This Week in Tech
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If You Can’t Beat Russian Hackers, Hire One
Sergey Pavlovich was 14 when he discovered how to get rich in Belarus. He became a hacker and tapped into Americans’ credit cards. By the time he was sent to jail at age 21, he was a millionaire. But now he’s working for the U.S.A. »
Remember When Popularity Was Cool?
Not so long ago, being “popular” on social media was an oxymoron. Anyone who cared enough to build a big following online was, by definition, a total loser in real life. My, how things have changed »
A New Vision for the Great Lakes
Until now, the town of Kincardine on the shores of Lake Huron has been known as a picture-perfect slice of heaven. But recently, politicians and scientists have come up with an unusual new vision for it »
15 Idiotic “Internet of Things” Devices Nobody Asked For
From a “smart” toilet-paper dispenser that alerts you when you’re running low, to a water bottle that glows if you’re not drinking enough, to a brush that tells you when you’re doing your hair all wrong, here are some of the worst devices ever »
Never Feel Pain Again
Her skin is on fire. He didn’t even notice when he literally broke his back. Together, they might hold the key to ending pain »