How to set up a blog in 20 minutes or less

This post is brought to you by They say we’ve all got a book in us. And while not all of us will write that whole book, the internet makes it exceedingly simple for anybody with something to say to self-publish. Start a blog and you can say as much or as little as […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

20 Essential Horror Films Directed by Women

Female characters are prominent in scary movies, and not always as helpless victims. Think about the Final Girl, without whom slasher films would not exist, or other kick-ass heroines, like Alien’s Ripley. Behind the camera, though, you’ll find way more male writers and directors—which is why these horror movies directed by women are worthy of extra celebration.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Samsung will take $5.3 billion hit from Note 7 recall

Issuing a global recall for the Galaxy Note 7 is going to cost Samsung even more money than it expected. Samsung released a statement to investors today revealing that its fiery phablet will hurt overall profits for the next two fiscal quarters, costing the company a total of $5.3 billion. The South Korea-based company already […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Now Trending on Facebook: Take Away Women’s Right to Vote

Facebook’s trending topics are having (another) bad day. The social network allowed the hashtag #RepealThe19th to be shown in its trending news column on Thursday. Taken at face value, the hashtag suggests that the idea of repealing of women’s right to vote is a popular one.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Week’s best Apple deals: Lowest-ever prices on refurb MacBook Pros and other Apple gear

Grab a refurb MacBook Pro at the best price we’ve ever seen, or an iPad Smart Cover also at an all-time low. These offers and more are in this week’s best Apple bargains. iPhone 5c and other clearance cellphones up to 67 percent off Walmart takes up to 67 percent off a selection of clearance […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Colonizing the Moon Just Got a Lot More Dangerous

Bad news, would-be lunar colonists: that dusty, airless space rock you dream of escaping to is apparently swarming with deadly projectiles. According to a new study, Earth’s nearest neighbor is being bombarded by small, fast-moving chunks of debris, at a rate 100 times faster than impact models previously estimated.Read more... Source: Gizmodo