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What Windows 10′s “Privacy Nightmare” Settings Actually Do

Windows 10 has some handy new features, but if you believe the rest of the internet, it also comes with features that eviscerate any semblance of privacy. But that view is a little overblown. Let’s take a closer look at what each of these settings actually do—and which ones are actually a privacy problem.http://lifehacker.com/5904966/why-yo… Read [...]

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12 Vague Supermarket Food Labels, Explained

Grocery stores are littered with ambiguous food labels like “artisan,” “fresh,” and “humanely raised.” Some of these terms can be misleading by design, but they aren’t all totally devoid of meaning. Here are some of the most confusing terms you’ll find in the supermarket, and what they really mean. Read more… Continue Reading from the [...]

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Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Chrome may be the best browser around , but it eats up your PC’s RAM like turkey on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever looked at your task manager, you’ve probably flipped out at the sheer number of Chrome processes and the memory they hog. Here’s why Chrome uses so much RAM, and how to curb its [...]

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Video explainer: How banks took a good simple idea and turned it evil

Kurz Gesagt’s latest video explainer points his easily understood animation gun towards the evilness of banks and how they’ve transformed over time from a simple idea (helping people trade goods) into what they are now (big behemoth bullies who make money for themselves). It’s not all bad though, Gesagt also shows how things have changed [...]

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