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This week's news was absolutely dominated by Heartbleed—what it is, how it's affecting people, and how to figure out if you're safe. We've got all of that, plus a computer that perfectly ages you, a time capsule house untouched since the Mad Men era, and a sneaky subway camera used to steal credit card info, in this week's best stories. Let's dig in!

Heartbleed: Why the Internet's Gaping Security Hole Is So Scary

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In the past 15 or so years, we've all learned to feel pretty safe on the internet. BigSite.com is surely handling your credit card information safely, at least as safely as any brick and mortar store. Maybe don't be so sure; there's been a bug lurking in one of the internet's most important security measures for years, and it's given attackers the keys to the kingdom. Enter Heartbleed.

How Heartbleed Works: The Code Behind the Internet's Security Nightmare

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By now you've surely heard of Heartbleed, the hole in the internet's security that exposed countless encrypted transactions to any attacker who knew how to abuse it. But how did it actually work? Once you break it down, it's actually incredibly simple. And a little hilarious. But mostly terrifying.

The Heartbleed-Vulnerable Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

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By now, chances are you've already heard about the preposterously huge security hole in SSL. You've also probably heard how it could easily have left you exposed to all sorts of nefarious activity over the past few years. Now, thanks to Mashable, we also have a better idea of exactly which websites had the flaw.

Perfectly Age Your Face Through 80 Years Based on a Single Photograph

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Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new technique for simulating the aging of faces over nearly eight decades—and it's incredible.

Credit Card-Reading Spy Camera Found in the NYC Subway

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Be careful on the subway. Sure, the platforms are safer than ever, and the cars are even pretty clean. But credit card thieves seem to come up with a new way to steal your personal information every day. The latest ploy: a card-reading spy camera, hiding above the MetroCard machine.

The Best New Windows 8.1 Features in 8 GIFs

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Windows 8.1 just got an update. It's rolling out automatically starting today, but you can also grab it in the Windows Store. The changes are mostly tiny but also great. In fact they're so small and intuitive that you might even miss a few, so we've wrangled our favorites into this series of handy GIFs.

This House Hasn't Been Redecorated Since The 60s And It's For Sale

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A 96-year old Toronto woman is finally moving out of her quaint little house. The story isn't anything out of the ordinary—until you realize that she's lived there for 72 years and apparently hasn't redecorated once. Oh, and she has amazing taste.

If You Want to Watch Game of Thrones, Maybe Just Pay For It

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Last night, Game of Thrones fans flocked to HBO Go as soon as the season four premiere was available. They were met with error after error, taking to the internet to complain about the shoddy service. What they should have done instead? Actually subscribe to HBO. Crazy, I know.

The Bubble Porn Video: No Nudity, But Extremely NSFW

It was only a matter of time. If you've never heard of bubbling, the ingenious invention of a young, lonely Mormon man that lets your mind turn innocent bikini shots into porn, now's your chance to get acquainted—this time, in video form. And yep, it's just about as porny as you can get without actually being porn.

Handheld Jet Thrusters Make Any Sport Instantly Extreme

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If you're wondering how this snowboarder is moving so fast on flat ground, the answer is simple. He's holding powerful jet thrusters in his hands. Yes, jet thrusters. This is awesome.