Edward Rudner

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What's the Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything?

The Standard Model. What a dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics

How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded

Digital assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are designed to learn more about you as they listen, and part of doing so is to record conversations you’ve had with them to learn your tone of voice, prompts, and requests. Recently, this feature-not-a-bug has landed Amazon in a string of …

Smart Homes

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

Mobile Photography

Russia Balks at Arming Syria With Missiles After Netanyahu Talks

Russia has no plans currently to deliver advanced S-300 air-defense systems to Syria, President Vladimir Putin’s aide on military cooperation said, …

Boosting memory: Serotonin receptor may be the key

A recent study gains fresh insight into the specific receptors that are involved in creating memories. The scientists hope that, in the future, this …

Four Settings Every Photographer Should Know on Their Camera

When it comes to our cameras most of us put a lot of time into researching which camera to purchase. We review websites like Fstoppers, read user …

Yale experiment to reanimate dead brains promises 'living hell' for humans

A scientific experiment to reanimate dead brains could lead to humans enduring a ‘fate worse than death,’ an ethics lecturer has warned.<p>Last month Yale University announced it had successfully resurrected the brains of more than 100 slaughtered pigs and found that the cells were still healthy.<p>The …

The Brain

Israel and the loss of collective hope, part 1

For seven decades the UN has failed to fulfill its original mission. Israel is the epitome of this grand failure.<p>The United Nations sits on First Avenue, just off of 41st Street, overlooking the East River in New York City. It opened to great applause and expectation. A wishful answer to the …

Why You Need to Try This 3-Ingredient Cheesecake Recipe

A Southern baker worth her reputation has a box full of quality, time-tested dessert recipes in her arsenal - a pound cake recipe she likes to serve …

Don't Be Afraid of the Multiverse

Rumors of science's demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>Almost anybody who has ever thought deeply about the universe sooner or later wonders if there is more than one of them. Whether a multiplicity of universes—known as a multiverse—actually exists has been a contentious issue since ancient …

Physics

Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

13 Items on Amazon People Are Going Absolutely Nuts for Right Now

The best of the best.<p>It’s hard to know when you order something online if what you’ll be getting is the real deal or a cheap whisper of what you were …

Eight things your phone's camera can do—other than snapping selfies

With apps, it can translate text, identify stars, and more.<p>Smartphone cameras let you take advantage of every available photo opportunity. But they can do more than snap pictures of partying friends and sweeping landscapes. With the right apps, your camera can perform feats from translating texts …

Everyday Carry: The basics by former Navy SEAL, Eric Davis

They both had that slight look of worry on their face. It was as if they had just lost something valuable, but they were not yet sure it was gone. …

I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

How to make egg bread dough for pull-apart challah (or Parker House rolls)

Chefs, I once presumed, stood mid-kitchen, gazed at the ceiling and pronounced: rich, egg-bolstered bread! Then produced a perfect loaf.<p>Perhaps some are struck by such inspiration. None forgo perseveration. Perfecting a recipe takes trial and error. Over and over. And over and over and …

Baking

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You’re standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something …

Landscape Photography

16 Herbs That Will Grow in a Shady Garden

Herbs That Grow in the Shade<p>16 Herbs That Will Grow in a Shady Garden<p>Updated December 11, 2017<p>Most herbs prefer a sun-filled environment, but there …

15 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights

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 …

Amazon Alexa can now wake you up to music

This fall, Amazon made a play to become your new alarm clock with the introduction of a combination smart speaker and clock called the Echo Spot. Today, the company is adding a new feature that will make the Spot – or any other Alexa device – function more like a traditional radio alarm clock, with …

This Auto Bracketing Technique Delivers Perfectly Exposed Photos Every Time (VIDEO)

One way to make sure you nail a perfectly exposed image under difficult lighting conditions is to bracket shots by making what you think is a …

Cameras

Lemon Ricotta Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with butter or nonstick spray.<p>Step 2<p>Make the base: Whisk together eggs …

How to Freeze and Reheat Pancakes

Saturday pancakes do double duty in my house. Their first job is to fill our bellies on Saturday morning, between cartoons and snuggles, but the …

10 years of Thanksgiving turkey recipes — with 19 options, plus lots of side dishes

There's more than one way to roast a turkey. So in addition to this year's featured Thanksgiving turkey recipe (roast turkey kissed with maple and smoke), we've pulled from the archives 10 years of turkey variations.<p>From butterflied to cut-up, from braised to brined, punched up with herbs or …

Cooking

Andrew Branca's "Law Of Self-Defense Level One"

<b>Andrew Branca’s “Law Of Self-Defense Level One”</b><p><b>A Course Review</b><p><i>News Desk</i><p><b>Excerpted from Revolver Science.</b><p>So you’ve decided to carry a firearm for self …

IWI To Launch Masada Series Striker-Fired Pistols in 2018

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) ventures into the striker-fired pistol world, introducing the all-new Masada series of handguns designed for military, …

Concealed Carry Could Be Headed for the Supreme Court

On July 25, a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down Washington’s tough local restriction on who can …

Pay Attention, Watch Your Six

<i>By John Farnam</i><p><b>Ft Collins, CO –</b>-(Ammoland.com)- Personal Protection!<p>These comments from a long-time friend, who does not share most of my political …

10 Things You Should Never Do As A Concealed Carrier

Advertisement<p>There are WAY more than 10 things you should never do as a concealed carrier or as a firearms owner in general. But we’ve decided to …

No Clip Holsters: Useful or Liability?

A “no clip” holster is one that has no apparatus for securing to the belt. While ankle and pocket holsters obviously do not secure to a belt, the no …