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How to Freeze and Thaw Every Kind of Meat

Whether it’s surplus ground beef, chicken breasts, or fish fillets, the freezer can be an extremely useful tool for saving time and money when you …

Country Lifestyle

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Recipes

U.S. soldiers are revealing sensitive and dangerous information by jogging

BEIRUT — An interactive map posted on the Internet that shows the whereabouts of people who use fitness devices such as Fitbit also reveals highly sensitive information about the locations and activities of soldiers at U.S. military bases, in what appears to be a major security oversight.<p>The Global …

Islamic State (ISIS)

My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.<p>As gun-loving Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to operate a medical …

Cannabis

It Came, It Quenched, It Conquered Canada: The Caesar

When he leaves his native Canada on business, Dave Zettel can’t be sure that the bartenders wherever he is headed to will know how to make his favorite drink. So he packs the ingredients. Mainly, this means stowing away a few containers of Clamato, the mix of tomato juice, sugar, spices and clam …

Apple Health app data used as evidence in rape investigation

Law enforcement might have difficulty accessing iPhones, but it can obtain a wealth of information when it does get in. German investigators have used data from iOS' built-in Health app as evidence in the investigation of a rape and murder case. Police cracked the suspect's phone with the help of …

U.S. justices weigh lawfulness of police vehicle searches

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with the scope of police authority to search vehicles without warrants in two distinct circumstances: a rental car driven by a man who was not authorized to do so and a motorcycle covered by a tarpaulin and parked on private …

Will you kill someone if the situation arises? People's decision-making can now be predicted, here's how

"The findings give us a glimpse into what is the nature of morality," said Dr Marco Iacoboni, director of the Neuromodulation Lab at UCLA's …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

Kim Jong-un warns US that North Korea's nuclear weapons are now a 'reality'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the United States should be aware that his country's nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat.<p>Mr Kim was speaking in his annual New Year's Day address. He said the country had achieved the historic feat of "completing" its nuclear forces and added that the …

10 MOST NUTRIENT DENSE FOODS ON THE PLANET

Losing weight is a struggle that a lot of people go through at some point in their lives, including me. I have often tried to follow the common …

The FCC just approved the first over the air charging system

WattUp will allow your phone to charge without any cables, charging pads, or anything like that.<p>Thanks to things like Qualcomm Quick Charge, Dash …

7 of The Most Epic Space Events You Should Get Ready For in 2018

Mark all of these in your calendar!<p>Life down here on Earth goes along like it always does, with all its messy, petty, awful squabbles, with rent and …

The first real 5G specification has officially been completed

A huge step forward towards actual 5G networks<p>It’s been in development for awhile, but the 3GPP — the organization that governs cellular standards — has officially signed off on the first specification for 5G (specifically, the 5G NR standard) at a meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, according to a report …

Mobile Technology

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

15 Slow Cooker Recipes for New Cooks

If you're getting your feet wet and learning your way around the kitchen right now, it's time to break out that slow cooker stashed away in the far …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Remembering the Chicago Pile, the World’s First Nuclear Reactor

December 2, 1942, was the coldest day in Chicago in almost fifty years. That frigid afternoon, a crew of men and women—many of them hailing from countries an ocean away, where the Second World War raged—gathered under the viewing stands of the University of Chicago’s Stagg Field to light a secret …

What are the key drivers, challenges and activities on the road to 5G?

5G is a story in the making<p><b>The path to full 5G adoption is complicated and still evolving. While preliminary 5G standard specifications are expected</b> …

Internet of Things

Easy Slab Pies For a Crowd

Your sheet pan really can do it all.<p>Jelly roll pan, sheet pan, baking sheet–no matter what you call it, we consider it the most versatile tool in the …

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars (The Perfect Autumn Dessert)

These pumpkin cheesecake bars are so rich, creamy, and really yummy! Your kitchen will smell on autumn while making them! So soft, so elegant and …

How to Do Maui, Hawaii, Like a Local

<b>Natural Wonder: Red Sand Beach</b><br>Save your iPhone battery for plenty of photographs and pack your lightweight hikers. This small cove near Hāna gets its …

Maui

Google Assistant commands: You can now match your voice to an individual Netflix profile

We've rounded up the best Google Assistant commands, allowing you to make the most of your device<p><i>Update:</i> Google Assistant has had support for Netflix …

Smart Homes

This is when you should book your 2018 holiday to get the cheapest flights

Because we're already fantasising about lying on a beach...<p>If, like us, this freezing weather has got you fantasising about lying on a beach in the …

Travel

California NAACP Wants to Get Rid of National Anthem; Defends Colin Kaepernick

The California NAACP called for the dissolution of the United States national anthem Tuesday in addition to pledging support for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.<p>California NAACP President Alice Huffman said, "This song is wrong; it shouldn't have been there, we didn't have …

The oceans are coming for the world's cities — and we aren't ready, according to a new book

We build cities on the water.<p>Miami, New York, Tokyo, Mumbai, Lagos, Los Angeles — look anywhere in the world and humanity has decided that the places we want to congregate look out to sea. Close to 40% of the US population lives in coastal counties. Many of the most expensive and desirable …

Climate Change

How the New York City truck attack unfolded

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least eight people were killed Tuesday in what New York officials are calling a terror attack. Here's what we know about what happened, per the New York Police Department.<p>At 2:06 p.m. the suspect rented a truck from a Home Depot in Passaic, New Jersey.<p>At 2:43 p.m., the driver exited the …

Crime

The Anatomy of the Heart

Chambers<p>Atria - upper two chambers of the heart.<br>• Ventricles - lower two chambers of the heart.<p>Heart Wall<p>The heart wall consists of three</b> …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga