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Marie Kondo Showed Us How to Pack a Suitcase

Marie Kondo is famous for her KonMari method and bestselling book, "The Life Changing Art of Tidying Up"—both of which promise to help you wrest …

Minimalism

How to securely wipe the data off hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, iPhones and iPads, and Android devices | ZDNet

Built-in way to erase iOS and Android devices<p>iOS and Android devices both have built-in tools to erase the devices.<p>On iOS: <b>Settings</b> > <b>General</b> > <b>Reset</b> …

Information Systems

‪Joss Whedon returning to TV with epic HBO sci-fi series

Joss Whedon is about to make a spectacular return to TV.<p>The <i>Firefly</i> and <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i> creator, and <i>The Avengers</i> director, has an “epic” new …

This Is the Unhealthiest Vegetable You Can Eat, According to Harvard Scientists

Is corn bad for you? What about peas? They are vegetables, after all… These are the diet questions we find ourselves asking. And we're not the only …

Nutrition

Homeland Security Says Photography Could Be a Sign of Terrorism

Homeland Security is running a campaign to teach Americans how to “recognize the signs of terrorism-related suspicious activity,” and one of the …

If you’re going to buy bread, this is the healthiest kind

By now, you’ve likely come across your fair share of smack talk about bread: It causes brain fog! Will give you dementia! Makes you fat! (For the …

Here’s how the Queen uses her royal iPad

As the maker of premium tech products, Apple attracts some pretty famous users. One of them? Britain’s longest-reigning monarch in history, Queen Elizabeth II.<p>In a recent episode of the BBC show <i>Countryfile</i>, it was revealed how the Queen uses her royal iOS devices for carrying out an activity very …

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

Here's Why Airplanes Have Engines On The Wings Or On The Tail

I’ve seen normally friendly and warm Jalopnik writers come to clumsy, ineffective blows over the concept of car engine location. I came <i>this close</i> to …

The Bible for Photographers - Henri Cartier-Bresson's Decisive Moment

May 30, 2018<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Regarded as a pioneer of candid and street …

Messages in iCloud arrives with iOS 11.4, here’s how it works

Messages in iCloud is finally here as part of this week’s iOS 11.4 release, but the long-awaited feature isn’t totally straightforward without a little help. Turning it on, understanding how it works everywhere, saving important messages, and knowing what benefits it actually offers aren’t made …

4 Supposed Mosquito Repellents That Absolutely Don't Work, According to Science (and 5 That Do)

Tried a "sure-fire" mosquito repellent and still got bitten? It's not your fault.<p>It's officially summer and you know what that means: hiking, swimming, backyard barbecues...and mosquitoes. Everyone is bothered by them, but some people think they've found the perfect antidote to unpleasant and …

Grilling Equipment to Elevate Your BBQ Game

While the grill is the most important tool for your cookouts, you’ll also need a range of other grilling equipment, including a pair of tongs, a …

The Great British Bake Off Is Secretly a Show About Time Management — Food TV

I'm a sucker for time management systems. I've bullet journaled, read <i>Getting Things Done</i>, embraced everything from Trello to Omnifocus to elaborate …

Five reasons to prefer Apple Maps over Google Maps

Has there ever been an app that has caused so much of an uproar in the Apple community as Apple Maps? It was released in the fall of 2012 with iOS 6, and it was not received well to say the least. It was so poorly received that Tim Cook even wrote a letter apologizing for the poor launch of Apple …

The Foolproof Trick for Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Poaching is arguably the most difficult—or at least, the most intimidating—method of cooking a gloriously oozy-yolked egg. There’s a lot to consider …

World's easiest tomato sauce is also the most delicious

<b>Like magic, this lip-smacking sauce requires just four ingredients and hardly any work at all.</b><p>It's hard now to imagine a time when Italian food was …

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is using a powerful rocket technology. NASA advisers say it could put lives at risk.

By Christian Davenport<p>, Reporter<p>When Elon Musk and his team at SpaceX were looking to make their Falcon 9 rocket even more powerful, they came up with a creative idea — keep the propellant at super-cold temperatures to shrink its size, allowing them to pack more of it into the tanks.<p>But the …

Space Travel

You Need These 7 Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Dinners in Your Life

A trusty sheet pan is one of the best easy weeknight dinner solutions. Pile the whole meal onto it, toss it in the oven, and in next to no time you …

Cooking

Why American Students Haven't Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years

Schools usually focus on teaching comprehension skills instead of general knowledge—even though education researchers know better.<p>Every two years, education-policy wonks gear up for what has become a time-honored ritual: the release of the Nation’s Report Card. Officially known as the National …

Education

It's time to pick a better smartphone photo editing app

Ditch the stock Instagram filters for something more sophisticated.<p>Smartphone cameras have gotten fantastic over the past couple years, but many of them have also developed a distinct aesthetic. The iPhone camera, for instance, often compresses your highlights with its HDR function in order to keep …

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

Strawberries top Dirty Dozen list for third year

Nonprofit examines public info about pesticide residue.<p>Strawberries are the dirtiest of the Environmental Working Group's 2018 Dirty Dozen list, the …

How to clean your Apple cables, keyboards, mice, trackpads, and more

Accessories for your Apple devices can add up quickly and before you know it they’re also looking a lot dirtier than when you first unboxed them. Follow along for the best ways to clean your first- and third-party accessories.<p>Last week we covered some of the best ways to clean your AirPods and …

Here’s the story behind the lamb being carried around Waldo County like a baby

This little lamb went to market. Also, when he was just 2 days old, to the Patagonia outlet in Freeport, Treat’s in Wiscasset and Rising Tide in …

Portland, ME

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

Particles

Dr. Evil is back to make the world evil again!

Remember back before Steve Bannon, when Dr. Evil was the evilest onscreen character around? Well, if you’ve been pining for such bygone evilness, …

Steve Bannon

Apple is moving on from Intel because Intel isn’t moving anywhere

Apple’s abandonment of Intel chips is inevitable<p>A report from <i>Bloomberg</i> this week has made public something that should already have been apparent to tech industry observers: Apple is planning to replace Intel processors in Mac computers with its own chips starting sometime around 2020. The two …

Today in Apple history: Macintosh LC 580 is ready for school

<b>April 3, 1995:</b> Apple introduces the Macintosh LC 580, an affordable computer offering good multimedia capabilities on a budget.<p>It quickly proves popular in the educational market. If you used a Mac in the classroom in the mid-1990s, there’s a good chance it was this very model!<p>Macintosh LC 580: The …

Fact-checking the March For Our Lives

Young people flocked to March for Our Lives rallies in Washington, Parkland, Fla., and many other cities around the nation March 24 to speak out …

Miley Cyrus