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How to Supercharge the Google Search Engine With Chrome

by MatthewA

3 weeks, 4 days ago

Google is the foremost search engine, so many will say it's the best tool for finding pages. However, it could still have more customization options than it does. So why not add a few more customization settings to the search engine with Google Chrome? These are a few of that browser's extensions you can customize Google with.


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How Immersive Technologies Can Help Engineering Education

by Julio Castro

9 months, 4 weeks ago

While many college programs offer online degrees, engineering and science programs have been slow in catching up with this mode of education delivery. These degrees require, in many cases, laboratory and classroom practices, which require sites and infrastructure. Of course, these laboratories would be hard to produce in the online environment, this is clearly a roadblock for these programs.


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WordPress SSL Certificate Installation

by javrsmith

1 year, 3 weeks ago

More and more, the Internet requires secure connections. Your WordPress site should be no exception. Install a WordPress SSL certificate to improve site security, and visitor experience.

SSL Certificate

SSL, ("Secure Socket Layer"), refers to the use of strong encryption for hosted web pages. It ensures security for all data passing between a web site server and a client...

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What is the Facebook Dislike Button Scam?

by Leigh Goessl

1 year, 2 months ago

Scammers continuously seek methods to try to fool unsuspecting people to fall into their traps. These days schemers often turn to digital methods of contact to maximize their visibility and increase the number of victims they snare.

They'll use a number of approaches including email, text messages and even the good 'ol fashioned telephone is not out of...

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How to Recognize If an Email Virus Warning is a Hoax

by Leigh Goessl

1 year, 6 months ago

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Imagine a scenario where you sit down in the morning to get your daily email fix and open your first email. You are initially taken aback because it states, "!HURRY - if you don't read this right away, follow the instructions, and pass to everyone ASAP a virus will infiltrate your system and blow YOUR...

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Warning Signs You May Have Met the Online 'Faker'

by Leigh Goessl

1 year, 7 months ago

The virtual world has grown by leaps and bounds over the past two decades and, as a result, all types can be found in cyberland. Most people are friendly, kind, informative and helpful but, unfortunately, there are others who are harassing, scheming, cruel or even criminal. While these types can be found in the "real world", the distinction is...

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Dec 25, 2017 at 14:50 o\clock

How To Live A Better Life Through Home Improvement

It is important to realize that your home has a profound influence on your mood and outlook on life, every single day. You probably spend most of your time at home or work. By taking the time to focus in on creating a space that shows off your personal style, you will enjoy your time in your home much more. Read on for some proven advice for transforming your house into a haven.

You don't want to forget about comfort when you are going to improve your home. Every house has its flaws, but if those flaws affect the comfort of the home then it can decrease your enjoyment of the home as well. Comfort should be considered a high priority because it enhances your personal experiences. Just by getting rid of uncomfortable furniture and decorating with better ones can have major positive effects in your overall enjoyment of your home. Every difference, whether small or large, is an improvement.

When the space is used up in your home, no amount of organization will help. When this happens, you may find the only option you have is to expand. Even a small addition to your home can add valuable storage space, increased feeling of space and reduced stress levels.

Whatever you do, make your home the place you most want to be. Facilities such as swimming pools and hot tubs give you recreational options at home, while also increasing your property's value. If you are not able or willing to spend substantial amounts on leisure-enhancing additions, a simple basketball hoop at the edge of a paved drive or a space dedicated to your workout can increase you and your family's enjoyment at home.

Evaluate the way your room is lit. Changing your lighting situation can ease eyestrain, illuminate a dark corner to make it more usable or comfortable, and change the whole look of your home.

Attend a do-it-yourself class at the local hardware store to see how easy it is to change the lighting yourself. It would make a great home project that will bring a huge sense of accomplishment when completed. Light fixtures can be easily changed out to bring an instant update to your home.

Start learning more about gardening. Choose any place in your yard you think a garden would look good. You can even use the whole yard! If you are not good with gardening, consider hiring someone to help you. In addition to improving overall air quality in your living space, both inside and outside, a garden can provide you with fresh fruits and vegetables to round out your meals and beautiful flowers with which to grace your rooms.

Painting the exterior of your home, repairing your roof, and replacing your windows are all excellent ways to improve the outside of your house. If you like the outside of your home, you will feel happier walking into it.

A carefully selected home improvement project is an investment in your property; however, these projects are equally beneficial to your sense of well-being. If you love where you live, it will make you happier.