Alysis Maxwell

207 Added | 9 Magazines | 96 Likes | 11 Following | 1 Follower | @Alysism | Keep up with Alysis Maxwell on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alysis Maxwell”

8 Times Movies Tried To Rip Off Other Films' Success... And Failed

Imitation is the laziest form of flattery<p>We can't blame filmmakers for looking at a movie's success and wanting to replicate it, but things don't always go according to plan.<p>What followers are the worst offenders – films that not only blatantly piggybacked on other films' successes, but also failed …

Movies

Readdle launches PDF Expert 6 for iOS w/ new design & editing features

Readdle is out with a new version of its PDF Expert for iOS that includes a new design and editing features. PDF Expert 6 for iPhone and iPad features new editing capabilities, a streamlined design, improved cloud sync, password protection, and more. Check out the full release notes below:<p><i>**Edit</i> …

What’s new in iOS 11.4 beta 1? Hands-on with new features and changes [Video]

The first iOS 11.4 beta was seeded to developers earlier this afternoon, and it brings back several features that were found in previous betas. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough inside for a brief look at what’s included.<p>Changes/features in iOS 11.4 beta 1<p>There are a few major additions to this …

WWDC

Reaping the wind with the biggest turbines ever made

<b>When engineer Lukasz Cejrowski finally saw the world's largest wind turbine blades installed on a prototype tower in 2016, he stood in front of it and took a selfie. Obviously.</b><p>"It was amazing," he says, recalling the moment with a laugh. "The feeling of happiness - 'Yes, it works, it's …

Renewable Energy

How Transparent Solar Panels Affect Construction Companies

Research from Nielsen confirms that sustainability is a major concern among consumers of all ages. A global 2015 study found that, of all age groups, …

Clean Energy

Mark Hamill: Watch the Star Wars films in this order

Should Star Wars films be watched according to their release date? Or in the order their events take place? Where does Rogue One go? Luke Skywalker has some thoughts.<p>Who better to determine the proper order for watching the Star Wars films than Luke Skywalker himself?<p>Mark Hamill spoke with Collider …

Mark Hamill

Why You Should Lift Something Heavy Over Your Head

The overhead press is one of the best shoulder exercises out there but it also has benefits beyond that. Here are some reasons why you should lift …

Workouts

5 Minimalist YouTubers Who Will Inspire You to Throw Out Everything

I’ve fallen into a hole. A minimal-living YouTube hole.<p>I’ve always been a big fan of food videos on YouTube, often spending my evenings catching up on my beloved channels around the world; but lately, I’ve taken to watching shows more focused on the lifestyle aspect of food. What started as simple …

Success

27 Things to Cook in a Cast Iron Skillet - Turntable Kitchen

Did you know that one of the most versatile kitchen essentials is not only super affordable, but can last a lifetime? Our cast iron skillet is one of …

Cooking

We All Love Wind Power, Unless You Want to Make Money

Climate change will have some very unpleasant consequences, unless we cut our dependence on fossil power. Generating electricity from the wind is …

Renewable Energy

Apple releases macOS 10.13.4 update for High Sierra with iMac Pro wallpaper, enhanced eGPU support

Apple has released the macOS 10.13.4 update to High Sierra for all compatible Macs. The new version includes the ‘Ink Cloud’ wallpaper previously only offered on the iMac Pro, enhanced support for external GPUs, and more.<p>From our coverage during the beta period:<p>Beta 1<p>New Privacy explainer included …

IMac Pro

8 Performances That Ruined Harry Potter (And 8 That Saved It)

For many, <b>Harry Potter</b> is a defining story. The films and the books that they are based on captured the imagination of an entire generation. The books …

Books

Trump Attacks Amazon, Saying It Does Not Pay Enough Taxes

WASHINGTON — President Trump escalated his attack on Amazon on Thursday, saying in an early-morning tweet that the online retail behemoth does not pay enough taxes — and strongly suggesting that he may use the power of his office to rein in the nation’s largest e-commerce business.<p>Mr. Trump accused …

Donald Trump

The Scientific Reason Why Wind Turbines Have 3 Blades

Have you ever wondered why wind turbines have 3 blades, and not more? There's a scientific reason for why 3 is the magic number.

Renewable Energy

6 new uses for your old iPad

Getting a new tablet? Before you sell the old one, consider putting to use in other ways.<p>If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new …

Amazon Fire TV

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Employment

Coffee must carry cancer warning label, California judge rules

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process.<p>Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other companies failed to show that benefits from drinking …

Coffee

World's largest solar energy project will be 100 times bigger than any other on the planet

200 gigawatts of solar power. $200 billion. 100,000 jobs. Those are the numbers attached to the SoftBank Solar Project, which is set to become the …

Renewable Energy

31 Amazing Products on Amazon That Basically Work Miracles

How did we ever live before Amazon Prime? Just a few keystrokes and everything we never knew we needed comes right to our doorstep in 2 days. And …

Shopping

Watch a giant industrial drone de-ice a huge wind turbine

We’re still riding a wave of drone innovation as companies dream up new ways to put this cheap flight technology to use. But here’s an application you’ve probably never seen before: using a giant tethered drone to de-ice a wind turbine.<p>The drone itself is built by Latvian firm Aerones, which …

Drones

Why wind and power depends on petroleum and natural gas - Fuels Get Us Where We Want To Go

What keeps a wind turbine turning?<p>Yes, it’s a trick question.<p>You need a good breeze, of course – but there’s something else that’s essential, …

Renewable Energy

Are solar energy systems worth the cost?

More people are installing solar power, but it is still expensive and might not be worth it for everyone, writes HAMISH MCNICOL .<p>Brian and Libby …

Solar Power

'Black Panther' is officially the biggest superhero movie in U.S. box office history

We knew it was going to happen, and now it has: This weekend, <i>Black Panther</i> will cement its place as the top-earning superhero movie of all time at …

Comics

PornHub is being touted as a real, possible YouTube alternative

Even the company’s community manager says it’s possible<p>YouTube’s crackdown on hate speech, bullying and conspiracy-theory videos has sent some in search of alternatives, and it looks like PornHub might be their answer.<p>The search began when people began posting screenshots of gun videos — content …

Internet

The Truth About Female Orgasms

I’m sure many people know that the clitoris is highly erogenous, with around 8,000 nerve endings (about twice as many as in the penis). Elisabeth …

Pregnancy

A simple fix for the biggest annoyance of iOS Photos

You need not swipe to get back to your most recent photos.<p>And to think it was right under my nose -- and fingertip -- the entire time.<p>Thanks to Cult of Mac (seriously, thank you, Cult of Mac), I have been able to remove the biggest annoyance of the stock iOS Photos app. And that is the furious …

Mobile Photography

This Is How Many Reps You Should Be Doing If You're Looking to Get Lean

The key to building lean muscle is strength training. If you've been lifting weights without seeing a transformation to your body composition, you probably aren't lifting the right amount of weight, or doing enough sets, reps, or a combination of the two. POPSUGAR spoke to LA-based celebrity …

Exercise

Why the US Could Lose Its 2026 World Cup Bid to Morocco

When Sepp Blatter, now enjoying an enforced retirement in his native Switzerland, looks back on his long and rather controversial career in football administration, he can perhaps point to the moment it all started to go wrong for both him and the organization with which he made his name.<p>To that …

International Olympic Committee

Congress rejects Trump's renewable energy budget cuts

Congress has reached a deal on a $1.3 trillion budget the 2018 fiscal year – and it doesn’t include the clean energy cuts demanded by the Trump …

Renewable Energy