Can one piece of audio equipment be something to everyone and everything to more than a few? That seems to be the goal Sony set out to reach...

The best headphone stands for audiophiles, gamers, and anyone with a desk

Miguelangel Miquelena, Unsplash Best headphone stands for gamers Razer Base Station V2 Chroma ...

Our infrastructure can’t handle climate disasters. We need to build differently.

We may have to start getting out of the way of Mother Nature. John Middelkoop/Unsplash Heat waves that buckle streets. Flash floods that wipe out entire towns. Wildfires that create their own weather. Even for the most plugged-in scientists, this summer’s climate disasters have come as a shock. Experts who study the climate have been ringing the alarm...

This is the most soothing sound in the world

Hums can come from anywhere, including computer processors and hummingbird wings. Zdeněk Macháček/Unsplash This story originally appeared in the Calm issue of Popular Science. Current subscribers can access the whole digital edition here, or click here to subscribe. On a chilly evening in Berlin, Suk-Jun Kim’s research has him eavesdropping...

This feature-packed drone lets you view real-time images in stunning HD quality

Fly higher with this advanced drone. Stack Commerce Modern drones are incredible things. Some are capable of detecting human screams, some can remain airborne for at 24 hours, while some can roll across the ground and take flight. Of course, these features are for professional (see: military) purposes, but it just goes to show just how advanced...

The world’s worst conductor could be a game changer in the climate crisis

A material that’s a terrible heat conductor could make a superb insulator, and materials like it could play a key role in bringing the world to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. University of Liverpool You probably know that hot tea in a metal cup is far more unpleasant to pick up than hot tea in foam. It’s a classic example of how some materials...

Keep your pet safe and sound with the best pet GPS trackers

Blue Bird, Pexels Best overall pet GPS tracker Whistle Go Explore Ultimate Health and Location Tracker for Pets ...

Inside the surprisingly complex engineering process that creates an Olympic torch

The unique Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch, designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, was inspired by the cherry blossom flower. The torch is fashioned out of 30 percent recycled aluminum. Courtesy of Tokyo 2020 The Olympic torch relay represents an iconic beginning to the games. Former Olympians and members of the public carry the Olympic flame from Athens all the...

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