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lifehacker.com — Few routers utilize their full potential out of the box because their firmware limits their functionality. Thanks to an open-source project called DD-WRT, you can unlock your router's potential to broadcast a stronger signal, manage network traffic, remotely access all your home computers, and a whole lot more.
huffingtonpost.com — Ray Manzarek, most known as a founding member of the '60s rock band The Doors, is dead. According to a message posted on the band's Facebook page, Manzarek died of bile duct cancer while in Rosenheim, Germany, on Monday, May 20. He was 74. Wife Dorothy Manzarek and brothers Rick and James were by his side.
engadget.com — WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg has spoken out in an attempt to capitalize on Yahoo's rumored $1.1 billion acquisition of rival blogging service Tumblr. He
uni-kiel.de — The great ecological success of spiders is often substantiated by the evolution of silk and webs. Biologists of the Kiel University and the University of Bern now found an alternative adaptation to hunting prey: hairy adhesive pads, so called scopulae. The scientists published their results in the May issue of the scientific journal PLoS One.
vice.com — Dimethyltryptamine is so hot right now. Ever since Enter the Void and DMT: The Spirit Molecule showed up on Netflix Instant, kids have been going gaga over this technology from another dimension. An extremely effective, naturally occurring psychedelic compound that's simultaneously spiritual and more fun than bumper boats, DMT is perhaps most famous for its instant and intense visuals.
nytimes.com — Yahoo 's board has agreed to buy Tumblr, the popular blogging service, for about $1.1 billion in cash, a person with knowledge of the agreement said on Sunday. The deal, sealed at a meeting of Yahoo's board, is expected to be announced as soon as Monday, said the person, who was not authorized to speak ahead of the announcement.
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