Computers & Technology

Blogging, Tweeting, Apps, Oh My! 19 Funny Cartoons Tech Phobes Can Appreciate
Blogging, Tweeting, Apps, Oh My! 19 Funny Cartoons Tech Phobes Can Appreciate

Because gadgets and gizmos are always good for a laugh, at least >>

20 Corny 'Star Wars' Jokes for Any Occasion
20 Corny ‘Star Wars’ Jokes for Any Occasion

Whether you're the Emperor himself or just some scruffy nerf-herder, you will be called upon to… >>

Munchausen By Internet: When an Online Cancer Support Group Turns Frightening
Munchausen By Internet: When an Online Cancer Support Group Turns Frightening

One cancer patient's bizarre online odyssey after a dangerous character befriends her—and lies… >>

8 Home Pages You Should Visit Daily That Boost Your Natural Genius
8 Home Pages You Should Visit Daily That Boost Your Natural Genius

You could start every day by learning something new, getting motivated by the creative arts, or… >>

8 Secret, Quirky Messages in Company Logos You See Everywhere
8 Secret, Quirky Messages in Company Logos You See Everywhere

What do Apple, Amazon, Baskin Robbins, and Toblerone have in common? Their logos each hide an… >>

The Bizarrely Ordinary Lives of Astronauts: A Day Inside the International Space Station
The Bizarrely Ordinary Lives of Astronauts: A Day Inside the International Space Station

Largely forgotten by the American public, astronauts have been orbiting Earth for 15 years. Here's… >>

A Stroke, A Coma, A Revelation: How a Quadriplegic Man Helped Pioneer His Own Life-Changing Robot
A Stroke, A Coma, A Revelation: How a Quadriplegic Man Helped Pioneer His Own Life-Changing Robot

After a paralyzing stroke, Henry Evans went from feeling suicidal to full of optimism with help… >>

How This Sixth-Grade Teacher's Warning About the Internet Went Viral on Facebook
How This Sixth-Grade Teacher’s Warning About the Internet Went Viral on Facebook

Melissa Bour was concerned by what her students were posting on Facebook. Instead of lecturing, she… >>

She Was Studying in Her Room. Then a Stranger Fastened a Bomb to Her Neck.
She Was Studying in Her Room. Then a Stranger Fastened a Bomb to Her Neck.

When a man in a ski mask invaded Maddie Pulver's home and attached a bomb collar to her neck, it… >>

Should Schools Punish Students for Personal Facebook Posts?
Should Schools Punish Students for Personal Facebook Posts?

One middle school tried to punish a sixth grader for her mean comments about a teacher—and ended… >>

Why Not Recycle Your Old CDs Into These 7 Gorgeous Crafts?
Why Not Recycle Your Old CDs Into These 7 Gorgeous Crafts?

Dust off your old CD collection and create stunningly sparkly earrings, purses, mirrors, and more. >>

Cyberscammers Confess: Their 20 Top Tricks, Cons, and Schemes to Hack Your Internet Security
Cyberscammers Confess: Their 20 Top Tricks, Cons, and Schemes to Hack Your Internet Security

Computer hackers have lots of tools to threaten your internet security, but these tips from… >>

MetLife Defender Q&A: How to Stay Safe Online
MetLife Defender Q&A: How to Stay Safe Online

The technology and cybersecurity team answers reader-submitted questions. >>

7 Things You Can Learn From the Dumbest WikiHow Articles
7 Things You Can Learn From the Dumbest WikiHow Articles

The popular how-to website can be a lifesaver—except for when it doles out bizarre… >>

How a Password Changed My Life
How a Password Changed My Life

With the simple repetition of unlocking his computer, the author was able to make incredible things… >>

How To Use Social Media to Promote Your Business
How To Use Social Media to Promote Your Business

Here's how to get new customers and keep regulars coming back. >>

7 Things You Didn't Know About Twitter
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Twitter

That small blue bird has a few big secrets. >>

5 Compelling Reasons to Consider Unplugging From Technology
5 Compelling Reasons to Consider Unplugging From Technology

You're right to sometimes ignore texts and email in your inbox. Here are five research-backed… >>

Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed
Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed

"Nothing will ever be the same" was our constant refrain after the terrorist attacks. But how… >>

How to Protect a Stolen Laptop From Thieves
How to Protect a Stolen Laptop From Thieves

Here, expert tricks to beat any computer thief, recover your hardware, and save your data in just a… >>